August 13, 2004
Joseph Lorino, 73
Cable TV Pioneer
Joseph A. Lorino of Kauneonga Lake, a pioneer in the cable television industry, died Saturday, August 7, 2004, at his campsite in Forestburgh. He was 73 years of age.
The son of the late John and Louise Lorino, he was born June 13, 1931, in the Bronx.
Mr. Lorino pioneered legal and technical breakthroughs in the cable television industry which allowed the industry to flourish. He founded Master Antenna TV, one of the first Cable TV systems in the country, and MON-TV in Monticello, one of the first closed-circuit TV stations. He was also a founding member and past president of the Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Department.
He is survived by eight children, John J. Lorino of Glen Wild, Patricia Mathews of Crofton, Md., Anne Summerfield of Highland Mills, Joseph F. Lorino of Forestburgh, Thomas Lorino of Middletown, Richard Lorino of Forestburgh, Teresa Butler of Harriman and Christopher Lorino of North Carolina; a brother, Richard Lorino of the Bronx; a sister, Rosemary Mala-giero-Forester of Mount Vernon; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many close friends.
Firematic services were held Thursday evening.
He requested private burial of the cremains.
Arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Smallwood/Mongaup Valley Fire Department, P.O. Box 28, Smallwood, N.Y. 12778.
Research Scientist, 65
Anna Korenovsky of Glen Spey, a neuroscience research scientist, died Sunday, August 8, 2004, at the Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 65 years of age.
The daughter of the late Ivan and Maria Hhvkova Rusin, she was born July 15, 1939, in Ulic, Slovakia.
Mrs. Korenovsky was a member of St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Glen Spey.
She is survived by her husband, Jan Korenovsky; a son and daughter-in-law, Vladimir and Natalie Korenovsky; a daughter, Marie Korenovsky; a granddaughter, Stephania Maria Korenovsky; a brother, Juraj Rusin; a sister, Maris Spakova; and several nieces and nephews.
A Liturgy Mass was offered at St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Glen Spey on Thursday with the Rev. Mark Hirniak officiating.
Burial was made in the Glen Spey Cemetery.
Celia M. Waldron of Jacksonville, Fla., a homemaker and former 35-year resident of Fosterdale, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, in Florida.
The daughter of the late Joseph and Thersa Novak Drapola, she was born March 25, 1922. She was the widow of John B. Waldron.
Mrs. Waldron is survived by three sons, John Waldron of Jacksonville, Fla., Richard Waldron of Riverside, R.I., and Edward and his wife, Leah Waldron, of Jeffersonville; a daughter and son-in-law, Carol Ann and Roger Brucher of Callicoon; three grandchildren, Kevin Brucher, Kristen Brucher and Jennifer Dailey; and two great-grandchildren, John and Brandon Dailey.
Burial was made at the H. Warren Smith Cemetery in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
Howard Wehner Jr.
NYSE&G Rep., 61
Howard W. Wehner Jr. of Lancaster, a former resident of White Sulphur Springs and a 25-year real estate representative for the New York State Electric and Gas Company, died Monday, August 9, 2004, at Hospice of Buffalo in Cheektowaga. He was 61 years of age.
The son of Howard W. and Myrtle Wright Wehner, he was born August 31, 1942, in Livingston Manor.
Mr. Wehner was a member and past chief of the White Sulphur Springs Fire Department, a fire commissioner of the White Sulphur Springs Fire District and a former member of the Sullivan County Fire Advisory Board.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Loughrey Wehner, at home; his parents of White Sulphur Springs; four daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn and James Zweck of Durham, N.C., Greta and Joel Spring of Newfane, Mary and Shawn Morgans of Chelsea and Wendy and M. Jobe Smith of Monument, Colo; a sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Leo Ellmauer of Youngsville; six grandchildren, Kristen and Ryan Zweck, Jessica and Jennifer Spring, Bryan Morgans and Patrick Smith.
Friends may call at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Firematic services will be held at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with Monsignor Edward Straub officiating.
Burial will be made in Laurel Hill Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs
Dennis A. Kalanick of Monticello, a caretaker and a lifelong area resident, died Sunday, August 8, 2004, at his home. He was 41 years of age.
The son of Barbara Wunderlich Kolarik and the late Phillip Kolarik, he was born December 16, 1962, in the Bronx.
He is survived by his mother and step-father, Barbara and Donald Friedman of Deltona, Fla.; his wife, Rena Stephanick Kalanick, at home; a son, Phillip Kalanick, and a daughter, Tiffany Kalanick, both of White Sulphur Springs; two brothers, Phillip Kolarick of White Sulphur Springs and Marc Kolarick of Deltona, Fla.; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Francine and Dean Butcher of Woodbourne, Elizabeth and Mario Fiallia of E. Naples, Fla., Stacey and Charles Cherry of Deltona, Fla., and Ellen Kolarick of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
Sol Friedland, 88
Sol Friedland of Hollywood, Fla., a former longtime resident of Wurtsboro, died Sunday, August 8, 2004, in Florida. He was 88 years of age.
A resident of Florida since 1976, he had been a member of the Wurtsboro Volunteer Fire Department, the Lions Club International and was a lifetime member of the Wurtsboro Hebrew Congregation.
In a family statement, it was said, "Solly spent his life building and repairing everything and is now restoring the pearly gates."
Mr. Friedland is survived by his wife, Frances Friedland, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Herbert and Jane Friedland of Chesapeake, Va., and Robert and Betty Friedland of Monticello; three grandchildren, Marc, David and Laurie; two sisters, Ada Tonkelowitz of Long Island and Shirley Nelson and her husband, Arthur, of Cranbury, N.J.
Graveside services and burial were held Wednesday at the Beth David Cemetery in Hollywood, Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Hospice Care.
Marie F. Scott
Ret. Social Wkr., 78
Marie F. Scott of Woodbourne, a retired licensed clinical social worker for Sullivan County died at her home on Tuesday, August 10, 2004. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Salvatore and Mildred LaRosa Paladino, she was born April 7, 1926, in Brooklyn.
In a family statement, it was said, "Marie was a cherished and loyal wife and mother, local business partner with her husband, Louis, and a dedicated LCSW. A passionate and talented woman, Marie enjoyed and pursued many diverse interests in the arts and in her local community. She was a grateful member of Evelyn Porter's Studio Monday, the Alchemy Poetry Club and was treasurer of the Senior Legislative Action Committee of Sullivan County."
Mrs. Scott is survived by her husband of 49 years, Louis Scott, at home; two daughters, Debra Anne and her partner, Evan Garacy of Bloomingburg, and Daria Lorraine of California; a sister, Joan Russo of Long Island; two brothers-in-law; a sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews; and many long term close friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Woodbourne, with Fr. John Lynch officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 628, Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
7th Grade Student, 11
Elizabeth Ashley "Boo" Bisland of Glen Spey, a 7th grade honor student at the Eldred Central School, died Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 11 years of age.
The daughter of James E. and Tammy L. Doss Bisland, she was born September 27, 1992, in Middletown.
Miss Bisland was a member and altar server at Sacred Heart Church in Pond Eddy. She was a member of Eldred Girl Scout Troop No. 702 and played in the Eldred Little League. She also played soccer and basketball in school, was a driver in the Port Jervis PBA Soapbox Derby for the past three years, and loved to snow ski, water ski and wakeboard.
She is survived by her parents, three sisters, Jessica M., Sara N. and Hannah K Bisland, and a brother, Matthew J. Bisland, all at home; her paternal grandparents, Roger and Kathleen Bisland of Glen Spey; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Joan Doss of Port Jervis; her great-grandparents, John and Dorothy Kolvenbach of Port Jervis; several aunts and uncles, including Godmother Laura and Kevin Batule of Honolulu, Hawaii, Shari and William VanHage of Monticello, Linda and Garry Hazen of Glen Spey, Godfather Roger Jr. and Sheri Bisland of Monticello, Scott D. and Heidi Doss of Sparrowbush, Tracy L. Doss of Port Jervis; 14 cousins, JP, Andrew, Katie, Kristen, William "Diggsy," Lauren, Meaghan, Brian, Carly, Emily, Alex, Samantha, Tyler and Chris; several great-aunts and uncles; and an extended family of many very close friends.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday.
A Christian Wake Service will be held at 8 p.m.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Sacred Heart Church in Pond Eddy with Father Anthony Moore officiating.
Burial will be made in the Glen Spey Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Ave., Kingston, N.Y. 12401 or to the Parkinson Foundation, 716 W. 168th St., New York, N.Y. 10032.
Leonard Gabel Sr.
Ret. Dairy Farmer, 79
Leonard Henry Gabel Sr., a lifelong resident of Callicoon and a retired dairy farmer, died Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at his home. He was 79 years of age.
The son of the late Frank and Louise Dreher Gabel, he was born July 1, 1925, in the Beechwoods area of Callicoon.
Mr. Gabel was a member of the Hortonville Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Dairymen's League.
In a family statement, it was said, "He is remembered by his family as a loving and respectful person who cherished his family, farm and friends. His grandchildren were his pride and joy." A special person said, "His smile and loving heart will be greatly missed"
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joan Stratton Gabel, at home; four daughters, Gail Gabel of Callicoon, Marie Wingert and Wayne Winters of Beach Lake, Pa., Janice and Dan Mastro of Callicoon, and Carol and Freddie DeLaurencio of Callicoon; a son, Leonard "Skip" Gabel Jr. of Callicoon and his fiancé, Denise Wood; nine grandchildren, Michael Wingert and Lisa Marchino, Matthew Wingert and Peter Donato, Amber-Rae Joan Gabel and her fiance Tim Bensen, Danielle Mastro, Erin and Eric DeLaurencio, and Shannon Norton; a great-granddaughter Amaya Burgess; and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
Burial will be made in the Bauernfeind Cemetery in the Beechwoods.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96268, Washington, D.C. 20090-6268.
Tree Worker, 56
Daniel Francis Johnson of Northampton, Mass., a former resident of Narrowsburg, died Monday, July 25, 2004, at the North Hampton VA Medical Center in Leeds, Mass. He was 56 years of age.
The son of Carl E. Johnson Sr., and the late Mary Elizabeth Werneke Johnson, he was born September 23, 1947, in Callicoon.
Mr. Johnson worked for his father who owned Johnson Tree Service. He graduated from Cortland State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education.
A U.S. Army veteran, he served during the Vietnam era with the 25th Division as a Chaparral Crewman. He was a supporter of the Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by his father of Narrowsburg; a brother Carl E. Johnson Jr.; a sister, Ellen E. Flynn; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Narrowsburg with the Rev. Thomas Jones, OFM, officiating.
Burial of the cremains will be made in St. Francis Cemetery in Narrowsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301.
Local arrangements are under the direction of the Rasmussen Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.