Sullivan County Democrat
Callicoon, New York
April 10, 2012 Issue
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Martin G. Van Vleet
Retired Guidance Counselor, 75

Martin G. Van Vleet of Bradenton, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. He was 75.
Martin moved to Bradenton 16 years ago from Liberty. He worked for 30 years as a guidance counselor and basketball coach at Fallsburg High School, retiring in 1991. Martin was also an avid golfer who had several holes-in-one over the years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Van Vleet and brother, Peter Van Vleet.
Martin is survived by his loving family: his wife of 39 years, Lyal Van Vleet; sons, Wayne Van Vleet and Scott Van Vleet; daughters, Pamela (Scott) Sedlak and Kelly (Gregg) Cavaliere; brother, Bruce (Liz) Van Vleet; sister, Gretchen (Irven) Carpenter; and grandchildren, Christopher Sedlak, Tara Sedlak, Gannon Sedlak, Julia Cavaliere, Carly Cavaliere, Brandon Van Vleet and Christian Cavaliere.
Services will be held at a later date in New York.
Martin will be laid to rest in Laurel Hill Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs.
Arrangements by Serenity Meadows Memorial Park, Funeral Home & Crematory, 6919 Providence Road, Riverview, Florida 33578; (813)677-9494, Fax (813)677-7391.

Charlotte Joyce Resinol
October 27, 1943 – August 22, 2011

Charlotte Joyce Resinol, beloved mother, niece, cousin and trusted friend of many, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2011. Leaving our world after a brief but determined battle with cancer, Charlotte blessed our lives for 67 years. A talented seamstress born in Pittsburgh, PA, she later lived in Florida and then settled in Wurtsboro, sewing and designing custom clothing and accessories.
Charlotte’s greatest joys in life were her two children. She is predeceased by her son, Charles Lyle, the apple of her eye and her beloved first born. She is survived by her loving daughter Dali, with whom she spoke every day, each providing the other with encouragement, laughter and love. They were fortunate to be mother, daughter, and friends, sharing many happy times and creating wonderful memories together. Charlotte gave her love to everything she touched, whether it be her children, her friends or her pets. She had a unique and witty sense of humor and Charlotte was genuinely kind to all that she knew.
Choosing to be near her daughter, Charlotte made her home in Wurtsboro. Along with her beloved poodles, Max and Pepper, her home was filled with knick knacks and mementos of her many experiences and wonderful aromas from her kitchen. A beautiful and sophisticated woman, she also thrived on watching “her” Steelers football games and the joys of going fishing. Her friends will miss her and her family will grieve, but they go forward knowing how much Charlotte loved them. Charlotte left our realm in the arms of her daughter, experiencing the love that she felt every day.
The family will gather Friday, August 26, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro to celebrate her life and comfort each other. Immediately afterward, a tree planting ceremony will be held in her honor at the Rails to Trails/Patricia Moore Memorial Park.
Anyone wishing to honor Charlotte, her family asks that you make a donation in her name to one of these local fundraisers: The Thunder 102/Bethel Woods Country Cares for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, c/o Thunder 102 radio station or St. Baldrick’s Foundation, c/o Correspondence can be sent to Dali Levy, PO Box 658, Wurtsboro, NY 12790.
Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro. For additional information please visit

Dr. Glenn A. Good
Former Principal, Damascus High School, 87

Dr. Glenn A. Good of Northumberland, Pa., died August 11, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was 87.
Dr. Good’s first administrative position was as the supervising principal of the Damascus School District in Damascus, Pa., where a new school was built during his tenure (1955-1962), consolidating six one-room schools, and where he also founded the Hunter Education Program.
Funeral services were held at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland.

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