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|Wednesday, December 5, 2001
Cara Syndy DeLaura, Sept. 5, 1966-Dec. 1, 2001, died of cancer, after a long illness.
She is survived by her husband, James P. DeLaura; seven children, Kery, Andrew, Anthony, Jarred, Kyle, Amber and Tyler; her parents, Linda and Richard Davecki; and her grandfather, Albert Beeunas. She was predeceased by her grandmother, Eva Beeunas.
She touched many lives, lived her dream and came home to the place she
loved. Burial was in Rural Park Cemetery, Little Falls. A service was offered
by Sister Patricia.
Frank K. Intelisano Sr.
He was born Feb. 15, 1934 in New York City, a son of Frank and Josephine Averna Intelisano, and attended P.S. No. 40 there, before moving to Gloversville as a young adult. Mr. Intelisano lived in Broadalbin for the past 40 years.
He was employed as a dye-check inspector at General Electric Co. in Schenectady for 30 years, retiring in 1994. Mr. Intelisano was a member of IUE Local 301 in Schenectady.
He attended St. Joseph's Church in Broadalbin.
He is survived by his wife, the former Beverly Lake, whom he married Dec. 24, 1950; his mother, Josephine Kenwood of Shoreham; four sons, Frank K. Intelisano Jr. of Gloversville, Joseph Intelisano and Michael M. Intelisano, both of Amsterdam, and James V. Intelisano of Northville; four daughters, Sandra J. Przybylowicz of Galway, Terry A. Greco and Annette C. Intelisano, both of Broadalbin, and Pauline B. Intelisano of Ballston Spa; a brother, Michael Kenwood of Shoreham; a sister, Susan McIlwaith of Shoreham; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was a loving family man who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Robert M. Halgas
Funeral Home Inc., 38 W. Main St., Broadalbin. A Mass of Christian burial
will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Church, 7 North St.,
Broadalbin. The Rev. Timothy Mangan will be celebrant. Burial will take
place in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. Expressions of sympathy may
be made to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.
December 8, 2001
Ruth F. Allen
Mrs. Ruth F. Allen, 89, of Swart Hill Road, Amsterdam, formerly of Cliff Street, Canajoharie, died Friday morning, Dec. 7, at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born on Sept. 17, 1912, in Palatine Bridge, the daughter of William H. and Grace C. Hopkins Fuller. Mrs. Allen was educated at the former Palatine School. She was a graduate of Canajoharie High School class of 1930. She was a lifelong resident of Canajoharie and had lived in Amsterdam since 2000.
Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and mother. She was previously employed at the New York Power & Light Co. and also the United States Postal Service in Palatine Bridge.
She was a member of Canajoharie United Methodist Church for over 70 years. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Rensselaer Chapter, for 50 years. She was also a 50-year honorary member of the Monday Evening Club.
She is survived by two nieces, Judith Clancy of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Nancy Anderson of Wanatchee, Wash.; one brother, William C. Fuller of Canajoharie; four great-nieces, Lisa Schenk of Walworth, N.Y., Amy Newkirk of Webster, N.Y., Jennifer Hermsmeyer of Providence, R.I., and Kirsten Williams of Kent, Wash.; one great-nephew, Jeffery Anderson of Ithaca, N.Y.; four great-great-nieces, Chelsea Schenk and Hayley Schenk, both of Walworth, Katherine Hermsmeyer of Providence, R.I., and Libby Williams of Kent, Wash.; three great-great-nephews, Jacob Newkirk and Evan Newkirk, both of Webster, N.Y., and Nathan Hermsmeyer of Providence.
Burial will take place at Fort Plain Cemetery. Memorial contributions
may be made to Mid-County Volunteer Ambulance Service, PO Box 126, Canajoharie,
NY 13317. Calling hours will be private at the Chapel of Houghtaling &
Smith Funeral Home Inc., 20 Otsego St., Canajoharie, where services will
be held at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Dr. Robert Farmer of
Canajoharie United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Charles L. Eagan
He was born on Oct. 8, 1947, in Amsterdam, the son of Walter and Gladys Scott Eagan. He was employed as a mechanic by Cars On Credit in Johnstown.
Mr. Eagan was married on April 26, 1969, to Sharon A. Myers, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Gladys Eagan of Gloversville; daughter, Deborah Eagan of Gloversville; sons, Charles L. Eagan Jr. and Thomas F. Eagan, both of Gloversville; brothers Richard Eagan of Gloversville, Paul Eagan of Lowville, N.Y. and Timothy Eagan Sr. of Johnstown; sisters, Carol Eagan, Maryann Hayes and Sharon Colson, all of Gloversville and Sheila D'Onofrio of Poland, N.Y.; granddaughters, Nicole Murray, Tiffany Murray and Brianna Eagan; grandson, Dale Eagan; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by brothers Bruce Eagan and James W. Eagan; and granddaughter, Nikita Chevy Murray.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Walrath
& Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a
funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. R.W. Williams
will officiated. Interment will take place at Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main
St., Gloversville, NY 12078.
Anna Ciaccio Viano
She was employed as a salesperson at the former Meltezers Fur Shop in Gloversville for many years.
She was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville and the Catholic Daughters of America.
She is survived by her sister, Assunta "Sussie" DelSignore of Gloversville; her nine nieces and nephews, Rose Cellary of Johnstown, Guy DelSignore Jr. and Robert DelSignore, both of Mayfield, Ursula Chizek, Ursula McDonald, Guy Ciaccio and Joan Handy, all of Gloversville, Fred Viano of New York City; Richard Viano of New Jersey; Emily Heaning of Amsterdam; several grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was predeceased by brothers, Thomas Ciaccio and Joseph Ciaccio; a sister, Rose Ciaccio; and a nephew, Panfilo "Pat" DelSignore.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at
Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville,
where a prayer service will be conducted at 8:45 a.m. Monday. A Mass of
Christian burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church.
The Rev. Donald Czelusniak will be the celebrant. Interment will take place
at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.
Monday, December 10, 2001
Bertha M. Earing
Mrs. Bertha M. Earing, 93, of Cliff Street, Canajoharie, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 9, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, after a brief illness.
She was born on April 30, 1908 in Morrisonville, N.Y., the daughter of Frederick and Delphine Jesse Rock. Mrs. Earing was educated at the former Morrisonville Country School in Morrisonville, Clinton County, N.Y. She previously resided in Plattsburgh, N.Y. and had been a Canajoharie resident since 1943.
Mrs. Earing was a mother and homemaker.
She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Canajoharie, a member of the Altar Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Court Catherine Esther No. 1264.
Survivors include five daughters and sons-in law, Bernice Susi, Norma and William Fiacchi, Esther and Robert Nurnberger, all of Canajoharie; Iona and Paul Vaccaro of Wappingers Falls, N.Y. and Mickey and Joseph Russo of Concord, N.H.; one son and daughter-in-law, James F. and Margaret Earing of Earlville, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
On June 15, 1925 in Morrisonville, N.Y. she married Carl C. Earing Sr., who died on April 30, 1975. She also was predeceased by one son, Carl C. Earing Jr., who died on Jan. 12, 2000; and one son-in-law, Richard J. Susi, who died on Dec. 28, 1998.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Chapel of Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home Inc., 20 Otsego St., Canajoharie. A prayer service will be held at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the funeral home, followed at 10 a.m. by a Mass of Christian burial at Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Cliff St., Canajoharie. The Rev. William J. Gaffigan will officiate. Burial will take place at Sts. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Canajoharie in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic
Church, Cliff Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317; Mid-County Volunteer Ambulance
Service, PO Box 126, Canajoharie, NY. 13317; or Canajoharie Volunteer Fire
Department, PO Box 28, Canajoharie, NY 13317.
Katherine C. Liszewski
She was born on June 22, 1924 in Amsterdam, the daughter of John and Claire Stowell Collins Sr. She was a lifelong Amsterdam resident and attended St. Mary's Institute.
Mrs. Liszewski was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Amsterdam.
She loved her family, enjoyed her time with them and loved to watch television shows.
She is survived by her loving family, two sons, Richard J. Liszewski and Dr. Timothy P. Liszewski, both of Amsterdam; two daughters, Carol Eckert of Clifton Park, N.Y. and Karen Liszewski of Amsterdam; three brothers, John Collins Jr., Joseph Collins and Elton Collins, all of Amsterdam; two sisters, Theresa (Ruth) Handy and Marilyn Bell, both of Amsterdam; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Liszewski was married on Jan. 3, 1948, to her beloved Richard A. Liszewski, who died on Dec. 17, 1996. She also was predeceased by a brother, Charles Collins; and two sisters, Eilleen O'Brien and Elizabeth Collins.
The family received relatives and friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam. Funeral services were held at 9:15 a.m. today at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, East Main Street, Amsterdam. Burial will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fort Johnson, N.Y.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Greater Amsterdam
Volunteer Ambulance Corps, PO Box 11, Amsterdam, NY or to Diabetes American
Association Inc., 50 Colvin Ave., Albany, NY 12206.
Steven E. Mihalik
He was born on Oct. 20, 1919 in Newark, N.J., the son of Stefan Mihalik and Anna Boor Mihalik. He was a private first-class in the Army 246th Field Artillery Pacific WWII.
He was employed by Engelhard in Newark, N.J. Mr. Mihalik resided in Iselin, N.J. before retiring in 1984.
He was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church of Northville, N.Y.
He is survived by his son, Larry Mihalik, and wife Elaine of Northville; daughter, Loretta Vitello, and husband Anthony of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; brother, John Mihalik of Livingston, N.J.; sister, Anne Zemla of Mountainside, N.J.; granddaughters, Denise Morford of Fultonville, N.Y., Wendy Fox of East Dover, Vt. and Allyson Mihalik of Lakewood, Colo.; grandsons, Adam Mihalik of Northville; Walter Skodmin of Iselin, N.J., Guy Skodmin of Port St. Lucie and Troy Skodmin of Jackson, N.J.; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mr. Mihalik was married on July 19, 1946 to Helen Glosenger, who passed away in 1986.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Northville
Funeral Home, 401 Bridge St., and from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at
Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 145 E. Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, N.J.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, at St. Philomena
Church, 386 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, N.J. Burial will take place
at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J.
Mary Helen Perrella Perna
She was born on Sept. 7, 1906 in Gloversville, the daughter of Frank and Mary Giambolli Perrella. She was employed as a glove maker by her husband, Louis Perna Sr., and by her brother, Joseph Perrella.
Mrs. Perna was a member of Sacred Heart Church, its Rosary Society and the 55 Plus Senior Citizens Club.
She is survived by daughters, Theresa Piazza of Troy, N.Y., Congetta Putnam of Gloversville, Virginia Perna of Glens Falls and Linda Cook of Texas; sons, Donald Perna of Ilion, N.Y., Fred Perna of Johnstown, N.Y., Robert Perna of Watervliet, N.Y., Pasquale Perna, David Perna and Raymond Perna, all of Gloversville; brother, Alfred Perrella of Florida; 28 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was married to Louis Perna Sr. on Oct. 6, 1923. He died on April 26, 1963. She was also predeceased by sons, Louis Perna Jr. and Richard Perna; daughter, Adora J. Ort; sisters, Anna Lacs and Elsie Romano; brothers, Joseph Perrella and Albert Perrella.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Walrath
& Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a
prayer service will be conducted at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. A Mass of Christian
burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Gloversville.
The Rev. David L. Tressic will officiate. Interment will take place at
Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville. Memorial contributions may be made
to Sacred Heart Church, 189 Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, NY 12078, or
the charity of one's choice.
Richard L. Rubscha
He was born on Oct. 15, 1930 in Amsterdam, the son of the late Paul and Edna Siedel Rubscha. He was educated in Gloversville schools and served in the Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Rubscha was a meat cutter most of his life, working at the former Acme Market and P&C Market, where he retired in 1993 after many years.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Gloversville, and the Johnstown Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Donnelly Rubscha, whom he married on Oct. 8, 1955; three sons, Richard Rubscha of Peoria, Ariz., Mark Rubscha of Caroga Lake and Machinist Mate 1st class Thomas Rubscha, stationed with the Navy in Norfolk, Va.; two daughters, Deborah Vainauskas of Hagaman and Susan Smith of Gloversville; two brothers, Paul Rubscha of Johnstown and Robert Rubscha of Mayfield; seven grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by a sister, Marie Konik and a brother, Donald Rubscha Sr.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kobuskie-Konik Funeral Home, 147 Bleecker St., Gloversville. A prayer service will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and at 9:30 a.m. a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Gloversville. The Rev. David L. Tressic will be celebrant. Burial will take place at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Johnstown, in the spring. Contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville.