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May 5, 2006

Richard Bauernfeind
Ret. Shop Foreman, 66

Richard Walter “Dick” Bauernfeind of Callicoon, a retired Sullivan County DPW shop foreman, died Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at home. He was 66.
The son of the late Floyd and Mita Esselman Bauernfeind, he was born June 9, 1939 in Callicoon.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge of Arcadia, Fla. and the Elks Club of Punta Gorda, Fla., Lodge #2606.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Carolyn Wade Bauernfeind; a son, William “Bill” Bauernfeind of San Francisco, Calif.; a daughter, Robin Fitch and her husband David of Jeffersonville; a sister, Marion Swords and her husband Jack of State College, Pa.; a sister-in-law, Lillian Bauernfeind of Hortonville; three grandchildren, Todd Fitch and his wife Samantha, and Justin and Katelyn Fitch, all of Jeffersonville; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother Raymond “Bud” Bauernfeind.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 7 at the Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church, Jeffersonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Post Polio Institute, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ 07631.

Ellen M. Price
Homemaker, 49

Ellen M. Price of Monticello, a homemaker, devoted wife and mother, died Monday, May 1, 2006 at home. She was 49 years of age.
The daughter of the late Clifton Mapes and Marion Haas Mapes, she was born October 2, 1956 in Monticello.
She is survived by her husband, Richard H. Price Sr., at home; her mother, Marion Mapes of Monticello; three loving children, Richard H. Price Jr., Daniel I. Price, and Carolyn Price, all at home; two brothers, Robert Mapes and Daniel Mapes of Monticello; two sisters, Susan Jahn of Monticello and Patricia Bernhardt of Rock Hill; and an abundance of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Louise Gale, in February.
Funeral services were held Thursday at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Case officiating. Burial was in Messenger Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 419 E. Main Street, Suite 307B, Middletown, NY 10940.

Adam Sawchuk
Ret. Corr. Officer, 80

Adam “Eddie” Sawchuk of Tempe, Arizona, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2006. He was 80.
He was born September 7, 1925 in Brooklyn.
Mr. Sawchuk served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, later retiring from the Navy Reserves. He moved to Woodbourne in 1963 and worked for many years as a corrections officer, predominantly at the Woodbourne Correctional Facility.
Following the death of his wife Joan in 1990, Eddie moved to Arizona to be near his daughter and family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by his daughter, Laura Lehan, an Arizona attorney, and a granddaughter, Joan Lehan of Tempe.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 6 at noon at the Grahamsville Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.

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