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ABBOTT, Edith
AVON, NEW YORK: Edith Abbott, 60, died November 17, 2001. She was born May 3, 1941 to William and Bertha Snyder Roberts. She enjoyed gardening and crafts. She is survived by her husband, Donald F. Abbott, Sr.; two sons, Donald (Lisa) Abbott, Jr. of Conesus, and Ronald "Willie" (Anita) Abbott of Avon; a daughter, Sharon (Edward) Batte of Springwater; four brothers, Floyd Roberts of Bridgeport, and Warren (Vickie) Roberts, Ronald (Toni) Roberts, and Wayne Roberts, all of Chittenango; 5 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Kilts; and a brother, Howard Roberts. Arrangements were entrusted to Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home.

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ALBRO, Cynthia
ITHACA, NEW YORK: Cynthia Rumsey Burley Williams Albro, 94, died May 9, 2007. She is survived by a daughter, Betty Jane (Richard) Berggren of Ithaca; 5 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Dawson. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Ithaca. Arrangements were handled by E.C. Wagner Funeral Home.

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ALCOTT, Alexander
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Alexander O. Alcott, 75, died March 23, 1901. He was born January 23, 1828. He was a resident of Flatbush, and had been living in Brooklyn for 12 years. He was survived by his wife; a son; two sisters; and four brothers. Burial was at Green Grove Cemetery in Keyport, NJ.

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ALDRICH, Claude
SAVONA, NEW YORK: Claude Aldrich, 45, died August 1, 1938 at Bath Hospital. He was born in Campbell to Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Aldrich. He worked in the garage business in Savona. He was survived by his wife, Lucy Kniffen Aldrich; his parents; three brothers, Charles, Fay and Earl Aldrich; and two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Keslar, and Mrs. Alvin Hazen. Interment was at Nondaga Cemetery.

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ALELUNAS, Anthony
OSWEGO, NEW YORK: Anthony C. Alelunas, 58, died September 13, 2006. He was born June 25, 1948 to the late Anthony J. and Amelia Vitkus Alelunas. He was the owner of Alignment Specialists, and enjoyed boating and flying. He is survived by a son, Anthony Alelunas, Jr.; four daughters, Faith of New Jersey, and Ginger, Stacey, and Aleta Alelunas of Oswego; a brother, Robert Alelunas of New Jersey; three sisters, Tina Havlik of Florida, Susan Bove of New Jersey, and Lillian Alelunas of Arizona; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Arrangements were handled by Nelson Funeral Home.

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ALTONBERG, Rita
AVON, NEW YORK: Rita M. Altonberg, 73, died October 26, 2001. She was born May 15, 1928 to Leo and Irene Broderick Maxwell. She was a retired supervisor at Pfizer Corporation, and attended St. Agnes Church. Survivors include a son, Michael Altonberg of Avon; three daughters and her sons-in-law, Karen (Richard) Neugebauer of Irondequoit, and Lorene Stimson and Sharon (Bryan) Woodruff, all of Avon; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary C. (Paul) Hobson of Florida, and Veronica (Thomas) Eisenhart, Shirley (Robert) Carney, Teresa (Richard) Nenno, and Dorothy (Richard) Harness, all of Avon; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Leo (Lorraine) Maxwell of Limerock, Robert (Kay) Maxwell of Geneseo, and William Maxwell of Zaragosa, Spain; 5 grandchildren; a great-grandson Zachary Haubner; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Verne F. Altonberg. Services were held at St. Agnes Church. Interment was at St. Agnes Cemetery by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home.

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ALUISIO, Florence
HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK: Florence Aluisio died March 18, 2006. She was born July 1, 1911 to Florence and Joseph Glosque. She was a graduate of Butler's Business College. She was a longtime private secretary for the New York Trade School, and also worked for Anaconda Co. in the sales department. She was a lifelong member of Grace Episcopal Church, where she served on the Vestry and Altar Guild. She was also a church treasurer. She was a volunteer with Friends in Service Helping (FISH). She is survived by two nephews, Robert and Edward Glosgue; her neighbors; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Aluisio; and three brothers, Walter, Harry, and Alfred Glosque. Services were held at Grace Episcopal Church. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery with arrangements by Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home.

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AMES, Katherine
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Katherine Millicent Johnson Ames died February 10, 1949 in Wallingford, PA. Survivors include a son, Winslow Ames; two daughters, Margaret L. Ames of New York, and Melita Johnson of Annapolis, MD; and 8 grandchildren. She was the wife of Edward Winslow Ames. Burial was at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. Note: One record lists her date of death as February 17, 1949, while another cites that as the date of burial.

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ANDERSON, Daniel
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Daniel B. Anderson, 94, died October 18, 1893 at his residence. He was born June 10, 1800 in Hopewell, NJ. He was a retired businessman. He was survived by three daughters; three sons; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was in Albany at the family plot.

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ANDERSON, Evelyn
COBLESKILL, NEW YORK: Evelyn Guarino Anderson, 87, died September 3, 2007. She was born August 9, 1920 to Joseph and Lillian Mezzacappa Guarino. She was formerly employed at Pinto's Italian Restaurant in New Jersey, and enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was a Catholic. She is survived by two daughters, Dale J. (David) Kochan, and Joyce E. Dixon; a son, James A. (Dee) Anderson III; 4 granddaughters; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Anderson, Jr. Interment was at Manorkill Cemetery under the direction of Langan Funeral Home.

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ANGELAKOS, Peter
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Peter Angelakos, 52, died October 20, 1950 at his residence. He owned a confectionery shop and restaurant in Syracuse, and had also owned businesses in Baldwinsville. He previously lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was a former member of the Baldwinsville Kiwanis Club. Survivors include his sife, Helen Angelakos; a daughter, Marguerite Angelakos; a son, Harry; a brother, William Angelakos; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Sophia's Hellenic Church. Interment was at Morningside Cemetery in Syracuse by Minale Funeral Home.

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ANGIE, Lewis
GREECE, NEW YORK: Lewis R. Angie died November 30, 2004. He was born January 13, 1925 to the late Russell and Rose Angie. He retired from HSBC, and was a former Greece Police Auxiliary member. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and enjoyed woodcarving, oil painting, fishing and working on clocks. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Pettine Angie; two daughters, Rosanna (Roger) Mitchell, and Marilou (Matthew) Catracchia; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Our Lady of Mercy Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery by Bartolomeo and Perotto Funeral Home.

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ANGUS, Alfred
TRIBES HILL, NEW YORK: Alfred D. Angus, 69, died January 5, 2003. He was born May 4, 1933 to the late Alfred and Nellie Graham Angus. He was a retired dairy farmer, and a former member of the Berkshire Volunteer Fire Department, the 4-H Club, and the Farm Bureau. He attended the Independent Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Miller Angus; three sons, Scott (Terri) Angus and and Kevin (Lori), all of Amsterdam, and Mark (Sue) Angus of Thurman; two brothers, Paul and Carl Angus, both of Johnstown; 3 grandchildren; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by A.G. Cole Funeral Home.

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ARCHAMBEAU, Louis
LITTLE FALLS, NEW YORK: Louis John Archambeau, 76, died February 24, 2007. He was born October 6, 1930 to the late Israel and Anna Anklam Archambeau. He was a longtime dairy farmer in Salisbury, and was a decorated U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict. He attended Grace Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Dark Archambeau; his children, Linda Masters of Rehoboth, MA, Kathy Nelson of Redwood City, CA, and Steven Archambeau of Salisbury; two sisters; three brothers; a brother-in-law, Alfred Dark, Jr. of Cumberland, RI; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Grace Baptist Church. Interment with military honors was held at Rural Park Cemetery with arrangements by Roberts and Enea Family Funeral Home.

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ARPAIA, Luigi
COLONIE, NEW YORK: Luigi Arpaia, 54, died June 6, 1992 at his residence. He was born in Formicola, Italy, and came to the U.S. in 1965. He was a machine operator at American Steel and Aluminum Corp. in Albany for over 24 years, and a member of Teamsters Local #294. He attended St. Clare's Church, and had formerly attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Watervliet, where he had lived for 22 years prior to moving to Colonie. Survivors include his wife, Maria Parillo Arpaia; a son, Prisco Arpaia of Colonie; and a daughter, Antoinette Sposito of Watervliet. Services were held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment was at Memory's Garden in Colonie with arrangements by Parker Brothers Funeral Home.

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ARTHUR, David R., Sr.
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: David R. Arthur, Sr., 52, died December 29, 1940 at his residence. He was born in Scotland. He was a sheet metal worker at General Electric for 19 years, and was a member of the Bellevue Reformed Church. He was a Mason while living in Scotland. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Lamond Arthur; a daughter, Elizabeth Arthur; and a son, David R. Arthur, Jr. Burial was at Viewland Cemetery with arrangements by Bond Funeral Home.

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ASHWORTH, Gordon
BROCKPORT, NEW YORK: Gordon Ashworth died July 8, 1955. Survivors include two brothers, Guy Ashworth and Morris Ashworth, both of Brockport. Burial was at Beach Ridge Cemetery.

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AXELSON, Gertrude
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Gertrude Axelson died March 27, 1967 at Roger Williams Hospital in Providence, RI. She was born in Providence, RI. She had been a Syracuse resident for 24 years, and was a member of James Street Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Raymond J. Axelson, Sr.; two sons, Ryamond J. Axelson, Jr. of Syracuse, and George Axelson of New Woodstock; a sister, Mrs. William Horsman of Providence; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at White Chapel Memory Gardens in DeWitt under the direction of Goddard and Crandall Funeral Home.

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BAIER, Althea
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Althea L. Baier, 95, died August 1, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Mabel Kniskern Stanton. She was a member of the former Calvary Baptist Church in Schenectady. Survivors include her children, Jon Baier (Doris) of Schenectady, and Cheryl Cohen (Bruce) of Gwynedd, PA; two sisters, Virginia Fernandez of Cobleskill, and Huldah Needes of Boca Raton, FL; two brothers, Milton Stanton of Cobleskill, and Carlton Stanton of Wisconsin; 4 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Everett Baier; and several siblings. Interment was at Cobleskill Rural Cemetery with arrangements by Bond Funeral Home.

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BARBER, Horst
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Horst A. Barber died August 27, 1987 at Ellis Hospital. He was born in Schwetzinger, West Germany. He had been a Schenectady resident for 30 years, and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He is survived by three daughters, Carolee Huelsmann of Germany, and Susan Barber and Ann Marie Barber, both of Schenectady; and his mother, Erna Gund Barber of Schenectady. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Daly Funeral Home.

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BARRETTA, Marie
UTICA, NEW YORK: Marie A. Bellanca Barretta, 94, died June 15, 2009. She was born December 4, 1914 to Carmello and Mary Moccaldi Bellanca. She retired from General Electric Radio Receiver. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony and Linda Barretta of Marcy, and Carmen and Mary Barretta of New York Mills; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Barretta; a sister, Pauline DeMarco; and a grandson, Marc Barretta. Services were held at St. Anthony's Church. Entombment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Owens-Pavlot and Rogers Funeral Service.

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BARRINGER, Anna
ALBANY, NEW YORK: Anna May Hazelton Barringer, 94, died October 18, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Robert Henry and Anna Gers Hazelton. She formerly worked for the Albany Port District Commission, the Albany Stevedores/Longshoreman's Union, and Southend Bowling Lanes. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary, and enjoyed golfing and bowling. She is survived by two sons, Roy Barringer and Lee Barringer; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Barringer; a sister-in-law, Jean Gutbrodt; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy M. Barringer; a son, Guy J. Barringer; and two brothers, Robert and John Hazelton. Services were held at St. James Church. Burial was at Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery by Daniel Keenan Funeral Home.

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BARTMAN, Frank
AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK: Frank Bartman, 104, died May 5, 1996 at Wilkinson Health Care Facility. He was born May 5, 1892 in Poland. He came to the Amsterdam area in 1912. He attended the Church of St. John the Baptist. He is survived by a son, Joseph J. Bartman of Scotia; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Bialon Bartman. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery under the direction of Guzielek-Pomykaj Funeral Home.

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BAXTER, Janice
WALDEN, NEW YORK: Janice L. Baxter, 47, died July 8, 1988 at St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. She was born November 26, 1940 to Elmer E. and Frances Childs Baxter. She worked as a waitress at Lloyd's Shopping Center in Newburgh. Survivors include three daughters, Janice Mead of Walden, and Faith Meaden and Charity LaRocca, both of Wallkill; a sister, Shelly Camachoof Plattekill; 12 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Gridley-Horan Funeral Home.

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BEACH, Neal
ALBION, NEW YORK: Neal M. Beach died November 28, 1975. He had been an Albion resident for 28 years, and formerly lived in Fairport, NY. He is survived by his wife, Mona Beach; a daughter, Susan (John) Volpel of Fairport; a brother, Kenneth Beach of Fairport; a sister, Dorothy Beach of Fairport; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Albion Presbyterian Church.

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BECKER, William
HIGHLAND FALLS, NEW YORK: William V. Becker, 58, died December 17, 1946. He was born March 9, 1888 to Philip and Winifred Connors Becker. He was a World War I veteran and served with the Quartermaster Corps. He attended the Church of the Sacred Heart, and was a member of the American Legion and the Highlands Fish and Game Club. He was survived by a brother, Joseph P. of Highland Falls. Services were held at the Church of the Sacred Heart. Interment was at Peacedale Cemetery under the direction of Hogan and Bevans Funeral Home.

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BECKERT, Mabel
SAUGERTIES, NEW YORK: Mabel Beckert, 90, died April 16, 2009. She was born February 2, 1919 to the late George and Anna Bernard Winnie. She was a longtime bookkeeper for Tom Reddy Toyota, and was a former member of the Saugerties Garden Club. She is survived by three daughters, Dona Beckert of Spring City, PA, Christine Beckert of Manhattan, and Susan Pollak of Wilton, CT; a son, Arthur Beckert of Saugerties; a sister, Edna Overbaugh of Horseshoe, NC; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil, Harry and Albert Winnie. Interment was at Palenville Cemetery under the direction of Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home.

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BEETZ, Sarah
GLOVERSVILLE, NEW YORK: Sarah A. Westland Beetz, 84, died August 13, 1980. She was born in Brooklyn, NY. She attended St. Anne's Catholic Church. She is survived by a brother, Harry Westland of Middle Island, Long Island; a nephew; and 2 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Beetz. Services were held at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Claude A. Lipe Funeral Home.

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BELFER, Jean
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Jean Belfer died December 10, 2011. She was born April 29, 1914. She was a member of Temple Israel. She was the wife of the late Ira M. Belfer; the mother of Myron Belfer and the late Peter Belfer; and the sister of Leo Kranish. She had 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Temple Israel. Interment at Mount Judah Cemetery.

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BELL, Jesse
OSSINING, NEW YORK: Jesse Bell, 69, died January 14, 1960 at Philips Memorial Hospital in Tarrytown. He was born in Lloyd to Jerome and Mary Palmetier Bell. He was a retired plumber, and had been an Ossining resident for nearly 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Christina Sloan Bell; a daughter, Barbara Griswold of Shrub Oak; two sisters, Julia Riley of Newburgh and Sarah Ward of Poughkeepsie; a brother, Jerome Bell of Newburgh; 3 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Perrott's Funeral Home.

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BELLOWS, Ella
LYSANDER, NEW YORK: Ella Bellows, 91, died October 20, 1950 at her residence. Survivors include three sons, Early, Frank and Claude; two sisters, Mrs. May Starr of Newark, OH, and Mrs. Carrle Meredith of Columbus, OH; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Little Utica Methodist Church. Interment was at the Jacksonville Cemetery under the direction of R.L. Madden Funeral Home.

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BENEDICT, Elizabeth
NEW WINSDSOR, NEW YORK: Elizabeth Ayers Benedict, 65, died February 5, 1955 in Goshen, NY. Survivors include a brother, Fred Ayers of Montgomery; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Benedict. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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BICKFORD, Evelyn
CALEDONIA, NEW YORK: Evelyn H. Bickford, 81, died December 18, 2001. She was born May 14, 1920 to Roy and Helen McEwen. She was past president of the Caledonia Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary, and attended St. Columba Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Sharon Bickford, and Robert and Sally Bickford, all of Caledonia; 7 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Columba Church. Interment was at St. Columba Cemetery by Alhart Funeral Home.

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BOBOWSKI, Frank
ROTTERDAM, NEW YORK: Frank Bobowski, 94, died October 23, 1987 at the Glendale Home. He was born in Poland. He was a retired tool grinder for General Electric with 38 years of service, and was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club. He was a member of the Polish National Alliance Swoboda Society and an honorary member of the Polish American Veterans of Schenectady. Survivors include five daughters, Florence Macejka of Mayfield, Mary Grace of Michigan, Irene Zebrowski of Pennsylvania, and Helen Cameron and Sophie Romboski Jankiewicz, both of Rotterdam; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Church of St. Adalbert. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jennie Dytrych Bobowski. Interment was at St. Adalbert Cemetery by Leszczynski Funeral Home.

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BOGOLY, William
FAIRPORT, NEW YORK: William A. Bogoly died May 1, 1973. Survivors include his wife, Mabel Bogoly; a brother, Frank, of Fairport; and a niece. Interment was at White Haven Cemetery under the direction of Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home.

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BOND, Father Thomas Aquinas
PIFFARD, NEW YORK: Fr. Thomas Aquinas Bond, 99, died June 10, 2006. He was born in Washington, D.C. He joined the Dominican Order in 1932, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1939. He was sent to the Philippines in 1940, and was held by the Japanese Army as a prisoner of war. Upon returning to the States, he became a college instructor. He held a Ph.D. in philosophy, and was one of the founders of Mepkin Abbey in South Carolina. He entered the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky at age 42, and made his solemn profession in 1950. He taught canon law, Latin, philosophy, and moral theology for 14 years. He came to the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard in 1964 and stayed for over 40 years. He worked in the bakery and gave retreats at the guesthouse. Services were held at the Abbey. Interment was at the Abbey Cemetery.

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BOOKBINDER, Bella
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Bella Bookbinder, 28, died of tuberculosis on September 1, 1927 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born in 1899 in Russia. She was married to U. Bookbinder. She was brought back to New York City for burial. Arrangements were by Acton-Mansfield Funeral Home.

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BOOKER, Rev. Robert H.
MARLBORO, NEW YORK: The Rev. Canon Robert H. Booker, 68, died August 3, 1990. He was a retired Episcopal priest. He was born March 1, 1922 in Cheswick, PA to Russell and Edythe Ring Booker. He was a World War II veteran. He ministered to parishes in Hyde Park, West Park, Pleasant Valle, Newburgh, Highland, Bound Brook, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Johnstown, PA. He is survived by two daughters, Maryanne Carlisle of Marlboro, and Cynthia A. Booker-Bingler of Vermont; three sons, Gregory P. Booker, Geoffrey S. Booker, and Robert M. Booker, all of New Jersey; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. James Church in Hyde Park. Interment was at St. James Churchyard under the direction of DiDonato Funeral Service.

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BOTHWELL, John F.
BALLSTON SPA, NEW YORK: John F. "Scotty" Bothwell, 72, died January 11, 1996. He was born in Motherwell, Scotland. He was a former resident of Saratoga Springs, and moved to Ballston Spa in 1994. He worked as a draftsman for 28 years, and was employed by M&W Associates in Saratoga Springs. He is survived by a sister, Margaret Bothwell Ives of Australia. Arrangements were handled by William J. Burke and Sons Funeral Home.

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BRANDT, Bessie
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Bessie Traxler Brandt died March 4, 1953 at her residence. Survivors include two sons, James and Robert; a daughter, Patricia; and 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Brandt. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Walter Funeral Home.

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BRANSHAW, Dorothy
OSWEGO, NEW YORK: Dorothy Branshaw died May 31, 1981 at the Oswego Hospital. She was born May 16, 1928 to the late George and Loretta Arroway Whaley. She was a member of St. Louis Church. Survivors include her husband, Francis Branshaw; a daughter, Barbara (Peter) DeCarey of Oswego; and a grandson. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery in Oswego under the direction of Dain Funeral Home.

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BRILL, Eva
DUNKIRK, NEW YORK: Eva F. Brill, 98, died June 10, 2009. She was born September 5, 1910 to the late Stanley and Katherine Wicks Czarnecki. She attended St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. She is survived by a son, Daniel Brill of Fredonia; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick J. Brill; a daughter, Barbara Mead; her parents; a daughter-in-law, Joan Brill; three grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Henderscheid and Rose Stranz; and five brothers, Frank, Edward, John, Joseph, and Paul Czarnecki. Interment was at Saint Mary's Cemetery.

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BROOKS, Anthony
LAKE CLEAR, NEW YORK: Anthony L. "Tony" Brooks, 57, died May 18, 2011 at Adirondack Medical Center. He was born December 7, 1953 in Saranac Lake to Leo and Katherine Muncil Brooks. He worked for Francis Casier, retiring after 36 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Mary LeBlanc Brooks of Lake Clear; two stepdaughters, Lisa St. John of Lake Clear, and Jessica St. John (Phil Perry) of Lake Placid; his stepfather, Robert Sawyer of Saranac Lake; two sisters, Tammy Bova of Saranac Lake, and Cynthia Goodrich of Raleigh, NC; 4 grandsons; several nieces and nephews; and his dog, Zeus. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Pine Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Fortune-Keough Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Anna
BATH, NEW YORK: Anna Brown, 65, died August 1, 1938. She was born in Woodhull to the late Leonard and Clarissa Millard Lamson. She married George Brown in 1900. She attended the Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Dr. Freeman H. Smith of Bath. Interment was at Nondaga Cemetery.

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BROWN, Frances
AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK: Frances Nassel Brown, 89, died January 15, 1996 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born in Amsterdam. She attended Trinity Reformed Church. She is survived by her nieces; a nephew; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph V. Brown. Interment was at Hagaman Cemetery.

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BROWN, Louise
ONEIDA, NEW YORK: Louise D. Brown, 82, died June 13, 2002. She was born March 6, 1920 to David A. and Elvira M. Mott Brown. She formerly owned Brown's Campground at Fish Creek Landing, and had also worked at Camden Wire Co. She was a former member of the Vienna Methodist Church, and a member of the Oneida chapter of the AARP. She is survived by a sister, Marjorie L. Brown; a sister-in-law, Mary C. Brown of Canastota; three nephews; Dennis Brown of Peterboro, David Brown of Canastota, and Dale Brown of Sylvan Beach; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by a brother, J. Silas Brown. Interment was at McConnellsville Cemetery by Ironside Funeral Home.

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BROWN, William F.
NEWBURGH, NEW YORK: William Fenwick Brown, 35, died May 30, 1968. He was born January 25, 1933 in in Newburgh to Roy L. and Helen Kissam Brown. He was a clerk for Eastern Casting Co. and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Survivors include his mother; a sister, Mrs. Clifford Lester of Newburgh; three brothers, James V. Brown and Charles F. Brown, both of Newburgh, and Roy S. Brown of Utah; his aunts and uncles; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Toohey Brothers Funeral Home.

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BRUCE, Vera
HERKIMER, NEW YORK: Vera Bruce, 87, died December 9, 2000 at Mohawk Valley Nursing Home in Ilion. She was born April 14, 1913 in South Shields, England to Martin and Maria Clark Masur. She came to the U.S. in her youth with her family, and settled in Schenectady. She attended the First Baptist Church of Herkimer, where she was a member of the church Diaconate and the M and M Circle, and also served as chairperson of the White Cross. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Barbara Bruce of Rome, and Richard and Cynthia Bruce of Denver, NC; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Lee S. Bruce; her parents; two sisters, Lucille Cecilia Liston and Lillian Thomes; and her brothers, George Masur, Norman Masur, and John Masur. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Herkimer. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in New Berlin under the direction of Fenner Funeral Home.

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BRUDER, Mary E.
NEW WINDSOR, NEW YORK: Mary E. Albanese Bruder, 44, died February 1, 1974 at Cornwall Hospital. She was born July 18, 1930 in Albany to Joseph and Josephine Thomasetta Albanese. She worked at the MacBeth Corporation, and was a member of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church and the Ladies' Auxiliary of the New Windsor Little League. Survivors include her husband, Matthew W. Bruder, Jr.; three sons, Thomas David, Michael J., and Matthew W. Bruder III, all of New Windsor; a sister, Ann Laravie of Rensselaer; and three brothers, John Albanese of Elmhurst, Dominick Albanese of Syracuse, and Joseph Albanese of Augusta, SC. Services were held at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. Interment was at Memory Gardens in Colonie under the direction of Perrott's Funeral Service.

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BRUNGARD, Harold
HIGHLAND MILLS, NEW YORK: Harold W. Brungard, 63, died August 6, 1982 at the Cornwall Hospital. He was born November 1, 1918 in Loganton, PA to Harper and Etta May Kerstetter Brungard. He was a driver for New Car Carriers of Mahwah, NJ. Survivors include his wife, Grace Thomas Brungard; a daughter, Susan A. Brungard of Highland Mills; two sons, Harold M. Brungard and Mark A. Brungard of Highland Mills; a sister, Clara Reeder of Millhall, PA; a brother, Sylvester G. Brungard of Irvington, NJ; and a grandchild. Arrangements were handled by Smith, Seaman and Quackenbush Funeral Home.

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BRUNSON, Katie
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Katie Annie Frances Brunson, 106, died August 8, 2004. She was born in Lee Co., SC to Thomas and Diana McQuilla Hickman. Services were held at Brown Memorial Baptist Church. Interment was at Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, NJ with arrangements by Frank R. Bell Funeral Home.

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BULLOFF, Florence
GUILDERLAND, NEW YORK: Florence Gutin Bulloff, 77, died May 4, 1996 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. She was born November 2, 1918 in Brooklyn. She attended Brooklyn College, and retired from the New York State Department of Health. She was a member of Temple Israel in Albany, and was also a member of the League of Women Voters, Hadassah, the Brandeis University National Women's Committee, and the Vanguard Albany Symphony. She is survived by her husband, Jack J. Bulloff; a daughter, Dorie Bulloff of Playa Del Rey, CA; two sons, Aaron H. Bulloff of Cleveland, OH, and Steven Marc Bulloff of Indianapolis, IN; a sister, Doris Rose of Maitland, FL; a brother, Louis Gutin of North Merrick, Long Island; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Beth Moses Cemetery under the direction of Levine Memorial Chapel.

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BUNBURY, Winifred
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Winifred Bunbury died March 22, 2008. She was born October 2, 1932 in Guyana. She worked as a home attendant, and was of the Anglican faith. Arrangements were entrusted to R. Steven LeGall Home For Funerals.

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BURBRIDGE, Millard
ORWELL, NEW YORK: Millard D. Burbridge, 65, died November 23, 2004 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Watertown. He was a resident of Unity Acres in Orwell. There are no known surviving family members. Services were held at Sacred Heart Chapel at Unity Acres. Interment was at St. Martin de Porres Cemetery under the direction of Taylor-Vida Funeral Home.

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BUTLER, Betty
SANDY CREEK, NEW YORK; Betty J. Butler, 68, died March 7, 1990. She was born in Rochester on April 6, 1921. She was a volunteer with the blind and visually handicapped, and was active at the Senior Nutrition Site. She is survived by two daughters, Sandy Butler and Marilyn Melvin; three sons, Frederick Butler, Richard Butler, and James Hubright; 7 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Butler. Arrangements were handled by Vay-Scheich and Messon Funeral Home.

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BUTLER, Father Xavier
GARRISON, NEW YORK: Fr. Xavier Butler, 78, died December 16, 1997 in Garrison. He was born in Boston. He entered the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement in 1934, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1947. He held a master's degree in philosophy from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He taught at St. John's Seminary in Montour Falls, and worked in missions and vocation work in Michigan, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas and British Columbia. He was later a mission coordinator at Graymoor, the order's headquarters. Services were held at Graymoor in the Little Flower Chapel. Interment was at the Friars' cemetery.

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BYRNE, Rev. Edward M.
MILLBROOK, NEW YORK: Fr. Edward M. Byrne died December 18, 1902. He was serving as the rector of St. Joseph's Church. Services were held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery.

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CABODI, Clement
NEWBURGH, NEW YORK: Clement Cabodi died December 26, 1959 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in Italy to Peter and Rose Cabodi. He was a retired chef. Survivors include a son, Louis J. Cabodi of Bergenfield, NJ; a sister; a brother; and 3 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Anita M. Eusebio Cabodi. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Toohey Bros. Funeral Chapel.

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CADY, Maree
WEST FALLS, NEW YORK: Maree L. Smithson Cady died November 3, 2008. She was born October 10, 1918. She was a former resident of Lancaster, NY. She was the wife of the late Alan Cady; the mother of Marsha McKinney and Suzanne Beebe; and the sister of the late William, Jr. and Donald Smithson. She had 2 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the West Falls Bible Church. Arrangements were handled by Wood Funeral Home.

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CAREY, Sister Paula
BLUE POINT, NEW YORK: Sr. Paula Carey, OSU, died June 8, 2010 at St. Ursula Center Convent in Blue Point. She was born July 18, 1919. She entered the Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk in 1938 and professed her final vows six years afterward. She earned bachelor degrees in Education and French from Fordham University, and also held diplomas in Catechetics from Lumen Vitae in Brussels, and in Liturgy from the Liturgical Institute in Carlow, Ireland. She was a longtime teacher, and taught at many New York schools, including Our Lady of Grace in Howard Beach, Our Lady of Victory in West Haven, Holy Family High School in Huntington, St. William the Abbot in Seaford, St. Gregory the Great in Bellerose, and Our Lady of Hope in Middle Village. Following her retirement as a teacher, she was a pastoral minister, visiting the sick and shut-ins of St. Gregory the Great Parish in Bellerose. She later moved to Blue Point, where she engaged in prayer ministry. Survivors include three nieces, Maura Morgan, Eileen Connolly, and Paula McElroy; her grand-nieces; a grand-nephew; and her religious community. Services were held at the St. Ursula Center Chapel in Blue Point. Interment was at the Cemetery of the Ursuline Sisters.

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CASILIO, Giovanna
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK: Giovanna Piciucco Casilio, 89, died December 6, 2009. She was born in Limosano, Compo Bosso, Molice, Italy to Giuseppe and Giovanna Durante Piciucco. She emigrated from Italy to Canada in 1957, and came to Nigara Falls in 1958. She was a member of St. Joseph Church. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining. She is survived by two sons, Anthony T. (Lori A.) Casilio of Town of Niagara, NY, and Frank P. (Lisa M.) Casilio of Troy, MI; 5 grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Gino Casilio; her parents; and four siblings, Clotilda Donatelli, Aldino Piciucco, Esterina Daddario, and Ricardo Piciucco. Services were held at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Parish. Entombment was at St. Joseph Cemetery with arrangements by M.J. Colucci and Son Funeral Chapel.

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CASPER, Donald M.
CANANDAIGUA, NEW YORK: Donald Marsh Casper, 85, died May 15, 2007. He was born June 29, 1921. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol L. Casper; two daughters, Nancy (Mark) Bruland of Viroqua, WI, and Susan (Edward) Pevear of Canandaigua; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Canandaigua. Interment was at Fort Hill Cemetery with arrangements by John C. Johnson Funeral Home.

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CAVALLETTI, Mary Agnes
HORNELL, NEW YORK: Mary Agnes Cavalletti, 85, died October 25, 2010 at McAuley Manor in North Hornell. She was born November 25, 1924 in Hornell to Leo and Margaret Wood Didas. She worked at Steuben Trust Co., the Erie Railroad freight office, and was a civil engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation. She was a licensed pilot. She served on the Board of Directors of the Hornell Erie Federal Credit Union, and was a member of the St. Ann's School Alumni Association and the Hornell High School Alumni. She was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann's Church, where she attended daily Mass and was a choir member. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels, and enjoyed gardening, baking and walking. She is survived by her husband, Anthony "Tony" Cavalletti; two daughters, Peg Hudacsek and Karen Heckel, both of Canisteo; two sisters, Corrine (James) Prunoske of Hornell, and Sr. Mary Leona Didas, RSM of Elmira; a grandson; a great-granddaughter; a nephew; a niece; 3 great-nieces; and a great-nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Leo Didas, who was a pilot killed in action during World War II. Services were held at St. Ann's Church. Interment was at St. Ann's Cemetery with arrangements by Bishop and Johnson Funeral Home.

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CELESTIAN, Agnes
OSWEGO, NEW YORK: Agnes H. Celestian, 90, died November 3, 2008. She was born March 17, 1918 to the late Stanley and Helen Sczebak Krawczyk. She was a self-employed hairdresser. She was an avid golfer and a 30-year member of the Oswego Country Club, where she was the recipient of multiple club championships. She was also a member of Griffins Green's golf course and its Senior League. She enjoyed cooking. She is survived by her husband, Walter J. Celestian; a son, Stanley (Susan) Celestian of Phoenix, AZ; a daughter, Mary Ann (Mike Conaway) Van Brocklin of Oswego; a sister, Helen Ciesla, of Oswego; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by six brothers, Paul, John, Peter, Joseph, Stanley, and Walter Krawczyk; four sisters, Sophie Mumford, Sadie Beginski, Rose Prucnal, and Louise Wilk; and a granddaughter, Jill Van Brocklin. Services were held at St. Stephen's Church. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery by Nelson Funeral Home.

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CELMER, Margaret
CORNING, NEW YORK: Margaret E. Celmer, 90, died May 14, 2008 at her home. She was born August 15, 1917 in Bath, NY to James H. and Eva Parker Severance. She was a retired health care worker. Survivors include a nephew, Michael (Teresa) Bonomo of Corning; four nieces, Peggy Severance of Detroit, Pam (Bob) Kelly of Virginia, and Penny Sansone and Patricia Eaton, both of Pennsylvania; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Celmer; and two brothers, James and Edward Severance. Interment was at Nondaga Cemetery in Bath, NY with arrangements by Acly-Stover Funeral Home.

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CERBONE, Ralph
LARCHMONT, NEW YORK: Ralph Cerbone, 84, died March 23, 2006. He was born July 29, 1921 in Queens to Frank and Nancy Cerbone. He was a retired superintendent at Witherbee Court in Pelham. He was a U.S. Army of World War II, and a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Nicolina Cerbone; his children, Nancy and Gus Monzidelis of Larchmont, Ralph and Janet of Valley Cottage, and Frank of New Jersey; a sister, Suzie; a brother, Frank and his wife, Alice; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul's Church. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery under the direction of T.J. McGowan and Sons Funeral Home.

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CHAMBERLAIN, Donald
ONEONTA, NEW YORK: Donald C. Chamberlain, 54, died December 16, 1973. He was born April 11, 1919 in Maryland to Charles and Bertha Hitchman Chamberlain. He worked for Ashline, Inc. for over 20 years driving the Albany-Binghamton run, and was a veteran of World War II. He was member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude H. Chamberlain; five daughters, Darline, Dawna, Debbie, Donna and Denise; three sons, Darryl, Donald and Dennis; his mother, Bertha Robinson; two sisters, Ruth Powell and Helen Taylor; four brothers, Raymond Robinson, Kenneth Robinson, Clyde Robinson, and Robert Chamberlain; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Maryland Cemetery by Lewis Funeral Home.

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CHEEVERS, Mary
BALMVILLE, NEW YORK: Mary May Rafferty Cheevers died February 6, 1961. She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Cheevers. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Doulin-Zillig Funeral Home.

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CHENETTE, Stedman P., Jr.
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Stedman Philip Chenette, Jr., 58, died November 16, 1990 at his residence. He was born in Niskayuna. He was a graduate of Siena College. He was a salesman in the computer and furniture industries, and had been a Rochester area resident for around 25 years. He was a Little League and Pop Warner football coach, as well as a Scout master. Survivors include his wife, Carol Burgess Chenette; three daughters, Amy L. Chenette of New York City, Diane Lavictoire of Boston, and Pamela Koehler of Minnesota; two sons, S. Richard Chenette of Rochester, and Jeffrey D. Chenette of New Hampshire; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at White Haven Cemetery by Anthony Funeral Home.

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CHRISTENSEN, Dorothy
CORNING, NEW YORK: Dorothy M. Christensen, 74, died January 14, 1993 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. She was born April 27, 1918 in Westfield to William and Hazel King Christensen. She was an executive secretary for Corning, Inc. with over 40 years of active and retired service, and was a graduate of Dickerson Junior College. She attended Grace United Methodist Church, and was a charter member of the Corning chapter of Professional Secretaries International. She is survived by a sister, Marian Ruth Christensen of Los Gatos, CA; a niece; a nephew; her great-nieces; her great-nephews; and her cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Donald. Services were held at Grace United Methodist Church. Burial was at the Wellsboro Cemetery in Wellsboro, PA with arrangements by Acly-Stover Funeral Home.

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CHROMICZ, Dimitri
CALVERTON, NEW YORK: Dimitri Chromicz died Decmeber 18, 1942 at Eastern Long Island Hospital. He was survived by his wife and several children. Services were held at St. Isidor's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery in Riverhead.

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CLAREY, Edward
LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK: Edward L. Clarey, 90, died February 6, 2009 at Adirondack Medical Center-Uihlein. He was born March 30, 1918 in Syracuse, NY to Ross and Irene Marcely Clarey. He retired from the Lake Placid Hardware Store with 38 years of employment. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Frayne Clarey; two sons, James Clarey (Sue Ellen) of Manlius, and Michael Clarey (Sue Anne) of Minoa; a sister, Jeanne O'Brien of Phelps; a brother, John Fleegel of East Syracuse; 4 grandchildren; a niece; and a great-niece. Services were held at the Reiss Memorial Chapel at AMC Uihlein. Interment was at St. Agnes Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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CLARK, Mary
CHAUMONT, NEW YORK: Mary Ellen Clark, 93, died June 19, 1949 at Mercy Hospital in Watertown. She was born June 14, 1853 in Coldwater, MI to John and Susan Graham Seals. She is survived by two children, Herbert Clark of Watertown, and Mrs. Harry Heyman of Kingston, Ontario, Canada; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank M. Clark. Interment was at the North Watertown Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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COHN, Elsie
JAMAICA, QUEENS, NEW YORK: Elsie Cohn, 28, died December 2, 1929. She was a graduate of Erasmus Hall High School and the Savage Institute, and was a former physical training teacher at the Betsy Head Playground in Brooklyn. She was survived by her husband, Jacob Cohn; her mother, Frances Morris; and three brothers. Services were held at the Jamaica Jewish Center. Burial was at Montefiore Cemetery in Queens.

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COLEY, John P.
WAYLAND, NEW YORK: John P. Coley, 85, died February 14, 2001 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bath, NY. He was born May 8, 1915 in Wayland to Richard and Johanna Plail Coley. He was the retired owner of the Wayland Woodcroftery, and was a longtime board member of the First National Bank. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion, and was involved with the Steuben House for over 20 years. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Allen Coley; a son, John (Renae) Coley of Wayland; a daughter, Mary Ewert of Brockport; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Wayland Village Cemetery under the direction of St. George-Stanton Funeral Home.

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COLLINS, Mabel
ELLICOTTVILLE, NEW YORK: Mabel R. Collins, 76, died May 29, 2006. She was born June 28, 1929 to the late Gilbert and Retta Hines Chapman. She is survived by two daughters, Roseanne (Dennis) Hintz of Ellicottville, and Barbara (Fred) Schwartz of Cattaraugus; a brother, Floyd (Rita) Chapman of Florida; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Collins, Jr.; and a brother, Frank Chapman. Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Burial was at Sunset Hill Cemetery with arrangements by O'Rourke Funeral Home.

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COLOMBO, Nadine
POUND RIDGE, NEW YORK: Nadine L. Colombo, 45, died August 3, 1990 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Stamford, CT. She was born in Stamford. She was co-owner of Fashion Coiffures. She was the wife of Frank Columbo, and the sister of Doreen Hohn. Services were held at St. Aloysius Church in New Canaan. Interment was at St. John Cemetery in Norwalk under the direction of Magner Funeral Home.

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COMPTON, Edward A.
ASTORIA, NEW YORK: Edward Atkinson Compton, 13, died March 10, 1915. He was the son of Harry and Jennie Atkinson Compton. Services were held at the family home. Burial was at Cedar Lawn Cemetery.

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CONGDON, Teresa
HORNELL, NEW YORK: Teresa M. Harkenrider Congdon, 96, died May 21, 2008. She was born August 10, 1911 to the late Bernard and Mary Dunne Harkenrider. She attended the former Wellsville Normal School, and was a teacher in the Greenwood area. She later worked for Elmhurst Dairy. She attended St. Ignatius Loyola Church, and was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society. She a member of the Ladies of Columbus, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and the St. James Mercy Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by a son, Joseph (Patricia) Congdon of Manchester, CT; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Donald) Congdon of York, and Ann Marie Shaw of Rochester; a sister, Anna McCormick of Canisteo; a daughter-in-law, Mary Congdon of Livonia; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Congdon; a son, Richard Congdon; a grandson, Matthew Congdon; her parents; and two brothers, Donald Harkenrider and Francis Harkenrider. Services were held at St. Ignatius Loyola Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Bishop and Johnson Funeral Home.

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CONSTANTINE, Ruth
MOUNT MORRIS, NEW YORK: Ruth Constantine, 97, died October 12, 2003. She was born March 2, 1906 to Francesco and Carrie Barone Constantine. She was a retired secretary for Security Trust Bank with over 40 years of service. She attended St. Patrick's Church, and was a member of the Rosary Society. She is survived by a sister, Carolyn Bonafede of Dansville; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank, John and Charles; and two sisters, Mary and Clementine. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Burial was at St. Patrick's Cemetery with arrangements by John W. Martin Funeral Home.

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COOK, Robert
HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK: Robert Cook died in May of 1922 in Spokane, WA. He was brought to Hempstead for burial. He was a World War I veteran, and the husband of Hilah Hyde Smith Cook. Burial with military honors was at Greenfield Cemetery.

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COOTS, Rev. Max A.
CANTON, NEW YORK: Rev. Max Alden Coots, 81, died March 3, 2009 at his residence. He was born June 10, 1927 in Canisteo, NY to Dr. Carl Alden Coots and Mabel G. Brownell Coots. He held a bachelor's degree from Bucknell University, a master's degree in religious education from Teachers College of Columbia University, and a divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary. He was awarded a Doctor of Sacred Theology degree by Starr King School for the Ministry. He was ordained as a Universalist minister in 1953, and served as Assistant Minister at the Universalist Church of the Divine Paternity in New York City. He was also minister of the First Universalist Church in Cortland, NY, and the Canton Universalist (later Unitarian Universalist) Church, from which he retired after 34 years of service. Following retirement, he was named Minister Emeritus. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a community activist, and helped found the St. Lawrence County Chapter of NYSARC, the Church and Community Program, and North Country Freedom Homes. He was a recipient of the Human Services Award by the State University of Potsdam. He was the author of three books, Seasons of the Self, View From a Tree, and Leaning Against the Wind. He enjoyed ceramics, sculpting and gardening. Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Ramsay; three sons, Douglas and his wife Amy Bernhardt of Harvard, MA, Daniel and his wife Kimberly M. Coots of Nashville, TN, and Brian and partner Karen E. Johnson of Pierrepont and West Potsdam, NY; two stepsons and their wives, David and Hadassah M. Ramsay of Nottingham, NH, and Douglas and Kimberly S. Ramsay of Kensington, MD; a stepdaughter, Meribeth Hutto of Warrenton, VA; his former wife, Emilie J. Fritz "Fritzie" Coots of Canton; 5 grandchildren; and 6 step-grandsons. He was preceded in death by a wife, Betty Hutto. Services were held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton. Arrangements were handled by Lawrence Funeral Home.

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CORLESS, Richard
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Richard Corless died August 6, 1917. He was the husband of Celia Burns Corless. Funeral services were held at his home. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery.

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CORRENTE, Sonia
YONKERS, NEW YORK: Sonia Corrente, 50, died August 26, 1975 at Yonkers General Hospital. She was born October 23, 1925 in Hawaii. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, and had lived in Yonkers for 23 years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Corrente, Sr.; a son, Louis Corrente, Jr. of Yonkers; a daughter, Tania Corrente of Yonkers; a sister, Katherine (Frank) Bisceglia; and three brothers in Hawaii. Services were held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery by Sinatra Funeral Home.

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COX, Sister St. Gabriel
PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK: Sr. St. Gabriel Cox, IHM, died August 15, 1995. She was born April 19, 1906 in Pennsylvania to Henry E. and Bernadette Hertzog Cox. She entered the IHM Congregation in 1922, and professed her final vows on December 8, 1930. She earned bachelor degrees in French and English from Marywood College. She was a teacher, and engaged in over 70 years of ministry. She taught elementary school at St. Ephrem in Brooklyn, NY, St. Mary and St. John in Cresson, PA, St. Matthew in Wilmington, DE, and Immaculate Conception in Lock Haven, PA. She also taught at secondary schools, including Sacred Heart in La Plata, MD, St. Patrick in Olyphant, PA, St. Rosalia in Pittsburgh, PA, Immaculate Conception in Lock Haven, PA, All Saints in Masontown, PA, and South Scranton Catholic. She served at the catechetical center at St. Patrick Parish in Milford, PA, and was involved in prayer ministry at St. Peter of Alcantara Convent in Port Washington from 1980 until her passing. She is survived by a brother, Ralph of Brooklyn; a sister, Sr. Maria Bernadette Cox, IHM, of the Marian Convent; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Sr. Englebert Cox, IHM, Helen Prague, and Geraldine Trexler; and two brothers, Russell and Leroy. Services were held at the Marian Convent. Burial was at St. Catherine's Cemetery in Moscow, PA.

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CRAMER, Sister Mary Gabriel
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Sr. Mary Gabriel, O.P., died August 12, 1964. She was born Margaret Cramer to Jacob and Jeanette Taylor Cramer. She was the sister of Leo Cramer, Cecilia McConnell, and Henry Cramer, all of Albany; and was also survived by her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Dominican Retreat House Chapel. Burial was at St. Agnes Cemetery.

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CRANDALL, Marguerite
SILVER CREEK, NEW YORK: Marguerite E. Crandall died September 23, 1951 at Buffalo General Hospital. She was born in Ripley to Henry and Mary NeMoyer. She was an actress with the Lubin Motion Picture Co., and acted in a number of early films, including The Servant Girl's Legacy and His Sudden Recovery. She was particularly active between 1912 and 1914. She had been a Silver Creek resident since 1915, following her marriage to Herbert J. Crandall. Survivors include a daughter, Sylvia Ann; two sisters, Mrs. Donald B. McCruden, and Mrs. Kenneth Willoughby; and a brother, Edgar NeMoyer. Note: Burial may be at Westfield Cemetery in Chataqua County, NY (there is someone there with that name). Also, one source spells her maiden name NeMoyer, while others render it as Ne Moyer, with a space between the capital letters.

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CRISPINO, Marie
PAINTED POST, NEW YORK: Marie Grace Crispino, 85, died April 7, 2008. She was born September 24, 1922 to Anthony and Catherine Mazzacua Cascio. She was a graduate of Cortland State Teachers College, and held a masters degree from Elmira College. She taught at Riverside Day School, Lindley Presho, and Kent Phillips. She was a member of the New York State Retired Teachers' Association, the Italian-American Women's Club, the Catholic Women's Club, and was a former treasurer for the local Corning-Painted Post Retired Teachers' Association. She was a communicant of All Saints Parish, and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, the Painted Post Food Pantry, and hospitals. Survivors include a son, Myron Joseph (Anne) Crispino, Jr. of Corning; two daughters, Lisa Marie Puccia of Woodstock, GA, and Barbara Jean (John Robb) Saunders of Ormond Beach, FL; a brother, John Francis Cascio of Fairfax, VA; a sister, Amelia Catherine (Carl) Morrell of Elmira; a brother-in-law, Paul Welty; two sisters-in-law, Mary Beth Crispino, and Lucille Cavallaro; 7 grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Myron Joseph Crispino; two brothers, Joseph Cascio and Lawrence Cascio; two sisters, Antoinette Sullivan and Anne Malone; a sister-in-law, Rosemary Welty; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Crispino. Services were held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Phillips Funeral Home.

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CROSIER, Helen
EAST BERNE, NEW YORK: Helen Rendo Crosier, 72, died February 21, 1993 at St. Peter's Hospital. She was born in Knox. She was the longtime owner of Helen's Star Market, and had moved to East Berne in 1948. She attended St. John's Lutheran Church, and was past secretary-treasurer of the East Berne Businessman's Association and a Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a former member of the East Berne Fire Co. Ladies' Auxiliary. Survivors include two sons, John Crosier, Jr. and George F. Crosier, both of East Berne; a daughter, Madeline Magrew of Berne; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Crosier, Sr. Interment was at Memory's Garden in Colonie under the direction of Fredendall Funeral Home.

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CULLEN, Grace
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Grace E. Frederick Cullen died November 30, 1987. She was the mother of Christine Semple and Frederick T. Cullen. She had 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William Cullen. Services were held at Bellevue Reformed Church. Interment was in Guilderland, NY under the direction of Bond Funeral Home.

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CUMMINGS, Larry E.
WELLSVILLE, NEW YORK: Larry E. "Pops" Cummings died October 23, 2009. He was born November 5, 1950 to Norman and M. Louise Beckwith Cummings. He was a truck driver for DG Livergood Trucking in Belmont. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, and enjoyed horses and motorcycles. Survivors include a daughter, Vicki (Calvin) Curry of Hunt; two sons, David Cummings of Crossville, TN, and Dennis Cummings of Wellsville; his mother; a sister, Vickie (Max) Freeman of Wellsville; a brother, Terry (Gloria) Cummings of Dansville; 5 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; his nieces and nephews; and his friends, including his best friend, Chris Finnemore. He was preceded in death by his father; and a granddaughter. Arrangements were handled by J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home.

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CUMMINS, Mary
WELLSVILLE, NEW YORK: Mary Cummins, 88, died December 17, 1981 at her daughter's home in Wellsville. She was a former resident of Platteville, WI. Survivors include a son, Earl of San Jose, CA; a daughter, Dorothy Granger of Wellsville; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lester. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery in Platteville by Bonin Funeral Home.

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CURRIE, Margaret
RONKONKOMA, NEW YORK: Margaret Currie, 73, died December 21, 1957 at Brookhaven Hospital. She was born in Scotland, and came to America as a child. She was survived by her husband, John Currie; and three sisters, Mrs. Abraham Hanna, Mrs. James Lavin, and Mrs. Kenneth South. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Coram under the direction of Weber Funeral Home.

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CURZYDLO, Father M. Ignatius
CANANDAIGUA, NEW YORK: Fr. M. Ignatius Curzydlo, S.A.C., 98, died February 27, 2011 at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse in Pittsford. He was born January 30, 1913 in Poland to Andrew and Helen Klaput Curzydlo. He was ordained to the priesthood in the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines) in 1939. He served in Brazil, Maryland, Connecticut, and Buffalo, where he was named rector of a Pallottine community. He served as chaplain of the Buffalo VA Hospital for 16 years, and as chaplain at the the Canandaigua VA Medical Center for 25 years. Services were held at St. Mary Church in Canandaigua. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Canandaigua under the direction of Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home.

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CUTWAY, Katherine
WEST FALLS, NEW YORK: Katherine L. Balistrieri Cutway died April 24, 2010. She was born August 25, 1924. She was the mother of Diane (Mario) Valentin and the late Gerald T. Cutway; and the sister of Victoria (Richard) Lajoie, and the late Antoinette Covelli and Peter Balistrieri. She had 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred L. Cutway. Arrangements were handled by Kenneth Howe Funeral Home.

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D'AMICO, Rose
ALBANY, NEW YORK: Rose Spinosa D’Amico, 99, died October 7, 2009 at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center. She attended St. James Church, and was a lifelong Albany resident. Survivors include a daughter, Carol C. Keator (John) of Mission Viejo, CA; a son-in-law, James Sutherland of Delmar; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-granddaughters; her nieces and nephews; and her grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles D'Amico; a daughter, Eileen A. Sutherland; a sister, Victoria Ippolito; and a brother, James Spinosa. Services were held at St. James Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Glenmont with arrangements by Daniel Keenan Funeral Home.

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DATCHU, Georgette
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Georgette M. Datchu died October 23, 2004. She was born May 18, 1915 to the late Pierre and Marguritte Datchu. She was a retired medical secretary, and attended St. Vincent de Paul Church. She enjoyed French food and wines. She is survived by a niece, Gisele Glynn. She was the sister of the late Renee Datchu. Services were held at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Gannon Funeral Home.

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DAYNOVSKA, Raya
NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK: Raya Daynovska, 83, died December 24, 1998 at Ellis Hospital. She formerly lived in Russia. Survivors include a daughter, Eleonora (Naum) Shkaf of Niskayuna; a brother, Israel Kashtelyan of Niskayuna; and 2 grandsons. Interment was at Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Schenectady under the direction of Levayah Chapels.

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DECKER, Henry, Sr.
LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK: Henry Decker, Sr., 76, died December 7, 1978 at Placid Memorial Hospital. He was born March 3, 1902 in Cadyville to Peter and Sarah Reynolds Decker. He was a retired yardman for Lamb Lumber Company. He was been a resident of Lake Placid for over 50 years. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Fisk Decker; a daughter, Evelyn (Robert) Whitney of Lake Placid; two sons, Richard and Henry Decker, Jr., both of Lake Placid; two sisters, Annie Johnson of Lake Placid, and Mary Burnell of Dannemora; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the North Elba Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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DECKER, Nancy
MALTA, NEW YORK: Nancy V. Decker, 54, died November 10, 2010 at her home. She was born in Troy, NY. She is survived by her husband, John F. Decker; a daughter, Leah (Marlando) Stiles; two sons, John Decker, and Lonnie (Hofit) Decker; her mother, Marcella Peters Hare; two brothers, Steve (Cynthia) Hare, and Nelson Hare; two sisters, Sheryl Hare, and Susanne Bielawa; her grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Nelson Hare. Services were held at the United Church of Cohoes. Arrangements were entrusted to Mevec Funeral Home.

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DeFAZIO, Angelo
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK: Angelo DeFazio died July 21, 1972. He was the husband of the late Jenni Alonge DeFazio; the father of Elaine DeFazio and Leonard DeFazio, both of the home; the brother of Nellie (Thomas) Rinallo, Anthony DeFazio, Louis DeFazio, Nardine (Angelo) Carmela, and the late Concetta M_ (name unreadable). He was also survived by his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of M.J. Colucci Funeral Chapel.

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DEMING, Virginia
WEEDSPORT, NEW YORK: Virginia Deming, 82, died November 4, 2012 in Syracuse. She was the daughter of John and Lillian Deming, and was a native of Astoria, NY. She had been an area resident since 1994, and had been in Weedsport since 2008. She had been involved with the Seneca Cayuga ARC. There are no known surviving relatives. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Farrell's Funeral Service.

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DEMITRASZEK, Beatrice
AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK: Beatrice K. Demitraszek, 78, died August 30, 2008 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born May 14, 1930 in New York City to William and Beatrice Going Krutz. She was a former resident of Hagaman, NY. She held an associate's degree in fine arts from F.M.C.C., and worked at a seamstress for clothing manufacturers in New York City and Amsterdam. She was a member of the Ladies' Garment Union, and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting and painting. She is survived by a daughter, Maryann Osborne (David) of Amsterdam; two sons, Anthony "Tony" Demitraszek, Sr. of Hastings, and John J. Demitraszek, Jr. (Kanako) of Salisbury, NC; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Demitraszek. Cremation was at the Vale Crematory in Schenectady with arrangements by Betz, Rossi and Bellinger Funeral Home.

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DePUYT, Neal
FAIRPORT, NEW YORK: Neal DePuyt died January 1, 1961. Survivors include his wife, Frances DePuyt; two sons, David and Robert; two daughters, Margaret Laws and Bernardine DeAngelidis; three sisters, Mrs. John Ayer, Mrs. Isaac DeBruyne, and Mrs. Morles Meyers; and 12 grandchildren. Burial was at the Pittsford Cemetery under the direction of Emery Funeral Home.

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DeSOCIO, Sister Philomena
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Sr. Philomena DeSocio, SSJ, died October 21, 1987 at the St. Joseph Convent Infirmary. She was a native of Elmira. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1926. She held a teaching degree from Nazareth College. She had been an elementary school teacher for over 40 years, and taught in Oswego, Rochester and Syracuse, as well as in Selma, AL. She later served as director of activities for the Sisters of St. Joseph. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Beatrice DeSocio; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Matthew and Julia Derito, Carmel Spallone, and Mary Quatrano; a brother-in-law, Americo D'Aloisio; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; her grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and her religious community. Services were held at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse Chapel.

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DETORO, Della
NEW WINDSOR, NEW YORK: Della Detoro, 62, died November 18, 1982 at the Cornwall Hospital. She was born July 31, 1920 in Newburgh to Leroy and Harriet White. She retired from the Vicki Clothing Co. Survivors include her husband, Gus Detoro; three daughters, Linda (James) Verfurth of Beacon, Grace (M. Dell) Thorpe of New Windsor, and Shirley (William) Badner of Marlboro; two sons, Thomas Detoro of New Windsor and John Detoro of Beacon; two brothers, Homer White of Newburgh and Richard White of Poughquag; and 11 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Coloni Funeral Home.

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DEVAN, Catherine
BOMBAY, NEW YORK: Catherine C. Devan, 99, died June 2, 1983 at St. Joseph's Home in Ogdensburg. She was born June 29, 1883 in Saranac to Patrick and Elizabeth Ryan Kennedy. Survivors include a daughter, Agnes Devan of Bombay; three sons, Msgr. Francis P. Deval of Indian Lake, Fr. Clarence M. Devan of Bombay, and Gerald E. Devan of Willsboro; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jeremiah Devan; and 10 siblings. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at St. James Cemetery under the direction of Cappiello-McKenzie Funeral Home.

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DIAMOND, Bedelia
HOMER, NEW YORK: Bedelia "Dee" Diamond, 71, died July 26, 2009. She was born April 21, 1938 to the late Emily and Roscoe Diamond. She formerly worked at Smith Corona, Cortland Line Co., and Cortland Memorial Hospital, and had also served as a nurse with the U.S. Navy. She enjoyed mechanics, coin collecting, and bird watching. She is survived by her companion of 44 years, Donald Crapo; a daughter, Kaley Diamond of Oregon; her sons, Daniel Crapo of Cortland, Malcolm "Mac" and Donald Wildman of Norristown PA, and Roscoe Diamond of New Hampshire; four sisters, Rosalie Skidmore, Mona Lou Diamond, Sandra Jones, and Lisa Towndro; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

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DiLODOVICO, June
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK: June Caddell DiLodovico, 83, of West Brighton, died May 30, 2011 at Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton. She was born in West Brighton, and was a graduate of St. Peter's Girls' High School. She was a school crossing guard at Sacred Heart Elementary School with 28 years of service. She had also formerly worked for Chase Manhattan Bank. She enjoyed traveling and volunteer work. She was a member of the Deborah League of Staten Island. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, William DiLodovico; a daughter, Terry Dorn; two sons, Billy and Anthony; a sister, Delores Gagliardi; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery in Pleasant Plains by Harmon Funeral Home.

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DOCKSTADER, Ira
JOHNSTOWN, NEW YORK: Ira Dockstader, 87, died July 20, 1978 at his residence. He was born April 17, 1891 in Ephratah, NY. He retired from Karg Brothers Tannery, and had also worked at Ireland Brothers Glove Company. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, and had served on the council of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Ethen Van Lone Dockstader; a son, Alton Dockstader of Johnstown; 2 granddaughters; 4 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Ehle Funeral Home.

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DONNELLY, Katherine
MALONE, NEW YORK: Katherine A. Donnelly, 96, died June 24, 2007. She was born March 19, 1911 to George and Agnes Steinecker Spooner. For was a former dietitian for Beechnut Foods. She attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and enjoyed vegetable gardening. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Patricia Donnelly of Canton; and 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Donnelly. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial was at Morningside Cemetery by Lawrence Funeral Home.

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DORAN, Father William
PALMYRA, NEW YORK: Rev. William A Doran, 86, died August 22, 1973 at St. Ann's Home. He was born June 20, 1887 in Rush. He was pastor emeritus of St. Anne's Church in Palmyra. He was ordained June 12, 1915 at the old St. Patrick's Cathedral. He had also served as pastor at St. Charles Borromeo and Holy Redeemer Churches, both in Rochester, St. Mary's Church in Bath, and Holy Family Church in Auburn. Additionally, he was a chaplain at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira and St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Fred Reidal and Sister M. Esther Doran, SSJ. Services were held at St. Anne's Church. Interment was at St. Columbkille Cemetery in Seneca Falls.

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DOWDELL, Paul
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Paul Dowdell, 57, died February 18, 2011 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1953 in Syracuse to Wilbert and Frances Dowdell. He held bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Oswego State University. He was vice-principal at Grant Middle School, and formerly taught at Bellevue School. He worked for the Salvation Army for 17 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Gospel Temple Church Of God In Christ, and was a licensed minister, serving as the Sunday School and Y.P.W.W. superintendent. Survivors include a brother, George Dowell of Syracuse; six sisters, Mary Sheppard of Buffalo, and Lela Barnes, Shirley Cage, Lithia Harris, Dean (George) Anthony, and Cordell Dowdell, all of Syracuse; and a special friend, Ella Crenshaw. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and a sister. Services were held at Gospel Temple Church Of God In Christ. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Farone and Son Funeral Home.

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DUDLEY, Richard A.
GENESEO, NEW YORK: Richard A. Dudley, 94, died September 29, 2002. He was born October 13, 1907 to John and Emma Ackerley Dudley. He was the retired owner of Western Auto in Geneseo, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended St. Michael's Episcopal Church. He is survived by a niece, Virginia (Eugene) Shaw of Columbia, SC; and a great-niece, Susan (John) Farmer of Columbia, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret "Peg" Dudley. Services were held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church. Interment was at St. Michael's Memorial Urn Garden under the direction of Rector-Hicks Funeral Home.

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DUNAJEWSKI, Stanley
UTICA, NEW YORK: Stanley Dunajewski, 82, died January 16, 2010. He was born October 6, 1927 to Stanley and Bertha Moczek Dunajewski. He retired from General Electric, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by two sisters, Helen Zawislan of New Hartford, and Jane Lis of AZ; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters. Burial was at Holy Trinity Cemetery with arrangements by Kowalczyk Funeral Home.

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DUNITZ, Rose
MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK: Rose Dunitz, 97, died September 5, 2005 at Glen Arden Health Care Center in Goshen. She was born August 12, 1908 in Brooklyn to Samuel A. and Bertha Gordon. She was a 74-year Middleton area resident. She was a member of Temple Sinai, where she was a former Hebrew School teacher, and was a member of the Temple's Sisterhood. She and her husband were recipients of the Temple Sinai Members of the Year award. She was also a past president of the Middletown Chapter of Hadassah. She is survived by a daughter, Hannah (Hadassah) Stein (Sherman) of Davis, CA; a son, N. Daniel Dunitz (Phyllis) of Middletown; two brothers, Seymour H. Gordon (Shirley) of Warwick, and Arnold I. Gordon (Bernice) of Los Angeles, CA; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Pan Meadow and Florence Cooper; and two brothers, Louis A. and Moe Gordon. Services were held at Temple Sinai. Interment was at Temple Sinai Cemetery in Circleville with arrangements by Cornelius, Dodd and Connell Funeral Home.

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DUPRAS, Gwenevere
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK: Gwenevere A. Evock Dupras, 77, died March 14, 2009. She was born in Bellefonte, PA to George J. and Naomi Mae Miller Evock. She worked at Elderwood Healthcare, and also at the Carborundum Company and Howard Johnson's in Niagara Falls. She enjoyed trips to the casino and playing bingo. Survivors include three children, Michael A. Incorvia, Dominic C. Spacone, and Elizabeth A. (Michael) Easterly, all of Niagara Falls; a sister, Rosalie (James) Griffin of Dayton, OH; a granddaughter; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Nancy J. Evock. Arrangements were handled by M.J. Colucci and Son Niagara Funeral Chapel.

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DYCHKO, Virginia
HERKIMER, NEW YORK: Virginia F. Dychko, 87, died August 24, 2008. She was born October 14, 1920 to the late Joseph and Ida Vincent. She attended Ss. Anthony and Joseph Church. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Stalnaker of Fairport; a son, Michael Dychko of Herkimer; a sister, Violet Cook of Dolgeville; 2 granddaughters; a great-grandson; and several nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Dychko; and two brothers, Joseph Vincent and Michael Vincent. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi, and Burns Funeral Home.

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EGAN, Charles H., Sr.
JOHNSTOWN, NEW YORK: Charles H. Egan, Sr., 83, died August 26, 2004. He was born May 20, 1921 to the late Charles E. and Melissa Ward Egan. He retired from Niagara Mohawk. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Florence Martin Egan; a daughter, Sandra Guzzardo of Sacramento, CA; four sons, Charles H. Egan, Jr. of Delanson, Michael P. Egan of Broadalbin, and Thomas H. Egan and Scott M. Egan, both of Johnstown; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements were handled by A.G. Cole Funeral Home.

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EGGAR, Rosella
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Rosella Eggar, 83, died December 25, 1977 in Brooklyn. She was born in 1894 in Shakopee, MN. She had been a winter resident of Sarasota, FL for 12 years. She was a member of the Christian Science religion. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Engler of Brooklyn; 5 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Brooklyn.

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ELSTON, Allen
WEEDSPORT, NEW YORK: Allen Elston, 82, died April 13, 1950 in Sennett. He was a farmer. There were no known surviving family members. Interment was at the Weedsport Rural Cemetery under the direction of Kinney Funeral Home.

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ELTHORP, Donald
ALBANY, NEW YORK: Donald P. Elthorp, 83, died March 10, 2007 at the Albany County Nursing Home. He was born January 12, 1924 in Utica to Howard and Thelma Cushman Elthorp. He was a retired maintenance worker for Sears Roebuck in Schenectady, and formerly worked for Archway Cookies. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a former resident of Watervliet. He attended St. Ambrose Church in Latham, and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He is survived by a sister, Edna Marko of Middleville; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded death by his parents; and two sisters, Gertrude Patterson and Betty Olin. Services were held at St. John's Church in Newport. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Schenectady under the direction of Autenrith Funeral Home.

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ELY, Charles
WEEDSPORT, NEW YORK: Charles H. Ely, Sr., 64, died February 23, 2007 at Community General Hospital. He was born in Houston. He was a member of Ironworkers Union Local #60 in Syracuse, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He had lived in Weedsport for 36 years, and formerly lived in Baldwinsville and Jordan. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Patricia McPeak Ely; two sons, Timothy P. Ely of Weedsport, and Charles H. (Petie) Ely, Jr. of Lancaster, PA; his father, Lester 'Dutch" of Florida; four brothers, George of Elbridge, Fred of Cato, Richard of Jordan, and Wallace "Pete" of Jordan; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Palma; and a brother, Donald. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Skaneateles under the direction of Bush Funeral Home.

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ERIKSEN, Lillian
PATTERSONVILLE, NEW YORK: Lillian Eriksen, 50, died March 10, 1959. She was born in Brooklyn. She attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Schenectady. She was survived by her husband, Walter Eriksen; two sons, Walter J. and Eric Eriksen; and a daughter, Lillian Ruth Eriksen. Interment was at the Lutheran Cemetery in Schoharie under the direction of Warner Funeral Home.

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EVOLO, Edith
HERKIMER, NEW YORK: Edith Cassella Evolo, 93, died November 23, 2008. She was born on October 1, 1915 to the late Frank and Rosina Scalise Cassella. She attended Ss. Anthony and Joseph Church, and enjoyed crocheting. She is survived by two daughters, RoseMary Evolo of Herkimer, and Dolores Pinto (Donald) of Whitesboro; a son, Michael Evolo (Dorothy) of Whitesboro; her in-laws, Rose Evola of Rome, James Gelose of New Hartford, and Jasper Evola of Hamburg; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Sam T. Evolo; and four siblings, Eva Cassella, Ardina Casale, Nora Gelose, and Mario Cassella. Services were held at Ss. Anthony and Joseph Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Enea Family Funeral Home.

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FAHRENHOLZ, William
LIBERTY, NEW YORK: William Fahrenholz died February 19, 1922. He was the husband of Mathilda Tietjen Fahrenholz. Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in North Bergen, NJ.

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FALCONE, Josephine
WEST HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK: Josephine Sciascio Falcone, 55, died January 1, 2002. She was born January 23, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY to Ralph Sciascio and Velma Johnson. She is survived by three children, Jennifer Falcone, Michelle Falcone, and Stephen Falcone, all of West Hempstead; a brother, Miachael Sciascio of West Hempstead; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ralph Sciascio; and her grandparents, Eva Lee and Emmett Johnson. Burial was at St. Charles Cemetery by Krauss Funeral Home.

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FAULS, Stephanie
OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK: Stephanie Popielarski Fauls, 83, died September 26, 2009. She was the mother of Mary Ellen Thorgramson (Terry), Richard M. Fauls, and the late James Kevin Fauls; and the sister-in-law of Genevieve Fauls. She had 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, James. Services were held at St. Dominic's Chapel. Arrangements were entrusted to Oyster Bay Funeral Home.

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FEELEY, Maureen
AVON, NEW YORK: Maureen A. Feeley, 57, died February 9, 2001 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born May 5, 1943 in Rochester to John A. Feeley and Elizabeth Harrington Feeley. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Jane Feeley of Avon; 2 nieces; 2 great-nieces; a great-nephew; and her cousins, including Bernard Kiel, with whom she resided. Services were held at St. Agnes Church. Interment was at St. Agnes Cemetery with arrangements by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home.

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FEENEY, Francis S.
PENN YAN, NEW YORK: Francis Stewart Feeney, 71, died April 2, 1966 at the Bath Veterans' Hospital. He was born September 13, 1895 in Westerly, RI. He worked at the Rochester Department of Public Works for 35 years. He was a World War I veteran, and served with the Lost Battalion. He was survived by his wife, Martha Taylor Feeney; a son, Stephen Feeney; four daughters, Barbara Sullivan, Sharon DeVos, Mary Feeney, and Helen Taylor; a sister, Ann Feeney; three brothers, George, Edward and Joseph; and 10 grandchildren. Interment was at St. Michael's Cemetery under the direction of Cahill Funeral Home.

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FENDLY, Roy
GLENVILLE, NEW YORK: Roy W. Fendly, 83, died September 13, 1996 at his residence. He was born in Albany. He had worked as a truck driver with Fort Hunter Truck Co., and had also been employed at the American Locomotive Co. Survivors include his wife, Josephine Kwiatkowski Fendly; a son, Roy J. Fendly of Schenectady; two daughters, Jane Ulrich of Ballston Spa and Josephine Pasko of Schenectady; two stepbrothers, William Marshall of Schenectady and Donald Marshall of Houston; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Memory's Garden in Colonie under the direction of the Schenectady Cremation Service.

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FERRIS, Algernon
BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK: Algernon E. Ferris, 92, died February 26, 2010. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a longtime member of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Binghamton. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Judy Ferris of Auburn; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Douglas Thorne of Binghamton; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Edith Ferris. Arrangements were handled by Savage Funeral Home.

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FIELDS, Haldon H.
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Haldon Harcourt Fields died June 4, 2008. He was born in Barbados on February 29, 1940. He came to United Kingdom at the age of 19 and resided there for over 20 years, and then came to New York. He is survived by a daughter, Karen; a son, Jason; two sisters, Erla and Cyrilene; six brothers, John, Bryan, Rodney, Everton, Tony and Joseph; 3 grandchildren; and his many friends. Interment was at Cypress Hills Cemetery by R. Steven LeGall Home For Funerals.

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FINEGAN, Madge
GOUVERNEUR, NEW YORK: Madge Cassidy Finegan, 93, died March 8, 1970 at Gouverneur Edward John Noble Hospital. She was born December 5, 1875 to William and Elizabeth McDonald Cassidy. She was a nurse. She was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters, and attended St. James Church, where she had been active with the Altar and Rosary Society. Survivors include a son, Andrew; a daughter, Anna (Victor) Hughes; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter W. Finegan. Services were held at St. James Church. Interment was at St. James Cemetery under the direction of Burr-Green Funeral Home.

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FISCHETTE, Sister Mary Clarice
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Sr. M. Clarice Fischette, S.S.J., 92, died February 21, 2003. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1931. She held degrees in English and education from Nazareth College. She was a volunteer and aide coordinator at the School of the Holy Childhood, and taught at St. Theodore's and Nazareth Hall in Rochester, St. Mary's in Elmira, and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Brockport. She also served with infirmary visitation, hospitality and prayer ministries. Survivors include her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her religious community. Services were held at the Motherhouse chapel. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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FISHER, Francis
MAYBROOK, NEW YORK: Francis J. Fisher, 77, died March 10, 1974 at Horton Memorial Hospital in Middletown. He was born August 3, 1896 in Marlboro to George W. and Sarah Alsdorf Fisher. He was a shop foreman and wreck master with the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. He attended Maybrook United Methodist Church, and was a member of the American Railway Supervisors and the Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Pearl Winslow Fisher. Interment was at Warwick Cemetery under the direction of Millspaugh Funeral Home.

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FITZGERALD, Clara
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK: Clara M. Fitzgerald died October 10, 1949 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Edward J. Fitzgerald; three daughters, Mrs. William J. Ryan, Jr., Mrs. A. Forester and Mrs. William Kelman; three sons, Paul W. Fitzgerald, Francis J. Fitzgerald, and John P. Fitzgerald; a brother, William Van Netter; and three sisters, Mrs. Ethel Stewart, Mrs. Alma Dunster, and Mrs. Lena Wilson. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Burial was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Rhoney Funeral Home.

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FONTANE, Virginia
PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK: Virginia M. Fontane, 89, died November 17, 2008. She was born September 29, 1919 to Francis and Edna Weightman Bushery. She was a former secretary for Puritan Clothing Store. She enjoyed traveling and flower gardening, and attended Our Lady of Victory Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tuffield; a son, James; and her parents. Survivors include three brothers-in-law, Herbert Fountain of West Chazy, and Horace and Jack Fountain of Plattsburgh; three sisters-in-law, Catherine Kowaleski of Balston Lake, Joan T. Dignard of Lake Park, FL, and Leonora M. Bushery of Plattsburgh; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Our Lady of Victory Church. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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FORSLING, Glenn
PENN YAN, NEW YORK: Glenn R. Forsling, 79, died January 8, 2007. He was born February 20, 1927 to the late George and Dorothy Perry Forsling. He was a Yates County firefighter for over 60 years. He was a past assistant chief of the Branchport Fire Department, and served with the Penn Yan Fire Department's Hunter Hook and Ladder Co. He was a member of the Yates County Fire Association, and the Yates County Fire Police Association. He also worked for Coach and Equipment, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the the American Legion, the VFW, and the Branchport Rod and Gun Club. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Roger Snyder of Penn Yan; and many friends. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel.

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FOSTER, Muriel
CORONA, NEW YORK: Muriel M. Foster, 70, died August 12, 2008. She was the daughter of James Washington and Ranella English. Survivors include two sons, Keith Foster, and Robert Foster; and a daughter, Toni Foster. Services were held at Amity Baptist Church. Interment was at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale under the direction of J. Foster Phillips Funeral Home.

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FRACASSO, Louise
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Louise Fracasso died February 17, 1969. She was the mother of Albina (Pasquale) Fusco. She had two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincenzo Fracasso. Services were held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery under the direction of DeLegge Funeral Home.

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FRENO, Elizabeth
FISHKILL, NEW YORK: Elizabeth M. Weinstein Freno, 69, died May 8, 1992. She was born June 29, 1922 in Pearl River, NY to George and Anna Battle Weinstein. She had lived in Fishkill for 22 years, and was a former resident of Laurelton, Long Island. She was the mother of Paul Freno, Elisabeth "Betsy" Mano, and Paula Whitcomb; and the sister of Marth Hetling. She had 3 granddaughters, and was also survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul S. Freno. Services were held at St. Mary Mother of the Church Parish. Interment was at Fishkill Rural Cemetery by Auchmoody Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her daughter's name as Elizabeth Manno.

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FURMAN, Ella
ILION, NEW YORK: Ella Remington Furman died December 21, 1913 at her residence. She was born June 18, 1845 in New York. She was the daughter of Philo and Caroline Augusta Lathrop Remington. She was survived by her husband, Howard Cogswell Remington; two sons, Fred and William Greene; and a sister, Ida (Watson C.) Squire. She was predeceased by her first husband, Elijah Prieste Greene; and a son, Harry.

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