St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Elmira,
Chemung County NY
Photo by Joyce M. Tice 2001
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St. Peter & Paul Cemetery Obituaries
JAMES (FRANK) LIDDY of 462 Hathorn Ct. Saturday, Feb. 28, 1948. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Andrus, Mrs. Catherine Christensen of Elmira; grandchildren, Terrance E. Christensen, Judith L. Andrus; several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Keefe Funeral Home where funeral will be held Wednesday 8 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church at 9. SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/1/1948
LIDDY - CARROLL, Margaret K. (Liddy) "Sis"
Died Tuesday, January 13, 2009, in Rochester, NY. Born on November 9, 1916 in Elmira, NY to Leo and Winifred Liddy. She attended St. Mary's Grammar School and graduated from South Side High School. Predeceased by her husband, John O'Boyle Carroll; and her brother, Leo Liddy of Closter, NJ. She is survived by sons, Michael (Christy) of Colorado Springs, CO, Thomas (Jean) of Rochester, NY; grandchildren, Sean (Chris), Stephanie, Erin, Brian (Michelle) and Denise (Mike) Ralph; great-granddaughters, Haley, Katelyn, Abby, and Courtney; sister, Rose Supple of Palmyra, NY; and Jack (Beverly) Liddy of Elmira, NY. Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 24th, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1100 West Church Street, Elmira, NY. Interment immediately following at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Elmira, NY. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to Sisters Care, 16 Lake View Park, Rochester, NY 14613 or St. Mark's Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Rochester, NY 14612 in her memory. Ref: Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Rochester NY 14626. 585-227-2700. Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/18/2009
MARTIN J. LIDDY of 515 Perine St. Prayer service was held at the Keefe Funeral Home, 426 Broadway, this morning (June 20, 1955) at 8 followed by Requiem High Mass at 9 in St. Mary’s Church. The Rev. John T. Walsh was the celebrant and the Rev. Thomas J. Toole and the Rev. Len G. Schwab were in the sanctuary. Pallbearers: Waldo Longwell, Charles Forgensi, Richard Hallahan, Thomas King, Raymond Paine and Robert Passmore. The Rev. Albert V. Ryan conducted the committal service in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/20/1955
Mrs. Owen Judson died last Saturday at her home in Gillett, aged about sixty years. Mrs. Judson was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Martin Liddy, & is survived by a husband, two sons & two daughters, M.R. Judson, of Springfield, James Judson, of Fassett, Mrs. M.E. Seafuse of Pine City, & Mrs. D. Post, of Gillett. The remains were taken from Gillett Monday morning to Elmira on the 10:30 train & interred in SS. Peter & Paul cemetery. Funeral director Connelly, of Elmira, had charge. Mary (Liddy) Judson died abt. 1904.
LIDDY - Unnamed Elmira Newspaper - Feb.25,1893 DEATH OF PATRICK LIDDY Patrick LIDDY died this morning at 8 o'clock at his residence in Lowmanville aged 71 years. The deceased was one of the oldest and most highly respected farmers in this county. He is survived by his wife, three sons, John, James and Timothy and one daughter, Mrs. Terrill of this city. The funeral will be hald at the house of Mrs. TTerill at No. 222 Caldwell Av., Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and at 2 o'clock at SS Peter & Paul's Church. The remains will be brought to Mrs.T errilL's tomorrow afternoon and waked at her house tomorrow night. Sharron Vossoughi Modesto, CA <Rsvossoughi@worldnet.att.net>
LIDDY William Of Reynolds St., affectionately known as Bill, died peacefully at his home with his family at his side at the age of 85. Bill was born on May 28, 1920 in Lowman, NY, son of William and Hattie Lindsley Liddy. He was one of eight children and was the last surviving of his six sisters and one brother. He married his companion of 63 years, Mary Jane Snyder on June 27, 1942 in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church. Bill was a hard working gentleman who operated Liddy's Service Center on the corner of Miller and Pennsylvania Ave. for many years and was remembered for his willingness to always help others. In service to his community, Bill was active in the Elmira Eagles, Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Elmira Elks Lodge # 62 and was s a communicant of St. Mary's Church. Surviving is his loving family, his wife, Mary Jane Snyder Liddy; and their twin children, William (Becky) Liddy, Wellsburg; and Joann Pierce, Elmira; six grandchildren, Christopher (Janet) Pierce, Patrick Pierce, Melissa Terry, Matthew (Melanie) Liddy, Brian (Stacey) Liddy, and Amy Liddy (Bill Thomas); seven great-grandchildren, Edwin Pierce, Jory Creely, Brittany Terry, James Pierce, Maryah Terry, Ryan Terry and Taylor Thomas; also Bill's nieces and nephews with whom he shared a wonderful relationship. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, on Thursday evening, July 14, 2005, between the hours of 4-8 p.m. A Friday morning prayer service will take place at the funeral home at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sts. Peter & Paul's Church at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Ray Hourihan officiating. Graveside services will follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.
MISS ANNE (SIDORA) LIDO, 48, of 1401 Grand Central Ave., Thursday, Oct. 18, 1962. She was a communicant of St. Casimir’s Church; a member of Willard State Hospital Nurses Alumni Association. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lido of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Jerome Giblin of Elmira; brother, John R. Lido of Elmira. Body at Barrett Funeral Home. Calling hours today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer service there Monday at 8:15 a.m., Solemn High Requiem Mass at 9 in St. Casimir’s Church. St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Recitation of the Rosary Sunday at 8 p.m. Please omit flowers. –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/20/1962
LILLEY Lawrence E. JR.
RETIRED CAPTAIN ELMIRA FIRE DEPARTMENT Age 91, formerly of Taylor St., Elmira, NY. He was born March 6, 1922 in Elmira, son of the late Lawrence & Agnes Lilley, died peacefully on July 11, 2013. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marie J. Lilley, in 2004. Lawrence is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gregg and Kathleen Lilley of Pine City, NY. He is also survived by a grandson, Kevin P. Lilley of Elmira, NY. Lawrence was a United States Air Force Veteran and served during WWII. He retired as a Captain in the Elmira Fire Department after 31 years of service. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME ON MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013, BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery with Full Military Honors accorded. Rev. Richard Farrell officiating. Flowers to be furnished by the family anyone wishing to make a charitable contribution on Lawrence's behalf may do so to the S.P.C.A.
Star Gazette – July 12, 2013
WAYNE LILLEY, 5 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard R. Lilley of 760 E. Market St., Sunday, Aug. 5, 1956. Survived by parents; sisters, Janelle and Roxanne, and brothers, Robert and Raymond Lilley all at home; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Angelica Rullo; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Lilley and great-grandmother, Mrs. Bertha Lilley all of Elmira. Body at Charles F. Hughes & Son Funeral Home and late this afternoon will be removed to home of grandmother, Mrs. Rullo of 926 Lackawanna Ave. where friends may call. Prayer service there Wednesday at 4:15 a.m., Mass of the Angels at 9 in St. Peter and Paul’s Church. St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/6/1956
LIMONCELLI John A. Age 90, of Elmira NY died
Saturday, September 2, 2006 at the Bath VA Medical Center. John was the son of
James and Theresa (Santullo) Limoncelli. He was predeceased by his wife of 58
years, Lena Emanuel Limoncelli on April 26, 2004, son, James M. Limoncelli on
March 7, 2005, brother, Frank Limoncelli and sister, Helen Miller. John is
survived by son and daughter-in-law, Robert J. and Janis Limoncelli of Squantum
MA; granddaughters, Serena, Erica and Lisa Limoncelli and Alicia Limoncelli,
great granddaughter, Olivia Rothwell; sister-in-law, Norine Emanuel of Elmira;
along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. John was a
lifelong communicant of St. Anthony's Church. He was a US Army veteran having
served in the Pacific during WW II. John retired from the US Postal Service as
a special delivery driver. In their younger days he and Lena loved to dance and
would enter dance contests in the Elmira area. John was an avid golfer and
played on a regular basis up to the age of 80. He opened the first driving
range in the area, out past the point of W. Church and W. Water Streets in West
Elmira, over 50 years ago. Friends are invited to call at McInerny Funeral
Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, September 5, 2006 from
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Wednesday,
September 6, 2006 at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30
a.m. in St. Anthony's Church. Committal prayers and interment, with military
honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers
donations in John's memory may be directed to the Bath VA Medical Center, Attn:
Volunteer's Department, 76 Veteran's Avenue, Bath NY 14810.
Star-Gazette.com Obituaries for 09/03/06
LIMONCELLI John J.
Elmira: Age 92, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Arnot
Ogden Medical Center. John was born June 23, 1918, the last surviving of 8
children born to Joseph and Angela (Carozza) Limoncelli. He is survived by his
loving wife of 69 years, Devine "Dee" Festa Limoncelli; sons and
daughters-in-law, J. William and Barbara Limoncelli of Horseheads, and Ronald
E. and Deborah A. Limoncelli of Palatine Bridge, NY; grandchildren, Jeffrey
(Amy) Limoncelli of Elmira, with children, Nico, Michael, and Joseph; Lisa
Limoncelli of Atlanta, GA; and Alison Limoncelli of Palatine Bridge; several
nieces, nephews, good neighbors, and friends. John was a graduate of Elmira
High School, then attended Hobart College on a football scholarship. John
served in the U. S. Navy during WWII. He later completed course work at Elmira
College. He started his career with Remington Rand, where he was the
Maintenance Supervisor. John then went to work for Sperry Univac World
Headquarters in Blue Bell, PA where he was the Manager of the Plant Maintenance
Department of all the Univac plants in the U. S. and Canada. Upon his
retirement John stayed active working as a golf course ranger at Soaring Eagles
Golf Club up to the age of 90. In earlier years he was a member and Past
President of Notre Dame High School Athletic Association, Past President of
Sperry Remington Staff Association, and past advisor to the Board of
Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). John was inducted into the Elmira
Sports Hall of Fame for his football accomplishments. He enjoyed golf, watching
and feeding birds outside of his apartment, gardening, and reading, especially
biographies of sports figures. John was a member of the American Legion Post
#443, Elmira PBA, and longtime communicant of St. Patrick's Church. Friends are
invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on
Friday, April 8, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held
at the funeral home on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass
of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment, with
military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Flowers
would be welcomed, or a donation to the Josh Palmer Cancer Fund, 307B East
Water Street, Elmira, NY 14901, in John's memory, would be
appreciated. Star Gazette – April 4, 2011
LIMONCELLI - SCOTT, Mary Louise
Age 91, of Horseheads, died Friday, April 24, 2009 at Bethany Manor. Mary Lou was born April 10, 1918, daughter of Pasquale and Mary Cifelli Limoncelli. She is predeceased by her husband, Jack Denton Scott, sister, Madeline Limoncelli Altman, brothers, Frank, Donald, and Joseph Limoncelli. Mary Lou is survived by her sister, Palmina L. Thompson of Horseheads; along with several nieces and nephews. A graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, Mary Lou worked as a nurse in New York City during WWII while her husband was in the military. After the war she and Jack spent 40 years as world travelers and authors. Together they compiled 56 books and countless periodical articles. During their world travels Mary Lou was also a hunter. She was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 4, 2009 at 12:00 noon at McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.
Retired Businessman Dies at 91
Fred A. LINBERGER of 161 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, who ran a meatmarket for 58 years before his retirement, died Thursday night. Mr. Linberger, 91, died in St. Joseph's Hospital after an extended illness. He opened Linberger's Meatmarket at 135 W. 14th St. in the Heights in 1902 and ran the store until he retired in 1960. His son, Frederick J. Linberger, assumed ownership of the meatmarket at that time and has continued to run the business. Mr. Linberger is survived by his son, two daughters and one sister, as well as six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He will be buried Saturday in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery." -- newspaper clipping from Fred W. Heller.
LINBERGER, Fred A.
Age 91, of 135 W. 14th St., Elmira Heights, Thursday, June 23, 1966. Body at Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home. No calling hours. Prayer service there Saturday at 8:30 a.m. followed by Requiem High Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Church. St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Survived by son, Frederick J. Linberger of Elmira Heights; daughters, Mrs. Fred Wilson of Millerton, PA. and Mrs. Winton Lutes of Elmira Heights; sister, Mrs. Louis Lutz of Elmira; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was the retired owner of Linberger Meat Market."
"Heights Butcher Dies at 57
Frederick J. (Bud) LINBERGER of 114 Oakwood Ave., a Elmira Heights butcher and grocer, died at about 10:45 Tuesday night at Arnot Ogden Hospital where he had been a patient since May 20. He was 57. Mr. Linberger owned Linberger's Market at 135 W. 14th St. His father, Frederick, started the specialty meat store in 1902. He died last year. For a time the father and son were partners. About 10 years ago the son took over the business. A graduate of Elmira Free Academy, he was graduated from Holy Cross University in 1934. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran. Mr. Linberger was a member of the Clarence R. Oliver Post 154, American Legion of Elmira Heights and St. Charles Borromeo Church of the Heights.":
"LINBERGER, Frederick J. (Bud)
Age 57, of 114 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, Tuesday, June 6, 1967. Friends may call at the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home, Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer service there Friday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Requiem High Mass in St. Charles Borromeo Church at 10 a.m. St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Survived by wife, Mrs. Helen Kingston Linberger; daughter, Mary M. Linberger; son, Frederick D., all at home; sisters, Mrs. Frederick D. Wilson of Mosherville, Pa. and Mrs. H. Winton Lutes of Elmira Heights. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Church; proprietor of Linbergers Meat Market, Elmira Heights."
LINTZ Robert L.
Age 85, of Horseheads, formerly of Elmira Heights and Spring Hill, FL, died peacefully at home on Saturday, November 7, 2009. Bob was the oldest son of the late Mamie Griswold Storch and Chester Lintz. His wife of 62 years, Patricia Reidy Lintz, predeceased him in 2005. He was also predeceased by sister and brother-in-law, Mary Lou & Charles Reddon, brother Chester Lintz, Jr., sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Helen & Ivan Welch, Joseph & Genevieve Reidy. Bob is survived by children, Diane Pryslak, with husband Steve, of Romulus, MI, Linda Lintz of Horseheads, Robert Lintz, Jr., with wife Marie, of Rochester, NY; sister-in-law Mary Lintz of Green Bay, WI; grandchildren, Mary Patricia (Mark) Simkow, Michelle (Kurt) Mrocko, Stephen (Julie) Pryslak, Jeffery (Michelle) Pryslak, all of Michigan, Melinda Lintz of Rochester, NY; great-grandchildren, David and Tyler Hilbert, Mark Simkow, Olivia, Emma, and Elizabeth Mrocko, Daniel and Caitlin Kacic, Rachel and Spencer Pryslak, all of Michigan; along with many nieces, nephews, and loyal and devoted friends. Bob graduated from Thomas Edison High School in 1942. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theatre and was a POW in Germany during the last weeks of the war. Bob was retired, in 1979, from Facet/Purolator with over 30 years of service. He was active in the UAW Local 607, serving as the local union president for 15 years. Bob was a long time communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church. In earlier years he enjoyed golf, playing cards, and listening to good "old" music. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Committal prayers and interment, with full military honors, will be held Friday, November 13, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Bob through donations to either Meals on Wheels, 150 Fox Street, Elmira, NY 14901, Arctic League, P O Box 113, Elmira, NY 14902, or a charity of one's choice. Published in Star-Gazette on November 9, 2009
LIOTINO Lucy A. Galvin
Elmira: Age 83, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, following a short illness. A lifelong resident of Elmira, born Lucy Ann Liotino on March 28, 1929 to Lorenzo and Maria (Mazzaraco) Liotino, she was graduated from Elmira Free Academy in 1946 and married John Mark Galvin in 1953. He predeceased her April 12, 1993. Lucy served several years as Deputy City Clerk for the City of Elmira before working for the Elmira Police Department, retiring in 1991. She was a communicant of St. Anthony's/St. Patrick's. Lucy enjoyed her membership in "The Club" that included Nata and Tony Brunozzi, Shirley and Carl Hillman, Betty and Mel Miller, Mary Fran and Dick Smith, and Rose and Don Vesneske. Surviving Lucy are her four sons, Mark (Margaret), Nampa, ID; Michael (Katy), Elmira; John (Nancy), Elmira; James (Karla), Rockford, MI; brothers, Vito (Sylvia) Liotino, Hilton, NY, Peter (Mary Lou) Liotino, Myrtle Beach, SC; sister Ann Cantando, Elmira; brother-in-law Chuck Grady, Elmira; 12 grandchildren Jay (Rachel), Angela (Mike) and Susan; Kelly (Ryan), Molly, Emily and Hannah; Julie and Johnny (and their mother Jane); Megan, Lucas and Nessa; two great grandchildren Isaiah and Leanora; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Lucy was predeceased by sister-in-law Mary Ann Grady and brother-in-law Nick Cantando. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In "Lu" of flowers memorial donations may be made to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. The family would like to thank Barb Hillman for the wonderful care she gave their mother for the past two years, and Tina and Gary Lido for always being there. Star Gazette – April 6, 2012
CAMILLO V. ‘SAM’
LISI age 90, of Elmira died Monday, November 23, 2015 at Bethany Manor,
Horseheads. Born in Elmira to the late Celia & Vincenzo Lisi on February 14,
1925. Sam is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elvira Lentricchia Lisi;
children, Julie A. Lisi, Columbus, GA, Mary E. (Armond) Manoogian, Pine
Valley, Rosemarie (Robert) Goldschmidt, Cincinnati, OH, Vincent P. Lisi,
Elmira, Stephen A. (Bobbie) Lisi, Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Todd,
Kristen, Mark, Jon, Cara, Kim, Matthew, Lindsey, Stephen A. Jr.; 12 great
grandchildren; sister, Theresa Koellner; several nieces, nephews and
cousins; pre-deceased by his sister, Margaret Eddy. Camillo was a
communicant of Blessed Sacrament parish, life member of Elmira Heights
American Legion and the Italian American Veterans Club. Sam retired from
Hardinge Inc., an active bowler and cyclist, veteran US Army, WWII recipient
of the Chevalier Medal. At his request there will be no calling hours but
those wishing may attend his Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul's
Church at 10 a.m. Friday, November 27th. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter &
Paul Cemetery with Military Honors. In Lieu of flowers those wishing may
make a donation in his name to a charity of your choice . A special thank
you to the staff at Bethany for their wonderful care. Arrangements have been
entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home. –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/25/2015
LISI - QUATRANO, Anne M. (Ra-Ra), Age 92, of Elmira, NY. She was born November 28, 1915 in Elmira, daughter of the late Ernest and Concetta (Coletta) Lisi, and died Good Friday, March 21, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, James and Francis Lisi; infant son, Richard; and her husband, Ross on February 14, 2004. Mrs. Quatrano is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Cecile Ann and Larry Josbeno, Mary Anne and Gene Holleran, all of Horseheads; grandchildren, Deborah Josbeno, John (Donna) Josbeno, Sean (Lisa Briand) Holleran, Matthew Holleran and Meghan Holleran; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Emily Josbeno; sister-in-law, Bertha Lisi of Elmira; along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Quatrano was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church. She graduated from EFA, retired from Sears after 25 years of service, was a member of the Wanda Circle, Sacred Heart Ladies, Ladies of Charity, St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary, IAV, IAV Bocce League and St. Gerard's Society. She enjoyed traveling. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, March 24th, at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Church. Rev. Robert MacNamara, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Anne through donations to St. Gerard's Society, 1 Liquori Dr., Liquori, MO 63057, or St. Joseph's Hospital, 3rd floor Skilled Nursing Unit, 555 E. Market St., Elmira, NY 14901. Anne's family extends a sincere thank you to the 3rd floor Skilled Nursing staff at St. Joseph's Hospital for the loving care given to their mother. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/22/2008.
LISI - DISTEFANO
Carmela M. (Cary) (Lisi) Age 78 of 1007 Johnson St., Elmira, NY. She was born July 15, 1923 in Susquehanna, PA, daughter of the late John and Mary (Mucci) Lisi and died Friday, October 26, 2001 at St. Joseph's Hospital after an extended illness. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, John M. DiStefano; daughters and son-in-law Mary Rose Becker and Gerianne & Rory Kessler; son John G. DiStefano; grandchildren Jason, Nicholas and Brian Becker and Sarah Kessler all of Elmira; brother and sister-in-law James and Lottie Lisi of Binghamton, NY, sisters-in-law Mary Lauretta of Elmira and Carmela Culver of Gillett, PA; special friend Larry Hoskins of Elmira along with several nieces and nephews. Cary was a long time communicant of St. Anthony's Church. She was a member of Sacred Heart Ladies, Nocturnal Adoration, Senior Citizens Club, Italian American Society and First Saturday Rosary for the Blessed Mother, all at St. Anthony's Church. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Sunday, October 28th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Prayer Service will be held there on Monday, October 29th at 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Anthony's Church. Rev. Walter Wainwright, Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.
LISI - MALONE
Mary Ann Age 52, of Palm Harbor, FL, formerly of Elmira, died in Florida on Friday, February 16, 2007. Mary Ann was born on May 24, 1954, the daughter of the late Francis and Helen Spaziani Lisi. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Mary Ann is survived by her husband, Robert E. Malone of Palm Harbor; sons and daughter-in-law, Charles A., Jr. and Bonnie Blake of Horseheads, Francis C. Blake of St. Petersburg, FL, Jonathan M. Blake of Elmira; stepdaughters, Carman Mosley of Binghamton, Sharon Hall, Wendy Clemens, both of Olean, NY, Nina Malone, Rosemary Malone and Courtney Malone, all of Elmira; stepsons, Robert and Tyrone Malone, both of Olean; 27 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; mother-in-law, Lilly Malone of Elmira; brother-in-law, George Malone of Elmira, sisters-in-law, Ester Malone of Elmira, and Ernestine McPeak of Olean, NY; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins from the Lisi and Spaziani Families. Mary Ann was a 1972 graduate of Notre Dame High School. While living in Florida she was employed by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Friends and family are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, on Thursday, February 22, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, February 23, 2007 at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony's Church. Interment to follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.
LISI Theresa Manzari
age 83 of Albany, NY. She was born October 19, 1928 in
Elmira, NY, daughter of the late Philomena and Joseph Lisi and died
unexpectedly Wednesday May 16, 2012. She is survived by her devoted husband of
over 60 years, Joseph Manzari; loving children Victoria and husband Arthur
Casey, Laura and husband James Semerano, Joseph and wife Kim, Michael and wife
Kathleen, Lisa and husband Michael Schoop, John and wife Denise and James
Manzari. She is also survived by 12 adoring grandchildren. Theresa graduated
from Elmira Catholic High School in 1946 and after being a stay-at-home Mom to
her seven children, she proudly began a 15 year second career with K-Mart as a
Sales Associate. After her family, BINGO and shopping were her greatest
pleasures. Theresa's generosity, devotion and beauty will be forever cherished.
Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake
St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Sunday, May 20th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.
Prayers will be offered there on Monday, May 21st at 9 am, followed by her Mass
of Christian Burial at 9:30 am in Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Rev. Richard
Farrell, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter
& Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Theresa
through donations her favorite charity, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Star Gazette – May 18, 2012
LOCKHART William A.
Age 70 of Rochester, formerly of 262 W. Hudson Street, Elmira, died Monday, December 31, 2001 at Park Ridge Hospital in Rochester, NY. William was born in Rochester, NY, son of Albert and Rita (Schaefer) Lockhart. William served his country in the US Army during the Korean War Conflict. He graduated from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY, with his Bachelors Degree in 1957 and then received his Masters Degree at SUNY Geneseo in 1963. William retired from the Steele Memorial Library in Elmira as a Reference Librarian. He was also in charge of the Bookmobile Dept at the library. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed photography, music, reading and gardening. William volunteered for many years at Nortre Dame High School and he was a lector at St. Mary's Church. Survivors include sons, Mark (Barb) of Painted Post, NY, John, Frederick, Matthew (Kristen) and Thomas (Kim) all of Rochester, NY; daughters, Mary (Gary)Auffhammer of Horseheads, NY, Therese M. Lockhart of Binghamton, NY, and Margaret Lockhart of Rochester, NY; sisters, Frances (Kelly) Hester of Jacksonville, FL, Marguerite Rose of Pittsford, NY; grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, and Emily Auffhammer, Therese E., Allison and Alexander Lockhart. His beloved wife, Dorothy, predeceased William in 1989. William will be deeply missed by all that loved him and whose lives he touched. Family and friends are invited to call Friday, January 4, 2002 from 7 to 9 PM at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home, 1004 Lake Street, Elmira, NY. A prayer service will be held there Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 10 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at St. Mary's Church 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY, with Reverend Richard Farrell officiating. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Steele Memorial Library, 101 E. Church Street, Elmira, NY 14901, or to the American Stroke Association.
LOLL Richard C.
Age 76 of Elmira, NY. He was born July 14, 1930 in Elmira, son of the late Gustave and Louise (Monks) Loll and died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was predeceased by his brothers, Thomas and Francis; sister, Theresa Mangan; and his significant other, Hester Ford; and is survived by his children and their spouses, Debra and Merle Bryan of Elmira, Kevin and Dee Loll, Paul and Janet Loll, all of Texas, Susan Loll (Cicci Carver) of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Michael, Jeremy (Tammy), Angie, Eric and Megan; five great-grandchildren; former wife, Joy Loll; sister, Maryann (James) Kamas; sister-in-law, Gerry Loll; brother-in-law, William Mangan; along with several nieces and nephews. Mr. Loll was the owner of Loll's Pharmacy at the corner of Washington Ave. and Davis St. He was the Mayor of Elmira from 1972 to 1975 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during Korea. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Saturday, June 2nd from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment will take place in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
LONERGAN Helen L. Donovan (1915 - 2011)
Elmira: made the world a better place for 95 years. Her spirit left this earth by the light of the Full Paschal Moon on Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011. She was born on December 20, 1915 in Elmira, NY to Richard and Katherine Lonergan. After graduating from Cortland Normal, Helen taught locally in one room schoolhouses until her marriage to Paul M. Donovan in 1941. Her career then turned to raising 6 children and managing a very busy household. Helen was active with The Ladies Of Charity and presided as president for many years. She also was a dedicated volunteer for the St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary. Helen and Paul enjoyed spending time with family and friends at Seneca Lake and in their later years at their cabin on Donovan Hill. Whenever the family gathered there were always many stories to tell, love and laughter to be shared. Helen's arms were forever open and her heart full of acceptance for all. She was an inspiration and example for those who knew her. Along with her parents, sister and brother-in-law Alice and Joseph Kupstis, sister Mary and brother Richard Lonergan, Helen was predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years, Paul, her cherished daughter-in-law Agnes Amisano Donovan and her dear grandson Noah Clement. Survivors include her children and their families: Matthew with sons, Christian (Lisa) and Kevin Donovan: Katherine (Gerald) Utter with children, Daniel, Kerry (Adam) Bonin, David Utter: Michael (Jeanne) with children, Amy (Greg) Daly and Sally Donovan: William with children, Louise (Sonny) Flores, Michael (Aimee) Donovan, Cara (Zig) Brzezinski, R.J. (Lynne) Cleveland, Damien (Kristen) Cleveland, Michael John (Irena) Amisano: Mary (Gene) Hourihan with children, Sarah (Paul) McLaughlin and Clare Hourihan: Paul (Arlene) with son Jonah. Helen had 22 great-grandchildren, Everett and Tavish Bonin, Sadie and Donovan Daly, Brett and Megan Flores, Haeley Donovan, Zig, Max and Sophia Brzezinski, Abby, Mia, Allie and Eli Cleveland, Damien, Annabella, Gianna, and Luke Cleveland, Maria and Antonio Amisano, Tyler and Elijah Clement. Also surviving are her much loved nephews, Richard, Robert and Joseph Kupstis, along with their families. Helen's family would like to give special thanks to her very loving, dedicated caregivers and companions, Diane and Carol, who helped make Helen's last few years comfortable and pleasant. Friends are invited to the McInerny Funeral Home on Monday April 25, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday April 26, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Helen's memory can be directed to: Angels For Alyssa dba MMA Research Fund PO Box 262 Shermans Dale, PA 17090
Star Gazette – April 21, 2011
LONG - RODABAUGH, Mary A.
Age 46, of Baty St., Elmira, died after a long illness on Sunday, April 5, 2009, surrounded by her family at the home of her parents. Her surviving family includes her sons, Jason Sweet and Zachary Rodabaugh; daughters, Deidre Sweet and Marissa Rodabaugh; grandchildren, Madison and Nathan; mother and father, Joseph and Antoinette Long Sr.; grandmother, Carmella Long; sisters, Kathleen (Alaric) McAlinn, Julie (David) Waschezyn; brother, Joseph Long Jr.; paternal aunts and uncles, Junior (Janet) Long, Pat (Richard) Roark, Robert (Rose) Long, David (Margaret) Long, Brenda Long; maternal aunts and uncles, Anne (Jack) Karski, Anor Coon, Mary Claire (Edward) Locke; nieces and nephews, Alexander and Olivia Waschezyn, Kathleen, Jillian, Tara and Jenna McAlinn, and Joshua Long; and a host of many close and caring friends including Lisa Hartigan. Also predeceasing are paternal grandfather, Adolph Long; maternal grandparents, Anthony and Anor Michalke; paternal uncle, James Long; maternal uncle, Larry Coon. Mary loved her family, enjoyed NASCAR, was a devoted 49er's fan and cherished the time she spent with others. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, tonight, Tuesday, April 7, 2009, from 6-8:00 p.m. Her service will be tentatively planned for Wednesday and also announced in Wednesday's edition. Interment in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may also remember Mary with memorials to St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, 555 E. Market St., Elmira, NY. Special thanks to the heath care staff at St. Joseph's Hospital for the years of care you provided. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/7/2009
M. Glover "Bud" Hardinge Inc., retiree Age 80 of Johnson Street, Elmira, NY, died Sunday, October 28, 2001 peacefully at the Chemung County Nursing Facility after an extended illness. He was born July 26, 1921 in Bath, NY, the son of the late Lewis W. and Edna (Glover) Longwell. "Bud" as affectionately known by everyone, married Rosemary Patterson, April 12, 1947 in Elmira, NY at St. Patrick's Church. His brother, James Nelson Longwell, preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosemary; beloved daughter and son-in-law, Julianne M. and Thomas Combs of Elmira, NY; grandson, Jeffrey Combs and wife, Dana of Mt. Olive, NC; granddaughter, SSgt Colleen Kettler and faincee, Todd Penrod of Scott AFB Belleville, IL; great grandchildren, David Combs, Chelsea Combs, Jessica McClain and Makayla Kettler; brothers-in-law, Walter Patterson of Elmira, NY; William Patterson of Collinsville, IL, Harry Kahler of Horseheads, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. "Bud" was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and was a veteran of US Army serving his country during WWII. Photography was what he enjoyed the most. He became so involved with photography that he opened his own business, M.G.L. Pictures. He was the main photographer for Hardinge, Inc., Notre Dame sports, family photos, anniversaries and especially weddings. "Bud" was a toolmaker for Hardinge Inc. and retired in 1983 after 43 years of faithful and dedicated service. He was a member of the Camera Club and the Hardinge Men's Club. In his early years, "Bud" was an avid bowler and loved golfing. Fmaily and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Thursday, November 1, 2001 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 2, in St. Patrick's, 604 Park Place, Elmira, at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 627 W. Church Street, Elmira, NY or to the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Suite 146, Des Plaines, IL, 60018.
LOOS - SHELLEY, Roberta A. "Bobbi"
Age 55, of Elmira, NY, died
Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Bobbi was born on March 24, 1955 in Elmira, daughter of the late Robert and Eva (Probst) Loos. Bobbi was employed at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was a fanatic bingo player and loved gardening. She will best be remembered by the loving care she provided to her family. She will be dearly missed by those that knew her. Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Glenn; daughters, Karen (Roger) Holly of Pine City, NY, Sarah (Aaron "Luke" Smith) Shelley of Pine City, NY and Christy (Tony) Tufillaro of Elmira; sister, Elizabeth Loos of Elmira; brother, Harry Probst of AZ; grandchildren, Evamae, Stephen and Taylor Holly; several nieces and nephews. Roberta was predeceased by her son, Steven in 1980. A very special thank you goes out too Gerry Bixby, April Borden and Sue Laughlin from the family for the care and compassion that was provided to Bobbi during her time of need. Also a thank you to all the nursing staff and doctors that provided care for Bobbi at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center and the Faulk Cancer Treatment Center. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, June 7, 2010, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will take place in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery on Tuesday, June 8th, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bobbi can be made to the Ridgebury Fire Dept. Bingo at 13278 Berwick Turnpike, Gillett, PA 16925. – Elmira Star Gazette, June 6, 2010
LOPRESTE Dominic A.
A longtime resident of the Town of Southport died
Wednesday morning, July 21, 2010 at the Robert Packer Hospital at the age of 85 following complications from cancer. Born on July 16, 1925 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Dominic was the son of the late Anthony and Margaret Esposito Lopreste. He was a Southside High School graduate. In serving his country, Dominic was a WWII US Navy Veteran. He was employed by the Remington Rand; the A&P Plant, where he was a secretary and business agent for the Local Teamsters Union; and was also employed by ID Booth and Kennedy Valve. Dominic was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. He enjoyed working with his hands as he accomplished many home improvement projects. Dom also enjoyed the challenge of repairing most anything he found that was broken. If it broke most of the time he would figure out a way to fix it. Of course those of us that knew him will miss this wit and his unique special sense of humor. Surviving are sisters, brothers and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Antoinette Bonsignore Lopreste. In honoring his wishes there will be no services and he will be interred at Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery with his wife, Antoinette Lopreste.- Elmira Star Gazette, July 24, 2010
LoPRESTE - SCAIFE Marie E.
Age 84 of Horseheads, NY formerly of Elmira, NY died on Monday December 24, 2007. Marie was born March 10, 1923 in Willamsport, PA the daughter of the late Anthony and Margaret Esposito LoPreste. She was also pre-deceased by her son Marvin Holiday. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Southside Church in Elmira, NY. Marie is survived by her son Carmen (Faye) LoPreste of Pelzer, SC; brothers: Dominic A. LoPreste of Elmira, NY, Joseph A. (Shirley) LoPreste of Waverly, NY and Frank (Lorraine) Barilla of Oswego, NY; sisters: Carmella VanRensselaer of Pine City, NY, Rose Mosher of Newtown, PA, and Theresa Witchtowski of Texas; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends including her care-givers at Elcor. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Thursday December 27, 2007 from 1-2 PM. Marie's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with the Rev. Robert C. MacNamara officiating. Interment in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery in Elmira, NY. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/25/2007.
LORDEN - HOUGHTALING Mary Teresa
Age 80, of Elmira, died Monday, June 11, 2007. Mary Teresa was born April 30, 1927, the daughter of Cornelius and Jane Gatens Lorden. She is predeceased by her husband, Joseph Houghtaling, grandson, Johnny Hager, and brothers, James, William and Robert Lorden. Mary Teresa is survived by her children, with their spouses, Linda M. and Ron Holloway, Bernadette A. and David Busch, Kathleen M. and Randy Willis, and Michael J. and Mary Jo Houghtaling, all of Elmira; grandchildren, Ron (Lori) Holloway, Suzanne (Will) Daughtery, Danielle (Andy) Collier, Abigail Busch, Daniel George and Colleen Hager, and Emily Jo Houghtaling; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Taylor, Emma and Alex Daugherty, Jackson and Mason Holloway; brother and sister-in-law, Connie and Eleanor Lorden of Binghamton, NY; sister-in-law, Sandra Lorden, of Elmira; along with several nieces and nephews. Mary Teresa was a long time member of the Ladies Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Elmira Does #181. She was also a long time communicant of St. Patrick's Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Thursday, June 14, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, June 15, 2007 at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Mary Teresa's memory may be directed to Star Wish, c/o Finger Lakes Federal Credit Union, 600 Roe Avenue, Elmira NY 14905. Officers and Members of the Ladies Division of A.O.H. will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Thursday, Jun 14, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. to conduct a service for our departed sister, Mary Teresa Houghtaling. Signed, Mary Fran Cowley President
WILLIAM J. LORDEN age 58 of 446 West Fifth Street, Elmira, NY, Sunday, September 29, 1991 at home. Friends are invited to call at the McInerny Funeral Home, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial to follow at St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Church Restoration Fund. Survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert E. and Sandra Lorden of Elmira, Cornelius I. And Eleanor Lorden of Binghamton; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Teresa and Joseph Houghtaling of Elmira; sister-in-law, Rose Lorden of Elmira; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother, James M. Lorden in 1971. He was a life long communicant of St. Patrick’s Church. He was very active at St. Patrick’s in Social Ministry, as a bingo worker and a church usher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean Conflict and he was an avid sports fan. –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/1/1991
LOSITO Salvatore J. "Sammy" Sr.
Of Elmira, NY
Age 78, was born March 9, 1929 in Elmira, the son of the late Samuel and Antoinette (Losecco) Losito, died peacefully on Sunday, January 27, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility with his family at his side. His loving wife, Elnora (Huey) Losito; brothers, Martin and Joseph Losito; and sister, Mary Polvere predeceased him. He is survived by his beloved children, Mary (Ken) Akins of Elmira, NY, Peter (Glenna) Losito of Grants, NM, Paul (Kathleen) Losito of Horseheads, NY, Patrick (Patricia) Losito of Buffalo, NY, Philip (Donna) Losito of Cicero, NY, Salvatore (Rachel) Losito Jr. of Elmira, NY, Elnora VanRensselaer of Horseheads, NY; adored grandchildren, Timothy, Alicia (Brian) Shoup, Kate and Emily, Kenna, Nicholas and Legus, Kevin, Sarah and Kelly, Colin, Maeve, Emily, Clare and Aidan, Christine and Laura, Olivia and Gabriel, Zachary and Jacob; brothers, Anthony (Agnes) Losito of Elmira, NY, Philip (Polly) Losito of Auburn, NY; sister, Bertha Catelli of Syracuse, NY; sisters-in-law, Marian "Mel" Losito and Rosalie Losito, both of Elmira, NY; along with numerous nieces and nephews. "Sammy" was a devoted communicant of St. Mary's Church. He was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy class of 1948, a self-employed master carpenter/contractor and was a renowned musician. He was a Veteran of the US Navy, a member of the I.A.V. and the local musicians union. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 on Wednesday, January 30, 2008, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, January 31, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY 14904. The Reverend Jeff Tunnicliff will Celebrate the Mass. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery where he will be laid to rest with his beloved Elnora. Memorial donations may be directed to St. Mary's Church Restoration Fund or to the Chemung County Nursing Facility Resident Memorial Fund, 103 Washington Street, Elmira, NY 14901 in memory of Salvatore J. "Sammy" Losito Sr. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for his family in obituaries at www.olthof.com Lodge Notice
Members of the Italian American Veterans Club will meet at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2008, for a prayer service for our deceased comrade Salvatore J. "Sammy" Losito Sr. Signed, Edward Jaskolka Commander Published in the Star-Gazette from 1/28/2008 - 1/29/2008.
ANTOINETTE LOUGHRAIN age 75 died on Saturday December 7, 1991 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center following a brief illness. Ann was born in Brooklyn, NY but lived her adult life in the southern tier. As a resident of Craig Developmental Disabilities Services Group Homes, Ann had resided in Chemung prior to moving to a group home in Pine City, NY. She actively attended the Day Treatment Program at Pathways, Incorp., prior to her illness. She will be missed by her close friends. Friends are invited to call at the McInerny Funeral Home, Tuesday 11:30 AM to 1 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1:30 PM at St. Mary'’ Church, Elmira. Burial to follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/7/1971
LOVEJOY –MRS. IRENE (RENE) KETTREN of 541 South Main Street, Friday, June 7, 1972. Friends may call at the McCarthy Funeral Home Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., Mass of the Resurrection, St. Mary’s Church at 9 a.m. Burial in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Survived by her husband, John X. Kettren; two brothers, Howard Lovejoy of Elmira Heights, Robert Lovejoy of Corning; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kettren was a member of St. Mary’s Church. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/4/1972
LOVELAND George M., Jr.
Age 80, died suddenly of a massive heart attack on Monday, December 2, 2013 at Chemung County Nursing Facility. He was born on April 24, 1933 the son of the late George M. & Margaret (McGee) Loveland, Sr. in Staten Island, NY. George was predeceased by his parents, daughter, Patricia Manwaring and all his brothers and sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, J. Marlene (Bradley) Loveland; children, Michael, Kathleen and Kevin; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Virginia Loveland, Carole (Paul) Taladay (Lance Morgan); brother-in-law, Ed Collins; along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. George was a Veteran of the US Navy and proudly served his country. For many years he worked for National Homes. Then he owned and operated his own plumbing and heating business 35 years. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad will accord Mr. Loveland Military Honors. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY. Thank You - The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the dedicated staff on the 6th floor of Chemung County Nursing Facility for the outstanding care and compassion given to George. Marlene wishes to thank everyone that made it possible for her to visit her beloved George. Star Gazette – December 4, 2013
SCOTT F. LOVEJOY age 48, formerly of Pine City, currently residing in Jensen Beach, Fl, passed away very suddenly on Tues. Nov. 17, 2015 as the result of a heart attack. Born on Aug. 12, 1967 in Elmira, Scott was the son of, Ronald J. & Helen F. Frawley Lovejoy, Himrod and Juno Beach, FL. In addition to his parents, Scott is survived by his daughters, Monica (Brian) Lovejoy and Olivia Lovejoy; along with their mother, Bernadette McLaughlin; Elmira; sister, Jennifer, (Tim) Hourihan, Horseheads; brother, Ronald (Amy) Lovejoy, Elmira; maternal aunt and uncle, Catherine (John) Carpenter, Elmira, and Robert (Kathleen) Frawley, Penn Yan; paternal aunts, Sharon (Jerry) Lofstrom and Nancy (John) Aycock, Pine City; nieces, nephews and many friends. Scott was a 1985 graduate of Southside High School and was formerly employed by the Elmira Water Board. Scott is remembered for his wit, sense of humor, and love of family. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira, NY on Sat. Nov. 28, 2015 between the hours of 1-4 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. Scott will be interred in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at his family's convenience. –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/24/2015
LOVELAND Patricia A. (Loveland) Manwaring
Elmira: Age 51, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 24,
2012, at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her daughter,
Nicole Manwaring; and granddaughter, Sierra Cade; parents, George and Marlene
Loveland; siblings, Michael, Kathleen, Kevin, and Ann Loveland; special friend,
Robert Adams; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, several
cousins and friends. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial
service honoring Patty's life on Monday, July 30, 2012, in St. Mary's Church,
224 Franklin St., Elmira, at 10 a.m. Reverend John DeSocio will celebrate her
mass. Interment will take place in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the
convenience of her family. Memorial donations in Patty's memory may be directed
to St. Mary's Church or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been
entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home Inc. Star Gazette – July 27, 2012
LUCAS Albert Joseph "Abe"
age 91 of Elmira, NY, currently residing at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. He was born March 1, 1920 in Mildred, PA, son of the late Joseph and Rosa (Plucaz) Lucas, both of Lithuanian heritage, and died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his 1st wife Thelma in 1987; 2nd wife Anita Telech Lucas in 2009; brother and sister-in-law John and Mary Lucas; sister Anne Kline. He is survived by his step children John Telech of Lexington, KY, Donald (Harriett) Telech of Bowman, SC, Sharon Telech (Ronald) Maurey of Gillett, PA, William Telech of Elmira and Deborah Telech (Thomas) Nugent of Elmira Heights; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including special nephew Richard Lucas, a combat journalist living in Aix-En-Provence, France.. Mr. Lucas was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. He retired from American LaFrance after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Grand Lodge of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 421. Abe loved life. He loved gardening and decorating and had a passion for fishing. His nephews have fond memories of fishing with him with every lure that was available to purchase; countless rides at Eldridge Park and playing in the arcade. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Saturday, April 16th from 4 to 6 pm. Prayers will be offered there on Monday, April 18th at 12 noon followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 pm in St. Patrick's Church. Rev. Richard T. Farrell, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Abe through donation to the Eldridge Park Preservation Society. Abe's family thanks Cindy Evans and the 6th floor nursing staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility for their care and compassion of Abe during his stay there. Star Gazette – April 14, 2011
LUCCI - EARL
Susie A. (Saunte Lucci) Age 88, of Elmira Heights, NY. She was born October 31, 1916 in Elmira, daughter of the late Domenico and Catherine (Lamantia) Lucci, and died Friday, August 26, 2005, unexpectedly at home. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald P. Earl; and brother, Philip Lucci; and is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Timothy Harvey; sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Whitford, Jennie (Dominick) Tomassi, Lena Scholz; brothers and sisters-in-law, Angelo (Katherine) Lucci, Dominic Lucci, Joseph (Alyce) Lucci; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Susie was a communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church and a member of the Altar Rosary Society. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Monday, August 29th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Her prayer service will be held at 1 p.m. Deacon William Dougherty will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family will provide their own flowers. In lieu of flowers, Susie may be remembered through donations to St. Charles Borromeo Church or the Children's Miracle Network
LUCY Daniel H.
A life long resident of Elmira died very unexpected on Saturday February 2, 2008 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center. Dan was born on June 29, 1953 in Elmira, son of Martin A. & Loretta F. Taylor Lucy. Dan was a warm hearted and kind man, a loving father to his daughter, Angela Lucy and his son, Mike Lucy. Dan enjoyed spending time with his best friend and caring companion, Barbara Hoyt. His services were held privately and he was layed to rest in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, Elmira. "Always in our hearts, he will be deeply missed."
LUCY - MARINO, Florinda (Florence) Grace nee: Lucy
Age 84, a lifelong resident of Elmira, on Sunday March 7, 2010, peacefully in her sleep after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born December 17, 1925 in Elmira, daughter of the late Nicola and Maria Donata (Cantando) Lucia. Florence attended St. Anthony's Catholic School, Elmira Free Academy, and the Dermal Way Beauty School. She was employed by Donald of the Ritz and later gave up her career to raise her family. She was also secretary/treasurer of Marino Sign Company for many years. Florence was predeceased by her husband Joseph F. Marino, sister Rose Antonetti and brother Martin Lucy. She is survived by her children, MaryJo (Gordon) Craver, Martin (Joanna) Marino and Diana (Mihir) Shah; dearly loved grandchildren, Martin Willson, Elise Craver, Grace and Maya Shah; sisters, Mary E. Mathers, Philomena Pica; brother-in-law, Joseph Troccia; sister-in-law, Connie Marino; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Florence was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and was involved in many of the Church functions, including the Mothers Club, Girl Scout Leadership, and as a member of the Rosary Altar Society. Florence enjoyed the company of her friends through the Italian American Veterans Club Ladies Auxiliary, especially the Bocce League, the Sons of Italy Roma Madre Lodge #1342, and the Red Hat Ladies. She loved to cook, entertaining friends and family at every holiday. Florence enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzles and crocheting. She was also known for her love of animals and her devotion to her family and friends. The Family wishes to thank the staff of the Falck Cancer Center, Southern Tier Hospice, the Heart and Vascular Institute and 3C at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center for their dedication to our Mother's care. Memorials can be made to the above organizations or the Chemung County SPCA (envelopes available at the funeral home). Friends are invited to call at the Kalec Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 10, from 6-8 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home Thursday, March 11, at 9:30 a.m., followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church. The Reverend Jeremiah Moynihan will officiate. Internment will follow at Saints Peter and Paul's Cemetery. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.9.2010
LUKEMAN John J. Age 70, of Elmira, NY, died on Saturday, March 31, 2007, surrounded by his family at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA, following an extended illness. Born May 20, 1936, the son of the late Alonzo and Winifred (Pickett) Lukeman of Boston, MA. He is survived by his children, John T. (Denise) Lukeman of Glenwood, NY, Michele E. Cleveland of Oneonta, NY, and LTC Carlton C. Cleveland of NYSANG, also Beth A. Lukeman of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, PFC U.S.M.C., Shawn Lukeman of Camp LeJuene, NC, Rachel Lukeman of Glenwood, NY, Hannah Lukeman of Glenwood, NY, Catherine Cleveland of Oneonta, NY; and several nieces and nephews; and Megan Cleveland of Oneonta, NY; sister, Winifred Lukeman of Elmira, NY; brother, Michael Lukeman of Naples, FL; and also his special companion, his dog, "Riley". His loving wife, Anna M. Lukeman; and his brother, Edward Lukeman, also predeceased him. John served in the United States Air Force and he worked for Moore Business Forms of Elmira, NY. He also served in the New York State Army National Guard before becoming a Corrections Officer at The Elmira Correctional Facility from which he retired. He had many interests, including hunting and bowling, along with coaching football and being a Boston Red Sox fan. But he truly enjoyed playing Santa Claus at Christmas and playing Bingo to win stuffed animals for his grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Monday, April 2, 2007, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., with Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Franklin St., Elmira, Reverend Richard Farrell celebrant, followed by graveside service with Military Honors at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to the charity of one's choice.
Mary Kathryn Age 79, of Roanoke, VA, died June 29, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Roseanna Sullivan Lundergan and was a graduate of Elmira Catholic High School. She lived in Washington, D.C. for many years where she was employed by Pullman Standard Co. Later, she relocated to Roanoke, where she was employed by the Norfolk Southern Corp. until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Salem, VA, and a longtime volunteer at Lewis-Gale Hospital. She is survived by her cousins, H. Howard Hulbert and wife, Vi of Reston, VA, William C. Hulbert and wife, Agnes of Horseheads and Catherine Guthrie Henry of Elmira; and many other extended family members and friends. A Memorial Mass will take place in St. Patrick's Church in Elmira on Monday, July 10, 2006, at 10 a.m. Rev. W.L. Wainwright will officiate. Interment of her ashes will take place in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira.
WILLIAM F. LUTZ age 91, of 311 Chemung St.,
Waverly, N.Y. Thursday, Sept. 21, 1972 at Tioga Nursing Home after an extended
illness. Friends may call at the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Ave.,
Waverly, N.Y. Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and where funeral service will be
held there Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by High Mass of Resurrection from St.
James Catholic Church, Waverly at 10 a.m. Burial St. Peter and Paul’s
Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y. at the convenience of the family. Survived by
half-brother, Erbo Lutz of Bradford, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews. He
was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Waverly. He was honorary
member of Waverly Rotary Club, Honorary Life Member of Shepard Hills Country
Club, Waverly, N.Y. He was member of Waverly Moose Lodge No. 1490.
Before his retirement he owned and operated Lutz’s Jewelry Store on Broad St.
in Waverly for many years. He was born in Waltze, Germany, May 27,
1881and came to America when he was a boy. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/22/1972
LYDEN Joseph J. Jr.
Age 82, of Elmira Heights, NY, died on Tuesday, December
27, 2011 at home with his loving family by his side. He was born on April 23,
1929 in Millinocket, ME to the late Joseph and Della (Boutaugh) Lyden Sr.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Jeanne (Fields) Lyden of Elmira Heights; sons,
Joseph (Dawn) Lyden III of Elmira Heights and James (Gretchen) Lyden of
Rochester; daughters, Jan Phillips of Penfield, NY and Judy (Stanley) Clark of
Elmira Heights; grandchildren, Justine (Matt) Saunders, Nicole Lyden, Emily
Lyden, Anika Lyden, Carly Lyden, Mallory Hill, Ryan Hill, Betsey Ann Clark,
Shannon Clark and Megan Clark; sister, Margaret (Eugene) Manzo of Millinocket,
ME; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Joseph graduated from
Stearns High School in ME in 1946, where he participated in sports and was
class president his sophomore, junior and senior years. He then graduated from
Wentworth Institute in MA in 1952 and then went on to earn his Bachelor of
Science in Electrical Engineering from Union College in Schenectady in 1965.
Joseph was employed by the General Electric Test Program from 1952 to 1965 and
then was employed by Hardinge Inc. from 1965 until he retired in 1991. He was a
veteran of the US ARMY during WWII, serving in Japan with the 8th FA Bn, 25th
Division. Joseph was a member of the 25th "Tropic Lightning" Division
Association and a member of the American Legion Post 154 in Elmira Heights. He
was also a member of the Post 154 Color Guard and the Chemung County Military
Honors Squad. Joseph coached Small Fry Football, LL Baseball and CYO
Basketball. He was a member of the Hardinge Inc. Men's Club since 1965 and was
also a member of the Elmira YMCA since 1991. Joseph was also a part-time
instructor at GST BOCES and he enjoyed playing volleyball and golf and watching
Duke Basketball, the Yankees and the Dallas Cowboys. Joseph was predeceased by
his sister, Dorothy Portwine. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday,
January 2, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral
Home. A prayer service will be held there on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 9:15
a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo
Church with Father Scott Kubinski as celebrant. Interment will follow in St.
Peter & Paul's Cemetery with full military honors. The family wishes to
extend its appreciation to Dr. D. Reddy, Dr. T. VanderMeer and the staff at
Robert Packer Hospital, Southern Tier Hospice, especially Debbie Jaynes, RN. In
lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Joe's memory to the American
Cancer Society , Southern Tier Hospice, or Honor Flight Rochester.
Star Gazette – December 30, 2011
LYNCH GERALDINE R. (GERRY) ROPELEWSKI
Geraldine R. (Gerry) Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died on Friday, February 9, 2007 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, New York. She was born on September 17, 1922, in Elmira, New York to the late James and Martha Lynch. She attended St. Mary's Elementary School and graduated from Southside High School in 1940, attending Elmira College later in life. She married Leon Ropelewski on February 25, 1943. While her husband served overseas in World War II, she worked at the Rand Corporation. She later worked at the Bendix Corporation and Iszard's Department Store. Gerry was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and volunteered at both the church and the school for several years. She was a member of the Ladies Division of Ancient Order Hibernians and was active in many charitable causes. She was an avid reader, gardener, bridge player and life-long learner. Gerry took special joy in her grandchildren and great grandchildren and her close relationship with the Sisters at the Dominican Monastery. She will be remembered by those who loved her for her devotion to faith and family, her boundless energy, her care for others and her skill as a tutor in English and Latin. Gerry is survived by her loving husband Leon (Rope), her children Lee Ropelewski, Lynn Mills, Gail Ropelewski-Ryan and Jim Ropelewski; their spouses Thomas Mills, John Ryan and Nancy Ropelewski; 7 grandchildren: Tiffany Mills Haller (and husband Fred Haller), Zachary Mills, Christine and Paul Ryan and Jack, Hannah and Brian Ropelewski; and 2 great grandchildren: Sara and Angela Haller. She is further survived by sisters Mary Ramich and Rose Sheehan; cousin, Mary Farr and many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Robert Lynch. A Mass of Christian Burial for Geraldine R. Ropelewski will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 12, 2007 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 304 Demarest Parkway, Elmira, New York. Father Sam Matarazzo, O.P., presiding. Burial will take place at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Dominican Monastery, 1310 W. Church St., Elmira, New York. The arrangements are being coordinated by McInerny Funeral Home.
LYNCH, Gloria F.
Age 84, of Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Gloria was born on March 3, 1923 in New York City, daughter of the late Peter and Mesolita (Wood) Lynch. Gloria was predeceased by her sister, Betty Smiley. Survivors include her brother, Charles Lynch Sr. of Elmira; nieces and nephews, Nichelle (Scott) Washington of Atlanta, GA, Charles Lynch Jr. of Elmira, LaSandra Herman (Ty Williams) of Elmira, Anthony Tremaine Lynch of Elmira, Ivy (Arthur) Smith of Fayetteville, NC, Marcus Lynch of Elmira and Chyna Lynch of Elmira; extended Wood, Bennett and Lynch families; many great nieces and nephews; special friend, Molly of Philadelphia, PA. Gloria retired from St. Joseph's Hospital after 30 years of service. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, April 9, 2007, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Prayer service will be held there at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m. in Sts. Peter & Paul Church. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff and residents at St. Joseph's Hospital for their support throughout the years.
THE OBIT OF JAMES LYNCH, 604 COBURN ST. ELMIRA, NY
14904 buried in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery Elmira, NY. I am a daughter of
James Lynch and his birth date would about 1892 or later. THANK YOU, Anna
Mae Lynch Evans
LYNCH Robert B. "Butch", "Muggs"
Age 91 of Elmira, NY. He was born May 20, 1920 in Elmira,
son of the late William P. and Marion (Oakley) Lynch and died Wednesday, May 9,
2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his
wife Elizabeth in 1989; brothers William, Jr. and Raymond; sister Winnie Rohde
and is survived by his son Michael (Stephen Williams) Lynch of Gilbert, PA;
daughter Patricia A. Lynch of Elmira; granddaughter Jennifer (Jamie)
Stadelmaier-Lynch of Elmira; great grandchildren Jamie, J'lynn and Jacie. Butch
retired from the Elmira City Fire Dept in 1982 after 30 years of service. He
was a communicant of St. Mary's Church; a veteran of the U.S. Army serving
during WWII. He was a member of the Penn-York Highlanders Pipe Band, which he
joined in 1969, becoming a life member in 1992; various church, veteran and
fraternal organizations and was an avid outdoorsman. Family and friends are
invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave.,
Elmira on Friday, May 11th from 4 to 7 pm. Prayers will be offered there on
Saturday, May 12th at 9:30 am followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am
in Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Rev. Jeremiah Moynihan, Celebrant. Committal
prayers and interment, with military honors, will follow in St. Peter &
Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Butch through
donations to Meals on Wheels, 150 Fox St., Elmira, NY 14901 or the Sioux
Children, St. Joseph's Indian School, Chamberlain, SD 57326 tar Gazette –
May 10, 2012
LYNCH - SHEEHAN, Rose A.
Age 85, of Elmira, died at her home, with her children by her side, on Thursday, June 11, 2009. Rose was born January 20, 1924, a daughter of James and Martha Farr Lynch. She is predeceased by her husband, Donald J. Sheehan, daughter, Kathleen M. Sheehan, sister, Geraldine R. Ropelewski, and brother, Robert Lynch. Rose is survived by her children, with their spouses, Doreen and David Frisk of Rochester, NY, Jack and Ann Sheehan of Elmira, Patrick and Janet Sheehan of West Palm Beach, FL, Terrence and Mary Sheehan of Elmira, Judy and Jack Dunlavey of Elmira, Joanne and William Palmer of Rochester, NY, Donna and Dan Shultz of Rochester, NY, Scott and Annette Sheehan of West Palm Beach, FL, Ellen and Joseph Curran of Rochester, Martin Sheehan of West Palm Beach, FL, Timothy and Beth Sheehan of Rochester; son-in-law, John Juers of Delaware; 42 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ramich of Rochester; cousin, Mary Farr of Elmira; sister-in-law, Peg Sheehan of Elmira; brother-in-law, Donald Wilson of Elmira; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Rose was a very upbeat and optimistic person. She enriched the lives of everyone she came in contact with. Rose especially treasured the times she spent with her children and grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew her. Rose was a long communicant of St. Patrick's Church. In following Rose's wishes there will be no calling hours. Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, June 15, 2009 at 12:00 noon at St. Patrick's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Rose through donations to either, Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1425 Jefferson Road, Suite 19, Rochester, NY 14623 or The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Attn: Stephanie Bradshaw, 421 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home. Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/12/2009
LYONS Anne Ferraro
Age 89, of Zephyrhills, FL, formerly of Elmira, NY, died on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Friends may call at the BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME on Sunday, October 14, from 2-4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick's Church on Monday at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Richard Farrell Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . Anne is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Ferraro and Robert Dunham of Zephyrhills; grandchildren, Patrick Spencer, Shane Spencer, fiancée Stacy Kulppi, Kathleen Spencer; great-grandchildren, Jordan Spencer, Kaitlyn Spencer, Zachary Donaldson, Logan Spencer and Kayla Spencer, all of Zephyrhills; sister, Betty Russell. Predeceased by her parents, Peter and Anna Hawk Lyons; husband of four years, Carmon Ferraro; beloved sweetheart of 59 years, Danny Ginardi; brothers, James, Leonard, Leo and William; sisters, Agnes Lyons Meehan and Gertrude Lyons Moore. After graduation from Coughlin High School in Wilkes Barre, PA, Anne moved to Elmira at the age of 18. She worked at the NY Telephone Co. as an operator. She met and married Carmon Ferraro who died four years later. Widowed with one daughter, she went to work for Remington Rand and met Dan Ginardi. They became engaged and shared 59 years of devoted love and friendship. When Remington closed Anne went to work at St. Joseph Hospital as the secretary to the director of St. Joseph Nursing School. She retired in 1988. Anne spent her free time with many of her co-workers friends golfing, shopping and traveling. She and Dan were always together and just enjoyed life. She was especially fond of her time spent with the girls in the "Knitwit Club". Anne was a proud and loving grandmother and great-grandmother. After Dan's passing, she moved to Zephyrhills to live with her daughter and son-in-law and spent the remainder of her days enjoying her family. Anne will be missed by all. Star Gazette – October 10, 2012
MISS ELIZABETH LYONS, 742 W. First St., Saturday, July 5, 1947. Survived by sister, Mrs. George Simpkins of West Palm Beach, Fla.; brother, John Lyons of Ithaca; several nieces , one nephew. Body is at the Charles F. Hughes & Son Funeral Home where funeral will be held Tuesday, 8:15 a., 9 at St. Mary’s Church. SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/7/1947