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

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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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SALTUS Donald Joseph
WWII Veteran - Age 88, passed through Heaven's Gate on Sunday, October 12, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. Donald was born in Elmira, NY on September 18, 1920, the son of Joseph and Alva (Scherer) Saltus who predeceased him. He was also predeceased by his beloved wife, Adeline (Eaton) Saltus, in May of 1999, his brother, Earl Saltus, in June of 2008, and his brother-in-law, George Sayles in August 2003. Don was a graduate of Southside High School and proudly served in the Army Air Force during WWII. He worked many years for the Remington Rand until it was closed. He then worked for Unisys until his retirement. He moved to Seneca Lake where he spent his time building houses. He loved his family, hunting, fishing, Seneca Lake and apple pie. His sense of humor was a joy to all who knew him. After the death of his beloved "Addy", he moved back to Elmira where he resided at Woodbrook. His family would like to extend sincere thanks for the wonderful care and love he received from the staff, management and fellow residents. Don is survived by his two sisters, Lucille Sayles of Pine City, NY and Eileen (Elwin) Jennings of Gillett, PA; his sister-in-law, Mildred Saltus of Van Etten, NY; his nieces and nephews and their spouses: Jayne and Martin Bernhardt of Clifton, NJ, Jim and Reggie Sayles of Horseheads, NY, Susan and Edgar Torres of Tampa, FL, Thom and Mirjam Jennings of Eagle River, AK, Tim and Debbie Jennings of Albany, NY, Ron and Kay Saltus of Cross Plains, TX, Sandy and Tom Holleran of Las Vegas, NV, Mahlon Flood of Ithaca, NY; and many grand nieces, nephews and cousins who will all miss their "Uncle Donnie". Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Thursday, October 16, 2008, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring his life will be held there following his visitation (4 p.m.). The Reverend Jeffrey Tunnicliff will celebrate Don's services. Interment will take place on Friday, October 17th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 563 Jerusalem Hill Road, Elmira, NY. Memorial donations may be directed to a charity of one's choice.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 10/14/2008 - 10/15/2008

SANFORD - REYNOLDS
L. Agnes Age 85 of 110 Elizabeth Street Hornell, NY formerly of Breesport, NY died on Tuesday January 3, 2006 at St. James Hospital in Hornell, NY. Agnes was born July 1, 1920 in Almond , NY the daughter of the late James and Mertie Flint Sanford. Mrs. Reynolds was a retired Nurse's Aide at The Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira, NY. She was also an assistant dietician at Bethesda Hospital in Hornell, NY after moving to Canisteo. Agnes was a former member of The Breesport United Methodist Church and the Breesport Fireman's Auxiliary. Agnes was pre-deceased by her husband, Donald B. Reynolds, on January 6, 1996 and her son, David Reynolds, on August 29, 1965. She was also pre-deceased by her brother and sisters Paul Sanford, Pearl Sanford, and Beverly Bailey. She loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them. Agnes is survived by her loving children: Larry & Dorothy Reynolds of Kingston, NY, Donna & Richard Ruhmel of Lutz, Florida, Linda & Charles Hughes of Canisteo, NY, and Denis & Bridget Reynolds of Almond, NY; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren; brother: Robert Sanford of Hornell, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including her long-time friend Marjorie Bleecker Kuleszo of Romulus, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Thursday January 5, 2006 from 3-6 PM. Mrs. Reynold's Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Agnes through memorials to a charity of one's choice.

 

SAXION Edna M. Christian

Age 84 formerly of Pine Valley, NY. passed peacefully in her sleep on July 11, 2012 at Chemung County Nursing Facility Elmira, after a lingering illness. A wonderful woman, known to all for her kindness and generosity, she will be missed. Born to Harry and Laura Saxion on December 18, 1927 and was predeceased by her loving husband Grove Christian on September 3, 1989. She is survived by her five loving children, nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; James and Barbara Christian; Phillip and Margaret Christian (Jerith and Rachel) and Andrew Christian; Laura and Richard Campbell; Sheila and Patrick Hess (Angela, Lauren and Robert) and Robert and Jodi Campbell (Rose and Laurel); Kathryn and William Broome; Jessica and Jason Dubendorfer (Allison, Elizabeth and Joseph); Christopher and Heather Pealer (Andrew); Mona and David DePrimo; Erica DePrimo (Devon) and Erin DePrimo (Camrin and Anthony); Robert Christian; Patrick Sheehy. Edna was a dedicated volunteer, having worked with Meals on Wheels, RSVP and 4-H and opened and operated a thrift store to benefit the Northern Tier Children's Home in Harrison Valley, PA. She organized and chaired the Pine Valley Summit Seniors for several years and organized meals, speakers, entertainment and bus trips for the group of 65 members and was a able leader. Edna retired after 22 year career delivering newspapers in the Pine Valley area for the Star Gazette. During this time she often went out of her way to help her customers, often delivering their paper to their door or kitchen table if they were not able to walk to the mail box. Friends may call at the Pine Valley Methodist Church on Tuesday July 17, from 2-3 with funeral services following at 3pm. Rev. Karen Boon officiating. Interment of Edna's ashes will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Elmira at the convenience of the family. The family will provide flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Pine Valley Methodist Church Route 14 Pine Valley 14872. The Christian Family would like to thank the staff at CCNF for the wonderful and gentle care they have given our mother over the last four years. Blessings to all of you. ARRANGEMENTS BY BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.     Star Gazette – July 14, 2012

 

SAYLES - MCCANN
Barbara S. Age 79, formerly of Sayre, PA, died Monday, August 6, 2001 at the Robert Packer Hospital after a short illness. Born in Elmira, NY, November 16, 1921, the daughter of Henry and Alice Park Sayles and attended Elmira Business Institute. She was predeceased by her husband, George D. McCann on October 12, 1986. She is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline Kilmore of Waverly, NY; and her daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Kenneth Green of Sayre, PA; Regina and David Engle of Sayre, PA and Arletta and Kevin Harper of Michigan; 11 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held there at 1:00 PM at the Forrest Lawn Cemetery, 563 Jerusalem Hill Rd., Elmira, NY, with her Pastor, Rev. Anne Canfield officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Waverly United Methodist Church, 158 Chemung St., Waverly, NY 14892 or to the Waverly Library, 430 Fulton St., Waverly, NY 14892.

SCHEWE Ernest C.
Age 91, of Rochester, NY, died
on April 25, 2010. Born on March 4, 1919. Survived by nephews and a niece, several great nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 1, at 9:30AM at Blessed Sacrament Church in Rochester. Interment was held in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira. – Elmira Star Gazette, April 29, 2010

SCHEWE Ernest C
Rochester, NY: On April 25, 2010. Born Elmira, NY. March 4, 1919. Age 91. Predeceased by his parents and brothers, Otto, George, Paul and Herman. Survived by nephews, Norman (Louise) and Scott (Diane) Schewe; niece, Diana (Tom) Walsh; several great-nieces and nephews; and special friends, John and Judy Lynd, Pat Gallus, Bob Laird, Joe Gaudauskas and Ed Cain. Special thanks to Dr. Charles Ippolito for his compassionate care. Memorial Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, Sat., May 1, 2010 at 9:30 AM. Interment was held in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Arrangements by John J. Curran Funeral Home, Inc.  Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on April 29, 2010

SCHOONOVER James A.
Age 77, died
on September 2, 2010 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Priscilla D. Schoonover; daughter, Ronda McCormack; son, Curtis J. (Mary) Schoonover; grandchildren, Breanna and Logan McCormack and Caitlin and Tyler Schoonover. Family will receive friends at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with Funeral and committal service there at 3:00 p.m. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.- Elmira Star Gazette, September 3, 2010  Birthdate: March 14, 1933 - Place of Birth: Galeton, PA

SCHOONOVER –MRS. MARY GARDNER age 70 of 121 W. Hudson St., Saturday, April 12, 1969.  Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral home Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Tuesday 11 a.m.  Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. William (Mary) Keyes, Elmira; son, Lawrence L. Gardner, Coudersport, Pa.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Arson E. Schoonover, Corning, N.Y.  She was a retired employee of the Bendix Corp.; past officer of the Women of the Moose; Easter Star Harmony Chapter, also Court of Amaranth, member of Womens Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 4/13/1969

TIMOTHY VAN SCHROCK age 2 of 139 O’Hanlon St., Horseheads, Saturday, Jan. 25, 1969.  Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral home Monday 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Tuesday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Calvin Thorpe.  Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Schrock; brother, Martin at home; grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Schrock of Elmira; grandfather, Jessie Bron of Colo.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/27/1969

SCOTT Margaret
CLARKE Margaret Scott Davis "Marge" Age 86, of Elmira, NY, died Monday, March 27, 2006, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Marge was born August 16, 1919 in Elmira to the late Ralph and Blanche Scott and resided in the Chemung County area her whole life, retiring as a waitress from Armend's Texas Hots after 20 years of service. Marge is survived by her daughters, Gayle Smith and Barbara (Leonard) Grant; her son, Richard Davis; grandchildren, Kathleen (Thomas) Collins, Timothy and Jeffery Smith, Michael Crawley, Jason (Keila) Taylor and Debra Davis; and great-grandchildren, Jasmine and Jayla Taylor. Marge was also predeceased by her daughter, Brenda Taylor; and son-in-law, Richard Smith. Friends and family are invited to visit on Friday, March 31st, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home, 1004 Lake St., Elmira, where a funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

RICHARD W. SCOTT
 Richard W. Scott, 88, Pine City, NY died Wednesday, January 23, 1991 at Arnot-Ogden Hospital in Elmira. Mr. Scott was a retired employee of American LaFrance and a lifetime member of the Pine City Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by daughters, Eva Arnold of Pine City, NY, Rita Lauper of Millport, NY, Charlotte Lee of Troy, PA; son, Richard G. Scott of UT; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Verna Conklin of Avinger, TX; brother, Theodore Scott of Elmira, NY; step-father, Charles Wilson of Montour Falls, NY. He was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Scott and a daughter, Frances Lee. Services were held January 23 at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira with the Rev. Robert Searle officiating and interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may make contributions to the Pine City Volunteer Fire Department in Richard's memory. (TGR, Thursday, January 31, 1991)

SEELEY Floyd James Jr. Age 64 formerly of Horseheads, NY died on Sunday September 30, 2001 at Troy Community Hospital. Mr. Seeley was born January 23, 1937 in Canton, PA the son of the late Floyd Lewis Seeley and Lena Harriett Scarvani Seeley. Floyd was a veteran of the Korean War serving his country with the US Army and a member of Clarence R. Oliver American Legion Post #154 in Elmira Heights, NY. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Floyd was a retired accounting clerk with the U.S. Post Office in Elmira, NY. Floyd is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Kathy & Alfred Russo of Beaver Dams, NY, Karen & Gary Landis of Corning, NY, and Kim & Ronald Abbott of Corning, NY; son and daughter-in-law: Timothy & Sherry Seeley of Corning, NY; grandchildren: Todd Russo, Michele Russo, Aspyn Landis, Austin Landis, Jessica Abbott, Sarah Abbott, Grace Seeley, and Tammy Adams; great granddaughter: Aly Adams; sisters: Marie Shay of Alpine, NY and Alice Denkenberger of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. & Grand Central Ave. Horseheads, NY on Wednesday October 3, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Floyd's Life will be celebrated on Thursday October 4, 2001 at 11 AM in St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 W. Broad St. & Westinghouse Road in Horseheads, NY. The Rev Stephen Karani will be the Celebrant of Floyd's Funeral Mass. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Seeley. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Floyd through memorials to The Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association, The Arctic League 114 W. Second St. Elmira, NY 14901, or St. Jude's Childrens Hospital.

SEELEY - SHAY Marie R.
Age 95 formerly of 222 East Second Street Watkins Glen, NY died
on Monday February 1, 2010 at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls, NY. Marie was born December 7, 1914 in Warren, PA the daughter of the late Floyd and Lena Scrivani Seeley. She married her husband, John F. Shay, who pre-deceased her in April 1982. Marie was a retired inspector at National Cash Register in Ithaca, NY. She was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter 1401 of Montour Falls, NY, The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary # 1253 of Ithaca, NY, VFW Auxiliary #961 in Ithaca, NY, American Legion Auxiliary in Montour Falls, NY, and a member and former president of The Zephyrhills Garden Club. Marie was also pre-deceased by her sisters and her brothers. Marie is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: James & Michele Shay of Tonawanda, NY and Michael & Anitra Shay of Montour Falls, NY; grandsons: John Shay, Conrad Shay, Christopher Shay, and Eric Shay; granddaughter: Sonia Licht; great grandchildren: Anthony, David, and Alexandria Licht; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including special friends Lizard Field and Fran Wrenn. Relatives and friends are invited to call at The Link at St. Mary of The Lake Church corner of Decatur and Ninth Street Watkins Glen, NY on Thursday February 4, 2010 from 1-2 PM followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 2 PM. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY.

SEELEY Stephen F. Jr.
Of Elmira, NY - Age 59, was born March 23, 1949 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Stephen Frank and Virginia Belle (Lusk) Seeley Sr., went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, at his home surrounded by his loving family. His brothers, Robert Seeley and Richard Swartwood predeceased him. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Overstrom) Seeley; adored children, Richard (Sheila) Seeley of Havelock, NC; Carrie Ann (Brendan) Mullahy of Middle Village, NY; Sarah Seeley of Binghamton, NY; Jenna Seeley of Elmira Heights, NY; beloved step-children, Jennifer (Greg) Schoffner of Beaver Dams, NY; Julie Whitehouse of Corning, NY; David Cook of NC; much loved siblings, Fayne (Kingley) Passmore of Centerville, PA; Floyd (Jeanne) Seeley of Horseheads, NY; Arthur (Janet) Swartwood of Horseheads, NY; Douglas (Cindy) Swartwood of Honeyoe Lake, NY; along with eight lovely grandchildren and several dear nieces and nephews. Stephen was a dedicated technician with the J. C. Ehrlich company for 17 years. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, cycling, running in marathons and was an avid motorcyclist. He had a tremendous love for family. A devout family man, he was thrilled to have his family around him and the feelings were mutual. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Southport/Elmira, NY on Saturday, November 1, 2008, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A Memorial Service to honor his life will follow the visitation. (1 p.m.) His friend, Pastor Kelvin Jones will celebrate Stephen's service. Interment will take place in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY at a time convenient to his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/29/2008

SEGUR –PHYLLIS JANE JOHNSTON, 69, Elmira, NY died at home, October 26, 1998.  Born in Canton, March 18, 1929, she was the daughter of Albert and Laurissa (Woodward) Segur.  She attended Canton Schools, later moving to Elmira.  She was a volunteer at Arnot Ogden Medical Center and had done volunteer work for Southern Tier Hospice and Meals on Wheels.  Mrs. Johnston loved her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling, doll and figurine collecting.  Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Vivian Jane and Gary A. Ladd, Whitmore Lake, MI; grandsons; Nathaniel A. Ladd and Jonathan R. Ladd; sisters; Harriet Mills, Elmira and Marlene Jones, Roaring Branch and Beverly Aston, Alba; brother; Tracey I. Segur, Buckhannon, WVA; several nieces and nephews.  Predeceasing her were her husband Russell L. Johnston; son, Ronald Johnston; and brother Elwyn Segur.  Funeral services were held from the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira, October 30.  Interment was in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Elmira, NY.  –Canton Independent Sentinel.

SEMSKI Edwin F., Sr. Age 81, of Elmira, NY, and Hudson, FL, died Monday, May 22, 2006, in Hudson, FL. Ed was born in Elmira, NY, son of the late John and Margaret (Gates) Semski. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Donald and John Semski; sister-in-law, Joyce Semski; spouses, Vera Semski and Betty Urbanski. Survivors include daughters, Donna (Michael Knapp) Watts of Elmira, and Linda (Jim) Willis of Elmira Heights; son, Edwin F. Semski Jr. of Palm Harbor, FL; sister, Mary Ann (Bob) Novick of Elmira Heights; brother, Robert (Shirley) Semski of Elmira; grandchildren, Tina (Mark) Clinton of Mansfield, MA, Julie and Jessica Willis of Elmira Heights, Jason (fiancée, Carrie) Willis of Louisville, KY, Jaimee Willis of Los Angeles, CA, Gregory and Chandler Semski and Jeremy Knapp of Modena, NY, and Chris Knapp of Elmira; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Molly Clinton of Mansfield, MA; very special companion, Patricia Buell of Elmira; many nieces and nephews, along with a host of friends. Ed was a "Mr. Ed" to Jacob Ross and "Papa" to Chris Halley. Ed graduated from EFA in 1943, served our country in the United States Army during WWII, retired from the NYS Dept. of Corrections after 25 years of dedicated service. Ed was an avid and spectacular athlete and a member of the Elmira Sports Hall of Fame. He enjoyed golfing and was a member of Aripeka Elks Lodge Post # 2520 and the Moose Lodge Post # 1747 of Port Richey, FL, Eagles Aerie Post # 4208 of Spring Hill, FL, American Legion Post # 154 in Elmira Heights. Ed loved and was loved by all who knew him. "We will carry him in our hearts forever." Family and friends are invited to call Friday, June 2, 2006, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please remember Dad through a memorial contribution to a charity or organization of your choice.

SEXTON  Mariah Ann Entered this world on August 28, 2005 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center and was ushered home to heaven by Holy Angels on Wednesday, October 26, 2005, very unexpectedly, at home. She is survived by her loving mother, Jennifer Narosky, and loving father, Fred Sexton III, both of Elmira, NY; beloved sister, Aliyah Sexton, and twin-sister, Kaianna Sexton, both at home; grandparents, Nancy Narosky of Elmira, NY, Jack and Mary Anne Narosky of Elmira, NY, Ellen Sexton of Elmira, NY, Fred and Sue Sexton of Missouri; step-brother, Gino Gullo of Burdett, NY; great-grandparents, George and Louise Phillips of Manchester, NY, Samuel Batroney of Elmira, NY, Ralph Butler of Elmira, NY, Lillian and Walter Brunson of Oklahoma; along with numerous loving aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her great-grandfather and great-grandmother, Owen and Iva Narosky; great-grandmother, Virginia Batroney. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Saturday, October 29, 2005, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Reverend visitation at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY, with Father Farrell conducting the committal prayers.

BRADLEY S. SEYMOUR SR. age 79 of 604 Schuyler Ave., Sunday June 9, 1974 at home.  Friends are invited to call at the Keister Funeral Home Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 2 p.m. Rev. Coley Harrison.  Forest Lawn Cemetery.  The family gratefully declines flowers.  Those wishing may make donations to the Cancer Fund.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Iva Culver Seymour; daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Frances) Whitsall of Wellsburg, RD 1, Mrs. Jennie Comfort of Pine City RD 1; sons, Bradley Seymour, Binghamton, N.Y., Carl Seymour of Wellsburg RD 1; Paul Seymour, Freemont, Calif.; sisters, Mrs. Lula Flick of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Raymond (Erma) Rumsey, Penn Yan, N.Y.; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/10/1974

SHADDUCK Arthur H. Shadduck
Age 90, of Elmira Heights, NY, died on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was born on January 12, 1920 in Lockwood, NY to the late James and Esther (Peppard) Shadduck. Arthur was predeceased by his first wife, Anna Joslyn Shadduck and one great-grandchild. He is survived by his wife, Laura (Campbell) Shadduck of Elmira Heights; sons, Clifford (Ann) Shadduck of Horseheads, Albert (Hazel) Shadduck of Horseheads and Duane (Tanya Wells) Shadduck of Corning; daughters, Kathleen (Bob) Kennedy of Elmira, Bonnie (Steve) Butts of Breesport and Sheryl Juliano of AZ; sister, Jean VanZile of Chemung; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; along with several step-children, step-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arthur enjoyed going to rummage sales and he was an avid hunter and fisher. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, October 22nd from 12 to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral service will take place there at 1 p.m. with Rev. Elwyn Patrick officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors. - Elmira Star Gazette, October 21, 2010
  

SHAFFER Clarence J. (Pete) Shaffer

Age 87 of Elmira died Saturday, March 19, 2011. Survived by wife of 60 years, Lorraine; children, Mary Jane (Richard) Cerio, Peter (Debra) Shaffer, Ann (Peter) D'Arcangelo, Charles (Penny) Shaffer; grandchildren, Peter (Kerri) Shaffer, Jeremy Shaffer, Andrea (Peter Crawford) Cerio, Adam Cerio, Brian (Jayna) D'Arcangelo; great-grandchildren, Klowi, Lili, Kyrsten Shaffer, Chase & Cara D'Arcangelo; sister, Mary Jane Green; brothers, Robert (Charlotte) Shaffer, Jack Shaffer, Paul (Laura) Shaffer, Edward (Shirley) Shaffer; several sisters & brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by parents, Robert & Florence Shaffer; sisters, Elizabeth & Helen. Those wishing may make a donation in his name to Holy Family Schools, 1012 Davis St., Elmira, NY 14901. At Clarence's request, there will be no Calling Hours or Funeral Service. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home.  Star Gazette – March 21, 2011
 
SHAIEB Delores Rose (Shaieb) Karam

Age 82, of Himrod, NY and Bradenton, FL, formerly of Elmira, NY, died unexpectedly Friday, May 20th, 2011, at the Strong Medical Center, Rochester, NY. Delores was the daughter of the late Antoon (Anthony) and Najla (Annie) Koussa Shaieb. She was born in Detroit, Michigan November 15th, 1929. She was married to her beloved husband Samuel G. Karam for 62 years and is survived by their six children, James (Lucy), Georgia, Sandra (Armand), Mary, Samuel Jr. (Bernadette), Michael (Sherry); grandchildren: Sarah, James, Derrick, Georgette, Jayna, Brian, Christina, Samuel III, Michaelyn, Zachary; great-grandchildren: Chase, Cara, Sophia and Caleb; and her dog "Buddy". She is also survived by the Randall, and Miller families of Elmira, along with the Shaieb family of Michigan and California. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Wednesday, May 25th, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 26th, at St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira Southside. Graveside services will follow at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park privately at the convenience of the family. Delores worked for Chemung County for 28 years. She was Deputy Registrar for several of those years serving the community she loved. She was a Communicate of St. Mary's Church and a lifelong member of the Ladies of Charity. She was artistically gifted and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Seneca Lake always brought her home, and held special memories for her. In lieu of flowers, those wishing please make donations in Delores R. Karam's name to the charity of your own choice or to the SPCA of Chemung County.  Star Gazette – May 23, 2011
 
SHARP James Norman

Elmira: Age 84, died Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility, with his loving family by his side. James was born January 21, 1927 a son of the late Thomas V. and Alberta (Gunderman) Sharp. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his wife Betty Kies Sharp, brothers, Ronald and Edwin Sharp, sisters, Marian Torrence, Marjorie Sharp, and Joyce Huffner. James is survived by his children, Paula S. Sharp, Robin L. McConnell, Thomas N. Sharp, all of Elmira, and Scott H. Sharp of Wilmington DE; step daughter Carole A. Murray of Elmira; grandchildren, Amy (Donnie) Ingham, Bethany (Dave Wilson) McConnell, Siana Sharp, Holly (Bill) Jackson, and Kenneth (Amber) Murray; great-grandchildren, Jathan McConnell and Austin Ingham; sister Janet McMahon of Elmira; along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins. James was a proud U S Navy veteran, serving in the South Pacific aboard the U.S.S. Auburn during World War II. James was a carpenter and worked for several companies in the Elmira area. He most enjoyed sitting on his front porch, watching the activity in his neighborhood. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Private graveside services, with military honors, will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Sharp Family thanks the 5th floor nursing staff at CCNF for the excellent care, and compassion, James received over the past few weeks.  Star Gazette - November 17, 2011
 
SHAY David C.
Age 85, of Riverside Ave., died December 15, 2009. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carole Mozrall; daughters, Colleen (Shane) Persaud of McDonough, GA and Patricia Shay of McDonough, GA; grandsons, Rylan and Braden Persaud and Colin Shay; three nieces and nephews, several grandnieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Dr. John (Lorraine) Mozrall of East Aurora; cousins including Sonya Shay. Dave was a permanent Member of the Firemen's Union and a Life Member of the BPO Elmira Elks #62. Retired as a Lieutenant from the city of Elmira Fire Department after 36 years, formerly employed by the Federal Government at the Holding Point and as a railway mail clerk in Buffalo, NY, 40 year member of the Loyal order of the Moose club at Montour Falls, a communicant of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, graduate of Elmira Catholic High School in 1942, St, Bonaventure University 1950 and Elmira College; a U.S. Army veteran of WWII; at present he was Scholarship Chairman of the NYSMA, former member of the Elmira American Legion, VFW Sayre, International Arson Investigators, American Red Cross as a First aid instructor and he was the 1st EMT trainer, also former and founding member of the Horseheads Eagles Club. Those wishing may make a donation in his name to the Blessed Sacrament Parish or to a charity of one's choice (envelopes available at the Funeral Home). The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Friday, Dec 18th, from 5 to 8 p.m. Prayer service there Saturday at 8:45 a.m. followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church. Internment to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.   Published in Star-Gazette on December 17, 2009

 

SHEARER Ronald F.
Age 63 of Horseheads, NY died Thursday July 22, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family. Ronald is survived by his wife Frances M. Shearer, sons, Gary (Kimberly) Shearer, and Christopher Shearer; grandchildren, Adam and Allison; mother, Philena Shearer, also several sisters, a brother and many nieces and nephews. Ronald retired from Schweizer Aircraft Corporation after many years of service. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, on Monday July 26, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM with Funeral and Committal Service there Monday at 4:00 PM. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY.- Elmira Star Gazette, July 24, 2010

SHEETS Marie A. PURVIS of Horseheads, NY died July 18, 2001 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY.  She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Richard L. Purvis; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Eric Davies and son, Michael Purvis, all of Horseheads, NY; two grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Shaw, Doris Stone, Shirley (Douglas) Rarick, all of Gillett, PA, Helen (Robert) Bircher of San Jose, CA, Dorothy Louise Shaw of Erin, NY; brothers, Richard (Edith) Sheets of Trumansburg, NY and Leon Sheets of Millport, NY; brothers-in-law, Joseph Hutter of Gillett, PA, Gerald (Virginia) Purvis of Millport, NY, Edward Purvis of Borrego Springs, CA, James (Virginia) Purvis of San Jose, CA, Ronald (Kathy) Purvis of Lake Stevens, WA; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  Marie was predeceased by her sister, Rachel Hutter of Gillett, PA.  Funeral services were held July 21 at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira with interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Memorials may be directed to the Children’s Hospital Foundation, 34th St. and Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399 in the name of Pamela M. Purvis.  “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, August 8, 2001

SHEIVE Irene HOTCHKISS, 74, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elmira, NY on Monday, August 23, 1999 after an extended illness.  Irene was born in Mosherville, PA on November 14, 1924 to the late Floyd and Bertha (Smith) Sheive.  Irene was employed at many area businesses and most recently retired form Family Services where she worked as a home health aide.  She was a former Avon saleswoman and a member of the Ladies of the Moose Post #517.  She is survived by her husband, Jack, at home; son, David and Nelda Gaines of Charleston, SC; daughter, Judith Leonard of Troy, PA; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Greene of Elmira, Lois and Horace Stanton of Horseheads, Jean and Joe Viselli of Waverly and a brother, Allen (Bud) Sheive of Millerton, PA.  She was predeceased by a brother Stanley Sheive, in 1990.  Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on August 26 with the Rev. Donald Hoff officiating and interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira.  Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Irene’s name to the charity of one’s choice.  “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, September 2, 1999

 

SHEPARD Nancy L. Schaber

age 77, of Columbus, OH, born in Elmira, NY, died Saturday, November 9, 2013. Born May 6, 1936; daughter of the late Donald C. and Esther (Gillis) Shepard. Also, preceded in death by her husband, John E. "Jack" Schaber. She is survived by her daughters, Lisa J. Schaber and Heather A. Schaber, both of Columbus; brother, Donald C. Jr. (Sandy) Shepard, of Elmira, NY and FL; nieces, Karen, Jill, Valerie and Julie; and special friends, Margie and Jimmy McFarland. After graduating from EFA, she worked for Iszards Dept. Store, attended EBI, worked as a paralegal and married at the Mark Twain Hotel. She loved coming back home every summer to see family and Keuka Lake. Graveside services for Nancy will take place on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:00AM at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Elmira, NY. Star Gazette – November 13, 2013

 

ROLAND C. SHEPARD
Roland C. "Shep" Shepard, 86, of Gaines RR 1, PA died Saturday, June 22, 1996 at home. Roland was head Greens keeper at the Elmira Country Club. He established and managed many area golf courses and was the owner/operator of R.C. Shepard Landscaping in Elmira as well as the developer of a golf course in Casper, Wyoming. Shep loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Dewey Shepard; sister, Faye Kettell and Hazel Cook, both of Elmira, NY; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Sara Sechrist of Reading, PA. He was predeceased by a son, Richard LaRue (Ricky), in 1967. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on June 25 with the Rev. Kenneth Hammel officiating and interment to be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. (TGR July 4, 1996)

SHERMAN - DOLAND, Vera Rachel
Formerly of Elmira, NY - Was born September 7, 1927 in Greenwood, NY the daughter of the late Floyd Raymond and Mary Rosetta (Brownell) Sherman, died peacefully on Saturday, November 14, 2009, at the Geneva Living Center at the age of 82. Her loving husband of 54 years, Richard E. Doland on October 9, 2003; and her son, Donald B. Doland on June 15, 2007, predeceased her. She is survived by her beloved son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Barbara Doland of Seneca Falls, NY; adored grandchildren, Erica (Robert) Agan of Elmira, NY, Lorrie Norris of Jeffersonville, NY, Heather Buck of Fayette, NY; much-loved great-grandchildren, Kylie Agan, Trevor Agan, Mackenzie Norris, Ryan Norris, Bradley Buck, Jena Buck; sister, Helen Beacraft of Waverly, NY; sisters-in-law, Sylvia Ruef of Wurtsboro, NY, Nancy Martin of New Jersey; along with several nieces and nephews. Vera was a faithful member of the former Centenary United Methodist Church. For three consecutive years was the Volunteer of the Year at Woodbrook. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Thursday, November 19, 2009, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will be held there Friday, November 20th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Forest LawnMemorial Park Elmira, NY where Vera will be laid to rest with her beloved Richard. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Geneva Living Center South # 2, 45 Mason Street, Geneva, NY 14456.  Published in Star-Gazette from November 15 to November 17, 2009

SHOOK Anna J
ELWOOD Anna J. Long time resident of Southport, NY Age 82, formerly of Schuyler Ave., Elmira, NY, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She is survived by her son, Frank Elwood of Corning NY; grandchildren, Jeff Elwood, Trisha Coolbauch, Malissa Burger, Wade Cunningham; great-grandchildren, Patty, Kendell, Jenna, Tanya, Logan, Morgan, Zack, Jennifer; brother, John Shook; sister, Ruth Whal; brothers-in-law, Clyde Elwood, Kenneth Elwood; and several nieces and nephews. Anna was predeceased by husband of 62 years, Ernest T. Elwood (2004); son, Clyde T. Elwood (1966); daughter, Carol Cunningham (2000); and a brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Monday, March 6, 2006, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., with Funeral and Committal Service there at 6:00 p.m. The Reverend Gary Lenard will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorials to Relay for Life Cancer Treatment.

SHOPE Ronald J.
Of Elmira, NY - Was born September 15, 1947 in Elmira the son of the late Robert C. and Dorothy E. (Sempler) Shope died
after a brief illness on Monday, February 15, 2010 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 62. His brothers, Gary and David Shope, sister, Ruth Ann Bollen and nephew, Robert E. Shope predeceased him. He is survived by his beloved brothers and sister-in-laws, R. Dale and Nancy Shope of Elmira, NY; James R. and Cheryl Shope of Elmira Heights, NY; adored nieces and nephews, Gary Shope, Timothy (Bonnie) Shope, David (Jeannine) Shope, Jerome (Janet) Shope, Ronald (Yvette) Shope, James (Christine) Shope; Joshua (Jacquelyn) Shope, Ashley Shope; Kim (Bob) Baldwin, Rich (Tammy) Bollen, Amy Bollen; along with several great nieces, great nephews, cousins and many friends. Also survived by his close-knit neighbors, Kim and Larry, Jen and Paul, Kathy, Dillion and Tina, Nancy, Roy and Gerry and Sharon. Ronald was a Veteran of the US Navy proudly serving his country during the Viet Nam War. He also spoke often of the many times he spent on the deck of the ship watching whales, dolphins and enjoying the moon-lit nights reflecting on his life. He retired from Tops Market after 30 years of faithful and dedicated service. Ronald took great pleasure in his times spent at the lake and at many of the family functions at which he could always get everyone laughing and smiling. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Thursday, February 18, 2010 from 1:00 to 3:00 and 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services honoring his life will follow the visitation at 7 PM. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of his family in the Forest LawnMemorial Park where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad will accord Mr. Shope Military Honors. Memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society or to the Falck Cancer Center. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home. A 'Candle of Remembrance' may be left for his family in obituaries at www.olthof.com THANK YOU! The Shope families wish to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the nurses who loving cared for Ronald in the ER at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Jackie and Clarkie. They also thank Mary and Mary, who made Ronald's time spent at the Falck Cancer Center tolerable but mostly enjoyable. Last and certainly not least, his family will never forget the love and care given to Ron by his nephew and namesake, Ronald, who unselfishly loved, cared and looked out for the "Big Pit Bull/Bull Dog".- Elmira Star Gazette, Feb.17.2020

SHORES – Edward E. Shores, age 75. Of 36 Sundown Road, Millport, NY died on Thursday October 7, 2004 at Elcor Nursing Home where Ed had been a resident for six years. Ed was born December 28, 1928 in Black, PA the son of the late Walter and Louise Shores. He and his wife Musetta owned and operated a farm in Odessa for several years. Ed worked at J.A. Coughlin Beer Distributors in Horseheads, NY for over 35 years and retired from the Odessa-Montour School System. He loved fishing and enjoyed farming and spending time with his family. Ed was predeceased by his sons, Rocky L. Shores who died on June 21, 1981 and Clifford E. Shores who died on March 11, 1985. Ed is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Musetta J. Marsh Shores; daughter and son-in-law: Sandra & Robert Greenleaf of Millport, NY; grandchildren: David & Angie Knapp, Mickilla Neal, Branden Shores, and Casey Shores; great-grandchildren: Elexis Ameigh, Zachary Knapp, and Jayce Knapp; sister: Frances Lewis of Standing Stone, NY; brother and sisters-in-law: Lavern & Helen Shores of Nichols, NY; Norman & Glenda Shores of PA; half-brother: David Shores of Schenectady, NY; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: Geraldine Gilliam of Beaver Valley, NY; Eloise Carpenter of Elmira, NY, Joyce Tillotson of Elmira, NY; Ernest Marsh of Beaver Valley, NY and Robert Marsh of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. and Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on Sunday October 10, 2004 from 2-4 PM. Mr. shores’ funeral and committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with David E. Young officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. – Elmira Star-Gazette, 8 Oct. 2004

SHORES Yvonne E
VANDERPOOL Yvonne E. Age 75, of 3039 Arnold Ave., Horseheads, NY died Friday, March 3, 2006, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. Yvonne was born in Johnson City, NY, daughter of the late Ralph and Jessie (Avery) Shores. Survivors include daughters, Sharon (David) Peer of Wellsburg, NY, Donna (Jeffery) Robinson of Wellsburg, NY, and Dorothy (Donald) Gallagher of Horseheads, NY; sister, Lola Wood of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, Kenny, Deanna, Buddy, Cathy, Curtis Jr., Christopher, Shelley and Jessica; several great-grandchildren. Yvonne was predeceased by her late husband, Edwin in 1999. Family and Friends are invited to call Monday, March 6, 2006, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A remembrance service will be held at 7 p.m. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.

SHY –MRS. CHARLOTTE (SHY) GRAY age 71 of Crestwood Trailer Park, Erin, N.Y. on Oct. 15, 1976.  Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Saturday 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Monday at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Lawrence Westbrook officiating.  Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Survived by husband, Edgar; sons, Karlyle M. Gray of Elmira Heights and Raymond W. Gray of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/16/1976
 

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