January 17, 2006
Wyatt E. James, 62
Wyatt E. James of Brooklyn, a computer programmer for MetLife and the husband of Susan Ellison James, died Thursday, January 12, 2006 after a long illness. He was 62 years of age.
The son of Laura S. James and the late E.P.H. James of England, he was born January 3, 1944.
He is survived by his wife, at home; a brother and sister-in-law, Christopher and Melinda James of England; a sister, Vicky, of England; three brothers-in-law, Miles Jr. and Peggy Ellison of Grahamsville, Tom and Kathy Ellison of Livingston Manor, and Rick and Glorianne Ellison of Youngsville; three sisters-in-law, Mary and Ken Grabowski of Liberty, Patti and Patrick Casey of Livingston Manor, and Jeanne Zager of Monticello, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Monday at the M.J. Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 248 Prospect Park West in Brooklyn.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenpeace, 702 H Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20001 or The Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasury, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203.
Eva Jones, 93
Eva Jones of New York City, formerly of Monticello, died Thursday, January 12, 2006. She was 93.
The daughter of Zeus and Bia Dolanesky Kushner, she was born September 2, 1912 in New York City. She was the widow of Leon Jones who died in 1985.
She was a former member of Temple Sholom in Monticello, an active member of the Democratic club, a life-member of Hadassah, and other various Jewish organizations.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Paul Jones and his wife, Jessica, of Monticello; a daughter, Laura Jones of New York City; and four grandchildren Alexander, Samantha, Zachary and Lawrence Jones. She was predeceased by two brothers, Abe and Lou Kushner.
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home Inc. in Monticello.
Burial was made in Temple Sholom Cemetery, Monticello.
Memorial donations may be made to Hadassah Maariv, c/o Rose Kaufman, 246 Suffolk F., Boca Raton, FL 33434.
Donald L. Kazmark
Retd. Design Engr., 75
Donald Louis Kazmark Sr., a retired design engineer at Brookhaven National Lab in Upton, died Thursday, January 12, 2006 in Johnson City. He was 75 years of age.
The son of the late Theofil and Mary Lipka Kazmark, he was born Jan. 3, 1931 in Johnson City. He was the widower of Delores San Domenico Kazmark.
He was a US Navy veteran and a member of St. Patrick's Church in Long Eddy.
He is survived by two sons, Donald Louis Kazmark Jr. of Long Eddy, and David Charles Kazmark of Seatauket; a daughter, Deborah Ann Kazmark of Long Eddy; two brothers, Richard Kazmark of Binghamton, and David Kazmark of Spring City, Tenn.; a sister, Patricia Quackenbush of West Virginia; six grandchildren, Donald Kazmark III, Sean Kazmark, Christopher Kazmark, Daniel Kazmark, Emmy Lou Sherman, and Benjamin Sherman; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday at St. Patrick's Church, Long Eddy with Father Ignatius Smith, OFM, officiating.
Burial was made in Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Long Eddy Hose Company, P.O. Box, Long Eddy, NY 12760 or the Upper Delaware Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 238, Hankins, NY 12741.
Virginia Maxwell, 73
Co-Owner of the Hang Out
Virginia Ginny Maxwell, a longtime resident of Hurleyville, died Friday, January 13, 2006 at Catskill Regional Medical Center. She was 73 years of age.
The daughter of Ralph S. and Mabel H. Court Young, she was born November 7, 1931 in Manheim. She was the widow of Edward Maxwell.
She was a co-owner of the Hang Out Saloon in Ferndale, and a member of the Hurleyville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Debbie Maxwell of Liberty, John and Maureen Maxwell of Monticello, and Patrick and Paige Maxwell of South Fallsburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Peter Pekny of Ferndale; ten grandsons and four granddaughters; one great-grandson, Adam Cerquoni; and two special friends, Barbara DeGraw and Barbara Windecker. She was predeceased by two children, Edward and Sandra, and a granddaughter, Katie Pekny.
A memorial service was held at the Hurleyville United Methodist Church on Sunday with Rev. Robert Pinto officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hurleyville United Methodist Church, Main Street, Hurleyville, NY 12747.
Arrangements were under the direction of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Wilfredo Casablanca, 47
Wilfredo Casablanca of Liberty died Saturday, January 14, 2006 at Catskill Regional Medical Center. He was 47 years of age.
The son of Antonio and Luz E. Velazquez Casablanca, he was born August 26, 1958 in New York City.
He is survived by his mother, Luz Resto of Liberty; two daughters, Zoraley Reed and Zolimargarita Casablanca, both of Ft. Myers, Fla.; a sister and brother-in-law, Luz and Ramon Gandula of Woodridge; two brothers, Edwin M. Martinez and Jose M. Martinez, both of Monticello; two grandchildren, Bianca Reed and Victoria Reed; and several nieces and nephews and other family from Buffalo, Florida and New York.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home with the Rev. Raphael Gonzalez officiating.
Burial will be made Wednesday in the Woodbourne Reformed Cemetery.
Ellen Lemberger of Fairfield, Conn., formerly of Woodridge, died Thursday, January 12, 2006 at The Jewish Home for the Elderly.
The daughter of the late Calman and Ida Gorman Rosman, she was born in Russia. She was the widow of Joe J. Lemberger.
She is survived by two daughters, Norma Lemberger of Armonk, and Leonore Dickens and her husband, Bernard of Trumbull, Conn.; a brother, Howard Rosman of Valley Stream; two grandchildren, Mark Dickens and his wife Sandra, and Jay Dimand; five great-grandchildren, Amanda, Carrie and Jonathan Dickens, and Jeremy and Randy Dimand; and many nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral services were held Friday at Congregation Ohave Sholom in Woodridge.
Burial was made in Woodridge Synagogue Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Shiva is being observed at the Dickens residence in Trumbull, Conn., and the Rosman residence in Valley Stream.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, Conn., Congregation Ohave Sholom in Woodridge, or to Congregation Ahavath Achim in Fairfield, Conn.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home in Fairfield, Conn.
June S. Potter, 80
Retd. A/V Clerk
June S. Potter of Johnson died Saturday, January 14, 2006 at the Horton campus of Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown.
The daughter of Everett L. and Mildred W. Williamson Smith, she was born July 7, 1925 in the Bronx.
She was a retired Audio Visual Clerk at Minisink Valley High School, an avid golfer, and a member of Lochmore Ladies Golf League and the Johnson Golf League. She was also a past member of the South Centerville Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Richard M., at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Lorraine Potter of Searsville, and William and Arlene Potter of Callicoon Center; six grandchildren, Scott Potter and his wife, Pam, of Livingston Manor, Sandra Potter of Middlebury, Conn., Shaun Potter and his wife, Wendy, Matthew Potter and his wife, Heather, and John Russo of Searsville, and Russell Russo Jr. of Wurtsboro; and four great-grandchildren, Margot, Kymberli, Logan and Cameron.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morse Funeral Home, Inc. of Middletown.
Jesse Deutsch, 93
Jesse Deutsch of Pembroke Pines, Fla., formerly a Woodridge resident, died January 12, 2006. He was 93.
He was born June 11, 1912.
Mr. Deutsch graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont.
In a family statement, it was said, He lived half his life in Woodridge, New York, where with his wife, Ruth, they ran a successful lumber and oil business. Jesses heart never left Woodridge or the Catskills. His humor and intellect will be missed by all.
He is survived by a daughter, Judy Bischoff, and a brother, Leonard Deustch.
Funeral services will be private.
Burial will be made in Mt. Nebo Cemetery in Miami, Fla.
McDs Shift Mgr., 18
Jaimie J. Barney-Wade of Wurtsboro, a shift manager for McDonalds and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, January 13, 2006 in Montgomery. She was 18 years of age.
The daughter of Christopher Wade and Kara Barney Weeden, she was born September 11, 1987 in Goshen.
She is survived by her father, Christopher Wade and his wife, Helen, of Wurtsboro; her mother, Kara Weeden and her husband, Billy, of Walker Valley; a son, Quincy Christopher Wade Miller, and her fiancé, Sydney Steven Miller, both of Walden; her paternal grandparents, Barbara and Willie Wade of Maybrook; her maternal grandparents, Byron and Eileen Barney of Maybrook; great-grandparents, Kenneth Hunter of Maybrook, Clarence and Abby Wade of Middletown, and Doris and Lester Morse of Fishs Eddy; six sisters, Ashley Weeden, Amber, Alea, Robin, Christina and Destinee; two brothers, Aries and Robert; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
In a family statement, it was said, Jaimie was a loving mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister and a friend to many. She will be missed by all.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc., 39 Orchard St., Walden.
Cremation will be made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Gail Patricia Lulay
Retd. Aide, 62
Gail Patricia Lulay of Monticello, a retired developmental aide for Letchworth Village in Bullville, died January 11, 2006 at Catskill Regional Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. She was 62 years of age.
The daughter of the late Herbert and Madeline Cooper, she was born May 30, 1943 in Buffalo.
She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses in Monticello.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Terrence and Bonnie Lulay of Slate Hill; a daughter and son-in-law, Colette and Ronald Webster of Cattaraugus; a grandson, Michael; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Glen Cooper.
A memorial service was held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses in Monticello.
Burial will be private.
Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home of Monticello.
Doris R. Lindsay, 86
Retd. Office Manager
Doris R. Lindsay of Wurtsboro, a retired office manager for Dana Distributors, died Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 86.
The daughter of George R. and Grace Sawyer Rogers, she was born September 14, 1919 in Middletown. She was the widow of Franklin Lindsay who died January 28, 1978.
She was a member of the Community Church of Wurtsboro where she served as Sunday School superintendent, and was a past president and life member of the Mamakating American Legion Post #1266 Ladies Auxiliary in Wurtsboro. She was also a past president and past treasurer of the Sullivan County American Legion, a recipient of the Michael Diamond Award, a charter and life member of the Mamakating First Aid Squad, and a former member of the AARP, Chapter 1441, in Middletown.
In a family statement, it was said, Her family would like to thank the many dedicated doctors, nurses and staff on 4 West at the Horton campus of Orange Regional Medical Center. We will be forever grateful for their compassion.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Dick Roe, and Patricia and Ben Horton, all of Bloomingburg; a brother, Walter Rogers of Wurtsboro; eight grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Jeanne Taman of Holland Patent, and an infant brother, Cleon Rogers.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Wurtsboro with Rev. Robert Hoag and Rev. Robert Schwander officiating.
Burial was made in the Sylvan Cemetery in Wurtsboro.
Memorical contributions may be made to the Mamakating First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 525, Wurtsboro, NY 12790 or to the Community Church of Wurtsboro, P.O. Box 487, Wurtsboro, NY 12790, or to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mamakating American Legion Post #1266, Wurtsboro, NY 12790.