July 8, 2005
Mary Franskevicz of Hancock, a beautician and the owner of the Village Beauty Shop in Hancock, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the Binghamton General Hospital after a long, courageous battle with diabetes and kidney disease. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Peter and Katherine Mleczco Danowski, she was born October 13, 1926, in Warrior Run, Pa.
In a family statement, it was said, Many others knew her as a fierce bingo player. She would travel miles for a good bingo game. Marys other interests included cooking, gardening, crocheting, painting and crafts. Mary leaves behind a legacy of love and commitment to her family. She always put her family first and looked forward to those times when she could have them all at one table. Mary cherished her grandchildren and no matter the situation, her face lit up when her grandchildren came through the door.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Edward Franskevicz, at home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Jim Feehan of Sweet Valley, Pa. Audrey and Jerry Dix of Hancock and Judy and Dave Gorton of Greene; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Beverly Franskevicz of Cochecton; nine grandchildren, Jennifer and her husband, Jerry Peabody, Matthew Feehan, Gerald Dix and his wife, Megan, Aaron Dix and his fiancée Luann Snyder, Scott, Kyle and Kaitlin Gorton and E.J. and Cody Franskevicz; and two brothers, Stanley and Victor Danowski. She was predeceased by thee brothers, Walter, John and Joseph Zula.
A Funeral Mass was offered Thursday at St. Pauls Church in Hancock with Father Michael Flannery officiating.
Burial was made in St. Pauls Cemetery in Hancock.
Allan G. Scullion
Ret. Lathe Oper., 75
Allan G. Scullion of Bethel, a retired metal lathe operator and a 25-year area resident, died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at his home. He was 75 years of age.
The son of the late Lloyd and Mary O. Purnell Scullion, he was born July 27, 1929, in Dover, Del.
Mr. Scullion was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Shaw Scullion, at home; six children and their spouses, Robert and Linda Scullion and Brenda Scullion and her husband, Matthew, all of Long Island, John and Judy Scullion of Port Chester, Wendy and Rich Sontag of Arizona, Nancy and Harold Rhodes of Jeffersonville and James and Susan Scullion of the Bronx; a brother and sister-in-law, William and Beverly Scullion of Delaware; a sister, Patsy of South Carolina; 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Michael A. Scullion.
Services were held Saturday at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville with Pastor Peg Van Siclen officiating.
Burial was made in the Kenoza Lake Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, c/o NYS Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 31160, Hartford, Conn. 06150-1160.
Ret. Painter, 87
John F. Wisnewski of White Lake, a 34-year area resident and a retired painter for the NYC Board of Education in New York City, died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at his home. He was 87 years of age.
The son of the late Stanley and Mary SamlukWisnewski, he was born February 4, 1918, in Elmhurst.
A World War II veteran of the Army Air Force, he served from 1941 to 1945 and achieved the rank of Staff Sgt.
He is survived by a son, Johnnie Wisnewski of Whitefish, Mont.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Richard Shaw of Forestburgh and Clare and Tom Lemke of Livingston, Mont.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Louie and Madeline Wisnewski of Bayville, and Philip and Dorothy Wisnewski of Narragansett, R.I.; a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia Jean and Harry Maier of Brewster; and five grandchildren, Kenneth and Jenessa Shaw, Daniel and Mark Lemke and Philip Wisnewski.
Services were held Wednesday at the Ramsays Funeral Home in Kauneonga Lake with the Rev. Ivan Csete officiating.
Interment of the cremains were made in the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Associatin, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, N.Y. 13220-3049.
Eileen E. Greeley
Ret. Defense Wrk., 82
Eileen E. Greeley of Port Jervis, a former worker for Sperry Lockheed in Farmingdale, L.I., making altimeters for Defense Industry Manufacturing, died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 82 years of age.
The daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gallagher, she was born June 14, 1923, in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Martin Greeley who died October 24, 2003.
Mrs. Greeley was a Gold Star Mother, losing her son, Timothy Greeley, in July 1970 during the Vietnam War.
In a family statement, it was said, Eileen loved to play bingo with her friends.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Janice Greeley of Barryville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were private.
Burial was made in Calvary Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.
Dorothy D. Cohen
Ret. Teacher/Librarian, 86
Dorothy D. Cohen of Monticello, a lifelong area resident and a retired grade school teacher and librarian, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at home. She was 86 years of age.
The daughter of the late Charles F. and Caroline Rilling Duncan, she was born March 29, 1919, in Plainfield, N.J.
Mrs. Cohen was a graduate of Rutgers University with degrees in Library Science and English, and had taught school in Petersburg, Va.
She was a founding member of the Temple Sholom Sisterhood and served as the secretary and librarian for the Temple Sholom Religious School in Monticello. She worked at the Elegante Shops in Monticello for many years.
Mrs. Cohen is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joseph G. Cohen, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Ian Crown of Stamford, Conn., and a son and daughter-in-law, David and Michele Cohen of Mileses.
Services were held Monday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Ronnie Kehati and Cantor Michael Sturm officiating.
Interment was made in the Temple Sholom Cemetery in Mnticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Sholom, Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Raymond A. VanDuzer of Middletown, a carpenter and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at his home. He was 55 years of age.
He was born October 15, 1949, in Goshen.
Mr. VanDuzer is survived by eight children, Scott Van Duzer, Mark Van Duzer and his companion, Lavina, of Liberty, Janis VanDuzer of Orlando, Fla., Laura Gege Brewer and herhusband, Thomas, of North Carolina, Aline Breezy VanDuzer and her companion, John, of Cuddebackville, Raymond A. VanDuzer II and his companion, Beth, of Fair Oaks, and John Van-Duzer of Pine Bush; three step-children, Todd, Robbie and Nenia Ryan; his lifelong friends, Earl and Ruth; and 13 grandchildren, Marissa, Kevin, Leanna, Brenda, Ashley, Alexandria, Bradley, Austin, Alexis Alyssa, Alana, Kalia and Kalyn.
Services were held Wednesday at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home in Middletown.
Burial was made in the Hillside Cemetery in Middletown.
Factory Wrk., 66
Elsie M. Oppelt of Port Jervis, a lifelong area resident and an employee of Novelty Slipper Co., Kolmar Labs and Andmore Sportswear at various times, died Saturday, July 2, 2005. She was 66 years of age.
The daughter of the late Fred C. and Carrie Conklin, she was born August 11, 1938, in Cuddebackille. She was the widow of Arthur G. Oppelt Sr., who died February 12, 2000.
Mrs. Oppelt was a member of Drew United Methodist Church, Howard Wheat Engine Co. No. 4 Ladies Auxiliary and AARP, all in Port Jervis.
In a family statement, it was said, A loving and caring person, Elsie was known for thinking of everyone else before herself. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by her companion, Harry Oppelt, of Port Jervis; a son and daughter-in-law, Arthur G. Jr. and Susan Oppelt of Glen Spey; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and Richad Pflanz of Eldred and Susan Lynn and William Perry of Port Jervis; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Jesse and Ida Conklin and William and Pat Conklin, all of Port Jervis, and Fred and Joan Conkin of Huguenot; three sisters and two-brothers-in-law, Henrietta and Allen Crawn and Cordelia and Don DeStefano, all of Port Jervis, and Lois Conklin of Sparrowbush; four granddaughters, Stacy and Tiffany Oppelt and Clarissa and Brittany Pflanz; two brothers-in-law and their wives, Harold and Cheryl Oppelt of Sprakers and Frank and Mae Oppelt of Port Jervis; a sister-in-law, Jean Swingle of Port Jervis; two special friends, Betty Fink of Port Jervis and Martha Frisbie of Matamoras, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind, her cat, Angel. She was predeceased by a sister, Margie Morgan.
Services were held Wednesday at Drew United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert D. Cassidy officiating.
Burial was made in the Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Drew United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1015, Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771.
Record Employee, 78
Marjorie W. Sweeney of Middletown, a 32-year employee of the Times Herald Record in Middletown, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at the Horton campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frank and Eleanor Durland Wittman, she was born March 7, 1927, in Goshen. She was the widow of John James Sweeney Jr. who died in 1995.
Mrs. Sweeney was a member of Mulberry House Senior Center, volunteering 15 years through the Retired Senior Voluntary Program (RSVP), the Middletown Golden Age Seniors, Happy Seniors Club, and participated in many card games. She enjoyed Mah Jongg, was a member of the Canasta group, a volunteer for the Womens Auxiliary at Horton Medical Center, was a line dance instructor, a past member of the River to River Cloggers, and was an avid participant in the Orange County Senior Games.
In a family statement, it was said, Mom lived life to the fullest. She always had a smile on her face, a song in her heart, and a dance in her step. She adored traveling the world with her friends and spent as much time as she could with her children on the west coast, as with her kids here on the east coast. Her grandchildren looked forward to her visits and loved her deeply. She ws fondly known as G-G by her great-granddaughters and mom was thrilled to hear that another great-grandbaby is on the way. Mom was a hip granny who delighted in learning to use the computer and had 64 contacts listed on her cell phone. Wherever she was, people were drawn to her and she had a way of making each individual feel special. Her spunky spirit will be missed as she made her final journey with the angels into Heaven.
She is survived by five children, Sharon and her husband, Larry Ruppert, of Rock Hill, Michael Sweeney of Middletown, Kathie Sweeney of Placentia, Calif., Peggy Sweeney of Middletown and her companon, Gregg Ellis, and Chuck Sweeney and his wife, Dawn, of Riverside, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Michael Ruppert, Vanessa Sweeney and her companion, Lester, Matthew Sweeney, Stephanie and Craig Draude, Ryan, Kevin, Kyle and Brett Sweeney; two great-grandchildren, Amy Spalt and her husband, Doug, and Ruby. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Wittman.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Wednesday at Mount Carmel Church, followed by interment at the Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Assoc. of Hudson Valley, 35 Orchard St., White Plains, NY. 10603 or to the American Heart Assoc., 419 East Main St., Middletown, NY. 10940.
Mary Gallagher, 97
Mary Elizabeth Gallagher of Tuckahoe, a former resident of Ossining, died Friday, July 1, 2005. She was 97 years of age.
The daughter of the late Henry and Mary Donovan Muldoon, she was born December 15, 1907, in Manhattan. She was the widow of Eugene Gallagher Sr., who died in 1997.
Mrs. Gallagher was a member of the Ossining and Bedford Hills Womens Clubs where she had many friends. She spent every summer in Sullivan County where her Irish ancestors had settled. Her greatest joy was to come home to The Maples in Mongaup Valley where she welcomed her growing family and countless friends.
In a family statement, it was said, She was truly a remarkable woman. Her faith was the source of her strength and her family, the benefactors of her love. Elizabeth received the Child of Mary Sodality Medal. She was also initiated into the Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre. She prayed the Rosary often and was devoted to the Blessed Mother. She was active in many ministries.
She is survived by two children and their spouses, Mary and Deacon Larry Battersby and Eugene and Kathleen Gallagher; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Henry Muldoon, a sister, Anne Thiele and a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Gallagher.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Wednesday at St. Marys Chruch in Mt. Vernon, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Marys Scholarship Fund, 23 S. High St., Mt. Vernon, N.Y. 10550 or to The Lighthouse, 170 Hamilton Ave., White Plains, N.Y. 10601.
Founded Taxi Co., 88
Harold Bud Brazilian of Valley Cottage, the founder and original owner of Buds Nyack Taxi, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. He was 88 years of age.
The son of the late Victor and Mary Thomas Brazilian, he was born December 24, 1916, in Linden, N.J.
After his retirement, he enjoyed his garden and tomato plants, which were his pride and joy.
In a family statement, it was said, He will be sadly missed by all his family.
Mr. Brazilian is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Brazilian, at home; four daughters, June and her husband, John McGullicuddy, of Wappingers Falls, Joyce Haring and her companion, Hank Hudson, of Cochecton, Carol and her husband, Bill Draudt of Narrowsburg and Nancy and her husband, Frank Doyle of Bellvue, Neb.; a son, Robert and his fiancée, Frieda, of Englewood, Fla; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and his special friend, Buddy. He was predeceased by a son, Edward, and two grandchildren.
Services wee held Wednesday at the T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home in Congers with the Rev. Warren Brandt officiating.
Burial was made in the Wallkill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, N.Y. 10956.
Juliette Dussault, 94
Ret. NY Tel Dispatcher
Juliette E. Dussault, a seven-year resident of Hopewell Junction, formerly of Bloomingburg, and a retired dispatcher for the New York Telephone Company in New Rochelle, with 42 years service until her retirement in 1973, died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Wingate at St. Francis in Beacon. She was 94 years of age.
The daughter of the late Octave and Marie Ann Boucher Dussault, she was born January 19, 1911, in Fall River, Mass.
She was a member of St. Columba Church in Hopewell Junction, the Telephone Pioneers of America and East Fishkill Senior Citizens.
Miss Dussault is survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Albert and Mary Dussault of Hopewell Junction and Francis and Dorothy Dussault of Mt. Vernon; a sister and brother-in-law, Blanche and Dick Soderlund of Clearwater, Fla.; and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Thursday at St. Columba Church in Hopewell Junction.
Interment was made in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in New Rochelle.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Denis - St. Columba School, P.O. Box 428, Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533.
Piano Teacher, 93
Anne Plotkin of Monticello, a lifelong Sullivan County resident and a piano teacher, died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris, after a long illness. She was 93 years of age.
The daughter of the late Solomon and Georgia Reinish Siegel, she was born February 3, 1912, in Livingston Manor.
Mrs. Plotkin was a member of Hadassah and the Bnai Brith Women. She was also an avid gardener.
She is survived by her husband, Cyril Cy Plotkin, at home; and a brother, Leon Siegel of Livingston Manor. She was predeceased by a sister, Marion Flanel.
Cremation was private at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, N.Y. 12401.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsays Funeral Home in Monticello.
Patricia E. Matthews of Slate Hill, a homemaker and a longtime area resident, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at the Arden Hill campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center in Goshen. She was 62 years of age.
The daughter of May H. Zerrenner Matthews and the late Richard P. Quinlan, she was born July 12, 1942, in New York City.
After the death of her mother-in-law, she raised her husbands younger brother and three sisters. In 1995, Mrs. Matthews was named Good Neighbor by the Times Herald Record. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Catholic Church and a volunteer at Meals on Wheels in Middletown.
In a statement from her husband, it was said, I will miss you til we meet again.
Mrs. Matthews is survived by her husband of 38 years, Tom Matthews, at home; her mother of Toms River, N.J.; a daughter and son-in-law, Marianne and Raymond Kissane of Bloomingburg; three sons, Tommy Matthews of Monroe, Michael and his wife, Cathy Matthews, of Whiting, N.J., and John Matthews and his wife, Joanne, of Slate Hill; four grandchildren, Danielle, Ashley, Olivia and Michael; two sisters and brothers-in-law, MaryAnn and Richard Hufnagel of Toms River, N.J., and Elizabeth and James Keeley of Saylorburg, Pa.; two brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Quinlan of Goshen and William Quinlan and his wife, June, of Pomona, N.J.; her husbands family, Kathleen Perrone of New Windsor, Marianne Stein and her husband, Alfred, of Smithfield, Va., Elizabeth Molier of Douglaston, Theresa DiPresso and her huband, Michael, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Kevin Matthews and his wife, Kathleen, of Wallkill.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, County Route 22, South Centerville.
Burial will be made in St. Josephs Cemetery in Middletown.
Arziner Jean Unger
Ret. Kitchen Mgr., 66
Arziner Jean Unger, a five-year resident of Monticello and a retired kitchen manager of J.A.S.A. in New York City, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 66 years of age.
The daughter of the late Robert and Mary Wilkerson Cole, she was born March 17, 1939, in Selma, Ala.
She is survived by three sons, Terry Palmer of Cofield, N.C., Arnold Palmer and his wife, Pamela, of Queens Village, and Barry Unger of Far Rockaway; two daughters, Patricia Ann Palmer of New York City and Patty Palmer and her husband, William Collins, of Monticello; a brother, Richard Cole of Selma, Ala; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, She was predeceased by a son Johnnie Palmer, two brothers, Ernest Walker and Willie Sheppard, and three sisters, Ora Brown, Zola Walker and Mary Sheppard.
Friends may call at the Ramsays Funeral Home, 55 St. John Street, Monticello, on Friday from noon to 2 p.m.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Willie Smith officiating.
Burial will be made in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery.
Navy Veteran, 54
Michael Patrick Cosco of Orlando, Fla., a former resident of Middletown, died January 16, 2005, at his home in Florida. He was 54 years of age.
Mr. Cosco was a very devoted man who served his country in the U.S.Navy.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, at 10 a.m. at St. Peters Church in Monticello..
Burial will be made in Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Ret. Cook, 84
Doris Kelsall, a longtime resident of New Hampton and a retired cook for the Orange County Infirmary Food Service, died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at the Orange County Health and Residential Facility in Goshen. She was 84 years of age.
The daughter of the late Caldwell and Helen Davis Strong, she was born May 14, 1921, in Philadelphia, Pa. She was the widow of Norman Kelsall.
Mrs. Kelsall was a member of Otisville-Mount Hope Presbyterian Church in Otisville, the Bloomingburg Grange, the Bloomingburgh Restoration Foundation, the Order of the Eastern Star in Monroe, and was a former volunteer at the Horton Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by four daughters and three sons-in-law, Doris and Frank Bialas of New Hampton, Helen and Dean Kalkowski of Saddle Brook, N.J., Pamela and Arthur Decker of Ellenville, and Gerry Kelsall of Bloomingburg; two sons, Richard Kelsall of Ellenville and Norman Kelsall and his wife, Julia Everett, of Middletown; a former son-in-law, Norman Braverman of Connecticut; a brother, Frank Strong of California; six grandchildren, Kasha and Jeff Bialas, John and Josh Decker and Shane and Becky Braverman; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Otisville-Mount Hope Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jeff Farley officiating.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of ones choice.
Vol. Fireman, 41
Kevin Collins of Burlingham, a longtime area resident and an active volunteer fireman, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at his home after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was 41 years of age.
The son of the late Robert Martin and Beverly Fern Kinney Collins, he was born November 21, 1963, in Verona, N.Y.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Oswego State University and moved to the Burlingham area 16 years ago.
Mr. Collins served as a fire commissioner for and was a past president of the Bloomingburg Fire Company #1. He was a lifetime member of the Verona Volunteer fire Department.
In a family statement, it was said, Kevin fought cancer the way he lived his life, courageous, determined and selfless. Kevin gave his soul to his family, friends and community. The world is a better place because of our experiences with Kevin.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Carol Fuchs Collins, and two children, Megan Elizabeth and Ryan Kenneth Collins, all at home; nine siblings, Nancy Eisler of Titusville, Fla., Christopher Collins of Verona, Roberta Maxon of Lock Haven, Pa., Lawrence Collins of Prospect, Kty., Gregory Collins and Constance Collins, both of Verona, Carol Roberts of Merrit Island, Fla, Gordon Collins of Middle Grove and Jeramie Collins of Hurley; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Firematic Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday evening.
A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Pauls R.C. Church, Rt. 17K, Bullville, with Fr. Patrick McGuigan, O. Carm., officiating.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Corporate Angels Network, Westchester Co. Airport, 1 Loop Rd., White Plains, N.Y. 10604 or to the charity of ones choice.
Mary J. Hewes, 72
Mary JoAnne Hewes, a pioneer resident of the New Hope Community in Loch Sheldrake, died unexpectedy on Saturday, July 2, 2005, at her home. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late Edwin and Josephine Golden Hewes, she was born May 7, 1932, in Brookyn.
In a family statement, it was said, Mary JoAnne came to New Hope Community in 1976 and was an original resident of #306 Stupell Circle, one of the first group homes in this visionary community. At New Hope, Mary JoAnne enjoyed preparing meals for her housemates, attending Rose Valley Seniors Program and participating in services at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Woodbourne. Mary JoAnne will be remembered for her generous spirit and kind nature.
She is survived by a cousin, Miriam Hewes Slejko and her husband, Frank, and their daughters, Julia and Gina, all of Littleton, Colo.; and her extended family and friends at the New Hope Community.
Friends may call at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 Main St., Woodburne.
A Funeral Mass will be offered at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Route 42, Woodbourne, at 11 a.m. on Friday with Father McDonald officiating.
Interment will be made in Locust Wood Memorial Park with her parents.
Anne Mezencew of Glen Spey, a homemaker and a former resident of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 94 years of age.
Born February 9, 1911, in St. Petersburg, Russia, she was the widow of Leonid Mezencew.
Mrs. Mezencew attended St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Glen Spey.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Jerzy Sosnowski of Glen Spey; two grandsons, Andrew and his wife, Suzanne, and George and his wife, Getchen; a granddaugher, Irene Sosnowski; three great-grandchildren, Zoe, Griffin and Selena; a son-in-laws sister, Maria of Poland, and a son-in-laws brother, Alex Sosnowski and his wife, Barbara and their two children, Tom and Anna.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Glen Spey with a Divine Liturgy to be celebrated by the Rev. Nestor Kowal.
Burial will be made in the Glen Spey Cemetery.
Nikkolai M. Martinez-Preston of Monticello, the five-week-old son of Magdiel Martinez and Lynda Beam, died Sunday, July 3, 2005, in Monticello.
He is also survived by a sister, Mariah McCombs, at home; his paternal grandparents, Irma Martinez and Manuel Hernandez of Mexico; his maternal grandparents, Angela Preston of Monticello and Roy Beam Sr. of Horton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call at the Harris Funeral Home, West Street at Buckley, Liberty, on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.
Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Roy Shaffer officiating.
Burial will be made in the Liberty Cemetery.