All people are arranged by SURNAME AT BIRTH rather than by married alias.
HILLMAN Blanche Johnson
- Age 68 of Maiden Lane, Millport, formerly of 163 Orchard St. Friday January 10, 1969. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home, Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Monday at 10:30 a.m. followed by Requiem High Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Peter & Paul’s Church; Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Survived by husband, Lewis; daughters, Mrs. Percy (Lucille) Reasor of Big Flats, Mrs. Norman (Lorena) Carpenter of RD# 1 Pine City, Mrs. Fred (Gladys) Mathews of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Pete (Louise) Shadduck of Lockwood, N.Y. Mrs. Raymond (Virginia) Golden of Millport; sons; Edward Johnson of Chemung, Luther Johnson of Elmira, Thomas Johnson of Millport; 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Henry (Nina) Kipferi of Millerton. Mrs. Minathorne (Myrrah) Kress of New York City, Mrs. Jennie Anderson of Bentley Creek, Mrs. Grace Cole of Bentley Creek, Miss. Eva Hillman of Jobs Corners; brother, Jess Hillman of Elmira. Mrs. Johnson was a retired employee of the Remington Rand Office Machines. Division of Sperry-Rand Co. - Elmira Star-Gazette
HILLMAN Miss Eva
Age 66, of Millerton, RD 2, Jobs Corners, PA, Thursday, October 28, 1982. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Saturday 7 to 9 pm & Sunday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm with Funeral Services there Monday at 10:30 am. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by sisters, Mrs. Jennie May Anderson of Centerville, PA, Mrs. Sara Maria Kress of Millerton, RD 1, Mrs. Nina Kipferl of Lawrenceville, RD 1 & Mrs. Grace Cole of Millerton; several nieces & nephews & cousins. Eva was a retired employee of the Remington Rand Div. of Sperry Rand Corp. - Elmira Star-Gazette.
HILLMAN - Nina (Hillman) Triford, Kipferi
Age 82 of the Lawrenceville & Millerton, Pa. area, died Thursday, May 2, 1996 at home. She is survived by her daughters; Barbara J. Smith of Corning, NY, Joyce Kipferl of Littleton, Co. Sons: H. La Verne (Christiana) Kipferl of Millerton, PA, Howard D. (Ella) Kipferl of Lawrenceville, PA, Michael J. (Joyce) of Tioga, PA. 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren 1 great great-granddaughter. Sisters: Maria Kress of Millerton, PA, Grace Cole of Wellsboro, PA, Brothers-in-law: John Kipferl & Richard Kipferl of Rochester, NY, several nieces, nephews & cousins. Family & friends are invited to call at the Olthof funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave., Sunday 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held there Monday at 10:00 AM. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Nina attended Jackson Summit Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, wildlife & her family. - Elmira Star-Gazette
HILLS Thomas J. Hills
Age 78, of Elmira, NY, died on Monday, December 31, 2012. He was born on June 19, 1934 in Corning, NY to the late Leon and Harriet (Button) Hills. Thomas was predeceased by his wife, Janice L. Hills and brothers, Leon Jr. and John Hills. He is survived by his sons, Timothy J. Hills of TN and Mark E. Hills of Watkins Glen; daughters, Donna J. Beardsley and Janet E. Mathews both of Watkins Glen; 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; friend, Yvonne Powers of Elmira; canine companion, "Teddy Bear"; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 3, 2013, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow there at 5 p.m. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to CareFirst, formerly known as Hospice. Star Gazette – January 1, 2013
HIMKO Anne B. Peters
96, of Titusville, Florida, died January 30, 2012, at her home. She was born in Corning, New York, on February 11, 1915, to the late Stephen and Mary Himko. Anne spent her younger years in Binghamton, New York. She was employed by Endicott Johnson Company in her earlier years and had a vast collection of dolls. She is survived by her sisters, Dorothy L. Corcoran and Irene Lucik; brother, Steve Himko; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands, George "Clem" Burnell and Francis Peters; sisters, Marjorie Remza, Mary Himko and Anne Lynn; and brothers, John, Mike, George and Bill Himko. A Memorial Service will be held in Binghamton, New York, at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association . Arrangements by North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville, Florida. Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, 2/02/12.
HIRSCHFELD Frederick L.
A longtime resident of the Crane Rd. Elmira, died Saturday morning, April 7, 2007 at Hospicare of Ithaca at the age of 59. Surviving is his loving family, nieces, Malisa & Wayne Washington and Jennifer Hirschfeld, Corning; a nephew, Carl & Brea Hirschfeld, Elmira; great nieces, Zoe and Tyra Hirschfeld; a sister-in-law, Alice & Joseph Prinzivalli, Corning; Born on July 13, 1947, Fred was the son of Carl A. & Susan Siedel Hirschfeld. He was employed by Mill Brook for many years. An avid sportsman he enjoyed hunting and fishing and time spent outdoors. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home Thursday morning at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Donald Rockwell officiating, Graveside services will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira.
FREDERICK HIRSCHFELD, 73 of East Hill, Elmira RD 2 Sunday afternoon, July 30, 1950. Survived by wife, Mrs. Marie Hirschfeld; sons, Carl at home and Frank with the U.S. Navy; daughters, Mrs. Marie Benn of Penn Yan, Miss Wilma Hirschfeld of Elmira; three grandsons; two granddaughters; two great-granddaughters. The body is at the Davis Funeral home and this evening will be removed to the home of daughter, Miss Wilma Hirschfeld of 360 W. Fourth St., where funeral will be held Wednesday 2 p.m. The Rev. Hilmer Grunwald. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/31/1950
HOAGLAND - AYRES Grace Marie "Marie"
Age 87, of Elmira, NY died
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Marie was born October 9th, 1922 in Gillett, PA, the daughter of the late Edward and Laura (Wright) Hoagland. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Carol (Robert) Goodling of Cherryville, NC, Linda (Joseph) Holly of Pine City, Ann (Keith) Osborne of Elmira; grandchildren, Christie (Nathan), Rob (Britton), Sherry (Quintin), Cliff (Wendy), Amy (Josh), Dana (Steve), Leanne, Kathy (Billy), Brian; and twelve great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; also special nephew, Donald (Peggy) LeBaron. In addition to her parents, Marie was predeceased by husband Chris, great-granddaughter Perry Elizabeth Goodling, and sister Myrtle LeBaron. Marie enjoyed being a homemaker, traveling, solving crossword puzzles and was an avid bowler for many years. She was a member of the WIBC and the 600 Club. She loved her time spent with the Gillett Senior Citizens Center and the many friendships she made through her Wednesday afternoon group. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Saturday, June 26th, 2010 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. Funeral and committal services will follow the calling hours at 12:00PM. The Reverend William Vallet will officiate. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may make memorials to the Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 East Corning Rd. Corning, NY. A very special "Thank You" to the staff of the Emergency Department, ICU, and 3C of the Arnot Ogden Medical Center for the wonderful care and compassion shown to Marie and her family during her time of care. – Elmira Star Gazette, June 24, 2010
HOFBAUER K. THERESE MERIWETHER
K. Therese (Hofbauer) Age 89, of Elmira, went to be with our Lord, Thursday, August 30, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Therese currently resided at Woodbrook, but had previously lived on Camden Avenue in Horseheads. She was born June 29, 1918, a daughter of Joseph and Katherine Baumann Hofbauer. Therese is predeceased by her husband, Milton W. Meriwether; brothers, John, Clement and Owen Hofbauer; sister, Ann Enyedy; and son-in-law, Michael Oakley. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Vincent J. (Donna) Meriwether of Round Rock, TX, F. Joseph (Nancy) Meriwether of Elmira, NY, Leslie P. (Sandi) Meriwether of Clearwater, FL; daughters and sons-in-law, Julie A. (Stephen) Bonning of Baltimore, MD, Kathy A. Oakley of Elmira, NY and Carol A. (Paul) Griggs of Wynantskill, NY; 13 grandchildren and their spouses; 16 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Wayne Thomas of Towanda, PA; niece, Karen (Robert Breunig) Enyedy of Flagstaff, AR, along with several other nieces and nephews. Therese grew up on her family's hilltop farm in Pine City. The land is now the site of Mount Saviour Monastery. A graduate of Elmira College, Therese was a home/substitute teacher in the Elmira and Horseheads School Districts. She had a great love of the outdoors, enjoying walking, bird watching and gardening. A devout Catholic her entire life, Therese was a long time communicant and active member of St. Charles Borremeo Church, before joining Ss. Peter & Paul Church in the mid 1980's. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, September 2, 2007 for calling hours from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, September 3, 2007 at 10:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Private interment will follow on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Family will provide flowers. Donations in Therese's memory may be directed to Mount Saviour Monastery, Mt. Saviour Road, Pine City, NY 14871 or Ss. Peter & Paul Parish Center, 604 Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901. Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/1/2007.
Randall O. 'Randy' Jr. Retired Police Officer Age 80, of Chester Street, Elmira, NY. Randy was born October 28, 1924 in Berwick, PA, the son of the late Randall O. and Mary (Sult) Holden Sr., died peacefully on Saturday, August 13, 2005, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. His son, Glen Holden; and his brother, Gerald Holden, also predeceased Randy. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Shirley (Barrows) Holden; beloved children, Randy (Kim) Holden of Horseheads, NY, Linda (John) Hall of Wellsburg, NY, Mary (Charles) Jankowski of Louisville, KY, Harvey (Terri) Holden of Pine City, NY, Bonnie Monteleone of Wilmington, NC, Susan (Danny) Mettler of Elmira, NY; siblings, Gene Holden, Harvey (Norma) Holden, George 'Joe' (Elizabeth) Holden, Roberta (Eric) Mueller and Steve (Diana) Holden; sister-in-law, Peggy Holden; along with 14 much-loved grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and many friends. A WW II Veteran of the US Army, Randy retired from the Elmira Police Department after 33 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the Cashmere Grotto, Union-Cooley Masonic Lodge #95 F & AM, Clarence Oliver American Legion Post #154, and a faithful member of Centenary United Methodist Church. Randy also coached Small Fry Baseball for 20 years. He was a passionate gardener as well as an avid Corning East High School Football fan. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Thursday, August 18, 2005, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.Funeral services honoring Randy's life will be held there on Friday, the 19th at 1:00 p.m. The Reverend Joseph Kim will celebrate his services. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad will accord Mr. Holden full military honors. Memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice or to the Police Benevolent Association. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home
GILBERT C. HOLLAND age 70 of 179 Harriet Court, Saturday, Nov. 18, 1978. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home, Monday from 7 to 9. Funeral and committal services will be held Monday evening at the conclusion of calling hours. Burial at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Frances Wilkinson of Corning; 2 brothers, John of Corning and David of Wellsburg; several nieces and nephews. He was a retired employee of the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company and a veteran of World War II. –Elmira Sunday Telegram 11/19/1978
HOLLANDER - CHRISTENSEN Marian H.
Age 84, of Elmira, NY, died peacefully on Friday, January 1, 2010, at the Bethany Manor in Horseheads, NY. Marian was born on July 27, 1925 in Elmira, daughter of the late Raymond and Cora (Wood) Hollander. Survivors include her daughters, Carol (Joe) Comfort of CA, Sandi (Bob) Peterson of Horseheads, NY and Cindy Christensen of Ithaca, NY; sons, Howard Jr. and James Christensen, both of AZ; sisters, Florence Crowell of MA and Doris Ann Thomas of LA; brother, Ronald Hollander of Rochester, NY; grandchildren, Desiree, James Jr., Regina and Michael Christensen, Sheila Johnson, Joseph Comfort, Robert Jr., Jeremy and Jeffery Peterson, Joshua and Jesse Christensen; many great-grandchildren. Marian was predeceased by her sister, Margaret Sharpe; brothers, Robert and Richard Hollander. Family and friends are invited to call Wednesday. January 6, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Published in Star-Gazette from January 2 to January 4, 2010
HOREIS - BROWN, Lucille M.nee: Horeis
Age 86, of Elmira, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010. She is survived by son, Stephen R. (Marilyn) Brown, Bloomfield, NY; daughter, Gail M. Taylor, Elmira; grandson, Michael S. Taylor, Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Lucille is the daughter of the late Stephen and Stella May Horeis. A special thanks to the 5th floor staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Those wishing may make a donation in Lucille's name to a charity of your choice. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home Friday, March 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. Burial at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.4.2010
HORNBECK - LOCKE Jane H.
Age 81, of Carpenter's Apartments, Elmira, NY. She was born June 7, 1926 in Elmira, daughter of the late Albert and Mabel Hornbeck and died Monday, December 31, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter in 1997; grandson, Nathaniel Alexander in 2005; and daughter-in-law, Barbara in 2006. She is survived by children and their spouses, Gary Locke with fiancée, Mary Eckles of Elmira, David and Beadie Locke of Horseheads, Mary and Tim Stage of Elmira, Daryl and Helen Locke of Elmira; grandchildren, Erica, John, David J., Tristan, Brieanne, Vinney, Brian, Justina, Stephanie, Ashley, Kelsey and Madisyn; five great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Harvey Houston of Aurora, CO, Barbara and Robert Russell of Wellsburg; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Barbara Hornbeck, Robert and Sharon Hornbeck, all of Wellsburg; along with several nieces, nephews and friends. Jane was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. She was a very active member of the Southside High School Class of 1943 and 1944 reunion committees and was an avid counted cross stitch embroiderer. Jane was a very outgoing person and was loved by all who met her. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Thursday, January 3rd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Her funeral service will be held Friday, January 4th at 1 p.m. in Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 S. Walnut St., Elmira. Rev. Abigail Hoffman will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Jane through donations to Bethany Lutheran Church. Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/2/2008.
Ida - BATES, Ida Jean Horton Strong
Age 103, of Elmira Heights, left our world amidst kisses on Sunday, January 24, 2010. Ida was born on February 24, 1906 in Seven Bridges, PA to Robert W. and Louisa Lehmann Horton. She is predeceased by her husbands, Richard Strong and Willard Bates; daughter, Audrey Walker; sons-in-law, Vincent Link and Charles Walker; and grandson, Dana Stermer. She is survived by her daughters, Virginia Bailey of Southport, Edna Link of Elmira Heights and Janet Stermer of Horseheads; as well as 8 stepchildren and their families. Grandma leaves 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren who will never forget her smile or blue eyes. Ida loved horses, farming, gardening, bowling, square dancing, fishing, reading, traveling and so much more. The family is eternally grateful to Peter Marks and Catlynne Arkin for daily hugs, kisses, stories and singing. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads on Friday, January 29, 2010, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. a funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. Graveside services will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at 10 a.m
HORTON Mabel M. Maier
91, a resident of 123 Grove St., South Williamsport, formerly of Corning, N.Y., died on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., on Monday, May 26, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Mabel (Louy) Horton. Mabel was the widow of Albert H. Maier, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1978. They were united in marriage on Feb. 2, 1952, in Corning. Mabel was a 1936 graduate of Bradford Central School at Bradford, N.Y. She had formerly been employed by the Corning Glass Works at Corning. Mabel was a member of the Clinton Baptist Church at Montgomery and had previously been a member of Grace United Methodist Church at Corning for over 30 years. She attended the Senior Citizens Center at Corning. Mabel enjoyed working crossword puzzles, gardening and decorating her home and had a love for animals. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah M. and Larry LeFeber, South Williamsport; one sister, Winifred Tucker, Addison, N.Y.; one brother, Clarence R. Horton, Painted Post, N.Y. A memorial service will be conducted from the Clinton Baptist Church, 60 Warren St., Montgomery at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, with Reverend Larry A. LeFeber, her son-in-law, officiating. Interment will be in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, N.Y. The family respectfully declines flowers. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to either the Grace United Methodist Church, 191 Bridge St., Corning, NY 14830 or to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701 or to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are being handled by the Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service, 108 N. Main St., Muncy. Williamsport Sun-Gazette - December 22, 2010
HOTCHKISS Bertha E. McCann,
Age 99, died peacefully at the Chemung County Nursing Facility on Wednesday, October 22, 2003. The daughter of the late Charles L. & Flora DuBois Hotchkiss, Bertha was born in Cayuta, NY, on January 31, 1904. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Herbert McCann, & four daughters, She is survived by her daughter, Pearl McCann, of Elmira; sisters Pearl May & Jeanette Hotchkiss; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews, her loving family will miss her deeply. Every time we cook a pot of stew or turn the soil to plant a seed, her loving memory will shine & keep us at ease. From large to small, If a “lil critter” or her favorite, “a horse” should appear…think of our Bertha. Family & friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Sunday, October 26, 2003, from 1 to 3 & 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held there on Monday, October 27, 2003, at 1 p.m. Bertha will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may leave a “Candle of Remembrance” for the family at www.olthof.com. - Elmira Star-gazette.
HOTCHKISS Jack S.
Age 78, died at the Buffalo VA on December 18, 2007. Jack was born in Elmira, NY on November 12, 1929. He spent his life as a painter and decorator. He loved animals, especially his cats. Mr. Hotchkiss was predeceased by his wife of 34 years, Irene, in 1999. They enjoyed fishing together. He is survived by his sisters, June Wilcox of Elmira, Edith Tallman of Newfield; and several nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews. He served his country during the Korean War from 1951-1953. He was a steadfast member of the American Legion and enjoyed many friendships. Family and friends are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2007, at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira. A Funeral Service honoring Mr. Hotchkiss's life will follow at 1 p.m. with Lay Pastor John Knapp officiating. Interment will take place immediately after at Forest Lawn Memorial Park where he will be accorded Full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA Animal Shelter, Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903.
HOUGHTALING Leonard, V.
Of Pennsylvania Ave. Southport, NY died peacefully Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at St. Joseph's Hospital following an illness at the age of 76. Leonard was born on June 5, 1924 in Thurston, NY son of the late Merrit and Rose Morris Houghtaling. He served in the United States Marines during WWII. Leonard was employed by American LaFrance for many years. He enjoyed being active and was known for his carpentry work, having worked in many of the homes here in Southport. Leonard also enjoyed fishing, gardening, and time spent with his grandchildren and family. Surviving is his loving wife and friend of 54 years, June Misner Houghtaling; his son and daughter-in-law, John and Pat Houghtaling of Virginia Beach, VA; his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Tim Robinson of Spring Water, NY; grandchildren, Lisa, Ashley, Lindsay, Jenna, Michael, Jim and Steve; great grandchildren, Justen and Noah. Friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Thursday February 15, 2001 from 6 - 8 PM and on Friday from 10 - 11 AM. Funeral services will take place on Friday (11AM) with the Reverend Larry Lain officiating. Committal services will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will provide flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 627 W. Church St. Elmira, NY 14905 in Leonard's memory. Chemung County - Miscellaneous Obituaries from Caywood's Funeral Home, Elmira
HOVENCAMP Marilyn J. MacMillan
Age 64, of Corning, NY, died
on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. She was born on October 30, 1947 in Elmira, NY to
the late Kenneth Hovencamp and Coral Bailey. Marilyn is survived by her
children, Edwin (Laurie Taylor) MacMillan of Dundee, NY, June (George) Peterson
of Corning, Terra (Joey) Taylor of VA and Venus Liddy of VA; two brothers and
one sister; nine grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. It was
Marilyn's wish that all services be private. Interment will take place in
Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have
been entrusted to the Ballard-Lindgren & TenEyck Funeral Home. Star
Gazette – April 26, 2012
HOVER - INGHAM, Mavis A.
Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother - Age 75, of Erin, NY died on Friday, November 21, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Surviving are her husband, Warren J. Ingham; sister, Beverly Schmidt; brother, James (Renee) Hover; sons, Michael S. (Nancy) Schrage, Thomas R. (Barbara) Schrage, James (Maureen) Ingham, and Raymond (Lois) Ingham; daughters, Patricia A. (Richard) Telech, Sandra J. (Robert) Malnoske, Phyllis Hatfield, Rose (Richard) Graffius; 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents, Harry and Anna Hover; mother-in-law, Lottie Ingham; and brother, Hugh Hover. Mavis was an avid bowler, enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, reading a good book, cross stitching, ceramics, and was an avid flower gardener. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Southport/Elmira, NY, on Monday, November 24, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Funeral Service there Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Robert Sherburne will officiate, followed by graveside prayers at Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family request that you make memorials to the charity of one's choice. Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/23/2008
HOWE Ann C.
Age 81, of Elmira, NY, died on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at home surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Germany and adopted here by Harry and Clara Howe. Ann retired from the NYS Department of Labor after many years of service and volunteered at the Elmira Free Community Kitchen. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Saturday, December 21, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal service there at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery at the convenience of her loved ones. Star Gazette – December 19, 2013
HRASDZIRA Hattie A. (Hrasdzira) Clark
Age 94 of Bethany Courtyards, Horseheads, NY. She was
born August 21, 1917 in Garfield, NJ, daughter of the late August and Rose
(Macek) Hrasdzira and died Thursday, May 17, 2012 at St, Joseph's Hospital. In
addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother August Hrasdzira
and sister Louise Svetz. Hattie is survived by her nieces and nephews Amy
Rodabaugh of Horseheads, Roger (Ruth) Hrasdzira of Big Flats, Kenneth Hrasdzira
of Binghamton, Karen (Jim) Janeski of Elmira, Carol Hrasdzira of Horseheads and
Richard (Eileen) Svetz of Cape Coral, FL along with several great nieces and
nephews; great, great nieces and nephews and many cousins. Hattie retired from
A&P Foods, having been one of the first hired and one of the last to leave
at the Horseheads plant. Her life was devoted to her family. She was thoughtful
and caring, the first one to offer help, the first one with a card. She loved
all the family gatherings and parties and enjoyed going to the lake and her
Sunday afternoon drives with her niece Carol. Her favorite pastime was bingo and
she was the "bingo queen" at the Courtyards. Family and friends are
invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave.,
Elmira on Sunday, May 20th from 4 to 5 pm. Her funeral and committal services
will follow at 5 pm. Chaplain Mary Ann Bernard will officiate. Interment will
take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Her
family thanks the staff of Bethany Courtyards and the ICU at St. Joseph's
Hospital for providing her comfort and care. Star Gazette – May 19, 2012
HUBBARD Daniel L.
Age 42, of Breesport, NY died unexpectedly on Monday, October 22, 2001 at home. Dan was born January 29, 1959 in Elmira son of Phillip and the late Elizabeth (Tulecki) Hubbard. His interests included the outdoors, fishing and hunting. Surviving are his father Phillip Hubbard of Cayuta NY, a daughter; Lisa M. Hubbard of Elmira, his sons; Daniel L. Jr. and Andrew L. Hubbard both of Breesport, his brothers; Michael (Anna) Hubbard of Port Byron, NY, Chester Hubbard of Cayuta, grandchildren, Anthony J. and Maggie L. Donaldson of Elmira, several nieces, nephews and cousins. bf Family and friends are invited to call from 12 to 2PM Thursday, October 25, 2001 at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2PM. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
HUGHES Eldon V.
Town of Southport Resident - Age 85, of Spruce Street, Elmira, formerly of North Chemung, died
Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. He was born in Tioga, PA October 2nd, 1924, the son of the late William and Louisa (Jones) Hughes. Surviving Eldon is his loving wife of 34 years, Leona "Maggie" (Foster) Hughes; son, William Hughes of Madison, WI; daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and William Lutz of Elmira, NY; sons, PJ Tuller of Florida, Fred Tuller of Florida; daughter, Shelly (Allan) Watkins of Elmira, NY; sons, David "Guy" Tuller of Elmira, NY, Brian Tuller of Skaneateles, NY; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Hughes of Elmira; sisters, Glenora Gunderman of Wellsburg, NY, Harriet Elston of North Chemung, NY, Shirley (Gerald) May of North Chemung, NY, Janice (Lemuel) Pipher of Lowman, NY, Phyllis Lowman of Elmira, Beverly (Edgar) Harland of Chapel Hill, NC, Marilyn (Tom) Karski of Elmira; along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Eldon was predeceased by his brother, Paul Hughes. He retired from the Town of Baldwin as Highway Superintendent after 30 + years of dedicated service. He was a charter member of the Town of Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department, serving as its first chief. He was a veteran of the US Army with active combat duty during WW II, receiving a purple heart for injuries he received in the Battle of the Bulge. Eldon loved nature, fishing, hunting and took great pride in his garden which he generously shared the bounty with family and friends. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Thursday, June 3, 2010, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring his life will be held there on Friday, June 4, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Anne L. Mowrey will celebrate Eldon's Services. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park where the Chemung County Honor Squad will accord Mr. Hughes Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Chemung County Nursing Facility, 103 Washington Street, Elmira, NY 14901 to the Activities Department for the benefit of the residents. THANK YOU - A very special "Thank You" to the 6th floor staff of the Chemung County Nursing Facility for their kindness and compassionate care given to Eldon during his six month stay, and also the care given to him from the staff at Southern Tier Hospice. – Elmira Star Gazette, June 2, 2010
HUGHES Harriett L. "Bam" Elston
Age 80, of North Chemung, NY, died at home with her loving family at her side on Friday, November 26, 2010. Harriett was born February 16, 1930 in Tioga, PA daughter of the late William and Louisa (Jones) Hughes. She was married October 29, 1947 to the late Kenneth E. Elston, Sr. Harriett and her husband owned and operated Ken's Diner in Wellsburg, NY and later were proprietors of the New Fort Reed Tavern. She was a former member of the North Chemung Methodist Church. Her interests included watching the NY Yankees, working puzzles and most important the time she spent with her family. Survivors include her children, Kenneth Elston, Jr. (Julie) of Erin, Duane Elston (Christine) Wellsburg, Thomas Elston of Elmira Heights, Cheryl Apgar of North Chemung, Gerald Elston (Kelly) of Horseheads, Patricia Plaisted (Don) of North Chemung, her grandchildren, Kenneth III, Kevin, Shannon, Jeffrey, Ebben, Jason, Kyle, Jayme, Joseph, Jennifer, twelve great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, brothers and sisters, Kenneth (Ruby) Hughes, Glenora Gunderman, Shirley (Gerald) May, Janice (Lem) Pipher, Phyliss Lowman, Beverly (Edgar) Harland, Marilyn (Tom) Karksi, many nieces, nephews and friends. Harriett was predeceased by her parents, husband Kenneth E. Elston, Sr. granddaughters, Kimberly Elston & Stacie Elston, brothers, Paul Hughes, Eldon Hughes and a son-in-law, Eugene Apgar. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, November 29, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. Her service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 7 PM with Pastor Arthur "Skip" Reed officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Star Gazette - November 27, 2010
Gary R. Age 58 of 1228 Lake Street, Elmira died August 2, 2001 at the Syracuse Veteran's Hospital. Survived by his father Wallace Hughey of WI and brothers Lynn Hughey of WI and Wayne Hughey of IN. Gary was employed by Gino's Pizzeria before his illness. Relatives and friends are invited to a committal service Monday August 13, at 1:30 PM in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Kalec Funeral Home.
HUHTA Bernard L., Sr.
Age 63, of Elmira, NY. He was born October 5, 1945 in Elmira, son of the late Arnold John and Margaret (Hodge) Huhta, and died Sunday, December 7, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility after an extended illness. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Bonnie (Groom) Huhta in 2007; and brother, David in 2005. Bernie is survived by his children, Albert Huhta and Regina Hartman, both of Elmira and Bernard Huhta, Jr. of FL; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; his in-laws, the Groom family of Elmira. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/14/2008
David M. Age 50, of Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, September 27, 2005, unexpectedly at home. He is survived by his daughter, Teresa; sister, Cathy Brimmer; brothers, John, Bernard and Bob Huhta; special friend, Glen Hoffman. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, October 3rd, from 3 to 4 p.m. His funeral and committal services will follow at 4 p.m. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.
HULL Lulu F
Parrott, Lulu F. caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, age 76 of Parrott Rd., Cayuta, NY unexpectedly Sunday, January 9, 2000 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Lulu is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Judd E. Parrott; sons and daughters, Ray and Joanne Parrott of Cayuta, NY, Frank and Sandy Parrott also of Cayuta, NY, Linda and Donald Gunning of Trumansburg, NY and Sue and Merle Collins of Cayuta, NY; 17 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren along with nieces and nephews, and several close and caring friends and neighbors. Lulu was born September 25, 1923 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Byron and Flossie hull. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother whose presence will surely be missed by those who knew her and loved her. At her request services will take place privately for her family. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads. (Elmira Star Gazette, Pg. 4c, Mon., 10 Jan 2000)
HUNGERFORD Willard R., Sr.
Of Elmira died on Thursday, July 5, 2012, to be with his beloved wife, Mary; son, Willard III; and grandson, Frankie. He is survived by his children, John Carlson, Arthur Hungerford, Sharolyn Steinberg, Carolyn Yeomans, and their families. He is also survived by sisters, Linda Hungerford, Laurie Hungerford, Ginny Barber; and brother, Daniel Hungerford, and their families; brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Celeste Bohman of Pine City, NY; and sister-in-law, Antonella McConnell of Amarillo, TX; along with nieces and nephews. He was the grandfather of ten and great-grandfather of four and his beloved pets, Scrappy, Lucky and Panther. Though we miss you already, "DAD", know that we'll always love you! Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring his life will follow the visitation at 4 p.m. Reverend Donald Hoff will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park with his beloved Mary following his service. Star Gazette – July 10, 2012
RICHARD G. HUNSINGER Of Elmira Heights Age 82, died on Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, FL. He was born on March 31, 1923 in Dushore, PA, the son of the late Harry and Agnes (Karge) Hunsinger. Richard is survived by his wife of 57 years, Hila (Stoddard) Hunsinger; children, Wanda and Leon McGrain of Horseheads, NY, Linda and Randy Little of Lakeland, FL, Pamela and Verne Stage of Caton, NY, Carolyn and predeceased son, Raulston Hunsinger of Hickory, NC; sisters, Frances Kingsley, Evalda Black, Emily Rohe; brother, Harry Hunsinger; many nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren, several great grandchildren. Richard was a veteran of WW II, having received two purple hearts, and a member of the American Legion Clarence Oliver Post #154 of Elmira Heights. He was retired from US Steel and Rich's Lawnmower Service. Richard was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Horseheads, NY. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Monday, April 25, 2005, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held there on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Nancy Lane will officiate. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, with full Military Honors accorded at the grave by the Chemung County Honor Squad. Memorial donations may be made in Richard's name to either the American Cancer Society or Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Contributed by your cousin Carol Brotzman. –Elmira Star Gazette April 24, 2005.
HUNSINGER Wesley R.
Age 78 of N. Chemung Rd., Lowman, died Wednesday, January 23, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Wes is survived by three daughters & sons-in-law: Linda & Eugene Elston of Waverly, JoAnn & Ronald Burczynski of Elmira & Karen & Robert Petzke of Lowman; 5 Grand-children: Adam Elston, Jennifer Elston Harding, Victoria & Jillian Burczynski, Robert C. Petzke; 2 sisters: Louise Beaver of Elmira & Katherine Hunsinger of Dushore, PA; several Nieces, Nephews & cousins. Pre-deceased by his wife of 51 years, Arlene Hunsinger, a brother, Ervin & sisters Cora & Mary Ellen. Wes was retired from Corning Glass, Pressware Plant. Family will receive Relatives & Friends at the Kalec Funeral Home Friday, January 25th , 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral Service there Saturday at 1 PM, Deacon William Dougherty officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
HURLBURT DOROTHY EDITH (HURLBURT) BUCK
of Elmira, NY Age 67, went to be with God April 14, 2005 peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born August 23, 1937 to the late Clara (Williams), who died in 1987, and Albert Hurlburt, Sr., in 1999. She is survived by her loving children, sons, Clifford Jr. and Wanda Carpenter of Aumsville, OR, William Carpenter and Nancy Kelly of Elmira; daughters, Christine and Robert Englemen of Schuylkill Haven, PA, Lynn Buck and Paul Kujawski of Elmira, Jodie Buck of Elmira, and Rodie Buck and Damon Chalk of Elmira; brothers, Steve and Albert; sisters, Mable, June, Clara, Sharon; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Dorothy was predeceased by her daughter, Georgia Ann Debaridinis, in 1979. Dorothy spent most of her life raising her children. She became a foster parent to many since 1997, she loved and cared for them as her own; especially Latricia, Gordon, Andy, Ashlie, and Alissa. It was Dorothy's request that there be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 18, 2005, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Richard Dippold officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home. Contributed by Carol Brotzman. –Elmira Star Gazette Apr. 17, 2005.
HUTCHINSON - BATES, Mary Elizabeth
Age 88 of Horseheads, died after an illness Wed., July 23, 2008. She was born Nov. 3, 1919 in York, PA, the daughter to the late James and Bertha (Hamme) Hutchinson. She was predeceased by her husband, Earle Bates in 1975. She is survived by her daughters, Christine (Ronald) Beeman of Horseheads, NY, Doris (George) Krauss of Horseheads, NY, Jeanne (David) Barton of Lowman, NY; grandchildren, Michelle (Patrick) Hildreth, Alicia Beeman, Michael (Tracie) Felenchak; great-grandchildren, Shawn Welsh, Haileigh and Sydney Hildreth, Trevor and Dawson Felenchak; and several nieces and one nephew. She was the youngest of 10 children who have all predeceased her. Mary was a longtime resident of Horseheads and Elmira Heights having resided in both Victory Heights and Villa Serene. She was longtime employee of Weiss Construction in Big Flats. At her request, her service officiated by the Rev. Robert Finch will take place privately at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, with interment to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park beside her late husband. Those wishing may also express their sympathy with memorials to Elcor Health Services, 48 Colonial Dr., Horseheads, NY 14845. Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/25/2008
Age 55 of Chemung, New York died
Monday, September 6, 2010 unexpectedly. Born March 28, 1955 in Long Island, New York the daughter of the late William and Lillian Stuible Immendorfer. Due to Nancy's wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York. Memorials may be directed to One's Favorite Charity. - Sayre Morning Times, September 9, 2010
ISAACS Edward S. Sr. Age 97, of Catalpa Dr., Horseheads, NY, died on Friday, December 22, 2006, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Mr. Isaacs was born in Armenia Mtn., PA, on Aug. 5, 1909, the son of the late Richard and Lydia (Wines) Isaacs. He was a retired Equipment Operator with the Chemung County Highway Department, a member of Horseheads Moose and former member of Horseheads Elks. He was also a devoted NY Yankee fan. Ed is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Barchet) Isaacs; daughter, Bonnie and Ron Swartz of Horseheads, NY; son, Charles and Sheryl Elston of Lowman, NY; sister, Betty Butler of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Steven (Donna Hourihan) Isaacs of Penn Yan, NY, Joan (John) Pipher of Lowman, NY, Connie (Scott) Hewitt of NH, Joe (Lynn) Victor of IL, Christine (Nicholas) DeCirce of Camillus, NY, Greg (Sharon) Swartz of Horseheads, NY, Jeff Swartz of Coral Gables, FL, Tammy (Dale) Aldrich of FL, Stephanie (Joel) Moore of Watkins Glen, NY, Lisa (Eric) Lorenz of N. Chemung, NY, Shane Gerould of Lowman, NY; 25 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; daughter-in-law, Janice Isaacs of Lowman, NY; son-in-law, Ray Victor of Lowman, NY; stepchildren, Janet James of Elmira, NY, George (Sue) Hartman of Horseheads, NY, Gary (Dixie) Hartman of FL, Gloria (Gorden) Samson, Gerald (Sherry) Hartman, all of Horseheads, NY; sister-in-law, Lillian Armstrong of FL. Ed was predeceased by his first wife, Ruth (Elston) Isaacs in 1981; his son, Edward Isaacs Jr. in 2003; daughter, Shirley Victor in 2002; and grandson, Craig Elston. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Tuesday, December 26, 2006, from 7-9:00 p.m. Family and friends are further invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1-2:00 p.m., where his service will take place there at 2:00 p.m. with his Pastor, the Rev. Anne L. Mowery officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. Those wishing may also express their sympathy with memorials to North Chemung United Methodist Church, PO Box 316, Breesport, NY 14816.
ISAACS Richard B. Age 62, of Fisherville Rd., Elmira, NY. He was born May 19, 1944 in Elmira, NY, to David J. and Ann S. (Ringwalski) Isaacs and died Sunday, June 18, 2006, very unexpectedly at home. He was predeceased by his father, David J. Isaacs on April 10, 1973; and brother, David E. Isaacs on August 8, 1951. Richard is survived by his mother, Ann S. Isaacs of Elmira; daughter, Melanie (George Valimont) Isaacs with children, Heather, Sean and Tyler; daughters and sons-in-law, Tracy and Joseph Mustico with children, Collin and Daniel, Peggysue and Thomas Potter with children, Paul, Mary Katherine and Nicholas; and although separated at the time of his death, his wife of 40 years, Nancy C. Isaacs, all of Elmira; sisters, Joann (Robert) Decker of North Fork, CA, and Barbara (Vincent) Williams of Groton, CT; brother, Jack Isaacs; along with several nieces, a nephew, cousins and many, many friends. Richard was employed by the Chemung County Highway Department as a mechanic and was looking forward to retirement in September 2006. He was a past member of the Masons and Elmira Grotto. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Friday, June 23rd, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. His funeral and committal services will be held there on Saturday, June 24th, at 10 a.m. Rev. Donald W. Matthews will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Richard through donations to the charity of one's choice. He was loved and will be sorely missed by all whose lives he touched.
JACKSON Earl L. Age 79 of Elmira, NY died Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at home. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, August 15th from 1 to 2 p.m. His funeral and committal services will follow at 2 p.m. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
JACOBS Milton L.
Age 89, of Elmira, NY, died on Friday, June 29, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Beatrice H. Jacobs; children, Linda White of Port St. Lucie, FL, Sylvia Orr of Greenville, NC, Barbara Gasbarra of Gray Court, SC, Robert Orr of Reno, NV; grandchildren, Kelly Healey and Brian White; and several nieces and nephews. Milton was a United States Army Veteran of WWII, a lifetime member of Webb Mills Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of The Teamsters Union Local #529. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Monday, July 2, 2007, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal Service there Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
JAMES Frances Lawana Gardner
Died on Monday December 17, 2012 at the age of 94 at Founder's Pavilion in Corning, NY. She was born in Belleviille, Arkansas the daughter of John Anderson James and Mary Frances Suggs James. The family moved by wagon to a farm in Rush Springs, Oklahoma in 1934 and then moved to Texarkana, Texas. Frances had five children, Edythe Frances, Horace (Buddy), James Raymond, William Thomas, and LaJaunah Berneice. Her sons Horace and William, her daughter Edythe and grandson James, her brothers Jesse, Ishamael, and Thomas Clyde (Sam), and her sister Berneice and her husband Dave Lairson preceded her in death. Frances had twelve grandchildren: Kenneth, Leia, Christopher, Colby, James, Jamie, Colleen, Peggy, J. Weldon, John R., Alan, and Norene. She had nineteen great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins including a niece Ruby and nephew Mike. Frances married James Gardner (Chief) in 1948 and he died in 1959. Frances moved to New York to be with her daughter LaJaunah in 2000. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Frances' Funeral Services on Thursday December 20, 2012 at 1 PM at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. Star Gazette – December 19, 2012
JANKOWSKI - TELECH, Rosalie M.
Age 84, of Elmira Heights, NY, died Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. Rosalie was born on August 13, 1924 in Elmira to the late Walter and Magdalena (Raniewicz) Jankowski. Survivors include her husband, Richard Sr., of 64 lovely years; daughters, Victoria (Ralph) Burnham of Carlisle, PA, Rita (Joseph) DeDominick of Lutz, FL, Mary (Jonathon) Olin of Beaver Dams, NY, Dolores (Joseph) Barbieri of Middleburg, FL, Donna (Richard) Thompson of Bridgeport, NY and Janice (Thomas) Lagonegro of Elmira; son, Richard (Patricia) Telech Jr. of Henderson, NV; sisters, Helen Walkowiak of Elmira and Cecilia Resavage of Rochester, NY; 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Rosalie was predeceased by her sister, Agnes Jankowski; along with brothers, Peter, Edmund and Stephen Jankowski. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, May 18, 2009, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. in St. Casimir Church with Fr. Robert MacNamara as celebrant. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira. Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/17/2009
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HORSEHEADS - Evelyn M. Rounsville age 59, of 16 Valley Avenue, Horseheads died
Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Frederick L. Rounsville; a daughter, Barbara Carolson; a son and daughter-in-law, Edwin and Robin Rounsville; five grandchildren: Nichole, Typhanie, Seth, Hannah Rounsville and Britany Carolson; a brother, Edwin Jay of Forest City, PA; sisters, Ella Rupocinski of Las Vegas, NV, Lucy McGreal of Titusville, FL, Lois and Dominic Allegrino of Binghamton; a brother-in-law, Ken Austin and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was predeceased by her parents, Edwin and Geneieve Jay and sister, Helen Austin. Her hobbies were collecting recipes, crafting and playing with her grandchildren. Evelyn was an active member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Gibson where she taught Sunday School for 30 years. She was a volunteer at the Horseheads Christian School for 28 years and cleaned for the elderly at Villa Serene for 15 years. She was a loving and wonderful mother and wife and an asset to her family and friends. She will be greatly missed. Family and friends are invited to call Friday, May 24, 2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, May 25, 2002 at Calvary Baptist Church, Gibson, NY with Rev. Jefferey Becker officiating. A meal will follow provided by the ladies of the church and interment will follow lunch at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
JAYNES Eleanor E. (Ellie) Gingrich
born January 21, 1923 and died on December 21, 2011 with
several family members at her side. She went to be with her previously deceased
Husband Francis A. "Pud" Gingrich Sr. the love of her life. The
daughter of Benjamin and Sophie (Bridge) Jaynes was a graduate of Elmira Free
Academy and worked at Eclipse in Elmira Heights on the Norden Bomb sight during
WW II. After the war she was employed by Westinghouse as an Electronics Tester
on Cathode Ray tubes. After her retirement she worked at the Watkins Glen
Elementary School cafeteria and at the State Park in the summer. She also
volunteered at Schuyler Hospital. She was a loving, devoted Mother and
Grandmother. Mrs. Gingrich is survived by her children, Francis A. &
Virginia Gingrich Jr., David & Bernadette Gingrich, Deborah Grinolds &
Kevin Bailey, Janett & Harold Russell; Grandchildren, Wendy Gingrich
(Sheryll), Anne Grinolds, Daniel & Wendy Grinolds, Francis (TJ) &
Amanda Gingrich III, Elizabeth Gingrich & Simon Harby, Zachary &
Elizabeth Gordon, Jesse & Danielle Gingrich and Rory Russell; Seven Great
Grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She will be truly and greatly
missed. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott
Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls, NY on Monday, December 26,
2011 from 1 to 3 PM. Her funeral and committal services will be held following
visitation at 3 PM. The Rev. Cynthia Chidsey will officiate. Burial will take
place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY at a later
date. Star Gazette – December 23, 2011
JEBBETT - BARNES
Edith Mabel (Jebbett) (Barnesie) A lifelong resident of Southport, NY, died January 31, 2006 at Bethany Manor on her 93rd birthday. She was born in England on January 31, 1913 to Ernest and Mabel Jebbett, who preceded her in death. Edith immigrated to the United States in 1913 on the Lusitania and married Joseph Frederick Barnes on December 31, 1932. He preceded her in death in 1992. She was also predeceased by her son, Private First Class Richard Barnes in 1966; two grandsons, Richard Barnes and Scott Barnes; along with several other family members. Edith is survived by her sons, David (Nancy), Ronald (Sheila), Gerald and Fred (Sheila); daughters, Mary (Tommie) Osenbaugh, Alberta (Kenneth) Andrus; brothers, Ernest and Stanley Jebbett; sister, Alice Gallanger; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and good friends, Betty Aiken, Loretta Howe, and Ellen Carpenter. Edith was well known for her smile and great disposition. She was very proud of her children. Edith worked many years at the former Iszards, the former Sears Warehouse, and Gibson's Vineyards. She enjoyed making quilts for her family and friends. She also loved to go to church, and attended Elmira Wesleyan Church. She loved gospel music and her flower garden. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Friday, February 3, 2006, from 6 to 8 p.m., with Funeral and Committal Service there Saturday at 11 a.m. Rev. Edward Crandall and Rev. Sydney Aldrich will officiate. Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Edith by contributions to the Elmira Wesleyan Church, 1100 S. Main St., Elmira, NY 14904.
RICHARD H. JEFFERY age 76 of 3624 Sing Sing Rd., Saturday, May 5, 1990. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home, Tuesday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Wednesday 1 p.m. Burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Wesley Jenks officiating. He is survived by his mother, Florrie Lindsay of Detroit, MI; wife, Mina; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Jean & William Comfort of Horseheads, Janet & V. Fred Macy of Lawton, OK; 1 brother, Joseph William Jeffery of Blaine, WA; 2 sisters, Elsie Ambroselli of Ft. Myers, FL and Dorothy Moonan of Jacksonville, FL; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; many nieces & nephews. Mr. Jeffery was a member of the Catlin United Methodist Church; retired from Thatcher Glass after 38 ½ years of service and was a member of Local #104. The family has asked that contributions be made to the American Heart Association. –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/7/1990
DANIEL T. JENKINS SR., age 84 of 118 Renwick Lane Horseheads, NY died on Sunday March 25, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Daniel was born September 27, 1916 in Blossburg, Pennsylvania the son of the late Thomas Carlyle Jenkins and Ruth Putnam Jenkins. He married his beloved wife, Mary Pabis Jenkins, on August 15, 1934 and they would have celebrated their 67th Wedding Anniversary on August 15, 2001. He was the former owner of Danny's Coffee Pot in Elmira, NY and Danny's Grocery on Sing Sing Road in Horseheads, NY. Mr. Jenkins was the past president of I. Putnam, Inc. in Elmira, NY. His love and kindness for his family and friends as well as his zest for life endeared him to all. He will be truly missed by those who loved him and called him their friend. Dan was pre-deceased by his parents, his brother, George W. Poley, and his sister, Barbara Ann (Mrs. William) Morse. Mr. Jenkins is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary Pabis Jenkins; his children: Daniel T. (Delores) Jenkins Jr. of Elmira, NY, Michael S. (Esther) Jenkins of Pocomoke, Maryland, Gail M. (Earl) Lampman of Horseheads, NY and Debby (David) Mosher of Horseheads, NY; 21 grandchildren; 60 great grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister: Betty Jane (Jack) Smith of Pine City, NY; brother; Douglas (Cecil) Poley of Tampa, Florida; sisters-in-law: Bernice Mechalke (Lee), Sophia Sleeper, Stella Pabis, and Veronica Drake; brother-in-law: Leo Pabis; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. and Grand Central Ave. Horseheads, NY on Tuesday March 27, 2001 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Mr. Jenkins' Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday March 28, 2001 at 11 AM. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. Flowers are acceptable or those wishing may remember Mr. Jenkins through memorials to the charity of own's choice. –Elmira Star Gazette.
JENNINGS Effie J. DAILEY, 76, of Horseheads, NY died on April 6, 1997, at her home. Effie was born Nov. 7, 1920, the daughter of Harry and Ethel (Austin) Jennings. She had worked as an assembler at Remington Rand in Elmira. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Eleanor Jennings of West Burlington, PA; niece, Evelyn (Dan) Updike of Hamlin, NY; nephew, Harry Jennings of Tampa, FL; great-nieces, Mattie (Joel) Zarpentine of Holley, NY; Brenda (Brian) Davis of Italy; great-nephew, Dan Updike of Gillett, PA; Bradley Jennings of FL; special great-great nephew, Eli Zarpentine t home; dear friends, Irene Radaker of Horseheads; Andy Vargason of Elmira Heights; Jeanline and Raymond Perine of Owego; and numerous card playing Euchre buddies. Mrs. Dailey was predeceased by her husband, Edwin J. Dailey, in 1984 and her brother, Raymond Jennings, in 1986. Friends are invited to call at the barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm. Funeral and committal services will take place in the funeral home, following the conclusion of calling hours at 3 pm. The rev. E. Gene Callihan will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may express their sympathy through memorials in Mrs. Dailey’s name to the Chemung County SPCA, 2435 St. Rte. 352, Elmira, NY 14903 or a charity of one’s choice. The family would like to express their deep gratitude for Dr. Robert Mauri and the nurses in Outpatient Oncology at St. Joseph’s Hospital for their exceptional care and kindness.
JENNISON Dorothy E.
Age 81 of Horseheads, NY died on Thursday July 19, 2007. Dorothy was born in Horseheads, NY the daughter of the late Edward M. and Frederica J. Brown Jennison. She was also pre-deceased by her foster-mother Stella Ebersole. Dorothy is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday July 23, 2007 from 2-4 PM. Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Deacon George Welch officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/21/2007.
JERZAK NELLIE CASTELLANO
Age 71, of Millport, NY, and formerly of Horseheads, NY, died Saturday morning, September 1, 2007, after a long and brave battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late William and Verna Soper Jerzak. Nellie is survived by her husband of 47 years, Joseph Castellano. She retired with Joseph as owner of Joe's Exterminating Co. in Horseheads, NY. She is survived by granddaughter, Ashley Castellano and daughter-in-law, Michele Castellano of Concord, NC; stepchildren, son, Joseph T. Castellano of Bakerfield, CA, daughter, Patricia (David) Camacho of Chatsworth, CA, Marsha (Jim) Pinkston of Old Hickory, TN; sister, Barbara (Ron) Earnest of Lowman, NY; brother, Martin Jerzak Sr. of Erin, NY, Floyd (Sharon) Jerzak of Davenport, FL; grandchildren, Kelly, Joelle, Kimberly, Christine and Michael; nine great-grandchildren plus one expected later this month and many nieces, nephew and cousins. She was pre-deceased by her son, Harold (Willie) Castellano; sister, Marian Steckler; brothers, William Jr. (Bill) and Eugene (Mike) Jerzak. Nellie was a 25 year member of the Horseheads Moose Club and a member of the Horseheads American Legion. She was also an avid card player, loved her family and enjoyed entertaining her many friends. A special thank you for the loving care given to her by daughter, Patricia (Patty) Camacho and to nieces, Stacy Jerzak and Patsy Congdon and for friends, Tony and Emmy Mucci and Mary Masone. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Route 13, Horseheads, NY, 607-739-2035, on Wednesday September 5, 2007, from 2-5 p.m. Nellie's Memorial Service will be held at the conclusion of hours with Pastor Ellie Haber. Nellie's ashes will be buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to remember Nellie may do so through contributions to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. Nellie's family wishes to thank Southern Tier Hospice and Stacy, Debbie, Cindy and Susan for the loving care they extended Nellie.
JESSUP Harold L. Loving husband, father and grandfather Age 82, formerly of Crestview Drive West, Pine City, NY, died peacefully on Monday, December 5, 2005, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility where he most recently resided. He was born November 10, 1923 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Francis E. and Hermina 'Minnie' (Bauer) Jessup. Harold married Marguerite Greenwalt January 21, 1950 at the Oakwood United Methodist Church in Elmira Heights, NY. They have enjoyed celebrating 55 wonderful years of life and love together. He is also survived by his beloved children, Marcia (Dennis) Boor of Elmira, NY, Laurie Jessup of Raleigh, NC, Michael (Amy) Jessup of Scotia, NY, Melanie (Robert) Cassarly of Elmira, NY; much loved grandchildren, Kelli (Brett) French, Jeremy Boor and Ryan Boor all of Elmira, NY, Kelsey Jessup and Skyler Jessup both of Scotia, NY; sister, Donna Jean Benedict of Fort Myers, FL; brother, Walter (Patricia) Jessup of Caton, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. Harold was a Veteran of the US Navy and proudly served his country from 1944 to 1946. He was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Elmira for many years. He was also a member of the Lakewood Sportsman Club 'Jolly Boys' and the 'Billy Club'. Mr. Jessup retired from the Town of Southport after 14 years of dedicated service as the Assessor. Harold started Elmira Photo, which eventually turned into Benson, Jessup and Knapp Sporting Goods Store. At his request, all services will be privately held at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, followed by interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad will accord Mr. Jessup full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Centenary United Methodist Church, 424 South Main Street, Elmira, NY 14904, or to the Chemung County Nursing Facility, 103 Washington Street, Elmira, NY 14901, in his memory.
MR. ERNST H. JOHANSON of Heritage Park, Thursday November 6, 1975. There will be no calling hours. Private funeral at the convenience of the family, burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by the MacPherson Funeral Home. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Harvey (Norma) Holden of Bogota, N.J., son, Richard E. Johnson of Norman, Okla.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister in Sweden. –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/8/1975
JOHNSON –LUCY L. CLEARWATER age 66 of 1408 Alvord St., Elmira Thursday, June 9, 1983 at her home. Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral Home 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral and committal service will be held at conclusion of calling hours 8:30 p.m. Rev. Kent J. Lattimer will officiate. Burial Forest Lawn Memorial park at convenience of the family. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Harold Manwaring of Horseheads; daughter, Ruth L. Melbie of Tyrone, N.Y.; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Dorothy Johnson of Elmira; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by beloved Wesley Ferrier and was employed as a clerk at C&K Laundry. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/10/1983
JOHNSON Mr. Lewis D.
- Age 83 of Maiden Lane Millport, N.Y., Saturday, October 25, 1969. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Monday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Tuesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Requiem High Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Peter & Paul’s Church. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Percy (Lucille) Reasor, Big Flats, Mrs. Norman (Lorena) Carpenter, RD#1 Pine City, Mrs. Fred (Gladys) Mathews, Millport, Mrs. Pete (Louise) Shadduck, Lockwood, N.Y. Mrs. Raymond (Virginia) Golden, Millport; sons, Edward Johnson, Chemung, Luther Johnson, Elmira, Thomas Johnson, Millport; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Ruth Montanye, Elmira. He was a communicant of St. Peter & Paul’s Church. - Elmira Star-Gazette.
JONES - NICHOLS Mary Lou Age 78, formerly of Cross Fork, PA, died Wednesday, September 28, 2005, at her home in Pine City, NY, surrounded by her loving family following a long courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth Jones. Mary Lou was predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, Donald B. "Hap" Nichols; sister, Doris; brother, Arthur, and great-grandson, Joshua Logan Nichols. She is survived by her two sons, Donald W. (Michele) Nichols, J. Arthur (Aggie) Nichols, all of Elmira, NY; brother, Bill (Shirley) Jones of Renovo, PA, formerly of Elmira, NY; sister-in-law, Dori Jones of Renovo, PA; brother-in-law, Harold "Babe" (Joanie) Nichols of Elmira; grandchildren, Joseph "Art" (Julie) Nichols, Scott (Theresa) Nichols, Michelle (Howard) Henry, Jennifer (John) Wandell, Robert, Patrick, and Kimberly Nichols, Craig Hink, all of Elmira; also 11 great-grandchildren and one on the way. Mary Lou was an avid Bowler of 60 years, a member of the 600 Club and the Women's Bowling Hall of Fame. She was an Auxiliary member of the Eagle's Club and the Moose Club. Mary Lou loved sewing, quilting and crafts; she belonged to the "Stitch N Time" Craft Club, whose members donate their time and talents to making children happy. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Friday, September 30, 2005, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. with Funeral Service there Saturday morning at 10 a.m. The Reverend Edward Crandall will officiate. Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Elmira, NY.
JONES William E. "Bill"
Age 88, of Elmira, NY, died Friday, December 13, 2013, following a brief illness. He is survived by son, William E. "Bill" (Debi) Jones Jr., daughter, Debi (Jim) Urbanski; stepchildren, Herbert "Chuck" (Mary Lynne) Furman, Michele (Dominic) Peters, Darlene (John) McKinney, and Lisa (Joe) Caccia. Predeceased by his wife, Shirley; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members; former Chief of The Southport Volunteer Fire Department where he served over 50 years. United States Navy Veteran of WWII having served on the Battle Ship Wisconsin. Family and Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Friday, December 20, 2013, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal Service there at the conclusion of calling hours Friday at 6:00 p.m. Pastor William Vallet will officiate. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation to the Southport Volunteer Fire Department in Bill's memory. Guestbook may be signed in obituaries at www.olthof.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. Star Gazette – December 17, 2013
ERNEST (ERNIE) JUNE, age 72 of Elmira, NY, very unexpectedly, Tuesday, July 22, 1997 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Ernie is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Betty Ward June; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Lynn June of Elmira, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and David Rothchild of Horseheads, NY; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Ernie owned and operated the Ernie June Drive Shaft Repair shop in Elmira for over 45 years. He was an expert welder who built many race cars, model airplanes and saw mills. This season would have been Ernie’s 50th year in Modified and super modified racing. He raced at many area pavement and dirt tracks including Owego, Corning Stadium, Chemung Speed Drome, and Oswego Speedway. Ernie was a devoted family man who was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone. He loved animals of all varieties. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Penna. Ave., Elmira, NY, Friday, 5-7 p.m., with a memorial service to be held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 7:00 p.m. Rev. Howard Hunt will officiate. A private service will be held at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park at their convenience. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorials in Ernie’s name to the charity of one’s choice. –Elmira Star Gazette.
JURUSIK John J.
Age 80, of Elmira Heights, died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 6, 2009. John was a son of the late Peter and Mary Sherant Jurusik. He was predeceased by his brother Gene Jurusik. John is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Morgan Jurusik; children, with their spouses, Douglas M. and Joann Jurusik of Penfield NY, Daniel M. and Marian Jurusik of Big Flats, David W. Larrabee of Elmira Heights, Mary Beth Taylor of Salisbury MD, Johanna M. and Mike Wolfe of Big Flats, Lisa A. and Tomas Wheeler of Pine City, Angela C. and Jeffrey Cavaluzzi of Elmira Heights and Jason M. Jurusik of Pine City; 35 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; sisters, Josephine Colville of Michigan, Marjorie Bates with husband Arthur of Albany NY; brother Dr. Paul Jurusik with wife Mary Ann of Elmira; sister-in-law Jean Jurusik of Elmira Heights; brother-in-law James Morgan of Elmira Heights; several nieces and nephews. John was retired as head custodian from Cohen School with over 30 years of service. John loved to work in his garden and he enjoyed "bending your ear." His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. Committal prayers and interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Thursday, June 11th at 12:00 noon. Donations in John's memory may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning NY 14830. Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/8/2009