All people are arranged by SURNAME AT BIRTH rather than by married alias.
HACKETT Marlene Jean Black nee: Hackett
Age 62, of Montour Falls, NY died October 17, 2012. Born on November 9, 1949 in Oakland, CA to the late Elvin & Dorothy Costa-Hackett. She is survived by husband of 42 years, Henry Caleb Black of Montour Falls; children, Eric Black, Horseheads, Cathy Black, Horseheads, Brian (Amber) Black, Horseheads; 9 grandchildren, Tanika Brown, Kelvin Brown, Jeanette Brown, Ciera Weems, Malik Weems, Nicole Black, Katie Black, Nathen Black, Mathew Black; 3 great-grandchildren, Sophia Brown, Baby Boy Gates, Baby Girl Brown; brother, Robert (Vi) Hackett, Reidsville, NC; sister, Alice Hackett-Seymour, Elmira; sister-in-law, Deborah Hackett, Elmira; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her twin brother, Michael Hackett; sisters, Sandra Hackett-Jablonski & Pamela Hackett-Thomas. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 24, for her Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. Star Gazette – October 22, 2012
Charles R. Age 78 of 1081 Plymouth Ave., Elmira, NY died Tuesday, August 7, 2001 unexpectedly at home. He was predeceased by his parents Clarence Haflett and Dorothy Haflett Packer and sisters Eva Butler and Dorothy Foster. He is survived by his wife Marjorie; daughter Cheryl Ann Mahoney of Elmira; stepchildren Ronald A. Stage of San Diego, CA and Sheryl L. Struble of Elmira; brothers and sisters-in-law William and Doris of Corning, Ralph and Ruth of Indianapolis, IN, Walter and Marge of Ashland, OH; sister Elsie R. Cambio of Elmira; 3 step grandchildren; 1 step great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Haflett was employed with the E-Z Shopper. He was a veteran of WW2 serving in the U.S. Army where he received 5 service medals, was a member and treasurer of F.O.E. #941, B.P.O.E. #62, VFW Post #901 and American Legion Post #443 all in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Thursday, August 9th from 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service will be held there on Friday, August 10th at 11 AM. The Edward Crandall will officiate. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, in his memory.
MARK L. HAFLETT, age 54, of Elmira, NY, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Mark was born on May 21, 1959 in Elmira, son of Ralph and Bette (Covell) Haflett. Mark was employed by Tops Supermarket and former P&C in Elmira for many years. He is survived by his companion, Sandy Decker and her children, Brian and Chris Decker; mother, Bette Covell; brothers, Michael (Vickie) and Scott Williams; sister, Michelle (Harold) Praylor; uncle, Walter (Marge) Haflett; sister-in-law, Tina Haflett; several grandchildren. Mark was predeceased by his father, Ralph and brother, Stephen Haflett. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service on Monday, April 28th at 2 pm in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements have been entrusted with the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/26/2014
HAFLETT Sergeant Major William C.
Age 78, of Charles Street in Corning (Riverside), NY, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, January 4, 2008, at Strong Memorial Hospital. Bill was born in Elmira, NY, on December 25, 1929, to Clarence and Dorothy (Moran) Haflett. He served his country from 1951 to 1953 in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Pelham in 1992. He married Major Doris Dancer in 1992. Bill had been employed as a jeweler by B.E. Company, Alpert's Jewelers, Jewel Box Store, JC Penney's, and Bong's in Corning. Bill is currently active with the Corning Salvation Army as the bookkeeper. He had also worked as an outreach worker for Steuben County Office of the Aging. He is survived by his wife, Major Doris; a son, Daniel Haflett of Corning; a sister, Elsie Cambio of Elmira; two sisters-in-law, Marj Haflett of Elmira and Ruth Haflett of Indianapolis; a brother, Walter (Marge) Haflett of Blasville, NY; four stepdaughters, Ruthanne (David) Bigler of Fayetteville, PA, Terry (Michael) Reade of Charlotte, NC, Joy Benishek of Fulton, NY, and Barbara Sherman of Fulton, NY; a stepson, Captain John (Geraldine) Dancer of Hot Springs, Arkansas; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by sister, Dorothy Foster; a son, William Haflett, Jr.; a sister, Eva Butler; and two brothers, Charles and Ralph Haflett. Friends may call on Saturday, January 12, 2008, at the Salvation Army Citadel, 32 East Denison Parkway in Corning from 10 a.m. until 12 noon where services will be held at 12 noon with Major Donald MacMurdo, Captain John Merchant and Major Robert Reel officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira. Memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army Citadel, Building Fund, 32 East Denison Parkway, Corning, NY 14830.
HAIGHT Kenneth L. (Uncle Ken)
Age 58 of Elmira, NY. He was born February 12, 1953 in
Elmira, son of the late Leon F. and Eleanor J. (Barney) Haight and died Friday,
March 11, 2011 at the Cleveland Clinic. He is survived by his loving sister and
brother-in-law and caregivers Sandie and Rocco Picarazzi of Elmira; sisters
Carol Bienkowski, Carolyn Coons and Clara (Toby) McLeod; brother Bob (Sarah)
Haight; nieces and nephews Jennifer (JJ) Graham, Angela, Marco and John Picarazzi;
many special friends including Jeffrey, Ron and Hick. Ken was a former employee
of Moore Business Forms and the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira and more
recently the Hemlock Girl Scout Camp in Harrisburg, PA. He was a communicant of
Blessed Sacrament Parish. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J.
Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Wednesday, March
16th from 2 to 4 pm. His funeral and committal services will follow at 4 pm.
Rev. Walter Wainwright will officiate. He will be laid to rest with his parents
in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Star Gazette –
March 15, 2011
HAIGHT –MRS SARAH LARENA HARRIS, 51 of Golden Glow Heights, Saturday, Jan. 8, 1949. Survived by husband, George H. Harris; son, Robert W. Harris of Golden Glow Heights; her mother, Mrs. Sarah Lindley of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Marie Brown of Buffalo; brothers, LaRue Haight of Rochester and Richard Haight of Buffalo; two grandchildren, Douglas A. and Robert G. Harris of Elmira. The body is at the Ballard Funeral Home, Elmira Heights where funeral will be held Tuesday 2 p.m. The Rev. J. W. Wulibeahurst. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. today. –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/10/1949
HALL - HYSLOP
Mary Lou Of Elmira, NY Age 74, died at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her loving husband, Gerald "Jerry" Hyslop; children, Gary (Jeanne) Andrews, John (Nancy) Vanderhoef, Jacalyn (Richard) Grover, Joy (Karl) Schneider, Laura (Tom) Olix, and Patricia Austin; grandchildren, Kelli Grover, Justin and Elizabeth Vanderhoef, Ryan, Elisabeth, Greg, Emilee Andrews, Krista (Jason) Wohlfeil, Tom and Michael Olix, Thomas, David, Jason, Joseph Crook, and Timothy Hyslop; 19 great-grandchildren; brothers, Burton Hall, Lee (Sally) Hall, and John (Mazie) Hall. She was an excellent cook and baker. In her spare time, she also enjoyed crocheting and doing crafts. Family and friends are invited to call from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2007, at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904. A funeral and committal service will take place following the calling hours with Reverend Belvy White officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.
HALL –PATRICIA A. CONGDON was born October 10, 1943 in Elmira, the daughter of Burdette and Shirley (Dibble) Hall passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility at the age of 70. She was preceded in death by her father, Burdette. She is survived by her mother, Shirley; loving husband of 50 years, Arthur Congdon Jr., whom she was united in marriage with on November 2, 1963 in the Webb Mills United Methodist Church; beloved children: daughter, Karen Congdon Carrigan, son, Duane (Krista) Congdon; grandchildren, Michelle Congdon, Carley Congdon, Venessa Learned, Zachery Stirrup and Cassie Stirrup; great grandson, Bentley Learned; sisters, Kitty (Jack) Connelly, Bonnie (Dale) Balmer and Chris (John) Mills; brothers, Ted (Stephanie) Hall, Bill (Valerie) Hall, Lynn (Loretta) Hall; mother-in-law, Ruth Congdon; sister-in-laws, Lorraine DeMark, Evelyn Putney, Carolyn (Don) Lewis; brother-in-law, Robert (Rose) Congdon; along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. At her request there will be not prior calling hours. Services will be held privately at the convenience of her family. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/27/2014
HALL – Thirza E. Colby, 72, of 220 Tioga Ave., Corning, NY, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1989 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born March 4, 1917 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Cora Clark Hall. She was a retired employee of the Arnot Ogden Hospital in Elmira, NY. Preceding her death was her husband Donald F. Colby. Surviving are a dear friend, Nicholas Martelli of Elmira Heights, NY; daughters and son-in-law, Beverly and Robert Hurd of Westfield and Shirley Y. Deacon of Wellsburg, NY; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brother, Leon Hall of Jackson Summit; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home on Mill St. and Grand Central Avenue in Horseheads, NY on Friday, Oct. 27 at 11 AM. The Rev. Gilbert C. Mitchell officiated. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family provided their own flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Liver Foundation, c/o Dan Shapiro, PO Box 154, Hamlin, NY 14464.
HALLIDAY Herbert C.
Formerly of Spruce Street - Was born April 14, 1911 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Frederick H. and Amelia O. (Fincke) Halliday, died peacefully at the Chemung County Nursing Facility where he received the utmost care and compassion for the last 17 years. Herbert was married to his loving wife, Charlotte Spaulding for 54 years prior to her death January 1, 1989. His sisters, Cora Halliday, Eleanor Loop, Ethel Monks, Louisa Foote, and brother, Otto Halliday, also predeceased him. He is survived by his beloved son, Scott Halliday of Sunnyvale, CA; along with several nieces and nephews. In 1930, Herbert graduated from the Southside High School class of 1930. He was a proud Veteran of the US Navy, serving his country from 1943 to 1945 with the 114th Naval Construction Battalion Seabees. Mr. Halliday retired from Westinghouse as an Engineer after 25 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the following: Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church, the F&AM Jesse L. Cooley Lodge, and the Elmira Grotto. There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Herbert will be laid to rest in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830, for the outstanding care given to Herbert's beloved wife, Charlotte. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., Elmira/Southport, NY.
MENZO D. HALSEY
Menzo D. Halsey, 75, Gillett RR 2, died Tuesday, October 13, 1992 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Mr. Halsey was a member of the VFW of South Creek, PA, a member of the Southport Baptist Church and a World War II veteran of the US Army. He is survived by his wife, Jean E. Halsey; stepdaughter, Sharon Foster of Troy, PA; stepsons, Jack Butcher of Buffalo, NY, Jay Wayne Duncan of Idaho Falls, ID; three grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Jenny Culver of Gillett, PA and Mrs. Anna McConnell of Avis, PA; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held October 15 at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira with the Rev. David Jackson officiating and interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may make donations to the South Creek Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Service, Fassett, PA. (TGR, Thursday, October 22, 1992)
HAMILTON Sr., Clifford E.
age 90, of Elmira, NY, died on Friday, November 9, 2012. Friends may call at the BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, November 13, from 2-5 PM with funeral services following calling hours; Rev. Father Donald W. Matthews officiating. Internment of Clifford's ashes will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira with full military honors at the convenience of the family. Survived by daughters and son-in-law, Linda Hamilton of Horseheads, NY, Patricia and Gerald Sweeney of Cohoes, NY; sons and daughter-in-law, Thomas Hamilton, Clifford and Nancy Hamilton, all of Elmira; grandchildren, Leonard (Margaret) Limbacher, Karen Tremaine, Elizabeth (Michael) Thornton, Jacqueline (Jeff) Jacobus, Derek (Denise) Hamilton, and Keli (Joseph) Ahern; 12 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Clifford was predeceased by his loving wife, Virginia; second wife and good friend, Emile; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Hamilton; and grandson, Jamie J. Hamilton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during WWII. In 1960, he established Hamilton Meats, Inc.; was a member of the Elks Club, Elmira Heights American Legion; an avid golfer and was very active in many other sports. A very special thank you to St. Joseph's Skilled Nursing Unit for the compassionate care they gave Cliff. Star Gazette – November 11, 2012
HAMILTON Jamie J.
Elmira: Age 31, died on Sunday, July 3, 2011 very unexpectedly at home. He was born in Elmira on December 31, 1979 a son of Clifford E. and Nancy (Knapp) Hamilton of Elmira. In addition to his parents Jamie is also survived by brother and sister-in-law Derek and Denise Hamilton of Elmira, with their son Brody and twin daughters, Hailey and Reiley; maternal grandfather Jack Knapp of Elmira; paternal grandfather Clifford E. Hamilton, Sr. of Elmira; aunts and uncles, Thomas and Kathleen Hamilton of Elmira, Linda Hamilton of Horseheads, Patricia and Jerry Sweeney of Cohoes NY; and several cousins. He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother Mary Jane Knapp and paternal grandmothers, Virginia Hamilton and Jeanne Hamilton. Jamie was an outstanding athlete, an avid Yankee fan, and had a great love of animals. He was a caring and giving person who was loved by those who knew him. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Friday, July 8, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at a later date. Donations in Jamie's memory may be directed to Chemung County S.P.C.A., Route 352, Elmira NY 14903, or a charity of one's choice. Star Gazette – July 6, 2011
HAMMOND Jeanette H. Webb
Age 97 of Elmira, NY. She was born June 16, 1915 in Elmira, daughter of the late Harry E. and Grace (Chilvers) Hammond and died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband Lowell in 1985; granddaughter Deborah Ring; brothers Easton, Richard and Albert Hammond; sister Louise Jack. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law Thomas and Sandra Webb of Horseheads, John and Phyllis Webb of Tega Cay, SC; daughter Sandra Moneymaker of Beacon, NY; grandchildren Thomas E. and Karen Webb with children Jacob, Zachary and Nicholas of Pine City, Steven Webb with son Zerek of Horseheads, JB and Jessica Webb with children Benjamin and Annabelle of Huntersville, NC, Charles and Jessica Webb with children Samantha, Ellen Rose and Grace of Elmira, Beatrice and Michael Gioeni of Clifton Park, NY, Thomas and Nina Moneymaker of Washington, DC, Jonathan and Jennifer Moneymaker of Kew Gardens, NY, Eric Ring with daughter Chelsea of Florida, NY; sister-in-law Doris Hammond of Frostproof, FL along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Webb was a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She retired from Quality Printers; was a volunteer with Friendly Red Door, Meals on Wheels (until she was 92 years old) and Hedding Church. Family and friends are invited to visit New Beginnings United Methodist, Church, 300 E. Miller St., Elmira on Tuesday, December 18th from 10 to 11 am. Her funeral service will begin at 11 am. Rev. Michael Weeden will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family wishes to thank Mary Locke and family for their loving kindness and thoughtfulness of Mom over the past 5 years and to Bethany Courtyards, Orchard View staff for their caring treatment of Mom over the past 8 months. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. Star Gazette – December 17, 2012
JOSEPH C. HANKINSON, age 81 of Elmira, NY. He was born December 13, 1933 in Waverly, NY, son of the late Percy and Marian (Manchester) Hankinson and passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He is survived by his wife Betty L. (Trump) Hankinson; daughter, Donna (Carl) Saunders of Horseheads; son Joseph (Stacie) Hankinson, Jr. of CA; 4 grandchildren; sisters: Janet Fitzwater of Elmira, and Nancy (George) Zeigler of Elmira Heights. Joseph was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he retired from Kennedy Valve after 32 years of service. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake Street at Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, February 9th from 4 to 6 PM. His funeral and committal services will follow at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Craig Banfield will officiate. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/6/2015
HANLEY Richard L. Retired Postal Worker Age 80 of Horseheads, NY died Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Dick, son of Michael E. and Cora Herrick Hanley, was predeceased by his brother, Robert Hanley. He is survived by his wife of sixty-years, Florence Valego Hanley; daughter and son-in-law, Judy A. an Thomas Burdick of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Karen Pappas of Skippack, PA and Thomas P. Burdick of Blanchardville, WI; three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Julia Hanley of Montour Falls, NY; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water St., Elmira on Friday August 11, 2000 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. or 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. A Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, August 12, 2000 at 9:15 A.M. at St. Patrick's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Dick was a U S Navy Veteran of WW II. He retired as a Postal Clerk from the Westside Postal Office after twenty years of service. Dick was a member and past president of the Msgr. John J. Lee division - Ancient Order of Hibernians.
HANMORE - DECKER Susan
Age 61, a faithful soldier of Jesus Christ in The Salvation Army was promoted to glory on Sunday, January 10, 2010. She will be greeted at heavens gate by her father, Ernest Hanmore; brother, Keith Hanmore and her daughter, Michiko Marie, who have gone on before her. She leaves behind her husband, Jim; son, Richard and her granddaughter, Brittany Decker-Corey at home; her mother, Mary Hanmore of Horseheads; daughters, Grace (Thomas) Vonrapacki of Horseheads and Tabitha Russell of Elmira and son-in-law, John Russell of Corning. She will be missed by her grandchildren, Katelynn Russell, Bridgette Andrews, Anthony Thomas Vonrapacki and Amber Michiko Vonrapacki. Susan was a faithful soldier at The Salvation Army in Elmira, attending worship service and participating in Women's Ministry. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 13th from 9 to 11 AM at The Salvation Army, 414 Lake St., Elmira. A celebration of Susan's promotion to glory will be held there at 11 AM. Interment will follow in Forest LawnMemorial Park. Arrangements have been entrusted to the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Published in Star-Gazette on January 12, 2010
HANNOLD LEONA MARIE KLINE
Leona Marie Hannold, 93 years old, of 708 E. Clinton St., Elmira, NY, died peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2007, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was married to her late husband, Leo T. Kline, who died in 1958. She was also predeceased by her daughter, Stella Lola Kline; infant son, Leo Thomas Kline, Jr; son, George Kline; daughter, Emma Lou Kline Brink and her husband, Louis D. Brink. Her survivors include daughters, Barbara and her husband, the late Richard Kelley of Elmira, NY, Beverly and her husband, William Bigg of Horseheads, NY; son, Bernard and his wife, Carol Jean Kline of Lakemont, NY; daughters, Carol and her husband, Ronald Mills of Merrimac, MA, Pat and her husband, Edward Sassano of Cranberry Township, PA; son, Thomas and his wife, Stephanie Kline of Mainesburg, PA; daughters-in-law, Kathy Kline Garcia of El Cajon, CA, and Connie Kline of Elmira, NY; 35 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. Leona worked for St. Joseph's Hospital doing what she loved best, nurturing newborn babies and their mothers. Her heart would leap for joy at the news of a baby on the way. This year there were five new babies born in Leona's family, four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and two more great-grandchildren on the way. Leona loved to travel and on her 90th birthday she toured London and Paris. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting and was a talented seamstress, creating beautiful things for her family and friends. Leona especially loved her family and was very involved in each member's life. She had an open door policy with a hot cup of tea and fresh baked goodies to all who sought her loving care and wisdom. The little yellow house on East Clinton Street was a safe place to land when battling life's storms or to share a happy event. She loved to tell about her beloved Savior to all. Our comfort is that she is safe in glory, whole and dancing before Jesus. "Blessed in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints." Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Sunday, September 9th, from 2 to 5 p.m. Her funeral and committal services will follow at 5 p.m. Minister Jerry Lee Hayes will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/8/2007.
HARBAUGH –MRS. BERNICE J. JACKSON, 46 of 828 Mt. Zoar St., Monday, Dec. 8, 1958. Survived by husband, John Jackson; sons, William E. of Endicott and Walter L. of Elmira; mother, Mrs. Prudence Harbaugh of Elmira; sister, Miss Beatrice Harbaugh of Elmira; brother, George Harbaugh of Scranton; grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Hyatt of Elmira. Body at the Wolf Funeral Home. Calling hours today 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Thursday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Earnest Butterfield. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/9/1958
HARBOL Deborah K. Dickinson
Dickinson, Deborah K.Age 63, of Millport, NY died on September 27, 2013 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She is survived by her children, Kimberly (Navor) Frias, Megan Hartzel, Andrew (Jessica) Dickinson, and Autumn Dickinson; grandchildren, Cassandra Serrato-Conklin, Jennifer Frias, Seth Ryan, and Haylee Dickinson; mother, Wanda Harbol; sisters, Cheryl (Robert) Summers, Pamela Lattin, Maureen White, and Laurie Ryan; also 11 nieces and nephews. Deborah was predeceased by her father Robert Harbol, grandson Chad Serrato-Conklin and an unborn grandchild. Member of the Red Hat Society, avid scrapbooker. Former employee of Arnot Ogden Medical Center and Bethany Courtyards. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/ Southport on Tuesday October 1, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with Funeral Service there Wednesday At 11:00 AM followed by Graveside Service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. Star Gazette – September 29, 2013
HARBOL Robert L.
Age 83, of Elmira, NY, died on Monday, October 13, 2008, in St. Louis, Missouri. Robert was born in Alba, PA on April 8, 1925, the son of the late John and Clara (Ross) Harbol. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Wanda W. (Hess) Harbol; daughters, Cheryl (Robert) Summers of Pine City, NY, Deborah Dickinson of Campbell, NY, Pamela Lattin of Elmira, NY, Maureen White of Elmira, and Laurie Ryan of Horseheads, NY; foster daughter, Evone (Paul) Daniels of Columbus, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Charlie (Elsie) Harbol; and sister, Patricia (Ernest) Roucek of Pine City; brother-in-law, Glen Hess of Plattsmouth, Nebraska; several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Robert was predeceased by infant son, Gary Lee; and infant great-grandson, Chad Robery; sister, Norma Jean Hess; brother and sister-in-law, John D. and Leah Harbol; nephews, Donald Louis Harbol, and Ernie T. Harbol; and son-in-law, John Lattin. Robert was a proud veteran of WWII serving with the U.S. Army. He continued his service with the National Guard -B Company, 27th Division 175th Armored Infantry retiring as a Staff Sargeant. He retired from Moore Business Forms. Robert was a life member of the Southport Volunteer Fire Department and also a past president of the Southport Volunteer Fire Department and the New York -Penn Fireman's Association. He was a member of AARP and a member and past president of North County Seniors. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Olthof Funeral Home Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, on Sunday, October 19, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Fireman's Service there at 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening. Funeral Service will be held there Monday, October 20, at 1:00 followed by graveside service with Full Military Honors at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Published in the Star-Gazette from 10/15/2008 - 10/18/2008
PAUL A. HARDENSTINE. A longtime resident of 534 Schuyler Ave., Elmira, N.Y., Paul A. Hardenstine went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2002 at his home under the care of his family and Southern Tier Hospice. Born on May 17, 1915 in Sayre to Peter and Alice Gowan Hardenstine, Paul was one of four brothers and eight sisters, who all predeceased him. He spent 59 wonderful years of marriage with Ardis Hardenstine, who predeceased him this last February. He was a machinist and foreman for Trayer Products. His life-long calling has always been farming from his youth and throughout his life Paul enjoyed working in the soil and sharing his harvest with his neighbors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, family gatherings and time spent with his cherished friends. He was a member of the Fassett Baptist Church, where he enjoyed the fellowship of his church family. Surviving are his loving children, a daughter and son-in-law, Arleah and Elwin Fitch of Tucson, Ariz.; and a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Shirley Hardenstine of Athens; grandchildren, David Fitch, Paul Nicholas Hardenstine (Shelley Heerey) and Tammy Lou (Barry) Benefield; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Aaron and Bryan Benfield, Chelsie Hardenstine, Caitlin, Joshua and Rachel Heerey; as well as nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Caywood’s funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, N.Y., on Thursday, July 18, 2002 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will take place in the Fassett Baptist Church on Friday morning at 11 a.m. with his pastor and friend, the Rev. Donald Rockwell, officiating. Committal services will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. Memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, N.Y. or to the Fassett Baptist Church, RR2 Box 92, Gillett, Pa. in Paul’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review.
ANDREW J. HARDING
Andrew J. Harding, 75, of Elmira, NY died April 9, 1992. Mr. Harding was a former employee of Penn Yan Express, Penn Yan, NY. He is survived by son Martin (Barbara) Harding of Gillett, PA; daughters, Deloris (John) Bogart of Elmira Heights, NY, Gloria (Dennis) Sargent of Elmira, NY and Marda (Philip) McElhaney of Elmira Heights, NY; sisters, Estelle Smith of Monroeton, PA and Louise Abbey, Corning, NY; brother, William Harding Jr. of Corning; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Marie, in 1991. Funeral services were held April 11 at the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg, NY with the Rev. James Brown officiating and interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. (TGR, Thursday, April 16, 1992)
HARDING Delores Elaine (nee Harding) BOGART
Long-time Clerk of The Village of Elmira Heights, NY has joined her Father David Curren, and her Mother Ella Marie and "Dad" Andy Harding, in The Kingdom of Our Lord, after a 20 year-long successful battle with Cancer. Delores was 71 years old. A three-time Cancer survivor, she died of natural causes, with her husband of 54 years Edmund John Bogart of Elmira Heights, NY at her side surrounded by her children, siblings, and her Earth Angel and only grandchild. Delores is also survived by her sisters who were her best friends Gloria (Dennis) Sargent of Raleigh, NC and Marda (Phillip) McElhaney of Elmira Heights, NY; Brother Martin (Barbara) Harding of Gillett, PA; Uncle and Aunt: Jack and Anna Mae Curren of Gillett, PA as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews, "her other boys" Bobby, Joe #2 Son, and Den Den (Sargent) and their children and dearest friends Pete and Pat Alban of Loveland, CO. Delores was pre-deceased by long-time friends Barb Olney-Bjorck and Rachel Zelko. Delores was born September 12, 1941 in Elmira, NY. She attended Elmira Free Academy, South Park High School in Buffalo, and Ridgebury, PA schools. Delores married the love of her life "John" on July 25, 1959 and they recently celebrated their 54th Wedding Anniversary. Together they raised their children in The Village of Elmira Heights, NY son: James ( Partner Brandie Follett) and their daughter Marley Paige Bogart of Corning, NY; Daughter: Deborah (Partner Chris Baca) of Dryden, NY. Mrs. Bogart was a long-time bookkeeper for The Heights and Horseheads A & P Stores in the 1960's. Delores served as Elmira Heights Court Clerk from 1979 - 1989. She was appointed Elmira Heights Village Clerk in 1990, serving with distinction and integrity - under every concurrent administration - until her retirement in 2007. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday August 16, 2013 from 3-5 PM at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY. Delores' Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. A Celebration of Delores's Life will be held at the Family Home following her services. Inurnment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. The Family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Delores through memorials to Care First (formerly Southern Tier Hospice) 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830. Star Gazette – August 8, 2013
HARKER Betty Marie "Ellison" Davis
Age 90, of Elderwood Nursing Care Home of Waverly, NY and
formerly of Elmira Heights, NY, died on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Betty was born in
West Danby, NY on October 19, 1921. After graduating from Ithaca High School,
she married and moved to Elmira, NY, where she raised five (5) sons.
Predeceased by her first husband, Frederick T. Ellison, father of her 5 sons; second
husband, Richard Davis; sister, Blanche Shepherd; and son, Kenneth F. Ellison.
She is survived by her 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Alice Ellison/Kenneth,
Wellsburg, NY, David/Carole Ellison of Elmira, NY, Wayne/Nancy Ellison of Pine
City, NY, Robert Ellison/Joanie Freeman of Elmira, NY and Thomas Ellison of
Elmira, NY. Betty had 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A private
funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 221 N. Elmer Ave,
Sayre, PA, on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at
Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the Alteri-Bowen Funeral
Home, 314 Desmond Street, Sayre, PA. The family would like to thank the staff
at Elderwood Nursing Care Home for taking wonderful care of Betty. Star
Gazette – June 5, 2012
HARKNESS Raymond A.
Age 49 of Wellsburg, NY. Ray died November 20th, 2008 at home, surrounded by his loved ones, following a courageous battle with cancer. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Monday, from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral Service immediately following at 11 a.m. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park will take place at a later date at the convenience of Raymond's family. Those wishing may make gifts in Raymond's name to the Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830, which has been providing care and emotional support for Raymond. Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/23/2008
ROBERT MERLIN HARKNESS, A & P Retiree, age 75,
of Charles St., Anniston, AL, died Wednesday, September 24, 2003, peacefully at
his home with his beloved wife by his side. He was born October 9, 1927
in Springfield Township, PA, the son of the late W. Stanley and Mable (Swingle)
Harkness. His sister, Edna Harkness Murray, brother, Gerald Harkness,
also predeceased him. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years,
Betty Ann (Shuart) Harkness; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Jerry Soules
of Anniston, AL, Deborah and John Limoncelli of Horseheads, NY; sons and
daughters-in-law, Garrett and Jennifer Harkness of Summerville, SC, Stanley and
Kathy Harkness of Elmira, NY, Robert and Sue Harkness of Hemet, CA, Raymond and
Patty Harkness of Wellsburg, NY; brother, Arthur Harkness of Troy, PA;
step-mother-in-law, LaRue Shuart of Horton, AL; along with 19 grandchildren, 6
great-grandchildren, several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and
numerous friends. Merlin retired from the A & P Plant after several
years of dedicated service. For many years following his retirement, the
Elmira Star Gazette employed him. Merlin loved gardening and enjoyed
carpentry. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral
Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Saturday, September 27, 2003
from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services celebrating Merlin’s life
will be held there on Sunday, September 28, at 1 p.m. The Reverend Bryce
Blair will officiate services. Interment will take place at the
convenience of the family in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier
Hospice, 11751 East Corning RD., Corning, NY in his memory. –Elmira Star
HARRIS, Benjamin J. Age 53, of Awad Trailer Park, Erin, unexpectedly Tuesday January 27, 1981 at Tioga General Hospital, Waverly. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Thursday 7 to 9 p.m., Friday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer service will be held there Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park where full military honors will be accorded. Survived by wife Mrs. Rose (Olson) Harris; daughter Mrs. Cheryl Bloise of Sunrise, Fla.; daughter & son-in-law Karen & Jerry Smith of Erin; sons Robert & Benjamin Harris Jr. both of Erin; son & daughter-in-law Wayne & Theresa Harris of Erin; father Orin Harris of Wellsburg; sister Mrs. Beatrice Southard of Erin; Robert of Wellsburg, John of Medina, Glenn of Horseheads, Richard of Erin; step-sisters Mrs. Diane Merrick & Mrs. Nancy Reed; step-brothers, Thomas, Howard & Purley Ames; 7 grandchildren, several nieces & nephews. Mr. Harris was an employee of VanBrunt Motors, he was a Navy Veteran of World War II & a member of Capt. Clarence R. Oliver Post No. 154 of the American Legion. - Elmira Star-Gazette.
HARRIS –LOVINA UPHAM age 72 of West Main St., Elkland at the Wellsboro Hospital, Thursday, March 7, 1968. No calling hours. Funeral at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, Sunday at 11 a.m., Mr. Robert Bryan officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Osceola, Pa. Survived by sons, Sylvester of Knoxville, Pa., Basil of Corning and Coe Jr. of Elkland; daughters, Mrs. Donald (Wa-Neta) Rice of Osceola, Mrs. James (Norma) Rice of Bath, N.Y.; brother, Rex Harris of Corning; sisters, Mrs. Tressa Sullivan of Corning, Mrs. Mildred Gleason of Corning; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two nieces and several cousins. In lieu of flowers, the family request that any intended offerings please be sent to the American Cancer Society. –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/8/1968
HARRIS Robert L.
Robert L. “Bob” A longtime resident of Rogers Rd., Wellsburg, died, Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 25, 2004, in the care of St. Joseph’s Hospital following an illness, at the age of 70. Born here in Elmira, Bob was the son of Orin & Jessie Shaul Harris. He married his friend & companion, Sheila Ryan in 1970, & together they raised a loving close family. He was a Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. After returning home, Bob was employed as a Laundry Pressman for many years & was also the proprietor of “Press Your Duds” which he operated until an illness. A life long woodworker, Bob loved the outdoors & being close to nature. Surviving are his family, wife of 34 years, Shelia Harris; sons, Mike Treat, Chemung, Scott Treat, Elmira, & Robert Harris, Elmira; a daughter & son-in-law, Vicky & Wayne Paul, WY; a sister, Beatrice Southard, Erin; a half brother, Richard (Linda) Harris Erin; sisters-in-law, Dianna (Dan) Pastrick, Horseheads, Deborah Brink, FL; a brother-in-law, Kevin (Diana) Rogers, Elmira; six grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Bob was predeceased by his parents; John, Ben & Glen Harris. Family & friends will be received at Caywood’s Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Satursday, November 27, 2004, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 8 p.m. with family friend, Pastor James Radford officiating. Burial will be held at the family’s convenience in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
BARNEY E. HART age 85 passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at the Elcor Health Services. Barney was born on November 6, 1917 in Mansfield, PA, the son of the late Harry and Effie Perry Hart. Mr. Hart served in the US Navy and was a farmer at the Day Farm in Horseheads, NY. He was predeceased by his wife, Rose Hart on May 16, 1980 as well as his brothers, James Hart and Richard Hart. Barney is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Noni Hart of Coopers Plains, NY; sister, Teresa Rought of Horseheads, NY; special friend of 18 years, Mary Eldred and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, W. Mill St. and Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on Monday April 7, 2003 from 4-5 PM. Mr. Hart’s funeral and committal services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Mr. Theodore Wilcox will officiate. The family will provide their own flowers. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. –McKay Scrapbook
HART Christopher A. "Chris"
Of Horseheads, NY, Age 27, died on Sunday, August 31, 2008, the result of an automobile accident in the Town of Southport. He was born August 10, 1981 in Elmira, NY, the beloved son of Wayne D. and Joanne M. (McGlynn) Hart, who survive him. Other survivors include: brother, Michael D. Hart of Sunbury, PA and his son, Gavin; sisters, Aniesa (Jeff) Howe of Covington, GA and their children, Jennifer, Jessica, Jaqulynn, Joanne and Jillianne; Theresa Verity of Horseheads, NY and her children, Erik, Sasha and Ellizabeth; loving girlfriend, Annette Mickey of Gillett, PA and her children, Brooke and Savannah and her son, Nathan, who will be born in January; maternal grandfather, John McGlynn of Elmira, NY; paternal grandmother, June M. Hart of Elmira Heights, NY; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers. Chris was a dedicated employee of Cerebral Palsy & Handicapped Children's Association of Chemung County, Inc., where he passionately cared and taught his "kids". He was also a student at Corning Community College, where he was furthering his education in the automotive field. Chris loved the outdoors, especially camping with family and friends. He was an all around handy man and could fix anything. He absolutely enjoyed constructing cardboard boats for the regattas. A gathering of family and friends will take place on Thursday, September 4, 2008, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring his life will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of his family in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/2/2008
MICHAEL W. ‘MIKEY’ HARTFORD, age 58, of 404 Division St., Elmira, NY. He was born October 20, 1946, in Sayre, PA, to Reed Sr. and Janice (Parks) Hartford, and died Wednesday, January 19, 2005, very unexpectedly. He was predeceased by one sister and one brother. He is survived by his parents, of Shunk, PA; loving wife of 38 years, Betty; children and their spouses, Mickie and Mark Weber, Rose and Brian Criss all of Elmira, Myron and Marlene Hartford of Batavia, NY, and Betty Jo and Jim Kimball of Lowman; sister and brothers, Chuck, Reed Jr., Paul, Ricky and Lila Hartford; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Mikey was employed with Dimon & Bacorn for 25 years. He was an avid NASCAR fan, but most importantly, he loved spending time with his grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Friday, January 21st, from 6 to 9 p.m. His funeral service will be held there on Saturday, January 22nd, at 11 a.m. Rev. Richard Hack will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forrest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Mikey through donations to his wife, Betty at 404 Division St., Elmira, NY. –Elmira Star Gazette.
HARTMAN Betty J. Stewart
Age 77, of Elmira, NY, went to be with her lord on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira. Betty was born on November 11, 1934 in Elmira, daughter of the late Walter Hartman Sr. and Alice Marie Van Wert. Betty was also predeceased by her step-father, James Van Wert; sister, Norma Johnston; brothers, Walter Jr., Clifford and Floyd Hartman. Betty loved and cherished her family and had many fond memories of her homestead on Jerusalem Hill Rd. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends. She is survived by her companion, Jim Kwasnik; children, Alice (Michael) Hamm of Wellsboro, PA, Keith (Mary) Stewart of Pine City, NY, Bonnie (Martin) Hayes of Lowman, NY, Robert (fiancé, Jeannette Winiecki) Stewart of Elmira Heights, NY and Tammy (Gale) Zimmer of Elmira; sister, Julia Horton; brother, Robert Hartman; special niece, Gail Gill; along with many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call Saturday, July 21, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. with Rev. Larry Burke officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Betty can be made to the American Diabetes Association . Family would like to thank the staff of 4th floor and Kelly Covell of Chemung County Nursing Facility for the wonderful care their mother received during her stay there. Star Gazette – July 19, 2012
HARTMAN Catherine "Katie" Peterson
Died Fri. Jan. 18, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital after living a long full life at the age of 100. Born on Dec. 31, 1912 in Big Flats, NY; Katie was the daughter of the late, Henry & Lena Heib Hartman. She was married to Archie Peterson who predeceased her in 1988. Living on a farm she learned the values of hard work. Katie enjoyed embroidery, flower gardening, and caring for her family who survive; children, Phylis Sasenbury, Elmira; Robert (Ethel "Sue") Peterson, Beaver, PA; Nils (Maureen) Peterson, Troy, PA; Judy (Scott) Ameigh, Gillett, PA; daughter-in-law, Jacquelyn Peterson, Burlington, PA; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Katie was predeceased by her sons, Kenneth (Rosemary) Peterson and Richard Peterson; 11 brothers and sisters; and grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira on Sat. Jan. 26, 2013 between the hours of 1-3 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 3:15 p.m. The interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the family's convenience. Star Gazette – January 21, 2013
HARTMAN George J.
Age 66 of 1187 Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, Tuesday, June 5, 1973. Friends may call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Wednesday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Donald Roe. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Flowers gratefully declined. Contributions to the Horseheads Lioness Club. Survived by wife Mrs Dorothy Barchet Hartman; daughters, Mrs. Janet James of Elmira, Mrs. Gloria Samson of Horseheads; sons, George Hartman of Elmira Heights, Glenn & Garey Hartman, both of Horseheads, Gerald Hartman of Erin; 18 grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Storch of Elmira, Mrs. Ralph Reynolds & Mrs. Matilda Borden, both of Elmira Heights; brothers, Harold Hartman, Elmira Heights, John Hartman, Big Flats; several nieces & nephews. Mr. Hartman was a member of the Horseheads Lodge of Elks No. 2297 & a part-time employee of Tates Equipment.
HARTMAN MILDRED M. MAY, age 99, of Horseheads, NY died Monday, February 16, 2004 at Bethany Manor. Mrs. May was born February 7, 1905, the daughter of Henry and Lena Heib Hartman. She is predeceased by her husband Arthur May, infant daughter Doris Jean May, son-in-law Robert Carrigan, two great grandchildren and several brothers and sisters. Mrs. May is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Ruth H. Carrigan of Owego, NY and Alice M. and Martin Kain of Elmira; sister Catherine Peterson of Pine City; grandchildren, Lois (Steven) Totten, Ann (Timothy) Lounsbury, Janice (Earl) Heyman, Sheila (David) Austin, Diane (Jeffrey) Grant, James (Jane) Kain, Carolyn (John) Davies, and Lori Kain; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. May was a member of the Chemung Valley Grange, now the Horseheads Grange, for 75 years. She was also a member of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Thursday, February 19, 2004 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Reverend W. David Ashby officiating. The family will provide their own flowers. Memorial gifts may be directed to Lake St. Presbyterian Church, 300 Lake St., Elmira NY or to a charity of one’s choice. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. –Elmira Star Gazette.
RUSSELL J. HARTMAN age 55, born on February 19, 1960 passed away unexpectedly in Elmira, NY on Saturday, June 27th, 2015. He was predeceased in death by his father, Theodore Hartman; sister, Debra VanKeuren; and brother, Theodore Hartman, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Hartman; his siblings, Judith (Michael) Mros, Susan (Mike Vallimont) Draxler, and Joseph Hartman; his children, Latasha (Leonard Fenton, Jr.) Hartman and Theodore Hartman III; brother-in-law, Stuart VanKeuren; and his grandchildren, Leonard Fenton III and Issabella Hartman. A short memorial will be held for Russell at the residence of 5 Burdick Street on Friday, July 17th at 11am. There will be a private graveside service at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/12/2014
HASTINGS William J., Jr.
Age 60, of 269 Curtis St., Elmira, NY. He was born March 12, 1945 in Jersey City, NJ, son of the late William J., Sr. and Rhoda (Phillips) Hastings and died Tuesday, December 13, 2005, unexpectedly at home. He is survived by his wife, Sonja J. (Fairbanks) Hastings; children, Cole Hastings of Pine City and Bralyn Harvey at home; former wife, Cathy Hastings of Poughkeepsie, NY; stepchildren, Ralph and Debbie Harvey, William and Tracey Harvey, Jessie and Regina Harvey, Pamela (Harvey) and Chris House, Thomas and Kelli Huyck, all of TN; one grandson; eight step grandchildren; sisters, Carol Deluca of Lexington, SC and Holly Jones of Union Beach, NJ; mother-in-law, Phyllis Fairbanks of Elmira; and dear friend, Dan Weston of Elmira. Bill retired from the Glove House in 2004 with 15 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during Vietnam, and was a member of the American Legion Post 154, Elmira Heights. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Friday, December 16th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. His funeral service will be held there on Saturday, December 17th at 1 p.m. Committal prayers and interment, with Military Honors, will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
HATCH –HELEN L. VANDEGRIFT went home to be with the Lord Thursday, November 19, 2015 in Ocoee, Florida after walking this earth for 97 years. She married Ronald J. Vandegrift on February 27, 1936 and spent many years living on Hoffman Hollow Road and more recently Ocoee, Florida rising two sons along the way. Helen was predeceased by her father Raymond Hatch and mother Clara (Cleveland) Hatch. Also leaving her side much too early was her husband Ronald J. in 1989, her son James in 1973, his wife Margaret in 2008 and son, Charles (Chuck) in 2011, her brothers Raymond and Ralph have also passed. Helen is survived by her wonderful daughter-in-law, Sharan Vandegrift of Ocoee, FL who stayed by her side until the very end. She is also survived by a brother, Kenneth Hatch of Macon, GA, grandchildren, Susan, Ray, Chuckie, Mary, Ron, Paul, Rose, Wayne and Mark. She also leaves behind many more relatives and friends including great, great-great, and great-great-great grandchildren. Truly a wonderful life lived by a great woman. Family and friends are invited to call from 11 to 1 PM Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. Her funeral service and committal will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 1 PM with Reverend Mickey Cavanaugh of the Gillett Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Memorials in her memory may be made to the Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department, 460 N. Chemung Road, Lowman, NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/23/2015
HOWARD M. HAVEN, age 80 of Elmira, NY on Monday, February 9, 1998 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eleanor Haven of Elmira; daughters, Sharon Haven (Gene Kreashko) of Leechburg, PA, Marcia (Edward) Robinson of Pine City, NY; grandchildren, Jennifer Morris of Warner Robins, GA, Kristen Kreashko of Leechburg, Kerrie Robinson of Pine City, Kimberly Robinson of Pine City; brothers, Harold (Esther) Haven of Salt Lake City, UT and Roy (Theresa) Haven of Elmira Heights, NY; sister, Esther Clark of Salt Lake City, UT; several nieces and nephews. Howard was a member of the Southport Baptist Church. For over 50 years, Howard was a member of the F&AM Masonic Lodge #95, Union/Cooley, the Corning Consistory, and the Plumber’s Unions #267 and #109. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Penna. Ave., Elmira on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6:30-8:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held there Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Rev. James Crupi will officiate. Those wishing may make memorial donations in Howard’s name to the Southside Baptist Church, 601 Penna. Ave., Elmira, NY. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira at the convenience of the family. –Elmira Star Gazette.
Irene M. Retired Employee of St. Joseph's Hospital Age 87, formerly of Elmira, NY died Thursday, June 22, 2000 at the home of her daughter in Dresden, NY. Surviving are her children, William A. (Nancy) Loftus of Winfield, IL, Gerald J. (Joanne) Loftus of Queensbury, NY and Beverly J. Loftus and her friend, Jack Parmelee of Dresden, NY; 7 grandchildren, William S. Loftus, Wendy L. Vorreiter, Julie A. Hays, Peter D. Loftus, Andrea S. MacDougall, Christine A. Loftus and Rebecca L. Loftus; 3 great-grandchildren, Sarah C. Vorreiter, Elizabeth R. Vorreiter and Emily R. Mac Dougall; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Irene was predeceased by her husband, William Loftus; a brother, Wilbur Haviland; and a sister, Gretchen Lewis. Irene was a longtime member of the Centenary United Methodist Church; other memberships include, Penn Yan Chapter 1519 Women of the Moose and Harmony Loyal Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was also involved with Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed playing cards and crocheting items for her family and many friends. Family and friends are invited to call Sunday, June 25, 2000 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira. The funeral service will be held there Monday at 9:30 AM with the Rev. Keith Kissel officiating. A service of committal will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. The family requests that memorial donations be directed to Centenary United Methodist Church, 424 S. Main St., Elmira, NY 14904 or to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 PreEmption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456, in Irene's memory.
MELVIN E. HAYES, age 90 of Horseheads and also Delray Beach, FL, passed away after a brief illness Sun. Sept. 6, 2015 at home surrounded by family. Mel was born in Elmira to S. Clifford and Helene Hicks Hayes. He is survived by his wife Marjorie Cowan Hayes; Sons and daughters, Bonnie (Charles) Breines of Boynton Beach, FL, Dennis (Kim) Hayes of Waneta Lake, NY, Judy (Barry McCuen) of Corning, NY, Chet (Karen) Hayes of Horseheads, NY, Keith (deceased in 2011) Lisa Hayes of Elmira Heights, NY, Sheldon Hayes of Alpine, NY, Brian Hayes of Breesport, NY, David (Abby) Hayes of Lamoka Lake, NY, and Daniel (Judiann) Hayes of Horseheads, NY; Over 90 grandchildren and great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Brothers and sister, Norman Hayes, Doug (Mary) Hayes, and Delores Strope all of Horseheads, NY and several extended family members and friends. Mel was also predeceased by a son, Keith Hayes and brothers, Justin and Kenneth Hayes. Mel lived a good life with his wife Marjorie in homes in Horseheads, Delray Beach, and Lamoka Lake. The lake was a huge part of family life. Mel and Marjorie were one of the first residences on the west side of Lamoka Lake with the cottage being completed in 1951 and in use continuously since then. The Hayes Clan (Lamoka Lake Rats) would arrive the day after school ended and return home the day after Labor Day. He could talk to and make friends with anyone. He enjoyed water skiing up until age 75. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling the US and Canada. Mel was a hard working prominent business man who started and ran two successful businesses that covered a 64 year span and still run by his family. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Thurs. Sept. 10, 2015 from 4-7:00 pm. His service will be celebrated at the funeral home on Fri. at 10:00 am. Burial service will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/8/3015
HEATH –BARBARA WANDELL, 58, of Westover Hills, Wellsburg, NY died Christmas morning Dec. 25, 1989. She is survived by her husband Charles E. Wandell Sr.; children, Bonnie Heath, Charles Jr., Patricia, John and Ward Wandell, Tammy Spallone, Luke and David Wandell; 13 grandchildren, parents Edward and Edith Heath of Towanda, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home, 161 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held there Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Burdette Mason officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. –Towanda Daily Review
JOHN V. HEATH JR. age 64 of Elmira, died Monday, October 10, 2016. Survived by his wife of 19 years, Norma; children, John Wayne Heath, Brian (Patricia) Heath; stepson, Richard Burchell; grandchildren, Charity Lauferswiler, Elija Donk, Renate Heath; great grandchildren, Juliah Washburn, Brielle Klein; sisters, Tina Oldfield, Mary Aus, and Linda Heath; brother in-law, Claude Spicer Jr; brothers Theodore J. (Kathleen) Heath, Lee Roy Heath, several beloved nieces, nephews and very close cousins; predeceased by parents, Lois M. and John V. Heath Sr; brothers, Robert Kelley and Daniel L. Heath, sisters, Christine M. Heath and Michele A. Smith-Garcia. John retired from Jack's Auto Sales after 35 years of service. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and watching basketball. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Saturday, October 15 from 3-5 pm followed immediately by his funeral service at 5 pm. Burial at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/13/2016
HELLER - VILLARD Gladys M.
age 76 of 507 Pennsylvania Avenue Elmira, NY died on Sunday April 15, 2007 surrounded by her loving family. Gladys was born October 20, 1930 in Dorrance, PA the daughter of the late Walter and Freda Kellmer Heller. In addition to her parents Gladys was pre-deceased by her brothers and sisters. She was a retired office manager for Hills Department Stores in Horseheads, NY and Rochester, NY. Gladys loved her family and friends and especially treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren. Gladys is survived by her loving and devoted children Linda Villard & Larry Gessi of Elmira, NY; Lawrence Villard of Elmira, NY; Mary & Marvin Van Meter of Columbus, Ohio; Kathy & Paul Hanson of Honeoye Falls, NY; Walter & Kim Villard of Middlesex, NY; Ann & Steve Augustine of Geneva, NY; her loving grandchildren Steven Crozier & Zebra Cicconi, Norman Crozier & Kim DeFrancisco, Jodi Crozier & Mike Felko, Daniel Villard, Allen Van Meter, Taylor Villard, Jenna Hanson, Oliver Hanson, Ali Augustine, and Emily Augustine; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including her special caregivers B.J. Doughty and Sarah Hogg. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Wednesday April 18, 2007 from 3-7 PM. Gladys' Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Father James Callan officiating. Sister Margie Henninger will assist Father Callan. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may remember Gladys through memorials to Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830 or The American Cancer Society 1316 College Avenue Elmira, NY 14901.
HERRICK William "Bill"
William "Bill" Local area barber for forty years Age 79, of Elmira, NY, died on Thursday, March 8, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Virginia Lee Herrick; daughters, JoAnn (Richard) Sansone, of Margate, FL; granddaughters, Janelle Potter and Karen Piotrowski, of Buffalo, NY; sister, Joyce Christy of Elmira, NY; several aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Predeceased by grandson, Dennis Hoskins; and parents, Johns and Jennie Herrick. William was the owner/operator of Herrick's Barber Shop he was a barber for over forty years. Former member of the Chemung County Rod & Gun Club, member of Pennsylvania United Methodist Church, a United States Navy Veteran of WW II and an avid fisherman. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Saturday, March 11, 2006, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal there at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park
HESS Beverly Seelye (1929 - 2011)
Age 81 of Elmira, NY died Monday, January 24, 2011 at home after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur L. Seelye in 1989; mother Doris Lauper; father Maurice Hess; stepfather Fritz Lauper and brother Maurice (Buck) Hess. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Bonnie and Louis A. Ciarlo, Dawn and Francis Narde; grandchildren Todd (Stephanie) Seelye, Jason (Mindal) Seelye, Julie (Ted) Pribulick, Erica (Katie Kellett) Ciarlo, Louis J. Ciarlo and Amy Ciarlo; great grandchildren Madison and Reagan Seelye, Olivia and Teddy Pribulick; step grandchildren Kim Narde and Carrie Preston; step great grandchildren Jessica Taft, Seth and Liam Preston; sisters Shirley Moilanen, Mary Ellen Lipscomb and Madelyn Dovey. Beverly retired from Remington Rand after 25 years and was currently employed with Curione Dental Lab for 33 years. Family and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, January 28th at 10 am in St. Patrick's Church. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Beverly through donations to Southern Tier Hospice & Palliative Care, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. Star Gazette – January 26, 2011
HESS Charles F. “Red”
Age 50 of Lowman, NY died Wednesday October 16, 2002 as the result of a fall at his home. Red was born January 17, 1952 in Binghamton, NY the son of the late Ira D. & Delia Clark Hess. He was a former employee of Thatcher Glass & currently an employee of Coca-Coca Distribution Center in Horseheads, NY. Mr. Hess is survived by his son: Cory Hess of Lowman, NY; daughter: Heather Hess of Lowman, NY; adopted son: Phil “Cowboy” Fletcher of Horseheads, NY; adopted daughter: Cara Hess of California; sisters & brothers-in-law: Catherine H. & Marty Jones of Lansing, NY, Irene & Bud Augustine of Pine City, NY, Edith & Bob Sofia of Bellvue, Co, Marjorie Dean of West Virginia & Mary Anne Giuliano of Big Flats, NY; foster mother: Gladys Sorenson of Waverly, NY; foster brothers: Paul Sorenson & Kevin Sorenson both of Waverly, NY; foster sister: Kathleen Sorenson of Owego, NY; one uncle, several nieces, nephews, cousins, & a host of friends. Relatives & friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. & Grand Central Ave. Horseheads, NY on Friday October 18, 2002 from 7-9 PM. Red’s Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday October 19, 2002 at 10 AM with the Rev. Dr. Larry L. Appenzellar officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY.
HESS Mary E. Robinson
Age 81 of Westlake St., Horseheads, died on Thursday,
Mar. 8, 2012. She was born Dec. 13, 1930 in Elmira, NY to James and Dora
(Drake) Hess. Mary is survived by her husband, Ellsworth "Pete"
Robinson; daughters, Dotty (Ron) McClure of Mansfield, PA, Mary (Kent)
MacDonald of Big Pond, PA and Jane Robinson of Horseheads; 3 grandchildren and
5 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and many friends, including
Bob Brown of Erin. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Herbert, Melvin
and Robert Hess. She was a member of Faith Tabernacle in Elmira Heights. Mary
was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed her time with her
family. She also enjoyed traveling, reading her bible, and fishing. Family and
friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St.,
Horseheads in Sunday Mar. 11, 2012 from 3-5:00 p.m. Her service will take place
at the funeral home on Monday at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Dave Swartwood will
officiate. Mary's burial service will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Special thanks to the staff of Southern Tier Hospice for the wonderful care you
provided. Star Gazette – March 10, 2012
HETRICK Harry D. Sr.
Age 77, of Horseheads, NY, died Saturday, September 12, 2009. Harry was born May 9, 1932, in Susquehanna Township, PA, a son of William and Mabel Graffius Hetrick. Harry is survived by his wife of 53 years, Madeline Hodge; his children, Karen Hetrick, Horseheads, Harry Jr. and Debbie Hetrick, Alpine, NY, George and Flo Hetrick, Pelzer, SC, William and Kathy Hetrick, Alpine, Sally and Neil Jr. Cory, Elmira Heights, Belena and Mike Krusen, Elmira Heights; brother, Richard Hetrick Sr.; and sister, June Haskins, both of Elmira Heights; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family friends. Harry enjoyed hunting, bowling, his vegetable gardening, and spending time with family. He is predeceased by nine brothers and sisters. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 1-3 p.m., where a funeral service will follow. Interment will be held at Forest LawnMemorial Park following the services with Full Military Honors accorded. Harry earned a purple heart and other medals awarded for bravery in the Korean Conflict. Friends may make memorial contributions to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Coring, NY 14830. The family would like to thank Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Harry. Published in Star-Gazette on September 14, 2009