Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads,
Chemung County NY
Photo by Joyce M. Tice 2003
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.
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Maple Lawn Cemetery Obituaries
SABATINI Eugene "Geno" J. Age 27, died very unexpectedly on Saturday, August 6, 2005. Geno was born on January 10, 1978 in Elmira, NY, the son of Eugene and Linda Patterson Sabatini. He was a graduate of Horseheads High School in 1996. He loved his music, nature and simplicity of life. Survivors include his parents, Eugene and Linda Sabatini, of Horseheads, NY; brother, Jesse Sabatini of Charlottesville, VA; daughters, Rain Bills and Melody Sabatini; grandparents, Eugene J. Sabatini Sr., and Katherine Patterson of Merritt Island, FL; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Family and friends will be received at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY, 607-739-2035 on Wednesday, August 10, 2005, from 2-6 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY, at the convenience of the family. Flowers are accepted or those wishing may remember Geno through memorial to Salvation Army/Our House, 401 Division St., Elmira, NY 14901. Forever in our hearts, we shall never forget the love, laughter and happiness you gave us. Fearless and wild, as the wolf, your spirit is free. Nature son, be in Gods safe keeping. Until we too may touch the face of God. We love you, Mom, Dad and Jesse
EDWARD J. SAKOWSKI, age 88, of Horseheads, NY, passed away on October 24, 2015. He and his wife lived in western New York until October 30, 2011, when they moved to Appleridge Senior Living Center in Horseheads. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Geraldine; three children, Mark Sakowski, Janine Witte and Jonathan Sakowski; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren. Ed served in the First Cavalry Division of the US Army as First Sergeant. He graduated from Houghton College and was an educator with various administrative responsibilities in Erie County, Wyoming County and Orleans County. Private services and interment will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads at the convenience of the family. –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/30/2015
JOSEPH P. SANTUCCI, AVID Elmira bowler, age 74 of 828 South Ave., Horseheads, NY died Friday, Oct. 9, 1998 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Those wishing to do so may make memorial contributions to St. Anthony’s Church in his memory. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Joseph McCaffrey will officiate. The interment service will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mildred Santucci; children and their spouses, Joseph M. and Alice Santucci of Elmira, Sandra Santucci of Elmira, Stephen and Susan Santucci of Horseheads, Thomas Santucci of Elmira; sister and brother-in-law, Yolanda and John Pierri of Corning; grandchildren, Mark, Marie, Dain, Kelly, Jeff and Brent; great-grandchild, Katie; several nieces and nephews. He was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Elmira, a member of the Eagle Club in Elmira and an avid bowler in the Elmira area for many years. –Elmira Star Gazette.
SARDO Michael A. Sr.
Age 87 of Elmira Heights, NY died on Tuesday October 4,
2011. Michael was born in Ithaca, NY on August 6, 1924 the son of the late
Frank and Amy M. Gabriel Sardo. Mr. Sardo was a Veteran of WWII serving his
country with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a roofer for Virginia Roofing in
Alexandria, VA. Michael married his wife Norma C. Jones Sardo on February 28,
1953 and they were married for 51 years until she pre-deceased him on April 10,
2004. He was an avid poker and bingo player and a member of the Marine Corps
League. Mr. Sardo was pre-deceased by his granddaughter Angela Wesley, great
grandson Cohen Cox, brothers: Louis Sardo; Dominic Sardo; Antonio Sardo; and
sister Rose Shappee. He is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law: Michael A.
Sardo Jr. of Caton Bridge, West Virginia; Frank and Manuella Sardo of Corning,
NY; daughters and sons-in-law: Gail and Michael Wesley of Mechanicsville, MD;
Phyllis and John Schwartz of Corning, NY; Nina and Kim Skinner of Big Flats,
NY; Rebecca Sardo and William Cox of Elmira, NY; 22 grandchildren; 28 great
grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; sister: Caroline Calero of Albany,
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 FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 2011 FROM 9 AM- 11AM AND 1PM - 3PM. Mr.
Sardo's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at
3PM. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military
Honors will be accorded Mr. Sardo. In lieu of flowers please donate to the
Marine Corps League Edward J Brewer Detachment P.O. Box 236 Horseheads, NY
14845. Star Gazette – October 7, 2011
SARDO - NEWTON, Paulette Ann (Sardo)
Age 60, of Pine Valley, beloved wife of Robert F. Newton, died on Thursday, October 11th, after a valiant three-year battle with breast cancer. She died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones. Paulette was born June 8, 1947, in Elmira, the daughter of the late Dominic and Irene Sardo. She attended Elmira schools and worked at Hardinge, Inc. for 40 years, retiring in 2005. Her first husband, Warren Blackwell, died in 1996. She married Robert Newton in 2003, in Honolulu, HI, and returned with him to celebrate an anniversary in 2005. Paulette loved to travel and accompanied her husband to China and Taiwan, as well as making frequent trips to Florida and New England. She enjoyed the outdoors and camping and was an avid sports fan, following especially the New York Mets and New York Giants. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, J. David Blackwell of Elmira; and three grandchildren, Nariah and Jalisa Blackwell and Aaliyah Ford. She also leaves a brother, Frank Sardo of Elmira; five stepdaughters, Shirlene Mase of Horseheads, NY, Sharon Bottone of Holley, NY, Kristen Laferriere, Robyn Youmans and Traci Mercier, all of Massachusetts; three grandchildren, ten step grandchildren, several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, etc. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St. in Horseheads, NY, on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, from 3-5:00 and again from 7-9:00 p.m. Her funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Eleanor Haber, will take place there at the funeral home on Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in Paulette's memory to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/12/2007.
Age 84 of Westwind Rd., Big Flats, died Sat., Feb. 11,
2012. He was born April 6, 1927 in Tioga County, PA to Frank and Florence
(Barnes) Sargent Sr. He was recently predeceased by his wife, Arlene, on Oct.
of 2011. His surviving family includes his daughter, Lisa and Bruce Cooper of
Cayuta; granddaughter, Kelly (Scott) McGinnis of Horseheads, NY; dear friend
and "daughter," Anne Cooney of Daytona Beach FL; dear friend and
companion, Linda Cadek of Elmira Heights, NY; brother and sisters, Gene Sargent
of Tioga, PA, Joan (Bob) Heichel of Mansfield, PA, Joanna (Jack) Shaw of
Wellsboro, PA, Ruth Thomas, Betty (Joseph) Thompson; sister-in-law, Doris
Sargent, Ruth Powelson, Ellie Sargent, Stella Sargent, all of Mansfield, PA. He
was also predeceased by his brothers and sister, Douglas, Robert, Richard,
Nathaniel, Frank Jr., Neil and Leo Sargent, and Frances Burnham. Bill was
retired from Dairy Lea, NEDCO- Northeast Dairy Co-op and Dietrich's Milk
Products. He also worked throughout his retirement with the American Red Cross
in Elmira, NY. He was a longtime member of Hillview United Methodist Church and
member of the Horseheads Elks Club. Family and friends are invited to call at
the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, NY on Fri., Feb. 18,
2012 from 4-7 p.m. His service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Sat.
at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Breunig officiating. Burial service will
follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Star Gazette – February 15,
SAUNDERS - MRS. ADELAIDE A. ROCKWELL, 76, of
550 Thompson Street died this morning (June 1931) at 3:30 o’clock after a brief
illness. She was the wife of the late H. Fletcher Rockwell. She is
survived by two daughters, Mrs. Cecil Spaulding and Mrs. Isaac Thomas; a
stepson, Harry F. Rockwell of Rochester; a step-daughter, Mrs. Bert Hathaway of
Corning; a sister, Mrs. Francis Toomey of this city; a brother, H. Bert
Saunders of Winslow, Ariz.; two grandsons, Charles F. Spaulding and Howard R.
Thomas and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Rockwell was a member of the
South Presbyterian Church. The remains repose at the Wilson funeral home
and Wednesday morning will be removed to her late home, where the funeral will
be held Thursday at 2:40 p.m. The Rev. I. J. Shafer will officiate.
Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. –Elmira Star-Gazette
SAUNDERS Courtney Marie "Spud" - Age 6,
born May 12, 2001, of Horseheads, NY, died on Sunday May 4, 2008, surrounded by
her loving family after a brave and courageous, four and one half year battle
against Neuroblastoma Cancer. The family will welcome relatives and friends to
Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Route 13, Horseheads, NY on
Tuesday, May 6, 2008, from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 130 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights,
NY, on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 10 a.m. with Father Thomas O'Brien. Courtney
will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. There will be a
"Celebration of Life" to follow at the Catholic War Veterans Post on
McCauley Ave., Elmira Heights, NY, immediately following. In honor of Courtney
we ask that you wear pink or purple. She is survived by her loving parents,
Paul and Sherry (Hendrickson) Saunders of Horseheads; sister, Halie Saunders at
home; maternal grandparents, Robert (deceased) and Joyce Hendrickson of
Hankinson, ND; paternal grandparents, Robert and Betty Saunders of Horseheads,
NY; special grandparents, Gordon and Martha Barr of Elmira Heights; special
grandparents, Gary and Sue Jerzak of Elmira; uncles and aunts, Todd
Hendrickson, Shawn and Billy Jo Hendrickson, Ryan and Jamie Hendrickson,
Christine Hendrickson (deceased), Jodi Hendrickson (deceased), Tamera
Hendrickson (deceased), David Saunders of Horseheads; and also many cousins,
special friends and classmates from Center Street School where she was a
student. Courtney touched the lives of many during her time here; she should be
remembered for her bravery, courage, determination, a beautiful smile and witty
sense of humor, never complaining during the whole ordeal. It was Courtney's
wish to be remembered with pink and purple flowers or for those wishing make
donations to the Courtney Saunders Memorial Scholarship Fund, Horseheads
Central School District, One Raider Lane, Horseheads, NY 14845, in her
memory. Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/5/2008.
SAUNDERS Patricia H. Daniel
Age 60 of Horseheads , NY died on Tuesday November 1,
2011. Patricia was born November 27, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Earl and
Catherine Maloney Saunders. She was a Registered Nurse at Robert Packer
Hospital and a member of The American Nurses' Association. Patricia was
pre-deceased by her father Earl Saunders, her husband Charles Daniel in 1985,
and by her brother John Saunders. Patricia is survived by her son Christopher
E. Daniel and his fiancé Erin E. Crimmer of Corning, NY; daughters and
son-in-law: Catherine A. & Eric Byland of Houston, Texas and Lauren M.
Daniel of Horseheads, NY; granddaughter: Alanna M. Daniel of Horseheads, NY;
mother: Catherine Maloney Saunders of Horseheads, NY; brother and
sister-in-law: Thomas & Sandra Saunders of Horseheads, NY; several aunts,
uncles, 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 Thursday, November 3, 2011 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 10:30 AM at
St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery
in Horseheads, NY. Star Gazette – November 2, 2011
SAUNDERS Robert G.
Of Horseheads, NY, died, February 10th, 2009 at age 83, at Elcor Health Services. Born January 7, 1926, he is predeceased by his parents, Anson and Martha (Steffen) Saunders; brothers, Jack, Richard and James; sister, Katharine; and his granddaughter, Courtney. Robert is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Saunders; sons, William (Lynette) Saunders, Paul (Sherry) Saunders and David Saunders; grandsons, Garrett Saunders, Christopher Saunders; and granddaughter, Halie Saunders. Robert retired from Charles J. Blackwell Inc. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main St., Horseheads, on Friday, February 13, 2009, between the hours of 4:00-6:00 p.m. Interment will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery. Robert's family would like to thank the staff at Elcor for the care given to him at Hickory Knoll South. Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/12/2009
THOMAS D. SAUNDERS age 62 of 348 Antler Road, Big Flats, unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 1, 1981. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held thereon Saturday 11 a.m. Rev. John Van Duren, his Pastor will officiate. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Belva (Stanton) Saunders; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Michael Stallard of Lynchburg, VA; son and daughter-in-law Daniel and Sharon Saunders of Horseheads; sisters, Mrs. Alvin (Leah) Tietje and Mrs. Dale (Mary) Powers, both of Painted Post and Mrs. Stuart (Catherine) Benedict of Addison; brothers, Robert of Big Flats, Albert of Painted Post and Charles of Corning; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Saunders was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Horseheads. He was a developmental technician of the Corning Glass Works with nearly 43 years of service and was a veteran of World War II. –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/4/1981
SAVERCOOL –MRS. LUCY HAMMOND died at the family home o West Lake Street, Horseheads, Friday (Apr. 12, 1915) at 2:30 a.m. aged 63 years. She is survived by one son, Charles Colwell of Horseheads; two brothers, Jerome Savercool of Alpine and John Savercool and a sister, Mrs. Sarah McKinley. The funeral will be held at the home today at 11 a.m. The burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. –Elmira paper April 1915
SAVEY - TORPY Elsie M. Larabee
Age 102 of Horseheads, NY died peacefully on Monday August 31, 2009 at home. Mrs. Torpy was born March 13, 1907 in Caton, NY the daughter of the late Clarence and Eva Rorick Savey. Elsie married her first husband, Grant S. Larabee Sr., who pre-deceased her in 1954. She was also pre-deceased by her second husband Elwin Torpy in 1981. Mrs. Torpy was pre-deceased by her sons George H. Larabee in 1983, Grant S. Larabee Jr. in 1987, and by her daughter Betty VanGorder in 1998 as well as six brothers. Mrs. Torpy is survived by her daughter Dorothy Devendorf with whom she resided; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Private Gravesite Funeral Services will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mrs. Torpy through memorials to Town & Country Fire Department 130 Gardner Road Horseheads, NY 14845, Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830, or to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/2/2009
Savey, Paul J., age 69 of 17 E. Pine Valley Mobile Homes, Pine Valley, NY, Monday, November 17, 1980 at the Arnot Ogden Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Wed. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9p.m. Funeral services will be held there on Thurs. 10 a.m. The Rev. R. David Oertel will officiate. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorials in Paul’s name to the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Violet (Pedalty) Savey; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Joseph Brescia of Horseheads; grandson, Jay Brescia of Horseheads; brothers, Richard Savey of Elmira and Lewis Smith of Valois; several nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews. Mr. Savey was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads and a retired employee of the VanDyne Oil Co., of Troy, PA with 30 years of service.
SAWESTER Joseph A.
Joseph A. Sawester, 95, of Bush Avenue, Horseheads, New York, son of the late Thomas and Ursula (Ogar) Sawester. Joseph was formerly a longtime resident of Beaver Falls, PA. Joseph died on Wednesday, December 17, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility, where he received professional care from the entire staff. Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Genevieve (Jean); his son, Barry and daughter-in-law, Joan of Horseheads; his grandson Ed (Teresa), his great-grandchildren, Berkley and Nicholas of Trumansburg, NY; and his many friends, especially Donald and Janice Temple of Horseheads. In addition to his parents, Joseph was predeceased by his five brothers and two sisters; along with his grandson, LCPL Michael (USMC) and Michael's mother, June. Joseph retired from Babcock & Wilcox as General Foreman in the Cold Draw Dept in 1975 with 41 years of devoted service. He had a special love for his nieces and nephews located in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and California. Family and friends can call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, NY on Thursday, December 18, 2008, 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 Friday, December 19, 2008, at 11 a.m. with burial to be held afterwards at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. In lieu of flowers, donations if so desired may be sent to the Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY, 14830. The family would also like to thank Dr. Sean Stryker and the staff at Orchard Family Health Care, Horseheads, the sixth floor staff of the Chemung County Nursing Facility and the Southern Tier Hospice for their concerns and professional care for Joseph. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/18/2008
SAWORSKI NINA Y. BROWN
Nina Y. (Saworski) Age 83, of Horseheads and formerly a longtime resident of Cayuta, died Friday, September 29, 2006. Yanina was born in Lodz, Poland, April 12, 1923, the daughter to the late John and Katrina Saworski. As a youngster, Nina was raised in War struck Poland and Russia. She emigrated from Germany Dec. 6, 1946 and lived and worked in Columbus, OH. After meeting and subsequently marrying her husband, Ralph Brown, both she and her husband worked at Westinghouse Corp. Together they were involved in the dairy farm operation in Cayuta and for a short period of time operated the Junction Truck Stop in Cayuta. Nina became a turned believer in Jesus as the Christ. She spoke three languages. Her Polish accent in English was almost beyond detection and that with no formal training. She will be remembered by her sons, Steven (Cheryl) Brown of Cayuta, NY, C. Samuel Brown, also of Cayuta, NY; former husband, Ralph Brown of Sullivanville, NY; and loving granddaughters, Casey and Camryn Brown. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, NY, on Monday from 3-5:00 p.m. Her service will follow there at 5:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Larry Appenzellar officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.
DUANE B. SAWYER
Duane B. Sawyer, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Sawyer of 721 Lorraine Blvd., Horseheads, Saturday, Nov. 9, 1957. Survived by parents; sisters, Carolyn J., Rose M. and Helen; brothers, Arthur G. Jr. and Robert L., all at home; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Inez Munro of Mainesburg; maternal great-grandfather, Thomas Hulslander of Mansfield. Funeral was held Monday at Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads. Burial was in Babyland, Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.
SAXBURY Richard L. Saxbury
Age 79, of Squires Rd. in Erin, died at home surrounded
by his family on Tues., Sept. 20, 2011. He was born July 28, 1932 in Elmira, NY
to Glen and Nellie Saxbury. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dawn
(Gardner) Saxbury; son, Richard 'Marty" (Megan) Saxbury of Erin;
stepdaughters, Audrey (Wayne) Sherman of Huntley, IL, Candee (Douglas)
Granville of Erin, NY, Rebecca (Jack) Rugaber of Breesport, NY, Suzanne Thorpe
of Elmira Heights, NY; son-in-law, Matthew Thorpe of Erin, NY; daughter-in-law,
Linda Bovair of Palm City, FL; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and
several nieces and nephews and cousins. In addition to his father and mother,
Dick was also predeceased by his stepmother, Louise Saxbury; son, David
Saxbury; stepsons, Arthur and Leonard Share; granddaughter, Shannon Share;
sister, Gloria Gilbert; and brothers, Glen and Charles Saxbury. Dick was an
assembler for Schweizer Aircraft for over 44 years. He was a member of the
Horseheads American Legion and veteran of the US Air Force. Family and friends
are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 from 2-5:00 p.m. His service will follow calling hours
at 5:00 p.m. Burial service with Military Honors will take place on Saturday in
Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing may remember
Dick with memorials to Erin United Methodist Church, PO Box 12, Erin, NY 14838
or Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY
14830. Star Gazette – September 22, 2011
SAYRE - Mrs. Harriet Sayre Bentley
Descendent of Pioneer Settlers Passes From This Life
Saturday morning, shortly before noon, the family and friends mourned the passing of that estimable lady, Mrs. Harriet Sayre Bentley, at the family homestead in the town of Veteran. Mrs. Bentley had lived here 84 years and endowed herself with a character which was very near the perfect. Mrs. Bentley was a member of one of the pioneer families of this locality. She was the daughter of Hector Sayre and he a son of Ebenezer Sayre, who located near Horseheads about 1792, coming here from Orange County. Among the Sayre descendents are many respected residents of Elmira and Chemung County. Among them are Justice Walter Lloyd Smith, George L. Curtis, Mrs. H. H. Sayles, Mrs. Jarvis Langdon, Mrs. Nelson Wells of Elmira, the VanDuzer family of Horseheads, and others besides the many who bear the Sayre name. The immediate family who survive are two sons. Attorney Frank S. Bentley of Horseheads; J. Fred Bentley, who holds a responsible position with the Standard Oil Co. and resides in Horseheads, one daughter, Mrs. T. Everett LaFrance of Elmira, two sisters, Mrs. Mary McMillan Taylor of Delta, Colo.; Mrs. Daniel Westlake of Grinnell, Ia.; and a brother, Ebenezer Sayre of Delta, Colo. Deceased was the oldest member of the Horseheads Presbyterian Church and her father and grandfather were among the early organizers of the society. Until failing health prevented Mrs. Bentley was among the very active members of the society. The funeral was held at the home Monday afternoon and was in charge of Rev. F. W. Southworth, pastor of the Horseheads Presbyterian Church. The Rev. J. C. Russell, D. D., of Oneonta, a former Pastor of the church and a close personal friend of the family was present and spoke of the noble character, unselfish life and honest purpose of Mrs. Bentley's life. The bearers were the members of the family - J. Fred Bentley, Frank S. Bentley, Hector E. Sayre, Dr. Alfred J. Westlake, Wm. F. Sayre and T. Everett LaFrance. The remains were laid at rest in Maple Grove cemetery. Van Buskirk Bros. had charge. (Chemung Valley Reporter, Thu. 15 July 1909, Page 1)
SCHERER Ryan M.
Age 18 of 112 Middle Road Horseheads, NY died as the result of an automobile accident on Sunday July 4, 2010. Ryan was born December 3, 1991 in Elmira, NY the son of Carole A. Scherer and Arnold R. Carbaugh Jr. He was pre-deceased by his grandfathers: Morris "Stub" Tompkins and James H. Scherer. Ryan was a graduate of Horseheads High School Class of 2010 and was a member of The Varsity Soccer and Lacrosse Teams. Ryan also played on the Soaring Capital Soccer Club. Ryan was a former BMX racer and held 3 State Championships. He was a member of the Sports Car Club of America since 1992 and Ryan enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was to attend St. Bonaventure University in the Fall in the Physics Program. Ryan is survived by his mother Carole A. Scherer of Horseheads, NY; father: Arnold R. Carbaugh Jr. of Horseheads, NY; brother Arnold R. Carbaugh III and sister Amanda Carbaugh of Horseheads, NY; maternal grandparents: Terry and Joel V. Hennigan of Horseheads, NY; paternal grandparents: Arnold and Elizabeth Carbaugh of Horseheads, NY; maternal uncles and aunt: Robert Scherer, Norma and Kevin Erickson, James Scherer, and Linda and Craig White; paternal aunts and uncles: Carole and Kennth Tota, Deb and Christopher Nelson, and Linda and Keith Wrobel; maternal cousins: Sarah Wing, Katie Jacobus, Christine Scherer, and Connor Scherer; paternal cousins: Alison and Jody Rogish, Sarah and Ben White, James Nelson, and Alison Nelson. Ryan is also survived by many many friends who will miss him dearly along with his family. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Friday July 9, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Ryan's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday July 10, 2010 at 11 AM. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Those wishing may remember Ryan through memorials to the Soaring Capital Soccer Club (PO Box 390, Elmira, NY 14902) in his memory. - Elmira Star Gazette, July 7, 2010
SCHMICK Donald L. Age 79, of Sing Sing Rd., Horseheads, died after an illness Friday, November 3, 2006, in Cleveland, OH. His surviving family includes his wife of 55 years, Edna (Austin) Schmick; sons and daughters, Rodney Schmick of Canandaigua, NY, Joan Corby of Horseheads, NY, Paul (Brenda) Schmick of Horseheads, NY, Renee (Charles) McGowan of Nashville, TN; 13 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Don was born July 20, 1927, the son of the late Elias and Ruth (Berry) Schmick in Elmira, NY. He was the last survivor of his 2 sisters and 4 brothers. Don was the son of the former proprietor of Schmick's Ice Cream. Not following with his father's vocation, Don was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a retiree of Corning Inc., where he was a machinist for over 31 years. He attended the First Baptist Church in Horseheads. As a hobbyist, Don was a coffee enthusiast, and enjoyed a challenging crossword puzzle. Don was proud that the American Red Cross rewarded his lifetime donation of over 10 gallons of blood. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Wed., Nov. 8, 2006, from 1-3:00 p.m. and 5-7:00 p.m. Those wishing are encouraged to bring with them a story, a memory, or remembrance of Don that will assist us in building a wonderful story and memory book celebrating Don's life with us. Don's Funeral Service will take place in the First Baptist Church of Horseheads, 2293 Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads where full Military Honors will be accorded.
SCHMITT Leonard Age 87 of Tavares, Florida formerly of Elmira, died Thursday, September 20th, 2001 at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira. He was born in Brighton, NY on July the 7th, 1914 as the beloved son of the late Jacob and Helen Gavitt Schmitt. Surviving Leonard are: his daughter and son-in-law Sandra and Thomas Green of Selinsgrove, PA, grandchildren; Robert and Margaret Green of Pine City, NY, Amy and Kevin Gray of Selinsgrove, PA, great grandchildren; Katie and Emily Green of Pine City, NY, Sarah and Nicolas Gray of Selinsgrove, PA, sister-in-law and care-giver Lena Leonard, sisters-in-law; Louise Saxbury of Elmira, NY, Mary Schmitt of Horseheads, NY and many nieces and nephews including Carol and Richard Curkendall. Leonard was predeceased by: his loving wife and devoted friend Isabelle Cady Schmitt in 1992, brothers; Howard and Donald Schmitt and sister; Marian Schmitt and his childhood best friends the Cady Boys. Leonard was a charter member of the Southport Volunteer Fire Department. He was retired from General Electric after more than 30 years of faithful service. Leonard was proud to be in the 25 year GE club and loved to garden, hunt, fish, travel, square dance, and play cards with the Cady boys. Many may remember Leonard for the many lawns he rolled and gardens he plowed in the 50's and 60's in the Elmira area. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Sunday, September 23rd, 2001 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral services will be held there Monday at 10:00am with the Reverend Kenneth Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorials in Leonard's name to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7 East Syracuse, NY 13057 or American Heart Assoc., NYS Affiliate, Attn: Heart Gifts, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.
SCHOMO - MILLER Edith Lucille Schomo
Of Pittsburgh, PA formerly of Horseheads, NY passed into The Loving Arms of Jesus on Sunday November 25, 2007 at the age of 92. Edith will be interred at a later date in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Edith is survived by her sister Janette Ambroise-Chaumont of Bloomington, Indiana; son and daughter-in-law: Arthur & Janet Ferguson of Pittsburgh, PA; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Edith was born June 30, 1915 the daughter of the late William Ellis Schomo and Edith Claire Ferguson Schomo. She was also pre-deceased by her brother William Schomo Jr. and by her son David Jonathan Miller who died on June 17, 2007 with whom she resided prior to his death. Mrs. Miller graduated from Elmira Free Academy and Elmira Business Institute. She attended Mary Washington College and graduated from Elmira College and did graduate work at two universities. Edith spent most of her life in Elmira and Horseheads, NY. However, she was a teacher for many years in Frankfort, NY. In her younger days she played the piano. Edith was an avid tennis player having won the Elmira City Championship. Edith was a scout leader for several years and also a leader of a sub-deb club. She loved to travel with her two sons and had driven The Alcan Highway in Alaska when the road was unpaved and a rock-strewn menace. A memorial service will be held for Edith and her son David at a time to be announced. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/16/2007.
SCHOTT Simeon H.
Age 90, of Elmira, NY, died Sunday, December 21, 2008 at the Elcor Health Services in Horseheads, NY. Simeon was born on January 9, 1918 in Elmira, son of the late Henry and Violet (Joslin) Schott Sr. Survivors include his brothers, Everett Schott and George (Norrine) Schott, both of Elmira; several nieces and nephews. Committal prayers and Interment will be private to the family and will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery. The family of Simeon Schott would like to thank the entire staff at the Elcor Health Services for the wonderful care Simeon received during his stay there. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/23/2008
Age 76, of Horseheads, NY, died Tuesday, August 4, 2009. He is survived by sons, Robert W. Schulz, Thomas M. Schulz; daughter, Barbara Jean Evans; seven grandchildren, Kristin, Alissa, Ryan, Chelsie Padgett, Thomas M. Schultz, Jr., Kathleen Ann Hughlett, Melissa Schulz; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Alanna Hughlett; special friend and dancing partner, Dottie Wood and her family; sisters, Ellen Donnelly, Evelyn Rumsey; brother, Ronnie (Lilly) Schulz; several nieces, nephews and cousins; preceded in death by wife, Frances Vondracek Schulz; his father and mother, Reinbold and Helen Schulz. Warren was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War and was a Life member of the Elmira Heights American Legion, Horseheads Elks, Moose Club and VFW. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Thursday, August 6th from 7-9 p.m. His Graveside Service will be held Friday, August 7th at 11 a.m. in Maple Grove Cemetery, Deacon George Welch, officiating, internment will be with Military Honors. Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/6/2009
SCHURMANN - LUBRANO, Joan S.
Of Horseheads, NY, 77, died at Kindred Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, PA on February 18, 2009 following a long illness. She was predeceased by her parents, Eric and Bertha Schurmann, and is survived by her loving husband, Louis of Horseheads, NY. Also surviving are a nephew, Matthew (Mary) Lubrano of Brewster, NY; a brother-in-law, Matthew (Josie) of Easton, PA; and a niece, Cynthia Moran of Staten Island, NY; and several cousins. She was a faithful member of the Horseheads congregation and several other congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses for over 46 years. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Broad St., Horseheads, NY on Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 10 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 708 Lena Place, Elmira, NY. Arrangements are under the direction of the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Published in the Star-Gazette from 2/20/2009 - 2/21/2009
SCHWAB Theophilius R V Schwab
manager of the Troy Grand Union Store, died in Troy. He was 67. TGR 1953
SCOFIELD - Frances E. Johnson, age 85, of 418 B Camden Ave., Bldg. F-6, Horseheads, NY; Wednesday, February 14, 1996 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Winton, in 1988 and is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Florence and Asdrubal Moya, brother-in-law, James Crawford, all of Elmira, NY; neices and newphews, Marjorie (Glenn) Marion, Robert (Ruthann) Scofield, Winifred Lee, Roberta (Chester) Bonin, Harvey (Shirley) Mix, Margaret (James) Buchanan, Alliene Robinson, Gertrude LeMoine, Mercedes (Charles) Fruitt and Dorothy Stermer, several great nieces and great nephews. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Sullivanville United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Saturday, February 17th from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Rev. Larry Parker will officiate. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family. (Elmira Star Gazette, Pg. 2b, Fri. 16 Feb 1996)
SCOGBURG - Janet S. Hartman
Age 76 formerly of Perry St. Horseheads, NY died on Monday May 14, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Relative & friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. & Grand Central Ave. Horseheads, NY on Thursday May 17, 2001 from 2-4 & 7-8 PM. Mrs. Hartman’s Funeral & Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 8 PM. The Rev. Anne L. Mowery will officiate. Mrs. Hartman will be laid to rest next to her daughter Maggie in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The Family will provide their own flowers & those wishing may remember Mrs. Hartman through memorial to the Alzheimer’s Association Support Group, PO Box 588, Elmira, NY 14902-0588 - Elmira Star-Gazette.
SCOTT Gary Albert Age 44 formerly of Troy, PA and Elmira, NY died on Monday July 10 , 2006 after a courageous battle with Huntington's Disease. Gary was born October 13, 1961 in Troy, PA the son of Albert "Ted" Scott and Carol Ann Wylie Scott. He was a former employee of Cummings Lumber in Troy, PA. Gary was pre-deceased by his mother, Carol Ann Wylie Scott, who died on November 13, 1995 and his sisters Donna Scott Bryant who died on July 10, 2003 and Rebecca "Becky" Scott who died on December 10, 2005. He was also pre-deceased by his grandparents Thomas & Eleanor Wylie of Elmira, NY and Elmer & Alberta Scott of Troy, PA. Gary loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Gary is survived by his loving daughters Destiny Scott and Melinda Scott of Monroeton, PA; his former wife and one of his caregivers Jill Scott of Monroeton, PA; his father: Albert "Ted" Scott of Horseheads, NY; brother and sister-in-law: Gregory & Shannon Scott of Edinboro, PA; aunts and uncles: Annette Wylie & Rick Sheen of Elmira, NY; Patty Wylie Hmiel of Elmira, NY; Barbara Doyle of Seattle, WA; Ricky Wylie & Joanne Weishaar of Honeoye Falls, NY; David Wylie of Elmira, NY and Thomas & Marley Wylie of Elmira, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Gravesite Service on Saturday July 15, 2006 at 1 PM at Maple Grove Cemetery 715 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. The Rev. Belvy White will officiate. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Those wishing may remember Gary through memorials to Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) Upstate Chapter 115 Hardwood Lane Rochester, New York 14616.
SCOTT Lena A.
Smith, Mrs. Lena A., age 78, of 64 Perry Ave., Corning, N. Y., formerly of Sullivanville, Thursday, January 25, 1968. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Saturday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and commital there Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. John Wolfe. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Irene) Rodabaugh of Horseheads, RD 3, Mrs. Durwood (Marguerite) Phillips of Corning, Miss Elaine Smith with whom she resided; sons Lawrence of Corning and L. William of Beaver Dams, RD 1; step-daughter, Mrs. Eloise Sturgeon of Suffolk, Virginia; step-sons, George A. Smith of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Axtell Smith of Freeville, N. Y.; sister Mrs. Ada Burlew of Seneca Falls RD, 16 grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was the widow of Hiram L. Smith and a member of the Sullivanville Methodist Church. (Elmira Star Gazette, Page 11, Saturday, 27 January 1968)
SCOTT Nancy (Scott) James
Formerly of Elmira, NY Age 49 of Abilene, KS died
peacefully on Saturday, July 23, 2005 at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita,
KS. Nancy was born May 4, 1956 in Vineland, NJ, the daughter of Bert D. and
Thelma (Place) Scott. Her father, Bert 'Scotty' and her brother, Barry Scott,
preceded her in death. Nancy is survived by her son, Tyler D. of Abilene, KS;
daughters, Sarah S. James of Abilene, KS, Tiffany Hahn of New Cambria, KS;
loving mother, Thelma of Arizona; brothers, Tom, Brian and Stacy Scott, all of
Elmira, NY; sisters, Elizabeth (Clifford) Fairchild and Lorraine Scott, all of
Rochester, NY, Pamela Johns of Georgia, Debra Martin of Salina, KS, Karen
Graham and Amy Clifford, both of Arizona; grandchildren, Kyle Brown and
Kaytlynn Hahn of New Cambria, KS; along with several nieces, nephews, aunts,
uncles, cousins and many friends. Nancy was employed by the Abilene Memorial
Hospital in the housekeeping department. She was a wonderful mother, loving
daughter, a great sister and dear friend who will be deeply missed by all but
never forgotten. Family and friends are invited to attend Graveside Services
honoring Nancy's life on Friday, July 29, 2005 in Maple Grove Cemetery, 715
West Broad Street, Horseheads, NY at 1 p.m. Services will be celebrated by John
P. Knapp. Local arrangements by Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.
SCOTT Tom David
Elmira: Was born June 25, 1957 in Vineland, NJ, the son
of Bert D. and Thelma (Place) Scott, died on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the
Arnot Ogden Medical Center after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. His
father, Bert "Scotty", brother, Barry Scott and sister, Nancy Scott
preceded him in death. His survivors include: loving mother, Thelma; beloved
siblings, Liz & Cliff, Pam & Mike, Lori & Mike, Debbie & Randy,
Brian & Val, Karen, Stacy and Amy & Craig; along with several nieces,
nephews, cousins and his Aunt Myrle Knapp, Uncle John Conrad and good friend,
Lenny Flora. Tom was a dedicated employee with FedEx Ground for 17 years. He
was an avid golfer and enjoyed racing, especially at Chemung Speedrome, where
he would often sponsor various teams. Family and friends are invited to gather
at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY
on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, followed by a Memorial
Service at 7 PM, Lay Pastor John P. Knapp will celebrate his cousin Tom's life.
Interment will take place on Friday, November 18th at Maple Grove Cemetery,
Horseheads, NY at 2:00 PM. Star Gazette – November 13, 2011
SCRIVEN - SKORCZEWSKI
Priscilla Scriven Kincaid
Age 68 of 487 Sawdey Road Horseheads, NY died on Friday February 29, 2008 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Priscilla was born March 6, 1939 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Edward H. and Susie A. Leonard Scriven. Priscilla was also pre-deceased by her son Paul "Skipper" Kincaid who died on August 1, 1981 and by her brothers Gilbert "Joe" Scriven in 1999 and Jerry Scriven who died on November 14 , 2005. She was also pre-deceased by her first husband of 29 years Paul Kincaid who died on December 20, 1999. Priscilla was a member of The Full Gospel Church of Catlin Center. She loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them. Priscilla is survived by her husband Kurt Skorczewski; her children Paulette & Paul Verrette of Dayville, CT, Brenda Mazzarella of Horseheads, NY, Dawn & Jim Horner of Rogers, CT, Jeffrey & Donna Kincaid of Dayville, CT, Susan & Danny Simpson of Danielson, CT, and Todd Kincaid & Barbara Blanchette of Plainfield, CT; 10 grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law: Sandi & Donald Boom of Horseheads, NY, Sally & Fred Brownell of Hahira, GA, Cheryl & Raymond Ball of Beaver Dams, NY; brothers and sisters-in-law: Warren "Spike" & Dawn Scriven of Beaver Dams, NY, Neil "Shorty" & Kristen Scriven of Horseheads, NY, and Connie (Mrs. Jerry) Scriven 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 Tuesday March 4, 2008 from 1-2 PM. Priscilla's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with the Rev. Patrick A. Neyman officiating. Priscilla will be laid to rest next to her beloved son "Skipper" Kincaid in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Priscilla through memorials to The Full Gospel Church of Catlin Center 2014 Chambers Road Beaver Dams, New York 14812. Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/2/2008.
SCRIVEN Sandra L. BOOM
Age 71 of Horseheads, NY died on Wednesday July 10, 2013 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Sandy was born on July 31, 1941 the daughter of the late Edward H. Scriven and Susie A. Leonard Scriven. She was a graduate of Horseheads High School. Sandra married her husband, Donald R. Boom, on February 3, 1959 and they recently celebrated their 53rd Wedding Anniversary. Sandra was pre-deceased by her father Edward H. Scriven on August 1, 1982, her mother Susie A. Leonard Scriven on June 1 , 2005, her brother Gilbert "Joe" Scriven in 1999, her brother Jerry Scriven on November 14, 2005 and by her sister Priscilla Kincaid Skorczewski on February 29, 2008. Sandy loved her family and friends and treasured the time she spent with them. Sandra is survived by her husband Donald R. Boom; sisters and brothers-in-law: Sally & Fred Brownell of Hahira, Georgia and Cheryl & Raymond Ball of Beaver Dams, NY; brothers and sisters-in-law: Warren "Spike" & Dawn Scriven of Beaver Dams, NY, Neil "Shorty" & Kristen Scriven of Beaver Dams, NY, Connie (Mrs. Jerry) Scriven of Hahira, Georgia, Dick & Candy Clark of Binghamton, NY; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Edward Boom and Ila (Mrs. Lee) Williams both of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including her niece and Goddaughter Melissa Meade. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Tuesday July 16, 2013 from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Sandra's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home at the conclusion of calling hours with James Radford officiating. Sandra will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Sandy through memorials to The American Diabetes Foundation. Star Gazette – July 11, 2013