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July 19, 2005

Charlotte Roselman
Homemaker, 78

Charlotte B. Roselman of Lake Barrington Shores, Ill, a homemaker and a former resident of Liberty, died recently in Illinois. She was 78 years of age.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Gary Roselman, at home; a daughter, Judy Kaplan; two grandchildren, Andrea and Michael Kaplan; a grandchild, Zakai Taylor; a brother, Seymour Rotker; a niece and two nephews and their spouses, Karyn (Rotker) and Leon Lynn, Jon and Iris Rotker and Michael and Lori Rotker; several grand-nieces and nephews; and a devoted friend.
Services were held Friday at The Chapel in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
Interment was made Sunday at the Ahavath Israel Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Melvin Shapiro
Businessman, 68

Melvin Shapiro of Liberty, a local businessman and a longtime area resident, died Friday, July 15, 2005, at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie. He was 68 years of age.
The son of the late Hyman and Mary Tobias Shapiro, he was born March 20, 1937, in Queens.
Mr. Shapiro is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sandra Kanechi Shapiro, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Bruce Davidson of Liberty; a son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Lisa Shapiro of Plattekill; a sister, Sarah Goldstein of Washington, D.C.; and 10 grandchildren, Ashley, Mark, Bobby, Amanda, Cole, Stefani, Tifani, Jennifer, Nicole and Erik.
Graveside services and burial were held Sunday at the Ahavath Israel Cemetery in Liberty with Rabbi Marvin Goldman officiating.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.

Wilhelmine Luhrs
Ret. Bookkeeper, 97

Wilhelmine “Wilma” Fahrenkrug Luhrs of Lake Ariel, Pa., a former resident of Beach Lake, Pa., and former 31-year resident of Jeffersonville, died July 15, 2005, at Brighten at the Julia Ribaudo Home in Lake Ariel.. She was 97 years of age.
Born in New York City, she was the widow of Adolph Luhrs.
After her retirement in 1958 as a bookkeeper, she and her late husband, moved to Jeffersonville, where they lived until his death.
She moved to Wayne Delaware Manor, Beach Lake, Pa., in 1990 and resided there until May of this year when she moved to Lake Ariel.
Mrs. Luhrs was a member of Lincoln Chapter No. 463, Order of the Eastern Star, for 26 years. She was an avid pinochle player into her 90s, enjoying the company of her many friends, and a former member of the Delaware Valley Senior Citizens in Callicoon and the Jeffersonville Senior Citizens.
In a family statement, it was said, “Wilma’s smile and special sense of humor will be missed by everyone who knew her.”
Friends may call at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main St., Narrowsburg, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Charlotte Cox
Ret. Postmaster, 67

Charlotte Yvonne Cox of Sullivan County, a retired postmaster, died at the home of her son in Eufaula, Ala. She was 67 years of age.
The daughter of the late Clarence and Edith Eronimus Abplanalp, she was born November 12, 1937, in Sullivan County.
She is survived by four children and two in-laws, Wayne Cox of Apple Valley, Calif., Bernie and “Dot Dot” Cox of Eufaula, Ala., Cheryl and Frank Russell of Clemmons, N.C., and Cameron Abplanalp of Cochecton Center; five grandchildren, Jake and Crystal Cox of Eufaula, Ala, Nicholas Russell of Clemmons, N.C., Christina Russell of Clemmons, N.C, and Jaimie Cox of Eufaula, Ala.; and a great-grandchild, Carson Cox of Eufaula, Ala.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wiregrass Hospice, 831 W. Washington St., Eufaula, Ala. 36027.

Jonathan Kimmel
Computer Architect, 47

Jonathan S. Kimmel of Piscataway, N.J., a former resident of Monticello and a computer architect for Morgan Stanley in Jersey City for the past 12 years, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. He was 47 years of age.
Born in New York City, he was raised in Monticello and resided there prior to settling in Piscataway in 1983.
Mr. Kimmel was a graduate of Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree and then earned his M.B.A. from Pace University. He was previously employed by Prudential Securities in Edison, Merrill Lynch in Somerset and began his employment with Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York City.
In a family statement, it was said, “He was commonly referred to by his wife as the ‘pin ball wizard’ for his love of the game.”
He is survived by his wife, Janet Lee Kimmel, at home; two sons, Robert S. and David B. Kimmel, both of Piscataway; and an uncle, Stephen Wahrhaftig of New York.
Friends may call at the McCriskin Home for Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, N.J., from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Cremation will be private.

Woodrow F. King, 58

Woodrow F. “Woody” King of Hurleyville, a longtime area resident, died Friday, July 15, 2005, at his home. He was 58 years of age.
The son of Frances Erion King Gusty and the late Woodrow King, he was born in Teaneck, N.J.
He is survived by his mother of Mongaup Valley; a son and daughter-in-law, Woodrow and Melissa King of Mountaindale; a daughter, Denise King of Livingston, N.J; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Sam Nastro of Mongaup Valley and Judith and Moose Reynolds of Monticello a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Barbara King of Queensbury; two grandsons, Justin and Sean; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Ramsay’s Funeral Home in Monticello with the Rev. Robert Ginel officiating.
Private cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.

Edwin P. Stoveland, 77

Edwin P. Stoveland of Mountaindale, formerly of the Bronx and a five-year area resident, died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 77 years of age.
The son of the late Edwin T. and Katherine Pedersen Stoveland, he was born July 3, 1928, in the Bronx. He was the widower of Edna Stoveland who died after 43 years of marriage.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Throgs Neck, the Wyoming Masonic Lodge #342 of the Bronx, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
In a family statement, it was said, “Edwin was known as a man with a wonderful sense of humor.”
He is survived by his wife, Amy Schurmann Stoveland, at home; a son, Paul Stoveland of Croton-on-Hudson; a daughter, Marie Milo of Pawling; a stepson, Steven Schurmann of Monroe; a step-daughter, Susan Bush of Kerhonkson; a brother, Ronald Stoveland of Washingtonville; three granddaughters, Danielle, Jeannette and Melissa; and two grandsons, Matthew and William.
Friends may call at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be made in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Brotherhood Fund.

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