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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

Obituaries By Cemetery

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

St. Mary's Cemetery, Horseheads, Chemung County NY
Obituaries

 

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Do You Know that 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. 

Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business. 

All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and  for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries. Please send in typed obituaries for people buried in our local cemeteries. If possible include name of newspaper and date. Send typed in your email or in attached Word files. Send to Joyce M. Tice (JoyceTice@aol.com) 

 

St. Mary's Cemetery Obituaries

CACCIOTTI John L.
Co-Founder of J&R Foods
Age 83 of Horseheads, NY died on Thursday November 13, 2008 very unexpectedly at home. Mr. Cacciotti was born August 30, 1925 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Gabriele and Anna Juliane Cacciotti. He was a Veteran of WWII serving his country with the US Army. John married his wife, Hazel L. Borgeson Cacciotti, on January 29, 1949 and they would have celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on January 29, 2009. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Mr. Cacciotti worked for EPCO Foods in Elmira Heights for several years before being a co-founder of J&R Foods in Elmira, NY which his sons continue to operate. He was predeceased by his parents, his daughters Nancy Cacciotti Dunbar and Mary Joann Cacciotti, his brother Robert Cacciotti and his sisters Rosemary Cummings and Teresa Davis. John was an avid New York Yankees and New York Giants fan. Mr. Cacciotti was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather who treasured the time he spent with his family. John is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Hazel L. Borgeson Cacciotti; sons and daughters-in-law: Richard and Lynne Cacciotti of Watkins Glen, NY and John M. and Debra Cacciotti of Horseheads, NY; daughter and sons-in-law: Diane and Terry Stage of Horseheads, NY and Lee Dunbar of CT; grandchildren: Julie Dunbar McTague, Shannon Dunbar Buzzell, Kelley Dunbar Sullivan, Kathryn Stage, Kyle Stage, Alden Cacciotti, Alicia Cacciotti, and Alex Cacciotti; great-grandchildren: Sean McTague and Elena Buzzell; brothers: Dominic "Hawk" Cacciotti of Elmira Heights, NY, Louie Cacciotti of Elmira, NY and Michael Cacciotti of Florida; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Al Cummings and Barbara (Mrs. Robert) Cacciotti; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads NY on Sunday November 16, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday November 17, 2008 at 10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Cacciotti. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mr. Cacciotti through memorials to The American Cancer Society 1316 College Avenue Elmira, New York 14901.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/14/2008

CACCIOTTI Mary Joann
Secretary for J&R Foods - Age 48 of Horseheads, NY died on Saturday February 16, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. Mary Jo was born on December 10, 1959 in Elmira, NY the daughter of John L. and Hazel L. Borgeson Cacciotti. Mary Jo was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, and friend to all. She was the Secretary for J&R Foods in Elmira, NY. Mary Jo was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. She was pre-deceased by her sister Nancy Cacciotti Dunbar. Mary Jo was a devoted New York Yankees, New York Jets, and Terry LaBonte fan. Mary Jo is survived by her parents: John L. and Hazel L. Borgeson Cacciotti of Horseheads, NY; brothers and sisters-in-law: Richard and Lynne Cacciotti both of Watkins Glen, NY; John M. and Debra Cacciotti of Horseheads, NY; sister and brother-in-law: Diane and Terry Stage of Horseheads, NY; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends including her best friend Diane Albert and her beloved cats Andy and Hunter. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday February 18, 2008 from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 12 Noon at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler Officiating. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery Horseheads, NY. In Lieu of Flowers those wishing may remember Mary Jo through memorial contributions to Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning road Corning, NY 14830 or Agape Animal Clinic C/O Town of Horseheads Animal Shelter 150 Wygant Road Horseheads, NY 14845.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/17/2008.

CADY LENA MAE LEONARD
Lena Mae, Age 93, of Elmira, NY. She was born July 9, 1914 in Farmington Township, PA, the last survivor of 10 siblings of the late Ira and Elizabeth (Spaulding) Cady and died Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was predeceased by her husbands, Paul Morey and Vern Leonard, and is survived by her daughter, Carol Curkendall; grandchildren, Richard T. Curkendall, Debra and Skip Larrison, Linda and Scott Morton, all of Elmira; great-grandchildren, Laurie (Sean) Bush, Hope (Greg) Davis, Christopher (Kelly) Morton, and Amanda (Jim) Ripley; along with 14 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Leonard was employed with Remington Rand for 15 years, then with her husband Vern, owned the Sportsman's Inn on Waneta Lake. She was an avid card player. Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, August 17th, from 10 to 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin St., Elmira. Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Immediately following the Mass, everyone is invited to the Marion Center for a luncheon and to continue to visit and share memories with the family. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/16/2007.

CANTELLA - TRIFOSO Antoinette Marie
Loving wife, mother, grandmother and touched everyone's life with love, joy and laughter.  Age 82, of Elmira, NY died at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center on Sunday, July 26, 2009. Friends may call at the Baker Family Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 29, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Church, Elmira, on Thursday, July 30, at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Walter L. Wainwright Celebrant. Internment of Antoinette's ashes will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. Flowers are welcome or those wishing may make donations to the American National Kidney Foundation National Kidney Foundation National Kidney Foundation National Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. Antoinette is survived by her loving husband, Peter Trifoso of 61 years; son and daughter-in-law, Peter & Vena Trifoso of Tampa, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Steven Zielinski of Corning, NY, John and Jo Ann Trifoso of Novato, CA; grandchildren, Melinda Trifoso, Michael Zielinski, Leigh Zielinski, Cece Trifoso; brothers-inn-law, Charles Trifoso, Frank Trifoso, Bernard Trifoso, Anthony Trifoso and Samuel Trifoso; sisters-in-law, Bertha Parrella, Patricia O'Brien, Mary Cox, and Vera Brown. Antoinette was predeceased by her parents, Amelia and James Cantella; sisters, Lillian Spallone, Mary Theresa DeLawrence. The Trifoso family would like to thank the emergency room and floor 3B for the wonderful care they provided Antoinette.

CAPARULO - DONAHUE Margaret R. Caparulo
Age 87 of Horseheads, NY died on Friday December 19, 2008. Margaret was born February 12, 1921 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late James and Mary Louise Pisano Caparulo. She married her husband, Justin J. Donahue, on August 22, 1953 and he pre-deceased her on October 30, 1972. Margaret was also pre-deceased by her sister Marie Caparulo Ogden and by her five brothers Francis Caparulo, John Caparulo, James Caparulo, Joseph Caparulo, and Louis Caparulo. Mrs. Donahue was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Margaret loved her family and dedicated her life to them and especially treasured the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Donahue is survived by her loving children: Patricia "Trish" Donahue of Rochester, NY, Gerald W. & Kathleen Donahue of Kernersville, NC, and Judy & Scott Selby of Endwell, NY; beloved grandchildren: Kevin Selby, Emily Selby, Ryan Christopher Donahue, and Justin Michael Donahue; sister: Helen Caparulo Petty of Clearwater, Florida; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Josephine (Mrs. Joseph) Caparulo of Elmira, NY and Ron Ogden of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday December 22, 2008 from 4-6 PM. A Prayer Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday December 23, 2008 at 9 AM followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Margaret will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Justin in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.   Published in the Star-Gazette from 12/20/2008 - 12/21/2008

CAVALUZZI - STUART
Anna M. (Cavaluzzi) Age 73, of 525 Hatfield Street Horseheads, NY died very unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 29, 2005, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Anna was born May 28, 1932 in Elmira, NY, to the late James and Margaret Emanuel Cavaluzzi. She married her husband, Donald L. Stuart, in April of 1955 and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Anna was a former employee of Remington Rand in Elmira, NY. She was a retired manager for Pudgie's Pizza. She was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Anna was predeceased by her parents; her brothers, James and Richard Cavaluzzi; and her sisters, Grace Rohde and Delores "DeeDee" Cavaluzzi. Anna loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them, especially her three precious granddaughters. Anna is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Donald L. Stuart; sons and daughters-in-law, James D. and Sue Stuart of Big Flats, NY, Donald J. and Sherri Stuart of Erin, NY, Suzette Stuart of Horseheads, NY; granddaughters, Sara, Allison and Halie Stuart; sisters and brother-in-law, Sally Cuyle of Elmira, NY, Rita Lattari of Elmira, NY, Charlene and Alva Huntley of Horseheads, NY; brothers and sister-in-law, Joseph Cavaluzzi of Robertsdale, AL, Anthony and Charlotte Cavaluzzi of Horseheads, NY, Edward Cavaluzzi of Horseheads, NY; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Margaret Stuart of Hornell, NY and FL, and Mary Lou Stuart Kline of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home, 318 W. Broad Street, Horseheads, NY, on Thursday, December 1, 2005, from 4 to 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 2, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

CERIO John J.
Age 62 of Grand Central Ave., Horseheads died
unexpectedly as result of an automobile accident, March 19, 2010. He was born Aug. 19, 1947 in Elmira, NY. He was predeceased by his father, Mathew Cerio. John is survived by his wife, Linda (Ballinger) Cerio; mother, Elvira Cerio of Horseheads, NY; daughters, Suzette Morgan of Elmira, NY, Claudia (Chris) Cerio of Horseheads, NY, Kara (Ben) Clark of Horseheads, NY; sister, Grace (George) Medwick Kennett Square, PA; brother, Gary Cerio of Horseheads, NY; many grandchildren; his wife Linda's daughters and son, Jerry (Daphney) Warren of Owasa, OK, Janice Pritchard of Milford, PA, Liz (Mike) Jett of Gaston, SC; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews. John was a graduate of Horseheads High School and the Univ. of Arizona. He was employed at Cornell Univ. and just recently retired after 26 years of service from the University as their Transit Coordinator. He was an active member of local bible study. John was an avid Train and Zeppelin Enthusiast. As a student of Archeology he was always intrigued by the study of Egyptology. He was an honest and kind "gentle-man" and loved by his family and many friends. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 So. Main St. Horseheads, today, Tuesday March 23, 2010 from 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 W. Broad St. Horseheads on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Christopher R. Linsler, Celebrant. Interment to follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.22.2010

 

CHAPMAN James L. Chapman

Age 70, of Horseheads, died unexpectedly Monday, June 27, 2011. Survived by loving wife of 43 years, Carol; son, James A. (Jennifer) Chapman, Roanoke, VA; grandson, Matthew Chapman, Roanoke, VA; sister-in-law, Rosemarie Colavita, Scottsdale, AZ; several aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins; special friends, the Johnson family; predeceased by mother, Edna Maggese. James was a communicant of Christ the Redeemer Parish, member of the Elmira Heights American legion, Veteran US Army Vietnam. He was retired from the A & P plant, Horseheads. Those wishing may make a donation in his memory to the Chemung County SPCA (envelopes available at the Funeral Home). The Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home Friday, July 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. A prayer service there Saturday, July 2nd, at 9:15 a.m. followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Casimir's Church. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery with Military Honors.    Star Gazette – June 30, 2011

 

CLARK Charles J. Age 88, of Big Flats, died quietly at home on April 7, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Ethel V. Clark; daughter, Shirley (Dave) Clemens of Scottsdale, AZ; sons, James (Faye) Clark of San Angelo, TX, J. Larry (Barbara) Clark of Horseheads, NY, Thomas Clark of Big Flats, NY; daughter-in-law, Sharon Clark of Reddick, FL; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; brother, Gordon Clark of Horseheads; and two sisters-in-law. Predeceased by a son, Robert Clark; and brothers, Howard and Horace Clark. Mr. Clark retired from Bendix/Facet Corporation after 26 years of service. He was always willing to help family and friends who will cherish his memory. It was Mr. Clark's wishes there be no calling hours. He will be laid to rest in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorials can be made to the Big Flats Fire Department, PO Box 28, Big Flats, NY 14814, or the Big Flats Senior Citizen Center, PO Box 386, Big Flats, NY 14814. Arrangements with Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads.

 

CLARK Howard George Clark

a man with an unfailing sense of humor and an answer for everything, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at the age of 84. Howie was a resident of Horseheads, NY and personally contributed to the growth of Chemung County with his 8 offspring, who in turn went forth and multiplied. Howie is survived by his wife Patricia Redmond Clark; daughter Mary Anne & Robert Bly, grandchildren Joshua & Lucas Allen, Kelly Harrison, Timothy Bly; daughter Margaret Williams, grandchildren Erin, Shannon & Christopher Williams & great-grandson Christian Williams; daughter Elizabeth Clark; son William Clark & fiancé OlgaMarie VanOsdol, grandchildren Melinda Cole, Matthew & Patricia D. Clark, Michael Clark, & Evan, Brianna, Alexis & Serena VanOsdol; daughter Kathy & Jeré Wigsten, grandchildren Sarah & Bradley Wigsten; son Daniel Clark; daughter Amy & Ed Bond, grandchildren Jack & Liam Bond; sister Loretta Brookhouse, sister-in-law Joyce Clark, uncle Glenn Engle, and numerous nieces, nephews & cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, brother, Robert Clark, son Gerald Clark and son-in-law Dale Allen. Howie was born on April 9, 1928 in Ithaca, NY, the son of Howard A and Marguerite Engle Clark. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a member of the Horseheads Elks, the Telephone Pioneers of America and retired from New York Telephone (now AT&T) in 1985. Howie was also the #1 fan of the Horseheads JV & Varsity girls' basketball teams. The teams discovered Howie's loyalty, enthusiasm, unerring punctuality and simple love of the game. His kids enjoy bragging about being begotten and raised by such a man. The family would like to thank the incredible nursing staff at St. Joseph's ICU, the assistance of family friend Sue McCabe, and the love and support from Mike Houghtaling, who was like a son to him. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, June 21st from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, June 22nd at 10 a.m. in Sts. Peter & Paul Church with Father Walter Wainwright as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Southern Tier Hospice.  Star Gazette – June 20, 2012

 

CLARK Elizabeth Marie Clark 

A woman with a fierce love of family, a sly sense of humor and a genius for friendship, died December 23, 2012 at the age of 56. Beth was born in Elmira, NY on September 10, 1956. She graduated from Horseheads High School in 1974, LeMoyne College in 1978 and had a Master's degrees in theology from Boston College and a Master's degree in education from Wheelock College. We all knew our sister Lizzie was the smartest of the bunch even though she was the shortest. Beth is survived by her mother, Patricia Redmond Clark; siblings and their spouses, Mary Anne & Robert Bly, Margaret Williams, William Clark & fiancée, OlgaMarie VanOsdol, Kathy & Jeré Wigsten, Daniel Clark and Amy & Ed Bond; nieces and nephews, Joshua & Lucas Allen, Kelly Harrison, Tim Bly, Erin, Shannon & Christopher Williams, Melinda Cole, Matthew & Patricia D. Clark, Michael Clark, Evan, Brianna, Alexis & Serena VanOsdol, Sarah & Bradley Wigsten, Jack & Liam Bond; great-nephew, Christian Williams and great-niece, Makenna Deiley; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her father, Howard Clark; brother, Gerald Clark; and brother-in-law, Dale Allen. Beth is also survived by a wonderful group of friends including Liz Webster and her LeMoyne College, "Sisters of the Heart": Beth Scanlon, Lauri Bousquet, Diane Daboer, Michelle Porthouse, Cris Metcalf, Rosemary Reed, Mary Kay Polly, Debbie Spratt & Doris Hart-Steffes. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, December 27, 2012, at 10 a.m. in Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1009 Maple Ave., Elmira, with Father Jim Callan officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.   Star Gazette – December 25, 2012

 

CLOUTHIER E. MARGARET "MARGE" RANDALL
E. Margaret "Marge" Age 87 of Horseheads, NY died on Saturday September 9, 2006. She was born on April 23, 1919 in Hubbell, Michigan the daughter of the late Louis and Mary Perrault Clouthier. She was a Veteran of WWII serving her country with the U.S. Marine Corps. Mrs. Randall married her husband Howard U. Randall on May 9, 1946 and they recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on May 9, 2006. She was a retired employee of J.C. Penney's in Horseheads, NY. She was a charter member of The National Women's Memorial in Washington D.C. and a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. She was pre-deceased by her parents; brothers and sisters and sons-in-law: Bruce Walters and Eric Reimers. Mrs. Randall is survived by her husband Howard U. Randall; daughters: Carol A. Walters of Horseheads, NY; Faith T. Reimers of Town of Ridgebury, PA; Marie L. Randall of Elmira, NY; son and daughter-in-law: Michael T. and Tammy Randall of Tampa, FL; grandchildren: David Rose, Eric Rose, Catherine Webb; great grandchildren: Samantha, Kamie, Cody, Hannah, Taylor, Lexi, Emma, Nolan; brothers: Irving Clouthier of Lake Linden, Michigan; Lawrence "Twin" Clouthier of Hubbell, Michigan; sister: Patricia of Lake Linden, Michigan; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Wednesday September 13, 2006 from 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday September 14, 2006 at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY at 10 AM with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler Officiating. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mrs. Randall. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Mrs. Randall through memorials to the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Avenue, Elmira, NY 14901, or to The National Women's Memorial in Washington D.C.

 

CLUNE Joseph F.
Age 65, of Narrowsburg, NY, formerly of Elmira, died Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center – SNF. Joe was born July 16, 1945, in Elmira, a son of the late Faustin J. and Ann (Dooley) Clune. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his twin brother John J. Clune. Joe is survived by his brother Paul F. Clune of Dallas, TX; sister and brother-in-law, Marianne and David Wichtowski of Pine City; sister-in-law Kathy Clune of California; nieces and nephews, Michael (Melissa) Wichtowski of Elmira, Michelle Wichtowski of Elmira, Paula Noden, with husband Todd McLaughlin, of California, Glenn Clune and Jason Clune; along with great-nieces and great-nephews, Andrew and Allyson Wichtowski of Elmira, Connor, Kennedy, and Kate Noden of California. Joe was a retired Correction Officer with 30 years of service. Most of his career was with the Woodburne Correctional Facility in Sullivan County. A lover of dogs, Joe had 2 dogs that went before him, Cujo and Lucky, and leaves behind Rosie his 3 year old Kerry Blue Terrier. Joe had a great love for his hometown of Narrowsburg and the people who lived there. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, September 19, 2010 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., funeral service to follow at 4:45 p.m. Interment will be in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads. Donations in Joe's memory may be directed to Arnot Ogden Medical Center Foundation, 600 Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY 14905. -- Elmira Star Gazette, September 16, 2010

 

COLEGROVE Richard S. "DICK"

Age 86 of Horseheads, NY died on Tuesday July 23 , 2013 at Bethany Manor. Dick was born July 11, 1927 in Elmira NY the son of the late Marvin and Virginia Whitby Colegrove. He was a World War II Veteran serving his country with The U.S. Navy. He married his wife, Ella Murphy Colegrove , on August 16, 1951 and they would have celebrated their 62nd Wedding Anniversary on August 16, 2013. Mr. Colegrove was a very active member of The Lake Street Presbyterian Church in Elmira, NY and helped bring the church to those who were unable to attend services. He was a member and long-time treasurer of The Clarence R. Oliver American Legion Post 154 in Elmira Heights, NY. Dick coached in Elmira Heights Little League from its inception in 1952 until 1972. He was a football official and served as Secretary Treasure of The Elmira Chapter of Football Officials for many years. Dick was inducted into the Elmira Heights Sports Hall of Fame and The Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Colegrove established The American Legion Park in Elmira Heights honoring World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War Veterans. He also volunteered at The Arctic League for over 50 years. Dick was pre-deceased by seven brothers and one sister . Mr. Colegrove is survived by his loving and devoted wife Ella Murphy Colegrove; daughters and sons-in-law: Michaela "Mickey' & Tom Howley of Schenectady, NY and Leslie & Randy Stow of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren: Tom Howley, Kelley Howley, Chris Stow, Gary Stow, Jeff Stow and Andrew Stow; seven great grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: James T. & Agnes Murphy of Florida, Thomas & Nancy Murphy of Florida, Florence Colegrove of Elmira Heights, NY, and Joy Colegrove of Maryland; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST MILL STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Friday July 26, 2013 from 6-8 PM. Officers and Members of Clarence R. Oliver American Legion Post will conduct a Memorial Service at the conclusion of calling hours at the Funeral Home for their departed comrade, Dick Colegrove. Mr. Colegrove's Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM at The Lake Street Presbyterian Church in Elmira, NY. Priscilla Andrews, Lay Pastor will officiate. A reception will follow at the church. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The Family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Dick through memorials to The Lake Street Presbyterian Church Youth Outreach/Fusion Program, The Horseheads Animal Shelter 150 Wygant Road Horseheads, NY 14845 or to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.  Star Gazette – July 25, 2013

 

COLLINS -  STRAIGHT, Margaret Collins
Formerly of Cedar Street - Born September 11, 1917 in Elmira, NY, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, NY at the age of 91. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Sunday, January 11, 2009, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, January 12th at 10:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be directed to local food cupboards or Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/11/2009

DONALD M. CONWELL JR. age 48 of 183 Greenridge Drive, Horseheads, unexpectedly on Friday, July 21, 1978.  Friends may call at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home. Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service there Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads.  Interment St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.  Survived by wife Mrs. Carolyn Dartt Conwell; daughters, Mrs. Jeffrey (Christine) Rodabaugh of Key West, Fla. And Mrs. A. J. (Teresa) Nassar of Elmira, Miss Diane and Janet Conwell and son, Martin Conwell all at home; grandson, Matthew Rodabaugh; mother, Mrs. Donald (Reba) Conwell, Sr. of Hornell; brother, Boyd T. Conwell of Southfield, Mich.; sisters, Mrs. Harold (Jean) Coddington of Rochester, Mrs. Kenneth (Sharon) Davies of Arkport, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.  Those wishing may make a contribution to St. Mary Our Mother Building Fund or the Notre Dame Crusader Club of Elmira or a charity of your choice.  Mr. Conwell was the President of Conwell Oil Corp. of Elmira Heights.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/22/1978

COOK - BAMONTI
Margaret A. Of Corning, NY 72 years of 381 West First St., died Sunday, August 12, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY, following a brief illness. Her entire family recognizes her as a truly devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother. Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Joseph (Chic); son, Philip (Barbara) Bamonti of Gang Mills; four daughters, JoAnn Bamonti of Corning, Mary (Michael) Walsh & Roberta (Bart) Hopkins, all of Rochester, NY, and Margaret (Joe) Buscaglia of Buffalo; grandchildren, Joe, Patty, Katina, Robert, Michael, Christine, Tracy, Drew and Trey; great grandchildren, Chelsea; sister, Geraldine (James) D. Andrea of Elmira, NY; and brother, Harold (Phyllis) Cook of Gang Mills; aunt, Bernice Ashbaugh of Bath, NY and uncle, William (Helen) Mourhess of Wellsville, NY; also several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY, Wednesday, August 15, 2001 from 1 to 3 PM & 6 to 8 PM. A prayer service will be offered at the funeral home, Thursday, August 16, 2001 at 9:00 AM followed by A Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 AM St. Mary's Church, Corning, NY. Committal Prayers and Interment will be held at the family plot at St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning, NY. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given to: Corning Dialysis Unit, 8 West Pulteney St. Corning, NY 14830.

COX Frank J., Jr.
Age 59, of English Hills Rd., Horseheads, died after a long battle with Leukemia on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Frank was born on August 30, 1949, the son to Frank and Rosalie (Ludwig) Cox. His surviving family includes his wife of 38 years, Susan (Pike) Cox; daughter, Jennifer (Aaron) Cornish of Horseheads, NY; son, Bill (Heather) Cox of Horseheads, NY; parents, Frank and Rosalie Cox, also of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Sara McKibbin, Matthew Hicks, Gabe Cornish, Garrett Cox and Colton Cox; brothers and sisters, Ramona Patrick of New Port Richey, FL, Yvette (Steve) Cheuvront of Horseheads, NY, Michael (Julie) Cox of Horseheads, NY, Patrick (Kay) Cox of Horseheads, NY, Matthew (Cindy) Cox of Horseheads, NY, Bridget Cox of Horseheads, NY, Christopher Cox of Horseheads, NY, Mary (John) Rosettie of Caton, NY, Amy (Greg) Cole of Horseheads, NY; "second-son," Pete Shaffer; numerous nieces, nephews and many close and caring friends. He was also predeceased by his infant sister, Ann Cox; a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and son. He had a passion for his vocation, taught by his father Frank and continued to his son, Bill. As owner and operator of Cox General Contracting, Frank was a true craftsman with a longtime reputation for fine custom-built homes. Frank was a fortunate father, having been able to not only work with his father but also continue his family's legacy and continue his building passion with his son, Bill. Frank along with his wife were also lovers of the open water and enjoyed boating, especially aboard their boat "Me and Suzy Q-too." He also enjoyed the open road on his Harley, Seneca Lake, his Florida Home and was a devoted NASCAR fan. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads on Monday, April 27, 2009, from 2 - 4:00 p.m. and again from 6 - 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Peter & Paul's Church, 161 High St., Elmira on Tuesday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m., the Rev. Walter Wainright, Celebrant. Interment to follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads. Those wishing may also remember Frank with memorials to Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit c/o Michael Ellis, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 650, Rochester, NY 14642 or St. Peter and Paul's Church c/o 604 Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 4/24/2009 - 4/26/2009

COX
P. Ann Brown Age 73, of Elmira, died peacefully Friday, November 3, 2006, at her home after a long battle with cancer. Ann was born in Elmira on August 20, 1933 a daughter of John and Geraldine Bergan Brown. She is survived by her husband Richard P. Cox; children, with spouses, Michael J. and Debbie Wheeler of Smyrna, GA, Julie W. and William Hoyt of Wellsburg, Jeffrey P. and Lori Wheeler of Wellsburg, Christine M. and Ignatius Wozniak of Owego, NY, David M. Wheeler of Elmira, and Jennifer A. and Jon Stambro of Newport, NC; sister, Frances Janeski of Elmira; brothers, John Brown, Gerald Brown and Phillip Brown, all of Elmira; sister and brother-in-law, Karen and George VanHouten of Elmira; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James Cox of Watertown, NY, John and Jean Ann Cox of Elmira, and William and Mary Cox of Horseheads; 16 grandchildren; close friends, Mary Coletta of Elmira and Cecilia O'Herron of Hector, NY; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Ann was a graduate of Elmira Catholic High School. She was a long time volunteer in the community, helping out at Meals on Wheels and the Falck Cancer Center. Ann enjoyed gardening and was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's Church, Elmira, on Thursday, November 9, 2006, at 12:00 noon. Donations in Ann's memory may be directed to either Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Route 64, Elmira, NY 14903 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.

COTTER - EDWARDS, Dorothea M.
Of Edgewood Dr., Horseheads, died after a brief illness Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born in Fitchburg, MA, the daughter to the late William and Alice (Gould) Cotter. She is survived by her husband, Sterling Edwards; children, Thomas (Doris Bunke) Washburn of Horseheads, NY, Timothy (Carol) Edwards of Cayuta, NY, Thomas (Lori) Edwards of Spencerport, NY, Paul (Jeannine) of Lake George, NY, Jeanne (Robert) Rizzo of Queensbury, NY, Daniel (Ann) Edwards of Matthews, NC; 16 grandchildren, Sherry (Raymond) Kelly of Elmira, NY, Kalie and Zachary Edwards of Cayuta, NY, Ryan and Tyler Edwards of Spencerport, NY, Josh and Jeffery Polle of Lake George, NY, Paige, Jacob and Jared Edwards, all of Lake George, NY, Elizabeth, James, Jillian and Andrew Rizzo, all of Queensbury, NY, Justin and Corinna Edwards of Matthews, NC; sister-in-law, Patricia (Clark Hamilton) Whaley of Pulaski, NY; and brother-in-law, Allen Edwards of Mexico, NY. Dorothea was a retired Welfare Examiner with the Chemung Co. Department of Social Services. She was also the senior stenographer and office manager at the NYS District Health Department Office in Queensbury, NY. She was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Dorothea was an avid cook and always fond of traditional Irish folk music. Her wishes were for a private Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Those wishing may also remember Dorothea with memorials to the Chemung Co. Humane Society and SPCA, 2435 St. Rt. 352, Elmira, NY 14903, or the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/6/2008.

COX   Robert S. Age 45 of Nelson Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY died on Saturday February 18, 2006 at his home following a brief illness. Robert was born on June 11, 1960 in Norwalk, CT the son of the late John H. & Elizabeth (Kadlec) Cox. Bob was a graduate of Horseheads High School and SUNY at Oswego State College. He was Vice President of Sales for Pallette Stone Corp. in Saratoga Springs. Bob was a communicant of St. Clement's Church in Saratoga Springs. Bob was avid skier, golfer, and he enjoyed spending time with his family. Bob is survived by countless people who loved and admired him. There are far too many to list them all, but here are just a few. First and foremost his beautiful wife Carol whom he married August 27, 1988 and two amazing children John and Allie. Bob is also survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law: Gregory & Betsy Cox of Honeoye Falls, NY and Christopher & Holly Cox of Horseheads, NY; sister and brother-in-law: Cynthia Cox-Brown & Anthony Brown of Buffalo, NY; his aunt Joan Kadlec of Horseheads, NY; uncles and aunts: Vincent & Judy Kadlec of Big Flats, NY and Ben & Dorothy Leach of CT; Father-in-law, Donald Hamilton; Brothers-in-law & Sisters- in-law: Mark & Bonnie Himmelreich; Michael & Bonnie Hamilton; Danny & Annie Hamilton; Jeff and Cathy Hamilton; Scott & Ingrid Hamilton; Brian & Tracey Fitzgerald; nieces & nephews: Hillary, Sarah, Emily, Abby, and Jack Cox, Morgan and Rowan Brown, Ryan and Troy Himmelreich; Brittany, Kasey, Tori, Ian, Katie, Maddison, Jordan Hamilton; Caitlin Fitzgerald; Aaron & Erin Camp; Paul and Sara Daly; great nieces & great nephews Jordyn, Gabe, Skyler and Ella Camp; cousins Mike & Kelly Kadlec and Jeff & Susan Leach. Bob will be remembered for his overwhelming charm, quick wit and unmistakable love for his family and friends. He will truly be missed but never forgotten. There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11am Wednesday February 22, 2006 at St. Clement's Church, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs and another Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 12 Noon at St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY next to his beloved parents. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a fund being established for the benefit of the Cox children. For information on making donations please contact Matthew Beebe, at (518) 348-6189. Arrangements entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY.

 

CRONK Dorothy E. Monte, age 97, formerly of Elmira, N.Y., died at the Elcor Nursing facility in Horseheads, N.Y., on Saturday June 22, 2013.  Dorothy was born on Sept. 11, 1915, in Richmond, Va., She is a descendent of the 1640 Settlers of the Edwards family of Virginia, and a daughter of the late Thomas Bradford and Eva Harriet Edwards Cronk.  She married her husband, Joseph G. Monte, on June 10, 1957, and they were married for 53 years until he predeceased her on Oct. 8, 2010. She worked in the Elmira theaters, retired from Bendix, worked for Ambrose Real Estate in Big Flats, N.Y.   Joe and Dorothy named and founded the Elbow Room in Elmira, N.Y., and joined her husband Joe who owned and operated El Monte Restaurant and Inn and worked until their retirement in 2002. She was a member of the Doe's of the Elks, Grottuetts, Rotary Ann's of Chemung County, Daughters of the Nile of Elmira, Zuleika Temple No. 9, founder and member of the Birthday Club for 52 years, charter member of the Big Flats American Legion Auxillary, past president of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Retired Eagles Activity Club. Dorothy was an avid golfer and bowler and enjoyed playing basketball. She and Joe also loved traveling.  Mrs. Monte was pre-deceased by her loving husband, Joseph G. Monte; her nephew, Thomas King; sister, Evelyn King. Dorothy is survived by her son, Jack McKay of Kentucky; nephew, John and Colleen King of Indiana and their children and grandchildren, whom all called Dorothy "Grandma"; niece, Roxann and Richard Margeson of Horseheads, N.Y.; sisters-in-law, Kathryn D. Monte and Paula Monte Chapman, both of Elmira, N.Y.; several other nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends.  Relatives and friends are invited to call from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at the Lynch Funeral Home, 318 W. Broad St., Horseheads, N.Y. Dorothy's funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 p.m. with her nephew, Pastor Daniel J. Colton of Mt. Zion Church and the Rev. Robert Adkins, officiating. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her husband Joseph.   Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital or to the Masonic Safety Identification Program.  Towanda Daily Review – June 25, 2013

 

CROWLEY Thomas J.
Age 84, of Kingsbury Ave., Corning died September 5, 2008. He retired from the Corning Glass Works. He is survived by his sons, Thomas, Jr. Crowley of West Cornwall, CT, Stephen Crowley of Corning, Joseph Crowley of Clifton Springs, NY, Patrick Crowley of Corning, Robert Crowley of Greenville, NC; daughters, Mary Anne Corcoran of Newfield, NY, Margaret Buzako of Pine City, Eileen Price of Horseheads, NY, Martha Crowley of Pine City, NY; brother, Martin Crowley of New Jersey. Calling hours are at Acly-Stover Funeral Home, Corning on Monday, September 8 from 4-7. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on September 9, 2008 at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Interment and Committal prayers will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations to be made to All Saints Parish, 222 Dodge Ave., Corning or Southern Tier Hospice.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/7/2008

DADAS - JANKIEWICZ
Ann Age 77, of Blossburg, PA, died peacefully on March 8, 2006 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital in Wellsboro. Born July 22, 1928 in Blossburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Ida (Sowa) Dadas. Ann graduated from the Blossburg High School, class of 1945. She was employed by Ward Foundry for many years until retirement. She was a devoted member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Blossburg. Ann married Mariam (Butt) Jankiewicz on November 26, 1955, and was a perfect wife and friend for over 50 years. She also enjoyed gardening and traveling. Surviving are her beloved husband, Miriam; sisters, Julia Jankiewicz, Celia Mitchell, both of Blossburg, Helen Vertoske of Elmira; a sister-in-law, Helen Dadas of Blossburg; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Siblings, Mary Majchrzak, Frank Dadas and Jennie Frederick predeceased her. There are no calling hours. Prayers will be held 9:30 a.m., Saturday, at the Zwicharowski Funeral Home in Blossburg, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be held in the parish's cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church, 138 St. Mary's St., Blossburg, PA 16912.

DANNA Joseph J., Jr.
Age 82 of 189 Wygant Rd., Horseheads, NY, Monday, April 14, 1997 at St. Joseph's Hospital.  He was predeceased by his wife Veronica in 1990 and is survived by his daughter JoAnn Enyedy of Wilmington, DE; brothers Sam of Elmira, NY and Leonard of Horseheads, NY; sisters, Jennie Jump, Anna Paganelli and Theresa VanBenCoten, all of Elmira, NY, Rose Roberts of Sayre, PA; grandchildren Joseph M. Enyedy III of Wilmington, DE, Mark Enyedy of Boston, MA, and Dana Sargent of Wilmington, DE; several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Danna was a communicant of Sts. Peter and Paul's Church.  He was a retired Mason with Local #23 in Elmira.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 16th from 7 to 9 PM.  Prayer service will be held there on Thursday, April 17th at 9 am., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am. in Sts. Peter and Paul's Church.  Rev. Patrick L. Conner, Celebrant.  Interment will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Sts. Peter & Paul Church in his memory.   Elmira Star Gazette – April 15, 1997

DAVIS -  DINKWOODS Sarah "Sally" (nee Davis)
Age 92 of Wall Township, NJ and a longtime resident of Horseheads, NY died
on Sunday February 28, 2010 at Waterford Glen in Wall, NJ. Sarah was born December 1, 1917 in New York City the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Brogon Davis. She had lived in Brooklyn, NY before moving to Horseheads, NY with The Ann Page Company. Sally had been employed in Administration in the Corporate Office of The A&P Food Stores and the Ann Page Plant in Horseheads, NY for several years. She married her husband, Joseph Dinkwoods, on September 27, 1972 and he pre-deceased her on December 26, 1994. Sally was a faithful communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. She moved to Wall Township, NJ in August 2003 to be near her nieces and their families. Sally is survived by her two nieces Sharyn Riccardi of Weehawken, NY and Wall Township, NJ and Frances Riccardi of Jersey City, NJ and Wall Township, NJ; great niece Sara Riccardi as well as several other nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday March 4, 2010 from 4-7 PM at the O'Brien Funeral Home 2028 Highway 35 at New Bedford Road Wall, New Jersey. The family will again receive friends on Saturday March 6, 2010 from 9-10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Sally will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Joseph in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Local Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.4.2010

DECKER Kenneth W.
Age 85 of Horseheads, NY died on Sunday January 28, 2007 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. He was born on August 1, 1921 in Binghamton, NY the son of the late Herbert and Mildred Tripp Decker. Ken was raised and educated in Binghamton prior to joining the U.S. Army in 1940. He was stationed at Oswego at Fort Ontario and Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Mr. Decker also later served his country in the U.S. Air Force in Alaska, Greenland, Arizona and Texas. Ken was employed for several years at Ingersoll-Rand in Painted Post, NY and was a retired mail handler at the Elmira Post Office. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Kenneth was pre-deceased by his parents; brother Cliff and his loving wife Barbara A. Sadler Decker who pre-deceased him on October 25, 1992. He will be sadly missed by his family and beloved dog Sammy, and special caring neighbors Diane and Paul Beach and Neil Bolster and family. Mr. Decker is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Kenneth R. and Frances Decker of Big Flats, NY; sister and brother-in-law: Cleo and James Denkenberger of Tully, NY. He is also survived by stepchildren: Thomas (Connie) Lyon of Atlanta, GA; Pat Hallock and Christine (Bill) Jones all of St. Petersburg, FL; several nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad St. Horseheads, NY on Thursday February 1, 2007 from 10-11:30 AM. Mr. Decker's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Decker.

 

DECKER Mary Beth (Decker) Earley

Age 54 of Big Flats, NY died on Wednesday August 3, 2011. She was born on October 23, 1956 in Elmira, NY the daughter of ElDon T. and Angeline G. Della Rocco Decker. Mary Beth was a secretary for Hardinge Inc. in Elmira Heights, NY for many years. She loved and embraced life and treasured the time she spent with her family and friends. Mary Beth was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Mary Beth is survived by her sons: Thomas Earley and Matthew Earley; daughter: Hannah R. Earley; parents; ElDon T. & Angeline G. Della Rocco Decker of Big Flats, NY; sisters and brother-in-law: Janet Decker of Big Flats, NY and Susan and Joseph Cloran of Furlong, PA; niece: Megan Cloran; several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 West Broad Horseheads, NY on Sunday August 7, 2011 from 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads on Monday August 8, 2011 at 11 AM. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The family will provide their own flowers and would appreciate memorial donations in Mary Beth's memory to an Educational Scholarship Fund for Mary Beth's Children c/o Mr. & Mrs. ElDon T. Decker 52 Olcott Road North Big Flats, NY 14814 or to Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830.  Star Gazette - August 6, 2011

 

DELANY   Charles Age 78 of 405 Eleanor Street Horseheads, NY died on Wednesday January 18, 2006 at home. Chuck was born December 27, 1927 in Pittston, PA the son of the late Edmund and G. Maude Ostrander Delany. Mr. Delany was a World War II Veteran serving his country with the U.S. Army and was a member of the Clarence R. Oliver American Legion Post # 154 and V.F.W Post # 6083 of Elmira Heights, NY. He was also a member of the Elmira Elks Lodge # 62 and a former member of The Ukrainian Club and The White Eagles Club. Chuck was a softball player for many years in The Elmira Industrial League and an avid bowler and golfer. Mr. Delany married his wife , Onalee Boom Delany, on May 27, 1976 and they would have celebrated their 30th Wedding Anniversary on May 27, 2006. Chuck was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. He was a retired supervisor at Eastern Metal in Elmira, NY. Mr. Delany is survived by his loving and devoted wife Onalee Boom Delany; his children: Daniel & Charlene Delany of Breesport, NY; Donna DeKay of Las Vegas, Nevada; Kathleen Clark of Port Angeles, Washington; Sue & Roger Treat of Westfield, PA; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; sister: Alice Everts of Rochester, NY; brothers: John Delany of Alpine, NY; James & Eileen Delany of San Gabriel, CA; Richard & JoAnn Delany of Oxnard, CA; Michael & Cynthia Delany of Evergreen, Colorado; Onalee's uncle & aunt: Velma & George Broscius of Southport, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. It was Chuck's wish that there be no prior calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday January 21, 2006 at 9 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church. The Rev. Christopher E. Linsler will be the celebrant of Mr. Delany's Funeral Mass. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be provided Mr. Delany. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Chuck through memorials to St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY 14845 or Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY.

DELANY –MRS. ROSE DELANY BATTY age 55, of 206 Shull Lane, Horseheads, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 19674.  She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Horseheads, a retired secretary of Horseheads Central High School.  Survived by husband, LeRoy G. Batty; sisters, Miss Mary Delany of San Francisco, Mrs. Helen Hower of Horseheads; brothers, Edmund and Clifford, both of Horseheads, Joseph of Rochester.  Body at VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads.  Calling hours Thursday and Friday 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service there Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Requiem High Mass at 10 in St. Mary’s Church.  St. Mary’s Cemetery, Horseheads.  Recitation of the Rosary Friday at 8 p.m.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/9/1964

DEL PRIORE Allen, J.
Of Horseheads, NY, died Saturday morning, December 27, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital after a very courageous battle with leukemia. Allen was born on March 15, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY. Al was predeceased by mother, Lena Del Priore; and special aunt and uncle, Margaret and Gabe DiSiena; and father-in-law, John Lencki. Allen is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Linda Del Priore; mother-in-law, Nina Lencki and Harold Henry; sister-in-law, Nina (Bill) Curry; niece, Lynn (Jason) Crawford and son, Jonas; nephew, Bruce (Kara) Curry with son, Griffin; special cousin, Lucille (Rudy) Primavera; extended family; Nancy Kosalek, Joe Kosalek, Todd Kosalek, Julie, Artie and Donna Nelson, Rob Izzo, Helena Keller, Tom Ward, Chuck and Joan Ruhmel, Ralph Reigle and family. Al retired from A&P, Chemung Canal Trust Co., and the Elmira Psychiatric Center. He was a member of the Horseheads Elk Lodge BPOE #2297, Big Flats Fire Dept. and Horseheads Fire Dept. The family will receive relatives and friends at St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 Broad St., Horseheads, NY on Wednesday, December 31, 2008, from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Allen will be laid to rest in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery immediately following. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Allen may do so through contributions to the Horseheads Fire and Rescue Company, 134 N. Main Street, Horseheads, NY 14845 or the Big Flats Fire Dept., 505 Maple St., Big Flats, NY 14814. Arrangements are entrusted to Sullivan's Funeral Home, Horseheads, NY.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/30/2008

 

DENKENBERGER –ELIZABETH BARTOSCH, 80, Horseheads, NY, died May 26, 2001 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA.  Born on August 19, 1920 in Kingwood, WVA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia Carozza Denkenberger.  She married George Bartosch on April 30, 1946 and they recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.  Surviving are her loving husband, George Gartosch; son, Michael Bartosch, sister-in-law, Alice Denkenberger; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She is predeceased by her sisters, Amelia Andrus Chilson, Anna Wilcox, and Elsie Collins; brothers, Joseph Denkenberger, Michael Denkenberger, and Richard Denkenberger.  A Mass of Christian burial was held May 29 at St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads, NY with the Reverend Thomas W. Burr as Celebrant.  Interment was in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads, NY.  –Canton Independent Sentinel.

 

DENTON Joan C. NICKERSON

Age 80 of Old Ithaca Rd., Horseheads, NY, died Fri., May 25, 2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. Joan was born in Mt. Vernon, NY to Alfred and Marion (Cowles) Denton. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jack Nickerson; sons and daughters-in-law, David (Raelene) Nickerson of Kent, OH, Michael (Chevonne) Nickerson of Horseheads, NY, Mark (Pam) Nickerson, NY; grandchildren, Laken, Christian and Abigail Nickerson, Sean and Jenna Nickerson, Carli and Logan Nickerson; brother-in-law, Robert (Mary) Nickerson of Horseheads, and nieces, nephews and many close and caring friends. Joan was a graduate of Cortland College and taught for several years in Rochester, Florida and Elmira before leaving to raise a family. She was a communicant of St. Mary Mother Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Joan was a volunteer at St. Mary Our Mother and Notre Dame High School. She worked and served on committees at Social Ministry and Samaritan Center. Joan was a longtime member of the Social Ministry Committee at St. Mary Our Mother and coordinated the Christmas Program there for many years. Joan was also active with the Horseheads Food Pantry. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Mon., May 28, 2012 from 5-8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads on Tues., May 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with burial service to follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.   Star Gazette – May 26, 2012

 

DEWEY Daniel Charles

Loving father, son, brother, uncle, husband and friend Age 36, of Ft. Worth TX and formerly of Horseheads. Dan died on June 21, 2000 in  St. Petersburg, Russia with his infant daughter Stephanie Jeanne Dewey. He was born on Feb. 20, 1964 in Elmira, NY, grew up in Horseheads, NY and resided in Ft. Worth, TX. He is survived by his parents, Roger and Jeanne Dewey of Horseheads, NY; brother Timothy (Yon Ok) Dewey of Horseheads, NY; sister Jennifer (Brian) Dewey-Hall of Elmira, NY; niece Julie Dewey and nephew James Dewey both of Horseheads, NY and nephew Brandon Hall of Elmira, NY; wife, Oksana Dewey of Ft. Worth, TX. He is also survived by aunts and uncles - Jane Hungerford of Himrod, NY; Charles (Beverly) Dewey of Horseheads, NY; Tim  (JoAnne) Nolan of Elmira, NY; Mary Kay (Joe) Gates of Elmira, NY; John (Karen) Nolan of Ft. Wayne, IN; as well as several cousins. Closest friends include Anthony Palladino of Horseheads, NY; Martin Stanley of Ft. Worth, TX as well as several others. Dan was a Flight Simulator Technician with American Airlines in  Texas. He was a 1982 Graduate of Notre Dame High School and a veteran of the  US Air Force. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home  413 So. Main St. Horseheads Today Sunday July 2, 2000 from 2-4 and 7-9:00  p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Church of St. Mary Our Mother, 816 W. Broad St. Horseheads, NY on Monday, July 3, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Robert C. MacNamara will celebrate the Mass Interment will follow  in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded.

 

DEWEY Stephanie Jeanne "Peaches"

Age 5 months. Stephanie died on June 21, 2000 with her father Daniel Dewey while in St. Petersburg, Russia.  She is survived by mother, Oksana Dewey of Ft. Worth, TX, grandparents Roger and Jeanne Dewey of Horseheads, NY, Nadejda (Frank) Payton of Detroit, MI; uncle Timothy (Yon Ok) Dewey of Horseheads, NY; aunt Jennifer (Brian) Dewey-Hall of Elmira, NY; cousins Julie and James Dewey of Horseheads, NY and Brandon Hall of Elmira, NY.

 

DEYO Geraldine D. Goodnow

Horseheads: Died at St. Joseph's Hospital on Thursday, December 29, 2011, at the age of 92. Geraldine was born October 16, 1919 in Huntingdon, PA, daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Slattery Deyo. Mrs. Goodnow is predeceased by her husband, Francis Goodnow; and brother, Robert Deyo. Mrs. Goodnow retired from Odessa-Montour Central School as a Typing and Business Law Teacher; she was well respected by her students and fellow teachers. Geraldine is survived by her son, James (Vicki) Goodnow of Rochester, NY; daughter, Mary (Sheldon) Goodnow of Ocean City, NJ; and sister, Janet Deyo Simpkins of Spanks, NV. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's our Mother Church, 816 West Broad St., Horseheads, NY on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at 10 a.m. with Fr. Christopher Linsler presiding. Geraldine's ashes will be buried with her husband at St. Mary's our Mother Cemetery immediately following.  Star Gazette – December 30, 2011

 

DOBEK Walter S

Age 86 of Horseheads, NY died on Friday March 1, 2013 after an extended illness. Walter was born May 5, 1926 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Valentine and Louise Kukulka Dobek. He was a Korean War Veteran serving his country with the U.S. Army. Walter married her wife, Teresa M. Straszynski Dobek, on September 5, 1953 and she predeceased him on October 6, 1996. He was a retired employee of American Bridge in Elmira Heights, NY. Walter was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads where he served as an usher and helped with Bingo. He was a member of Horseheads Council # 6158 Knights of Columbus having attained his Fourth Degree. Walter was pre-deceased by his brothers and sisters Louis Dobek, Genevieve Wholeben, and Julia Dobek as well as his sister-in-law Pauline Dobek and his brother-in-law Bernard Wholeben. Walter is survived by his loving and devoted children: Kathleen & Steven Willis of Woodlawn, Illinois, Thomas & Paulita Dobek of Rome, NY, John & Tammy Dobek of Marianna, Florida, Daniel Dobek of Horseheads, NY, Barbara Dobek of Horseheads, NY, Maureen Dobek of Horseheads, NY, and Michael & Toni Dobek of High Point, NC; grandchildren: Shannon Willis, Shaun Willis, Amanda Dobek, Samantha Dobek, Ashley Dobek, Lori Beth Dobek, Alexander and Emily Dobek; sister: Sophia (Mrs. Michael) Hawley of Elmira, NY; brother: Stanley Dobek of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Monday March 4, 2013 from 5-8 PM. Horseheads Council # 6158 Knights of Columbus will conduct a Memorial Service for their departed brother Walter at the Funeral Home at 8 PM. A Prayer Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday March 5, 2013 at 9 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday March 5, 2013 at 10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Walter will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife Teresa in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.    Star Gazette – March 3, 2013

 

DRAKE Elaine Age 47 died on Thursday June 30, 2005 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira, NY. Elaine was born May 21, 1958 in Elmira, NY the daughter of James and Dorothy McDonald Drake. Elaine loved cats, was an avid Bingo and Euchre player and enjoyed her time working at Capabilities in Elmira, NY. She was pre-deceased by her father James Drake. Elaine is survived by her mother Dorothy and Konrad Ostrowski; daughters: Melissa Hopper of Pine Valley, NY and Sarah Hill; granddaughter: Sydney Smith; brothers and sister-in-law: Daniel Drake of Beaver Dams, NY; Ron and Madeleine Drake of Millport, NY; David Drake of Pine Valley, NY; sisters and brothers-in-law: Pam and Jerome Alston of Elmira, NY; Kathy and Don Adams of Horseheads, NY; Beloved Friend John Fields; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends including her caregivers at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira, NY; Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street in Horseheads, NY on Tuesday July 5, 2005 from 9AM-10AM. Elaine's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 10 AM at the Funeral Home with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Elaine through memorials to the Muscular Dystrophy Association C/O Citizens Bank P.O. Box 139 Chenango Bridge, NY 13745

JAMES S. DRAKE age 48 of Lee St., Pine Valley, Thursday, August 3, 1978.  Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Saturday from 7 to 9, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer services will be held there Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Our Mother Church.  Interment St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dorothy (McDonald) Drake; daughters, Kathy of Pine Valley and Elaine and Pamala, both at home; sons, Daniel of Pine Valley and Ronald and David, both at home; granddaughter, Melissa Hopper; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Drake of Wayne; sisters, Mrs. Franklin (Betty) Jayne of Dundee, Mrs. Carl (Doris) McGranahan of Sunnymeade, California; several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Drake was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church and was the owner of the Jim Drake and Son Excavating Company.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/5/1978

DRAPER Kathryn M - LEWIS, Kathryn M.
Age 97, formerly of Elmira, died Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Livingston County – CNR in Mt. Morris, NY. Kathryn was born January 14, 1913 a daughter of Herbert and Jane (Gardner) Draper. She is predeceased by her husband Frederick G. Lewis, sons, John F. and James E. Lewis, brother Robert Draper. Kathryn is survived by her children, Robert C. Lewis, with wife Virginia, of Florida, Margaret M. Dunlavey, with husband Thomas, of Leicester, NY, Frederick J. Lewis of Naples, NY; daughter-in-law Marjorie Lewis of Geneseo, NY; along with 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home. - Elmira Star Gazette, August 16, 2010

DURO ELSIE M. BALDINI
Elsie M. Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother Age 89 of Flint, Michigan formerly of Horseheads, NY died on Friday August 11, 2006. Elsie was born in Saginaw, Michigan on March 13, 1917 the daughter of the late Nick and Dora Karenko Duro. Mrs. Baldini married her husband, Ralph R. Baldini of Corning, NY, who pre-deceased her on May 17, 1977. She was also pre-deceased by her parents and her siblings. Elsie retired from Dr. Herbert Breakstone's Dental Office in Horseheads, NY. She was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads prior to moving to Michigan. Elsie loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them. She always had a smile on her face and a twinkle in her eye. Mrs. Baldini is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Ralph R. "Butch" & Linda Baldini Jr. of Flint, Michigan; grandchildren: Carrie & her husband Charlie and David Baldini & his wife Michele; great grandchildren: Alyssa, Justin, Nick, and Alexa; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including her special friends Jim and Colleen and her New York "Pals". Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Saturday October 21, 2006 from 1-2 PM. A Memorial Service celebrating Elsie's Life will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. The Rev. Robert C. MacNamara will officiate. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Those wishing may remember Elsie through memorials to The American Lung Association.

DWYER - KEIFFER MARCEIL DWYER
NY died on Friday December 7, 2001. Mrs. Keiffer was born February 10, 1919 in Morris Run PA, the daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine Gannon Dwyer. She married her husband, Walter R. Keiffer on October 10, 1948 who pre-deceased her on July 25, 1989. Mrs. Keiffer was also pre-deceased by her son: Thomas Michael Keiffer, who died on October 6, 1953; brothers: Martin Dwyer, Thomas Dwyer, John Dwyer and a sister: Catherine Brown. She graduated from the former Morris Run High School, Mansfield College and Columbia with a degree in Education. Mrs. Keiffer was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church. She devoted her time to her family and volunteer activities. Marceil's activities included teaching, Clemens Center Volunteer, a member of AARP, Chemung Valley Senior Citizens Club, Gold Card, and Elmira Heights American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Keiffer is survived by her sons: Christopher Keiffer of Horseheads, NY and Robert Keiffer of Horseheads, NY; daughters: Diane (Michael) Weddle of Snohomish, WA, Victoria (Timothy) Rinkerman of Seymour, CT, Melanie Keiffer of Stamford, CT, and Vanessa Keiffer of Bridgeport, CT; grandchildren: Nathaniel Weddle, Kelsey Weddle, Heather Keiffer, Sonja Hennessy, and Timothy Rinkerman; sister: Helen Manikowski of Blossburg, PA; and several nieces, nephews and in-laws. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. & Grand Central Ave. Horseheads, NY on Monday December 10, 2001 from 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday December 11, 2001 at 11:30 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads, NY. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY immediately following.

 

ECKERT Lorraine Eckert 

Age 90 of Elmira, formerly of Corning and Auburn, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Survived by her sister, Onnele Eckert Neary, Alexandria, VA; nephew, William Hosking, Madison, NJ; several cousins including Carl Eckert and Sherlyn Fox; pre-deceased by sister, Shirley Eckert Hosking. Lorraine was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Parish. The family will receive relatives and friends at her Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am on Friday, August 3 in St. Patrick's Church. Burial to follow in St. Mary Our Mother's Cemetery, Horseheads. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home.   Star Gazette – August 2, 2012

 

ESCOTT - WHITFORD Gladys M.
Age 86 formerly of Westlake Street in Horseheads, NY died on Monday May 25, 2009. Gladys was born January 9, 1923 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Walter and Florence Whipple Escott. She married her husband, Charles Daniel Whitford Sr., on September 5, 1953 and he pre-deceased her on March 29, 2001. Mrs. Whitford was also pre-deceased by her parents, her brother Howard W. Escott , and by her sister and brother-in-law Rose and Tom Weston, her sister-in-law Margaret Lindstrom, and her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law William S. "Vet" Whitford, Mildred & Harry Hawes, Joseph & Dorothy Whitford, and Dr. James Whitford. Gladys was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Mrs. Whitford was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Elmira for several years and attended The First United Methodist Church of Horseheads. Gladys is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Charles D. & Cindy Whitford Jr. of Horseheads, NY; daughters and sons-in-law: Sharon & Tim Stauffer of Horseheads, NY and Dr. Jean & Jim Turcott of Amherst, NY; grandchildren: Rachel Stauffer of Addison, NY, Jonathan & Rebekah Stauffer of Painted Post, NY, and Sarah & Jason Roberts of Raleigh, NC; great grandchildren; Quinten Stauffer and Dailen Stauffer of Addison, NY and Grace Stauffer of Painted Post, NY; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Jane Whitford of Goose Creek, SC, Martha & Gordon Barr of Elmira Heights, NY and Lilith Escott of Florida; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Tuesday May 26, 2009 from 7-9 PM and Wednesday May 27, 2009 from 10-11 AM. Mrs. Whitford's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 11 AM. Gladys will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Charles Daniel Whitford Sr. in St. Mary Our Mother Church Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/26/2009

 

EXLEY Robert A. Exley

83, of Mildred Pa., died at his home on Friday, June 15, 2012. He was born on June 14, 1929 in Mildred, an only son of the late Albert and Marie Daugherty Exley. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army, from March 1951 until December 1952, ending his carrier as a drill instructor at Indiantown Gap.  He was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Mildred. After his military service he worked in Dushore installing the borough's first water supply lines, after which he began working for the State Forestry Department under DEP, as a forestry officer until his retirement.  Robert married Joan Vogel on Oct. 31, 1959 in Trinity Lutheran Church in Mildred and had celebrated 52 years of marriage. With his love of the outdoors he enjoyed sharing his knowledge of the local vegetation, and local wild animals. He also collected Indian artifacts and had an extensive collection.  He is survived by his wife Joan at home, two children and spouses: Brenda and Frank Stabryla of Lost Lake: Craig and Kelly Exley of Opelika, Ala.; two grandchildren Sgt. David and Alicia Vogt of Alexendria Va.; Colleen Stabryla of Melbourne Fla.; and a great-grandson Joseph D. Vogt. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Mildred, with Rev. Robert Kaltenbaugh, his pastor, officiating. Family and friends are invited to call at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will be accorded by members of the US Army Honor Guard.  Memorial may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, c/o 62 Exley Ln., Mildred PA 18632; or the Mildred Ambulance Association, P.O. Box Mildred, PA 18632, in Robert's memory.  Towanda Daily Review – June 20, 2012   

 

FARRELL - ZAPARZYNSKI
Catherine A. (Farrell) Age 69, of 7164 State Route 54, Bath, NY, formerly of Hornell, died Saturday morning, December 24, 2005, at Ira Davenport Hospital, following a long illness. The daughter of Walter and Madeline (Ayres) Farrell, Cathy grew up in Elmira, NY, and was a graduate of St. Mary's Elementary School and later graduated from Elmira Southside High School (class of 1954). Surviving are her daughter, Irene (Jim) Farrell of Dansville; two sons, Ed Zaparzynski of Las Vegas, NV, and Jeff Zaparzynski of Bath, NY; two sisters, Patricia Finnerty of Bath, NY, and Judy Rose of Groton, CT; one brother, Walt Farrell of Blue Bell, PA; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Ann's Church in Hornell, NY, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.

FISHER Thomas M.
Age 73, of Big Flats, NY, died after an extended illness on Monday, June 25, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira. Tom was born on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1934, in Jersey City, NJ, to the late Harold and Sara (Kelly) Fisher. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Dorothy "Dottie" Roberts Fisher; son, Michael (Courtney) Fisher of Mosley, PA; daughter, Karen (Robert) Hulbert of Pittsford, NY; many dear friends, past co-workers and neighbors. Tom was retired from Elmira Free Academy in 1989. While there he taught in the Science Dept. for 30 years. He was also a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Friday, June 29, 2007, from 6-8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, on Sat., June 30, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing may remember Tom with memorials to the Guthrie Health Care System Stroke Fund, c/o Guthrie Health Care System, Resource Development, One Guthrie Square, Sayre, PA 18840.

FISHER Thomas M.
Age 73, of Big Flats, NY, died after an extended illness on Monday, June 25, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Friday, June 29, 2007, from 6-8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, on Sat., June 30, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing may remember Tom with memorials to the Guthrie Health Care System Stroke Fund, c/o Guthrie Health Care System, Resource Development, One Guthrie Square, Sayre, PA 18840.

FRANCHI  Earl F. Horseheads, NY Age 77 years, of 3814 State Rt. 414, Corning, NY, died Sunday, September 4, 2005, at Elcor Health Services. A graduate of Northside High School, Corning, a veteran of the US Merchant Marines and the US Army. His wife, Louise German Franchi, predeceased him September 25, 2002. He retired as the owner/manager of Club 414 in Corning. Surviving are his son, Ralph A. Franchi of Imperial Beach, CA; grandsons, Joseph Franchi and Daniel Franchi; brother and sister-in-law, Ralph D. and Jeannette Franchi of Big Flats, NY; also several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY, Saturday, September 10, 2005, from 1-4 p.m., with a funeral service at the funeral home at 4 p.m. Committal and Interment will be Monday, September 12, 2005, 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorial Donations appreciated to American Cancer Society, 1316 College Avenue, Elmira, NY 14901.

 

FRISK Richard O. Frisk

Age 85 of Horseheads, NY died on Sunday March 6 , 2011 at The Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Richard was born July 25, 1925 in Antrim, PA the son of the late Richard M. and Constance Crooks Frisk. He married his wife Josephine J. Berbec Frisk and she predeceased him on July 14, 1984. Dick was also predeceased by his sisters Marie Walter, Constance Malone, Kathryn Hanrahan as well as his brother William Frisk. Dick and his wife were communicants of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY and active members of The Soaring Polka Association. Mr. Frisk retired from Hardinge Brothers Inc. and was a member of The Hardinge Men's Club and The Penn Yan Moose Club. He loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them especially his grandchildren and great granddaughter. Dick is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law : Richard M. & Peggy Frisk of Delray Beach , Florida and John D. Frisk of Frazier Park , CA ; daughters and son-in-law : Margaret & Richard Pierce of Oxford , Michigan and Monica Mashewske of Horseheads , NY ; grandchildren ; Heather Marie Frisk of Corning , NY , Christopher Michael Frisk of Horseheads , NY, Jonathan Landauer Pierce and Jessica Pierce both of Oxford , MI , Jacob Frisk Mashewske of Charlotte , NC ; great granddaughter Brynn ; sisters and brother : Gladys Hourihan of Elmira , NY , John & Irene Frisk of Elmira , and Shirley & Richard Knox of Eatonon , GA ; sisters-in-law ; Shirley (Mrs. William) Frisk of Breesport , NY and Marie McHugh of Meshoppen , PA ; several nieces , nephews , cousins , and a host of caring friends . Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 31 8 West Broad Street Horseheads , NY on Wednesday March 9 , 2011 from 6-8 PM. Mr. Frisk's Funeral Services will be held on Thursday March 10 , 2011 at 10 AM at the Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Farrell will officiate. Mr. Frisk will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife Josephine in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Star Gazette – March 9, 2011

 

GAGNON Michael S. Gagnon

Horseheads: Age 43 of Horseheads, NY died on Monday, June 27, 2011. Michael was born on July 20, 1967 in Utica, NY to Gilbert A. Gagnon and Barbara J. Fraccola. Michael was a graduate at Horseheads High School class of 1985, Corning Community College and a dedicated employee for over 26 years at Elmira Coca-Cola. Michael is survived by his parents, Gilbert and Barbara Gagnon of Horseheads, NY; brother, Gil (Kim) Gagnon of Elmira, NY; sister, Michelle Gagnon of Ellicott City, MD; two nieces, Ashley and Alexis Gagnon both of Horseheads. The family would like to invite you to Michael's Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY on Friday, July 1, 2011 at 11am. The family respectfully request that memorial be made in Michael's name to the Friends of the Horseheads Animal Shelter, 150 Wygant Rd., Horseheads, NY 14845 or Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Children's Miracle Network, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905-9984.   Star Gazette – June 30, 2011

 

GARTNER Rose Linsner

Died on Saturday October 6, 2012. Rose was born in New York City to immigrant parents Julia and Adolph Gartner September 25, 1918. Survived by son and daughter-in-law Arthur (Carolyn Kuechler) Linsner III of Skokie, IL; daughter and son-in-law Kathy (Bruce) Ayers of Corning, NY; grandchildren Jordan, Jessica and Jennifer Ayers of Corning, NY; sister Lillian (Joseph) Henry of Horseheads, NY and their children Paul, Janet, Mary and Robert; sister Annette (Raymond) Hussey of Rosedale, NY and their children Kenneth, Kevin, Christopher, Michael and Stephen; niece Dorothy Linsner, nephew Eric Linsner and several grandnieces and grandnephews. Rose was often seen dancing the rarely seen Peabody at the Horseheads Elks Club with her husband Arthur who died June 25, 1979. When complimented on her dancing ability, she would gracefully reply, "I can't dance; I just know how to follow Art." She was secretary for the man who became the founder of Consumer Reports and finally taught as an Earth Science teacher for the Horseheads School district for 17 years. An accomplished classical pianist, she entertained her family and friends to their amazement. She also took time to teach several local youths. Until she could no longer do so, she volunteered at the local Food Bank and remained active in her St. Mary Our Mother parish. A special "Thank You" is sent to all her Caregivers over the past several years, especially Carrie Ann, Carlene, Pam, Mary, Alex, Elizabeth, Pat, Gloria, Allyn and Norma. Their tireless devotion in making her quality of life so wonderful was beyond any wishes. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY ON Tuesday October 9, 2012 from 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday October 10, 2012 at 12:30 PM at St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 W. Broad St. in Horseheads, NY. Rev. Christopher Linsler will be the Celebrant, assisted by Deacon Raymond Defendorf and Brother Paul C. Henry A.   Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.   Star Gazette – October 7, 2012

 

 GEDATUS Charles L. "Chuck"
Age 86 of Horseheads, NY died peacefully at home on Saturday November 7, 2009. Chuck was born April 28, 1923 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was pre-deceased by his parents Roy and Mayme Krause Gedatus, his sister Marion Everson, and numerous brothers and sister-in-law. Chuck married his wife, Marguerite Montague Gedatus, on October 12, 1946 and they recently celebrated their 63rd Wedding Anniversary. Chuck is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 63 years Marguerite, daughters Mary Susan (Joseph) Skelly, Bridget Kathleen (Joseph) Tierno, and Marion (Rev. Bryan) Bedell. He dearly loved his grandchildren Beth (Andrew) Kempf, Jennifer (Todd) Haran, Joseph (Leslie) Skelly, Emily (Gene) Walsh, and Alan (Liz) Overslaugh. Chuck delighted in his great grandchildren Katie, David, and Janie Kempf, Jonas and Regan Haran, and Joseph and Jack Skelly. He is also survived by his brothers Donald Gedatus and Richard (Pat) Gedatus of Minnesota, sisters-in-law Marion (Dick) Gallant and Helen Bokros of Canada plus numerous nieces, nephews, cousins in Canada and Minnesota. Chuck worked for Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company for 45 years many as a District Manager. After his retirement, he embarked on a second career as a County Legislator for the Fourth District. He was extremely proud of his 20 years in the Legislature. Chuck was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing into his 85th year. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY as well as an Eucharistic Minister for many years. Chuck was also a charter member of Horseheads Elks Lodge # 2297. He loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Chuck loved watching his grandchildren and great grandchildren growing up and supported them in everything they have done. Chuck's Family would like to thank the wonderful people we worked with at the Falck Center, Gentiva, and especially the people at Southern Tier Hospice for their gentle and compassionate care of Chuck. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Tuesday November 10, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM . Officers and members of Horseheads Elks Lodge # 2297 will meet at the Funeral Home on Tuesday November 10, 2009 at 6:50 PM to conduct a memorial service for our departed brother. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday November 11, 2009 at 11 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Donations in Chuck's memory may be made to Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830 or St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY 14845.  Published in Star-Gazette from November 8 to November 9, 2009

 

GEHL John N. Gehl (Jack)

81, of Green Valley, Arizona died of pancreatic cancer on Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Hospice Family Care in Tucson, AZ. Jack, a native of Corning, New York, was born on March 25, 1929 to the late John and Regina Fey Gehl. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Natalie Green Farrow Gehl; his sons, John of Corning, David, Stephen and Michael of Santa Rosa, CA, Richard (Brenda) of Virginia Beach and Timothy of Colorado; his daughters, Deborah (Donald) Lauper of Corning, Diana Asker of Sebastopol, CA and Elizabeth of Santa Rosa, CA; stepsons, Douglas Farrow of Elmira and Gordon (Miako) Farrow of Petaluma, CA; stepdaughters, Katharine (Charles) Farrow of San Diego and Ellen (Dom-inic) Houlemard of Sebas-topol and many grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his son Christopher in 1983 and his first wife Natalie Eaton Gehl in 1969. Jack also leaves behind his sisters, Helene (Willis) Ford of Corning, Rita (Alfred) Lozano of Birmingham, AL and brother, Joseph (Joyce) of Kent, NY. He attended Corning schools and served in the Air Force prior to attending Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He worked for Corning Incorporated for 27 years in Corning and Anaheim, CA prior to opening his own printing business, Printing Plus, in Santa Rosa, CA in 1977. He continued to consult in his printing business, now owned by his son David, after retiring in 1994.  He and Natalie moved to Green Valley in 1999. Jack, known for his quick dry wit and love of travel, is loved and respected by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.  A mass will be said in his name at the 11:15 am. service on Sunday, January 9, 2011, at St. Philip’s Church in Occidental, CA followed by a gathering to celebrate his life. A memorial service will also be held at St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY, on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 9:30 am.  Burial service will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Family Care, 6300 E. El Dorado Plaza, Tucson, AZ 85715.   Corning Leader – January 1, 2011

 

GOLKA - HAWORTH Pauline
Age 92, of Horseheads, formerly of Elmira, died Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Pauline was born August 1, 1916 in Queens, NY, a daughter of Frederick and Eva Golka. She is predeceased by her husbands, Edward Brendel and George Haworth. Pauline is survived by her daughter, Karen Jennings of Elmira, with sons, Christopher, David, Mark, and Patrick; step-daughters, Sister Mary Haworth, F.S.P. of Elizabeth, NJ, Sister Barbara Haworth, S.J. H. of Bound Brook, NJ, Sister Ann Haworth, O.S.M. of Omaha, NE; step-son, Brother Francis (George) Haworth, T.O.R. of Loreto, PA; along with several nieces and nephews. Pauline spent most of her life on Long Island before moving to Elmira 18 years ago to be closer to her daughter. She lived in West Elmira for most of that time before moving to Appleridge in Horseheads 2 years ago. Pauline enjoyed her time spent at Appleridge, appreciating the excellent care given her while she lived there. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Friends are invited to Pauline's Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery. Pauline had contracted polio in her late 30's and the March of Dimes was a great help to her. She may be remembered with donations to The March of Dimes, 515 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10022.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/5/2008

GREBENSTEIN
Mary Karen Age 49, of Horseheads, NY died on Wednesday January 11, 2006 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Mary was born March 25, 1956 in Bronx, New York the daughter of the late William and Mary Bleier Grebenstein. Mary had attended Pathways Day Program and became part of the Johnson Family who cared for her in their home the last 13 years. Mary is survived by her cousin Karen Babcock of Florida; her caring family Gary and Janice Johnson and their children and granddaughter, Janalisa, Jeremey, Alayna, JoRyan, and Juliana Johnson and Jasmine Johnson. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Wednesday January 18, 2006 at 11 AM at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads , NY.

GREY Julie Ann
Age 47, of Bath, NY, died Sunday, November 9, 2008. She was born in Elmira, NY, the daughter of Dennis and Nancy Listen Grey. Julie attended the Unlimited Success Day Program and prior to that, worked for the Arc of Steuben Sheltered Workshop. Julie resided in Bath since 1992. She is survived by her father, Dennis (Donna) Grey of Lowman, NY; two sisters, Deanne Bachert of Elmira, and Lynette Reagan of Webster, NY; and her paternal grandmother, Cora Swartz of Elmira. She was predeceased by her mother, Nancy Listen; and grandmother, Helen Listen. Friends may call on Thursday, November 13, 2008, from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. at Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath, NY. Funeral services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Ray Defendorf officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/12/2008

HENDEE - MARINO, Carol H.
of Hornell
Age 67, of 1127 Airport Rd., died peacefully at home, Saturday, November 10, 2007. Born in Fremont, March 13, 1940, a daughter of Earl and Gladys Kilbury Hendee, Carol was a lifelong resident of the Hornell area. She was a graduate of the Arkport Central School, Class of 1957, later graduating from Rochester Business Institute. Carol was employed as office manager for Simmons & Rockwell Inc. of Bath. Carol will be remembered for her love of spending time with her grandchildren, and spending time at Keuka Lake. She will be especially remembered for being a card carrying member of all the local casinos. She was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and communicant of St. Ann's Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Marino on December 27, 2004 and also her parents. She is survived by three daughters, Barbara (Doug) Hess of Dundee, Brenda (Jeffrey) Boone of Hornell, and Lisa (Dan Schwartz) Marino, also of Hornell; one son, Carl (Rene) Marino of Pittsford; one sister, Sue Laraway of Honeoye Falls; one brother, Jack (Lois) Hendee of Freemont; five grandchildren, Trevor Hess, Justin and Hannah Boone, Daniel and Mary Marino; a mother-in-law, Mary Amato of California; a sister-in-law, Janet Madau; two brothers-in-law, John Dessena and Joseph Mainello; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  The family will be present to receive friends from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2007, at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may consider making memorial contributions to the Dialysis Unit at Mercy Care 1, Bethesda Drive, N. Hornell, 14843.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/12/2007.

HENDRICKSON William A.
Age 67 of Horseheads, NY died on Thursday April 2, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer. Bill was born on June 7, 1941 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Ralph P. and Helen Burgett Hendrickson Sr. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Ithaca College and continued his educational pursuits in music at Mansfield University. Bill was "The Singing Waiter" at El Monte Restaurant in Fisherville, NY. He taught piano lessons and was the original accompanist for the "Common Time" Choral. Bill taught music at Thomas Edison High School and was involved with musicals at local high schools. He was a member of the New York State School Music Association Concerts and was also very active in The Elmira Little Theatre. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Bill was pre-deceased by his parents and his brother Ralph P. Hendrickson Jr. who died on January 27, 1980. Mr. Hendrickson is survived by his nieces: Alana Hendrickson-Sattamini & Franco Sattamini of New York City and Deborah Hendrickson Mc Cormick and Jamie McCormick of Corning, NY; former sister-in-law: Shirley (Ray) Sullivan of Horseheads, NY; great niece: Jodi Hamilton; great nephews: Daniel Hamilton and Jamie McCormick; great grand nephew: Jaden Williams; a very special friend Linda Johns as well as many many friends and co-workers; several cousins including the Morrell Family of Horseheads. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday April 6, 2009 from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday April 7, 2009 at 10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Bill will be laid to rest in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.   Published in the Star-Gazette from 4/3/2009 - 4/4/2009

HENNIGAN - ECK, Norma W. (Hennigan)
Age 90 and an over 67 year resident of Millport died Wed., Oct. 7, 2009. Norma was born in Williamsport, PA, May 18, 1919, the daughter to the late Joel and Marguerite (Rupp) Hennigan. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Lee Eck. Norma is survived by her daughters and sons, Norma Lee (Richard) Kwasnik of Horseheads, NY, Karene (George) McMillan of Pine City, NY, Lorraine Chorney of Horseheads, NY, Darryl (Donna ) Eck of Millport, NY, Lane (Mary Lou) Eck of Horseheads, NY, Scott (Elizabeth) Eck of Niantic, CT; grandchildren, Mary (Donald) Skelly, Alan (Kristen) Kwasnik, Dennis Eck, Kriston Eck, Shawn (Sulanne) Eck, Tonya (Brian) Waltke, Matthew Chorney, Shane Barnes, Penny (George) Kastenhuber; six great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Marguerite Schultz of Millport, NY, Adelaide (Ernest) Kelley of Horseheads, NY; brother, Joel (Terry) Hennigan of Big Flats, NY. Norma was also predeceased by her daughter, Marguerite "Peggy" Eck; granddaughter, Sherryl (Eck) Flatt; Sisters, Eva May (Nickey) Hammond and JoAnn Mason. Norma was active with sewing, knitting, crocheting projects and enjoyed playing the piano and organ. She was a Charter Member and active with the Millport Fireman's Auxiliary and Horseheads American Legion post #442. Norma was also an over 64 year communicant of St. Mary Mother Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, today Oct. 9, 2009 from 3-6:00 p.m. Her service will take place there at the funeral home on Sat., Oct. 10, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Norma with memorials to Millport Vol Fire Dept., 2016 Crescent St., Millport, NY 14864.  Published in Star-Gazette on October 9, 2009

HESSELBARTH
Lawrence L. "Big Larry" Age 84 of Horseheads, NY died on Monday May 15, 2006 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Mr. Hesselbarth was born October 29, 1921 in Lexington, Kentucky the son of the late Peter and Nannie Green Hesselbarth. He married his wife, Irene G. Novick Hesselbarth, on October 16, 1941 and she pre-deceased him on October 1, 1994. Larry worked for several years at Remington Rand in Elmira and later became a self employed painter and interior decorator. He was a member of The Painters' Union Local #178 and was an all around handyman who re-modeled his home by himself as well as enjoying reading. Larry loved his family and cherished the time he spent with them. Mr. Hesselbarth is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Patricia A. & Gary R. Hauver of Horseheads, NY, Beverly J. Smith and Gary Labuski of Horseheads, NY, Shirley J. & Stanley R. Spencer of Cibolo, Texas; son: Larry L. Hesselbarth II of Corning, NY; grandchildren: Wendy L. Spencer, Patrick R. & Tina Smith, Desiree' A. Hesselbarth, Tiffany I. Hesselbarth Ketter & Timothy Ketter, and Renee' Hauver Wheeler & Michael Wheeler; great grandchildren: Brooke Smith, Adam Smith, and Landon Smith; sister: Grace Witmer of Elmira, NY; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Robert A. & Maryann Novick of Elmira, NY and Marie Novick of Elmira, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Thursday May 18, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Hesselbarth's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday May 19, 2006 at 10 AM. The Rev. Robert C. MacNamara will officiate. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.

HESSELBARTH Patricia A. [Hesselbarth] Hauver
Age 68 of Horseheads, NY died unexpectedly on Saturday October 30, 2010. Patricia was born August 5, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Lawrence L. and Irene G. Novick Hesselbarth. She married her husband Gary R. Hauver on July 21, 1979 and they recently celebrated their 31st Wedding Anniversary. Patricia worked at LRC and Thomas & Betts in Horseheads, NY. After her retirement she went to work at Kaufmann's at The Arnot Mall. Patricia is survived by her husband Gary R. Hauver; daughter and son-in-law: Renee A. & Michael D. Wheeler of Horseheads, NY; granddaughter Britney E. Wheeler; sister and family friend: Beverly J. Smith & Gary Labuski of Horseheads, NY; sister and brother-in-law: Shirley J. & Stanley R. Spencer of Austin, Texas; brother: Lawrence L. "Larry" Hesselbarth II & Karen Reed of Corning, NY; nephews and nieces: Patrick & Tina Smith and their children Brooke, Adam, and Landon, Wendy Spencer, Desiree Hesselbarth White & Greg White, Tiffany Hesselbarth Ketter & Kyle Schmick; brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Bruce & Barbara Hauver of Elmira, NY and their children Bruce II, Brian, and Brad; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Wednesday November 3, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Hauver's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday November 4, 2010 at 10 AM. The Rev. Robert C. MacNamara will officiate. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. - Elmira Star Gazette, November 1, 2010

HETRICK Carolyn Bonnie
Age 50 of Lowman, NY died on Saturday July 31, 2010 at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY as the result of a swimming accident. Bonnie was born on October 10, 1959 in Elmira, NY the daughter of Richard J. and Mary Theresa Ottaviano Hetrick Sr. Bonnie attended Thomas A. Edison High School. She loved gardening. Bonnie was a waitress at Chef Italia, Pierce's, The Elmira City Club and worked at A Step Above. She was pre-deceased by her mother Mary Theresa Ottaviano Hetrick on March 31, 2001. Bonnie is survived by her father Richard J. Hetrick Sr. of Elmira Heights, NY; son and daughter-in-law: J. and Krista Steinhauer of Elmira Heights, NY; grandsons: J. Steinhauer Jr., Antonio Steinhauer, and Angelo Sheinhauer; brothers and sisters-in-law: Richard J. and Shelia Hetrick Jr. of Erin, NY; Scott and Colleen Hetrick of Elmira Heights, NY; Loving Companion: David Brezee; nieces: Michelle Hetrick Knopp and Tony Knopp; Jessica Hetrick and Bridgette Hetrick; aunts: Paula (Mrs. Thomas) Hetrick of Elmira Heights, NY; Madeline "Tiny" (Mrs. Harry) Hetrick of Horseheads, NY; her canine buddies: Champ and Babe; several cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Friday August 6, 2010 from 6-8 PM. It was Bonnie's wish that those attending calling hours please dress casually. Gravesite Funeral Services will be held on Saturday August 7, 2010 at 2 PM at St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The Family would like to thank the Doctors and Entire Staff of Cayuga Medical Center for their Loving and Compassionate care given to Bonnie. In Lieu of Flowers those wishing may remember Bonnie through memorials to a charity of one's choice. - Elmira Star Gazette, August 2, 2010

HORINEK Linda WAITE
of Horseheads, NY, Linda Waite 58, of Horseheads, NY died after a long illness Fri. morning, Sept. 10, 2010 at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her father, Albert Horinek. She is survived by her loving husband of 27 years, Dr. Lawrence Waite; two daughters and one son-in-law, Colleen and Mike Von Bevern, Ashley Waite; one grandson, Colin Von Bevern, all of Horseheads, NY; her mother, Margaret Horinek, Johnson City; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Carol and Mark McDonough, Naples, FL, Janet Krcha, Vestal, Patricia and Stanley Cwynar, Norwich, NY; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Joseph and Sharon Horinek, Blairsville, GA, John Horinek, New York, NY; several nieces and nephews. Linda was a member of St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads, NY. She was a very loving, selfless and devoted wife, mother and nana. She was known for her willingness to always help others and for her courage and strength. She was truly a miracle of God who was able to overcome great obstacles with such a strong will to live. One of her greatest motivations was in her grandson, Colin whom she treasured her time with. She was truly an inspiration to all who knew her. Linda's family would like to extend their appreciation for the excellent medical care provided by all of her health care providers, especially Dr. Jonathan Kloss and Dr. K. Sethi. Funeral services will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home Inc, 150 Main St., Johnson City Wednesday at 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at St. Jame's Church, Johnson City, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in St. Mary of Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society American Cancer Society American Cancer Society , 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY 13790 in Linda Waite's memory.- Elmira Star Gazette, September 12, 2010

 

HOUPT Nancy M. Spirawk 

Age 57, of Elmira Heights, died on Dec. 6, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 28, 1955 in Corning, NY to Edward and Mary (Gullo) Houpt. She is survived by her husband, Michael Spirawk; daughters, Danielle and Stephanie Spirawk, also of Elmira Heights, NY; son, Jason Joris of Alpine, NY; parents, Ed and Mary "Minnie" Houpt of Winterhaven, FL; sister, Kathy (Steve) Draper of Bradenton, FL; nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of close and caring friends, neighbors and co-workers including special friend, Beth Tunney of Corning, NY. Nancy was also predeceased by her sister, Linda Houpt, in 2008 and loyal canine companion, Murphy, earlier this year. Nancy was Corning East High, CCC, and Elmira College Graduate. She worked at Corning Inc. and more recently as a Financial Analyst at Dresser Rand in Painted Post. She was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads and volunteer at the Parish Festival and St. Mary's School. Nancy also volunteered at the Corning Hospital. She was very active in the fight against cancer as Team Captains for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Relay For Life and American Cancer Society - Race for the Cure . Her daughters will take over her teams and continue the fight in their mother's memory. Nancy was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend to many, always there when you needed her and giving her all to anyone that needed her help. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, from 5-7:00 p.m. Prayer service there at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler, Celebrant. Burial service will follow in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery. Those wishing may also remember Nancy with memorials in her name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation , Twin Tiers Region Affiliate, P.O. Box 1306, Elmira, NY 14902 or the American Cancer Society Relay For Life , PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 (www.cancer.org or by phone 800-227-2345). Special thanks to our friend, Beth Tunney. You were a close and dear friend of Nancy who always gave your time unselfishly to assist us in Nancy's care. Thank you most sincerely.    Star Gazette – December 13, 2012

 

HOURIHAN - BROSCHART, Jane H.
78, of Ulster Park, NY, died Sunday, December 23, 2007, at the Kingston Hospital, Kingston, NY. She was born February 22, 1929 in Elmira, and was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Troy Hourihan, and wife of Charles F. Broschart; they married on June 24, 1961. A graduate of Elmira Catholic High School, class of 1947. She had been the secretary for Mt. Saint Alphonsus, Esopus, NY, and retired in 1993. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart RC Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters, Mary and her husband, Peter Giarratano, Paticia and her husband, Frank Valenza; a son, Michael and his wife, Suzanne Broschart; eight grandchildren; sister of Helen Hourihan, Theresa Hourihan and Raymond Hourihan; cousin of Marie Powers. Predeceased by sisters, Agnes Hourihan, Mary Dillon; and brothers, John Hourihan and Joseph Hourihan. Entrusted to the care of the Keyser Funeral Service, 216 Broadway, Port Ewen, where the procession will form on Thursday at 9:15 a.m. and proceed to Sacred Heart RC Church, where at 10:00 a.m. a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to New York State Right to Life Committee, 41 State St., Suite 100 M, Albany, NY 12207.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/25/2007.

JANKIEWICZ Mariam "Butt"
83, lifelong resident of Blossburg, PA, died unexpectedly on November 11, 2008 at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. Mariam John, "Butt" to family and friends, was born on August 2, 1925 in Blossburg. He was one of five siblings in the family of John and Mary (Symarek) and stepson of Mary "Mimi" (Batulis) Jankiewicz. He was a graduate of Morris Run High School and a proud W.W. II veteran, serving as Sergeant with the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre. Later he earned a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Lycoming College. Butt was blessed with over 50 years of marriage to the late Ann (Dadas). He was the executive director of the Tioga County Assistance Office until retiring in 1986. Butt was a member of Blossburg's St. John Newman Catholic Church (formerly St. Mary's). He was an avid golfer and enjoyed visiting with his many friends, fishing, traveling and gardening. Surviving are a sister, Gerry Zuchowski of Blossburg; sisters-in-law, Helen Vertoske of Horseheads and Helen Dadas of Blossburg; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his beloved wife, Ann, who died March 8, 2006; he was predeceased by three siblings, Eugene Jankiewicz, Gen Stacey and Eleanor Batulis. Calling hours are 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zwicharowski Funeral Home in Blossburg. The Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at Blossburg's St. John's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Catholic Church, 138 St. Mary's St., Blossburg, PA 16912.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/13/2008

JOHN JARVIS, 56, formerly of 200 Madison Ave. died at Binghamton Thursday, May 12, 1938.  He was at one time an enlisted member of the U.S. Marine Corps.  He leaves two sons, Franklin and John of Horseheads; the mother, Mrs. Helen Jarvis of California; a sister, Miss Mary Jarvis of Ogdensburg, N.Y.; two brothers, Ernest of California and Jerry of Ogdensburg.  The funeral will be held at the VanBuskirk Funeral Home, Horseheads Monday at 8:30 a.m. and in the St. Mary Church, Horseheads at ? o’clock.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Horseheads.  –Elmira Star Gazette 5/14/1938

JUDD Ernest E.
Of Horseheads, died on September 14, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born May 25, 1921 to Ernest and Lillian Judd in Cleveland, Ohio. Surviving is his wife, Dorothy; stepchildren, Fred Dayton, Grand Island, Mary Ann Dayton, Georgia, and Donna Dayton, Fla. He retired from National Homes, Inc. Burial will be in St. Mary's, Horseheads.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/11/2008
 

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