All people are arranged by SURNAME AT BIRTH rather than by married alias.
NESTER W. Robert
Age 72, of Horseheads, NY. He was born August 27, 1936 in New York, NY, son of the late Michael and Mary (Myronik) Nester and died Tuesday, February 17, 2009, unexpectedly at home. He was predeceased by his wife, Elece, on December 1, 2004; and is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Christopher Paul of Elmira; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Dawn Nester of Painted Post; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, Amy. Bob was the owner of Nester's Automotive in Horseheads. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Friday, February 20th, from 7 to 9 p.m. His funeral service will be held there on Saturday, February 21st, at 11 a.m. Rev. Gary Chorpenning will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Bob through donations to the Chemung County S.P.C.A., 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903; or Friends of the Horseheads Animal Shelter, 150 Wygant Road, Horseheads, NY 14845.
NEUBAUER June D. Baker
Age 88, of Horseheads, NY, died on Wednesday, August 24,
2011, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born on July 7, 1923 in Lopez,
PA to the late Albert and Myrtle Neubauer. June was predeceased by her husband,
Frederick Baker; and son, Don Baker. She is survived by her daughters, Dixie
(Ken) Avila of TN and Lynn (Bert) Kellogg of Horseheads; grandchildren, Jason
Baker and Kelly Spencer of Horseheads; great-grandchildren, Destiny, Lacey,
Quinlan and Brennan; along with several close friends. Family and friends are
invited to call on Monday, August 29th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James D.
Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held there at 1 p.m. with Rev.
David Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial
Park. Star Gazette August 27, 2011
NEUVILLE - BATULIS
Mrs. Muriel E. (Bradt) Age 91, of Batavia, NY, formerly of the Elmira area, died Wednesday morning, May 25, 2005, at the United Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 11, 1914 in Clearmont, PA, daughter of the late Earl Dolan and Clara Lettie Neuville. Mrs. Batulis was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Batavia and Elmira. Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenz C. Bradt in 1965; daughter, Marilyn Lemoncelli in 1998; and a great-grandson, Jason Bradt. She is survived by a son, Lorenz (Barbara) Bradt of Batavia, NY; and a daughter, Linda (Robert) Vivian of Chico, CA; eight grandchildren, Rick and Michell Lemoncelli, both of Phoenix, AZ, Candice (Steve) Stump of Elmira, NY, Mark (Dawn) Bradt of Attica, NY, Steve (Sandy) Bradt of Nunda, NY, Kevin (Sue) Bradt of LeRoy, NY, Colin (Linda) Bradt of Rochester, NY, and Bryan Bradt of Batavia, NY; along with ten great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a 1:00 p.m. Memorial Service Saturday, May 28, 2005, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 101 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in her name to a charity of the donors choice.
GEORGE C. NEWKIRK age 54 of Norwich, N.Y., formerly of Elmira, Thursday, July 14, 1966. Friends may call at Hughes Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Monday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Robert A. Delorme. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lena H. Newkirk of Elmira; daughter, Mrs. John (Georgia) Seagren and Miss Frances Newkirk, both of Elmira; stepdaughters, Mrs. John (Barbara) Dunn and Mrs. George (Delores) Cleveland, both of Elmira; stepson, Harold Maynard of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Eleanor Kennedy of Albany; 14 grandchildren. He was an employee of Norwich Foundry. Elmira Star-Gazette 7/15/1966
NICHOLS MRS. BELLE E. WEBB of 3111 Arnold Ave., Horseheads, Tuesday, April 16, 1963. She was a member of the Oakwood Methodist Church. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Blanche Jaynes and Mrs. Freda Comfort, both of Horseheads; brothers J. Ernest Nichols of Horseheads, Asa A. of Clearwater, Fla.; sister, Mrs. Mabel Stanton of Waverly; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Body at Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home, Elmira Heights. Calling hours Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Robert A. Delorme. Forest Flaw Cemetery. Elmira Star-Gazette 4/17/1963
NICHOLS MILDRED E. (TYRON) COMFORT, Southport Resident, age 93, formerly of 510 Stacia Drive, died peacefully Sunday, October 19, 2003, at Bethany Manor in Horseheads, NY. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, October 22, 2003, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 (noon). Funeral services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours (12 noon). Deacon Bob Stowell will officiate. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, where Mildred will be laid to rest next to her loving husband, Jesse. The family will provide flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimers Association, c/o Office for the Aging, P.O. Box 588, Elmira, NY.
NICHOLS MILDRED E. (TYRON) COMFORT, Southport Resident Age 93, formerly of 510 Stacia Drive, died peacefully Sunday, October 19, 2003 at Bethany Manor in Horseheads, NY. She was born August 16, 1910, the daughter of the late George and Mary (McBennett) Nichols. Her husband, Jesse E. Comfort, preceded Mildred in death. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce (Harold) Allington of Millport, NY; sons, Donald Tryon of Scranton, PA, Joseph (Carol) Comfort of Mira Loma, CA, William Comfort of Elmira, George (Joyce) Nichols of Elmira, and Robert (Cindy) Nichols of Portage, IN; along with many beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 (noon). Funeral Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours (12 noon). Deacon Bob Stowell will officiate. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, where Mildred will be laid to rest next to her loving husband, Jesse. The family will provide flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, c/o Office for the Aging, P. O. Box #588, Elmira, NY. Elmira Star Gazette
NISSLER - ROBINSON, Mary E.
Age 79, died peacefully at home in Lancaster, South Carolina on Thursday, April 2, 2009, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Elmira, NY, Mary was the daughter of the late Herman and Mary (Crowl) Nissler. Her husband of over 50 years, Donald Robinson preceded her in death in 2002. She is survived by two sons, Gary (Constance) Robinson of Elmira, Stephen (Michelle) Robinson of Lancaster, SC, a daughter, Diane (Thomas) LeRoy of Greenfield, NY, grandchildren: Kyle and Ryan LeRoy, Kaleighan Robinson, Darris Crandall and Sara Smith and great grandchildren: Paige, Hayden, Madison, Keely and Jackson. Mary was a former worker at Hardinge Brothers and a life member of the Women's Auxiliary South Port Fire Department. Her hobbies and special interest included knitting and reading. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira on Monday, April 6th from 4 - 7 P.M. A celebration of Mary's life will follow at 7 P.M. with Lay Pastor John Knapp officiating. Mary will be laid to rest next to her husband, Donald, on Tuesday, April 7th at 11 A.M. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. Memorial donations may be made in Mary's name to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 412 North White St., Lancaster, SC, 29720. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/5/2009
ERNEST Robert NOWLAN
Ernest Robert Nowlan, age 93 of Gillett, PA died on Tuesday, December 26, 2000 at home. He was born on August 7, 1907 in Gibson, PA, the son of Truman and Ella Taylor Nowlan. Ernest retired from American Bridge in Elmira, NY after 40 years of service. He was a nondenominational Christian. He is survived by his second wife of 17 years, Gertrude Purcell Winslow Nowlan of Gillett; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Rita Nowlan of Horseheads, NY; grandsons, Robert, Brian and Barry Nowlan; stepchildren, Sandra and David Stewart, Georgia and Richard Schonher, Frank and Marilyn Purcell, David and Gwen Purcell and Sam and Arline Purcell and their families, all of Gillett, PA; many step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Esther (Walter) LaDieu and Lois Stoddard. His first wife of 51 years, Frances, predeceased him in 1980. Funeral services were held at the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home in Elmira Heights, NY on December 28 with burial to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira. Donations may be made to Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848.
OCHAB James A. (Tim) Ochab
was born in Elmira NY on December 4, 1942 son of Mary Jane (Kastenhuber) and Alexander Ochab. He entered into his final peaceful state in God's arms early a.m. on June 11, 2013. Tim had been a resident of Arnot Ogden Medical Center's 4-D unit for 13 years and had many friends there. Tim was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his brothers and sisters: Francis (Patricia) Ochab, Carolyn (David) Kuhn, Pauline (George) Deats, David (Carol) Ochab, Mark (Carol) Ochab, all of the Horseheads area, and Patricia (Brian) Hansen of Owego; as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. He is also survived by his special friend Mary Schrock and her family. Tim had a love for hunting and fishing, playing euchre, and enjoyed a good meal. He loved to tell stories of his youth on the family farm and vacations fishing in Canada. He was a big man with a loving heart and will be greatly missed by many. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the 4-D unit staff and volunteers who cared for him. There will be a private family service at Barrett Funeral Home and his final resting place will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends who wish to honor Tim's memory may make a donation to The American Heart Association or the The American Diabetes Association. Star Gazette – June 12, 2013
OLDROYD Merton E. Oldroyd, age 76, of 180 Bower Rd., Elmira, died Tuesday, December 19, 1989 at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital. Survived by wife, Bernice Stewart Oldroyd; children, Richard and Beth Oldroyd of Horseheads, Marjorie Oldroyd of Elmira, Barbara and Robert Tombs of Horseheads, Donald and Edith Stewart of Horseheads, Robert and Sadie Stewart of Austin, TX, Richard Stewart of Newfield, NY; several grandchildren; brothers, Lester Oldroyd and Earl Oldroyd, both of Florida, Clifford Oldroyd and Fay Oldroyd, both of Elmira. He was predeceased by his children, Ronald Stewart and Eileen Stewart Coleman and a brother, Kenneth. Merton was a retired employee of the Elmira DRW, a member of Union Lodge #95 F & AM, member of the Riverside United Methodist Church and a US Army Veteran of WWII. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Wednesday, 3-6 PM, with Funeral and Committal Services there at the conclusion of calling hours, 6 PM. The Rev. Melanie Cole and Rev. Edward McCracken officiating. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
OLIN Floyd Eugene, Jr. Age 80, went to be with our Lord on Sunday July 17, 2005 at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Bath, NY. Floyd was born in Elmira, NY, June 20, 1925 to the late Floyd and Edith (Personius) Olin, Sr. He attended Southside High School in Elmira, leaving before graduating to serve with the 253rd Engineer Combat Battalion in Europe during World War II with the U.S. Army. He was honored with a High School Diploma from Southside HS on March 20, 2001, in the first graduation ceremony in Chemung County as part of New York State's Operation Recognition. In addition to his parents, Floyd is predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Norma Mae (Rafferty); two sisters, Lorna Wiltsie and Dorothy Willard; and granddaughter, Michelle Strong. He is survived by his sister, Alice Doan of Chemung, NY; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Steve Strong of Snellville, GA, and Melanie and Edson Flewelling of Surguinsville, TN; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Norma Olin of Milford, NH, David and Norela Olin of Henrietta, NY, and Jeffrey and Marla Olin of Bath, NY; 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Floyd and Norma lived the last 50 years in Alpine, NY, except for a few years immediately following their retirement spent in Zephyrhills, FL. Floyd was retired from Schweizer Aircraft in Horseheads, NY. During the 1960s he was actively involved with the Boy Scout troop in Alpine organizing numerous camping trips, he organized a traveling Little League baseball team that involved many young guys from around Alpine, and he sang with the Mark Twain Barbershop Chorus. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his sons, and he actively supported the school athletic teams of his children and grandchildren. In retirement he enjoyed woodworking and leather crafting, and was an avid NASCAR fan. Floyd was a member of American Legion Post 676 of Odessa, and a member of the Odessa Baptist Church. Family and Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St. Horseheads on Saturday, July 23, 2005 from 10:00 a.m-12:00 noon where his funeral service will follow there at the conclusion of calling hours at 12:00 Noon with the Rev. Jeremy L. Spencer officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Odessa Baptist Church Memorial Fund, PO box 149 Odessa, NY 14869.
DONALD A. OMAN age 55 of 263 W. 14th St., Elmira Heights, Sunday, April 3, 1983. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services there Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Timothy McGough officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Flowers will be accepted as well as contributions in Donalds memory to St. Josephs Hospital, the American Red Cross, the Elmira Heights Police and Fire Dept. or the American Cancer Society. He was predeceased by his mother, Clara Brown on March 30, 1983. He is survived by his wife, Emma L. (French) Oman; daughters, Deborah Gombotz of Stafford Springs, CT, Pamela Reese of Elmira, Audrey Goodlett of Hawaii, Morna Oman of Elmira; sons, David Oman of Horseheads, Timothy Oman of Elmira, Martin L. French of Elmira Heights; sister, Mrs. Robert (Coni) Allen of Horseheads, 8 grandchildren; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Mr. Oman was a veteran of the US Navy, a member of the Horseheads Elks Lodge No. 2297 and an employee of Thatcher Glass Mfg. Co. for 36 years. Elmira Star-Gazette 4/5/1983
OLMSTEAD Gordon C.
Age 85, of Horseheads and formerly of Florida and Elmira, died Monday, April 21, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Roberta Olmstead in 2006. He is also survived by his daughters and son, Sue (Rick) Hamilton of Elmira, NY, David "Skip" Olmstead of Elmira, NY, and Debbie (Bill) Lepere of Beaver Dams, NY; grandchildren, John (Pam) Jankowski, Tammy (Kevin) Viele, David (Tammy) Olmstead, Michael Olmstead, Kristina Lepere and Peter Lepere; eight great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Mary (Robert) Simmons of Lockwood, NY, and Jackie (Jim) DiPeri of Lakeland, FL; along with several nieces and nephews. Gordon was born Oct. 20, 1922, son to the late Gordon Olmstead and Mary Murray. He was butcher and meat department manager at the former Loblaw's in Elmira. He was also a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and dear friend. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main Street, Horseheads, NY, Today, Thursday, April 24, 2008, from 4-7:00 p.m. His service will be celebrated at the funeral home on Friday, April 25, at 10:00 a.m. with interment service to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Published in the Star-Gazette from 4/23/2008 - 4/24/2008.
OPPENHEIM BETTY JEAN ROOT age 52 of 308 Marshall St., Horseheads, NY, Monday, April 26, 1982. Friends may call at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. and Gr. Central Ave., Horseheads Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal service will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday at 10 a.m. The Rev. John Tucker and Claude E. Hollingsworth of the Havenvue Baptist Church officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by sons, Thomas Root of Central Valley, NY, Daniel Root of Horseheads, NY; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Diana Root of Horseheads; daughter and son-in-law, Joellen and Clifford Collins of Horseheads; daughter, Tami Root of Kenilworth, NJ; 8 grandchildren; brothers, Robert Oppenheim of Erin, NY, Richard Oppenheim of Elmira, NY, Mrs. Garrett (Nancy) Shuart of Elmira; several nieces and a nephew. Mrs. Root was the widow of Charles T. Root who died July 2, 1978. Elmira Star-Gazette 4/27/1982
ORBANAC - BRIMMER, Nancy M.
Age 73, of Elmira, NY. died surrounded by family in her home on Christmas morning, 2007 after an extended illness. Nancy was born in Elmira, NY, April 23rd, 1934. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Bauer Orbanac. Nancy is predeceased by her husband whom she dearly missed, William; and her daughter, Carol Jean Brimmer. Surviving her are her loving and caring children, Sharon (Jim) Jackson of Wrentham, MA, Michael Brimmer of Elmira, NY, Barbara (Bruce) Grennell of Horseheads, NY, John Brimmer of Elmira, NY, Mary (Harry) McAlinn of Elmira, NY, Kathleen Needler of Uxbridge, MA; grandchildren, Kyle, Shane Jackson, Kelly, Kevin Brimmer, Melissa, Chelse Grennell, Amanda, Tyler McAlinn, Allan, Michelle Needler; and one great-granddaughter, Talia Rose Beaujolais; brothers and sisters, Susan (Leonard) Forand of Mesa, AZ, Anthony (Linda) Orbanac of College Park, MD, Dolores Kauffman of Pine City, NY, JoEllen (Richard) Miller of Novato, CA; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Friday, December 28th, 2007, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral and committal services to celebrate Nancy Brimmer's life will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the conclusion of calling hours on Friday. The Reverend William Vallet will officiate. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Many may have known Nancy for the many years she worked for Acme Markets. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved sewing crafts, making hand towels, and corn bags. She loved a good crossword puzzle or jigsaw puzzle in her free time. The greatest joy was having her children as her best friends. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14835. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/27/2007.
ORCUTT Mrs. Barbara Montanye
Age 75, of Elmira, NY, died Friday, June 14, 2002 in the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Barbara is survived by: her husband, Lyman W. Montanye; daughters, Donna & Robert J. Johnson of Pine City, NY, & Jacquelyn M. & Michael R. Brown of Elmira, NY; son-in-law, Gary R. Mattison of Elmira, NY; son Jeffery L. (Terri L. Snyder) Montayne of Elmira, NY; grandchildren; Kristine (Tom) Hall; Karin (Michael) Fargo; Melissa, Nicholas, & Catherine Brown; Jarred, Sky & Cody Mattison; great-grandchildren Jordyn Fargo & Connor Hall; sister Marge (Royal) Denson of Corning, NY, brothers James (Barbara) Orcutt of Liverpool, Ny, Edward (Kay) Orcutt of Horseheads, sister Katherine Krazinsky of Annapolis, MD. Barbara was predeceased by her parents, Earl W. & Marie A. Skillman Orcutt, her daughter Lori Mattison, & her sister, Virginia Seeley. Barbara was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother & friend to all. She was a payroll clerk for Bendix Corporation, but most of all love being a homemaker to her family. She was always smiling & will be greatly missed. Family & friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, on Monday, June 17, 2002 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM with funeral services there at the conclusion of calling hours (8:00 PM), Rev. Dr. William Lutz will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations may be sent to Trinity Episcopal Church, 304 N. Main St., Elmira, NY 14901 or American Diabetes Association, NYS Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150-1160 in Barbaras name. Elmira Star-Gazette.
ORR - HUGG, Marilyn M.
Marilyn M. (Orr) Hugg, 80, formerly of Lowman, NY, died
on Friday, April 9, 2010, at the Elderwood Health Care at Tioga in Waverly, NY. Marilyn was born on February 16, 1930 in Addison, NY, daughter of the late Melvin and Alice (Buck) Orr. She worked at the Bendix Corporation until her retirement. She was United Methodist by faith. Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Sandra (Dale) Brown of Troy, PA, Suzanne Hugg of California, Kristine (Gary) Dunning of Corning, NY, Melissa (Tim) Taylor of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Julie (Jeff) Gotschall of Wellsburg, NY, her sons, James (Kathy) Hugg of South Carolina, Ronald Probst of New Mexico, Michael (Valerie) Hugg of Elmira, NY, David Hugg of Florida, and Mark (Judy) Hugg of Horseheads, NY; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, several siblings, nieces, and nephews. Her parents; her husband, Donald F. Hugg; and her son, Donald Probst preceded Marilyn in death. Family and friends may come to call from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2010, at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. Burial will be private and at the convenience of Marilyn's family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Contributions may be made in Marilyn's memory to the Elderwood Health Care at Tioga, 37 North Chemung Street, Waverly, NY 14892. - Elmira Star Gazette, April 12, 2010
OSLAGER Clayton Russell Of Gillett, PA Was born May 2, 1918 in Caton, NY, the son of the late Daniel and Mildred (Tompson) Oslager died peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2006, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 88. Clayton married Alta Marie Reeves December 3, 1938 in Ulster, PA. Prior to her death June 28, 2001 they celebrated 62 wonderful years of life and love together. He is survived by his beloved children, Carolyn (Leland) Purvis of Horseheads, NY; Norma (Ernie) Chaapel of Gillett, PA; Daniel (Lee) Oslager also of Gillett, PA; along with 16 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren; Aunt Fanny Impson and many cousins. Clayton was employed with Trayer Products with over 30 years of dedicated service. He was a faithful member of the Coryland Presbyterian Church and the Loyal Order of the Odd Fellows in Elmira. He loved to camp, enjoyed woodworking and was a 'jack of all trades'. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, November 29, 2006, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring his life will be held there following the visitation at 3:00 p.m. The Reverend Donald Rockwell will officiate. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Elmira, NY.
OTTAVIANI - CLEARWATER
Antoinette M. "Toni" Loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend Age 55, of Elmira, NY, died on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at home surrounded by family and friends, following a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Lewis E. Clearwater; children, Jessie Clearwater, Peter (Julie) Clearwater, Tony (Lindsay) Clearwater, and Patrick Clearwater. Grandchildren, Jessica, Storm, Louie, and Ellie, father, George Ottaviani, sisters, Mitch (Mark) D'Angelo, Pat (Mike) Frame; brothers, George Ottaviani, Don (Dorine) Ottaviani and Geno Ottaviani; mother-in-law, Jean Clearwater; several nieces and nephews. Antoinette was predeceased by her mother, Ann Ottaviani; son, Joseph Clearwater; nephew, C.J. Ottaviani; father-in-law, Leon Clearwater; sister-in-law and brother in-law, Donna and David Pellor; and grandmother, "Dunny." Antoinette loved being with her family and friends and she would want you to always remember "Don't give up.Don't ever give up!." Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Sunday, March 5, 2006, from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Graveside Service on Monday at 10:00 a.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Muuse and the staff of the Falck Cancer Center along with the staff of Hospice Inc. for their care and kindness during Toni's illness.