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Sarah E. Clark
HORNELL | Sarah E. Clark, 16, of 7512 Loon Lake Road, died 
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 at St. James Hospital as a result of 
injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Gina and Mitchell 
Stearns of Hornell; her father and stepmother, Matthew and 
Lisa Clark of Olean; two sisters, Rachel Clark and Hannah 
Clark, both of Hornell; six half-brothers, Braeden Clark, 
Collin Clark, Caelen Clark and Logan Clark, all of Olean, and 
Josiah Stearns and Micah Stearns, both of Hornell; one 
stepbrother, Christopher Stearns of South Carolina.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the 
Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St. 
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Hillside 
Baptist Church, Paster Dathan Corbett officiating. Burial will 
be in Arkport Cemetery.



 Ronald L.  Clark Jr.
BATH | Ronald Leroy Clark Jr., 11 months, son of Ronald Clark 
Sr. and Candy Marble, died Saturday, April 6, 2002.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his 
grandparents, Carl and Lisa Heck of Osceola, Pa.; his 
grandfather, Ronald Monroe of Tioga, Pa; his grandmother, 
Betty Clark of Cameron; great grandmother, Margaret Wason of 
Quakertown, Pa.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Tussey-Mosher Funeral 
Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, Pa., the Rev. Eugene Charsky 
officiating. Burial will be private at Niles Valley Cemetery.



 Raymond W.  Clark Sr.
CANISTEO | Raymond W. Clark Sr., 79, of 51 Depot St., died 
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at home.
He was a retired maintenance of way employee for both the Erie 
and Erie Lakawanna Railroad. He owned and operated the West 
Main Greenhouse in Canisteo for many years.
Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Clark, Mary Hoyer 
and Darla Norton all of Canisteo; two sons, Richard Clark of 
Hornell and Raymond Clark Jr. of Rochester; a sister, 
Charlotte Russell of Wescoy.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Brown & Powers 
Funeral Home, 6 Spruce St., Canisteo. 
Services will be held there at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will 
be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canisteo.



 Charles D.  Clark Sr. 
BUFFALO | Charles D. Clark Sr., 58, of 5362 county Route 119, 
Canisteo, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002 at the Veterans 
Administration Medical Center in Buffalo.
He was a truck driver for Covered Wagon Train of Hornell. 
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Clark; two daughters, Sunni 
M. Clark of Savona and Amanda J. Clark of Wellsville; four 
sons, Charles D. Clark Jr. of Lawrenceville, Pa., Timothy T. 
Clark of Canisteo, Theodore T. Clark of Canisteo, and Bradley 
Clark of Wellsville; one sister, Cathryn Clark of Canandaigua; 
three brothers, Clarance H. Clark of California, Harvey 
Smallwood and Denny Smallwood, both of Prattsburg.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Monday at the 
Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 6 Spruce St., Canisteo.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Daniel Pickering officiating.
Burial will be in Howard Cemetery.



 Carl W.  Clark 
HORNELL | Carl W. Clark, 53, of 99 East Ave., died Tuesday 
March 5, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital.
He had been employed by many area construction companies and 
was retired from Helm Equipment in Bath.
Survivors include two sons, John Clark of Bath and Jamie Clark 
of Elmira; three sisters, Carol Clark, Karen Helm both of Bath 
and Carolyn Flynn of Kanona; a half-sister, Virginia Robords 
of Virginia; three brothers, Raymond Clark of Kanona, Calvin 
Clark and Loren Clark both of Hornell; a half-brother, Lloyd 
R. Clark of Bath.
Calling hours are 
2-4 p.m. today at Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 
Canisteo Street, Hornell.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 4 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Howard Cemetery.



 Charles R.  Clark 
OCALA, FLA. | Charles Robert “Bob” Clark, 62, of Fairfield, 
died Saturday, May 25, 2002 at Ocala Regional Hospital. 
He was a former resident of Horseheads, N.Y.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Clark; daughters Kimberley 
Walsh of Boston, Mass., and April DeArmitt of Savona, N.Y.; 
sons Robert Clark of Navarre and Roy Clark of Pine City, N.Y.; 
parents Charles and Ethel Clark of Big Flats, N.Y.; sister 
Shirley Clemens of Scottsdale, Ariz.; brothers Jim Clark of 
San Angelo, Texas, Larry Clark of Horseheads, N.Y., and Thomas 
Clark of Big Flats, N.Y.
Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Barber 
Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, N.Y.
Services will take place Friday.



 Erskine H.  Clark 
BATH | Erskine H. Clark, 90, of Bath, formerly of Campbell, 
died Thursday, May 30, 2002 at the Fred and Harriett Taylor 
Health Center.
He had been a farmer, worked for T.G. Hawks in Corning and 
also worked for over 25 years for Steuben County in 
maintenance and janitorial.
Survivors include three daughters, Onnelea Dunn of 
Shelbyville, Tenn., Judy Plumley of Campbell and Itol Hunt of 
Addison; a son, Lawrence Clark of Campbell.
Services will be held at 
2 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home, 17 W. Pulteney St., 
Corning. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery.



 Howard M. Clark 
ELMIRA | Howard M. “Pat” Clark, 79, of 129 Middle Road, 
Horseheads, died Thursday, March 21, 2002 at Arnot Ogden 
Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Rachel Conklin Clark; 
three sons, Frank Clark of Indiana, Jacob Clark of Odessa and 
Andrew A. Clark of Horseheads.
Calling hours are 
2-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Sullivanville United Methodist Church, 

69 Old Sullivanville Road, Horseheads.
Service will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Arrangements are by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Odessa.



 Norman S.  Clauson 
BATH | Norman S. Clauson, 81, of state Route 36, Canisteo, 
died Thursday, March 28, 2002 at the Bath VA Medical Center.
He worked for the Eastern A.I. Cooperation of Ithaca for 35 
years.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Audrey Clauson; one 
stepson, Larry Taylor of Ocala, Fla.; two sisters, Elsie 
Colander of Jamestown and Ruth Jocelyn of Bemus Point.
Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. today at the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. 
Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. today, the Rev. Brian Diffenbacher officiating. 
Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Canisteo.



 Ann L.  Close
BATH | Ann L. Close, 82, of Lower Drive, Corning, died 
Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at the Steuben County Health Care 
Facility.
She was retired from the Corning Painted Post School District 
as a secretary to the principal at both Northside and West 
High schools, with over 25 years of service.
Survivors include her husband, Robert H. Close; a son, Robert 
W. Close of New Orleans, La.; two daughters, Linda Bagdon of 
Rochester and Barbara Close of Andover, Conn.
Calling hours are 1-3 p.m. Friday at Carpenter’s Funeral Home, 
14 E. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3 
p.m. Friday, the Rev. John Vertigan officiating. Burial will 
be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney.



 Clarence E.  Cole
BATH | Clarence E. Cole, 61, died Friday, April 5, 2002, at 
Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Clarence A. Cole of Dundee and 
Bill; a daughter, Sandy Davis of North Carolina; two brothers, 
Lee Cole and Dick Cole; three sisters, Ethel Emerson, Thelma 
Davis and Retta Miller.
Calling hours are from 
1-3 p.m. Monday at Seager Funeral Home, Main Street, Savona.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Nondaga Cemetery in Bath.



 Vincent D. Colegrove
CORNING | Vincent D. Cavallaro Colegrove, 16, of 34 High St., 
died Sunday, May 5, 2002 at home.
He had been a student at East High School.
Survivors include his mother, Rose Ann Cavallaro; 
grandparents, Rosario J. Sr. and Betty Cavallaro of Corning; 
his father, Gary L. Colegrove of Lawrenceville, Pa.; two 
stepbrothers, Josh Colegrove and Ryan Colegrove, both of 
Lawreceville, Pa.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at 
St. Vincent de Paul Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s 
Cemetery, Corning.
Arrangements are by Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., 
Corning.



 Lewis C. Colegrove 
WATERLOO | Lewis C. Colegrove, 91, of Southport, died 
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at the Huntington Living Center.
He had worked at Albany Binghamton Express and also Penn Yan 
Express.
Survivors include his wife, Marion Sincerbeaux Colegrove of 
Southport; three stepsons, James K. Sincerbeaux, David 
Sincerbeaux and John Sincerbeaux; four stepdaughters, Bonnie 
Smith, Diana Aldrich, Carol Becker and Holly Dahl; a sister, 
Laura Cooper.
Calling hours are noon-
8 p.m. Sunday at Caywood’s Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 
Broadway, Southport.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Elmira Wesleyan 
Church, 1100 S. Main St., Elmira, the Rev. Harry Barrigar and 
Rev. Edward Crandall officiating. Burial will be in Maple 
Grove Cemetery, Horseheads.



 Vincent D. Cavallaro Colegrove 
CORNING | Vincent D. Cavallaro Colegrove, 16, of 34 High St., 
Corning, died Sunday May 5, 2002.
Survivors include his mother, Rose Ann Cavallaro Colegrove.
Arrangments are incomplete at the Haughey Funeral Home, 
Corning.



 William W.  Colvin 
MANSFIELD, Pa. | William W. “Bill” Colvin, 58, of RD 1, 
Mansfield, died Monday, May 27, 2002 at home.
Survivors include a brother, David Colvin of Hurley; two 
sisters, Cheryl Kranstuber of Westfield Center, Ohio, and 
Rochelle “Shelly” Bystrom of Cambden, Ohio.
Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit 
Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., 
Mansfield.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Elk Run Cemetery.



 Charles L.  Combs 
ELMIRA | Charles L. Combs, 78, of Webbs Mills, died Tuesday, 
Feb. 26, 2002 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
He was a crane operator for Wallace Steel in Ithaca.
Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Bostick, Liz 
Buchanen, and Mary Shuart; three sons, Robert Combs, Jeff 
Combs, and Fred Combs; two brothers, Leon Combs and Donnie 
Combs.
He will be cremated at the Northern Bradford Crematory.
Private services will be held this spring in the Gardens at 
Caywood Funeral Home. 



 William J. Conklin Sr.
PENN YAN | William J. Conklin Sr., 75, of Prattsburgh, 
formerly of Geneva and Penn Yan, died Wednesday, March 20, 
2002 at the Penn Yan Manor Nursing Home.
He had worked at Gould Pumps.
Survivors include two sons, William J. Conklin of Kerny, N.J., 
and Donald Conklin of Geneva; four daughters, Linda Adams of 
Stanley, Patty Ann DeMatties of Pompano Beach, Fla., Sharon 
Smith of Geneva and Dawn Freeland of Prattsburgh; a sister, 
Martha Stevens of S.C.
Calling hours are 
1-3 p.m. Saturday at Bottoni-Wood Funeral Home, 4 Mechanic 
St., Prattsburgh.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Elizabeth Boesen officiating. 
Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.



 Howard R.  Coogan 
BATH | Howard R. Coogan, 91, formerly of Maplewood Avenue in 
North Hornell, died Friday, May 17, 2002, at the Steuben 
County Health Related Facility.
A boxer in his early years, he had been a self-employed house 
painter.
Survivors include a daughter, Twyla Bates of Florida, and 
several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Bender-Brown & 
Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at 
St. Ann’s Church, Hornell, the Rev. Elias Menuba officiating. 
Burial will be in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Hornell.



 June H Cook
ELMIRA | June H. Cook, of West Springfield, Mass., died 
Tuesday, April 9, 2002 unexpectedly at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Northern Bradford Crematory. 



 Randy J.  Cooley
ELMIRA | Randy J. Cooley, 46, of Corning, died Monday, Feb. 4, 
2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center.
Survivors include a son, Brandon Cooley of Painted Post; a 
daughter, Dana Cooley of Painted Post; his father, Eugene 
Cooley of Painted Post; a brother, Scott Allen Cooley of 
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; two sisters, Roxanne McKerrow of Corning 
and Sally Jo Hodge of Painted Post.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. 
Catherine’s Church, Addison. Burial will be at the convenience 
of the family. Arrangements are by Olthof Funeral Home, 150 
Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira.



 Allan K.  Coombs
CORNING | Allan Kent Coombs, 60, of 8119 Ackerson Road, 
Addison, died Sunday, April 28, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
He had been a ceramic engineer for 35 years at Corning Inc.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne Dininny Coombs; one 
daughter, Laura Pauline Coombs of Watertown; three sons, Aaron 
Keith Coombs of Grafenwohr, Germany, Matthew Kent Coombs of 
Rota, Spain, and Graham Coombs of Lusby, Md.; three sisters, 
Veta Bosket of Painted Post, Jean Coombs of Addison, and Judy 
DeRoo of Fairport; three brothers, Jack Coombs of Horseheads, 
Burton Coombs of Mesa, Ariz., and Edward Keith Coombs of 
Addison.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral 
Home, 10 Wall St., Addison. 
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Addison United 
Methodist Church, the Rev. Sandra Olmstead officiating. Burial 
with military honors will be in Addison Rural Cemetery.



 Justin J.  Coon 
BEAVER DAMS | Justin J. Coon, 80, of Beaver Dams, died Monday, 
Feb. 25, 2002 at Seneca View Nursing Facility.
He had worked as a substitute letter carrier for the U.S. 
Postal Service and at Corning Inc. He retired in 1983 from 
Wickes Lumber Company in Horseheads.
Survivors include a daughter, Wendy C. Laribee of Lowville; a 
son, Kevin R. Coon of Beaver Dams; a sister, Winifred C. Elder 
of Beaver Dams; two brothers, C. Edward Coon of Beaver Dams 
and Liston F. Coon of Watkins Glen.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Beaver Dams 
United Methodist Church, the Rev. Grant Nicholls officiating. 
Arrangements are by Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.



 Maryalice K. Coon 
HOMESTEAD, FLA. | Maryalice Kichman Coon, 82, formerly of 
Elmira, N.Y., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002 at Homestead Manor.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Gail McDaniel of Homestead; a 
son, W. Paul Coon of Winterhaven; two sisters, Helen Kichman 
of Horseheads, N.Y., and Margaret Gruver of LeHigh Acres; a 
brother, Paul Kichman of Danbury, N.C.
Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Barber Funeral Home, 
413 S. Main St., Horseheads, N.Y.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, 
Horseheads, N.Y.



 Pearl L.  Cooper
WELLSBORO, PA. | Pearl L. Cooper, 93, of Galeton, died Monday, 
April 29, 2002 at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital.
She had worked at Gaines Company Tackle shop for many years.
Survivors include a niece, Louise Alexander of Sabinsville; 
two nephews, Melvin Lowrey of Gaines and Jackie Christian of 
Massachusetts
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. Thursday at Collins-Olney Funeral 
Home, 14 West St., Galeton.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. Brian E. Vossler officiating. 
Burial will be in Sabinsville Cemetery.



 Vincent James Cordone 
ELMIRA | Vincent James Cardone, 83, died Friday, Feb. 22, 
2002.
He was retired from the City of Elmira.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Margaret Samson, 
Beatrice Osborne and Anne Louise DeDominick of Elmira Heights; 
five sisters, Jean Pauldine, Carmelita Cardone Theresa 
Osborne, Lena Douglas and Clair F. Young.
There are no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at 
St. Anthony’s Church, the Rev. Walter Wainwright as celebrant. 
Burial will follow in Sts. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.



 Louise F.  Cornell
MONTOUR FALLS | Louise F. Cornell, 85, formerly of Campbell, 
died Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at Schuyler Hospital.
She retired from Newberry’s in Corning as manager of the 
restaurant.
Survivors include a son, Maynard Cornell of Campbell.
There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Carpenter’s Funeral 
Home, 14 East Pulteney St., Corning. Burial will be in Chapel 
Knoll Cemetery.



 Mary W.  Cornell
WELLSBORO, PA. | Mary W. Cornell, 59, of State Route 36, 
Troupsburg, N.Y., died Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at Soldiers & 
Sailors Hospital.
She owned and operated Mary’s Hair Affair Beauty Salon in 
Troupsburg, N.Y., for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Barney Cornell; a daughter, 
Lorinda DeMeritt of Bloomington, Ill.; two sons, Patrick 
Cornell of Perry, N.Y., and Michael Cornell of Troupsburg, 
N.Y.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the H.P. Smith & 
Son Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo, N.Y.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at 
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Rexville, N.Y. Burial will be in 
St. Mary’s Church Yard Cemetery, Rexville, N.Y.



 Jerry D. Cornish
PENN YAN | Jerry D. “Kibb” Cornish, 40, of Dundee, died 
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital in 
Penn Yan from injuries suffered in car accident.
Survivors include a daughter, Heidi L. Cornish of Dundee; two 
sons, Raymond M. Cornish of Dundee and Thomas A. Cornish of 
Penn Yan; his mother, Shirley A. Kibbe of Dundee; his father, 
Jack E. Cornish Sr., of Dundee; two brothers, Scott Cornish of 
Watkins Glen and Jay Cornish of Dundee; two sisters, Gail M. 
Forsay of Marion and Dena L. Kibbe of Dundee.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Baird 
Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee.
Services will be held there at 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. 
Marion Massecar officiating. Burial will be in Hillside 
Cemetery in Dundee.



 Catherine M.  Costa 
CORNING | Catherine M. Costa, 87, of Baker Street died 
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
She had worked for Costa’s Flying Service in Painted Post.
Survivors include a son, Joseph Costa of Bath; a daughter, 
Donna Costa-Barrett of Spring, Texas; two brothers, Sam Cuda 
and Joseph Cuda, both of Corning; two sisters, Della Daniels 
of Hornell and Frances Cuda of Corning.
Arrangements are incomplete at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 
W. Pulteney St., Corning.



 Mary C. Costa 
CORNING | Mary Catherine Costa, 87, of Baker Street, died 
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
She and her husband Joseph Costa had owned and operated Costas 
Flying Service in Painted Post for many years.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna Costa-Barrett of Spring, 
Texas; a son, Joseph R. Costa of Bath; two sisters, Della 
Daniels of Hornell and Frances Cuda of Corning; two brothers, 
Sam Cuda and Joseph Cuda, both of Corning.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral 
Home, 17 W. Pulteney St.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at 
St. Vincent de Paul Church, 222 Dodge Ave. Burial will be in 
St. Mary’s Cemetery.



 Edward J. Cotter 
HORNELL | Edward J. Cotter, 84 of Spruce Street, died 
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital.
He had worked at Crowley’s Dairy in Arkport for 26 years.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years Theresa Almeter Cotter; 
three daughters, Kathleen Taylor of Benton, Kan., Mary Howe of 
Orting, Wash., and Barbara Martin of Canisteo; a sister, Mary 
Gantert of Rochester.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at 
St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, Canisteo. Burial will be in 
Woodlawn Cemetery, Canisteo. Arrangements are by H.P. Smith & 
Son Funeral Home, Canisteo.



 Linda M.  Cotton
HORNELL | Linda M. Cotton, 40, of 68 Elm St., died 
unexpectedly Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at St. James Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, William Cotton; her parents, 
Richard and Beverly Peck of Hornell; two sisters, Nancy 
Daniels of Hornell and Robin Webster of Livonia; three 
brothers, Donald Peck of Brockport, Richard Peck of Wellsville 
and John Keagle of Syracuse.
Calling hours are 
7-9 p.m. today at Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 
Canisteo St., Hornell.
Services will be held there at 10 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Ron 
Warne officiating. Burial will be Hornell Rural Cemetery.



 Elden C. Covell
BATH | Elden C. Covell, 78, of 101 E. Steuben St., died 
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 at the Bath Veterans Administration 
Medical Center.
He was employed as an electrician for Westinghouse for 30 
years.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Mary Seager Covell; 
two sons, Donald Pilgrim and Robert Covell, both of Bath; one 
daughter, Shirley Jean Cross of Renovo, Pa.
Calling hours are 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. today at the 
Seager-Jones Funeral Home, 4 E. Washington St.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. today. Burial will be in Mitchellsville Cemetery.



 Phillip E.  Crimmer
CORNING | Phillip Edward Crimmer, 80, of Wayne, died Thursday, 
Feb. 28, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
He was an employee of Bell Telephone.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Betty Crimmer; three 
daughters, Joyce Asiello of Jersey Shore, Pa., Kathleen 
Coleman of Southport, and Nancy Ackerman of Pine City; one 
son, James Crimmer of Corning.
Calling hours are 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Carpenter’s Funeral 
Home, 14 E. Pulteney St. 
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.



 Laura E. Crocker 
BATH | Laura E. Crocker, 86, of 107 Cruger St., died Friday, 
March 1, 2002 at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital.
She worked several years at the Bath Book Store.
Survivors include two sons, Delbert Croker and Charles W. 
Crocker, both of Bath; Beverly Ann Durdin of Avoca, Norine 
Slayton of Bath, and Linda Weichenthal of Penn Yan.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Seager-Jones 
Funeral Home, 4 E. Washington St.
Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Dennis 
Wienk officiating. Burial will be in Nondaga Cemetery.



 John F. Crowe 
ATLANTA | John F. Crowe, 53, of 49 Davenport St., Hornell, 
died Thursday at March 14, 2002 at Northside Hospital in 
Atlanta, Ga.
He was a police officer for the Hornell Police Depart-ment.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Ellen Reynolds Crowe; 
two daughters, Jennifer Griffith of Hornell, Andrea Crowe, at 
home; three sisters, Patricia Capluzzi, Mary Crowe and Kathy 
Hartwell, all of Hornell; two brothers, Michael Crowe and Paul 
Crowe. 
Calling hours are from 
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral 
Home Inc.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at 
St. Ann’s Church. Burial will be in St. Ann’s Cemetery, 
Fremont.



 H. Patricia  Curran 
SCRANTON, PA. | 
H. Patricia Curran, 73, of Scranton, formerly of Galeton, died 
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002.
She had been a teacher in the Scranton School District for 
many years.
Calling hours are 10-11 a.m., Saturday at St. Bibiana Catholic 
Church, Galeton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held there at the 
conclusion of calling hours at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. 
Brian E. Vossler officiating. Burial will be in West Hill 
Cemetery, Galeton.
Arrangements are by Collins-Olney Funeral Home, Galeton.



 Ronald E.  Cushing
WELLSBORO, Pa. | Ronald E. Cushing, 59, of Tioga, died Friday, 
May 3, 2002 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Arnold Cushing and Ronald Cushing 
Jr. both of Texas; a daughter, Crystal Sweeney of Texas; three 
brothers, Kenneth Cushing, Virgil Cushing and Maynard Cushing 
all of Tioga; six sisters, Gloria Clemens of Mansfield, Penny 
Cushing of Bernville, Marlene Gillett of Bath, N.Y., Sandra 
Thorpe of Roseville, Jeanne Passeri of Roseville and Pauline 
Six of Lindley, N.Y.
There will be no calling hours or services.
Arrangements are by Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 
Crematory & Monuments, P.C. 637 South Main Street, Mansfield.



 Lucy M. Daniels 
HORNELL | Lucy M. Daniels, 89, formerly of 20 Pardee St., died 
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002 at Hornell Gardens.
She had worked for Mattie Brothers Candy Store, Coca-Cola 
Bottling Company, owned and operated Dan’s Shop in Hornell, 
and was a receptionist for Mayfair Studios before retiring in 
1972.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. today at Dagon Funeral Home, 38 
Church St., Hornell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at 
St. Ann’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s cemetery.



 Rosetta B.  Darrow
HORSEHEADS | Rosetta B. Darrow, 72, formerly of 313 Cottage 
Place, Elmira, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002 at Elcor Health 
Services. 
Survivors include her husband, Donald Darrow; three daughters, 
Roxanne Townsend, Cheryle Talada, and Cora Bliss, all of 
Elmira; two sons, Mark Darrow of Madison, Ohio, and James 
Darrow of Elmira.
Calling hours are 
10-11 a.m. Friday at the Kalec Funeral Home. 
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 11 a.m. Friday, Major Marie Roberts officiating. Burial 
will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.



 Dorothy E. Davies
WELLSBORO, PA. | Dorothy E. Davies, 84, of Morris Lane, 
Wellsboro, died Friday, April 26, 2002, at the Green Home.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Thomas E. Davies of Leavenworth, 
Wash.; a sister, Lucille Bailey of Wellsboro.
There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wellsboro 
United Methodist Church, on Main and Queen streets in 
Wellsboro, the Rev. Mark Shover officiating. Burial will be in 
Welsh Settlement Cemetery.
The Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, is in 
charge of arrangements.



 Angeline  Davis 
GREENSBURG, PA. | Angeline Davis, 92, of Elkland died 
Thursday, May 16, 2002, in Greensburg.
She owned and operated Davis Variety Store in Elkland for many 
years.
Survivors include a son, Virgil J. Davis of Johnstown.
Calling hours are 3-5 p.m. today at the Collins-Olney Funeral 
Home, 14 West St., Galeton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in 
St. Bibiana Church, Galeton, the Rev. Brian E. Vossler 
officiating. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery, Galeton.



 Allegra D. Day 
HORSEHEADS | Allegra D. Day, 84, of South Main Street, died 
Thursday, March 21, 2002 at home.
She retired from SCT Boces in Horseheads as a registered 
nurse.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Woodside of Weston, Mass.; 
a son, Douglas W. Day of Horseheads.
Calling hours are 
3-6 p.m. Sunday at Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main St., 
Horseheads.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First 
Presbyterian Church, 2943 Westinghouse Road, Horseheads, the 
Rev. Dr. Walter B. Funk and the Rev. Eleanor Haber 
officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, 
Horseheads.



 Edward J. Dean
ELMIRA | Edward J. Dean, 74, of Corning, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 
2002 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
He retired from Corning Inc. in 1990 and also started College 
Prospects, a recruitment business that provided college 
scholarship opportunities for high school athletes.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Aurella Dean; three 
daughters, Margaret Summerville of Vandergrift, Pa., Kathleen 
Dean of Rochester and Karen Dean of Corning; a son, Edward 
Dean Jr.; three brothers, Francis Dean of San Leandro, Calif., 
John Dean of Cuba Lake and Thomas Dean of Colorado Springs, 
Colo.; three sisters, Mary Catherine Quinn and Margaret 
Lagonegro, both of Elmira, and Helen Schneble of Wellsville.
Calling hours are 3-7 p.m. today at Carpenter’s Funeral Home, 
14 East Pulteney St., Corning.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at 
St. Vincent de Paul Church, Corning.



 Arlene D.  Deats
COUDERSPORT, Pa. | Arlene D. (Butler) Dates, 91, of Drakes 
Personal Care Home and formerly of Tioga, died Monday, Feb. 
25, 2002 at Drakes Personal Care Home.
Survivors include three sons, Donald “Ted” Deats of 
Lawrenceville, Martin T. Deats and Ellsworth Deats both of 
Tioga.
Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Jacquelyn A. 
Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, P.C., 637 S. 
Main St., Mansfield.
Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 8 
p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. William Lusk officiating. Burial will 
be in Tioga Co. Memorial Gardens, Richmond.



 Alice S.  Decker
CORNING | Alice S. Decker, 84, of 59 Fairview Hill, Addison, 
died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002 at Founders Pavilion.
She was a clerk and bookkeeper for Addison Central School 
District for 26 years.
Survivors include one son, George Decker Jr. of Addison; one 
sister, Martha J. Space of Corning.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Flint Funeral 
Home, 10 Wall St., Addison. 
Services will be held there at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. 
William Northrup officiating. Burial will be in Addison Rural 
Cemetery.



 Margaret E.  Deiseroth
COUDERSPORT, Pa. | Margaret E. Deiseroth, 93, of Galeton, died 
Thursday, May 2, 2002 in Cole Memorial Hospital.
She was employed at Smith of Galeton Glove and the Oak Hall 
School in Brookland.
Calling hours are 2-3 p.m. Sunday at the Collins-Olney Funeral 
Home.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Sharon Gearing officiating. Burial 
will be in Germania Cemetery.



 James  Deperto
BATH | James Deperto, 49, of 31 William St., died Tuesday, 
June 4, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira.
Survivors include two sisters, one brother and two daughters.
Services will be held at 
11 a.m. Friday at the VA Medical Center Chapel in Bath, 
Chaplin Linda Leibhart officiating.
Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Seager-Jones Funeral Home, Bath.



 James  Deperto 
BATH | James Deperto, 49, of 31 William St., died Tuesday, 
June 4, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira.
Survivors include two sisters, one brother and two daughters.
Services will be held at 
11 a.m. Friday at the VA Medical Center Chapel in Bath, 
Chaplin Linda Leibhart officiating.
Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Seager-Jones Funeral Home, Bath.



 Allen L.  DeWert
PAINTED POST | Allen L. DeWert, 73, of Van Fleet Road in 
Painted Post died Thursday, March 7, 2002, in his home.
He was employed as a mechanic by Corning Glass Works, retiring 
after 44 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude DeWert; two sons, Aubrey 
DeWert of Painted Post and Dylan DeWert of Corning; a brother, 
Daren DeWert of Haines City, Fla.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday at Phillips 
Funeral Home, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral 
home. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery.

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