September 20, 2005
Ret. Oper. Eng., 77
Gene King Reynolds of Cochecton, a retired operating engineer for Local #825 and a longtime area resident, died Saturday, September 17, 2005, at his home. He was 77 years of age.
The son of the late Harvey G. and Blanche K, Reynolds, he was born January 19, 1928, in Port Ewen. He was the widower of Hazel M. Reynolds.
A veteran of the Army Air Corps, serving from 1945 to 1948, he was a control tower operator and earned the World War II Victory Medal. He was also a Master Mason and a member of the American Legion.
Mr. Reynolds is survived by two sons, Ronald and his wife, Martha Canfield, of Damascus, Pa., and James Canfield of Lake Huntington; three grandsons, Shawn, Todd and his wife, Kari, and Ronald and his wife, Denise Canfield; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
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 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Deborah Vandermark Dailey officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Damascus Community Center, Damascus, Pa. 18415 or to the Cochecton Volunteer Fire Co., Cochecton, N.Y. 12726.
Gladys H. Cobbs, 67
Gladys Henley Cobbs of Rhinebeck died Tuesday, September 13, 2005, at the Ferncliff Nursing Home. She was 67 years of age.
The daughter of Ozie Warren Henley and the late James W. Henley, she was born June 24, 1938, in North Georgetown, Ga.
She is survived by her mother of Ellenville; three daughters, Debra, Barbara and Christine; two sons, Kenneth Cobbs and Linberg Cobbs Jr., and his wife, Marie; four sisters, Mary Pearl Holiday of Detroit, Mich., Dorothy Bowen of Jacksonville, Fla., and Thelma Shorter and Rosa Zaida, both of Ellenville; a brother, Curtis Henley of Eufaula, Ala.; and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers, J.B., James and Thomas, and a sister, Oneida.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne with the Rev. Raymond Younger officiating.
Bank Employ., 37
Carol Leone of Livingston Manor, an employee of the First National Bank of Jeffersonville in its Livingston Manor branch, died Wednesday, September 14, 2005. She was 37 years of age.
She was the daughter of the late Josephine and Constantine Leone.
In a family statement, it was said, Carol was a wonderful sister and friend. We will all miss her smile and mischievous pranks.
She is survived by a brother, Anthony Leone of Neversink; six sisters, Constance, Roseanne, Jacquelyn, Christine, Francis and Josephine, all of New York City; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a baby sister, Paula.
Services were held in Brooklyn, followed by burial in the Moravian Cemetery in Staten Island.
Memorial contributions may be made payable to Carol Leone Memorial Fund and sent to the Bank of Jeffersonville, P.O. Box 975, Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758.
Memorial Service For
George I. Molusky
A memorial service and burial of the cremains of George I. Molusky, formerly of Naples, Fla., who died August 10, 2005, will be held at the Hortonville Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 24. Pastor Peg Van Siclen of the Callicoon United Methodist Church will officiate.
A native of Callicoon, Mr. Molusky was the son of the late George and Clara Sparling Molusky.
Roger A. Doolittle
Roger Allen Doolittle of Bloomingburg, a paver with Cooper Paving and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, September 15, 2005, at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. He was 38 years of age.
The son of the late Paul Duke Sr. and Joan Ann Decker Doolittle, he was born September 19, 1966, in Middletown.
He is survived by a son, Justin Matthew Doolittle of Sparrowbush; nine sisters and brothers and their spouses, Bonnie and Russell Zoll of Bloomingburg, Tim and Cindy Doolittle of Cuddebackville, Tammy and Robert Mapes, Timothy and Cherie Doolittle and Paul and Sandy Doolittle, all of Middletown, Richard and Connie Doolittle and Andrew and Rebecca Doolittle, all of Bullville, and Andrea and Lucas Mann and Donald and Megan Doolittle, all of Bloomingburg; many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 West Main St., Middletown, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be made in the Wall-kill Cemetery in Phillipsburg.
Ret. Machinist, 75
Rupert M. Alexander of Trinidad, West Indies, and Monticello, a retired machinist, died Thursday, September 15, 2005, at his home in Monticello. He was 75 years of age.
The son of the late Harry and Hilda Alexander, he was born August 11, 1930, in Trinidad.
In a family statement, it was said, The family will surely and sadly miss his humor. Our father was an inspiration to all of us. By his example he instilled a strong work ethic, devotion to family and the treasure and gift of life. For his gentle, kind ways, strength of character and persevering spirit we know that God will reward him.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Alexander of Trinidad; three sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Margaret Alexander of Trinidad, Lester and Alethia Alexander of Toronto, Canada, and Derek and Melanie Alexander of London, England; four daughters and sons-in-law, Allison A. and Andy Jack of Trinidad, Jacqueline A. and Learie Lynch of Trinidad, Sherma A. and Leonard Williams of Monticello and Wendy (Thomas) and Leon McCullough of Monticello; three brothers, Roy Alexander and his wife, Ann, of Brooklyn, and Frank and Ewart Alexander, both of Trinidad; a sister, Grace Alexander James of Trinidad; two sisters-in-law, Patsy Walters and Phyllis Edward, both of Monticello; a brother-in-law, Cecil Walters and his wife, AnnMarie; 13 grandchildren, including Corey, Tishanna and Tristian McCullough of Monticello, Shane McCullough of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Jahda A. Williams of Monticello, and nine others in Trinidad; a great-grandchild, Jahir McCullough of Monticello; and a host of nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Trinidad. He was predeceased by four brothers, Saville, Nevile, Garfield and Henry Alexander, and two sisters, Eliane and Helen Alexander.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday at St. Peters R.C. Church in Monticello with the Rev. Stanislaus Ogbonua officiating.
Burial will be made in Trinidad.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny funeral Home in Monticello.
Carolyn H. Pintler
Carolyn H. Pintler of Montgomery, a former resident of the Beechwoods section of Callicoon and a homemaker, died Sunday, September 18, 2005, at the Montgomery Nursing Home. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter of the late Walter Francis and Caroline Susanne Metzger Long, she was born in the Beechwoods on July 17, 1915. She was the widow of George Pintler.
Mrs. Pintler was a charter member of the Hortonville H-Bs Extension Group.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Wendy Pintler of Narrowsburg; three grandchildren, Jennifer Norris of Monticello, Christina Terry and Robert Terry of Narrowsburg; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jim Corbin officiating.
Burial will be made in the Hortonville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice or to the Beach Lake Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Beach Lake, Pa. 18405.
Taelyn Y. Black
Taelyn Y. Black of Monticello, the 11-month old daughter of Toby Black, died at home on Saturday, September 17, 2005.
She was born October 8, 2004, in Albany.
Besides her mother, she is survived by a sister, Tiana Black, at home; her maternal grandparents, Linda and George Black of Monticello; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Brenden, who died in 1995.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, West Street at Buckley, Liberty, with the Rev. Roy Shaffer officiating.
Burial will be made in the Claryville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 139 S. Lake Ave., Albany, N.Y. 12208.
Florence E. Girard
Florence Elizabeth Girard of Youngsville, a homemaker and a longtime area resident, died Saturday, September 17, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late Oscar and Elizabeth Kespert Inderlied, she was born April 14, 1918, in Binghamton. She was the widow of William Girard.
Mrs. Girard grew up in Youngsville. She was a member of the Jeffersonville Senior Citizens.
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Jean Ernst of the Roscoe Community Nursing Home, and Val Ernst of Youngsville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gene and Bonnie Girard of Pok, Alazka, and Terry and Amy Girard of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Diane Hess of North Branch; three granddaughters, Michele Hallenbeck, Kelly Kiah, Kim Girard, Terri Lynn Hess and Kathy Scullion; five grandsons, Andy Girard, Keith Girard, Mark Hess, Michael Scullion and Kristofer Scullion; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. She was predeceased by a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Art Scullion.
Private burial will be made in the Callicoon Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jeffersonville/Youngs-ville Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 396, Jeffersonville, N.Y. 12748.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Liberty.
Teachers Asst., 71
Ann Marina of New City, a teacher's assistant in Link Elementary School, died Saturday, September 17, 2005. She was 71 years of age.
The daughter of the late John and Grace Smith Hnat, she was born September 4, 1934, in Piermont.
She worked with special children at Link Elementary School and was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Mrs. Marina belonged to the Senior Citizens of West Nyack #1.
In a family statement, it was said, Her favorite pastime was traveling and spending precious time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Marina is survived by her husband with whom she had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Louis, at home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Bonnie Marina of Bethel, Gary and Mary of Warwick, Glenn and Trish of Dublin, Ohio, and Jeff and Maryellen of Walden; 12 grandchildren; and a sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Bob Beckett of Nyack. She was predeceased by a brother, John Hnat.
Friends may call on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Joseph W. Sorce Funeral Home, 728 West Nyack Rd., West Nyack.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:15 a.m. on Friday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Parrot Rd., West Nyack.
Interment will be made in the Frederick Loescher Veterans Cemetery in Spring Valley.
Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, 233 Lafayette Ave., Suffern, N.Y. 10956.
Leon D. Kinne, 68
Ret. Maintenance Man
Leon D. Kinne of Port Jervis, a former resident of Middletown and a retired maintenance man with the Orange County Department of Public Works in Goshen, died Thursday, September 15, 2005, at the Horton campus of the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. He was 68 years of age.
The son of the late William H. and Eleanor Storms Kinne, he was born November 17, 1936, in Sussex, N.J.
Mr. Kinne served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1959. He was a member of the Middletown Elks Lodge #1097, American Legion Post #151 of Middletown, the Greenville VFW, the Moose Lodge of Wurtsboro and C.S.E.A.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Williams Kinne, at home; two sons, Robert J. Kinne of Davie, Fla., and Patrick L. Kinne and his fiancée, April Laspisa, of Walden; a step-son, Troy W. Longwell and his wife, Dana, of Fredericksburg, Va.; two step-daughters, Trudy W. Bender and her husband, Craig, and Kathy E. Cutright and her husband, Rocky, all of French Creek, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Robert Kinne and his wife, Stephanie, Brandon Kinne, Justin Kinne and Kara Kinne; a great-grandson, Christian Kinne; a sister, Virginia Kinne of Middletown, two sisters-in-law, Barbara Garretto and her companion, George Cherry, of Middletown, and Carol Williams of Jane Lew, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Kara Maggie Eloshway, and a sister, Betty Homberg.
Memorial services were held Sunday at the Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home in Middletown with Deacon Richard Trapani officiating.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 149 Madison Ave., Room 701, New York, N.Y. 10016.
Albert T. Aquino, 83
Ret. Brooklyn Army Term.
Albert T. Aquino of Callicoon, a retired worker for the Brooklyn Army Terminal and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, September 15, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 83 years of age.
The son of the late Anthony and Raphael Chambra Aquino, he was born October 30, 1922, in Chicago, Ill.
A World War II veteran, he served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
In a family statement, it was said, Albert loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Albert was known as Poppy by the special children in his life. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by a brother, Robert Aquino of Topock, Ariz.; a niece; and his special friends, Leona and Joseph Naughton of Callicoon. He was predeceased by a brother, John Aquino.
Services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sullivan County SPCA, Rock Hill Dr., Rock Hill, N.Y. 12775.