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Stephen P.  Fitzwater Sr.
SAVONA, NY | Stephen P. Fitzwater Sr. 56, entered into rest 
Saturday, March 16, 2002 at his home.
Stephen was born June 17, 1945 the son of the late Mary Jean 
Strait and Carson A. "Buttermilk" Fitzwater. He was employed 
by Hungerford Metal Fabricators. He served in the U.S. Army 
from 1963 to 1966.
He is survived by his wife Sarah Duncan Fitzwater; one son, 
Stephen P. Fitzwater Jr. of Painted Post; two daughters, Tina 
Eggleston of Bath and Jill Ann Huff of PA.; five brothers, 
Richard of Bath, Jack of Minnesota, Thomas and Robert of 
Hornell and Patrick of Bath; three sisters, Barbara Jean Crowe 
of Bath, Joan McLoughlin of Hartsville and Tracey Phillips of 
Bath; six grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are being observed Tuesday, March 19, 2002 from 
7:00 to 9:00 pm only at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath. A 
Funeral Service will be Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at 11:00 am 
at the Bath VA Chapel; the Reverend Ronald Huckabone 
officiating. Burial will be in the Bath National Cemetery.



Dorotha Morse  Fletcher
PAINTED POST | Dorotha Morse Fletcher was born in the Town of 
Barrington, NY on January 28, 1916, the daughter of Joseph and 
Blanche Kenyon Morse. Her twin brother, Donald, died in 1923.
After graduating from the former Painted Post High School, she 
attended Elmira Business Institute. She received her degree in 
Secretarial Science and was employed by the Ingersoll Rand Co. 
in Painted Post.
During WWII she was instrumental in compiling and distributing 
a hometown news bulletin "The Indian Speaks" that was sent to 
all area servicemen.
In 1946 she moved to Arlington, VA and was employed by an 
international trade association in Washington, DC. After 25 
years, she retired having served as secretary to the president 
of the association. On returning to Painted Post, she resided 
at Spring Pond.
Dorotha was a member of the Painted Post First Presbyterian 
Church, former volunteer at Corning Hospital and a member of 
the Hospital Chapter as well as a volunteer at the local food 
pantry.
She was predeceased by her brother, Lynn J. Morse, a past 
chairman of the Steuben County Legislature.
Survivors include nieces, JoAnn Clough of Corning and Debra 
Little of Painted Post; a nephew, Nathan Little of Penn Yan 
and a sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Morse of Painted Post.
Memorials may be directed to Painted Post Church's food 
pantry, 201 N. Hamilton St., Painted Post, NY 14870 or to the 
charity of one's choice.
At Dorotha's request, there will be no calling hours. 
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements are with Carpenter's Funeral Home.



Harold A.  Folts
SAVONA | Harold A. Folts, 59, of 18 McCoy St., died Tuesday, 
June 4, 2002 at home.
He was a self-employed building contractor.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Faucett Folts; his parents, 
Arthur and Bessie Folts of Savona; one daughter, Laurie Stowe 
of Avoca; one son, Dale Folts of Campbell; four sisters, 
Bonnie Lehman of Beaver Dams, Vickie Mike of Sayre, Pa., Keva 
Parry of Painted Post, and Tina Vimislik of Newport News, Va.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Church of the 
Good Shepard, the Rev. Dennis Wienk officiating.
Arrangements are by the Seager Funeral Home.



Teresa M.  Ford 
PAINTED POST | Teresa M. Ford, age 55, passed away 
unexpectedly at home. She was born on December 1, 1946 in 
Germany, the daughter of Casmir and Wicentyna Konn Nasiadka. 
She married C. Edward Ford on May 18, 1968 at Holy Rosary 
Church in Johnsonburg, PA. He predeceased her on May 1, 2001.
She loved flowers, her garden and home, grandchildren, and her 
dog.
Teresa is survived by her sons, Mark Ford of Pocatello, Idaho 
and Michael Ford of Concord, North Carolina; daughter and 
son-in-law, Michelle and Gary Dann of Troupsburg, New York; 
mother, Wicentyna Nasiadka of Hamlin, New York; father, Casmir 
Nasiadka of Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania; sisters, Eva Nasiadka 
of Rochester, Heneryka Menge of Kendall, NY and Lillian 
Harrison of Erie, PA; and grandchildren: Zachery, Mackenzy and 
Whitney Dann.
Friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. 
Pulteney St. on Monday, August 26, 2002 from 5:00-7:00 pm. A 
funeral service will be held there following calling hours at 
7:00 pm. Burial services will be held at the convenience of 
the family at Coopers Cemetery.



Shirley Grogan  Forrest
BLOOMINGTON, CA | Shirley Grogan Forrest, 74 years, entered 
into rest May 16, 2002 at Green Acres Park in Bloomington, CA. 

Shirley was born to Nellie & Joseph Grogan in Union City, NJ. 
She graduated from Northside High School in 1947 and moved to 
California in 1953.
She is survived by her husband Bill and 2 sons, Joseph of 
California and Mark of Arizona. She is also survived by 3 
grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and two sisters, 
Laura and Lena both of California.
Shirley was a former member of the First Assembly of God 
Church in Corning.



Keith A.  Fotiathis 
AVOCA, NY | Keith A. Fotiathis, 29, of 54 Grant St., died 
unexpectedly early Thursday morning (Apr. 25, 2002) in 
Stroudsburg, Pa.
 Born in Springfield, Mass. on Jan. 26, 1973, he was the son of 
Alan Day and Myrcine Fotiathis.
A former resident of Long Island, where he attended the 
William Floyd High School. Keith has resided in Avoca for the 
past 10 years. He was employed as a carpenter with DNA 
Painting in Lackawaxen, Pa. Keith enjoyed the outdoors, 
especially camping, fishing and traveling.
A loving and devoted husband and father, his family includes 
his wife, the former Sharilyn Meese who he married in Avoca on 
June 10, 1992; his sons, Jordon and Jarrod and his daughter, 
Jorgia; his mother and step-father, Myrcine and James Maldon 
of Long Island; his brother, Eric Fotiathis; his sister, 
Myrcine Hyams, both of Long Island; his father-in-law and 
mother-in-law, Lanny and Marilyn Meese of Avoca; also his 
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Keith was predeceased by his father, Alan Day in 1998, his 
sister, Lisa in 1989 and his brother, Daniel in 2002.
Calling hours are from Noon-2p.m. Monday at the Bond-Davis & 
Bishop Funeral Home in Avoca, where a funeral service will 
follow calling hours at 2p.m. Monday. Committal services and 
interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.
Those wishing may contribute in Keith's memory to the 
Hammondsport Public Library, 41 Lake St., Hammondsport, NY 
14840.



Louise German Franchi
CORNING | Louise German Franchi, 61 years of 3550 State Rt. 
414, died Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at the Corning 
Hospital, following a brief illness.
Louise was born September 19, 1941 in Harrisburg, PA, the 
daughter of George M. and Mary K. Aumiller German.
She was a graduate of Wellsboro High School and Alfred School 
of Nursing.
She had worked for Chemung County Department of Nursing, and 
was employed as an office nurse for Dr. John Horn. For the 
past 31 years she was employed as a Bookkeeper/Auditor for 
American Express in Corning.
Louise and Earl Franchi were married March 11, 1962 in the 
First Baptist Church of Painted Post, NY.
She had served two terms as President of the Corning Business 
& Professional Women's Club.
Surviving are her husband of 40 years, Earl; step son, Ralph 
A. Franchi of San Diego, CA; her father, George M. German of 
Wellsboro, PA; a sister, Katherine Ann (North) Smith of 
Harrisburg, PA; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Ralph & 
Jeanette Franchi of Big Flats, NY; nieces & nephews: Craig, 
Jeff, Sharon, Diane, Patty, Daniel, Lisa & Mark.
She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Kay Aumiller.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First 
St., Corning, NY, Saturday, September 28, 2002 from 2-4 pm, 
followed by Funeral and Committal Services, Rev. Jack Bunde 
officiating.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in her 
name to the charity of one's choice.



Marion  Frankfather
WOODSTOCK, VA | Marion Frankfather, age 93, formerly of 
Corning, passed away Monday, March 11, 2002 at Shenandoah 
Memorial Hospital in Woodstock, VA.
Marion was born May 16, 1908 in Corning, NY the daughter of 
Ray and Bertha Rhinehart. Marion was a graduate of Corning 
Free Academy, and had retired from Corning Inc. where she 
worked as a payroll clerk. Marion was a member of the Christ 
Episcopal Church and was a past matron of the Order of the 
Eastern Star.
Surviving is a son, Ed Beck of Annapolis, MD and 2 
granddaughters.
Friends are invited to a Graveside Ceremony on Monday, March 
25 at 2:00 PM at Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats, NY with Rev. 
Jorge Gutierrez. Arrangements are with Carpenter's Funeral 
Home, Corning, NY.



Gerald H. "Jerry"  Franzen
VENICE, FL | Gerald H. "Jerry" Franzen, age 83 of Venice, FL, 
passed away May 10, 2002. He was born August 12, 1918 in 
Minneapolis, MN and moved to Florida from Corning, NY in 1990.
Jerry was a tool and die maker and eventually retired as a 
Purchasing Supervisor with Corning Glass Works in Corning, NY. 
He served in the US Navy during WWII and was a lifetime member 
of the Elks Lodge in Corning, NY.
His survivors include wife, Marian of Venice; daughter, Ellen 
Smith of Corning; sons, Robert, Jon and David all of Corning 
and Gerald "Rick" of Mifflinburg, PA; sister, Martha Burns of 
Sarasota, FL and 6 grandchildren.
Inurnment will take place with a Memorial Service May 24th at 
9:30 AM with Burial at Gulf Pines Memorial Park in Englewood, 
FL.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 1230 
S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota, FL 34239.
Lemon Bay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



L. Dean  French
BATH, NY | L. Dean French, 22, of Bath, NY died June 12, 2002 
at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira as a result of a 
motor vehicle accident.
He was a counselor at the Kinship Family and Youth Services in 
Bath. He was a graduate of Penn Yan Academy in 1998. A loving 
son, wonderful brother and a loving friend to many, Dean was a 
young man, "After God's Own Heart." 
He is survived by his mother, Verona (Gary) Madigan of Bath, 
NY; his father, Leonard (Donna) French of Hammondsport, NY; 
best friend, Derval O'Brien of Wicklow, Ireland; 2 sisters, 
Lisa Madigan and S. A. Madigan Esq. of Bath, NY and 3 
brothers, James Johnson of Bath, NY, Terry Dalaba of Myrtle 
Beach, SC and Raymond Madigan of Canandaigua, NY.
Friends may call at Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath this evening 
from 5:00-9:00 PM and at the Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church, 
South Valley Road, Hammondsport, NY on Saturday from 
12:00-1:00 PM with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 PM 
with Reverend Leroy Mast officiating. Burial will be in 
Nondaga Cemetery, Bath, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial 
donations in Dean's name may be made to the Volunteer 
Ambulance Corps of Bath, 110 E. Steuben Street, Bath, NY 
14810.



Loretta Mae  Fulkerson
PAINTED POST, NY | Loretta Mae Fulkerson, 69 years, of 
Glendenning Creek Road, Lindley, died Tuesday, August 27, 2002 
at her home.
She was born February 23, 1933 in Oil City, PA, the daughter 
of William and Lavina Weaver Young.
Loretta was a graduate of Liberty High School, PA, and 
attended the Del Kader Beauty School in Elmira, NY.
Loretta and Miles Fulkerson Jr. were married March 2, 1950 in 
Wellsboro, PA. They moved to the area shortly after.
She was the owner and operator of Loretta's Beauty Shop in 
Painted Post, NY for 30 years, and was also a salesperson for 
Tallman's Department Store in Painted Post, NY, retiring in 
1998.
Loretta was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in 
Addison, NY, and also a member of Corning VFW Auxillary.
She is survived by her wonderful, loving husband of 52 years, 
Miles; her son, Ronald (Cheryl) Fulkerson of Corning, NY and 
daughter, Yvonne (Steve) Cooley of Painted Post, NY; 
grandchildren, Mathew Fulkerson, Brandon and Dana Cooley all 
of Painted Post, NY; her mother, Lavina Young of Norwood, PA; 
brothers, Edward (Lillian) Young of Prospect Park, PA and 
Arthur (Rose) Young of Biloxie, MS; sisters, Helen Cline of 
New Castle, DE, Carole Young of Norwood, PA, Ida (Dom) DiMaio 
of Millville, DE and Mary Montieth of Prospect Park, PA, also 
several nieces and nephews.
Loretta was predeceased by her father, William Young, Sr.; her 
son, Clifford M. Fulkerson and a brother, William Young, Jr.
Arrangements are with the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First 
St., Corning, NY.
There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held 
at St. Catherine's Church, Addison, NY, Friday, August 30, 
2002 at 10:00 am. Committal Prayers and Interment will be held 
at a later date at Memorial Gardens, Wellsboro, PA.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given, in 
Loretta's name, to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning 
Road, Corning, NY 14830 or The Falck Cancer Center, 600 Roe 
Ave., Elmira, NY 14905.



Roger H.  Fulkerson 
DUNDEE | Roger H. Fulkerson, age 85, of Dundee, NY died 
Sunday, September 15, 2002 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing 
Facility in Montour Falls, NY.
Mr. Fulkerson was born February 3, 1917 in Dundee, the son of 
the late Harlan and May Drummond Fulkerson. He married the 
former Kathryn D. Sayre on February 26, 1949 in Elmira. She 
passed away on August 29, 1996. A life-long local resident, he 
lived most all of his life in the same house. Mr. Fulkerson 
was a self employed Fruit Farmer, specializing in Black 
Raspberries. The family farm was started by the Fulkerson 
family in 1805, and received the "Century Farm Award" in 1977. 
Mr. Fulkerson was a member and Past Master of the Crystal 
Valley Grange and the Yates County Pamona Grange. He was a 
58-year member of the Dundee Masonic Lodge #123 F&AM; the 
Corning Consistory and a member of the Lakemont Congregational 
Christian Church.
He is survived by 2 sons, Roger Harlan (Kay) Fulkerson of 
Burdett and Sayre M. (Nancy) Fulkerson of Dundee; a brother, 
Donald (Janet) Fulkerson of Seneca Falls; a sister, Helen 
Alexander of Penn Yan; 5 grandchildren, Kenneth H. (Maryanne) 
Fulkerson of Guam, Kevin D. Fulkerson of Bath, Steven S. 
Fulkerson of Dundee, Melinda (Juchen) Beheydt of Watkins Glen 
and Michael Miller of Dundee; 3 great grandchildren, David 
Fulkerson and Denise Fulkerson both of Bath and Aarron Beheydt 
of Watkins Glen; several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday 
(Sept. 19) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. 
A Masonic Service will be held at 8:45 p.m. A Funeral Service 
will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday (Sept., 20) at the funeral 
home with Rev. Marion Massecar and Rev. Al Stuart officiating. 
Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lakemont Congregational 
Christian Church, Lakemont-Himrod Rd., Dundee, NY 14837. 



Dominic A. Gallo Sr.
SCHENECTADY, NY | Dominic A. Gallo Sr., 74 years, of Painted 
Post, NY died Thursday, May 30, 2002 in Schenectady, NY.
Among survivors are daughters: Christina (Edwin) George of 
Cranberry Township, PA, Mariana Gallo of Arlington, VA; sons: 
Michele (Elizabeth) Gallo of Georgetown, TX, Dominic (Susan) 
Gallo Jr. of Schenectady, NY; seven grandchildren, sister: 
Eleanor Campbell; brothers: Angelo Gallo, Anthony Gallo & 
Ralph Gallo.
Friends may call Friday, June 7, 2002 from 5-8 pm at the 
Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY 14830. A 
Prayer Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, 
June 8, 2002 at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 
St. Joseph's Church in Campbell, NY at 10:00 am. Committal 
Prayers and Interment will be at Chapel Knoll Cemetery, 
Coopers Plains, NY. 



Dominic A.  Gallo Sr. 
PAINTED POST, NY | Dominic A. Gallo Sr., 74 years, of 418 
Norman Street, died Thursday, May 30, 2002 at Ellis Hospital 
in Schenectady, NY. He was born February 7, 1928 in Kane, PA, 
the son of Joseph and Theresa Perry Gallo. He was a graduate 
of Kane High School and Williamsport Technical Institute. He 
was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the 
Korean Conflict.
Dominic married Teresa Bonfilio August 27, 1955 in Kane, PA. 
She predeceased him September 25, 2002.
He relocated to the Corning/Painted Post area in 1955 and was 
employed with Corning Incorporated as an engineer/draftsman, 
retiring in 1984 with 33 years of active service with the 
company. 
He was a member of All Saints Parish, and attended Immaculate 
Heart of Mary Church and St. Joseph's Church in Campbell. He 
also was a member of the Corning Y.M.C.A. 
Nick was an avid wood worker, spending much time in his shop 
crafting items which he shared with his family. He was a 
sports enthusiast enjoying the games of golf and football. He 
was supportive of his children with their involvement in 
scouting, sports and music.
Surviving are his two daughters: Christina (Edwin) George of 
Cranberry Township, PA and Mariana Gallo of Arlington, VA; 
sons: Michele (Elizabeth Haughey) Gallo of Georgetown, TX and 
Dominic (Susan Fazzone) Gallo Jr. of Schenectady, NY, seven 
grandchildren: Nicole and Alexander George, Kelly, Jacqueline 
and Megan Gallo and Lisa and Michelle Gallo; sister, Eleanor 
Campbell of Highland, CA; brothers: Angelo Gallo of Tontana, 
CA, Anthony Gallo of Salamanca, NY & Ralph Gallo of Warren, 
PA; also several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Rose Ross, Angie Cardamone 
and Mary Gallo and brothers, Albert Gallo and Tony Gallo.
Friends may call Friday, June 7, 2002 from 5-8 PM at the 
Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY 14830. A 
Prayer Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, 
June 8, 2002 at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 
St. Joseph's Church in Campbell, NY at 10:00 AM. Rev. Gerald 
O'Connor officiating. Committal Prayers and Interment will be 
at Chapel Knoll Cemetery, Coopers Plains, NY.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given, in 
his name, to the American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta 
Dr., Suite 102, Amherst, NY 14226.



Dominic A.  Gallo Sr. 
PAINTED POST, NY | Dominic A. Gallo Sr., 74 years, of 4118 
Norman Street, died Thursday, May 30, 2002 at Ellis Hospital 
in Schenectady, NY. He was born February 7, 1928 in Kane, PA, 
the son of Joseph and Theresa Perry Gallo. He was a graduate 
of Kane High School and Williamsport Technical Institute. He 
was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the 
Korean Conflict.
Dominic married Teresa Bonfilio August 27, 1955 in Kane, PA. 
She predeceased him September 25, 2000.
He relocated to the Corning/Painted Post area in 1955 and was 
employed with Corning Incorporated as an engineer/draftsman, 
retiring in 1984 with 33 years of active service with the 
company. 
He was a member of All Saints Parish, and attended Immaculate 
Heart of Mary Church and St. Joseph's Church in Campbell. He 
also was a member of the Corning Y.M.C.A. 
Nick was an avid wood worker, spending much time in his shop 
crafting items which he shared with his family. He was a 
sports enthusiast enjoying the games of golf and football. He 
was supportive of his children with their involvement in 
scouting, sports and music.
Surviving are his two daughters: Christina (Edwin) George of 
Cranberry Township, PA and Mariana Gallo of Arlington, VA; 
sons: Michele (Elizabeth Haughey) Gallo of Georgetown, TX and 
Dominic (Susan Fazzone) Gallo Jr. of Schenectady, NY, seven 
grandchildren: Nicole and Alexander George, Kelly, Jacqueline 
and Megan Gallo and Lisa and Michelle Gallo; sister, Eleanor 
Campbell of Highland, CA; brothers: Angelo Gallo of Tontana, 
CA, Anthony Gallo of Salamanca, NY & Ralph Gallo of Warren, 
PA; also several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Rose Ross, Angie Cardamone 
and Mary Gallo and brothers, Albert Gallo and Tony Gallo.
Friends may call Friday, June 7, 2002 from 5-8 PM at the 
Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY 14830. A 
Prayer Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, 
June 8, 2002 at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 
St. Joseph's Church in Campbell, NY at 10:00 AM. Rev. Gerald 
O'Connor officiating. Committal Prayers and Interment will be 
at Chapel Knoll Cemetery, Coopers Plains, NY.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given, in 
his name, to the American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta 
Dr., Suite 102, Amherst, NY 14226.



Ciara Lynn  Garrahan
CAMPBELL | Our earthly Angel was lifted by our Father's arms 
to become a Heavenly Angel Saturday afternoon April 20th 2002. 
Ciara had suffered an extended time with Huntington's disease, 
however her passing was peaceful thanks to God's Grace and 
Mercy. She leaves to grieve her mother Linda Garrahan Holmes 
(nee:Lewis), Ciara's earthly father David Holmes and her 
siblings, Kristen Garrahan of Campbell, Jessica Holmes of 
South Carolina, and Deanna Holmes of Painted post. Also 
surviving is her maternal grandmother Loretta Lewis Youmans of 
Corning, Paternal Grandparents Ed and Joyce Holmes of Corning, 
Harley and Betty Reynolds of Campbell. Her aunts and uncles, 
Richard and Janet Lewis of Elmira Heights, Gary and Karen Owen 
of Elmira, David and Cindy Lewis of North Carolina, Dixie and 
Terry Lewis Vallely of Watkins Glen, Alex Lewis Neau 
(Christophe) of Seattle, Cindy and Boyd Hunt of Addison, 
Brenda and Pete Gleason of Wanita Lake, Rodney and Shauna 
Garrahan of Corning, Carol and Sam Bowling of Lindley, Dear 
friends Genie and Kevin Healy of Corning, along with many 
cousins and friends that loved her dearly. Ciara was 
predeceased by her father Douglas T. Garrahan in 1995, and her 
paternal grandfather William Youmans in 2000.
A Memorial Service for Ciara to be held on Tuesday April 23 at 
the Campbell Methodist Church on Main Street, Campbell at 7pm, 
with Pastor Melanie Beardslee officiating. A gathering in the 
fellowship hall will follow the service. Arrangements being 
made by Acly-Stover Funeral Home of Corning.



Ciara Lynn  Garrahan
CAMPBELL | Ciara Lynn Garrahan, 15, born March 23, 1987, of 
State Route 333, Campbell, NY. Our earthly Angel was lifted by 
our Father's arms to become a Heavenly Angel Saturday 
afternoon, April 20, 2002. Ciara had suffered an extended time 
with Huntington's disease, however, her passing was peaceful 
thanks to God's Grace and Mercy.
She leaves to grieve her mother, Linda Garrahan Holmes 
(Lewis); Ciara's earthly father, David Holmes and her 
siblings, Kristen Garrahan of Campbell, Jessica Holmes of 
South Carolina and Deanna Holmes of Painted Post. Also 
surviving is her maternal grandmother, Loretta Lewis Youmans 
of Corning; paternal grandparents, Ed and Joyce Holmes of 
Corning, Harley and Betty Reynolds of Campbell. Her aunts and 
uncles, Richard and Janet Lewis of Elmira Heights, Gary and 
Karen Owen of Elmira, David and Cindy Lewis of North Carolina, 
Dixie and Terry Lewis Vallely of Watkins Glen, Alex Lewis Neau 
(Christophe) of Seattle, Cindy and Boyd Hunt of Addison, 
Brenda and Pete Gleason of Wanita Lake, Roland and Shauna 
Garrahan of Corning, Carol and Sam Bowling of Lindley; dear 
friends, Genie and Kevin Healy of Corning, along with many 
cousins and friends that loved her dearly. Ciara was 
predeceased by her father, Douglass T. Garrahan in 1995 and 
her paternal grandfather, William Youmans in 2000. 
A Memorial Service for Ciara will be held on Tuesday, April 
23, 2002 at the Campbell Methodist Church on Main Street, 
Campbell at 7 p.m. with Pastor Melanie Beardslee officiating. 
A gathering in the fellowship hall will follow the service. 
Arrangements are entrusted to Acly-Stover Funeral Home, 
Corning.



Horace A. "Bus"  Garrison
LYNCHBURG, VA | Horace A. "Bus" Garrison, age 87, of 
Lynchburg, VA, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 21, 2002 
at Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, VA.
He was the husband of Marion Jean Garrison for 54 years.
 Born in Elmira, NY on May 4, 1915, he was the son of the late 
Clyde and Edith Garrison. After having served in the US Army 
for 3 years, he then dedicated 34 years of service to the 
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company.
He was a member of the Thomas Rd. Baptist Church in Lynchburg, 
VA. He was predeceased by three brothers, five sisters, two of 
which resided in Lynchburg, Margaret (Cummings) White and 
Mertie Garrison. 
In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children: Nancy 
Austel, Daniel Garrison, Debra Garner, Vicki Sheehan, Francie 
Garrison and Lisa Garrison; as well as eighteen grandchildren, 
seven great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, in Elmira, 
Wanda Conjorio.
Beyond being a devout Christian man, he was a dedicated 
husband, father, a caring grandfather and great-grandfather, 
and a loyal friend to all.
Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 
So. Main St., Horseheads on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002 from 
6-8:00 p.m. His funeral service will take place there at the 
Funeral home on Wed., Sept. 25, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be directed to 
the Thomas Rd. Baptist Church, 701 Thomas Rd., Lynchburg, VA 
24502. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.



Donald L.  Garrison 
LAWRENCEVILLE, PA | Donald L. Garrison age 76, of 
Lawrenceville, PA died Sunday, July 14, 2002 at Corning 
Hospital, Corning, NY. Mr. Garrison was born May 1, 1926 in 
Lawrenceville, PA, the son of the late Manley and Leda 
(Burley) Garrison. Donald was a loving husband, father and 
grandfather, and was devoted to his family and his church.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Bonnie Spencer 
Garrison; one son, Barry and Sue Garrison of Corning, NY; 
stepsons, Kevin Reed of Corning, NY and Randy Reed of Tioga, 
PA; three sisters, Marie and Freeman Ferris of Lawrenceville, 
PA, Lois Lauper of Elmira, NY and Ilba and Carl Wood of 
Horseheads, NY, 9 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter and 
several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his infant 
brother, Boyd Garrison.
Donald retired from Sears after 41 years of service as a 
senior sales manager. He was a past member of the Millerton 
Methodist Church, a current member of the Calvary United 
Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, PA, one of the founders of 
the Millerton Volunteer Fire Dept., and a Navy veteran of 
WWII. He served on the Williamson High School Guidance 
Advisory Council and for the past four years was the 
supervisor for local community service projects done by local 
students. He volunteered many hours with the church that he 
loved and enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He was an avid 
hunter and fisherman, loved to travel, and was dedicated to 
attending grandchildren's sporting activities no matter where 
they were held.
Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, July 17, 
2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 
1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY. The funeral will be 
Thursday at 10:30 AM at Calvary United Methodist Church, 6 
Franklin St., Lawrenceville with Rev. Gary D. Weaver 
officiating. Burial will be in Lawrenceville Cemetery, 
Lawrenceville, PA at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may send memorial donations, 
in Donald's name, to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 6 
Franklin St., Lawrenceville, PA 16929. Those wishing may leave 
a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.olthof.com. 



Neva M.  Gavitt
HORNELL, NY | Neva M. Gavitt, 91, a resident of Hornell 
Gardens, formerly of 9789 Gas Springs Road, Canaseraga, died 
early Tuesday morning (May 7, 2002) at St. James Mercy 
Hospital following a brief illness.
 Born in South Dansville, NY on April 13, 1911, she was the 
daughter of Frederick & Dora (Briggs) Ebersol.
Neva was a life resident of the Arkport - Canaseraga area. She 
graduated from Arkport High School and later attended nursing 
school in Buffalo. She had attended Valley Wesleyan Church of 
Canaseraga.
She was married on November 26, 1930 to C. Harold Gavitt who 
died in 1990. Together they owned & operated a family farm in 
Canaseraga.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her 
brother, Frederick Ebersol who died in 1938; her grandson, 
Louis Stephens who died in 2000 and her sister, Leola Newman 
who died last year.
Neva is survived by five daughters, Phyllis (Richard) Hamlin 
of Almond, Merie Hurlburt of Wellsville, Helen Thomas of 
Fallbrook, CA, Lois (Dick) Stephens of Canaseraga and Margie 
(Mark) Taft of Campbell; one son, Charles (Janette) Gavitt of 
Canisteo; one sister, Esther Cicconi of Nashville, TN; 21 
grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several nieces & 
nephews.
The family of Neva M. Gavitt will receive friends on Thursday 
from 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., 
Hornell, where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 
11:00 AM with Pastor Herb Shaffer officiating. Burial will be 
in Arkport Cemetery.



William "Bill" R.  Gee
LAWRENCEVILLE, PA | William "Bill" R. Gee, age 76, of 
Lawrenceville, PA died July 3, 2002 at Corning Hospital, 
Corning, NY.
He was the husband of Wilda "Billie" Kennedy Gee whom he 
married November 21, 1942. He was born November 21, 1925 in 
Elmira, New York, the son of the late Beldon J. and Elizabeth 
Ann Stremovihtg Gee, Sr. He was an assembler for 
Ingersoll-Rand, Painted Post Plant, for over 40 years, 
retiring in 1986.
Bill was a life member of the Lawrenceville Fire Company, 
member of the Painted Post VFW, member of the National Rifle 
Association, was an avid trout fisherman and enjoyed hunting. 
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II.
Surviving other than his wife are daughters, Roxie Stalter, 
Kathleen Rhoades, Billie Gilmour, Jeanne Stevenson, Mary 
Rawson and Denise Kaufmann; sons, Mike R. Gee, Mark L. Gee and 
Dennis R. Gee; brother, Beldon Gee, Jr.; sisters, Leora Lloyd, 
Virginia Saracene, Marian Manning and Clara Bell Farraro; many 
grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one great-great 
grandson. He was predeceased by a sister, Theresa Gee and a 
stepbrother, William Hemmingway.
Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life 
Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA on Sunday, 
July 7, 2002 from 12:00-2:00 PM. Funeral to follow at 2:00 PM 
with Rev. Eugene A. Charsky officiating. Burial in Niles 
Valley Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be sent to 
Lawrenceville Firemen's Ambulance Association.



Brandon C. George 
CORNING | Brandon Charles George, of Corning, left this world 
March 22, 2002 two days after his eighteenth birthday.
Richard George and Linda George had the honor of being his 
parents. Brandon was the loving and fiercely protective 
brother of Sara and Melanie. He was also the younger brother 
of Richie and Dustin. Brandon knew he was special and made his 
dad, mom and sisters feel special, too.
In addition, Brandon was loved by his great grandmother Irene 
Joralemon, grandparents Richard George, (predeceased by 
Juanita George), Sara Hogg and Warren York, all his aunts and 
uncles: Gergory George, Anita (Donald) Brown, Maureen (Kevin) 
Whitney, Rebecca (Phillip) Spallone, Barb (John) Elder, Nancy 
(Don) Clar, Joan (Bill) Hughes, his nieces and nephews; 
Brittany, Bubby, Ethan, Lily, and numerous cousins and 
friends.
The GB lived life on his own terms and was a loyal friend. 
Brandon was intelligent, curious and had many passions 
throughout his life. He loved writing his own lyrics, rapping, 
boxing, and playing with his dog, Moose. Brandon enjoyed 
basketball and collecting sports memorabilia with his dad. 
Brandon, you will not be forgotten, you will live in our 
hearts forever. Thank you for the gift of knowing you. 
Friends may call today, Monday from 1-3 and 6-8 PM at Phillips 
Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, where funeral 
services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 
8:00 PM with Reverend David LeRoy officiating.



Norma I. Giambrone 
PAINTED POST | Norma I. Giambrone age 81, formerly of Day 
Spring II, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at The Waters 
of Three Rivers in Painted Post, NY. Norma was born August 8, 
1920 in Detroit, MI, daughter of Oliver S. and Violet F. 
Sorles Bailey. Norma became the wife of Myron T. Giambrone in 
Corning in 1938. She was employed at the Athens Hotel and 
Restaurant in Corning from 1938 to 1940, and was retired in 
1979 from Corning Glass after 35 years of service, where she 
was an inspector. 
Surviving Norma are daughters and sons-in-law: Kimberly and 
Ronald Vang of Mt. Joy, PA, Angela Dutcher of Painted Post, NY 
and Barbara and Rolando Pierotti of Corning; grandchildren, 
Michelle (Lindsay) Wilcox of Lee Center, NY, Mark (Sue) 
Pierotti of Fairfield, PA, Nicholas Dutcher & Brock Dutcher 
both of Painted Post and Sarah Vang of Mt. Joy, PA; great 
grandchildren: Claire, Emily, Kate and Kathy.
Norma was predeceased by her parents and a sister, Geraldine 
Fitch of Elmira.
It was Norma's wish there be no visitation. A Memorial Service 
will be at the family's convenience. Memorials in the name of 
Norma I. Giambrone may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice or 
the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are with Carpenter's Funeral Homes. 



Edna M.  Gilkinson
CORNING | Edna M. Gilkinson, 81, of Pa. Furnace, Pa., formerly 
of Corning, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2002, in State 
College, Pa. She was born August 21, 1920 in Silver Creek, 
N.Y., the daughter of Herman and Flora Haight Percy. Her 
husband, William P. Gilkinson, passed away May 1, 1971.
She retired from Corning Glass Works in 1981.
Surviving are her daughters, Nancy (Alton) Stewart of Pa. 
Furnace, Pa., and Susan (Ralph) Stewart of Beaver Dams; sons 
William (Mary) Gilkinson of Beaver Dams and Thomas Gilkinson 
of Corn-ing; brother Gervin Percy of Hammondsport; 6 
grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and several nieces and 
nephews.
Friends may call Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the 
LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport, where funeral and 
committal services will take place at 11 a.m. The Rev. Babs 
Steinert will officiate, and burial will take place in 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be 
made to the Alz-heimer's Assoc., Rochester, N.Y. 14603. 



Helen P.  Gill 
CORNING | Helen P. Gill, formerly of Davis Road and Dayspring 
I, died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at Founders Pavilion 
following a brief illness.
She was born January 21, 1919 in Corning, NY, the daughter of 
the late James J. & Mary Ripley Moran.
A lifetime resident of Corning, she was a graduate of Corning 
Free Academy, class of 1938 and Gregg Business School.
Helen and Thomas J. Gill, Sr. were married July 13, 1940 in 
St. Mary's Church. He predeceased her August 26, 1997.
She was the business manager of Gill Photographics in Corning 
for 40 years, and an active member of All Saint's Parish, the 
Corning Area Women's Club and a past member of the Ladies of 
Columbus.
Helen was truly a loving and devoted wife, mother and 
grandmother.
Surviving, her three sons: James A. Gill of Painted Post, NY, 
Thomas Joseph Gill, Jr. and Patrick Michael (Machlene) Gill, 
all of Pembroke Pines, FL; daughter-in-law, Yvonne M. Gill of 
Elkland, PA; grandchildren, Christopher Michael (Stacy) Gill 
of Corning, NY, Danielle M. Gill of Albany, NY, Carrie JoAnn 
Miller of Avoca, NY, James A. Hoke of Corning, NY, Suzanne 
(Scott) Gillen, Jennifer (Russell) Cagle, Benjamin J. Gill and 
Ryan P. Gill, all of Pembroke Pines, FL, Adam J. Gill of San 
Jose, CA and Kimberly Howe of Gainesville, GA; five great 
grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great 
nephews.
Helen was predeceased by her brother James Moran and sister 
Mary Bowes.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First 
St., Corning, Friday, September 6, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A 
Prayer Service will be offered at the funeral home, Saturday, 
September 7, 2002 at 9:45 am followed by a Mass of Christian 
Burial at St. Mary's Church at 10:30 am. Committal Prayers & 
Interment will be in the family plot at St. Mary's Cemetery.
The family would appreciate memorial donations be given in 
Helen's name to American Cancer Society, 1316 College Ave., 
Elmira, NY 14901, or Disabled American Veterans, 103 
Washington St., Elmira, NY 14901.



Royal "Brownie"  Gilliam
CORNING | Royal "Brownie" Gilliam, age 85, of 19 Beaver 
Avenue, Beaver Dams, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 
2002 at Corning Hospital. He was born on February 12, 1916 in 
Lynchburg, Virginia the son of John L. and Ella M. Thacker 
Gilliam.
He resided at Founder's Pavilion for 5 years and was owner and 
operator of Gilliam's Dry Cleaners along with his wife for 42 
years.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Geraldine (Marsh) 
Gilliam; son and daughter-in-law: Jeffrey and Michelle Gilliam 
of Warren, NJ; daughter and son-in-law: Shirella and John 
Leipold of Fogelsville, PA; granddaughters: Keri Lyn and 
Jacqualyn Leipold; nieces: Becky (Leonard) Vaughan of Penn Yan 
and Susan (Harold) Deschene of Delray Beach, FL and nephews: 
Andy (Cindy) Gilliam of Annapolis, MD and Daniel (Susan) 
Gilliam of Gansevoort, NY. He was predeceased by 8 brothers 
and sisters.
Friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. 
Pulteney St. on Thursday, February 7, 2002 from 7:00 to 9:00 
pm. A funeral service will be held there Friday at 10:00 am. 
Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Those wishing 
may make donations to Founder's Pavilion Memorial Fund, 205 E. 
First St., Corning, NY 14830. 



Sylvia A.  Gillis 
Sylvia A. Gillis, age 70, of Caton, NY, passed away at the 
Corning Hospital on Friday, August 2, 2002. 
Sylvia was born on February 4, 1932 in Horseheads, N.Y., the 
daughter of the late Leman and Evelyn Mitchell Watson. Sylvia 
married her husband, Robert Gillis, on May 12, 1949 and 
recently celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary. Along with 
her husband, they owned and operated their dairy farm in 
Caton, N.Y., starting in 1952.
She was pre-deceased by her son, Jacque R. Gillis, great 
grandson, Kylan R. Gillis, and her brother, Gerald L. Watson.
Survivors include her husband: Robert L. Gillis of Caton, 
N.Y.; children: Robert L. Gillis Jr. of Caton, N.Y., Michele 
L. Stacy of Caton, N.Y., and Gerald D. Gillis of Caton, N.Y.; 
grandchildren: Melissa, Jacque, Anne, Kenneth and Carey; great 
grandchildren: Evelyn, Taylor and Sylvia; brothers and 
sisters-in-law: Richard E. & Elizabeth Watson of Great 
Barrington, MA; Frederick G. & Sandy Watson of Horseheads, 
N.Y.; William K. & Eleanor Watson of Zephyrhills, FL; and 
Blair B. Watson of Elmira Heights, N.Y.; sister: Kathleen M. 
Siglin of Horseheads, N.Y., and several nieces, nephews and 
cousins. 
It was Sylvia's wishes that there be no calling hours. 
Interment will take place at Elmwood Cemetery in Caton, N.Y. 
at the convenience of the family. 
Those wishing to remember Mrs. Gillis may do so with donations 
to the Arthritis Foundation Central New York Chapter, 5858 
East Molloy Road #123, Syracuse, NY 13211.



Paul G.  Gleason 
BATH, NY | Paul G. Gleason, 82, of Rumsey Street, Bath, died 
Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at the Bath V.A.M.C. He was born in 
Troupsburg, NY, March 23, 1920 the son of Frederick C. and 
Grace Stratton Gleason. Paul retired from Jones Lumber Yard in 
Bath, NY. He was an Army Veteran from WWII, Honorably 
discharged as a Staff Sargeant and was also a recipient of a 
Purple Heart; three Bronze Stars and a Silver Star. Paul was 
the President of the Steuben County Fair Board and also past 
Superintendent of Grounds for 25 years. He was a member of the 
Charles E. Wescott American Legion Post 173, V.F.W. in Bath 
and the Centenary United Methodist Church in Bath. 
He is survived by 3 daughters: Sharon (Daniel) Kryman of 
Batavia, NY, Paula Dye of Avoca, NY and Susan (John) Thompson 
of Bath, NY, 8 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Alice Gleason of 
Bath, NY and Dorothy Schumway of Wellsboro, PA; his brother, 
Donald Gleason of Bath, NY, many nieces and nephews and his 
close friend, Shirley Brewer of Bath. He was predeceased by 
his wife, Mary Gleason, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Friends may call at Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath from 
1:00-3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday, September 6, 2002. 
Funeral Services will be held at the Centenary United 
Methodist Church in Bath on Saturday, September 7th at 11:00 
AM with Reverend Jeffery McDowell officiating. Burial with 
Military Honors will be in Nondaga Cemetery. In lieu of 
flowers, memorial donations in Paul's name may be made to the 
American Cancer Society, 1316 College Avenue, Elmira, NY 
14901.



David O. Glick
BATH | David O. Glick, 80, of Avoca, N.Y., died Friday, June 
7, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. 
David was born Feb. 1, 1922 in Lancaster, Pa., the son of John 
and Bertha Glick. David was an Army veteran of WWII and was 
retired from the Bath V.A.M.C. as a nursing assistant. He was 
a past member of the Avoca American Legion.
David is survived by his wife, Inge Glick of Bath; 3 
daughters, Luise (Dean) Brockway of Bath, Deborah Crooks of 
Avoca, Gisela Marvin of North Carolina; son, Daniel (Karen) 
Glick of Massachusetts; 12 grandchildren; 1 sister, Mary Jane 
Glick of Corning; 3 brothers, John (Betty) Glick Jr. of 
Monterey, Samuel (Delores) Glick of Prattsburgh, Arthur Glick 
of Seminole, Fl.
There are no calling hours. Funeral services will be held 
Tuesday, June 11, 2002 at 11 a.m. in the Union Chapel at the 
Bath V.A.M.C. Rev. Daniel Pickering officiating. Burial will 
be in Bath National Cemetery.
Memorials in David's name may be made to Buena Vista Wesleyan 
Methodist Church. Arrangements by Fagan's Funeral Home, 31 W. 
Morris St., Bath, N.Y.



Florence L.  Glodny 
Florence L. Glodny, age 97, of 7571 State Rte 54, Bath died 
Saturday, August 17, 2002 at the Taylor Health Care Center. 
Mrs. Glodny was born in Hornell, NY March 1, 1905 the daughter 
of the late Fredrick and Cora Mae Stephens She was a 
homemaker. Florence was a member of the First Presbyterian 
Church of Bath and a member of the Women's Circle of the 
Church.
She is survived by her sister Beverly (Francis) White of 
Canisteo, NY; 2 daughters, Joanne (Bob) Manning of Horseheads, 
NY and Brenda (Lawrence) Burton of Bath, NY, 6 grandchildren 
and 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She 
was predeceased be her husbands Gerald Shutes and Harry Glodny 
and brothers, Howard Williams and Richard Williams.
Friends may call on Wednesday August 21st from 2:00-4:00 PM at 
Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath. Funeral Services will follow 
Wednesday evening at 6:00 PM at the funeral home will Reverend 
Robert Tuttle officiating. Burial will be in Hornell Rural 
Cemetery, Hornell, NY. Memorial donations in Florence's name 
may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Bath 6 
Pulteney Square, Bath, NY 14810.



Florence L.  Glodny 
Florence L. Glodny, age 97, of 7571 State Rte. 54, Bath died 
Saturday, August 17, 2002 at the Taylor Health Care Center. 
Mrs. Glodny was born in Hornell, NY March 1, 1905 the daughter 
of the late Fredrick and Cora Mae (Stephens) Williams. She was 
a homemaker. Florence was a member of the First Presbyterian 
Church of Bath and a member of the Women's Circle of the 
Church.
She is survived by her sister Beverly (Francis) White of 
Canisteo, NY; 2 daughters, Joanne (Bob) Manning of Horseheads, 
NY and Brenda (Lawrence) Burton of Bath, NY; 6 grandchildren 
and 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She 
was predeceased be her husbands, Gerald Shutes and Harry 
Glodny and brothers, Howard Williams and Richard Williams.
Friends may call on Wednesday, August 21st from 2:00-4:00 PM 
at Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath. Funeral Services will follow 
Wednesday evening at 6:00 PM at the funeral home with Reverend 
Robert Tuttle officiating. Burial will be in Hornell Rural 
Cemetery, Hornell, NY. Memorial donations in Florence's name 
may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Bath, 6 
Pulteney Square, Bath, NY 14810.



John A. Glover
LAWRENCEVILLE, PA | John A. Glover, age 74, Lawrenceville, PA, 
passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2002 at the Soldiers and 
Sailors, PA. He was born on October 16, 1928 in Elmira, NY, a 
son of the late John Glover and Anna (Oaks) Glover. John 
served in the United States Army.
John is survived by his sons, Mark and Judy Glover of Tioga, 
PA, Fred and Beth Glover of Lawrenceville, PA, Arthur and Lori 
Glover of Lawrenceville, PA and Glenn and Shelly Glover of 
Lawrenceville, PA; brothers, Glenn Glover of Clute, TX and 
Charles Glover of Horseheads, NY; 12 grandchildren and 1 great 
grandchild.
In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by a 
sister, Joann Glover and a brother, George Glover.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Scureman Funeral Home, 
Inc., 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, PA on Friday, August 
23, 2002 at 10 a.m.



Dennis J.  Goff
BETHEL PARK, PA | Dennis J. Goff, age 64, of Bethel Park, PA, 
formerly of Corning, Elmira, and Horseheads died Wednesday, 
February 20, 2002, at Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, 
PA, following a brief illness. 
He was predeceased by his parents, Howard and Dorothy Hardiman 
Goff. Active in community affairs, Denny served as Exalted 
Ruler of the Horseheads Elks Lodge No. 2297, was past 
president of the Horseheads Jaycees and was chairman of the 
Chemung County Air Show in 1964 and 1965. He was instrumental 
in bringing both the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. 
Navy Blue Angels for exhibitions at the air shows.
He was a 1956 graduate of Elmira Free Academy, completed 
numerous college courses and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He 
was president of Goff Supply Corp. in Horseheads.
Denny is survived by his wife, Marjorie; his son, Ronald 
(Charlotte) Goff; daughter, Robyn Goff (Tom), son, Randall; 
five sisters, Nancy (Fred) Goris, Judy (Jim) Garen, Dorothy 
(Donald) Burlew, Carol (Bruce) Beavers and Connie (Jim) Young; 
brothers, David (Tina) Goff, Edward (Barbara) Goff and John 
Goff; stepson, Danny (Laurie) Mitchell and stepdaughter, 
Tiffany (Joe) Coccagno; five grandchildren, and several 
nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Denny's legacy includes his sharing of his love, his wit and 
sense of humor with all that knew him, and his strong work 
ethic and organizational skills.
A Memorial Mass Celebrating Denny's life will be held on 
Saturday, May 11, 2002 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary Our Mother 
Church, 816 W. Broad St. and Westinghouse Road in Horseheads. 
Local arrangements by the Van- Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home.



Dennis J. Goff 
PITTSBURGH | Dennis J. Goff, 64, of Bethel Park, PA, formerly 
of Corning, Elmira and Horseheads, died Wednesday, February 
20, 2002 at Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA, 
following a brief illness.
Dennis leaves a loving family including his wife, Marjorie; 
three children, eight brothers and sisters, two stepchildren, 
five grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and 
many friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Howard and 
Dorothy Hardiman Goff. 
Active in community affairs, Dennis served as Exalted Ruler of 
the Horseheads Elks Lodge No. 2297, was past president of the 
Horseheads Jaycees and was chairman of the Chemung County Air 
Show in 1964 and 1965. He was instrumental in bringing both 
the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels 
for exhibitions at both Elmira-Corning air shows.
He was a 1956 graduate of Elmira Free Academy, completed 
numerous college courses and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He 
was President of Goff Supply Corp. in Horseheads.
Among his survivors are his son, Ronald (Charlotte) of Bowie, 
MD, daughter, Robyn (Tom) of Pittsburgh, son, Randall of 
Elmira; five sisters, Nancy Goris (Fred) of Derby, NY, Judy 
(Jim) Garen of Newark, NY, Dorothy Burlew (Donald) of Elmira 
Heights, Carol Beavers (Bruce) of Horseheads and Connie Young 
(Jim) of Elmira; brothers, David Goff (Tina) of Corning, 
Edward Goff (Barbara) of Bitburg, Germany and John Goff of 
Elmira; stepson, Danny (Laurie) of Pittsburgh and 
stepdaughter, Tiffany (Joe) of Pittsburgh.
Friends may call at the Laughlin Funeral Home in Mt. Lebanon, 
PA on Friday, February, 22 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass 
of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne's Roman 
Catholic Church in Castle Shannon, PA on Saturday at 10 a.m. 
Dennis' legacy includes his sharing of his love, his wit and 
sense of humor with all that knew him, and his strong work 
ethic and organizational skills. Details on a Memorial Service 
to be held in the Elmira area will be announced at a later 
date.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Denny through 
memorial contributions to the Horseheads Elks Lodge No 2297, 6 
Prospect Street, Horseheads, NY 14845.



Marjorie H. Goliber
ROCHESTER, NY | Marjorie H. Goliber passed away March 20, 2002 
in Rochester, NY.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; children, Peter 
(Sally) Goliber of Painted Post, Nancy (Charles) Zinn of 
Victor, Thomas (Sue) Goliber of MD, Robert (Theresa) Goliber 
of IA, Timothy (Rosemary) Goliber of Eden, NY, Philip (Amanda) 
Goliber of CT and Jeffry Goliber of Chicago, IL; brothers, 
James Handy of Marilla, NY, Cornelius (Shirley) Handy of 
Lowville, NY; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday, 9:30 AM at Church of the 
Transfiguration, 50 W. Bloomfield Road, Pittsford, NY. 
Interment in White Haven Memorial Park. Contributions in her 
memory may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. 
Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620 or Hospice/GRHCA, Inc., 70 
Metro Park, Rochester, NY 14623. Arrangements are with Anthony 
Funeral Chapel, Inc.



Marjorie H. Goliber 
ROCHESTER, NY | Marjorie H. Goliber passed away March 20, 2002 
in Rochester, NY.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; children, Peter 
(Sally) Goliber of Painted Post, Nancy (Charles) Zinn of 
Victor, Thomas (Sue) Goliber of MD, Robert (Theresa) Goliber 
of IA, Timothy (Rosemary) Goliber of Eden, NY, Philip (Amanda) 
Goliber of CT and Jeffry Goliber of Chicago, IL; brothers, 
James Handy of Marilla, NY, Cornelius (Shirley) Handy of 
Lowville, NY; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday, 9:30 AM at Church of the 
Transfiguration, 50 W. Bloomfield Road, Pittsford, NY. 
Interment at White Haven Memorial Park. Contributions in her 
memory may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. 
Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620 or Hospice/GRHCA, Inc., 70 
Metro Park, Rochester, NY 14623. Arrangements are with Anthony 
Funeral Chapel, Inc.



Walter R.  Goodman
PENN YAN/DRESDEN | Walter R. Goodman 91, of 54 Margaret St., 
Dresden, passed away Monday, April 1, 2002 at home. He was 
born July 14, 1910 in Alexander, NY the son of Herbert L. and 
Emma Odell Goodman. Mr. Good-man was a carpenter and worked 
out of Local 280, Lockport, NY for 50 years.
He is survived by sons: Larry J. (Nancy) Goodman of 
California, Irving W. (Patricia) Goodman of Oakfield, NY, 
Herbert L. (Elsie) Goodman of Dresden, NY, Allen (Virginia) 
Goodman of Batavia, NY and Dennis (Joan) Goodman of Oregon; 
daughters, Emily Chamberlain of Philadelphia, PA and Donna 
(John Sincerbox of Bath; sisters, Mrs. Pearl Diemoz of Darien, 
NY and Mrs. Ruth Krtanik of Alexander, NY; 17 grandchildren 
and several great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Catherine in 1992 and sister, 
Elda Spaulding.
Calling hours will be held Friday, April 5th from 2-4 and 7-9 
PM at the Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan. A funeral service 
will be held 1 PM Saturday, April 6th at the Church of Latter 
Day Saints. Burial will be in Nondaga Cemetery, Bath, NY.
Memorials may be made to the Church of Latter Day Saints, Bath 
or Dresden United Methodist Church.



Stanley W. Gorsky 
CORNING | Stanley W. Gorsky, age 77 formerly of Rodaha Drive, 
Corning, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2002 at Chemung 
Co. Nursing Facility.
Stanley was born December 19, 1924 in Bradford, NY the son of 
the late Anthony and Stella Konopka Gorsky. He married Rose 
Kreseski on August 25, 1956 in Corning. She predeceased him on 
July 20, 1990. He served in the US Army during WWII and later 
graduated from Michigan University. He was a communicant of 
All Saints Parish. Stanley was retired from Corning Inc. after 
35 years of service, and was a member of the Corning Elks, 
Knights of Columbus and White Eagles of Elmira. He enjoyed 
fishing, golf, hunting, polka dancing.
Surviving are his daughters: Stacey (Ronald) Hoover of 
Corning, Mary (Ronald) Hill of Painted Post; sister, Johanna 
Gorsky of Savona and brother-in-law, Thomas Kreseski.
Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral 
Home on Sunday, February 17, 2002 from 2-4 PM. A prayer 
service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, February 
18, 2002 at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 
9:00 AM at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's 
Cemetery, Corning at a later date.
Memorial donations, in Stanley's name, may be directed to the 
Alzheimer's Association, Western New York, 1284 French Road, 
Depew, NY 14043. 

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