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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
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Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County NY
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St. Peter & Paul Cemetery Obituaries
NAGL
Sister Ann T., O.P. Of the Dominican Monastery of Mary the Queen, 1310 West Church Street, Elmira, NY, died on Saturday, May 21, 2005, at age 75. She is predeceased by her parents, Magdalena and Frank Nagl; and her three brothers, Frank, William and Michael; and two sisters, Katharine and Mary. She is survived by the members of her community; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sr. Ann originally entered the Monastery of Corpus Christi in Bronx, New York, on August 22, 1948 and transferred to Elmira in 1991. Since coming to Elmira she has served on the Monastery Council and as Infirmarian. Friends may visit the Monastery Chapel to pay their respects on Tuesday, May 24th, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be a Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Monastery Chapel on Wednesday, May 25th, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Friends who wish to do so may send Memorial Contributions to The Monastery or Southern Tier Hospice. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.

NAGLE - BAUER
Helen F. Of Elmira, died at her home on Wednesday, June 22, 2005. Helen was born October 4, 1923, a daughter of Michael and Nellie Considine Nagle. She is predeceased by her husbands, Rick O'Hara and Adolph "Andy" Bauer, son William Joe O'Hara, sister Kay Nagle and brother William Nagle. Helen is survived by many good friends She worked for Iszard's Department Store before going to work for SCT BOCES, from where she retired. Helen enjoyed silk flowers and colorful glass and loved to incorporate those into the décor of her home. She was a long time communicant of St. Mary's Church. Helen was a loving and compassionate person to all those she met. Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter & Paul's Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.

NAGLE - SULLIVAN, Mary Margaret "Peg"
Age 83, of Elmira NY, died Friday, October 2, 2009. Peg was born in Geneva NY, the daughter of Paul O. and Helen Newham Nagle. She was predeceased by her husband Paul T. Sullivan, daughter Mary Anne Musella, son Michael L. Sullivan, sister Joan Monahan and brother William Nagle. Peg is survived by daughter Barbara Sullivan of Walnut Creek CA; sons and daughter-in-law, Mark P. Sullivan of Austin TX, Matthew T. and Teresa Sullivan of Syracuse NY; grandchildren, Sarah Murdough, Laura and Paul Musella, Michael Jr. and Matthew Sullivan, Megan Sullivan, James and Joseph Sullivan; great granddaughter Brady Murdough Lyons; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Margaret Nagle of Baldwinsville NY; sister and brother-in-law, Martha and Francis Mack of South Carolina; son-in-law Robert Musella of Valrico FL; daughter-in-law Barbara Sullivan of Prattville AL; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Robert and Nora Sullivan, Cathleen Sullivan all of Elmira, Richard Sullivan of Florida, Kathleen Burger of Big Flats, Ann Sullivan of Buffalo and Mariann Sullivan of Vestal; also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Peg was a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. She worked in the obstetrics unit at St. Joseph's for over 25 years before retiring. She was a member of the St. Joseph's Hospital Alumnae Association and the St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary. Peg was a longtime communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. She was a member of the Southern Tier Rose Society and the American Rose Society. Peg enjoyed knitting and would donate many of those items to various area charities. She was an avid New York Yankee fan and would watch all the games. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment will be at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Peg's memory may be directed to either St. Joseph's Hospital Alumnae Association, c/o St. Joseph's Hospital, 555 E. Market St., Elmira NY 14901 or the Society of the Little Flower, 1313 Frontage Rd., Darien IL 60561. Members of the St. Joseph's Hospital Alumnae Association will meet at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. to form an honor guard for Peg Sullivan.  Published in Star-Gazette on October 4, 2009

NARDE, Mr. Angelo J., of 1133 Conklin St. Monday Dec. 24, 1973. Friends are invited to call at the Hughes & Sons Funeral Home, 1880 Davis St. Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer services at the funeral home Thursday 9:15 a.m. followed by funeral Mass of the Ressurection St. Patrick’s Church, 10 a.m. Burial in St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Georgia M. (DeMember) Narde, sons, William C. Narde of Hyde Park, N.Y., John J. Narde and Thomas E. Narde, both of Elmira; daughters, Mrs. Carroll (Mary Ann) Rogers, Mrs. Charles (Betty) Ponzi, Mrs. Charles (Joan) Ruhmel, all of Elmira; brothers, Dominic Narde of Elmira Heights and John Narde of Corning, 27 grandchildren, one great-grandson, several nieces and nephews. He was a retired employee of General Electric Foundry, a member of the Quarter Century Club of General Electric and a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.
 
 

NARDE MaryAnn Rogers

Elmira: Age 81, died Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Rochester NY after an extended illness. MaryAnn was born in Elmira on October 8, 1929, the oldest of six children, to Angelo and Georgia (DeMember) Narde. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Carroll G. Rogers; daughters, Carol Ann Belloma and Georgene Lanahan; grandson Matthew Latterel; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Charlie Ponzi. MaryAnn is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Kate and Bill Melton, Eileen and John Banke, all of Fort Worth TX; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Kim Rogers of Rochester NY, Mark Rogers of Fort Worth TX, Ron and Joan Rogers of Horseheads; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Marianne Narde of Atlanta GA, John and Sandy Narde of Rochester, Tom and Debbie Narde of Elmira; sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Chuck Ruhmel of Big Flats; sons-in-law Dan Belloma and Jim Lanahan both of Fort Worth TX; brother-in-law, Ken Rogers of New Jersey; 13 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. MaryAnn was a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. She went on to work at St. Joseph's Hospital where she retired with nearly 40 years of service. She was a member of the 3rd Order of Carmelites and the Agr?g?e of the Sisters of St. Joseph's Association. She was a lifelong member of St. Patrick's Church. Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in memory of MaryAnn may be directed to either St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, 555 St. Joseph's Blvd., Elmira NY 14901 or Journey Home, 994 Long Pond Road, Rochester NY 14626. For all who knew and loved MaryAnn, she will be remembered as someone who loved and was devoted to her family and her faith. Members of the St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing Alumni will gather at St. Patrick's Church on Friday at 9:30 a.m. to form and honor guard for MaryAnn.  Star Gazette – February 8, 2011
 
 

NELCOSKI, Walter L., age 64, of 109 W. Chemung Pl., Elmira, Friday, August 3, 1973. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home followed by Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. in St. Peter and Paul’s Church. Burial St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Survived by wife, Mary Lou Trader melcoski; brother, Joseph of Zephyr Hills, Florida; sisters, Mrs. James (Veronica) McCrone of Chemung, Mrs. George (Mary) Beebe of Elmira, Mrs. Roy (Margaret) Faleide of Orlando, Florida; Mrs. Albert (Agatha) Scriver of Elmira; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Nelcoski was a printer at the Elmira Star-Gazette for 45 years and a member of the International Typographical Union No. 19.

NELSON James W. Age 81, of Elmira, NY. He was born July 5, 1924 in Elmira, son of  the late John P. and Genevieve (Mold) Nelson and died Thursday, September 22, 2005, peacefully, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Doris M. (Genung) Nelson; daughter, Kathleen; son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Shelli, with daughter, Logan Rachel, all of Elmira; sister, Mary (Tex) Nelson of Elmira Heights; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Tower of Elmira and Irene Smith of Millerton, PA; along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dorothy and Ward Genung; sisters and brothers-in-law, Florence and Edward Mathews, Louise and James Graham; brother-in-law, Wilbur Smith. Jim retired from the Elmira City Fire Department in 1983 after 29 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII, serving with the United States Navy, and retired as Chief Petty Officer with the United States Naval Reserve. Jim will be most remembered for his lifelong devotion to youth sports in Elmira. He is a member of the Elmira Sports Hall of Fame, spent more than 40 years working with the Elmira Small Fry youth sports program as a coach and then league president. He is a past president of Huck Finn Little League and the founder of the Louie's League T-Ball League. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Sunday, September 25th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 26th, at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Rev. Walter L. Wainwright, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Ss. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family would like to extend special thanks to the 5th floor nursing care staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Those wishing may remember Jim through donations to the Alzheimer's Association or the charity of one's choice.

JOHN NELSON, 89 of 3633 Lake Rd., Friday, Feb. 6, 1959.  Survived by son, Patrick; daughter Miss Mabel Nelson, both of Elmira; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.  Body at Barrett Funeral Home.  Calling hours Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service there Monday at 8:15 a.m. Requiem Mass at 9 at St. Cecilia’s Church.  St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Please omit flowers.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/6/1959

NICHOLS Joseph "Artie" Sr.
Loving husband, father and grandfather
Age 61, of Elmira, NY, died on Friday, January 18, 2008, at home surrounded by his family. Artie is survived by his wife, Aggie (Fusare) Nichols, with whom on February 3, 2008 he would have celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary. He is also survived by children, Joseph Arthur Jr. (Julie) Nichols, Shelly (Howard Sr.) Henry, and Jen (John) Wandell; grandchildren, Kara and Howard Jr. Henry, John, Joshua, Jacob Jaki, and Jessica Wandell, Sammie, Megan and Katie Nichols; mother and father-in-law, Frank and Mary Theresa Fusare; brother and sister-in-law, Donne and Michele Nichols and their children, Scott (Theresa), Patrick, Robert, and Kimberly (Craig); aunt, Joanne Nichols; and uncle, Bill Jones. His grandparents, Walter and Inez Nichols; parents, Donald "Hap" and MaryLou Nichols; uncle, Harold "Babe" Nichols; aunt, Shirley Jones; and grandmother, Ruth Jones predeceased him. Artie served in the Army Reserves and retired from the Town of Southport Highway Department. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and loved to watch a good western movie, along with being an avid NASCAR fan. But his true joy in life was his grandchildren, who he adored. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Southport, on Monday, January 21, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin St. Artie's brother-in-law, Father Frank Fusare, will celebrate the Mass. Followed by graveside service in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to Southern Tier Hospice & Palliative Care, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830, in Artie's memory. Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/20/2008.
 
 

NIEKRAS Leocadia H. "Lodzia" Warakomski

Elmira: Age 96, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Lodzia was a daughter of John and Catharine (Malanowski) Niekras. She was born in the family home on Magee St. where she lived until the age of 95. Lodzia was predeceased by her husband Joseph Warakomski in 1996. She was also predeceased by brothers and sisters, John Niekras, Frank Niekras, Mary Liberatore, Helen Liberatore and Cecelia Donaldson. Lodzia is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph M. and Judy Warakomski of Erin, John E. and Rose Warakomski of Skaneateles NY; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Douglas Bauer of Elmira; sister Irene Resavage of Orchard Park NY; grandchildren, Jennifer (Aarron) Baughman, Joanna Warakomski, David (Patricia) Bauer, Brian Bauer, Diane Bauer, Todd (Michelle) Warakomski, Kirsten (Scott) Anthony and Scott Warakomski; many great grandchildren, especially Monika; several great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In earlier years Lodzia worked for Artistic Cards of Elmira. Her husband Joe had worked at Vic's Diner on Madison Ave. and Church St. in Elmira. Lodzia and Joe bought the diner from Lodzia's family and operated the diner for over 30 years. The diner was moved to Horseheads and is still in use today as Sullivan's Diner. Lodzia was a fantastic cook and baker. She was an avid reader. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Sunday, June 12, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Casimir's Church. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Donations in Lodzia's memory may be directed to either, The United Ostomy Association of America, Lourdes Hospital, Attn: Joan Kupetsky, 161 Riverside Drive, Binghamton NY 13905 or the American Cancer Society , 1316 College Avenue, Suite 2, Elmira NY 14901.  Star-Gazette - June 10, 2011
 
 

NISCO Amadio "Butch"
A long time of resident of Southport, died suddenly Sunday, September 12, 2010 at his home at the age of 76. Born on January 21, 1934 in Elmira, NY Amadio was the son of Ignazio & Egilda Nisco. He married Jeannine Frisk on May 20, 1961 and have enjoyed 49 years of wonderful memories together. Butch served in the United States Army. He was employed for 30 years by Kennedy Valve until his retirement. A man of many interests he enjoyed traveling with his family to Atlantic City and Wildwood, NJ; picking Apples, Tomatoes and Cherries; Christmas Time; watching his granddaughter, Alyssa play Volleyball; delivering food to the SPCA and spending time with "Ruso" his grand dog. Surviving is his loving family, wife and companion, Jeannine Frisk Nisco; children, Lynne Nisco, Laurie Nisco and Steven (Tammy) Nisco, all of Elmira; special granddaughters, Alison (Paul) Delmonte, York, PA; and Alyssa Nisco, Elmira; a great grandson due in January 2011; brother, Joseph Nisco, Horseheads; additional siblings living out of town, Emiliano (Connie) Nisco, Frank Nisco, Rose D'Abbracci and Carmella Nisco; along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Butch was predeceased by a sister, Mari Murdock. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 between the hours of 6-8 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation on Thursday at 11 a.m. followed by graveside committal services in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Chemung County SPCA, Rt. 352 Elmira, NY 14903 or the Falck Cancer Center, 600 Roe Ave. Elmira, NY 14905 in his memory.- Elmira Star Gazette, September 14, 2010

NISCO Rose M. D'Abbracci
Age 88, formerly of N. Main St., Elmira, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at Willow Point Nursing Home in Binghamton. Rose was born February 20, 1922, in Elmira, the daughter of Ignazio and Egilda (Gallo) Nisco. Rose is predeceased by her husband Patsy D'Abbracci, sisters, Mari Murdock, Mary Cecchini and Amelia Cassidy, brothers, Amadio "Butch" Nisco, Henry, Leo and Salvatorre Cicconi, and grandson Christopher D'Abbracci. She is survived by her sons, with their families, Armand E. and Anne D'Abbracci of Binghamton with son A.J.; Joseph F. and Tami D'Abbracci of Apalachin NY with sons, Nicholas, Anthony and Daniel; sister Carmella Nisco of Wayland; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank Nisco of New Jersey, Emiliano and Eleanor Nisco of Fairport NY, Joseph Nisco of Horseheads, Jeannine Nisco of Elmira; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Rose was a life long communicant of St. Anthony's Church. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, December 5, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Casimir's Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Rose's family would like to thank the staff at Willow Point Nursing Home for their compassionate care. Star Gazette - December 3, 2010

NIST Elijah Thomas
Of Elmira, NY - Age 8, died into the arms of his angel on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at the Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong in Rochester, NY. The beloved son of Jason and Tracy (Walker) Nist was born in Elmira on July 11, 2001. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his three sisters, Karlee and Chelsea Nist, Lyric Boothe, all at home; grandparents, Thomas and Evelyn Avagliano of Pine City, NY, Gregory and Lori Walker of Pennsylvania, Jerry and Susan Berbary of Elmira, NY, Thomas and Kathy Nist of Rochester, NY; great-grandparents, Thomas and Bev Nist of Florida, Carolyn Coons of Horseheads, NY, Anita Kirk of Elmira, NY; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, including: Brett and Erin Morseman with their daughters, Skyler and MacKenzie; and all of his wonderful friends at the Parley Coburn Elementary School. Elijah loved his dogs, "Fozzie" and "Abbey"; cats, "Bumble Bee" and "Alley". He enjoyed watching wrestling and football and playing both as well. He also loved sneaking a drink of his dad's Pepsi when he wasn't looking. Elijah was very outgoing and had a contagious, spirited smile. He was an excellent student who was well liked and respected by his fellow students and teachers. He loved skiing and playing football in the Elmira Small Fry on the Sheriff's team. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Friday, December 11, 2009, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services celebrating Elijah's life will be held there on Saturday, December 12th, at 2:00 p.m. His loving grandfather, Reverend Jerry Berbary, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Elijah may be directed to the Ronald McDonald House & Children's Hospital at Strong, 333 Westmoreland Road, Rochester, NY 14620.  Elijah loved the Lord God his Savior wilt all his heart, mind, soul and strength. He loved his neighbor as himself.  Published in Star-Gazette on December 10, 2009
 
 

NITSCHE Helen L. (Nitsche) Banks

Passed away peacefully Thurs. May 10, 2012. Born Feb. 18, 1927 to Mary Helen and Ernest Nitsche in Corning, NY. 1 of 9 children. She was predeceased by her parents and siblings, Joe, Ernie, John, Ruth, Mary, Madeline, and Pauline. Helen leaves behind her loving husband of 63 years, Frank A. Banks; daughters, Mary Beth Hersh and Nancy (Tom) Santobianco; sons, Mark and Bill (Mary) Banks; grandchildren, David and Abe (Michele) Hersh, Jason, Jessica and Jennifer Santobianco, Brandon Banks, Christina (Matt) Sowers, and James Banks; two great-grandsons, Taylor Hersh and Patrick Sowers. Also surviving is her sister, Kate Spaccio; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Helen was a graduate of Bryant & Stratton College in Buffalo. Longtime secretary for the Arnot School of Nursing. She was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She loved to travel and spent many summers in the ADK, and in later years she loved summers on Seneca Lake. She will be deeply and forever missed. Love you forever Gram. Friends may call at the BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME on Friday, May 11, from 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. Funeral services, interment at St. Peters & Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, will be private. Rev. Anthony Breen will officiate. Those wishing may make donations to Bethany Village Manor. A special thanks to the Bethany Village Manor Staff for their caring and compassionate care to Helen and her family and a special thanks to the staff at I-Mast of Elmira.  Star Gazette – May 11, 2012
 
 

NIXON ALICE I CROWE
Alice I. - Age 90, of Elmira, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Alice was born in Elmira on December 13, 1916, a daughter of James and Kathryn Roughan Nixon. She is predeceased by her husband, Edward Crowe; sons, James and Larry Crowe; and grandson, Edward VanHorn. Alice is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Gerald M. and Marie Crowe of Montour Falls, and George K. Crowe of Elmira; daughter and son-in-law, Helen E. and William VanHorn of Pine City; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. Alice was a 1938 graduate of Elmira College. She married Edward Crowe in 1939 and together they raised 4 sons and a daughter. Alice enjoyed traveling and was an avid reader. She loved going out to eat with "The Girls." Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Thursday, July 12, 2007 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 13, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Donations in Alice's memory may be directed to a charity of one's choice.

NIZIOLEK - CASTELLO
Genevieve G. (Niziolek) Of Elmira, NY She was born in Savona, NY, daughter of the late John and Frances Niziolek, and died Saturday, May 5, 2001 after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband, James A. Castello, Jr., on February 27, 1993. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Carol and Dennis Negri of Big Flats and Patricia Castello of Brooklyn, NY; son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Kendra Castello of Elmira; sisters, Mary Pollack of Chicago, IL, Rose Smolos and Virginia Jacobus, both of Hammondsport, NY; special nieces and nephews as well as kind and thoughtful neighbors. Mrs. Castello was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She retired from Iszard's Department Store. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Monday, May 7th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Prayer Service will be held there on Tuesday, May 8th at 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Mary's Church, Rev. Richard Farrell, Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Chemung County Humane Society, S.P.C.A., 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903, in her memory.

NIZIOLEK - CASTELLO
Genevieve G. (Niziolek) Of Elmira, NY She was born in Savona, NY, daughter of the late John and Frances Niziolek, and died Saturday, May 5, 2001 after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband, James A. Castello, Jr., on February 27, 1993. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Carol and Dennis Negri of Big Flats and Patricia Castello of Brooklyn, NY; son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Kendra Castello of Elmira; sisters, Mary Pollack of Chicago, IL, Rose Smolos and Virginia Jacobus, both of Hammondsport, NY; special nieces and nephews as well as kind and thoughtful neighbors. Mrs. Castello was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She retired from Iszard's Department Store. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home on Monday, May 7th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Prayer Service will be held there on Tuesday, May 8th at 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Mary's Church, Rev. Richard Farrell, Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Chemung County Humane Society, S.P.C.A., 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903, in her memory.

NOONAN John DeWayne
WWII Veteran - Was born December 29, 1920 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Laffette and Jeanette (Winkle) Moseson, died unexpectedly on Monday, October 13, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 87. His loving wife of 45 years, Dorothy E. Noonan, predeceased him. John was a faithful communicant of the former St. Cecilia's Church and most recently St. Peter & Paul's Church. After twenty years in the restaurant business, John went to work for an international insurance company, where he became a manager and a teacher in Albany and Chicago. He retired from Combined Life Insurance after 21 years of dedicated service. John was very involved in Veterans organizations. He was the past Commander of S/Sgt. Jack Swan Disabled American Chapter #13, past Commander of the Rex Field Post #901 Veterans of Foreign Wars, past Seam Squirrel (commander) of the Military Order of The Cootie Pup Tent #35 (an honorary unit of the V.F.W.), past Commander of the Harry B. Bentley Post #443 of the American Legion, and past Commander of the Chemung County Veterans Council. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #941. While serving proudly in the Army from 1942 to 1946, John received the prestigious Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and was also the recipient of the Conspicuous Service Cross. He also received the following medals while serving his country: the American Service Medal, European African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and the WWII Victory Medal. He recently was presented a plaque from the American Legion for his honorary service during WWII. John won many awards for ballroom dancing and loved music. He was a boxer, loved tennis and was very fond of sports cars. He loved all animals, especially his "grandchildren", Deb's dogs. He also enjoyed playing shuffleboard, pool and darts. Above all else, he loved ice cream, with his favorite being peanut butter cup. He never said a bad word about anyone and had a wonderful sense of humor. He will be missed but never forgotten. John is survived by his loving daughter, Deborah J. Noonan, RN and her husband, Mark Williams, who reside in Ithaca, NY; nephews, John and Jim Gray; niece, Barbara Woodard and children; along with five stepchildren and many step grandchildren, especially, Maurisa, Kristofer, Philecia and Philip Jr. (PJ); his very best friend and 11 year partner, Hazel Foster. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Saturday, October 18, 2008, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring his life will be held there at 5:30 p.m. The Reverend Walter Wainwright will celebrate John's services. Interment will take place on Monday, October 20, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY, where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad, of which John was a proud member, will accord Mr. Noonan Military Honors. Memorial donations may be directed to the Falck Cancer Center or to the SPCA. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  LODGE NOTICES -  Officers and members of the Rex Field V.F.W. Post #901 will meet at the funeral home, Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. to conduct a service for our dear departed brother. Signed, Jerry Lenox Officers and members of the American Legion Post #443 will meet at the funeral home, Saturday evening at 5:15 p.m. to conduct a service for our dear departed brother.  Signed, Bob Batchen.   Published in the Star-Gazette from 10/15/2008 - 10/16/2008

NORRIS JEANNETTE A. MATUSKO
Jeannette A longtime resident of the Webb Mills community died Friday morning, September 8, 2006 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center following a lengthy illness at the age of 72 with her family at her side. Born on June 2, 1934 in Elmira, Jeannette was the daughter of Seth L. & Mabel Clearwater Norris. She was a homemaker who enjoyed collecting antiques. Jeannette was a devoted mother and grandmother who took great pride in raising her sons who survive and cherish her memory. Anthony & Lynette Matusko of Georgia and Patrick Matusko of New York; three grandchildren Jason, Amber and Andrew Matusko; sisters and brothers-in-law, her twin, Shirley & Eugene Woychak; and Charlotte & Laverne Rose; a sister-in-law, Betty Lou Austin; and a brother-in-law, Lester Montayne along with several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Her beloved son, Timothy and her husband, Martin both predeceased her. In honoring her wishes all services will be handled privately with the Reverend William Vallet officiating. The interment will take place in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Her family would like to thank the staff of 4D at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center for the wonderful care given to Jeannette while she was in your care. May God bless each of you.

NOVAKOWSKI  John J. Age 47, of Level Acres Dr., Horseheads, NY. He was born June 29, 1959 in Elmira, son of the late Lester and Rosemary (Collson) Novakowski and died Friday, January 5, 2007, unexpectedly at home. He is survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Deborah of Elmira, William and Judy of Trinity, NC, Raymond and LeeAnn of Wellsburg, Andrew of Elmira Heights and Robert of Prattsburg, NY; nieces and nephews, Anthony Amber, Shawn, Raychel, Katie, Samantha, Carol, Rosemary, Ellie and Joshua Novakowski. John was formerly employed with P & C Foods, Kmart, both in Horseheads, and was currently employed with Burlington Coat Factory at Arnot Mall and Convenient Mart in Horseheads. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Wednesday, January 10th from 7 to 8 p.m. His funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will take place in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

NOVICK - HALL, Veronica M.
Age 91, of the Chemung County Nursing Facility, formerly of Sullivan St., died at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center April 5, 2007. She is survived by daughter, Jacqueline Ciarrocca, Elmira; son, Robert A. (Elizabeth) Hall, Horseheads; daughter-in-law, Esther Hall, Elmira; grandchildren, Catherine Hall, Attorneys Rebecca (Scott) Bylewski, Robin (Tim) Stewart, Lesia (Paul) Park, Jeffrey Hall, Doctors David (Carol) Hall; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Charlotte Specchio, Elmira; sister-in-law, Dorene Novick, Elmira; brother-in-law, Charles Hall, Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Veronica was predeceased by her husband, James Hall Sr.; son, James Jr.; granddaughter, Karen; brother, Henry Novick. Veronica was a communicant of Sts. Peter & Paul Church and a retired employee of Arnot-Ogden Medical Center. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home Tuesday, April 10th, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayer service there Wednesday at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.

LEONA NOVITSKI of 487 Pine Circle Extension, Horseheads, Wednesday, April 27, 1994.  Survived by sisters, Agatha Stewart of Eatontown, NJ, Veronica Cottrell of Horseheads; nephews and nieces, Joseph and Connie Stachowski of Elmira, Martin and Marilyn Stachowski of Snellville, GA, Mary Paula Stachowski of Dallas, TX, Diana and Raymond Hanson of Eatontown, NJ; 8 grandnieces and nephews; two great-great nieces.  Family will provide flowers.  Those wishing may make donations to St. Casimir’s Church Memorial Fund or Arnot Ogden Foundation in her memory.  She was a retired employee of Arnot Ogden Medical Center.  Leona was a communicant of St. Casimir’s Church and a member of its Rosary-Sacred Heart Society and the Retreads Retirement Group of Arnot Ogden Hospital.  Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Prayer Service there Saturday, 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Casimir’s Church.  Burial at the convenience of the family in St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/29/1994

NOVITSKI Veronica N
COTTRELL Veronica N. nee: Novitski Of Bethany Manor, Horseheads, died Monday, March 6, 2006. Survived by several nephews and nieces, including Joseph (Connie) Stachowski, Elmira, Mimi Stachowski, Collegeville, PA, Diana (Raymond) Stewart, Hansen, NJ, and Marilyn Stachowski, Lawencevile, GA; several great-nieces, nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, Helen and Martin Nowicki; sisters, Valeria Bush, Leona Novitski, Clara Metcalf, Martha Stachowski and Agatha Stewart; brother, Frank. Veronica was a communicant of St. Casimir's Church, and a former bookkeeper for Innovative Manufacturing. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Casimir's Church. There will be no calling hours but relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Casimir's Church on Friday, March 10th, at 10:00 a.m. followed by her burial at Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Bethany Manor, especially those in skilled nursing II, for their loving care and kindness. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home.
 

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