Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads,
Chemung County NY
Photo by Joyce M. Tice 2003
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Maple Grove Cemetery Obituaries
DACEY Leo T. Dacey Jr. "Tim"
died peacefully on Tuesday evening, February 1, 2011. Tim
was born on June 26, 1939 in Elmira Heights, NY, a son of the late Leo T. and
Ethel Garvey Dacey Sr. He worked as an electrician at American Bridge in Elmira
Heights and later Trayer Products in Elmira. Tim was an avid hunter and Amateur
Radio operator "W2ADV". Tim is pre-deceased by his wife, Barbara;
brothers, Larry and Jim; son, Frank and daughter, Ethel Suzanne. He is survived
by wife, Marilyn Dacey; children, Lori (Jason) Brown, Tim (Linda) Dacey,
Michael (Angie) Dacey; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother,
Pat (Donna) Dacey; sisters Joyce (Dick) Shutt and Colleen Squires; step
children and step grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at
Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on
Friday, February 4, 2011 at 1PM for Tim's Funeral Service. Larry Appenzellar
will officiate. Tim will be laid to rest at Maple Grove Cemetery at the
convenience of the family. Star Gazette – February 3, 2011
BRIAN THOMAS DAILEY infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dailey of 421 Watkins Road, Horseheads, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1964. Survived by parents; sister, Alice; brothers, Frank Jr. and Merritt, all at home; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Chely of Elmira; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Rena Dailey of Elkland. Body at VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads. Funeral there today at the convenience of the family, the Rev. Cuthbert Rowe. Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/31/1964
DAILEY Frank H. Age 79, of Horseheads, NY, died Saturday, September 17, 2005, very unexpectedly at home. Private graveside services, with full military honors, were held Saturday, October 8, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Donations in his memory may be directed to Horseheads Town and Country Fire Department, 130 Gardner Road, Horseheads, NY 14845.
DAILEY - TIFFT Thelma M. (Jones) Age 85, of Watkins Rd., Pine Valley, died Thursday, April 28, 2005, while residing and receiving care from the Seneca View Nursing Facility Montour Falls, NY. Her surviving family includes her husband, Francis Tifft with whom she recently celebrated 32 years together two days ago, Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Also surviving are her daughters, Patricia (William) Brown of Elmira, NY, Judy Rose Roberts of Hampton, VA, Dorothy Phelps of Elmira Heights, NY; stepson, Lawrence Tifft of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Clyde Grover Oklahoma City, OK, Gregory Grover of New Milford, PA, Steven Tyler of Pine Valley, NY, Tammy Toupin of Hampton, VA, Kimberly Jones, Michelle Michalko, both of Elmira, NY, Lynne Hulslander of Horseheads, NY, Chad Tifft of Las Vegas, NV; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceasing were her first husband, Stanley W. Jones in 1972; grandson, Jeffrey Dean Grover; sisters, Alverta Comfort, Beatrice Kettyle, Bernice Satterlee, and Shirley Smith; and stepdaughter, Virginia Simpson. She was born Tuesday January 20, 1920 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Walter and Pearl Dailey. In her early adult life she lovingly raising her children, cared for her family, her home and husband. After her children grew, she returned back to cosmetology school and worked as a hair stylist in the area for many years. In her golden years she retired to spend more time with her loving husband. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home on Sunday, May 1, 2005, from 4-6:00 p.m. her service will follow there at 6:00 p.m. Interment to take place in Maple Grove Cemetery on Monday.
DAINO William J. Daino
Horseheads: Age 57, died on Monday, November 5, 2012, with his family by his side, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Bill was born March 20, 1955, the son of Audrey Evans Daino of Binghamton and the late Mario Daino. He is also predeceased by his beloved daughter Allison. In addition to his mother Bill is survived by his loving wife, and best friend, Linda Lewis Daino, with whom he celebrated 38 years of marriage this year; sons, with their families, Jeremy and Stephanie Daino, Apalachin, with daughters, Isabella and Leah; Michael and Stefanie Daino, Rochester; sister and brother-in-law, Anne and T. J. Tristan, Binghamton, with their son Matthew; and uncle Joseph Daino, Ithaca. Bill was a long time employee at Flickinger's. He was a loving husband and father and cherished "PaPa" to Bella and Leah, who were the light of his life. Bill will be forever loved and dearly missed. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. A private interment will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. Star Gazette – November 7, 2012
GEORGE W. DALIA SR.
George W. Dalia Sr., 75, of Horseheads, NY died May 9, 1991 at his home. He was a former school board director for Troy Area School District. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Freda Rice Dalia; daughter, Mrs. Jim (Edith) Robinson of Brooktondale, NY; sons and daughters-in-law, George W. Jr. and Pat Dalia of Newton, NC, Ron and Rev. Dalia of Maryville, TN, Don and Joan Dalia of Towanda; 13 grandchildren; three sisters; one brother; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held May 13 at the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home in Elmira Heights with the Rev. Michael Clayton officiating and burial to be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads with full military honors. Memorial gifts may be made to the Oakwood Methodist Church, Elmira Heights.(TGR, Thursday, May 16, 1991)
DALRYMPLE Allan T. of Bath Age 86, of Ash Street, died Sunday, October 23, 2005, at his home. He was born September 25, 1919 in Elmira, NY to Daniel and Pearl Ellison Dalrymple. Allan was a retired Tool Maker/Machinist for Corning, Inc., Corning, NY. He was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge #168, Painted Post, NY and the Elks Lodge #1547, Bath, NY and was a past volunteer through RSVP to the Steuben County Health Care Facility with over 1,000 hours. He was an avid fisherman especially on Keuka Lake, and he loved any outdoor work. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Annabelle Look Dalrymple; one daughter, Carol (Jay) Voorhees of Painted Post, NY; two grandchildren, Abigail Voorhees of Annapolis, Maryland, and Aaron Voorhees attending SUNY Maritime College, NYC; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by one son, Allan T. Dalrymple, Jr. Friends may call at Seager-Jones Funeral Home, 4 E. Washington St., Bath, NY on Thursday, October 27th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with the funeral service to immediately follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Clifford Whitehead officiating. An Elks service will be held at 6:00 p.m. and a Masonic Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, Bath, NY in memory of Allan.
DANIELS Marlea Jean (Daniels) Pfeifer
Benton, AR: Marlea Jean (Daniels) Pfeifer, 65 years old, of 3705 Heritage Oak Drive, Benton, AR, formerly of Erin, NY and Montblanc, France, lost her five year battle with Multiple Myeloma, leaving this world on December 17, 2013. She was predeceased by her son, Matthew and daughter, Amy and is survived by her husband of 45 years, Frank Pfeifer, Jr; sons, Timothy (Gretel) Pfeifer of Cortland, IL, Daniel (Lisa) Pfeifer of Sachse, TX and Stephen (Tammy) Pfeifer of Horseheads, NY; and her nine grandchildren. Born to Norval A. and Ida M. (Rosecrans) Daniels (both deceased) on May 8, 1948. She attended Van Etten Central School, continuing her education at SUNY Geneseo and later at the University Paul Valčry in Montpellier, France. Her family and her church were central to her life. She spent many hours in volunteer work for Breesport Baptist Church, Horseheads Christian School and Twin Tiers Baptist High School. In 2000, she joined the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism, Harrisburg, PA and went to France to serve in missions. The French recognized her sincere personality and genuine interest in others. She made many friends. It was there that in early 2009 she was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. Marlea actively fought the incurable disease at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, finally losing her battle 58 months later. Friends and relatives are invited to calling hours on Saturday, December 28, 2013, from 1-3:00 p.m. at the Breesport Baptist Church, 240 Church St., Breesport NY followed by a memorial service in church at 3:00 pm. Interment will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads at the convenience of the family. Star Gazette – December 19, 2013
DANKS -? – MRS. HERBERT PHILLIPS of North Chemung died at the home of her brother, Charles Danks of 258 West Eleventh Street, Elmira Heights, Wednesday (July23, 1930) at 7:45 p.m. age 38 years. She is survived by her husband; one son, Ralph Miller; three stepsons, James, Herbert, Jr. and Harold Phillips; one sister, Mrs. A. E. Crandall of Millport; one brother, Charles Danks of Elmira Heights. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the W.C.T.U. of North Chemung. The funeral will be held at the M.E. Church of North Chemung Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Fred Alexander officiating. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. –Elmira Advertiser 7/25/1930
DANN James R.
Age 82, of Maryville, TN and formerly a longtime resident of the area died Dec. 12, 2009 after a difficult struggle with Throat and Neck Cancer. Jim was born in Horseheads to Stanley and Phoebe (Crane) Dann. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and John Smolik of Loudon, TN; grandson, Jeff, of New Orleans, LA; sister, Barbara (John) Horton Uszenski of Elmira, NY; brother-in-law, John Wiseman Somerville, SC; nieces, Dawn (Charles) Wiseman Adams of Summerville, SC, Pamela (Jeffery) Howard of Alabama; and nephews, Timothy (Sue) Horton, Jay (Terri) Horton and Daniel (Christine) Horton, all of Elmira, NY and John (Debbie) Wiseman II of West Palm Beach, Florida, and their children; former spouse, Marjorie Robbins Dann Miller, extended family members and many friends. He was always a man that believed strongly in family ties. Jim was a graduate of Horseheads High School class of 1945. He was a local farmer who also owned and operated Dann's Equipment Company at 412 Level Acres Dr. in Horseheads from 1960 until moving to Wilmington, NC in 1979. Late in 2000, Jim relocated to Maryville, TN to be near his daughter's family and grandson. Jim was a member of the State Grange, Veteran Grange, an avid 4-Her and 4-H leader. He taught at Chemung, Tioga, Tompkins BOCES programs. Though Jim "retired" many times, he could not quit working and helping others. Most recently, he worked for Adesa Auction in Lenoir City, TN until throat and neck cancer robbed him of his strength this last spring. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Family and friends are further invited to call at the First Presbyterian Church, 1054 West Clinton St., Elmira, on Friday from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. His service will follow there in First Presbyterian Church in Elmira, NY, on Friday at 1:00 p.m., the Rev. Dr. Betsy R. Crimmins will officiate. His interment will follow the funeral service in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Regrettably, Jim was predeceased by his sister, Joyce Dann Wiseman on September 14th, 2009 from complications of a stroke. Also Jim's step brothers, Paul, Delos and Ralph have predeceased him; as well as his brother-in-law, Glen Horton. Published in Star-Gazette from December 14 to December 16, 2009
DANN –MARJORIE VANDINE, 92 of Canton, Pa. died at home on Wednesday morning, May 9, 2007. Born in Canton Township on March 8, 1915, Marjorie was a daughter of the late Arthur B. and Margaret (English) Dann. She was a 1932 graduate of Canton High School. On Oct. 18, 1958, Marjorie married E. Dow VanDine in Elmira, N.Y. They were blessed with more than 22 years together before his passing in 1981. In earlier years Marjorie was employed as an executive house keeper at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, N.Y. Following her marriage she worked as a housekeeper in Rochester, N.Y., until retiring in 1972. She and Dow then lived in Secretary, Md., for several years. Marjorie was of the Episcopal faith. She enjoyed sailing and playing cards, especially bridge. Surviving are her daughter, Stephanie (Delon) Peck of Canton; two daughters-in-law, Ann Landers of Florida and Sue Keep of California; six grandchildren, Lisa White of Blossburg, Debra Rockwell of Troy, Bill Lewis and Lee Lewis, both of Florida, Amy Lewis of California and Gary Lewis of Las Vegas; six great-grandchildren, Lacey Christley, Willis Rockwell, and Jonathan, Kaylee, Shelby and Gary Lewis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, Dow, she was predeceased by three sons, Art Lewis, in 1968; Lynn Lewis, in 1977; D. Gary Lewis, in 1983; and a sister, Betty Wakefield, in 2004. Rev. Mary Kisner will officiate a memorial service in celebration of Marjorie's life at 10 a.m., May 12 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Troy. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, N.Y. Pepper Funeral Home in Canton is assisting the family with arrangements. –Towanda Daily Review 5/10/2007
DANN - WILCOX Ruth M.
Age 95, of Waverly and formerly of Sing Sing Rd., Horseheads, died Friday July 4, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald in 1977. She is survived by her sons, Arthur (Shirley) Wilcox of Nichols, NY, Norman (Kathy) Wilcox of Elmira, NY; five grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Phoebe Doane and Mantie Carner. Ruth was born June 14, 1913 in Elmira, NY, the daughter to the late Richard and Rebecca (Metzger) Dann. She was a lady through and through. She was fond of the arts, an avid reader and lover of life's simple treasure. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Wed., July 9, 2008, from 4-7:00 p.m. Her service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Thurs. at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. William Wells officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. A special thanks to the health care providers of Elderwood Assisted Living at Tioga for their care of our mother. Published in the Star-Gazette from 7/6/2008 - 7/8/2008.
JAMES MANLEY DARROW
James Manley Darrow, 79, of Horseheads, NY died Tuesday, August 20, 1991. Mr. Darrow was a retired construction worker. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Lillian York of Elmira, NY and Robert and Hazel Darrow of Gillett, PA; daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Richard Whitson of Wellsburg, Merub Files of Horseheads, Judy and Duane Wetzel of Troy, PA; 18 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; sister, Elsie Phinney of Canton, PA; brother, Donald Darrow of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Rachel in 1988 and daughter, Emma Jeanette Darrow in 1981. Funeral services were held August 22 at the Don Kalec Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Rockwell officiating and interment to be in Maple Grove Cemetery. (TGR, Thursday, August 29, 1991)
DASKAM Lucille M. DeHaven
Lucille M. DeHaven, 81, of Maryville, formerly of
Horseheads, NY died peacefully at the home of her son and daughter-in-law on
Thursday, July 28, 2011 after a long illness. She was born Feb. 19, 1930, in
Sayre, PA, to the late Harry E. and Ina M. Daskam. Lucille was retired from the
Horseheads (NY) Central School District, having worked in the cafeteria of many
schools there. She had also worked at American-LaFrance Corp in Elmira, NY and
Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Horseheads. She was preceded in death by her
beloved husband of 49 years, Harry B. DeHaven in 2000, and by her brother Leon
O. Daskam in 2009. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, H. Benton
and Tami DeHaven; grandchildren, Holly A. Lothridge of Knoxville, TN, Kathleen
M. DeHaven of Knoxville, TN, and Samuel D. DeHaven of Rockford, TN. The family
would like to thank the loving and compassionate staff of the BMH Hospice team
that made it possible for her to be cared for at home, and also for the support
they gave the family and other caregivers as well. We would also like to thank
Ceil's caregivers, Tami and Maliya for their tireless care and huge amounts of
love that they lavished on Ceil. At Ceil's request, there will be no memorial
services. She will be taken to Horseheads and interred beside her beloved
husband Harry in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads at the family's
convenience. The family requests that memorial donations be made in Lucille's
name to the American Heart Association. Star Gazette - November 19, 2011
DAVIS –MRS. EDITH MAY DAVIS KELLER, 86 of Hickory Grove Road, Horseheads RD 1, Monday, Jan. 25, 1960. She was the widow of William F. Keller. Survived by son, August F. Keller of Horseheads RD 1. Body at Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads. Calling hours today 8 to 9 p.m., Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Thursday at 2 p.m. the Rev. Kent J. Lattimer. Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. –Elmira Advertiser 1/26/1960
DAVIS - WORDEN
Jean D. Age 74, of Castleton, NY, died Sunday, August 21, 2005, at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY. She was born October 15, 1930 in Auburn, NY, the daughter of Herman and Mary Rose Davis. Jean was well known for her work on genealogy in New York State and her indexing of historical records for the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and the Albany New York State Library. She was author and publisher of over 20 books on New York State Church records. Jean was member of the General Peter Gansevoort Chapter of the DAR in Albany, NY, member and past chairman of the Central New York Genealogical Society in Syracuse, NY and the Col. Jonathan Bayard Smith DAR Chapter of Middletown, OH. Jean as a child and wife lived in many locations in New York State. She spent many years in Horseheads, NY, East Greenbush, NY, Liverpool, NY, Middletown, OH, San Dimas, CA, Zephyrhills, FL, and more recently in Castleton, NY. She was married to her loving husband of 56 years, Spencer Eugene "Gene" Worden. Jean is survived by her daughters, Susan Barber (Joe) of Coppell, TX, Sheryl Ryan (Dennis) of East Greenbush, NY, and Sally Richards (Brian) of Middletown, PA. She is the cherished grandmother of Lisa Kelly Rodriguez (Victor), Linda Marra Galligan (Thomas), Michelle Marra Fiacco (Mauro), Heather Beauchamp Shumberger (Robert), Christopher Beauchamp; and great-grandmother of Tyler Fiacco, Madison Beauchamp, Jadin Fiacco, and Victoria Rodriguez. Jean was predeceased by her son, Steven Eugene Worden. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Saturday, August 27, 2005, from 10-11 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held there at 11 a.m.with the Rev. Deb Roe officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
DAVIS Leland Richard
Age 87 of Horseheads, NY died on Thursday April 30, 2009. Leland was born on August 28, 1921 in Whitesville, NY the son of the late Frank and Edith Brooks Davis. Mr. Davis was a Veteran of WWII serving his country with the U.S. Army. He worked as a supervisor for the Western Electric Company in Elmira, NY. He married his wife Elizabeth Sterling Davis on May 19, 1951 and they would have celebrated their 58th Wedding Anniversary this year on May 19, 2009. Leland was a former member of Gideon's International, Kiwanis and Telephone Pioneers. He was an avid gardener and birdwatcher and also loved hunting and fishing. Leland loved his family and cherished the time spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Davis is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth Sterling Davis; son and daughter-in-law: Richard and Donna Davis of Athens, GA; daughter and son-in-law: Nancy and George White of Lowman, NY; grandchildren: Colin Davis, Brendan Davis, Devon Davis, Reid and Katrina Anderson, Steven Anderson; great grandchildren: Cohen, Wesley, Brooklyn, and Audrey Anderson; 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 Saturday May 2, 2009 from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Mr. Davis' Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 12 Noon with the Pastor Elwyn Patrick officiating and the Pastor Robert Finch assisting. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be Accorded Mr. Davis. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Leland through memorials to the Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830 or to Gideon International.
DAVIS Rose E. Robinson
Horseheads: Age 93, formerly of Gardner Rd., Horseheads,
NY, died on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in
Elmira, NY. Rose was born on January 5, 1918 in Oneonta, NY, daughter of the
late Willard and Marion (Crosby) Davis. Rose was raised in Middlebury Center,
PA, and later moved to the Horseheads area. She was a very active member of the
Elmwood Baptist Church in Elmira Heights. Rose was a loving mother and
grandmother dedicated to her family and faith. Rose is survived by her sons,
Ralph (Carol) Meckes of Horseheads, Keith (Ann) Meckes of Elmira and Gary
Meckes of Canandaigua, NY; daughter, Joyce Merritt of Hector, NY;
daughter-in-law, Betty Meckes of Elmira; many grandchildren, great
grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, along with many loving and caring
nieces and nephews. Rose was predeceased by her husband, Edwin Robinson, in
1998 after 48 years of marriage and James Meckes; sons, Don Meckes in 1990,
Wayne Meckes in 1950; granddaughter, Kim Ferrell in 1997; grandsons, Gary
Landon and Jim Meckes; five brothers and one sister. Family and friends are
invited to call Wednesday, October 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Elmwood
Baptist Church at 230 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY 14903. Funeral service
will follow at 1 p.m., with Pastor David Sullivan and Pastor Larry Appenzellar
officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Ballard-Lindgren
& TenEyck Funeral Home is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers,
donations in memory of Rose can be made to the Elmwood Baptist
Church. Star Gazette – October 4, 2011
DAYTON Roy L. "Cork"
Age 79 of Horseheads, NY died on Wednesday May 13, 2009. Roy was born on July 9, 1929 in Schenectady, NY the son of the late Sidney and Ruth Forrest Palmer. Mr. Dayton was a Veteran of the Korean War serving his country with the U.S. Army. Roy was a retired Mould Maker from Thatcher Glass in Elmira, NY and from Carbaugh Tool and Avis Rental. He was pre-deceased by his sister Elma Donovan and his brother Charlie Dayton. Mr. Dayton is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law: Edward R. and Marjorie L. Dayton of Horseheads, NY; Fred and Jaye Dayton of Grand Island, NY; daughters: Donna Dayton of Tampa, FL; Mary Ann Dayton of Bloomingdale, GA; brother and sister-in-law: Robert and Linda Palmer of Pine Valley, NY; sisters and brother-in-law: Jacqueline and Jerry Roberts of Simpsonville, SC; Joyce Shutt of Simpsonville, SC; sister-in-law: Marilyn Dayton of Pine Valley, 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 Saturday May 16, 2009 from 12 Noon – 2PM. Mr. Dayton's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 PM. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Dayton. Published in the Star-Gazette from 5/15/2009 - 5/16/2009