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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

Obituaries By Cemetery

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

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

 

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Do You Know that you can search just the Obituaries on the site by using the three County Specific Obituary selections in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? You can narrow your search by including a key word in the cemetery name or a township name in addition to the surname you search. Then select the Find All Words option.
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Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business. 

All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and  for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries. Please send in typed obituaries for people buried in our local cemeteries. If possible include name of newspaper and date. Send typed in your email or in attached Word files. Send to Joyce M. Tice (JoyceTice@aol.com) 

 

St. Peter & Paul Cemetery Obituaries

STABEL –MRS. MARGUERITE M. STABEL GRAHAM of Woodcrest Ave., RD 3, Lititz, Pa., formerly of Elmira, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1967.  Friends are invited to call at the Hughes Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Sunday 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service there Monday at 9:15 a.m. followed by Requiem High Mass at 1o a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church.  St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Survived by husband, Theodore R. Graham; brother, Albert L. Stabel of Miami, Fla.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/29/1967

STALIS Joseph C.
Age 92 of Elmira, died Friday, November 20, 2009. He is survived by his daughter Christina Stalis; grandson Joseph R. Stalis; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Pre-deceased by his loving wife Emily; son Richard; granddaughter Emily Marie; his parents; two brothers and one sister. Joe was a US Army WWII Veteran. Those wishing may make a donation in his memory to the American Cancer Society 1316 College Ave, Elmira, NY 14901-1169, www.cancer.org or to The Humane Society of the United States, Dept. GABHNL, 2100 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037., www.humanesociety.org. At his request there will be no calling hours and a private funeral service. His burial will be at the convenience of the family in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home.  Published in Star-Gazette on November 22, 2009

STAMP Richard "Dick"
Age 90, of Elmira, NY, died
on Thursday, August 5, 2010, in Rochester, NY. Richard was predeceased by his loving wife of 58 years, Sophie (Rozengota) Stamp. Survived by daughter, Maryanna (Peter) Bartell; granddaughter, Nicole (Mark) Pierson; grandson, Aaron (Jennifer) Bartell; brother-in-law, Stanley Rzengota; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. He served in the United States Army and was a Veteran of WWII, serving in the Battle of the Bulge and was a P.O.W. Richard retired from the Elmira Correctional Facility, "The Hill", as well as from the Army Reserve with 20 years of service. He was the Parishioner of Holy Redeemer Church and a member of the Mark Twain Golf Club. Richard worked at Eldridge Park for over 20 years. The family will receive friends at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/Southport, NY on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with funeral service there at 1:00 p.m., Deacon George Welch officiating, followed by graveside service at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, 945 County Road 64, Elmira, NY 14903.

STANTON –MRS. LOUISE STANTON PABIS, 48 of 3500 Michigan Ave., Town of Horseheads, Sunday, Oct. 6, 1957.  Survived by husband, Michael Pabis; mother, Mrs. Maude Stanton of Elmira; daughter, Mrs. Joan Mitchll of Horseheads; sons, Michael Jr., Arnold, LaMarr and Earl, all of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Bessie Knickerbocker of Elmira; brothers, Henry, Elmer and Hazzard, all of Horseheads, William of Pine City and Carleton of Colchester, Conn.; four grandchildren.  Body at Barrett Funeral home.  Calling hours today and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m.  Prayer service there Wednesday at 8:15 a.m., Solemn High Requiem Mass at 9 in St. Cecilia’s Church.  St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Elmira Star-Gazette 10/7/1957

STAUFFER - RZENGOTA Marlene B.
Age 77, of North Hoffman Rd., Elmira, NY, died July 8th, 2009 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Marlene was the daughter of the late Roy M. and Marcella V. Smith Stauffer. She was born the 28th day of March 1932 in Elmira. Surviving her is her husband of 56 years, Stanley C. Rzengota of Elmira; her children, Susan L. Olthof of Elmira, Reverend Bruce D. (Cheryl) Rzengota of Norwalk, OH, Colleen M. (Dr. Vincent) LaDelia; grandchildren, Timothy, Chris, Becca, Gregory, Jamie, Stephan, Adrian, Julian, and Thomas. She is predeceased by her grandson, Scott Olthof. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Sunday, July 12th, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a reception to follow the visiting hours. Marlene's funeral services will remain private. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Marlene will best be remembered for her unending love to her family. She was an avid reader and a communicant of St. Casimir's Church. She worked many years for Doctors Billing Service here in Elmira. Providing a loving and peaceful home for her children and grandchildren was Marlene's greatest joy in life. She lived her life for her children and grandchildren. Those wishing may make memorials in Marlene's name to the Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Foundation, Syracuse Office, PO Box 126, Fayetteville, NY 13066.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 7/9/2009 - 7/10/2009

STAVISKY Michael A.
Age 86, of Elmira, NY, died May 12th, 2008 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Michael was the son of the late Anthony and Julia Stetz Stavisky. He was born in Lopez, PA, November 26th, 1921. Michael is survived by his children, Brenda Saxton of Horseheads, NY, Steven Walp of Horseheads, NY, Priscilla (Ron) Bradley of Sayre, PA, Lorrie (Joe) Raniewicz of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Heather, Jeffrey (Heather), Shawn (Sarah), Kyle, Jamie, Jennifer (Jason), Andrew; ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Micholychak of Binghamton, NY, Eva Turner of Tonawanda, NY; several nieces and nephews as well as many loving friends and neighbors. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904 Thursday, May 15th, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in the St. Casimir Church, 1012 Davis Street, Elmira, NY, Friday, May 16th, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Graveside committal prayers will be shared at the St. Peter and Paul Cemetery following the Mass. The Reverend Thomas O'Brien celebrant. Michael is predeceased by his first wife, Connie Mekos Stavisky; second wife, Connie Rogers (Walp) Stavisky, sisters, Rose Ottaviani, Theresa Thrasher, Anna Kille; and very special friends, Ralph and Geri Setzer. Michael was a proud Army veteran of World War II, Communicate of St. Casimir Church, member of the White Eagles Club, Polish National Alliance, Elmira Heights American Legion Post #154. Michael will always be known for his patience, kindness and being a loving person who was giving in all respects. He enjoyed gardening, bingo at church, dancing, scratch-off tickets, and taking day trips around the area. In addition to working at the Remington Rand for 25 years, he also worked in the maintenance department of the Marine Midland Bank for 25 years. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Building Fund, c/o St. Casimir Church, 1012 Davis Street, Elmira, NY 14901.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/14/2008.

STEED - ALLEN, Susan Steed
Pittsford, NY - died suddenly surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, March 1, 2009 at age 44. She is survived by her adoring husband, Scott Allen; daughter, Megan, the light of her life; parents, William R. & Margaret K. Steed; brothers and sisters, Frank (Karen) Steed, Sue's twin sister Amy Steed, Molly (Mark) Schenkel, Timothy (Michelle) Steed, and Christopher (Meghan) Steed. Sue loved and cherished her nieces and nephews and will always be their "Aunt Sue Sue", Alexandra, Ryan, Nicholas & Caitlin Steed, Anna Steed, Lauren & Sophie Schenkel, Jacob Steed, Michael & Jessica Wright; mother-in-law, Jenny Allen; sisters-in-law, Sherry Allen, Dawn (Chris) Lembcke; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends too numerous to name. Sue graduated from Notre Dame High School, Elmira, NY and D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY as an RN. Sue worked for University Sports Medicine in Rochester, NY for many years. Special in every way, Sue's bright smile lit up the room and her compassion was felt by all. She is our inspiration.  Sue's Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Rhinecliff & Imperial Dr., Rochester, NY, on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Sue's home town Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary's Church, Franklin St., Elmira, NY on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to Seton Catholic School 165 Rhinecliff Dr., Rochester NY 14618, in her memory. Local arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home. Special thanks to the devoted staff on East 5 at Highland Hospital and to Dr. Cynthia Angel who truly was Sue's "Angel".  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/3/2009

STEFANSKI - POUNDS, Mary T. (Stefanski)
Of Elmira, died peacefully on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Mary was a 65 year resident of Elmira and was born March 22, 1915 in Salamanca, NY, one of eleven children of a Polish immigrant family. Upon high school graduation in 1932 she entered training to be a nurse in Buffalo and had a career of over 35 years as a public health nurse. She retired from the Chemung County Health Department in 1981. In 1943 she was married to Henry P. Pounds who predeceased her in 1981. Mary is survived by son, Henry M. Pounds Jr. of Wilton, CT; grandchildren Kenneth Pounds of Roxbury, CT; Brian Pounds of Milford, CT; Joanna Simpson of Pasadena, CA; along with three great grandchildren. She also leaves three surviving sisters, a brother and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Thursday, October 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 16 at 10:00 AM in St. Mary's Church 224 Franklin Street Elmira, with Reverend Jeffrey Tunnicliff celebrating Mary's Mass. Interment will follow in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery with Father Tunnicliff conducting the committal prayers. A reception will follow at the Marian Center at St. Mary's Church.  Published in Star-Gazette from October 10 to October 14, 2009

STEIKA - MCNAMARA, Arlene A.
Age 92, formerly of Fulton St., Elmira, NY, died on Monday, February 11, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. She was born on June 27, 1915 in Morris Run, PA, to the late Michael and Andrea (Swanson) Steika. Arlene was predeceased by her husband, Frank McNamara in 1986; and brothers, Charles and Ardell Steika. Survivors include her daughters, Catherine (Richard) Seely of Horseheads, Eileen (William) Blampied of Elmira, and Frances (Louis) Tamara of Elmira Heights; grandchildren, Linda (Douglas) Anderson, Elaine (Joseph) Banach, Timothy (Kathryn) Seely, Molly McEwan, Michael Tamara and Trisha Tamara; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Timothy, Katie, Emma, Claira, Erin and Brian; brother, Arthur (Louise) Steika of Johnson City, NY; sisters-in-law, Winifred Steika of Binghamton, NY, Ann McNamara of Nesquehoning, PA, and Betty McNamara of Elmira; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, February 14th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place there on Friday, February 15th, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Abigail Hoffman officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Chemung County Nursing Facility, c/o Activities Fund, 103 Washington St., Elmira, NY 14901. The family would like to give a special thanks to the 2nd floor staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility for the wonderful care given to Arlene.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/13/2008.

STEINACKER - ROBERTS, Helen E.
Age 92, of Horseheads, NY, died on Friday, January 16, 2009, at her home. She was born on March 8, 1916 in Johnstown, PA to the late August and Anna (Heinz) Steinacker. Helen was predeceased by her husband, Frank Roberts in 1983. She is survived by her son, John Roberts of FL; Donna Roberts of Elmira; granddaughter, Lynette Roberts of Elmira; sister, Bertha Mucha of Johnstown, PA; and niece, Doris Skovinsky. It was Helen's wish that no services be held. Interment will take place in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the James D. Barrett Funeral Home.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/20/2009

 

STEVENSON Robert L. Stephenson 

Age 71, of Elmira, NY, died peacefully December 27th, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Robert was born in Athens, PA February 14th, 1941. He was the son of the late Leon and Mary Sanzo Stephenson. He is survived by his wife, Laura Stephenson; sons, Allan (Deb) Stephenson of Elmira, Warren (Darlene) Stephenson of Elmira; stepchildren, Tom Drake, Mark Drake, Tony Drake, Greg Drake, and Jackie Bargelski; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Frank (Rose) Stephenson; sister, Janice (Bill) McDonald; along with several nieces and nephews. Robert was a proud United States Navy veteran. Robert worked and retired from the Hillard Corporation after 30 plus years of dedicated service. He was proud to hold his Master's Degree in Computer Programming, which launched him into his last and favorite white collar position for Hillard. His favorite pastime was sharing time with family and sharing his knowledge of computers. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/ Southport, NY, Monday, December 31st, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Funeral services celebrating the life of Robert L. Stephenson will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 12:00 p.m. The Reverend William Vallet will officiate. Graveside services will follow at the St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, with Military Honors accorded.  Star Gazette – December 28, 2012

 

STODDARD Raymond H., M.D.
Of Elmira, age 87, died on November 28, 2008, after a short illness. Dr. Stoddard, son of Leon and Florence Holmes Stoddard, was born on January 7, 1921, in Millport, New York. He was a graduate of Horseheads High School, Syracuse University and Syracuse University College of Medicine. He interned at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, followed by service as a Captain in the U. S. Army Medical Corps during World War II. He opened his medical office in Elmira in 1949 and practiced until 1987. Dr. Stoddard was past President of the St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Staff as well as the Chemung County Medical Society. He served as medical director of the Chemung County Nursing Facility and Assistant Medical Director of the Elmira School District; he was the Chemung County jail physician for many years, as well as a member of the Chemung County Board of Health. He was the physician for the St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing for more than 25 years. Dr. Stoddard was one of the founding members of the Notre Dame High School Athletic Association and served two terms as its President. Dr. Stoddard was predeceased by his wife Rita Corcoran Stoddard, as well as his sons, Michael and Martin, his parents and his brothers, Ford and Richard. He is survived by his wife, Arleine Stoddard, whom he married in 1976; his daughters, Jeanne Pidot (Whitney) and Karen Stoddard (Eileen O'Neill); his son, Raymond (Mary); and his daughter-in-law, Deborah Stoddard; four grandsons and one great-granddaughter; his sisters, Elizabeth Dunlap and Helen Cunningham; many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, November 30, 2008 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A rosary service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, December 1, 2008 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 11/29/2008 - 11/30/2008

STONE Marilyn - DICKINSON Marilyn S.
Age 76, of Elmira Heights, NY, died
Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Elcor assisted living facility. Affectionately known as "Muffy" to her family and close friends. The beloved daughter of the late William and Helen Stone, she is survived by her children, Mrs. Jeanine (Michael) Peck of Elmira, NY; Mr. John (Jackie) Dickinson, Jr. of Pensacola, FL; and Mr. David (Cassie) Dickinson of Elmira, NY; her siblings, Mrs. Jean (Joseph) Woodard of Elmira, NY; Mrs. Irene (John) Frisk of Elmira Heights, NY; Mr. William (Nancy) Stone of Lady Lake, FL; and Mrs. Theresa (Joseph "Pete" - deceased) Richard of Rochester, NY; her grandchildren Nicole, Adrianne, Renee, Kyle, Ashley, and Mathew; great grandchild Lauren; and several nieces and nephews. She was a communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and retired from St. Charles Borromeo after 35 years of service. Her life was a testimony of unconditional love as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Family and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 130 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY, 14903, Saturday, August 7, 2010, 11:00 AM. Fr. Christopher Linsler, Celebrant. Interment in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, private graveside services will be held at the convenience of her family. Memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society American Cancer Society American Cancer Society , 1316 College, Suite 2, Elmira, NY 14901. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.- Elmira Star Gazette, August 4, 2010

STONE Mary
A life long resident of Elmira, who resided at Bragg Towers, died following an illness on Saturday, February 2, 2008, while a patient in Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY. Mary was born on October 6, 1933. She was employed for many years as a home health aide for Americare before her retirement. Mary was a private lady who enjoyed playing BINGO with her friends. Surviving is her nephew, Eric (Wendy) Woodyard and their daughter, Brittany Toffan; a niece, Suzanne Cooklin and her son, Brandon; and a niece, Chris Terpstra; additional nieces, nephews and family friends. Mary's funeral services will be held privately at her family's convenience with burial in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/4/2008.

 

STRODS Leonards

Age 76, of Elmira, NY, died on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was born on August 2, 1934 in Latvia, Europe to the late Konstantins and Marija (Andzans) Strods. Leonards was predeceased by his wife Lucy (Saravullo) Strods in 2002. He is survived by his son, Leonard J. Strods of Elmira; brother, Salvins (Anita) Strods of Skaneateles, NY; several nieces and nephews and many relatives in the USA and Latvia. Leonards retired from Little Joe's TV after many years of service. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, February 1st from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place there at 1 p.m.. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  Star Gazette – January 30, 2011

 

STRONG Jean Roberta
HOFBAUER Jean Roberta Strong, Lombard, Clark Age 77, died at home surrounded by her family. Jean was born in Van Etten, NY on March 4, 1929, the daughter of Claude and Florence Everts Strong. She attended Odessa School, then graduated from Southside High in Elmira in 1946. Jean married Leo Lombard, and they owned and ran Leo's Bar and Grill in Elmira. After Leo's death (12/1977), Jean married Elmer "Tug" Clark (10/1992) and was employed by 7-11/Sugar Creek. Jean then married Clement Hofbauer who predeceased her in January 2000. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Dorothy Saltus and Marion "Ruth" Strong. When Jean was diagnosed with Alzheimer's she moved into the home of her niece, Wanetta Satomaa, in Spencer, NY where she was cared for by Wanetta and her partner Colleen Archer. Jean was a devout Catholic, devoted wife, loving mother, avid bowler, practical joker and loved her sisters, family and friends. She is survived by her daughter Cindy Lombard-Head, with husband Sherman of Richmond, VA; son Bernie Lombard with Missy Knowles of Erin, NY and his children Kylie and Michael; son Phil Lombard, with partner Tim Gregg, of Chicago, IL; sisters Wanda Satomaa of Van Etten, NY; step children, Janet "Mitzie" (George) Keith, of Elmira, Bob (LaVonna) Clark of Caton, PA, Dick (Anne) Clark of Blossburg, PA, Margie (Dan) Pastalonic of Houston, TX, Dennis Hofbauer of Elmira, Nancy (Bob) Phillips of Kingston, PA, Phil (Bonnie) Hofbauer of Lander, WY, Kathleen (Dennis) Bartt of Brevard, NC and Mike Hofbauer of Rochester, NY. In addition there are numerous step grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The influence Jean had on her family will never be forgotten. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, March 26, 2006 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 27, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Lourdes Hospice, 169 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, New York 13905 or to your local Alzheimer's Association. Jean's family gives special thanks to Wanetta and Colleen for the wonderful care they gave her.

 

STRYZINSKI Lillian R. Cicora

Died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Lillian was the daughter of Stanley and Josephine (Kosmicki) Stryzinski. She is predeceased by her husband Luther D. Cicora. Lillian is survived by her children, Gary L. and Taeko Cicora, Elmira, Stephen Chris and Cindy Cicora, Bear, DE, Mary Jo and James Piasecki, Myrtle Beach, SC, F. Scott and Julie Cicora, Webster, NY; 13 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lucille Gormley; along with several nieces and nephews. Lillian was a lifelong communicant of St. Casimir's Church in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira on Friday, October 4,2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Lillian's funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Lillian with a donation to Wounded Warriors, P O Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675. Star Gazette – October 1, 2013

 

STUDZINSKI Florence R. Maslinski Senkow "Flo" BALL (1920 - 2012)

age 92, formerly of 338 E. Thurston St, Elmira NY died Friday, August 24, 2012 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility.  Flo (as she was known by many) was blessed with two wonderful husbands who preceded her. Chester Maslinski and Peter Ball who together gave her 6 wonderful children, and many grand and great grandchildren and others who she considered a part of her immediate family. She took pride in having such a large and loving family that played a big part of her everyday life and provided many happy memories.  She is survived by her 5 daughters: Patricia Maslinski Comfort of Anniston AL, Linda Maslinski Kulago (John deceased) of Gillett, PA, Marilou Ball Pierson (William ) of Churchton, MD , Susan Ball Piper (Larwence) of Painted Post, NY ,Annmarie Ball Streff (Peter ) of Burke, VA, and special niece Barbara Studzinski Repsher of Elmira NY and predeceased son Ronald Ball.  Grandchildren of Kerena Comfort Sayers, Timothy Kulago, Kevin Comfort, Christina Piper Kager, Elizabeth Pierson, Daniel Piper, Erika Pierson, and Great Nieces Felicia Repsher Torres and Andrea Repsher Shields who were like grandchildren to her.  Also, predeceased by grandson Paul Kulago.   She was the great grandmother of 6 and the great, great aunt to 2 nephews who she considered her great grandchildren; sister to Louis Senkow and deceased brothers Vincent Studzinski and Henry Studzinski.  Her first passion was always "food" any time day or night. Anyone who stopped by for a visit was usually offered something to eat. Her home and heart was open to every person who came through the door. The first thing you noticed when entering her home was the ROOSTERS!!! Her vast collection was in every room of the house and the topic of many conversations. There was never a time in which she did not open her refrigerator and heart to all who entered her home. Hobbies included cooking, playing cards, talking on the phone, and knitting all while listening to polka music.  She was an active member of St. Cecilia's Parish (Blessed Sacrament Parish), Catholic War Veterans, and American Legion in Elmira Heights.  Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Tuesday, August 28th from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 pm. Prayers will be offered there on Wednesday, August 29th at 9:30 am followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Ss. Peter & Paul Church. Committal prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.    Star Gazette – August 26, 2012

 

STUTSKE - MILLHAM, Mary Ella
A longtime resident of the Elmira Heights community died Saturday, February 27, 2010. Born on April 10, 1918 in Elmira, She was the daughter of the late Frederick A. and Mary Frances Collins Stutske. Mary graduated from Elmira Free Academy and received a degree from Elmira Business Institute. She Was employed briefly at American Bridge in Elmira Heights where she would meet her future husband, Harold "Pete" S. Millham and they were married on February 8, 1941; he predeceased her on October 3, 1996. Mary was a devoted wife and mother. She was active in Elmira Heights Women's Rotary, the PTA and Girl Scouts. In later years she was employed by Charles Albert's Jewelry Store and Jerome's Clothing Store. She was a communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church for over 50 years. Surviving is her loving daughter and son-in-law, Anne (R. Smith) Clifton, Albuquerque, NM and grandson, Adam Clifton. In addition to her beloved family. Mary leaves behind wonderful and cherished friends who made her final days so special and comfortable. Thank you to Ide Mezur, Tom & Mary Klotz and Joy Watson. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Thursday, March 4, 2010 between the hours of 6-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday afternoon at 1 pm in St. Charles Borromeo Church, Elmira Heights followed by graveside services in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery where Mary will be interred beside her husband, Harold "Pete" S. Millham. Memorials may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd. Corning, NY 14830 in her memory. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.2.2010

MISS PAULINE STYMITSKI; a daughter of Mrs. Theresa Stymitski of 6 Symonds Place died unexpectedly (Oct. 7, 1934).  Besides her mother, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Julia Elimski and Miss Helen; two brothers, Michael and Walter.  The body is at the family home.  The funeral will be at 8:15 a.m. from the home and 9 a.m. from SS. Peter and Paul’s Church.  Burial in SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/8/1934

SULLIVAN Claudia Ann
Claudia Ann Age 57 of Pittsburgh PA, on Friday, February 17, 2006 in Pittsburgh after a long battle with cancer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary's Church, Elmira on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at 12:00 noon. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Claudia's memory may be made to Phipps Conservatory, 1 Schenley Park, Pittsburgh PA 15213. Local arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home. [Not sure if Sullivan is own name or married alias - Obit very incomplete]

SULLIVAN  Dennis J. "D.J." Age 58, of Ithaca, NY formerly of Horseheads, NY died on Thursday March 8, 2007. "D.J." was born April 28, 1948 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Dennis E. and Pauline Zenoski Sullivan. He loved fishing and was a master gardener. "D.J." was an avid New York Yankees and Syracuse University Basketball fan who enjoyed living life. "D.J." is survived by his daughter Amy Mosher of Big Flats, NY and his son Michael Sullivan of Cayuta, NY. He is also survived by his devoted companion of many years Susan Westbrook of Brooktondale, NY, several cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Prayer Service on Wednesday March 14, 2007 at 9 AM at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street and Westinghouse Road Horseheads, NY. Interment in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery in Elmira, NY .

SULLIVAN, Mr. Eugene H. of 1256 West Church St. Prayer service was held at the Hughes and Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St.,  Wednesday at 9:30 am followed by Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Patrick's Church, the Rev. Michael Connor C. P. celebrant.  In the sanctuary was the Rev. Joseph M. Egan, Pallbearers: Raymond J. Chrzan, John J. Crowley, Rocco Giamichele, Joseph Michalko, Stephen B. Michalko and Robert Mitchell. Father Connor conducted the committal at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery.

SULLIVAN, Mr. Eugene H. - Age 84 of 1256 West Church St., formerly of Davis St., Sunday, March 24, 1974. Friends are invited to call at the Hughes & Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Prayer service at the funeral home Wednesday at 9:30 am followed by Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Patrick's Church. Burial in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Survived by one son, Robert F. Sullivan of Pine City; daughter, Mrs. Louis (Mary Helen) Michalko of Elmira, seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and a retired employee of Mobil Oil Co.

SULLIVAN - BEAUDET, Eugenia Sullivan
Age 51, of Rutherford, NJ, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007. Jeanie was born in Elmira. She was an Accountant and Bookkeeper employed by Vornado Realty & Trust located in Paramus, NJ. She is survived by her daughters, Casey and Kyle; sisters, Patricia Gage and Monica Stadelmaier; brother, Michael Sullivan; and mother, Wealtha. She was predeceased by her father, Charles. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Saturday, July 25, 2009, from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 p.m., at which time a Memorial Service will be held. A graveside service will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/22/2009

SULLIVAN   Francis J. "Shang" Sullivan, age 84, well known former resident of Macedonia, Towanda RR 2, died Sunday afternoon, Oct 15, 2000, at the Bradford County Manor.   Born May 22, 1916, on Morley Hill, Rome Township, he was a son of the late John L. and Alice HOMAN SULLIVAN.  Francis attended elementary school in Ulster and Macedonia and was a graduate of Towanda High School, class of 1934.  In that same year he assumed the operation of the present family farm in Macedonia which he continued until his retirement in 1980.  In January of 1942 he married the former Mary MCCARTHY, who preceded him in death on September 10, 1982.  Francis was vice-president and former secretary of Eastern Milk Producers and made many trips to New York on the Black Diamond, negotiating mild contracts through the years.  He was an active member of the Towanda School Board during the 1950's served as the Democratic Bradford County Chairman, and was a member of the Towanda Gun Club.  Francis was a member of S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Towanda; Wysox Volunteer Fire Department; and Towanda Elks Lodge No. 2191.  In 1988, Francis was honored by being inducted into the Voter's Hall of Fame, for voting in 50 consecutive elections.  Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law; James L. and Connie SULLIVAN of Monroeton, Raymond F.and Shirley SULLIVAN of Horseheads, NY, and John M. and Christine SULLIVAN of Wysox; a son, Walter P. SULLIVAN of Landsdale, PA; seven grandchildren; Mureen, Staci, Kimberly, Timothy, Shawn, J.B. and Erin SULLIVAN; a great- grandson; Trever Mackenzie CRETELLE; a brother and sister-in-law William and Anne SULLIVAN of Macedonia; a sister, Margaret MURPHY of Geneva, NY; two special nieces; Mary Alice SULLIVAN of Macedonia and Katherine BARRETT of Athens.  He was also preceded in death by a son Thomas, in 1969; three sisters, Mary Helen THOMAS, Loretta PERRY and Florence REGAN; and a brother; John P. SULLIVAN.  The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 2191, Towanda will hold a memorial service Wednesday evening at the funeral home.  A Virgil Prayer Service will be held Wednesday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, October 19, 2000, at 10 a.m. at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Third Street, Towanda, with the Rev. Ronald HUGHES, pastor as celebrant.  Interment will follow in S. S. Peter and Paul Cemetery, North Towanda.  The family will provide its own flowers and suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the State Road Cemetery for restoration in care of S.S. Peter and Paul Church, 106, Third Street, Towanda, PA 18848, in Mr. Sullivan's memory.  RKW

SULLIVAN James H.
Age 84, of Fayetteville, NY, formerly of Elmira, died at his home on Thursday, January 31, 2008. Jim was born November 24, 1923 in Elmira, a son of William and Nora O'Neill Sullivan. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by brothers, John, William and Robert, and sister, Mary Lou Sullivan. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean Reidy Sullivan; children, with their spouses, Larry and Anne Sullivan of Fairfax, VA, Jim and Chris Sullivan of Orlando, FL, Bill and Nancy Sullivan of North Syracuse, Molly and Gary Reichert of Brewerton, NY; brothers and sister-in-law, Thomas and Mary Sullivan of Elmira, Gerry Sullivan of Kailua, HI; sisters and brother-in-law, Kathleen Dunn, Ann Starr, Margaret and Francis Steed, all of Elmira, Joan Whitaker of Horseheads; sisters-in-law, Josephine Sullivan of Elmira, Dale Beymer of Henrietta, NY, Edna Sullivan of Ormond Beach, FL; grandchildren, Sean, Paul, Maddie, Nick, Larry, Aaron, and Jennah Sullivan, KC Groth; great-grandchildren, Finn and Patrick Sullivan; along with several nieces and nephews. Jim was a U.S. Navy veteran serving his country during WWII. He was a graduate of Catholic University. Jim retired after 30 years of service with the NYS Department of Labor and Corrections. He was active in local politics in Fayetteville and volunteered for many community events there. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Monday, February 4, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. A prayer service will be held there at 12:15 p.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church at 1:00 p.m. Interment, with full military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Jim's memory may be directed to The Shriner's Children's Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/2/2008.

SULLIVAN John
Source: Steele Memorial Library, Elmira NY; microfilm newspaper collection
Paper: The Telegram, Elmira NY, 31 March 1907
Subject: John Sullivan
DEATHS OF THE WEEK - SULLIVAN  - In the town of Horseheads, Friday, March 29. 1907, John Sullivan, aged thirty-none years. Funeral from No. 503 Madison Avenue at 9 o’clock tomorrow morning and at 10 o’clock at SS. Peter and Paul’s church.  Burial in SS. Peter and Paul’s cemetery. Ed. note: John Sullivan is the son of Timothy Sullivan and Nancy (Flynn) Fitzgerald Sullivan. He was born and raised in Elmira NY.

SULLIVAN John M.
Retired Chemung County Employee - Age 59, of Elmira, died Saturday, March 7, 2009 at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio after a brief illness. John was born June 28, 1949, the son of Thomas J. and Mary Marinan Sullivan of Elmira. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Susan Buckley Sullivan, of Elmira; children, Alexandra (William) Albert, Meghan Sullivan, and Joseph (Tania) Sullivan. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. A complete notice will be in Tuesday's paper. Officers and members of the Msgr. John J. Lee Division – A.O. H. will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 4:45 p.m. to conduct a service for our brother, John   Signed,  Mark O'Herron President.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/9/2009

SULLIVAN - DUNN, Kathleen Sullivan
Age 87, of Elmira, died at her home Tuesday, October 6, 2009. Kathleen was born July 11, 1922, the daughter of William E. and Nora O'Neil Sullivan. She is predeceased by her husband Paul F. Dunn, sisters, Mary Lou Sullivan and Margaret Steed, brothers, John, William, Robert, and James Sullivan. Kathleen is survived by her step-daughter Elizabeth Dunn Range of Ormond Beach, FL, with her husband Richard, and children, Michael, Brian, and Kevin; sisters, Ann P. Starr of Elmira, Joan M. Whitaker of Horseheads; brothers and sister-in-law, Thomas J. and Mary Sullivan of Elmira, Gerald T. Sullivan of Oahu, HI; brother-in-law, Francis Steed of Elmira; special cousin Mary Guinane of Elmira; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and other cousins. Kathleen was retired from the Elmira Correctional Facility, where she worked in the office, after 37 ½ years of service. She was an avid reader and bingo player. Kathleen was a life long communicant of St. Patrick's Church. Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Kathleen on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 12:00 noon at St. Patrick's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Kathleen's memory may be directed to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.  Published in Star-Gazette on October 9, 2009

 

SULLIVAN Lee L.

Age 58, formerly of Elmira NY and Easton MD, died on Saturday, November 10, 2012 in Myrtle Beach SC. Lee was born in Elmira on February 20, 1954, son of the late Patrick J. and Donna (McLane) Sullivan. He was also predeceased by sister Julie Ann Sullivan. Lee is survived by his five children, Brandon, Sean, Eric, Julie and Aimee; brother Gary P. Sullivan with children, Kellen and Ryhan; sister Mary Kim Sullivan with daughter Jade; sister and brother-in-law, Karen A. and James Siegman with children, Mary Caiyln, Kelsea, Lindsey, Matthew and Neil; former wife Gail Keller Sullivan. Lee was a 1972 graduate of Notre Dame High School. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. Lee was the Executive Director for Bethany House in Cordova MD. Lee thrived on an unrivaled ability to positively impact the lives of individuals inside the Bethany House program, as well as the outside community at large, for over twenty years. Lee was passionate about very few things more so than his love of music and enjoyed playing guitar all of his life. He was also an avid photographer, producing countless images of remarkable quality. For Lee, the only thing that exceeds the pride he had in his family was his love for them. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water St., Elmira on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Elmira. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Star Gazette – November 15, 2012

 

SULLIVAN Margaret Sullivan Steed
Age 75, of Elmira, died at her home on Friday, October 3, 2008. Margaret was born October 8, 1932, a daughter of the late William and Nora O'Neill Sullivan. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her sister, Mary Lou Sullivan, and brothers, John, William, Robert, and James Sullivan. Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Francis M. Steed; beloved children, with their families, Bridget M. Steed, of Elmira, with son Dylan; Catherine N. Steed, with husband Richard McGrail and daughter, Bridget, of North Easton, MA; Therese C. and Michael Pentaris of Oneonta, NY, with children, Joanna, Alexia, Mikhail, Demetrios, and Antonios; Barbara A. and Robert MacBlane of Elmira with children, Margaret "Maggie" and Michael; F. Michael Steed of Elmira; and Margaret "Margo" Swarthout of Elmira. Also surviving are brothers and sister-in-law, Thomas and Mary Sullivan of Elmira, and Gerry Sullivan of Kailua, HI; sisters, Kathleen Dunn, Ann Starr, both of Elmira, and Joan Whitaker of Horseheads; sister-in-law, Jean Sullivan; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws. Margaret was a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. She also attended Nazareth College in Rochester. Margaret was the office nurse for Dr. Kosmaler for a number of years, before going to work for Gerould's Pharmacy. Margaret was devoted to faith and family. Family times were the best times for Margaret, whether it was a birthday, holiday, or Saturday evenings at the Hibernian Club. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, October 5, 2008 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, October 6, 2008 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret's memory may be directed to a charity of one's choice.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 10/4/2008

 

SULLIVAN Marguerite S. Backes

Peacefully, Marguerite died at the Chemung County Nursing Facility on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the age of 97. She was predeceased by her husband Charles and son Timothy. Proud mother of Paul (Carolyn) and beloved Nana to Sean, Brian, Colleen, Kevin, Kierstin and Patrick, as well as to seven great-grandchildren, and one great grandson due in June. She is also survived by former daughter-in-law Mimi Laux Spankroy and daughter-in-law Mary Backes. Marguerite was retired from the Elmira City School District and was a lifelong, valued member of St. Patrick's Church. She was the last survivng member of her generation of Sullivans. She loved the annual Sullivan Family Reunion, time spent at Keuka Lake, and playing cards with her grandchildren. Her family will receive family and friends Monday, April 9, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating her life will be held at St. Patrick's Church, Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Blessed Sacrament Parish, 604 Park Place, Elmira NY 14901. The family would like to thank the 6th floor staff of the Chemung County Nursing Facility for their loving care of Marguerite.  Star Gazette – April 7, 2012  

 

SULLIVAN - ERVIN
Pauline Ann Services celebrating Polly's life were held on Monday, March 5, 2007. A Prayer Service was held at McInerny Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church. Father Walter Wainwright was the presider along with co-celebrants Father Robert MacNamara and Father Matthew Newcomb. Upon entering the church, Polly's daughters, Sue Velasco, Maureen Goldsberry, Ginny Crone and Cathleen Palkowski, placed the funeral pall on her casket. Readers were nephew, Kevin Sullivan and granddaughter, Maria Mendiburo. Father Wainwright gave the gospel reading and delivered the homily. Offertory gifts were presented by Bob Goldsberry, Kate Goldsberry and Alex Palkowski. Remarks of Remembrance were shared by daughter, Ginny. Interment followed at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles Crone, Walter Palowski, Matthew Palowski, Michael Mendiburo, Maria Mendiburo, and Chris Goldsberry.

 

SULLIVAN - ERVIN
Pauline A. Age 80, of Elmira, died Thursday, March 1, 2007, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Polly was born January 26, 1927 a daughter of Leonard and Agnes Falsey Sullivan. She is predeceased by her daughters, (infant) Julie and Elizabeth Thompson, sister, Mary Agnes Guthrie, and brothers, Joseph, Paul and Philip Sullivan. A loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Polly is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dr. Walter C. Ervin, Jr.; daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Roland Velasco of Orlando, FL, Maureen and Robert Goldsberry of Norman, OK, Ginny and Charles Crone of Williamsburg, VA, and Cathleen and Walter Palkowski of Orange, CT; grandchildren, Michael and Maria Mendiburo, Harmony Figueroa, Chris and Kate Goldsberry, Chris and Elizabeth Crone, Matthew and Alex Palkowski; brothers and sister-in-law, Robert and Nora Sullivan of Elmira, and Richard Sullivan of Florida; sister, Kathleen Burger of Big Flats; sisters-in-law, Mary Margaret Sullivan, Cathleen Sullivan, both of Elmira, and Mary Anne Sullivan of Vestal; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Polly was a long time communicant of St. Patrick's Church. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Sunday, March 4, 2007 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 5, 2007 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Polly's memory may be directed to St. Patrick's Church, 604 Park Place, Elmira NY 14901.

           

SULLIVAN Robert G. "Bob"

Elmira: Age 83, died on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center with his loving family at his side. Bob was born in Elmira on March 27 1928, to the late Leonard and Agnes (Falsey) Sullivan. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Eleanor "Nora" (Shea) Sullivan; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jo and Daniel Johnson of Pittsburgh; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Maureen Sullivan of Westboro MA, Thomas Sullivan of Elmira, Brother Jerome Sullivan of LaSalle Institute in Troy NY, Timothy and Stephanie Sullivan of Tully NY; daughter and son-in-law, Molly and Mark Venditti of Williamsville NY; grandchildren, Amy, Eileen, Tom and Tim Johnson, Peter, Steven and Megan Sullivan, Courtney Sullivan, Emilie and Brianna Sullivan, Susan, Mark and Elizabeth Venditti; brother William Richard Sullivan of Florida; sister Kathleen Sullivan Burger of Big Flats; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary and Joe Aini of Hornell, and Theresa Shea of Elmira. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob was predeceased by siblings and their spouses, Mary Agnes Sullivan (John) Guthrie, Joseph (Cathleen) Sullivan, Paul (Peggy) Sullivan, Polly Sullivan (Walter) Ervin, Philip (Mary Ann) Sullivan, Donald Burger and Tom Shea. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army service in the Korean War as a Sergeant with the 40th infantry. His military awards include the Army of Occupation Medal - Japan, Korean Service Medal Bronze Service Stars and the United Nations Service Medal. While in the military Bob served with his lifelong friend John Palladino. Bob retired as manager of the plumbing and heating department at Sears & Roebuck after 36 years of service. Wanting to keep active, Bob went on to work for another 16 years for Chemung County BOCES. A devout Catholic, Bob was a long time communicant of St. Patrick's Church, a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society and a faithful participant of the Divine Mercy Chapel at St. Casimir's Church. He was proud of his Irish heritage and was a member of the Msgr. John J. Lee Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Bob was especially proud of his family and cherished time spent with them. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Committal prayers and interment, with military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Bob's memory may be directed to St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, 555 St. Joseph's Blvd., Elmira NY 14901.   Officers and members of the Elmira A.O.H. will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. to conduct a memorial service for our brother Bob.   Signed, Daniel O'Herron, president.  Star Gazette – January 3, 2012

 

MISS ROSE E. SULLIVAN of 955 West church Street died Saturday evening (Sept. 14, 1929) in the Crouse-Irving Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness.  She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary Sullivan, two sisters, Nellie and Catherine and three brothers, John, Eugene and William.  The funeral will be held at 955 West Church Street Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. in the St. Mary Church.  Burial in the SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/16/1929

 

SULLIVAN Thomas J.

Elmira:  Age 87, died Monday, July 29, 2013. Tom was born May 22, 1926, in Elmira, son of Nora (O'Neill) and William E. Sullivan. He is predeceased by his infant son Joseph, son John, son-in-law Peter Buckley, siblings and their spouses, John and Josephine, William, Kathleen and Paul Dunn, James and Jean, Robert, Mary Lou, Margaret Steed, in-laws, Mary Sullivan, Thomas Whitaker, and John Marinan. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Marinan Sullivan; children, with their families, daughter-in-law Susan, with children, Sandi (William), Meghan and Joseph (Tania); Daniel (Bobbie) and daughter MacKenzie; Kathleen Buckley with children, Peter (Erin) and their children, Jack, Molly, Finn and Nora; Elizabeth, Patrick and Kathleen; Thomas (MaryAnn) with their daughters, Katie and Courtney; siblings, Ann Starr, Gerry Sullivan, Joan Whitaker; sisters-in-law, Dale Sullivan Beymer, Edna Sullivan, and Lynn Marinan; brother-in-law Francis Steed; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Tom was a US Navy veteran, serving during WW II. He was a 1944 graduate of Elmira Free Academy, a 1950 graduate of Niagara University, and a 1953 graduate of Albany Law School. Tom practiced law with the law firm of Personius, Cramer, Mustico, and Sullivan and an Administrative Law Judge for the NYS Compensation Board. He was an attorney for numerous towns including Erin, Van Etten, Chemung, and Catlin. During his career Tom was active in the Democratic Party serving as Corporation Counsel for the City of Elmira and as a Deputy Chemung County Attorney. Tom was a life time member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Msgr. John J. Lee Division, Knights of Columbus - Elmira Council #229, Elks Local #62, and a long time communicant of Christ the Redeemer Parish. Tom's love of his wife and family provided him great pride and joy throughout his life. "Pa" was much loved by his grandchildren and was supportive and active in their daily lives. Tom's family extends their appreciation to his caregivers, Roxanne Johnson, Jessica Kohout, Molly Lee, and Porky Tarby, for their continued support and care. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira on Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment, with military honors, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Tom with a donation to West Elmira Volunteer Fire Department, 1299 W. Water Street, Elmira NY 14905. Officers and members of the A.O.H. will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. to conduct a service for our brother, Tom. Signed, Danny O'Herron, President.   Star Gazette – July 30, 2013

 

SULLIVAN Timothy
Source: Steele Memorial Library, Elmira NY; microfilm newspaper collection
Paper: Elmira Star Gazette 10 July 1919
Subject: Timothy Sullivan
Funerals - Timothy Sullivan, an employee of the City of Elmira many years, died very unexpectedly this morning at 11 o’clock at the family apartments, 503 East Church street, aged about seventy years.  Mr. Sullivan had not been in good health the past few days and was able to visit friends in the business part of the city this morning.  He returned to his home at 10:30 o’clock and suffered a sinking spell, which followed with his death in about a half hour.  He is survived by two daughters Mrs. A. Cannon and Mrs. Catherine Leary, also a son Thomas Fitzgerald and a sister Mrs. Catherine Hewitt of Cambridge Springs NY.  The remains were removed to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leary, 703 Jay Street.  The funeral will be announced later.  Ed. note: Timothy Sullivan was the second husband of Nancy (Flynn) Fitzgerald Sullivan.  Nancy died in 1896.  Timothy was predeceased by his only son, John Sullivan, who died in 1907.  Mrs. Patrick (Mary Ann) Cannan is his only daughter.  He was step-father to Nancy’s three children by her first marriage to Francis Fitzgerald: Thomas Fitzgerald, Katherine Fitzgerald (Mrs. Patrick) Leary and Francis Fitzgerald (d. 1900).

WILLIAM EDWARD SULLIVAN SR., 63 of 925 Lincoln St., unexpectedly this morning, Nov. 1, 1954.  He was a Star-Gazette printer for 42 years and a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Nora M. Sullivan; daughters, the Misses Kathleen and Margaret Sullivan and Mrs. Gordon Star, all of Elmira, Mrs. Thomas Whittaker of Horseheads; sons, John J. and Thomas J. Sullivan of Elmira, William E. Jr. of Rochester, James H. of Concord, N.Y., Robert F. of Woodburn, N.Y. and Gerald T. Sullivan, a student at Renssaleaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.; brother, James Sullivan of Elmira; 21 grandchildren.  The body is at the Justin T. McCarthy Funeral Home, 403 Walnut St. and late this afternoon will be removed to the family home where friends may call.  Prayer service there Wednesday 8 a.m., followed by Solemn High Mass of Requiem at 9 in St. Patrick’s Church.  St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/1/1954

SUPPLE - MURTAUGH
Mrs. Frances Louise (Supple) 93, of Salisbury, died Tuesday November 7, 2006 at Genesis Elder Care in Salisbury, NC. Mrs. Murtaugh, known as Fran to all who knew her, was born on March 31st, 1913 in Hartford, Connecticut to the late Margaret Grady and William Supple. She grew up in Elmira and graduated from St. Peter and Paul's Grammar School, Elmira Free Academy and St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. Fran graduated from St. Joseph's in the class of 1934, and became a Registered Nurse. Her diverse focus in nursing was primarily hospital care and private duty. During WWII she worked at Bendix Aviation in Elmira, moved her family to Ft. Lewis Army Depot in the state of Washington where her husband was stationed and served as a civilian nurse at Mt. Rainer Ordinance Depot. Eighteen years ago she relocated to Salisbury, NC to be near her family. While in Salisbury, Fran volunteered at Knollwood Elementary School with a second grade reading program, with Sacred Heart Catholic School's prayer pals, stayed active in the resident programs at Genesis Elder Care, and was an outstanding grandmother. Mrs. Murtaugh attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salisbury, NC and was a former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Elmira, NY. Frances L. Murtaugh is preceded in death by her husband William J. Murtaugh and grandchild John Brian Murtaugh. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Bronson and husband Hiram of Camano Island, Washington, sons Michael W. Murtaugh of Phuket, Thailand, James Murtaugh and wife, Patricia, of Salisbury, NC and Kevin W. Murtaugh and wife, Cathy, of Sorrento, Florida. A brother, Walter Supple of Elmira, NY and a sister-in-law Rose Supple (wife of the late Edward Supple), of Palmyra, NY. Also surviving are four grandchildren Karen Bronson, US Embassy, Iraq, Matthew Bronson, Spokane, Washington, Colleen Murtaugh, Wilmington, NC and Lt. Corbin Murtaugh, San Diego, CA, two great grandchildren, Jayme and Kylee Bronson and many extended family members. Friends are invited to a graveside service on Saturday, December 9, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will follow at 12 noon at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association or a charity of your choice.

SUTKOWSKI - LEVANDUSKI
Teresa L. (Cowulich) Age 88, of Elmira, NY. She was born April 28, 1917 in Elmira, daughter of the late John and Nora (Wisniewski) Sutkowski and died Saturday, December 10, 2005, at Bethany Manor. She was predeceased by her husband, Steven Cowulich in 1966, husband, John Levanduski in 1993; and daughter-in-law, Antoinette Cowulich in 1990. Mrs. Levanduski is survived by her children and their spouses, Stephen and JoAnn Cowulich of Horseheads, Roger and Margaret Cowulich of Elmira, Michael and Martha Cowulich of Blythewood, SC, Vicki Bednarek of Elmira, John and Sharon Levanduski of FL, Robert and Maryann Coughlin of Horseheads, Rita Levanduski of FL; ten grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Marilyn Sutkowski of Binghamton, NY; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Irene and Kenneth Bump of Elmira Heights, along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Levanduski was a communicant of St. Casimir's Church. She retired from The Bootery in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, December 12th from 5 to 8 p.m. Prayers will be offered there on Tuesday, December 13th at 10 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Casimir's Church. Rev. Eugene Dobosz, Celebrant. Interment will be in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Teresa's family extends a heartfelt thank you to the nurses and staff at Bethany Manor for the wonderful care they provided for Mom during her stay there.

SUTKOWSKI Thomas J. Sr.
Of Binghamton, 96, of Binghamton, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at the James G. Johnston Memorial Nursing Home. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Marilynn J. Sutkowski; and a sister, Theresa Cowulich. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas J. Sutkowski Jr. and Judith Hopkins, Hartford, CT, John and Terry Sutkowski, Binghamton; his grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth Sutkowski, Meghan Hopkins-Pineda, Jennifer Hudson; great-grandchildren, Eamon Pineda and Morgan Pineda. He was a member of the Church of Saints John and Andrew, Binghamton and was a retired manager with Gulf Oil Corporation. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. Tom enjoyed golf and was a devout N.Y. Giants fan and was past-commander of Catholic War Veterans in Elmira Heights. A Funeral Mass will be offered at the Church of Saints John and Andrew, Vestal Avenue, Binghamton Friday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Tom may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 401 Hayes Avenue, Endicott, NY 13760. Arrangements are by the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton.

SWANSON Jason Timothy Age 31, of 59 Judson Street, Canton died Tuesday, October 3, 2006, at his home after a long illness. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 6, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. the Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in Elmira, NY with Deacon George Welch, St. Mary's Church, Elmira, officiating. There will be no calling hours for Mr. Swanson. If friends so desire, contributions can be made to the Jason T. Swanson Memorial Fund, St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES, PO Box 231, Canton, NY, 13617, or St. Lawrence NYSARC, 6 Commerce Lane, Canton, NY, 13617. Friends may send condolences online to www.lawrencefuneralhome.org. Surviving are his parents, David C. and Marie T. Swanson, Canton; three sisters, Margaret K., Nevada, Heather I., England, and Colleen M., Massachusetts; his paternal grandmother, Doris I. Swanson, Waterloo, NY; three maternal aunts, Margaret D. Krasinski, Horseheads, NY, Kathleen A. and William Ingram, Elmira, NY, Sarah E. Connelly, Buffalo, NY; one maternal uncle, William T. Connelly, Buffalo, NY; and one paternal aunt, Lois I. Stewart Jensen, Waterloo. Jason was born June 23, 1975 in Potsdam, NY and attended BOCES in Potsdam. His hobbies including collecting turtles which were very special to him.

DANIEL J. SWEENEY, 829 W. First St. Sunday, May 5, 1946.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. John E. Noble, Mrs. Harry B. Hazen, Mrs. Daniel F. O’Neill, Mrs. G. Donald Flett of Elmira, Mrs. David W. Barr of Niagara Falls, Mrs. Edwin Rothwell of Elmira; sons, Donald of New York City, Maj. H. L. Sweeney of Seattle Wash.; brother, Timothy P. of Buffalo.  The body is at family home where funeral will be held Wednesday at 8 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 9.  SS. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/16/1946

DONALD J. SWEENEY of 221 S. Walnut St., Friday, November 18, 1977.  Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home, Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.  Funeral services there Monday at 8:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. John The Baptist Church.  Interment Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  He is survived by sisters, Mrs. Nora (Harry B.) Hazeon, Mrs. Mary C. (Daniel F.) O’Neil with whom he resided, Mrs. Frances (Donald) Flett, Mrs. Edwin (Anna) Rothwell, all of Elmira, Mrs. David W. (Irene) Barr, Toronto, Canada; several nieces and nephews.  He was a retired employee of the former Remington Rand Inc.  He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose of Elmira and a prominent bowler for many years in the Elmira area.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/18/1977

EDWARD T. SWEENEY of 119 O’Gorman St. Prayer service this morning (July 28, 1954) at the family home followed by Solemn High Mass of Requiem at 9 in St. Mary’s Church.  The Rev. Thomas J. Toole was celebrant; the Rev. Albert V. Ryan, deacon and the Rev. John T. Walsh, sub-deacon.  The Rev. Philip McGhan was in the sanctuary.  Honorary pallbearers; Thomas Burke, Henry Rorick, John Kelly, John C. Murphy, John F. Murphy and James Deegan.  Active pallbearers: John Dunlavey, John L. Sullivan, John J. McCarthy, Thomas Gaffey, John A. Burke, Sterling Rhinehart, Donald Sweeney and Albert Whitehead.  Father Ryan conducted the committal service at St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  The Elmira Fire Department under Chief Louis Mosher acted as guard of Honor.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/28/1954

SWEENEY Eileen C  MORRISSEY Eileen C. Age 53, died at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, April 5, 2006. Eileen was born in Elmira on May 4, 1952, daughter of the late William J. "Jut" and Beatrice Schoonmaker Sweeney. She is survived by her husband of 32 years Thomas J. Morrissey III; sons, Shawn Morrissey of NYC and Kevin Morrissey of Elmira with his fiancée Melissa Gray; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mark and Karen Sweeney of Corning and Patrick and Geraldine Sweeney of Floral Park, NY; sisters and brothers-in-law, all of Elmira, Laurie Sweeney, JoAnn and Thomas Mackowiak, and MaryBeth and Scott Drake; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Michael J. and Betsy Morrissey of Elmira; aunts, Firmina Wilkins of Pine City, Madeline Sweeney of Elmira and Beatrice Sweeney of Weston, MA along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Eileen was a 1970 graduate of Notre Dame High School and a 1973 graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. She worked for many years at St. Joseph's Hospital on the old Medical One floor before going to work for Finger Lakes OMRDD. Eileen was a member of the Ladies Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and a life time communicant of St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Eileen's family and friends were the most important part of her life. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, April 7, 2006 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 Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Eileen's memory may be directed to the Josh Palmer Fund, c/o Community Foundation, 307 E. Water Street, Elmira, NY 14901, Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning NY 14830, St. Mary's Church Renovation Fund, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, NY 14904 or to a charity of one's choice. Eileen's gentle strength and sincere kindness touched everyone who knew her. The Ladies Division of the A.O.H. will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Friday, April 7, 2006 at 5:45 p.m. to conduct a service for Eileen. Signed, Peg Buzako, President St. Joseph's Alumni Association will meet at St. Mary's Church on Saturday, April 8, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. to form an honor guard for Eileen's service.

MAJ. HAROLD L. SWEENEY, who died June 18, 1949 on Guam.  The body will arrive in Elmira July 15 and will be removed to the home of a sister, Mrs. Daniel O’Neill, 221 S. Walnut St. where funeral will be held Saturday 8 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 9 a.m.  St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 13/7/1949

Kenneth SWINSICK, 65, (SRGP 65738) of Pine City, NY , died Tuesday, April 28, 1992, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY.  He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church and a US Army veteran of World War II, Having served in Italy.  He was a retired employee of the US Postal Service.  Surviving are his wife, Mary Swinsick; two daughters and son-in-law, Katherine and Lee Vavraseka and Mary Ann and Tom Polidori, all of Horseheads, NY; one daughter, Joanna Swinsick, of Pine City, NY; grandchildren, Mary Beth Polidori, Kelly Polidori and Jessica Vavrasek; sister-in-law, Hazel Hulslander, of Mansfield, Dorothy Swinsick, of Mainesburg, and Virginia Swinsick, of Elmira.  Calling hours were held Friday, May 1, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira.  A prayer service was held Saturday, at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church.  Burial was made at St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

SWINSICK Kenneth Swinsick, 65, of Pine City, NY , died Tuesday, April 28, 1992, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY.  He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church and a US Army veteran of World War II, Having served in Italy.  He was a retired employee of the US Postal Service.  Surviving are his wife, Mary Swinsick; two daughters and son-in-law, Katherine and Lee Vavraseka and Mary Ann and Tom Polidori, all of Horseheads, NY; one daughter, Joanna Swinsick, of Pine City, NY; grandchildren, Mary Beth Polidori, Kelly Polidori and Jessica Vavrasek; mother-in-law, Hazel Hulslander, of Mansfield, Dorothy Swinsick, of Mainesburg, and Virginia Swinsick, of Elmira.  Calling hours were held Friday, May 1, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira.  A prayer service was held Saturday, at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church.  Burial was made at St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  Troy Gazette Register

 

SZYMKIEWICZ Stella Mary Vegard

Elmira: Age 82, died on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Stella was born August 8, 1928 a daughter of William and Alice (Michalubszczy) Szymkiewicz. She is predeceased by her husband Charles F. Vegard, son Gregory, sisters, Lottie, Helen, and Anne, and brother Eddie. Stella is survived by her children, with their families, Dawn and Gary Vaughn of Dekalb IL; Dennis and Becky Vegard of Elmira with children, Kelly Vegard, Jenny (Jonathan) Murphy, and Katie Vegard; Charlene Carey of Elmira with children, Michael and Bridgett Carey; Michelle and Butch Snell of York PA with son Brandon Moore; great-grandchildren, Kaylie, Charlie, Kayon, and Alyssa; along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Stella was born in Bradford NY and moved to Corning as a child, where she graduated from Northside High School. She moved to Elmira after marrying Charles. Stella worked for the Chemung County Family Court for 25 years retired in 1986 as the Chief Court Clerk. Along with her husband Charles she was active with the American Legion Post #443, Elmira Eagles Club #941, and Elmira Elks Lodge #62. Stella and Charles enjoyed traveling through the United States, up into Canada, and to Europe and Mexico. They also looked forward to their winters in Florida. Always on the go and active Stella loved to cook, garden, sew, and decorate her home. Stella passed on to her children the importance of negotiating any deal since she was the "Queen Negotiator". Stella took great pride and joy in being with her family, attending events that her children and grandchildren were active in. She loved her family which was more important to her than anything. The Vegard home was known for the legendary Christmas Eve gatherings. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Stella with a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 401 N. Salina Street, Syracuse, NY.    Star Gazette – May 23, 2011

 

SZADLOWSKI –MRS. STELLA V. DEGOLYER age 84 of 224 Glenwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY on Saturday, April 27, 1991 at the Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads on Monday from 7 to 9 PM.  Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home Tuesday at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Charles Borromeo Church.  Interment in St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.  Flowers are acceptable of those wish in may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society in Mrs. DeGolyer’s memory.  She is survived by her children; Lillian & Clyde Elwood of Hammondsport, NY, John & Joy DeGolyer of Wilson, NC, Dorothy & George Foray of Greenlawn, LI, NY, Janice & Arthur Caparula of Elmira Heights, NY, Margaret & Donald Johnson of Horseheads, NY, Richard & Barbara DeGolyer of Elmira Heights, NY and Gail & Charles Minch, with whom she resided; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews.  Mrs. DeGolyer was born June 24, 1906 in Olean, NY the daughter of Albert & Mary Kwiatkowski Szadlowski.  She was the widow of Walter L. DeGolyer, who died November 12, 1964 and was a communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church.  –Elmira Star-Gazette

PETER SZYBURA of Lakeland Fla., formerly of 1157 N. Main St.  Prayer service was held at Kalec Funeral home Saturday at 9:15 a.m. followed by Requiem High Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Casimir’s Church, the Rev. L. J. Szczepanski, Celebrant.  Pallbearers: Stanley J. Mekos, Robert L. Miller, Harland Beckhorn, Samuel Horowitz, Charles Stepneski and Eugene Rosplock.  St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 7/4/1965
 

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