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August 4, 2006

Frederick Bliss, 74
Ret’d. Mid. Psych. Ctr.

Frederick Bliss of Bloomingburg, a retired employee of the Middletown Psychiatric Center, died Thursday, July 31, 2006 at the Valley View Center for Nursing Care in Goshen. He was 74.
The son of the late George Windsor and Rita Watts Bliss he was born September 4, 1931 in Middletown.
Frederick is survived by his children, Debra Bliss of Middletown, Ralph Bliss and his wife Pamela of Niskayuna, and Dawn Loechner and her husband, Richard, of Pine Bush; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday, August 4 at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550 or The American Cancer Society, 419 E. Main Street, Suite 307B, Middletown, NY 10940.

Theresa Vetere

Theresa Vetere of Hurleyville died Friday, July 25, 2006 at her home after a long illness.
She was the loving mother of Joseph, Linda, Jaime, Lucy Schwarz, Michele O’Brien and Katelyn DonAngelo. She is also survived by her brother, Joseph; and a sister, Roseann Teri. Cremation was made at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Burial of the cremains with her beloved parents will be held at 11 a.m. August 19 at St. John’s Cemetery.

Norman Steinhilber
Ret’d. NYS DOC, 68

Norman T. Steinhilber of Pine Bush, a lifelong area resident, died Monday, July 31, 2006 at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Horton Campus in Middletown. He was 68.
The son of John and Ida Howe Steinhilber, he was born September 16, 1937 in Walden.
Norman was a retired Lieutenant for the NYS Dept. of Corrections, Fishkill.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Barkley Steinhilber, at home; one son, Kevin Steinhilber and his wife, Patricia, of Wallkill; one daughter, Tammie Eisloeffel and her husband, Mark Sr., of Pine Bush; two brothers, John Steinhilber and his wife, Lee, of Reno, Nev. and George Steinhilber and his wife, Bonnie, of Walden; one sister, Iona Bailey and her husband, Gene, of Bloomingburg; six grandchildren, Mark Jr., Matthew, Anthony, Nathan, Christopher and Alexandria; several nieces and nephews; and his cat, Nubby.
He was predeceased by a brother, Howe Steinhilber; and four sisters, Ethel Davis, Lovisa Lennon, Frances Jennings and Betty Gavigan.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, August 3 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 208, Walden.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the church.
Cremation will be made in Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were by the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home in Walden.

Romault Bruno, 84
Former Store Owner

Romault Bruno, a longtime resident of Long Eddy and former owner of Bruno’s General Store, died Tuesday, August 1, 2006, at the Grover Hermann Division of Catskill Regional Medical Center in Callicoon. He was 84.
The son of the late James and Giovanna Bruno, he was born May 24, 1922 in Pines Township, Pa. He was the widower of Constance Bruno.
He was a member of Holy Cross Church in Callicoon, the Allan Milk Post #7276 VFW of Long Eddy, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in WWII.
Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Milk, and her husband, Lucian, of Long Eddy; one brother, Franklin Bruno, of Florida; two grandchildren, Arlyn Roy Milk and Candace Milk; and one great-grandson, Caleb James Milk. He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Joseph Bruno, Blandino Bruno, Pauldina Bruno, Alfred Bruno and Delphina Genna.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church in Callicoon with Fr. Ignatius Smith, O.F.M., officiating.
Cremation will be made at Twin Tiers Crematory, Endicott.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Church, P.O. Box 246, Callicoon, NY 12723.
Arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.

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