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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

 

Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, Chemung County NY
Obituaries

 

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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) 

 

Maple Grove Cemetery Obituaries

WAGNER Clinton D.
Age 78 of 10 Pine Circle Horseheads, NY died after an extended illness on Sunday August 23, 2009. Clinton was born February 28, 1931 in Olean, NY the son of the late Milton Conrad Wagner and Edna Mae Pingrey Wagner. He was a Korean War Veteran serving his country with The U.S. Air Force. Clinton married his wife, Barbara J. Marsh Wagner, on July 11, 1953 and she pre-deceased him on November 30, 2003. Mr. Wagner retired from Verizon in Elmira, NY as a planning engineer and was a member of The Telephone Pioneers. He was formerly a very active member of The Calvary Baptist Church in Horseheads and attended Pine Valley Baptist Church. Clint loved trains and their history and was a member of many railroad preservation clubs. Mr. Wagner is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Patricia Ann & Michael Robertson of Huntland, TN; sons and daughter-in-law: James M. & LuAnnWagner of Niagara Falls, NY and David M. Wagner of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren: Kari Wagner, Kimberly Robertson, Julie Robertson ( Travis) Ennies, and Daniel Robertson; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law: JoAnn Brown, Robert Marsh, David Marsh, and Cort Marsh; 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 Wednesday August 26, 2009 from 3-5 PM. Mr. Wagner's Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Rev. Scott Rogers and Rev. Jeremiah Ayers officiating. Clinton will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife Barbara 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 Mr. Wagner through memorials to a charity of one's choice.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/25/2009

WALDO   Glenn S. Age 92 of 610 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY died on Tuesday December 6, 2005. He was born on August 9, 1913 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Raymond and Majel Stevens Waldo. He was a Veteran of WW II serving his country with the U.S. Army. Glenn married his wife Majel Gilbert Waldo on February 13, 1944 and they recently celebrated their 61st Wedding Anniversary. He had studied at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Waldo was a retired clockmaker and watchmaker. Mr. Waldo is survived by his loving and devoted wife Majel Gilbert Waldo; son and daughter-in-law: Daniel and Peg Waldo of Horseheads, NY; granddaughters: Christine Waldo of San Francisco, CA and Samantha Waldo a student at SUNY Cortland; niece: Roseland (Ronald) Becker of Elmira, NY; grand niece: Roxanne Becker of Baldwinsville, NY; grand nephew: Russell (Millie) Becker of Elmira, NY; great great nieces: Jessica, Laura, and Stacey Becker. Private Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family with the Rev. M. Mari Rockwell officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The family will provide their own flowers. Glenn's Family will receive friends Thursday December 8, 2005 after 1 PM at their home.

WALKER Charles Edwin
Town of Veteran resident - Age 81, of Horseheads, NY, died on Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at home. He was born March 25, 1926 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Onlea (Ryan) and Ralph J. Walker. Charles was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Audrey F. (Strong) Walker; brother, Robert Walker; son-in-law, John Uhler; daughter-in-law, Sheri Padgett-Walker. He is survived by daughters, Marilyn Uhler of Elmira, NY, Connie Leister of Pine Valley, NY; sons, Larry Walker of Elmira Heights, NY, Keith (Annette) Walker of Horsheads, NY; sister, Gloria (Devanna) Dick of Big Flats, NY; mother-in-law, Ida Bates of Elmira Heights, NY; along with special grandson, Kurtis; several loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Charles was a proud and decorated World War II Veteran, serving his country in the European Theatre, Battle of the Bulge and the Liberation Forces. He was a member of the Local Carpenter's Union #700 for over 50 years. He enjoyed fishing in the Thousand Islands and the Finger Lakes, including hunting and many other outdoor recreations. He also had several hobbies and enjoyed taking care of his dog, "Buddy". Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904, on Friday, August 24, 2007, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with the funeral and committal services held there at 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place on Saturday, August 25, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY, where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad will accord Mr. Walker Military Honors. Those wishing may direct memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association, Syracuse Office, 356 Midler Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206, in his memory.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/23/2007.

WALKER Thomas
Age 78, of Gillett, PA, died on Sunday, August 12, 2007, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born on August 18, 1928 in Clearfield, PA, Tom was a son of the late Homer and Velma (Flegal) Walker. He married the former Lila June Campbell on June 17, 1951. Tom was employed at the A & P Company in Horseheads, until its closure. Most recently he worked as a security guard with Morris Security Co. Family was most important in Tom's life. He enjoyed working outdoors, hunting and country music. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Lila; children, Blair (Tammy) Walker of Elmira, Raymond (Sally) Walker of Gillett, Thomas D. (Crystal) Walker of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Howard (Ashley) Walker of West Burlington, PA, and Edie (Francis) Burguess of Grover, PA; 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; also two daughters-in-law, Joyce Walker of Alpine Junction, NY, and Darlene Walker of Barton, NY; three sisters, Marie Allen of State College, PA, Vivian Hanley of Monument, PA, Shirley Swartwood of Beech Creek, PA, and Clara Seyler of Mill Hall, PA. Tom was predeceased by a grandson, Brian Walker; and five siblings, Harold Walker, Elizabeth Fetzer, Margaret Martin, Beatrice Wensel and Sarah Toner. Calling hours will be 11 - 12 p.m., Wednesday at Pepper Funeral Home in Canton, PA. Services will follow with Pastor Will Strunk officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/14/2007.

WALTERS - GOODYEAR, Sharlet W.
Age 97, of Horseheads, died, Monday, April 7, 2008, at Elcor Health Services. Sharlet was born October 17, 1910 in Elmira, NY, the daughter to the late Raymond and Alice (Wheeler) Walters. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank E. Goodyear in 1979; sister, Alice (Tiny) Cady; and brother, James Walters. Sharlet is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Ed Olmsted) Whitaker of Horseheads, NY; sons and daughters-in-law, John E. (Gayle) Goodyear of Tulsa, OK and Dr. James A. (Debra) Goodyear of Berlin, WI; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Sharlet was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Horseheads, a life member of Eastern Star, and retired from Winchester Optical in Elmira, NY. A private service will be held at the convenience of her family in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. Arrangements are with the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, NY. Those wishing may also remember Sharlet with memorials in her name to the living memorial endowment fund of the First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY 14845.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/22/2008.

WALTHER Jeffrey L.
Age 54 of Ridge Road Horseheads, NY died on Friday March 7, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. Jeff was born November 24, 1953 in Sayre, PA the son of Dr. Lewis H. Walther Jr. and June Estelle Ritz Walther. He attended MacArthur's Military Academy in New Jersey and received his Associate's Degree from Lincoln Technical School. Jeff was a local business man who owned and operated Jeff's Village ARCO, Town & Country Sunoco, and College Avenue ARCO service stations for many years. He took extreme pride in his work and was meticulous in serving his customers. Jeff was pre-deceased by his mother, June R. Walther, who died on October 23, 2005. Jeff loved his family and friends as well as his beloved German Shephards and his Chocolate Lab. Jeff is survived by his wife Karen Specchio Walther and his son Dylan Walther; father: Dr. Lewis H. (Carolyn) Walther Jr. of Horseheads, NY; brother and sister-in-law: Lewis H. & Darlene Walther III of Rockaway, NJ; sister and brother-in-law: Carol Anne W. & Steven Beber of Big Flats, NY; mother-in-law and father-in-law: Theodore & Barbara Specchio of Hector, NY; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Larry & Laura Specchio of Chenango Forks, NY and Laurie Specchio DeNardo of Watkins Glen, NY; nieces and nephews: Luke, Nick ,and Darryl Walther, Dan & Greg Beber, Patricia DeNardo, and Alyssa Specchio; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Private Funeral Services will be held at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family with Pastor Joe Zaino officiating. Jeff will be laid to rest next to his beloved mother June R. Walther in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Jeff through memorial contributions to an Educational Scholarship Fund for his son Dylan c/o Mrs. Karen S. Walther 270 Ridge Road Horseheads, NY 14845.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/8/2008.

 

WALTON Ronald W. Walton

Age 58, of Horseheads, NY, died peacefully with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Ron is survived by his children, Jason, Jessica and Janelle; mother, Edith Walton; twin brother, Roger (Bonnie) Walton; sisters, Sylvia (Dave) Starkweather, Sandy Howe, and Brenda (Ken) Brenza. Also surviving is his ex-wife, Sue Ellen (Fluman) Walton; as well as several nieces and nephews and his faithful companion, "Wickie". Ron was predeceased by his father, Henry Walton; and aunt, Jennie Brown. He was a former employee of Trinity Foundry, severely burned in a 1981 explosion at the foundry. Ron was a loving father, son, brother and friend, as well as an avid fan of NASCAR (Geoff Bodine) and "DA Bears". Calling Hours will be held on Monday, January 24, 2011, at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/Southport, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A celebration of Ron's life will be held on Tuesday, January 25 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) with Pastor Edgar L. Manns officiating. Interment will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY following the funeral service.    Star Gazette – January 22, 2011

 

WANDELL -  WOOD, Shirley J.
Loving Mother and Grandmother
Of Camden Avenue, Horseheads, NY, was born August 7, 1923 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Francis and Lucille (Campbell) Wandell. She died peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital with her family by her side, at the age of 83. A gathering of family and friends will take place on Friday, May 18, 2007, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral services celebrating her life will follow the visitation at 1:00 p.m. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family in the Maple Grove Cemetery Horseheads, NY

WARNER DORA EVA
Mrs. Dora E. Ostrander, of Horseheads, died at 4:20 p.m. Friday in this city, aged thirty-four years. She is survived by her husband, two daughters Mary & Cecelia Ostrander & one son, George W., all at home; two sisters, Mrs. John Shappee, of Horseheads, & Miss Eurina Warner of Pine City; her parents, Mr. & Mrs. H.G. Warner, of Pine City, & one brother, Edward Warner of Pine City. A prayer service will be held at the home on Ithaca street, Horseheads, Monday at 2 p.m. & the funeral will be held from the Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Harry Smith officiating . Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery at Horseheads.- Dora died 17 May 1918.

WARNER FREDERICK GEORGE
The death of Fred G. Warner occurred at eleven o’clock yesterday morning at the Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, where he was taken for treatment. He was 31 years of age & is survived by his wife, his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Harvey G. Warner of this city; three sisters, Mrs. George Ostrander, Horseheads, Mrs. John Shappee, of Horseheads & Miss. Ettie Uraina of Elmira. Mr. Warner was a former resident of Horseheads where lives a brother Edward Warner. The funeral will be held at the home on Ithaca street, Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock, the Rev. Harry Smith officiating. Interment will be in Maple Grove cemetery.- Fred Warner died 21 September 1917.

WARNER HARVEY GUSTUS
Harvey G. Warner, 78, formerly of Horseheads, died at the family home in Windsor Tuesday afternoon, following an extended illness. He is survived by his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Emmonds Andrews of Horseheads & Mrs. Newton Parson of Windsor; one son, Edward of Elmira. The remains repose in the Chilson & Shields funeral home, Horseheads, where the funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. H.A. Malick officiating. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.- Harvey Warner died May 26, 1931

 

WARNER - MRS. NELLIE SHAPPEE, ANDREWS - 65 of Clair Blvd. Horseheads, Today, Jan. 30, 1956. She was a member of the Horseheads Wesleyan Methodist Church & the Horseheads Rebekah Lodge. Survived by husband, Edmund Andrews of Horseheads; sons, Harry B. of Holcomb & Willis of Horseheads; daughter, Mrs. Martha Smith of Horseheads; brother, Edward Warner of Windsor, sister; Mrs. Urania Sullivan of Susquehanna, Pa.: 15 grandchildren. The body is at the Van Buskirk - Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads, where friends may call Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. & where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. the Rev. Harold Chapman. Maple Grove Cemetery. - Elmira Star-Gazette.

 

WARREN –MRS. ANN (WARREN) COLE age 63 of 148 Greenridge Drive, Horseheads, NY, Wednesday, February 3, 1993 at her home.  Her family includes her husband, Allen W. Cole; daughters, Debra Ann (Mrs. Bryon) Gale of Spokane, WA, Susan Kyle Cole of Boston, MA and Nancy Jean Cole of Horseheads, NY; sons, Allen W. (Helen) Cole III of Lawrence, MA and James W. (Margaret) Cole of Delmar, NY; grandchildren, Victoria Ann Cole, Byron Thomas Gale and Megan Margaret Cole; aunt, Mrs. Vera Wolpert of Holly Hills, FL; several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Cole was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads, NY and the United Methodist Women.  She was a member of the Horseheads School Districts Committee on the Handicapped.  She was a former member of the Board of Directors for the Chemung County Association for Retarded Citizens.  Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, NY on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.  Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment, Maple Grove Cemetery.  The family requests no flowers and that memorials be made to the Chemung County Association for Retarded Citizens or to the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads Library Fund in her memory.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/4/1993

WASEK ANNE M. CERNOHORSKY
Anne M. (Wasek), An over 65 year resident of Southport, was born Sept. 29, 1916 in Elmira Heights, NY, the daughter to Anthony and Fannie Wasek and died after a brief illness on Wed., May 2, 2007. Anne was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Frank Cernohorsky in 1984. She is survived by her devoted and caring daughters, Anne Frances Bluhm of Elmira, NY, Darlene Marie Thompson of Lorton, VA. Anne will be remembered by her loving granddaughters, Aprel Marie Thompson of Ashburn, VA, and Aimee Anne Thompson of Bristow, VA; a brother and a sister; sister-in-law, Evelyn Cernohorsky of Erin, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Anne was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, and a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She also loved music and enjoyed dancing at the Lynwood Center, Chapel Park and was a member of the Soaring Polka Assoc. Anne was also a member of Bone Builders. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Friday, May 4, 2007, from 4-7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, on Sat., May 5, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. with a graveside committal service to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, where Anne will be laid to rest beside her dear husband, Frank.

WASEK - CERNOHORSKY
Anne M. (Wasek) An over 65 year resident of Southport, was born Sept. 29, 1916 in Elmira Heights, NY, the daughter to Anthony and Fannie Wasek and died after a brief illness on Wed., May 2, 2007. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, on Sat., May 5, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. with a graveside committal service to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, where Anne will be laid to rest beside her dear husband, Frank. Arrangements are with the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads.

WASEK John A.
Age 91, of West Elmira, died
peacefully, January 22, 2010, at his daughter Jeanne Bohomey's home, where he had been under the loving and devoted care of Jeanne and her children, Brian and Kathleen. John was born May 13, 1918, son of Anthony and Fannie Wasek. He was predeceased by his loving wife of over 50 years Catherine Copie Wasek. John is also predeceased by his dear daughter Kathleen Wasek Widman, precious grandson Paul Edward Widman, brother Nicholas Wasek, sisters, Katie Skebey, Ann Cernohorsky and Mary Schmidt. He is survived by his daughter Jeanne W. Bohomey of West Elmira; son Robert (Vicki) Wasek of Allentown; daughter Sharon Bernard of Delaware; son-in-law Jack Widman of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Brian and Kathleen Bohomey, Kathryn and Carolyn Widman, Stephanie, Michael, Kevin and Emily Wasek; brother-in-law Robert Skebey and nephew Tom Skebey of Horseheads; nieces, Frances Bluhm of Elmira and Darlene Thompson of Virginia. John was a devoted grandfather to his grandchildren, and took great pride in their accomplishments. They, in turn, loved and cherished him. Private services were held on January 25, 2010 at McInerny Funeral Home, officiated by Father Walter Wainwright of St. Patrick's Church. John was laid to rest next to his beloved wife Catherine in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Those wishing may remember John through donations to Notre Dame High School, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira NY 14904 or SPCA, Route 352, Elmira NY 14903.

WASEK - SKEBEY, Katie F.
Age 88, of Watkins Rd., Horseheads, died Sunday, June 15, 2008. Katie was born in Elmira Heights, NY, the daughter to the late Anthony and Fannie (Pawachinski) Wasek. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Robert Skebey. Katie and Bob were also predeceased by their daughter, Sherry Skebey in 1974. In addition to her husband, Katie is also survived by a son, Thomas (Melanie Smith) Skebey of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Richard Skebey and William Skebey, both of Horseheads, NY; brother, John Wasek of Elmira, NY; and several nieces, nephews; and friends, including special friends, Robin and Roy VanAtta of Elmira, NY. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Anne Cernohorsky and Mary Schmitt. Mrs. Skebey was a longtime communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Elmira, where she and her husband were head ushers for many years. Early in her career she was a supervisor at Eclipse. A caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Katie was also a member of the Horseheads Lioness Club. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, NY, today, Tuesday, June 17, 2008, from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick's Church, 604 Park Place, Elmira, NY, on Wed., June 18, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Walter L. Wainwright as Celebrant. Interment service will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. A special thanks to the staff of both the Arnot Ogden Medical Center and Bethany Village for their kindness and care for our family.
Published in the Star-Gazette from 6/16/2008 - 6/17/2008.

WATERS - HAYNES, Janet E.
Age 66, of Horseheads, NY, died on Thursday, November 20, 2008, at home. She was born on June 28, 1942 in Elmira, NY to the late Alton and Louise (Burbank) Waters. Survivors include her husband, Duane Haynes of Horseheads; sons, Duane Haynes of Horseheads, Loron Haynes of VA, David Haynes of Sayre, PA, and Paul Haynes of Horseheads; daughters, Janet Haynes of Elmira, Debra Dannelley of MA, and Christina Griffin of Elmira Heights; brothers, Alton and James Waters both of Elmira; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, November 24th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral Services will take place there at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/22/2008

WATERS Anthony Waters
Age 50 of Elmira, NY. He was born August 18, 1960 in Buffalo, NY, son of the late LeRoy Waters, Sr. and Inez (Brooks) and died
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He is survived by his mother Inez Smith of Buffalo; long time companion Kathryn Gleason of Elmira; children Antwian S. Waters of Buffalo, Javon (Marsha) Waters, Stephanie Gleason and Malissa Rosekrans all of Elmira; brother LeRoy (Myrna) Waters, Jr. of Fairfield, CA; sister Thumbelina King of Buffalo; 9 grandchildren; aunts Mary E. Brooks of Elmira and Annie Mae Brooks of Buffalo; uncles Eddie (Veronica)Brooks of Elmira and Louis (Ann) Brooks of Rochester along with 4 nieces and nephews. Amp was a member of Monumental Baptist Church and was a former employee with the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave. Elmira on Wednesday, November 10th from 12 to 1 pm. His funeral service will follow at 1 pm. Rev. James E. Jones will officiate. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Star-Gazette - November 10, 2010

WATERS Martin D. Age 71 of 1003 Center Street Horseheads, NY died on Monday June 20, 2005 after an extended illness. Mr. Waters was born on March 8, 1934 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Joseph and Madeline Newman Waters. He was a retired Police Officer with the Watkins Glen Police Department and he managed Smith Park in Hector for 8 years and most recently was a Security Guard. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. He married his wife Florence M. Cannavino (Ottavino) Waters on November 25, 1963 and they recently celebrated their 41st Wedding Anniversary. He was pre-deceased by his parents; brothers: Joseph and James Waters and sister: Joan Pickering. Mr. Waters is survived by his wife Florence M. Cannavino (Ottavino) Waters; children: Michele and Jeff Ervay of Horseheads, NY; Michael Ottavino of Horseheads, NY; Robin and Doug Yost of PA; Scott and Karen Waters of FL; Todd and Kelly Waters of FL; several grandchildren including two special granddaughters: Meghan Ervay and Valerie Ervay who were "Grandpa's Little Girls"; brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert and Joan Waters of Vero Beach, FL; Tom and Helen Waters of Horseheads, NY; Sharon Waters of NJ; brother-in-law: Clair Pickering of Millport, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends including a special friend and neighbor Ernie Hartman. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Thursday June 23, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Waters' Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday June 24, 2005 at 10 AM with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.

WATERS Martin D. Age 71 of 1003 Center Street Horseheads, NY died on Monday June 20, 2005 after an extended illness. Mr. Waters was born on March 8, 1934 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Joseph and Madeline Newman Waters. He was a retired Police Officer with the Watkins Glen Police Department and he managed Smith Park in Hector for 8 years and most recently was a Security Guard. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY. He married his wife Florence M. Cannavino (Ottaviano) Waters on November 25, 1963 and they recently celebrated their 41st Wedding Anniversary. He was pre-deceased by his parents; brothers: Joseph and James Waters and sister: Joan Pickering. Mr. Waters is survived by his wife Florence M. Cannavino (Ottaviano) Waters; children: Michele and Jeff Ervay of Horseheads, NY; Michael Ottaviano of Horseheads, NY; Robin and Doug Yost of PA; Scott and Karen Waters of FL; Todd and Kelly Waters of FL; several grandchildren including two special granddaughters: Meghan Ervay and Valerie Ervay who were "Grandpa's Little Girls"; brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert and Joan Waters of Vero Beach, FL; Tom and Helen Waters of Horseheads, NY; Sharon Waters of VA; brother-in-law: Clair Pickering of Millport, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends including a special friend and neighbor Ernie Hartman. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Thursday June 23, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Waters' Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday June 24, 2005 at 10 AM with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.

WEAVER - WEILAND, Deborah B. "Debbie"
Devoted wife, mother & grandma - Age 56, died very unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at her home. She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Bruce of Horseheads, NY; daughter, Michelle Weiland-Hunt of Victor, NY; adored grandchildren, Justis and Alex Hunt of Victor, NY; beloved father, Stanley Weaver of Mississippi; dear brothers, Stanley (Barbara) Weaver of Florida; Scott Weaver of Pine City, NY, Thomas Weaver of Elmira, NY; in-laws, Ray and Barbara Weiland, Janice and John Nolan; along with several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Her mother, Martha Weaver; father-in-law, Harry "Bud" Weiland; and aunt, Mildred Friedberg, predeceased her. Debbie loved the company of her dog, Heidi and enjoyed playing with her as well. She was a loving and caring friend with a tremendous sense of humor that could make anyone laugh. She loved lending a helping hand to any senior citizen that might be in need. Debbie was a lady that took care of business. She loved her neighbors and was always ready to listen. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Friday, December 11, 2009, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will be held there on Saturday, December 12th, at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Bill Vallet will celebrate Debbie's service. Interment will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery Horseheads, NY. Memorial donations may be directed to the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA, 2435 Route #352, Elmira, NY 14903.  Published in Star-Gazette on December 10, 2009

WEAVER James A.
Age 64 of 101 Matthew Circle Horseheads, NY died on Wednesday July 16, 2008 at home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born October 17, 1943 in Longacre, West Virginia the son of the late Meredith and Ruby Querry Weaver. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran serving his country from 1961-1963 and a member of The Elmira Heights American Legion Post # 154. Jim married his wife, Diane K. Stahle, on February 13, 1965 and they recently celebrated their 43rd Wedding Anniversary. Jim was a retired Upkeeper Man for over 20 years at Thatcher Glass Company in Elmira, NY. He was pre-deceased by his parents and his brother-in-law Gene Stahle. Jim loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jim is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 43 years Diane K. Stahle Weaver; his daughter: Joy Wheeler of Horseheads, NY; his son and daughter-in-law: James Randolph "Randy" & Patricia Weaver of Horseheads, NY; granddaughters: Allycia Hoaglin, Jessica Weaver, and Sara Weaver; great granddaughters: KayLynn Doane and Gabriel Bagby; sister: SueAnn Newhouse of Charleston, West Virginia; mother-in-law: Onalee Stahle; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Linda & Gerald Comfort, Bonny & Fran Farren, Nancy & Don Manwaring, and Keith & Sheila Stahle; 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 July 21, 2008 from 10 AM to 12 PM. Mr. Weaver's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Jim's brother-in-law Gerald Comfort officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Weaver.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/18/2008

 

WEBSTER - ELWOOD Jean A.
Age 68 of 166 Pearl Street in Corning, NY went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 12, 2007 at home surrounded by her loved ones. Jean was born March 14, 1939 in Corning, NY the daughter of the late Murray and Pauline Christian Beckman Webster. She was also pre-deceased by her brother Ernest A. Beckman who died on January 9, 1994. Her mother had died in 1988. Jean was a member of The Glen Baptist Church in Watkins Glen, NY and served the Lord through music for many years and was always a witness for Him. She lived her life with quiet grace, unshakeable dignity, unending devotion to her family and friends, and boundless love for everyone. It is with heavy heart that we give this most beautiful soul back to GOD. It was Jean's wish that there be no prior calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jean's Funeral Services on Monday December 17, 2007 at 10 AM at Glen Baptist Church 3311 Reading Road Watkins Glen, NY with her Pastor Teddy Herron officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Jean is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 50 years Richard C. Elwood daughters and son-in-law: Cheryl Bubacz of Elmira, NY and Candace & Scott Mayhew of Charlotte, NC; sons and daughter-in-law: Lynn & Dawn Elwood of Nashville, TN and Richard D. Elwood of Elmira, NY; 4 grandchildren; Carolyn "Carrie" Pizorro of California and Dorothy Beckman of Naples, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Arrangements entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/14/2007.

 

WEEKS Joan Greene

Age 78, of Horseheads, NY, died on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born on September 4, 1933 in Elmira, NY, to the late Richard and Alta (Thorne) Weeks. Joan was predeceased by her husband, Orville T. Greene Sr., son, Orville T. Greene Jr. and great grandson, Joshua Wintringham. She is survived by her loving companion, Durland Griswold of Horseheads; her daughters, Kathie (Lou) Green of West Milford, NJ, Marie (Paul) Smith of Blacklick, OH, Sharon (John) Willis of Hanover, PA, Connie (Doug) DeEsch of Wilmington, NC, Julie (Pat) McReynolds of Wilmington, NC, Brenda (Jordon) Wintringham of Max Meadows, VA and Lisa (Kelvin) Pauole of Queen Creek, AZ; her special grandson, Joey who was like a son to her, along with 24 other grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; one great -great grandson; one brother, Ron (Martha) Weeks of Elmira; daughter-in-law, Karen A. Greene; along with nieces and nephews. It was Joan's request that no services be held for her at this time. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to the James D. Barrett Funeral Home.  Star Gazette – April 18, 2012

 

WELCH Ivan J. Age 80 of Thompson, PA, formerly of Horseheads, NY, died on Saturday, September 22, 2001 at Barnes Kasson County Hospital in Susquehanna, PA. Mr. Welch was born August 14, 1921 in Thompson, PA, the son of the late Cecil and Julia Owens Welch. Ivan was a graduate of Thomas A. Edison High School in Elmira Heights, NY and received his Bachelor's Degree from Ithaca College. He was a veteran of World War II serving his country with The Seabees in the US Navy. Mr. Welch was a Boy Scout Leader of Troop #13 at The Oakwood United Methodist Church in Elmira Heights for many years. Ivan was an industrial engineer and retired from The American Bridge Works, a division of US Steel, as a general foreman. Ivan is survived by his wife, Joyce A. Cannan Welch; sons, Craig Welch of Rochester, NY, Roby Welch of Port Byron, NY, Kevin Welch of Big Flats, NY and Timothy Welch of Thompson, PA; granddaughter, Tiffany Ann Welch; niece, Michelle ( Charles ) Pappas of Pennsylvania; several cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on Tuesday, September 25, 2001 from 7-9 PM. Mr. Welch's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Dr. Carl Elgena officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Welch.
 

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Veryl B. Age 84 of Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY died Friday, August 3, 2001 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira. Veryl was born July 11, 1917 in Elmira, NY, daughter of Ben and Claudia Grant Welch. She was a lifetime member of Oakwood Methodist Church. Surviving Veryl are her children and their spouses, Philip and Elin Miller of Dundee, NY, Stephen Miller of the Chemung County Nursing Facility, Veryl and Robert Welch of Verona, VA and Suzanne and Benjamin Brock of Dundee; fifteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Predeceasing Veryl was her husband, Robert A. Miller, on January 22, 2000; her parents; and her sisters, Naomi Peterson, Wilma Dockstader Emanuel and Florence Stuart. Friends are invited to call at Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 7, 2001 from 2 to 4 PM. The Funeral Service will be at the Funeral Home at the conclusion of the visitation (4PM). The Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. 

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CECIL B. WELLER, 4 months, of 112 ½ E. 11th St., Elmira Heights, this morning, Aug. 17, 1949.  Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weller; sister, Delores; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weller Sr. of Elmira; several aunts and uncles.  Body is at the Ballard Funeral Home, Elmira Heights where funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  The Rev. Herbert Erway.  Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/17/1949

 

WELLER Dorothy "Nanny" K. Stilwell

97, of Richmond, and formerly of Geneva, Elmira Heights and Greenlawn, New York, passed peacefully with her family at her side on November 18, 2012. Dorothy was born the daughter of Mae Hamilton (Vandenburg) and Julius Baldwin Weller on January 15, 1915 in New York City, New York. Dorothy K. Stilwell is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sally and Joseph Paul of Richmond, NH. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Valerie Stilwell and four wonderful grandchildren; David, Diane, Douglas, and Debra; great-grandchildren Amanda and Brad. Burial will take place on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2pm in the family lot at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, N.Y.   Star Gazette – November 28, 2012

 

WELLS - Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth G. Wells of Horseheads RD 1, Monday, Jan. 9, 1961. Besides parents, survived by brother Douglas; sister, Jean, both at home; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Peake of Elmira; paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Wells of Horseheads RD 1; maternal great-grandfather, Henry Smith of Bath. Body at VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads. Commital at Babyland, Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, at convenience of family. - Elmira Star-Gazette.

WELSH - MACUGA, Florence
Age 91, of Elmira, NY, died on Thursday, May 21, 2009, at the Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY. She was born on July 14, 1917 in Clover, PA to the late John and Pearl (Heller) Welsh. Florence was predeceased by her second husband, John Macuga. Survivors include her husband, Robert Gooding; daughter, Laura Mucher; six grandchildren and nine great-grand children. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service for Florence on Tuesday, May 26th, at 1 p.m. in Maple Grove Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ballard-Lindgren & TenEyck Funeral Home, 1004 Lake St., Elmira, NY.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/24/2009

WEMPLE   William Charles "Chuck" Age 82, of Normandy Place, Horseheads, died at home surrounded by his family on Sat., March 31, 2007. Chuck was born Feb. 18, 1925 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late George and Blanche (Lucas) Wemple. Marrying his wife, the former Barbara White on Sept. 28, 1957, together they have celebrated nearly 50 years together. In addition to his wife, Barbara, their surviving family includes their daughter and sons, Christine Grow of Bloomfield, NY, Charles (Connie) Wemple of Elmira Heights, NY, Mike Conklin of Breesport, NY, Tim (Pat) Wemple of Millport, NY; nine grandchildren, including Brittany and Alicia Wemple, at home; daughter-in-law, Marlene Conklin of Burdett, NY; and many great-grandchildren. Chuck was also predeceased by his grandson, Leonard Grow; and sister, Jean Storch. A longtime resident of Millport, Chuck was a retired driver with Canny Trucking in Elmira. He was a former member of the Montour Moose Club and while residing in Florida, was a member of Maranatha Church in Ocala, FL. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Tuesday, April 3, 2007, from 4-7:00 p.m., where his service will take place there at the funeral home at 7:00 p.m. with their Pastor, Mr. Lew Baker of New Hope Baptist Church in Millport officiating. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.

 

WERESKI Kalie Mae

Infant daughter of Felicia Wereski and Damien Moon died Wednesday, November 20, 2013. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sisters Keirah and Kailynn; maternal grandmother Christine DeProspero; paternal grandmother Denise Patelunas, aunts and uncle Tonya (Buster) Mitstifer, Ralph (Lisa) Mitstifer, Brenda Wereski and Melissa Wereski along with several cousins. She was predeceased by her maternal grandfather Victor (Papa) Wereski. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Tuesday, November 26th at 1 pm. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.  Star Gazette – November 24, 2013 

 

WERNER Betty J. Amico

Age 74, of Leisure Lane in Horseheads, died after a brief illness on Mon. June 27, 2011 surrounded by her family. She was born Mar. 11, 1937 to Leroy and Frances Werner. Betty is survived by her husband of 56 years, Michael Amico; sons, Ken (Marilyn) Amico of Attica, NY, John Amico of Horseheads; 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Elaine Chapman of PA, Dorothy Cabot of FL, Alice Finley of PA, Mary Lou (Barry) Hall of TX, Frances Wickins of NY, Sue (Scott) Shoemaker of PA. She was also predeceased by a daughter, Linda Amico-Knapp in 2006; and brothers, Leroy and John Werner. Betty was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker whose greatest joys were time spent with family. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Fri. July 1, 2011 from 10-12:00 noon. Grave side committal service will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.  Remembrances may also be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830.   

 

WEST James, Age 54 of Millport, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at home surrounded by his family. Jim was predeceased by his parents, James M. and Evelyn West; infant brother, Paul E. West; father-in-law, Harry R. Lawrence. Survivors include his wife of 34 years to the day of their anniversary, Linda West of Millport; daughter and son-in-law, Jamy (Todd) Perciballi and their daughter, Angelica of Erin; son, Jim (Stephanie Evans) West with her daughter, Leehanna of Millport; brother and sister-in-law, Kevin (Shari) West with their children, Jeffery (Tiffany) West and Danielle (Richard Dassance) West; sisters, Dawn West and Penny West with her daughter, Serena (Mark) Randall, all of Millport; mother-in-law, Marcia Lawrence of Phoenix, AZ; sisters-in-law, Pam Kakritz, Vicki Lawrence and Kim DeHaven with their families, all of Phoenix, AZ; sisters-in-law and their husbands, Charlene (Rodney) Tompkins with their son, Scott of Horseheads and Wendy (Barry) Nelson and their family of Frewsburg, NY; and great-nieces and great-nephews. Jim was a highly skilled welder and pipe fitter by profession. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Thursday, April 10, 2008, from 12 Noon-1:00 p.m. His service will take place at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Kurt Brown officiating. Burial service will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. The family will provide flowers. Remembrances may be directed to the Falck Cancer Center Patient Care Fund, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905, the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY, 13790 or to the family at their discretion.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 4/6/2008 - 4/8/2008.

 

WEST - WISE
Janet L. (West) Age 74, of S. Main St. and Biltmore Dr., Horseheads, died at the home of her daughter surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005. Janet is survived by her husband of nearly 58 years, Arthur Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Anthony Luppino of Horseheads; sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Angie Wise of Sayre, PA, and Mark and Kathy Wise of Scottsville, NY; grandchildren, Mark Fitzgerald and Anne Fitzgerald, Matthew, Jessica, Brad and Allen Wise, Shawna (Sean) Fallmann, Brandon (Hollie) Murphy; eight great-grandchildren. Janet was also predeceased by her sister, Joan Patterson in 1993. Janet was born March 2, 1931 in Williamsport, PA the daughter of the late Carl and Anna (Mull) West. She was a retired cafeteria worker with the Horseheads School District having retired in 1985. She was also a member of a local ladies coffee club. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Wed., Nov. 30, 2005, from 1-3:00 p.m. and again from 5-7:00 p.m. when her service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Graveside interment will take place privately in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Those wishing may express their sympathy with memorials to Southern Tier Hospice Inc., 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830.

 

WEST Nina G. Oldroyd

Longtime resident of Horseheads, NY passed peacefully away Thursday morning, January 27, 2011 at Elcor Health Services at the age of 93. Nina was born September 22, 1917 in Farmington, PA, a daughter of the late James and Effie Losey West. She retired form St. Joseph's Hospital as a cashier and was a member of Daughters of America. Nina is predeceased by her husband, Francis in 1994, brother, Richard and sister, Edith. Nina is survived by her son, Wayne Oldroyd of Portsmouth, RI and daughter Judy Nobles of Horseheads, NY; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren and nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends will be received at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Sunday, January 30, 2011 between the hours of 2-4PM. Mrs. Oldroyd's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, January 31, 2011 at 10AM.She will be laid to rest alongside her husband, Francis at Maple Grove Cemetery immediately following. Kindly remember Nina by donating to your favorite local charity in her memory.  Star Gazette – January 28, 2011

 

WESTER Harold R. Age 80, currently of Waneta Lake and longtime resident of Elmira Heights, died on Thursday, December 14, 2006. His service will take place at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Those wishing may express their sympathy with the Elmira Heights Historical Society, P.O. Box 2084, Elmira Heights, NY 14903 or the Wayne Volunteer Ambulance and Fire Squad, 9997 Co. Rd. 87, Wayne, NY 14893.

WESTERBECK Alynne M - HERRICK, Alynne M.
Age 82 and formerly of Dubois St. Elmira died Sat. Aug. 14, 2010 at Elcor Health Service Center. Alynne is survived by a son, Mark (Shari) Herrick of Middlebury Center, PA; and daughter Leslie (Al) Raynes of Lawrenceville, PA; grandson Kyle Herrick also of Lawrenceville, GA. She was a former employee of the Elmira Star Gazette. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St. Horseheads Today Tuesday Aug. 17, 2010 from 1-2:00 pm. Her service will take place there at the funeral home at the conclusion of calling hours at 2:00 pm with interment to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Special thanks to the staff of Elcor Health Service for their care and concern for our mother over these years.- Elmira Star Gazette, August 17, 2010
Alynne M. (Westerbeck) Herrick - Born: Sun Mar 4, 1928 - Died: Sat Aug 14, 2010 from Barber Funeral Home.

WESTERVELT
Edward Lynn Age 48 of Beaver Dams, NY, died after a courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, August 3, 2001 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah; son, Blaine (Tracey Dunn) Westervelt of Horseheads; daughter, Nicole Westervelt of Beaver Dams; step sons, Eric Atwood of Painted Post, U.S.M.C. CPL, Chad Atwood of Beaufort, SC and Thomas Atwood of Addison; grandchildren, Kirsten, Zachary, Ryan and Brittney; parents, Robert and Geraldine Westervelt of Pine Valley; mother-in-law, Joyce Harrison of Beaver Dams; sisters, Bunny Cory of Horseheads and Jean (Donald) Boyce of Union, ME; brother, Charles (Bonnie) Westervelt of York, PA; brother-in-law, Freddie Bell of Horseheads, Delmar (Barbara) Carson of Corning, John (Katie) Carson of Elmira, William Carson of Savona and Dean (Rosemary) Russell of Corning, Kevin (Fiona) Russell of MA; sister-in-law, Monica (Jeff) Sweeney of Addison; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Ed was predeceased by his sister, Helen Bell. Born on September 12, 1952 in Elmira, Ed was a Trustee and member of the Big Flats Weslyan Church. He was an electrical contractor with E-N-D Assoc., and had worked at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Very devoted to his family, Ed was also a certified pyrotechnician who enjoyed doing many of the firework shows in the area. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, NY on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A celebration of Ed's life will take place at 6:30 PM on Monday in the Big Flats Wesleyan Church, 561 Maple St., Big Flats, NY with the Rev. Bern Lytle officiating. Private interment, Maple Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830 or the Big Flats Wesleyan Church, 561 Maple St., Big Flats, NY 14814

 

WESTERVELT Robert E.

Age 89, and lifelong resident of Pine Valley Rd. in Pine Valley and more recently at Elcor, died Sat., Jun 16, 2012, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Bob was born in Elmira, NY to George and Helen (Bradley) Westervelt on July 18, 1922. He was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine in 2005; son, Edward in 2001; and daughter, Helen Bell in 1996. His surviving family includes his daughters and son, Eleanor "Bunny" (Gordon) Elford of Elmira Heights, NY, Jean (Donald) Boyce of Camden, ME, Charles (Bonnie) Westervelt of York, PA; daughter-in-law, Debbie Westervelt of Beaver Dams, NY; son-in-law, Freddie (Brenda) Bell of Horseheads, NY; brother, Carl Westervelt of Montour Falls, NY; 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Bob attended Maranatha Bible Chapel and Lighthouse Baptist Church in Horseheads. He was a retired machinist from Facet/Bendix. He was a member of the Horseheads American Legion and veteran of the US Navy serving during WWII. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He also loved his time spent working on the Railroad. Family and friends are invited to call at the Maranatha Bible Chapel, 774 Sing Sing Rd., Horseheads on Sat., June 23, 2012, from 10-11:00 a.m. where his service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing may also remember Bob with memorials to Maranatha Bible Chapel, 774 Sing Sing Rd., Horseheads, NY 14845 or Lighthouse Baptist Church, 209 Gardner Rd., Horseheads, NY 147845.   Star Gazette – June 19, 2012   

 

WESTLAKE - BALDWIN, Madeline (Westlake)
Age 86, of Perkins Ave. in Horseheads, died after an extended illness on Sunday Sept. 6, 2009. She was born July 15, 1923 in Millport, NY, the daughter to the late Charles and Eva (Crouch) Westlake. She is survived by her devoted husband, S. Robert Baldwin; son and daughters-in-law, Marty (Mary) Baldwin of Horseheads, NY, Glenda Baldwin of Bartlett, TN; grandchildren, Kristin Baldwin, Melissa Phillips, Samantha Baldwin; sister, Pauline Titus of Jacksonville, FL; 5 great-grandchildren and dear "Jonnie" their toy poodle and several nieces and nephews. Also predeceasing was their son, Gary Baldwin in 1990 and grandson, Chadd Baldwin in 2005. Madeline was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Horseheads. For many years she was an assistant to Dr. Brooks, DDS, in Horseheads as well as a bookkeeper for an area company in the maintenance sector. She was a devoted wife, loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St. Horseheads, on Wed. Sept. 9, 2009 from 4-7:00 pm. Her service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Thurs at 10:00 am with interment to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/8/2009

 

WHERRY - CORDICK, Edith
Beloved Mother &  Grandmother
Age 98, of Elmira Heights, NY, died on Sunday, January 13, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born on April 16, 1909 in Blakeslee, PA, to the late William and Caroline (Bird) Wherry. Edith was the last surviving of ten children. She was predeceased by her husband, William Cordick in 1983; and daughter-in-law, Jane Cordick in 1997. Survivors include her son, Robert Cordick of Elmira; grandchildren, Diane (Bruce "Skip" Noyes) Kelly of Elmira, Patricia (Larry Cady) Boehl of Elmira and Linda (John) VanDerPoel of Horseheads; great-grandchildren, Brian (Jessica) Kelly, Sean (Erica Smith) Kelly, Andrew Noyes, Jessica VanDerPoel and Robert J. (RJ) VanDerPoel; great-great-grandson, Dillon; along with several nieces and nephews. Edith was the owner and operator of the former Heavenly Treat in Millport, NY, and she was a long standing member of 50+ years at the Oakwood United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 16th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home, 161 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights. Funeral services will take place there at 1 p.m. with Rev. Patrick Holder officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations in Edith's name can be made to St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit, 5th floor. The family would like to give a special thanks to the St. Joseph's Skilled Nursing Unit 5th floor for the excellent care given to Edith on her final journey.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/15/2008.

FRANCIS W. WHEAT, 30, late of 125 ½ East Ninth Street, Elmira Heights died unexpectedly Friday night (Oct. 27, 1933) as the result of an automobile accident.  He is survived by his widow and four children.  Mr. Wheat was a member of the Heights Lodge, F. & A. M.  The body is in the Ballard Funeral Home, Elmira Heights and will be removed to the family home tonight.  A prayer service will be held at the family home Monday at 2:30 p.m. and the funeral in the St. John Episcopal Church, Elmira Heights at 3 p.m.  The Rev. E. L. Harvey will officiate.  Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads with the committal service by Heights Lodge, F. & A. M.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/28/1933

WHEATON – Alice M. (Wheaton) Thomas, age 88, of Horseheads, and formerly a long time resident of Harrison St., in Elmira Heights, NY, was called home to be with the Lord after a brief illness on Thursday, October 7, 2004, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward “Jim” Thomas in 1971. She is survived by her son and daughter and their families, Mark W. (Francesca Sommer) Thomas of Rensselaer, NY, Alexis M. Peter of Ridgefield, CT; grandchildren: Heather (Hani) Shalabi, Claire E. and Mark W. Peter; great-granddaughter, Noor Shalabi; and sister, Jane Murdock of Horseheads. Alice was also predeceased by her sister, Louise Krasnow. Alice was born April 28, 1916 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late William and Bertha (Rolfe) Wheaton. She remained a long time Elmira Heights resident graduating from Thomas Edison High School and the Arnot Ogden School of Nursing in 1938. She was a registered nurse at the Arnot Ogden Hospital working as a newborn nurse for 35 years until her retirement there. She was a longtime and active member of Elmwood Baptist Church and a member of AARP Widow group and Arnot Alumni Assoc. Family and friends are invite4d to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, today, Friday, October 8, 2004, from 3-5 and 7-9 PM. Her service will be celebrated in Elmwood Baptist Church, 230 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY, on Saturday, October 9, 2004, at 2 PM with her Pastor, The Rev. Dr. Larry Appenzellar officiating. Interment with graveside committal prayers will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, where she will be laid to rest beside her late husband. – Elmira Star-Gazette, 8 Oct. 2004

 

WHEELER Edith KEENON

Age 90 formerly of Cayuta, NY died on Monday June 25, 2012 at Elcor Nursing Home. Edith was born November 10, 1921 in Big Flats, NY the daughter of the late William and Alveretta Avery Wheeler. She was also pre-deceased by her husband Jarvis Keenon and her brothers and sister Earl Wheeler, Lena Reed, and William Wheeler. Edith retired from St. Joseph's Hospital having worked in the food service and laundry departments. Edith is survived by her sister Grace Mitstifer of Cayuta, NY; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including a special friend Joan Harris. Edith's family would like to express their thanks for the loving and compassionate care given to Edith by the entire staff of Elcor during her stay. It was Edith's wishes that there be no calling hours. Gravesite Committal Services will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may remember Edith through memorials to The Resident's Activities Fund at Elcor Nursing Home 48 Colonial Drive Horseheads, NY 14845 or the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA 2435 State Route 352 Elmira, NY 14903. Arrangements are entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY.   Star Gazette – June 27, 2012

 

WHEELER Marjorie J. Wheeler

A longtime resident of Hazel St. Southport, died Thursday morning, January 21, 2011 at Elderwood Health Care at Tioga following a lengthy illness at the age of 83. Born on July 20, 1927 in Elmira, Marge was the daughter of the late, Glen & Ruby Heller Wheeler. A homemaker, Marge enjoyed caring for her home and family. In earlier years she was employed by the Remington Rand and Westinghouse. Surviving is her loving family, children, Sue (Joe) Kozak, Elmira; Carol (Wayne) Allington, Southport; grandchildren, John (Stacy), Rick (Jennifer), Christa and Becki Allington, Michelle (Bill) Kackett, and Darrien; thirteen great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; brother, Ira (Helen) Wheeler, Elmira nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Marge was predeceased by her son John and eight siblings. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, on Monday, January 24, 2011 between the hours of 4-6 p.m. Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 6:15 p.m. with the Reverend William Vallet officiating. Burial will take place at the family's convenience in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.  Star Gazette – January 22, 2011

 

WHEELER - ENNIS Mary Elizabeth (Wheeler)
Age 80 of Elmira, NY died on Friday May 1, 2009. Mary was born January 28, 1929 in Horseheads, NY the daughter of the late Glenn C. and Ruby Heller Wheeler. She married her husband Leon Charles Ennis who pre-deceased her in 1991. Mary was one of ten children and was pre-deceased by her sisters Ruth, Martha, and Margaret Ann as well as by her brothers Carl, Richard, and Donald Wheeler. Mrs. Ennis is survived by her son Richard Ennis, daughter and son-in-law Kathleen & John P. Mustico, son Terry Ennis. Mary is also survived by her grandchildren Jennifer, Jacqueline & Shannon Ennis, Damien & Paula Mustico, Jessica & George Canfield, Patrick Mustico, Kevin Mustico, and Katie Marie Ennis along with eight great grandchildren. Mrs. Ennis is also survived by her sister Marjorie Wheeler as well as her brothers Ira Wheeler and Fred Wheeler along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and host of caring friends. Mary was an avid bowler, a member of the 600 Club, and an inductee of The Bowlers Hall of Fame. Mary enjoyed working with various Senior Citizens Groups including The Nutrition Program. She was a member of The Retired Eagles Club of Elmira. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday May 4, 2009 from 4-7 PM. Mrs. Ennis' Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with the Rev. Christopher E. Linsler officiating. Mary will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Leon in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY at the convenience of the family.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/3/2009

 

WHEELER - TOWNSEND
Robina M. Age 79, of Horseheads, NY. She was born January 25, 1926 in Ithaca, daughter of the late Walter and Margaret Wheeler, and died Wednesday, August 10, 2005, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents; sister, Christine; brother, Walter; and grandson, Jamie Townsend; and is survived by her husband, of 60 years, Harley; sons, Jack and Jim, both of New York City; daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Michael Lunger of Horseheads, Bertha and John Anderson of Cocoa, FL; sisters and brothers-in-law, Myrtle and Chuck McIntyre, Vicki and Bernie Castaldi, all of Troy, NY; brothers and sisters-in-law, Hial and Marg Wheeler of Schenectady, NY, Lyman and Pat Wheeler of Pinellas Park, FL; grandsons, John (Danielle) Townsend and Jodie Townsend; granddaughter, Amy (Jeremy) Kryszan with great-granddaughter, Holly; stepgrandsons, Michael (Stacey) Lunger with great-granddaughter, Rachel, Daniel Lunger, Jason (Val) Baker with great-granddaughters, Destiny and Lacey. Mrs. Townsend was a life member and volunteer of the Elmira Salvation Army. She retired from Nichols Discount City and was very proud of all her grandchildren who affectionately referred to her as "Grandma Bina." Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Saturday, August 13th from 1 to 3 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Maj. Charles West will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.

 

WHEELER - FOLNSBEE, Vada
Age 67, of Elmira Heights, NY. She was born January 12, 1943 in Elmira, daughter of the late Harold and Mercedes Wheeler and died
Wednesday, March 24, 2010, unexpectedly at home. She was predeceased by a nephew, Richard Peters and is survived by her brother, Jonah Wheeler of Elmira Heights; sister, Jane Kemp of Southport; nieces and nephews, Christopher Fisher of Elmira, Samantha and Travis Wheeler, both of Elmira Heights, Alisha Peters of Elmira, and Elizabeth Lurcock of TN. Vada was loved by everyone she knew. She was employed with Capabilities. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Friday, March 26th, from 10 to 11 a.m. Her funeral and committal serviced will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.25.2010

 

WHEERY Maye H. (Wheery) DIESEL 

Age 93 formerly of West Second Street Elmira, NY died on Wednesday January 9, 2013 in Stuart, Virginia. Maye was born May 24, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of the late John and Mae T. Webster Wheery. Maye married her husband, Edward J. Diesel Sr., on February 12, 1944 and he pre-deceased her on February 7, 2010. She is also pre-deceased by her son Edward J. Diesel Jr. of Hammondsport, NY. Mrs. Diesel is survived by children: Mary Schnitizer of Raleigh, NC; Donald and Patricia Diesel of Elmira, NY, David Diesel of Binghamton, NY, Robert and Adah Diesel of Stuart, Virginia, Raymond and Joy Diesel of Raleigh, NC, and Diane (Mrs. Edward J.) Diesel Jr. of Hammondsport, NY; 13 grandchildren, one great grandson. Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours from 9 - 9:45 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Friday January 18, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM by The Rev. Christopher E. Linsler. Maye will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Edward in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Arrangement are entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY.   Star Gazette – January 13, 2013

 

WHITAKER Robert L.
Age 78, of Liberty St., Horseheads, died April 29, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Bob was born in Elmira, NY, on Jan. 13, 1930, son to the late Lewis and Marjory (Jones) Whitaker. His surviving family includes his sons, Robert (Veronica Smith) Whitaker of Horseheads, NY, Brian (Susan) Whitaker of East Corning, NY; grandchildren, Jessie and Jeremy; great-granddaughter, Hailey Nicole Whitaker. Bob was predeceased by his brother, Wlm. Thomas Whitaker; and sister, Betty Peterson. He was a 36 year employee of Hardinge Inc. where he retired as a purchasing agent. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a local member of the Horseheads American Legion Post #442. Bob was also an avid golfer and former bowler. He was a member of the Horseheads Old Oak lodge #364 F & A.M. and member and past Secretary of Elmira Cashmere Grotto. Services with the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, will take place privately at the convenience of his family. Interment will also take place privately in Maple Grove Cemetery where Military Honors will be accorded.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 5/1/2008 - 5/2/2008.

WHITCOMB\ ALONZO
Alonzo Whitcomb died last night at 8 o’clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Kiser, in the Town of Horseheads, aged eighty-four years. He is survived by his son, John of Buffalo, two daughters, Mrs. Charles Kiser of Horseheads & Mrs. John Gould of Erin; six grandchildren; also a sister, Mrs. Townsend of Elmira. The funeral will be held at the home of Mrs. Kiser Friday, at 2 p.m., the Rev. C.E. Christian to officiate. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.- Alonzo died March 9, 1920- Star-Gazette

WHITE - CARROLL, BARBARA G.,    Barbara G. White Carroll, 37, of Horseheads, NY died October 15, 1986 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira.  She was born January 3, 1949  in Troy, the daughter of Robert and Martha Brown White.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads.  She was a medical staff coordinator at the Arnot Odgen Hospital in Elmira.  She was president elect of the New York State Association of Medical Staff Services and also served as membership and program chairman, secretary-treasurer of the Central New York Chapter.  She is survived by her husband, Robert D. Carroll; son, Jeffery Carroll, at home; daughter, Lori Suzanne Carroll, at home; parents, Robert and Martha White of Columbia Cross Roads; sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and Al Hershey of Elizabethtown, PA and Carol White of Columbia Cross Roads; mother-in-law, Mrs. Bernice Carroll of Horseheads; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted October 18 at the Van-Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home in Horseheads with Rev. Gilbert C. Mitchell officiating and interment to be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.  Those wishing to make memorial contributions may contribute to an education scholarship fund for Barbara’s children in care of Mr. Robert D. Carroll, 147 Catalpa Drive, Horseheads, NY.  (TGR Oct. 23, 1986)

 

WHITE Floyd J. "Tinker"

Age 84 of the Falls Home in Montour Falls and formerly of Broad St. in Horseheads died Fri. July 1, 2011 at Schuyler Hospital. Floyd was born July 24, 1926. He was predeceased by his wife, Emily White in 1989 and is survived by his Son and daughter-in-law, Darin "Dex" and Lorie White of Mecklenburg, NY, daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and James Cummings of Erin, NY; Grandchildren, Amalie White, Timothy Cummings, Jeffrey (Wilita) Cummings, Michael (Julie) Cummings, Matthew Cummings; Great grandchildren, Blake, Hannah, Nathan, Kate, Kaela, Carter and Isabelle; Brother, Clyde White of Virginia, Sister-in-law, Wilma Carlton of Alpine, NY; Brother-in-law, Richard (Mary) Carrier of Horseheads, NY; Several nieces and nephews. Tinker retired from Winchester Optical. He was a veteran of the US Air force and an accomplished banjo player, playing frequently at: "The Old Barn" "The Hay Loft" " The Veteran Burdett Grange" as well as several other places. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St. Horseheads on Tuesday July 12, 2011 from 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. His service will follow there at 2:00 pm. The Rev. Beverly Davenport will officiate.  Graveside service to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.   In lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Floyd with memorials to: Chemung County Alzheimer's Support Group, Chemung County Office For The Aging, 425 Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 588 Elmira, NY 14902. Special Thanks to the caregivers of Falls Home, Seneca View Nursing Facility and Schuyler Hospital for the wonderful care they provided.   Star Gazette – July 9, 2011

 

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\100.gifTHOMAS F. WHITE, 101 years old of Olean, N.Y., formerly of Elmira Heights, Wednesday, March 23, 1977.  Mr. White will lie in state at Oakwood United Methodist Church on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. with funeral services there at 2 p.m., the Rev. Robert A. Delorme officiating.  Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.  He is survived by daughters, Mrs. John (Delores) Manley of Olean and Mrs. Luscia Cary of Hornell; seven step-children, 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/24/1977

WHITFIELD Paul Age 73 formerly of Elmira, NY died on Wednesday July 13, 2005. Paul was born in Perry, Georgia the son of the late Edward and Alice McGee Whitfield. He lived with the Lily Young and Rev. Doris Washington families in Elmira, NY for many years and was a member of The Monumental Baptist Church. Paul is survived by his brothers and sisters Hamp Whitfield, Willis C. Whitfield, Mary Lee Askew, Martha Whitfield, Inez Davis and Mary Whitfield all of Perry, GA; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Paul's Funeral Services on Tuesday July 19, 2005 at 2 PM at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. Pastor James E. Jones of The Monumental Baptist Church will officiate. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.

LEROY H. WHITING, 76 of 125 E. Mill St., Horseheads, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1957.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Grace M. Whiting; daughters, Mrs. Alice Jeffery of Horseheads, Mrs. Ruth McCann of Ithaca; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Body at VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads where friends may call today 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Francis Atherton.  Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.  –Elmira Advertiser 2/20/1957

 

WHITING Malcolm M. "Mel"

Age 92 of Horseheads, NY died on Wednesday August 15, 2012 at Bethany Manor. He was born on July 19, 1920 in Elmira, NY. Mr. Whiting was a Veteran of WWII serving his country with the U.S. Coast Guard. Mel was a Corrections Officer for the NYS Dept of Corrections in Elmira, NY. Mr. Whiting married his wife Anna Lashiw on January 29, 1942 and she pre-deceased him on November 18, 2000; he was also pre-deceased by his daughter: Gail Whiting Telech. He Coached Little Leaugue. Malcolm was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church as well. Mr. Whiting is survived by his long term friend: Vera Higgins; son and daughter-in-law: Malcolm "Mike" and Carol Whiting Jr.; daughter: Roxanne Whiting ; son-in-law: John S. Telech III; grandchildren: Michele and Steve Anderson; Jay Telech; Kelly and James Bush; Scott and Laura Whiting; Todd Whiting; Kyle and Jessica Mawhir; Morgan and Doug Mawhir; 9 great grandchildren; brothers: Monroe and Christine Whiting; Gary Whiting. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY ON Monday August 20, 2012 from 6-7PM, Mel's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 7PM. Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Whiting at that time; Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. In Lieu of Flowers those wishing may remember Mel through donations to The Food Pantry, 1st Presbyterian Church 2943 Westinghouse Road Horseheads, NY 14845; or to the Cancer Research Institute, One Exchange Plaza Broadway Suite 1802 New York, NY 10006   Star Gazette – August 19, 2012

 

WHITMAN Arthur J.

Age 82, of Horseheads, NY, died peacefully to be with the Lord on Feb. 9, 2013. Art was born in Elmira, NY to Edward and Johanna (Muster) Whitman. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 55 years, Joyce (Borgeson) Whitman, whom he was married to on February 15. He is also survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, David (Karen) Whitman of Horseheads, NY, Donald (Laurie) Whitman of Glen Allen, VA; grandchildren, Kyle and Bryce Whitman of Glen Allen, VA and Wilder and Jemma Whitman of Horseheads, NY; K-9 pal "Toby"; brother, Richard Whitman of Horseheads, NY; sister-in-law, Carol Whitman of Elmira, NY; and many nieces and nephews. Art was also predeceased by his brother, Edward "Bud" Whitman. Art was a devoted family man. He was a caring husband, father and grandfather. A member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Art was also a Deacon and former Trustee and financial secretary for the Church. He was retired from Corning Inc. where he was a lab technician. Throughout his 32 year career there, he also obtained several patents. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and again from 6-7 p.m. where his service will follow calling hours at 7 pm, with his pastor and friend, the Rev. Clifford Proper, officiating. Interment at the convenience of his family in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads. Expressions of sympathy may also be directed to CareFirst, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830.   Star Gazette – February 12, 2013

 

WHITMAN - WEILAND, Ruth D.
Age 91, longtime member of the Southport Community, died Monday, April 12th, 2010 at Elcor Health Services, Horseheads, NY. Ruth is the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Gibson) Whitman. In addition to her parents, Ruth is predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Harry; five brothers and sisters, and her loving daughter-in-law, Debbie Weiland. Surviving Ruth are her loving children, daughter, Janice (John) Nolan of Myrtle Beach, SC; sons, Raymond (Barb) Weiland of Lowman, NY, Bruce Weiland of Horseheads, NY, five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; and close friends, Duane and Carol Olthof. Ruth was long time member of the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church. Ruth was a devoted mother who loved to travel. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc, 1050 Pennsyvania Ave, Elmira, NY on Thursday, April 15th, 2010 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. Funeral and committal services will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 12 PM. Pastor Mark Erway will officiate. Private graveside services will be held at a time convenient with the family in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. Those wishing please make memorials in Ruth D. Weiland's name to the Memorial Fund c/o Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church, 1238 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, NY 14871. – Elmira Star Gazette, April 15, 2010

 

WHITNEY Arlene W. Sargent

Age 84 of Westwind Rd. in Big Flats died after an extended illness on Oct. 11, 2011 at the Chemung Co. Nursing Facility. Arlene was born July 13, 1927 in Farmington, PA to Gerald and Elsie (Finch) Whitney. She is survived by her husband, William Sargent; daughter, Lisa and Bruce Cooper of Cayuta, NY; granddaughter, Kelly (Scott) McGinnis of Horseheads, NY; dear friend and "daughter" Anne Cooney of Daytona Beach, FL; sister-in-law, Martha Whitney of Elkland, PA; nieces and nephew. Arlene was also predeceased by her brothers, Maynard and Philip Whitney. She was a Member of Big Flats United Methodist Church and a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. Family and friend are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Friday Oct. 14, 2011 from 4-7:00 pm. Her service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Sat. at 10:00 am, the Rev. Michael Breunig will officiate. Burial service to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Expressions and condolences may also be left and viewed at www.barberfuneralhome.com. Special thanks to 5th floor staff of the Chemung Co. Nursing Facility.   Star Gazette – October 13, 2011

 

WHITNEY - MRS. JULIA W. BREESE
Mrs. Julia W. Breese died at her home in Horseheads this morning at 10 o’clock, aged sixty-three years. She is survived by her husband, Philander Breese, & four children. Mrs. Bert Baldwin of Horseheads, Mrs. George Spencer of Corning, Mrs. James Shoots of Cuba, & Flossie at home; 13 grandchildren, one of whom, Harold Loven, has resided with his grandparents. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery. - Mrs. Julia W. Breese died July 16, 1910.

WHITSON
Richard A. Owner of Whitson Construction Age 68 of 2893 S. Broadway, Wellsburg, NY died Friday, June 30, 2000 unexpectedly. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Beatrice (Powell) Whitson; brothers Frank and Robert Whitson; sisters Beatrice King and Clara Carey. Survived by his wife of 49 years, Marlene (Darrow); sons Jerry Darrow, Michael Whitson; son and daughter-in-law George and Wendy Whitson all of Elmira; daughters and sons-in-law Marlene and Butch Drugg of Canastota, NY, Doofy and Jack Morrow, Mary and Chris Brand, Sherry and Jack Morrison, Susan and Michael Burrell, Shelly and William VanWagner; daughter-in-law Jamie Whitson, all of Elmira; grandchildren Richard, Marcie, Kyle and Chelsey Whitson, Sarah Ebersold, Charlie and Andrew Shaw, Jack Morrow II, Shannon and Ashley Swanger, Tori Ritter, Shane, Megan and John Morrison, Desiree, Brandon and Keri Anne Burrell, William and Emily VanWagner and Angie Townsend; 12 great grandchildren; brother Ronald Whitson; sister Shirley Fletcher along with several  nieces, nephews and close friends including Bill Boyles and James Kahl. Richard was a retired Mason. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was an avid bowler and fisherman. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 5th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral and Committal Services will be held there on Thursday, July 6th at 11 AM. Rev. Larry Parker will officiate. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
 

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