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TABOLT, Beatrice
LOWVILLE, NEW YORK: Beatrice M. Tabolt, 76, died December 14, 2009 at Lewis County General Hospital. She was born September 13, 1933 to the late Robert and Bertha Turck Tabolt. She was a graduate of the College of St. Rose in Albany, and held a master's degree in business education from Syracuse University. She was a retired teacher in the business department of North Syracuse Central School, and formerly taught business in Boonville. She had also been a secretary for GE. She attended St. Peter's Catholic Church. She is survived by a sister, Anna M. Tabolt; and her cousins. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery in New Bremen under the direction of Iseneker Funeral Home.

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TACOPINO, Theresa
TOTTENVILLE, NEW YORK: Theresa Tacopino passed away January 2, 2007. She was the mother of Anthony and Cherie Tacopino, Cosmo and Irma Tacopino, John and Aileen Tacopino, Charles and Patricia Tacopino, and Theresa and Stephen Shaw; the grandmother of 17; and the great-grandmother of 7. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gus. Services were held at Our Lady Star Of The Sea Church. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home.

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TAMM, Raivo
RHINEBECK, NEW YORK: Raivo Tamm, 73, died September 28, 2010. He was born May 11, 1937 in Tartu, Estonia to the late Herbert and Leida Riipus Tamm. He came to the U.S. with his parents at age 11. He was a retired middle school math teacher. He was a member of the first graduating class of Dutchess Community College, and the first person to receive a liberal arts degree from SUNY New Paltz. He was a member of the Estonian Lutheran Church in New York City, the Red Hook Retired Teachers' Association, and the Red Hook Antique Car Club. He is survived by his wife, Linda Reid Tamm; and his son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter, Brian, Rebecca and Daphne Tamm of Rhinebeck. Interment was at Rhinebeck Cemetery with arrangements by Burnett and White Funeral Home.

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TANTALOS, Maria
MAHOPAC, NEW YORK: Maria Tantalos, 91, died December 6, 2007. She was born October 10, 1916 to James and Christina Demos. She is survived by three sons, Anton, Evan, and Dean; a sister, Betty Paynes; and 7 grandchildren. She was the wife of Vassilios Tantalos. Services were held at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Cargain Funeral Home.

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TARNOWSKI, Ariadna
WHITESBORO, NEW YORK: Ariadna Tarnowski, 84, died October 29, 2011. She was born September 17, 1927. She came to the United States in the late 1940s. She was a Catholic. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and cats. She is survived by a son, David Tarnowski (Donna) of Granger, IN; 4 four grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Edward Tarnowski. Interment was at St. Stanislaus Cemetery under the direction of Kowalczyk Funeral Home.

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TARQUINI, Louis
BEACON, NEW YORK: Louis D. Tarquini, 68, died January 5, 1981. He was born October 7, 1912. He was the father of Donald Tarquini. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Tarquini. Services were held at St. John's Church. Interment was at St. Joachim's Cemetery under the direction of Halvey Funeral Home.

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TAVERNI, Ugo
LITTLE FALLS, NEW YORK: Ugo A. Taverni, 83, died September 9, 2007. He was born January 4, 1924 to the late Antonio and Italia Cinquanta Taverni. He retired from Salada Foods, and was a member of Holy Family Parish. He was a former Democratic Party committeeman, and was a member of the AARP and the St. Joseph's Men's Club. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, bowling and gardening. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Marie McTiernan Taverni; two sons, Anthony Taverni (Linda) of Chestertown, and Edward Taverni (Diane) of Oswego; two daughters, Joan Dunn (Bill) of Yaphank, and Maria Burton (Douglas) of Mohawk; a brother, Bernard Taverni (Angela) of Little Falls; 8 grandchildren; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Elisa Fantera and Bernice Valent; and a brother, Guido Taverni. Services were held at Holy Family Parish. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Enea Family Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Ernest
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Ernest "Romance" Taylor, 80, died August 20, 2006 at Rosewood Heights Nursing Home. He formerly worked at Sam Dell Dodge. Survivors include his companion of 40 years, Dorothy Parks; a son, Salvadore Senior (Jeanette Dotson) of Newark, NY; seven stepchildren, Willie Gaddis of Marcy, Patricia Witter (Isaac) of Hopkins, SC, and Gloria Senior, Andra Mae Davis, Sharon Senior-Kelly, Julie Marcella, and Richard Parks, all of Syracuse; his step-grandchildren; several cousins; and his friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Leola Colbert; and his stepfather Robert Colbert and wife Carol Taylor. Arrangements were handled by Garland Brothers Funeral Home.

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TELFORD, Sister Elizabeth
GARRISON, NEW YORK: Sister Elizabeth Telford, S.A., 84, died August 28, 2009 at Graymoor in Garrison, NY. She was born March 13, 1925 in Rothesay, Scotland to Alan Watson Telford and Agnes Rooney. She joined the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement in 1946, professing her first vows in 1947 and her final vows in 1954. She was an Atonement missionary, and served in catechetical and pastoral ministry in Schenectady, Potsdam, Mechanicville, Brushton, Ogdensburg, Milford, MI, Revelstoke, BC, Burlington, VT, West Jordan, UT, Roosevelt, UT, Lakeview, OR, Salt Lake City, UT, Cranbrook, BC, Oildale, CA, Rockland, ME, Greenwich, CT, Boston, MA, and the Motherhouse. Survivors include a brother, Patrick Telford; three sisters, Alice Alan, Rita Rooney, and Ann McCabe; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Alan Telford. Services were held at the Motherhouse Chapel at Graymoor. Interment was at the Sisters' Cemetery in Garrison under the direction of Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home.

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TERRY, Bertha
YONKERS, NEW YORK: Bertha Malmborg Terry, 94, died April 24, 2008. She was born April 19, 1914. She was a longtime sales associate with W.T. Grant. She was the mother of Trudy Fahey of Mahopac, and Philip Terry of San Jose, CA; the grandmother of 7; and the great-grandmother of 6. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin F. Terry. Services were held at St. Eugene's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Flynn Memorial Home.

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TESSMER, Olive
SPRINGVILLE, NEW YORK: Olive M. Tessmer, 67, died April 17, 2001 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville. She was born June 5, 1933 in Collins to George and Harriet Willett Farner. She was a self-employed in-home health care provider, and had also worked at the Knowles-Fisher Division of AVM Corporation in Gowanda. She is survived by a daughter, Diane Luther of Dayton; a sister, Jeanette Miller of Springville; a brother, Norbert Farner of Perrysburg; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Earl and Elmer Farner; and a sister, Angeline Warhol. Interment was at Jolls Cemetery in Perrysburg by Schindler Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, George
NEWBURGH, NEW YORK: George W. Thompson, 89, died February 6, 1961. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Jane Guy Thompson. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery by Perrott Funeral Home.

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THORP, James
OVID, NEW YORK: James E. "Jim" Thorp, 78, died September 3, 2007 at the Seneca Nursing and Rehab Center in Waterloo. He was born November 22, 1928 in Plains, PA to Robert and Margaret McGuiness Thorp. He was a retired custodian at Ithaca College. Survivors include his cousins; and his friends. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Covert Funeral Home.

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THRALL, Barbara
JOHNSTOWN, NEW YORK: Barbara L. Thrall, 44, died August 30, 1977 at Johnstown Hospital. She was born in Gloversville. She worked at City National Bank in Gloversville, and was a former secretary for the Johnstown Reformed Church, of which she was a member. She enjoyed league bowling. Survivors include a son, James Thrall of Johnstown; two daughters, Cathy and Karen Thrall, both of Johnstown; a brother, Albert Botch of Gloversville; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Johnstown Reformed Church. Interment was at Fern Dale Cemetery under the direction of Barter and Donnan Funeral Home.

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THURSTON, Rose
FRANKFORT, NEW YORK: Rose Thurston, 79, died October 18, 2005. She was born October 26, 1925 to the late Leo and Julia Terras Thurston. She was a graduate of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center School of Nursing. She was a longtime registered nurse, and also practiced nursing in Africa for a year. She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Vera and Frank Matuszak of Arcadia, CA; her cousins; three nephews; and four great-nephews. Services were held at Our Lady Queen Of Apostles Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery with arrangements by V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home.

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TILLMAN, Shirley
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Shirley A. Tillman, 73, died February 25, 2003 at her residence. She was a native of Oneida, NY, and was the daughter of Harold and Irene Tillman. She earned a master's degree from Syracuse University, and was a retired school teacher for the ESM School District with 31 years of service. She was a member of the New York State Teachers' Association, the Syracuse University Alumnae, the Professional Women's League and Unity, the Church of Today, and served as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels of Syracuse. There are no known surviving relatives. Entombment was at Woodlawn Mausoleum with arrangements by Burns-Garfield Funeral Home.

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TIMM, Jonathan
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Jonathan Timm died February 9, 1941 at Kings County Hospital. He was a native of St. Vincent in the former British West Indies. He was survived by his wife and three children. Services were held at Rev. Williams Church on Pacific Street. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home.

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TISA, Charles, Sr.
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Charles Tisa, 89, died May 31, 2007. He was born December 24, 1917. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Nancy Tisa; a daughter, Maria (Doug) Knapp; three sons, Charles Tisa, Jr. (Chicky), Stephen (Mimi), and Thomas (Ann); 10 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Church of the Annunciation. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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TOLAN, Sister Mary
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Sr. Mary Tolan, 69, died February 14, 1986 at the infirmary of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Rochester. She was also known as Sr. Mary Augusta. She was a native of Geneva, and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1934. She held a teaching degree from Nazareth Normal School. She was a teacher at many different schools in the Rochester and Syracuse areas, including Holy Apostles, St. Ambrose, Immaculate Conception, Blessed Sacrament, Sacred Heart, St. Paul in Oswego, and St. John the Evangelist in Greece. Survivors include two sisters, Anne Sharlow of Watertown and Kathleen Sweeney of Geneva. Services were held at the convent Motherhouse.

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TOMACHESKY, Theodore
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Theodore F. Tomachesky, 83, died January 15, 2005 at Mercy of Northern New York. He was an Army veteran of World War II. There are no known surviving family members. Services were held at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in DeWitt under the direction of Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home.

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TONELOTTI, Frederick
WAVERLY, NEW YORK: Frederick Tonelotti, 74, died May 6, 2008. He was born February 3, 1934 to the late Nathaniel and Lucille Basinelli. He retired from the United States Navy with 23 years of service. Survivors include a daughter, Melissa (Steve) Reynolds of Waverly; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Tonelotti; a daughter, Kimbely Tonelotti; and a brother, Michael Tonelotti. Interment with military honors was at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Blauvelt Funeral Home.

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TORBITT, Patricia
OSWEGO, NEW YORK: Patricia A. Torbitt, 71, died November 12, 2004 at her residence. She was born March 10, 1933 in Fulton to Miles and Isabel Pfieffer Armstrong. She graduated from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in Utica. She was a retired registered nurse, and had worked at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital and the Oswego Hospital. She attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Minetto. Survivors include five sons, Jack (Debi) Torbitt of Volney, Jody (Susan) of New Hampshire, and Jamie (Michele), Jon Torbitt (fiancee Karen Ives), and Jeff (Sheilagh), all of Oswego; a daughter, Patti Ann Torbitt of Oswego; a sister, Helen Torbitt of Wolcott; a brother, Walter (Jeanne) Armstrong of Syracuse; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Ruth Armstrong and Bernadette Bennett; and a brother, Donald Armstrong. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery under the direction of Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

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TORTORELLA, Theresa
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Theresa Tortorella died March 15, 1930. She was the mother of Attilio, Matilda, Arturo, Albert, and Mrs. Inez Basso. Services were held at the family home. Burial was at St. John's Cemetery with arrangements by Thomas M. Quinn and Sons Funeral Home.

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TRECCAGNOLI, Anna
MASPETH, NEW YORK: Anna Treccagnoli, 106, died April 19, 2006. She was the wife of the late Joseph; the mother of Marie Mori and the late Amelia Lori; the mother-in-law of Richard; and the grandmother of Richard Lori and Colleen. Services were held at St. Adalbert's Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery with arrangements by Papavero Funeral Home.

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TREISTMAN, George
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK: George Treistman, 83, died December 24, 2009 at Hudson Valley Hospital. He was born April 29, 1926 in Los Angeles, CA to Anna Wind and Leo Treistman. He was a graduate of Stuyvesant College and Syracuse University. He went into the family business, and operated Bell Office Equipment Co. in Peekskill, Bell Dutchess in Wappingers Falls, and Bell Office Furniture in Katonah. He was also a former history teacher, and had also worked for the Mohansic Golf Course. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed golf and bowling, and was a member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Treistman; three children, Paul and Leigh Ann Treistman, and Gordon Hayes; twin grandchildren; and 2 nephews. Arrangements were handled by Cargain Funeral Home.

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TRIPPY, Cosmo A.
WESTFIELD, NEW YORK: Cosmo Anthony Trippy, 93, died December 24, 2006. He was born February 9, 1913 to the late Joseph and Josephine Polito Trippy. He was a retired welder for Renold, Inc., and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He enjoyed gardening, wine making, and hunting. He attended St. James Major Catholic Church. He was a life member of the American Legion and the WFW, and was also a member of the Loyal Order Of the Moose. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jody M. and Heidi Trippy of Westfield; a sister, Catherine Brandt of Buffalo; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ricotta Trippy; two sons, Steven and David Trippy; and three brothers, Frank, Russell D., and Charles Trippy. Services were held at St. James Major Catholic Church. Burial was at St. James Cemetery by Mason Funeral Home.

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TROLIO, Dorina
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Dorina R. Trolio, 84, died January 16, 2011 at Ellis Residential and Rehabilitation Center in Schenectady. She was born May 20, 1921 in Italy to Joseph and Venera Fasano Tozzi. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, and enjoyed reading, baking and cooking. She was a former member of the Woestina Young at Hearts Senior Citizens, and enjoyed traveling with senior groups. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia M. Trolio of Schenectady; three sons, John Trolio (Mary) of Schenectady, Michael Trolio of Scotia, and Richard Trolio (Elizabeth) of Westerly, RI; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gino E. Trolio; her parents; and a brother, Dario Tozzi. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Internment was at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Glenville under the direction of Bond Funeral Home.

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TURSCHMANN, Eugen
MATTYDALE, NEW YORK: Eugen Berthold Turschmann, 97, died May 4, 2005. He was born January 7, 1908 in Karlsruhe, Germany. He was a retired salesman for several food companies, including Hathaway and Penny Curtis Baking Co., and was also an independent caregiver for the NYS Department of Mental Health. He was a poet and was published in both Germany and the United States, with his work appearing in Stars and Stripes and the Post-Standard. He was a member of the Steuben Society. He is survived by four daughters, Jean Dodge of High Point, NC, Elsie Stein of Poughkeepsie, Linda Diaz of Paramus, NJ, and Sue McIntyre of Mattydale; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Agnes Ernst Turschmann; and two daughters, Doris Freyer and Louise Mergenthal. Interment was at North Syracuse Cemetery by Krueger Funeral Home.

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ULRICH, Dr. Floyd
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Dr. Floyd E. Ulrich, 72, died March 24, 1977 at Ellis Hospital. He was born in Schenectady. He was a professor of mathematics at Rice University in Houston, and was a former instructor at Union College, of which he was a graduate. He also held a master's degree in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard University. He was a member of Eastern Parkway Methodist Church. He was survived by several cousins. Interment was at Vale Cemetery.

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URYS, Joseph
ROTTERDAM, NEW YORK: Joseph R. Urys died December 1, 1987. He was the husband of Carole Engvoll Urys; the father of Richard Urys and Sherl Urys; and the brother of Florence Petroski. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Church of St. Gabriel. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Leszczynski Funeral Home.

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VACCA, Salvador
SAG HARBOR, NEW YORK: Salvador Vacca, 92, died December 10, 2008 at his residence. He was born November 29, 1916 in Schenectady, NY, and was the son of Anthony Vacca. He was an insurance agent with Met Life and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Sag Harbor Fire Department and the Knights of Columbus. He had been a Sag Harbor resident for 55 years. Survivors include a daughter, Rosemary Ward of Hilton Head, SC; a son, Robert Vacca of Sag Harbor; a sister, Norma Esposito of East Haven, CT; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a nephew; and 2 nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Juliano Vacca. Services were held at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Sag Harbor. Interment was at St. Andrew’s Cemetery.

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VAN BERGEN, Maude
RENSSELAER, NEW YORK: Maude Van Bergen, 72, died November 6, 1995 at Albany Memorial Hospital. She was born in Dublin, GA. She was the former owner of Maude's Bar BQ, and had also worked as a cook at the Ambassador Restaurant. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by five daughters, Ruby Scriven, Larita Van Bergen, and Barbara J. Van Bergen, all of Rensselaer, Nanette K. Young of Hudson, and Jacqueline Thompson of North Carolina; three sons, Andrew S. Van Bergen of Amsterdam, George Van Bergen, Jr. of Albany, and Thomas K. Van Bergen of Menands; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Van Bergen, Sr. Interment was at Greenbush Cemetery by Rockefeller Funeral Home.

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VAN DER ZEE, James
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: James Van Der Zee, 96, noted Harlem Renaissance photographer, died May 15, 1983. He was born June 29, 1886 to John and Elizabeth Van Der Zee. He acquired his first camera at the age of 14, and learned to develop his own film, which led to his unique style. He also worked as a musician and taught music lessons, and was a former darkroom technician and photographer for Gertz Department Store. He later operated his own photography studio. He photographed many famous people, and eventually amassed over 70,000 photos that chronicled over 50 years of African-American life. These photos came to the attention of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and were featured in the Harlem On My Mind exhibit. Services were held at Riverside Church. Entombment was at Trinity Cemetery.

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VANGURA, Sister Mary Veronica
RENSSELAER, NEW YORK: Sr. Mary Veronica Vangura, R.S.M., died January 27, 1979 at her convent. She was born in Clinton. She was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for 56 years. She was mistress of novices from 1938 to 1950, and taught at Holy Cross School in Albany, Catholic Central High School in Troy, St. Mary's in Waterford, St. Mary's in Oneonta; Vincentian Institute and Mercy High School in Albany. She is survived by a brother, James Vangura of Clinton; a sister, Helen Vangura of Clinton; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in East Greenbush under the direction of W.J. Lyons Funeral Home.

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VanHARKEN, Walter
NEWARK, NEW YORK: Walter John "Van" VanHarken, 85, died October 9, 2008. He was born May 7, 1923 in Rochester to Peter and Florence Frelier VanHarken. He was the retired proprietor of Newark Tractor, Inc., and was a veteran of World War II. He attended Woodlane Community Church, where he served as an elder. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and yard work. Survivors include his wife, Cora Henkel VanHarken; two sons, Glenn (Linda) and Gary (Cheryl) VanHarken, all of Newark; two sisters, Doris Froniear of Webster, and Florence Arnold of Fairport; two brothers, Herbert (Donna) of Fairport, and Robert (Rosemary) VanHarken of Avon; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Woodlane Community Church. Interment with military honors was at East Newark Cemetery with arrangements by Waterman Funeral Home.

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VAN HOUTEN, Louise
WASHINGTONVILLE, NEW YORK: Louise Van Houten died January 13, 1956 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born September 4, 1879 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bruen. She was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Washingtonville, and had been living with her daughter in Newburgh at the time of her passing. Survivors include her husband, William Van Houten; a son, John Bruen of Goshen; a daughter, Sadie Lewis of Newburgh; 14 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Bethany Presbyterian Church. Interment was at the Washingtonville Cemetery under the direction of Greene and Greene Funeral Home.

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VANKLEECK, Audrey
SAUGERTIES, NEW YORK: Audrey Vankleeck, 88, died February 23, 2007 at Tenbroeck Commons Nursing Home in Lake Katrine. She was born in Saugerties on March 9, 1918 to George and Ethel Lezette Krom. She was a retired secretary for IBM in Kingston, and a member of the Saugerties United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Gretchen Seiler of Alexandria, VA; a sister, Alma Helsmoortel of Saugerties; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Krom. Arrangements were handled by Buono Funeral Service.

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VanWAGNER, Roma
TIVOLI, NEW YORK: Roma E. VanWagner, 86, died February 4, 2005. She was born August 7, 1918 to the late Anthony and Helen Simmons Marks. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member and former president of the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters, Anita (Ralph) Walker of North Syracuse, and Dolly Krieger of Tivoli; three sons, Charles (Susan) Leone of Claverack, Kevin VanWagner of Hyde Park, and Robert (Jeanne) VanWagner of Red Hook; two sisters: Ada Pitcherell of Mechanicville, and Barbara Eaton of Rhinebeck; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Charles Leone and Robert VanWagner; and two children, Helen Ann Leone and Joseph Anthony Leone. Services were held at St. Christopher's Church. Burial was at Red Church Cemetery with arrangements by Burnett and White Funeral Home.

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VARNEY, Pauline
DRYDEN, NEW YORK: Pauline Snyder Varney, 72, died April 25, 1912 at her residence. She was a former longtime resident of Ithaca. She was survived by two sisters, Miss Emma Snyder and Mrs. J.H. George. Services were held at her home. Burial was at Willow Glen Cemetery.

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VEAL, Dr. William
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Dr. William Veal died in November of 1950 at Mount Morris Hospital. He was born in Columbia, SC. He graduated from Bennett College, and studied dentistry at Columbia University. He was a longtime dentist in Harlem. He was a member of the North Harlem Dental Association, the Elks Lodge, and the Harlem Square Deal Club. He was survived by his wife, Vera Veal; two sisters, Evangeline Neal and Estelle Veal; a brother, Charles; a sister-in-law, Mrs. James Veal; five nieces; and three nephews. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Rodney Dade Funeral Home.

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VERDERESE, Virginia
AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK: Virginia Verderese, 69, died September 15, 1992 at St. Mary's Hospital. She retired from the Amsterdam Glove Co. with 24 years of service. She attended St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Rosary Altar Society and the St. Michael's Seniors. She enjoyed league bowling. She is survived by her husband, Angelo Verderese, Sr.; two sons, Richard Verderese of Liverpool, and Angelo Verderese, Jr. of Amsterdam; three sisters, Elaine Teeter and Rose Booth, both of Amsterdam, and Catherine Greco of Port Richey, FL; a brother, Joseph Campochiro of Amsterdam; and 4 granddaughters. Services were held at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Michael's Cemetery under the direction of Rossi Funeral Home.

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VISALLI, Lawrence
THORNWOOD, NEW YORK: Lawrence Visalli, 77, died April 11, 2006. He was born April 21, 1928 to Francesco and Antionette Gulli Visalli. He worked for the Department of Environmental Health, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite Pizzuto Visalli; a son, Francis Visalli of Mason, OH; a daughter, Lucia Schirmer of Bethel, CT; three sisters, Katherine Pideon of Croton-On-Hudson, and Rose LaDonnick and Anne DiCioccio, both of Ossining; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Rosary Church. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorne Funeral Home.

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VISLOCKY, Mary
HUNTINGTON STATION, NEW YORK: Mary Vislocky died January 23, 1973 at the Huntington Hospital. She was born December 7, 1905 in Czechoslovakia. She worked at Telephonics. She is survived by her husband, Harry Vislocky; a daughter, Margaret Armstrong of Melville; two sisters, Katherine and Anna; and three grandchildren. Services were held at St. Andrew's Orthodox Church. Interment was at Melville Cemetery under the direction of Jacobsen Funeral Home.

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VOEHL, Gustav
OAKDALE, NEW YORK: Gustav F. Voehl, 63, died September 30, 1949 at his residence. He was born in Manhattan. He was a longtime engineering recording clerk for Bell Telephone Laboratory, and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Munch Voehl; two sons, William and Edward; and two brothers, Harry and Frederick. Services were held at St. John's Episcopal Church. Interment was at St. Ann's Cemetery in Sayville.

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WADER, Myra
GENEVA, NEW YORK: Myra Wader, 88, died December 15, 1968 at Geneva General Hospital. She was born February 26, 1880 in Geneva to Arthur and Mary Dennison Wader. She was a graduate of Cortland State Teachers College, and was a public school teacher for 25 years. She was a member of the Free Library Association and the Geneva Historical Society. She attended Trinity Church, and was a member of the Altar Guild. She was survived by her cousins. Services were held at Trinity Church. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery.

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WAIT, William, Jr.
GLEN COVE, NEW YORK: William Wait, Jr., 95, died October 17, 1983. He was a retired airplane engineer and designer, and helped design the airplane flown by Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan during his historic flight from Brooklyn to Ireland. Mr. Wait worked as a draftsman at the Curtiss Aircraft Company plant in Buffalo, and later at the Curtiss plant in Garden City, where he worked in design and engineering. He held patents on several aircraft innovations. He helped design a Curtiss RC racing aircraft series for the U.S. military, and had been in charge of design for a Curtiss racer that won a world speed record and the Pulitzer Trophy. He worked as a civilian employee at a Naval aircraft fatory in Philadelphia, and as an engineer for several other aircraft manufacturers. He is survived by a a son, William Wait III. Services were held at the Dutch Reformed Church in Kinderhook. Interment was at the Kinderhook Cemetery.

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WALLOGA, Apolonia
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Apolonia Walloga died October 10, 1949 at Memorial Hospital. She was born in Germany. She and her husband operated a store for 40 years, and she had lived in the U.S. for 60 years. She was survived by her husband, Frank J. Walloga, Sr.; four sons, Stanley A. Walloga, Frank J. Walloga, Jr., Sylvester Walloga, and Stephen E. Walloga; a sister, Josephine Bochenski; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. George's Church. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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WARNER, James J.
OLEAN, NEW YORK: James J. Warner, 76, died January 8, 1970 at the Olean General Hospital. He was born December 26, 1893 in New York. He was a retired construction worker and a member of St. Mary of the Angels Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Storey Warner; a foster son; and 3 foster grandchildren. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Friendship, NY under the direction of Hogan Funeral Home.

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WEBENDORFER, August
GENEVA, NEW YORK: August Webendorfer died May 13, 1956. He was retired, and was a former resident of Indian Lake, NY. Survivors include his wife, Lillian C. Webendorfer; two brothers; three sisters; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Harold A. Bonesteel. Interment was at Cedar River Cemetery under the direction of DeVaney Funeral Home.

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WEHNER, Irma
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Irma A. Wehner, 99, died January 25, 2011 at Avenue Nursing Home. She was born August 1, 1911 in Fort Johnson to Albert and Emma Cunningham Greene. She was a sales associate for the former Woolworth Company in Schenectady. Survivors include a daughter, Helen J. Jeffers (Merlin) of Rotterdam; a grandson, James Jeffers; 3 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest C. Wehner. Interment was at Parkview Cemetery under the direction of Bond Funeral Home.

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WEINECK, Isaac
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Isaac Weineck died December 6, 1945. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sol D. Levy of Syracuse, and Mrs. Leslie Rosenberg of Manhattan, KS; and a grandson. Services were held at Riverside Memorial Chapel in New York City. Interment was at Beth Daniel Cemetery in Elmont, NY.

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WEINER, Bernard
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NEW YORK: Bernard Weiner, 75, died July 10, 2003. He was born January 4, 1928 to the late Samuel and Ida Marks Weiner. He was a self-employed real estate broker. He was a member of the Fallsburg Fire Department, the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association, and the Knights of Pythias. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Weiner; a daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Charles Bloom of Greenacres, FL; a son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Vicki Weiner of Toronto, Canada; a brother, Irving Weiner of Brooklyn; a sister, Shirley Carman of New Jersey; and a grandchild. Services were held at Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home. Burial was at South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Cemetery.

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WEISS, John H., Jr.
CLIFTON PARK, NEW YORK: John H. "Jack" Weiss, Jr., 77, died January 16, 2009. He was the son of the late John Weiss, Sr. and Helen Kolber Weiss. He worked as a design engineer with Turbine Services for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by a daughter, Deborah Maxon (John) of San Diego, CA; 2 grandchildren; and a niece, Joan Burdick. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wendy Barbara Siudyla Weiss. Services were held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Interment was at St. Anthony's Cemetery with arrangements by Glenville Funeral Home.

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WELCH, Sister Christina
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Sr. Christina Welch, SSJ, 77, died April 26, 1986 at the St. Joseph Convent Infirmary. She was a native of Webster. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1927. She held a bachelor's degree from Nazareth College and a master's degree from St. Bonaventure University. She was a teacher at Nazareth Academy for 28 years. She also taught at St. Agnes High School for 8 years, and had served as that school's public relations director. Additionally, she taught at St. Paul's in Oswego and St. Bridget's in Rochester. Survivors include two sisters, Connie Welch and Margaret Dennie of Macedon; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Fr. Leo Welch of the Philippines, Raymond and Florence Welch of Penfield, and Norbert and Hazel Welch and Margaret and Jeanne Welch of Webster; and her religious community. Services were held at the Motherhouse Chapel. Interment was at the Sisters' section of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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WELCH, Mary
GREECE, NEW YORK: Mary A. Welch, 89, died February 28, 1951. Survivors include four sons, Charles, John, William and Henry Welch; a daughter, Mrs. Stanley L. Hunter, Sr.; 22 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery with arrangements by Charles H. Leis Funeral Home.

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WEMES, Arthur
PENFIELD, NEW YORK: Arthur J. Wemes died June 2, 1971. Survivors include his wife, Carrie Wemes; three sons, Arthur of Fairport, William of Macedon, and John of Henrietta; a daughter, Elsie (Wallace) Kelley of Fairport; 9 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; his cousins; a nephew; and 3 nieces. Burial was at White Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home.

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WESTER, Oliver, Sr.
FREDONIA, NEW YORK: Oliver F. Wester, Sr., 53, died April 11, 1974 at the Buffalo General Hospital. He was born February 11, 1921 to Fritz and Jennie Steele Wester. He worked at Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation in Dunkirk as a quality control engineer. He was a former resident of Titusville, PA and had taught science at Titusville High School. Survivors include his wife, Lois Pickell Wester; three sons, Ernest, Fritz and Mark; two daughters, Jennifer Wester and Eloise Wester; and a sister, Evelyn. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, NY with arrangements by Morse Funeral Home.

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WEYANT, Harriet
HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK: Harriet Lindner Weyant, 81, died April 11, 2010. She was the mother of Lynn Weyant, Carla (Bill) Scurry, Terry (Judy) Hoffman, Wayne (Donna) Hoffman, Glenn (Donna) Weyant, Ralph (Diane) Weyant and Laura Jensen; and the sister of Wilann Murphy and William Meier. She had 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Cremation was at Nassau-Suffolk Crematory under the direction of Moloney's Hauppauge Funeral Home.

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WHEELER, Jessie
BATH, NEW YORK: Jessie Wheeler was born February 6, 1885 to Harvey B. Wheeler and Carrie Searles Wheeler, and died February 18, 1885. Interment was at Chamberlain Cemetery.

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WHITTY, David E.
QUEENS, NEW YORK: David Edwards Whitty, 57, died April 16, 1960 at a St. Petersburg hospital. He was born February 2, 1903 in Long Branch, NJ. He was a resident of Queens Village, and had been living in Indian Rocks Beach, FL for two years. He was a retired building inspector for New York Telephone Co., and served as a U.S. Army colonel during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion and the Telephone Pioneers of New York. He was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Howard Van En of La Mesa, CA, and Mrs. Richard Thompson of Los Angeles, CA; and a sister, Helen Knight of New York. Arrangements were handled by Wilhelm Funeral Home.

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WIENER, Sister Margaret
TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK: Sr. Margaret (Sr. Ferdinand) Wiener, 83, died January 8, 2011 at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown. She was a Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for 62 years. She taught mathematics at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City for almost 50 years, and also taught at Sacred Heart of Mary Academy, Bronx, NY, and Marymount School of New York. She was also a member of the Altheia Community in New York City, where she was active in working for justice and peace. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Joan Wiener of Albany, NY; a brother-in-law, William Lowell of Silver Spring, MD; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at at Marymount Convent. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in White Plains.

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WILLIAMS, Garner
NEWBURGH, NEW YORK: Garner Williams, 63, died August 23, 1982 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born June 15, 1919 in Clinton, NC to Marshall and Clyda Mae West Williams. He was a self-employed mechanic, and had been a Newburgh resident for over 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Pinky Monk Williams; four sons, Milford, Earl, Ezzial and Gary Williams; six daughters, Janet Francis and Diane, Shirley, Clyda, Gail, and Sharon Williams; a brother, Hardy Williams; a sister, Hartense Williams; 32 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Best Temple. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in New Windsor with arrangements by Floyd J. Gilmore Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Gloris
NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK; Gloris Williams, 98, died January 29, 2010. She was a Jehovah's Witness since 1959. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy McLeod of Manhattan; three sons, Ulysses Williams of Spartanburg, SC, and John Alfred Williams and Roosevelt (Estelle) Williams, all of New Rochelle; a brother, Louis McDowell of Bridgeport, CT; 29 grandchildren; 89 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Williams; a daughter, Berdia Mae Corn; two sons, Willie "June" Williams, Jr., and Charles Williams; her brothers, James, Wayne, Vullen, Manning McDowell, Harvey Lee and Otis; and two sisters, Flossie Patterson and Georgia Lou Williams. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Scardsale. Interment was at Beechwoods Cemetery under the direction of Barney T. McClanahan Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Mignon
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: Mignon Sylvia Williams died March 15, 2009. She was born in Guyana, South America on November 16, 1923 to the late Leah Lamaizon. She was a longtime employee of Uitvlugt Sugar Estate Hospital. She came to America in 1986, and worked as a home attendant with the Association for the Aged. She is survived by her children, Reuben, Joyclyn, Glorvena, Monica, Brenton, Compton, Marjorie and Oslene; a sister, Doris Griffith; her daughters-in-law, Dulcie, Hazel, Desiree, and Rowena Williams; her sons-in-law, Joseph Floy, and Roderick Applewaite; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her foster children, Brian, Andre, and Janice Leander; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Williams; two children; and several siblings, including Daniel Sam, Glorvena, Claude and Simon Lamaizon. Services were held at Bedford Central Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Pinelawn Memorial Park under the direction of R. Steven LeGall Home for Funerals.

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WINTER, Theodore
WAPPINGERS FALLS, NEW YORK: Theodore A. Winter, 89, died August 22, 2009 at his residence. He was born April 9, 1920 to Henry and Freida Winter. He was a retired machinist for IBM in Poughkeepsie with over 30 years of service, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Hughsonville Fire Department and Germania Hall. He enjoyed enjoyed camping, golfing, and hunting. He had lived in Wappingers Falls since 1952. Survivors include his children, Judy Winter and Susan Mulford, both of Poughkeepsie, Bruce Winter and Virginia McPhee, both of Wappingers Falls, Sita Winter of Sullivan, ME, Arlene McClay of Mount Airy, NC, and Donald McPhee of Denver, CO; a brother, Arthur Winter; a sister, Elsie Reissler; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Crimmins Winter; a son, Eric Winter; and a grandson. Interment with military honors was at Glen Cove Cemetery by McHoul Funeral Home.

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WIRMUSKY, Sister Louis Alena
LATHAM, NEW YORK: Sr. Louis Alena Wirmusky, CSJ, 90, died December 21, 2005 at St. Joseph's Provincial House in Latham. She had been a nun with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 68 years. She was born Frances F. Wirmusky on October 19, 1915 in Hoosick Falls, NY to Louis and Helen Rimkunas Wirmusky. She entered the novitiate in 1937. She earned a bachelor's degree in French and a master's degree in education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany. She was a teacher in Syracuse and Albany schools for over 50 years. Following retirement, she was a tutor and library aide. She came to St. Joseph's Provincial House in Latham in 1984. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Theresa Wirmusky; her cousins; two nieces; and her religious community. She was preceded in death by a brother, Walter. Services were held at the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House. Interment was on the Provincial House grounds at Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery.

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WITHERWAX, Clifford
HYDE PARK, NEW YORK: Clifford E. Witherwax, 92, died January 8, 2011 at his residence. He was born February 26, 1918 in Poughkeepsie to Ernest and Hazel Dolfinger Witherwax. He retired from IBM in Poughkeepsie with 34 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Regina Coeli Church, and was a member of the Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge. He is survived by a son, David Witherwax (Linda) of Hyde Park; two daughters, Carol Tkazyik (Bill) of Hyde Park, and Linda Knubben (Jurgen) of New Smyrna Beach, FL; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Stickler Witherwax. Interment was at the family plot at Calvary Cemetery in Poughkeepsie with arrangements by Sweet's Funeral Home.

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WITKOWSKI, Ignatius
KINGSTON, NEW YORK: Ignatius Witkowski, 95, died August 3, 2010 at the Kingston Hospital. He was born July 15, 1915 in Kingston to the late Ladislaus and Anna Piasecka Witkowski. He was the retired head chef for IBM Kingston from 1955 until 1980. He was also a former cook at the Governor Clinton Hotel from 1931 to 1955. He served in the U.S. Army as a cook. He enjoyed crafts, meteorology, modeling and gardening. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club, the VFW, and the White Eagle Benevolent Society. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Gladys Kahrs Witkowski; a daughter, Nancy Maki (Bruce) of Schenectady; two sons, Walter J. Witkowski (Millie) of Kingston, and Russell Witkowski (Linda) of Walworth; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five sisters, Rose Cazaneri, Helen Sweeney, Sophia Freer, Mae Vecchio and Cecelia Buckman; and three brothers, Stanley, John, and Frank Witkowski. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home.

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WOELFEL, Irene
WALTON, NEW YORK: Irene Woelfel, 82, died December 13, 2008 at Delaware Valley Hospital. She was born August 24, 1926 in Bethpage, NY to the late Charles and Stella Wiencko Sokolski. She was a longtime proofreader for Fairchild Republic. Survivors include her husband, Walter H. Woelfel; two sons, Chris (Lori) Woelfel and Eugene W. Woelfel, all of Melville; two daughters, Karla Pierce of Walton, and Susan (Tom) Schultheiss of Commack; a sister-in-law, Jeannie Sokolski; 4 grandchildren; 3 nieces; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ed Sokolski. Services were held at St Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Interment was at the Melville Cemetery by Jacobsen Funeral Home.

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WOJTCZAK, Agnieszka
BATAVIA, NEW YORK: Agnieszka Wojtczak, 78, died in February of 1937 at her residence. She had lived in the Batavia area for over 20 years. She was survived by a daughter; a daughter-in-law; a son-in-law; 15 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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WOJTHIEWICZ, Martin
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Martin Wojthiewicz died October 2, 1929. He was born in Lithuania. He had been a Schenectady resident for about 28 years; for 27 of those years, he was employed by the American Locomotive Company. He was a member of St. Mary's Church. He was survived by his wife; two daughters; two sons; a brother, Ignatius Wojthiewicz; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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WOOD, Doreen
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Doreen Wood died November 21, 2004. She was born in England. She was a nonprofit fundraiser for a number of different charitable organizations. She was a longtime friend of Marilyn Basch. Cremation arrangements were handled by Gannon Funeral Home. Interment was at the family plot in the United Kingdom.

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WYLAS, Sophie
ALDEN, NEW YORK: Sophie Biegalski Wylas died July 14, 2009. She was born June 7, 1927 to the late John and Veronica Biegalski. She was the wife of the late Michael Wylas; the mother of Helen (Jim) Giczkowski; the sister of the late Walter (Helen) and John (Estelle) Biegalski; and the aunt of the late Wally (Kitty) Bieglaski and Richard (Carol) Bieglaski. Other surviving relatives include Robert and Sharron Biegalski, Anne Pabian, and Stella Potera; and a grandchild. She was the close friend of Mary Ann (George) D'Amico and Anthony (Joanne) Kaminski. Services were held at St. John's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Charles Meyer Funeral Home.

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WYSTOZALY, Ernest
ORISKANY FALLS, NEW YORK: Ernest Wystozaly, 81, died June 5, 2010. He was born June 8, 1928 in Herkimer to Anthony and Rose Drapolski Wystozaly. He was a retired machinist at Divine Brothers in Utica with 40 years of service. He attended St. Joseph's Church in Oriskany Falls, and was a member of the Utica Polka League. Survivors include a sister, Josephine Cable of Oneida; a sister-in-law, Katherine Wystozaly of Bridgewater; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Rigaud Wystozaly; three siblings, John, Victor, and Clara Wystozaly; and his parents. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery by Kloster-Northrop and Bentz Funeral Home.

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YANKELOWITZ, Herman
JEFFERSONVILLE, NEW YORK: Herman Yankelowitz, 69, died October 31, 2002 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was born September 3, 1933 in Bronx, NY to Phillip and Gussie Prushan Yankelowitz. He retired from Manor Poultry in Livingston Manor. There are no known surviving relatives. Interment was at Orchard Street Cemetery in Livingston Manor under the direction of Ramsay's Funeral Homes.

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YARASEZSKI, Marion
AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK: Marion Bernitt Yarasezski, 90, died December 9, 2006. She was born March 17, 1916 to the late Henry and Fannie Lohr Bernitt. She and her husband owned Frank's Auto Service for over 30 years. She was a Red Cross Grey Lady at Amsterdam Memorial Hospital, and enjoyed quilting and reading. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Patricia Yarasezski of Amsterdam; a daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Robert Montenaro of Amsterdam; a sister, Alma Garvan of Cle Elum, WA; 5 granddaughters; a great-grandson; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Yarasezski; a sister, Mildred Callahan; and two brothers, Henry and Walter Bernitt. Interment was at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery under the direction of Betz, Rossi and Bellinger Family Funeral Home.

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YEVICH, Sergei
BALDWINSVILLE, NEW YORK: Sergei M. Yevich, 55, died September 23, 2001. He was born August 26, 1946. He was a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and held a master's degree from the University of Toronto. He was a partner of Quinlivan Pierik and Krause of Syracuse, and was an urban planner and architect for over 25 years. He served as chairman of the Baldwinsville Planning Board, and was on the board of directors of the Syracuse Home Association. He was on the Baldwinsville Canal Corridor Committee. He was also a United States Swimming Club certified official, and was on the Baldwinsville Sharks swim team. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Beverly Vanoss; a daughter, Kathryn Yevich of Washington, DC; and his stepmother, Eleanor Yevich of Largo, FL. Arrangements were handled by Falardeau Funeral Home.

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ZAJACZKOWSKI, Matthew J.
BATAVIA, NEW YORK: Matthew J. Zajaczkowski, 87, died August 29, 2007. He was born August 1, 1920 to the late Theofil and Agnes Skotnicka Zajaczkowski. He retired from Doehler-Jarvis Co. with 38 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended St. Joseph's Church, where he served as an usher, and was a member of the VFW and the Doehler Quarter Century Club. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Gahagan Zajaczkowski; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Jean Zajaczkowski of Alexander, and Stephen and Jean Zajaczkowski of Batavia; a sister, Helen Dunn of Batavia; a brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Ann Zajaczkowski of Batavia; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was the brother of the late Sophie Palaszynski and John, Sylvester, Alexander, Stanley, and Casimer Zajaczkowski; and the grandfather of the late Christine and James Zajaczkowski. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Entombment was at St. Joseph Mausoleum under the direction of J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home.

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ZEBROWSKI, Stephen
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK: Stephen Zebrowski, 80, died May 9, 1992 at the Stratton VA Hospital in Albany. He was born in Philadelphia. He was a retired self-employed carpenter and a member of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Survivors include three sisters, Sally Ruminski, Josephine Van Buren, and Ida Donnelly, all of Schenectady; and two brothers, Walter and William Zebrowski, both of Schenectady. He was predeceased by his wife, Jessie Traski Zebrowski. Services were held at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Interment was at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Rotterdam by Griswald Funeral Home.

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ZIBELLA, Cosmo
CATSKILL, NEW YORK: Cosmo Zibella, 56, died December 3, 2007. He was born December 2, 1951 to the late Anthony P. and Antoinette Fantazzo Zibella. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include five sisters, Lucille Hoffman of Catskill, Patricia Miles of Connecticut, Dolores Dupont of North Carolina, and Margaret Gowanlock and Antoinette Niekamp, both of Florida; a brother, Anthony Zibella of Hudson; a nephew; seven nieces; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a niece, Iliona Niekamp. Interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery under the direction of Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home.

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ZONITCH, William
GUILDERLAND, NEW YORK: William Zonitch, 73, died December 8, 1991 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. He was born in Maplewood. He was a retired sales manager for Ryder Trucking Co. in Albany, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He had been a Guilderland resident for 40 years. He attended St. Basil's Russian Orthodox Church, and was an honorary member of the Capital District Transportation Association. Survivors include his wife, Olga Seifert Zonitch; a daughter, Judy Simon of Guilderland; and a brother, John Zonitch of Troy. Services were held at St. Basil's Russian Orthodox Church. Interment was at St. Basil's Cemetery under the direction of Parker Brothers Memorial Funeral Home.

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ZUTRAUEN, Alice
ROME, NEW YORK: Alice J. Zutrauen, 94, died February 8, 2007. She was born in Berlin, Germany on April 26, 1912 to the late Dr. Karl and Julia Hermann Geisenberg. She received her education in Berlin, and was a graduate of the Stern Conservatory. She and her husband came to Rome, NY in 1952. She was a member of Adas Israel Synagogue. She was a life member of Hadassah, and a member of the Adas Israel Sisterhood, the Wednesday Morning Club, and the Rome Twigs. She was also a volunteer with the the American Red Cross. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, both living in Israel; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; her caregivers; and her close friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Hans A. Zutrauen. Services were held at Adas Israel Synagogue. Interment was at Adas Israel Cemetery under the direction of Jacobson-Pizer Funeral Chapel.

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