August 5, 2005
For Inez B. Huebner
A memorial service will be held for Inez B. Huebner of Narrowsburg who died at her home on June 18, 2005, on Saturday, August 13 at 1 p.m. at the former Ten Mile River Baptist Church, located five miles south of Narrowsburg on Route 97. The Rev. Donald Beck will officiate.
Arrangements were made by the Rasmussen Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.
Piece Worker, 74
Irving Schneider, a resident of New Hope Community in Loch Sheldrake, died Monday, August 1, 2005, at the Horton campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. He was 74 years of age.
The son of the late Max and Anna Flicker Schneider, he was born November 11, 1930, in the Bronx.
He was employed as a piece worker at Sullivan Industries in Monticello.
Mr. Schneider is survived by two daughters, Marjorie Pupkin of Staten Island and Marilyn Catania of Santa Rosa, Calif.; a grand-niece, Alexee Pupkin; and a grand-nephew, Brett Pupkin.
Graveside services and burial were held Wednesday at the Ahavath Israel Cemetery in Liberty with Rabbi Marvin Goldman officiating.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsays Funeral Home in Liberty.
Viola M. Wood
Ret. Cafeteria Wkr., 82
Viola M. Wood of Hurleyville, a longtime area resident and a retired cafeteria worker at the Liberty Central School, died Tuesday, August 2, 2005, at the Horton campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 82 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Unice Bullock Bonnell, she was born August 21, 1922, in Liberty. She was the widow of Clarence Woody Wood who died May 13, 2003.
Mrs. Wood drove a bus for the Sullivan County Transportation System after her retirement. She was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church and was an avid bingo player.
In a family statement, it was said, Viola will be remembered for her home cooking, her many cookbooks and her avid bingo playing. She was always willing to help others. She was a caring person, fantastic mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend that will be deeply missed.
Mrs. Wood is survived by two sons, Ernest W. Billy Wood and his wife Annette, and Jeffrey L. Wood, all of Hurleyville; a sister, Gladys Devaney of Hurleyville; and two granddaughters, Denise Pope Donaldson and Teresa Stahl. She was predeceased by a daughter, Alinda Pope.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Ramsays Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty, with the Rev. Kenneth Rodgers officiating.
Burial will be made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department, Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. 12759 or to the Liberty United Methodist Church, Liberty, N.Y. 12754.
Hazel E. Perry
Hazel E. Perry of Livingston Manor, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Monday, August 1, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 82 years of age.
The daughter of the late James and Lucy Wayman Tuttle, she was born April 15, 1923, in Rock Rift. She was the widow of Albert Perry.
Mrs. Perry was a former employee of the Swan Lake Poultry Plant.
She is survived by four daughters and three sons-in-law, Rose and Ronnie Thomas of Norwich, Lucy and Kenneth Alger of Livingston Manor, Rachael Tucker of Livingston Manor and Candy and Lenny Sherman of Prescott, Ariz.; five sons and two daughters-in-law, Marvin Perry of Livingston Manor, Francis Perry of Livingston Manor, Steven and Dorothy Perry of South Plymouth, James and Kim Perry of Livingston Manor and John Perry of Kingsville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Mike Perry.
Friends may call at the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe, on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Gerald Wondra officiating.
Burial will be made in the Beaverkill Cemetery.
Ret. Laborer, 92
Leon McGar of Livingston Manor, a lifelong area resident and a retired laborer of Local Union #17 in Newburgh, died Monday, August 1, 2005, at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home. He was 92 years of age.
The son of the late Fred and Cecila Soules McGar, he was born June 4, 1913, in Grooville. He was the widower of Mabel Slawson McGar.
Mr. McGar was a 50-year member of the Livingston Manor Lodge #791, F.&A.M., and a member of the Livingston Manor Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by a son, Fred McGar of Livingston Manor; two daughters, Virginia Gartland of White Sulphur Springs and Joan Robinson of Livingston Manor; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Leon Bub McGar, a sister, Marion Heschles, a brother, Elmer McGar, and a grandson, Robert Robinson.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor with Pastor Bridgette LeConey officiating.
Burial was made in the Lew Beach Cemetery.
Ret. Jeweler, 82
Clarence Mason of Liberty, a retired jeweler, died Tuesday, August 2, 2005, at the Achieve Rehab and Nursing Facility in Liberty. He was 82 years of age.
He was born July 17, 1923, in Newark, N.J., and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the widower of Saloma Mason.
Mr. Mason is survived by two sons, Chris Cunningham and his wife, Tracy, of Danbury, Conn., and Craig Cunningham of Woodbridge, Va.; a special friend, Mary Washington of Liberty; and five grandchildren, Renee, Ashia, Skylar, Cierra and Austin.
Graveside services and burial will be held at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty on Saturday at 11 a.m., with full military honors. The Rev. Willie Smith will officiate.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsays Funeral Home in Liberty.
Ret. NYSEG, 80
Robert Clyde Poppy Bernhardt of Youngsville, a lifelong area resident and a retired employee of the New York State Electric and Gas Company with 36 years of service, died Wednesday, August 3, 2005, at his home. He was 80 years of age.
The son of the late Fred and Sylvia Ruff Bernhardt, he was born July 25, 1925, in Kenoza Lake where he lived in his early life. He was the widower of Regina Jean Menges Bernhardt who died in November of 2003, after 56 years of marriage.
He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. An avid outdoors man, Bob loved the woods and developed a reputation for his white tailed deer and turkey huntng expertise.
Mr. Bernhardt was a 58-year member of the Youngsville Fire Department, a member of the Hill Hunting Club and a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria and Les Bryan of Hancock and Rosemary and Philip Fanning of Youngsville; four sons, Robert Bernhardt Jr. of Youngsville, John and his wife, Jo Bernhardt of Margaretville, Ron and his wife, Cindy Bernhardt of Youngsville, and Timothy Bernhardt of Youngsville; 12 grandchildren, Jody, Mike and Amber Bryan, Beth, Jon and Kaitlyn Fanning, Derik, Jenna, Jordan, Jesse, Ross and Erin Bernhardt; and a great-grandchild, Lexy Walter. He was predeceased by two sisters, Hilda and Marjorie and two brothers, Bernard and Irving.
Friends may call at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Roman Catholic Church in Youngs-ville with Father Ignatius Vu officiating.
Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery in Youngsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Barbara J. Coy
Ultra Power Clerk. 54
Barbara J. Coy of Ferndale, a clerk at Ultra Power in Liberty, died Thursday, August 4, 2005, at her home, after a long illness. She was 54 years of age.
The daughter of the late Clyde and Viola Zenininger Wood, she was born June 20, 1951, in Afton. She was the widow of Ronald Coy who died in 1989.
Mrs. Coy is survived by four sons and two daughters-in-law, Ronald LeRoy and Yvonne Coy of Lookout, Pa., William Leon and Florence Coy of Ferndale, Jason Scott Coy of Swan Lake and Sean Kelsey of Ferndale; a brother, Richard Wood of Livingston Manor; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Linda and Richard Smith of Harris, Nancy and Terry Terbush of Oxford and Patricia Shaver of Livingston Manor; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including two special nieces Pamela Curry and Shanon Barnes.
Friends may call at the Ramsays Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty, on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Burial will be made in the Liberty Cemetery.