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August 12, 2008

Stephen Sedletzky
CES office manager, 89

Stephen A. Sedletzky, a lifetime area resident, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2008 at the Wayne County Memorial Hospital, in Honesdale, Pa. He was 89.
The son of the late Anthony and Agnes Stepanuck Sedletzky, he was born on September 28, 1918 in New York City.
Stephen was office manager for Combined Energy Services in Monticello, N.Y. He was a World War II Army Veteran; a member of St. George’s Roman Catholic Church in Jeffersonville where he was Senior Usher; the Bethel Lions Club; and a 55-year member of the White Lake Fire Department having served as Fire Commissioner. He was also an avid Yankees fan.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Elsworth Sedletzky, at home; a stepson, Robert DuBois and his wife, Joanne, of Orange Lake, Fl.; a step-daughter, Nancy Brown and her husband, Gerald, of Jeffersonville; five grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; three nieces, Donna Tyler, Nancy Matrafallo and Janice Zeller; one nephew, Kevin O’Connell; one sister, Francis O’Connell and her husband Robert, of New City; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Aileen Van Fradenburg and Ginger Libitsky.
Friends may call on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ramsay’s Funeral Home, 3534 State Route 55, Kauneonga Lake, NY. The Bethel Lions Club will hold services at 7 p.m. and the White Lake Fire Department services will be at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at Ramsay’s Funeral Home on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Ivan Csete and David Coon officiating.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Rt. 17B, Bethel, NY with full military honors.
Funeral arrangements are by Ramsay’s Funeral Homes Inc., Kauneonga Lake, N.Y.

James S. Curry
Retired Insurance Agent, 81

James S. Curry, Sr., of Bradenton, Fla., and formerly of Livingston Manor, died on Thursday, July 31, 2008 in Bradenton, Fla. He was 81.
The son of the late Charlotte and Kenneth B. Specht Curry, he was born in Liberty on September 17, 1926.
James was a retired insurance agent for Kenneth B. Curry, Inc. A U.S. Army Combat Veteran of WWII, he was also a 50 year member of the Hoos Truck Co. #2, ex-chief of the Livingston Manor Fire Department, Sullivan County Fire Coordinator, Sullivan County Fire Determiner, Sullivan County Volunteer Firefighters Association, and member and past master of the Livingston Manor Masonic Lodge #791.
An avid hunter, he was a member of the Stoney Lonesome Hunting Club and a life member of the NRA.
James is survived by his son, James S. Curry of Livingston Manor, two daughters, Jere Myette Dye and her husband, James of Bradenton, Fla., Juliet Lanza and her husband, Richard of Stratford, Conn.; and five grandchildren, Anthony, Sean, and Domonic Lanza and Tom and Jamie Jean Myette.
He was predeceased by his wife, Jean.
Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 9 pm on Saturday, August 16, at Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl Street, Livingston Manor.
There will be a Masonic service at 7:00 pm and a Firematic service at 7:30 pm.
A Memorial Service will follow.
Donations may be made in James' name to the Livingston Manor Presbyterian Church, Livingston Manor.
Arrangements are under the direction of Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home.

Robert Fulton
Heavy Equipment Operator, 58

Robert Fulton, a lifelong resident of Cochecton, died Saturday, August 9, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, Pa. He was 58 years old.
He was the son of the late Bernard Fulton and Viola Wingert Fulton. He was born on January 27, 1950 in Callicoon. He was married for 28 years to May McArthur Fulton, who survives.
Robert was a Heavy Equipment Operator for the Department of Public Works for Sullivan County. He was a member of the Cherokee Club, NRA, Elks Lodge, Liberty and the Local 17 Union. Robert was an avid hunter, who loved the outdoors. He had a strong interest in antique John Deere tractors. A family statement reads: “Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. He was well known by so many people. He will greatly be missed by all that knew him.”
He is survived by his wife, May, at home; one daughter, Olivia Kern, and her husband Kenneth, of Middletown; grandchildren: Hunter, Maegan and Kenneth Jr.; his mother, Violet Fulton of Cochecton; one sister, Jean Hector, of New Jersey; one nephew, Michael Hector; two nieces, Jennifer Norris and Melanie Hector.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, August 14, 2008 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday, August 15, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main Street., Narrowsburg, NY 12764.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 15, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. at the Bethel Presbyterian Church, Bethel.
Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Bethel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, N.Y. 12401.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg.

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