Obituaries from the Daily Mail
March  2002

Transcribed by Annette Campbell
Obituaries provided by Sylvia Hasenkopf


March 1, 2002 

HARVEY C. YOUNG
Director of Commercial
Mutual Insurance Co.

CATSKILL---Harvey Clifford Young, 90, of Catskill, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at his residence following a long illness.  Born Oct. 15, 1911 in Albany, he was the son of the late Clifford M. Young and Anna M. Dillenback Yount.  He moved to Catskill in 1937 after graduating from Albany High School and Albany Business College.  He was a veteran of World War 11 and a member of the Honeyford Memorial Post 110 American Legion.  Mr. Young was the director and secretary of Commercial Mutual Insurance Company on Main Street in Catskill for many years and a faithful parishioner of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. 

Survivors include a grandson, Tylor Young of Warner, NH, and Raquel Young, a grand daughter.  Mr. Young was predeceased by his wife, Murial E. Sawyer Young on Nov. 23, 1996, in addition to his brother, Arthur D. Young.

Calling hours will be 7-9 pm Sunday and at 10 am on Monday prior to services at St. Luke's at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home , 139 Jefferson Heights, Catskill.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am on Monday, March 4, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on William Street, with the Rev. Michael I. Gorchov, Rector, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Catskill Rural Cemetery.


Mar. 2, 2002

JANE E. ABBATE
An Artist

Jane E. Abbate, 95, of Fairground Apartments, Cairo, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at the Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, following a long illness.  Mrs. Abbate was born in New York City on  Jan. 3, 1907, the daughter of the late Thomas and Victoria Maniscalo Magritta.  An area resident since 1958, Mrs. Abbate was a well known artist in her time.

Surviving are two daughters, Irene Abbate of New Jersey and Doris Abbate of Florida; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

Calling hours will be 10-11 am Monday, an hour before the funeral  services, at the Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo.  The Rev. J. Nunan, pastor of the Sacred Heart Church, Cairo will officiate.  Mrs. Abbate's interment will follow in the Catskill Cemetery, in a plot next to her late husband, Salvatore Abbate.


Mar. 4, 2002 

MARTHA A. BRODERSEN
Leeds resident since 1949

LEEDS---Martha A. Brodersen, 87, of Route 23B, Leeds, died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Columbia Memorial Hospital. She was born June 20, 1914 in Bremen, Germany.  Mrs. Brodersen attended the Zion Lutheran Church in Athens, She enjoyed bowling and being with her grandchildren.  Formerly of Sr. Alban's, Queens, she owned and operated a German delicatessen on Colfax Street with her husband, Hans Brodersen, who predeceased her on Jan. 15, 1952.  Mrs. Brodersen had been  a Leeds area resident since November, 1949. 

Survivors include a daughter Diane and Hans (John) Schmidt of Leeds; four grandsons, Richard (Jaqueline) Schmidt and their son Eric all of Catskill, Alisha and Joanna Schmidt, both of Leeds. Two great grandsons, Hans and Donald Schmidt, both of Catskill and two nieces.  Mrs. Brodersen was predeceased by three brothers, John Thoden, Henry Thoden and Herman Thoden and two sisters, Meta Thoden and Anna Wellbrock.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 p, Tuesday at the Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill. Private interment will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY.


Mar. 4, 2002

EARL PERRY CRANDALL
CHS Science teacher
Photo with obit

CATSKILL---Earl Perry Crandall, 64, of Catskill, died suddenly Saturday, March 2, 2002 at his residence.  Born Dec. 27, 1937 in Norwich, CT, he was the son of the late Frederick and Arvilla Kenfield Crandall.  Mr. Crandall was raised in Charlestown, RI, graduated from high school, earned his Bachelor's Degree in Science at Rhode Island and completed his Master's Degree in New York.  He was head of the Science Department at Catskill High School where he taught Earth Science and Chemistry until his retirement.  An avid genealogist, he was the proud founder of the Crandall Family Association and member of the Geer, Palmer, and Miner Family Association.  Mr. Crandall was the past vice president of the Empire State Society of the sons of the American Revolution and a member of the Descendents of the Mayflower as well as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints, Claverack branch.  Having taught for more than 30 years, he was a member of the New York State Teacher's Union.

Survivors include his brother, David Crandall; his sister, Norma Gaudlap; his niece, Jeanette Smith and his grand niece, Jaqueline Smith all of Rhode Island; and Bryan W. Schloss of Catskill, his beloved friend and companion of more than 25 years.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Monday at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Heights, Catskill. Services will be conducted 11 am Tuesday, March 5 at the funeral home.  Additional services will be held Thursday in Rhode Island at the Buckler & Johnson Funeral Home with private cremation being conducted there on Friday.


Mar. 4, 2002 

JOHN P. CONSOLI
Area resident since 1960

CLIMAX---John P. Consoli, 73, of Route 26, Climax, died Sunday March 3, 2002 at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, after a long illness. Born March 17, 1928 in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Antoinette Forgione Consoli.  Mr. Consoli had been an area resident since 1960.  He was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus 458 of Coxsackie and a fourth degree member of the Albany Knights of Columbus. He was also a communicant of St. Mary's Church of Coxsackie and gave numerous lectures to young people on the dangers of smoking.  He was very active in the Better Breathers Association of New York and had a very outgoing personality.  Prior to his retirement he was employed by the Lawson Industrial Products Co. of New Jersey.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Timchak Consoli of Climax; a son John Consoli, Jr. of Purling; two daughters, Patricia Towhill of Rhode Island and Julia Hepperle of Cairo; a brother; Joseph Consoli of Congress, NY; a sister, Camilla Petaros of Georgia; three grandchildren, Angela and Andrea Consoli and Lily Hepperle.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Tuesday at the W. C. Brady & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home, 97 Mansion St., Coxsackie.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9 am Wednesday at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church at the intersection of Mansion St. and Washington Avenue, Village of Coxsackie. The Rev. John Moyna will be the celebrant.  Interment will follow in the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery.


Mar. 4, 2002 

ETHEL MOORE
Famed for homemade baking

GREENVILLE---Ethel Moore, 81, of Medusa, died Sunday, March 3, 2002 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany.  Born April 30, 1920 in Westerlo, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Effie Birch Clickman.  Mrs. Moore was a lifelong homemaker but also had time to drive a feeder line for the Greenville Central School for more than 20 years.  She also catered the Durham Auction Barn for several years and was famous for her homemade baking, especially her wedding cakes.  She also had time to operate her gift shop, "Ethel's Trash and Treasures."  Above all she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include two sons, James (Beverly) Moore of Medusa and Wesley (Cindy) Moore of Medusa, three grandchildren, James, Melissa and Kristy Moore;  a sister, Olive Fancher of Westerlo, and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Moore was predeceased by her husband, Ivan Moore, former Town of Durham Highway Superintendent, in 1995, a son, Wayne Moore, a brother, Fred Clickman and a sister Mary Moore.

Services will be 8:30 pm Tuesday from the Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 Route 81, Greenville.  Calling hours will be 7-8:30 pm Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service.  Interment will be 11 am Wednesday in the Potter Hollow Cemetery.


Mar. 4, 2002 

DANIEL H. PICKENS
Retired State Corrections officer

CATSKILL---Daniel H. Pickens, 93, of 10 Landon Ave., Catskill, died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson.  Born Sept. 11, 1908 in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Edward and Ellen O'Rourke Pickens.  Mr. Pickens served in the US Army and was a veteran of World War II.  He was an officer with the New York State Department of Corrections prior to his retirement in 1975. He was a member of the Catskill Masonic Lodge 468 and Sullivan-Teator VFW Post 770.

Survivors include his wife of more than 58 years, Regina Balfe Pickens of Catskill; three sons, Daniel J. Pickens of Slingerlands, Gregory Pickens if Kinderhook and Richard (Dorothy) Pickens of Leeds; and several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Pickens was predeceased by two brothers, Donald and Joseph Pickens and a sister, Evelyn O'Rourke.

Services will be conducted 11:15 am Tuesday at the Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill, Pastor John J. Murphy of St. Patrick's Church of Catskill will be officiating.  Interment will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Catskill.


Mar. 4, 2002 

GERTRUDE LOUISE SWEZEY
New Baltimore resident

NEW BALTIMORE---Gertrude Louise Swezey, 87, of Swezey Road, New Baltimore, died Sunday March 3, 2002, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Born Oct. 17, 1914 in Aberdeen, Wash., she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Mable F. Flynn Cork.  Mrs. Swezey moved to Coxsackie as a child. She married Norton H. Swezey on March 17, 1941 at Christ Episcopal Church, Coxsackie. Mr. Swezey died Jan. 30, 2002.  Together with her husband she owned and operated the family farm.  She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church, Coxsackie.

Survivors include two daughters, Gertrude Carol  (Edward) Hoerning of Gastonia, NC, and Frances Elizabeth (Jeffrey) Wasson of Coxsackie; four grandchildren, Nancy (Kent) Brown of Pittsboro, NC, Thomas (Ann) Hoerning of Charlotte, NC, Timothy (Linda) Mallon of Coxsackie and Rosemary (Joseph) Hoffman of Coxsackie.  She is also survived by a grand-daughter in law, Jennifer Hoerning of Monroe, NC, and great grandchildren, Laura Hoerning of Charlotte, NC, Olivia Grace Hoern ing of Monroe, NC, Elizabeth, Shannon and Rebecca Mallon, Nathaniel and Timothy Hoffman, all of Coxsackie; and a step great-grandson, Ryan Matson of West Coxsackie. 

Mrs. Swezey was predeceased by a grandson, Robert Hoerning on Sept. 21, 2001.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Tuesday at the Sopris Funeral Home, 9W Coxsackie.  The Eucharist will be celebrated 1 pm Wednesday by the Rev. Marcus Rogers at Christ Episcopal Church, 70 Mansion St., Coxsackie.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Coxsackie.


Mar. 6, 2002 

LEONARD MC STINE
Truck Driver

WEST COXSACKIE---Leonard McStine Sr., 75, of Bethany Village, West Coxsackie and formerly  of Route 145, East Durham, died Monday, March 4, 2002 after a long illness.   He was born in New York City on March 27, 1926, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. McStine. Prior  to his retirement, Mr. McStine was a truck driver and drove for many businesses in the area.  During World War II he served in the US Merchant Marines. He had been an area resident for many years and loved to socialize with his friends. Also, he loved to feed geese and ducks.

Mr. McStine is survived by his second wife, Margaret (Peggy) A. Prusky McStine; a son. David W. McStine of Medusa; and four grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Sally McStine.  A private cremation took place on Tuesday at the Wiltwyck Crematory, Kingston.


Mar. 7, 2002 

WILLIAM JEFFERSON BLAND
North Carolina resident

MOREHEAD CITY, NC---William "Bill" Jefferson Bland, 78, of Newport, NC., died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC.  Survivors include a daughter, Danielle Seward of Kingston; five sons, Thomas J. Bland of Saugerties, William J. Bland Jr of the home, Alsey S. Bland of Pine Bluff, WY; four sisters, Barbara Rose of Harkers Island, NC, Callie Daniels of Fayetteville, NC, Annie Bland of Wilmington, NC, and Alberta Cannon of Fayetteville, NC; a brother, Johnie Bland of Midland, Texas; 25 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. He was deceased by his wife, Lillian "Lil" C. Bland.

Calling hours are 7-8 pm Thurday at the Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, 2112 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC.  Funeral services will be conducted 11 am Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Barefield officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bland-Golden Cemetery in Bettie, NC.


Mar. 7, 2002 

THELMA M. DAUWEL
Owned Athens store

CATSKILL---Thelma M. Dauwel, 86, former Athens native, and Catskill resident, died Monday, March 4, 2002 at the Briar Nursing Home in Ronceverte, W. VA.   Mrs. Dauwel was born March 12, 1915 in Athens, daughter of the late Raymond and Naomi Hallenbeck  Quick. She had been a resident of West Virginia since 1990.  With her husband, George C. Dauwel Sr., Mrs Dauwel owned and operated George's Superette Store in Athens for 35 years until her retirement in 1968. She was a member and past president of the Business and Professional  Women of Greene County.

Surviving are a son, George C.  Jr. and Joyce Dauwel of Caldwell, W. VA;  a daughter, Jeanne and John George of Clifton Park;  a sister, Ruth Vardabash of Albany; four grandchildren, Jason George and John Ryan George, both of Clifton Park. and G. Conrad Dauwel III and Corey Dauwel, both of Caldwell, W. VA; and a great granddaughter, Chloe Dauwel of Caldwell, W. VA.

She was predeceased by her husband, George C. Dauwel, Sr.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11 am at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Athens. The Rev. John J. Bowen, pastor, First Reformed Church of Catskill, will officiate.


Mar. 8, 2002 

VITA CHIUSANO
Hudson resident

HUDSON---Vita Chiusano, 74, of 30 Prospect Ave., Hudson, formerly of Long Island, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, after a long illness.  Born Dec. 5, 1927 in New York City, she was the daughter of the late John and Concetta Scollo.

Survivors include a sister Angie Albano of Greenport, as well as three other sisters, three brothers, several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be 6-8 pm Sunday at the Valenti & Richards Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Hudson.  Services will take place at 9 am Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Winston Bath officiating.  Interment will follow in the family plot of the St. Charles Cemetery on Long Island.


Mar. 9, 2002 

BRITTA E. HAHNE
A homemaker

MEDUSA---Britta E. Hahne, 79, of Medusa, died Thursday, March 7, 2001, at the Villa Mary Immaculate Nursing Home in Albany.  Mrs Hahne was born in Sweden on Dec. 18, 1922, daughter of the late Knute and Hulda Anderson.  She was a lifelong Homemaker and predeceased by her husband, Carl Hahne, Sr.

Surviving are her seven children, Carlotta Morris of Medusa, Grant Hahne of Mims, FL, Bruce Hahne of San Francisco, CA, Carl Hahne of Medusa, Nadine Hahne of Dover Plains, Britta Lovegrove of Berne and Neil Hahne of Cairo;  eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.


May. 9, 2002

DOROTHY SIEBER
Memorial service today

CATSKILL---A memorial service for Dorothy Sieber, 75, will be 10 am today at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 50 William St. Catskill with the Rev. Michael I. Gorchov officiating.  Ms. Sieber died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at the Sunrest Nursing Home in Port Jefferson. Long Island.  She was born March 8, 1926 in Jamaica, Queens, daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth Sieber.

Ms. Sieber enjoyed crocheting and earned an income from her work while living at adult and nursing homes.  She also sang in the choir of the Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her brother, Wiliam H. (Eileen A.) Sieber, of Catskill; brother Fred Sieber of Sharon Springs, and sister Elizabeth (William) Cahill, of Glendale.  She was predeceased by her nephew, Peter Gerard Sieber.


Mar. 11, 2002

NEIL P. LYNCH
Freehold resident

FREEHOLD---Neil P. Lynch, 28, of Freehold, died suddenly Friday, March 8, 2002 at his home.  He was born Dec. 21, 1973 in Woodside, NY. 

Survivors include his father, Neil Lynch of  Queens; his mother, Eileen McHugh (Robert) Rox of Freehold.

Calling hours will be 7-9 pm Tuesday at the Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 Route 81, Greenville.  Funeral services will be 8:30 am Wednesday, with Mass of Christian Burial 9 am from St. John the Baptist Church.  Cremation will be at the Albany Rural Cemetery.


Mar. 11, 2002

MARY MUCCIA
Athens resident

ATHENS---Mary Muccia of Athens, formerly of Rockville Center, Long Island, on March 7, 2002.  She was the mother of Joseph A. Jr. (Irene) and Emily Lymbach (Joseph); sister of Pasquale Ricciardi, Vincenza Ottaviano and Clara Riviezzo; grandmother of Joseph, Stephanie, Lauren, Marc, Keith and Douglas, and great grandmother of Krystiana and Cora Marie.

Calling hours were 2-4 and 7-9 pm Sunday at the Towers Funeral Home Inc., Long Beach and Foxhurst Roads, Oceanside, Long Island.  Funeral mass will be conducted 11 am Monday at St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Center.  Interment will be at Long Island National Cemetery, Pinelawn.


Mar. 11, 2002

JOSEPH A. STAUNCH, SR.
World War 11 veteran

FREEHOLD---Joseph A. Staunch Sr., 86, of Freehold, died Friday, March 8, 2002.  Born Feb. 29, 1916 in Great Neck, NY., he was the son of the late Joseph and Agnes (Kuptunas) Staunch.  Mr. Staunch was a veteran of World War 11, serving in the United States Army.  He retired from the New York State Department of Transportation, having worked out of  the Cairo department.  A member of the Greenville American Legion Post 291, he was also a former member of the Freehold Vol. Fire Company and when he was able enjoyed bowling. 

Survivors include his wife Murial (Stotesbury) Staunch; a son, Joseph (Michelle) Staunch; three daughters, Linda (Duncan) Macpherson, Sally and Bonnie Staunch; eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, three sisters and a brother.

Calling hours will b e 7-9 pm Monday at the Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 Route 81, Greenville. The Greenville American Legion will conduct services 7:30 pm Monday at the funeral home.  Funeral service will be 11 am Tuesday at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Freehold Cemetery.


Mar. 12, 2002

CHRISTA A. O'BRIEN
Greenville resident

CATSKILL---Christa O'Brien, 67m of Country Estates, Greenville, died Monday, March 11, 2002 at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson.  Born Dec. 21, 1934 in Hamburg, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Albertus and Christine (Tamm) Decker.  Formerly of East Northport, Mrs. O'Brien had been a Greenville area resident since 1996. 

Survivors include her husband, Joseph J. O'Brien of Greenville; two daughters, Margaret O. Rogers of Galway and Susan O'Brien-Mroczk of Hyde Park; a sister, Marlene Grill of Lubeck, Germany; and a brother, Will Decker of Hawley, PA.  Mrs. O'Brien was predeceased by two sisters, Hilda Rebhn and Elfriede Czech.

Calling hours will be 4-8 pm Thursday at the Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill.  Services will be 9:30 am Friday from the funeral home, followed by a 10 am Mass of Christian burial at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Bridge Street, Catskill.  The Rev. Richard Jacobs will be officiating.  Interment will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Catskill.


Mar. 13, 2002 

ALEXANDER SHUMYLO
Co-owner of the Lexington Hotel

HUNTER---Alexander Shumylo, 79, of Lexington died Monday March 11, 2002 at Eden Park Nursing Home in Catskill.  Born March 17, 1922 in Manasirok, Ukraine, he was the son of the late Roman and Sonia Paraskieva Shumylo.  Mr. Shumylo was the co-owner of the Lexington Hotel since 1962. He was a member of the Town of Lexington Fire Co. and active in many Ukrainian and American organizations.

Survivors include his wife, Maria Skulbid Shumylo of Lexington; a son, Antoni Shumylo of Lexington; a sister in Ukraine; and four grandchildren, Roman, Natalie, Lessia and Jerry Shumylo.

Calling hours will be 7-9 pm Thursday at the Aston Basagic Funeral Home, 6424 Main St. Hunter.  The Town of Lexington Fire Co. will conduct a service at 8 pm at the funeral home.  A mass will be celebrated 11 am Friday at St. John the Baptist Ukraine Catholic Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Lura Godenciuc.  Interment will follow at the Lexington Village Cemetery.


Mar. 16, 2002

CAROLINE CLARA ATWOOD
Family matriarch

Caroline Clara Atwood, 87, of Hunt Road, Hillsdale, died Thursday, March 14, 2002 at the Pine Haven Home in Philmont.  She was born Sep. 29, 1914 in Stottsville, daughter of the late Henry Sr. and Clara (Kohlmier) Fitting. She married George E. Atwood Sr. in 1934, he preceded her in 1976.  A longtime resident, Mrs. Atwood had been self-employed in the domestic home care field. She was a member of the Harlemville Emanuel Lutheran Church and a member of the former Hillsdale Grange.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Katt of Palenville; two sons, Harold Atwood of Chandler, AZ and George Atwood of Hillsdale;  four sisters, Elizabeth Andrezcsik and  Margaret Molnar both of Hudson, Elsie Glynn of Crarysville, and Marie Shook of West Ghent; two brothers, John Fitting of Columbiaville and Christopher Fitting of Hudson. Also, nine grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Henry Fitting, Jr.

Calling hours are 3-6 pm Sunday at the Peck and "Peck Funeral Home, Route 22, Copake.  Funeral services will be 10 am Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Vogel officiating,  Interment will be in the Harlemville German Cemetery.


Mar. 16, 2002 

KATHLEEN BRADY
Operated tavern

GHENT---Kathleen Brady, 92, formerly of Bethany Village, West Coxsackie, and Eastview Garden Apartments, Cairo, died March 14, 2002 at Green Manor Nursing Home, Ghent, where she had been a resident since 1999.  Born November 22, 1909 in County Kerry, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John and Ann McGillicuddy McCarthy.  She has been an area resident for over fifty years. She and her late husband operated Brady's Tavern on Route 23 in South Durham for 27 years.

She is survived by a niece, Breda Fleming of Portchester and a nephew, Monsgn. Patrick J. O'Shea of San Francisco.  Besides her husband, she is predeceased by her sister Mary Fay.

Calling hours will be Monday, March 18 at the W. C. Brady's & Sons Inc. Funeral Home, 97 Mansion Street, Coxsackie from 8 to 9 am.  Mass of the Resurection will be celebrated 9 am Monday at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Coxsackie.  Rev. Fr. John Moyne will be the celebrant.  Interment will follow next to her late husband, Thomas, in the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, Coxsackie.


Mar. 16, 2002

JO ANN STEARNS
Worked at Jamesway

Jo Ann Stearns, 41, a former stock clerk at the Jamesway in  Catskill, died Friday, March 15, 2002 at her residence in Athens, following a long illness.  She is survived by sons, Richard Winchester, Jason Stratta, Shawn Bolvion; a daughter, Shannon Gaitley; sisters, Janet Goergen and Debbie Auiclaire; brothers, Chuck Goergen and Lee Goergen; fiance', Anthony Gene Ferro; and best friend Anita Pack.

Ms. Stearns was born Oct. 13, 1960 in Albany, daughter of the late Charles V. and Berniece C. (Rose) Goergen.

Calling hours are 7-9 pm Sunday at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill. Funeral services will be at 11 am Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. John J. Murphy, Pastor of St. Patrick's Church officiating. Interment will be in the town of Catskill Cemetery.


Mar. 18, 2002 

HELEN ALGOZZINE
Beautician

FREEHOLD---Helen Algozzine, 79, of White's Farm Loop, Freehold, died Saturday, March 16, 2002 at Eden Park Nursing Home in Catskill.  Born Jan. 13, 1923 in Queens, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Elvira Ciccone Parisi.  Mrs. Algoxxine was formerly a beautician for over 50 years and a member of the Resurrection Lutheran Church of Cairo.  Her hobbies included crafts, sewing and cooking.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy A. and Raymond Houghtaling of Freehold; a son, Frank J. and Shirley Algozzine of Freehold; one brother, Charles Parisi of Cairo;  two sisters, Corinne Rasmussen of Greenville and Gloria Ferrier of Earlton; four grandchildren, Raymond and Michael Houghtaling and Keith and Timothy Algozzine, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Algozzine was predeceased by three sisters, Marie Mattana, Elsie Nocella and Aida Ferreri.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Monday at the Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo.  Funeral services will take place 10:30 am Tuesday, at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, Pastor, Victor Nelson, officiating.  Interment will follow in the family Plot of the Cairo Cemetery.


Mar. 19, 2002 

LEONARD MANGANO
Owner Echo Valley Motel

LEXINGTON---Leonard Mangano, 64, of Lexington, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at Albany Medical Center, after a long illness.  Born March 28, 1932 in Corona, NY, he was the son of Anthony and Benedetta Bologna Mangano.  Mr. Mangano and his wife lived in Lexington for 13 1/2 years and owned the Echo Valley Motel.  He enjoyed hunting.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years Constance Bartlett Mangano, his children; daughter Jeanne Sackaris; sons, Anthony and Michael Mangano;  brother, Thomas Mangano and sisters, Gerrie Spinelli, Alice Salvino and Virginia Schank; grandson, Joseph Sackaris.

There will be no calling hours.  Private cremation took place at the Albany Rural Crematory in Albany.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Decker Funeral Home, Windham.


Mar. 19, 2002

JOAN M. CARTER
Worked at NYS Finance

COXSACKIE---Joan M. Carter, 63, of Lawrence Avenue, West Coxsackie, died Friday, March 15, 2002 at Green Manor Nursing, Ghent, where she had been a resident since March 11, 2002.  She was born in Coxsackie Sep. 4, 1938 and was the daughter of the late Haywood and Lillian Margaret VanBurgen Irvis. She was a lifetime member of the Bethel A.M.E. Church of Coxsackie, and also a member of the Missionary Society of the church.  She was a past employee of the NYS Dept. of Tax and Finance, and was also a day care mother.

Surviving are her husband, James Carter Jr. of Coxsackie; daughter, Margaret Marie Carter of Coxsackie; son, Dannie Carter of Georgia; sister, Alida Porter of Coxsackie; two brothers, Haywood Irvis of Catskill and Nelson Irvis of Seattle, WA; and a godchild, Darrin Brandow of Coxsackie.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son Jonathan Carter.

Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the W. C. Brady's and Sons, Inc. Funeral Home, 97 Mansion St., Coxsackie, with the Rev. Craig J. Wright, Pastor, officiating.


Mar. 19, 2002

HENRY J. ANDERSEN
Tugboat engineer

CAIRO---Henry J. Andersen, 79, of Rolling Meadow Road, Cairo, died Sunday, March 17, 2002 at his residence after a long illness.  He was born Oct. 15, 1922 in Norway, and was the son of the late Hamrick and Kristine Anderson.  During his years of employment, Mr. Andersen was a tugboat engineer in New York City,  Also, he had a radiant heat business in Cairo.

He was a past president of the Cairo Rotary Club and also was a lifetime member of the club.  He was also an active member of the Sons of Norway, which started in Cairo.  He was a longtime member member of the Resurection Lutheran Church in Cairo and also a member of the Shriners Lodge in Brooklyn.

Surviving are three sons, Kenny Anderson, of Connecticut, and Karl Thorkildsem and Lloyd Andersen of Florida; stepson, Victor Stephens of Pennsylvania; two daughters; Lila Lieb of Virginia and Ava Yoder of Tennessee; sister, Tilly Sjo of Norway; 10 grandchildren, Aubrey and Hayley Anderson of Connecticut, Sara, Aaron and Taylor Leib of Virginia, Alex, Zack, Jacob and Luke Andersen of Florida, and Emily Yoder of Tennessee.

Besides his parents, Mr. Andersen was predeceased by a son, Hank Andersen.

Calling hours will be 9:30 to 10:30 am Thursday at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, Route 23B, Cairo. A memorial service will take place at 10:30 am Thursday at the church.  A private cremation will take place at Wiltwyck Crematory, Kingston.


Mar. 20, 2002 

HELEN JAROSAK BOGDAN
Devoted mother, housewife

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL---Helen Jarosak Bogdan, 93, of Port Charlotte, FL, and formerly a longtime resident of Greene County, died Tuesday March 12, 2002.  She was born July 15, 1908 in Plymouth, PA, the 14th child of Michael and Marie Jarosak.  All have predeceased her.  Mrs. Bogdan lived at various times in Long Island, Fairmont Spring, PA, Lakeland, FL, Sarasota, FL, and Port Charlotte, FL.  She was a devoted mother and housewife.

Surviving are a daughter, Virginia (J. Eugene) Morrison; daughter-in-law, Arlene Jarosak; grandchildren, Maryanne Morrison and Dawn and Tom Johannsen, and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and siblings, she was predeceased by her son, Gerald Jarosak.

Calling hours were held from 10am to 11:30 am Friday, March 15, 2002, with a funeral Mass at noon at San Pedro Catholic Church, North Port. Interment followed at Restlawn Memorial Gardens.


Mar. 20. 2002 

ANTHONY FERRAIOLI
Former Catskill resident

LAKELAND, FL---Anthony G. Ferraioli, 56, of Lakeland, FL, died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at his home.  Born in the Bronx, Dec. 23, 1945, Mr. Ferraioli moved to Florida from Catskill 12 years ago.  He was an engineer who spent many years working at the Catskill Hospital and the Child's Hospital in Albany prior ro moving to Florida.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Ferraioli of Lakeland, FL; sons, Andrew and Jeffrey Ferraioli both of Catskill; daughters, Kristie  and Tracy Ferraioli both of Lakeland; brothers, Louis, George and Frank Ferraioli, all of Lakeland, and Joseph of Cairo.;  sister, Theresa Martin of Waterford; fine grandchildren, Justin and Megan Ferraioli, Lindsey and Jacob Newman, and McKensie Moore; and many friends.

Funeral services were held in Lakeland, FL at St. John Numan Catholic Church.


Mar. 20, 2002

CHARLES P. MEMHARD
Korean War veteran

HAINES FALLS---Charles P. Memhard, 71, of Haines Falls, died Monday, March 18, 2002.  Mr. Memhard served four years in the US Air Force during the Korean War and went on to receive a BA degree from St. Lawrence University.  He retired after working 30 years in sales and marketing with Eastman Kodak Co.  He was active with the local mountaintop community, serving as a member of the Rip Van Winkle Lions Club, president of the Twilight Park Association, vice president of the Greene County Planning Board, chairman of the Town of Hunter Planning Board and supervisor of the Town of Hunter.  Mr. Memhard served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Greene County Aging Services Foundation.  A great library advocate, Mr. Memhard most recently served as president of the Mid-Hudson Library System (a central library system serving libraries in Greene, Columbia, Ulster, Putnam and Dutchess counties.)  He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Hudson Valley Libraries. At his death, he was chairman of the Development Committee of the Haines Falls Library with intentions to seek funds to build a new library.

Surviving are his wife, Lila; son and daughter, Russell and Ann Memhard; and grandchildren, Alexandra and Nicholas Memhard.  A memorial service will be held in May at a date to be announced.


Mar. 20, 2002 

ROBERT O'ROURKE
Newspaper pressman

CATSKILL---Robert O'Rourke, 72, of Catskill and formerly of Earlton, died on Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home.  He was born in Newark, NJ on Feb. 1, 1930, the son of the  late John and Elizabeth McDonald O'Rourke.

Mr. O'Rourke is survived by his wife, Marie Priore O'Rourke, whom he married on June 25, 1977.  He was a member of the New York Newspaper Pressmen's Union No. 2 and had been employed by the New York Times.  Mr. O'Rourke was a resident of Earlton for 23 years, moving to Greene County from Queens. He and his wife owned Honey Hollow Lake Resort in Earlton.

Mr. O'Rourke was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Queens.

Surviving are his children, Beatrice Sarter of Stamford and Rosemarie Norman and Margaret Bame of Earlton;  his brother, Michael of Florida and two sisters, Rosemary Williams of Long Island and Betty Ann Ketchum of Queens and 10 grandchildren. Mr. O'Rourke was predeceased by two brothers, Edward and Jack O'Rourke.

There will be no calling hours.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Pastor John Murphy on Saturday, March 23 at 9:45 am at St. Patrick's Church, 157 Bridge Street, Catskill. Private interment will be at Long Island National Cemetery, Pinelawn, L. I. at the convenience of the family.


March 20, 2002 

CRAIG WALLACE
Born in New York City

GREENVILLE---Craig Wallace, 46, of Greenville died Sunday March 16, 2002 at home.  Mr. Wallace was born in New York City on July 27, 1955, son of the late Walter and Lorraine Uher Wallace.  He was a member of  Local 32 B&G out of New York City, and worked in building maintenance during his years of employment.  Mr. Wallace enjoyed the great outdoors and nature.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary Lukas Wallace of Philadelphia; a daughter, Heather Coletta of Ivyland, PA; a son, Craig Wallace of Greenville; a brother, Peter of Bloomingburg, two nieces, Nicole Wallace and Morgan Wallace; two nephews, Matthew and Daryl Wallace. Also surviving is Mr. Wallace's  significant other, Carla Kelly of Greenville.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Thursday at the Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 Route 81 Greenville.  The funeral service will be at 8:30 am Friday from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial 9 am  at St. John  the Baptist Church, Greenville. Interment  will be in Greenville Cemetery.


March 22, 2002 

CHRISTINA E. MCDONALD
Reporter, community activist

GREENVILLE---Christina E. McDonald, 89, of Greenville, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at Our Lady of Mercy Care Center in Guilderland.  She was born March 31, 1912 in Jersey City, NJ, daughter of the late Charles Eaton and Mary Elizabeth Emslie Gammon.

Mrs. McDonald was a reporter with the Daily Mail in Catskill, and The Greenville Local. She was an active member of the community, Life Member of the National Republican Committee, Greenville Republican Club, Greenville American Legion Post No. 291 Ladies Auxilliary, Clematis Garden Club, the Advisory Council of the Department for the Aging, Greenville Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxilliary, Golden Years Club AARP and the Altar Rosary Society at St. John the Baptist Church.  She also served as the Town of Greenville Assessor.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary E. (Gary W. ) Hodak of Longwood, FL; and three grandchildren, Kathleen M. Hodak of Vernon Rockville, CT, Michael S. Hodak of Altamont Springs, FL, and John C. Hodak of Longwood, FL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 am Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church in Greenville.  She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Francis McDonald.


March 23, 2002 

THOMAS F. BURKE
Carpenter

CATSKILL---Thomas Francis Burke, 60, of High Falls Road, died Thursday, March 21, at home after a short illness.  He was born Nov. 3, 1941 in Manhattan, son of the late Michael and Juliette Pelster Burke. 

Formerly of Staten Island, Mr. Burke moved to Greene County in 1991.  He worked as a professional painter and carpenter for 30 years in both Greene County and New York City.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Gail Hall Burke of Catskill; seven children, Thomas Burke of Huntsville, Texas, Julia Burke of Erie, PA, Joseph Hall of Little Egg Harbor, NJ, Lisa Ann Barbieri of Cairo, Monica Lee Reese of Earlton, James Ogden of Cairo and Melissa Lynne Luckenbach of Pettus, Texas;  two sisters, Carol DeRosier of Westbury, Long Island and Florence White of Oceanside, CA;  a brother-in-law, John Hall of Catskill; ten grandchildren and three nieces.

Mr. Burke was predeceased by a son, Charles Ogden, in 1994.

Calling hours will be on Monday, March 25, from 2-4 7-9 pm at Traver and McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill.  Funeral services will be held 1 pm Tuesday, March 26, at the funeral home with Rev. Rick Snowden officiating.  Interment will follow at Catskill Rural Cemetery.


March 25, 2002 

ELIZABETH MARY MARSH
Seamstress

CATSKILL---Elizabeth M. Marsh, 94, of Catskill died Saturday, March 23, at Columbia Memorial Hospital's Hospice Unit,  where she had been a patient.  Born Feb. 14, 1908 on Bronson Street, Catskill, she was the daughter of the late John and Marie Anunziata Casaregola Marsh.

Miss Marsh attended St. Patrick's Academy and was a seamstress at the former Atlanta Knitting Mills in Catskill.  She was a faithful parishioner of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Rosary Altar Society.  One of her most treasured memories was a pilgrimage she made on Nov. 10, 1930 with her father in Rome where they visited the Catacombs and had an audience with Pope Pius XI.

Survivors include two half brothers, Peter Marsh of Catskill, and Erasmo Marsh of Catskill;  nieces, Marie Haines of Westkill and Catherine Decker of Westkill, Theresa DiMasi  of Copco Beach, Fl, Josephine Glennon of Albany;  five nephews, John Marsh and Joseph Marsh both of Grand Gorge; Larry Macera  of  Catskill; Joseph Owen Marsh of Poughkeepsie; Christopher Marsh, as well as several great great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

Miss Marsh was predeceased by her brother, Joseph Joseph Marsh and her step-mother, Mary (Amelia) Marsh.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-8:30 pm Monday at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Heights, Catskill.  Members of the Rosary Altar Society are invited to attend as a group at 8 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted 9:30 am.  Tuesday at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church.  Rev. John J. Murphy, Pastor, will be officiating.  Interment will be in the St. Patrick's Cemetery in Catskill.


Mar. 25, 2002 

FLORENCE MOBLEY
Catskill resident

CATSKILL---Florence Mobley, 87, of 74 Hop-O-Nose Apartments, Catskill, died Monday, March 18, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.  She was born Oct. 4, 1917 in South Boston, VA.

Survivors include, a son, David (Booker T.) Mobley of Schenectady and a daughter Vivian Washington Anderson; and a niece Tommelle Minor.

Mrs. Mobley was predeceased by her husband Elijah Mobley in 1973; and two daughters, Barbara Nobley and Carol Ann Mobley.

Calling hours will be 10-11 am Monday at the Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill  Funeral services will be conducted 11 am Monday at the funeral home. Rev. Moses Carter, Pastor of Mt. Tabor A.M.E. Zion Church of Catskill will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Town of Catskill Cemetery.


Mar. 25, 2002 

WILLIAM W. SWAYNE
Diesel mechanic for Conrail

ATHENS---William W. Swayne, 76, of Route 9W, Athens, died Saturday, March  23, at Stratton Veteran Affairs Medical Center Hospital in Albany.  Born March 20, 1926 in Sanford, FL, he was the son of the late William and Caroline Reed Swayne.

Mr. Swayne served in the United States Army and Merchant Marine. He was a veteran of WW11 and the Korean Conflict.  He was a diesel mechanic for Conrail in Selkirk for many years prior to his retirement in 1991. He also worked at Sweeps in Hudson prior to being admitted to the hospital.

Mr. Swayne loved aircraft, flying model planes, and was a member at the Rhinebeck Areodrome.

Survivors include his wife, Cora (Cissy) Perkins Swayne of Athens; a step-son, Ted (Donna) Speenburgh of Catskill; two step-daughters, Sandy (Joe) Lucas of Catskill and Faith (Robert) Pough of Athens; four grandchildren, Robert C. Howard of East Greenbush, Teddie Speenburgh, Jr. of South Cairo; Erika Speenburgh of Catskill and Jennifer Foxe of Athens.

There will be no calling hours. Private funeral services will be conducted Tuesday from the Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill. The Rev. Keith Warner, Pastor of the Weslayan Church of Catskill will be officiating.  Interment will be in the veteran section of the town of  Catskill Cemetery.


Mar. 25, 2002

HOWARD WINNIE
Past fire chief, DM Hamilton
Steamer Company

COXSACKIE---Howard Winnie, 89, formerly of Coxsackie and the Firemen's Home in Hudson, died Saturday, March 23, at Columbia Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.  Mr. Winnie was born Feb. 19, 1913 in Coxsackie.

Mr. Winnie was employed by the Hudson River Concrete Co. of Ravena for 27 years as a truck driver.  He was a member and past chief for over 54 years of the DM Hamilton Steamer Company of Coxsackie.  He was past President of the Greene County Firemen's Association, past President of the Greene County Fire Police, Past Chairman of the Greene County Advisory Board, Honorary Member of the Columbia County Firemen's Association; honorary member of the Hudson Fire Police Association of Columbia County. Shop Steward of the Teamsters Union.  He was also a past president and member of the Golden Age Bowling League.

Survivors include his daughter Frances (Skip) Stott  of Coxsackie; and daughter-in-law Alice Winnie of W. VA; three grandchildren of  W. VA, Cathy Turley, Patricia Allison, and Fred Winnie and four Great grandchildren of W. Virginia.  Mr. Winnie was predeceased by his wife Dorothy and son Howard, Jr.

Calling hours will be 5-9 pm Tuesday from the W. C. Brady's Sons Inc., Funeral Home, Coxsackie.  A joint firematic service will take place at 7:30 pm at the funeral home Tuesday evening.  Funeral services will take place 11 am Wednesday at the funeral home with Rev. Richard Pruiksma officiating.  Interment will follow next to his late wife Dorothy in the family plot of the Riverside Cemetery, Coxsackie.


Mar. 26, 2002

VIRGINIA OSTERHOUDT
Funeral services conducted

CHLOE, W. VA---Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 22, 2002, at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home in Spencer, W. VA, for Virginia Pauline Osterhoudt, 48, of Chloe, W. VA.  Mr. Osterhoudt is the wife of Douglas R. Osterhoudt, a graduate of Catskill High School, and lived in Greene County for many years.

In addition to her parents and husband, survivors include a son, Victor Craft of Olive Branch, MS; daughters, Elesa "Susie" Guenther and Melissa "Wendy" Clearwater, both of Spencer; stepdaughter, Jackie Osterhoudt of Arizona; stepson, Steven Osterhoudt of Arizona; brothers, Louis Fields and Winford Fields both of Spencer, Donald Fields of Yanceyville. SC; sisters, Elizabeth Harper of Spencer and Wanda Cline of Arizona; also seven grandchildren and two step grandchildren.

Mrs. Osterhoudt was predeceased by a son, Bobby Craft, a brother Glennis Fields; and a granddaughter, Victoria Craft.


Mar. 27, 2002 

PHYLLIS HINDERSTEIN CHERRY
Born in Catskill

CATSKILL---Phyllis Hinderstrin Cherry, 64, of Montclair, NJ, died March 14, 2002, in Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge, NJ.  Born in Catskill, Nov. 12, 1938, she was the daughter of Sydnie and the late Ralph Hinderstein.

Mrs. Cherry was an assistant administrator for the Cherry Nursing Home in Montclair before retiring in 1995. She received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1958.

Survivors include her husband Bob; daughters, Pamela Gallof and Robin Matala;  a brother, Dr. Michael Hinderstein, and five grandchildren.   Services were conducted from the Menorah Chapels at Millburn Union, NJ.  Entombment was at Beth Isreal Cemetery, Woodbridge, NJ.


Mar. 27, 2002 

JAMES MURRAY
Retired, NY Police Department

EAST DURHAM---James Murray, 71, of East Durham, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson.  Born March 3, 1931 in County Mayo, Ireland, he was the son of the late Richard and Sarah Mullarkey Murray.

Mr. Murray was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Army. He retired from the New York Police Department and was a member of the Ancient Order of Hiberians and was a member of the Durham Democratic Party.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen (Andreas) Gocksch of Centerport; three grandchildren, Christopher, Michael and Julian Gocksch;  a brother, Patrick Murray of the Bronx, and several brothers and sisters in Ireland and England.

Calling hours will be 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the  Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 Route 81, Greenville.  Services will be at 9:15 am Thursday from the funeral home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted 10 am from Our Lady of Knock Shrine, East Durham.  Interment will be in the Winston Cemetery, East Durham.


March 27, 2002 

RHETA M. GARVIN SOVERN
Athens resident

ATHENS---Rheta M. Garvin Sovern, 77, of Debbie Drive, Athens, died Tuesday morning, March 26, 2002 at Albany Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Brooklyn  where she resided until moving to Coxsackie in 1977.  She later became an Athens resident in 1994.

She was active in politics and fundraising while residing in Brooklyn and was the Past President of the PTA of School PS No. 99 in Brooklyn where she volunteered much of her time. She also served on the Milwood NY Planning Board.

She married Igor Sovern until his passing in 1978.  Survivors include two sons, Matthew (Theresa Sirico Sovern of Athens; and Eric Sovern and his wife Helene of Delmar; a daughter, Andrea (Eric) Zinn; and grandchildren, David, Lorraine and Madelyn Sovern, Elizabeth and David Mayforth.

Services will be held 10:30 am Wednesday at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Ave., Albany. Interment will be held at noon Sunday, April 14, at the Athens Rural Cemetery.


Mar. 28, 2002

VALENTINE H. KRIELE
Retired corrections officer.

CAIRO---Valentine H. Kriele Jr., (Val), 79, of Silver Spur Road, West Purling, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, where he had been a patient since Feb. 3, 2002.  Born Dec. 4, 1922 in Corona, NY, he was the son of Lillian Ellenberger Kriele of Purling and the late Valentine Kriele, Sr.

Mr. Kriele retired July 1, 1981 from the New York State Department of Corrections at the Coxsackie Correctional Facility as a sergeant.  He has been an area resident since 1953. He was a past commander of the Coxsackie Post No. 455 of VFW of Elmont, LI, Past Commodore of the Coxsackie Yacht Club, Past President and Past Executive Board Member of Council 82. In his spare time he loved to fish and be with his wife of 57 years.

Mr. Kriele served his country in the US Navy during World War 11.

Survivors include  his wife, Thelma V. Jaakkola Kriele of Purling; and a son, Valentine H. Kriele III.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Friday at the Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St,  Cairo.  Private services will take place Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Victor Nelson, pastor of the Ressurection Lutheran Church, will officiate.  Interment will follow in the family plot of the Round Top Cemetery.


Mar. 28, 2002

PHYLLIS H. LINDSEY
Founded school lunch program

HIGHLAND---Phyllis H. Lindsey, 90, of Highland, NY, formerly of Catskill, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at Wingate of Ulster in  Highland.  Born in Everett, MA, on Nov. 16, 1911, she was the daughter of Orra and Effie Schmitt Horsman.  Mrs. Lindsey graduated from Simmons College in 1934. She was a dietitian and founded the school lunch program in the Catskill School District.  She was active in community services in Catskill and was a member of the Reformed Church of New Paltz.

Survivors include a daughter, Stephanie L. (Richard) King of Highland; two sisters, Margaret Dwight and Virginia Symmes of Boston; two grandchildren, Claudia B. Rose of Cleveland and Stephen Perry of Deltona, FL.; and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Lester Lindsey, who died in 1978, and a daughter, Clarissa Lindsey Perry, who died in 1975.

There are no calling hours.  Funeral services will be held 1 pm Saturday at the Reformed Church of New Paltz, 92 Huguenot St., New Paltz.  Interment in the Catskill Rural Cemetery.  Funeral under the direction of Sutton Funeral Home, One Woodside Place, Highland, NY.


Mar. 29, 2002

ANNA CARLOVICH
Windham resident

WINDHAM---Anna Carlovich, 89, of Windham, died Wednesday, March 27, 2002 at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson.  Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Eleanor Puccio Morano.  Mrs. Carlovich was married to John V. Carlovich, who died May 7, 1993.

Survivors include a daughter, Lenore Radelich; a son, Albert Carlovich; two brothers, John Morano and Frank Morano; grandchildren, Frank Morano, Stefan Radelich, Marianna Leman, Anna Diaz and John Carlovich; great grandchildren, Mariam, Sebastian, Alexander, Annekerose and Justice.

Along with her husband, Mrs. Carlovich was predeceased by a sister, Rose Trovato, and a brother, Cosmo Morano.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 pm Friday, March 29, and 10-11:30 am Saturday, March 30, at the Decker Funeral Home, 134 Main St., Windham.  Services will be conducted 11:30 am Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Ashland.


Mar. 30, 2002 

THERESA M. GILLESPIE
Catskill resident

CATSKILL---Theresa M. Gillespie, 64, of 139 Broome St., Catskill, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Community Hospice at Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, after a long illness.  Born in New York City, Nov. 12, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Catherine Dunne Ranieri.

She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church of Catskill, and a past employee of ARC of Catskill.

Survivors include three brothers, Jeremiah Ranieri and Anselmo Ranieri, both of Brooklyn, and Joseph Ranieri of Florida.

Calling hours are noon to 2 pm Monday at the Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo  Graveside services will take place 2:30 pm Monday in the family plot of the St. Patrick's Cemetery, Catskill. Pastor John Murphy of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church will officiate.  


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