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November 9, 2010

Doris Fisher
Retired Teacher, 76

Doris Edna Weingartner Fisher died on Friday, October 29 2010 at Crestwood Manor Health Care Center in Whiting, New Jersey, of complications from Parkinson’s disease. She was 76.
Doris was born on April 24, 1934 in Newark, NJ, to immigrant parents, Carl and Hedwig Weingartner. She was raised in Maplewood, NJ, and graduated from Columbia High School. She attended Concordia Teacher’s College in Bronxville, NY, where she met and later married Richard Ernest Fisher, who predeceased her by seven years. She completed her education in Early Childhood Education at River Forest College in River Forest, Illinois.
The Fishers taught at Lutheran Parish School in Queens, NY, Elmhurst, Illinois, and Bridgeport, Conn. before settling their young family in Westwood, NJ, at Zion Lutheran School. In 1969, Doris became the founding director of the Nursery School at Zion. She completed her 40-plus year teaching career after founding Narrowsburg Christian Nursery School in Narrowsburg, NY.
Throughout her life, Doris loved to sing in church choirs and was very active in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. She loved camping with her family, touring the United States, and visiting relatives in Germany and Austria.
The Fishers enjoyed rural life in Callicoon, NY, on the Delaware River for 25 years before retiring to Sarasota, Fla. After the death of her husband, Doris moved back to New Jersey where her health rapidly declined.
Doris is survived by her sister, Heidi Knill of Dumfries, Virginia; children, Debra Ann Fisher Reynolds and Brian Reynolds of Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Timothy Mark Fisher of Washington, DC, and Rebecca Elizabeth Fisher of South Orange, NJ; two grandchildren; and a host of friends and former students whose lives she profoundly touched.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, Whiting, NJ.
Donations in her memory may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation ( 1501 NW 9th Ave., Miami, FL 33136-1494) or the wonderful people at Embracing Hospice Care (

Molly Moses Flamholtz
May 5, 1917 – November 4, 2010

Molly Moses Flamholtz of Riverdale, NY, died November 4, 2010. She was 93.
Born in New York City, Molly spent her childhood and teenage years in Lake Huntington. She was a graduate of the Narrowsburg School. After moving back to NYC, she met and married her lifelong partner, Sol. Together they raised two sons, William and Howard, while running the family trucking business. Molly, a homemaker along with her husband, donated a great deal of her time to organizations such as the Coalition for Hearing Education and Research (CHEAR), Grand Street Boys Association and The Knights of Pythias.
Molly took great pleasure in telling stories of the past. She loved to reminisce with family and friends, sharing memories of life growing up in the country with her three brothers Willie, Izzy and Artie and sister Eva. She especially loved time spent swimming and ice skating on Lake Huntington. Countless stories were shared about her family's life centered around their butcher shop, in which she took much pride. The home in Lake Huntington became a gathering place for the extended family throughout the years.
Molly lived through the tragic and untimely deaths of both her sons: William, a successful businessman, who lost his life to cancer at age 41 and Howard, an Air Force Vietnam Veteran and long time truck driver, who died at the age of 50. She was also predeceased by her husband Sol in 1999.
Molly is survived by her sister Eva; daughters-in-law, Sharon and Sandy; her four grandchildren: Seth, Daniel, Lisa and Dawn; three great-grandchildren: Billy, Morgan and Hailey; and several nieces and nephews. Very close to her were nieces Karen, Michelle and Audrey; and nephew Solly.
Graveside service and burial were held Sunday, November 7 at the family’s burial site at the Ahavath Shalom Cemetery in Youngsville.
Arrangements are under the direction of Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 388 Broadway, Monticello, NY. For further information or questions please visit www.josephngarlick

Werner E. ‘Jesse’ Schroeder
Retired Mason, 78

Werner E. “Jesse” Schroeder of Youngsville, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died November 5, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 78.
The son of Ernest and Marie Mattes Schroeder, he was born January 16, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York.
He was a retired mason with the Bricklayers Union Local No. 68 in Newburgh, NY. He was a member of the Bucktail Hunting Club, the National Rifle Association, Callicoon Center Scheutzen Verein, and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Irmgard Tuleweit Schroeder, at home; his children, Darlene O’Dell and her husband Michael of Livingston Manor, Diane Schroeder-Grabek and her husband Joe of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Wayne Schroeder and his wife Spring of Parksville, NY, Janice Casterline and her husband David of Comstock, NY, Mark Schroeder and his wife Janis of Youngsville, NY; one brother, Harry Schroeder and his wife Julie of Millerton, NY; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant son, Thomas W. Schroeder, in 1955.
A Funeral Mass was held Monday, November 8 at St. Francis Church in Youngsville with Father Ignatius Vu officiating.
Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Youngsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Youngsville Fire Department, P.O. Box 7, Youngsville, NY 12791.
Arrangements were by Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Jeffersonville.

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