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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

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St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County NY
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St. Peter & Paul Cemetery Obituaries

 

MACALE Ann M. Price

Age 92, died, Saturday, April 16, 2011 at St. Joseph's Hospital SNF. Ann was a daughter of Silvio and Angela (Colavita) Macale. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Price; brothers, Anthony and James Macale; sisters, Josephine Harris and Angela McNicholas; step brothers, Joseph, John and Carmen Ramich; nephew Douglas Harris; and great nephew Douglas Harris II. Ann is survived by her daughter Mary Ann Bryant-Bruner with her husband Don of Pine City; sister-in-law Josephine Macarle of Long Island; brother-in-law James McNicholas of Scranton PA; nephew Bob Harris of Elmira; several other nephews and nieces; the very special Tufillaro-McClellan families; "adopted" daughters, Jackie, Marie, Linda and Pat. For thirty plus years Ann worked in retail in downtown Elmira and for twenty-five years she was the cook at St. Anthony's rectory. She was a lifetime communicant of St. Anthony's Church up until its closing and a current member of Blessed Sacrament Parish. Her faith in God, and family and friends were the most important things in her life. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church at 10:00 a.m. Committal prayers and interment to follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Ann with donations to Chemung ARC, 711 Sullivan St., Elmira NY 14901, Prevent Child Abuse New York, 33 Elk St. 2nd Floor, Albany NY 12207, or EOP Inc. Family Development Programs, 650 Baldwin St., Elmira NY 14901.   The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph's Hospital 3rd floor Skilled Nursing Unit and the Pastoral Care staff who cared for Ann as though she was their own mother.

MACARLE JOSEPHINE ANN "JIGGER" HARRIS
Josephine Ann "Jigger" Age 85, of 124 Bancroft Rd., Elmira, NY. She was born October 4, 1921 in Elmira, daughter of the late Silvio and Angela (Capobianco) Macarle, and died Friday, January 05, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was predeceased by her son, Douglas on January 4, 1984; and brothers, Anthony and James; and is survived by her husband of 61 years, Robert W. Harris; son, Robert G. Harris of Elmira Heights; grandchildren, Robert S. Harris of Elmira, Laurie L. Harris of Marietta, CA, Douglas and Debra Harris, both of Sayville, L.I., NY; sisters, Ann Price of Elmira, and Angela McNicholas of Scranton, PA; sister-in-law, Josephine Macarle of Long Island, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. Josephine was a devout communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church. She retired from Gough Holding Company in 1995 after 25 years of service. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Monday, January 8th, from 3 to 7 p.m. Prayers will be offered there on Tuesday, January 9th, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Church. Rev. Thomas O'Brien, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.

DAVID MACBLANE, seven weeks old son of Mr. and Mrs. James MacBlane of 1111 Davis Street died Saturday (Apr. 5, 1930).  Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers, James and William; six sisters, Agnes, Frances, Elizabeth, Katherine, Margaret, Teresa.  The remains repose in the Honan Funeral Home.  Funeral will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial in the SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/7/1930

MISS LENA MACINERNEY of 256 W. Henry St. Sunday, Jan. 27, 1963.  She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church; a member of its Rosary Altar Society.  Survived by sisters, Mrs. Arthur L. Smith and Mrs. Rowland B. Ellis; brother, Francis M. MacInerney, all of Elmira; several nieces and nephews.  Body is at McInerny Funeral Home.  Calling hours today and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service there Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., Solemn High Requiem Mass at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/28/1963

 

MACK Helen M. Grabowski

formerly of Elmira, succumbed to cancer, peacefully at home, March 15, 2012.  Helen was born Nov. 3, 1931, to John P. and Margaret Mack, graduated from Southside High school and was a long time employee of American LaFrance and Sears, headquartered in Chicago, IL. She is survived by three children, Lawrence Grabowski, Pamela Wojcik and Caryn Mulder; predeceased by her fourth, Sandra Nichols; brother, Charles Mack and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A requiem Mass was given for Helen at St. Angeles in Chicago. She will be privately interred at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery at the family's convenience.  Star Gazette – March 24, 2012

 

JAMES H. MACK age 68 of 725 So. Main St., Saturday, April 6, 1968 in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Stamford, Conn.  Friends may call at the McCarthy Funeral Home Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Tuesday 8:30 a.m. followed by Solemn Requiem Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church.  Burial in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Survived by sister, Mrs. Marie Madigan, Stamford; brother, John P. Mack, Elmira; nieces and nephews.  He was a retired steel worker and a communicant of St. Mary’s Church.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram.  4/7/1968

 

MACK - KATHLEEN M. ENYEDY
 Kathleen M. Enyedy, 91, of Honesdale, PA and formerly of Elmira, died February 12, 1990. She was born in Gillett, PA, the daughter of the late Thomas and Kathryn Walker Mack.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery Enyedy in 1955. Surviving are a daughter, Shirley Bertsche, Honesdale, Kathleen Enyedy and Joan Smith, both of Elmira, NY; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated February 14 at St. Mary's Church, Elmira with interment to be in Sts. Peter and Paul's Cemetery in Elmira. (TGR, Thursday, February 15, 1990)

 

MACK Margaret Peterson
Age 87 of Elmira, NY. She was born April 28, 1923 in Elmira, daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Opdyke) Mack and died Friday, December 17, 2010 at her daughter Peggy's home after an extended illness. She was predeceased by her husband Floyd (Bud) on June 4, 1994 and infant daughter Marianne on January 12, 1955. Margaret is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Peggy and Ray Wenck of Millport, Beth and Scott Baldwin , Marcia and Bill Ashton all of Elmira Heights; grandchildren Kelly (Tone`) Morales, Randy (Leslie) Duncan, Jeff Duncan and Joey Ashton; great grandchildren Christopher, Jonathan, Chelsea and Jared Coats, Ashlynn and Jathen Duncan; brother and sister-in-law Francis and Martha Mack of SC; sister Annette Bolla of Elmira along with several nieces and nephews including special nieces Karen, Bridget and Aimee Churchill; canine companion Chloe. Mrs. Peterson was a communicant of St. Cecilia's Church and currently Ss. Peter & Paul Church. She was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing and retired from St. Joseph's Hospital. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, December 20th from 4 to 7 pm. Prayers will be offered there on Tuesday, December 21st at 9:30 am followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Rev. Richard Farrell, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Star Gazette - December 18, 2010

 

MacKOWIAK Edward M.
Age 87, of Woodbrook, formerly of Elmira Heights, died Saturday, March 8, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Ed was born October 1, 1920, a son of the late Stephen and Helen Wichtowski Mackowiak. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by brothers and sisters, Walter, Floyd, Stuart, Helen and Dorothy. Ed is survived by his wife Mary Biondolillo MacKowiak; step-daughter, Nancy Balash of Elmira, with husband, Sam; step-son, Joseph Biondolillo of Hamburg, NY with wife Annalise; grandchildren, Michael (Amy) Balash, Christopher, Mathew, and Marissa Biondolillo; great-grandchildren, Bryson, Garrison and Allyson Balash; brother and sister-in-law, Bernard V. and Dorothy Mackowiak of Webb Mills; sister and brother-in-law, Cecilia and Richard Whited of Montana; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Debra Cappadonia and Ann Nelson, all of Florida; along with several nieces and nephews. Ed was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, serving as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne seeing extensive action in Europe. Before serving in the Army he played minor league baseball in the Red Sox Organization. An avid sports fan, Ed enjoyed playing golf, bowling, and rooting for the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Raiders. He was a member of the Elks, Moose, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Clarence Oliver Post #154, Veteran of Foreign Wars, and Italian-American Veterans Club, and long time communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Thursday, March 13, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 14, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, with full military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Ed through donations to either the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Avenue, Elmira NY 14901, or Bath VA Medical Center, Volunteer Services, Bath NY 14810. Members of the Italian-American Veterans Club will meet at McInerny Funeral Home at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2008 for a prayer service for our deceased comrade, Edward MacKowiak.   Signed - Edward Jaskolka, Commander    Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/12/2008.

MacKOWIAK Edward M.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, March 14, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Father Thomas O'Brien was the presider, with Father Christopher Linsler con-celebrating. Ed's pallbearers, Michael Balash, Chris Biondolillo, Mathew Biondolillo, Ronald Mackowiak, Tom Mackowiak, and Scott Williams placed the funeral pall on his casket. Scripture readings were given by son-in-law Sam Balash, and grandson Mathew Biondolillo. Father Linsler read the gospel and Father O'Brien delivered the homily. Father O'Brien led the prayers of the faithful. Offertory gifts were presented by Ed's stepchildren, with their spouses, Nancy and Sam Balash, and Joseph and Annalise Biondolillo. Grandson Christopher Biondolillo gave the eulogy. Music was led by organist Frances McLaren, soloist Nan Wyack, with special selections by granddaughter Marissa Biondolillo and great-niece Megan Mackowiak. Interment, with full military honors, followed at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/15/2008.

MADDALENA Rose A.
Age 83 of Elmira - Rose left the comfort of her loving family's care to be with the Lord and Savior on Monday, May 3rd, surrounded by her loving sisters, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving parents, Lena and Frank Maddelena. She is survived by her dedicated sisters, Theresa Anderson, Grace D'Aloisio, and Ann Brunozzi; aunts, Rose (Pat) McElligott, Molly Richardson; uncle, Frank Spallone. She is also survived by her beloved nieces and nephews: Barbara and Steve Kessing, Nancy and Bruce Muldoon, Robert and Heather Anderson, Tommy D'Aloisio, Frank and Andrea D'Aloisio, Mary Ellen and Mike Travers, Kathy and Mike Cornacchio, Rose and Bob Dunn, Sue and Dan Streicher, Mary Beth and Chuck Walker; many beloved great nieces and nephews, and cousins. Rose graduated in 1944 from Elmira Free Academy. She retired from Westinghouse Corporation. She was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Parish (formerly St. Anthony's). Rose was a dedicated volunteer at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital for many many years. She was an avid euchre player and so enjoyed the Monday afternoon senior group at St. Joseph's. A special thank you to those of the euchre group that gave extra attention to assist Rose in playing. She also enjoyed an occasional trip to the casino. Rose was a member of the Sacred Heart Society and the Italian American Veterans Club Auxiliary. The family wishes to convey their very sincere thanks to Dr. Rupik and his very caring office staff, as well as Dr. Reilly, Dr. Becker, and Dr. Hicks. A special thank you to Rose's dedicated health aides: Becky, Betty, Debbie, Linda, Mary, Robin and Shirley. Also sincere thanks to the very caring staffs of units 3B and 4B at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center who went above and beyond the call of duty to care for Rose. The Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Thursday, May 6th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A prayer service there on Friday, May 7th, at 9 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 5, 2010

 

MADIGAN Eleanor L. (Honor) Madigan

95, of Lewes, Del., died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence. Born in Elmira, N.Y., Aug. 26, 1917, she was the sixth child in a family of nine children. A daughter of John J. and Catherine Nagle Madigan, she is survived by her sister, Elizabeth C. Carey, Lewisburg, Pa.; and her long-time friend and caregiver, Nelma B. Keen; along with nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret D. Post, Genevieve C. Madigan, Sister Marie Martin, SSJ; and brothers, Harold, Joseph, James and Thomas Madigan.  Eleanor was a career Federal employee, first with the Census Bureau and then with the Public Health Service. A member of the initial staff of the National Health Survey, for many years she directed the staff of computer systems analysts and programmers in processing United States vital and health statistics data. Eleanor retired in 1974 from the National Center for Health Statistics after 35 years of service.  A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 814 St. Louis Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837. The celebrant will be Rev. Msgr. William Richardson.  Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y.  The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester, 150 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618.    Williamsport Sun Gazette – October 16, 2012

 

MADIGAN - POST, Margaret D.
Age 94, formerly of Elmira, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at Emmanuel Center in Danville, PA. Margaret was born July 26, 1913, a daughter of John J. and Catherine Nagle Madigan. She is predeceased by her husband John W. Post; sisters, Genevieve C. Madigan, Sister Marie Martin, SSJ; and brothers, Harold, Joseph, James, and Thomas Madigan. Margaret is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, John W. "Jack" and Kere Post, Jr., of Argyle, TX and Mark R. and Mary Catherine Post of Macedonia, OH; grandchildren, Amy (Matt) Langman, Ryan, Sean, and Kyle Braxton, Christine (Michael) Childs, Tricia (Adam) Velegol, Jeff (Alyssa) Post, and Kathryn Post; great-granddaughter Lauren Childs; sisters, Eleanor L. Madigan of Lewes, DE, Elizabeth C. Carey of Lewisburg, PA; along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Margaret raised her sons on Beecher Street, on Elmira's southside, before returning to school and receiving her L.P.N. degree. She worked at St. Joseph's Hospital, retiring after 20 years of service. Margaret was a long time communicant of St. Mary's Church, where she was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society. A wonderful mother and homemaker, Margaret will be missed by her family. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, July 25, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 26, 2008 at St. Mary's Church, Elmira, at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Margaret's memory may be directed to St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, 555 E. Market Street, Elmira, NY 14901.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/25/2008

MADISON Thomas James
Age 27, of East Sullivanville Rd., Horseheads, died very unexpectedly on Monday, April 21, 2008. Tom was born February 11, 1981 the son of Angelo L. Notarfonzo Jr. and Diane Madison in Elmira, NY. He was predeceased by his father, Angelo "Sonny" Notarfonzo Jr. in 2004; grandmother, Elizabeth Madison in 1994; and aunt, Violet (Joseph) Layton. Tom is survived by his mother, Diane Madison of Horseheads, NY; brothers and sisters, Jamie Madison of Sullivanville, NY, Tammy and Steve Pfeifer of Virginia Beach, VA, James (Felicia) Strong of Horseheads, NY, Anthony (Amanda) Notarfonzo of Providence, RI, and Joe (Kim) Doner of Horseheads, NY; grandfather, Walter Madison of Horseheads, NY; aunts and uncles, Audrey (Paul) Wills of Elmira, NY, Anna (Carryl) Vail of Stockton, MD, Walter Madison, Larry Madison, Douglas (Pat) Madison, and Alan (Debbie) Madison all of Horseheads, NY; special K-9 buddy, "Sonny"; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, students and patrons. He was a teacher at the Holy Family Primary and Secondary School in Elmira, NY. Since his father's passing, Tom has operated Sonny's Bar & Grill on Level Acres Dr. in Horseheads. Tom was a dedicated NY Yankee fan, accomplished gymnast and body builder. He also enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was always very supportive and enjoyed helping his family. His kind, caring, and gentle nature will be missed by those whose lives he touched. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, NY, on Friday, April 25, 2008, from 4-7:00 p.m. His funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., with the Rev. William Valet to officiate. Interment will follow in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY. In keeping with Tom's wish and dream of rebuilding his father's legacy, Sonny's Bar & Grill, those wishing to express their sympathy may remember Tom with memorials to Rebuilding Sonny's, c/o Diane Madison, P.O. Box 305, Horseheads, NY 14845. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/25/2008.

MAGEE –MRS. LILLIAN MANCE died Sunday (Dec. 25, 1932) at the family home, 359 Riverside Avenue after an extended illness.  She is survived by her husband, Mortimer Mance; two daughters, Mrs. J. J. Murray and Mrs. C. A. Brown, both of Elmira; three sisters, D. B. Smith of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Kenneth Sutherland, Tacoma Park, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reynolds, Elmira; two brothers, James E. Magee of New York City and Frederick of Elmira; also three grandchildren.  The body reposes at the homer of the daughter, Mrs. Murray, 564 Lyon Street, where the funeral will be held Wednesday at 8 a.m. and at 9 in the St. John the Baptist Church of which Mrs. Mance was a member of the Altar and Rosary Societies.  Burial in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/27/1932

FRANCIS E. ‘MICKEY’ MAGUIRE age 78 of Elmira died Monday, May 22, 2000 at home surrounded by his loving family.  Mickey, son of the Late William J. and Mary Ann Cunningham Maguire was also predeceased by his brother, Paul Maguire and sisters, Anna Ryan and Winifred Fitzgerald.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Margaret Janowski Maguire; children with spouses, Edmund J. and Teresa Maguire of Fairport, NY with children, Michael, Patrick and Erinn; Mary Ann and James Suggs, Jr. of Horseheads, NY with children, Katie and Zahary Edwards and Laura and Dana Suggs; Kathleen G. and J. Frederick Rankin of Maryville, TN with children, Will and Cory; and Theresa M. and Mark Murphy of Elmira with children, Ryan, Margaret and Claire; sisters and brother-in-law, Agnes and Dr. Emmanuel Gorlino of East Hartford, CT and Elizabeth C. Maguire of Hartford, CT; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.  Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts. On Thursday, May 25, 2000 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 26, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter & Paul’s Church.  Interment will be in St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.  Mickey served his country in the US Army Air Corps during World War II serving in the European North African and Sicilian Campaigns from 1942 – 1945.  Upon his discharge from the service he worked at Remington Rand, American LaFrance, National Home, before retiring from Rynone Industries.  Mickey was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Elmira Heights American Legion Post #154 and the National Warplane Museum.  Donations in his memory may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 244 W. Water St., Elmira, NY or A)MC Foundation, The Falck Cancer Center, Attn.: Linda Bennett, 600 Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/24/2000

JOHN F. MAHANEY, 58 of 311 Pennsylvania Ave. died at 1 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 1941.  He leaves his wife, Mrs. Nellie Mahaney; a son, Paul Mahaney; daughter, Miss Betty Marie Mahaney all of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. William Baker and Miss Mary Mahaney, both of Rochester.  The body was removed from the Charles F. Hughes & Son Funeral Home to the family home where the funeral will be held at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday and at 9 at St. Mary’s Church.  Burial in SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/7/1941

MAHER -MALANDRA, Ella May
Age 83 of Elmira, NY. She was born May 13, 1925 in Elmira, daughter of the late William and Margaret (Braid) Maher, and died Tuesday, May 05, 2009, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her son, Roger; brother, Robert Maher; brothers-in-law, Armand and Joseph Malandra; nephews and niece, Marc, Vincent and Karen Malandra. Ella May is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Mario; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Michael Baker; brother and sister-in-law, Vincent and Marcelline Malandra; sisters-in-law, Stella and Lyvonne Malandra; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Sam and Pauline Popovich; special friends, Jim and Helen Menechella, Pat and Rink Reimsnyder, Rick and Nancy Notorfonzo; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Miss Ellie was in the Civil Service during World War II. She was a gyro instrumental mechanic at Hickam Field in Hawaii. She served her country and more than that, she served her family. She was a longtime communicant of St. Anthony's Church (Blessed Sacrament Parish). She was pure love. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to her Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, May 8th at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Rev. Walter L. Wainwright, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/6/2009

MAHER /MEAGER, Mary Callahan
Death of an Aged Lady.
 Mrs. Mary Callahan, an aged and respected resident of this city, died yesterday afternoon at her home on Franklin Street, in the Fifth ward.  Although in feeble health for some time, her death falls no less severely upon her many friends and relatives.She was born in Temple More, Ireland, in 1813, and for the past thirty-five years has made her home in this city, watching its growth from a small village to its present populous condition.  A devout christian, a tender mother and a kind neighbor, her death will be mourned not alone by her immediate family, but by hosts of sympathetic friends, who appreciate so fully her useful and noble life.  She leaves three children, John, the merchant tailor of West Water street, Mrs. Julia Cassin, and Miss Kate, all of this city.  The funeral will take place form St. Mary's church tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated.Elmira Advertiser, Monday July 4, 1887, p. 8.

MAHONEY –MRS. CATHERINE (GEORGE) DEAN of Buffalo, formerly Miss Catherine Mahoney of this city died yesterday morning (Aug. 5, 1920) at 2:25 o’clock at the home of her Uncle T. A. Mahoney of 1068 College Avenue.  She is survived by her husband; two children, John and George.  The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 8 o’clock at the home and at 9 o’clock St. Patrick’s Church.  Burial SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 8/6/1920

TIMOTHY D. MAHONEY, a former resident of Sheshequin Township, Pa. died Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Ella McKee at Sheshequin.  Mr. Mahoney had been in poor health for two years.  Bright’s disease was the cause of his death.  He went to visit his sister, Mrs. Ella McKee on June 12.  He became suddenly ill while at her home.  He was interested in farming in earlier life until the last fourteen years when he moved to Elmira where he was employed in the Sheehan, Dean and Company Store.  He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, two sisters and one brother; Mrs. Margaret Homan and Mrs. Ella McKee of Sheshequin and John Mahoney of Ulster.  Funeral will be held Wednesday morning from his home at Elmira.  Burial will be made in SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery in Elmira.  –Elmira Telegram 7/6/1919

 

MAIMONE Josephine M. Caparulo

Died on Wednesday, October 4, 2011. Josephine was born on April 15, 1919 - the daughter of Petrina (Bonjorno) and Thomas Maimone in Groveland, New York. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph and brother Stephen, two grandchildren: Peter and Aaron Lockwood and beloved son-in-law Hank Lockwood. She is survived by her sister, Rose (Harold) Gould; daughter Mary Lockwood; son Joseph Caparulo; grandchildren: Graham Caparulo (Andrea), Marcus Schimert, Anya Schimert, Nathan Lockwood (Ana), Johanna Lent (Yancy), Katherine Lupoli (Nick), and John Lockwood, great-grandchildren: Joseph Lockwood, Cassia Lockwood, Emma Lent, Ethan Lent, Elliot Lent, Adrian Caparulo and Isabella Rugiero. Josephine and her husband Joe opened Caparulo's Variety Store (known today as Cappy's) in Elmira on December 16, 1946. Her entire life was devoted to loving her family, caring for the sick and dying, sharing her gift of hospitality with friends and community, offering sumptuous meals, giving countless hours to her parish and creating bonds of friendship and love that will forever endure. Her devotion to her faith - centered at St. Patrick's - was a true expression of "living the gospel" as she gave equal importance to the sacred and social ministries. Her charity, her caregving, her inspiring spirit and smile remain in our hearts. We will miss her beyond measure. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick's Church on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 12:00 noon. Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers please send donations to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod: 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis MA 02601 or Blessed Sacrament Parish, 604 Park Place, Elmira NY 14901. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.   Star Gazette – October 7, 2011

 

MAKOVITCH - BONARSKI, Theresa Marie
Age 37, of Corning, died as the result of an auto accident, on Tuesday, February 19, 2008. Theresa was born December 16, 1970, the daughter of Edward S. and Corinne Fargo Makovitch of Clifton Park, NY. In addition to her parents Theresa is survived by her husband, Paul H. Bonarski, of Corning, with his daughter, Olivia; maternal grandparents, Al and Theresa Fargo of Elmira; mother-in-law, Mary Bonarski of Bath, NY; godmother, Cynthia Harvey, of Elmira, with her husband Robert; godfather, Thomas Makovitch, of Big Flats, with his wife, Patty; along with several aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Edward S., Sr., and Shirley Makovtich. Theresa worked as an Administrative Assistant with TIAA-CREF in Ithaca, NY. She dearly loved life and especially her time spent with family and friends. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, February 22, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Theresa's memory may be directed to the SPCA, Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/21/2008.

MALANDRA Mario V.
Age 84 of Elmira, NY. He was born December 1, 1924 in Elmira, son of the late Vincent and Anna (Masciarelli) Malandra and died Monday, October 12, 2009 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Ella May (Maher) Malandra on May 5, 2009; son Roger; brothers, Armand and Joseph Malandra; brother-in-law, Robert Maher; nephews and niece, Marc, Vincent and Karen Malandra and is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Michael Baker; brother and sister-in-law, Vincent and Marcelline Malandra; sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Sam Popovich; sisters-in-law, Stella and Lyvonne Malandra; special friends, James and Helen Menechella, Pat (Ferrelli) and Rink Reimsnyder; special caregiver, Melissa Ryan along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Special thanks to nephew, Joseph Malandra and sons. "Mr." Mario retired from the City of Elmira DPW. He was a longtime communicant of St. Anthony's Church (Blessed Sacrament Parish) and was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the destroyer USS Badger participating in most of the battles in the Pacific Campaign. He was an avid NY Yankees and Giants fan; was an outstanding athlete in football and softball, being inducted into the Elmira Sports Hall of Fame in 1979. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to his Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, October 15th at 11 AM in St. Patrick's Church. Rev. Walter L. Wainwright, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a "Daddy", Love Barbara.
Published in Star-Gazette on October 14, 2009

MALLARD –MRS. MRAGARET BRUTSCHY age 79 of 406 ½ Maxwell Pl., Monday, May 23, 1977.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home, Wednesday from 7 to 9.  Funeral and committal services will be held at the funeral home Thursday at 1:30 p.m.  Burial at the convenience of the family in St. Peter and Paul/s Cemetery.  Survived by one brother, Henry Mallard of Sayre, Pa.  She was a communicant of St. Cecilie’s Church.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/25/1977

 

MALLOY Terry Ray Malloy

Phoenix, AZ: Terry Ray Malloy, age 49, joined his parents, Francis and Raymond Malloy in eternal life, on January 24, 2011, in Phoenix, AZ, where Terry resided. Terry is survived by his brother, Randy(Dawn) Malloy and their son, of Tampa, FL. Special lifelong friend, Jane Kincaid, of Albion, NY; aunts, cousins and dear friends. The family would like all who knew and loved Terry to join them in remembering and honoring Terry's life at a graveside prayer service on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 1:30 in the afternoon, at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Terry's name may be made to Christ The Redeemer Church, Youth Group, 1100 W. Church St. Elmira, NY 14905.

 

MALONE - DEVITT Josephine E. Malone
Age 90, of Elmira, died, Saturday, March 21, 2009 at St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. Josephine was the daughter of Joseph and Gennie Martino Malone. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Jo Semler with husband David of Elmira, Marguerite Wert with Thomas Good of Elmira, Roxanne Starry of Florida, and Carol Leigh Starry of Elmira; 6 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Josephine was a member of the Ladies of Charity and was a long time communicant of Ss. Peter & Paul Church. She lived life to the fullest and loved the time spent with family, especially cooking numerous family dinners. Her family will miss and love their mother forever. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Josephine's memory may be directed to St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, 555 St. Joseph's Blvd., Elmira NY 14901. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. John Schiavone and the 5th floor staff at St. Joseph's Hospital SNF for the wonderful care given to Josephine over the last 6 years. Members of the Ladies of Charity will meet at Ss. Peter & Paul Church on Tuesday, March 24th at 12:45 p.m. to form an honor guard for the funeral mass Josephine Devitt.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/23/2009

MALONE –RITA ANN SEAMAN age 65 of 352 Underwood Ave., Elmira, NY, Thursday, April 28, 1994 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Thomas McInerny Funeral Home Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  A prayer service will be held there Monday at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Lourdes Church.  Burial will be in Sts. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.  Donations may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Church.  Rita was the daughter of the late Nicholas T. and Agnes Eagleson Malone.  She was also predeceased by her husband, Donald J. Seaman in April 1987.  Survived by her children with their families; Dr. Kevin G. and Peg Seaman of Millersville, MD with their children, Elizabeth L. and Nicholas A. Seaman; Mark J. and Nora Seaman of North Syracuse, NY; Eileen A. Seaman at home; Maureen E. and Peter Kane of Elmira with their children, Sean P. and Kelly E. Kane; also survived by stepmother, Vivian Malone of Elmira Heights.  Rita was a registered nurse at the Chemung county Nursing Facility and retired in 1988.  She was a long time communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, a member of the Ladies Division of the Msgr. John J. Lee Ancient Order of Hibernians.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/30/1994

AGNES PAULINE MALONEY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Maloney died of diphtheria yesterday afternoon (July 19, 1904) at 1:30 o’clock at the home of her parents, 509 Railroad Avenue aged five years and seven months.  The funeral will be held from the family residence this morning at 11 o’clock and will be private.  Burial will be made in SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 7/20/1904

MALONEY Francis D. III "Frank"
Age 57, of Buffalo and formerly of Elmira, died, Friday, December 18, 2009 at the home of his brother Fred. Frank was the first born child of Elizabeth Mulcahy Maloney and the late Francis D. Maloney Jr. In addition to his mother Frank is survived by his daughter Katherine Maloney and son Brian Maloney both of Elkland PA; brothers and sister-in-law, Frederick A. Maloney of Elmira; Daniel J. and Marilou Maloney of Jacksonville FL with daughters Patricia and Maria; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary M. and Todd Stachowski of Pittsford NY with children Eileen, Timothy and Julia; Eileen M. and Greg Klem of Rochester NY with children Jack, Maggie and Michael; aunt Eileen Collins of Vienna VA; many cousins; and dear friend Sheila Groh. Frank was a 1970 graduate of Notre Dame High School and attended Dayton University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Frank was employed with Norampac of Lancaster NY. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, Monday, December 21, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Tuesday, at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of the Falck Cancer Center, especially Debbie White and Mary Palmer, and Southern Tier Hospice for the wonderful care and support shown to Frank and his family in the last few months.  Published in Star-Gazette on December 19, 2009

MICHAEL MALONEY died unexpectedly Thursday at the family home, 418 College Avenue.  Mr. Maloney is survived by his widow; four daughters, Mrs. David Dickinson, the Misses Theresa, Agnes and Mary Maloney; two sons, James and William.  The funeral will be held at the family home Monday morning at 8 o’clock and at the St. Patrick Church at 9 o’clock.  Burial in the SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  –Elmira paper 11/14/1926

 

MALWAITZ Henry G. “Hank” Malwitz

82, of 102 Lewis St. Sayre, Pa., died Sunday evening, December 4, 2011, at his home following declining health.  “Hank” as he was known by his family and friends was born in Queens, N.Y., on November 9, 1929, the only child of Henry G. Malwitz Sr. and Ruth M. Lawrence Malwitz. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Queens and later served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. Malwitz owned and operated the Malco Machine Company in Farmingdale, N.Y., and later moved his business to Westfield, Pa., where he continued operation until his retirement in 1993. Hank enjoyed flying as a private pilot and was a member of the EAA. The Malwitz family extends their deepest appreciation to Guthrie Hospice for their kindness and loving care shown to Hank and the family during his illness.  He is survived by his wife, the former Jean M. Konkol, whom he married on May 27, 1967 at St Charles Church in Elmira Heights, N.Y.; daughter and sonin law, Linda and Tom Stein of Athens; grandsons, Gavin Thomas Stein and Griffen Henry Stein both of Athens; several cousins in Amityville, N.Y.; special friends, Brian Peet, Les Shaw, and Jim Cutlip; and neighbors, Lenora and Don Adams.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Alteri- Bowen Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St., Sayre, Pa.  The funeral service will be held Thursday, December 8, 2011 at noon at the funeral home with the Rev. Jeff Wilkinson officiating.  Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y.  Sayre Morning Times – December 6, 2011

 

MANDEVILLE Jon B.

Age 30 of Elmira, NY. He was born February 6, 1983 in Elmira, son of Keith S., Sr. and Nanette (Cozad) Mandeville and died Monday, August 26, 2013 unexpectedly. He was predeceased by his father Keith S. Mandeville, Sr. and is survived by his mother and step father Nanette and Paul Wyak, Sr. of Horseheads; brothers Keith (Tara) S. Mandeville, Jr. of Hamburg, NY and David Mandeville of Mansfield, PA; sister Katie Mandeville of Elmira; step brother Paul (Cindy) Wyak, Jr. of Windsor, NY; step sisters Renee Conwell of Vestal, NY and Andrea Verrocchio of Binghamton, NY; niece Shelby; nephews Kyle, Michael and Simeon along with several aunts, uncles and cousins; special friend A.J. Fratarcangelo of Elmira. Jon graduated with honors from EFA where he excelled in football and basketball. He completed studies at Ithaca School of Massage. Family and friends are invited to visit St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 Broad St., Horseheads on Saturday, August 31st from 9 to 10 am. His Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 am. Rev. Christopher Linsler, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Jon through donations to the Chemung County S.P.C.A., 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903, Catholic Charities, 215 E. Church St., Elmira, NY 14901 or the Salvation Army, 414 Lake St., Elmira, NY 14901. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Star Gazette – August 29, 2013

 

JOHN J. MANGAN, 48 of 409 West Third Street died unexpectedly this morning (Sept. 9, 1929) of a heart seizure.  He is survived by two sisters, the Misses Margaret and Mary Mangan; a brother, James Mangan, all of Elmira.  The funeral will be held at the family home, Wednesday at 8 a.m. and the St. Patrick Church at 9 o’clock.  Burial in the SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Kindly omit flowers.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/16/1929

 

MANGAN William J. "Billy" Mangan Jr.

(1963 – 2011)

Elmira: Age 48, died very unexpectedly at home on Saturday, April 16, 2011. He was a son of William J. Mangan, Sr. of Elmira and the late Theresa (Loll) Mangan. In addition to his mother Billy is predeceased by his sister Patricia A. Hines and niece Stephanie Hines. In addition to his father Billy is survived by sister Colleen M. Mangan; brother and sister-in-law, Todd M. and Katy Mangan, with their son Sean Patrick Mangan, all of Elmira; brother-in-law Johnny B. Hines of Fredericksburg VA with daughters, L?lita, Brittany, Jessica and Brianna; aunts and uncle, Maryann and James Kamas of Pine City, Mary Sue Mangan of Reston VA, Kathleen Mason of Annandale VA; cousins, Debra (Merle) Bryant, Karen Greene, Kevin Loll, Paul (Janet) Loll, Susan Loll, Rick (Karen) Mason, Patrick (Joanie) Mason, and Susan Mason. Also surviving are numerous extended family and friends. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. Committal prayers and interment will be in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Billy with a donation to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 600 Fitch reet, Elmira NY 14905.  Star Gazette – April 18, 2011

 

MANNING John Timothy "Slim"
Age 64, of Horseheads, Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Tim was born March 12, 1944, son of Catherine Yosh Manning and the late John T. Manning. In addition to his father he is predeceased by granddaughter, Sierra Skyler McDonald. Tim is survived by his children, Scott Manning and fiancée, Pam Brewer of Addison, NY, Lisa McDonald and husband, Chad of Wellsburg, NY, Jacqueline "Liz" Manning and fiancé, Phil Willsey of Elmira Heights; friend and mother of his children, Jacqueline Eskew Manning of Horseheads; grandchildren, Tachia, Cody, Anthony, Allyssa, and Isabella. Also surviving are his siblings, Joseph (Jackie) Manning of Pine City, Florence (Charles) Moffe of Elmira, James (Carol) Manning of Elmira, Kathleen (Robert) Train of Rochester; nieces and nephews, Mark (Cynthia) Manning, Molly (Mike) Murray, Matthew Manning, Charles Moffe, Annemarie (Jim) Coles, Meghan Train, Erin Train; several great-nieces and great-nephews; very special hunting and fishing buddies, Larry Sullivan of Millport and John Haynes of Erin; along with many other friends. Tim was a graduate of EFA. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Viet Nam war. Tim was retired from Suburban Propane Gas, Horseheads, after 39 years of service. An avid outdoorsman he was a member of several hunting and fishing clubs. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, February 27, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment, with full military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Tim's memory may be directed to either Chemung County Rod & Gun Club, Breesport Road, Breesport NY 14816, or The Josh Palmer Fund, c/o Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning, 307 E. Water Street, Elmira NY 14901. Tim's family would like to thank the staff at Wilmot Cancer Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, the staff at Guthrie Cancer Center, Sayre, doctors and nurses in the ER and ICU units at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Kathy Ouweleen Kent and the employees at Suburban Propane Gas, Horseheads, along with Larry Sullivan, for the wonderful care given to Tim during his illness.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/26/2009

MANNING, John Timothy "Slim"
Services celebrating his life were held Saturday, February 28, 2009. A 9:15 a.m. prayer service was held at McInerny Funeral Home, followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, Father Walter Wainwright presiding. Tim's daughters, Lisa and Liz, placed the funeral pall on his casket, with his son, Scott then placing the crucifix. Tim's sister-in-law, Carol Manning, and niece, Molly Murray gave the readings. Father Wainwright read the gospel, delivered the homily, and led the prayers of the faithful. Tim's siblings, Joe Manning, Jim Manning, Flossie Moffe, and Kathleen Train presented the Offertory Gifts. Brother-in-law, Chuck Moffe was a Eucharistic Minister. Jim Manning gave the eulogy. Music was led by organist, Bob Walsh, and soloist, Joe Caparulo. In tribute to Tim's service to his country, "God Bless America" was played as the American Flag was draped on his casket. Interment, with full military honors accorded, followed at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Bagpiper, Pat Saxe, piped "Amazing Grace" at the cemetery. Pallbearers were Scott Manning, Chad McDonald, Phil Willsey, Anthony Carbonero, Cody Dolley, Mark Manning, Matt Manning, and Mike Murray. Honorary pallbearers were, Larry Sullivan, Chuckie Moffe, Jimmy "Whiz" Qualey, Mike Spaziani, Jimmy Giordano, Joey LeMark, and John Cain. After the graveside service, family and friends gathered at Bernie Murray's for a luncheon and the continuing of sharing memories of Tim  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/1/2009

MANOCCHIO - TOURNOUR, Rose M.
Age 96, a resident of the Chemung County Nursing Facility, died and her deceased family members on Tuesday, June 17, 2008. Rose was born March 15, 1912, the daughter of Gabriel and Genevieve DePosqua Manocchio. She is predeceased by her husband Max E. Tournour, 5 sisters, and 1 brother. Rose is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Max E., Jr., and Mary Tournour of Big Flats, Joseph A. Tournour of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Noelle (Joseph) Gross of Corning, Christopher (Carrie) Tournour of Clifton Park, NY, Matthew Tournour of Denver, CO; great granddaughters, Riley and Lauren Tournour, Jordyn Gross; sister Edith Caroscio of Elmira; along with several nieces and nephews. Rose was a wonderful homemaker whose family always came first. An excellent cook, she enjoyed sharing her culinary skills with family, friends, and neighbors. Rose loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a life long communicant of St. Anthony's Church where she was a member of the Sacred Heart Ladies. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Thursday, June 19, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Rose's memory may be directed to Blessed Sacrament Parish, 604 Park Place, Elmira, New York 14901.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/18/2008.

MARGEIT - ADDABBO
Marie Catherine Age 72, of 451 W. Thurston Street died Thursday, December 27, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Marie was born November 14, 1929 in Elmira daughter of the late Louis and Catherine (Piecuch) Margeit. She was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy and retired from Artistic Greeting. Marie enjoyed her family, was an avid New York Yankees fan and loved the “Polka Dot Show”. She was married for 48 years to James J. Addabbo of Elmira who survives. Her other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law; Michael (Dorothy) Addabbo of Bettendorf, Iowa, daughters and sons-in-law; Nancy (Gary) Forsyth of Pine City, Catherine (James) Barrows of Riverside, Rhode Island, Judy Ann (Anthony) Mangino of Clifton Park, NY, a sister Louise (Edward) Oksinski, brothers; Henry (Betty) Margeit and Thomas (Esther) Margeit all of Horseheads, nine grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins and special friends, Joanne and Ronald Thompson and Rose and Don Vesneske. It was Marie’s wishes that calling hours be private. A prayer service will be held 8:30 AM Monday, December 31, 2001 at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church with Rev. Christopher Linsler officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Donations are directed to the American Heart Association.

JAMES P. MARGOTTA of 107 Country Club Dr.  The funeral was held at the Frank O’Dea Funeral home this morning (Dec. 1, 1949) at 8 and 9 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.  The Rev. Leo G. Schwab officiated.  Pallbearers: George Callahan, Walter Gaiser, Charles Sickles, John Diveny, Frank Gilligan and Jerry Thomas.  St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/1/1949

MARGRAFF Margaret "Sis"
Age 79, of West Palm Beach, FL, died Friday, December 28, 2007 in Florida. Margaret was born and raised in Elmira, daughter of the late Luke and Marguerite Madigan Margraff. She was predeceased by her brother, Luke B. Margraff. Margaret is survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Margraff; nephew, Luke; nieces, Megan and Ellen; grand-niece, Ave; and grand-nephew, Blake. After leaving Elmira and moving to New Jersey she had a career as an Executive Assistant in the manufacturing industry. Upon her retirement Margaret moved to the West Palm Beach area. Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, Elmira. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/31/2007.

 

MARINO Connie Marino

Age 92, died quietly at Elcor Nursing Home, Friday, April 29, 2011. She was born in 1918 in Middletown, CT and moved to Elmira, NY in the early 1940's. She was predeceased by her husband, Philip; her parents Sebastian and Mary; her sister, Rose Troccia; brothers, Larry, Nick and Joseph Marino. Connie is survived by her sons, Louis "Gene" and Sebastian "Tony" (Eileen) Marino; a granddaughter, Erica (David) Darmstadt; two great grandchildren, Rob Darmstadt & Sean Phillips; sister-in-law, Josephine D'Antonio of Middletown, CT; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Connie enjoyed many years of work as a seamstress, at the Elmira Knitting Mill and later at Schwartz's and Cameo Shop in downtown Elmira. In addition to her family gatherings, Connie enjoyed travel and was an avid bingo player. She was a lifelong  communicant of St. Anthony's Church (now Blessed Sacrament Parish) and the Sacred Heart Ladies Society. Those wishing may make a donation in Connie's memory to the Alzheimer's Association (envelopes available at the funeral home).The Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Monday May 2nd, from 4 to 7 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Tuesday, May 3rd at 9:15 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Connie's family wishes to thank Elcor Nursing Home for their compassion and care during her stay there.   Star Gazette – May 1, 2011

 

LAWRENCE E. MARK age 70 of Cedar Arms Apartments, Elmira, NY, Tuesday, May 13, 1986.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home, Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service will be held there Thursday 9:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church 10 a.m.  Burial St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Margaret; son and daughter-in-law, Terrence and Judith Mark of Olean, NY; step-daughter and son-in-law, Florence and John Agnew of San Clemente, CA; sisters, Sara Mark of Horseheads, NY and Isobel McCarthy of Elmira, NY; brother and sister-in-law, Dr. James A. and Katharine Mark of Elmira, NY; brother, John Mark of Elmira, NY; 4 step-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren; 4 nieces and 1 nephew.  He was a communicant in St. Mary’s Southside Church, a retired employee from Sears & Roebuck and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #941.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/14/1986

MARKO - John M. Marko, Jr. 71, of Rome, Pennsylvania died on Sunday, March 29, 2009 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa following a period of declining health. John was born on January 13, 1938 in Bernardsville, New Jersey the only child of Catherine (KOCSIS) and John Marko, Sr. John was formerly a reporter and photographer for the Bernardsville News in New Jersey. He was a retired postal employee and in 1995 he moved from New Jersey and made Rome his home. John loved the area and quickly became involved with the Rome Fire Department assisting them with Fire Police Duties. In addition he was also a member of the Twin Tier Antique Tractor Club, served as Auditor for Rome Township and was secretary for the Wysox Creek Water Shed. An avid outdoorsman and wanting to share his knowledge and experiences with the youth, John helped to establish the Valley Youth Hunter Education Challenge an organization whose moto is “Aiming for the future” When not sharing his love for the great outdoors, John found time to visit with the elderly and deliver Meals on Wheels for Bradford County. He was a true giver and an avid antique collector too.  John is survived by his community, many friends, an Aunt Rose Rice of Bridgewater Township, NJ; and several cousins among them John Dubus of Daly City, California; Edward Rice of New Jersey; Christina Merton of Egg Harbor, NJ; John Patry of Milford, NJ, Trudy Belles, Wilkes Barre, PA, Henry Emeter, Margaret White, and Margo Wagner all of Ontario, Canada. John was predeceased by his parents Catherine and John Marko, Sr.  Friends are invited to attend Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Friday, April 3rd at 10 am at St. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, Towanda, Pa with Father Alfhones Perikala, officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. A period of visitation and time of sharing memories will be held on Thursday evening, April 2nd from 7 to 9 pm at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. Memories and condolences may also be shared by visiting our website at www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com Flowers will be provided and memorial contributions in John’s memory may be directed to the Valley Youth Hunter Education Challenge, c/o Mrs. Nan Lowery, 1534 Front Street, Athens, PA 18810 or the Rome Fire Department, PO Box 77, Rome, Pa 18837 in loving memory of John M. Marko, Jr.  Submitted by Reva Wagner.  Obit from Stufin Funeral Chapel.

MARRONE MARY E. MUSTICO
Mary E. Nee: Marrone, Former co-owner of Mustico's Restaurant
Age 86, of Elmira, died October 6, 2007 at St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing. Relatives may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Monday, October 8th, from 6-8 p.m. Prayer Service there Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony's Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/7/2007.

MARRONE MARY E. MUSTICO
nee: Marrone, former co-owner of Mustico's Restaurant, Age 86, of Elmira, NY, died Saturday, October 6, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. Mary was born on June 29, 1921, the daughter of the late William and Anselmina Lovasoli Marrone. She married Carmen J. Mustico on November 8, 1937 and with her husband, continued the operations of the family restaurant, "Mustico's Restaurant", which for many years was one of Elmira's most popular local restaurants, located at the corner of Main St. and Bloomer Ave. from 1930 until 1995. Mary was predeceased by husband, Carmen J. Mustico; and daughter, Donna M. (Robert) Augustine of Elmira. She is survived by two children, daughter, Janet L. Clifford; and son, Donald W. (Judy) Mustico, Esq.; son-in-law, Robert Augustine. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, William R. (Debra) Augustine, Brandon J. Clifford, Carman Mary Massey, Michael W. (Lisa) Mustico, Esq., Anthony J. Mustico and Angelina Marie (Sean) Hanrahan; great-grandchildren, Joshua Augustine, Xavier Mustico, Julia Mustico, Elizabeth Mustico and Ava Mustico; half-sisters, Mary Theresa Keefe and Wilhelmina Mack; half brother, Michael Marrone; sister-in-law, Theresa Gorsky; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family roots in Elmira are very deep as all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren live in the area. She loved her work as hostess at the family restaurant and the many friends that she made over the years. Mary was an avid bowler in the 50's and 60's, being the first and only woman ever admitted into the Elmira Men's Bowling Association. She was inducted into the EBA's Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989. Mary was a communicant of the Blessed Sacrament Parish. Those wishing may make a donation in her memory to the St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility (envelopes available at the funeral home). Friends and Relatives may call at the Kalec Funeral Home, Monday, October 8th, from 6-8 p.m. Prayer Service there Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony's Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.   Published in the Star-Gazette from 10/7/2007 - 10/8/2007.

WALLEY MARSH (OLINTO MARSECANI), 54 of 700 E. Market St., Sunday, Feb. 29, 1948.  Survived by brothers, Giuseppi of Buenos Aires, South America, Cilso of Italy; two sisters in Italy.  The body is at Francis T. Mogros Funeral Home where funeral will be held Wednesday 9 a.m., 10 at St. Patrick’s Church.  SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/1/1948

MARTHER MARY MARCELLA MORGAN
Mary Marcella, Age 99, of Elmira, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Mary was born April 24, 1908, the daughter of Fred and Margaret Fitzpatrick Marther. She is predeceased by her husband John A. Morgan. Mary is survived by her great-niece, Mary Beth Conwell, with her family; along with several other nieces and nephews. Mary was a Registered Nurse, working at Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, before retiring in 1973. She was a member of the Zonta Club and a former volunteer with R.S.V.P. Mary's family will honor her memory with a Memorial Mass held in Ireland. Interment will then take place at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at a later date. Donations in Mary's memory may be directed to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home. Mary's family would like to extend their deep appreciation to the staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility for the wonderful care given to Mary over the past 3 years.

MARTIN Eugene F. "Mr. Polka"
Age 83, of Elmira, died Thursday, January 29, 2008, in the evening. Gene is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sophie Rybak Martin; daughter, Jean Ann Moreau, Annapolis, MD; son, Thomas John Martin, Suffolk, VA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. After 37 years at Bendix Motor Components Div., he retired to a life of fishing and hosting a Polka Radio Show. Along the way with his wife, Sophie, organized the Soaring Polka Dance Association, through these years there were several Polka Holidays and many Charity Breakfasts. Mr. Polka was known far and wide across the Twin Tiers, "Yak Je Mas" were the words that were first to be heard to everyone. He was completely devoted to life and love to his family and many, many friends. Eugene was a veteran of the US Navy, WWII, a member of the American Legion and a communicant of St. Casimir's Church. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Sunday, February 1st, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayer service there Monday at 9:15 a.m. followed by his Mass of Christian Burial in St. Casimir's Church at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/31/2009

MARTIN - MCCARTHY
Margaret M. Age 85 of Elmira, NY died Thursday, December 6, 2001 at home surrounded by her loving family. Margaret, daughter of the late John E. and Mary Gordon Martin was preceded in death by her husband Laurence M. McCarthy in 1987 and her son Joseph L. McCarthy in 1970. She is survived by her daughters Geraldine M. McCarthy and Barbara M. McCarthy both of Alexandria, VA; sister Geraldine M. Seidling of Glen Burnie, MD; grandchildren, Colleen Brewer, Laura Brown and John T. McCarthy with their mother Nancy Karpinski; 5 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. bf Friends are invited to call at the McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. A prayer service will be held there on Monday, Dec. 10, 2001 at 9:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment with committal prayers will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Margaret had a lifelong interest in politics and current events. She loved to share her knowledge in these areas in discussions with others. For over 20 years Margaret was an election inspector on Elmira's southside. Margaret was a long time communicant of St. Mary's Church and donations in her memory may be made to St. Mary's at 224 Franklin St., Elmira NY 14904

 

MARTIN Patricia A. Martin

Age 57 of Elmira, died unexpected, Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Survived by daughter, Denise (Bill) Peterson, Chemung, NY; 3 grandchildren; sisters, Elaine (Edward Sr.) Luce, Liverpool, NY, Darlene Martin, Syracuse, NY; 1 aunt; 2 nephew; 1 niece; 1great niece and several cousins; pre-deceased by parents, Rita and Stephen Martin Sr.; brother, Stephen Martin Jr. Those wishing may make a donation in her memory to the American Heart Association (envelopes available at the Funeral Home). Patricia enjoyed attending the day program at Elcor Heath Services. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Tuesday, November 2, 2011 from 10 to 11am followed immediately by her Funeral Service at 11am, Rev. Jeremiah Moynihan, Officiating. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  Star Gazette – October 30, 2011

 

MASIA Matthew Robert "Bob" Past Town of Southport Supervisor and former owner/operator of Masia's Restaurant Age 85, lifelong resident of Pine City, NY, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, February 21st, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira. Bob was born in Elmira, April 9th, 1921, the son of the late Pasquale and Lucy Martine Masia. Surviving him are his beloved daughters, Patricia A. Bruner and Linda (Robert) Smith, all of Pine City, NY; his loving grandchildren, Sean (Yone) Bistoff, Paul (Stacy) Bistoff, Cara D. Smith, Luke M. Smith, Christine M. Smith, Laura E. Bruner; five great-grandchildren, Savannah R. Smith, Antonio P. Caforio Smith, Ava L. E. Bistoff, Everett T. M. Bistoff, Malia C. E. Bistoff; nieces and nephews, whom Bob was very close to, include Patricia (Mike) Stephens, Peter (Maxine) Masia, William (Marilyn) Zinn, Albert (Linda) Zinn, Christopher (Nathalia) Zinn, Michael (Debi) Titus; very close cousins in Elmira and Watkins Glen, including Piero and Mafalda Masia; sister-in-law, Jane Titus; and a host of many close friends and colleagues. Bob dearly missed his loving wife who predeceased him, Elizabeth "Betty" Nell Masia; his son, Robert P. Masia and most recently, his grandson, Matthew M. Smith; brother, Peter Masia; sister and brother-in-law, Theresa A. Masia Zinn and William E. Zinn; nephew, Patrick Titus; sister-in-law, Philomenia Masia; brother-in-law, H. J. Titus. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, on Saturday, February 24th, 2007, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 25th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, February 26th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY, with the Reverend Richard Farrell to celebrate the mass. Committal prayers will be shared following the mass in the St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, where Bob will be laid to rest next to his wife, Betty and grandson, Matthew. Everyone has cherished memories of Bob Masia. From the enormous hand shake with the comforting smile, to his echoing voice through the restaurant or the Southport Town Hall. Bob has always loved to be around people. At an early age he worked in his parents grocery store "Masia's Grocery". After a nine-year stint working for Hardinge Brothers in 1946, he went to manage the Masia's Restaurant in Pine City, a business that was started by his parents in 1937. For 38 years Bob managed the restaurant and made sure his patrons were well taken care of. In 1984 Bob entered into his long and prosperous political career. His community elected him into the Town of Southport Supervisor position. It was a seat he held with pride for 20 years. Throughout his tenure he was able to accomplish many things to make his town and its residents what it is today. From the New York State Prison expansion and sewer projects, to the new arterial; these are only some of what he has established. Having the background of his membership in the Pine City Volunteer Fire Department and Chief for 11 years, 1955 to 1966, he wanted the people of Southport to be protected as much as possible, so over the years he helped build three of the most advanced volunteer fire stations in New York State. Through his dedication to the people of Southport, Bob has been awarded many distinguished certificates of merit and accomplishment. He was proud to be a lifetime communicant of St. Mary's Church, and was always ready to hunt, fish or chase the 18th on one of the areas golf courses. Bob Masia leaves a legacy that will continue to make the Town of Southport a safe place to raise a family. He will never be forgotten and will be missed by all. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Pine City Volunteer Fire Department, 1453 Pennsylvania Ave., Pine City, NY, 14871 or to the St. Mary's Church Renovation Fund, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY 14904, in Mr. Masia's memory.

MASKER Terry
Age 60, of Elmira, died Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Monday, June 25, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment, with full military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. A complete notice will be in Sunday's paper.

ANTHONY MASLINSKI SR. age 73 of 1025 Oak St., Elmira, NY, Tuesday, August 19, 1986.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service will be held there, Friday 8:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Cecilia’s Church.  Burial, St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Flowers are welcome as well as donations to the charity of one’s choice.  He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony A. and Sharon Maslinski, Jr. of Wellsburg, NY, Caismer and Jean Maslinski of West Palm Beach, FL; daughters, Mrs. Rose Mary Graham of TN; Ruth Ann Maslinski of Louisiana; stepson, Richard J. Maslinski of FL; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Carl W. and Elizabeth Drake of Horseheads, NY, Richard L. and Sondra Drake and William C. and Wendy Drake, all of Elmira; stepdaughters and sons-in-law, Marian and William Doran of Elmira, Betty and George Colon of Horseheads, Shirley and Richard Robinson of Ogdensburg, Beverly and Anthony DiPaolo of Rome, NY, Winifred and Michael Giannico of Rome, NY, Winifred and Michael Giannico of Rome, NY; 54 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was a retired employee of MacMillan Bloedel Containers, Inc.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/21/1986

 

MASON Barbara J. Oakley

Age 79, of Land O' Lakes, FL, and former longtime resident of Williamsville, NY and Elmira, NY, was reunited with her beloved husband Donald on Monday, October 3, 2011. Her loving daughter, Donna, was by her side. Barbara Jean was born June 23, 1932 in Elmira, NY, daughter of the late Harold and Alice (Burley) Mason. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald, on August 25, 2009 after 55 years of marriage and her grandson Jon Bradley Thomas and granddaughter Julie Lynn Thomas. Barbara is survived by her cherished children Michael (Sheila) Oakley of Elmira, NY; Kathleen (Bradley) Thomas of Elmira, NY; Richard (Sung) Oakley of Wichita, KS; and Donna (James) Von Hendy of East Amherst, NY; sixteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; adored sister, Nancy (Walter) Lynch of Raymond, NH; and several nieces and nephews. Barbara retired from Acute Medicine and as a preceptor for UB nursing students from the VA Medical Center in Buffalo, NY. She received her RN in 1953 from the Arnot Odgen Memorial Hospital, where her nursing career spanned twenty-five years and included positions as a supervisor and instructor of nursing. Barbara also received a BS degree from Elmira College. In 2009, she and Donald moved to Land O' Lakes, FL. Soon after, Donald passed away. As difficult as it was, Barbara was embraced by many wonderful people in her retirement community, including her niece Lisa Olson and her husband, Mike. She was actively involved in many social organizations. Barbara was a special person, who was loved by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. Her inner and outer beauty, her attention to detail, and her "flair" for life, as well as her exceptional personality, will be sincerely missed. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, October 10, 2011, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home at 1004 Lake St., Elmira, NY 14901. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 10 a.m., in St. Patrick's Church at 604 Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901. Fr. Richard Farrell will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Barbara's memory may be made to Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, 5760 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills, Fl 33542.     Star Gazette – October 9, 2011

 

MASTRANTONIO Angeline A. Danna

Age 87 of Elmira, NY, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband of 48 years James A. Danna. Survived by her children, Madeline (Richard) Terry, Sam (Betty) Danna, Jane (Matthew) Bubacz, James (Debie) Danna, Mary Jo Danna (Robert), Angela (Tim) Baxter; grandchildren, Carey & Carmen, Justin & Leslie, Sam & Courtney, Joseph, Brian, Christina & Jim, Jennifer, Becky & Brad, Stephanie, Kimberly & Kevin, Brandon & Kayla, Kyle, Blake, Bailee, Michael & Nicholas; great-grandchildren Cody, Mason, Justin, Jackson, Drake, Cari, Cala & Emma; special cousin Sue McEntire and numerous extended family. Angeline was a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society with 25 years of perfect attendance. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Sunday April 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A prayer service there on Monday April 2 at 9 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.   Star-Gazette - April 1, 2012

 

MATHEW –MRS. LENA M. SCHRAGE of 204 Crete Ave., Elmira, NY., Tuesday, December 7, 1976.  Friends are invited to call at the Hughes and Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday 2 to 4 p.m.  Prayer service at the funeral home Friday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Baptist Church at 10 a.m.  Burial Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  Survived by sons; George A. Schrage of Florida, Arnold F., Beaver Dams, N.Y., Bernard M. of Elmira, Gerald S. of Manassas, Va.; daughter, Mrs. James (Margaret M.) Osgood of Horseheads; brother, Charles F. Mathew of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Margaret Burdick of Elmira; 20 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.  She was a communicant of St. John The Baptist Church and the widow of Armin F. Schrage.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/8/1976

 

KATHLEEN MATHEW, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mathew of 218 Scott Lane, Horseheads, Monday, Dec. 18, 1961.  Survived by parents; sister, Joanne at home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schmalenberg; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Joanna Mathew, all of Elmira.  Body at Barrett Funeral Home.  Private funeral at the convenience of the family.  Baby Land, St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 12/20/1961

 

MATHEWS - POLIDORI, Jeanne Elizabeth (Matthews)
Of Elmira, NY, Age 80, of Herrick Street, died on Sunday, June 14, 2009 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born April 29, 1929 in Hornell, NY to the late Richard and Mary (Brown) Matthews. Jeanne is survived by her husband, Thomas Polidori; son, Timothy (Mary Ann) Polidori; daughter, Linda (Kevin) Dickinson; grandchildren, Giulia Dickinson, Mary Beth Polidori, Matthew Dickinson, Kelly Polidori, and Whitney Dickinson; niece, Kathleen Garwood. Her sister, Mary Hoey, predeceased her. Jeanne was a retired employee of the Elmira City School District, where she was an insurance coordinator. She was married to Thomas Polidori on October 2, 1954 and celebrated 54 years of wonderful marriage this past year. Jeanne was truly devoted to her family. Her children and grandchildren will remember her for all the love and guidance she gave them. Jeanne was the heart of the family and will be missed dearly. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, June 18th at 11:00 AM in St. Mary's Church 224 Franklin Street Elmira, NY. The Reverend Richard Farrell will celebrate Jeanne's Mass. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Memorial donations in the name of Jeanne M. Polidori may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

 

MATTHEWS LuAnn "Lucy" Pfunter

Age 57 of Elmira, NY. She was born January 24, 1955 in Elmira, daughter of the late Leo Leonard and Duleath (Squires) Matthews and died Thursday, July 05, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center after an extended illness. She was predeceased by her husband Samuel in 1984, infant son Michael in 1972 and granddaughter Harmony in 2005. LuAnn is survived by her children Ronald (Wendy), John (Shannon), Daniel (Teresa) and Samantha; grandchildren Jesse and Jordan, Justin, Schuyler, Kaelin and Israel, Alexis, Abbey and Andria; siblings Leo (Cheryl) Matthews of Elmira, Stan (Cindy) Matthews of Millerton, PA, Chris (Pam) Matthews, Cindy (Rich King) Matthews, Randy (Connie Jones) Matthews, Dennis (Penny) Matthews, Matt (Rhonda) Matthews all of Elmira and Maribeth (George) Matthews of Rome, NY along with several nieces and nephews. She retired from St. Joseph's Hospital; was a member of the Red Hat Society; enjoyed baking and sewing and especially spending time with her grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Sunday, July 8th from 4 to 7 pm. Prayers will be offered there on Monday, July 9th at 9:30 am followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Mary's Church. Rev. John DeSocio, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.    Star Gazette – July 6, 2012

 

MATKOSKY Paul H. Age 49, of Hickory Grove Rd., Horseheads, died suddenly Wednesday, October 18, 2006. Survived by beloved granddaughter, Sophia Polzella; son, Scott (Kimberly) Matkosky; daughter, Vanessa (Steve) Polzella; beloved friend and companion, Kathy Service; Cindy Matkosky; three aunts and uncles; many friends and co-workers. Predeceased by his parents, Harry, Jr. and Loraine Ann Przydryga Matkosky; daughter, Melissa. Paul was a loving father and grandfather, he loved the water, fishing, boating, the 1000 Island area and especially spending time with his granddaughter and children. He was employed as a Security Guard at Elmira College. Those wishing may make a donation in his memory to the Paul Matkosky Fund at Elmira College, 1 Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901. Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at the Kalec Funeral Home. Those wishing may meet there Monday at 10:30 a.m. for a procession to his graveside service at Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, Pastor James Donahoo, officiating.

MATTISON - CLANCY, Mary E. (Mattison) (O'Leary)
Age 98, of Elmira, NY, died Monday, October 27, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Mary was born on September 7, 1910 in Bradford, PA, daughter of the late Grant and May (Foster) Mattison. Mary was a longtime parishioner of St. Patrick's Church. She was an avid bingo player, loved traveling, crocheting and reading romance novels. Mary will be dearly missed by her grandchildren and those that knew her. Mary was predeceased by her husbands, Dennis O'Leary and Thomas Clancy; daughter, Joan Thiel; son, Patrick E. O'Leary; sisters, Ruth Vergason and Margaret Knapp. Survivors include her grandchildren, Loren, Gar, Mark, Bruce, Glen, Joan, Patrick and Patricia; great-grandchildren, April and Hope; along with many other great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call Wednesday, October 29, 2008, from 12 to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Fr. Walter Wainwright officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary can be made to Disabled American Veterans, Attn: Gift Processing, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/29/2008

MAY Helen R.
Age 80, of Elmira, NY, died on Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born on February 16, 1928 in Elmira, NY to the late James and Mabel (Boylen) May. Helen was predeceased by her sisters, Mary Jane Baker and Virginia Corn; and brother, James R. May. Survivors include her sister, Ann May of Naples, FL; sister-in-law, Gloria May of Horseheads; nieces and nephews, Father Bob Baker of Peru, Judy (Joe) Scope of OH, Patty (Rudy) Nardella of AZ, Lisa (Wayne) VanDenburg of CO, LuAnn (Kevin) Wells of Horseheads, MaryBeth (Tim) Fiala of Horseheads, Bruce (Stephanie) May of Horseheads and Scott (Li) May of Austin, TX; along with many great-nieces and nephews and several great-great-nieces and nephews. Helen touched the lives of so many in our community with her generous nature by capturing special moments and sharing her photography as "Snoopy and the Southside Press". Her pictures were her gift to those who loved her, those that knew her and many of those who didn't know her. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, August 29th, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Calling hours will continue there on Saturday, August 30th, from 8 to 9 a.m. with her Funeral Service following at 9 a.m., with Deacon George Welch officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/28/2008

 

MAYBEE Althea Coletta

A longtime resident of the Southside community died Monday morning, April 18, 2011 at Seneca View S.N.F. in Montour Falls, following a period of declining health at the age of 94. Born on February 25, 1917 in Elmira, Althea was the daughter of the late Ralph & Mary Lewis Maybee. She married James Coletta in 1935 and he predeceased her in 1988. Althea was employed by Remington Rand, FM & Howell Co. and McDonald's Restaurant. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church for many years. She was very devoted to her family who survive. Daughters, Mary (Phil) Gable, Summerfield, FL; Nancy (Ralph) Williamson, Dahlonega, GA; and Delores (Jerry) Bosley, Huntsville, AL; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 4 - 5 p.m. Services will follow the visitation at 5 p.m. with Deacon George Welch officiating. Burial will take place at the family's convenience in Sts Peter & Paul's Cemetery.   Star Gazette – April 19, 2011

 

MAYCUMBER William L. Maycumber Jr. "Billy"

Elmira: Age 48, of Elmira, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 2, 2011. Billy was born December 25, 1962, a son of Mary Ellen Conklin Maycumber and the late William L. Maycumber Sr. He is survived by his wife, Carol Powers Maycumber of Elmira; son William L. Maycumber III of Elmira; stepson Matthew Powers of Elmira with daughter Adrienne Benjamin; sister Mary Catherine and Kevin Barrett of Horseheads; brothers John Maycumber with Jackie Gilmore of Horseheads; James and Kimberly Maycumber of Elmira; sisters Ann Maycumber; Teresa and Dan Pfunnter; Jennifer Maycumber with Phil Guinn and Amy Huntley all of Elmira; Father and mother-in-law James and Judy Powers; sister-in-law Jackie and Bud Wheeler; brother-in-law Mike and Norma Powers; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; special friends Michael Simpson and Steve Burns. Billy was employed with the Elmira City School District. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and woodworking. There will be no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, Feb 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul's Church. A private burial will be at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Billy's memory may be directed to the Catherine Creek Chapter: Trout Unlimited. Care of Mimi Simpson 503 Mathews St. Elmira, NY 14904. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.  Star Gazette – February 4, 2011

 

MAYSHAK –MRS. JOSEPHINE E. MAYSHAK AGE 74 OF 333 Webber Pl., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1970.  Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home, Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Friday at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home followed by Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Casimir’s Church.  Interment St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Edward (Harriet) Kalaf of Kirkwood, N.Y.; son, Clifford J. Vernon of Whitney Point, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Steven Mayshak of Detroit; sisters, Mrs. Mary Lauper, Mrs. Charles (Anna) Rutske both of Elmira, Mrs. Frances Young of Chittenango, N.Y., Mrs. Martha Billington of Chittenango, N.Y., Mrs. Gertrude Timms of Bridgeport, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Mayshak was a communicant of St. Casimir’s Church and a member of its Rosary and Sacred Heart Society.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/26/1970
 

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