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ANN BOUDREAU Newburgh, N.Y. Ann Boudreau of Newburgh, entered into rest, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, in the Amsterdam House in New York City. She was 88. She was born Dec. 11, 1911, in Canada, the daughter of Joseph and Angelina Boudreau. She is survived by several nieces and their families. Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. Arrangements under the direction of Coloni Funeral Home, Route 9W, New Windsor. 
 

JOSEPH SPERBER Cape Coral, Fla. Joseph Sperber of Cape Coral, a subway mechanic for the New York City Transit Authority in New York City, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, in Cape Coral. He was 88. The son of Leon and Rose Lustig Sperber, he was born Aug. 15, 1912, in New York City. He was the widower of Helen Mahalick Sperber. Survivors include one son, Robert and his wife, Lillian of Cape Coral, Fla.; three brothers, Sol, Jack and Mel, all of the state of Florida; two grandchildren, Kenneth and Carolyn; and two great-grandchildren, Justin and Branden. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church St., Goshen. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Goshen. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hope Hospice, Cape Coral, Fla. 33904. 
 

NEIL J. DeRISO Middletown, N.Y. Neil J. DeRiso of Middletown, a manager for Pine Bush Video Store, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in Horton Medical Center, Middletown, after a long illness. He was 48. The son of Frank and Rose Orlando DeRiso, he was born June 20, 1952, in Brooklyn. Survivors include his father, Frank DeRiso, at home; special friends, Anna Pietschman and Steve Reddy and family, all of Middletown; two aunts, Nancy Rossi and Anne DeRiso of Cedar Grove, N.J.; two uncles, Carmine DeRiso of New Brunswick, N.J. and Anthony DeRiso of Howard Beach; and several cousins. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Morse Funeral Home, 33 Railroad Ave., Middletown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Middletown. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Middletown. Arrangements under the direction of Morse Funeral Home, Middletown. www.morsefh.com 
 

JOAN H. SICOLI Newburgh, N.Y. Joan H. Sicoli of Newburgh, entered into rest, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, in St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. She was 55. She was born Oct. 28, 1944, in New York City, the daughter of Alma German Cook and the late John F. Cook. She was the widow of Frank Sicoli Jr., who passed away July 18, 1995. Survivors include one son, Frank J. Sicoli III of Newburgh; one daughter, Janice Sicoli Procak of Warwick; three grandchildren, Stephen Procak III, Jamie Procak and Sarah Procak, all of Warwick; her mother, Alma Cook of Newburgh; her mother-in-law, Frances T. Sicoli of Newburgh; her sister-in-law, Janice Sicoli of Newburgh; her aunt, Teddi Cammann of New Rochelle; her uncle, John Sicoli of New Rochelle; and her dog. Buffy Ann. She was predeceased by one brother, John F. Cook Jr., who died in 1995. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in St. Joseph's Church. Arrangements under the direction of Coloni Funeral Home, Route 9W, New Windsor. 
 

MARY A. CALNAN Chester, N.Y. Mary A. Calnan of Chester, a retired customer service representative with Frontier Communications in Monroe and longtime resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in the Orange County Residential Health Care Facility, Goshen. She was 76. The daughter of the late John J. and Mary Anne Delaney Calnan, she was born May 23, 1924, in New York City. Survivors include her beloved sister, Caroline Calnan of Goshen; and three nieces. She was predeceased by one sister, Ruth Calnan Koegler; and one brother, John J. Calnan Jr. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Lippincott Funeral Chapel. 107 Murray Ave., Goshen. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in St. Columba R.C. Church, High Street, Chester. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Chester. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Chester Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Main Street, Chester, N.Y. 10918. Arrangements were made by Lippincott Funeral Chapel, Goshen. 
 

F. JEAN STORMS FAY Middletown, N.Y. F. Jean Fay of Middletown, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, in Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen. She was 73. The daughter of the late Clifford and Florence Celto Storms, she was born Sept. 15, 1927, in Yonkers. Mrs. Fay attended Scotchtown Presbyterian Church, Middletown. She was married to Thomas Fay of Middletown. She is survived by her children, Kathy Kane and her husband, Edward of Circleville and Gary Wales of Nanuet; one brother, John Storms of Mahopac; one sister, Elaine Storms of Yonkers; and three grandchildren, Tracy Kane, Brian Kane and Ashley Wales. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown. A funeral Service of Remembrance will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. The Rev. Kenneth Wonderland will officiate. Interment will be in Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg. Arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Middletown. 
 

ANTOINETTE "TONI" COLE Montgomery, N.Y. Antoinette "Toni" Cole of Montgomery, a retired secretary for St. Mary's Parish, Montgomery and lifetime resident of the area, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at home. She was 70. The daughter of Peter and Rosa Ippilito Lapertosa, she was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Middletown. She was the widow of Donald Cole. Mrs. Cole was a member of St. Mary's Parish, Montgomery. Survivors include one daughter, Stephanie Cole of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Anna Vance of Middletown; one brother, Thomas Lapertosa of Tonawanda; one brother-in-law, Dr. Paul Studin of Middletown; and nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Overhiser Funeral Home 78 Union St., Montgomery. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in St. Mary's Church, Montgomery. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Montgomery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Mary's Church, 89 Union St., Montgomery, N.Y. 12549. Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors, Overhiser Funeral Home. 
 

HELEN KELLER CARSON Slate Hill, N.Y. Helen Keller Carson of Slate Hill, a bookkeeper for IBM, East Fishkill, eight-year resident of the area and former resident of Beacon, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, in Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen. She was 83. The daughter of Drew Roy and Mabel Foster Keller, she was born Aug. 9, 1917, in Newburgh. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Beacon; and the Poughkeepsie Business Women's Association. Survivors include one daughter, Beverley Tekhen of Slate Hill; two sisters, Frances Cerone of Tucson, Ariz. and Jean Halliday of Norman, Okla.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one daughter, Suzanne Carson; and three sisters, Edith Dearnely, Arlene Anstey and Evelyn Shaffer. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Libby Funeral Home, 55 Teller Ave., Beacon. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home. Pastor Christopher Yount will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor. Arrangments under the direction of Libby Funeral Home, Beacon. 
 

STANLEY F. SIERODZINSKI Newburgh, N.Y. Stanley F. Sierodzinski of Newburgh, a retired employee of Texaco Research Center and Krest Glass Inc., died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at home. He was 57. The son of Stanley S. and Alice Florczyk Sierodzinski, he was born May 21, 1943, in Springfield, Mass. He was a member of A.S.G.S; A.S.T.M; and St. Patrick's Church in Newburgh. Survivors include his wife, Marcia Mucha Sierodzinski, at home; one son, David Sierodzinski of Manhattan; one daughter, Beth Esner and her husband, Scott of Newburgh; one brother, Mitchell Sierodzinski of Springfield, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, 318 North Montgomery St., Newburgh. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, in St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh. Monsignor John Budwick will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Patrick's Church, 55 Grand St., Newburgh, N.Y. 12550, or the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10019. Arrangements were made by Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home Inc., Newburgh. 
 

MARY E. HOSKINS Easley, S.C. Mary E. Hoskins of Easley, a homemaker, four-year resident of Easley and former 42-year resident of Montgomery, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, in the Riverside Nursing Home, Piedmont, S.C. She was 92. The daughter of Nial C. and Frances Beaupre Jacobs, she was born July 15, 1908, in Crystal Run. She was the widow of Robert Hoskins, who died March 30, 1984. Survivors include one son, Herbert R. Hoskins of Montgomery; one daughter, Marion Baker of Easley, S.C.; one sister, Ruth Hinckley of Middletown; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one daughter, Evelyn Shupinski; and 11 brothers and sisters. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, 26 Grove St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. The Rev. James VanHouten will officiate. Burial will be in Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Orange in Hudson Valley Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. Arrangements under the direction of Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, Middletown. 
 

ETHEL F. MISNER Neversink, N.Y. Ethel F. Misner of Neversink, a retired faculty secretary at Sullivan County Community College, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in the comfort of her sister's home. She was 71. The daughter of Charles C. and Addie Wright Smith, she was born May 6, 1929, in Monticello. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Revonah-Lincoln Lodge. A family statement read: "Ethel will be sadly missed by all who knew her for she was a great person who loved all and had a very special place in her heart for animals." She leaves behind two sisters, Emily Bernhey of Landing, N.J. and her twin sister, Edith S. Porter of Hurleyville; two brothers, Alton Smith of Scranton, Pa. and Lewis B. Smith of Monticello; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Rev. Arthur Judson Smith and Roy C. Smith. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Hurleyville Methodist Church. The Rev. Doris Tigen will officiate. Contributions in Ethel's name may be sent to Dr. Wachter, Old Route 17, Ferndale, N.Y. 12734. Arrangements under the direction of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, Woodbourne. 
 

BARRY L. VAN HOUTEN SR. Suffern, N.Y. Barry L. Van Houten Sr. of Suffern, a lifelong resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla. He was 65. The son of Harold and Amy Shuart Van Houten, he was born Oct. 26, 1934, in Suffern, where he attended and graduated from Suffern High School in 1952. He married Della Ackerson on Nov. 6, 1955, in the Airmont Lutheran Church. She died in 1993. Mr. Van Houten was employed as a laborer by Local #754 in Rockland County and served as the auditor and executive board member for his local. Survivors include three sons, Barry Lee Van Houten Jr. of New Windsor, Daniel H. Van Houten of Middletown and Esler A. Van Houten of Greenwood Lake; two daughters, Mabel Finley and Barentina Oliver of Suffern; one brother, Harold Van Houten of Sloatsburg; and 14 grandchildren. The family will receive friends and relatives from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Home, Route 59, Suffern. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home. The Rev. Michael Dickson will officiate. Interment will follow in the family plot in Airmont Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Home, Suffern. 
 

IRENE F. STEPHENS Yeagerville, N.Y. Irene F. Stephens of Yeagerville, a homemaker and lifetime resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in Ellenville Community Hospital. She was 69. The daughter of Albert and Helen VanDermark Elliott, she was born April 5, 1931, in Middletown. Mrs. Stephens was a member of North Congregational Church, Middletown; and the Drum Corps mother for the William Deakin American Legion Post #158, Walden Drum and Bugle Corps. Survivors include her husband, Robert J. Stephens Sr., at home; five sons, Robert J. Stephens Jr. and his wife, Lynn of Walden, Stephen Stephens and his wife, Linda and David Stephens and his wife, Lori, all of Accord, Timmothy Stephens of Yeagerville and Daniel Stephens of Ellenville; one daughter, Dawn Hamon and her husband, Andre of Petaluma, Calif.; three brothers, James Elliott of Bloomingburg and Albert and Richard, both of Middletown; two sisters, Ann Spath of Florida, N.Y. and Margaret Knauff of Middletown; 23 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Cremation will take place at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be sent to Ellenville First Aid Squad, Webster Street, Ellenville, N.Y. 12428. Arrangements were made by Loucks Funeral Home, Route 209, Ellenville. 
 

JOHN CURLEY Chester, N.Y. John Curley of Chester, former resident of Woodlawn, Bronx, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000. He was husband to the late Sarah Anne O'Connor, father to Elizabeth E. Madden of Yonkers and Greenwood Lake, John P. Curley of River Edge, N.J. and Father Thomas J. Curley of Chester. He was grandfather and great-grandfather to numerous children. He was employed throughout his working years managing major food chains. He claimed membership in both St. Columba Parish, Chester and St. Stanislaus Parish, Pine Island. He belonged to the Chester Golden Age Club and Knights of Columbus, St. Columba Council. Fr. Curley remarked that in over 30 years of preaching on the ideal Catholic father, "he was simply describing the father he knew the most and the man he loved the best." Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Flynn-Gannon Funeral Homes, 3 Hudson St., Chester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in St. Columba R.C. Church, High Street, Chester. Interment will be in the family plot in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Columba R.C. Church, 27 High St., Chester, N.Y. 10918. Arrangements under the direction of Loretta M. Glynn and Thomas F. Flynn, directors of Flynn-Gannon Funeral Homes, Chester. 
 

GERALD E. BAIR Thompsonville, N.Y. Gerald E. Bair of Thompsonville, a welder and lifelong resident of the area, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, in Community General Hospital, Harris. He was 42. The son of Myrtle L. Brumbaugh Bair and the late Francis C. Bair Sr., he was born May 27, 1958, in Newburgh. He attended Goshen High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1975. He was also a big fan of NASCAR and auto racing. Survivors include his wife, Patricia A. Jurewicz Bair, at home; one son, Christopher J. Bair, at home; his mother of Goshen; one brother, Francis C. Bair Jr. of Youngsville; two sisters, Pamella Bair-Godfrey of Goshen and Alice Nuzzolese and her husband, Michael of Goshen; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, William J. Bair. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. The Rev. Robert Pinto will officiate. Cremation will be in Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh. Interment of ashes will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Lung Association, 35 Orchard St., White Plains, N.Y. 10603. Arrangements were made by VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, Monticello. 
 

GAETANO "TOM" SAVAGLIO Chester, N.Y. Gaetano "Tom" Savaglio, a 68-year resident of the area, entered into rest, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at home. He was 91. The son of the late Dominick and Rosaria Savaglio, he was born Oct. 27, 1908, in Calabria, Italy. He was an avid hunter and loved playing bocce. He belonged to the Woodbury Field and Stream Club; Warwick Rod and Gun Club; and the Chester and Monroe Sportsmen's Club. Survivors include his wife, Mary DiBello Savaglio; one son, Dominick "Mickey" Savaglio and his wife, Mary of Chester; one grandson, Thomas Savaglio and his wife, Laurie Ann of Florida, N.Y; one granddaughter, Rose Anne Tierney and her husband, Joseph III of Pine Bush; one sister, Furina Cavelli of Wisconsin; three great-grandchildren, Joseph Tierney IV, Alexa Savaglio and Shannon Tierney; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters; and one brother. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Lippincott Funeral Home, Inc., 92 Main St., Chester. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in St. Columba R.C. Church, High Street, Chester. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Chester. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Chester Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Main Street, Chester, N.Y. 10918 or Hospice of Orange in Hudson Valley Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. Arrangements under the direction of Lippincott Funeral Home, Chester. 
 

EUGENIA M. KILMER Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Eugenia M. Kilmer of Poughkeepsie, a homemaker, resident of the area since 1996 and former resident of Middletown, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, in the Eden Park Nursing Home. She was 95. The daughter of John and Anna Rangno, she was born May 27, 1905, in Warsaw, Poland. She was the widow of the Cecil A. Kilmer, whom she married June 24, 1928, in Middletown. Mr. Kilmer died Jan. 24, 1970. Mrs. Kilmer was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Middletown. Survivors include one son, Richard Kilmer of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Joyce Moore of Middletown and Lorraine Squier of Poughkeepsie; two brothers, Alfred and Edward Range of Columbia, N.J.; one sister, Anna Kirchner of Columbia, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Johnny Range; and five sisters, Helen, Olga, Natalie, Millie and Wanda. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in St. John's Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie. Burial will be in the family plot in Florida Cemetery, Florida, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601. Arrangements were made by William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. 
 

SARAH RACHEL SCHOELKOPF New Rochelle, N.Y. Sarah Rachel Schoelkopf of New Rochelle, a former resident of Slate Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000. She was 38. She was the beloved daughter of Fred Schoelkopf and Madeline Shaw; loving sister of Jennifer Scott of Slate Hill and Adam Schoelkopf of Danbury, Conn.; adoring aunt of Jodie Schoelkopf and Sam Scott, both of Slate Hill; cherished granddaughter of Sylvia Pessin of Slate Hill; dear niece of Ivy Blank and Riva Rose; and grandniece of Berdie Kaufman and Sylvia Werbel. She is also survived by her cousins, Eve and Levi Lunt. A graduate of Minisink High School in Slate Hill, she graduated from the Swedish Institute of Massage, a board certified massage therapist. She also attended SUNY Binghamton and graduated suma cum laude from Iona College and received a certificate in gerontology. A peer advocate and ombudsman in the community of New Rochelle, some of her affiliations included New Beginnings, The Guidance Center and CHOICE (Consumers Helping Others in a Caring Environment). Heaven is blessed by your presence, Sarah. Your incredible courage, your magnificent spirit, your beauty inside and out will forever be an inspiration to those whose lives you touched. Menucha Nechona - perfect rest. We love you and hold you in our hearts always. The family will be receiving friends from 12 noon, Thursday, Oct. 5. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the George T. Davis Funeral Home, 14 Le Count Place, New Rochelle. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one's choice. 
 

ELVIRA "VERA" CIARLANTO HAMID Pembroke Pines, Fla. Elvira "Vera" Ciarlanto Hamid of Pembroke Pines, owner of Vera's Beauty Salon, former sewing machine operator for VSD Clothing, longtime resident of the area and former resident of Newburgh, entered into rest, Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, in Pembroke Pines, where she lived for 11 years. She was 85. The daughter of the late Dominick and Marianna Purchia Bello, she was born Feb. 24, 1915, in Malden-on-Hudson. She was the widow of Louis J. Ciarlanto, whom she married Sept. 9, 1934, in Newburgh and Arpad E. Hamid, whom she married Oct. 12, 1986, in Washingtonville. Vera attended Newburgh public schools and graduated from Shedden's Beauty School in Newburgh. She was a member of the Italian-American Club of Century Village in Pembroke Pines. Survivors include one daughter, Glorina C. Brown of Alexandria, Va.; one stepson, Allan H. Hamid of Woodbury, Conn.; three sisters, Josephine DiNardo of Newburgh, Amalia Raponi of Middletown and Camille Russo of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; two grandchildren, Kathleen Washington of Wyncote, Pa. and Deborah Brown of Fredericksburg, Va.; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Arrangements under the direction of DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, Newburgh. 
 

STELLA S. PICCIRILLO Port Jervis, N.Y. Stella S. Piccirillo of Port Jervis, a retired sewing machine operator for Little Tots in Port Jervis and longtime resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at home. She was 94. The daughter of Antonio and Antonia Faiello DeAngelo, she was born Jan. 25, 1906, in Sarno, Italy. She was the widow of Victor Piccirillo. Mrs. Piccirillo was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church; Catholic Daughters Court Madonna #114, Port Jervis; and Clara Bradley Lodge, Ladies Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of R.R. Trainman. Survivors include one son, Peter Pecirillo and his wife, Mary of Port Jervis; one sister, Antoinette Salva of Matamoras, Pa.; three granddaughters, Nancy Cacchione, Patricia Wagner and LouAnn Piccirillo Jones; one grandson, Michael Piccirillo; three great-grandchildren, Meghann Collins, Natie Jones and Mackenzie Jones; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son, Louis Piccirillo; and her infant daughter, Tina. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis. Prayers will be offered Wednesday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Dennis Dinan will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. Arrangments were made by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis. 
 

MATHILDE "TILLIE" GERBER Smallwood, N.Y. Mathilde "Tillie" Gerber of Smallwood, a 45-year resident of the area and winter resident of Jensen Beach, Fla., died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in Community General Hospital, Harris. She was 91. The daughter of August and Margaret Steinbach Baumgratz, she was born April 20, 1909, in Mannheim, Germany. She came to the U.S. in 1928, where she met and married her husband, George Gerber in 1930. Together they owned Gerber's Bakery in Cambria Heights for many years. They both retired and moved to Sullivan County. Her beloved husband died Aug. 14, 1999, after 69 years of marriage. Mrs. Gerber was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Liberty; Bethel Republican Club; AARP; Ladies Auxiliary of the Smallwood Mongaup Valley Fire Department; and was a volunteer for Hamilton Avenue Hospital for many years. Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy Serba and her husband, Joseph of Jensen Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren, Lynne Dunmire of Elkins, W. Va. and Joseph Serba Jr. of East Meadow; and one great-granddaughter, Lacey Dunmire. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Ramsay's Funeral Home, 3534 State Route 55, Kauneonga Lake. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home. The Rev. Audrey Pedersen will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Route 17B, Bethel. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Chestnut Street, Liberty, N.Y. 12754 or Bethel Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 31, White Lake, N.Y. 12786. Arrangements were made by Ramsay's Funeral Home, Kauneonga Lake. 
 

HOWARD L. OSTERHOUT Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. Howard L. Osterhout of Loch Sheldrake, retired owner of Osterhout Excavation, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in the comfort of his home with his family. He was 74. The son of Eugene W. and Alva Krum Osterhout, he was born Oct. 26, 1926, in Bittersweet. Mr. Osterhout served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines during WWII. He was a life member of the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department; and former member of the Loch Sheldrake and Hurleyville Rod & Gun Club. A family statement read: "He was a very sweet, loving man. He will be greatly missed by all whom he loved." Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Dorothy, at home; two sons, Glenn and his wife, Paula and Earl and his wife, Suellen, all of Loch Sheldrake; two daughters, Ellen Ward and her husband, Mike of Loch Sheldrake and Marlene Dauch and her husband, C. Alton "Al" of Greensburg, Ky.; one sister, Amy Garber of Bradley; four grandchildren, Timothy and Casey Ward and Samantha and Brittney Osterhout; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one daughter, Pauline Osterhout; three sisters, Florence Conklin, Marguerite Hotchkin and Dorothy Slater; and two brothers, Eugene and Vernon Osterhout. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, Main Street, Woodbourne. Firematic services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery. Contributions in Howard's name may be sent to the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department, P.O. Box 1005, Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. 12759 or Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. 

RUTH L. CLARKE Bayside, N.Y. Ruth L. Clarke of Bayside died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000. She was the wife of the late Douglas V; and the beloved mother of Patricia Aidala and Robert and David Clarke. Memorial services will be held at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Fishkill Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to Ozanam Hall Nursing Home, 42-41 201st St., Bayside, N.Y. 11361. Arrangements are under the direction of Lloyd Funeral Home Inc., 214-43 39th Ave., Bayside. 
 

JOHN E. "JACK" FANNING New Windsor, N.Y. John E. "Jack" Fanning of New Windsor, a retired business agent for Operating Engineers Local 825, Newburgh, entered into rest Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. He was 67. Jack is the husband of Barbara C. Moshier Fanning. Friends and relatives may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Coloni Funeral Home, Route 9W, New Windsor. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Oct. 13, at Sacred Heart Church, Robinson Avenue, Newburgh. Arrangements are under the direction of the Coloni Funeral Home, New Windsor. 
 

BEATRICE DELMONICO Maybrook, N.Y. Beatrice Delmonico of Maybrook, a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, in Hawley, Pa. She was 79. The daughter of Albert and Juanita Mitchell, she was born Feb. 24, 1921, in Newburgh. She was the widow of the late Peter Delmonico. Survivors include three sons, Peter Delmonico and his wife Shirley of Newburgh, Charles Delmonico and his wife Sandy of Walden, and Steve Delmonico and his wife Joanne of Hawley, Pa; one daughter, Denise Williams and her husband Roger of Wallkill; three brothers, Clarence, Albert and Fred Mitchell; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Edward Mitchell. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc., 39 Orchard St., Walden. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Montgomery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice St. John, 1007 Oak St., Pittston Township, Pa. 18640. Arrangements are under the direction of Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc., Walden. 
 

WALLACE H. BAYLESS Rockledge, Fla. Wallace H. Bayless of Rockledge, Fla., a retired field clerk for Central Hudson Gas and Electric Company, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at Wuestoff Hospital, Rockledge, Fla. He was 78. Born in Cornwall, he moved to Brevard County, Fla. in 1985 from Newburgh. A U.S. Army Veteran having served in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, he was a member of the 12th Armored Division Association 494th Field Artillery; Rockledge Country Club; Central Hudson Gas & Electric Company Quarter Century Club; former member of Grace Methodist Church, Newburgh; Osiris Catholic Church, Walden; and was an avid square dancer and golfer. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Bayless of Rockledge, Fla; one daughter, Gayle Bell of Beaumont, Texas; one brother, Clifford Bayless of Las Vegas, Nevada; and four grandchildren. Services were held on Sept. 30 at Florida Memorial Gardens, 5950 South Highway U.S. 1, Rockledge, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Wuesthoff Brevard Hospice, P.O. Box 565002, Rockledge, Fla. 32956. Arrangements are under the direction of Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Fla. 
 

IDA PERUGGIA GRASSO Kerhonkson, N.Y. Ida Peruggia Grasso of Kerhonkson died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at the Kingston Hospital. She was 80. The daughter of the late Michele (Miguel) and Philomenia Mieli Peruggia, she was born Nov. 17, 1919, in Brooklyn. She was married to the late Joseph Grasso, who predeceased her on Jan. 4, 1979. She was a communicant of St. Mary & St. Andrew Catholic Church, Ellenville. Survivors include one son, Joseph Grasso and his wife Bonnie of Kerhonkson; one daughter, Barbara Dunn and her husband Vincent of Ellenville; one sister, Mary Gallo of Tempel Terrace, Fla; one brother, Fred Peruggia of Staten Island; four grandsons, Scott and Marc Grasso and Jesse and Jeremy Dunn; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 10, at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, 30 Forty-Second St., Kerhonkson. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary & St. Andrew Catholic Church, Ellenville. Monsignor Robert Hickey will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson. Arrangements are under the direction of H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, Inc., Kerhonkson. 
 

WILLIAM "CLAY" KIBBONS Jr. Salisbury Mills, N.Y. William "Clay" Kibbons Jr. of Salisbury Mills, an auto body repairman, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, at the Orange County Health Care Center, Goshen. He was 45. The son of Thelma Tatum Kibbons and the late William C. Kibbons Sr., he was born June 5, 1955, in Memphis, Tenn. Survivors include his mother of Paragould, Ark; his former wife, Malinda Ferris Kibbons, and one son, Stephen Lee Kibbons, of Washingtonville; one brother, Kevin Kibbons of Paragould, Ark; his mother-in-law, Elinor Schlag; in-laws Bill and Margaret Ferris, Larry and Yolanda Ferris and Thomas and Joann Brand; and six nephews. Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 10, at James F. Lulves Funeral Home Inc., 9 Avenue A., Cornwall-on-Hudson. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Westminister Presbyterian Church, Station Road, Rock Tavern. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Hospice of Orange in the Hudson Valley, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550, or to ALS Foundation, 15300 Ventura Blvd., Suite 315, Sherman Oaks, Calif. 91403. (Lou Gehrig's Disease.) Arrangements are under the direction of James F. Lulves Funeral Home Inc., Cornwall-on-Hudson. 
 

DARREN M. FOSS Rock Hill, N.Y. Darren M. Foss of Rock Hill, owner of D&L Quality Construction and a lifelong resident of the area, died unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, in Tabernacle Township, N.J. He was 35. The son of Linda Smith and Darrel Foss, he was born March 22, 1965, in Monticello. A Graduate of Monticello High School Class of 1983, he was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the American Motorcross Association; and Ridgerunners Hunting Camp. Survivors include his wife, Laura Bialo Foss, at home; one son, Dustin Foss, and one daughter, Deara Lin Foss, both at home; his mother, Linda Smith of Liberty; his father, Darrel Foss of Hernando, Fla; two brothers, Brian Foss of Monticello and Brendan Pavese of Woodbourne; his maternal grandmother, Claire Smith of Monticello; and his paternal grandparents, Gerry and Gil Foss of Zephyrhills, Fla. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the United Methodist Church of Monticello, 255 Broadway, Monticello. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, White Sulphur Springs. Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, Monticello. 
 

ALLEN LAWSON QUIGLEY Port St. Lucie, Fla. Allen Lawson Quigley died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at a nursing home in Port St. Lucie, Fla. He was born April 8, 1921, in Hartford, Conn. His family moved to Poughkeepsie, where he attended local schools and graduated from Poughkeepsie High School in 1939. After graduation, he was employed by Standard Gage in Poughkeepsie. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a pilot from 1943 to 1945. Upon discharge, he was employed at IBM for 29 years. He retired as a project manager in manufacturing in 1977 and moved to Port St. Lucie, Fla. in 1980. He was a member of Poughkeepsie Lodge #265 F&AM; and Dutchess County Basketball Hall of Fame. Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Josephine Beyer Quigley; devoted children, Susan Quigley of Seattle, Wash., Joanne Grisel of Warwick and Allen Quigley of Warwick; four grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Barefoot Bay, Sebastian, Fla; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Poughkeepsie Reformed Church, Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Parkinson Foundation, 1501 NW Ninth Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, Fla. 33136, or Camp Segowea, c/o Smith Park of New York Inc., P.O. Box 4994, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12602. Arrangements are under the direction of Yates Funeral Home, 7951 South U.S. Highway 1, Port St. Lucie, Fla. 
 

ANTOINETTE WILSON Lexington, Ky. Antoinette Wilson of Lexington, Ky., a retired Registered Nurse with Horton Memorial Hospital, Middletown, a resident of Lexington for the last 10 years and a former lifelong resident of Middletown, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Sunrise Cambridge Nursing Facility, Lexington, Ky. She was 93. The daughter of Roman and Sophie Brzuska Gavlick, she was born Aug. 4, 1907, in the Town of Warwick. She was married to James Harvey Wilson Jr., who died July 21, 1992. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Middletown; Middletown Golden Age Seniors; and the Graduate Nurses' Club of Horton Memorial Hospital. Survivors include one son, James H. Wilson III and his wife Mary Ellen of Lexington, Ky; one brother, Frank Gavlick of Middletown; three grandchildren, Steven Wilson, Cheri Weiner and Jamie Ford; and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Cornelius, Dodd & Connell, Inc. Funeral Home, 26 Grove St., Middletown. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Goshen. Memorial contributions may be sent to Horton Medical Center, 60 Prospect Ave., Middletown, N.Y. 10940. Arrangements are under the direction of Cornelius, Dodd & Connell, Inc. Funeral Home, Middletown. 
 

ALEXANDER LANDI New Windsor, N.Y. Alexander Landi, a 14-year resident of New Windsor, a former 8-year resident of Cornwall and former 50-year resident of Paterson, N.J., peacefully entered into rest Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at home. He was 85. The son of the late Michael and Pasqua Landi, he was born Feb. 10, 1915, in Paterson, N.J. Al enjoyed a full life. He was a hard-working and loving family man who retired at the age of 80 from a career that included farming, engineering, carpentry, millwork and antiquing. He is survived and will be truly missed by his wife, Grace, at home; two daughters, Anne "Nonnie" Landi of Haledon, N.J. and Dawn DeLemos-Grabover of Danbury, Conn; two sons, Russ DeLemos of Windsor, Conn. and Scott DeLemos of Huntington Beach, Calif; eight grandchildren, including Alex Landi of Fairlawn, N.J. and his three sons, Al's great-grandsons Jason, Damon and Dillon; two brothers, Michael and Mario Landi, both of Paterson, N.J; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Adelade Lombardo; and two brothers, Francesco and Tulio Landi. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Andrew Florez will officiate. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory. Arrangements are under the direction of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, Washingtonville. For further information, go to www.legacy.com. 
 

ARTHUR D. REYNOLDS Westtown, N.Y. Arthur D. Reynolds of Westtown, former owner of NECO Fire & Safety Co. and a 25-year resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at Mercy Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 67. The son of the late Frank and the late Mary Mulligan Reynolds, he was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Rockville Centre. A U.S. Air Force Veteran having served during the Korean War, he was a member of Holy Cross R.C. Church, South Centerville; and Rutgers Engine Co. #1, Johnson, where he was a past chief and director. Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Neligan Reynolds, at home; two sons, Thomas F. Reynolds of New York, N.Y. and David P. Reynolds and his wife Luly of Emerson, N.J; four daughters, Kathleen M. Talmadge and her husband Michael of Port Jervis, Theresa A. Hansen and her husband Richard of Westtown. Carolyn A. Greer and her husband Harold of Marlboro, and Patricia S. Gantner and her husband Paul of New Castle, Del; one brother, Paul Reynolds of Boca Raton, Fla; four sisters, Joanann Fiacco of Largo, Fla., Theresa Curcio of Indian Lake, N.Y., Roseann Williams of Pinehurst, N.C. and Rita Rogers of Atlanta, Ga; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 10, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, with a Fire Department Service at 7:30 p.m., at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 East Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection at Holy Cross R.C. Church, South Centerville. The Rev. Robert Porpora will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Memorial contributions may be sent to Rutgers Engine Co. #1, P.O. Box 85, Johnson, N.Y. 10973, or the American Heart Association, 419 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940. Arrangements are under the direction of the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis. 
 

DEACON ARTHUR LEWIS RODGERS Sr. Monticello, N.Y. Deacon Arthur Lewis Rodgers Sr. of Monticello was called home on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000. The son of the late Boley and Nancy Rodgers, he was born Aug. 11, 1947, in Beaufort County, N.C. He attended Williamston High School. On April 20, 1982, he married his childhood sweetheart, Hazel Godley. He was an employee of the Monticello School District for many years. He received the gift of the Holy Ghost on April 30, 1998, and was baptized in Jesus' name. He was a member of the Little Grove Holiness Church, Woodridge. On. Jan. 22, 2000, he was ordained as Deacon. "He was a faithful, willing worker for Christ. During his time of sickness, he was always encouraging and spreading the good news about Jesus. He kept true to the scripture, "Be thou faithful until death." Arthur, as most people knew him, let his work speak for him. Whether he was offering a helping hand to fix your car or just had a friendly wave and smile, all who knew him loved him." He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Hazel; three brothers, James Arthur Rodgers and wife Phyllis, Asa Rodgers and wife Betty, and his twin brother Robert Rodgers, and two sisters, Della Spell and husband Samuel, and Anna Little and husband Jesse, all of Washington, N.C; five sons, Arthur Jr. and wife Jennifer and Derrick Rodgers of Monticello, and Andre, Tommy and Kirk Meredith of Brooklyn; three daughters, Shawnette Meredith, Gina Martinez and husband Ismael, and LaVette Meredith of Brooklyn; five granddaughters and one grandson; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, "to cherish what he gave us all...LOVE. "Deacon Rodgers made his reservation for HEAVEN one-way ticket, no return." Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.. 11, at Ramsay's Funeral Homes, Inc., 55 St. John St., Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at King's Chapel, Spring Street, Monticello. Bishop T.E. Ward will officiate. Interment will be in Rock Ridge Cemetery, Monticello. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsay's Funeral Homes, Inc., Monticello. 


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