September 23, 2005
Ret. Delivery Man, 77
Pun Andrews of Monticello, a longtime area resident and a retired delivery man for I. Zakarin & Sons Paper Inc., in South Fallsburg, where he worked for many years, died Friday, September 16, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 77 years of age.
The son of the late Charlie and Nancy Julia McKee Andrews, he was born January 29, 1928, in Pensacola, Fla.
He was a graduate of the Johnny Gibson High School. Mr. Andrews had also been employed at Resort Motors and Jamesway Department Store.
In a family statement it was said, Pun enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family and just sitting at home in his favorite blue chair watching ball games. Pun also co-owned and operated Pun Ellies Bar in Hurleyville.
He attended Kings Chapel Mission Church under the leadership of Suffergate Bishop Leon Williams.
Mr. Andrews is survived by his wife, Lilly Cleveland Andrews, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, April and Hazrat Amzad of South Fallsburg; a son, Raymond Andrews of Monticello; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Bishop Charlie and Myrtle Andrews of Lower Peachtree, Ala., Bishop Novalee and Dorothy Andrews of Woodridge, McDuffy Andrews of Monticello and Bishop Alfred and Glenda Joyce Payne of Poughkeepsie; a sister, Alfrieda Payne of Pensacola, Fla.; five sisters-in-law, Annie OBannon, Louise Massey, Mable Horace and Gearldine Cleveland, all of Monticello and Annie Lee Kelly of Bayminette, Ala.; a goddaughter, Carolyn Massey of Monticello; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by a son, James Armstead, a sister, Clara Mae Stanton and three brothers, Leroy, Herbert and Roosavell Andrews.
Friends may call at the Ramsays Funeral Home, 55 St. John St., Monticello on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at Kings Chapel Mission Church, 15 Spring St., Monticello at noon on Saturday with Bishop Leon Williams officiating.
Burial will be made in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, N.Y. 12401.
Lorraine E. Bou
Lorraine E. Bou of Phillipsport, a homemaker, died Monday, September 19, 2005, in Middletown. She was 59 years of age.
The daughter of the late Victor and Esther Firland Heggelund, she was born November 28, 1945, in Brooklyn.
In a family statement, it was said, She was dedicated to her children by helping them when they needed her help no matter what the outcome would be. Her family was the most important thing in her life, her husband being the most important because she loved him so their marriage survived 40 years. She lived, loved and sacrificed for her children.
She is survived by her husband, Ismael Bou Sr., at home; three sons, Ismael Bou Jr., Jason Bou and Francisco Bou; two daughters, Desiree Vadi and Donna Moody; 25 grandchildren, Dawn, Jay, Tiffany, Irelis, Christian, Kayla, Steven, Tony, Donny, Vanessa, John, Christopher, Christina, Victoria, Kamiah, Erin, Justin, Keona, Susan, Kelsey, Dakota, Noemi, Lilliana, Elijah and Noah. She was predeceased by a son, John Bou.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Wurtsboro with the Rev. Robert Pinto officiating.
Burial was made in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 407 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
John W. Jones, 82
Retiree of Local 269
John W. Jones of Monticello, a lifelong area resident and retired from Local 269 Pipefitters Union, died Monday, September 19, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 82 years of age. He was the widower of Ruth Morris Jones who died on April 8, 2003.
The son of the late Frank and Hallie Colbert Jones, he was born July 18, 1923, in Neversink.
Mr. Jones also worked for the Sullivan County Sheriffs Department.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Francis and Laura Jones and Raymond and Maria Jones, all of Monticello; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Ruth Jones of Satsuma, Fla., Mary and Saulo Rodriguez of Harris, Shirley Gonzalez of Woodbourne, Janet Santiago of Monticello and Cindy and Elias Sanabria of Puerto Rico; 29 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons, John Jr. and James Jones.
Funeral services were held Thursday evening at the Ramsays Funeral Home in Monticello with the Rev. Willie Smith officiating.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Ret. Electrician, 85
Ernest Theodore Ted Boeglin of Long Eddy, 29-year resident and a retired electrician for Bard Parker Co. in Hancock, died Friday, September 19, 2005, at the Countryside Nursing Home in Delhi. He was 85 years of age.
The son of the late Ernst and Karin Olsen Boeglin, he was born December 11, 1919, in Cromwell, Conn. He was the widower of Madeline T. Hoffman Boeglin.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of Holy Cross Church in Callicoon.
Mr. Boeglin is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Paula Boeglin of Pawling; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia A. and Gary Conrad of Canton, Ga.; four grandchildren, Catherine and Emily Boeglin, Robert Conrad and Kristin Warner; and five great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. on Friday at Holy Cross Church, Callicoon, with Father Ignatius Smith, O.F.M., officiating.
Burial will be made in The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Tarrytown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
Harrison Townsend Jr.
Harrison Junior Townsend Jr. of Kauneonga Lake, a self-employed contractor and a former 20-year employee of Daytop Village, died Tuesday, September 20, 2005, at his home. He was 79 years of age.
The son of the late Harrison Sr. and Jennie Laymon Townsend, he was born August 4, 1926, in Jeffersonville (Briscoe).
Mr. Townsend was a member of the Monticello Elks Lodge #1544. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1953 to 1955.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Foxman Townsend, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patrice Townsend-Steigler and Patrick of Smallwood and Nancy Rosenbaum Butler and Don of Granby, Conn.; five grandchildren, Mollie Jane Butler, Austin James Butler, Ethan Emerson Butler, Emma Jane Townsend-Steigler and Nathan George Townsend-Steigler; a niece, Susan Lacey and her husband, Harold, of Swan Lake; two nephews, Brent Laymon and his wife, Jennifer of Swan Lake and Barry Foxman and his fiancée, Jane McHale of Suffern; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Ramsays Funeral Home, 3534 State Route 55, Kauneonga Lake, with the Rev. Robert Hoag officiating.
Burial will be made in the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel, with military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Ret. Shipping Clerk, 81
Laurette Kean Blauvelt of Port Jervis, a retired shipping clerk for Andmore Sportswear and Kolmar Labs, both in Port Jervis, died Sunday, September 18, 2005, at the Valley View Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Goshen, after a long illness. She was 81 years of age.
The daughter of the late John J. and Loretta Sullivan Kean, she was born August 6, 1924, in Brooklyn.
She lived in Mongaup and Port Jervis all her life.
Mrs. Blauvelt was a member of the Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Port Jervis and was a life member of the Altar and Rosary Society of the church; a member of Court Madonna #114, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, in Port Jervis; was PTA president at St. Marys School in Port Jervis; was an active member of I.L.G.W.U.; and a dedicated catechist, wife and mother. She also worked for Eastern Aircraft as a secretary during World War II.
She is survived by her husband, William C. Blauvelt, at home; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Barbara Blauvelt of Mamaroneck, Lauretta and William Ehrmanntraut of White Plains, Mary Jane and Eliott Meyers of Sheepshead Bay and Bernadette and Kent Bean of Albany, Oreg.; a son, William Blauvelt of Allentown, Pa.; three brothers, Edmund Kean of New York City, Paul Kean of Mongaup and Francis Kean of Old Bridge, N.J.; six grandchildren, Bernadette Benjamin, Anne Ehrmanntraut, Magdelina Blauvelt, William Blauvelt and Danielle and Michael Bean; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers, Msgr. John J. Kean, Cyrus V. Kean, Martin Kean, Justin Kean and the Rev. Kevin Kean, O.F.M., and a sister, Mary Treanor.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday at 11 a.m. at Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Port Jervis.
Burial will be made in St. Marys Cemetery in Port Jervis.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Inc., Newburgh, N.Y. 12550 or Bon Secours Hospital, 160 E. Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771.
Frm. Avon Rep., 94
Irene Hensz McCooey of Yarmouth, Mass., a former resident of Port Jervis and a former Avon representative in the area, died Monday, September 19, 2005, at her home. She was 94 years of age.
The daughter of the late John and Julietta Flood Hensz, she was born March 27, 1911, in Narrowsburg. She was the widow of Willard L. Johnson and Arthur J. McCooey.
She attended schools in Tusten and Port Jervis and worked for Avon for 16 years.
In a family statement, it was said, She loved music, poetry, bird watching and her family who will greatly miss her.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and Kenneth Hendricks, with whom she made her home; a son and daughter-in-law, Willard L. Bill and Patricia Johnson of Canandaigua; a sister, Theresa Tebo of Narrowsburg; a brother, George Hensz of Matamoras, Pa.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, John, Arthur and Louise Hensz and two sisters, Ruby Kemble and Florence Roberts.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross Relief Services.
Charles Franklin, 84
Anneliese Franklin, 75
Victims of Hurricane
Charles Franklin and his wife, Anneliese Franklin of Biloxi, Miss., died Monday, August 29, 2005, as victims of Hurricane Katrina in Biloxi. They were 84 and 75 years of age respectively.
Charles was born in Brooklyn in 1921. Anneliese was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1930. Both widowed, they were married in 1980.
Mr. Franklin was a seasoned sailor, having traversed the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the Mediterranean Sea in the Merchant Marine. He was awarded service ribbons during World War II. He had worked at the Danskammer power plant for Central Hudson for 30 years. In his early years, he also worked at various local historic sites such as the New Windsor Cantonment and the Sands-Ring Homestead, reproducing the work and styles of colonial craftsmen.
Mrs. Franklin was an internationally known ship-model builder. Her work has been on display in diverse locations such as private collections, the City Museum of Hamburg, Germany, West Point, Mystic Seaport and the Smithsonian. She retired from Macbeth Corporation in New Windsor.
The Franklins relocated to Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1989 where they hosted a stream of Yankee visitors with true southern hospitality.
They are survived by her nieces in Hamburg, Germany, Kristina Ullmer and husband, Guido Stephan, and their sons, Jan and Till, and Corinna Ullmer and husband Wolfgang Marin; his four siblings in New York, Loretto of Bloomingburg, Joseph of Wurtsboro, Sister Aimée, VHM, of Brooklyn, and Sister Kathleen, BVM, of Elmont; their children, John Schulz and wife, Dana Crevling of Upton, Mass., Jim Schulz of Colorado, Shira Sears and husband, David, of Brooklyn, Jeff and Barbara Franklin of Scottsdale, Ariz., Tom and Mary Kay Franklin of Glendale, Ariz., Kate Benson and husband, Cliff, of Cornwall-on-Hudson; and grandchildren, Chuck and Zimra Sears, Courtney, Christopher and Annie Franklin, Roxanne and Connor Benson; his sister-in-law, Della McCaughan and husband, Finley, of Biloxi, Miss.; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 47 Old Rt. 9W, New Windsor, on Friday at 12:30 p.m.
A memorial service and funeral will be held in Biloxi, Miss., at Riemann Funeral home at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Seamens Church Institute, 241 Water St., New York, N.Y. 10038, or to the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 13756 Washington Avenue, Gulfport, Miss. 39503-4702.
Virginia E. Warnock Drummond of Willowemoc, a homemaker, died Tuesday, September 20, 2005, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 67 years of age.
The daughter of the late James and Elaine Appleton Warnock, she was born January 22, 1938, in Newark, N.J.
Mrs. Drummond was president of the Livingston Manor Senior Citizens and a devoted member, deaconess and treasurer of the Willowemoc Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Alan Drummond, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Carol Drummond of New Jersey; two daughters, Sandra Biggs and her husband, Joseph, of New Jersey and Mary Mascolo of Goshen; four grandchildren, Joseph, Michael and Casey Biggs and Nicole Mascolo; two sisters; and a brother. She was predeceased by a son-in-law, Arnold.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Willowemoc Baptist Church with Pastor William Lamb officiating.
Arrangements were made by the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor.