Sullivan County Democrat
Callicoon, New York
January 22, 2010 Issue
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Philip S. Foster
Ret. Police Officer, 69

Philip S. Foster of Chuckey, Tenn., formerly of Youngsville, NY, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, August 29, 2009. He was 69.
He was born July 26, 1940 in New City, NY, the son of the late Philip and Daphne Foster.
Philip served in the U.S. Army, and was also a retired police officer of the Town of Ramapo.
Philip’s family meant the world to him; he was a dedicated and loyal family man. Dad will be greatly missed by the many people whose lives he touched and mostly by his family.
Philip was predeceased by his beloved first wife, Kate, and his eldest son, Matthew.
Philip is survived by his beloved second wife, Shirley Foster, of Chuckey, Tenn.; his children, Rosemary Foster-Fury of Greenwood Lake, Jennifer Hyzer and her husband Eric of Liberty, Robert Foster and his wife Risa of Youngsville; his grandchildren, David Kurdyla and his wife Leigh of Warwick, Dakota Fury of Greenwood Lake, Brendan Keesler of Liberty, Matthew, Kate and Arianna Foster of Youngsville; sister-in-law, Ellen Sdobnev and her husband Eugene of Owego, NY; brother-in-law, Robert Finagan and his wife Denise of Kingsley, Pa.; many cherished nieces and nephews; and special friends, Walter and Judy Click of Phillipsport.
A Catholic Mass will take place on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 11 a.m. at St. George’s Roman Catholic Church in Jeffersonville, NY. Burial will follow immediately afterward at Calvary Cemetery in Youngsville, NY. There will be a luncheon held afterwards at the St. George’s church hall.
In lieu of flowers, Philip’s family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements by Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Jeffersonville.

John William Noren
Radio Dispatcher, 53

John William Noren unexpectedly passed away after an illness on August 28, 2009 at his home in Cape Coral, Florida. He was 53 years old. A funeral service was held in Cape Coral on August 31st.
John relocated to the sunny state of Florida over 20 years ago. He was a very dedicated radio dispatcher for Sea Tow in Lee County where his calm but commanding voice came to the aid of many sea goers in the area.
John was predeceased by a sister, Eva Marie Lemos, in 1998, and is survived by his mother, Barbara Dutcher Berberich of Glens Fork, Ky.; father John Noren of Neversink; brother Bill of Rochester; sisters Marie Graham of Georgia and Eva Gorton of Hancock.
He will be interred in his grandfather William Dutcher’s plot in Orchard Street Cemetery in Livingston Manor on Saturday, September 5th at 1 p.m.
Arrangements were under the direction of Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home. For further information please call 845-439-4333 or visit their website at

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