February 22, 2005
Norman E. Weber
Ret. Carpenter, 72
Norman E. Weber of Narrowsburg, a lifelong area resident and a retired carpenter for JW Smith Construction in Yulan, died Friday, February 18, 2005, at his home. He was 72 years of age.
The son of the late Fred and Katie Gabel Weber, he was born April 16, 1932, in Callicoon.
A veteran of the U.S. Army he served as an MP during the Korean War.
Mr. Weber is survived by his wife of 33 years, Cheryl LaBarr Weber, at home; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Kelly and Bryan Spero of Brookfield, Conn., Karen and Christopher Langel of Archbald, Pa., Kathleen Weber and Michael Fuchs of Narrowsburg, and Kasey and Michael Yakavonis of Brook-field, Conn.; six grandchildren, Katie Fuchs, Matthew, Camryn and Courtney Spero and Alex and Austin Langel; two brothers, Walter Weber of Newburgh and Ralph Weber of Florida.
Cremation was made at the Maple Hill Crematory in Archbald, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan County, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Rasmussen Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.
Eleanor Jane Smith
A&W Retiree, 91
Eleanor Jane Smith of Port Jervis, a retiree of A&W Products and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, February 17, 2005, at her home. She was 91 years of age.
The daughter of the late John Ward and Jane Taylor Patton Sniffen, she was born January 18, 1914, in New York City. She was the widow of Lewis H. Smith who died June 7, 1983.
In a family statement, it was said, "A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will be sadly missed by her family and many friends."
She is survived by a son, Randy Smith of Port Jervis; four daughters, Joan Stone of Roanoke, Va., Patricia Wright and her husband, Roy, of Forestburgh, Phyllis Clark of Eldred and Kaye Conklin of Huguenot; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Lewis F. Smith, a sister, Ella Matera, and two brothers, Elmer and Russell Sniffen.
Services were held Saturday at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis with the Rev. Glen Scheything officiating.
Burial was made in the Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Ret. Cafeteria Wkr., 88
Josephine Stratton of Monticello, a retired 35-year cafeteria worker for the Monticello Central Schools and a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, February 15, 2005, at her home. She was 88 years of age.
The daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Foster Harris she was born August 21, 1916, in Harris, the town named after her family. She was the widow of Henry "Hank" Stratton.
In a family statement, it was said, "Josephine had an undying love for her late husband "Hank." She was also a devoted wife and mother who was a true Christian and lifelong supporter of the United Methodist Church of Monticello. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her."
She is survived by two sons, Richard Stratton and his wife, Dale, of Monticello, and Henry Stratton of Fairbanks, Alaska; a daughter-in-law, Mary Stratton of Monticello; eight grandchildren, Thomas Stratton of Liberty, Robert and Melinda Stratton of Forestburgh, James Stratton of Monticello, Ryan Stratton of Fairbanks, Alaska, Shandalar and Rick Rector of Rochester, Tamara and Jeremy Grass of Fairbanks, Alaska, Kathy and Eric Dadson of Phelps and Eddie Feinstein of Monticello; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Robert Stratton, five sisters and two brothers.
Services were held Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Monticello.
Burial was made in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Monticello, 255 Broadway, Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Mary I. Romano, 84
Ret. Dining Room Atdt.
Mary I. Romano of Middletown, a retired dining room attendant at the Middletown Psychiatric Center, died Thursday, February 17, 2005, at the Park Manor Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Middletown. She was 84 years of age.
She is survived by a brother Angelo Romano of Middletown; a nephew, Michael Romano; and two nieces and their husbands, Rosemarie and Joseph Baker of Wurtsboro and JoAnn and Andy Traverse of New Hampton. She was predeceased by two sisters, Edith Vignola and Philomena Corso.
Services were held Saturday at the Morse Funeral Home in Middletown.
Interment was made at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Middletown.
Bethel Site Mgr., 45
Grazyna Zalewska of Monticello, the site manager of the Bethel Nutrition Site for the Sullivan County Office for the Aging in Monticello, died Thursday, February 17, 2005, at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. She was 45 years of age.
The daughter of Marian Zalewski and Kazimiera Zalewska, she was born September 12, 1959, in Poland,
Mrs. Zalewska was a member of St. Peter's Church in Monticello.
She is survived by her parents of Poland; her companion, Jan Wasilewicz; two daughters, Monika and Kathy, and a brother, Jack of Poland.
A Funeral Mass was offered on Saturday at St. Peter's Church in Monticello with the Rev. Robert Ginel officiating.
Burial was made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to a fund to benefit Monika and Kathy, payable to Jan Wasilewicz, c/o M & T Bank, 4446 State Route 42, Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Jean Miller of Woodridge, a 63-year area resident and a homemaker, died Saturday, February 19, 2005, at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty. She was 86 years of age.
The daughter of the late Max and Ida Kaplan Belsky, she was born May 8, 1918, in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Charles Miller who died in 1985.
Mrs. Miller was a member of Congregation Ohave Sholom in Woodridge.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Linda Miller of Woodridge; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sarah and Joseph Levine of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Diane and Harry Ellis of New Paltz; a brother, Philip Belsky, and a sister, Frances Goldwasser, both of New York City; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Woodridge Synagogue Cemetery in Glen Wild with Rabbi Irving Goodman officiating.
Arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.
Audrey M. Conrow
Ret. A&P Clerk, 87
Audrey M. Conrow of Roscoe, a retired clerk at the former A&P Market in Roscoe and an area resident for more than 50 years, died Friday, February 18, 2005, at her home. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late Jay G. and Helen A. Pellen Vandermark, she was born May 15, 1917, in Masonville.
Mrs. Conrow was a member of the Roscoe-Rockland Senor Citizens and a charter member of the Cooks Falls-Horton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by two sons, Clayton "Tiny" Conrow and his wife, Joan, of Cooks Falls, and Rodney Conrow and his companion, Loretta Duarte of Parksville; and three grandchildren, Cindy Conrow, J.C. Conrow and Kasey Conrow. She was predeceased by a daughter, Anita Conrow, and two brothers, Lyle and Millard Vandermark.
Burial will be made in the Spring in the Hambleville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, N.Y. 12401.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.
Princenai´ir K. Warner
4 Mo. Old Infant
Princenai´ir Keith Warner of Monticello, four-month-old son of Na´im Warner and Kristin Sisco, died Monday, February 14, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris.
He was born September 24, 2004, in Harris.
In a family statement, it was said, "As our baby lays to rest, mommy and daddy keep you in our hearts. We love you and will cherish you always and forever. You are an angel in disguise; your memories will live forever young powder. You will always be our sunshine. Princenai´ir rest in peace precious and innocent as you are. We love you as you watch over your loved ones, keeping your brothers and sister safe. Baby, we're gonna miss you. The Lord has you in His hands now safe and secure."
He is survived by his parents, at home; his maternal grandmother, Brenda Robinson of Monticello; his maternal grandfather, Harry Sisco of Florida; his paternal grandmother, Barbara Hexstall of Monticello; his maternal grandfather, Ronald Warner of Middletown; a brother Nah`simm Warner of Monticello; four step-brothers, Rahmeik Warner, Ne`ka Warner, Tajeik Warner and Xavier Outlaw, all of Monticello; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Monticello with the Rev. James Gandy officiating.
Burial was made in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Claire J. Schott
Ret. Bus Driver, 71
Claire J. Schott of Monroe, a retired bus driver for the Monroe-Woodbury School District and a 45-year area resident, died Saturday, February 19, 2005, at the Goshen campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 71 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frederick and Jean Domanowski Glasser, she was born March 14, 1933, in Yonkers.
A life member of the Monroe Volunteer Ambulance Corps, she was a former den mother for both the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Mrs. Schott was also an avid crafter and doll maker.
She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, George Schott, at home; three sons, Joseph Schott of Monroe, Lawrence Schott of Pine Bush and David Schott of Milford, Pa.; two daughters, Louise Starr of Westbrookville and Sandra Fenwick of Waymart, Pa.; a brother, Benjamin Glasser of Yonkers; a sister, Gertrude Polito of Hyde Park; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Smith, Seaman and Quackenbush, Inc., Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Funeral mass will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Anastasia Shrine Church, 20 N. Main St., Harriman.
Burial will be made in St. Anastasia Cemetery in Harriman.
Christos C. Antoniou of Livingston Manor, a self-employed businessman, died Friday, February 18, 2005, at his home. He was 59 years of age.
The son of the late Demetrius and Anna Antoniou, he was born February 8, 1946, in Astoria, Queens.
He is survived by his wife, Amanda Martins Antoniou of Roscoe; three sons, James Antoniou, Christopher Antoniou and Steven Antoniou, and a daughter, Mandy Antoniou, all of Roscoe; a brother George Antoniou of the state of Florida; and a niece, Karen Pisetello.
Friends may call at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at the funeral home at noon on Wednesday.
Burial will be made in the Callicoon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
John Glendon Jr., 44
Lang Industries Mgr.
John W. Glendon Jr. of Narrowsburg, a manager for Lang Industries in Narrowsburg and a longtime area resident, died Friday, February 28, 2005, at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa. He was 44 years of age.
The son of the late John and Joan Renshaw Glendon Sr., he was born September 17, 1960, in Newark, N.J.
Mr. Glendon was a retired veteran of the U.S. Navy with 20 years of service. He was a member of the ABF Association (Navy).
In a family statement, it was said, "He was a free spirit; he loved the road of this country. He rode with Rolling Thunder on occasion. He will be greatly missed."
He is survived by two sons, John Glendon III and Phillip Glendon, at home; four brothers, Robert Glendon of Moyock, N.C., James Glendon of Tampa, Fla., Thomas Patrick Glendon of Beach Lake, Pa., and Donald L. Glendon of Hankins; a sister, Mary E. Bryan of Youngsville; his companion Diana Foster; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main St., Narrowsburg, on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Lee Andrews officiating.
Cremation will be made at the Maple Hill Crematory in Archbald, Pa.
John H. Lyons, 66
Ret. of Fruital Wks.
John H. Lyons of Westbrookville, retired from Polacks Fruital Works in Middletown and a longtime area resident, died Sunday, February 20, 2005, at the Orange County Residential Health Care Facility in Goshen. He was 66 years of age.
The son of the late John C. and Kathleen Montross Lyons, he was born September 9, 1938, in Stony Point.
Mr. Lyons was a 41-year member of Holy Name R.C. Church in Otisville, a member of the Middletown Bowling League, and a past secretary of the Wednesday Night Ralph Spence Memorial Bowling League. He was also an Air Force veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Annette E. Nawoschik Lyons, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, John S. and Susan Lyons of Aurora, Colo.; a daughter, Brigette Lyons of Middletown; a brother, Clifford Lyons of Michigan; six grandchildren, Rick, Angela, Paul, Becka, Molly and Trevor; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Patrick and Richard "Butch" Lyons.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 East Main St., Port Jervis, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Holy Name R.C. Church in Otisville with the Rev. Peter Tran Van Phat officiating.
Cremation will be made at the H.G. Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Name R.C. Church, Highland Ave., Otisville, N.Y. 10963.