Sullivan County Democrat
Callicoon, New York
April 10, 2012 Issue
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Mabel W. Huebner, 99

Mabel W. Huebner of Narrowsburg, a longtime resident of the area, died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center, Honesdale, Pa.
The daughter of the late Harry and Mabel Whitaker Covart, she was born in Glen Spey, NY, on November 13, 1911. She was 99.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Narrowsburg. She was a member of Tusten Senior Citizens Club for over 20 years, and she volunteered for the Office of Aging meals on wheels program. She was the former secretary of the Tusten Republican Club.
A family statement reads: “Mabel was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She had a full life, having lived just short of a full century. She provided a lot of military personnel, her four sons, five grandchildren, one great grandson and one great granddaughter. She was devoted to her family and instilled great values. She will be greatly missed.”
She is survived by her four sons: Robert Huebner and his wife Joan, of Monticello; Ralph Huebner and his wife Irmgard of Beach Lake, Pa.; Kenneth Huebner and his wife Carol of Deltona, Fla. and Charles Huebner and his wife Karyn of Cameron Park, Ca.; 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Huebner, who passed away back in 1973.
Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Glen Cove Cemetery, Narrowsburg.
Donations can be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 64 Erie Ave., Narrowsburg, N.Y. 12764 or Sacred Heart Hospice, 600 Baltimore Ave., Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18702. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg, N.Y. 845-252-3901.

Tyrone F. Sands
August 16, 1946 - March 18, 2011

Tyrone was what we might imagine Achilles and Ulysses must have looked like when they graced the fields of valor in ancient Greece and Troy. He had that special grace which only resides in great athletes and dancers. Tyrone was one whom ancient poets would have proclaimed from the Agora platform for his deeds and triumphs.
Tyrone was a boy who played in Miami, Florida and grew into a man in Monticello, New York. He was an outstanding graduate of Monticello High School Class of 1964. His leadership on the fields of all sports, his grace and exuberance brought honor to his family and school.
He graduated SUNY New Paltz, Class of 1968, and Monticello had him as a teacher.
Tyrone was that hard-to-define individual. He was a man constantly on a journey over many roads. That journey shaped him into what we all should aspire to be. He was a human being. They are rare in this day and age.
Tyrone will be missed by his family and friends with tears, but also sweet laughter.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Elsada Wright, and his sister, Barbara Wright, both of Monticello; two nephews, Gerard Whitehead of Yonkers, and Abdul Whitehead (Karen) of Kentucky; one niece, Ayesha Whitehead, of Middletown; six great-nieces and nephews and a great-great niece and nephew; several cousins and many friends.

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