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August 12, 2005

Alfred G. Hughes
Ret. Elec. Engr., 87

Alfred G. Hughes of Callicoon Center and Wolverhampton, England, a retired electrical engineer for ECC, Wolverhampton, England and a part-time resident, died Monday, August 8, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 87 years of age.
The son of the late Gilbert and Mabel Cuttle Hughes, he was born April 12, 1918, in Bristol, England. He was the widower of Dorothy Dunkley Hughes who died after 43 years of marriage.
Mr. Hughes was a member of the Church of England, a member of the AEEU and an avid Wolverhampton Wanderers fan.
In a family statement, it was said, “He was the rock that their family was built on. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family.”
He is survived by a daughter, Carol Quintyne of Callicoon Center; three grandchildren, Melanie Mitch and her husband, Elmore, Nicholas Quintyne and his fiancée, Nancy, and Stephanie Johannes and her husband, Kris; and three great-grandchildren, Sebastian Rios, Tristan Evans and Hope Elmore. He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Henner, and a son-in-law, Maurice Quintyne.
Services were held Thursday at the Rasmussen Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jeffersonville Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Jeffersonville, N.Y. 12748.

Joseph Maliga
Ret. Carrier Pres., 74

Joseph Maliga of Cazenovia, a retired president of Carrier Corporation International, died Wednesday, August 3, 2005, in Cazenovia. He was 74 years of age.
The son of the late Michael and Anna Maliga, he was born in Mountaindale.
Mr. Maliga was a graduate of RPI. His work with the Carrier Corporation took him and his family from Syracuse to San Gabriel, Calif., Houston, Tex. and the United Kingdom. He retired from Carrier in 1990.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Maliga, at home; two sons, Michael and Terrance Maliga of Cazenovia; four daughters, Eileen Carvell, Maureen Lynch, Mary Maliga-Brown and Patricia Maliga; 10 grandchildren; a brother, Fred Maliga of Wilmington, N.C.; a sister, Helen Prusinski Hegeman of Mountaindale; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Thomas, John and Robert Maliga.
Funeral services and burial were held Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Cazenovia.

Helen Horowitz
Ret. Soc. Worker, 54

Helen Horowitz of Tucson, Ariz., a retired social worker for the State of Arizona, Department of Child Protective Services with 20 years service before retiring in 1998, died Sunday, August 7, 2005, at her home. She was 54 years of age.
The daughter of the late Joseph and Shirley Katz Horowitz, she was born June 17, 1951 in Monticello.
A graduate of Monticello High School, she attended the State University of New York at Brockport where she received a Master’s degree in Social Work.
She is survived by two brothers, Philip and David Horowitz; two nieces, Shari Kantor and Carin Horowitz; a grand-nephew, Ryan Kantor; a grand-niece, Jordan Kantor; her stepmother, Gladys Horo-witz; and many cousins.
Services were held Thursday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz officiating.
Burial was made in the Landfield Avenue Synagogue Cemetery in Monticello.

Lulu M. Heater
Homemaker, 84

Lulu Marie Heater of Middletown, a homemaker and a longtime area resident, died Monday, August 8, 2005, at her home. She was 84 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Rose B. Jones Wahl, she was born December 5, 1920, in Woodridge. She was the widow of Roy Heater who died October 18, 2002.
She is survived by two sons, Roy Heater Jr. and his companion, Betty Odenhall, and Richard Heater and his wife, Nancy, all of Middletown; three daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Donald Bruning of Campbell Hall, and Shirley and Alfred Waterman and Marie “Rose” and Donald Smith Sr., all of Middletown; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Robert “Donnie” Heater, and two sisters, Dorothy Martine and Eleanor LaForge.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, with the Rev. Ken Wonderland officiating
Burial will be made in the Wall-kill Cemetery in Phillipsburg.

Honora Lawrence
Homemaker, 87

Honora Sophie “Nana” Lawrence of Wurtsboro, a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, August 9, 2005, at her home. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late Anna and Oscar C. Muller, she was born August 17, 1917, in Union Hall, N.J. She was the widow of William Lawrence.
She had been a member of the Community Church of Wurtsboro (previously known as The Dutch Reformed Church) as well as a member of the church choir. She was a member of the Avon President’s Club.
Mrs. Lawrence is survived by a daughter, Patricia Anne Boswell; a son and daughter-in-law, William M. and Virdanna Lawrence; six grandchildren, Jodi Lynn Greer, Walter H. Boswell Jr. and his wife, Dawn, Colleen T. Davidson, Patricia Michele Mann, Jolene Walsh and her husband, Clayton, and Jamie Lawrence; 12 great-grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin, Sean and Shelby Boswell, Brittany Davidson, Lindsay Mann and Naomi Davidson, Nicholas Ost, Ryan, William and Sarah Mann, Devin Lawrence and Kya Walsh; three great-great-grandchildren, Tricia, Tonya and Tara Mann; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Christina Davis, and a brother, Michael Mueller.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Ellenville Assembly of God Church located on Canal Street, with Pastor William Cates officiating.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sulivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh,, N.Y 12550.

Mark J. Greiner, 46
Fmr. Stock Car Driver

Mark J. Greiner of Roscoe, an avid fisherman and former driver of street stock cars at the Orange County Fair Speedway, and a former resident of Ramsey, N.J. and Hewitt, N.J., died Saturday, August 6, 2005, at his home. He was 46 years of age.
The son of the late William and June Stegen Greiner, he was born July 20, 1959, in Suffern.
Mr. Greiner was a graduate of Ramsey High School and a scholarship graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute in Union, N.J.
In a family statement, it was said, “He will be remembered by those who knew him for his generosity, kind heart and great sense of humor.”
He is survived by two brothers, Bill Greiner of Hewitt, N.J., and Walter Greiner of Lincoln, Vt.; and four nephews.
Private services were arranged by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.

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