the Daily Freeman
Contributed by Sharon Henke
Actual date that obituary appeared in the newspaper was not noted
Items extracted were those with any Greene County reference
CATSKILL - Joseph P. O’Neill, 87,
formerly of Baraboo, Wis., died on Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Columbia.-Green
Long Term Care Center.
Mr. O’Neill served in World War II with,
the 356th Fighter Squadron and the 364th Pioneer Mustang Fighter Group in
Europe. He was a 50-year member of William (Sonny)
Simon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8216 and Middleton, Wis. American Legion
He was born Jan. 28, 1913, in Jersey City,
His wife, the former Pauline M. Hambrecht
Survivors include a son, Michael of Lyndon
Station, Wis.; a daughter, A. Pat Malcolm of Kingston; and four grandchildren
and two great-grandsons.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at
Gunderson West Funeral Home, 7435 University Ave., Middleton, Wis., with the
Rev. Stanley Klyve presiding. Burial with military honors conducted by the
Middleton, V.F.W. Post will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Madison, Wis.
VALLEY - Raymond M. Hines,
78, of Eagle Circle, who had been employed by Vassar College for 19 years
until his retirement, died at home on Friday, Dec. 29, 2000.
Mr. Hines served in the United States
Coast Guard from 1952 until 1958. He had been employed as first mate aboard
tugboats for Morran Marine Transportation.
He was born in Port Ewen on Feb. 3, 1922,
son of the late John and Theresa Hines.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years,
Marie Samson Hines; two sons, Martin and John, both of New Rochelle; one
daughter, Diane Klemm of New Rochelle; two stepsons, Larry Moore of Catskill
and Wayne Moore of Austin, Texas; and six grandchildren, three
step-grandchildren, four great-grand children, and many nieces, nephews, and
Two brothers, Joseph and James Hines, died
The funeral will be Wednesday at 11
a.m., at the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Ave., Kingston.
Cremation will be in the Wiltwyck Crematory, Kingston.
- Richard A. Nelson, a retired U.S. Army sergeant and decorated
Korean War veteran, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at the Columbia Memorial
Hospital in Hudson. He was 69.
He retired from the U.S. Army in 1991 with
the rank of staff sergeant.
He served in the Korean War and was
awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantry Badge and the Korean Service
Medal. In June 1991, he was awarded the Army Achievement Medal from the
Secretary of the Army for his meritorious serving while serving as a squad
leader in Company B Third Battalion, 108th Infantry, New York National Guard.
Since 1991 he was employed by the Department of Army and Naval Affairs at the
Born July 25, 1931, in Albany, he was a
son of the late Arthur and Cora Rader Nelson.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Mackay
Nelson; three stepsons, Nicholas Silvestris of Wallkill, Robert Silvestris of
Purling and Frank Silvestris of Chester; two stepdaughters, Penny Rivenburg
of Catskill and Jackie Clark of Cairo; 15 step-grandchildren; and several
A brother, Robert, died previously.
M. Josephine Erceg
RICHFIELD, Ohio -
Sister M. Josephine Erceg, an area native, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, at
Regina Health Center in Richfield, Ohio. She was 86.
In 1932, she entered the Congregation of
the Daughters of Divine Charity, who were then serving in the parish of SS
Cyril and Methodius in New York City. In 1934, she professed her vows in
Arrochar, Staten Island, and celebrated her diamond jubilee as a nun in Akron
Sister Josephine did pastoral ministry and
taught religious education classes at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Parish in Rankin, Pa., for 35 years. From 1957 to 1968 she served as the
provincial superior of St. Mary Province in Akron, Ohio, and also worked in
New York City. For the last 24 years in Akron, Ohio, she served the residents
of Francesca Residence and Leonora Hall.
Born Anna Erceg in Cementon, now Smith’s
Landing, she was a daughter of John and Dominica Erceg.
Survivors include five brothers, Peter
of Smith’s Landing, Frank of Athens, Michael of Colonie, Anthony of Cairo
and John of Saugerties; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and nephews.
A sister, Mary, died previously.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
on Jan. 4 in Akron, Ohio. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron, Ohio. A
Memorial Mass will be celebrated noon Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church in
Catskill. Funeral arrangements were by Dunn-Quigley, Ciriello & Carr
Funeral Home, Fairlawn, Ohio.
Ruthanne B. Empert of Old Post Road, an area resident most of her life, died
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at the Benedictine Hospital. She was 62.
She worked in the health care industry for
She was a graduate of Red Hook High
School; St. Johns School of Nursing; Dutchess Community College; Mount St.
Mary College in Newburgh; Jersey City State College, where she received a
degree in health science administration; and the Albany Medical College Nurse
Mrs. Empert worked in various nursing
capacities including private duty, staff nurse, head nurse, nursing
instructor, community mental health nurse, nurse practitioner and public
She was employed by Peninsula Health
Department in Newport News, Va., and was previously employed at the Hudson
River Psychiatric Center in Poughkeepsie and Wassaic Developmental Center in
She was a master gardener. She was a
member of the Hugnenot Historical Society in New Paltz and St. Peter's
Church in Rosendale and was a teacher at the Ulster County Literacy
Association Learn to Read Program.
Her husband, Stephen J. Empert, died in
Born April 4, 1938, in Saugerties, she was
a daughter of the late Walter and Anna Pearl Coon Becker.
Survivors include a son, Manuel A. (A-Jay)
Empert of Poughkeepsie; two sisters, Janet Moore of Elizaville and Kathleen
Albano of Klamath Falls, Ore.; four brothers, Walter Becker of Cairo, David
and Robert Becker, both of Red Hook and Allen Joseph of Palenville; two
stepsons, Stephen Jr. of Ordinary, Va., and Donald of Poughkeepsie; a
stepdaughter, Carmela Rosell of Gloucester, Va.; several step-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
A sister, Sandra Becker, died previously.
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at
the George J. Moylan Funeral Home, state Route 32, Rosendale. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., at St. Peter's Church in
Rosendale with the Rev. Paul Dmoch officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's
Rose Lynch, 79, formerly of Roosevelt Avenue, Acra, died on Tuesday, Jan. 2,
2001, at the Eden Park Nursing Home where she had been a resident since May.
An 11-year area resident, she was a
communicant of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church.
Born Jan. 4, 1921, in Ireland, she was the
daughter of the late John and
Ellen Cullen Smyth.
Her husband, Michael J. Lynch, died Nov 1,
Survivors include a son, Michael of
Queens; two daughters, Helen M. Ward of Round Top and Ann Mealiffe of Franklin
Square; two brothers, Terrance and Philip Smith, both of Ireland; a sister,
Kathleen McManusk of Ireland; and nine grandchildren and five great-
A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's
Novitiate Church with Bishop J. Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Church
Cemetery, Round Top. Arrangements are by Richards Funeral Home, Bross Street,
P. Dunn Jr.
Carlos P. Dunn Jr. of Williams Street, founder of Dunn Builders Supply, died
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at the Adventist Nursing Home in Livingston. He was
He attended Colgate University and was a
member of the Sigma Nu fraternity.
Mr. Dunn worked for United Aircraft at
home as well as overseas during World War II. He then moved to Catskill, and
in 1946 founded Dunn Builders Supply, which still is family-owned and
He was past president of the Catskill
Rotary Club and Catskill Board of Education and served on the Catskill Water
Department Board. He was director of the Catskill Golf Club and Tanners Bank,
a member of the Rip Van Winkle Club and Columbia Golf and Country Club.
He was named Eastern New York Lumber
Dealers’ Association Lumberman of the Year for 1994.
Born July 18, 1917, in Las Vegas, N.M., he
was a son of the late Carlos P. and Helen Schaefer Dunn Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years,
Nancy Bogle Dunn; two sons, Carlos III and Stephen, both of Catskill; five
grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A sister, Helen Marie Dunn Fairbanks, died
A private graveside service will be held
in the spring at Wappingers Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are by Traver &
McCurry Funeral Home, Catskill.
Elizabeth A. Brodhead of Fair
Street died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at Kingston Hospital. She was 57.
She was a member of SEEK and the Civil Air
Born March 27, 1943, in Kingston, she was
a daughter of Mary Cooney Scism and the late George Dutcher.
Survivors in addition to her mother of
Kingston include her husband, John Brodhead; two daughters, Terri Allen and
Amanda Peters, both of Kingston; two brothers, Edward and William G. Markle
Sr., both of Kingston; two sisters, Frances Grunenwald of Kingston and Doreen
Langendorf of Catskill; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at
the A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave., Kingston. Deacon Jack
Peters will officiate. Burial will be in Montrepose Cemetery. Arrangements are
by Bernard L. Hamilton Funeral Service, 65 Lucas Ave., Kingston.
Doreen Joan Langendorf of High Street died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at
Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson. She was 55.
Born Aug. 10, 1945, in Kingston, she was a
daughter of Mary Scism.
Survivors in addition to her mother of
Kingston include her ex-husband, Bernard Langendorf Sr. of Kingston; a son,
Bernard Jr. of New Paltz; two daughters, Lori of Catskill and Sheri
DeFrancesco of Cairo; a sister, Frances Gruendwald of Kingston; two
brothers, Edward and William Markle, both of Kingston; and two grandchildren.
A sister, Betty Broadhead, died
The funeral will be 8 p.m. tonight at the
Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill, with the
Rev. Frank Mirocco officiating. Private cremation will be at Park View
Marie Agnes Pollen, an 85-year resident of the area, died Wednesday, Jan. 10,
2001, at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson. She was 93.
Mrs. Pollen was
a supervisor for New York Telephone in Liberty, starting in 1922. She retired
in 1962 after 40 years of service.
She was a
member of St. Peter’s Church in Liberty, the Catholic Daughters Court Mary
Anthony and St. Peter’s Rosary Society, the Telephone Pioneers of America,
and the Sullivan County Golf Club in Liberty.
She was born
Nov. 2, 1907, in New York City, the daughter of James and Mary Agnes Costello
Murphy. On May 12, 1934, Mrs. Pollen married Irving Pollen. He died July 12,
include two nephews, John Monahan of Catskill and Allan Albright of Cape
Canaveral, Fla.; three great-nieces and four great-nephews; 15
great-great-nieces and great-great nephews; and a great-great-great-niece.
Jane Reinshagen and Lynne Marie Albright, died previously.
A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:45 a.m. Monday at St. Peter’s
Church, 264 N. Main St., Liberty, with Monsignor Edward Straub officiating.
Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery.
are by Ramsay’s Funeral Homes Inc., 275 S. Main St., Liberty.
Frances C. Maxwell, a retired supervisor with the Ulster County Department
of Social Services, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at the Ten Broeck Commons
Nursing Home in Lake Katrine. She was 88.
She received a
bachelor’s degree from the SUNY Albany in 1935 and a master's
degree in 1943. Prior to working for the county, she was a teacher in several
A member of the
United Methodist Church of Saugerties, she was also belonged to the
ladies’ group and was a former superintendent of the church’s Sunday
of the YWCA, she participated as a member of the Business and Professional
Women’s Club of the YWCA and was a charter member of the Saugerties
Born April 11,
1912, in Kiskatom, she was the daughter of Clayton W. and Nellie Ann Delham
She is survived
by cousins, Geneva Lasher and Clayton LaValle, and her dear friend Inez Banks.
John, died previously.
services will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Buono Funeral Service, Main Street
Chapel, Saugerties, with the Rev. Duane Buddle, pastor of the Saugerties
United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be private in the Town of
Catskill Cemetery, Jefferson Heights, Catskill.
Gail A. Hinckley of county Route 2 died Friday Jan. 12, 2001, at Kingston
Hospital. She was 45.
On Dec. 27,
2000, she married Robert J. Hinckley, who survives at home.
She was born
Nov. 1, 1955, in Riverhead, a daughter of Charles Copenhaver and Carolina
include her two daughters, Melissa Ambrose of Highland and Hope Deakin of
Phoenix, Ark., her son, Kevin Owens of Catskill; three sisters, Theresa Branca-Forte
of Shirley, Kathy Owens of South Carolina and Amanda Bradford of Harrington,
Del.; three brothers, Joseph Coppenhaver of Felton, Del., Michael Valente of
Harrington, Del, and Danny
Copenhaver of Long Island; and one granddaughter.
service will be held Sunday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral
Home, 27 Smith Ave., Kingston. Cremation will be held at the Wiltwyck Crematory,
C. Utter Jr.
John C. Utter Jr., 61, a former Saugerties resident, died on Friday, Jan. 12,
2001, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.
He served in
the U.S. Army from 1960-62 and was stationed in Alaska as an air defense
He worked as a
truck driver for W.J. Trucking in Coxsackie and was an avid hunter and
Born May 23,
1940, in Saugerties, he was the son of the late John C. and Myrtle Robinson
include two sons, John C. III of Cottekill and Gerald of Cornwallville; a
sister, Jackie Sittner of Kingston; a dear friend, Lynette Fuegmann; and nine
grandson, John C. Utter IV, died previously.
private. Arrangements were by Buono Funeral Service Inc., Main Street Chapel,
Gertrude G. Howland, 85, of Davis Valley Road, a resident of Greene County
since 1978, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2001 at Laughlin Memorial Hospital in Tennessee.
William and Mary College and graduated from Syracuse University with a dual
major in business administration and psychology.
She had been a
resident of Hartford, Conn., for more than 30 years, before moving to Greene
County. She had been a substitute teacher in the Hartford public schools.
After years as a Girl Scout leader, she became a professional with the
Connecticut Yankee Girl Scout Council and also directed the Glen Echo Girl
Scout Day Camp in Meriden, Conn.
She was a
member of the Newcomers Club and Friends of the Greene County Library and was
president of the local Home Demonstration Club, Greene County Cooperative
Born Feb. 1,
1915, in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Anna Gertrude Cowdrey and
William P. Glass.
Richard LeVan Howland, died in 1999.
include a son, William C. of Roaring Springs Community, Tenn.; three
daughters, Catherine Bonner of Burke, Va, Terry Howland of Roaring Springs
Community, Tenn., and Laura Howland of Manchester, Conn.; and seven
service will be held 7 p.m. Friday at Holston Valley Unitarian Universalist
Church in Grey, Tenn. Arrangements are by Doughty Stevens Funeral Home,
HYANNISPORT, Mass. -
William Shire Massie, 97, formerly of Coxsackie, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001,
at the Pavilion Nursing Home in Hyannis, Mass.
from the University of Cobleskill in 1923.
Prior to his
retirement in 1968, he was the superintendent of the Coxsackie Vocational
Institute for 36 years.
previously lived in Baldwin and Mechanicville.
He was a member
of Ark Lodge 48 F&AM.
Born Feb. 28,
1903, in White Plans, he was the son of the late William and Jenny Schaeffer
Frances A. Lory Massie, died in 1984.
include a daughter, Jane Jackson of West Hyannisport, Mass.; a sister, Bette
Allis of Skaneateles; and three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a
Jeannette Massie and Margretta Diehm, and a brother, Robson Massie, died
be at 2 p.m. Saturday at W.C. Brady’s Sons, Inc., Funeral Home, 97 Mansion
St., Coxsackie, with the Rev. Peggy Fabrizio, pastor of the First United
Methodist Church of Coxsackie, officiating. Burial will be in the spring.
Helen Fischer of Mountain Avenue, Cairo, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at
Community Hospice of Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson. She was 98.
Prior to her
retirement she was employed by the Getty Oil Co. of New York City for over 25
She was a
resident of Purling for over 45 years.
Born Oct. 6,
1902, in New York City, a daughter of the late Edward and Helen Quinn Volke.
include a daughter-in-law, Mary Ashley, with whom she resided and was her
caregiver; a daughter, Helen Boll of Franklin Square; a granddaughter; three
Her son, Albert
Ashley, died Sept. 19, 2000.
will be 8 p.m. Thursday at Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo, with
the Rev. J. Nunan, pastor of the Sacred Heart Church of Cairo, officiating.
Burial will be in the spring.
John C. Sulkey of North Franklin Street, a former employee of the Coxsackie-Athens
Central School District and General Electric, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at
the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany. He was 70.
He was an avid
He was born
Feb. 23, 1930, in Glasco, a son of the late Frank Sulkey and Virginia Hines
Sulkey of Catskill.
besides his mother include his wife, Mary R. Cross Sulkey of Athens; three
sons, John Jr. of Colorado, Stephen of North Carolina and Kevin of Florida; a
stepson, Steven Colwell of Athens; two daughters, Tammy Figel and Maryann
Burdick of Coxsackie; two stepdaughters, Pamela Parise and Debra Scott, both
of Athens; two brothers, William of Coxsackie and Joseph of Catskill; five sisters,
Lorraine Killner, Joan Sasso and Sandra Paceco, all of New York, Ann
Pelligrino of New Jersey and Darlene Cardinale of Florida; 15 grandchildren;
and several great-grandchildren.
be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Richards Funeral Home, 26 N. Vernon St., Athens.
The Rev. Rick Snowden, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Catskill, will
officiate. Spring burial will be in the family plot of the New Athens Rural
Anna C. Fox of Dutch Village died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at Ten Broeck
Commons Nursing Home in Lake Katrine, where she had been a resident since
1993. She was 77.
She was born
March 10, 1923, in New Castle, the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth
include her husband of 52 years, Thomas J. Fox Jr. of Hudson; a sister,
Beatrice Rosasco of Carmel; two sons, Thomas III of Claverack and Richard of
Cairo; eight daughters, Dolores Neils of Mill Spring, N.C., Linda Higgins of
Holmes, Kathleen Higgins of Brewster, Marilyn Lavoie of Catskill, Patricia
Harper of Arkport, Denise Fox of Copake, and Sharon Fitzpatrick and Teresa
Roberts, both of Stottville; 26 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's
Roman Catholic Church, Hudson, with the Rev. Winston Bath officiating. Private
cremation will take place at Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston.
arrangements are by Valenti and Richards Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive,
Marjorie W. Cole of county Route 26, a homemaker, died Thursday, Jan. 18,
2001, at Eden Park Nursing Home in Catskill. She was 77.
She had been a
foster mother for more than 50 children.
She was born
Feb. 18, 1923, in Lackawanna County, Pa., a daughter of the late Harrison and
Winona Thomas Derr.
include a son, Thomas Mahon of Greenville; two daughters, Margaret (Peggy)
Tempe of Hannacroix and Patricia Mahon of Earlton; two stepdaughters, Kathy
Snyder of Medusa and Judith Honey of Virginia; two sisters, Gladys DeFazio of
Waymart, Pa., and Virginia Kolek of Carbondale, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Thomas Mahon and Charles Cole; a daughter, Judith Stahl; two sisters, Dorothy
Lepri and Elizabeth (Betty)
Kania; and a brother, Harrison Derr, died previously.
be at 11 a.m. Monday at Traver and McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson
Heights, Catskill, with the Rev. Thomas P. Carney officiating. Spring
interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Waymart, Pa.
Christine M. Kramer of Sandy Plains Road, a former Queens resident, died
Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, at her home. She was 81.
She was a
medical transcriber at Flushing Hospital in Queens before moving to Leeds.
She was a
graduate of Queens College earning a bachelor’s degree at the age of 68.
She was a
member of the medical transcriber’s association and was a Girl Scout Leader.
Born May 12,
1919, in Queens, daughter of the late John and Christina Fedrich Friedl.
Joseph F. Kramer, died in 1989.
include three daughters, Barbara Gottfried of Selden, Loretta Johnson of Leeds
and Christina Kramer of Charlottesville, Va.; four sons, Paul of Coxsackie,
Joseph of Lorton, Va., Victor of Germany and Peter of Louisa, Va.; and eight
will be 9 a.m. Wednesday from the Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234
Jefferson Heights, Catskill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at
9 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Church in Catskill.
Burial will be
in Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery, Flushing, Queens.
Henry A. Rauh of Reservoir Road, a former New York City resident, died Monday,
Jan. 22, 2001, at Columbia-Greene Long Term Care Center. He was 85.
He was a self
employed carpenter, plumber and taxicab driver in the New York City area
before moving to the area.
He was the
widower of the late Dorothy Golmash Rauh.
Born Nov. 29,
1915, in Brooklyn, he was a son of the late John and Meda Bowling Tauh.
include a son, Arthur of Eureka, Calif., and a sister, Helen Roberts of West
will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Sopris Funeral Home, U.S. Route 9W, Coxsackie,
with the Rev. Joseph Loux Jr. officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside
Mildred V. Story of Railroad Avenue, a lifelong area resident died Tuesday,
Jan. 23, 2001, at home. She was 74.
She was a
chambermaid for many years for many resorts and boarding houses in Greene
Born May 21,
1926, in West Camp, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly.
include a daughter, Margaret of Catskill; a sister, Marion Peace of Malden;
five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Raymond, and a daughter, Eva, died previously.
will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo,
with the Rev. Retta Lyken of the Cairo United Methodist Church officiating.
Frances T. Tomshaw of Harding Ave. and formerly of Florence Street a retired
Kingston Hospital employee, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. She was 71.
had been employed in Kingston Hospital’s business department for 37 years
before retiring in May 1966.
She was born
May 15, 1929, in East Kingston, a daughter of Frank and Teresa Robb Tierney.
Thomas W. Tomshaw, died Sept. 19, 1985.
include a daughter, Frances (Fifi)
Hart of Kingston; three sisters, Virginia Christianna of Catskill, Margaret
Mahoney of Stone Ridge and Mary Alice (Allie)
Fine of Kingston; and two grandchildren.
Patricia Tomshaw, died in 1957; and a brother, John Tierney, died in 1971.
be at 11 a.m. Monday at Jenson and Deegan Funeral Home,. 15 Downs St.,
Kingston, with the Rev. LeRoy Ness officiating. Burial will be in Montrepose
Alfred Lane, who for 23 years worked for the Greene County Highway
Department, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at home. He was 56.
Born Jan. 10,
1945, in Lanesville, he was a son of Jessie Ostrander and Sherman A. Lane.
include his wife of 34 years, Linda; a daughter, Angel Story; two sons, Scott
and Shannon; a brother, Sherman of Catskill; a sister, Violet Pack of Hunter;
and four grandchildren.
will be 11 am. Wednesday at the Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo.
The Rev. Roger Balzan will officiate. Burial will be in Palenville Cemetery.
Joyce A. Johnson, an area resident since 1966, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at
the Ten Broeck Commons Nursing Home in Lake Katrine. She was 58.
Yonkers resident, Mrs. Johnson had taught third grade at the Grant D. Morse
School in Mount Marion. She also taught in Yonkers and in Catskill at the
She had been a
member of the Saugerties Teachers Association. She was also a former member of
the Ladies’ Guild and a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Centerville.
She was born
Dec. 24, 1942, a daughter of the late William and Dorothy Zorillo Clodfelter.
include her husband, Mark A. Johnson; two sons, Eric and Brian; and several
nieces and nephews.
procession will form at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, John
and Lafayette streets, Saugerties. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 10 am. at St. John the Evangelist Church, state Route 212,
Centerville, with Monsignor William Williams officiating. Burial will be in
Blue Mountain Cemetery.
Delores J. Barz, formerly of Cairo, died Monday, Jan. 29,2001, at the home
of her daughter in Vestal. She was 67.
She was a
receptionist for Greene County Public Health.
Born Aug. 25,
1933, in Long Island, she was a daughter of the late Luigi and Lillian
Ardolino Davanzo. Survivors include her husband, Henry Ban of Vestal; a
daughter, Linda St Pierre of Vestal; two brothers, John Davanzo of Long Island
and Peter Davanzo of Johnsvllle; a sister, Marie Raponi of Florida a
granddaughter and several cousins, nieces and nephews. The funeral will be 11
a.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home, 383 Bross St., Cairo.