|Cook, Shirley Harvey,
59, of Charlotte, N.C., died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in Charlotte.
Almond, Raymer & McConnell Funeral Home. 704-892-9669.
Heller, Harold Paul,
74, of Warwick, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Warwick. Joseph N.
Garlick Funeral Home. 794-7474.
Hernandez, Cherylynn Madeline,
32, of Macon, Ga., died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in Macon. Ramsay's
Funeral Home. 292-7160.
98, of Kinnelon, New Jersey, died Wednesday, June 24, 1998. Morrison
Funeral Home, 973-838-2290.
66, of Montgomery, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Middletown. Applebee-McPhillips
Funeral Home, 343-6309.
Leo, Mary E.,
77, of Middletown, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Middletown. Ralston-Lippincott-
Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home. 343-6023.
Newhard, Ella (Babe),
71, of Warwick, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, Warwick. Lazear-Smith
Funeral Home, 986-4331.
Ruoff, Nora Frances,
67, of Cornwall, died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at home. Quigley Brothers
Funeral Home. 534-9424.
Shurn, Dennis Charles,
49, of Barryville, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, in Harris. Gray-Rasmussen
Funeral Home. 557-8010.
Mary Lou Honold, 82, of New Windsor, died Monday, June 22, 1998. Survivors
include one daughter, Carolyn G. Honold of the state of Florida; one sister,
Anna Maria Salvaggio of the Bronx; her beloved companion, ``Katie''; and
several nieces and nephews.
ELIZABETH LABBATE Montgomery, NY
Elizabeth Labbate of Montgomery, a registered nurse, died Thursday,
June 25, 1998, in Horton Medical Center, following a long illness. She
was 66. The daughter of the late John and Mae O'Mally Lynch, she was born
Dec. 18, 1931, in the Bronx. She married Frank Labbate Sept. 4, 1943, in
the Bronx. Survivors include her husband Frank, at home; seven children,
Rosemarie Rose of Middletown, Patrick Labbate of Las Vegas, Nev., Frankie
Labbate of the Bronx, John Labbate of Long Beach, Calif., Susanne Knapp
of the Bronx, Richie Labbate of the Bronx and Joanne Assalone of Mahopac;
she also has 17 grandchildren and three brothers, Father Dan Lynch, O.Carm
of Middletown, Robert Lynch of Clairmont, Calif. and Joseph Lynch of Bronxville.
She was predeceased by a sister, Marie Avallone. Friends are invited to
call at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown,
this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebratedin St. Albert's
Chapel on Carmelite Drive, Middletown Saturday morning at ten o'clock.
Interment will be in the family plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Middletown.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of R. Barry and Mary M. McPhillips,
Directors of the Applebee- McPhillips Funeral Home.
ELLA ``BABE'' NEWHARD Warwick, NY
Ella ``Babe'' Newhard of Warwick, the retired proprietor of Newhards,
The Home Source in Warwick, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in St. Anthony's
Hospital, Warwick. She was 71. The daughter of the late Michael J. and
Mary Finnan Brown, she was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Highland Falls. She was
the widow of Robert J. Newhard. She was a member of St. Stephen's Church,
Warwick, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister;former treasurer and
trustee of Ct. St. Anne, Catholic Daughters; and past president and treasurer
of St. Stephen's Sodality. As an active member of her parish, she was the
first coordinator of Meals on Wheels and first parochial school and CYO
league girls basketball coach. She was a former member of bandwagon Board
of Directors; member of Warwick Friends of the Library, Warwick Historical
Society, and a former community Girl Scout Leader. Survivors include two
sons, Robert and Michael Newhard of Warwick; three daughters, Mary Knieriemen
and Jean Murphy of Warwick and Elizabeth Newhard of Portland, Ore.; one
grandson, Michael; one granddaughter, Elia; one sister, Mary P. Riedel
of Highland Falls; one brother, Michael Brown of Cornwall; and several
nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, John Newhard. Visitation
will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, June 26, at the
Lazear-Smith Funeral Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. Funeral services will
be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at St. Stephen's Church, Warwick.
Interment will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Warwick. Memorial contributions
may be sent to the Ella Newhard Educational Scholarship Fund, c/o St. Stephen's-St.
Edward's Educational Trust; PO Box 994, Warwick, NY 10990. Scholarship
to benefit a female scholar athlete. Arrangements made by the Lazear-Smith
Funeral Home, Warwick.
HAROLD PAUL HELLER Warwick, N.Y.
Harold Paul Heller of Warwick, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Schervier
Pavillion in Warwick. He was 74. The son of Frank and Mary Boteshansky
Heller, he was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Hunter. He was the widower of Betty
Heller. He was a Veteran of WWII; active member of Mason Lodge No. 544
F.&A.M., Warwick; Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Wawayanda Lodge
No. 34; life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4662; and life member
of the Nicholas P. Lesando Jr., American Legion Post 214, Warwick. He worked
as a printer before and after WWII, before on a weekly tabloid and after
for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, Conn. He spent the war
years engaged in the heaviest of battles, including the ``Battle of the
Bulge'', receiving many medals. A family statement read: ``He was our uncle
and we, his family. Some called him `Harry', but most called him Harold
or just `Unc'. He was `our' uncle and we loved him.'' ``Unc'' leaves behind
one sister, Dorothy Schwimmer of Florida; one brother, Lionel Heller of
California; six nieces and nephews, Elaine Appelbaum, Rochelle Effick,
Frank Schwimmer, Evan, Adam and Mauri Lynn Heller. He will be sadly missed
by his great nieces and nephews, Sandy, Sarene, Matt, C.J., Mark and Jason.
MARY E. LEO Middletown, NY
Mary E. Leo of Middletown, a homemaker and longtime resident of the
area, died Thursday, June 25, 1998, in Horton Medical Center, Middletown.
She was 77. The daughter of the late Antonio and Rose Nardosi, she was
born Jan. 26, 1921, in Corning. Mrs. Leo was a member of St. Joseph Church
in Middletown; member and secretary of the Our Lady of Assumption Society
of the church; and member of the Lenton Sewing Club in Middletown. Survivors
include her husband, Anthony Leo, at home; two daughters, Diane Leo and
Patricia Leo, both of Middletown; two granddaughters, Amy Durland and Toni
Durland, both of Middletown; one sister, Pierina Masci of East Northport;
one brother, Albert Cinelli of Merrick; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, June
26, at the Ralston-Lippincott- Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 W.
Main St., Middletown. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday,
June 27, in St. Joseph Church, 149 Cottage St., Middletown. Burial will
be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Middletown. Arrangements were made by Ralston-Lippincott-
Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc. Middletown.
NORA FRANCES RUOFF Cornwall, NY
Nora Frances Ruoff of Cornwall, a retired seamstress with Loring Coat
Co. in Newburgh, died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at home. She was 67. The
daughter of Mortimer and Nora Sullivan O'Shea, she was born Oct. 28, 1930,
in Howard Beach. Mrs. Ruoff was a member of St. Thomas of Canterbury Church
in Cornwall-on- Hudson and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union
in New York. Survivors include one sister-in-law, Ruth O'Shea of Cornwall;
five nephews; one great-nephew; one niece; and one great-niece. She was
predeceased by a brother, Mortimer O'Shea. Visitation will be held from
2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at the Quigley Brothers Funeral
Home, 337 Hudson St., Cornwall-on- Hudson. A Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 29, in St. Thomas of Canterbury
Church, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Rev. Bernard Heter will officiate. Burial will
be in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale. Memorial contributions
may be sent to Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Arrangements were made by Quigley Brothers Funeral Home, Cornwall-on-Hudson.
DENNIS CHARLES SHURN Barryville, NY
Dennis Charles Shurn of Barryville, a woodworker and four-year resident
of the area, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, in Community General Hospital,
Harris. He was 49. The son of Peter and Vivienne Tagliarino Shurn, he was
born April 21, 1949, in Astoria. Survivors include his wife, Barbara, at
home; one daughter, Christine of Queens; one sister, Vivienne Labita of
Queens; one brother, Peter Shurn of Houston, Texas; and several nieces
and nephews. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday,
June 27, at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home in Barryville. Funeral services
will immediately follow at 12 noon at the funeral home. The Rev. Douglas
Lee will officiate. Cremation will take place in the H.G. Smith Crematory
in Stroudsburg, Pa. Arrangements were made by Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home,
CHERYLYNN MADELINE HERNANDEZ Macon, Ga.
Cherylynn Madeline Hernandez of Macon, a homemaker and former resident
of Sullivan County, died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in Macon. She was 32.
The daughter of Aaron and Frances Thomas Davis, she was born Dec. 27, 1965,
in Liberty. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Frances and Henry
Jackson of Monticello; her husband, Thomas Hernandez of Liberty; three
sons, Samuel Cabrera, Israel Cabrera and Henry Cabrera, all of Sullivan
County; one daughter, Elizabeth Hernandez of Sullivan County; two brothers,
Russell Davis of Seattle, Wash. and Charles ``Chucky'' Renedette of Monticello;
three sisters, Catherine Demuth of Oxford, Aarona Rockwell of Monticello
and Denise Renedette of Rochester; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside
services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, in Rock Ridge Cemetery
in Monticello. Rev. Robert C. Nadelen will officiate. Arrangements were
made by Ramsay's Funeral Homes, Inc., 66 John St., Monticello.
ELIZABETH HUBNER Kinnelon, N.J.
Elizabeth Hubner of Kinnelon, died Wednesday, June 24, 1998. She was
98. She was born June 14, 1900, in Bloomingdale, N.J. and resided in Smoke
Rise, Kinnelon the majority of her life. She was the widow of Cornelius
Hubner, who died in 1992. She was a member ofSaint Anthony's R.C. Church,
Butler; charter member of the Women of Smoke Rise; and organizer of Our
Lady of the Magnificent Church, Kinnelon. In 1948, with her husband, Cornelius,
she was one of the earliest residents of Smoke Rise. Survivors include
two sons, Cornelius ``Bud'' Hubner of Goshen and Donald A. Hubner of Pompton
Plains, N.J.; one sister, Doris Wemlinger; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Cynthia Ix. Visitation will be held
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, June 26, at the Morrison Funeral
Home, 86 Bartholdi Ave., Butler, N.J. A funeral Mass will be celebrated
at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Our Lady of the Magnificent R.C. Church,
Kinnelon. Entombment will be held in the church mausoleum. Arrangements
were made by the Morrison Funeral Home, Butler.
SHIRLEY HARVEY COOK Charlotte, N.C.
Shirley Harvey Cook of Charlotte, died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in
University Hospital in Charlotte. She was 59. The daughter of the late
Allen and Beatrice Martin Guilfoos, she was born Feb. 5, 1939, in Palmyra.
Survivors include one son, Richard Cook; one daughter, Cathy Beil; one
grandchild, Derrick Beil, all from Charlotte; and one sister, Gail Holubinka
of New York. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27,
in the Almond, Raymer & McConnell Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Linda Smith
will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th
St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204. Arrangements were made by Almond, Raymer &
McConnell Funeral Home, Huntersville, N.C.