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|ELEANOR M. HOWELL
HORNELL - Eleanor M. Howell, 81, formerly of 199 East Ave., went to be with the Lord Monday (Aug. 13, 2001) at McAuley Manor.
Born in Hornell July 24, 1920, a daughter of Frank and Julia Clark, she had been employed at the former Hornell Dress Factory, and had been a lifelong Hornell resident.
Eleanor was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Hornell Moose Lodge, a member of the Hornell Senior Citizens and active in the Hornell Chapter of RSVP. She was known for her artistic abilities, crafts, sewing, crocheting and knitting.
She was predeceased by her husband, Horace Howell; one son, Rodney Howell; and 14 brothers and sisters.
Surviving are one son, Delroy (June) Howell of Montour Falls; two sisters, Louise Barron of Almond and Carolyn Hollowell of Arkport; one brother, Merwin (Norma) Clark of Almond; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will be present 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. Tuesday to receive friends at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow in Arkport Cemetery.
Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Hornell Senior
Center, Broadway, Hornell, N.Y. 14843.
MARGARET E. LOEPKER
Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Chamberlin Funeral Home, Inc., 73 Main St., Dansville, where prayers will be said Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Dansville. A Rosary service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday evening at 6:45 p.m.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to St. Mary's School,
Elizabeth St., Dansville, 14437.
EARL H. BRUNSWICK
Earl was an active member, past layperson and former member of the Administrative Council of the N. Cohocton Methodist Church. He was also an active member, since 1967, of the Wayland Lions Club, where he recently received his 35 year attendance pin. He helped with Meals on Wheels in Wayland, he enjoyed spending time with his family, watching MASH on television and taking walks.
Earl is survived by his wife of 34 years, Gene; two daughters, Karrie Beth (Mark) Prinzi of Wayland and Kammie Sue Brunswick of N. Cohocton; two brothers, Arnold (Gloria Jean) Brunswick of Wayland and James Brunswick (Bonnie Recktenwald) of Cohocton; one sister, Alice (Ted) Sosa of Rochester; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 100 E. Naples St., Wayland, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, with Rev. Scott Green officiating. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery, N. Cohocton.
Contributions may be made to the Wayland Lions Club, PO Box 391, Wayland,
N.Y. 14572, in memory of Earl H. Brunswick.
BERNARD F. SMITH
Bernard was a communicant of St. Joachims Church in Canisteo and a member of the "Wise Old Owls" Camping Club.
On May 14, 1949, he married the former Florence Clark, who survives. He was predeceased by his parents and one brother, Vincent Smith.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Florence of Canisteo, are five daughters, Margaret Johnson of Canisteo, Betty (Roland) Newell of S.E. Palm Bay, Fla., Katherine (Mark) Ferguson of East Aurora, Carolyn (John) Criss of Corning and Bonnie (Thomas) Welch of Allegany; one son, John (Kristi) Smith of Bridge City, Texas; one sister, Margaret (James) Scanlon of Jordan; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
The family will be present 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday to receive friends at the Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 6 Spruce Street, Canisteo. Friends are invited to meet the family at St. Joachims Church in Canisteo on Saturday at 11 a.m., where Bernard's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Canisteo.
Friends wishing to remember Bernard are asked to consider a memorial
contribution to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning,
N.Y. 14830 or to the Wimodaughsian Free Library, 19 West Main Street, Canisteo,
RUTH P. GREENE
Ruth was a graduate of Alfred High School, Alfred University and Columbia University, with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Library Science. She had been employed as a librarian in Oyster Bay, Long Island, for 20 years and Alfred University for 13 years.
She was a member of Union University Church of Alfred and a member of Kanakadea Chapter #626 O.E.S. of Alfred.
She is survived by several cousins.
At Ruth's request, there will be no prior calling hours or funeral services.
Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell.
PHYLLIS J. STEPHENS
Phyllis is survived by her children, William Stephens, Susan (Joseph) Rawleigh, Lisa Stephens and Mark Stephens, all of Atlanta, Mary (Russell) Hart of Darien Center, Jeffrey (Debra) Stephens of Gatlinburg, Tenn., Cathy Stephens and Jerry Stephens, both of Wayland, Gary Stephens, Amy Stephens and Karen Stephens, all of Avoca, Connie Stephens of Cohocton and Robin (Ron) Keller of Canadice; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no prior calling. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family, with Rev. Osceola Wharton officiating. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery, N. Cohocton.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Breast Cancer Research, 1400 Winton Road North, Rochester, N.Y. 14609 in memory of Phyllis J. Stephens.
The Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home in Wayland is in charge
ELOUISE B. RICHTMYER
She attended Buffalo area schools and was a graduate of Bryant-Stratton Business School in Buffalo.
She was a member of the Hornell Fortnightly Club and had attended Hornell United Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, David (Pam) Richtmyer of Ann Arbor, Mich., John (Elizabeth) Richtmyer of Pembrooke Pines, Fla. and Alan (Akiko) Richtmyer of Brooklyn; two brothers, Robert and Warren Richtmyer, both of Buffalo; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and fives nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. A graveside memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hope Cemetery, Hornell, with Pastor Terry Kelly officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hornell Public Library, 64 Genesee St., Hornell, N.Y. 14843.
Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell.
BEATRICE K. WOLFANGER
Beatrice was a graduate of Wayland Central School Class of 1968, and had been employed over the years at the former Maxwell House and Williamson Hardware Store, the Moose Club, and as a sales clerk at the Salvation Army store in Dansville until 1998.
Bea was a member of the Daniel Goho American Legion Auxiliary in Dansville and enjoyed reading, gardening and motorcycle riding.
Besides her mother, Beatrice is survived by her husband, Jim; one brother, Jack (Cathy) Amato of Florida; three sisters, Betty (Emil) Hosenfeld of Springwater, Frances Gielen of Florida and Waneeta (Terry) Davis of Perkinsville; her mother-in-law, Edythe Wolfanger of Dansville; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the CHAMBERLIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 73 Main St. in Dansville, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Robert Booher officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery in Dansville.
A Daniel Goho American Legion Auxiliary prayer service will be held Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.
Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Daniel Goho
American Legion Auxiliary, PO Box 306, Dansville, N.Y. 14437.
HAROLD S. ORMSBY
He was a lifelong farmer, in the Town of Alfred, a cheesemaker and most recently a custodian at Alfred State College for 16 years, retiring in 1982. Following his retirement, Harold had spent his winter's in Frostproof, Fla., for 16 years.
He was a member of the Alfred Station Seventh Day Baptist Church and Almond Grange #1102 for over 50 years.
He enjoyed farming, fishing and family.
Survivors include three sons, Eugene (Marguerite) Ormsby of Wellsville, Donald (Emily) Ormsby of Alfred Station and Robert (Carol) Ormsby of Lewisburg, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Sally Ormsby of Almond; two brothers, Clinton Ormsby of Hornell and Stanley Ormsby of Andover; a sister, Grace Munn of Hornell; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family received friends Sunday at the Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell, where funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, with Rev. David Truscott officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Alfred Station.
Almond Grange #1102 will conduct a Grange Memorial Service at 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
BERNICE P. VANDUSER
For several years, she was a resident of Alfred Station before moving to Almond, where she resided for 51 years. A housewife and mother, Bernice enjoyed knitting, crochetting and sewing. She was a member of the Alfred Station Seventh Day Baptist Church.
Survivors include: four sons, Paul Binder of Hornell, Richard VanDuser of Almond, Donald (Bonnie) VanDuser of Hornell, and Kenneth VanDuser of Almond; two daughters, Doris (Robert) Mullen and Nancy Griffin, both of Almond; several grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. David Truscott officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Alfred Station.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alfred Station Seventh Day
Baptist Church, Alfred Station, N.Y., 14803, or the Almond Union of Churches,
Almond, N.Y., 14804.
BARBARA B. CAUDELL
Barbara was employed as a sales clerk at the Hornell Penny Pincher and had been an avid bingo player. She was married for over 30 years to Carl Caudell, who died May 12, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ruby Dailey, and her brother, David Baird.
Surviving are two sons, Jack (Barbara) Faulkner of Centerpoint, Tx. and Jim (Phyllis) Faulkner of San Antonio, Tx.; four daughters, June Faulkner of Doraville, Ga., Donna Vanderburg of Bedford, N.H., Diane Arnold of Hornell and Barbara (Jamie) Hukill of Springtown, Tx.; one brother, Richard (Carol) Baird of Batavia; two sister, Leonora "Lee" (Dale) Wing of Peoria, Ariz. and Arlene (Don) Crowley of Hornell; three stepson's, Dr. Tim (Terry) Duncan of San Diego, Calif, Greg (Julie) Caudell of Middletown, Ohio; as well as many grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The family of Barbara B. "Barb" Caudell will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Brian Diffenbacher officiating. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.