November 16, 2004
Esther Muth of Damascus, Pa., a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, November 11, 2004, at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa. She was 82 years of age.
The daughter of the late Charles and Edna Keesler Houghtaling, she was born October 2, 1922, in Pine Mill, Pa. She was the widow of August Muth.
Mrs. Muth was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Allan Milk Memorial Post No. 7276, Veterans of Foreign wars, in Long Eddy and the Delaware Valley Senior Citizens in Callicoon.
She is survived by a sister, Phyllis Hunter of Hardin, Tex.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Verne and Gladys Houghtaling of Callicoon and Ivan and Barbara Houghtaling of Honesdale, Pa.; three sisters-in-law, Beverly Houghtaling, Lois Houghtaling and Betty Muth; a special niece, Dolores Frick; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Monday at the Hankins Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Robert Paquet officiating.
Cremation was made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Allan Milk Memorial Post No. 7276, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Long Eddy, N.Y. 12760.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
Roger W. Hess
Dairy Farmer, 76
Roger William Hess of Callicoon, a lifetime area resident and a dairy farmer, died Saturday, November 13, 2004, at his home. He was 76 years of age.
The son of the late Elmer and Ruth Kellam Hess, he was born April 22, 1928, in the Town of Fremont. He was the widower of Norma Leschorn Hess.
Mr. Hess is survived by his wife, Verna Simon Hess, at home; a daughter, Emily Hess of Glen Gardner, N.J; four sons, George Hess, William Hess, Dale Hess and Timothy Hess, all of Callicoon; a brother, Lloyd Hess of Pluckemin,N.J.; four grandchildren, Lucas, Louis, Jacob and Emma Hess; a sister-in-law, Lucille Simon of Cochecton; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, John Hess, a daughter, Diane Hess, and a sister, Marjorie Doetsch.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 am. on Tuesday at the Hortonville Cemetery with Mr. Russell Lail officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Delaware Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 238, Hankins, N.Y. 12741.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
Marion W. Wiederhold of Roscoe, a homemaker and a retired factory worker for George Kovacks Co. in Queens, died Friday, November 5, 2004, in Newburgh. She was 93 years of age.
The daughter of the late Thomas C. and Elizabeth Greenan Carr, she was born December 31, 1920, in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Frank W. Wiederhold who died in 2002.
Mrs. Wiederhold was a communicant of the Gate of Heaven Church in Roscoe and was an avid bingo player.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald A. and Gloria Wiederhold of Queensbury and Richard C. and Elizabeth Wiederhold of Roscoe; a daughter and son-in-law, Lesley A. and Jeffrey Shapiro of Newburgh; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Helen Carr of Whiting, N.J.; a sister, Mildred Fallacara of Levittown; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Thoams C. Carr.
Graveside services and burial will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty with Monsignor William Collins officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Orange-Sullivan Hospice, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Jack Heller, 91
Ret. Linotype Operator
Jack Heller of Loch Sheldrake, a retired linotype operator, died Sunday, November 14, 2004, at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty. He was 91 years of age.
The son of the late Julius and Anna Krapps Heller, he was born August 12, 1913, in New York City.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley, at home; two sons, Paul Heller and his wife, Maria, and Daniel Heller, all of Queens; and five grandchildren, Adam, Denise, Bryan, Jason and Michael; and a sister, Ricky Gold of Brooklyn.
Graveside services and burial will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the New Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Marvin C. Jackson
Ret. Police Offc., 74
Marvin C. Jackson of Monticello, a retired police officer for the Village of Monticello and a longtime area resident, died Friday, Novembr 12, 2004, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 74 years of age.
The son of the late Cecil Oliver and Catherine Marie Robertson Jackson, he was born January 1, 1930, in Coatesville, Pa.
A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge #1544 in Monticello.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Barbara Goldstein Jackson, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Jimmie Danzer of Loch Sheldrake; three grandchildren, Caren Riegelhaupt and her husband, Adam, of Chester, Kelli Danzer and her fiance, Frank Cassidy of Virginia, and Jeffrey Danzer of Loch Sheldrake; and a great-grandson, Noah Joshua Riegelhaupt of Chester.
Graveside services and burial with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Monticello P.B.A., P.O. Box 1122, Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Edward Hinds Jr.
Owned Ed's Taxis, 82
Edward Nicholas Hinds Jr. of Goshen, who co-owned and operated Ed's Taxi in Middletown with his late wife, Anna, died Wednesday, November 10, 2004, at the Orange Regional Medical Center in Arden Hill. He was 82 years of age.
The son of the late Edward Nicholas Sr. and Eva Crawford Hinds, he was born September 27, 1922, in Pleasant Valley. He was the widower of Anna DeLong Hinds.
He was a descendent of the Crawford family, original settlers of the area under a land grant, and was wel-known as a stock car racer during the '40s and '50s at the Middletown Race Track.
Mr. Hinds is survived by three daughters, Linda R. Dickinson of Bloomingburg, Carol Lucas and her husband, William of New York City and Phillipsport and Nancy Kecha; three granddaughters and their husbands, Stephanie Smith of New York, Melode and Christopher Lazzaro of Greenville and Crystle (Dickinson) and Donnie Wall of North Carolina; two grandsons, Lenny Dickinson and his wife, Gina, of Bloomingburg, and Robert Schmidt of unionville; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday at the Morse Funeral Home in Middletown.
Burial was made in the Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen.
Thelma G. Turner
Owned Ceramic Shops, 76
Thelma Gladys Turner of Pond Eddy, the owner of two ceramic shops, the organizer of ceramic schools and a longtime area resident, died October 20, 2004, at St. Joseph's Church in Tucson, Ariz. She was 76 years of age.
The daughter of the late Merville and Mable Jenks, she was born October 25, 1928, in Huguenot. She was the widow of Arthur Turner.
In a family statement, it was said, "We love you, Grandma Donut."
Mrs. Turner had over 10,000 molds and loved to paint.
She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Gary Bronson of Tucson, Ariz., Joan and Kenneth Garrity of Port Jervis, Ann and Jim Trimble of Tucson, Ariz., and Kelly and Tim Moul of Port Jervis; a son and daughter-in-law, Arthur Jr. and Darlene Turner of Binghamton; 13 grandchildren, Barton Davis, Kristin Moore, Jason Turner, Jenny Rebecca McElroy, Kenneth Garrity, Robert Turner, Tawny Allen, Leonard Franklin, Lauren Allen, Brandon Turner, Justin Moul, Devin Turner and Brieona Turner; three great-grandchildren, Kirstin Davis, Adelle Moore and Ethan McElroy; four brothers and four sisters-in-law, Robert and Phyllis Jenks, Daniel Jenks, Merville and Margaret Jenks, Charles and Ann Jenks and Carol Jenks; a sister, Betty Nostrand and her husband, Victor; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Russell and Paul Jenks and two sisters, Merle Marinacci and Joan Jenks.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Glen Spey Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Cassidy officiating.
Vicki L. Godinez, 45
HGI Skydyne Emply.
Vicki Lee Godinez of Port Jervis, a HGI Skydyne employee and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, November 10, 2004, at her home. She was 45 years of age.
The daughter of Charles and Barbara Hulse, she was born October 28, 1959, in Port Jervis.
In a family statement, it was said, "Vicki was a loving mother, daughter, sister and grandmother. She liked to play Bongo."
She is survived by a daughter, Kim Lemke and her companion, Ronnie LaChance of Liberty; two sons, Francisco Godinez of Chicago, Ill., and Jorge Hernandez of Port Jervis; her father and step-mother, Charles and Stella Hulse of Milford, Pa.; her mother and step-father, Barbara and Pablo Tabuada of Port Jervis., a sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Dennis Harding of Port Jervis; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Terri Proffitt of Rock Hill and John Cartagena and his wife of Middletown; a step-brother, Andrew Church and his wife, Donna of Trenton, N.J.; a half-sister, Cindy Smith and her companion, Robert Thiele of Glen Spey; a step-sister, Colleen Church of Red Bank, N.J.; three grandchildren, Alyssa, Dylan and Sean LaChance of Liberty; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her grandparents, Charles and Mildred Hulse Sr. and William and Dorothy McBride.
Services were held Monday at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis with the Rev. Stephen Huston officiating.
Burial was made in the Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville.