January 22, 2008
Thomas I. Boggs
Ret. Electrician, 90
Thomas I. Boggs of Cochecton, a retired electrician for Grumman Manufacturing, Long Island, died January 17, 2008 at home. He was 90.
The son of Lloyd W. and Benita Parker Boggs, he was born September 4, 1917 in Bradenton, Fla.
He was a member of the Cochecton Men’s Club, and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Campbell Boggs at home; one son, Thomas I. Boggs Jr. of California; two daughters, Bonnie Ann Altadonna of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Patricia Marie Boggs of Lynbrook; one brother, Lloyd W. Boggs Jr. of Elmont; stepson, Bruce Campbell of Middletown; stepdaughter, Christine Flanigan of Middletown; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two nieces, Benita Nosak and Lois Haner.
He was predeceased by a sister, Ramona Carpenter.
Services were held Sunday, January 20 at the Cochecton Fire House, Cochecton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cochecton Men’s Club, Cochecton, NY 12726 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Evelyn R. Maurer
Evelyn R. Maurer entered into eternal life on Wednesday January 2, 2008 at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center. She was the wife of Nelson Maurer, Industrial Arts Teacher of Roscoe Central High School. She was 88.
Evelyn was born on October 12, 1919 in Norwich, the daughter of the late Clarence and Gladys (Thompson) Sumner. Evelyn was best known for the inspirational letters and notes she has written through the years to friends and family. Her words of encouragement were treasured by many and will be remembered for years to come. Evelyn enjoyed knitting, crocheting, traveling, and assisting her husband in putting on slide presentations for area nursing homes, libraries, schools and clubs. She enjoyed being a grandmother to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and providing them with the legacy of her love and faith in the Lord she served throughout her life.
Evelyn’s devoted husband, Nelson S. Maurer, of 67 years predeceased her in February of 2006.
She is survived by her children, Bud (Sandy) Maurer and Nancy (Jack) Decatur; her grandchildren, Cindy (Mike) Gile, John (fiancee Wendy Quinn) Decatur, Jill Decatur, Jim (Meg) Maurer and Matthew Maurer; her great-grandchildren, Ben, Evelyn, Lauren, Mason and Skylar; and her brother, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Sumner.
A special thanks to the outstanding loving care and friendship provided by Betty Nettles.
Funeral services were held on Monday, January 21 at New Comer-Cannon Family Funeral Home, Colonie.
Interment was made in Memory’s Garden Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Capital City Rescue Mission 50 Hudson Ave., Albany, NY 12207 or Biblical Evangelist 5117 Pine Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606.
Henrietta Fallar, 64
Henrietta Fallar, 64, a longtime area resident of the Narrowsburg and Lake Huntington area, and most recently of Memphis, Tennessee, a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died January 14, 2008. She was 64.
She is survived by three sons, Robert Wilson, Charles Wilson, and Michael Wilson; and one daughter, Lynda Barrowclough. She is also survived by two sisters, Annetta Wilson, Diana DeNoyelles and one brother, Skip Hinkley, as well as thirteen grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
A family statement reads “She was dearly loved in life, and will be continuously loved in death. Her love will always be the center of our world, and the guidance in our everyday lives.”
Services were held with the family in Tennessee.
Cards of condolence can be sent to Lynda Barrowclough and Family, at 5963 Anchuca Cove, Millington, Tennessee 38053.