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Grace R. Grace CARBONDALE, IL | Grace R. Grace, 89, of Carbondale, passed away at 8:57 a.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2002 at home. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2002 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Carbondale. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 1110 North Johnson, Marion, IL 62959 or St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Carbondale. Meredith Funeral Home, Carbondale is in charge of arrangements. Grace was born April 6, 1913 in Corning, New York to Ray and Cecilia Richardson. She married Claude Henry Grace on August 30, 1937 in the state of New York. He preceded her in death on September 17, 2001. Her parents and six brothers also preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons and three daughters-in-law, Thomas Claude and Linda M. Grace of Cobden, Richard Michael and Sue Grace of Houston, Texas and Charles and Barbara Grace of Carbondale; and seven grandchildren, John Grace of Carbondale, Kristin Grace of Chicago, Kathy Grace of Carbondale, Dana and Tara Grace both of Houston, Charles B. Grace of Chicago and Katey Grace of Carbondale. Mrs. Grace was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and a former member of the Elks Auxiliary of Carbondale. She was a member of the National Retail Clerk's Association and the Jackson County Country Club. She retired from Bleyer's Ladies Wear in 1972 where she managed the children's department. She was an avid golfer. She and her husband attended many PGA and LPGA tournaments in Florida. Grace was a gifted needle worker who enjoyed doing crochet and cross stitch. She was also an outstanding cook and baker who loved to share her recipes. Grace Grace loved her life and had a deep faith in God. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was happiest when surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren, and special friends became family members. Grace loved to "laugh and giggle" and accepted all that life had to offer. The spirit of Grace Grace will live in our hearts forever. Clayton F. Green PAINTED POST | Clayton F. Green age 87, of West Water Street Ext., Painted Post, NY, formerly of Highway 910 in Russell County, died Saturday, June 29, 2002 at the Elcor Health Services in Horseheads, NY. Clayton was born in Hornby, NY on August 8, 1914 the son of William H. and Carrie (Wright) Green. He was the husband of Eva Lane whom he married on August 10, 1935 in Painted Post. He retired from Corning Glass Works in 1976 as the Head Melting Operator in the A Factory with 33 years of service. Clayton was a member of the Victory Highway Wesleyan Church, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a very devoted father and husband. He was preceded in death by a brother Marshall Green and by two grandsons, Jonathan Green and John Tucker. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Eva at home, three daughters; Phyllis (Ed) Crook of Corning, Sylvia (Kenneth) Jimerson of Dunnville, KY, and Carol (Richard) Bahr of Crossville, TN, three sons; Rev. C. Harold (Ruth) Green of Springfield, IL, Kenneth (Vandy) Green of Horseheads, NY, Charles (Nancy) Green of Akron, NY, one sister; Gladys Bliss of Dundee, NY, one brother; Charles Green of Painted Post, NY, a sister-in-law, Reva Bolton of Medina, NY, 17 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Monday July 1, 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 Tuesday at 1:00 PM with Reverend David LeRoy officiating. Burial will be in Goodsell Cemetery, Hornby. Memorial donations may be made to the Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission, 125 W. Ash Street, Sprinfield, IL 62704, or to the Victory Highway Wesleyan Church, 150 Victory Highway, Painted Post, NY 14870. Kenneth C. Green Sayre, PA | Kenneth C. Green, 61, of 500 Harris St., Sayre, PA passed away at home following an extended illness. Born August 25, 1941 in Wellsburg, NY the son of Joseph and Beatrice Yaw Green. He attended Wellsburg Schools and Southside High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965 in the Viet Nam War. He worked as a salesman for the Elmira Distributing Co, from 1974-1994 and then as a customer representative for the Pharmalogic Co., retiring in 2001. An avid collector of Elvis Presley memorabilia. He was a past member of the Skiff Bower Post #1536 V.F.W. Sayre. Kenneth's greatest joy was spending time with his children and grandchildren, Kenneth was predeceased by his parents, his brothers, Jerry and Bobby Green and two sisters, Alice Green and Beverly King. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, at home; his children and their spouses Kenneth and Heather Green of Athens, PA, Jay and Laura Green of Sayre, PA, Lonnie Gerald Green of Sayre, PA and his fianceé Lisa Wright of Waverly, NY; 9 grandchildren, Ashley, Kristin, Alicia, Marissa, Mary, Jay II, Lonnie II, and Crystal and Teresa Kinner, a sister and brother-in-law; Betty and Frank Bollock of Germania, PA; numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, Athens, PA, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 PM. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 PM at the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens with the Rev. David Shanks officiating. Full military honors will be accorded by the Skiff Bower Post V.F.W. 1536. Memorial donations in Kenneth's name may be made to the Guthrie Hospice RR#1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848. Sherrill Kaye Gridley LINDLEY, NY | Sherrill Kaye Gridley, age 62 of Sagetown Road, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2002 very unexpectedly at home. She was born May 17, 1940 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn (Wright) Broich. Sherrill is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Theron N. Gridley; daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Roger Reep of Caton, NY; son and daughter-in-law Dale and Beth Gridley also of Caton, NY; grandchildren, Leslie and Dylan Reep; Jacob and Carter Gridley; sister Bonnie (John) Kasper of Venice, FL; nephews, Timothy Kasper and Christopher (Sandy) Kasper all of Florida; step-sisters, Marlene (George) Loveland of Pine City, NY; Carole Paul Taladay of Endicott, NY. She was preceded in death by her step-mother, Josephine Broich. Sherrill was a member of the United Methodist Church in Caton, NY. She was a sales associate for Wal-Mart for several years. Above all else, she was a wonderful housewife and enjoyed her grandchildren dearly. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira, NY on Sunday, August 25, 2002 from 6-8PM and on Monday, August 26, 2002 from 11-1PM. Funeral Service will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours. (1:00PM) The Reverend Betty Bement will officiate. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in the Elmwood Cemetery Caton, NY. Those wishing may direct Memorial Donations to the United Methodist Church, Hendy Hollow Road, Corning, NY 14830 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box #31160, Hartford CT 06150. A "Candle of Memory" may be lit in Sherrill's name at www.olthof.com Dr. Edward Mahlon Griest RALEIGH, NC | Dr. Edward M. Griest died March 14th, 2002 after a long illness. He was born in Harrisburg, PA on November 1st, 1919, the son of Dr. Andrew J. Griest, and his wife May Garman Griest. He was raised in nearby Steelton, attended high school there, and then entered Penn State University from which he received his B.S. degree in Chemistry in 1941. While there, he was a member of Alpha Chi Sigma fraternity and served as its president in his senior year. After working briefly at Suconey Vacuum, he returned to Penn State for graduate work and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1950. With his new Ph.D. in hand, Edward joined the research lab of Corning Glass Works in Corning, N.Y. and began a long and illustrious career as a physical chemist during which he received twelve patents and earned the title of Senior Research Associate. His primary interest was in electronic materials, and he was instrumental in developing Corning's thin-film resistor and contributed significantly to the developments of Corning's capacitors. In 1982, he was transferred on a temporary assignment to work at Corning's capacitor plant in Raleigh, N.C., and when he retired in 1984, he elected to remain in Raleigh. During his professional career and into retirement he was active in the IEEE, the American Chemical Society, and the American Ceramic Society. Edward was a dedicated scientist all his life from his early experiments in high school with rockets to his work on a computer-controlled automobile steam engine just before his illness. He was a radio buff and earned his HAM radio license. Among his colleagues, friends, and family he was know for his wide knowledge an deep understanding of physics and chemistry and for his dry wit. All will miss him. Catherine D. (Kate) Griffin CORNING, NY | Catherine D. (Kate) Griffin, 78 years, of Corning, NY died Thursday, June 06, 2002 at Corning Hospital. She was born July 11, 1923 in Corning, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Prokop Demyan. A lifetime resident, she was a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul School and Northside High School. Catherine is a United States Veteran, serving in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant during World War II. On May 8th, 1948, Catherine and William Griffin were married in the St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Corning. Catherine was employed with Corning Incorporated as a Secretary, retiring in 1972 with over 25 years of active service. She had received her 55 year pin this past year. She was a member of St. Mary's Orthodox Church, and spent many years of service as their secretary, and actively volunteering her services for the Church activities. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, William Griffin; a son & daughter-in-law, Douglas & Ellen Griffin of Corning, NY; two sisters, Anna Chudunic of Corning and Suzanne Malnic of Columbia, SC; four grandchildren: Leah Marie Griffin, Catherine E. Griffin, William M. Griffin and David L. Littrell; also several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers: Charles Demyan, Michael Demyan and Frank Demyan. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY on Sunday, June 9, 2002 from 5-8 pm, with a Funeral Service at 7:30pm. A Panachida Service will be held at the funeral home Monday, June 10th at 8:30 am, followed by a Funeral Devine Liturgy at 9:00 am, St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Corning, NY. Committal Prayers and Interment will be at St. Mary's Orthodox Cemetery, Corning. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be made, in Catherine's name, to St. Mary's Orthodox Church, 254 Sunset Drive, Corning, NY 14830. Johanna Maria Grimmke CORNING | Johanna Maria Grimmke, 91, formerly of Somers, NY died Sunday, September 8, 2002 at Founders Pavilion in Corning, NY. Born in Vienna, Austria on February 24, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Josef and the late Mathilde (Waitz) Schleimer. Johanna attended New York City Public Schools and the Kathryn Gibbs Secretarial School. She married Willy Grimmke on November 23, 1935 and was preceded in death by him in 1984. Her survivors include one daughter, Rose (Ray) Begin of Washingtonville, NY; two sons, John (Pamela) Grimmke of Dundee, NY and Willy (Jenny) Grimmke of Roswell, GA and Colton, NY, 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Johanna was preceded in death by a brother, Josef Schleimer. Memorial services will be held at the Tyrone United Methodist Church on October 6, 2002 at 3:00 PM and in Somers, NY at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in the spring of 2003. Burial will be in Ivandale Cemetery in Somers, NY. Phillips Funeral Home Inc., Corning, NY is in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made in Johanna's name to the Tyrone United Methodist Church or St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Melvin A. "Pete" Grinolds BATH | Melvin A. "Pete" Grinolds age 75 of Bath, NY and formerly of Elmira, NY died unexpectedly Thursday, May 2, 2002 at the Corning Hospital. Pete is survived by his loving wife, Lucille Grinolds, his sons, Dale (Karen) Grinolds, Daniel (Joan) Grinolds, his daughter, Marcia (Ronald) Drake, his stepsons, Donald (Jean) Kobbe, Dennis (Barb) Kobbe, Daniel Kobbe, his stepdaughters, Linda (Roger) Balmer, Ann (Tom) Kinary, his sisters, Doris Bennett and Naomi Smith, his brothers, Bernard and Donald Grinolds, 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary and Anna Marsh Grinolds and 5 brothers. He was a retired tile setter and member of the Bricklayers Union of Elmira. Pete also worked at the Bath VA and was the owner-operator of the Friendly Tavern in Elmira, and Wayne, NY. He is a past commander of the Wayne American Legion Post, a Governor of the Elmira Moose Club, a life member of the VFW, the Bath Elks, and a member of the Charles E. Wolcott American Legion Post in Bath, NY. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 on Monday, May 6, 2002 from 4 to 7 PM. Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 7 PM with Father Richard Farrell officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Elmira at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in Pete's name may be made to the Bath Ambulance, Corp., 110 E. Steuben St., Bath, NY 14810. Those wishing may leave a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.olthof.com. Dino Guerrera elmira | Dino Guerrera a long time resident of Elmira's Southside passed away peacefully in the care of the St. Joseph's Hospital following an illness at the age of 64. Born on March 10, 1938 in Syracuse, Dino was the son of the late Angelo and Adelina Cavallero Guerrera. He married Mary Love on October 12, 1963 here in Elmira where they have resided and raised their family. Dino served with the United States Army from 1961-1963. He was employed by Dresser-Rand in Painted Post for many years. A longtime communicant of St. Peter & Paul's Church, Dino enjoyed the outdoors and being close to nature. Surviving is Dino's loving family; his wife of 38 years, Mary Love Guerrera; his children, Lisa and Kevin Crumb of Mansfield, PA; David and Penny Guerrera of Cortland; MSgt Steven and Lucia Guerrera of San Antonio, TX; and Dena Guerrera of Elmira; six grandchildren, Kelli and Brittany Crumb; Gina Nicholas, Megan and Mathew Guerrera; sisters, Diana Phelps of Rockville, MD; and Dolores Ross of Corning; a sister-in-law, Bernadette (Paul) Kingsley of Horseheads and a brother-in-law, Father Lee Love of Waverly; Dino was predeceased by his stepfather, Angelo Frabrizi. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Tuesday evening May 7, 2002 from 6-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday 10 AM in St. Peter & Paul's Church, 161 High St. Elmira with the Reverend Pat Connor and Dino's brother-in-law, Father Lee Love celebrating the Mass. Interment will follow in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery where full military honros will be accorded Mr. Guerrera by the Veterans Military Honor Guard of Chemung County. Memorial Donations may be directed to St. Peter and Paul's Church in Dino's memory. Eleanor Louise Gulliver ROCHESTER, NY | Eleanor Louise Gulliver, 81, of Wesley On East Nursing Home in Rochester, NY formerly of South Corning died Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY. She was born September 5, 1920 in Corning the daughter of the late Willis L. and Leda (McIntosh) Ford. Eleanor married Warren R. Gulliver who predeceased her January 14, 1995. She was a graduate of CFA (Class of 1938) and Elmira College. She owned and operated Gulliver Construction with her husband in South Corning. She was a member of the Corning Hospital Chapter and South Corning United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Ann (Gerald) Hendershot of Rochester; a son, Daniel (Sandra) Gulliver of Lake Forrest, IL; granddaughters, Allison and Lindsay Hendershot of Rochester; a sister, Cynthia Nichols of Cassadaga, NY; a brother, Willis (Helene) Ford Jr. of Painted Post; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Acly-Stover Funeral Home, Corning on Saturday, April 27, 2002 from 1-3 p.m. Funeral services will follow calling hours at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Coopers Plains, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Corning Hospital. Milton H. Gurnsey PAINTED POST | Milton H. Gurnsey, age 86, of Highland Drive, Painted Post, NY, died Monday, August 12, 2002 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on February 1, 1916 in Westfield, PA, he was the son of the late Robert and Harriet Vine Gurnsey. Milton married Winifred Landin on December 29, 1939 in Corning. He had been a mechanic for the Corning City School District and retired with 23 years of service. He is survived by his loving wife, Winifred at home; two sons, Clinton (Carol) Gurnsey of Painted Post and Ronald Gurnsey of Rochester, NY; one sister, Lucille Rice of Rincon, Puerto Rico; grandchildren, Timothy, Tami Sue, Tanny, Thomas, Ronald II, and Jeffrey, sixteen great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM with the Reverend Stephen Sibson officiating. Burial will follow in Coopers Plains Cemetery. Memorial donations, in Milton's name, may be made to the Southern Tier Hospice Inc., 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830 or American Heart Association, Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. Alfred "Lizzy" Guzylak ELMIRA, NY | Alfred "Lizzy" Guzylak of Elmira, died Sunday, July 21, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center after an extended illness. Al was born in Stuttgart, Germany, son of John and Elsie Burnet Guzylak. He is predeceased by his parents, father-in-law, John Abel and a brother-in-law, Paul Abel. Al is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Mary K. Abel Guzylak; sons, Christopher J. Guzylak with fiancée Jennifer Noteware of Painted Post, NY and Kevin M. Guzylak of Elmira; daughter, Kelley M. Guzylak of Elmira; brother, Edward M. Guzylak with wife Sherri of Auburn, NY; mother-in-law, Kathleen Abel of Painted Post, NY; brothers-in-law, Larry Abel with wife Nancy of Keuka Lake, NY and Bill Abel with wife Norma of Hamburg, NY; sisters-in-law, Patty Dotts with husband Fran of Pine City, NY and Maureen Abel of Elmira; very special friends, Dave and Sis Shoemaker of Elmira; several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends and his bird "Rosie" and dog, "Maddy Lou". Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, July 25, 2002 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment, with military honors will follow at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Al was a U.S. Army veteran having proudly served in Vietnam. He was very active and was a former program director at Junior Achievement. Al had been employed for over twenty- five years by Travelers Insurance. He was a longtime communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes church, was an avid golfer and loved to do woodworking. One of his projects was the huge snowman that could be found in his front yard every Christmas wishing everyone "Happy Holidays"! Al was loved by all who came to know him...he will be missed. Al's family would like to gratefully acknowledge Sister Raymond Joseph for her many visits to him while he was ill. He looked forward to her visits and his family very much appreciated all she did. Donations in Al's memory may be directed to Junior Achievement of the Twin Tiers, Inc., 1700 College Avenue, Elmira, NY 14901 or the Stray Haven Humane Society, 194 Shepard Road, Waverly, NY 14892. Lester F. Hale AVOCA | Lester F. Hale, 83, died early Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 17, 2002) at his home at 8681 County Route 70, after a long illness. Born in Alabama, NY on Jan. 17, 1919, he was a son of the late Nelson and Leah Brown Hale. On May 14, 1939 he was married in East Pembroke to the former Betty Timby, who survives. He attended the Alabama-Oakfield School and was a veteran of World War II, having served with the US Army from 1943 to 1945. A resident of Avoca since 1948, Lester was employed for 22 years by Bath Gas & Electric and was also a radiator repairman for many years. He was a workaholic and loved fishing, hunting and cutting fire wood. His family includes his wife of 63 years, Betty; his 2 sons, Kenneth Hale of Hartford, AL and Richard Timby of Texas; his three daughters, Betty (Mark) Thomas of Akron, NY, Kathleen (David) Boyles of Avoca and Pamela (John) Wylie of New Hampshire; his nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren and his brother, Harold (Margaret) Hale of Batavia. Besides his parents, Lester was predeceased by son, William Hale and his two sisters, Florence and Rosamond. Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Bond-Davis & Bishop Funeral Home in Avoca where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Kathy Greene officiating. Committal services and interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca. Mary H. Haley BATH, NY | Mary H. Haley, 82, of 105 Geneva Street, Lakeview Apartments, Bath died Sunday, March 17, 2002 at the Steuben County Health Care Facility of Bath. Mary was born in Hartford, NY June 11, 1919, the daughter of the late Harold and Susie (Nelson) Hall. She was a homemaker, avid reader and enjoyed cooking. She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth (Larry) Hojnoski of Bath, NY and Joyce (Joseph) Massimino of Cherry Hill, NJ; her son, LeRoy (Barbara) Haley of Collingswood, NJ; 3 grandchildren, Bob Hojnoski of Cincinnati, OH, Brian (Jennifer) Haley of Brighton, MA and Karen (Eric) Luciers of West Berlin, NJ; her niece, Barbara (Ken) Cutler of Hartford, NY and nephew, David (Nancy) Hall of Hartford, NY. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Hall. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery, Hartford, NY. Arrangements by Fagan's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations, in Mary's name, may be made to the Steuben County Health Care Facility Residence Fund, 7002 Mt. Washington Road, Bath, NY 14810. John R. Hall CORNING, NY | John R. Hall 84 years of 20 Speer Dr. died unexpectedly in an automobile accident Monday, April 1, 2002. He was born in Van Ormer, PA January 31, 1918 the son of the late John P. & Edna Richard Hall. He was a graduate of Reede Township High School, Montaindale, PA. John and Mary Louise Danaher were married in Utica, NY. She predeceased him September 23, 1980. His second marriage was to Rachael E. Sutton February 5, 1982 in St. Patrick's Church, Corning. She died unexpectedly in the same automobile accident on Monday April 1, 2002. He was employed as a Lampworker at the Apparatus Plant for Corning Inc., retiring and at the time of his death he had 50+ years service. John was a member of All Saints Parish, attending St. Patrick's Church and St. Mary's Church. A member of the Corning Lodge of Elks #1071, First President of the National Little League of Corning and Past President of the Umpires Association. John was an avid outdoorsman, hunting, fishing and enjoying all sports, especially baseball. He is survived by son; John J. (Patrice) Hall of Corning, NY and daughter; Maureen (James) McCoy of Moscow, PA, step daughter; Sheila (William) Spak of Elmira, NY, step son; William (Anita) Sutton of Big Flats, NY and son-in-law; Thomas Wilsoncroft of Corning, NY. Grandchildren; Colleen McCoy, Kathleen McCoy, Eileen (John) Marsico, Kelly Pelose, Laura (Stuart) Plank, John C. Hall, Todd (Kim) Wilsoncroft & Tim (Elka) Wilsoncroft. Eleven Great grandchildren & several step grandchildren & great grandchildren. Sister; Dorothy Simmers of Beaver Dams, NY, Lorraine Clark of Corning, NY & Thelma (Rick) Bliss of Lawrenceville, PA. Also several nieces, nephews & cousins. He was predeceased by his daughter; A. Diane Wilsoncroft, sisters; Evelyn Fitzpatrick, Marge Carpenter, Margaret Lewis and brothers; Lyle Hall, Bernard Hall and James Hall. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY Friday April 5, 2002 from 1-3 & 5-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church Saturday April 6, 2002 at 8:30 am. Committal Prayers & Interment will be held at the family plot in St. Mary's Cemetery. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in his name to: American Cancer Society, 627 W. Church St., Elmira, NY 14905 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220. Rachael E. Sutton Hall CORNING, NY | Rachael E. Sutton Hall 81 years of 20 Speer Dr. died unexpectedly in an automobile accident Monday April 1, 2002. She was born April 19, 1920 in Herrick Center, PA, the daughter of the late William O. & Bertha Oakley Perrington. She attended New Milford high School in PA and relocated to the Corning area in 1942. Rachael and Clifford M. Sutton were married in Susquehanna, PA. he predeceased her on July 4, 1980. Her second marriage was with John R. Hall February 5, 1982 in St. Patrick's Church, Corning. He died unexpectedly in the same automobile accident on Monday April, 2002. She was a retired employee of Corning Inc., working as an Inspector/Packer and a Planner in the Planning Dept., when she retired with 50+ years service with the company. Rachael attended All Saints Parish. She truly loved others and life, loved traveling, dining out and was ready to shop in a minutes notice. She enjoyed flowers and growing plants. She is survived by her son; William H. (Anita) Sutton of Big Flats, NY and daughter; Sheila (William) Spak of Elmira, NY. Step son; John J. (Patrice) Hall of Corning and step daughter; Maureen (James) McCoy of Moscow, PA and step son-in-law; Thomas Wilsoncroft of Corning, NY. Three grandchildren; Deborah (Gary) Baccile, William Christopher (Sherry) Sutton, Clifford (Amy) Sutton. Seven great grandchildren and several step grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & cousins. Sisters-in-law; Alice Eldred of Montrose, PA, Marion Nye of Friendsville, PA & Eva Sutton of New Milford, PA. She was predeceased by grandchild; Amy Marie Spak, step daughter, Diane Wilsoncroft, brothers-in-law; Gaylord Sutton, Wallace Sutton, Charles Nye & Lester Eldred and sister-in-law; Leonia Sutton. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY Friday April 5, 2002 from 1-3 & 5-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church Saturday April 6, 2002 at 8:30 am. A Committal Service & Interment will follow Saturday at 2:30 pm at the family plot at Lamb Cemetery, Jackson, PA. The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in her name to: The Lamb Cemetery Association, c/o Mrs. Eugene Walker, RD#1 Box 14B, Susquehanna, PA 18847. Wendell B. Hall HALLSVILLE, TX | Wendell B. Hall, 76, 616 Calyoung Rd. Hallsville, Texas died March 7, 2002. He was born April 27, 1925 the son of Dr. Arthur A, and Edna K. (Brillhart) Hall. He received his education in the Painted Post, N.Y. High School and graduated from the University of Tennessee on Dec. 10, 1950. He married Jennye G. Anderson on June 28, 1951 in Knoxville, TN. She preceded him in death on December 11, 1966. He later marries Emma J. Mills Young on April 9, 1968 in Hallsville, TX. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He worked many years in Labor Relations and Personnel Management for the City of Shreveport, LA. He was retired. He was a member of Ft. Unit. Meth. Church of Hallsville. He was a life member of the American Ex-Prisoner of War. A life member of the VFW. Was a honorary Member of East Texas Personnel Association. He is survived by his wife Emma J. Mills Young Hall of Hallsville, Texas. Son and daughter-in-law Jesse Neal & Deborah Young of Hallsville, TX. Three daughters and sons-in-law; Wendy & Raymond Ditmore of Bel Aire, MD, Diane & Glenn Hobbs of Longview, TX, Michelle & Dan Adams of Gilmer, TX. Six grandchildren & grand-in-law; Charlotte Young Anderson and husband Eric of Cary, NC, Jessica Young of Hallsville, Jennye Ditmore of Bel Aire, MD, Jimmy Ditmore of Bel Aire, MD, Wes Hobbs of Oklahoma City, OK, Will Hobbs of Longview, TX. One brother and sister-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur T. Hall of Madisonville, KY. He was preceded in death by one grandson Matthew Hobbs. The family will receive friends from 3-5PM, Sunday evening at the Sullivan Funeral Home, 100 E. Travis St. Marshall, TX. A graveside service will be held Monday, March 11,2002 at 11AM at Hallsville Cemetery under the direction of the Sullivan Family Funeral Home. Interment will be in Hallsville Cemetery, Texas. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, General Fund P.O. Box 365 Hallsville, Texas 75650. Leo Fred Halm BATH | Leo Fred Halm, age 96, formerly of Mill Street, Coopers Plains, NY died Sunday, August 25, 2002 at the Fred and Harriett Taylor Health Center in Bath where he had been living for the past three years. Born in Campbell, NY on May 17, 1906, he was the son of the late Nelson and Nancy Cleveland Halm. He was a graduate of the Northside High School and attended the Binghamton Baptist Bible College. He was an organizer for the Red Schoolhouse Museum, a charter member of the Coopers Plains-Long Acres Fire Department, and an adviser to the Boy Scout Troop 52. Leo married Blanche Davis on August 17, 1928. He had been a gaffer at the Corning Glass Works, making thermometer tubing, and retired in 1971 with 41 years of service. He also tended bees at Leo's Honey House up town. Leo was an active member of the Coopers Plains United Methodist Church where he had been a trustee and had served as a lay minister. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael in 1997 and by a sister, Rev. Lena Mathewson. Leo is survived by his wife Blanche; children: Sala (Gwen) Halm of Sun City Center, FL, Patricia (Jerome) Bullock of Carson City, NV, Janet Halm-Coccho of Corning, Robert (Linda) Halm of Painted Post, Shirlee Clark of Corning and Richard Halm of Coopers Plains; and brother, George (Marian) Halm of Coopers Plains. Friends may call on Wednesday from 6 until 8 PM at the Phillips Funeral Home Inc., Corning. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at the Coopers Plains United Methodist Church at 11:00 AM with the Reverend David Wolcott officiating. Burial will follow at the Coopers Plains Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made, in Leo's name, to the Coopers Plains-Long Acres Fire Department or to the Coopers Plains United Methodist Church. Ivan B. Halye CORNING | Ivan Benjamin Halye, age 64, of 290 Bridge Street Ext., Corning, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2002 at his home with his loving family by his side after battling a long illness. He was born September 20, 1937 in Bloomsburg, PA to the late William and Ruth (Hartranft) Halye. Ivan attended school in Bloomsburg, RD#3. He served in the US Army as a Private from 1954 to 1956 and was stationed for a while in Germany. After his discharge, he met and married Lois (Tiny) Lanphear of Beaver Dams, NY, on April 12, 1959 in Trinity Church in Bloomsburg, PA. He worked for several local construction contractors including McCarty Cabs as a mechanic and truck driver. In 1979 he opened and operated Halye's Garage in Gang Mills until 1996 and retired in 1997 due to his health. He was a member of the Corning Moose Lodge and a life member of the VFW #524 on Baker Street, Corning, NY. He loved his football and baseball games, but his favorite pastime was watching NASCAR races. He was a great fan of races. Ivan is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lois Halye; two sons, Ivan Dale and Shawn, both at home; a daughter, Penny (Gary) Comfort of Carolina Beach, NC; three brothers: James (Nayon) Halye of Hamburg, PA, Timothy (Mae) Halye of New Columbia, PA and Leland (Joyce) Halye of Hainespost, NJ; sister, Linda (Glenn) Reigal of Hamburg, PA; a very special long-time family friend, Myrtle Wheeler of Corning, NY; two granddaughters, Terra Comfort of Corning and Amanda Comfort of Carolina Beach, NC; three grandsons: Jeremy Comfort of Carolina Beach, NC, Dylan Halye of Corning and Jason Setzer of Corning; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a daughter, Kimberly Ruth Halye in 1982; his father, William Halye in 1990 and his mother, Ruth Halye in 2001. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 28 from 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM at the Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning with Rev. Stephen Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ivan's name, may be made to the Southern Tier Hospice, Inc., 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. Yvonne B. "Bonnie" Hamilton HORNELL, NY | Yvonne B. "Bonnie" Hamilton, 85, of McAuley Manor, formerly of Auburn and Bath, NY, passed away on her birthday, Friday August 23, 2002, at McAuley Manor, Hornell, NY. She was born August 23, 1917 in Gorham, NY to Harley and Helen Drew Beyette. Bonnie and her husband owned and operated National Printing Graphics, Auburn, NY. She was a member of the Coopers Plains Methodist Church, Coopers Plains, NY. She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl (Kevin) Fuller of Avoca, NY; three grandchildren, Timothy (Lori) Fuller of Bath, NY, Wendy Fuller of Avoca, NY, Sabrina Fuller of Keuka Park, NY; four great grandchildren, Courtney, Mitchell, Michelle, and Hannah, two nieces, Carolyn (Anthony) Gerakopoulos of Morrisville, NY, Hazel Corbin of Harrisburg, PA; one nephew, Shibley Pixley of Oneida, NY; two great nephews, Scott (Rebecca) Pixley of Boise, Idaho, Greg Gerakopoulos of Binghamton, NY; one great niece Erica Pixley of Onieda, NY, and one great great niece Lauren Pixley of Boise, Idaho. Bonnie was predeceased by her husband William James Hamilton in 1984 and one sister, Helen Davis. Friends may call at Seager-Jones Funeral Home, 4 East Washington St., Bath, NY on Sunday August 25th from 2:00-3:00PM with the funeral to immediately follow at 3:00PM with Rev. David Wolcott officiating. Burial will be in Soule Cemetery, Sennett, NY. John E. Hammond BRADFORD, NY | John E. Hammond age 71 of Bradford, NY, passed away Saturday evening February 2, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. John was born May 11, 1930 in Lindley, NY, son of Charles A. and Sarah Tubbs Hammond. On June 17, 1950, in the Corning Christian Missionary Alliance Church, John married Rena L. Perry. He was retired from Corning Inc. and recently received his 51 year pin. John enjoyed hunting and especially working on the farm that he and Rena lived on. He was very family oriented and his children and ten grandchildren were very special to him. Surviving John is his loving wife of 51 years, Rena Hammond of Bradford, NY; sons and daughters-in-law: John and Carol Hammond of Elmira and David and Deborah Hammond of Bradford, NY; daughters and sons-in-law: Cheryl and Stephen Hiltbrand of Mesa, AZ, Cindy and Timothy Glick of Bradford, NY and Melody Czopkiewicz of Papillion, NB; sisters: Esther Carpenter of Bethany Village formerly of Lindley, NY, Marian Walter also of Bethany Village, Joyce (Leland) Harris of Lindley, NY, Kathryn Ruhlman of Everson, WA and Betty Lutz of Rothsville, PA; eight grandsons, two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. Predeceasing John were his parents, brothers: Leo and Ray Hammond and sisters: Eunice Bertell, Saphronia Cambers and Vivian Clarengdon. Friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning on Tuesday, February 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, February 6 in the Bradford Baptist Church in Bradford, NY at 2 PM. The Rev. Chris Durham will officiate. The Interment will be in the Bradford Cemetery, Bradford, NY. Memorials, in the name of John E. Hammond, may be directed to The Bradford Baptist Church, 2788 Yawger Hill Gary L. Hankins Gary L. Hankins, age 48 of Campbell, NY, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2002 at home after a lengthy illness. Gary is survived by: his wife of 24 years, Kathleen Hankins; foster son, Jerry Sabol; mother, Annabell Hankins; sisters, Charlene McCloud and Carol Thompson and several nieces and nephews. Gary enjoyed bowling and was a member of the handicapped-bowling league in Bath, NY, known as the 'Bath Woodchoppers.' He always liked to spend time with his loving family and friends, whom he cherished. At Gary's request, there will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be announced at a later date convenient to the family. Arrangements are under the care of Olthof Funeral Home Inc. Thomas F. Hanley WILMINGTON, NC | Thomas F. Hanley passed away on June 30, 2002 at the Autumn Care Nursing Home in Wilmington, NC. Tom was born on April 8, 1909 in Corning, NY the son of the late Thomas and Mary Arthur Hanley. He married Frances Kinch on October 19, 1942 at St. Mary's Church in Corning. She preceded him in death in 1983. Tom worked with Corning Glass Works as a Quality Control Manager before retiring with 43 years of service in 1974. Prior to moving to Wilmington in 1983, Tom was a member of St. Patrick's Church and the B.P.O.E. of Corning. He was a current member of B.P.O.E. of Wilmington. Surviving Tom are his daughter and son-in-law Florence and Richard Toby of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren Thomas (Kathy) Toby of Wilmington, NC, Richard L. Toby, Jr. of Beckley, W.VA, a very special great granddaughter Hailey Toby, nephew James Hanley of Missouri City, TX and niece Marian Cohen of Monroe Township, NJ. Friends are invited to call at Beilby Funeral Home, 139 Walnut St., Corning on Friday, July 5 from 10 to 12 noon. A funeral service will be held at 12 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Those wishing to make memorial donations in Tom Hanley's name may direct them to All Saints Parish, 222 Dodge Ave., Corning. William F. Hanley CORNING | William F. Hanley passed away on Friday 7/26/02 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Bill was born May 3, 1927 to the late Harry and Ruhamah Hanley. He is survived by his devoted brother, Tom (Klara) Hanley; nephew, Tommy; nieces, Nora and Maggie; and faithful friend, Roland Baird. William was put to rest at White Haven Memorial Park (Pittsford, NY). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bath VA Christmas Fund (Veterans Ave., Bath, NY 14810). Ref. Cremation Service of Rochester. Rev. Burdette Frederick (B. Fred) Hannan KENNESAW, GA. | The Rev. Burdette Frederick (B. Fred) Hannan, 59, of 1012 Peace Dr. NW, Kennesaw, GA, and formerly of Bath and Watkins Glen, died Thursday, April 11, 2002 at his home. Born on March 1, 1943, in Bath, Fr. Hannan was Associate Rector of St. James, Marietta, GA at the time of his death. During his ministry he also served parishes in Wisconsin, Texas and was Rector of St. James', Watkins Glen and St. John's, Catharine, from 1988-1996. He was a graduate of Corning Community College, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY and the Berkeley Divinity School in New Haven, CT. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in southern India. He spent many years as a volunteer firefighter and fire chaplain in Freeport, TX, and Watkins Glen, and was involved in critical incident stress management. Survivors include his wife, Susan Harple Hannan of Kennesaw; one son, R. Scott Hannan of Ithaca, NY; one daughter, Elizabeth N. Mitchell and three granddaughters of Sturgeon Bay, WI; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, August 8, at St. James' Episcopal Church in Watkins Glen. Following the service the family will receive friends in the church parish hall. Memorials may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, Catharine, St. James' Episcopal Church or the Watkins Glen Fire Department. Todd W. Hargrave CAMERON | Todd W. Hargrave, 39, of 5453 Cnty Rte # 119 went to meet his Lord on May 2, 2002 as a result of an automobile accident in the town of Rathbone. He was born in Bath, New York on May 27, 1962 a son of Earl W. and Gladys M. Pursel Hargrave. Todd graduated from Addison High School Class of 1980. He was a heavy equipment operator on construction while residing in Florida and installed swimming pools. Prior to his death, he was self-employed as a carpenter in the local area. He is survived by his children, a daughter, Cassandra; twin sons, Todd W. II and Craig M. Hargrave who reside with their mother in Florida the former Linda Woodruff of Addison; also surviving are his mother, Gladys M. Hargrave of Addison; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Thomas W. and Cindy Hargrave of Addison and Timothy W. Hargrave and friend Lisa of Cameron Mills; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Dawn and David Reagan of Wellsville, Deborah and Barry Hoad of Cameron Mills, Terri and George Farrand of Woodhull, Tina Stewart of Woodhull, and Tammy and Randy Dunn of Addison; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews. Todd was preceded in death by his father, Earl W. in 1999 and brothers, James C. in 1946 and Pvt. Tracy W. Hargrave in 1968. Friends and relatives may call Saturday, May 18, 2002 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison. A memorial service will be held at the conclusion of calling at 1 pm with Rev. Brian Diffenbacher officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Hedgesville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. John Harley jr. PAINTED POST | John Harley Jr., 72 of 35 Canada Rd., Painted Post, died Sunday, September 8, 2002 at Corning Hospital following a valiant battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. During his last hours he was surrounded by his wife and his two daughters. Born on October 29, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late John and Janet Harley. John was a Veteran of the United States Army during World War II. He went on to become one of New York's finest and spent 22 years on the force with the NYPD. John was an active member of the Masons. He entered the Brooklyn, NY Ocean Lodge #156 on February 15, 1957 and became a Master Mason on May 3, 1957. He joined the Corning Painted Post Masonic Lodge #168 in 1997. John is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Marga; his two daughters, Elizabeth Harley-Lauffer of Savona, NY and Jessica Harley of Jersey City, NJ; his step daughter, Rena Dellinger of Birmingham, AL and his son-in-law, Daniel Lauffer of Savona. He loved life, and more than anything, sharing in the beauty and wonder of it all with his family. He was a daughter's best friend, a patient teacher of all things, a walking historical reference book, a man who would drive 5 hours for a pastrami on rye at Katz's Deli to have lunch with his daughter in the Big Apple. He was indeed the greatest father a child could ever want. He was our strength when we had none, our light in the darkness. He will be forever loved, cherished and remembered in the hearts of those he touched. "Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends." - Richard Bach, Illusions There will be no calling hours. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Our family would greatly appreciate any Memorial Donations be given in John's name to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1440 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607. Leon C. 'Slim' Harrau Jr. Leon C. "Slim" Harrau Jr., age 79, formerly of Lawrenceville, PA, died Saturday, May 11, 2002 at his home on Wilson St., Corning. Mr. Harrau was born July 24, 1922 at Corning, the son of the late Leon C. Sr. and Grace Alberta (Smith) Harrau. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946. He married Eleanor Bliss on May 28, 1952 in Corning. She predeceased him May 6, 1999. Leon retired from Corning Inc. in 1989, where he was a foreman at the former Pressware Plant. He had received his 60 year service pin. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville and American Legion, John P. Eaton Post of Corning. Leon's hobbies were gardening, woodworking and needlepoint. He was loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by two daughters: Sharon A. Harrau of Stoughton, MA, and Bonnie O. Harrau of Corning; one son: David H. (Dixie) Bliss of Grove City, OH; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Family and friends will be received this evening (Monday) from 7-9 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. William Lusk officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Coopers Plains, N.Y. John Phillip Harris PRATTSBURGH, NY | John Phillip Harris age 74, of Alexandria, VA, formerly of the Pulteney and Prattsburgh area, died Saturday, April 6, 2002. John was born in Penn Yan, NY and was the son of Walter and Henrietta Coryell Harris. He was a graduate of Prattsburgh High School and served with the U.S. Navy from 1950 to 1953. He was employed with Heritage Auto Dealership in Alexandria, VA for 34 years. He was a member of the Pulteney Presbyterian Church, the Loyal Order of the Moose and the Engineers Historical Association. He is survived by good friends, the C. Bruce Baird family of Fairfax, VA, the Robert and Nina Roberts family of Catawba, VA, the Thelma Peek family of Pulteney and the Prattsburgh Class of 1945. Friends may call at the Bottoni-Wood Funeral Home, 4 Mechanics Street, Prattsburgh on Thursday from 2 to 3 pm with services at 3 pm at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kenneth Hickey. Burial at Glenview Cemetery in Pulteney, NY. Donald Clair Hartwell PENN YAN | Donald Clair Hartwell, 53, of South Hamilton Street, Painted Post died Saturday, March 30, 2002 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan, NY. He was born June 21, 1948 in Corning the son of Clair S. and Norma E. (Hakes) Hartwell. Donald graduated from Corning-Painted Post West High School, Class of 1967. He was employed with Corning Incorporated as an Inspector at Pressware Plant for over 20 years. He was a member of the AFGWU Local 1000 and the First Baptist Church of Painted Post. He is survived by his mother, Norma Hartwell of Painted Post; sons, James Hartwell of TX and Shawn Hartwell of MD; sisters, Sharon Hartwell of Painted Post and Deborah (Walter) Hartwell of Painted Post; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2002 at Fairview Cemetery, Painted Post. Memorial donations may be made to the Huntington's Research Center, Rochester, NY. Acly-Stover Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Philip R. Hatter PAINTED POST | Philip R. Hatter, 80, of 173 Victory Hwy., passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2002, at Corning Hospital, Corning, NY. He was born November 17, 1921 in Painted Post, NY to Melvin and Etta Hatter. Philip was retired from the A&P Plant, Horseheads, NY and also had worked part time for the Town of Erwin. He served in World War II in the Army from 1942 to 1945. He was a member of the Painted Post Methodist Church. Philip is survived by two sons, Roger Hatter of Painted Post, NY and Dwayne Hatter of Thurston, NY; two grandchildren Melissa Corondae and Dwayne Hatter, Jr.; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Lucy Scott Hatter in 1999. Friends may call at Seager Funeral Home, Main St., Savona, NY today, Saturday, August 17th, from 10:00-11:00 am, with the funeral to immediately follow at 11:00 am with the Rev. Richard Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Coopers Plains, NY. Sherman A. Hauber MILLBURY | Sherman A. Hauber, 88, formerly of Savona and Rochester, NY, died Wednesday, April 3, 2002 in Providence Nursing Home, Millbury, MA. He was born in Campbell, New York, to John E. and Marion Grenolds Hauber. He graduated from Savona Central School and was a World War II veteran. Mr. Hauber was the owner of J.E. Hauber & Son grocery store in Savona, NY. He was actively involved in community service organizations in Savona including the Booster Club, Library Board, Volunteer Fireman, and Steuben County Boy Scout Committee. As a member of the Savona Federated Church, he taught Sunday School and served on several church boards. He later became a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Rochester, NY. He enjoyed gardening, family activities and sports, especially baseball. He wife of 58 years, Louise Scudder Hauber, died in 1993. Mr. Hauber is survived by two daughters, Linda Ann (Robert) Campbell of Millbury, MA and Mary Louise Brown of Rochester, NY; one son, John D. (Haydee) Hauber of Rochester, NY; one sister, Anita Leonard of Savona, NY; one brother-in-law, Bryce Scudder of Birmingham, AL; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Savona Federated Church, Church Street, Savona, NY, Saturday, April 6th at 11:00am with the Rev. Ron Huckabone, officiating. Burial will be in Seamens Cemetery, Savona, NY, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association or to a preferred church or charity. Arrangements by Seager Funeral Home, Savona, NY. Frank Gerald Hazen TUPPER LAKE, NY | Frank Gerald Hazen, 54, of Pine Grove Trailer Court, Tupper Lake, died while snowmobiling with his wife on Raquette Pond. His body was rcovered March 19, 2002. Recovery efforts for his wife, Jenifer, will continue when weather permits. Born July 31, 1947 in Corning, NY he was the son of Gerald Alvin and Margaret Jane Leonard Hazen. He attended Big Flats, Horseheads School District until the age of 14. Following the death of his father, the family relocated to Tupper Lake, the home of his mother's family. Mr. Hazen attended Tupper Lake High School until his enlistment in the US Marines. He served three consecutive terms in Vietnam and obtained his G.E.D. while with the Marines. Following honorable discharge, he made his home in Oklahoma with his first wife and daughter. Frank was a capable mechanic and held employment as such in Oklahoma. He enjoyed country and western music and played guitar with the White Leather Trio. In 1995, Mr. Hazen and the former Jenifer Perkins of Stillwater, Oklahoma came to live in Tupper Lake to be closer to his family. They married in Tupper Lake on February 17, 1996. He was employed as caretaker for the Kildare Club. A life member of the VFW Edmund Bujold Post 3120, Mr. Hazen was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose. Surviving are his mother, Margaret LaMoy of Tupper Lake; his former wife, Joyce and their daughter, Belinda of Oklahoma; his common-law wife of 11 years, Marty Jones and children, Todd, Brandy and Carrie, all of Stillwater, OK; his wife's daughters, Kelli and her husband, Sherman Frantz of Perkins, OK and Victoria Foster of Stillwater, OK; four grandchildren: two sisters and their husbands, Dora "Dolly" and Earl Eccleston of Addison, NY and Patti and Ray Breault of Tupper Lake; one brother, Thomas Edward and his wife, Sharla Hazen of Oklahoma City, OK, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his father; his step-father, Paul LaMoy; presumably his wife, Jenifer; his brother, Michael and his sister, Suzanne Marie Clement. A funeral service was held Friday afternoon, March 22 at 3 p.m. at the Richer Funeral Home with Father Edgar LaCombe officiating. Burial with, full Military Honors, will be held May 18 at St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Those wishing to remember Mr. Hazen through memorial donations are asked to consider the Tupper Lake Dive Team of the Tupper Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad. John R. Heermans CORNING, NY | John R. Heermans died Friday, June 28, 2002 after a bout with cancer at his home. He was 75 years old. Mr. Heermans was the son of G. Arthur Heermans and Ella Roe Heermans and is the last of an old Corning family. He had a great interest in the arts; music, theater and paintings, and cooking, with a lifelong passion for books. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWII and served his country as a Sonar man. Upon discharge in 1946, he returned to Corning Free Academy to complete his senior year and received his diploma the following June. After attending Temple University, he moved to New York City where he pursued a career in the expanding field of Graphic Arts. After employment with several publishing houses, he retired from the firm of Bowne & Company, one of the nation's oldest and most revered printing establishments. Mr. Heermans' principal philanthropic endeavor was to ensure the continued success of Corning's Meals On Wheels programs. His father and others were prime movers in its inception. He is predeceased by his only sister, Mary Heermans (Jan. 1998) who devoted many years to the organization and worked untiringly in its behalf. Memorial donations may be made to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830 or Corning Meals on Wheels, Inc. 144 Cedar St., Corning, NY 14830. Mr. Heermans is survived by his companion, Mrs. Sarah Underwood and first cousin Mrs. Nancy Stone Barrett of Orchard Park. A grave side service will be held at 2:00p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2002 in Hope Cemetery, Corning. Arrangements are entrusted to Acly-Stover Funeral Home, Corning. Robert E. Hendershott HORSEHEADS | Robert E. Hendershott, former Horseheads Chief of Police, age 82 of 203 Weller Ave., Horseheads, NY, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Hendershott was born September 26, 1919 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Ralph E. and Ina Little Hendershott. Bob was a veteran of World War II serving his country with the US Army in The European Theatre. He was a member of the US Army Reserve for over 21 years and retired with the rank of First Sergeant. Bob retired from the Horseheads Police Dept. in 1984 as Chief of Police. He was a member of Bentley-Trumble American Legion Post # 442 of Horseheads, V.F.W. Post # 6083, Horseheads Elks Lodge #2297, Horseheads Moose and Horseheads Eagles. Mr. Hendershott was pre-deceased by his father, Ralph E. Hendershott on November 17, 1964 and by his mother, Ina Little Hendershott on March 8, 1977. He was also predeceased by his brother, William "Zaz" Hendershott in 1995 and by his nephew, William "Billy" Hendershott. Bob is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law: Robert W. & Shirley Hendershott of Elmira, NY and Scott & Karen Hendershott of Greene, NY; grandchildren: Bobby Joe, Timmy, Garrett and Kurt; great grandchildren: Ashley, Alyssa and Tyler; nieces: Barbara Hendershott Allington of Carthage, NY and Donna Hendershott of Elmira, NY and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on Thursday, February 28, 2002 from 3-7 PM. Officers and members of Horseheads Elks Lodge #2297 will meet at the funeral home at 6:30 PM to conduct a memorial service for their departed brother, Robert E. Hendershott. Mr. Hendershott's Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, March 1, 2002 at 10 AM. The Rev. Dr. Robert O. Sherburne will officiate. Interment in Woodlawn National Cemetery where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Hendershott. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mr. Hendershott through memorials to The Community Policing Program, c/o Horseheads Police Dept., 202 South Main St., Horseheads, NY 14845. John K. Hepworth BEAVER DAMS | John K. Hepworth, Jr., 48 years, of Beaver Dams, NY, died Sunday, September 1, 2002 at his home. He was born in Ithaca, NY, September 11, 1954, the son of John K. and Elaine Multari Hepworth Sr. He attended Addison High School, and spent most of his life in this area. John and Susan K. Arnold were married at St. Patrick's Church in Corning on October 20, 1979. She predeceased him in October 2001. He was employed as a welder for Corning Incorporated in the PRC Building at Sullivan Park, retiring in January 1999. John is survived by his mother, Elaine Hepworth of Corning and children, Joshua and Erica Hepworth of Beaver Dams, NY. He was predeceased by his father in 1977. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY, on Saturday, September 7, 2002 from 1-3pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home at the conclusion of calling hours. Lena S. Herbert HORSEHEADS | Lena S. Herbert age 105 of Horseheads and formerly of Moreland and Corning died on Wed., June 12, 2002 at the Manor at Bethany Village. Lena was born Nov. 22, 1896 in Bath, NY the daughter of the late John and Sarah (McCullough) Sharp. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred E. Herbert, in 1953 and son-in-law, Carlton Brown in 2002. Surviving are her daughters and son-in-law, Shirley Brown of Painted Post, NY and Muriel and Roy Watson of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Megan (Brian) Foley of Burbank, CA and Ian (Kathy) Watson of Ladson, SC; great grandchildren, Emily Foley at home in Burbank, CA, Brianna Watson at home in Ladson, SC and Jonathan Watson of Polkton, NC; along with her extended family for nearly 22 years, the staff at Bethany Manor Skilled I. Also predeceasing Lena was her sister, Ethel Sharp and brother, William Sharp. Mrs. Herbert was a member of Corning First United Methodist Church and was employed as a typist with Corning Inc. from where she retired in 1959. Her graveside service and interment will take place on Fri., June 14, 2002 in Grove Cemetery in Bath, NY with the Rev. SungHo Lee officiating. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be directed to a charity of ones' choice. Lena S. Herbert HORSEHEADS | Lena S. Herbert age 105 of Horseheads and formerly of Moreland and Corning died on Wed., June 12, 2002 at the Manor at Bethany Village. Lena was born Nov. 22, 1896 in Bath, NY the daughter of the late John and Sarah (McCullough) Sharp. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred E. Herbert, in 1953 and son-in-law, Carlton Brown in 2002. Surviving are her daughters and son-in-law, Shirley Brown of Painted Post, NY and Muriel and Roy Watson of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Megan (Brian) Foley of Burbank, CA and Ian (Cathy) Watson of Ladson, SC; great grandchildren, Emily Foley at home in Burbank, CA, Brianna Watson at home in Ladson, SC and Jonathan Watson of Parkton, NC; along with her extended family for nearly 22 years, the staff at Bethany Manor Skilled I. Also predeceasing Lena was her sister, Ethel Sharp and brother, William Sharp. Mrs. Herbert was a member of Corning First United Methodist Church and was employed as a typist with Corning Inc. from where she retired in 1959. Her graveside service and interment will take place on Fri., June 14, 2002 at 10 a.m. in Grove Cemetery in Bath, NY with the Rev. SungHo Lee officiating. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be directed to a charity of ones' choice. Theresa A. Herritt CORNING | Theresa A. Herritt, age 71, of Decatur Street, Corning, NY died Thursday, February 14, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Born in Corning on October 1, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Elizabeth (Hebner) McPherson. Theresa was the wife of Robert L. Herritt whom she married on April 16, 1949 in Benton, PA. Theresa was a graduate of Corning Northside High, and was a lifelong resident of Corning. She was preceded in death by an infant son, and infant granddaughter, Sarah, a sister Margaret Dolley, and by a brother Ralph McPherson. Her survivors include one daughter: Theresa (Michael) Zaniecki of Austin, TX; four sons, Ralph Herritt of Corning, NY, James (Cheryl) Herritt of Hoover, Alabama, Larry Herritt of Rochester, NY, David (Cindy) Herritt of Stanford, Conn.; three sisters: Betty (Michael) Darcangelo of Corning, Sally McPherson of Mesa, AZ, Mary (Titus) Moleski of Corning, NY; two brothers: Charles (Marsha) McPherson of Monterey, Nevada, Robert McPherson of Phoenix, AZ; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Sunday, February 17, 2002 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning. Private graveside services will be in Hope Cemetery in Corning. Memorials may be made in her name to the Corning Hospital ICU, 176 Denison Parkway East, Corning, NY 14830. Floyd Hibbard ADDISON | Floyd Hibbard, 90, of 120 Creekside Drive Apt. # 19, Painted Post (formerly of Addison) entered into rest on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Floyd was born in the Town of Addison, New York on January 11, 1912 a son of Benjamin F. and Angela Hadlock Hibbard. He was a construction worker and was also a dairy farmer in the Town of Addison. He was a member of the Addison First Baptist Church. He is survived by a brother, Sherman Hibbard of Painted Post; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by six brothers and two sisters. Friends may call Friday from 1-3 pm at the Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison, where funeral and committal services will be held at the conclusion of calling at 3 pm with Rev. Gloria Gay officiating. Burial will be in Addison Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Addison First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 14 Baldwin Avenue, Addison, NY 14801. Gertrude M. Hickey PAINTED POST, NY | Gertrude M. Hickey, 93, formerly of Painted Post, New York, died Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at Founders Pavilion after a long illness. Gertrude was born on April 11, 1909, in Jersey Mills, PA, to James and Nellie Clinton Hickey. At an early age she moved to the Corning area and graduated from Painted Post High School. She then went to nursing school and was a graduate of the Corning Hospital Nursing School in 1930. She worked for many years in many capacities at the hospital. After leaving the hospital, she spent more years doing private duty nursing. Many people in the Corning area were the recipients of her caring and professional manner as she served them as their nurse. Gertrude never married, but the nieces and nephews of all her brothers and their wives became a part of their Aunt Gertie's life. She gave them her time and her love and all were enriched by her sharing her life with them. All of her brothers John, Edward, Michael, Leo, Albert, Herbert and James predeceased her as did her beloved friend and sister-in-law Grace Hickey. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Among them are Jack of Scotia, NY, Marjorie Searing of Colorado Springs, CO, Nancy Samaritano of Richland, WA, Phyllis Kurtz of Corning and John of Painted Post. From her ever widening circle of friends, acquaintances, fellow nurses, and church relationships, she formed a large extended family, who, though not directly related to her, became an important part of her life. From this group was the special relationship she had with Anna and Bert Sweigart and their children that was sustained and nurtured over the years. Later in her life, when the passage of time and illnesses took their toll, it was Lois Sweigart Chase and her husband Charles who would become her primary caregivers and would oversee her needs. The Hickey families are indeed fortunate to have had such dedicated care and oversight afforded to her by the Chases. Gertrude was a longtime member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church when it was in Corning and when they moved to Beartown Road. She was a participant in all the activities of that body and was a faithful supporter of it. She attended regularly until the last few years when illness intervened. She was always ready to lend a hand or direct her efforts toward helping those who needed her. For many years she also served on the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Board. There will be calling hours from 1:00-3:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 27, 2002 at the Phillips Funeral Home, 17 West Pulteney Street, Corning followed by the funeral and committal services at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Beartown Road Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Painted Post. William "Kelsey" Hill FLORAL CITY, FL | William "Kelsey" Hill, age 81 of Floral City, died Thursday, March 14, 2002 at his residence under the care of his family & Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on September 8, 1920 to the late Irvin & May (Kelsey) Hill, he came here in 1975 from Avoca, New York. Mr. Hill was a retired potato farmer and Episcopal by faith. He was an avid Golfer, Fisherman and Conservationist. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Beatrice (Fox) Hill; 1 daughter, Bonnie and her husband, Bill Goodrich of Avoca, NY; 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Mr. Hill was preceded in death by his son, William K. Hill, Jr. (June 10, 1984). In lieu of flowers, the famly suggests memorial contributiions to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461. Elizabeth Morse Tobey Hill CATON | Elizabeth Morse Tobey Hill, 95, of Tobeytown Road went to be with her Lord Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at her home. She was born February 28, 1907 in the town of Caton the daughter of Leslie and Iva C. Morse Tobey. She was a graduate of C.F.A. (Class of 1926). Elizabeth married John P. Hill on September 14, 1927, by the Rev. Dr. E. E. Merring of Christ Church (Heading) in Elmira, NY. John predeceased her after 68 years of marriage. She was Baptized at the age of 9 in the East Canton Methodist Episcopal Church and was a member until 1921 when she joined the Corning First United Methodist Church as a teenager. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and became active in the Church program for Youth and O.Y.C. class of Sunday School. For one school year she taught junior children after school at the Church and was active in the Epworth League. In 1926 she joined the Caton United Methodist Church and had been an active member for over 75 years. In 1966, she became a member of DAR and served as Regent for 3 years. She also was the Librarian for the 2001 term. Elizabeth is survived by her 3 children, Rev. Dean E. (Suzanne) Hill of Oxbow, NY, Iva L. (Daniel) Jenkins of Caton and Constance E. (Guy) Powell of Sodus, NY; 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson, Scott D. Jenkins; brothers, Guilford and Franklin Tobey and a sister, Carol Louise Tobey who died as an infant. A Memorial Service will be held at the Caton United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 23, 2002 at 2 PM with Rev. Betty Bement officiating. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Caton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Caton United Methodist Church Memorial Fund at 11186 Hendy Hollow Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Acly-Stover Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Forrest Hines WILKES-BARRE, PA | Forrest Hines, 89 of S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre,PA died Monday March 25, 2002 at Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born Nov. 9, 1912 in Kingston, PA, he was the son of Samuel and Bertha M. (Wills) Hines. He was called Peanut by his childhood friends and Sarge by his co-workers on the New York Central Railroad. He resided in Riverside, NY with his family until the death of his wife Evangeline (Butler) Hines. Shortly thereafter he moved to Bath, NY. He later returned to the Wyoming Valley for the remainder of his years. He worked for Corning Inc. and the NY Central Railroad. He was preceded in death by his wife Evangeline, parents, Samuel and Bertha also his stepmother, Florence Hines; brothers Clark and Ernest and a sister, Alberta Jones. Surviving are his daughter, Carol (Gary) Roll, grandson, Rick L. of Corning, NY; brother Samuel of Florida and nieces and nephews. Interment was in the Bath National Military Cemetery, Bath, NY.