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Harry G. Stoll GRAND ISLAND, NY | Harry G. Stoll, age 76, of Grand Island, NY, formerly of Corning, NY, died Feb. 1st. He was born in Corning. His parents were Willard and Hazel Stanton Stoll. He graduated from Northside High School Class of 1944. After serving in the U.S. Navy for 4 years, he graduated from N.Y. State University at Cortland with a degree in Recreational Education. He was a Recreational Director in several NY and PA locations. He retired from the Town of Tonawanda in 1994. Harry was very active in the American Legion, serving twice as the Commander of the Milton Brounshidle American Legion Post #205. He hosted and guided many trips throughout the U.S. and abroad. Harry was pre-deceased by his wife, Joan Stoll; brothers: Willard (Bud) Stoll and Harold Stoll. He leaves children: Brian, Karl and Erica, 4 grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law: Alice Stoll of Painted Post and Cecelia Stoll of Tustin, Michigan, and a very “special” friend, Faye Padak of Kenmore. Funeral services were held at the Lester H. Wedekindt Funeral Home in Kenmore on Feb. 8th. The American Legion Post conducted the services following visitation. Sandra L. Sutton CAMERON MILLS | Sandra L. Sutton, 57, of 4308 Cnty. Rte. #24, entered into rest unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 13, 2002 at home. She was born June 21, 1944 in the Town of Urbana, New York, a daughter of Leonard and Alice Cobb Eade. She was married to Philip C. Sutton on May 26, 1967 in Campbell, New York. Sandy was a graduate of the Bath Haverling High School and received her licensed practical nursing education at St. James School of Nursing in Hornell. She was a L.P.N. at the V.A. Medical Center in Bath. She attended the Curtis Bible Baptist Church and was a member of the Southern Tier Bluegrass Association. She enjoyed crocheting, reading and traveling. Survived by her husband, Philip; a daughter, Heidi Sutton of Cameron Mills; two sons, Philip Sutton, Jr. (Julie Yeoman) of Cameron Mills and Jared (Christina) Sutton of Ft. Lewis, Washington; her mother, Alice Eade of Bath; six grandchildren, Christopher Sutton, Carrissa Vance, Jonathan, Autumn and Summer Sutton, Makayla Sutton; a sister, Patricia (Mrs. Wallace) Comstock of NM; six brothers, Richard (Joyce) Charles of NY, James (Jean) Eade of OH, Robert (Diane) Eade of NY, John (Loretta) Eade, Fred (Beverly) Eade and Leonard Eade, all of CA; mother-in-law, Doris Sutton; brother-in-law, Randy Sutton; sisters-in-law, Rita Caparulo, Joann Alexander, and Helen Smith; 21 nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison, where funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 pm with Rev. Dale Ingraham officiating. Interment following cremation will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Curtis Bible Baptist Church Expansion Fund. Donald C. Sutton CAMERON MILLS | Donald C. Sutton, 75, of 6361 Squirrel Road, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. He was born July 23, 1926 in Campbell, NY to Clarence and Myrtle Stickler Sutton. He was retired from Corning Inc. with 40 years of service. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1946. Donald was a life time member of the Robert N. Austin Campbell American Legion, a life time member of the Savona Rod & Gun Club, the Constable Association and the Narr’s coffee club. His hobbies were singing Country & Western Music and playing guitar. Donald is survived by nine children: Barbara (Charles) Laursen of Penn Yan, NY, Deborah (Theodore) Haley of Bath, NY, Patricia (Stanley) Yarka of Bath, NY, Betty Sutton of Texas, Linda (Donald) Miller of Howard, NY, Dawn Hoyt of Campbell, NY, Wayne (Brenda Barcomb) Sutton of Cameron Mills, NY Roger (Beverly Pierson) Sutton of Bath, NY and Susan (Marcus) Steed of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Leonard (Barbara) Sutton of Campbell, NY and Ralph (Wanda) Sutton of Cameron Mills, NY; two sisters: Margaret (LeRoy) Harris and Pauline Ormsby both of Corning, NY; 23 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, Ronald and Doug Sutton and his wife of 44 years, Shirley M. Clark Sutton in 2000. Friends may call at the Seager Funeral Home, Main St., Savona, NY, Wednesday, May 29th from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home Thursday, May 30th at 11:00 am with the Rev. Sam Stetter, officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Coopers Plains, NY. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Society or an organization of your choice. Anna Svec CORNING | Anna Svec, age 81 of Painted Post, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2002 at the Corning Hospital. Anna was born on June 17, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Richard and Kathrine Heinze. She married Robert J. Svec on April 13, 1941 in Jamaica, NY. Anna worked as a homemaker and in the payroll department at Ingersoll Rand in Painted Post. Anna was a loving mother, a past member of the Eastern Star, Sally Rands and the Corning-Painted Post Senior Citizens and enjoyed reading and crocheting. Surviving Anna are daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Ann and Gary Vogt of Painted Post; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Ann Svec of Port Ewen, NY; grandchildren: Kristine Metcalf, Stefanie and Shannon Svec and great grandchild, Delaney Metcalf. In addition to her parents, Anna was predeceased by her husband, Robert Svec and sister, Margaret Kozlik. A graveside service will be held in April at Fairview Cemetery in Painted Post. Those wishing to make memorial donations in the name of Anna G. Svec may direct them to the American Lung Assn., Finger Lakes Region, Inc., 1595 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. Arrangements have been entrusted to Carpenter’s Funeral Home. Anna G. Svec GANG MILLS | Anna G. Svec, age 81, formerly of Gang Mills passed away on February 24, 2002 at the Corning Hospital. A graveside Memorial Service will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Painted Post on Monday, April 29, 2002 at 11:00 AM with the Chaplain Jack Bundy officiating. A luncheon will follow (12 noon) at the Corning Elks Club, 148 Walnut St., Corning. Carpenter’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Barry (Butch, Louie) Swan CORNING | Barry (Butch, Louie) Swan, age 52 of Lindley, NY, passed away on April 20, 2002. He was employed at Corning Incorporated (Fall Brook Plant). He is survived by his wife Regina (Jeannie) M. Swan. He was born October 15, 1949 to Donald R. Swan and Corinne (Herrick) Swan. He is survived by four brothers Richard (Betty) Swan of Corning, NY, Larry (Karen) Swan, Roger (Patricia) Swan and Jeffrey (Tina) Swan all of Lindley, NY and a sister Candy Swan of Corning, NY; mother-in-law, Laura Dibble, sister-in-laws, Laura (Ronnie) Jelliff, Ruth (Mike) Neff and brother-in-law, Roderick (Theresa) Dibble; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his mother in 1998 and great nephew in 1994. Calling hours will be at Acly-Stover Funeral Home, 327 East Second St., Corning on Tuesday, April 23, 2002 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow services in Presho Cemetery, Lindley, NY. Charles R. Swan ADDISON | Charles R. Swan, age 70, of 7441 Old State Road, Addison, NY, formerly of 12 Swan Lane, Painted Post, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at home. Born in Elmira, NY, February 14, 1932, he was the son of Ralph O. & Evelyn S. Junker Swan. A 1950 graduate of Painted Post High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 and was a past member of the Robert N. Austin Post American Legion of Campbell. An operating engineer, he retired from A.L. Blades & Sons of Hornell and later did private contracting. He is survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Ralph A. Swan of Addison, NY and Harry E. & Mary Anne Swan of Painted Post, NY; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Elaine Hayes of Buffalo, NY and Caryl & Sterry Copp of Painted Post, NY; and several nieces, nephews & cousins. Friends may call Tuesday, May 21st, 1-2 pm at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St., Woodhull, NY where memorial services will immediately follow visitation at 2:00 pm. Rev. James Joiner will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Robert A. Swan JASPER, NY | Robert A. Swan, 85, of 3981 Highup Road, Jasper, New York passed away Monday, March 18, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital, Hornell, NY. Born in Jasper on May 1st, 1916, he was the son of Andrew B. and Blanche Drake Swan. A graduate of Jasper Central School, Bob was an accomplished musician and had his own band for many years. He served several terms on the Jasper Town Board as a Councilman. He operated a dairy farm in the town of Jasper until his retirement in 1969. He then worked as a farm equipment salesman and a salesman for Winters Real Estate. He married Frances M. Strauss on September 20th 1941. She preceded him in death November 25, 2000. He is survived by a daughter & son-in-law, Mary & Robert Melnyk of Millerton, PA; three sons, Edward Swan (Sherry Ilnicki) of Jasper, sons & daughters-in-law, Gary & Maureen Swan of Schoharie, NY and Stanley & Sandra Swan of Andover, NY; grandchildren, David (Janet) Swan of San Antonio, TX, Melissa Swan and Jessica Swan of Schoharie, Kelly (Pat) Gargano of Addison and Sarah Beth Melnyk of Millerton; great grandsons, Jonathon & Gabriel Gargano; brother, Arnold Swan of Faulkner, NY and several nieces & nephews. Friends may call Wednesday, March 20th, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main Street, Woodhull, NY where funeral and committal services will be conducted Thursday, March 21st at 11:00 am. The Rev. Donald Hulbert will officiate. Burial will be in Jasper Cemetery. Memorials will be received for the Jasper Ambulance Association. Sylvia M. Swarthout HAMMONDSPORT | Sylvia M. Swarthout of 285 East Lake Rd. passed away Thursday, May 23, 2002 at the Taylor Health Center in Bath. Surviving are her husband, Joseph L. Swarthout; son, Peter (Judy) Swarthout of Hammondsport; daughter, Elizabeth Tracy (Philip) Moss of Doylestown, PA, 5 grandchildren, Andrew & Kathleen Swarthout and Sean, Ryan and Erin Moss; uncle and aunt, Walter and Eleanor Swarthout. A private family service will be held Sunday. Friends are invited to a memorial service Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church in Hammondsport. Rev. Sandra Curtis will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church or the Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital Foundation. Arrangements are by the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport. Sylvia M. Swarthout HAMMONDSPORT | Sylvia M. Swarthout 82, of 285 East Lake Road, passed away at the Taylor Health Center in Bath on May 23, 2002 after a long illness. She was a devoted wife, and a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Swarthout; her son, Peter J. (Judy) Swarthout, her grandchildren, Andrew and Kathleen all of Hammondsport; her daughter, E. Tracy (Philip) Moss and grandchildren Sean, Ryan and Erin all of Doylestown, PA; and her uncle and aunt, Walter and Eleanor Swarthout, formerly of Wayne, NY. Sylvia was born in Scranton, PA on March 11, 1920 to Ambrose and Theresa Mulley. She graduated from Scranton Technical High School in 1938 and from Syracuse University in 1942, where she met her future husband. They were married in Scranton on August 9, 1945 while he was still in his Army uniform. World War II ended shortly thereafter and they moved to Hammondsport where they spent the next 57 years; the first 36 in the village and the last 21 at their home on Keuka Lake. They have been winter residents of Fort Myers Beach, FL for the last 20 years. Prior to the arrival of her children, she served as a volunteer at the Bath V.A. Hospital and the Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath. She was a Brownie Scout leader in Hammondsport and was active in the local Girl Scout movement. She was a communicant and former officer of St. James Episcopal Church and served on committees of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester. She was a member of the Hammondsport Women’s Club for well over 50 years. While at Syracuse University, she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She retained her interest in the sorority as an alumna and later became a member of the Fort Myers-Naples Alumnae chapter. For years, she attended annual reunions of her Syracuse sisters, later replaced with a chain letter. She maintained an abiding interest in Syracuse University affairs during her husband’s 28 years as a member of the University’s Board of Trustees. Sylvia loved to travel and visited many countries around the world. There was a private family funeral and burial service held on May 26. All are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday, June 8, at 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church in Hammondsport. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. James Episcopal Church or The Keuka Health Care Foundation, Bath, NY. Arrangements are by the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport. George W. Symonds Jr. WOODHULL, NY | George W. Symonds Jr., 79 of 5251 Jasper Street, Woodhull, NY, passed away Tuesday, February 12th 2002 at Hornell Gardens, Hornell, New York after a long illness. Born in South Hemstead, NY, October 22, 1922, he was the son of George W. and Mary Smith Symonds. A graduate of Woodhull High School, he was a member of the Woodhull United Methodist Church, a life member and past lst assistant chief of the Woodhull Fire Department, a life member of Woodhull Memorial Post American Legion, and a 50 year member of the Masonic Fraternity. He served in the United States Navy from August 21st 1943 through February 6th 1946 in the Pacific Theatre. A self-employed beef cattle farmer, he retired as Station Engineer at the Woodhull Station of Consolidated Gas & Supply Co. He married Norma L. Dennis on April 5th 1947 at Jasper, New York. She preceded him in death on July 15th 1983. He is also preceded in death by his brother, John Symonds. He is survived by his daughter, Diane Mattern (Ty Pickett) of Woodhull, NY; three sons: John H. Symonds and Gerald G. (Teri) Symonds both of Woodhull and Charles E. (Sandy) Symonds of Elkland, PA; his brother, Edwin E. (Norine) Symonds of Addison, NY; one aunt, Kaia Damon of Woodhull, NY; 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call Thursday, February 14th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main Street, Woodhull, NY where funeral services will be conducted on Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. Brian Diffenbacher will officiate. Burial will be in Woodhull Cemetery. Alexander Telehany CORNING | Alexander Telehany, 79, of Steuben Street, Corning died Thursday, February 7, 2002 at home. He was born July 24, 1922 in Corning the son of Paul and Helen (Czimback) Telehany. Alexander and Jean (Webster) Telehany were married August 1950 in Corning. He was a graduate of CFA and served in the US Army Air Corp. during WWII in the European Theater. He retired from Corning Inc. as a Machinist. He was a member of the A.F.G.W.U. Local 1000 and All Saints Parish attending St. Patrick’s Church. Alexander is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jean Telehany of Corning; sons, Paul (Carol) Telehany of Montgomery, AL, John (Teresa) Telehany of Campbell and Thomas (Julie) Telehany of Painted Post; a brother, Joseph Telehany of Corning; a sister, Helen Williams of Baltimore, MD, 9 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Acly-Stover Funeral Home, 327 East Second St., Corning on Sunday, February 10, 2002 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church on Monday, February 11, 2002. Committal prayers and Interment will be held at the family plot at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Corning. Evangeline L. Thrall CORNING | Evangeline L. Thrall, age 73 of Rt. 414, Corning, NY, passed away February 11, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Hospital in Elmira, NY. Evangeline was born May 30, 1928 in Durand, MI, daughter of Joseph Raymond and Blanche Smith Coons. Van became the wife of Gene Thrall in 1958 in Lawrenceville, PA. Van was retired from Schweizer Aircraft Corp after 47 years of service. In her spare time she enjoyed craft work, cake decorating, camping and spoiling friends and family. Surviving is her husband of 44 years, Gene Thrall of Corning; a son, Raymond Thrall and Karen of Erin, NY; daughters: Rebecca (Clyde) Hoffman of Horseheads, NY, Penny (Thomas) Nelson of Corning; brothers: Roderick (Anne) Coons of Pinckney, MI, Raymond (Judy) Coons of Las Vegas, NV, Robert (Joyce) Coons of Brigham City, UT; sister: Eloise (Edward) Marzec of Prescott, AZ; sisters-in-law, Kay Coons of Buffalo and Carolyn Coons of Horseheads; six grandchildren: Sherry Wells of Elmira, Tammy Hoffman of Horseheads, Anlyn Thrall of Baltimore, MD, Tory Dann of Port Charlotte, FL, Amy Nelson of Corning and Ryan Thrall of Horseheads; four great grandchildren, two aunts and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Richard and Ralph Coons. Van’s memberships included the Elmira Moose and the VFW Post #524 Women’s Auxiliary. Friends are invited to call at Carpenters Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St. on Thursday, February 14 from 4 to 8 PM. The Funeral and Committal Services will be at the Funeral Home on Friday February 15 at 11 AM. Donald Jackson Tingley CORNING | Donald Jackson Tingley, age 79, of Goff Road, Corning, passed away early Friday morning, May 31, 2002 at home. Donald was born December 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of the late Bruce and Ruth Rosengrant Tingley. He was a veteran of the US Army from 1942-1946, serving during WWII. He graduated from Glendale High, Glendale, Ohio in 1940 and received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1948. Donald married Priscilla Joy Hindley on June 16, 1951 at Diamond Hill Methodist Church in Cos Cob, CT. He was retired from Corning Inc. where he had worked as a mechanical engineer with 50 years service, and most recently worked as a tax preparer with Andrews Tax Service in NJ. Donald was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Railroad Historical Society and former board member of Corning Public Library. Don was a loving husband and father and enjoyed railroading and model trains and stories of sailing ships in the American Revolutionary War. He took his family on many vacations, visiting sites throughout the United States. He also traveled to over 30 countries around the world. Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Priscilla Joy; daughters, Susan Ellen (Larry Henson) Tingley of Raleigh, NC, Carol Ann Tingley of Raleigh, NC and Jane Donna (Paul) Hunter of Austin, TX; sons, James Daniel Tingley of Corning and Edward Bruce Tingley of San Francisco, CA; brother, Sanford F. Tingley of Cleveland, OH; grandchildren, Sarah Joy Scott, Joy Elisa and Edward Franklin Tingley, Michelle Dia Hunter; step grandchildren, Jasmine Henson, Quin Alden Henson and great granddaughter, Pearl Ophelia Moen. Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter’s Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning on Monday, June 3, 2002 from 2-4 PM. Funeral services will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 144 Cedar St., Corning on Tuesday, June 4 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Sung Ho Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery Annex. Those wishing may direct memorial donations to First United Methodist Church, 144 Cedar St., Corning, NY 14830 or American Cancer Society, 1400 Winton Rd. North, Rochester, NY 14609-5896. Lewis A. Todd CANISTEO | Lewis A. Todd, 79 of 67 Maple Street, died Thursday (Feb. 24, 2002) unexpectedly at his home. Born in Bethesda Hospital in North Hornell, October 28, 1922, a son of Daniel H. and Lena D. Hayes Todd, he had spent his early life in Hartsville, residing in Canisteo since 1952. He was a graduate of Canisteo Central School, Class of 1942, and Practical Bible Training School in Johnson City in 1949, now known as Practical Bible College. He had been employed as a communications clerk at the Steuben County Highway Dept. for over 43 years prior to his retirement in 1988. He was a member of the Faith Independent Baptist Church of Canisteo where he had served as Deacon and Sunday School Teacher, and had been active in the ministry of the church. He was a past president and current member of the Board of Directors of the Hartsville Center Cemetery Association. Lewis was predeceased by 2 sisters, Ruth Smith and Isabelle Brooks as well as one brother, Carl Todd. On June 12, 1948 he married the former Marion Wass and together celebrated 53 years of marriage last June. Surviving in addition to his wife, Marion are 2 daughters: Marlew (Donald) Dunbar of Canisteo and Joy Fisher of Avoca; 2 sons: Pastor Daniel (Jan) Todd of Canisteo and Mark (Sue) Todd of Penfield; 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren including: Kari (Ryan) Scott and their daughter Libby, Krista (Anthony) Tomaselli, Kelly (Elizabeth) Todd and their children Abigail and Daniel, Nicole Todd, Jacklyn Todd, Randi Page, Jared Fisher and Jacob Fisher. The family will be present 2-4 & 7-9 PM Sunday to receive friends at the Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 6 Spruce Street, Canisteo where funeral services will be held at 2 PM Monday. Rev. Donald Hulbert will officiate. Burial will be in Hartsville Center Cemetery. The family requests the courtesy of no flowers. Please consider memorial contributions to Practical Bible College, PO Box 601, Bible School Park, NY 13737-9989. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Robert W. Towner LAWRENCEVILLE, PA | Robert W. Towner, age 59, of Buffards Riverside Estates, Lawrenceville, PA died Thursday, April 11, 2002 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Corning, NY on July 14, 1942 the son of the late Ansel and Oma (Warren) Towner. He was employed by Corning Inc. as a pipefitter with 39 years of active service. He was the husband of Sandra Morgan whom he married on December 2, 2000 in Lawrenceville. Robert was a graduate of Painted Post High in 1960, was a member of the Elks, Eagles, Moose, and the Local 1000. Robert was an avid Yankee fan, and loved to fish golf, horseback ride, and spending time with family and friends. He is preceded in death by a brother James Keeney in 1995. He is survived by his wife Sandi; two daughters: Deborah Jones and Christine Towner both of Lindley; one son, Scott (Staci) Towner of Irvine, CA; a step son, Brian (Lisa) Button of Knoxville, PA, 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, where Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM with Reverend Harry Dow officiating. Burial will be in Niles Valley Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made, in Robert’s name, to the American Cancer Society, 627 W. Church St., Elmira, NY 14905. Wilma Onnolee Towner BATH, NY | Wilma Onnolee Towner, 81, formerly of Avoca, passed away Friday April 26, 2002, at Steuben County Health Care Facility, Bath, NY. She was born August 20, 1920 in Cohocton, NY to Homer and Florence Scott Wheaton. She retired from Avoca School as a bus driver. Wilma is survived by two sons Eldon Towner of Wheeler, NY and Bernard Towner of Wallace, NY; two daughters Virginia O. Towner of Prattsburg, NY and Patricia A. Havens of Wallace, NY; one brother Dalton Wheaton of Bath, NY; fourteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Wilma was predeceased by her husband Rodney Towner in 1995, her sister Melva Deats, and her son Jerry Towner. Friends may call at the Seager-Jones Funeral Home 4 East Washington St., Bath, NY Monday April 29th from 7:00 to 9:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Tuesday April 30th at 11:00am with Rev. Phillip Huber, officiating. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery, North Cohocton, NY. Isabel Robertson van Gelder RALEIGH, N.C. | Isabel Robertson Van Gelder, 87, passed away on February 7, 2002, a resident of Oakleaf Village, Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Bath, N.Y., and Parrish, Fla. Mrs. Van Gelder was born May 2, 1914 to Thomas and Mary Herbertson Robertson in Edgewood, Pa. She is predeceased by her husband, Clifford Van Gelder, her two brothers, John Robertson and Herbert Robertson, and two stepsons, Dr. William C. Van Gelder and Dr. Richard F. Van Gelder. She attended the University of Pittsburgh and graduated from Southside Hospital in Pittsburgh as a Registered Nurse. She worked at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, the Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath, N.Y., and retired as a school nurse-teacher from Avoca Central School, Avoca, N.Y. She was a member of the Bath Presbyterian Church for over 60 years, a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Steuben County Retired Teachers Association and the Steuben Historical Society. Mrs. Van Gelder is survived by her two daughters, Judith Van Gelder (Aquiles) Ascen-cios of Houston, Texas, and Gretchen Van Gelder (Brian) Casey of Raleigh, N.C.; fourteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. A prayer service was held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, N.C., and a celebration of Mrs. Van Gelder’s life will be held at the convenience of the family at the First Presbyterian Church in Bath, N.Y., this summer. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammonds-port, N.Y. Remembrances may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Pulteney Square, Bath, N.Y. 14810, or to the Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary’s St. Raleigh, N.C. 27605. Arrangements by Seager-Jones Funeral Home, Bath, N.Y. Geraldine A. VanWinkle CORNING | Geraldine A. VanWinkle, 95 years, formerly of Camptown, PA died Tuesday, February 5, 2002 at Founders Pavilion following an extended illness. She was born September 13, 1906 in Jackson Valley, PA, the daughter of the late Frank C. and Linda Mae Potts Anderson. She had attended Camptown High School. Geraldine and Clarence Floyd VanWinkle were married, August 16, 1924 in Elmira, NY. He predeceased her in 1953. She was employed at the Eclipse Company of Elmira during WWII and later at the Campton Dress Co. of Camptown, PA. She retired from the Bendix Corp of South Montrose, PA in 1973 with 21 years service with the company. Following her retirement, she dedicated her time to her children & grandchildren and traveling. Geraldine was a member of the Rushville Presbyterian Church, and a member & past officer of the Ladies Auxillary of the Northeast Bradford V.F.W. Memorial Post #6824, Chapter #498 Order of the Eastern Star in LeRaysville and a member of the Ernestine Rebekah Lodge # 548 in Rush. Surviving are her daughter & son-in-law, Linda Patrick and Charles Edmister of Corning, NY; son and daughter-in-law, Gerald & Ellen VanWinkle of Wilton, NH; daughter-in-law, Miriam VanWinkle of Lawton, PA, nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren; also several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by son, Floyd Lyndon VanWinkle; two sisters, Anna Jones and Clara Jones and by three brothers, Leon Anderson, Jesse Anderson and her twin Gerald Anderson. There will be no calling hours. A memorial Service will be held in Rushville, PA at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held in the family lot in the Rushville Cemetery. Arrangements are being made by Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given to Founders Pavilion, 205 E. First St., Corning, NY 14830. Herman Monroe Vogt HAMMONDSPORT | Herman Monroe Vogt 69 of Lake Wales, FL. passed away early Saturday morning at the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Davenport, FL. He was born in Hammondsport, NY on February 13, 1933 the son of Frederick and Lottie Morse Vogt. He was a veteran of the US Navy and a retired machinist. He will be sadly missed by his Loved ones. Surviving are his children, Sheila Buckle of Bath, Michele Smith of Lake Wales, FL, Charlene Flanery of Bath, Steven Vogt of Bradford, Kevin Vogt of Bath, Jeffrey Vogt of Bath and Mark Vogt of Prattsburgh, 21 grandchildren, former wife, Clara Campbell of Bath, several cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday, April 2, 2002 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport where funeral services will take place at Noon. Rev. Samuel A. Setter will officiate and interment will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport. Herman Monroe Vogt LAKE WALES, FLA. | Mr. Herman M. Vogt, 69, of Lake Wales, Florida, died Saturday morning, March 23, 2002, at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Davenport, Florida. He was born, February 13, 1933 in Hammondsport, New York and moved to Lake Wales on year ago from Bath, New York. He was a retired machinist. He was a member of the American Legion in Hammondsport and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was of the protestant faith. He was survived by three daughters, Sheila Buckle of Bath, NY, Michele Smith of Lake Wales, FL. and Charlene Flanery of Bath NY; four sons Steven Vogt of Bradford, NY, Kevin Vogt of Bath, NY, Jeffery Vogt of Bath NY and Mark Vogt of Prattsburg, NY; twenty one grandchildren, his former wife Clara Campbell of Bath NY, and cousins Ameilia and Lloyd Edsall of Bath, NY, Katherine and Herbert Russell of Bath, NY, Arlene Clark of Bath, NY, Bonnie and Laverne Erway of Hammondsport, NY, Thomas Russell of Cohocton, NY and Gene, Dale and Clifford Morse of Bath, NY. Services will be private and arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Home, Lake Wales. Margaret Louise vonder Recke EAST AURORA, NY | Margaret Louise vonder Recke, 81, a woman who traveled the world during her life, died Sunday (March 3, 2002) after a long illness at her residence in the Waters of Aurora Park in East Aurora. The former Margaret Lipinski was born in Corning in 1920 and attended parochial schools in Corning. After graduating from high school, she joined the U.S. Coast Guard and served in the women’s division of the Coast Guard, called the “Spars”. During World War II, vonder Recke was stationed in places including Massachu-setts, Palm Beach, Fla., and Hawaii. After the war, vonder Recke worked for the Veterans Administration in Buffalo, for the U.S. federal government in Germany, and for the New York State Department of Labor Standards in Rochester. She retired from the labor department. Survivors include three sons, Eric of Singapore, Hans of Tokyo, Japan and Philip of London, England; five grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Salvatore of Warren, N.J.; several nieces and nephews and close friend, Mary Scianni. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be said on April 2, at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 520 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga. Hildegard Waddell Hildegard Waddell age 75, of Sarasota, FL, born June 26, 1926 in Cologne, Germany, the daughter of the late Gerhard and Gertrude Arnemann, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2002 at the home of her daughter in Corning. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd A. Waddell of Sarasota, FL; daughter Julie Kane; grandchildren Michael and Jennifer Kane all of Corning; brother Sepp Arnemann of Hamburg, Germany. Private Service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830, in her memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Barrett Funeral Home, Elmira. John Baxter Wait WATKINS GLEN, NY | John Baxter Wait age 79, of Watkins Glen, NY died May 29, 2002 at Seneca View S.N.F., Montour Falls, NY. Private funeral services will be held at the family’s convenience. He is survived by children: Wendy (Craig) Royal of Troutman, NC, Christopher (Lisa Edwards) Wait of Watkins Glen and Denisse (Kenneth) Toal of Batavia, NY; step-children: Marylou Caldwell Thompson of Watkins Glen and Robert Caldwell of Watkiins Glen; grandchildren: Liberty (Ken) Green of Troutman, NC, Michael Serefine of Mooresville, NC, Nathan Farnsworth of the U.S. Navy, Corey Royal of Troutman, NC and Cassandra Wait of Watkins Glen, NY; sister-in-law, Katherine Wait of Gowanda, NY; 2 nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by his wife, E. Ann Wait in 1993; brother, James Wait and parents, Jay and Nellie James Wait. John was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Air Force; was a graduate of RIT University; and an amateur sports car enthusiast. Memorials may be directed to the Watkins Glen Motor Racing Research Library, 610 S. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home. Grace T. Wallace ADDISON | Grace T. Wallace, 67, of 8741 Smith Hill Road, Addison died Monday, May 6, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Mrs. Wallace was born in Campbell, NY, September 2, 1934 the daughter of the late Howard and Trellis (Burley) Chapin. She was the former owner of the Flamingo Lounge in Bath and Hollow Grocery in Campbell. She was a member of the Southern Tier Blue Grass Association. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, James T. Wallace of Addison, NY; her daughter, Cheryl (Edward) Newman of Campbell, NY; 3 sons, James T. Wallace Jr. of Bath, NY, Lawrence Edward (Pam) Wallace of Savona, NY and Jeffrey Howard (Lorrie) Wallace of Bath, NY; 7 grandchildren, James T. Wallace III, Amanda L. Wallace, Jeffery J. Wallace, Sondra L. Newman, William Hilligus, Bradley and Joshua; 6 sisters, Dorothy Clark of Corning, NY, Irene Mesler (Charles Harvey) of Bath, NY, Pauline (Lloyd) Vasoure of Arkansas, Marion Rosell of Wayland, NY, Doris (Thomas) Taylor of Clearwater, FL and Phyllis (David) Ferris of Bath, NY; sisters-in-law, Audrey Fisk of Florida, Betty Heisey of Lancaster, PA, Grace (John) Huss of Lancaster, PA and Mary (Robert) Coble of Willow Street, PA; brothers-in-law, Robert (Betty) Wallace, Arthur (Jennie) Wallace and Lawrence (Carol) Wallace all of Lancaster, PA and Jasper Kennedy of Coatsville, PA; her uncle, Gil Quick of Campbell, NY and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; brother, Robert Fisk; sister-in-law, Marium Kennedy and brothers-in-law, Edward and Clarence Wallace. Friends may call today, May 9, 2002 from 1:00-3:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM at Fagan’s Funeral Home, 31 West Morris St., Bath. Funeral Services will be Friday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Reverend Robert Tuttle officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Campbell. George W. Washburn BATH, NY | George W. Washburn 45 passed away March 12, 2002 after a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer. George was born February 22, 1957. George received his education in Bath, NY. He was self employed, and worked many years at Bath Rug. George loved life, and his family. He was the family clown, always the first to lend a helping hand, and a true hero in our lives. He enjoyed fishing, autobody/mechanics, carpentry, being a skilled, and talented man, he was a Jack of all Trades. George was the proud husband of Cathy Galvan Washburn of Bath. They were first married on September 7, 1974, separated for 16 years, and as true love would have it, they remarried on August 16, 1997. He was a loving father to daughters, Mary Jo (Randy) Mann of Watertown, Jessica Washburn of Bath, and two step-daughters, Alicia and Tia Nowicki of Campbell and a devoted grandfather (PA) to his four Grandchildren, Devin, Desaray, Destiny Smith of Watertown, and Helaina Hojnoski of Bath. In his own words, “I LOVE YOU...WITH ALL MY HEART”. George is also survived by his mother, Mary E. Washburn of Bath; father, Stewart Washburn of Naples; four brothers, Billy, Harold (Laurie) Washburn of Manchester, Rich (Barb) Washburn of Penn Yan, Charlie and Joe (Becky) Washburn of Bath; four sisters, Cathy Pierce of Bradford, Rose (Corey) Rice, Marion (Delos) Bush and Betty Washburn of Bath. Also Rodney Hoad of Bradford, a good friend, and brother-in-law to be. George is an admired uncle to several nieces and nephew. Calling hours are being observed Friday, March 15, 2002 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath where funeral services will be held at 8:00 pm at the conclusion of calling hours, the Reverend Kathy Greene officiating. The family will supply all flowers. Those wishing may make donations, in George’s memory, c/o Cathy Washburn. Adrian Gould Weaver WELLSBORO, PA | Adrian Gould Weaver, 81, of One Adrian Lane, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, died at his home Tuesday, 12 February, 2002 from congestive heart failure. He was an engineer for the IBM Corporation for 33 years, during which he was Manager of the Glendale and Vestal Laboratories, Director of Engineering Standards and retired as Director of Product Safety in 1984. Previously he had worked at Bell Aircraft in Buffalo, New York and Parsons Aircraft in Traverse City, Michigan. He was born 12 June 1920 in Corning, New York, the only child of Forrest Merrick and Jennie Nellie (Gould) Weaver. Adrian graduated from Corning Northside High School in 1938. He earned a B.A. at Colgate University in 1943 and a M.S. in Industrial Management from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1978, Adrian was named by President Jimmy Carter to a six-year term as Member and Vice Chairman of the United States Metric Board. He was married for 53 years to Gladys Frick Weaver of Elmira, New York. She preceded him in death on 1 December 1995. In 1988 Adrian and Gladys moved to Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. There they were involved in family geneology, St. Paul’s Church and the Tioga County Historical Society. Gardening and landscaping were two of their passions. He is survived by three sons: Thomas and wife, Margaret of Arlington, Virginia, John and wife, Dana Downie of Fremont, California and Robert and wife, Leslie of Los Alamos, New Mexico; four grandchildren: Christopher and wife Kathryn, Michael, Jennifer and David; and several cousins. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Wellsboro at 1 P.M., Saturday, 16 February 2002. Burial at the Wellsboro Cemetery will follow immediately for family members only. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gladys Frick Weaver Nursing Award, the Mansfield University Foundation, Inc., Alumni House, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a “Life Celebration Home”, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Herbert S. Welch TARPON SPRINGS, FL | Herbert S. Welch, 89, of IHS Nursing Home in Tarpon Springs, FL formerly of Corning died March 20, 2002 in Tarpon Springs. He was born October 20, 1912 in Corning the son of Charles and Jessie (Gridley) Welch. He was a graduate of CFA High School and a US Air Force veteran serving during W.W.II. He received the Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross. Herbert retired from Corning Community College and Corning Incorporated. He is survived by several nieces and nephews; special friends, William White and William Clement. He was predeceased by his parents, sisters, Harriet Welch and Beatrice Shilberger, brother, Charles Welch and Raymond Welch. There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, NY on Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at 11:00a.m. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Herbert to the Caton United Methodist Church. Acly-Stover Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Harry J. Welsh BRADFORD | Harry J. Welsh, age 82, of Lamoka Lake Rd., Bradford, formerly of Dundee & Corning, NY died peacefully Friday, March 15, 2002 in the comfort of his home. Mr. Welsh was born December 21, 1919 in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, the son of the late John E. and Mabel Bailey Welsh. On June 24, 1944 in Williamsport, PA, he married the former Marion E. Tormey. They have lived in the area since 1950; and along the shore of Lamoka Lake since 1962. Mr. Welsh was a retired Train Dispatcher having worked for 38 years in various locations in NY and Pennsylvania; employed by the NY Central, Penn Central and finally Conrail, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Weston Presbyterian Church, a former member of the Dundee Presbyterian Church, a former member of the O.R.T. which stands for Order of Railroad Telegraphers, and the American Train Dispatchers Assoc. A.T.D.A. He was a life member of the Tyrone Fire Department, and an avid sportsman who loved to hunt and fish. He is loved and will be missed by his wife of 57 years, Marion T. Welsh at home; a son, John “Ben” (Darlene) Welsh of Middlesex, NY; a daughter, Jean Marie (Don) Kosty of Lamoka Lake; 3 sisters, Alpha Ayers of New Milford, PA, Geraldine Barker of Shamokin Dam, PA and Elsie Jane Miller of North Carolina; 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Honoring the family wishes, there are no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held Friday (Mar. 22) at 11:00 a.m. in the Weston Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jane Winters officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Tyrone Union Cemetery. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Weston Presbyterian Church, 510 Route 23, Wayne, NY 14893; or the Tyrone Fire Department, Tyrone, NY 14887. Arrangements are under the direction of the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. Harry B. Werner, M.D. BATH, NY | Harry B. Werner, M.D. age 88 of Bath, N.Y. died at home on Wednesday afternoon April 3, 2002. There will be no calling hours. Funeral services were held in the Chapel at the Bath Veterans Administra-tion, Bath, NY on Friday April 5, 2002 at 12:00 noon Rabbi Miriam Biatch of Congre-gation B’nai Israel of Elmira officiated. Interment followed in the Bath National Cemetery. The family provided flowers; those wishing may make memorials to the Southern Tier Hospice 185 E. Corning Rd. Corning, N.Y. 14830 or The Bath Ambulance Corp 110 E. Steuben St. Bath, NY. 14810 or Congregation B'nai Israel P.O. Box 3481 Elmira, N.Y. 14905. He is survived by his wife Anne (Cohn) of 59 years; daughter Ellen of New York City and her 3 children Daniel (Melisa); Benjamin and Sarah Hodges (Curtis); son and daughter-in-law Dr. David and Susan Werner of State College, PA and their 3 children Michael (Marla), Deborah and Sharon. Dr. Werner was born in New York City on July 26, 1913, the son of Louis and Sara Werner. He and Anne Cohn were married in New York City in August of 1942. A graduate of the University of Vermont in 1937 and University of Vermont Medical School in 1941. He was a Diplomat of the American College of Surgeons and a Follow of the American Board of Urology, a U.S. Army Veteran, an avid gardener and golfer. His retirement was spent pursuing his hobbies and spending time with his family. Dr. Werner was a retired Urologist from the Bath V.A. Center from 1948-1982. Arrangements by Holly-Keck & Baker, Inc. Funeral home. Ruth S. Westberry CORNING, NY | Ruth S. Westberry, age 83, of College Avenue, Corning, NY died Friday, May 17, 2002 at her home. Ruth was born on April 17, 1919 in Clarendon, NY, the daughter of Albert and Etta (Snell) Simmons. She was a graduate of Holley High School, and the Elim Bible Institute. She married John Westberry in Hornell in 1943 and was preceded in death by him in 1985. Her survivors include her three sons; John (MaryJane) Westberry, Jr., of Corning, Leonard (Susan) Westberry of Colonial Heights, VA, and Albert (Pam) Westberry of Colonial Heights, VA, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 from 1-3 and from 6-8PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 E. Pulteney, where funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 8:00PM with Reverend Vincent Cooper and Reverend John Cramer officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Painted Post. Memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s name to a charity of ones choice. Walter s. Westberry CORNING | Walter S. Westberry, age 33, of Corning passed away Sunday, June 2, 2002 at Corning Hospital. He was born August 11, 1968 in Corning, NY. Walter is survived by his grandmother, Vera Crane; mother and stepfather, Laura and Jack Harter of Corning; father, Leonard Westberry of VA; stepsisters, Ruth Hall of Corning, Karen (Carmen) Spart of Campbell, Susan (Joe) Longo of Atlanta, GA and Tracey (Jeff) Phillips of Charlotte, NC, along with many aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter’s Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning on Friday, June 7, 2002 from 10AM-12 Noon. Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours, 12 noon. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery Annex, Corning. Beatrice L. Wheaton N. COHOCTON | Beatrice L. Wheaton, age 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2002 at the Hornell Gardens Nursing Facility. Beatrice was born December 15, 1916 in Cohocton, a daughter of Clarence & Flora (Harter) Lander. She was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during WWII as a Yeoman 3rd Class. She married W. Merle Wheaton on June 1, 1947 in Cohocton. He predeceased her on March 10, 1995. She was a member of the Cohocton 1st Presbyterian Church and a past board member of the E. J. Cottrell Memorial Library. She is survived by a sister, Donna J. Wilkins of Hornell; a nephew, Terry D. Wilkins of Cohocton; a dear friend, Linda Sick of Cohocton and many nieces, nephew, cousins and dear friends. Friends may call 7-9 pm Tuesday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, Wayland, where a funeral service will be held 11 am Wednesday with Rev. Thomas Montgomery & Rev. Dean Bembower officiating. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery, N. Cohocton. Contributions may be made to the E. J. Cottrell Memorial Library, the Cohocton 1st Presbyterian Church or the Cohocton Ambulance Corps., in memory of Beatrice L. Wheaton. Harold H. Wheaton AMERON MILLS | Harold Harvey Wheaton, age 81 of 5002 County Route 21, Cameron Mills, New York, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital, Hornell, New York after a long illness. Born in Cameron Township October 21st 1920, Harold was the son of Harvey and Ina Gamet Wheaton. A 1936 graduate of Addison Central School, he married Inez A. Brewer, July 3rd 1942. She preceded him in death June 9th 1995. A life long farmer, he and his wife operated a dairy farm in the town of Cameron until their retirement. He was a member of the Hedgesville Presbyterian Church and was master of Hedgesville Grange #1492 for many years. He is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law: Steven and Christine Wheaton of Jasper, NY, Lynn and Barbara Wheaton and Bryan and Luann Wheaton of Cameron Mills, NY, Neil and Nimnoun Wheaton of Tampa, Florida and Wilson and Nancy Wheaton of Corpus Christi, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law: Melody and Robert Manley of Jasper, NY and Mildred and Michael Haslam of Arlington, Texas; sister, Verda Leach of Zephyrhills, FL, 20 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Friends may call Friday, February 22nd from 7-9 p.m. at the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main Street, Woodhull, New York. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hedgesville Presbyterian Church. Pastor Donald Peak will officiate. Burial will be in Hedgesville Cemetery. Memorials will be recieved for the Hedgesville Presbyterian Church, c/o Ronald McCaig, 5781 Merring Road, Addison, NY 14801. Donald A. Wheaton SAN MATEO, FL | Donald A. Wheaton, 88, formerly of Hornell, entered into rest Tuesday (April 2) at his daughter’s home in San Mateo, FL following a long illness. Mr. Wheaton was born Jan. 28, 1914 in Andover, NY to Clinton and Susan Halley Wheaton. He married Elizabeth M. Lewis July 7, 1934 in Wheatfield, NY; she survives. He was predeceased by four sisters: Leeta Rogers, Betty Cummings, Mary Crittenden and Edythe Greene; one brother, Clayton Wheaton; two sons-in-law, Truman Johnson and John S. Cianciosi. He was a heavy equipment operator for Alfred Atlas Sand & Gravel in Alfred Station for 20 years retiring in 1977. After retiring, he and his wife moved to Hallandale, FL where he was a member of the Christ Independent Methodist Church in Palatka, FL where he was known as the “pie man” for all the many delicious pies he made for his church. In addition to his wife Elizabeth, whom he had been married to for 67 years, he is survived by a son, Clinton (Jane Ann) Wheaton of Addison, one daughter, Sandra Cianciosi-Johnson of Hallandale, FL; one sister, Sarah Marsh of Wellsville, NY; 7 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 4 step-great grandchildren and several foster children. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM Sunday (April 7) at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East Main St., Canisteo where a funeral service will be held immediately following calling hours at 2:00 PM. Committal service and burial will be in North Bingham Cemetery, North Bingham, PA. Memorials, in the name of Donald Wheaton, may be made to the American Heart Association. Curtis E. White Curtis E. White, 85, of 305 West Washington Street, Bath, died Friday, May 17, 2002 at the Corning Hospital. He was born in Big Flats, NY, February 18, 1917, the son of the late Edward and Ethel (Hilton) White. He was retired from Corning Glass after 43 years. He was married to Elizabeth Plubell White, April 15, 1967, with whom he celebrated 35 years of marriage this past April. A veteran of many battles, T/Sgt. Curtis E. White of Main plant melting had been awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action with the Ninth Infantry division in Normandy. He was wounded first in Tunisia and again in France, but rejoined his company. The presentation of the fourth highest military award was made to Sgt. White somewhere in the fighting zone by the commander of his division, Maj. Gen. Manton S. Eddy. Mr. White was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. in Corning, a member of the Charles E. Wescott American Legion Post 173 and St. Mary’s Church in Bath. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Plubell White of Bath and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 3 brothers, Floyd, Ralph and Ernest and his sister, Marie Clark. Funeral services will be held today, Monday, May 20th, at 1:00 PM at Fagan’s Funeral Home in Bath with the Reverend Richard Shatzel officiating. Burial will be in Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Curtis’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. Glenn r. Wilcox PAINTED POST, NY | Glenn R. Wilcox, 81, of 250 N. Hamilton Street, Painted Post died Saturday, March 9, 2002 at the Corning Hospital. Mr. Wilcox was born in Ridgebury, PA on November 25, 1920, the son of the late Frank and Bessie (Horning) Wilcox. He was a Master Mechanic for IUOE Local 832 for 30 years. He served in the Army during WWII from 1942 to 1946. Glenn was a member of the Campbell American Legion Post 1279. He is survived by his wife, Mary Wilcox of Painted Post, NY; his daughter, Linda Huhn and his son Joe Wilcox both of Michigan; his 2 step daughters, Marilyn (Donald) Moore of Corning, NY and Deborah Carl of Maryland; 3 sisters, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 13th at 1:30 PM at the Bath National Cemetery with Reverend Linda Leibhart officiating. Fagan’s Funeral Home in Bath is in charge of arrangements. Janet Lou Veeder Wilcox COHOCTON | Janet Lou Wilcox, wife, mother & grandmother, age 70, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2002 at her home. Janet was born October 28, 1931 in Cohocton, a daughter of Orlo & Margaret Veeder. She was a graduate of the Cohocton High School. She married Robert A. Wilcox on October 14, 1950 in Cohocton. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert; 3 sons: James of Alamo, CA, Alan of Naples, NY and Douglas of Richmond, CA; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; 3 sisters: Joanne Cole of Fourth Lake, Elinor Reynolds of Rochester and Peggy Mehlenbacher of Dansville; 2 brothers: Arthur Veeder of Dansville and Richard Veeder of Pittsford; several nieces, nephews & cousins. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 am, Saturday, March 9 at the Cohocton Presbyterian Church, Maple Ave. with Rev. Thomas Montgomery officiating. Memorials may be made to Southern Tier Hospice or the Ontario-Yates Hospice in memory of Janet L. Wilcox. The Baird-Moore Funeral Home, 154 S. Main St., Naples has the honor of arranging the funeral service for Mrs. Wilcox. Lula Jane Wilcox CORNING | Lula Jane Wilcox, age 100, of Brewster Street, Painted Post, NY, died Monday, February 4, 2002 at Founders Pavilion in Corning. She was born in East Campbell, NY on September 2, 1901, the daughter of Leroy and Minnie (Stevens) Wixson. She was the wife of the late Arthur Manoogian and William Wilcox. Lula attended the Little Red School House in East Campbell and worked for the Ingersoll-Rand in Painted Post for over 24 years. Lula was a member of the First Baptist Church in Painted Post and the ingersoll-Rand Retirees. Lula loved painting, traveling, gardening and bowling. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard; a daughter, Alta Miller; several brothers and sisters; and a granddaughter, Sandra Lee Manoogian. Her survivors include two daughters: Eva Farr of Corning, NY and Doris (Bob) Opelt of Bedford, TX; one son, Armond (Eleanor) Manoogian of Erin, NY; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special niece, Madeline (Edward) Ruter of Addison. Friends may call on Saturday, February 9, 2002 from 1-3 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., Corning, NY where funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3:00 PM with the Reverend Gary McCaslin officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Painted Post. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Richard C. Wilhelm WATKINS GLEN, NY | Richard C. Wilhelm, age 80 of 398 Summit Avenue, Watkins Glen, NY, passed away on June 4, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Richard was born on August 27, 1921 in the Town of Corning, the son of the late George & Addie Dusenbery Wilhelm. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marjorie Thomason Wilhelm; daughters, Linda of San Diego, CA, Annette & Boston Martin of Burdett, NY and Brenda of Hopewell, NJ; sisters: Ann Freeman of Lawrenceville, PA, Cora English of Lindley, NY and Clara English of Painted Post, NY; sister-in-law, Helen Thomason Anstee of St. Petersburg, FL; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Wilhelm retired in 1983 after being employed as Buildings Maintenance Supervisor of Schuyler County for 16 years. He earlier retired from Home Gas Co., Dundee, NY. He served in the US Navy, Naval Construction Battalion 5th NCB, and 41st NCB, from October 1942 to November 1945. He was stationed in Kodiak, Alaska and Guam. Mr. Wilhelm was a 50 year member and past master of Lamoka Masonic Lodge #463 F&AM of Tyrone, NY. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #1208 of Wayne, NY and past master of Crystal Valley Grange. He served as a member of the Board of Education at Dundee Central School and was an Assessor for the Town of Tyrone. Mr. Wilhelm was a life member of the Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Association. At the request of his family, private services will be held at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls, NY at their convenience. Burial will take place in Seaman Cemetery, Savona, NY. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 2, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Fannie Williammee DRAGOON, AZ | Fannie Williammee passed away Dec. 21, 2001 in Dragoon, AZ. She was born Dec. 14, 1943 to the late Frank and Flossie (Aldrich) Phelps in Nelson, PA. Fannie married Louis Williammee on July 13, 1964 in Morris, PA. She enjoyed going to flea markets and loved animals. She is survived by her husband, Louis Williammee; sons, Gary (Jonda) Williammee, Tim (Raini) Williammee; 2 grandchildren; sister, Beatrice Stratton; brothers, John (Alberta) Phelps, Winston Phelps, Milton Phelps, Edward (Mary) Phelps, Frederick Phelps, George (Rosemary) Phelps and James (Sharon) Phelps; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Dave & Gladys Williammee and Art & Virginia Williammee. She was predeceased by a daughter Kathy; sister Doris and brothers Robert and LeRoy. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM April 27, 2002 at Memorial Gardens, Mansfield Road, Wellsboro, PA. Darrell “Dude” E. E. Wilson Wilson ROCHESTER, NY | Darrell “Dude” E. Wilson, 57 of Rochester, NY, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2002 following a period of declining health. He was born on August 10, 1944 in Wellsboro, PA to the late Kendall & Norma Wilson. Darrell is survived by his mother, Norma of Lindley, NY; wife, Helen Wilson of Lindley, NY and their children: Darrell Wilson, Kelly (Garrett) Schoener both of Lindley, NY, Earl Wilson of Bath, NY and Casey Wilson of Painted Post, NY; companion, Debra Nesbit and their children: Mychal, Heather and Amy Wilson all of Rochester, NY; brothers: David Wilson & Charles (Judy) Wilson both of Lindley, NY; Kendall (Anne) Wilson of Moravian Falls, NC, Lynford (Laura) Wilson of Laurel, MD and James Wilson of Scottsville, NY; sisters: Kathy (Ray) Buman of Lindley, NY and Diane Wilson of Corning, NY; several grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service was held at the Metropolitan Funeral Home, Rochester, NY. Gladys Elizabeth Wood PALATKA, FL | Gladys Elizabeth Wood, age 93, formerly of Bridge Street, Corning, NY, died Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at the Palatka Health Care Center in Palatka, FL. Gladys was born in Hatfield, MA, on March 14, 1908, the daughter of the late Robert H. and Evelyn M. (Hill) Bradwell. She spent her early years living in Fort Edward on the Hudson River. Gladys married Joseph P. Wood in Greenwich, NY, and moved to Corning with him in 1929. As a couple they were actively involved with Christ Episcopal Church in Corning, NY; the Masonic Lodge; and Cub Scouts. She worked for many years at the Baron Steuben Hotel and for Drs. Pieri as a housekeeper. Gladys loved traveling and camping. Her husband Joseph Wood preceded her in death in 1989. She is survived by one daughter, Judith (Donald) Smith of Morrisville, NY; three sons: James (Patricia) Wood of Interlachen, FL, Joseph (Maria) Wood of Londonderry, NH, and Richard (Elizabeth) Wood of Interlachen, FL; nine grandchildren; and twenty-two great grandchildren. Friends may call on Friday, March 15, 2002, from 6 until 7PM where a Memorial Service will be held at 7:00PM at the Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W Pulteney St., Corning with the Reverend Jorge M. Gutierrez officiating. Burial will be in Rural Home Cemetery in Big Flats, NY. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association N.E. Florida Chapter, 2131 Mango Place, Jacksonville, FL 32207 in Gladys’ name. Roland Jay Woodward SANTA CLARA, CA | Roland Jay Woodward of 1050 Benton Street, Santa Clara, California, passed away April 9, 2002 at Skyline Health Center, San Jose, California after an extended illness. He was born on September 7, 1917 in Savona, New York to Cora Belle and Jay Woodward. His parents and two sisters, Ruth Viselli and Ila Moore predeceased him. Roland leaves behind two sisters, Louise (Richard) Wright of Tavares, Florida and Marie (Thomas) Young of Greenville, Pennsylvania and one brother, Francis (Irene) Woodward of Lindley, New York, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Roland graduated from Painted Post High School in 1935 and from Syracuse University in 1939 with a degree in Engineering. He worked at Ingersoll Rand, Painted Post for 25 years before moving to California in 1966 where he was a resident until his passing. The family requests donations to Hospice, in his name, in lieu of flowers. Grace D. Wylie HORSEHEADS | Grace D. Wylie age 88 of 3215 Watkins Road, Horseheads, NY, formerly of Painted Post, NY, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. Mrs. Wylie was born March 17, 1914 in the Town of Thurston, NY the daughter of the late Percy and Sarah Davis Dusenbery. Grace was a graduate of the Arnot Ogden School of Nursing in Elmira, NY and worked at the Arnot Ogden Hospital and the Corning Hospital. She retired from Dr. Graham’s office in Corning after many years of nursing service. Grace married her husband William D. Wylie on November 19, 1939. They celebrated their 62nd Wedding Anniversary on November 8, 2001. Mrs. Wylie was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of Painted Post and the Corning W.O.E.S. Grace is survived by her husband of 62 years William D. Wylie; sons and daughters-in-law: John P. & Ellen Wylie of Horseheads, NY with whom she resided and William D. & Ruth Wylie Jr. of Vacaville, NY; grandsons: John Joseph Wylie, Timothy Wylie and Michael Wylie; seven great granddaughters; sister: Mildred Aikman of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on Saturday, April 13, 2002 from 1-3 PM. Mrs. Wylie’s Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3 PM. Interment in Coopers Plains Cemetery. George T. Youmans CORNING | George T. Youmans, age 94, of Hendy Creek Road, formerly of Corning, died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Corning Hospital. George was born in Corning on February 2, 1908, the son of George F. and Nellie (Clark) Youmans. He married Lottie M. Wood in 1930 at the parsonage of the First Baptist Church in Corning, and was preceeded in death by her after 61 years of marriage. He had worked from 1930 until 1937 at the Merchant Delevery in Corning prior to going to work with Corning Glass Works. He retired from Corning Glass Works in 1970 as a supervisor in the A Factory. George loved to golf, bowl, fish and hunt, along with helping children with disabilities bowl at the Corning Bowl. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Corning, where he had been a Deacon. George was preceded in death by two daughters, Joyce Share and Cora Mae Youmans; and two sons, Clifford and John; sisters, Ethel, Phoebe, Nellie and Flora; brothers, Eugene, Calvin and Rexford. His survivors include two daughers: Charlotte (William Sr.) Estep of Corning, NY, Laura Nellie Link of Horseheads, one son: Donald (Carol) Youmans with whom he resided, son-in-law Samuel Share of Corning; daughter-in-law, Donna (Caruso) Marino of Hendersonville, NC; daughter-in-law Sylvette Youmans of Connecticut; sister-in-law Laura Dibble of Painted Post; sister-in-law Ruth Wood of Horseheads; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild, many nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. James S. Ellis officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the First Baptist Church, 110 E. First Street, Corning, NY 14830. Dorlene C. Young CAMERON MILLS | Dorlene C. Young, age 59, of 4525 Rte. 11, Cameron Mills (Risingville), NY died Wednesday March 6, 2002 at Corning Hospital, Corning, New York. She was born January 10, 1943 in Corning, NY the daughter of Charles and Edna (Dailey) VanZile. She was an employee of Corning Inc., working as a polisher and tank operator. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Neoska and Jeffrey Snyder of Alexandria, VA; sons, Richard Young of Bath, NY and Kevin Young of Marion, NY; 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandson; brothers, Harry VanZile of Tioga, PA and Elwin VanZile of Tioga, PA; sister, Patty Carr of Caton, NY, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, PA Saturday 7-9 P.M. and Sunday 12-2:00 PM where funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM with Rev. Clifford Whitehead officiating. Burial in Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, PA. Authur C. Zilinski BATH | Arthur C. Zilinski, 60, of Mt. Washington Road, Bath, N.Y., died at his home April 4, 2002. Art was born Dec. 20, 1941 in Rochester, N.Y., the son of Charles and Emma Ott Zilinski. Art was a retired fireman for the city of Rochester, N.Y. Art owned and operated AZ enterprises of Bath. Art was an Army veteran, a member of Bath Elks Lodge #1547, Charles E. Wescott American Legion Post #173 Bath, a past member of Hammondsport Moose. Art is survived by his parents of Bath; sister Joyce Jackson of Gettysburgh, Pa.; brother James (Janet) Zilinski of Lenox, Mass.; 5 nieces and nephews; 2 great nephews and 1 great niece.; aunts and uncles Clara Zilinski of Bath; Jane and Owen Nesius of Rochester; Eugene and Eleanor Zilinski of Rochester, Wendell Leake of Brockport. An Elks memorial service will be held at Fagan’s Funeral Home, 31 W. Morris St., Bath, on Tuesday, April 9 at 11:30 a.m. with funeral services to follow with the Rev. Anne Wassdorp officiating. Memorials in Art’s name may be made to: Lifetime Assistance Foundation, 425 Paul Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14624. Donna M. Zydanowicz Donna M. Zydanowicz, 74, of 105 Maple Heights, Bath, passed away at home on Saturday, March 2, 2002 surrounded by her family, after a lengthy illness. Donna was a kind and gentle woman who will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. Donna was born in Bingham-ton, NY, on June 4, 1927, the daughter of the late Orlo and Minerva (Read) Finch. She was a graduate of Haverling High School and well known throughout the area as owner and operator of “Donna’s Antiques” shop for over 40 years. Donna and Walter S. Zydanowicz were married on October 26, 1946 at St. Mary’s Church in Bath. She is survived by her beloved husband and best friend of 55 years, Walter, and her devoted children, daughters, Kim (Roger) Pruden, Terry Sack and fiance Jon Haight, Sherry Zydanowicz and friend Dennis Hoad, her son Bryan (Penny) Zydan-owicz, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister Edwina (Finch) Hawthorne of Dallas, TX. Friends may call on Monday, March 4th from 6:00-9:00 PM at Fagan’s Funeral Home in Bath. The Rosary will be recited at 9:00 PM. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church in Bath where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Reverend Richard Shatzel. Burial will at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Donna’s name may be made to the Bath Knights of Columbus Council 5147, 321 West Washington Blvd., Bath, NY 14810, Vol. Ambulance Corps. of Bath, 110 E. Steuben St., Bath, NY, and the Volunteer Fire Department of Bath. Obituaries Betty V. Andrews WELLSBORO, Pa. | Betty V. Andrews, 78, of the Green Home, formerly of Mansfield, died Sunday, March 17, 2002 at home. She worked at the former Petticoat Shop in Mansfield. Survivors include one son, Steven Andrews of Mansfield; two daughters, Joann Nix of Kattering, Ohio, and Betsy Tokarz; two stepsons, Gerald Andrews of Covington and Donald Andrews of Mansfield; one brother, Russell Burt of Mansfield; one sister, June Abreu. Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory, and Monuments, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield. Kenneth W. Brown ROCK STREAM | Kenneth W. Brown, 63, of Rock Stream died Friday, April 5, 2002, at his home. He was one of the owners of Ken and Barb’s Lakeview Inn on state Route 14. Survivors include his wife, Barbara L. Brown; a son, Scott K. Brown of Lakemont; two daughters, Sandra K. Brown-Fultz of Luthersburg, Pa., and Shareen K. Moore of Watkins Glen; three brothers, James Brown of Covington, Pa., Roger Brown of Rome, Pa., and William Brown of Dundee. There will be no calling hours. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lakemont Congregational Christian Church, Lakemont-Himrod Road, Lakemont, the Revs. Albert Stuart and Dale Eby officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, is handling the arrangements. Betty S. Hinklie WELLSBORO, PA. | Betty S. Hinklie, 78, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. She retired after 40 years as owner of The Fashionette Beauty Salon. Survivors include several nieces & nephews. Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be private at Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Gary Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield. Edward B. Leiter ELMIRA | Edward B. Leiter, 79, of Washington Street, Elmira, died Friday, May 31, 2002 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was a machine operator for Stone Quarry in Batavia. Survivors include his wife, Bertha of Bath; two brothers, John Leiter of Hilton and Carl Leiter of Dundee; seven sisters, Gert Blim of Dundee, Mary Leiter of Graymore, Lillian Levee, Helen Selbig and Cora Patterson, all of Dansville, and Alberta Leiter and May Milby of Florida. Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Fagan’s Funeral Home, 35 W. Morris St., Bath. Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport. Nicholas R. Mizzoni Jr. BROCKPORT | Nicholas R. Mizzoni Jr., 51, of Brockport, died unexpectedly Friday, May 31, 2002 at the Lakeside Memorial Hospital. He had been employed by Frontier Telephone of Rochester as an Internet Technician. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer; a daughter, Jessica Mizzoni of Brockport; a son, Nicholas Mizzoni III of Charleston Air Force Base, S.C.; his father, Nicholas Mizzoni Sr. of Corning; a sister, Carmen Mizzoni of Florida; a brother, Thomas Mizzoni of Canandaigua. Arrangements are incomplete at Phillips Funeral Home, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning. Lawrence J. Adams COUDERSPORT, PA. | Lawrence J. Adams, 92, of Coudersport, died Wednes-day, April 3, 2002 at Cole Memorial Hospital. He had worked for Union Carbide in Niagara Falls, N.Y. and at Erway’s Farm in Coudersport. Survivors include a son, Durwood Adams of Mills. Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Potter Brook. James N. Adesso WATKINS GLEN | James N. Adesso, 85, of Watkins Glen, died Sunday, March 3, 2002 at Schuyler Hospital. He had worked for the International Salt Company for many years. Survivors include two sons, John E. Adesso of Bethel Park, Pa., and James J. Adesso of Albany; a sister, Constance Coco of Miami, Fla. Calling hours are 4-6 p.m. today at Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, 119 Fifth St., Watkins Glen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church, the Rev. Paul Bonacci and Rev. Andrew Kalafsky officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Hazel Albert HORNELL | Hazel Albert, 95, formerly of Amory Place, Hornell, died Saturday, March 16, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. She worked as an operator for the New York Telephone Company for 30 years before retiring in the mid-1960s. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Gonyo of Rochester. Calling hours are noon-2 p.m. Tuesday at Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell. Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours Tuesday. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.