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July 29, 2008

Robert F. Schoch
Mechanic, 61

Robert F. Schoch, a longtime area resident, died on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at the Catskill Regional Medical in Harris. He was 61.
The son of Fred and Beatrice Wood Schoch, he was born on July 20, 1947 in Passaic, N.J.
He had been employed as a bus mechanic for the Monticello Central School District. He was a Vietnam Veteran, having served in the US Army. He was a 25-year member of the Monticello Elks #1544 and belonged to the Ruddick-Trowbridge American Le gion Post #73. He was also active in many bowling and softball leagues.
Survivors include his mother, Beatrice Schoch of Liberty; his sister, Wilhelmina (Mimi) C. Meads and her husband, Richard of Bourbonnais, Illinois; and three nephews, Mark, Matthew and Nathaniel all of Illinois.
He was predeceased by his father, Fred Schoch.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 28 at the United Methodist Churches of Bethel, Rt. 17B, Mongaup Valley. Rev. Randolph Yerkes will be officiating.
Burial will be in Van Keuren Cemetery in Swan Lake following the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church or charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements by Ramsay’s Funeral Homes Inc., Kauneonga Lake.

Annie Fayton
Former Resident, 74

Annie Swain Luster Fayton was born on June 23, 1934, in Washington County, North Carolina. She was 74.
She was the daughter of the late Estelle Webb Swain and the late Wesley Swain.
Annie moved to Sullivan County, where she pursued a career in the dry cleaning industry. She was also a housekeeper for many years. Annie married the late Albert Luster Sr. and had seven children. She was a member of First Baptist Church of South Fallsburg and a member of the Eastern Stars, Chapter #74.
After being widowed for 11 years, Annie returned to North Carolina in 2001 where she married Mr. Wilbert Fayton of Columbia.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories, devoted husband Wilbert Fayton; five children, Shirley Boone(George) of Va., Freida Luster(Richard) of Va., Albert Luster Jr.(Karol) of N.J., Lorraine Luster of N.Y. and Gary Luster of N.C.; six brothers and four sisters, Ronza Lee Swain, William Earl Swain, Robert Swain and Shirley Nixon all of N.C., Lorenzo Swain, Hubert Swain, William Wesley Swain, Emma Kearney, Daisy King and Mildred Solomon all of N.J.; twenty four grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Annie was predeceased by daughters, Jeannette Singletary and Donna Luster; and sister Rosalie Hibbert.
Annie was laid to rest at the Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church cemetery.

William H. Fulton, Sr.
Dairy Farmer, 83

William H. Fulton, Sr., a lifetime resient of Kenoza Lake, a Dairy Farmer, died on July 27, 2008 at home. He was 83.
The son of Frank Sidney and Florence Cochran Fulton, he was born on August 18, 1924 in Kenoza Lake.
He was a member of the Sullivan County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Jane Reynolds Fulton at home; his children, William H. Fulton, Jr. and his wife, Patricia of Kenoza Lake, David Frank Fulton and his wife, Kim of Kenoza Lake, Susan J. Heite and her husband, Brian of Oregon, Kathleen Armbrust and her husband, John E. of Kenoza Lake; a brother, Frank Fulton of Kenoza Lake; thirteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday, July 29 at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be Wednesday, July 30 at 11 a .m. at the funeral home. Pastor Bill Hagerty will officiate.
Burial will be made in Kenoza Lake Cemetery, Kenoza Lake.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jeffersonville First Aid Squad, Kenoza Lake Methodist Church or Hospice of Orange & Sullivan.

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