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.
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JACK S. GLADKE age 72 of 830 W. Church St., Tuesday, April 27, 1971. Friends are invited to call at the Smith-Fudge Funeral Home Thursday 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Friday 2 p.m. Rabbi David M. Zielonka. Burial in Sons of Abraham Lot in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Survived by wife, Esther W. Gladke of Elmira; son, Henry Gladke of Elmira; cousin, Robert Gladke of Elmira. He was a first commander of the V.F.W., past president of Company I Veterans Association, American Legion, Jewish War Veterans, Disabled Veterans, B’Nal Bizith, Congregation B’Nal Israel, Congregation Shornray Hadath, retired district manager of the Monarch Life Insurance Co., member of Elmira P.B.A. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/18/1971
GLEASON Lester L., III "Lee Lee", "Bug"
Age 8 of Elmira, NY. He was born July 25, 2001 in Elmira to Lester L. Gleason, Jr. and Nacole Kachuroi, went to be with the angels early Sunday morning, February 21, 2010, at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with leukemia. He is survived by his father and stepmother, Lester and Leona Gleason; mother and stepfather, Nacole Kachuroi and Dwayne Conkright; sisters and brother, Lynnessa and Dwayne Conkright, Jr., Angelica Halpin all of Elmira; maternal grandparents, Linda (Shock) and William Kachuroi, Sue Conkright all of Elmira; paternal grandparents, Melanie (Floyd) and Lester Gleason of Elmira and Milinda and Larry Peterson of Millport; paternal great grandparents, Franklin and Stella Decker of Elmira along with many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and his faithful dog, Toby Thomas. Lee was a fun loving and energetic child who could light up the world with his smile. He was a student at Riverside Elementary School and was recently appointed an Honorary Fireman with the Elmira City Fire Department. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Thursday, February 25th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. His funeral service will be held there on Friday, February 26th at 11 am. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. His family gives a special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Golisano Children's Hospital for their efforts over the past year and to Jim Sincock for making some of his wishes come true. Those wishing may remember Lee through donations to the Ronald McDonald House, 333 Westmoreland Dr., Rochester, NY 14620 or Golisano Children's Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642. Elmira Star Gazette, Feb.24.2010
GLEIN –MRS. DOROTHY GLEIN KOEHLER of 651 Roe Ave., a former resident of Hazleton, Pa. died Monday, July 18, 1938 at 4:30 a.m. She had resided in Elmira since 1914 and is survived by six sons, George, William, Jacob, Ernest and Joseph of Elmira; Robert of Hazleton, Pa; 12 grandchildren. The body is in the Hagerman Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Wednesday 2 p.m. Rev. W. H. Willits. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/18/1938
GLOVER Gilbert Jenkins Jr.
Went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 23, 2010, in Syracuse, NY. He was born June 17, 1944 in Elmira NY to Gilbert Jenkins and Minnie Lee (Smith) Glover. Gil, as he was called by his many friends, was well known throughout Elmira, Syracuse and the surrounding areas for his skill and talent in cooking, baking, interior decorating and many other God given gifts. Gilbert had a heart for people. His goal was always to reach the hurting and the lost and introduce them to his God. After Gilbert received his degree in Business from the Buffalo School of Business in Buffalo, NY he moved to Syracuse, where he became a full time social worker at the City Rescue Mission and opened his upholstery business. After retiring from the City Rescue Mission in 2007, Reverend Gilbert Glover established the G.O.D. Outreach Ministries which is both a church and a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to feeding those who are in need both spiritually as well as physically. The family that is left to celebrate Gilbert's life is Minister Raymond and Mildred Glover, Drs. Hubert and Roni Glover, special niece Melissa Glover, Courtney and Christina (Glover) Harden, Jason, Chanel, Shanna, Makayla, and Thomas Glover; a host of special cousins and longtime family friends. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 29, at 6:00 p.m. at Faith Temple Church of God In Christ, 722 Standish Street, Elmira, NY. Calling hours will be Friday, July 30th, 10:00 a.m. to noon. The Celebration of Life will be at noon following the calling hours at Faith Temple Church of God In Christ, 722 Standish Street, Elmira, NY. Elder Nebraska Carter of Living Waters COGIC, Syracuse, NY will bring the eulogy. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.- Elmira Star Gazette, July 28, 2010
GNEDLER - KAUTZ
Anni H. died at St. Joseph's Hospital on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2007 with her loving family by her side. Born on February 17, 1921 in Riga, Latvia. Anni was the daughter of the late Karl & Veronika Legau Gnedler:;Surviving is her loving family, husband companion and friend of 66 years, Heinz H. Kautz, a brother Edgar & Lisa Gnedler, Germany their children, Edda-Verena & Joseph Caccia, Naperville, IL; Dagmar Doland & Bob Van AlStyne, Rochester, NY; Brigitte Savino, Elmira; Harold Kautz & Cherie Cartwright, Elmira; Scott & Pam Kautz, Beggs, Ok; grandchildren, Janet Danley; Joseph Caccia Jr. & Beth Staley; Veronika & T.J. Muscato; Erika & Greg Muscato; Shawn & Selena Savino; Maressa Savino & Todd Shumaker; Aaron Kautz; Beckie Kramer; Lillie & Aaron Kautz; great grandchildren, Cheryl Fink & Robert Chesney; Victoria, Jamie and Daniel Muscato; Sage Pesesky; Tiarra, Caleb Savino; Anthony, Markus, Tatum and Ryan Kramer; Jack, Dylan, Dustin, Ashley and Bradley Danley; great great grandchild Seth McCalvin; a brother-in-law Willi Kautz; nephew, Werner & Dorthea Kautz & family Berlin: A loving mother and wife, she cared well for her home and family. Her love of children touched many young lives beyond her own children. Her interests included crocheting, needle point and painting. Anni's home was always a warm and inviting place in which she would greet you with a smile. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport this evening Thursday March, 15, 2007 between the hours of 7 – 9 p.m. and again on Friday between the hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. with the Deacon George Welch officiating. Graveside services will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Anni's family would like to extend their appreciation to the physicians, and health care professionals at St. Joseph's skilled nursing and the many friends who have made her final days so comfortable and memorable. May God truly bless each of you. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ, 160 Madison Ave. Elmira, NY in Anni's memory.
GOBUCZ Mary Johnson
Age 86 of Elmira Heights, NY. She was born September 10, 1924 in Elmira Heights, daughter of the late Paul and Olena (Kopcko) Gobucz and died Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, NY. She was predeceased by her husband Walter ; sons Walter and Paul; brother and sister-in-law Michael and Charlene Gobush; sister and brother-in-law Eva and Frank Bonyak. She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law Helen and Percival Curtis; daughter-in-law Charlene Johnson; grandchildren Ryan and Mary Curtis along with several nieces and nephews. Mary was a communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church. She was employed as a seamstress at Elmira Knitting Mill and retired from Westinghouse Corp. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Tuesday, December 21st from 4 to 7 pm. Prayers will be offered there on Wednesday, December 22nd at 9:30 am followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Charles Borromeo Church. Rev. Scott Kubinski, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette - December 19, 2010
GOLDE - TOMPKINS
Celia "Cele" Golde Tompkins Celia "Cele" Golde Tompkins, 96, formerly of Syracuse, died unexpectedly Friday, November 24, 2006, in Binghamton. She was a member of Temple Society of Concord in Syracuse, and Temple Concord in Binghamton. Celia was a member of the Sisterhood of both Temples, and Hadassah. Mrs. Tompkins was the last of her siblings, and was predeceased by her husband, Charles, in 1973. She is survived by her daughter, Andra (Richard) Frank, Elmira; granddaughter, Alyn (Joseph) Gusefski, Vestal; grandson, Dr. Andrew Carmen (Dr. Jeannette Quinn); great-grandchildren, Carla and Caryn Gusefski; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 27, 2006, at the Birnbaum Funeral Chapel, 1909 East Fayette St., Syracuse. Friends may call on Monday at the chapel from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Burial is in Woodlawn Cemetery. Shiva will be observed Tuesday evening at the Frank residence. Contributions may be made to Temple B'nai Israel, of Congregation Shomray Hadath.
GOLDSMITH Doris G. Lundy
86, of Hammondsport, died September 30, 2012 peacefully at home. Doris was born April 24, 1926, in Elmira, NY, daughter of Albert and Eva (Weaver) Goldsmith. Doris is predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Carl who died December 23, 2011. Doris is also predeceased by her sister, Edith Kuter and son-in-law, Christopher Wertman. Doris is survived by her six children, Carol (George) Pappas of Falls Church, VA, Cindy Lundy of Horseheads, NY, Ronald (Elissa) Lundy of Fairport, NY, Joan Lundy (Jim Galvin) of Batavia, NY, Marilyn Wertman of Candor, NY and Lisa Lee of San Diego, CA; eleven grandchildren, Alexis (John) Sweric of Nashville, TN; Ryan (Lacey) Vowell of Horseheads, NY, Nicholas (Kristin) Pappas of Falls Church, VA, Shannon Lundy of Atlanta, GA, Christina Pappas of Falls Church, VA, Alexander Pappas of Washington, DC, Bradley Lundy of Washington, DC, Kelsey and Benjamin Wertman of Candor, NY and Justin and Juliet Lee of San Diego, CA; three great grandchildren, Olivia, Samatha and Luke Sweric of Nashville, TN. Doris is also survived by a sister-in-law, Esther Hammond of Horseheads, NY and by many nieces and nephews. After raising her six children, Doris returned to school and graduated from Elmira College, earning her Master's Degree in Education. Doris taught second grade at Hendy Avenue School in Elmira for 20 years until retiring to Keuka Lake. Upon her retirement, Doris served several years as a volunteer in the community; she was a docent at the Corning Museum of Glass, she was also very actively involved with the Hammondsport Food pantry, Loaves and Fishes, serving in several capacities and also served as the grounds keeper at St. James Episcopal Church in Hammondsport. Doris was an active member of the St. James Episcopal Church in Hammondsport and belonged to the Hammondsport Women's Club and Thursday Nighters. Doris and Carl loved to sail on Keuka Lake, they also enjoyed traveling and visited many different countries and were both avid dancers. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude for the care and support offered by CareFirst, formerly Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care of the Southern Tier and to Doris's personal care givers, Barbara French, Janet Skinner and Lin Bretherton. There will be a funeral service Sunday, October 7th at 3:30 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, Main Street, Hammondsport, the Rev. Sandra Curtis presiding; a reception will follow the services. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances can be made to the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, the Fred and Harriet Taylor Memorial Library, both of Hammondsport, or to CareFirst of the Southern Tier. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport, NY. Star Gazette – October 3, 2012
GOOD - BROWN, Eugenia L. "Jean"
Age 86, of Elmira, died at her home, with her loving husband by her side, on Friday May 28, 2010. Jean was born November 30, 1923, daughter of William and Ellen (Frost) Good. She is predeceased by her parents, step-father Jackson Lawes, sister Margaret Rundall, and brother Jackson Lawes. Jean is survived by her husband of 60 years Dr. Sidney E. Brown; sons, with their families, Michael R. and Jacquelyn Brown of Elmira, with children, Melissa J. (Josua) Church, Nicholas E. Brown, and Catherine M. (Joseph) Melanson; David H. and Sandra Brown of Horseheads, with children Kimberly L. (Brian) Doty and Erica A. Brown; great-grandchildren, Logan M. Church and Maxwell J. Doty; sister and brother-in-law Mary Francis and Jack Burke of Lowman; brother Jerome Lawes of Horseheads; brother-in-law Theodore Rundall of New Jersey; along with several nieces and nephews. Jean worked at the New York Telephone Company until her sons were born. She loved needlework and was a member of the American Needlework Guild. Years ago Jean would knit scarves and gloves that were sent to the Seamen's Church Institute of New York City and given to Merchant Marines. She was a member of the Elmira Country Club where she was a former president of the Ladies Golf Association. Jean had the distinction of scoring a hole in one on the old number 12 hole at the country club. She was a long time active member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Jean had a beautiful voice and sang in the church choir. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church with Rev. Dr. William C. Lutz officiating. Committal prayers and interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in Jean's memory may be directed to either Trinity Episcopal Church, 304 N. Main St., Elmira NY 14901 or Chemung County Alzheimer's Support Group, P.O. Box 588, Elmira NY
GOODENOUGH - CORNELL, Nancy G.
Formerly of 819 West Second Street
Was born July 13, 1932 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late LeRoy and Ruth (Focht) Goodenough, died on Monday, February 4, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 75. Her first husband, John F. Brewer, second husband, Archie Cornell, sister, Barbara Edwards, brothers-in-law, Harold Strailey, Bill Van Horn, Joe Kolla, and Brian Conklin, predeceased her. Nancy is survived by her loving children, John "Jack" (Joy) Brewer of Millerton, PA; Charles "Chuck" (Valerie) Brewer of Roscoe, IL; Mark (Renee) Brewer of Garland, TX; Jennifer Brewer of Mount Ida, AR; stepchildren, Wendy Cornell of Elmira, NY; Amy (Joe) Longwell of Pine City, NY; beloved grandchildren, Brendan (Leslie) Brewer, Connor Brewer, Ethan Brewer, Chad Ford, Jeremey Brewer, Cameron Brewer, and Nathan Brewer; adored great-grandchildren, Alden Brewer and Tristin Ford; stepgrandchildren, Jennifer Longwell and Stephen Longwell; sisters, Suzanne Strailey of Elmira, NY, Maryann Van Horn of Elmira, NY, Marcia Kolla of Harleysville, PA, Alice Conklin of Saugerties, NY; brother, Charles Goodenough of Wind Gap, PA; brother-in-law, Donald Edwards of Sarasota, FL; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Nancy was a member of the following: North Presbyterian Church, the Craft Club, and the Garden Club. She was a dedicated employee of Panosian's managing the children's shoe department for many years. She was very active with the Girl Scouts of America and was a faithful Den Leader with the Cub Scouts pack #70. Nancy was an enthusiastic supporter of all her children's activities especially the football, basketball, track, and volleyball they participated in. She was a tremendous baker and enjoyed gardening. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 on Thursday, February 7, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. The Reverend Gary Chorpenning will celebrate her services. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of her family in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor New York, NY 10001. Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/6/2008.
Farmer, Mrs. Edward J – aged 75, died in her home in Pine City, Saturday, August 17, 1946, after being a helpless invalid since Feb 10th of this year. She was a former resident of East Troy and well known to many. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Henry M Weigle; sons, Russell and Robert L, al of Pine City; sisters, Mrs. Anna M Guild, Sunbury; Mrs. Susan E Heasley, New York City; Mrs. Flora Vogel, Corpus Christi, Tex; brother, Lloyd M Goodrich, Williamsport; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held on Monday at 2 pm from the home of Russell Farmer, Pine City. Rev. H O Travis officiating with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.
GOODWIN –MARGARET JANE (GOODWIN) PATTERSON born 4/20/26, 459 Milton Street, Elmira, NY went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 24, 2015. She was married for 43 years and predeceased by husband, Ray in June 1990. She is survived by her daughter, Dianne Layton and future son-in-law, Bert Conklin; grandchildren, Kathy Horton, Chris Kim, & Kevin Frazer, great-grandchildren, Bryan & Anna, Beth & Aaron, Brittany & Joshua, Alexis and Becka; great-great-grandchildren, Jordan & Maverick; sister, Doris Elliott; and several nieces and nephews. She loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling with her sister and long rides in the country. Maggie worked as a secretary her entire life at Remington Rand and retired from LeValley McCloud. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Bethany Lutheran Church Memorial Fund; envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Family and Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Tuesday January 27, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with Funeral and Committal Service to be held Wednesday in Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 S. Walnut St., Elmira, NY at 3:00 PM, Pastor Krista Mendoza will celebrate Margaret's life. Interment will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/26/2015
GOODWIN VADA MAE "TINY" SHAYLOR
Vada Mae "Tiny" Age 87, of Elmira, NY, died May 17, 2006 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Tiny was born in Wellsboro, PA the daughter of the late Carl L. and Mary Alice Davis Goodwin. She is survived by her husband, Norman, who she married 64 years ago, March 25th, 1939; son and daughter-in-law, Norman C. (Carol) Shaylor of Elmira, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra (Lawrence) Williams of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, John (Diane), Randy (Paula), Jeffrey Shaylor, Robert, and Gerald Williams; great-grandchildren, Christi, Tyler, Shawn, Adam, Nicole, Megan. She is also survived by her brothers, Stuart (Edna) Goodwin, and Marion (Edith) Goodwin, both of Wellsboro, PA; sister, Lois (Bob) Lewis of Leesburg, FL; and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Saturday, May 20th, 2006, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral and Committal services will be held there at the conclusion of the calling hours at 4:00 p.m. The graveside services will be held at the Woodlawn Cemetery privately, at the convenience of the family. Tiny graduated from the Charleston High School in Wellsboro, PA. After high school she attended Beauty School in Elmira, NY. She worked many years in both Wellsboro and Elmira and cherished the many friends she made while being a beautician. Tiny went on to work and retire from Seneca Foods in Dundee, NY while living in her home on Waneta Lake. Those wishing may make memorials to the American Diabetes Assoc., Syracuse Office, 356 North Midler Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13206.
GORDON - OTTEY, Barbara N. (Gordon)
Age 89, of S. Main St., Horseheads, died Sunday, Mar. 2, 2008, at home surrounded by her devoted family. Barbara was born April 17, 1918 in Elmira Heights, NY, the daughter to the late Manley and Belle (Ipdegraff) Gordon. She is survived by her sisters, Wilma (Gordon) Gillard of Horseheads, Idalene Richards of Venice, FL; brother-in-law, Edwin French of Horseheads; nieces and nephews, Gary French of Horseheads, Becky Lynn Besosso of North Carolina, Gordon Johnson and Linda Conrad, both of Venice, FL. Barbara was also predeceased by her sister, Winifred French; and her brother-in-law, Frederick Gillard. Barbara was a member of Oakwood Avenue United Methodist Church for over 70 years. Her career involved the wholesale produce market where she was a buyer for several area distributors. She was also a member of DAR. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main Street, Horseheads on Wed., Mar. 5, 2008, from 3-6:00 p.m. Her service will be celebrated on Thurs., Mar. 6, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Patrick Holder officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Special thanks to her many physicians and caregivers, including the staff of Southern Tier Hospice. Published in the Star-Gazette from 3/3/2008 - 3/4/2008.
GORDON Jon F. Sr.
Age 70, of Elmira, NY, died on January 24, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Jon is survived by his children, Jon (Gail) Gordon Jr. of Elmira and Joyce Bohart of Elmira; their mother, Linda Nichols of Elmira; brothers, Rodger Breese of FL and Louie Updike of Elmira; sisters, Nonie of ME, Dallas Thompson of AL and Gretchen Updike of Elmira; grandchildren, Stephanie Gordon, Melissa Gordon, Jesse Gordon, Steven Gordon, Andrea Gordon, Jennifer Gordon and Marianne Martin; seven great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, January 30th from 12 to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place there at 1 p.m. with Pastor David Cook officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Star Gazette – January 27, 2012
GORE Paul E.
Age 93 and longtime resident of Maple Ave. in Elmira died
surrounded by his family on June 14, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He
was born in Wellsville, NY to John and Ida (Ritter) Gore on Aug. 25, 1918. He
is survived by his wife of 66 years Lillian Evelyn Gore; Daughter, Paula Gore
both of Elmira and nephew, Terry Dillmore of Georgia. Paul was a retiree of
American Bridge Works in Elmira and Veteran of the Army Air force serving in
the 38th Bomb Group, 5th Air force. He was a longtime member of Elmwood Baptist
Church, the Elmira Heights American Legion and Masonic Lodge. Above all else he
was a dedicated husband, caring and devoted father and caregiver. Family and
friend are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St.,
Horseheads on Mon. June 18, 2012 from 3-5:00 pm. His service will be celebrated
in Elmwood Baptist Church, 230 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights on Tuesday June 19,
2012 at 10:00 am with his friend and pastor the Rev. David Sullivan
officiating. Graveside committal service with military honors will follow in
Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Those wishing may remember Paul with memorials to
Elmwood Baptist Church, 230 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY 14903. A special
thanks to the many healthcare workers who have become part of our family, Thank
you. Star Gazette – June 16, 2012
GOULD, CHARLOTTE (SRGP 8895)
Charlotte Ella Gould, 6, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Almond Gould of 510 Fitch Street, died Tuesday morning at 8:30 o’clock. She is survived by the parents; two sisters, Mazie and Helen, a brother, Phillander; two grandmothers, mrs. William Wilcox of Interlaken; Mrs. Philander Gould of Elmira. The funeral will be held at the home Friday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Lilliam Chapman will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
GORDON Idalene Gordon Johnson Richards
Age 100, formerly of Elmira, N.Y., died on Thurs. Oct. 3, 2013 at Madison Manor Nursing Home in Mars Hill, N.C. where she had been receiving care. Born October 20, 1912 in Elmira Heights, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Manley and Belle Updegraff Gordon. Idalene was the mother of Becky Lynn Johnson Besosa, Gordon K. Johnson and Linda Johnson Browne; grandmother of nineteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren; her sisters, Barbara Ottey, Wilma Gillard, Winifred French and nephew, Gary French of Horseheads, N.Y. Idalene was executive secretary to the directors of Urban Renewal until her retirement. In lieu of flowers, friends may donate to the American Diabetes Association in loving memory of her daughter, Linda Johnson Browne. Family and friends will be received Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Souhtport/Elmira on Thurs. Oct 10, 2013 between 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette - October 6, 2013
GORDON James B. Gordon
died 13 Jun 1913 & was buried in Pine City cemetery,
Pine City, NY. His body was moved to Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira NY on 20 Dec.
GRANGER Joan M. Granger
Age 67, of Elmira Heights, NY, died on Sunday, December 19, 2010, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Joan was born on May 23, 1943 in Elmira, daughter of the late Leon and Florence (Faddis) Granger. Survivors include her daughters, Marleaha (Michael) Hatch and Vanessa (George Bunce) Parker; brother, Richard (Neva) Granger; sister, Sharon (Gary) Avery; grandchildren, Gage, Dallas, Nicole and Dakota; several nieces and nephews. Joan was predeceased by her son, Eric Granger; twin sister, Joyce Erickson; brothers, Kenny and Bob Granger. Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, December 23, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette - December 22, 2010
GRANT Robert B. – Robert B. Grant died Saturday at 7 p.m. at the family home in Elmira, aged 63 years. He is survived by his widow, two sons, Herbert, of Mansfield, and Walter, at home; a sister, Mrs. Robert M. Walker, four brothers, Thomas and John, of Glen Richy, Pa., James, Clymer, Pa., and William, of Blossburg. The decedent was a member of the Knights of the Golden Eagle of Arnot. Wellsboro Agitator, 6 Feb 1918.
GRAVES - Mrs. Levi C. Beckwith died Thursday [Feb. 22, 1912] afternoon at the family home in Elmira Heights. For a year she had been ailing, the immediate cause of her death being pneumonia, which developed within a few hours. Mary A. Graves was born January 16, 1839, in Covington, the daughter of Asabel and Abigail P. Graves, early settlers of Tioga county, where her life was spent until moving to Elmira Heights 18 years ago. The decedent was married to Levi C. Beckwith April 13, 1862. Besides her husband, there survives one son, Dean P. Beckwith, of Elmira Heights; a sister, Mrs. Beulah G. Satterlee, of Elmira, and two grandchildren, Ruth E. and Leonard S. Beckwith. - Wellsboro Agitator, Feb. 28, 1912
GRAVES, Walter A. – Walter A. Graves, of Elmira, died Wednesday at 3 p.m. after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Graves underwent surgical treatment a few days ago, but failed to rally. He was 58 years old and had resided in Elmira 20 years. Mr. Graves was a teacher of music for many years and he had developed a wide acquaintanceship, and an acquaintance was a friend, for despite his blindness since boyhood, his sunny disposition and keen sense of humor never failed him. His home life was very happy. His cheerful optimism was his strongest trait and his life, as he lived it, was a worthy example to others less handicapped than he. There survive his widow, a sister, Mrs. Wesley J. Keeney, of Buffalo; one brother, Fred L. Graves, of Tioga, Pa., and numerous other relatives. He was a member of the Park church and of the Men’s Own Class. The funeral was held at the family home at 2 o’clock Saturday, Rev. S.E. Eastman officiating; burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Wellsboro Agitator, 10 September 1919.
GRAY Donald E.
Age 92 of Retirement Estates and formerly of Oak Hill Rd. Horseheads died June 22, 2010 at the Highlands Care Center in Laporte, PA. Don was born in Scipio, NY a son of William and Bertha (Chamberlain) Gray and graduate of T.A.E. and Elmira Business Institute. Don was married to Phyllis Sherman in 1943 and she predeceased him in 1998. He is survived by his children, Rebecca (Peter) Swatsburg of St. Augustine, FL, Gene (Stephanie) Gray of Stuart, FL, Diane (Theodore) Christianson of Saratoga Springs, NY, Donald (Bonnie) Gray Jr. of West Warwick, RI, Gary (Patricia) Gray of Wayne and Painted Post, NY, and K. Susan (Dana) Champlain of Corning, NY; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Martha J. Hamblet of Sun City West, AZ; and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his brother, Robert W. Gray. Don was a veteran of the Army Air Corps and member of Oakwood United Methodist Church since 1946 serving on their finance committee there. Don was the secretary/treasurer of the Elmira Drug and Chemical Company. In 1965 he went to work for Goshen Central School where he retired as the assistant to the Superintendent for business affairs in 1980. He also served on the Goshen Town Board. Don was a member of the Elmira Heights Board of Education for 18 years, Past President of NYS School Board Assoc., 12 year member of NYS Public High School Athletic Board, Elmira Kiwanis Club member for over 57 years and also a Past President. He was also a member of Elmira Heights Lodge #913, F. & A.M. for over 62 years. Don's happiest times were visiting his family and vacationing at Waneta Lake where four generations have made great memories. His family will remember him with love for his support and generosity. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St. Horseheads today, Wed. June 23, 2010 from 5-8:00 pm. His service will take place in the funeral home on Thursday at 10:00 am with interment and military honors to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Remembrances and condolences may also be left and viewed at www.barberfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may remember Don with memorials to Hospice at Southern Care 190 Choate Circle, Suite 2, Montoursville, PA, 17754 or the Scholarship Fund of Kiwanis Foundation of Elmira, PO Box 891, Elmira, NY, 14902. NOTICE: Officers and members of Elmira Heights Lodge #913 F. & A.M. will gather at the Barber Funeral Home, tonight, Wed. June 23, 2010 at 7:00 pm. to conduct a memorial service for their departed brother. – Elmira Star Gazette, June 23, 2010
Age 82, of Elmira, died Thursday, February 7, 2008. He is survived by his children, sons, Danny (Mary) Gray, Elmira, Val (Martha) Gray of Elmira Heights; daughters, Kim (John) Steiner, Inman, SC, Ina Shores, Charlottesville, VA, Lisa (Stan) Knecht, Geneva, NY; ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Warren and Gerald Gray, both of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by wife of 58 years, Harriett Gray in 2005. Gilbert was a retired carpenter in the Elmira area, a member of the Chemung County Rod & Gun Club. Those wishing may make a donation in Gilbert's name to the Southern Tier Hospice (envelopes available at the Funeral Home). Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Sunday, February 10th, from 4 to 7 p.m. with Funeral Services immediately following at 7 p.m. Burial at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery. Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/8/2008.
GRAY Henry F.
Age 84 of S. Main St. Horseheads died Sat. May 29, 2010 at the Arnot Ogden Nursing Facility. Henry was born in Elmira, NY, Dec. 29, 1925 the son of the late Charles and Margaret Mead Gray. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Geraldine (Barrett) Gray; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald (Rebecca) Gray also of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Amy Gray of Portsmouth, NH, Seth Gray of Horseheads, NY; brother-in-law, Rev. Glenn (Sylvia) Barrett of Staunton, VA; several nieces and nephews including Robert (Mary Lou) Howland and Theodore (Dr. Vera) Howland. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his sister, Margaret Howland and his loving aunt and uncle, Otto and Nellie Rhodes. Hank was a member of the First United Methodist Church and retired from the US Postal Service as a letter carrier in Elmira. Hank was a Southside High School graduate of the class of 1944. He was a WWII veteran serving in the US Army with the First Division Company D, 26th Infantry. He was a participant in the European Theatre and a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of National Association of Letter Carriers and the NARFE. Hank and his wife were also longtime proprietors of The Not So New Antique Shop in their home on South Main St from 1974-1994. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St. Horseheads on Tuesday June 1, 2010 from 4-6:00 pm. His service will be celebrated in the First United Methodist Church 1034 W. Broad St. Horseheads on Wed. at 10:00 am. The Rev. Dr. Robert O. Sherburne will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Flowers are graciously declined; however, those wishing may express their sympathy with memorials to the First United Methodist Church Living Memorial Endowment Fund 1034 W. Broad St. Horseheads NY 14845 of the Freedom Village www.freedomvillageusa.com - 5275 New York 14, Lakemont, NY 14857. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 30, 2010
MARY F. GRAY, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Gray of 31 Phoenix Avenue died Sunday at the home. The funeral was Tuesday afternoon. Burial in Woodlawn. –Elmira Telegram 7/6/1919
GRAY Robert W. Age 82, formerly of Elmira, NY died
Thursday January 24, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa, FL. Robert was born
January 6, 1920 in Auburn the son of William C. and Bertha Chamberlain Gray. He
was a retired Proud Veteran for the US Army serving in WWII and Vietnam and was
also a retired auto mechanic instructor for the Elmira Reformatory. Robert was
a member of the Elmira Heights American Legion and was an alumni of Edison High
School. Surviving are his sons, John Gray of Texas, Jim Gray of Florida,
daughter Barbara Gray of Elmira, brother Donald E. Gray of Horseheads; sister,
Martha Hamblet of Santa Barbara, CA; grandchildren, Carolyn Ruiz, Karen
Woodard, Lorene Woodard, Joey Gray, great grandchildren, Tanner Lunduski,
Travis Ruiz along with several nieces and nephews. Family and Friends are
invited to call at Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home, 161 Oakwood Ave. Elmira
Heights, on Monday January 28, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A prayer service will be
held on Tuesday at the funeral home 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian
Burial 10:00 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads. Burial will follow
in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y. with full military honors.
Age 48 of Elmira, NY. He was born February 20, 1964 in
Elmira, son of Woodrow and Mildred (Brown) Grayson and died Sunday, June 10,
2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was predeceased by his father Woodrow; son
Isaiah Scarborough; brother Jesse Brown. He is survived by his daughters Deboni
and Nicole Latterell both of Elmira; mother Mildred Grayson of Savannah, GA;
siblings Victoria Cook of Binghamton, NY, Cynthia Williams of Corning, NY,
Prince Grayson of Los Angeles, CA, Rosa Grayson of Savannah, GA, Duane Grayson
of Binghamton, NY, Philip Grayson of Elmira, Stephanie Goodwin of Alexandria,
VA, Leon, Jonathan and Rhonda Grayson all of Savannah, GA along with a host of
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to
visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on
Thursday, June 14th from 1 to 2 pm. His funeral service will follow at 2 pm.
Rev. Robert Smith will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the
convenience of the family. Star Gazette – June 12, 2012
GREATSINGER William B. "Willie"
Of Lowman, NY - Age 78, died on Monday, February 1, 2010 after a long and courageous battle with emphysema. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo (Bement); daughter, Susan (Bruce) Bennett of Stafford, VA; sons, Edward (Peg) of Elmira; Jeffrey (Jennifer) of Horseheads; grandchildren, Daniel (Sabrina) Bennett of Ruther Glen, VA; Julie (David) Loving of Fredericksburg, VA; Megan and Amanda Greatsinger of Horseheads, NY; step-grandchildren, Joshua Woodruff of Plainville, CT; Sara (Pete) Marshall of Canton, MA; great grandchildren, Caitlynn Bennett of Fredericksburg, VA; Mathew and Noah Loving of Fredericksburg, VA; step-great grandchildren, Brendan and Ava Marshall of Canton, MA; brother, James (Helen) Greatsinger of Bethlehem, PA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, William and Louise Bement of Lansing, NY; John and Donna Bement of Englewood, FL; Thomas and Betty Bement of Painted Post, NY; along with several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman until his illness forced him to give them up. He was employed at Anchor Glass, formerly Thatcher Glass for 35 years. He was a member of the TMC Rod & Gun club for many years. He was also a member of the Pine City Volunteer Fire Department and a life-member of the Webb Mills Volunteer Fire Department. Bill was also a member of the New York National Guard. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Thursday, February 4, 2010 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. His sister-in-law, the Reverend Betty Bement will celebrate Bill's services. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of his family in the Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will provide their own flowers. Those wishing may direct memorial donations to the American Lung Association 1595 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 in Bill's memory. Thank You. The Greatsinger family wishes to express their sincere thanks to all the fine staff at Dr. Mauri's office for the wonderful care and friendly service they received as well as the D-2 Staff at St. Joseph's Hospital for the outstanding love and care given to William and his family.
GREEN Eva Margaret Blandford
Age 83, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011, after an extended illness. She was born in Hendersonville, NC to the late Addie and James Green. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Richard E. Blandford Sr., 3 brothers, and 3 step-children. Left to mourn her passing are 7 (+1) children and 3 step-children, Eva (Tim) Brown, Michael (Malika) Blandford, Reginald (Gayle) Blandford, Angela Blandford, Edward (Amy) Blandford, Jacqueline Murphy, Sandra (Shawn) Trimble, God-son Scott (Diane) Green, and a host of grand-children, great grand-children, nieces, nephews, family and friends. A special thank you to Hospice of the Southern Tier and Barrett Funeral Home. The family invites you to join their celebration of her life at the Word of Faith Church at 356 W. Thurston St., Elmira, NY, Thursday, February 24, 2011. Calling hours are 11a.m. ? 1 p.m. with the celebration service immediately following at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette – February 20, 2011
HAROLD RICHARD ‘GREENIE’ GREEN, age 87 of Elmira, NY passed away December 24th, 2015 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. He was born in Elmira, NY on September 22nd, 1928; the son of the late Leslie and Caroline (Hoylt) Green. Surviving are his loving children: Terry (Angela) Balcolm of Florida, Sue (John) Noto of Elmira, Sheila Colegrove (Steven Harper) of Horseheads, Vicki (Gary) Bailey of Pine City; his grandchildren: Angela, Dalton, Carrie, Ashley, Brittany, Jayme, and Ryan; three great grandchildren: Adriana, Brayden, and Luke; and sister: Ethel Reich of Allentown, PA. In addition to his parents, Greenie is predeceased by his wife of 30 years, Catherine Green; son: William Green; and son in law: Geoff Colegrove. Greenie sold cars his whole life throughout the area, working for The Albee Dealership, Lyman D. Gridley, and VanBrunt Cadillac. He valued the wonderful customer base and many friends he made from selling automobiles. He was a dedicated employee who worked hard to please the customer. Greenie was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, member of the Clarence Oliver Post #154 of the American Legion Elmira Heights, the Rex Field Post# 901 V.F.W., and Elmira Elks Lodge #62 of Elmira, NY. Greenie loved to entertain his many friends and good Manhattan. Greenie greeted everyone with the brightest smile and the warmest handshake. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Funeral services celebrating Greenie's life will follow the calling hours at 8:00PM. Graveside services will be held at the Woodlawn Cemetery on Wednesday morning at 10:00AM with full military honors accorded. Those wishing please make memorials in Harold Richard Green's name to the Chemung County SPCA, 2435 NY-352, Elmira, NY. The family wishes a heartfelt thank you to the 4th Floor of the Chemung County Nursing Facility for the wonderful care provided to Greenie during his stay with them. Officers and members of the Elmira Elks Lodge #62 are asked to attend a service of remembrance for Harold Richard Green Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 7:45PM at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. Signed, Jeff Bailey, Exalted Ruler –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/27/2015
GREENE - SWARTZ, Cora N.
Age 87, of Elmira, died at her son's home on Thursday, June 25, 2009. Cora was born January 28, 1922, the daughter of Walter and Mabel Hovencamp Greene. She is predeceased by her husband Richard C. Swartz, son Eugene Grey, granddaughter Julie Grey, sisters, Erma Green, Louella Cowling, brothers, Gerald and Eddie Greene. Cora is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Donna Grey of Lowman; granddaughters, Lynnette (Mrs. Charles) Regan of Rochester, DeAnn (Mrs. Conrad) Bachert of Elmira; great-granddaughter Elise Regan of Rochester; nieces and nephews, Gloria (Mrs. Roy) Hughes of Worchester, MA, Chris and Mary Greene of Rochester, Judy Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, R.T. Ano of West Palm Beach, FL; along with life long friends, Robert and Velera Burnham of Elmira Heights, friend and caregiver Henrietta Cooper of Lowman. Cora was a waitress for many years before going to work for Eastern Metal, from where she retired. She was a volunteer with RSVP. Cora also volunteered for 55 years at the Elmira Heights American Legion Post #154, where she was a member of the auxiliary. Cora enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre and horse & pepper. There will be no calling hours. Friends are invited to a graveside service on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery. A procession will form at the Walnut Street entrance at 12:45 p.m. Donations in Cora's memory may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/27/2009
MATTHEW E. (DUKE) GREENE age 60 of 713 Benjamin St., Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1974 following an extended illness. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal service will be held there Saturday at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Hollis E. Hayward, burial at the convenience of the family at Woodlawn Cemetery. He is survived by parents; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barney at Philadelphia, Pa.; son, Hendrick Greene of Philadelphia, Pa.; daughter, Mrs. Betty Jackson also of Philadelphia, Pa.; two grandsons, two granddaughters. He was a member of Christ United Methodist church, retired employee of Moore Business Forms Inc. and a Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Harry B. Bentley Post American Legion. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/26/1974
MISS MAY I. GREENE of 200 Oakwood Avenue, Elmira Heights died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1936 at 1:50 a.m. She is survived by a brother, George S. Greene; a sister, Mrs. Neita Lepper, both of Elmira Heights; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Oakwood N. E. Church and the WCTU. She was a retired school teacher of the Elmira Heights public schools. The body is in the Vunk Funeral Home where a prayer service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. The funeral will be held at the Oakwood M. E. Church at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. E. D. VanDyke officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/28/1936
Carolyn "Carrie" Carrier, 92, formerly of Horseheads, NY died March 24, 1990. Mrs. Carrier was born November 18, 1897 in East Troy, PA, the daughter of Winfield and Lovina Stiles Greenough. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads. She was the widow of Floyd Carrier. She is survived by four children; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services were held at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home in Horseheads with the Rev. Gilbert C. Mitchell officiating and interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Living Memorial Endowment Fund at the First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad St. in Horseheads. (TGR, Thursday, March 29, 1990)
GREGORY –DOROTHY GREGORY HASKELL age 87, of Elmira, passed away unexpectedly at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center on Monday, April 27, 2015. Dorothy was born in Renovo PA on April 14, 1928 the daughter of Steve and Anna Gregory. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph M. "Brud" Haskell and daughter Debra H. Johnson. Dorothy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Berneice Haskell of Chemung; grandchildren, Kristi (Jason) Alexander, Greg (Tammy) Haskell and Jennifer Johnson; 3 great granddaughters; sister, Shirley Kleckley; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bruce and Joan Haskell. Also surviving are many good friends. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 5:15 p.m. Private interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery. Dorothy was a devoted caregiver to her husband Brud. They had been married for 58 years until his death in 2006. Donations in Dorothy's memory may be directed to the Chemung County SPCA, Route 352, Elmira NY. –Elmira Star/Gazette 4/29/2015
GREGORY - GOODYEAR, Elizabeth (Beth) G.
At age 86, died December 10, 2006 at her home in San Clemente, CA, with her family in attendance. Beth was the daughter of Richard and Antoinette Spring Gregory. She is survived by her loving husband, Mark V. Goodyear; daughter, Martha Sohack and son, M. Gregory Goodyear, all of CA. Beth was a joiner and an organizer. She enjoyed people and entered into the spirit of organization by serving on various committees and was often selected as the Chairperson. She enjoyed various activities; swimming, golf, ballroom dancing, tennis, skiing, and time-shared with our group of friends. Many afternoons were spent at the beach swimming and playing bridge. She graduated from Elmira College in 1941. She continued her interests in Elmira College activities and attended many of the 5-year reunions in Elmira and many get togethers with alumni in California. She took good care of her family as evidenced by their general good health over the years. She will be truly missed. The family will hold a Memorial Service at Elmira College, Mildred E. Whittlesey Chapel on Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 11 a.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Sullivan's Funeral Home.
GRIECO –FRANCES L. RATHBONE, age 92 of Wilmington, NC and formerly of Elmira and Florida passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014 in North Carolina. Frances was born November 25, 1921 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Michael and Bertha Fraundorf Grieco. Frances worked at Cornell University as a Catering Manager. She was an avid boater who spent many years on the yacht, R-Bone traveling around the 1,000 Islands and Florida. Frances was also a member of the Elmira City Club and Elmira Country Club. She is preceded in death by husband, John A. Rathbone; daughter, Daria Colucci and sons Joseph David Colucci and Jake Rathbone. Frances is survived by her children, John Michael (Jackie) Colucci of Denver, NC, Richard Andre Colucci (Piper Barzenick) of Hammond, LA, Beth (William) Brampton of Wilmington, NC, Mary (James) Orr of Chapel Hill, NC, Christina Colucci of Chapel Hill, NC and Dickson Rathbone of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Jessica Brampton, Jacob Collins (Naomi Taback), Melissa (Eric) Wilkie, Christy (Billie) Sisley, Lauren (Tom) Child, John Brampton, Matias Camprubi-Soms, Mercedes Camprubi-Sams, Jai-Li Colucci and Matthew Rathbone; sister, Virginia Evan; daughter-in-law, Harriett Rathbone and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Frances' Gravesite Service on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3PM at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY with the Rev. Fr. Donald W. Matthews. Since Frances was an avid animal lover, consider making a contribution to your local SPCA or Humane Society.–Elmira Star-Gazette 10/30/2014
BRIAN M. ‘EGEE’ GRIFFIN of Elmira, age 56, passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 after a hard fought battle against ALS. Egee was born in Elmira a son of the late Barbara (Eckert) and Francis J. Griffin. He is also predeceased by his brother, Michael. Egee is survived by his daughters Samantha S. (Tom) Courtney, Moncks Corner SC; Amanda L. (Scott) Christman, Ogdensburg NY; eight grandchildren; siblings, Justin Hunter, Las Vegas NV, Terry (Kathy) Cole, Sacramento CA, Gail Strong, Lakeland FL, Connie Seymour, Elmira Heights, Frances (Ken) Seymour, Horseheads, Patricia (Elmer) Hoose, Big Flats, Denny Griffin (Jen Stickler), Lowman, Barbie Haag, Lakeland FL, Eddie (Kathleen) Griffin, Elmira, Colleen Griffin (fiancé Merle Lewis), Elmira; best friend and former spouse, Nancy Griffin, Elmira; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Egee will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Thursday, January 7, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery. May Egee never feel pain again. –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/6/2016
MISS SUSAN ELLEN GRIFFIN age 17 of 642 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, Friday, September 18, 1981 at Upstate medical Center, Syracuse. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main Street, Horseheads on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Tuesday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Edward R. McCracken will officiate. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorials in Susan’s name to the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY for Cardiac Research. She is survived by her mother and step-father, Grace and Roy Pepper of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. James (Mary Ann) Postenhuber of beaver Dams, Mrs. Curtis (Martha) Roberts of Danville, VA, Mrs. Russell (Geraldine) Strutzman of Corning, Mrs. Harold (Pamela) Andrews of Elmira, her twin sister, Miss Sandra Griffin at home, two other sisters, miss Molly Griffin and home and Miss Shirley Griffin of Auburn; brothers, Ronald of Beaver Dams, Albert of Erin, Stanley and Peter of Elmira; step-sister, Miss Jean Ayers of Elmira, paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Griffin of Johnson City, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Susan was a member of the Class of 1982 at Horseheads High School and attended the Emmanuel Episcopal Church. –Elmira Sun Telegram 9/20/1981
GRIFFIN - BOEHLECKE
Olive G. Age 86, and formerly of Gardner Rd., Horseheads, died Sat., Feb. 3, 2007, in Brockport, NY. Olive was predeceased by her first husband, Howard Carpenter; and stepdaughter, Roberta Tierney. Olive is survived by her husband of 41 years, Robert A. Boehlecke. Olive was born in Sabinsville, PA, March 29, 1920, the only child of the late Cecil H. and Doris (Southworth) Griffin. In addition to her husband, Bob, Olive is survived by her stepdaughter, Muriel (Murray) Carpenter Belcher of Watertown, NY, stepdaughter, Harlean Carpenter of Troy, NY, stepson, Robert A. Boehlecke Jr. of Ithaca, NY, stepdaughter, Kathryn (Tom) Fairbrother of Spencerport, NY, stepdaughter, Barbara (Mark) Kurzen of Columbia IL; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Olive was a graduate of Mansfield Teachers College and also a graduate of Cornell Univ. where she was awarded her M.S. in Education in 1947. After a teaching career in Mansfield and Canton, Olive was a Home Economist with the Co-Operative Extension in both St. Lawrence and Chemung County. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Wed., Feb. 7th, 2007, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. where her service will take place at 1:00 p.m., the Rev. David Gerhardt officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the MS Society, Upstate NY Chapter, 1650 South Ave., Suite 100 Rochester, NY 14620-3901
GRIFFITHS Jr. Albert G.
Sales Manager for Tate Equipment Company Age 84 of
Millerton, PA Thursday December 13, 2001 at Soldier and Sailors Hospital,
Wellsboro, PA. Albert was born in Ho-Ho-Kus NJ moving here in 1957. He is
survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara K. Griffiths, children; Danna G.
(John) Brown of Watkins Glen, NY, Melissa G. (Jeffrey) Jones of Bombay, NY,
Stephanie G. Corrigan, Mansfield, PA, Grandchildren, Christian (Emily)
Williams, Jeffrey (Renee) Williams, Megan, Kristen and Bethany Brown, Erin,
Caitlin, and Cristin Corrigan, 3 Great Grandchildren, Several Inlaws,
Nieces,and Nephews. Albert was predeceased by his children, Nancy in 1971 and
John in 1976. He was a United States Army Veteran of WWII, a former member of
the Lions Club, a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church, a member of
the Boy Scouts of America Advisory Board, and involved in the Tioga County Area
Agency for the Aging. After he retired as Sales Manager for Tate Equipment
Company, he was a pigeon breeder. Family and friends are invited to call at the
Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Saturday,
December 15, 2001 from 2 to 4 PM. Funeral and committal services will
immediately follow the calling hours at 4PM. Burial will be in Woodlawn
Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorial
contributions to the Steele Memorial Library-Southside Branch, 378 S. Main St.,
Elmira, NY 14904 in Albert's name.
GRIFFITHS Nancy Daz
Age 83 formerly of Skaneateles, NY died Tuesday,
September 27, 2011 at Elderwood Nursing Facility, Waverly, NY. She was born
February 19, 1928 in Syracuse, NY, daughter of the late Harold and Lorraine
(Benson) Griffiths. Mrs. Daz graduated with honors from State Teachers College
at Geneseo, NY. After graduation, she taught first and second grades at
Lyncourt School in Syracuse and State St. Elementary School in Skaneateles.
Many times, she said the only thing she ever wanted in life was to be married
and have a family, so she dedicated herself to that endeavor when she married
Leonard F. Daz in 1960, and together they raised 2 daughters. Nancy baked great
cookies and made the best birthday cakes - chocolate layer with fluffy white
frosting. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard in 2005 and sister Clara
Perunko in 1996 and is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Alice and
Kevin Murphy of Pine City, NY, Caroline Daz and Frank Walsh of Schenectady, NY;
grandchildren Dylan and Sean Murphy of Pine City, NY, Courtney and Jessica
Walsh of the Albany, NY area; nieces and nephews Louis Allen Perunko and Laura
Scott both of the Indianapolis, IN area, Susan (Timothy) Shackelton of
Cobleskill, NY and Linda (Jason) Heiser of Canajoharie, NY. Private services
will take place at the convenience of the family. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery,
Elmira, NY. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Nancy's love of cats
through donations to Four Paws Rescue and Adoption, 1978 Jackson Center Rd.,
Millerton, PA 16936. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, Elmira, NY is assisting the
family. Star Gazette – September 29, 2011
GRIGGS William Lee (Jake)
Age 92, of Niagara Falls, NY, died Friday, August 30, 2007. Mr. Griggs was predeceased by his beloved wife, Geneva (Smith) Griggs, also of Niagara Falls and Elmira, NY. He retired from the Niagara Falls Board of Education where he worked for many years as a Boiler/Fireman, primarily at the Maple Avenue Elementary School. He is survived by a daughter, Julianne LaMar (Calvin) of Grand Island; a sister, Ruth Griggs of NY City; grandson, Wayne Rodrigues of New York City; and great-granddaughter, Sequoia Rodrigues; and numerous other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Gloria Rodrigues of New York City; and several sisters and brothers of New York City and Niagara Falls, NY. He was the beloved brother-in-law and uncle of Frank Robinson, Jr. (Lena Mae), Henderson Smith (Shirley) and Raymond Watson (Anna/"Palmy") families of Elmira, NY. Family and friends are invited to his funeral service on Thursday, September 6, at 11 a.m. at Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira. Rev. Ella Wells will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Mr. Griggs through donations to the Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.
Sykes, Lucille Formerly of Ohio Ave, Elmira, died Saturday May 19, 2007 at Bethany Village. Born in Corning, NY, Lucille was the daughter of Bert & Florence Rogers Griswold. She was an employee at Kelley Drug as a sales associate. She enjoyed yard work, antiques and knitting. Surviving are nieces; nephews, friends and neighbors, including a special friend, Jane Ditler. In addition to her parents, Lucille was predeceased by her husband, George Sykes, and her brother & sister-in-law, Howard & Marjorie Cary. As she requested, there were no services and she was interred in Woodlawn Cemetery next to her late husband, George Sykes. Lucilles family would like to thank the caring health care professionals at Bethany Manor who made her final years so comfortable. God Bless Each of You.
GRISWOLD - CARY
Marjorie Loving wife and mother died Tuesday evening June 28, 2000 at St. Joseph's Hospital following an illness. Marjorie was born in Corning, NY daughter of the late Bert and Florence Rogers Griswold. She graduated from Southside High School and was employed by Health and Credit Service and Bookeeping for many years. She married Howard Cary on May 13, 1954 here in Elmira. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. Marjorie enjoyed caring for her home in Southport and spending time with her cherished friends. Surviving is Marjorie's husband of 46 years, Howard Cary of Southport; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Darlene Cary of Murfreesboro, TN; a sister Lucille Sykes of Elmira; a sister-in-law, Gretchen Kizer of Elkland, PA; brother's-in-law, Fay (Barbara) Cary of Leesburg, FL; and Roger (Pauline) Cary of South Corning, NY; numerous nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her son David in 1980. The family will receive friends at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway Southport on Sunday July 2, 2000 from 1-3 and 6-8 PM. Funeral and committal services will follow visitation at 8 PM with the Reverend Ann Cassler of Bethany Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the families convenience. The family will provide flowers, Memorial donations may be directed to the Bethany Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 256 South Walnut St. Elmira, NY 14904 or the charity of one's choice in Marjorie's memory.
GRISWOLD - MRS. MARY A. MILLER Mrs. Mary A. Miller aged seventy years widow of John D. Miller died this morning at 7 o’clock at her home, No. 750 Pennsylvania avenue of heart disease. She is survived by five sons, Albert G. , William D., of this city, Warren who resides in the West , and Ralph of Elmira. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home. Interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery. (Cora Dalrymple b. 30 Apr 1865 Southport, New York m. 2 Oct 1889 William Dubois Miller b. 31 May 1865 son of John D. Miller and Mary Ann Griswold. Cora d. 2 Oct 1906 and William d. 31 Jan 1923 buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York)0020
GRONER Ruth Della (Groner) LUCE
Age 91 of Elmira Heights, NY. She was born February 10, 1921 in Waverly, NY, the youngest and last surviving of 9 children of the late Floyd and Vernie (VanAmberg) Groner and died Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Luce, Sr. in 1977 and her siblings Hank, Marion, Evelyn, Robert, Norman, Jessie, Stanley and Arthur. Ruth is survived by her children Joan and Richard Maset of Houston, TX, Ron Luce with Steve Caccavo of Elmira; granddaughters Kelly Ann Maset and Rebecca Ruth Maset both of Houston, TX along with numerous step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mrs. Luce retired from the Elmira Heights School District where she was a 4th grade teacher, working at Lenox Ave. School and then Cohen School. She was a member and former officer of Delta Kappa Gamma; a founding member of the Widow and Widowers Support Group; was active in AARP and volunteered at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Clemens Center and the Red Cross where she received awards for the many gallons of blood donated. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Friday, November 23rd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and on Saturday, November 24th from 11 am to 1 pm. Her funeral service will be held at 1 pm. Committal services and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette – November 18, 2012
GROVER Eugene S. Grover
Age 88, of Elmira, NY, died on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY of natural causes. He was born in 1922 the son of the late Harry and Esma (Cornell) Grover. Eugene was survived by his children, daughters, Barbara Pariso of Elmira, and Paula Jones of Bethel, OH and son, Thomas Grover of Alexandria, VA, brothers, Harry Grover Sr, David, Dale and Dean, also numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Grace Grover, in April 2006. Eugene grew up during the great depression and was forced to quit school in the 8th grade to help support the family. He was a United States Army Veteran of WW II. Eugene retired in 1982 after 32 years of dedicated service with IBM. Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Sunday November 28, 2010, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM with Funeral and Committal Service there Sunday at 3:00 PM, Pastor Jane Winters will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Star Gazette - November 27, 2010
GROVER –MRS. JUILA ELLEN STEVENS, widow of Louis H. Stevens died at the home, 322 S. Main St., Wednesday evening, July 27, 1938. She is survived by a son, Earl Stevens; two daughters, Miss Belva Stevens and Miss Elva Stevens, of Elmira; three sisters, Mrs. Norman Wilber of Buffalo, Mrs. J. E. Steuerwald of New York City and Mrs. E. W. Luther of Wellsville and a brother, Raymond Grover of Newark, N.J. Mrs. Stevens was a member of the Centenary M. E. Church. The body is in the Davis Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Russell S. Brown. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/28/1938
GROVER - CHRISTIAN
Louella Grover Age 90, formerly of 323 Larchmont Rd., Elmira, NY, went home to be with her Lord, Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at the Anderson Memorial Hospital, Anderson, SC. She was the widow of Roger S. Christian Sr. and the daughter of the late Frederick Harrison and Caroline Adele (Rhodimer) Grover. Mrs. Christian was born in Lawrenceville, PA. She was a member of Christ's United Methodist Church, Elmira, NY and served as Recording Secretary of the Administrative Board. Louella retired from the Bendix Corporation as Executive Secretary after 35 years of faithful service. She was past President of the United Methodist Women, past President of Fidelis, served many years as chairman of the Parish Life Committee, past President of the Arnot Ogden Auxiliary with more than 5000 hours of volunteer service, 60 year member of the Elmira BPW, past President and Recording Secretary-Elmira BPW, served as the District Director and State Recording Secretary-NY State Federation, past President of the Elmira Travel Club, served as the State Conservation Chairman and the President Emeritus, past President of the Elmira Garden Club, member of the Clemens Center, Tanglewood, Bethany Auxiliary, AARP, RSVP, Gold Card Association and served on many other community boards. She was also the past Matron in the Loyal Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. Her son and daughter-in-law, Roger S. and Mary Christian Jr. of Salem, SC; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn Adele and Richard Buczkowski of Elmira, NY; along with 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, survive her. Louella was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to Celebrate Louella's life on Wednesday, August 8, 2001 at 1:00 PM at the Christ's United Methodist Church, 330 W. Church St., Elmira, NY. The Reverend Fred Kelsey will officiate. Interment will take place privately in the Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations, in Louella Grover Christian's name, may be directed to the Arnot Ogden Medical Center Memorial Fund, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14901 or to a charity of ones choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home,Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY.
GRUBHAM - ANNA L. BENSON
Anna L. Benson, age 97, a resident to the Bradford County Manor and formerly of Troy, died Monday, December 7, 1992. She was born October 24, 1895 in Ridgebury Township, Bradford County, the daughter of John and Lillie Grubham. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Troy. She was a former member of the Austinville Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Doris and George E. Scott of Troy RR 2; granddaughters, Mrs. Leon (Helen) Roberts of Troy and Georgia Pepper of Troy; great-grandchildren, Melissa Baquis of Dunmore, PA, Christopher of Troy and Joel Pepper of Troy; sister, Lela S. Skilton of Hemlock, NY; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, George O. Benson, in 1970. Funeral services were held December 10 at the Vickery Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating and burial to be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church of Troy. (TGR, Thursday, December 10, 1992)
GUISE - Elmira Star-Gazette, July 24, 1978: "George N. Guise,
age 85, of 826 Walnut St., Elmira, N.Y., died Sunday July 23, 1978 at Soldiers
and Sailors Hospital, Penn Yann. Friends are invited to call Tuesday 7 to 9
p.m. at the Royce-Chedzay Funeral Home, Watkins Glen. There will be a graveside
service and committal at Woodlawn Cemetery for family and friends Wednesday 2
p.m. The Rev. David Little officiating. He is survived by one daughter Mrs.
Mary Pratt of Elmira; 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. He was retired
from Thatcher Glass; membre of Northside Presbyterian Church and Jesse L.
Cooley Lodge F. and A.M."
(Note: George was the husband of Florence Ellen Carman who preceeded him in death. He was born Feb.10, 1893 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pa., the son of Samuel Watson Guise and Mary Kate Forrest.) Nancy Long (email@example.com)
GUISE- Elmira Advertiser, Nov.10, 1948: "PFC John G. Guise of 826 Walnut St., Elmira. The body will arrive in Elmira today at 8 a.m. and will be removed to the family home. Thursday at 11 a.m., the body will be taken to the First Church of Christ (Disciples), where funeral will be held at 2 p.m. The Rev. John Francis Bellville." Note: John was born in 1825, the only son of George and Florence Guise. His tombstone in Woodlawn Cemetery reads" Pfc John Gordon Guise, Co. B., 350st Inf., 88th Div. 1925-1944, Mt.Capell, Italy." The Carman family bible said he died Oct.3, 1944. Submitted by Nancy Long (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PFC. JOHN G. GUISE, 19 of 826 Walnut St. Killed in Action Oct. 3, 1944 on Mt. Capello in Italy. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. George N. Guise; sister, Mrs. Walter Pratt; grandmother, Mrs. Alice Carman, all of Elmira; four nephews, several cousins. The body will arrive in Elmira Wednesday at 8 a.m. and will be removed to the family home. Thursday at 11 a.m. the body will be taken to the First Church of Christ (Disciples), where funeral will be held at 2 p.m. The Rev. John Francis Bellville. Burial in the family plot at Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/9/1948
GIUSTI Anthony P.
Age 88, of Elmira, NY, died at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, on Friday, June 6, 2008. He was born January 16, 1920 in Nanticoke, PA to Louis and Mary Mastrangelo Giusti. Tony is survived by his wife Mary Ann Fretz Giusti; stepdaughter, Miriam Barab of Manhattan; stepson, Jesse Barab, with his wife Marie McCann Barab, of White Plains, NY; grandchildren, Graham and Alec Barab. He was the eldest of ten siblings: Louis, Helen Madeo, John, Nicholas, Ann Zavatski, Joseph, Henry, Henrietta Romanowski, and Marie Yandrofski. Tony is predeceased by his first wife, Rita Kubinski Giusti. He served his country in the U.S. Army from December 28, 1942 to October 4, 1948, participating in the campaign in North Africa against Rommel, the invasion of Normandy on D Day, the liberation of Paris, and of Nazi concentration camps. Tony lived in Elmira for 23 years and was a retired executive of Corning Glass Works, Inc. In his tenure with Corning Glass he was Plant Manager in India, Taiwan, and Big Flats, as well as Comptroller of a Corning subsidiary, Tech Products Division, in France. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Monday, June 9, 2008 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held following calling hours at 6:15 p.m. Interment, with full military honors, will take place Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in Tony's memory may be directed to Arnot Ogden Medical Center, 600 Roe Avenue, Elmira NY 14905. Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/8/2008.
GROVER Eugene S. Grover
Age 88, of Elmira, NY, died on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY of natural causes. Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Sunday November 28, 2010, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM with Funeral and Committal Service there Sunday at 3:00 PM, Pastor Jane Winters will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Star-Gazette - November 27, 2010
GUILD Carlton L. Guild
Age 83 of Elmira, NY went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. The family will receive friends at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/ Southport, NY Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM, with Funeral and Committal Service Sunday at 2:00 PM in Westside United Methodist Church, 744 West First Street, Elmira, NY 14905. Pastor Vincent W. Howell, Sr. will officiate, with graveside service Monday, December 19, 2011 at 12:00 PM (Noon) in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make donations to the Westside United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 3494, Elmira, NY 14902. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Joyce Tobey Guild; sisters-in-law Lois Bly and Arletta Baker; cousin Janice Kennedy; nieces Maureen (Rick) Beals, Michele Hodges, Colette (Frank) Parasmo; nephews Scott Baker, Steven Baker, and Dale (Marla) Bly. He was a retired supervisor with American LaFrance Corporation. Carl has meant a great deal to Westside United Methodist Church and Westside UMC has meant a great deal to Carl. He has been a devoted member and provided strong, continuous leadership for over 35 years. He was known for his title as "Mr. Coffee," organizing events, creation of a senior's group, calling everyone to make sure they were always informed, but his leadership is what was most notable. Officially, he served as Chairperson of the administrative board for more than 35 years. But unofficially, Carl provided Westside, a kind of quiet, consistent, trusting leadership that many found inspirational and enabling. He set high standards, always challenging yet always inquiring. Carl taught leadership by leading with integrity and leading well. As one member said it: "In whatever role he has served - including Ad Council chair - he's been fair, honest, a diplomat, a mediator…always a gentleman." Carl will be sorely missed. He was Past President of the Southern Tier Retired Lions Club, 55 year member of Elmira Masonic Lodge #95, Past President of the Chemung Schuyler Tioga Masonic Golf Association; also Chaplain of the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed golf, riding around the countryside and was always planning and taking trips throughout the United States. He loved taking care of the flowers in his front yard. Lodge Notice: Officers and members of Elmira Masonic Lodge #95 will meet at the funeral home to conduct a service Saturday at 6:00 PM for our dear departed brother, Master Harold Denton. Star Gazette – December 16, 2011
GUISE Mary E. Pratt
Montour Falls: 93, of Montour Falls and formerly Watkins Glen, died on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Friday morning from 9:30am-10:00am, followed by a funeral service at 10:00am; and burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Mary proudly raised 8 children. She loved bingo and joining her friends every week in Burdett to work on crafts. She also knitted hats for newborn babies born at local hospitals, and putting puzzles together. She lived for 20 years in Catherine Court, where many of her puzzles are on display. Mary was born in Elmira, NY on May 13, 1919, the daughter of the late George and Florence Guise. She was predeceased by her husband Walter M. Pratt, son Jack Pratt, brother John Guise, and son-in-law, Garth Cook. She is survived by 7 children, Alan (Mary Jane) of Elmira, Nelson (MaryAnn) of Watkins Glen, Larry (Sandy) of Newfield, Ellen Cook of Florida, David of Ithaca, Steven (Jennifer) of Lansing, Becky (Chuck) Roth of Ohio; daughter-in-law, Nancy Pratt of Watkins Glen; 21 grandchildren; including special grandchildren and loving caretakers, Kate Mizzoni and Lori Wiles; and numerous great-grandchildren. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Schuyler County Vol. Ambulance Assoc., PO Box 2, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 or the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary, 220 Steuben St., Montour Falls, NY 14865. Star Gazette – January 18, 2013
C. LEON GUSTIN age 83 of Bethany Center,
Horseheads formerly of Syracuse, Thursday, July 27, 1989 after a very extended
illness. He was predeceased on May 20, 1988 by his wife of nearly 60
years, Mrs. Dorothy Gustin. Survivors include, son and daughter-in-law,
David and Sylvia Gustin of Columbus, OH; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and
Donald Adams of Potsdam, NY; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-granddaughters. Mr.
Gustin was born August 28, 1905 in Millport, NY, son of the Rev. Clyde C. and
Mattie (Partridge) Gustin. Leon retired as Public Telephone Manager with
the New York Telephone Company in Syracuse after 41 years of service and was a
life member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was a member of the First
United Methodist Church, Horseheads and a former active member of both the
Erwin and the First United Methodist Churches of Syracuse. In addition,
he was a founder and past president of the Three Seventeen Club of
Syracuse. He was a member of SPEBSQSA and held memberships in Horseheads
Old Oak Lodge #364 F & AM and the Corning Consistory. He was a past
president of the Syracuse Lions Club and a member of the Sons of the American
Revolution. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service, which will
be held on Saturday, July 29 at 2 pm in the auditorium of Bethany Center,
Horseheads. The Rev. Earl A. Noyes and the Rev. Nancy G. W. Parr will
officiate. His family will receive friends there immediately following
service. A committal service will be held at the convenience of the
family at Woodlawn Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined, but those
wishing may express their sympathy by memorials in Leon’s name to: Bethany
Center, 751 Watkins Road, Horseheads, NY. Arrangements by the Barber
Funeral home, Horseheads. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/29/1989
GUSTIN Emer Jane Gordon
Mrs. Emer Jane Gordon, widow of James Gordon, died Monday
at 10:45 p.m. at the family home at Pine City, aged eighty-one years. Mrs. Gordon,
had been a resident of Pine City since 1876 and was a woman of sterling
character who was highly respected by many friends. She is survived by her
daughter, Mrs. Nattie G. Ham of Pine City; three grandchildren, Gordon, Bernice
and Ruth Ham of Pine City; a sister Mrs. C. T. Moore of Fassett, Pa.; three
brothers, Daniel W. Gustin of Terra Haute, Ind.; John and Jesse N. Gustin of
Gillett, Pa.; the funeral will be held at the family home, Friday at 1:30
o’clock. The Rev. G. W. Burrows will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn
Cemetery. (handwritten on article – April 21, 1924) She was
the daughter of Samuel Knapp Gustin & Hannah (Wortendyke) Gustin.
GUSTINA JAYNE E. CALLAS
Jayne E., Of Elmira Heights, NY died Monday, July 16, 2007, at her home, after a long battle with cancer. Jayne was born in Buffalo NY, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Gertrude Lund Gustina. She was predeceased by her husband Socrates P. Callas in 1999, son Socrates C. Callas in 2001, brother Charles N. Gustina, and sister Doris L. Gustina. She is survived by sons, Ricky Lee and Christopher P. both of Elmira Heights. Jayne moved from Buffalo to Elmira in the mid 1930's. She was a graduate of Southside High School and attended Elmira College. Jayne worked as a physical education instructor for Elmira College and the Elmira City School District. Over the years she had volunteered with many organizations in the Elmira area. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Railroad, the Elmira Heights American Legion Post 154 Auxiliary, Ladies of the Moose, Red Hat Club, Italian American Veteran's Club, Twin Tier Ostomy Club, Widow/Widowers Club, and Women of the Grotto. She was a long time member, and coordinator for 23 years, of the Elmira YMCA Camp Iroquois. Jayne was an avid New York Yankee fan and enjoyed attending various sporting events. Among her other interests were bingo, swimming and bowling. She was a lifetime member of the WIBC 600 Club and was actively bowling up until February of 2007. Jayne also had a great love for animals. She enjoyed her many trips across the United States and Europe. She had attended St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church and Independent Baptist Church all of Elmira. Friends are invited to call at the McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, Elmira, on Thursday, July 19, 2007 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 8:15 p.m. led by Brother Bruce Bennett from Independent Baptist Church. Committal prayers and interment will be held on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations to the Independent Baptist Church Building Fund, 719 Holdridge Street, Elmira NY 14904. Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/18/2007.
GUTBERLET William Gutberlet
Age 64, of Elmira, NY, died on Sunday, October 9, 2011 at the Barton Adult Home. He was born on September 1, 1947 to the late Otto and Leni (Linder) Gutberlet. William is survived by his friends at the Barton Adult Home and the local community. He was a longtime spectator of high school athletics and enjoyed the daycare program at Elcor Health Services and the many friends he made there. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for William on Friday, October 14th at 10:30 a.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette – October 13, 2011
GUTHRIE –BARBARA J. COSTLEY age 58, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at her home. Barb was born May 27, 1956, in New York City, the daughter of the late Beverly (O'Dom) Price and Richard Guthrie. She is also predeceased by eight siblings. Barb is survived by her husband Robert C. Costley, Jr., sons and daughters-in-law, Robert C. III and Shilo Costley of Erin, Steven R. and Tara Costley of Elmira; grandchildren, Jade, Andrew, Drew, Layla, Brianna, Cadence, Hayli and Rhiannon; sister and brother-in-law Denise and John Ericson of Long Island NY; brother Henry Guthrie; father-in-law Robert C. Costley, Sr., of Elmira; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Timothy and JoAnn Costley of Elmira, Penny Martin of Erin and Joan Guthrie of Elmira; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Barb was a very caring and thoughtful person who loved her family very much. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Monday, July 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. Burial will take place Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/3/2014
GUTHRIE Richard Lee
Horseheads: Age 88, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Elcor Health Services. Richard was one of four children. He had eight children and is survived by one daughter, one son, one brother, one sister, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A U S Navy veteran, Richard served on the Aircraft Carrier U S S Enterprise during WWII. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, on Friday, July 27, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment, with military honors, will take place on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette – July 25, 2012
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