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Mary Brazak
AUBURN - Mary Brazak, 74, wife of Theodore Brazak, State Street Road, died unexpectedly Saturday, April 24, 1999 at Community General Hospital, Syracuse. Mary had been a resident of Heritage Apartments in Syracuse for the past five years. Born in Blossburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Agnes Tomski. She was employed by General Electric until her retirement.

Paul H. Nodine
JORDAN - Paul H. Nodine, 49, of 6 Pine St., Jordan, died Saturday, April 24, 1999 at home following a long illness. Born in Stuart, Fla. on May 29, 1949, he was the son of Paul and Violet Evans Nodine. Mr. Nodine lived in Borodino before moving to Jordan in 1974. He was formerly employed at Barco Manufacturing of Syracuse.

WILCOX, Nelson J.
WILCOX, Nelson J., 73, 116 Murray St., Auburn, died Saturday, April 24 at his home. Calling hours 4 to 7 p.m. today at Langham Funeral Home, 75 East Genesee St. Funeral services 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Contributions to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 25 William St., Auburn or to the American Cancer Society.

Fannie Giannotta Hoey
AUBURN - Mrs. Fannie Giannotta Hoey, 67, of 20 Dexter Ave., Auburn, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, in Auburn Memorial Hospital. A native Auburnian, she was the daughter of Celestino and Jenny Iaria Giannotta and was a lifelong resident. A graduate of Auburn High School with the Class of 1950, she had retired from Red Star with 27 years of service in 1984, and from Mercy Health & Rehabilitation Center on May 1, 1999, with 10 years of employment. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Auburn. Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Richard L. Hoey of Auburn; three sons, Kevin Hoey and his wife Beth of Auburn, Rick Hoey with Cindy DeAngelis of Auburn, and Chris Hoey of Liverpool; three daughters, Sue Hoey Spinelli and her husband Mike of Jamesville, Joanne Hoey Davenport of New Hartford, and Terri Hoey Gleason and her husband Bill of Auburn; one brother, Joe Giannotta and his wife Peggy of Auburn; one sister, Angie Patchen and her husband Leonard of Beaufort, S.C.; 12 grandchildren, Kevin Hoey Jr., Ashley and Brian Hoey, Mike and Mark Spinelli, Harrison and Connor Davenport, Deanne and Matthew Hoey, Mitchell Hoey and Brian and Timmy Gleason; several nieces, nephews and cousins. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11 in St. Mary's Church, Auburn. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Farrell Funeral Home, 84 South St., Auburn, N.Y. 13021. Memorial contributions may be made to the Renovation Fund at St. Mary's Church, Clark Street, Auburn. Fannie will be remembered for her devotion to her children and grandchildren.

Paul L. Kleintjes
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. - Paul L. Kleintjes, 83, of Garden Grove, Calif., beloved husband of Jean Hickok Kleintjes, died Sept. 30, 1999, from congenital heart failure. He is also survived by five children, Dr. P. Chris Kleintjes of Carson City, Nev., Dr. Paula Kleintjes of Eau Claire, Wis., Kathy Beauchamp of Huntington Beach, Calif., Jan Fleming of Los Olivos, Calif., and Lisa Kamemoto of Tokyo, Japan; and three granddaughters, Ans and Trina Kleintjes of Carson City, Nev., and Emi of Japan. Mass was celebrated Oct. 4 at St. Columban's Church in Garden Grove. He was buried with full military honors at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.

Jerry Kuc
AUBURN - Jerry Kuc, 73, of 1 Elm St., Auburn, died Thursday,Oct. 7, 1999, at his residence, following a brief illness. He was the husband of Patricia Yurdyga Kuc. Mr. Kuc was a native of the Ukraine, and has resided in the Auburn area for more than 50 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a former employee of New Process Gear, retiring in 1989. He was a communicant of SS. Peter & Paul Church, and a member of the Sicz Club. Surviving, besides his wife, is a daughter, Mari Anne Paussa of Westvale; three sons, Gene and Peter Kuc of Auburn, and Daniel Kuc of Ottawa, Canada; four grandchildren, Nicholas, Jason, Jamie and Melissa Paussa; and a sister in the Ukraine. Funeral services for Mr. Kuc will be 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Plis Funeral Home, and 10 a.m. in SS.Peter & Paul Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 220 State St., Auburn Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 25 William St., Auburn.

STRONG, Dorothy King
STRONG, Dorothy King, 88, of Scipioville, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999 at the Finger Lakes Center for Living. Arrangements by the Brew Funeral Home, 48 South St., Auburn, are incomplete. HAUSWIRTH, Anne (Mimi) Jenkins, 90, formerly of Auburn, died Sept. 16, 1999 in Pomona, N.Y. Memorial service in Auburn to be announced. In lieu of flowers, contributions to United Way of Rockland County.

Raymond W. Hargett
MORAVIA - Raymond W. Hargett, 77, of Harris Hill Road, Locke, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999 at Howd Nursing Home in Moravia, following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Mr. Hargett was born on Harris Hill Road, Locke, on Aug. 16, 1922, the son of the late Raymond and Edith Hargett and resided there all his life. He was the first Empire Farmer of Moravia School in 1939. He graduated from Moravia Central in 1940. He was a farmer and excavator for many years, and retired from the highway superintendent position in Locke after serving 17 years. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Farm Bureau and Dairyman's League. He formerly served a Sunday School teacher and superintendent of Locke Methodist Church. He was a trustee of Christ United Methodist Church and a United Methodist Men member. He was recently recognized as a 50 year Grange member.

Angelina Barbaro Erra
AUBURN- Angelina Barbaro Erra, 85, of 1 St. Anthony St., formerly of Taber Drive, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999 at the Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Erra was born in Rochester and had lived most of her life in Auburn. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church and a member of its Sacred Heart Society. She had been employed by the General Electric Company retiring in 1974. She is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law Irene and Mike Pidlypchak of Auburn; three beloved grandchildren, Michael, Jennifer and Kevin Pidlypchak, all of Auburn; a sister Josephine Gasparro of Auburn; and a very dear and close friend, Erica Jasniewski of Auburn, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Clara W. Weber
SYRACUSE - Clara W. Weber, 93, a former resident of Auburn and Cedar Woods Towers, Rochester, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999 in the James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse She was born in Auburn on March 29, 1906, the daughter of Albert and Anna Ryan Weber. A graduate of Auburn Academic High School, Miss Weber had retired from the Singer Co., Rochester. While in Rochester, she was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church. Her hobbies during retirement have included photography, needlework and card playing.

EDWARDS, Rosie N.
EDWARDS, Rosie N., 73, of 49 Clymer St., Auburn, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Nicpon Funeral Home, 225 State St. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at a time to be announced.

GOLDMAN, William
GOLDMAN, William, 85, 5793 East Lake Road, Auburn, died Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Jewish Home of CNY, Syracuse. Visiting hours were Monday at the Langham Funeral Home; funeral services 10 a.m. today at the Temple B'Nai Israel; burial in Fort Hill Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Chamber of Commerce of Auburn and Cayuga County Foundation Phyllis Goldman Award, PO 675, Auburn, att: Nancy Cheney Netti.

THOMPSON, Mildred H.
THOMPSON, Mildred H., 97, formerly of Schwartz Towers, Auburn, died Monday , Oct. 11, 1999, at Cayuga County Nursing Home. Arrangements by the Brew Funeral Home are incomplete.

Mary Jo Fennessy
HARRISON, Mich. - Mary Jo Fennessy, 68, of Harrison, Mich., died May 10, 1999 at her son's home in Birmingham, Mich. She was born Aug. 9, 1930 in Auburn, the daughter of Al and Sarah Harding.

Milton E. Cook
AUBURN - Mr. Milton E. Cook, of 96 Frances St., Auburn, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Born in Owasco, he was the son of Pearl and Mabel Williamson Cook. He was a graduate of Auburn Academic High School. Mr. Cook was a local musician for many years and was a former member of the Musicians Local Union. He retired in 1979 from Auburn Spark Plug, where he was employed for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, photography, sports and traveling, especially to the Adirondack Mountains.

Dorothy M. Malachowski
AUBURN - Dorothy M. Malachowski, 70, of 1 St. Anthony St., Auburn, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999 at the Mercy Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Buffalo and had lived there most of her life. She had been a resident of Auburn since 1990. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a bookkeeper for Sears & Roebuck in Buffalo.

Beulah Keech Raymond
UNION SPRINGS - Mrs. Beulah Keech Raymond, 89, of Grove Street, Union Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Born in Pultney, she was the daughter of Herbert S. and Grace Fort Keech. Mrs. Raymond received her schooling in Pultney and came to the Union Springs area in the 1940s. Mrs. Raymond was a cook at the Union Springs Academy for several years. She is a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Union Springs and a former treasurer of the church. She also was the former head of the Dorcus Class at church.

Timothy Joseph Klink
TROY - Timothy Joseph Klink, 26, died suddenly Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999 at Memorial Hospital in Troy after being stricken at work. Born on Feb. 1, 1973 in Auburn, he is the son of Thomas and Mary Ann Boyer Klink of Auburn. Mr. Klink was a graduate of Auburn High School Class of 1991 and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy Class of 1995, with a bachelor of science degree in computer and system engineering. He was currently employed by Unified Technologies in the RPI Tech Park in Troy. He was previously employed by RPI in the ITS Consulting Department.

E. John Glanville Jr
OWASCO - E. John Glanville Jr., 78, formerly of School Street, Owasco, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Born in Auburn, he was the son of Earl J. and Myrtle Chaten Glanville Sr. He was a graduate of Moravia High School. Mr. Glanville was employed as a salesman for Gordon Johnson Co., a poultry processing equipment company in Canada and the northeastern United States.

WOODRUFF, Frances G. (Myers)
WOODRUFF, Frances G. (Myers), 72, of 4831 White Road, Union Springs, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999. No calling hours or services. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Fleming Fire Department No. 2 Ambulance Fund. Arrangements by Langham Funeral Home of Auburn.

Ruth Hazlitt Atkins
AUBURN -Ruth Hazlitt Atkins, 86, formerly of Auburn, died Friday, Nov. 12, 1999 in Tallahassee, Fla., where she had been a resident since 1956. She was born in Auburn Dec. 18, 1913, the daughter of the late William and Ida Strickland Hazlitt. She worked as a bookkeeper with the Tallahassee Building Supply Co., Tallahassee, Fla., retiring after 30 years at the age of 76.

JoAnne Lazarski Mangin
AUBURN - Mrs. Violet M. Fitzgerald, 92, formerly of 44 Grover St., Auburn, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999 at the Auburn Memorial Hospital. A lifelong Auburnian, she was the daughter of Herbert and Viola Malaney Wolfe.

Ira H. Blake Jr.
MORAVIA -Ira H. Blake Jr., 77, of Vil-Vue Heights, Moravia, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 15, 1999 in Cortland Memorial Hospital. Mr. Blake was born May 26, 1922 in Cato, the son of the late Ira and Nellie Van Wie Blake.

Robert W. Butman
NORWICH -Robert W. Butman, 58, of Lindy's Lane, Norwich, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 1999 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Born in Rochester, he lived in Cato for most of his life until moving to Norwich in 1985. He was a 1959 graduate of the Cato-Meridian High School.

Seymour Deber Greenwald
MANLIUS - Seymour Deber Greenwald, 83, died Monday, Nov. 15, 1999 in James Square. Mr. Greenwald was born in Cartaret, N.J. He was employed as a manufacturing representative for Pennsylvania House furniture firm, and as a real estate agent for Longley-Jones. He was a member of B'nai Brith, Congregation B'nai Israel in Auburn. Mr. Greenwald served in the Army during World War II.

Geraldine A. Odrzywolski
FLEMING -Geraldine A. Odrzywolski, 50, wife of Gerald Odrzywolski of 2505 Fleming-Scipio Town Line Road, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 15, 1999 at University Hospital, Syracuse. Born in Daytona Beach, Fla., the daughter of the late John and Frances White Hickcox, she was a resident of the Auburn area for most of her life. A communicant of St. Hyacinth's Church, she was an employee of Sears Co. of Auburn.

Lauren (Rowe) Greene
MENA, Ark. -Mrs. Lauren M. (Rowe) Greene, 45, of Mena, Ark., passed away Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999 in the Mena Medical Center. She was born July 14, 1954 in Auburn, her age being 45 years, 3 months and 23 days.

PALMER, Ruth Woltman
PALMER, Ruth Woltman, 89, of Finger Lakes Center for Living, Auburn, formerly of Throop, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999. No vising hours or services. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Throopsville Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are by Langham Funeral Home of Auburn.

Stephanie Rae Barretta
ATHENS, Ala.-Stephanie Rae Barretta, 26, daughter of Gary and Kathy McGrail Lemon of Athens, Ala., passed away Feb. 24, 2000. She is survived by her sisters, Shannon Mills of Florida, Amanda Dorsett and Jessica Lemon; her brother, Gary Lemon; her aunt, Laurinda Brandstetter of Auburn; and her cousins, Julie Brandstetter, Tammy Brandstetter and Joseph Brandstetter, all of Auburn.

Gerald J. Odrzywolski
FLEMING-Gerald J. Odrzywolski, 52, of Townline Road, Fleming, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000 at University Hospital, Syracuse. Born in Auburn, the son of the late John and Josephine Odrzywolski, he was a resident of the Auburn area most of his life. Gerry was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a jet mechanic with Squadron VF 143. He was employed by the New York State Department of Corrections for 27 years, retiring from Auburn Correctional Facility in 1995. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was very devoted to his family.

Kenneth 'Tony' Thomas
PORT BYRON-Kenneth "Tony" Thomas, 50, of 7962 State Street Road, Port Byron, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000 at his home. Mr. Thomas was born in Auburn and had been an area resident all of his life. He was employed as head engineer by Cliftronics of Clifton Springs. He previously had been employed by TRW for more than 20 years.

THOMAS, Kenneth "Tony,"
THOMAS, Kenneth "Tony," 50, of 7962 State Street Road, Port Byron, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000. Services 8:45 a.m. Thursday from Pettigrass Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in St. Alphonsus Church. Calling hours 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 196 Genesee St., Auburn.

Myron L. Eddy
AUBURN - Myron L. Eddy, 85, husband of Katherine Wise Eddy, of Auburn, succumbed Wednesday, March 1, 2000 in Auburn Memorial Hospital. Mr. Eddy was born the son of William L. and Pearl E. Porter Eddy. He lived most of his life in the Auburn area. He was a retired employee of the Singer Co. of Auburn. Surviving besides his wife Katherine of 56 years, are his children, William and his wife Theresa Eddy of Auburn and Katherine and her husband David Evans of Florida; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. There will be no calling hours for Mr. Eddy. Private funeral services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home, 42 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

Lorraine M. Holzhauer Nardona
WATERBURY, Conn. - Mrs. Lorraine M. (Holzhauer) Nardona, 68, of 18 Gilbert St., Waterbury, died Thursday, March 2, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was the wife of Robert J. Nardona. Mrs. Nardona was born April 16, 1931 in Auburn, a daughter of the late Harold and Florence (Flynn) Holzhauer. She was employed at Bristol Babcock Co. for 25 years until her retirement in 1999. Besides her husband Robert of Waterbury, she is survived by one son, Robert W. Nardona of Waterbury; one brother, William Holzhauer of Auburn; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Maiorano Funeral Home, 95 Willow St., Waterbury, Conn. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Watertown. There are no calling hours.

Anna Bagan Bellnier
AUBURN - Anna Bagan Bellnier, 91, formerly of North Division Street, Auburn, died Friday, March 3, 2000 at Mercy Health & Rehabilitation Center, following an extended illness. She was the wife of the late Frank Bellnier. Mrs. Bellnier was a life resident of the Auburn area. She was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. She was a former employee of Auburn Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, C. Peter and Mary Bellnier of Evans, Ga.; two grandchildren, Peter Bellnier and Heather Mayne; a brother, Michael Bagan of Alexandria, Va.,and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mrs. Bellnier will be 9 a.m. Monday from the Plis Funeral Home, and 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Burial will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 220 State St.

Michael F. Newcomb
FAIRPORT - Michael F. Newcomb, 55, of 14 Chablis Drive, Fairport, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 2, 2000 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was born in Auburn, the son of Francis A. and Lydia Maiorano Newcomb. Michael was a graduate of Auburn East High School and Auburn Community College. He was a 1966 graduate of Central Michigan University where he received his degree in psychology. Michael was a Marine Vietnam veteran with a rank of Captain and was the recipient of the Vietnamese Service Medal, the Bronze Star Medal with combat V, the Vietnamese Service Medal with three stars, the combat action ribbon and the Navy Commendation Medal with combat V. Michael held the position of senior vice president for ING Barings. He was a communicant of St. John Church of Fairport. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed the many pleasures of Owasco Lake and was a member of the Owasco Country Club. Mr. Newcomb is survived by his wife, Lorraine Hockeborn Newcomb of Fairport; his mother, Mrs. Lydia Newcomb of Auburn; his children; Michael F. Newcomb II and his wife, Jennifer of Morris Plains, N. J., and Amy Newcomb of Manhattan; two brothers, Thomas and his wife, Geraldine of Fairport, Bernard and his wife, Patricia of Auburn; two sisters, Susan Murley and her husband, Timothy of Auburn, Sheila Newcomb of Auburn; two grandchildren, Michael F. Newcomb III and Emily Ann Newcomb; three aunts, several cousins and many nieces and nephews. Michael was predeceased by his father, Francis A. Newcomb. Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, March 5 at Langham Funeral Home, 75 East Genesee St., Auburn. Private family prayers will be held at the funeral home Monday prior to the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial at St. Alphonsus Church. The Rev. Louis Vasile will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fleming. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make contributions to The Children's Home, 10 Hamilton Ave., Auburn, N.Y. 13021 or to The School of the Holy Childhood, Attn: Luana, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, N.Y. 14623 in memory of Michael. "Semper Fi"

Jan Pottorff
SAVANNAH - Jan Pottorff, 58, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2000. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Earl Terry; two sons, Geoffrey E. and Gregg M. (Amy), all of Savannah; granddaughter, Amber Louise Bresnahan of Port Byron; her mother, Louise Madsen of Lyons; sister, Barbara (Richard) Anderson of East Bridgewater, Mass.; niece Kirsten (Ben) Radlinski of Boston, Mass.; nephew, Adam Anderson of Portland, Maine; and a host of loving friends. Friends are invited to call 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Colvin-Norton Funeral Home in Savannah. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 6 at the Savannah United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Crusoe Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mrs. Pottorff's memory to the Savannah United Methodist Church.

Florence L. Kurfis
CAYUGA - Florence L. Kurfis, 53, of 5981 Davis Point Road, Cayuga, died Saturday, March 4, 2000 at her home. A native of Butler, Pa., Florence was the daughter of the late Earl and Joyce Kennedy. Florence has been a resident of central New York for many years. She was a graduate of Houghton College and was a beloved second grade teacher in the Seneca Falls School District. Florence was a member of the Seneca Falls Teachers Association and the NYS Teachers Association. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Florence is survived by two sons, Walter and his fiancee, Michelle Jackson of Liverpool and Michael and his wife, Annette of Cayuga; a brother, Frank Kennedy and his wife, Martha of Renfrew, Pa.; one grandchild, a niece and two nephews. A memorial service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2000 in the First United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn. Arrangements are by the Cheche Funeral Home.

Helen Zimmerman Neagle
AUBURN - Helen Zimmerman Neagle, 59, of West Lake Road, Auburn died unexpectedly Saturday, March 4, 2000 in Auburn Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Neagle was born in Kearney, Pa., the daughter of the late Andrew. and Mary Kreydates Zimmerman and has resided in Auburn for most of her life. Mrs. Neagle was employed at the Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center and prior to that she worked at the Kalet Nursing Home. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She is survived by her husband, Avery E. Neagle Jr. of Auburn; three sons, Brian A. Neagle and his wife, Tammy, Christopher A. Neagle and his wife, Alicia, Sean M. Neagle and his wife, Traci, all of Auburn; three brothers, Andrew M. Zimmerman and his wife, Maribel of Bedford, Pa., William J. Zimmerman of Auburn, Robert S. Zimmerman, of Defiance, Pa.; two sisters, Rose A. Zimmerman and Mary E. Mastroianni, both of Auburn; five grandchildren, Nicolette, Kimberly, Alyssa and Tyler Neagle and Kylie A. Dacy, all of Auburn; several nieces and nephews including nephew and godson, Joseph A. Mastroianni of Liverpool. She was predeceased by a brother, Paul Zimmerman who died several years ago. Friends are invited to attend funeral services at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Fleming No. 1 Fire Department in memory of Mrs. Neagle. The Mosher and Neagle Funeral Home, 48 South St., Auburn is in charge of arrangements.

MCDONOUGH, John H.
MCDONOUGH, John H., 88 of 181 Atlantis Blvd., Atlantis, Fla. died Monday, Feb. 38, 2000 in Park Ridge Hospital, Rochester. Private services were conducted at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Cheche Funeral Home.

Conrad Vanderpool
AUBURN - Conrad Vanderpool, 77, of Southfield Apartments, Auburn died Sunday, March 5, 2000 at his residence. Mr. Vanderpool was born in Syracuse, the son of the late Grant and Gertrude Brown Vanderpool and had resided in Syracuse until 15 years ago when he moved to Auburn.

Evelyn E. Andrews
MORAVIA - Evelyn E. Andrew, 88, a resident of Restmour Proprietary Home, Auburn, died Monday, March 6, 2000 in Auburn Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Andrews was born June 25, 1911 in Niles, the daughter of the late William and Ida Willams Partello. After selling her home in Niles, Mrs. Andrews was a resident at Cayu

Kenneth J. Hubbard
WEEDSPORT - Kenneth J. Hubbard, 79, of East Rude Street, died Monday evening March 6, 2000 at Auburn Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Born April 19, 1920 in Weedsport, the son of the late Jesse and Bessie Traver Hubbard, he was a life resident of the area. He attended and graduated from Weedsport Central Schools. He was employed for over 15 years at New York State Electric and Gas Company. He went on to serve as a deputy sheriff for the Cayuga County Sheriff's Department. Upon leaving the Sheriff's Department he owned and operated Hubbard's Construction Company in Weedsport, maintaining some plowing and lawn accounts to the present. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church.

Catherine Messecar
SENECA FALLS - Catherine Messecar, 74, of 2451 Route 89, Seneca Falls, died Monday, March 6, 2000, in Geneva General Hospital, Geneva. Mrs. Messecar was born in Manchester, N.Y. on June 4, 1925, the daughter of the late Wasyl and Marie Oleski Matkowski. She had resided in Seneca Falls for 50 years, moving from Manchester. She was retired from Rochester Psychiatric Center in Rochester.

NEWCOMB, Michael F.
NEWCOMB, Michael F., 55, of 14 Chablis Drive, Fairport, died Wednesday, March 2, 2000. Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Alphonsus Church. Visiting hours 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Langham Funeral Home, 75 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

Pauline M. Swartwood
LOCKE - Pauline M. Swartwood, 78, of Cayuga Lake Estates, Locke, died Tuesday, June 6, 2000 in Cortland Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Ms. Swartwood was born Oct. 23, 1921 in Penn Yan, the daughter of the late Clyde and Lillian Johnson Swartwood. A former resident of Syracuse, she had lived in the Locke area for the past four years. She was formerly employed by Mott's Apple Company. She is survived by her companion, Raymond Beach of Locke; two sisters, Susan Branch and Virginia Doyle, both of Syracuse; two special nieces, with whom she made her home, Ann Rex and Earlene Wnuk, both of Locke. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, June 9 at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Interment will be in Dryden. Calling hours...[cut off]

PARKMAN, Ruth Breeze
PARKMAN, Ruth Breeze, 98, formerly of Sennett and Westminster Manor, Auburn, died Sunday, June 4, 2000 at Auburn Nursing Home. No calling hours.. Graveside services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sennett Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Westminster Manor, 81 South St., Auburn, N.Y. 13021. Arrangements by Langham Funeral Home of Auburn.
SWAN, Gordon J. (Smokey) SWAN, Gordon J. (Smokey), 62, of 136 Franklin St., Auburn, died Sunday, June 4, 2000. Visiting hours 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Langham Funeral Home, 75 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Services 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Joan A. Tull Coleman
SKANEATELES - Joan A. Tuff Coleman, 51, of 695 Crow Hill Road, Skaneateles, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at Auburn Memorial Hospital . Born in Auburn, Mrs. Coleman lived in Skaneateles for 46 years. She was a tax preparer and IRS enroll agent with H&R Block in Auburn, a bookkeeper with Bearwood Bait and Tackle in Skaneateles and formerly was a baker with Skaneateles Central Schools. She was a graduate of Skaneateles High School, Class of 1966 and attended Cayuga Community College.

Bernice A. Kilmer
PALM COAST, Fla. - Bernice A. Kilmer, 87, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Auburn, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000 at the home of her daughter, Karen K. Moochler. Born in Geneva, Mrs. Kilmer lived most of her life in Auburn and more recently at Stryker Homes. She moved to Florida in 1989.

Donzelle Finazzo
AUBURN -- Mrs. Donzelle Finazzo, 59, of Auburn, passed away at her home Tuesday, June 6, 2000 after a long illness. Donzelle was born in Weedsport, the daughter of Donald and Phoebe Bibbens. She graduated from Weedsport High School and Auburn Community College. She was a member of the International Society of Poets and had several published poems.

David E. Coopper
AUBURN - David E. Coopper, 54, of 7650 Grant Ave. Road, Auburn, died Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. He was born in Auburn, the son of Virginia Cheney Coopper and the late Eric D. Coopper and had been a life resident. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. Mr. Coopper was employed for more than 31 years as a technician for Bell Atlantic Telephone Co.

Booth Hemingway
EXETER, Maine - Booth Hemingway, 89, a pioneer in the conservation movement, died Monday, June 5, 2000 at the Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire, after a brief illness. Mr. Hemingway was born in Auburn on April 20, 1911 to Roy Willett and Mary Booth Hemingway. He attended elementary school in Auburn, going on to receive a high school degree from Hotchkiss and a B.A. from Yale University, Class of 34 for which he served as class secretary for many years. Upon graduation from college, Mr. Hemingway went to work for the family food canning company, H.C. Hemingway in Lyons.

Robert O. La Montagne
AUBURN - Robert O. La Montagne, 83, husband of the late Lillian Sypkowski La Montagne, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Born in Syracuse, the son of the late Ovila and Magdeline Ewald La Montagne, he was a resident of Auburn since 1947. He was a communicant of St. Hyacinth's Church and was employed by General Electric Co. until his retirement. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater with the Corps of Engineers. An active sportsman, he was a past president of the Falcon Sportsman's Club and of the Federation of Conservation Clubs of Cayuga County. He was also a member of the Swietoniowski-Kopeczek American Legion Post No. 1324.

Michael M. Chekansky
ITHACA Michael M. Chekansky, 57, of 231 Enfield Road, Ithaca, died Friday, June 9, 2000 at the Hospicare Residence. He was born in Auburn on Feb. 19, 1943, the son of Mary Chekansky and the late William Chekansky and attended Auburn Schools. Mike worked many years in the retail and marketing business, retiring from Harold¹s Outfitter¹s in 1987. Mike was a dedicated volunteer for Hospicare of Tompkins County. He also was an avid gardener and loved the outdoors. Michael is survived by his wife, Mary Janet Scheele of Ithaca; and daughters, Carol Chekansky, Lynne Chekansky Podiger (Matt), and Laura Chekansky Perkyl (Philip); his brother, William Chekansky of Auburn; and several nieces and nephews.

Patricia C. Drennen
OWASCO Patricia C. Drennen, 78, of 6207 East Lake Road, Owasco, died Saturday, June 10, 2000 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Drennen was born Jan. 31, 1922 in Auburn. The daughter of Charles and Tressa Curran, she was a graduate of Auburn Business School. For more than 20 years, she worked in the law office of Charles Avery as a legal secretary. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Sennett Senior Citizens and the Christian Women's Association. Her first husband, Robert H. Strong, a fighter pilot killed in action during World War II, predeceased her.

FREEMAN, Miss Mary F.
FREEMAN, Miss Mary F., 90, a former resident of Charles Street, Auburn, died Friday, June 9, 2000 at Auburn Nursing Home. Arrangments by Farrell's Funeral Service Inc., 84 South St., Auburn, are incomplete.
METTLER, Harry V. METTLER, Harry V., 82, of New Seneca Turnpike, Skaneateles, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. James Episcopal Church, Skaneateles. Calling hours 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, 49 Jordan St., Skaneateles. Contributions to St. James Episcopal Church.


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