Sullivan County Democrat
Callicoon, New York
January 22, 2010 Issue
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Florence C. Stuart, 86

Florence C. Stuart, 86, a lifelong resident of the area, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2009, at the Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA. She was the widow of David Stuart, who passed away on January 10, 2005. They had been married for 42 years.
She was born January 16, 1923 in Honesdale, PA to the late Grant S. and Clara Alberta Pethick Collins.
She was a devoted member of the United Methodist Church of Narrowsburg, NY. She loved her church and was a big part of the community. She was an avid and talented quilter, sewer and needle-pointer. She was proud of growing up on a farm in Honesdale, PA. She will greatly be missed.
Surviving are his two sons, Thomas V. LeStrange and his wife Bonnie, and David Stuart and his wife Trish of Bethany, PA; a step-daughter, Susan Ferrerio and her husband Joseph of Uniondale, PA; one brother, Arthur Collins of Vestal, NY; two sisters, Margery Freiermuth of Honesdale, PA, and Alice Rivenburg of Honesdale, PA;  five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held at Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main St, Narrowsburg on Monday, October 12. Burial was made in Glen Cove Cemetery, Narrowsburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Narrowsburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 776, Callicoon, NY 12723 or the Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Rd., Honesdale PA, 18431.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg, NY 12764. 845-252-3901.

Eudora E. Ferber
Homemaker, 96

Eudora E. Stoesser Ferber, a homemaker and a lifetime resident of the area, died October 11, 2009 at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home in Roscoe, NY. She was 96.
The daughter of William and Dora Stewart Turk Stoesser, she was born October 23, 1912 in Fremont Center, NY. She was married to the late Lawrence Ferber.
Eudora was a member of the Hortonville Presbyterian Church, the Ladies Aid Society of the church and a member of the Hortonville H-Bees.
She is survived by one son, Richard Ferber of Hortonville, NY; two daughters, Ruth Ruffo of Endicott, NY, and Donna Ferber of Louisville, Colorado; ten grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14 at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Upper Main St., Callicoon.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Nancy Asbury officiating.
Burial will be in Hortonville Cemetery, Hortonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hortonville Presbyterian Church, Hortonville, NY 12745 or to The Residents Fund of the Roscoe Community Nursing Home, 420 Rockland Road, Roscoe, NY 12776.

Graveside Services
Mary Baum

Graveside services for Mary Baum will be held on Saturday, October 17 at 11 a.m. at the Hortonville Cemetery in Hortonville.
A luncheon will follow at the Callicoon Center Firehouse.

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