Carolyn Heins of Forestburgh, formerly of Monticello, passed away on Thursday February 21, 2008 in Forestburgh with family at her bedside. She was 88.
Carolyn was born in Newport on September 20, 1919 to the late Alden and Emily C. Guller.
A family statement reads, “Mom was a kind and loving person, who always provided for her family. She adored all her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and her passing will leave a void in our lives.”
Carolyn was a 75 year resident of the area, wintering in Florida with her late husband William Heins, who passed away February 18, 2004.
Survivors include five sons, Peter Sheppard (Anne) of Deer Park, L.I., William Heins Jr.(Judy) of Monticello, James Sheppard (Joyce) of Guilderland, Peter Heins and companion Pat Rex of Livingston Manor, and Robert Heins (Shelley) of White Plains; two daughters, Patricia Lawrence (Mal Z) of Monticello, and Sally Jasuta (David) of Forestburgh; two brothers, Robert Miller of Sebring,Fla. and Edward Miller (Shirley) of Las Vegas, Nev.; one sister, Nancy Mc Larney of Smallwood; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; 23 nieces and nephews; 33 great nieces and nephews; and 19 great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was pre-deceased by 2 brothers, Alden and Stewart Miller, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held at Ramsay’s Funeral Home, Monticello on Monday February 25, 2008 at 10 a.m. Rev. John Thomason officiated.
Burial was made in Montoza Cemetery, Eldred.
Arrangements under the direction of Ramsay’s Funeral Home Monticello.
Ret. Line Supervisor, 82
Anna Kmetz of Waymart, Pa. and formerly of Toms River, N.J., a retired line supervisor and homemaker died Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at Wayne Wood Manor, Waymart, Pa. She was 82.
The daughter of the late John and Anna Kopko, she was born July 8, 1915 in Passaic, N.J. She was married to the late John Kmetz for 39 years.
Anna was an active member of the Holy Name Slovak Catholic Church in Passaic, N.J. She was also a member of the Republican Club of Passaic County. A family statement read, “Mom was a wonderful loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.”
She is survived by a son, John and wife, Colette of Toms River, N.J.; a daughter, Darlene Rembish and husband, Stanley of Lake Huntington; twin sisters, Florence Kravec and husband, Michael of Clifton, N.J. and Emma Difilippi and husband, Sam of Toms River, N.J.; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She is predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Joseph Barblock.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, February 25 at St. Francis Xavier RC Church, Narrowsburg. Father William Scully O.F.M. officiated.
Christian Burial was made in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton, N.J.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg.
Business Owner, 79
Geneva “Jenny” Grossman, of Cochecton, passed away on Friday Feb. 22, 2008 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 79.
“Jenny” was born in Swan Lake on August 23, 1928 to the late Norman and Helen Rundle Hathaway. She was the widow of Leon Grossman who died Dec. 26, 1998. She and Leon operated the Club 52 in Loch Sheldrake for many years.
She is survived by three sons, George “Mike” Hathaway of Cochecton, Robert Grossman (Rebecca) of Narrowsburg, and Richard Grossman (fiancée Carolyn Colton) of Jeffersonville; two sisters, Catherine Zeininger (Donald) of Livingston Manor, and Shirley Johnson of Monroe; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Roger, Ben, and Erastus “Rasty” Hathaway; and three sisters, Marie Ratner, Elsie Hathaway, and Lettie Hathaway.
Visitation will be on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Ramsay’s Funeral Homes, Inc. 275 South Main Street Liberty.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2008 at the funeral home. Rev. John Thomason will officiate.
Cremation will be private at Cedar Hill Crematory Newburgh.
Arrangements entrusted to Ramsay’s Funeral Home, Liberty.