November 8, 2005
John P. Booher
Zoo Worker, 54
John Booher of Navarre, Fla., a former resident of Hortonville and a employee of The Zoo Northwest Florida where he found his home away from home, died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 27, 2005.
The son of the late Phil and Jean Calder Booher, he was born August 7, 1951, in Bluffton, Ind.
In a family statement, it was said, He will be missed and forever remembered by all his family and friends.
He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Barbara Booker; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Jean and Don Dietz, of Gulf Breeze, and Sharon Barnes of Navarre, Fla.; his adopted son, Casey Trent Stewart, of Navarre, Fla.; a god-daughter, Victoria Delgado of Orlando, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews, including, Lisa Bestenheider of Roscoe and Peggy Ducey of Hankins.
Services were in Florida.
James G. McVea
Ret. Analyzer, 68
James Jim G. McVea of Wurtsboro, a retired schedule analyzer for IBM in Poughkeepsie and an area resident for many years, died Wednesday, November 2, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital. He was 68 years of age.
The son of the late James J. and Margaret Delaney McVea, he was born July 7, 1937, in New York City. He was the widower of Elizabeth Johnston who died in 1966.
Mr. McVea was formerly of New Paltz, a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club and a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx.
He is survived by two sons, James McVea and his wife, Jennifer, of New Paltz. and Sean McVea and his companion, Jennifer Diaz of Modena; a sister, Arlyne Kirkland of Georgia; a grandson, Hunter McVea of New Paltz; several nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Rae Henry of Poughkeepsie.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, N.Y. 12401.
Raymond Gilkey, 84
Industrial Arts Teacher
Raymond Welcome Gilkey of Woodridge, a retired Industrial Arts Teacher at the Kingston High School, died Wednesday, November 2, 2005, at the Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 84 years of age.
The son of the late Royal and Eunice Jackson Gilkey, he was born November 11,1920, in Binghamton.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he also served as a Captain in the Reserves. He obtained his Masters degree and following retirement in 1979, turned to his love of farming, especially beef farming. He bought his own farm and named it Glen Wild Beefalo Farm. Mr. Gilkey was a member of the United Methodist Church in Woodridge.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian Gilkey, at home; a son, Raymond Gilkey of the State of Washington; two daughters, Dr. Alicia Bertone of Columbus, Ohio, and Gail Gilkey of Rhode Island; a step-daughter, Lynn Buchman of Mountaindale; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services were held Saturday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne with the Rev. Robert Pinto officiating.
No further information was provided.
Peter F. Marchino, 80
Peter F. Marchino of Willowemoc died Thursday, November 3, 2005, at his home. He was 80 years of age.
The son of the late Ernesto and Linda Marchino, he was born March 25,1925, in Schenectady.
In a family statement, it was said, Peter was a good, humble and honorable man. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Peter was a hard worker and never let any disability slow him down.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ida Marchino, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Jan Marchino of Roscoe and Ernie and Jean Marchino of Monticello; and two granddaughters, Lisa Marchino of Jeffersonville and Amy Marchino of Liberty.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Saturday at St. Aloysius Church in Livingston Manor with Msgr. Wm. Collins officiating.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor.
Sara Fello of Wurtsboro, a homemaker, died Friday, November 4, 2005, at the Horton campus of the Orange County Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 80 years of age.
The daughter of the late Rinaldo and Ginetta Andreuccetti Mazzoni, she was born October 25, 1925, in the Bronx. She was the widow of Anthony Fello.
Mrs. Fello was a member of St. Josephs R.C. Church in Wurtsboro; The Ave Maria Guild; a past member of the Wurtsboro Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion.
She is survived by her companion, Leo Luchesi of Wurtsboro; three sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony R. and Debra Fello of Middletown, Ronald and Kathy Fello of Wurtsboro and Frank and Maryann Fello of Wurtsboro; two daughters and a son-in-law, Theresa and Neal Schecter of Illinois and Gina Figura of Wurtsboro; a brother and sister-in-law, Andrew and Dolores Mazzoni of the Bronx; a sister-in-law, Caroline Scialo of the state of Florida; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Richard Mazzoni.
A Funeral Mass was offered in St. Josephs R.C. Church in Wurtsboro on Monday.
Burial was made in St. Josephs Cemetery in Wurtsboro.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 628, Monticello, N.Y. 12701 or to the Diabetes Foundation, c/o NYS Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 31160, Hartford, Conn. 06150-1160.
Mark Sinco, 46
Meals on Wheels Vol.
Mark Sinco of Loch Sheldrake, a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program died Sunday, November 6, 2005, at his home. He was 46 years of age.
He was born June 22, 1959, in Queens.
In a family statement, it was said, Mark was well-loved by the New Hope family. New Hope Community, Inc. served as his guardian. He truly blossomed during his time at New Hope. He also had a number of friends at the Monticello and Apollo Day rehabilitation programs run by Sullivan ARC. Mark was warm-hearted and easy-going. He made contributions to his community by doing volunteer work with Meals on Wheels program. He will be missed a great deal as he touched everyone with his gentle spirit.
He is survived by a brother, Martin Sinco, and friends at 204 Michaels Court.
Friends may call at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne, on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church of The Immaculate Conception in Woodbourne.
Interment will be in the Woodbourne Reform Church Cemetery.
Brian S. Maliga
Ret. Correc. Offc., 43
Brian Scott Maliga of Mountaindale, a retired corrections officer for the Sullivan Correctional Facility, serving 1981-1998, died Thursday, November 3, 2005, at the Ellenville Regional Hospital. He was 43 years of age.
The son of Barbara Decker Maliga and the late Robert M.J. Maliga, he was born August 19, 1962, in Monticello.
Mr. Maliga was a member of FASNY, the Fallsburg Chief Association. He was also a member and past Chief of the Mountaindale Fire Company and a member, past Captain and past President of the Mountaindale First Aid Squad.
He is survived by his wife, Gina Maliga, at home; his mother of Mountaindale; two brothers, Robert Maliga of Mountaindale and Joseph Maliga of Ontario; a sister, Deborah Yagianey of Long Island. He also leaves behind his German shepherd, Tasha Bunny.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday at The Church of The Immaculate Conception in Woodbourne.
Interment was made in the Glen Wild Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountaindale Fire Co., P.O. Box 49, Mountaindale, N.Y. 12763.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Cecil E. Monson
Corp. Constr. Mgr., 75
Cecil E. Monson of Mountain-ville, a corporate construction manager with Cablevision Industries in Liberty, died Friday, November 4, 2005, at St. Lukes Cornwall Hospital after a courageous battle with thyroid cancer. He was 75 years of age.
The son of the late Carl M. and Elva S. Erickson Monson, he was born April 4, 1930, in Austin, Minn.
Mr. Monson was also a licensed real estate salesman with Lucille Hand Realtor in Mountainville and was a member of the Orange County Board of Realtors. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1952 to 1956 with the Air Force Intelligence.
In a family statement, it was said, He was an avid sportsman. He loved hunting, fishing and gardening. He also enjoyed traveling and going to antique tractor shows and antique tractor collecting.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Lucille Hand-Monson, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Laura and John Feligno of Geneva and Sheila and Tom Tustin of St. Charles, Ill.; a son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Kelley Monson of Geneva; four step-children, Kenneth Hand and his wife, Marybeth, of Mountainville, Gail Vesely and her husband, Joseph, of Ellenville, Marin Hand and his wife, Mary, of Wallkill and John Hand and his wife, Patricia, of Highland Mills; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Leslie Tapp of Dexter, Minn.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law Loren and Louise Monson and Ray Monson all of Le Roy, Minn., and Alan and Nadine Monson of Belvidere, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, David Monson.
Friends may call at the Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Gregg Wood officiating.
Burial will be made in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cornwall Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 151, Cornwall, N.Y. 12518 or to the Mountainville United Methodist Church, Mountainville, N.Y. 10953.
Patricia Pat Shaver of Livingston Manor, a homemaker, died Saturday, November 5, 2005, at her home. She was 52 years of age.
The daughter of the late Clyde E. and Viola Mae Zeininger Wood, she was born May 6, 1953, in Afton.
She is survived by her companion of 18 years, Larry Banks, at home; four children, Pam Curry and her husband, Timothy, and George Zeininger all of Neversink, Shanon Barnes of Swan Lake, and Richard Schaver and his fiancée, Angela Magie, both of Loch Sheldrake; a brother, Richard Wood of Parksville; two sisters, Linda Smith of Harris and Nancy Terbush of Gilford; 18 grandchildren; and a special friend and caregiver, Lois Irwin. She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Coy, and a brother, Clyde Wood Jr.
Friends may call at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 8 pm. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Cremation will be made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Geraldine Gleich of Hortonville, a homemaker, died Thursday, November 3, 2005, at the Grover Hermann Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Callicoon. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late Samuel and Florence Robinson Quinan, she was born July 30, 1933, in Westbury.
She is survived by her husband, Frank J. Gleich, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Warren and Katie Gleich of Goffstown, N.H., and James and Brenda Gleich of Campton, N.H.; a daughter, Kathy Gleich of Levittown; and four grandchildren, Matthew, Hope, Grace and Katlyn Gleich.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Cremation was made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
Michael J. MacKinnon of Hines-ville, Ga., Commander of Alpha Company 1-184 Infantry, died October 27, 2005, while serving his country in Iraq. He was 30 years of age.
The son of John W. MacKinnon and the late Beverly Barker Mackinnon, he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1997. After completing Airborne School Ranger School and Air Assault School, he was a platoon leader with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., where he was deployed to Haiti and Egypt.
He then was stationed with the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga. He served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and was called back to duty in January 2005 to serve as Commander of Bravo Company 4-64 in Iraq.
In a family statement, it was said, Michaels family wishes are for him to be remembered as a loving father and a brave soldier.
He is survived by his wife, Bethany Mayers MacKinnon, formerly of Bloomingburg; a daughter, Madison MacKinnon; a son, Noah Michael MacKinnon; his father of Helena, Mont.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Diane and Dennis Hulst, Laura and Michael Sullivan and Gail (MacKinnon) and Carl Meahl, all of Helena, Mont.; and his extended family in California, Ohio, Montana, Michigan and New York.
Services were held Monday at The Cadet Chapel in West Point.
Interment was made at the Post Cemetery in West Point with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Spina Bifida Association, 4590 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Suite 250, Washington, D.C. 20007.