August 23, 2005
Ret. Equip. Oper., 77
Joseph W. Kissenbirth of North Port, Fla., a retired equipment operator with the Operating Engineers Local #825 and a former longtime resident of Roscoe, died Tuesday, August 16, 2005, at his home. He was 77 years of age.
The son of the late Joseph and Gertrude Konopka Kissenbirth, he was born October 11, 1927, in Staten Island.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the North Port Post #8203, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Port Charlotte American Legion Post #0110, the Port Charlotte Moose Lodge #2121, the Port Charlotte Elks Lodge #2153, the Holiday Park Homeowners Association and the Holiday Park Mens Club.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne McFarlane Kissenbirth, at home; two sons, Joseph P. Kissenbirth and his wife, Stephanie, of Lebanon, N.J., and Jack W. Kissenbirth of Swan Lake; a sister, June Kissenbirth of Staten Island; and three grandchildren, Aaron, Heidi and Ryan. He was predeceased by a sister, Myrna OReagan.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Riverview Cemetery in Roscoe with the Rev. Gerald Wondra officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 419 East Main St., Room 309, Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.
Yvonne Kickuth, 74
Retd. Court Adm.
Yvonne M. Kickuth of Cochecton, a retired court administrator for the Maywood, N.J. Municipal Court, died Friday, August 19, 2005 at her home. She was 74 years of age.
The daughter of Frederick and Marguerite Bleyers Carlsen, she was born January 8, 1931 in New York City.
She is survived by her husband, Harry C. Kickuth Jr., at home; two daughters, Yvonne B. Kickuth of Cochecton, and Michele Kickuth of Hackensack, N.J.; two sons, Curtis Kickuth of Rochelle Park, and Harry C. Kickuth III of Cochecton; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Inc. of Jeffersonville.
Rose Cavello, 80
Rose Cavello of Glen Wild died on Saturday, August 20, 2005 at the Catskill Regional Medical Center. She was 80 years of age.
The daughter of the late John and Philomenia Fennimore Mandelino, she was born May 15, 1925 in Brooklyn. She was the widow of John Cavello, to whom she was married for 45 years.
She is survived by three daughters, Roseann Spinelli, Phyllis Cavello, and Janice Burns, all of Glen Wild; one son, John Cavello and his wife Kathy, of Glen Wild; 11 siblings; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, two sisters, and one granddaughter, Dawn Marie Burns.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, August 22 at St. Peters Church, Monticello.
Interment was made at St. Peters Cemetery, Monticello.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Mitchell Rubel, 51
Mitchell C. Rubel, a longtime resident of Woodridge and a veteran of the Vietnam War, died Friday, August 19, 2005 at his home. He was 51 years of age.
The son of Leo and Cecile Rosenberg Rubel, he was born in Brooklyn.
He is survived by his parents, at home; two sisters, Janet Borgia of West Virginia, and Joy McGraph of Liberty; one brother, Jeff Rubel of West Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Sunday at the Woodridge Synagogue Cemetery in Glen Wild with Rabbi Irving Goodman officiating.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, Inc. of Monticello.
Ellen Filmanski, 74
Ellen Filmanski, a 21-year resident of Chester and formerly of Lindenhurst, died Monday, August 15, 2005 at the Arden Hill campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 74 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Gussie Bier, she was born on August 2, 1931 in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Henry Filmanski.
Mrs. Filmanski was a member of the Chester Golden Age Club and St. Johns Lutheran Church of Middletown.
She is survived by a son, Kenneth Filmanski and his wife, Carol, of Fishkill; two daughters, Carolyn Filmanski of Chester, and Jo-Ellen Salvia of Parksville; and five grandchildren, Michael, Christine, Carly, Lisa, and Laura. She was predeceased by a son, Robert.
Services were held Friday at the Flynn Funeral and Cremation Memorial Center in Chester with Peter Rustico officiating.
Burial was made at the Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church Building Fund, 39 Mount Hope Road, Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
George Barone, 59
Owner Wurtsboro Airpt.
George Anthony Barone, owner/operator of the Wurtsboro Airport and an FAA Flight Examiner, died Saturday, August 20, 2005 at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 59 years of age.
The son of the late Anthony G. Barone and Theresa H. Montvidas Barone, he was born September 26, 1945 in Hackensack, N.J.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Heins Barone, at home; a daughter, Barbara Ann Barone of Monticello, and her fiancé, Derrick Kelly of Liberty; a brother, Anthony G. Barone Jr. of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Patricia Barone of Wurtsboro, and Roseann Balow Bloom of Phoenix, Ariz.; and a niece and several nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenney Funeral Home, Inc., 401 Broadway, Monticello.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at St. Peters Church, 264 N. Main Street, Liberty with Msgr. Edward Straub officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Peters Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peters Church, Liberty, N.Y. 12754 or to the charity of ones choice.
Elisabeth Holmes Winters
Retd. Bookkeeper, 87
Elisabeth Holmes Winters of Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart, Pa. and formerly of Monticello, died Saturday, August 20, 2005 at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Bolger Reilly, she was born August 22, 1917 in Vails Gate. She was the widow of Charles Winters.
Mrs. Winters was a retired bookkeeper for the Sullivan County Treasurers office.
She is survived by a daughter, Sally Martin of Yulan, and her companion, Paul, of Pine Bush; two sons, Thomas Holmes, and Stephen Holmes and his wife, Susan, all of Deland, Fla.; five grandchildren, Ann Marie Martin, Edwin Walter Martin, Walter Holmes, Thomas Holmes, and Mary Ellen Mitchell; and seven great-grandchildren.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Route 97 in Barryville.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be made in St. Stephens Cemetery in Warwick.
Selma E. Greenbaum
Ret. Salesperson, 99
Selma E. Greenbaum of Toms River, N.J. died Saturday, August 20, 2005 at Atlantic Coast Rehab in Lakewood, N.J. She was 99 years of age.
Born in Fulda, Germany, she escaped during the Holocaust in 1939. She was the widow of Henry Greenbaum who died in 1978.
Mrs. Greenbaum was a salesperson at the Dry Goods Department Store in New York before retiring in 1968, when she married her husband and moved to Toms River.
She was a member of Congregation BNai Israel in Toms River, N.J.
She is survived by her stepson, Dr. Alan Greenbaum and his wife, Dina, of Liberty; a brother, Manfred and his wife, Ada, of Brooklyn; a niece, Drora Benger Ahmos of New York City; and four grandchildren, David, Leah, Elizabeth, and Abigail.
Shiva will be observed at her sons home in LIberty.
Graveside services were held Monday at the Cong. BNai Israel Cemetery in Toms River, N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation BNai Israel, 1488 Old Freehold Rd., Toms River, N.J. 08753.
Funeral arrangements were made by Belkoff Goldstein Funeral Chapel, 313 Second St., Lakewood, N.J.
Allie Gene Houghtaling
Plant Util. Asst., 53
Allie Gene Houghtaling of Woodbourne, a plant utility assistant, died Saturday, August 20, 2005 at home. He was 53 years of age.
The son of Allie and Nettie Mae Wright Houghtaling, he was born December 15, 1951 in Willowemoc.
In a family statement it was said: Gene had a great sense of humor. He was always quick at making funny remarks at the perfect time. He really enjoyed tinkering around and loved recording music. He did what needed to be done. He also enjoyed camping and fishing with his brothers. He was our big brother and best friend and we will miss him deeply.
He is survived by two sisters, Geraldine Rundle and her husband, Delbert, of Loch Sheldrake, and Glen Shaw and her husband, Paul Muhlig, of Parksville; three brothers, Randy E. Houghtaling of Monticello, Lawrence D. Houghtaling of Woodbourne and Melvin E. Houghtaling of Neversink; four nieces, Deanna Lara, Gina ONeil, Linda Ulatowski, and Nichole Rundle; three nephews, Billy Rundle, Todd Rundle, and Melvin Lynn Houghtaling; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Pinto officiating.
Burial will be made in the Hortonville Cemetery in Hortonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 159 Green St., Kingston, N.Y. 12401 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Michael A. Tyrrell, 52
Dir. of Sales & Marketing
Michael A. Tyrrell of Lansing, Mich. and formerly of Sullivan County, died suddenly on Friday, July 1, 2005. He was 52 years of age.
The son of James and Rose Tyrrell, he was born March 2, 1953 in Kingston. He was married to Deanna Olsen on May 17, 1980.
A 1974 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he was a disc jockey for WSUL in Monticello for many years, and worked in sales for the Villa Roma Resort. In 1987, he became director of sales and marketing for the Americana Great Gorge Resort in McAfee, N.J. He moved to the Lansing, Mich. area in August 1989 and was employed by the Holiday Inn South as director of sales and marketing.
In a family statement, it was said: He loved watching his sons play sports, and anything to do with baseball, especially the New York Yankees. He was a member of MHSAA officiating group in baseball and wrestling. He was a fantastic father and wonderful friend.
He is survived by his father of Sacramento, Calif.; two sons, Benjamin Tyrrell and Kohl Tyrrell; a brother, Gerard, of Kingston; a stepsister, Tammi Traylor; two stepbrothers, Michael Traylor and Stephen Traylor. He was predeceased by his former wife, Deanna Olsen-Tyrrell, who died May 20, 2005.
Memorial services were held July 8 at St. James Catholic Church, 1010 S. Lansing, Mason, Mich. with Deacon Tom Feiten officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael A. Tyrrell Memorial Fund, c/o Dart Bank, 2469 N. Cedar St., Holt, MI, 48842. Proceeds will used for the further education of Ben and Kohl Tyrrell.
Patricia K. Rubel, 72
Patricia K. Rubel of Cochecton, a telephone operator for New York Telephone in Brooklyn, died Saturday, August 20, 2005 at Ellen Memorial Nursing Home in Honesdale, Pa. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Margaret Hess Welsh, she was born December 10, 1932 in Brooklyn.
In a family statement, it was said: Patricia was a loving wife and mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Edward Rubel, at home; a son, James Rubel and his wife, Gail; and two grandchildren, Christy Rubel and Daniel Rubel. She was predeceased by five brothers, Neil, William, James, Henry, and John Welsh.
Cremation was made at the H.G. Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg, Pa.
Funeral arrangements were made by Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg.