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January 25, 2005

Frances Lorper
Homemaker, 67

Frances Lorper, a resident of Narrowsburg and Matlacha, Fla., a homemaker and the former owner of Cardinal Gas Company, died Friday, January 14, 2005, at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. She was 67 years of age.
The daughter of the late Francis and Gertrude Ackerman, she was born May 12, 1937, in Brooklyn.
In a family statement, it was said, "She was a homemaker, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother."
Mrs. Lorper was a member of the Lava Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Tusten Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her best friend and husband, James Lorper, at home; four daughters and sons-in-law Debra-Joy and Owen McClave of Pompano Beach, Fla., Donna and Roy Salinas of Woodbridge, Va., Dawn and Joe Curreri of Narrowsburg and Denise and Ray Bickel of Brick, N.J; nine grandchildren, Joseph Curreri and his wife, Carolyn, Kristopher Wagner and his wife, Brooke, James Curreri and his wife, Brenda, Steven Salinas and his wife, Melissa, David Curreri, Lisa Salinas, Kevin McClave, Raymond Bickel and Brian Bickel; four great-grandchildren, Hailey, David, Alexis and Isabella Curreri; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Narrowsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Narrowsburg United Methodist Church or the Tusten Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 34, both at Narrowsburg, N.Y. 12764 or to Hope Hospice of Cape Coral, Fla. 33904

Eugenia Charczenko
Ret. Seamstress, 82

Eugenia Charczenko of Montague, N.J., a former resident of Glen Spey, and a retired summer camp nurse, seamstress and ceramic artist, died Thursday, January 20, 2005, at the Milford Senior Care Center. She was 82 years of age.
The daughter of the late Valadimir and Martha Pochyla Jaroczevich, she was born March 12, 1922, in Ukraine. She was the widow of Juchym "John" Charczenko, who died December 4, 2004.
Mrs. Charczenko was a member of St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Glen Spey and the Ukrainian Women's Organization.
She is survived by a son, Walter Charczenko of Montague, N.J.; two daughters, Daria of Stamford, Conn., and Stephanie of New York City; a brother, Michislav Jaroczevich and a sister, Stefania Popel, both of Poland; four grandchildren, Roman and Lara, both of Montague, NJ., and Elizabeth and Joseph, both of Franklin, N.J.; and three great-grandchildren, Frankie, Cindy Jo and Michelle, all of Franklin, N.J. She was predeceased by a daughter, Oksana and a brother, Yaroslaw.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, on Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m.
The Panachyda Service will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 9 am. on Wednesday with a Liturgy Mass at Volodymyr's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Glen Spey with the Rev. Mark Hirniak officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Andrew's Cemetery in South Bound Brook, N.J

Douglas Harford, 66
Ret. Hwy. Equip. Oper.

Douglas K. Harford of Greenville Township, a retired NYS highway equipment operator and a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, January 18, 2005, at the Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 66 years of age.
The son of the late William B. and Mamie Hapersberger Harford, he was born November 4, 1928, in Port Jervis.
A 1957 graduate of Port Jervis High School, Mr. Harford was an Air Force veteran. He was a member of the NYS CSEA and Elk's Lodge No. 654 of BPOE.
In a family statement, it was said, "Douglas was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and a good friend to all. He also loved to play golf, hunt and fish, but most of all, he loved being with his family."
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne "Dennae" Wieboldt Harford, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas K. Jr. and Kristine Harford of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Christopher A. and Denise Harford of Matamoras, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Michael Lagomarsino of Westbrookville; two brothers, Louis Harford and Richard Harford and his wife, Eppie, all of Port Jervis; a sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and George Knapp of Tatamy, Pa; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Harford of Matamoras, Pa., and Rennis Wieboldt of Greenville Township; seven grandchildren, Timothy, Ashley, Nicholas and Adriana Harford, Tyler and Trevor Lagomarsino, and Bradley Simms; seveal nieces and nephews, and a special friend of the family, Mike Dobos of Port Jervis. He was predeceased by two brothers, Charles and Harold Harford.
Funeral services were held Friday at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis with the Rev. Robert E. Foster officiating.
Burial was made in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark, Inc., 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771

Anna Fruchtman
Ret. Hotel Matron, 78

Anna Fruchtman of Monticello, a retired hotel matron and a homemaker, died at the Seelig Division of the Caskill Regional Medical Center in Harris on Saturday, January 22, 2005. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late George and Augusta Walker Wurm, she was born July 18, 1926, in Brooklyn.
She is survived by three sons, Jack, Martin and Lee Fruchtman; five daughters, Phyllis Maybloom, Carol Kinnie, Susan Fruchtman, Audrey Ackerman and Brenda Fruchtman; three sisters Dottie Sammrick, Helen DeSalvo and Teresa Pereia; 28 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a son, Harold Fruchtman, two brothers, George and Charles Wurm, and two sisters, Florence Solomnsky and Gussie Lubusky.
Services will be held Tuesday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 388 Broadway, Monticello.
Burial will be made in the New Montefiore Cemetery in Pinelawn with Rabbi Andrea Myers officiating.
The family will be sitting shiva at their homes in Monticello and Florida.

Michael P. Cosco
St. Joseph's Counselor, 54

Michael Patrick Cosco of Orlando, Fla., a former resident of Middletown and a former camper, counselor and strong supporter of Camp St. Joseph's in Forestburgh, died January 16, 2005, at his home after an extended illness. He was 54 years of age.
The son of the late Dr. Nicholas P. and Mary Marjorie Cosco, he was born September 24, 1950, in Middletown.
He was a graduate of Pace University and served onboard ship and ashore in the United States Navy both as an enlisted sailor as a second class storekeeper and later as a Supply Corps officer.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Avery Cosco, at home; a sister, Patricia J. Killian of Elburn, Ill.; and three brothers, Nicholas P. Cosco Jr. of New York City, Dr. Frederick E. Cosco of Beaufort, S. C., and David J. Cosco of Burke, Va.
A Memorial Mass will be offered in February in the Middletown area, to be annouced at a later date.
Burial will be made in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.

William R. Decker
Ret. GE Laborer, 77

William R. Decker of Lyons, N.J., a retired laborer with General Electric, died Tuesday, January 18, 2005, at the VA Medical Center in Lyons. He was 77 years of age.
The son of the late Ralph A. and Florence Mittlesdorf Decker, he was born June 2, 1927, in West Orange, N.J.
A Korean War veteran of the United States Army, he was a member of the Washington Street Baptist Church in Orange, N.J.
He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Carl Bates of Monticello.
Graveside services and burial were held Monday at the Rosedale Cemetery in Orange, N.J.

Dawn K. Mance
Teacher's Aide, 33

Dawn Kimberly Mance of Woodbourne, a teacher's aide for the Sullivan Diagnostic Treatment Center, died suddenly at the Seelig Division of the Caskill Regional Center in Harris on Friday, January 21, 2005. She was 33 years of age.
The daughter of Mark Mance and the late Roberta Mance, she was born December 29, 1971, in Nyack
In a family statement, it was said, "Dawn was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed."
She is survived by her husband, William Nash Mance, and a daughter, Stephanie M. Rossi, both at home; her father of Georgia; her grandfather Walter Butler of Monticello; a brother, Darren Mance of Monticello; a sister, Felina Nash of Liberty; two brothers-in-law, Danny Nash of Nanuet and Rob Nash, both of Sloatsburg; two nieces; and three nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Tammy.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. onTuesday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 Main St., Woodbourne, with the Rev. Robert Pinto officiating.
Interment will be made in the Woodbourne Reform Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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