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FREDERICA LOCKWOOD Newburgh, N.Y. Frederica Lockwood of Newburgh, a retired claims clerk for the Social Security Administration in Newburgh, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, in the Hudson Valley Nursing Home in Highland. She was 85. The daughter of the late Clifford and Grace Miller Lockwood, she was born Feb. 12, 1915, in Newburgh. Survivors include one sister, Grace Kirby of Newburgh; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Clifford Lockwood of Maryland; and one sister, Pauline Bogart Griffin of California. Visitation will be private. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, to which relatives and friends are invited. Arrangements under the direction of White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Road, Newburgh. 
 

RUTH A. BAILEY Grahamsville, N.Y. Ruth A. Bailey of Grahamsville, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, in Community General Hospital, Harris. She was 89. The daughter of the late Edward and Mary D. Detjen Walker, she was born Jan. 20, 1911, in Ferndale. Mrs. Bailey was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Liberty. Survivors include one son, Paul Johnson of Liberty; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Caroline Morton; one cousin, Lillian Thegel; and one son, Leo Johnson. There will be no visitation. Burial will be private in Grahamsville Rural Cemetery, Grahamsville. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 26 Church St., Liberty, N.Y. 12754 or Grahamsville First Aid Squad, Route 55, Grahamsville, N.Y. 12740. Arrangements were made by Ramsay's Funeral Homes, 275 South Main St., Liberty. 
 

MILDRED B. ROTH Montgomery, N.Y. Mildred B. Roth of Montgomery, a homemaker, seven-year resident of the area and former longtime resident of Pearl River, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, in Horton Medical Center, Middletown. She was 85. The daughter of the late Abram and Camilla Schulman Bross, she was born Oct. 2, 1914, in Hackensack, N.J. She was the widow of Walter Roth. Mrs. Roth was a member of the Montgomery Senior Citizens. Survivors include her children, Joyce Valorose and her husband, Joseph of Montgomery and Barry Roth and his wife, Marlene of Nanuet; her sisters, Lillian Lavin and Claire Crum of the state of Florida and Edna of Stony Point; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements were made by Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 West Main St., Middletown. 
 

CORINNE I. SOLA Warwick, N.Y. Corinne I. Sola of Warwick, a retired sales associate at Abraham & Strauss stores in Garden City and six-year resident of the area, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, in Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla. She was 73. The daughter of the late John and Esther Bentzen Sola, she was born Nov. 13, 1926, in Weehawken, N.J. Survivors include one daughter, Kim I. Longo and her husband, John of Monroe; one brother, Robert Sola and his wife, Joy of Wilmington, N.C.; two grandchildren, Christopher Longo and Caitlyn Longo; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at the Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the funeral home. The Rev. Dr. Dwayne H. Mau will officiate. Burial will be in Cemetery of the Highlands, Highland Mills. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 419 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940-2515. Arrangements were made by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home, Monroe. 
 

VIOLANDA CARMELLA GENNA Goshen, N.Y. Violanda Carmella Genna of Goshen, a cosmetologist for Hair Coffier in Scarsdale and 14-year resident of the area, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, in St. Teresa's Nursing Home, Middletown. She was 80. The daughter of Joseph and Maria Mangino Mauriello, she was born July 16, 1920, in the Bronx. She was the widow of Salvatore Genna. Mrs. Genna was a member of St. John's R.C. Church, Goshen. A family statement read: "She will be deeply missed by her beloved family." Survivors include two daughters, Gina Romano and her husband, Stephen and Michele Zani and her husband, Salvatore, all of Goshen; and five grandchildren, Stacy, Jennifer, Salvatore, Michael and Dawn. She was predeceased by two brothers, Alfred and Peter Mauriello. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at the Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church St., Goshen. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 71 Murray Ave., Goshen. Interment will be in Hamptonburgh Cemetery, Hamptonburgh. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 419 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940. Arrangements were made by Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen. 
 

WILLIE MAE LYMON STRONG Monticello, N.Y. Willie Mae Lymon Strong, a retired nurses aide at Community General Hospital, Monticello and longtime resident of the area, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, in the Skilled Nursing Unit in Harris. She was 74. The daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret Lymon, she was born June 16, 1926, in Fairhope, Ala. She was the widow of Joe Horace Strong. Mrs. Strong was a member of Bethlehem Temple Church, Monticello. Survivors include four sons, Matthew Eric Strong of Monticello, Eddie Lee Strong of the Netherlands, Joseph Laverne Strong of Boone, N.C. and Anthony Thomas Williams of Georgia; one daughter, Lela Christine Houston of Plainsboro, N.J.; one sister, Magarie Palmer of Bakersfield, Calif.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son, Freddie Lee "Foxy" Strong; one daughter, Lola Armstead; and two brothers, Donnie and Ronnie Lymon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Bethlehem Temple Church, Fairground Road, Monticello. The Rev. Mervin Armstead will officiate. Burial will be in Rock Ridge Cemetery, Monticello. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Skilled Nursing Unit, Bushville Road, Harris, N.Y. 12742. Arrangements were made by VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, Monticello. 
 

TENA P. MANESIS Monroe, N.Y. Tena P. Manesis of Monroe, a homemaker and 25-year resident of the area, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen. She was 81. The daughter of the late Xenophon and Vasiliki Papedo Cheroutes, she was born Feb. 5, 1919, in Chicago, Ill. Mrs. Manesis was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Newburgh; former president of Ladies Association of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church; member of Stuyvesant-Parthenon Chapter #693, Order of Eastern Star, New York City; and retired owner of Tena P. Manesis Real Estate Business, Monroe. Survivors include her husband, Paul A. Manesis, at home; two sons, Andrew P. Manesis of New Canaan, Conn. and Harry P. Manesis of Colts Neck, N.J.; four grandchildren, Paul Andrew Manesis, Helina Manesis, Paul Manesis and Anastasia Manesis; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one daughter, Vassi P. Manesis. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Sunday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept. 11, at the Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe. Eastern Star services will be held at 7:30 p.m. today, Sunday, Sept. 10; and prayer services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Ave., Newburgh. Father Charles Joanides will officiate. Burial will be in Monroe Cemetery, Monroe. Arrangements were made by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home, Monroe. 
 

MICHAEL J. QUINN New Hampton, N.Y. Michael J. Quinn of New Hampton, a peace officer for the New York City Department of Correction, Camp LaGuardia in Chester and 36-year resident of the area, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, in Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen. He was 82. The son of Michael and Harriet Kelly Quinn, he was born May 28, 1918, in Brooklyn. Survivors include his loving wife, Rosemary T. Conway Quinn, at home; two daughters, Therese Quinn of Montgomery and Elizabeth M. Parlman and her husband, Daniel of Bullville; one son, Michael Quinn and his wife, Jenny of Goshen; six grandchildren, Tara and Alexander Parlman of Bullville, Annarose Quinn of Montgomery and Michael, Rachael and Katherine Quinn of Goshen; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one daughter, Rosemary Quinn; three sisters, Henrietta "Sally" Spanola, Mary Twiggs and Anna Cunningham; and two brothers, James and John Quinn. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at the Morse Funeral Home, 33 Railroad Ave., Middletown. Prayer services will be held at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in St. Paul's Catholic Church, Bullville. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Middletown. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 710 West 168th St., Fl. 14, New York, N.Y. 10032. Arrangements under the direction of Morse Funeral Home, Middletown. www.morsefh.com 
 

GRACE M. CAMPBELL Burlingham, N.Y. Grace MacDonald Campbell of Burlingham, a homemaker and 15-year resident of the area, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, in Horton Medical Center, Middletown. She was 68. The daughter of John James and Grace Mildred Keeney MacDonald, she was born Oct. 9, 1931, in Hartford, Conn. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Campbell, at home; four children, Sharon Mead and her husband, Hal of Burlingham, Cynthia Boutot of Southington, Conn., Kathleen Spratta of Wurtsboro and John Spratta of Chardon, Ohio; two brothers, John MacDonald and Richard MacDonald of Connecticut; three sisters, Dorothy Brunet, Mary Anziano and Ruth Kelly of Connecticut; four grandchildren, Hal and Raymond Mead, Daniel Boutot and Holly Spratta; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Vivian Tremblay; and her parents, John and Grace Mildred MacDonald. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home, 1525 Burlingham Road, Pine Bush. A memorial service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the funeral home. Pastor Robert B. Hewitt will officiate. Cremation will take place in Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements were made by William M. Gagan Funeral Home, Pine Bush. 
 

CAPTAIN ERIK VAN SMITH Colonial Heights, Va. Capt. Erik Van Smith of Colonial Heights, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, in Virginia. He was 29. The son of Gurden and Kathleen Robbins Smith of Quaker Hill, Conn. he was born Sept. 1, 1971, in New London, Conn. Capt. Smith lived in Quaker Hill, attending local schools and later graduated from St. Bernard High School, Class of 1989. He attended West Point Preparatory School, later receiving his Letter of Appointment from Congressman Samuel Gejdenson to attend West Point Military Academy, graduating in 1996. He married the former Lori Bayer on Sept. 21, 1997, in West Point Military Chapel. Mrs. Smith survives him. Capt. Smith just returned from a tour of duty in Germany and was stationed at Fort Lee in Virginia. He served in Macedonia with the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces for six months receiving the United Nations Medal. Capt. Smith received the Army Commendation Medal; two Army Achievement Medals with Oak Leaf Clusters; National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; and was Qualified Airborne. Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by three brothers, Gurden Smith III of Harker Heights, Texas, Curtis Smith of Montville, Conn. and Brentt Smith Sr. of Uncasville, Conn.; one sister, Renne' Smith of Griswold; five nieces; and three nephews. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave., New London, Conn. Military funeral services will be held at a time to be announced in Tuesday's paper. Burial, with military honors, will be in West Point Cemetery. 
 

MARY McCORMICK Haverstraw, N.Y. Mary (Palmer) McCormick of Haverstraw, a seamstress for the ILGWU, retired since 1972, and a resident of Haverstraw for most of her life, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000. She was 96. Born in Stony Point, she was an honorary life member of the ILGWU Local 143 in New York City. She was the beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Rodger C. Palmer of Haverstraw; adored grandmother of five; great-grandmother of 10; and great-great-grandmother of five. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Ave., Ramsey, N.J. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mt. Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw. Arrangements are under the direction of Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey, N.J. www.vanemburghsneider.com 
 

ANGELINA M. PUGLISI Newburgh, N.Y. Angelina M. Puglisi of Newburgh, a retired sewing machine operator for several clothing manufacturers in Newburgh, entered into rest Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at home. She was 75. The daughter of the late Vincent and Anna Pennisi, she was born June 1, 1925, in Florida, N.Y. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Puglisi, in 1972. Survivors include one son, Salvatore and his wife Nadine Puglisi of Newburgh; one sister, Mary Puglisi of New Windsor; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Coloni Funeral Home, Route 9W, New Windsor. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, New Windsor. Cremation will take place at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Coloni Funeral Home, New Windsor. 
 

MIRIAM REITSKY Middletown, N.Y. Miriam Reitsky of Middletown, a homemaker and 12-year resident of the area, formerly of Brooklyn, died Saturday, Sept. 9. 2000, in Middletown. She was 74. The daughter of Hyman and Yetta Schneider Chipkin, she was born July 4, 1926, in Brooklyn. She attended the Senior Luncheon Group at Temple Sinai, Middletown. Survivors include her husband, David Reitsky, at home; two daughters, Marcia Lefberg and her husband Steven of Goshen, and Janice Liszak and her husband Jeffrey of Manalapan, N.J; two sisters, Phyllis Kaley and her husband Frank of Brooklyn and Gertrude Lefkowitz and her husband Milton of Brooklyn; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Monday, Sept. 11, at Beth David Cemetery, Elmont Road, Elmont, N.Y. Rabbi Steven Ziskind will officiate. Shiva will be observed at the home of Marcia and Steven Lefberg in Goshen. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cornelius, Dodd & Connell, Inc. Funeral Home, 26 Grove St., Middletown. 
 

EDNA SAYER Middletown, N.Y. Edna Sayer of Middletown, a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Mercy Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 83. The daughter of the late Nicholas and Minnie LaBarr Ness, she was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Narrowsburg. She was the widow of Jacob Sayer. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Middletown. Survivors include one son, George Sayer of Greenville; one daughter, Elaine Calhoun of Angleton, Texas; and three grandchildren. She was predeceased by one sister, Anna Cole. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, at Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., 72 West Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Peter Rustico will officiate. Burial will be in Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. John's Lutheran Church, Mt. Hope Road, Middletown, N.Y. 10940. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., Middletown. 
 

LeGRAND "LEE" CUDNEY Wurtsboro, N.Y. LeGrand "Lee" Cudney of Wurtsboro, a farmer and a lifetime resident of the area, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at home. He was 88. The son of the late Charles and Ida Merritt Cudney, he was born Dec. 23, 1911, in Wurtsboro. He was a member of the Mamakating United Methodist Church, Summitville. Survivors include one sister, Bertha Riseley of Summitville; one niece, Karen LeVan and her husband Joe of Poland, Ind; one nephew, Walter LeVan and his wife Evelyn of Fellsmere, Fla; two cousins, Harry Rundle and his wife Thelma of Wurtsboro, and Edna Welling and her husband Gifford of Sarasota, Fla; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Monday, Sept. 11, at Loucks Funeral Home, Inc., Route 209, Ellenville. The Rev. Randolph Yerkes will officiate. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Phillipsport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Mamakating United Methodist Church, Summitville, N.Y. 12781. Arrangements are under the direction of Loucks Funeral Home, Inc., Ellenville. 
 

GLADYS WESTERMAN Walden, N.Y. Gladys Westerman of Honesdale, Pa., a homemaker and a former resident of Walden for most of her life, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, Pa. She was 93. The daughter of the late Philip Weir and Rachel McNair Weir, she was born March 22, 1907, in New Windsor. She was the widow of J. Raymond Westerman. Along with her late husband, Gladys owned and operated the former Westerman's Hardware on Main Street in Walden. She was a member of Walden United Methodist Church, where she was a former Sunday School teacher. Survivors include four sons, George Westerman of Denville, N.J., Robert Westerman of Rock Hill, William Westerman of Cape Cod, Mass. and Roger Westerman of Autaugaville, Ala; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, Lloyd and Roy Weir, and one sister, Anita Weir. Private graveside services will be held at Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Walden, with a memorial service to be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Walden United Methodist Church, Main Street, Walden, N.Y. 12586. Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors, 22 Bank St., Walden. 
 

CONCETTA SANTISI Thompson Ridge, N.Y. Concetta "Mamma" Santisi of Thompson Ridge, a homemaker and 10-year resident of the area, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Horton Medical Center. She was 82. The daughter of M. Organo and adopted parents Giovanni and Rosa Santisi, she was born Dec. 9, 1917, in Calabria, Italy. She was the widow of Filippo Santisi, who died in 1993. Survivors include her loving family of three daughters, Santina Santisi-Arito of Fairlawn, N.J., Rose La Rosa and her husband Ralph of Thompson Ridge, and Gianna Santisi of Bloomfield, N.J; nine grandchildren, Phillip, Connie E., Eda, Michael, Phillip A., Barbara-Ann, Connie A., Jennifer and Dawn; and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her only son, Pasquale, in 1997. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown. A Funeral Service of Remembrance will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home. Interment will take place in the family plot at Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Walden, immediately following the funeral service. Arrangements are under the direction of the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., Middletown. 
 

JOAN F. KORFHAGE Warwick, N.Y. Joan F. Korfhage, a 16-year resident of Warwick and a bus driver for N.J. Transit, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at St. Anthony Hospital, Warwick. She was 63. The daughter of Edward Frederick and Helen Bohasic Korfhage, she was born May 22, 1937, in New York City. A member of St. Stanislaus R.C. Church, Pine Island, Mrs. Korfhage was a former school bus driver for Nyack School Systems. Survivors include two daughters, Antonette J. Korfhage and Lee P. Korfhage, both of Warwick; one son, Shawn Werner of Chester; one brother, Edward Korfhage of Pennsylvania; one sister, Dorothy De Bernard of Ellenville; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at St. Stanislaus R.C. Church, Pine Island. Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. The family requests that contributions be made to The Korfhage Memorial Fund. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Warwick. 
 

ELEANOR SNYDER BARTON Matamoras, Pa. Eleanor Snyder Barton of Matamoras, Pa., a retired office clerk for Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc., Port Jervis, and a lifelong resident of the area, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at Mercy Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 84. The daughter of Lester and Ethel Penny Mead, she was born Sept. 7, 1916, in Middletown. She was married first to the late Elias "Pecky" Snyder, and second to the late Alfred C. Barton. She was a member of the Drew United Methodist Church, Port Jervis; and River Valley Chapter #33 Order of the Eastern Star, Port Jervis. She is survived by several friends, including Doreen and Jack Reilly, Rosalyn and Kit Braeunig, and Shirley and Robert Tschudy, all of Matamoras, Pa. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Robert Cassidy will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771, or the Matamoras Fire Department Quick Responders, Matamoras, Pa. 18336. Arrangements are under the direction of the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., Port Jervis. 
 

WILLIAM H. SNYDER Jr. Goshen, N.Y. William H. Snyder Jr. of Goshen, a mechanic for Monroe Auto, Monroe, and a resident of the area since 1978, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at his residence. He was 58. The son of William and Angelina Snyder, he was born Feb. 20, 1942, in Yonkers. A Graduate of Saunders Trade School, Yonkers, he was an avid NASCAR fan and raced street stocks at the Orange County Fairgrounds, Middletown. Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Cole of Middletown, Michelle Snyder of Yonkers and Cynthia Snyder of Yonkers; four grandchildren, Krysten Snyder, Christine Petrick, William C. Snyder and Mary Elizabeth Cole; his loving companion, Eileen Ronca Dawson of Goshen; three step-children, Christopher J. Dawson, Tara M. Dawson and Michelle Dawson, all of Goshen; his former wife, Barbara Sarno Snyder of Crayville, N.Y; one brother, John D. Snyder; three sisters, Leonna, Linda and Carol; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister, Angela Snyder. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church St., Goshen. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen. 
 

STEPHAN C. WOLFF Kingston, N.Y. Stephan C. Wolff of Kingston died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at Kingston Hospital. He was 46. The son of Roberta Hendry Wolff and the late Herbert Wolff, he was born Aug. 2, 1954, in Kingston. Mr. Wolff served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1977 as an undersea weapons man based at the Naval Weapons Station in Charleston, S.C., where he received the National Defense Service Medal. He was employed as a chef for the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, for 10 years and attended the University of Las Vegas, majoring in Hotel Management, before his return to Kingston. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. James (Peggy C.) Mikesh of Kingston, Mrs. John (Kathleen M.) Heffelfinger of Albuquerque, N.M., and Mrs. Joanne K. Bush of Kingston; two brothers, Douglas R. Wolff of Newport News, Va. and Mark A. Wolff of Kingston; many nieces and nephews; and one great-nieces and one great-nephew. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 11, at Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, 27 Smith Ave., Kingston. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod Hurley Avenue, Kingston. Pastor John Heffelfinger will officiate. Interment will follow at Montrepose Cemetery with Military Honors by Joyce Schirick Post 1386 Color Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 75 Lucas Ave., Kingston, N.Y. 12401. Arrangements are under the direction of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home Inc., Kingston. 


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