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


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

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PABIS Mary Ann Pabis Jenkins

age 93 of Horseheads, NY died on Monday December 26, 2011. Mary was born September 18, 1918 in Elmira, New York the daughter of the late Michael and Agnes Thomidy Pabis. She married her husband, Daniel T. Jenkins Sr., on August 15, 1934 and he pre-deceased her on March 25, 2001 after nearly 67 years of marriage. Mary was also pre-deceased by brothers and sisters Joseph Pabis, Francis "Hank" Pabis, Helen Pabis, Veronica Drake, Leona Rybak, Max Pabis, Leon Pabis, and Sophia Sleeper as well as brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law George W. Poley, Barbara Ann (Mrs. William) Morse, and Douglas Poley. Mrs. Jenkins was a devout Catholic and a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Mary and her husband Dan owned and operated Danny's Coffee Pot in Elmira, NY and Danny's Grocery Store on Sing Sing Road in Horseheads, NY and ran The Dairy Bar Restaurant in Mansfield, PA. She was a retired employee of I. Putnam Inc. in Big Flats, NY. Mrs. Jenkins was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother whose entire family loved to go to "Grandma's House" for her cooking and unconditional love. Mary loved her family and friends and treasured the time she spent with them especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Jenkins is survived by her children: Daniel T. (Delores) Jenkins Jr. of Elmira, NY, Michael S. (Esther) Jenkins of Stockton, Maryland, Gail M. (Earl) Lampman of Horseheads, NY, and Deborah (David) Mosher of Horseheads, NY; 21 grandchildren: Daniel T. (Marcia) Jenkins III, Richard (Barbara) Jenkins, Virginia (George) Weikle, Dawn Jenkins, Cindy Lou Vroman, Venessa (Mark) Cicora, Pam (Mike) DeRiggie, Helen (John) McGough, Terry (Chris) Burley, Kathleen (Kenneth) Whited, Patricia (Bryan) Benjamin, Deborah (Ted) Condie, Teresa (Randy) Isaacs, Michael (Melissa) Jenkins, Ronald (Jennifer) Lampman, Laurie (Walter) Sabatura, Tamara (Maynard "Rex") Gurnsey, David (Stephanie) Mosher, Terry Levels, Suzanne Heinrich, and Thomas Mosher; 47 great grandchildren, 19 great great grandchildren; sister: Bernice Mechalke of Connecticut; sister-in-law: Betty Jane Smith of Pine City, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Thursday December 29, 2011 from 4-7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday December 30, 2011 at 10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. The Rev. Christopher E. Linsler will be the Celebrant of Mrs. Jenkin's Funeral Mass. Mary will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Dan in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. The Family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mrs. Jenkins through memorials to The American Diabetes Association or The American Heart Association .

 

PADGETT Russell Lyle

Age 70, of Elmira, NY, died on December 19, 2012. Russell was born on September 11, 1942 in Blossburg, PA. He enjoyed listening to music, looking at books and magazines, and getting together with his family. For his birthday, he was able to do what he always wished for, which was to ride in a convertible. Russell is predeceased by his parents, Dean and Virginia (Ordway) Padgett, Baby Leonard Padgett, his brothers William Ordway, Lester Padgett Sr., and his sister, Joyce (Padgett) King. Russell is survived by his sisters, Jeanette (Padgett) Henry of Maine, Beverly (Padgett) Harrington of Elmira, NY; brothers, Arthur Padgett of Elmira, NY, and Roger Padgett of Watkins, NY; many nieces, nephews, and many, many loving friends. Family and friends are invited to call Friday, December 21, 2012 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow at 2 pm. Internment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to The Chemung ARC, 711 Sullivan Street, Elmira, NY 14901.   Star Gazette – December 21, 2012   

 

PAGE Daisy Waight

Age 96 of Pine City, NY, died on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Bethany Manor. She was born on September 23, 1915 the daughter of the late John and Lillian Page. Daisy and her husband Glen were married at the North Presbyterian Church in 1944. Glen predeceased her in June of 2002 after 57 years of a wonderful life together. She was co-founder with her husband Glen of Waight Supply Co. in Elmira, NY in 1952, which they started in their home. Daisy retired from the Traffic Department of Eclipse after 15 years to donate more time to their new business. As the business grew, they moved it to a building on Grant Street and later to 1344 College Avenue. After 20 years the business was sold to the Mead Corporation. They spent their winters in Florida, playing golf, and learned to square dance. Daisy was an avid bowler and was inducted into the Elmira Woman's Bowling Hall Of Fame. She was also selected as Elmira Female Athlete of the decade (1950-1960). Daisy is survived by her son, James H. Page; grandchildren, Penny, Jimmy and Teena, all of Elmira, NY, and Spring of Deltona, Florida; great grandson, Douglas (Hannah Bitler) Page; sisters, Lillian (Harold) Sechrist, and Kathleen Perkowski; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Daisy was also predeceased by her sister and brother in-law, Ruth and John Riley; brothers and sisters in-law, Raymond & Sophia Page, John & Thelma Page, Ken & Sharon Page, and Russell Page; brother in-law Stanley Perkowski; close cousins, Doris Scheerer and Bob Scheerer. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/Southport on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM with Funeral Service there Thursday at 10:00 AM, with Reverend Bill Vallet officiating, followed by graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Those wishing to may make memorials to the Chemung County SPCA in Daisy's name.    Star Gazette – April 23, 2012
 

PAGE John I.

Age 91, formerly of Breesport Rd., Horseheads, NY, died Saturday, September 20, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira, NY. John was born on May 12, 1917 in Kendall, NY, son of the late John L. and Lillian (Jeffries) Page. John served our country in the United States Army during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He retired from Waight Paper Supply Corporation in Elmira after many years of service as Vice President of the company; also he was a former plant manager for Pepsi Cola plant in Elmira for many years. He was a longtime member of the Northside Community Church in Elmira, presently known as Living Word Church and he was an avid NY Mets fan. John was predeceased by his wife, Thelma Lovejoy after 65 years of marriage; and his brothers, Russell, Raymond and Kenneth Page. Survivors include his son, John H. (Bonnie) Page of Bath, NY; daughters, Joan (Jack) Burns and Donna (John) Fletcher, both of Horseheads, NY; sisters, Daisy Waight of Pine City, NY, Kathryn Perkowski of Elmira, Lillian (Harold) Sechrist of Pine City, NY, and Ruth Riley of Elmira; grandchildren, Debra (Michael) Wood of Bath, NY, Brian (Alyssa) Page of Gang Mills, NY, Kevin (Teri) Burns of Syracuse, NY, Melissa (Tim) Tremba of Cayuta, NY, Jennifer (Dan) Knapp of Horseheads, NY and Jessica (Michael) Hintz of Wellsburg, NY; great-grandchildren, Montana Hintz, Payton and Lainey Knapp, Cassondra Burns, Taylor and Tobias Tremba and Makenna Page; many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 11 a.m. in the Living Word Church with Rev. Bryan Kain officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Full Military Honors.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/22/2008
 

JOHN MANVILLE PAGE
John Manville Page, 70, of 527 Morley Place, Elmira, N. Y,, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1987, at the Arnot¬-Ogden Memorial Hospital. following an extended illness. He was a member of the Pennsyl¬vania Avenue United Methodist Church, the Open Heart Club, and a life member of Union Lodge #95 F and AM and Corning Consistory. He was also an avid senior citizen bowler at Dixie Lanes at Elmira. He was predeceased by a sister, Fern Pruyne. He was survived by his wife, Bobette Newfield Page; daughter and son-In-law, Sandra and Leon Reed, of Wellsboro; son and daugh¬ter-in-law, John (Jack) Manville and Barbara Page, of Colonie, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Jim and Dave Haner and Susan and Jeffrey Page; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, George W. Page, of Lakeworth, Flor¬ida, and Ralph B. Page, of Clyde, N.C.; a sister, Hazel Cone, of Boynton Beach, Florida, and sever¬al nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, today (Aug. 26), from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal will be held there Thursday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Searle of¬ficiating. Interment will be made at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital Foundation for Cardiac Program or the Pennsylvania Ave¬nue United Methodist Church.
 

PAGE Ruth M. RILEY
A longtime resident of Elmira died Monday afternoon, April 12, 2010 at Elcor Health Services following an illness at the age of 84. Born on May 1, 1925, Ruth was the daughter of the late John and Lillian Jeffrey Page. She was a loving wife to John Riley for nine years until his passing in January 30, 1974. Ruth was a member of the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church for many years. She was employed for many years with Remington Rand and Trayer Products Inc. She was most proud of and enjoyed her employment at the Chemung County Jail as a Matron for nearly 10 years. Her many interests included the NY Mets, Bingo, playing cards and bowling. Though she never raised her own children, she was a mother to many both within her career and her loving family. Surviving is her loving family, sisters, Lillian (Harold) Sechrist, Pine City; Daisy Waight, Pine City; Katherine Perkowski, Elmira; sister-in-law, Caroline Page, Elmira; many beloved nieces, nephews, including a special nephew, James Page, Pine City; great and great great nieces, nephews along with many cherished friends and neighbors at Flannery Towers. In addition to parents and husband, Ruth was also predeceased by her brothers, Russell (Kathy) Page, Raymond (Sophie) Page, Kenneth Page and John (Thelma) Page. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 10 a.m. for funeral services with her pastor, the Reverend William Vallet officiating. Graveside committal services will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial where she will be buried beside her beloved husband, John Riley. – Elmira Star Gazette, April 14, 2010

 

PALMER Eva "Muffy" Fife
Age 85, of Horseheads, NY, died after a brief illness on Thursday, January 12, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Eva was predeceased by her husband, Alfred; daughter Frances (Dolly); and grandson, Steve. She is survived by daughters, Freda (James) Owen of Horseheads, Eleanor Fife-Copp of FL, and Shirley (Jack) Musto of FL; sons, Alfred (Vicki) Fife of FL, James (Michelle) Fife of NC and Joseph (Nancy) Fife of Horseheads; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; along with many friends, especially Jackie Roupp. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, January 15th, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held there on Monday, January 16th, at 11 a.m. with Reverend David Fife officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

 

PALMER  Floyd C., Jr.

Age 74 of 453 Grace Street, Elmira, NY died Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Erma; son Paul (Marilyn) Palmer; daughters Linda Kimbell, Carolyn Crown and Cindy (Donald) Loop; stepchildren Beverly Bidwell, Barbara (Larry) Briggs, Benita Auge (Bob Garret); several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers Zane (Jean), Roger (Loretta), Jay (Maureen), Lee (June), Neal (Fran), Max (Sheila), Gary (Diane) Palmer; sister Alois Riker. Floyd was a veteran of WW2, member and past commander of American Legion, Clarence R. Oliver Post # 154, Elmira Heights, past County Commander of the American Legion, member of the Chemung County Military Honors Squad, coordinator for the American Legion Boy Scouts and a member of the Flying Sparks Club. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Saturday, May 12th from 1 to 3:30 PM. Funeral and Committal Service will follow at 3:30 PM. Rev. Howard Hunt will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family

 

PARFITT ALICE P. DASSANCE age 44 of Himrod, N.Y., Tuesday, December 15, 1970.  Friends may call at the Weldon Funeral home, Dundee, N.Y., Thursday 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Saturday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Robert Delorme, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Survived by husband, Richard C. Dassance; daughters, Mrs. Richard (Carol) Snyder, Wellsburg, R.D. 1, Barbara, Linda and Dianne Dassance, all of Horseheads; son, Richard Dassance, II of Horseheads; grandson, Scott David Snyder of Wellsburg; sister, Mrs. Earl Schnautz of Elmira; brother, E. William Parfitt of Elmira; several aunts and nephews.  Mrs. Dassance was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/17/1970

 

PARFITT Ellison William

Age 85, of Elmira, NY, died Wednesday, November 30th, 2005, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Bill was the son of the late William S. and Ida M. MacNeal Parfitt. He was born in Elmira, NY April 29th, 1920. Survived by his loving and devoted wife and friend of 64 years, Marjorie Tobias Parfitt; son, William (Ann) Parfitt of Camillus, NY; daughter, Patricia (David) Dubbs of Port Byron, NY; five grandchildren and one great-grandson whom he was very proud to have; sister, Anna Schnautz of Elmira. Predeceasing him are his daughter, Margaret Parfitt; and son, Robert Parfitt. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Saturday, December 3rd, 2005, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral and Committal services will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 4:00 p.m. The Reverend Joseph Kim and Reverend Keith Kissell will officiate. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors accorded at the grave, after his cremation at the Southport Crematorium Inc. Southport, NY. Bill was an area Prudential Insurance Salesman for over 20 years. A proud Army World War II Veteran whom landed on Utah Beach, he was awarded 2 Purple Heart medals, and 2 Bronze Stars for his victorious service. Bill graduated from Southside High School, was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church, the founder of the "Flying Sparks" model airplane club, and loved amateur radio. Bill was devoted to the Ivy Masonic Lodge #397 F&AM, and Elmira Grotto Club. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. Memorials in Bill's name may be made to the Community Service Ministry, c/o Centenary United Methodist Church, 424 S. Main Street, Elmira, NY 14904. The Brothers of the Ivy Masonic Lodge #397 F&AM are asked to assemble at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. Saturday, December 3rd, 2005, at 4:00 p.m. for a committal services for the late Ellison William Parfitt.

 

PARFITT Ellison William and Marjorie J. Ellison William Parfitt

age 85, died on November 30, 2005, and his wife, Marjorie J. Parfitt, died on May 13, 2006. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. for both of them at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Jerusalem Hill Road, Elmira, with full Military Honors accorded at the grave in honor of Bill's service to his country. The Reverend Joseph Kim will officiate. Arrangements entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.

 

PARK ALICE JEAN SWAN
Alice Jean Town of Southport Resident Was born September 25, 1932 in Leolyn, PA, the daughter of the late Ronald and Marian (McNett) Park, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital with her loving, caring and devoted family by her side. Jean married Ted on June 30, 1951 in Waverly, NY at the United Methodist Church. They have enjoyed 55 wonderful years of life and love together. She is survived by her loving husband, Ted; beloved grandson, Teddy; dearly loved children, Linda (Chris) Lockwood Sr. of Elmira, NY, Ted Swan Jr. of Elmira, NY, Karen 'Kasey' (Willy) Clark of Elmira, NY, Barb (Nick) Longo of Ithaca, NY, Tom (Sue) Swan of Elmira, NY; sister, Barbara (Alfred) Segar; sisters-in-law, Donna Park and Phyllis Park; brother-in-law, Charles (JoAnn) Hack; along with ten much-loved grandchildren, six adored great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and her church family. Her sister, Mary Hack; brothers, William, Ronald and Kenneth Park, predeceased her. Jean was a member of the North Chemung United Methodist and the OES Chapter #460 Breesport, NY. For many dedicated years, she ran and operated the Food Pantry at the North Chemung United Methodist Church. Jean enjoyed playing Bingo and loved her crossword puzzle books. She made it her job to constantly care for those she loved and accomplished that by her love of cooking for others. Above all, Jean was devoted to her family and church. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Thursday, June 22, 2006, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring Jean's life will be held there on Friday, June 23rd, at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Anne L. Mowery will celebrate her services. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the North Chemung United Methodist Church, 677 Breesport/North Chemung Road, Lowman, NY 14861, or to the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Ave., Elmira, NY 14901.

 

PARK ALICE JEAN SWAN
Alice Jean Town of Southport Resident Was born September 25, 1932 in Leolyn, PA, the daughter of the late Ronald and Marian (McNett) Park, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital with her loving, caring and devoted family by her side. Funeral Services honoring her life will be held at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Friday, June 23rd at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Anne L. Mowery will celebrate her services. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the North Chemung United Methodist Church, 677 Breesport/North Chemung Road, Lowman, NY 14861, or to the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Ave., Elmira, NY 14901.

 

PARKER MARIAN G. HUNGERFORD
Marian G. (Parker), Age 67 of Corning, NY, died into the loving arms of the Lord surrounded by her family on Thursday, July, 26, 2007, at home. Marian was born Oct. 13, 1939 in Elmira, NY, the daughter to the late Raymond and Corenne (German) Parker. Her surviving family includes her husband of 38 years, Wayne Hungerford; sons, Randy (Mindi) Hungerford of Weirdsdale, FL, and Kevin Hungerford of Corning, NY; brothers and sister, Raymond (Beverly) Parker of Horseheads, NY, David Parker of Gillett, PA, Corenne (Eddie) Fagan of Elmira, NY; beloved K-9 pal, Sammy; dear friends, Charlotte Hugg of Elmira and her husband, the late William Hugg; and several nieces and nephews. Marian was also predeceased by her brothers, Loring Parker in 1983 and Robert Parker in 2002. Marian was retired from housekeeping at the Econo Lodge in Consumer Square in Big Flats, NY. She enjoyed puzzles and traveling with her husband to various gaming places around the state. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Monday, July 30, 2007, from 4-7:00 p.m. Her service will be celebrated at the funeral home on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. with interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/27/2007.

 

PARROTT Franklin J.

Age 57 of Parrott Road, Cayuta, NY died on Monday, October 1, 2001 at the Schuyler Skilled Nursing Facility, Montour Falls, NY. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Taylor Parrott; Daughters, Michelle & John Conway of Interlaken, NY and Maria & John Bergen of Lowville, NY; Sons, Michael & Lisa Parrott and Mitchell & Dawn Parrott all of Cayuta, NY; 9 grandchildren; Father, Judd Parrott of Cayuta, NY; Brother, Raymond & Joanne Parrott of Cayuta, NY; Sisters, Linda & Don Gunning of Ithaca, NY and Sue & Merle Collins of Cayuta, NY; Several nieces and nephews. Frank was predeceased by his son Marcus Parrott and his mother Lulu Parrott. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 534 Church St., Odessa, NY on Wednesday, October 3, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. His funeral and committal service will be held at the funeral home following visitation at 8 PM. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY.

 

PARROTT, Marcus E.

Of Cayuta NY Age 28 died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 4, 2000 in Concord NH. He is survived by his daughters, Cassandra and Alexandra of Horseheads NY; parents, Franklin and Sandra Parrott of Cayuta NY; grandfather, Judd Parrott of Cayuta NY; brother, Michael (Lisa) Parrott of Cayuta NY; twin brother, Mitchell (Dawn) Parrott of Cayuta NY; sisters, Michelle (John) Conway of Interlaken NY and Maria (John) Bergen of Lowville NY; former wife and friend, Melissa Parrott of Horseheads NY; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 534 Church Street, Odessa NY on Friday, July 7, 2000 from 1 to 3 P.M. and from 6 to 8 P.M. His funeral and committal service will be held at the funeral home following visitation at 8 P.M. The Rev. Randall Stone will officiate. Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira NY at the convenience of the family.  (Elmira Star Gazette, Pg. 4c, Thu., 6 July 2000)

 

PARSON MRS. MILDRED PARSON MORSE of 1159 S. Man St.  Funeral was held at Olthof Funeral home today at 10:30 a.m., the Rev. John F. Stearns.  Pallbearers; Richard Burt, Jack Riff, William Forsyth, Cedric Wood.  Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/5/1962

 

PARSONS - SWINGLE, Isabelle M.
Age 91, of Ithaca, NY, died on Wednesday, December 3, 2008, at the Beechtree Care Center in Ithaca, NY. She was born on September 20, 1917 in Elmira, NY to the late Alfred and Lillian (Warren) Parsons. Isabelle was predeceased by her husband, William Swingle; daughter, Susan Jackson; and son, Richard Swingle. Survivors include her daughters, Judy (Randy) Thayer of Alpine, NY and Mary (Paul) Weber of Cortland, NY; brother, William (Sarah) Parsons of Colorado Springs, CO; special granddaughter, Marnie DeYoung; 16 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. Isabelle was a faithful wife, beloved mother and grandmother and she loved music and bird watching. As a Christian, Isabelle supported many mission programs. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, December 6th, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow there at 4 p.m. with Rev. Steven DeWalt. Interment will take place on Monday, December 8th, at 2 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hospicare of Ithaca, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/5/2008

 

PARSONS Walter E. Age 82, died on April 16, 2005 at "The Villas on La Canada," an assistive living center in Tucson, Arizona. He was born on February 27, 1923 in Elmira, New York, to Wilbur T. and Ruth McCarty Parsons. He graduated from Elmira Free Academy in 1942, and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he proudly served his country during WWII in the Pacific theater. In 1943, before going overseas, he married Sidney L. Morton, his high school sweetheart and wife of 61 years. Upon his return home, they settled in the Elmira area, where Walt went to work as a shipping clerk for Hardinge Bros. Inc., where he remained until his retirement in 1976. He and Sidney then moved to Tucson, Arizona, where he lived for the remainder of his life. During his years of retirement, he enjoyed photography, pistol shooting, and model railroading for as long as his health would allow. Walt is survived by his wife, Sidney; his son, William and wife; and granddaughter, Jennifer L. Parsons, all of Tucson, AZ; his grandson, Nathaniel T. Parsons and wife; and great-grandsons, Christian and Benjamin Parsons, all of San Antonio, TX. Walter will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, during the month of May, at the convenience of the family.

 

PATT Mary Patt Gates

of 651 Howard St., Elmira, NY died Friday, Nov. 23, 1962. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. Survived by husband, Harold G. Gates; daughter, Mrs. Frank Nowicki of Elmira; parents, Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Patt of Morris; sisters, Mrs. Merton Saunders and Mrs. Russell Kendrick, both of Mansfield, Mrs. Albert Kuppertz of Warren, PA, Mrs. Robert Kriner of Blossburg; brothers, Paul Patt of Tombstone, Ariz., Stanley Patt Jr. of Mansfield; two grandchildren. Prayer service was held at the Olthoff Funeral Home, Elmira on Monday at 8:30 a.m., Requiem High Mass at 9 in St. Mary's Church. - Mansfield Advertiser, December 5, 1962

 

PATTEN Edward Patten 

age 93 of Elmira, NY died on Sunday October 7, 2012. There will be no calling hours. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Thursday October 11, at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Scott Kubinski Celebrant. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military Honors. In Lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorials to the SPCA. He is survived by daughters and son-in-law Ann Connell of Washington Cross, PA; Patricia and Richard Harmetz of San Diego, CA; son Edward D. Patten, Margaret (Peggy) Ford both of Elmira. Grandchildren Kimberly Patten and Adam Harmetz and many nieces and nephews. Former daughter-in-law and son-in-law Bonnie Patten and Robert Connell. The Patten family will never forget the many memories and years of love, kindness and friendship Bonnie and Robert gave to Mr. Patten. Edward was predeceased by his loving wife Elizabeth in 1998. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWll and Korea as a Lt. with a total of 23 years of service retired from the Army Reserves with the rank as Major. He retired from the Elmira Fire Dept. with 31 years of service. Edward was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, a member of the VFW Elmira American Legion Post.   Star Gazette – October 9, 2012

 

PATTERSON Ina E. Slater

Age 95 of 507 Broadway, Elmira, NY.  She died on July 15, 2013. Ina died at Arnot Ogden Medical Center after a brief illness related to heart and lung complications with her loving family at her side. Ina was born June 21, 1918 in Morris Run, PA to John and Anna Patterson. Shortly after high school graduation Ina moved to Elmira to seek employment. She met and married her late husband Leonard Slater and they celebrated 50 years of marriage before Leonard's passing in 1986. Ina was also predeceased by her parents, her sisters Dorothy Patterson, Elsa Woughter, Irene German and brother Ray (Pat) Patterson. Ina was a loving and caring person leaving behind what she treasured most; her loving family—beloved Son and daughter-in-law Gene and Cindy Slater, cherished grand-daughters Wendy Slater and Brenda (Josh) Moshier and treasured great grand-children Zackarie, Reilly, and Mikaelie Stedge and Max and Molly Moshier. She is also survived by sisters-in-law Margaret Patterson and Ethel Vasil and Ina's beloved extended family of nieces and nephews and their families. A host of caring and devoted friends whom Ina loved to visit with. Ina loved and enjoyed her home of 74 years at 507 Broadway creating many happy memories there. Some of her most fond memories include being a member of Bethany Lutheran Church for 70 plus years, long time Sunday school teacher, and various committees L.C. W. and church council. She retired after many years of service from the W.T. Grant department stores in Elmira and Southport. Mom was loved dearly and the happy times and wonderful memories she helped create will always be remembered. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira on Thursday, July 25 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Her funeral service will be held at 11: OO AM on Saturday, July 27,2013 at Bethany Lutheran Church 256 South Walnut Street, Elmira. Family and friends are invited to share memories and celebrate Ina's life. Pastor Krista Mendoza will officiate. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Ina with a memorial donation to Bethany Lutheran Church or a charity of one's choice in Ina's name. Star Gazette – July 24, 2013 

 

JOSEPH J. PATYKULA age 60 years of Elmira RD2, Sunday, April 13, 1980 following an extended illness.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A prayer service will be held here Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia’s Church.  Burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marguerite Patykula; two brothers, John and Thomas, both of Elmira; a sister, Mrs. Mary Johnson also of Elmira; several nieces and nephews.  He was a communicant of St. Cecilia’s Church.  He was a retired employee of the Remington Rand and Westinghouse Co., a veteran of World War II, a member of Harry B. Bentley Post American Legion, Elmira Aerie of Eagles and Elmira Moose Club.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/14/1980

 

PAUL - SUTHERLAND, Lois J.
Of Elmira, NY, died peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2008, with her family at her side. Daughter of the late Hadley and Mildred Gordon Paul. She is survived by her children, Sandra Brown (Collin), Cathy May (Dennis), Sheri May (Miles Parsons), James Sutherland (Linda); grandchildren, Kristen Sutherland, Amy Doolittle, Elizabeth Campbell, Caitlin Doolittle, Cody May, Morgan May; great-grandchildren, Dylin Whitney and Maki Jackson. Lois would have welcomed two more great-grandchildren in the near future. Also survived by special buddy and sister, Pat Arnold (Ed); brothers, Glenn Paul and Donald Paul. Predeceased by her husband, Richard J. Sutherland, and sister-in-law, Arlene Paul. Lois was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church for most of her life. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with Funeral Service there Monday at 11:00 a.m., the Reverend Donald Rockwell will officiate, followed by graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In memory of Lois spend quality time with your families, keep them close and cherish every moment.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/19/2008
 

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