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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Elmira, Chemung County NY
Obituaries

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Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 

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Do You Knowthat you can search just the Obituaries on the site by using the three County Specific Obituary selections in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? You can narrow your search by including a key word in the cemetery name or a township name in addition to the surname you search. Then select the Find All Words option. 


You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using Clippings partition. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, and some other partitions. 


All people are arranged by SURNAME AT BIRTH rather than by married alias.

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KABES
Ralph Age 91, of Elmira, New York, died on Monday, July 25, 2005, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, July 28th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. with Reverend Walter Wainwright officiating. Interment will take place on Friday, July 29th at 11 a.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the 6th floor staff at the Chemung Nursing Facility and Cindy Evans for all the care and compassion given to Ralph at his time of need.

KAMP James W.
died unexpectedly at Schuyler Hospital on Wednesday morning, June 11, 2008. James was born on September 6, 1934. He is survived by his sister, Jane French of Horseheads, NY; nephew, Larry (Lori) French of NC; nieces, Sue (Ed) O'Bryan of MD, Lisa (Chris) Ginger of SC, Amy (Jim) Dobell of Horseheads, NY; grandnephews and nieces, Jeremy, Kristen, Stephanie of NC, and Katie and Kenny of MD. James lived at his cottage in the summer months on Seneca Lake since 1977 and in Melbourne, FL in the winter. James served his country with the US Army during the years 1957 - 1963. He worked for Xerox in Rochester, NY for 20 plus years and retired to enjoy playing golf and fishing. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St., Horseheads, NY, on Saturday, June 14, 2008, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. James' Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of hours with Pastor David Sullivan. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park immediately following. The family will provide their own flowers. Memorials contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, Syracuse Office, 356 Middler Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 6/12/2008 - 6/14/2008.

 

KARAM Samuel George

Age 85 of Himrod, NY and Bradenton, FL, formerly of Elmira, NY, died in his home on Seneca Lake surrounded by his loving family Friday, August 9, 2013. Samuel was the son of the late George and Anna Karam. He was born in Elmira September 7, 1927. He married his late beloved wife Delores R. Karam (Shaieb) for 62 years. Sam is survived by his sister, Edith Miller; his six children, James (Lucy), Georgia (John James Jr.), Sandra (Armand), Mary, Samuel Jr. (Bernadette), Michael (Sherry); grandchildren, Sarah, James, Derrick (Ashley), Georgette, Jayna (Brian), Christina (Anthony), Samuel III, Michaelyn, Zachary; great grandchildren, Chase, Cara, Sophia and Caleb; and his dog "Buddy". He is also survived by the Karam, Miller, Randall, and Shaieb families. He was a proud active communicant of St. Mary's parish, United States Navy Veteran of World War II, and the Korean War, businessman of the Elmira Area for over 25 years owning Karam's Giant Market. He served on the Board of Supervisors, was an area councilmen, Legislator, and a candidate for State Assembly twice. He devoted much of his free time for the Boy Scouts of America; Serving as troop leader and the Board of Counsel from 1958 to 1964. He enjoyed his service to the community for over 30 years. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM and again 6:00PM to 9:00PM. A prayer service will be held Wednesday morning, August 14, 2013 at 9:15AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM in St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY. Graveside committal services will follow at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full Military Honors accorded. In lieu of flowers, those wishing please make memorials in Samuel G. Karam's name to the Chemung County SPCA or the Ontario, Yates County Hospice. A very special "Thank You" to all who helped keep Sam comfortable and in the home he cherished his final few days overlooking the lake he loved.  Star Gazette – August 11, 2013

 

KEENER Edith A. BOWMAN, 67, of Elmira, NY, died May 31, 1995 at home after an extended illness.  She was born September 5, 1927 in Elmira to Charles and Alice Keener.  She is survived by her children, Rose (Ray) Spearman of Wellsburg, NY, George (Mary Jo) Bowman of Elmira, Susan Bowman of Elmira, Barbar Birdsall of Zion, IL, Mary (John) Dickens of Littleton, CO, Linda Elliott (fiancé, Jim Earley) of Gillett, PA, Chief Petty Officer with the US Navy, Jim “Dee” (Ellen) Bowman of CA, Harold Bowman of Elmira; sister, Rose Mary Cox of Wellsburg, NY; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and many special friends.  She was predeceased by her husband, James H. Bowman.  Funeral services were held at the Barrett Funeral Home June 2 with the Rev. Larry Parker officiating and interment to be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

GERALD C. KELLEY
 Gerald C. Kelly, 61, of Lowman, NY, died Sunday, December 13, 1992 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. He is survived by his wife, Dawn L. Kelley; daughter and son-in-law, Kay Sandra and Frank Buchanan; daughter, Nancy Lee Kelley of Elmira, NY; sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald Thomas and Elaine Kelley of Greensboro, NC, David and Helen Kelley of Sayre, PA and Darrin and Kathleen Kelley of Elmira, NY; three grandchildren that he raised and 15 very special grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Jessie Bryington of Canton, PA and Betty Austin of Fassett, PA; brothers, Milan Kelley of Lowman, NY and Wayne Kelley of Elmira Heights. Funeral and committal services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on December 16 with the Rev. William Norton officiating and interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Donations to the family would be appreciated:  RD 1, Route 60, Box 28, Lowman, NY 14861. (TGR, Thursday, December 17, 1992)

RICHARD T. ‘DICK’ KELLEY, SR. age 72, went home to the Lord Thursday, July 7, 2005, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.  He was born August 30th, 1932, to the late Hulbert and Edith (Soffe) Kelley.  He is survived by the love of his life, wife, Barbara; adoring children, Debbie (Mark) Sebura of Arkport, NY, Sherry (Bill) Spotts of Horseheads, Kathy (Don) Newson of Delaware, Richard Jr., (Brenda) of Elmira Heights, Barbie Dobson and companion, Clayton of Corning, NY, Heather (Doug) Griswold of CT; grandchildren, Jody (Larry) Butts, Nathan (Kristen) and Jonas Sebura, Beau Spotts, Cheri Newson, Ricky, Katy, Zachary, Megan and Jacob Kelley, Jennifer (Sean) Monroe, Nicholas and Alyssa Piersimoni, Brittany Kelley, Cody, Mary and Hannah Griswold; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Lucas Monroe.  He is also survived by the most wonderful and loving mother-in-law, Leona Kline, who loved nothing better than to spoil her son-in-law with weekly homemade goodies.  Also surviving are sisters and brothers-in-law, Bernard (Carol) Kline, Beverly (Bill) Bigg, Pat (Ed) Sassano, Carol (Ron) Mills, Tom (Stephanie) Kline, Pete Miller.  He is also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews and wonderful friends.  He was preceded in death by sisters, Helen Batterson, Jane Miller and Doris Kelley.  He was a devoted husband and was “The Best Dad in the Whole World.”  Nothing brought him more pleasure than his devoted and loving family.  He loved his shop and all his friends at the Windmill.  He was passionate about the Yankees and loved hunting and fishing and spending time at the cabin in the Poconos.  He had a quiet, calm and gentle spirit but also had an enormous wit and great sense of humor.  We were greatly blessed to have him as a husband and father and he will be forever missed.  A special thank you to all the wonderful staff at the Arnot Ogden and the Faulk Cancer Center that took such loving care of our father, especially to Karyn and Dr. Byland and staff.  Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Saturday, July 9th from 1 to 33 and 5 to 7 p.m.  His funeral and committal services will follow at 7 p.m. Rev. Gerald Glover will officiate.  Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

KELLOGG Jack W. Sr.
Of Southport at the age 43 died Sunday morning, December 2, 2007 at the home of his mother, under her loving care. Jack was born on August 27, 1964 in Troy, PA son of Donald & Helen Watts Kellogg. Before his illness, Jack was employed by General Revenue and Finance Corp. in Big Flats. His many interests included NASCAR and Fishing. Jack enjoyed watching the Jacksonville Jaguars football games but his greatest joy was time spent with his mother and children who survive. Helen Watts Kellogg Gradwohl, Southport; children, Jack "Jay Jay" Kellogg; Jr. Ruth Kellogg and Steven Kellogg; aunts, Virginia (Kenneth) Bush; Betty (Stanley) Harris; Martha Wilgosz; and Gail Watts; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many family friends. Jack was predeceased by his father, Donald Kellogg; his paternal grandparents, Fred & Helen Kellogg and his maternal grandparents, Ruth & John Watts and his aunt, Dorothy Evans. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 from 1 - 2 p.m. funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at his families convenience.

KELLY - GARDINER
Lulu (Kelly) Passed on to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 20, 2001 at the age of 80, unexpectedly while at St. Joseph's Hospital. Survived by her daughter, Veronica (Roni) Loudenslager; sons, Gerald (Peggy) Lewis and Samuel (Roxanne) Lewis. She also leaves behind several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Lulu was predeceased by her son-in-law, Joseph Loudenslager Sr. She loved to play yahtzee and cards with family and friends. She enjoyed talking about the good ole days and she would make us laugh with her funny ways, comments and expressions. You will be missed Mom/Gram. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, September 24th from 12 to 2 PM at the Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 PM. Rev. Donald Knapp will officiate. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.

KELSALL Zachary "Zack"
Of Jacksonville, FL - Age 22, formerly of Troy, PA, died very unexpectedly on Saturday, April 4, 2009, in St. Augustine, FL. He is survived by his beloved mother and stepfather, Tonia D. and Skip Williams of Athens, PA; father, Wayne Kelsall of Troy, PA; grandparents, Emma Geisel of Athens, PA; Carolyn Butler of Pine City, NY; great-grandmother, Doris Everette, also of Pine City, NY; stepbrothers, Cory and Nathan Williams of Athens, PA; stepsister, Maggie Williams also of Athens, PA; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, including very special uncle, Mike Kelsall with Karen McGonigal of Pine City, NY. His grandfather, James Butler; great-grandfather, James Everette; grandfather, George Burchard predeceased him. Zack graduated from Troy High School in 2004. He also worked at Salsa Rita's Fresh Cantina in Jacksonville, FL for almost 2 years. He was able to make friends very easily with his wonderful sense of humor, his brilliant smile and contagious laugh. Zack will be best remembered for his willingness to help anyone in need, along with his love for his family and friends. A gathering of his family and friends will take place on Friday, April 10, 2009, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Celebration of his life will take place at the Funeral Home on Saturday, April 11, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend William Vallet honoring his life. He will be laid to rest in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park privately at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Juvenile American Diabetes Association NYS Memorial Program, PO Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/9/2009

KELSEY James R., II "Butch" - "Two Dog"
Age 62, of Elmira, died Monday, March 2, 2009 at the Bath VA. Butch was born July 23, 1946, a son of Marie Costley Kelsey and the late James R. Kelsey. In addition to his mother Butch is survived by his son David A. Kelsey of Winter Haven, FL; step-granddaughter Kerystine Asselta of Orlando, FL; brother Billy Joe Kelsey of Corning, NY; uncle Bob Costley of Wellsburg; niece Amy Kelsey of Elmira, nephew Mikey Kelsey of Breesport; along with many great-nieces and great-nephews. Butch was a U.S. Army veteran serving his country for 3 years, including 1 tour of duty in Vietnam. He also served with the Navy Seabees for 11 years and was stationed in different spots throughout the Pacific. In his younger years Butch was an avid basketball and baseball player. Very active with veterans organizations he was a member of the following…VFW Post #901, Catholic War Vets, American Legion Bentley Post #443, VVA Chapter #803, Cooties Pup Tent #35, D.A.D. @ VFW Post #901, and member and past commander of VFW Post #6083. Butch's greatest honor was being part of the local Military Honor Guard, being able to give fellow vets their special recognition for serving their country. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, March 6, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. Interment, with full military honors accorded, will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 3/4/2009 - 3/5/2009

ELWOOD L. ‘DUTCH’ KELTZ, 86, of Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, September 29, 1998 at the Arnot Ogden Medical center.  He was a World War II US Navy veteran, a Railway express clerk and a retired Elmira Postal worker.  Dutch was a member of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Church and Canton Masonic Lodge #415.  He is survived by his beloved sister, Mary Keltz of Horseheads, NY, and several loving nieces and nephews.  Dutch was predeceased by his loving wife, Hazel McDonald Keltz; three brothers, Charles Keltz, Harold “Pete” Keltz and Albert Keltz.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Oltof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Thursday, October 19, 1998 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there Friday, October 2 at 10 a.m. Pastor William Vallet will officiate.  Graveside services will follow the funeral services at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorials in Dutch’s name to the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church or the Chemung County chapter of the SPCA, or to the charity of one’s choice.  –Canton Independent Sentinel.

 

KENNEDY Geraldine A. CHRISTENSEN

Age 89 of Elmira, NY. She was born February 6, 1924 in Elmira, daughter of the late William and Edna (Lambert) Kennedy and died Monday, June 24, 2013 at home. She was predeceased by her husband Howard Christensen and daughter Patricia Ann Johnson and is survived by; children and their spouses, Mary and Daniel Gray of Elmira, Louis (Wanda Kleinschmidt) Johnson of Elmira, Paul Johnson of Elmira Heights and Robert and Diana Johnson of Big Flats; step children and their spouses, Howard Christensen, Jr. and James Christensen both of AZ, Sandra and Robert Peterson of Horseheads, Carol and Joseph Comfort of CA and Cindy Christensen of Ithaca along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mrs. Christensen was employed with Sears. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Thursday, June 27th from 11 am to 1 pm. Her funeral service will be held at 1 pm. Deacon Joe Erway will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Geraldine through donations to CareFirst, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Her family thanks the staff on the 5th floor SNU and 2B at St. Joseph's Hospital for the wonderful care given her during her stay there.   Star Gazette – June 30, 2013

 

KENNEDY - PACKER, Ruth W., Town of Southport, Resident, Was born May 1, 1918 in Sarepta, LA, the daughter of the late Homer K. and Mary (Starke) Kennedy died peacefully at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center on Sunday, March 23, 2008, at the age of 89. Her loving husband of 40 years, Ronald D. Packer in 1983; daughter, Nancy Packer in 2006; and sister, Evelyn Kennedy Whitmire predeceased her. She is survived by her beloved daughters, Vicki Ruth Packer-Kosthorst of Elmira, NY, Pamela J. (Lawrence A.) Kamp of Meigs, GA; much-loved grandsons, Ronald (Kimberly) Kamp, Graydon Kamp; adored great-grandson, Bradley Kamp; sisters, Eunice Ray Shreveport, LA, Mary (Damon) New of Sulphur, LA, Marguerite Hoyle of Sulphur, LA, Sally (William) Bruno of Shreveport, LA; along with several nieces and nephews. Ruth was a faithful member of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and will be dearly missed. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 on Tuesday, March 25, 2008, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring her life will be held there following the visitation. (2 p.m.) The Reverend Anne Mowery will celebrate her services. Interment will take place privately in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of her family. Memorial donations may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, NYS Memorial Program, P.O. Box #31160 Hartford, CT 06150; or to the American Cancer Society of the Southern Tier, 1316 College Ave., Elmira, NY 14901 in her memory. Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/24/2008.

 

KESTER - SULLIVAN, Mary J.
Loving mother and grandmother
Age 74, of Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, December 31, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Her husband, James R. Sullivan, on December 31, 2006, predeceased Mary. She is survived by her children, Elizabeth J. Sullivan (Michael Dinkins) of Elmira, NY, Patrick M. (Jeanette) Sullivan of Jacksonville, FL, Barbara S. (Anthony) Cappucci of Elmira, NY, and Nancy A. German (Craig Mosher) of Pine Valley, NY; grandchildren, James Patrick, Erin, Ashlyn, Adam, Dominic, Kaitlyn, Jack, Samantha and Garrison; sisters, Ruth Gleason and Sally Ellison; brother, David Kester; also several nieces and nephews. Mary loved her children and grandchildren and truly enjoyed watching the grandchildren at their sporting events. She also enjoyed many summers at Kueka Lake. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Friday, January 4, 2008, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal Service there Friday at 7:00 p.m. with Father Jeff Tunnicliff officiating. Mary will be laid to rest next to her husband, James at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorials to the American Lung Association or the National Arbor Day Foundation; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/3/2008.
 

 

KEYSER Ina M. Shock

Age 66, of Wellsburg, NY, died on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born on May 24, 1944 in Elmira, NY to the late Alfred and Geraldine (Decker) Keyser. Ina is survived by her husband, Ronald Shock of Wellsburg; brothers, Robert (Robin) Keyser of AL and Lawrence (Beverly) Keyser of Horseheads; sister, Wanda Tillitson of Elmira; children, Geraldine (Kevin) Bauman of Elmira, Eugene (Renee) Shock of Monterey, NY, Tammy Teets of Elmira and Martha Turner of Erin; twelve grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. Ina retired from the Chemung County Nursing Facility after many years of service and was a member of the American Legion Bentley Post# 443 in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, January 17th from 1 to 5 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow there at 5 p.m. with Rev. Scott Lowmaster officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.   Star Gazette – January 15, 2011
 

 

KIBBE James O.
Age 75 of County Route 19, Beaver Dams, NY, died on Friday, December 19, 2008, at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls, NY. Mr. Kibbe is survived by his wife of 50 years, Phyllis Bixby Kibbe; children, James H. Kibbe of Odessa, NY, Debra (Mark) Rice of Montour Falls, NY and Scott A. Kibbe (Terry Dhuy) of Lockwood, NY; grandchildren, Justin, Crystena, Shelby, Shawna and Char; cousin, Clara Hall of Elmira, NY; nieces, Priscilla Six, Elmira, NY, Alice Truffa, Troy, PA, and Mary (Charles) Deckle, Van Etten, NY. Mr. Kibbe was a graduate of Southside High School, Class of 1952. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Elmira Heights American Legion Post #154. Mr. Kibbe was a former employee of the A&P Plant, Horseheads, NY and a retiree of Bethany Village, Horseheads, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour falls, NY on Monday, December 22, 2008, between the hours of 4 to 6 p.m. His funeral and committal service will be held there following visitations at 6 p.m. Burial will take place in Forrest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Beaver Dams Fire Department or to Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary, 220 Steuben St., Montour Falls, New York 14865.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/20/2008

KIEDERLING Nina J. Vandergrift
"June" - Age 84, of Elmira, NY, died on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at home. She was born on June 1, 1923 in Athens, PA, to the late Arthur and Ethel (Butts) Kiederling. June is survived by her children, David (Mary Ellen) Vandegrift of Lowman, and Richard (Stella) Vandegrift of Kissimmee, FL; daughters, Barbara Hrasdzira of Nashville, TN, and Carolyn Vandegrift of Elmira; brother, Albert Kiederling of Elmira; sister, Mildred Dyer of FL; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews; and special friend and caregiver, Linda Solar of Elmira. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, July 27th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Calling hours will continue there on Saturday, July 28th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m., with Pastor David Daniels officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Mauri and his staff, the nurses at St. Joseph's Hospital and the Southside Eckerd's Pharmacy staff for the care given to June.

KIEDERLING - VANDEGRIFT, Nina J. "June"
Age 84, of Elmira, NY, died on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at home. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, July 27th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Calling hours will continue there on Saturday, July 28th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m., with Pastor David Daniels officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Mauri and his staff, the nurses at St. Joseph's Hospital, the Southside Eckerd's Pharmacy staff, and Southern Tier Hospice for the care given to June.

KIEFEL
Albert J. of Horseheads, NY Age 90, died Monday, July 3, 2000 at Manor. Albert is survived by his daughter Rhoda (Michael) Huston of Corning, 4 grand children; 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy Ignatius of Ohio and Florence (Forest) Johnson of Ohio. Albert was  predeceased by his loving wife, Ina M. (McNelly) Kiefel in 1996 and his sister Helen Flynn. He was retired from Royal McBee Company, Hartford, Conn. It was  Albert's wish that there be no calling hours a Private Funeral Service will be at the convenience of the family. Internment will be in Forest Lawn Park. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home 1050 Penna. Ave. Elmira, NY. (ESG)

KIES - WALKER Tina Marie Kies
Age 44, of Elmira, died, Monday, March 23, 2009 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a battle with cancer. Tina was born January 27, 1965, in Buffalo, NY, daughter of Alice Whitford Kies and the late Benjamin J. Kies. She is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, David F. Walker; sons, David A., and Derek B. Walker, both at home; sisters and brother-in-law, Patricia "Patty" Edger of Corning, Gail and Ralph McIntyre of Beaver Dams; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Adele Kies of Painted Post; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Tina was a graduate of Corning-Painted Post East High School and Elmira Business Institute. She was a 15 year employee of Chemung Canal Trust Company. Tina was a member of the Elmira Wesleyan Church. A very giving and caring person, Tina also had a great love for all animals. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Thursday, March 26, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. with Pastor Gary Mammarello officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Jerusalem Hill Road, Elmira on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 12:00 noon. Donations in Tina's memory may be sent to Chemung Canal Trust Company, Walker Educational Fund, c/o Main Office Branch Manager, 1 Chemung Canal Plaza, Elmira, NY 14901.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/24/2009

KIFF –HELEN LOUISE STRAUSS, age 89, Aug. 28, 1998 formerly of Marshall Street in Horseheads.  Friends are invited to call at the Smith-Fudge-Marshall Funeral Home, Tuesday 11:00-11:30 a.m.  A funeral service will be conducted there following calling hours at 11:30 a.m., by her son, The Rev. A. Richard Strauss.  Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.  Remembrance may be made to the Chemung County Nursing Facility or one’s favorite charity.  The family will provide their own flowers.  She was a former member of the Rebecca Lodge in Canton and employed by Eclipse prior to working at the Elmira Country Club.  She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church.  She was predeceased by her husband, James V. Strauss in 1994; brother, Donald H. Kiff in 1996; parents, Delos & Lucy C. Kiff; daughter, Donna Lou Strauss.  Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law; A. Richard Strauss of Ithaca; John M. & Josephine Strauss of Elmira; daughter & son-in-law, Linda R. & Marvin M. Bailey of Elmira; brother and sister-in-law John N. & Doris Kiff; grandchildren, James R. & Holly A. Bailey, Marna L. Bailey, Donna Jo Strauss, Airman 3rd Class, John J. Strauss; great-grandchildren, Monica Lynn Brant, Madelyn Olivia Bailey; sister-in-law, Mrs. Ava (Donald) Kiff; also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  –Elmira Star Gazette.
 

 

KILBOURNE Patricia D. Gunderman nee: Kilbourne

Pat, age 65, of Elmira, died on 6/5/12 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY after a sudden illness. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt are survived by her loving husband Richard L. Gunderman, Sr. and would have celebrated their 45th anniversary July 12th. Born in Elkland PA on Feb., 24 1947, the daughter of the late Frances Dates & Herman (Peno) Kilbourne, Sr. Also survived by children Glenn L. (Kathy) Gunderman II, Pine City, Richard (Kelly Dickey) Gunderman, Jr., Horseheads, Missy N. (Eric) Allen, Elmira; grandchildren, Alexis R. Gunderman, Johnathan R. Gunderman, Carter S. Allen, Nick R. Gunderman, Caden J. Allen, Nicole Kress, Erika Kress, & Samantha Donahue w/ mother Lisa Sebura Gunderman; sisters Betty (Herb) Luke, Pricilla (Roger) Morgan, Brother Roger (Betty) Kilbourne; sister & brother-in-law Donna (Nick) Kapnolas; brother-in-law Jim (Michele) Webster; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; predeceased by her sisters, Toots Bliss, Gertrude Tripp; brothers Jack, Dale, and Sonny Kilbourne; sister-in-law, Gail Webster; mother & father-in-law, Helen & Glenn L. Gunderman I. She was a retired teacher's aide for children with special needs in the Elmira City School District. Pat held a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and adored them dearly. She loved to go on her jeep rides with Dick up on Gunderman Hill. She was an avid NASCAR fan; her favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Her passion in life was dancing and listening to her favorite music. She was a very outgoing and friendly person, and brought a smile to anyone that she met. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Friday, June 8th from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Her Funeral Service there Saturday June 9th at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.   Star Gazette – June 7, 2012
 

 

KING –CAROLA K. BAKER, age 79 of 364 W. Thurston St. Sunday, August 19, 1973.  Friends may call at the Hagerman funeral home Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  funeral and committal there Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. James Collea of North Presbyterian Church officiating.  Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Survived by sister, Mrs. Harold (Leona) Snyder of Horseheads, N.Y.; brother, Fred Elwell King of Van Etten, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.  She was a member of the North Presbyterian Church, Harmony Chapter O.E.S. and of the Amaranth.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/20/1973

KING Christian E. Age 31 of Pine Valley, NY died very unexpectedly on Thursday November 30, 2006. Christian was born September 17, 1975 in West Palm Beach, Florida. He loved fishing, boating, skateboarding, and basketball. Most of all Christian loved his family and friends and treasured every moment he spent with them and enjoying life. Christian was a salesman at Simmons-Rockwell in Big Flats, NY. He was a friend to all and will be greatly missed by all who were touched by his love and compassion. Christian was pre-deceased by his grandmother, Lois E. Dillinger Cooper, who died on September 13, 2005 and by his grandfather Richard McClland. Christian is survived by his mother Barbara Campbell of Elmira, NY; father and step-mother Jerry & Jan Mould of Tacoma, WA; brother: Matthew Mould and his children Zachary Allan Mould and Hannah Nicole Mould of Elmira, NY; grandmother: Arlene McClland of West Palm Beach, Florida; grandfather: Richard L. Cooper of Elmira, NY; his fiancée Christy Mattoon and her children Alec Mattoon and David Mattoon of Pine Valley, NY; several aunts, uncles, cousins and a multitude of friends including special uncles Thomas Lockwood, Ronald McClland, Scott McClland, and Thomas McClland. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Sunday December 3, 2006 from 2-4 PM. Christian's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Christopher Caid officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY.
 

 

KING - Jeffery, Mina M.

-Age 100, formerly of Horseheads, NY, died on Sunday, November 13, 2011 in Mesquite, TX. She was born on November 12, 1911 to the late Louis and Elvena (Mix) King. Mina was predeceased by her husband, Richard Jeffery and four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her daughters, Jeanne Comfort of SC and Janet Macy of TX; grandchildren, Lori Young of Iowa and Raymond Comfort of Iowa; great-grandchildren, Sara Young of Iowa, Daniel (Stephanie) Young of Iowa and Donald Young of Iowa; nephew, Ronald Thompson of NC. Mina retired from A&P as a cashier after 15 years of service. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, November 18th from 12 to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral service will take place there at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.   Star Gazette - November 17, 2011
 

 

RICHARD R. KINKADE age 22 of 2600 47th Ave., North St., Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Elmira, unexpectedly, Friday, Nov. 5, 1971.  Friends are invited to call at the MacPherson Funeral Home, Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Tuesday at 11 a.m., Rev. Floyd DeFlyer.  Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Full military honors will be accorded at the grave.  Survived by mother, Mrs. Bernice Barr of St. Petersburg, Fla.; father, Richard C. Kinkade of Horseheads; brother, Donald L. Kinkade of Elmira; grandmother, M. Katherine Kinkade of the Masonic Home in Utica, N.Y.  He was a non-petty officer in the U.S. Navy stationed at the Naval Air Station, Memphis (55) Millington, Tenn.  He was a graduate of Southside High School, class of 1966.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 11/7/1971

KINNER Sharon L.
Age 53, of Horseheads, formerly of Elmira, died Sunday, December 13, 2009 in Hornell. Sharon was born May 8, 1956, daughter of the late Robert J. , Sr. and Jacqueline Granger Paul. In addition to her parents she is also predeceased by daughter Stacey Lynn Kinner and brother Robert J. Paul, Jr. Sharon is survived by her husband of 24 years Donald F. Kinner; daughter Heather M. Kinner; step-son Richard Savey; brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Gloria Paul, James and Becky Paul; 4 granddaughters; mother-in-law Marsha A. Doane; brothers-in-law, Fred Kinner, with wife Jan, Michael Kinner, Randolph Kinner; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws. Sharon was a life long member of Southern Tier Church of Christ. Friends are invited to Southern Tier Church of Christ, 351 E. Thurston Street, Elmira, today, Wednesday, December 16, 2009 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow. Interment will then take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Donations in Sharon's memory may be directed to Southern Tier Church of Christ.  Published in Star-Gazette on December 16, 2009

KISER - WALKER Beverly J. (Kiser)
Age 72, of Elmira. Beverly was born Sept. 8, 1935 in Elmira, NY, to the late Fred and Flora (Moresman) Kiser, and died after an extended illness on Tues., Dec. 11, 2007. She was predeceased by a son, Charles Walker; daughter, Carol Griffin; brother, Donald Kiser; and sister, Margaret Bennett. Her surviving family includes her daughters and sons, John (Marsha) Walker of Millport, Daniel (Sharon) Walker of Wellsburg, Jo-Ellen Briggs of Wellsburg, David (Tina) Walker of Elmira, Thomas (Deborah) Walker of Lowman; sisters, Joyce Weideman and Geraldine Pelchy, both of Horseheads, and William (Jackie) Kiser of Elmira; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Beverly was a longtime certified Nurses Aide, working in the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, NY, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, from 3-5:00 p.m., where her service will follow at 5:00 p.m. Interment at the convenience of her family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/13/2007.

KISER Daniel J., Sr.
Age 65, of 958 Sullivan St., formerly of Corning, N.Y., Saturday January 27, 1968. Friends may call at Kalec Funeral Home , Monday 7 to 9 p.m. & Tuesday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Wednesday at 1 p.m. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by his wife, Ruth; daughters, Mrs. Newton (Dorothy) Ketchum of Gillett, Pa., Mrs. Roger (Jean) Smith of North Benton, Ohio, Mrs. Donald (Phyllis) Hickman of Newfield, N.Y., Mrs. James (Linda) Freeman of Elmira; sons, Daniel J. Kiser Jr., Frank Kiser & Gary Kiser, all of Elmira, BM2 Douglas U.S. Navy, Da Nang, Vietnam; 27 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. He was proprietor of Danny’s Restaurant, Corning, N.Y. - Elmira Star-gazette.
 

 

KLINE Doris L. (Kline) Turner, 93, of Lowman, NY, died on Monday, July 11, 2011 at Elderwood in Waverly, NY. She was the loving wife of the late Lester M. Turner who died on October 25, 1997. The couple married April 6, 1941 and had 56 happy years together. Doris was born on November 30, 1917 in Sayre, PA, daughter of the late Peter and Loretta (Redman) Kline. She was a graduate of Athens High School and was Christian by faith. She was a homemaker and helped on the family farm. Doris enjoyed embroidering, crafts, doing search-a-word puzzles, and reading. Doris is survived by her daughters: Karen Hilliard of Gainesville FL, and Marsha Turner of Lowman, NY, her sister Eleanor (Wendell) Chubb of Troy, PA, and several nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded by her parents, her husband Lester, her son Keith L. Turner, her two brothers: Chester and Norman Kline, and her half-sister Ellen Strunk. Family and friends are welcome to call from 10:00-11:00 AM on Monday July 18, 2011 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street Wellsburg, NY. The memorial service to honor Doris' life will be held at 11:00 AM on July 18th at the funeral home with Rev. Randy Stilson of Chemung Christian Fellowship officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made in Doris' memory to the American Diabetes Association 6390 Fly Rd, 2nd Floor East Syracuse, NY.   Star Gazette – July 15, 2011
 

 

KLINE Randall E. "Johnny" "The Boss"
Age 85, of So. Greenbush Rd. in Erin, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wed., April 1, 2009, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Elsie and Wayne Tyson. Randy was born Nov. 1, 1923 in McClure, PA, the son to the late Reuben and Elsie (Crossgrove) Kline. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Olive (Wilson) Kline, whom he married Feb. 21, 1948; daughters and sons, Ruth Combs of Horsheads, NY, Randy (Barb) Kline of Odessa, NY, Elsie (Wayne) Tyson of Erin, NY, William (Deborah) Kline of Erin, NY, Michael (Becky) Kline of Burleson, TX; 45 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Geraldine (Keamer) Straub of Beaver Springs, PA; several nieces, nephews, neighbors, caring friends, health care providers and caregivers, including Bonnie Tyson. Randy was predeceased by his son, J.J. and also eight brothers and four sisters. Randy was a retired maintenance foreman with Thatcher Glass in Elmira and also a local dairy farmer in Erin. Randy loved his family, was and avid deer hunter, and die-hard John Deere patron. He also loved his baseball. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Fri., April 3, 2009, from 3-5:00 p.m. and 7-9:00 p.m. His service will be celebrated in His Tabernacle Family Church, 16 Level Acres Dr., Horseheads, NY, on Sat., April 4, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Michael Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/2/2009

KLINE STEWARD A.
Steward A. Kline, 80, of Catlin Hill Road, Beaver Dams, N.Y., died Sunday, Oct. 4, 1987, at his home. He was a retired employee of American LaFrance Company and a member of Jehovah Witnesses. Surviving are his wife, Mary; two Sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Doris Kline of Horseheads, N.Y. and Ronald and Marilyn Kline of Grays Lake, Ill; one daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Joseph Young of Horseheads; three sisters, Anna Stumpff of Pine Valley, N.Y., Geraldine and Edna Straub of Middlebury Center; four brothers, Randall of Erin, N.Y., Reubin of Horseheads, Clifford of McClure, Fred of Beavertown; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held today, Oct. 7, at the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home.

THEODORE F. KLUMPE JR. 29 of Port Crane, NY died Monday, November 12, 1990 at Binghamton General Hospital.  He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Klumpe; 1 son, Theodore F. Klumpe III, both of Port Crane; his mother, Kay F. Boyle of Elmira; his father, Theodore F. Klumpe, Sr. of Unadilla, NY; maternal grandfather, William Stabel of Dunedin, FL; 2 brothers, Allen Klumpe, Fred Klumpe both of Elmira; 1 sister, Dannielle Boyle of Port Crane; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was a letter carrier with the US Postal Service, member of Local N.A.L.C. Branch 333.  He was a veteran of the US Marines.  Funeral and committal services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Wm. R. Chase & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, NY with the Rev. Ivan P. Harris officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Friends may call at the Funeral Home, Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/14/1990

KNICKERBOCKER Harry C.
A longtime Southside resident died peacefully in his home in the care of his loving family and Southern Tier Hospice on Saturday morning, October 18, 2008 at the age of 87. Born on June 23, 1921 in Bradford, NY, Harry was the son of the late Henry & Belle Meade Knickerbocker. In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by his brother, Lauren. Harry was employed by Hardinge Bros. Corp. for many years until his retirement. His interests included fishing and hunting. Harry enjoyed working around his home, maintained a meticulous lawn, was a woodworker who made very detailed doll houses and is remembered as a loving and supportive family man. In serving his country he was a WWII Navy Veteran who survived Pearl Harbor and was also member of the American Legion Clarence Oliver Post # 154, Elmira Heights. Surviving is his beloved family, wife and companion of 27 years, Virginia Smith Knickerbocker; Harry's children, Michael (Sarah) Knickerbocker, Colchester, CT; Sandra Jean (James) Langstine, Punta Gorda, FL; Howard (Sue) Knickerbocker, Elmira; Scott (Celeste) Knickerbocker, Pine City; seven stepchildren, a sister-in-law, Cecil Knickerbocker, Caledonia, NY; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family friends who will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 between the hours of 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. with the Reverend William Vallet officiating. Graveside committal services will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park where full military honors will be accorded Mr. Knickerbocker. Harry's family wishes to acknowledge and thank Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning, Rd. Corning, NY 14830 for their outstanding care during his illness and requests that in lieu of flowers donations be directed in his memory.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/19/2008

JOSEPH ‘POPS’ KNICKERBOCKER age 81 formerly of 217 Columbia St., Elmira, NY, Wednesday, January 30, 1991 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home, Saturday, 2 to 4 pm.  Funeral and committal services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours (4 pm), Major Ernest Ashcraft officiating.  Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  He is survived by his wife, Mar Francis; daughter, Eva Lewis; son, Joe William (Ann) Knickerbocker, Sr.; grandchildren, Carl and Mary Ann Lewis, Aaron Bristow, Joe William, Jr., all of Elmira.  Joseph was a member of the Salvation Army Elmira Citadel.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/1/1991

WARREN J. KNUPPENBURG age 65 of Pine Valley, Thursday March 2, 1967.  Friends may call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Saturday 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Monday at 2 p.m. the Rev. Eugene Bardwell.  Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Clara (Messig) Knuppenburg; son, Harold C. Knuppenburg of Pine Valley; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Rinker of Beaver Dams RD 2 and Mrs. Deborah Chapman of Pine Valley; grandchildren, David and Janice Knuppenburg both of Pine Valley; several nieces and nephews.  He was a retired employee of Motor Components Division of Bendix and was a member and past member of Old Oak Lodge No. 253 F&AM, member of Pine Valley Methodist Church.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/3/1967

KNOX, Dayton B. Elmira Star-Gazette October 14, 1981 pg 93 Knox, Dayton B. Sr. 75 of 310 Lynhurst Ave. Horseheads, Tuesday October 13, 1981. Friends may call at the Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home, Elmira Heights, Thursday 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral services at Our Saviors Evangelical Lutheran Church, Westinghouse Rd., Horseheads Friday 11 am Rev. Edwin Larson officiate. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions to Our Saviors Evangelical Lutheran Church, Westinghouse Rd. Horseheads. Survived by his wife of 55 years, M. Julia Knox; Daughters Mrs. Jerome (Jean) Kerwan of Elmira Heights, Mrs. Donald (Charlotte) Mc Cracken of Horseheads and Mrs. Joseph (Marion) Agan of Elmira Heights; sons and daughters-in-law; Richard & Shirley Knox of Horseheads, Dayton Jr. (Pete) & Dianne Knox of Chemung and Morris & Elizabeth of Horseheads; 16 grandchildren, several nieces & nephews. Mr. Knox was a member of Our Saviors Evangelical Lutheran Church, Order of the Elks BPOE Horseheads Lodge 2297, 41 year employee of Elmira College before his retirement. He retired as Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds.

Funeral Notice Sunday Telegram October 18, 1981 page 3b Knox, Dayton B. Sr. of 310 Lynhurst Ave. Horseheads. Funeral services were held at Our Saviors Evangelical Lutheran Church Friday at 11am. Rev. Edwin Larson Officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers Ronald Knox, Thomas Knox, Dennis Knox, Jeffery Knox, William Berg. Dan Mc Cracken & Frederick Gilbert. Submitted by Janet Loftus - Janetl1111@aol.com

KRAMER - LYMAN
Barbara Kramer Of Pine City, NY, cherished by her family and many friends, she died Thursday March 10, 2005, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Francis Lyman; son, Craig Lyman; a grandson, Shane Buzzetti; a sister, Dania Brinthaupt; honorary daughters, Kathy Frisk and Leila Tchulukhadze; an honorary granddaughter, Julie Clearwater; an honorary great-grandson, Lewis Clearwater all of Elmira, NY. She also leaves many in-laws, nieces and nephews. A son, Burt Lyman, predeceased her. Barb was retired from the Chemung County Department of Social Services and was a graduate of EFA and Elmira College. In her retirement she was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church, the Elmira Garden Club, senior citizens painting program at Chapel Park, in short any activity that would allow her to interact with the things she loved most, people and nature. She will be sorely missed by the many, whose lives she touched. Uh-Oh!! Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Funeral Mass held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church, 304 North Main St., Elmira, followed by graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations to Trinity Episcopal Church or Elmira College, in Barb's memory would be appreciated.

KRAMER - SCHICHTEL, Kathleen M.
Age 83, of Elmira, NY and formerly from Chemung, NY, died Thursday, September 18, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira. Kathleen was born on November 21, 1924 in Sloan, NY, daughter of the late Harold and Pansy (Shreve) Kramer. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence in 1988. Survivors include her daughters, Dawn (Duncan) MacNaughton of Chemung, NY, Kathleen Lovell of Elmira and Beth (Jeff) Flanagan of LeRaysville, PA; sons, Lawrence (Jane) Schichtel of S. Waverly, PA and Dale Schichtel of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Colleen Gross, Michael MacNaughton, Heather Lovell, Abbey Lovell, Lauren Schichtel, Megan and Sean Flanagan; great-grandchildren, Jessica and Justin Millard and Brandon Gross. Family and friends are invited to a Graveside Service on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at 1 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/19/2008

KREBS - RIDER
Alice P. Age 81, formerly of Bethany Manor, Horseheads, NY, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. Alice was born in Elmira, daughter of the late Robert and Louise (Miller) Krebs. Survivors include daughters, Joan Stoquert of Sayre, PA, and Dolores (Russ) Wilcox of Elmira Heights, NY; sister, Marjorie (Lenny) Gray; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Alice was predeceased by her husband, Adelbert in 1991; sisters, Madeline Krebs and Eleanor Miller; brother, Robert Krebs. Alice enjoyed the outdoors especially camping with her family. She also loved cooking and baking. Family and friends are invited to call Wednesday, June 22, 2005, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m. with Rev. Belvy White officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.

KRUM   Harvey Formerly of 604 Moreland Ave. Elmira went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, February 18, 2006 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility where he had been residing at the age of 95. Harvey was born in Neversink, NY beloved son of Benjamin & Elvira Krum. Surviving is his loving daughter and son-in-law, Barbara & William Wigsten, Millerton, PA; granddaughters, Robin (Wayne) Niles, Horseheads; Kimberly (Rich) Pettitt, Canisteo; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; a sister, Florence Peterson, NJ. He was predeceased by his loving wife and devoted friend of 55 years, Frances Marjorie Freer Krum in 1992 also predeceasing Harvey were his 7 brothers, Millard, Everett, Harold, Leslie, Benjamin, George and William; and 6 sisters, Edna Alice, Helen, Lillian, Irene and Bertha. He retired from the Remington Rand after many years of service. Harvey loved to hunt, was a devoted fisherman on Keuka Lake and enjoyed his lovely grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Tuesday February 21, 2006 between the hours of 2-4 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 4 p.m. with the Reverend Laurie Greenlawn officiating. Graveside services will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at his families convenience on Wednesday morning. Memorial donations may be directed to the Patch Work Puppets Christian Ministry, RD2 Box 876 Gillett, PA 16925 in Harvey's memory.

KRUMLOFF - LOOP
Edith F. (Krumloff) Age 77, of Maplehurst Park in Horseheads, died after a brief illness Monday, May 30, 2005, at home surrounded by her family. Edith was born Oct. 5, 1927 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Earl and Frances (Morgan) Krumloff and raised on the family farm and what is currently the land occupied by Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira. She is survived by her loving husband, Edward Loop with whom she married Feb. 28, 1948. Her family also include her sister and brother-in-law, June and Jack Whitaker of Horseheads; along with several nieces and nephews, and many dear friends and special neighbors. Edye was a member of Women's Auxiliary of the First United Church of Christ in Elmira. She also worked in housekeeping at both St. Joseph's' Hospital and Elcor Nursing Facility. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, today, Wednesday, June 1, 2005, from 6 to 8:00 p.m., and again on Thursday, June 2, 2005 from 10:00 a.m. to11:00 a.m. where her service will follow there at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may also express their sympathy with memorials to Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830.
 

 

KYLE, Helen M. Thornton, Helen M. Kyle Age 87 of 110 Colonial Dr., Horseheads, N.Y. Friday, May 20, 1983. No visitation. Friends are invited to attend the funeral and committal service to be held Monday at the McCarthy Funeral Home at a time to be announced. Burial in forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by 2 nieces and one nephew. Helen was a member of The First Church of Christ Scientist, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 265 and a retired employee of the S. F. Iszard Co. with 30 years of service. Submitted by Janet Loftus - Janetl1111@aol.com
 

 

LAIN – Mrs. Leora I. Baker, age 80, of Santa Ana, CA, formerly of 905 Sycamore St., Elmira, NY, died, Wednesday, December 31, 1986, while visiting family and friends in Elmira. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Saturday 7-9 PM, and Sunday 2-4 PM, with Funeral and Committal Services there at the conclusion of Calling Hours. The Rev. Carlton Baker and Rev. George Brasser officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by children, Lulu Stewart of Santa Ana, CA with whom she resided, Carlton Baker of Conewango Valley, NY, Ronald Baker of Gorham, NY, and Larry Baker of Horseheads, NY; sisters, Elizabeth Woodbury, Clara Sheive, and Bernice Eighmey; brothers, James and Archie Lain, all of Millerton, PA area; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. Leora was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred of 56 years, June 30, 1984.
 

 

LANDON Dale M

Elmira: Age 75, died at his home on Friday, September 30, 2011. Dale was born in Elmira on May 8, 1936, a son of the late C. Herbert and Laura House Landon. He is also predeceased by his son Gary Landon. Dale is survived by his wife of 41 years, Elaine Cowan Landon; children, Wendy Landon Wolcott with husband Butch of Horseheads, Stacie Landon of Elmira, Robert Harris of Elmira, Vickie Harris Paul with husband Wayne of Cheyenne WY; sister Beverly Landon Mitchell with husband Rho "Buck" of Albion NY; grandchildren, Tara Dobson, Michael, Matthew and Anthony Paul, Danielle and Nicole Wolcott and Jared Turner; great grandchildren, Alijah and Giavanna Paul, and Bryson Edger; several nieces and nephews; and his canine companion Princess. Dale had worked at Thatcher Glass as a mold maker for 30 years. He then went to work for Bill's Machine Shop before retiring as a corrections officer from the Chemung County Jail. While at the jail he was known as "Pops" by both the inmates and staff. In earlier years Dale had been a member of the Naval Reserve and a volunteer fireman with the Elmira Heights Fire Department. He was an avid card player, deer hunter, NASCAR race fan, wrestling fan, and enjoyed playing the lottery scratch off tickets. Dale was also fond of Lake Bonin where he had a camper for 10 years. He was a member of the "8th Ward Brotherhood" and a former member of the Horseheads Moose Club. Dale was famous for his story telling and for making peanut brittle. His peanut brittle was a Christmastime favorite for many. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. A private burial will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Dale's family would like to offer special thanks to Southern Tier Hospice, especially Kate, and his barber Jim at Lake Road Unisex for the wonderful care and compassion shown to Dale over the last few months. In memory of Dale, those wishing may make contributions to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning NY 14830.
 

 

LATTIN Mr. Fred
Age 80 of the Snake Hill Road RD3, Horseheads, Saturday, August 21, 1976 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. & Tuesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral & committal services will be held there on Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Albert J. Webster officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl (Southard) Lattin; son, John R. Lattin of Horseheads; sisters, Mrs. Arlo (Myra) Wescott of Lansing, N.Y., Mrs. Florence Lewis of Westfield, Pa., Mrs. Carrie Belnap of Burdett, Mrs. Amanda Swartout of Seneca Falls; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews. Mr. Lattin was a retired employee of Dean & Lee Feed Mill. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal for Heroism in 1945. He was a life member of Beaver Brook Rod & Gun Club.

LAUFERSWEILER - CHRISTIAN
Grace N. April 2, 1968 December 20, 2001 Went to join our family in Heaven after a long courageous battle with AIDS and cancer. She is survived by her loving mother and father Catherine and Sylvester Lauferswiler; sons and daughter Emery and LeeAnn Rice, Joseph Rice and Rachel Rice; brothers and sister Christopher and Jamadie Lauferswiler, John Lauferswiler, Cynthia and Robert Bastian; 4 grandchildren; several aunts, uncles and cousins; very special niece Keisha Lynn Christian; her loving companion and best friend Bernard Sharpe; a host of special friends including Connie Sharpe, Tom Hydzik, John Smith, Sr. and a long and enduring friendship with Dr. Joel Moses. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Sunday, December 23rd from 1-3PM. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.
 

 

LEARN Genevieve L. (Colegrove)

Age 93; formerly of Ridge Road, Horseheads, New York; died Monday August 7, 1995 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls, NY. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Lois & Donald Stump of Mandeville, LA; son and daughter-in-law Wendell and Arlene Learn of Horseheads, NY and Mrs. Esther Learn of Odessa, NY; 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Learn was pre-deceased in 1982 by her husband Carl C. Learn and in 1992 by her son Malcolm C. Learn. Mrs. Learn was a member of the Catherine United Methodist Church, the Veteran Grange and Cooperative Extension. Friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 534 Church St., Odessa, NY on Wednesday from 7-9 PM. Her funeral and committal service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 1 P.M. The Reverend Sigurd risiansen officiating. Internment Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. The family will provide folwers. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Catherine United Methodist Church or the Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Association.  Submitted by Bill Thompson
 

 

LEFLER - TENBROECK
Marian Lugoff, SC Funeral services for Marian Louise Lefler Tenbroeck, 84, will be held Thursday, March 15, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff - Elgin Chapel with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Jerry Lord will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 14, 2007, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff - Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 45 Roseborough Road, Lugoff, SC 29078. Mrs. Tenbroeck, widow of Earle Robert Tenbroeck, Jr., died Sunday, March 11, 2007. Born in Wilhawanna, PA, she was the daughter of the late Aubrey and Anna Louise Lindsley Lefler. Mrs. Tenbroeck was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. Surviving are her children, Ann Marie Bell of Pennsville, NJ, Eileen L. McFall and her husband, Daniel of Hopkins, and Douglas Earle Tenbroeck, of Ithaca, NY; grandchildren, Alicia Bell, Brendan Bell, Major Pete Burke, and Mashelle Craine. Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff - Elgin Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

LEMUNYAN Linda D.
Age 47, of Horseheads, NY, died on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born on May 9, 1961 in Elmira, NY to James and Margaret (Rinwalske) LeMunyan. Linda was predeceased by her father, James LeMunyan; infant daughter, Cheyenne LeMunyan; and grandparents, Leo and Ethel Rinwalske and Phillip and Bertha LeMunyan. Survivors include her longtime companion, Melvin Weigel of Horseheads; son, Eric (Megan Rose) Weigel of Elmira Heights; mother, Margaret LeMunyan of Elmira; sister, Laura (Gary) Nuss of Pine City; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and her faithful companions, Chevy, Harley, Haley, Grandma's Baby and Tie-Dye. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, March 31st, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral Services will take place there on Wednesday, April 1st, at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/30/2009

LEONARD
Ralph Age 87, of Sullivanville, NY, died peacefully Thursday morning, May 25, 2006, at home. Ralph was born July 2, 1918 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late William H. and Grace E. Kelley Leonard. He retired from Thatcher Glass after 34 years of employment. Preceding him in death was his wife, Velma Burguess in October of 1999. Survivors include his sons, Ralph C. Leonard, Ronald (Kathy) Leonard, both of Sullivanville, and James (Sandra) Leonard of Blossburg, PA; daughter, Sandra (Richard) Benson of Troy, PA; grandchildren, Billy Jo, Krista, Kelly, Ronda and Nicholas; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends will be welcomed at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St., at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY (607-739-2035) on Saturday, May 27, 2006, from 2-4 p.m. Mr. Leonard's Funeral Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.

LEONARD - Wanda L. Peters, age 83, formerly of Main Street Chemung, N.Y. died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 at Elderwood Care Facility Waverly, N.Y.  Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street. Wellsburg, N.Y. Her service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 4 p.m. with Reverend Dan Burgess of the Chemung United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, N.Y.  Wanda was born Dec. 30, 1924 in Big Pond, Pa. daughter of the late Harold and Evon Chamberlain Leonard. She was married to the late Harold D. Peters. Wanda was a member of the Chemung United Methodist Church, Chemung United Methodist Women and taught Sunday School. Her other intrests included Tuesday morning bowling, oil painting and enjoying the time she spent with her family especially her grandchildren.  Survivors include her children, Dwight and Tracey Peters of Prescott, Ariz., Dean and Mary Peters of Cave Creek, Ariz., Gary and Jessie Peters of Chemung, N.Y., Scott and Peggy Peters of Waverly, N.Y., Brian Peters of Scranton, Pa., Linda & Glenn Baker of Newnan, Ga., Susan and Gerald Plaisted of Waverly, N.Y., Cindy and Don Morgan of Sayre, Pa., Terri and Rick Frerich of Augusta, Ga., Dawn and Jondale Howey of Barton, N.Y.; 65 plus grandchildren, great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a sister-in-law, Audrey Leonard; surrogate sister Martha DePew of Chemung, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Wanda was predeceased by her parents, husband Harold D. Peters, her son Jess Duane Peters and brother Mark Leonard.  RHW.  Sayre Morning Times.

LESTER - UNWIN, MARIAN AVA
Age 86, of Harper St., Elmira, NY, died unexpectedly on May 24, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital, Elmira. Friends may call at the BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME on Friday, May 29, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Funeral services and interment of Marian's ashes will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira at the convenience of the family. Flowers are welcome or those wishing may make memorials to a charity of one's choice. Marian is survived by a daughter, Shirley F. Unwin of Elmira; sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard Jr. and Dawn (Rich) Unwin of Horseheads, NY, Ronald and Renee (LaGier) Unwin of Elmira; grandchildren, Eugene Unwin, Suzanne (Patrick) Unwin, Theresa Carter, Gina Unwin, Kim and Adam Broadwell, Nickolas, Ciara and Anthony Sampsell; great-grandchildren, Brian, Dylan, and Nicole Smith, Justin and Victoria Blaney, Justin Carter, and John Michael Unwin; many nieces and nephews. Marian was predeceased by her parents, John and Nellie Lester; husband, Leonard S. Unwin, Sr. in 2000; son, Stewart E. Unwin in 1998; brothers, John and Merle Lester; sisters, Ellen Kirschki, and Janice McConnell. Marian's joys in life were being a stay at home mom with all her family.

LEWIS –FRANCES E. WOLFE, 66 of Troy died on Thursday, April 17, 2003 at Troy Community Hospital.  She was born on Aug. 18, 1916 in Elmira, N.Y. to the late Horace “Mike” and Minnie (Baker) Lewis Jr.  Frances was predeceased by her husbands, Albert Richardson and Merle Wolfe and sister, Jennie French.  Survivors include her sister, Mable Lewis of Troy; step-daughter, Patricia Bennett of Elmira; nieces, Amy (Richard) Farnham of Horseheads, Joan Andrews of Elmira and Judith (Ron) Wells of Colorado; nephew, Keith (Cara) Tyra of Ithaca, N.Y.; great-niece, Michelle Farnham of Horseheads and great-nephew, Scott Farnham of Horseheads; along with several close friends.  Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, April 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral home, 1004 Lake St., Elmira, N.Y.  Funeral and committal services will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Glen Kennedy officiating.  Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, N.Y.  –Towanda Daily Review

LEWIS Robert L.
Age 86, formerly of Elmira, NY, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, in Leesburg, FL. Robert was born in Elmira. He retired from the US Postal Services as a letter carrier in Elmira and Elmira Heights after many years of service. He was a Methodist, member of the American Legion Post #154 in Elmira Heights and a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. Survivors include his wife, Lois J. (Goodwin) Lewis of Leesburg, FL; sons, Rev. Robert B. Lewis of Commerce, GA, and James E. Lewis of Monroe, NY; stepdaughter, Deborah Powell of Dallas, NC; stepson, Douglas Powell and family of Wellsboro, PA; sister, Doris E. Fecich of Horseheads, NY; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, April 10, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held for Robert on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/9/2008.

LEWIS –VERONICA L. ‘RONI’ LOUDENSLAGER - Former Manager of Gino's Pizzeria on College Ave. Age 60, of 669 Park Place, Elmira died on November 15, 2002 after a brave battle with lung cancer.  She was born on December 9, 1941 in Elmira, NY to the late Gerald and Lulu (Kelley) Lewis.  Roni was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Loudenslager and her step-daughter, Gloria Loudenslager.  She will be greatly missed by her children, Brenda, Teshia and Russell Miller, Tammy (Bruce Bush) Sullivan, West (Lisa Weideman) Loudenslager, Donna and Larry Loudenslager, Tammy (Colby) Bellows, Joseph (Tina) Loudenslager; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also left behind her loving brothers, Gerald (Peggy) Lewis and Samuel (Roxanne) Lewis, along with several nieces and nephews.  Roni was a member of the Women's Powder Puff Bowling League at Dixie Lanes for many years and was an avid bingo and poker player.  Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, November 20th from 1 to 2 PM at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 PM with Rev. Donald Knapp officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  –Elmira Star Gazette

LIDDY –MRS. ESTHER L. RANDALL, 72, of 1405 Lake St., Saturday, Nov. 3, 1962.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church.  Survived by husband, Raymond C. Randall; son, Herbert E. of Owego; brother, Charles Liddy of Chemung; four grandchildren.  Body at Holly-Keck Funeral Home.  Calling hours today 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Lullus D. Bell.  Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/5/1962

LILLEY –PATRICIA A. (LILLEY) LARRISON, age 74, of Elmira, NY, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Patricia is the daughter of the late Ward and Genevieve Lilley; and beloved wife of the late George H. Larrison, Jr. She is survived by her children; daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia (Cindy) and Robert Harrell of Amarillo, TX, Carol and Dale Stewart of Colorado Springs, CO, Debra Lynn Larrison of Texas; sons and daughters-in-law, Ward (Mike) and Kathy Larrison, Walter Larrison, Danny Larrison, all of Colorado Springs, CO, William (Skip) and Debra Ann Larrison, Jay and Claire Larrison, all of Elmira, NY, and David Larrison of NC. Patricia is also survived by her sister, Helen Jane Devore of Rochester, NY; and sister-in-law, Doris Lilley Quinn of Pine City, NY; 22 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her loving husband, George; mother and father, Genevieve and Ward Lilley; sister, Sandra Davis; and brother, William Lilley. Patricia was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Tuesday, June 3, 2003, from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin St., Elmira, on Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. with Deacon Robert Stowell officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. –Elmira Star Gazette.

LINCOLN, Robert H.
Age 88, of Westfield, PA, was born September 18, 1918 in Knoxville, PA, the son of the late Romer and Frances Lincoln. died on Tuesday, April 10, 2007, peacefully at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Robert is predeceased by his loving wife, Annabelle, who died November 17th, 2004 and his granddaughter, Heather Allen. He is survived by his sons, Richard L. (Sally) Lincoln of Pine City, NY, L. Dean (Vicki) Lincoln of PA, Bruce (Carol) Lincoln of Elmira, NY, Earl Lincoln of Clifton Springs, NY, Robert Lincoln, Jr. of Elmira, NY; daughter-in-law, Susan Lincoln of Clifton Springs, NY; nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Robert was retired from Swift Glass. He was a proud Army veteran during the European Theater of World War II. After his retirement Robert and Annabelle loved attending major league baseball games up and down the east coast. The family of Robert will gather privately at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., followed by a private funeral service celebrating the life of Robert. Reverend Horace Stoddard will officiate. Graveside services will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorials in Robert's name to the charity of one's choice. The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude and thanks for the kindness and loving care given to Robert by the 6th floor staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility.

LISK - LOCKE Hilda Marie
Age 69 of 269 West 13th Street Elmira Heights, NY died on Sunday November 11, 2007 after a courageous battle with cancer. Hilda was born June 1, 1938 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Fred and Gladys Bertha Jayne Lisk Jr. She married her husband, Dale Barnes Locke, on June 20, 1958 and they recently celebrated their 49th Wedding Anniversary on June 20, 2007. Hilda loved crocheting and above all she loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them. She was pre-deceased by her parents and by her son Charles F. Locke who died on January 17, 1959. Hilda is survived by her husband Dale Barnes Locke; sons and daughters-in-law: Raymond & Rebecca Locke of Erin, NY and Douglas & Stephanie Locke of Elmira, NY; daughters and son-in-law: Betty & Fred Baldock of Elmira, NY and Cheryl Locke of Elmira Heights, NY; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; sister: Lucille Ellis of Mansfield, PA; brothers and sister-in-law: Chuck & Lori Lisk of Mansfield, PA and Fred Lisk of Elmira, NY; sisters-in-law: Margo Thomas of Elmira, NY, Muriel Rankin of Florida, and Roberta Horton of Ellenville, NY; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Mrs. Locke's wish was that there be no prior calling hours. Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/15/2007.

 

LITTLE Irene V Lyon

Age 96, died at her home peacefully, Tuesday morning, September 24, 2013. Irene was born in Elmira, NY on July 24, 1917, daughter of Fred and Ora (McLane) Little. Irene is survived by her children, Cornelius F. "Pepsi" Lyon Jr., Horseheads, NY; Ronald F. and Jean M. Lyon, Fairfax, VA; Marcelene L. "Marcy" Coggins, Elmira, NY; sisters, Lula VanTassel, Elmira, NY; Betty Biggs, Spanaway, WA; grandchildren, Cassandra C. Lyon, Roxanne (Grant) Timberlake, Neil (Stefanie) Lyon, Leslie Lyon, Sean (Cindy) Coggins, Kevin (Andrea) Coggins and Timothy (Meredith) Coggins, 9 great grandchildren as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. Irene loved her family dearly, they were the most important part of her life. Irene worked at Remington Rand for 28 years before going to Westinghouse for nearly 10 years; she also was an avid bowler. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the staff of CareFirst for the loving care Irene received in her final days. Donations in Irene's memory may be made to CareFirst, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. Star Gazette – September 25, 2013   

 

LITTLE – Raymond James Little of Tavares, FL- Age 96, of Bengal Avenue, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, October 2, 2004. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Monday, October 11, 2004, from 1-2 PM. Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 2 PM with the Reverend Gerald Vanaman celebrating the life and honoring the memory of Raymond. Interment will follow in forest Lawn Memorial Park. – Elmira Star-Gazette, 8 Oct. 2004

LOFSTROM - JOHNS, Shirley (Lofstrom)
Of Elmira, NY - Age 76, died after a lengthy battle with cancer on Thursday, December 11, 2008, at El Cor Heath Services Horseheads, NY. She was predeceased by her husband, Marvin (Barney) Johns, in 1975. Born in Elmira, on October 12, 1931, she was the only child of the late Jane (Yeager) and William Lofstrom. Shirley is survived by sons, Marvin "Tracy" Johns of Lynwood, WA, Jeffrey Scott (Andrea) Johns; grandchildren, Erik and Heather Johns, all of Hollis, NH; cousins, Raymond Lofstrom, Pine Valley, NY, Joanne Farmer, Dayton, OH, Gail Lee, Williamsburg, VA, and Richard Roberts, Georgetown, TX. Shirley was also fortunate to have a devoted friend and caregiver, Gail H. Dwyer; as well as close friends, Priscilla (Percy) Keefe and Judy Saxton. She attended local schools, graduating from Elmira Free Academy in 1949. For many years she was employed at the Elmira Bowling Center, retiring from the Steele Memorial Library as Administrative Assistant after 19 ½ years. She was a longstanding member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Past President and member, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary #941 Elmira, and American Legion Auxiliary Post #154, Elmira Heights. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY 14904 on Wednesday, December 17, 2008, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held there following the visitation at 7:00 p.m. The Reverend Abigail Zang-Hoffman of Bethany Lutheran Church will officiate. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 S. Walnut St., Elmira, NY 14904; the Steele Memorial Library, 101 E. Church St., Elmira, NY 14901; or to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14930 in her memory. Thank You  Shirley's family wishes to extend their sincere thanks for the excellent care Shirley received from Southern Tier Hospice Palliative Care, both at home and El Cor.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/16/2008

LOOMIS - GROVER
Elsie "Sally" Age 87, formerly of Lounsberry Ave., Elmira Heights, died Saturday, January 21, 2006 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. She was born December 16, 1918 in Meshoppen, PA, the daughter of Arthur and Virginia Northrup Loomis. She married James W. Grover on November 24, 1935 in Elmira. He predeceased her on January 31, 1999. She was a former employee at Eclipse in Elmira Heights and attended Oakwood United Methodist Church. Survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Sandra Grover of Horseheads, NY; a daughter, Virginia Gross of Hopewell, VA; a brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Allyn Grist of Horseheads, NY; a sister, Marjorie Campbell of Elmira, NY; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; and a brother, Cecil Loomis. At Sally's request there will be no services. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home have been entrusted with arrangements. Those wishing may make memorial donations in Sally's name to the Hillview United Methodist Church in Big Flats, NY, or the charity of one's choice.

LORENSON Charles A. A longtime resident of the South Creek Community, Wellsburg, NY died peacefully Monday evening, January 29, 2007 under the care of the Chemung County Nursing Facility at the age of 81. Born on November 29, 1925 in Erdenheim, PA, son of Charles P. & Sarah Woodley Lorenson. He married Edna Louise Warren on May 11, 1946 in Alba, PA. A WWII Navy Veteran, Charlie served his county during WWII. A hard working gentleman, Charlie was employed by Thatcher Glass, Elmira Heights for 25 years. An outdoorsmen, his many interest included hunting, walking his land and especially being with his family. He was a charter member of the South Creek Evangelical Church and worshipped there for many years. A family man, Charlie provided a loving and caring home for his family who survive and cherish his memory, a loving wife and companion of 60 years, Edna Louise Warren Lorenson, Wellsburg; their children, Charles (Carol) Lorenson, Fassett, PA; Linda (Ron) Townsand, Wellsburg; Sarah (Sylvester) Enos, Sharon, PA; Carolyn (Paul Wood Jr.) Lorenson, Elmira; three grandchildren, Jenniffer (Fred) Price, Charlee Enos and Eddie Enos; great grandchildren, Andrew, Samantha, Jacob, Connor and Hunter Cupp, Jeffery and Joseph Paul; a brother, George (Lillian) Lorenson, Skippack, PA; along with nieces nephews and many family friends. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Thursday, February 1, 2007 between the hours of 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 1:15 p.m. with the Reverend Jasper Smith officiating. Graveside services with full Military Honors will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

LOVEJOY - PAGE
Thelma E. Age 88, of Horseheads, NY, died on Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at the Seneca View Nursing Facility in Montour Falls, NY. She was born on July 7, 1916 in Canton, PA, to the late Harry and Jennie (Beck) Lovejoy. Thelma was also predeceased by two brothers, Keith and Wayne Lovejoy. Survivors include her husband of 66 years, John I. Page of Horseheads; son, John H. (Bonnie) Page of Bath, NY; daughters, Joan (Jack) Burns of Horseheads, and Donna (John) Fletcher of Horseheads; sister, Eunice McIlwain of Canton, PA; grandchildren, Debrah (Michael) Wood of Bath, NY, Brian Page of Endicott, NY, Kevin (Teri) Burns of Syracuse, NY, Melissa (Tim) Tremba of Syracuse, NY, Jennifer Burns and her fiancé, Daniel Knapp of Elmira, and Jessica (Michael) Hintz of Wellsburg; great-grandchildren, Montana Hintz of Wellsburg, Payton Knapp of Elmira, and Taylor Tremba of Syracuse, NY; several sisters and brothers-in-law; along with many nieces and nephews. Thelma was longtime member of Northside Community Church. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, June 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 3, at 11 a.m. at the Living Word EFC, formerly Northside Community Church, 1119 Lake St., Elmira, NY, with Rev. Gene Mullen officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

LOVELL II, John M.
Loving Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, Age 76, longtime resident of Pine City, NY, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at Chemung County Nursing Facility. He was born October 1, 1930 to the late John M. and Mary (Evans) Lovell, Sr. John is survived by his children, Alice (Andrew) Newell of Elmira, John M. Lovell III of Elmira, Clara (Kevin) Taylor of Pine City; grandchildren, Jesse, Mellisa, Heather, Abbey; three great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; close and devoted friends, Olin and Mable Wood. He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie; brothers, William, Robert, Wesley, Francis; and grandson, Andy. John was a US Army veteran proudly serving his country from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War. He worked for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. as a produce manager. John was a religious man, he loved the Lord. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Monday, August 20, 2007, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with funeral service there at 7:00 p.m. The Reverend Chris Curry will officiate. Graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/19/2007.

LOVELL   Robert F. Age 76, of Robert St., was born March 12, 1929 in Binghamton, NY, the son of the late John M. and Mary (Evans) Lovell and died very unexpectedly on Sunday, February 26, 2006. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Roena (Egan) Lovell; sons and daughters, Barbara Campbell of Erin, Caroline (The Rev. Michael) Robinson currently missionaries in Bolivia, Janie Perry of Myrtle Beach, SC, Janette Villie of Elmira Heights, Thomas (Theresa) Lovell of Erin, Tina (Fred) Beane of Whiteville, NC; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, John (Marge) Lovell of Pine City, NY; brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Rose) Egan of Elmira Heights, Paul (Ruby) Egan of Horseheads; and several nieces and nephews. Tragically, Robert was predeceased by his son-in-law, Staff Sgt. Irving S. "Gabby" Villie; and grandsons, Joshua Villie and Devorak Grady. He was also predeceased by grandson, Jordon Perry; and son-in-law, Lynn Campbell; and brothers, William, Francis, and Wesley Lovell. Robert was a devoted husband and father. He was a 10 year member of the National Guard and was retired from A&P Grocery in Horseheads where he worked for many years. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., 6:30-7:00 p.m. where his service will follow there at 7:00 p.m. The Rev. Brent Price will officiate. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

LOWMAN James L. Devoted husband, father and grandfather Age 70 of Elmira, died Friday, October 6, 2006 at the Robert Packer Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born in Elmira, a son of the late Lyman Lowman and Adeline Lowman Cartarius. He was preceded in death by brothers George and Lester Lowman. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Phyllis Hughes Lowman; daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle E. and Bruce Kelly, Melanie R. Lowman, Marlene M. and Robert Giammichele all of Elmira; grandchildren, Jamie, Jillian, Jess, and Nathan; great granddaughter Hannah; brothers and sister-in-law, Richard and Muriel Lowman of Cocoa FL and Lewis Lowman of Portsmouth VA; sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Frank Barilla of Oswego NY; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth Hughes, Eldon and Maggie Hughes all of Elmira, Glenora Gunderman of Wellsburg NY, Harriet Elston, Shirley and Gerald May, Janice Isaacs all of North Chemung NY, Beverly and Edgar Harland of Chapel Hill NC, Marilyn and Tom Karski of Elmira; also surviving are many very special nieces, nephews and a host of good friends. Jim was a 1954 graduate of Southside High School. Upon graduation he enlisted in the US Army. Several years after leaving the Army Jim joined the Army Reserve before switching to the Navy Reserve. At the age of 60 Jim retired from his military career with 20 years total service. Jim was a graduate of Corning Community College and he was the first editor of the school newspaper. He was a longtime journalist with the Elmira Star Gazette holding several positions with the newspaper. He retired from the Star Gazette in 1994 with 32 years of service. With his retirements from the military and the newspaper behind him Jim started a third career when he was elected as the 13th District Chemung County Legislator in 1994. That position led him to serve his community on several other community boards. Jim was the current chairman of the Chemung County Health and Human Services Committee. He was a member of Southside Alliance Christian & Missionary Church. Jim cared deeply about his faith and was involved with many local Christian ministries. He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to golf, hunt, and especially enjoyed the time he could spend with his grandchildren. He was a longtime member of the Whitetail Buck Hunters Association. Well known for his cooking, Jim was famous for feeding large crowds and for his homemade pizza parties. Friends are invited to call at McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Sunday, October 8, 2006 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm and from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 9, 2006 at 11:00 am at the Southside Alliance Christian & Missionary Church, 530 Pennsylvania Ave, Elmira. Rev. John McConnell will conduct the service. Committal prayers and interment, with military honors, will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Jim was very appreciative of the blood transfusions he received during his illness. In his memory, monetary or blood donations may be made to the American Red Cross, 911 Stowell St., Elmira NY 14901.
 

 

LYNCH John Ovid Lynch

65, of Stewart Place, died suddenly March 23, 2012 at his home. John is survived by his children; Marcia Lynch, Allan (Susan) Lynch, grandchildren; Eva, John, Brycen, Camren, and Shelby. The family invites friends to call Tuesday March 27 from 4-7 pm at Fuller Funeral Home, Inc. 190 Buffalo St. Canandaigua. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, will be held at the convenience of the family. In honor of John's service, memorial contributions can be directed to F.F. Thompson Hospital, 360 Parrish St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.  Star Gazette – March 27, 2012
 

   

 

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