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Marian L. Mills CAMERON MILLS | Marian L. Mills, 70, of County Rte. 11, Cameron Mills, NY (Risingville), passed away Monday, July 15th at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, Bath, NY. She was born in Farmington township, PA, December 8, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Mark & Martha Buck Owlett. A 1949 graduate of Elkland High School, she was a former employee of Mercury Aircraft of Hammondsport and retired as the proprietor of Micki's Mini Mart at Risingville. She married Edwin M. Mills February 5, 1951. He survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Pamela J. (Stanley) Krise of Addison, NY and Kathie A. (Edward) Evans of Savona, NY; three sons, Dennis C. Mills of Bath, NY, Marty A. (Joyce) Mills of Lindley, NY and Edwin A. (Cathy) Mills of Campbell, NY; foster daughters, Judy (Robert) Thompson of North Rose, NY and Sheila (Robert) Nowak of Wolcott, NY; one brother, Franklin Owlett of Frostproof, FL; two sisters, Elva/Peggy (Ray) Maines of Tioga, PA and Helen (Wilbur) Hamblin of Addison, NY; 28 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews & cousins. Friends may call 2-4 & 7-9 pm Wednesday, July 17th at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St., Woodhull, NY where funeral & committal services will be conducted Thursday, July 18th at 2:00 pm, Rev. Clifford Whitehead officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Austinburg, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Daniel R. Milroy BATH | Daniel R. Milroy, 68, of 24 Denwood Terrace, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY. He was born December 19, 1933 in Milledgeville, IL to Ralph and Mable Milroy. He was a member of the Bath Presbyterian Church. Daniel is survived by his wife, Viola Jenkins Milroy; his daughter, Cynthia Voelker of St. Louis, Missouri; one son, Jeffery Milroy of Glen Ellyn, IL, seven step-children: George Berg of Scotia, NY, Larry Berg of Bath, Katherine Berg of Dekalb, IL, Charles Berg of Bath, NY, Joseph Berg of Bath, NY, Richard Berg of Savona, NY and Ray Berg of IL; two brothers, Donald Milroy of Murphysboro, IL and David Milroy of Polo, IL. A memorial service will be held at Seager-Jones Funeral Home, 4 E. Washington St., Bath, NY, Saturday, March 9th at 2:00 PM with Rev. Anne Waasdorp officiating. Elizabeth 'Betty' N. Minichello AVOCA, NY | Elizabeth "Betty" N. Minichello, of Avoca, NY died January 4, 2002 in Kennesaw, GA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 10, at 10 am at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Bath. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Church or to the Avoca Ambulance Corps. Elizabeth "Betty" N. Minichello AVOCA | Elizabeth "Betty" N. Minichello, of Avoca, NY, died January 4, 2002 in Kennesaw, GA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 10, at 11 am at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Bath. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Church or to the Avoca Ambulance Corps. Samuel A. Minier BIG FLATS | Samuel A. Minier age 77 of Big Flats, New York died Friday, February 22, 2002 after a brief illness. He was born February 18, 1925, the son of Henry and Jane Hamilton Minier. Sam was a life long resident of Big Flats. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Henry B. Minier and his first wife, Beverly Fisher Minier. Sam attended school in Big Flats and graduated from Corning Free Academy in 1943 and Cornell University in 1949. At Cornell he was a chemistry major and member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He served in the Us Army for two years during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1945 following an injury he received in the Heurtgen Forrest, Germany. Sam was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was the fourth generation owner/proprietor of Minier Brothers, Inc. in Big Flats. He was a Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow and was involved in numerous community and civic organizations in his lifetime. He was a member of Big Flats Presbyterian Church and most recently was a Trustee of the Chemung County Historical Society and a member of the Big Flats Historical Society. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Neely Minier whom he married November 24, 1990. Family members surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Deborah Minier of Big Flats; daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Carl Dorsch of Greensburg, PA; son, William Minier of Somerville, Massachusetts; daughter and son-in-law, Christen and Edward Sauer of Erie, PA; his Neely daughters: Margaret (Neely) Gray and husband, David Gray of Westborough, MA, Carolyn (Neely) Ainslie and husband Tim Ainslie of Ithaca, NY, Elizabeth (Neely) Newsome and husband James Newsome of Atlanta, GA. The following grandchildren survive: Jennifer Minier, James and Paul Minier, Christen, Logan and Nathan Dorsch, Holly and Lauren Sauer, Rebecca and Peter Gray, Alex and Adam Ainslie, and John and Kathryn Newsome. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the Horseheads Presbyterian Church, Westinghouse Road, at 3 PM on Friday, March 1, 2002 with Rev. Rick Price officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Big Flats First Presbyterian Church, 95 Main Street, Big Flats or a charity of one's choice. Hills Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Nicholas R. Mizzoni, Jr. BROCKPORT, NY | Nicholas R. Mizzoni, Jr. age 51, of 927 Brockport, NY died Friday, May 31, 2002 at the Lakeside Memorial Hospital in Brockport unexpectedly. Nicholas was born in Corning, NY on April 19, 1951 the son of Nicholas and the late Evelyn (Calo) Mizzoni, Sr.. He was employed by Frontier Telephone of Rochester, NY as an Internet Technician. He was the husband of Jennifer Owen whom he married on March 17, 1978 in Corning. Being a strong family man, his family drew from his inner strengths. He was an advocate for his co-workers, and was a hard worker. He is survived by his wife Jennifer at home, one daughter: Jessica Mizzoni of Brockport, NY, one son: Nicholas Mizzoni, Ill, of Charleston Air Force Base, SC, father: Nicholas Mizzoni Sr. of Corning, one sister: Carmen Mizzoni of Florida, one brother: Thomas Mizzoni of Canandaigua, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call on Monday, June 3, 2002 from 2-4 and from 7-9PM at Phillips Funeral Home, Inc., 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00AM. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning. Michael C. Moon CAMPBELL | Michael C. Moon, 31, of 8626 State Route 415, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2002 at Corning Hospital, Corning, NY. He was born March 17, 1970 in Corning, New York to Rodney and Sharon Fassett Wilson. Michael is survived by his wife, Pamela Jones Moon; mother and father, Sharon and Rodney Wilson of Campbell, NY; two daughters, Mandy Hall and Melissa Hall both at home; paternal step-grandfather, Carl Peters of Savona, NY; one brother, James Fassett of Campbell, NY; one sister, Robin (Shaun) Gerow of Savona, NY; two special aunts, Esther Fassett and Julia Milanic and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Seager Funeral Home, Main Street, Savona, NY Wednesday, March 13th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Funeral services will immediately follow calling hours at 2:00 pm, with the Rev. Ron Huckabone officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning, NY. Francis B. Moore LAWRENCEVILLE, PA | Francis B. Moore, age 68, of Lawrenceville, PA, died Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Mr. Moore was the husband of the late Sharon (McFall) Moore. He was born on August 3, 1933 in Elkland, PA, a son of Benjamin M. and Martha (Jeffers) Moore. Mr. Moore retired from the Dresser Rand in Painted Post, NY. He was a member of East Lawrence Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, PA, a US Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the Cowanesque Lodge #351 F&AM. Mr. Moore is survived by 5 sons and a daughter-in-law, Scott (Mary) Moore of Lawrenceville, PA, Steve Moore of Addison, NY, Dale Moore of Cowanesque, PA, Ronald Moore of Port Allegany, NY, Orin Moore of Lawrenceville, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, Kim (Ken) Abplanalp of Corning, NY; several grandchildren; 4 brothers and sisters-in-law, Benjamin (Judy) Moore of Elmira, NY, Tom (Kathy) Moore of Elmira, NY, Phillip (Norma) Moore of Corning, NY, Lloyd (Sigrid) Moore of NC; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Deb Herrington of Borden, NY, Shirley (Gordie) Lechner of Borden, NY; an uncle, Joe Moore of Knoxville, PA and several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call on Saturday, June 8, 2002 from 2 to 4 PM during which time a Masonic service will be presented by Cowanesque Lodge #351 F&AM at 3:45 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Calling hours will continue on Sunday, June 9, 2002 at the East Lawrence Baptist Church from 1 to 2 PM. The funeral service will follow at 2 PM at the church with his pastor, the Rev. G. Victor Perry officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Co. Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the East Lawrence Baptist Church, RD#1, Box 320, Lawrenceville, PA 16929. Grace I. Moore NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL | Grace I. Moore, 67, of Glenwood Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL, a school bus driver in Prattsburgh for 21 years, died Saturday, March 30 at her home. Mrs. Moore was born in LaJose, PA and moved to Florida six years ago from Prattsburgh. She was a member of the Harley Owner's Group in Corning, NY and the 40 Plus Retreads in Daytona Beach, FL. She is survived by her husband, George H.; three sons, George E. of Branchport, NY and Thomas E. and Keith O., both of New Smyrna Beach; three daughters, Evelyn Kidder and Chris Haller, both of Edgewater, FL and Maureen McConnell of Prattsburgh; two step daughters, Emily Green of Geneva, NY and Cheryl Franceschini of Sylmar, CA; two brothers, Walter Elder of Henrietta, NY and Paul Elder of Rochester, NY; three sisters, Thelma Levickas of Phelps, NY, Louise Keller of Macedon, NY and Mary Coetgen of Blackburg, SC; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 1040 Woodcock Rd., Suite 119, Orlando, FL 32803. Memorial service will be 6 PM Wednesday, April 3, at the Dudley Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach. Cremation will be by the Dudley Crematory, New Smyrna Beach. Betty J. Morehouse SAVONA | Betty J. Morehouse, 65, of 6806 Round Lake Rd., passed away Saturday, February 2, 2002 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She was born April 12, 1936 in Corning, NY to Orville and Nellie Martin Dailey. Betty was retired from the payroll office of Corning, Inc. after 35 years of service and since her retirement has traveled extensively. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. She was involved with the Salvation Army. She is survived by her husband, Clarence A. Morehouse; one daughter, Teresa (Martin) Tipaldos of Watkins Glen, NY; one step-son, Clark Morehouse of Cocoa Beach, FL; one step-daughter, Corinne (Roger) Daily of Bucksport, ME; two sisters, Elvina Dailey of Corning, NY and Jan Connelly of Martville, NY; three granddaughters, Angelica, Cassandra and Cathleen. Friends may call at Seager Funeral Home, Main St., Savona, NY Wednesday, February 6th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM with the funeral service to immediately follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Jeff Quigley officiating. Burial will be in Bradford Cemetery, Bradford, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Savona First Responders and Fire Department. Steven E. Morey HOWARD | Steven E. "Murr" Morey, 39, of Howard, died Friday, April 12, 2002 unexpectedly. He had been a mason at Javen Construction Co. in Rochester. Survivors include his parents, Frank E. and Shirley E. Watson Morey Jr., of Hornell; two sons, Jayson Flurschutz of Canisteo and Casey Morey of Honeoye Falls; three sisters, Sandra Kuykendall and Lisa Morey both of Hornell and Sherry Yackoff of West Henrietta; a brother, Scott Morey of Howard. Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Robertson Funeral Home, Hornell. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Hazel L. Morgan CORNING | Hazel L. Morgan, 84, of Onondaga Street, Corning, NY died Friday, June 7, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Hazel was born in Montour Falls, NY on November 25, 1917 the daughter of the late Roy and Mary Archer. She was the wife of Ernest L. Morgan whom she married on August 31, 1937 and was preceded in death by him in 1998. She worked as a nurses aide during World War II in Wellsboro, PA and also for Corning Hospital after the war. She had been a Brownie Scout Leader, Past President of the Women's Community Club, past member of the Home Bureau, Wives Bowling League, Wives Golf League, and Rebekah Lodge #91 for over 37 years. Hazel had been an elections inspector in Corning's 10th Ward for over 30 years. She and her husband, Ernest, spent winters in Florida after he retired from Corning Glass Works in 1975 and spent summers on Keuka Lake at their "Morgan Cottage." She was preceded in death by a brother, Earnest Archer in 1925. She is survived by numerous friends and cousins. At Hazel's request, there will be no services. She will be buried with her husband at Chapel Knoll Cemetery in Coopers Plains, NY. Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning, NY is in charge of arrangements. Stephen J. Morris CORNING | Stephen J. Morris, age 63 of Corning, NY, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Stephen was born May 21, 1939 in Corning, NY, the son of Arthur and Lily Pierson Morris. He married Florence Delorenzo in 1960 at St. Mary's Church in Corning. He worked in construction all his life, and was a past member of the Laborer's Union of North America Local #1358. He enjoyed traveling with his wife to New Smyrna Beach and spending winters there. Surviving Stephen is his wife of 42 years, Florence of Corning; daughters and son-in-law: Ann Marie Hatch of Corning and Michele and Dale Lindsay of Hershey, PA; grandchildren: Anthony Sofia, Christopher and Cameron Lindsay; and a brother-in-law, James DeLorenzo of Corning, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St. on Saturday, September 28 from Noon to 2 PM. There will be a Funeral Service at the funeral home at the conclusion of the visitation, 2 PM. The Committal Prayers will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning. Gary F. Morrow SAVONA | Gary F. Morrow, 58, of 71 West Lamoka Ave., passed away Saturday, July 27, 2002 at Corning Hospital, Corning, NY. He was born July 10, 1944 in Montour Falls, NY to Stephen and Marjorie Rice Morrow. Gary was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the Air Force from 1962 to 1966. He worked at Schwizer Air Craft and was a member of the Savona Federated Church. He is survived by his wife, Jane Trank Morrow; two daughters, Karen Nageldinger of Savona, NY and Mary Morrow of Coudersport, PA; one son, Stephen Morrow of McGuire Air Force Base; three sisters, Edna (John) Bryant of Dundee, NY, Virginia Schaff of Ovid, NY and Carol Cotton of Stanley, NY; three grandchildren, Kayla Wagner, Alexus Nealey and Skye Night; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be at Seager Funeral Home today, July 30th, at 11:00 am with Rev. Ron Huckabone officiating. Theodore A. Morse GROTON, NY | Theodore A. Morse, 47, of 161 Cayuga St., Groton, NY died Feb. 25, 2002 unexpectedly at his home. Born March 2, 1954 in Bath, NY, he was the son of the late Charles and Evelyn Andrews Morse. Having lived most of his life in the Keuka Lake area, he graduated from Hammondsport Central School. He had been employed in Newark as a machine operator for many years, moving to Groton several years ago. His daughter, Kaylee Morse of Clyde, NY and his brothers, Michael Morse of Attica and Charles Morse of Keuka Lake survive him. Besides his parents, a son, Daniel Morse predeceased him. There are no services, but for those wishing to make a donation in his memory, may make a contribution to the Stevens Memorial Library, 146 Main St., Attica, NY 14011. Barbara E. Mosher CORNING | Barbara E. Mosher, age 70, formerly of Corning, NY passed away Friday evening, June 21, 2002 at the Walden Rehab & Nursing Facility in Concord, MA. Barbara was born in Elkland, PA, the daughter of Earl and Edna Henderson Mosher. Barbara was the wife of James Mosher who predeceased her in 1973. She attended Shady Grove Church and had been active in the Hornby Fire Dept. Auxiliary. In the summer she especially enjoyed camping, gardening and picking grapes. Following a decline in health, she moved to be near her daughter. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Michael Ashline of Nazareth, PA; one brother, Dan Bentley of Elkland, PA; a sister, Iva Mosher of Beaver Dams; grandchildren, John Ashline of Nazareth, PA, Jeremy Ashline of Gardner, MA; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home on Thursday, June 27, from 11 to 12 (Noon). The Funeral Service will be at the Funeral Home at the conclusion of the visitation (Noon) followed by the Committal Service in Coopers Cemetery. Edward J. Mosher ADDISON, NY | Edward J Mosher, 81, of 1320 Cnty Rte 85 entered into rest on Friday, March 1, 2002 at Founders Pavilion, Corning following an extended illness. He was born in Elkland, Pennsylvania on March 21, 1920 a son of Charles and Ethel Mulford Mosher. He married the former Rita M. Elliott on March 3, 1945 in Plymouth, England. She predeceased him on June 20, 1989. Ed was a Command Sergeant Major Retired, U.S. Army with 26 years service and was decorated several times while serving during World War II and Korea. He also, was a parts service clerk at J&J and Myers Automotive in Corning prior to retirement. He was a member of the Addison Eagles Aerie #3904, member and past commander of the Williams-Greengrass American Legion Post #730 an avid bowler in the Senior League at Crystal Lanes and was Episcopalian by faith. He is survived by a son, John V E. (Marjorie) Mosher of Addison: a daughter, Garnet Turner of Corning; four grandchildren, Edward Mosher of Utica, Mary Twist of Bath, Jordan and Joel Turner of Corning: great grandson, Peter Twist: long time friend Laura Towner of Beaver Dams; several nieces and nephews, Predeceased by a brother, Maynard Mosher and step brother, Theodore Mosher. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison where family prayer services will be held Tuesday, Burial will be in Addison Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Tuscarora Volunteer Ambulance Corps. E. D. "Red" Moss MONTOUR FALLS, NY | E. D. "Red" Moss, age 82 of Rock Cabin Park, Montour Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls, NY. He was born on June 30, 1920 the son of the late Leon Sr. and Gertrude Elfred Moss. He is survived by his sons, Douglas Sr. and Carol Moss of Montour Falls, NY and Ken and Dawn Gould Moss of Corning, NY; grandchildren, Douglas Jr. (Brandy) Moss and Carrie Moss, Heather (Chad) Moss-Layman, Brianne Moss and Andy Moss; great grandchildren, Megan, Mackenzie and Hayden; sisters, Maxine Jones of VA, Joann Chapman of Pine Valley, NY, Sharon Moss of Pine Valley, NY and brother, Donald (Sandy) Moss of Pine Valley, NY, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Moss was a life member of the Mechanics Club of Montour Falls, NY and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Sunday, August 4, 2002 at the Pine Valley Methodist Church, Pine Valley, NY at 2:00 PM, the Rev. Deborah Roe officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to a charity of one's choice in Red's name. Arrangements under the direction of the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls, NY. Notice: Officers and members of the Horseheads Old Oak Lodge #364 F. & A.M. will gather at the Pine Valley Methodist Church, Pine Valley, NY August 4, 2002 at 1:30 PM to conduct a memorial service for their departed brother. Signed, Lawrence H. Mathieu, Master. Earl L. Moulthrop BATH, NY | Earl R. Moulthrop 67 of 36 Wilson Way passed away Sunday, March 10, 2002. He was born on November 11, 1934 in Painted Post, NY, the son of the late Jennie G. Wixson and Earl W. Moulthrop. Earl married Carole M. Passmore on September 10, 1955. Earl graduated from Painted Post High School in 1953. After working for Ingersoll Rand, Earl began a long and distinguished career with the New York State Department of Correction Services. Between 1959 and 1989, Mr. Moulthrop worked at facilities throughout the state, culminating with his retirement as a lieutenant from the Groveland Correctional Facility in Sonyea, New York. Earl was active in his community. He was a past member of the Steuben County Basketball Officials Board, the Steuben-Allegheny Counties Softball Association and the New York State Lacrosse Officials Association. His contributions to the Corning - Painted Post area were rewarded in 1996, when Earl was inducted into the Corning-Painted Post Sports Hall of Fame. In retirement, Earl realized a childhood dream by working for the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team at their spring training facility in Plant City, Florida. Earl was a past member of the Indian Hills Golf Club and was a member of the Bath Elks Lodge #1547 and the AFL-CIO New York State Retiree's Chapter. Earl's hobbies included golf, fishing, hunting, traveling and attending sporting events of all kinds. Earl is survived by his wife Carole of 46 years; his son, Michael J. Moulthrop; daughters, Cynthia A. Wenderlich (Steve), Lisa Moulthrop Bendlin; his sisters, Madeline (Ed) Ruter, Carol (Harold) Wacenske; 7 grandchildren: Jennifer Moulthrop, Stephanie Moulthrop, Kendra Moulthrop, Michael P. Bendlin II, Stephen E. Wenderlich, Jessica Wenderlich and Meredith Wenderlich; and very dear friend, Jerry Johnston. Earl was preceded in death by his sister, Frances Wheatcraft. Calling hours are being observed Wednesday, March 13th 2002 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm ONLY. A Memorial Elks Serice will be held at 7:30 pm at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath. Family and friends may go directly to St. Mary's Catholic Church Thursday, March 14th 2002 for the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. The Reverend Richard J. Shatzel and the Reverend Gerald T. O'Connor Celebrating Earl's Mass. Burial will be held in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery of Bath. Dorothy D. Moyle CORNING | Dorothy D. Moyle, age 88, of 210 Sly Avenue, Corning, NY, passed away July 30, 2002 at Corning Hospital. She was born November 27, 1913 at Meadville, PA, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Johnson) Davenport. She married Edward Moyle March 18, 1934. He preceded her in death November 16, 1987. Dorothy was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Linda (Rogelio) Avila of Mexico City, Mexico and Doreen (Terry) Friebis of Painted Post, NY; grandchildren: Michelle (Stephen) Lembo, Rogelio (Reyna) Avila, Monica (Roberto) del Rio and Steven Friebis; four great-grandchildren: Alberto Avila, Kaitlyn Lembo, Jennifer Avila and Roberto del Rio; a sister, Eva Shady of Meadville, PA and two nieces, a nephew and cousins. She was a retired cook for Northside-Blodgett Middle School and was a very active and dedicated member of Grace United Methodist Church of Corning, a former member of the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and a past president and active member of Church Women United. Her daughter, Marlene Phyllis Moyle; son-in-law, Rogelio Avila; sister, Lucille Pahoulis and a special friend, Paul Mclaughlin preceded her in death. Calling hours will be Friday, August 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 6, at 11:00 AM at Grace United Methodist Church, 191 Bridge Street, Corning with Rev. Carol Keller officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, Coopers Plains, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made, in Dorothy's name, to Grace United Methodist Church, 191 Bridge Street, Corning, NY 14830; The Salvation Army Citadel, 32 Denison Parkway East , Corning, NY 14830, or a charity of one's choice. Frederick J. Muller Sr. BATH | Frederick J. Muller Sr., 76, of Bath died Saturday, April 13, 2002 unexpectedly at home. Fred was born in Bath, May 25, 1925 the son of the late Frank Sr. and Susan (Ryan) Muller. He was the husband of the late Mary Ellen Wood-Muller with whom he celebrated 51 years of marriage. He was employed by Bath VAMC as Chief of Supply and served as Acting Director for a period of time. He was also co-owner of Lakeview Mini Mart and Liquor Store in Bath for 23 years. Fred was an Army Veteran and a life member of DAV. He was a life member of the Bath B.P.O.E. 1547 and Past Exalted Ruler and Treasurer. Fred was also a member of the Charles E. Wescott American Legion Post 173 and past member of the Bath Country Club. He was active with the Bath Little League when his kids were younger. He is survived by his 3 sons, Frederick J. (Elizabeth) Muller Jr. of Bath, NY, Thomas E. Muller (Rose Johndro) of Hammondsport, NY and Jeffrey J. Muller (Karen Lewis) of Bath, NY; his daughter, Kathryn A. Muller-Stratton of Bath, NY; grandchildren, Gregory J., John J., Christina M., Erinn M., Chad T., Mackenzie M., Logan M. and Allyson K.; great grandchildren, Bryce G., Evan J. and Mira A.; two brothers, Frank (Barbara) Muller of Bath, NY and George (Patricia) Muller of Bath, NY; 2 sisters, Phyllis (Ronald) Nielsen of Bath, NY and Elizabeth (Warren) Hopkins of Bath, NY; sister-in-law, Esther Muller of Elmira, NY and brothers-in-law, John B. Wood of Rochester, NY and Donald Northrup of Honeoeye Falls, NY and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ellen in February 2001; his brother Charles Muller and 2 sisters-in-law, Loretta Wood and Patricia Northrup. Friends may call on Wednesday, April 17th from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Fagan's Funeral Home, 31 West Morris St., Bath. An Elks Service will be held at 7:45 Wednesday evening at the funeral home. The funeral will be Thursday at 11:00 AM at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Liberty Street, Bath with Reverend Dennis Weink officiating. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Bath. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Fred's name may be made to any Veteran's organization of your choice. Mildred (Becky) Beckman Murphy Becky) Beckman Murphy, 95, of 311 Haverling Street, Bath, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 14, 2002 at her home. Mrs. Murphy was born July 18, 1906 to Herman M. and Nettie (Alexander) Beckman in Cogan House, PA. Mildred received her training and became a registered nurse at the Old Bath Hospital, where she worked for 17 years. During that time, she received her license as a Radiological Technician. Mildred and Bath Hospital were both honored by her admission to the Society of American Registry for Radiological Technicians, which was a tribute shared by only a few technicians in the state. In the 1950's, Mildred joined her husband, Leon at Bath TV and Service, supervising the accounting department. She helped Leon in community projects such as the camp for children sponsored by the Salvation Army and the concession stand for Bath Little League. Mildred and Leon attended the First Presbyterian Church in Bath, where Mildred was a member for 70 years. Mildred is survived by brother, Lester (Marian) Beckman of Williamsport, PA; sister-in-law, Evelyn Beckman; brother-in-law, George (Elaine) Conley; niece, Bonnie Beckman (Keith) Gustin; nephews, Ellsworth "Tink" (Kay) Beckman and William (Mary) Conley all of Bath; niece, Bea Wilson Beckman of Dover, PA; nephew, Maynard (Theresa) Beckman of Plano, TX; niece, Gail Morgan of Irving, TX; nephews, Dean (Linda) Williamson and Lyle (Nancy) Williamson both of Binghamton; niece, Delores Keeler of Binghamton; niece, Jean (Richard) Elwood of Corning; niece, Carrie Pizarro of El Cajon, CA; nephew, Robert (Darlene) Moore of Campbell; nephew, Ronald Beckman of Williamsport and many more great and great great nieces and nephews who will all miss her very much. She is predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Leon F. Murphy; her three brothers, Ellsworth Beckman Sr., Murray Beckman and Maynard Beckman; three sisters, Rosalie Williamson, Betty Nickelson and Margaret Landon and one nephew, Glenn Boyd Beckman. Friends may call at Fagan's Funeral Home, 31 West Morris Street, Bath, NY 14810, Sunday, February 17th, 2002 from 1-3 pm & 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 6 Pulteney Square, Bath, NY on Monday, February 18th, 2002 at 1:00 pm; Reverend Anne Waasdorp and Reverend Robert Tuttle officiating. Committal prayers and internment in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport, NY. Remembrances may be made to the Bath Presbyterian Church, Finger Lakes Humane Society, Salvation Army, Southern Tier Hospice or charity of ones choice. Leon B. "Ben" Nash HORNELL | Leon B. Nash, 77, of 2881 County Route 70-A, Town of Fremont, died Tuesday (Aug. 20, 2002) at the Taylor Health Care Facility in Bath. Born in Hornell, Sept. 16, 1924, a son of Leon and Jessie Johnson Nash, he had resided his entire life in the Hornell area. He was a graduate of Hornell High School and had owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Fremont for several years. He had been employed as a heavy equipment operator for the International Union of Operating Engineers in Rochester. Surviving are his wife, Kathryn Manwaring Nash at home; 11 step sons and 4 step daughters, several step grand and great grandchildren and several cousins. The family will be present from 7 until 8 PM Saturday to receive friends at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo Street, Hornell where a memorial service will follow at 8 PM. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Hornell. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Patient Fund of the Fred and Harriett Taylor Health Care Center, Bath, NY 14810. Jason Michael "Buck" Naylor DUNDEE | Jason Michael "Buck" Naylor, age 26, of Dundee, NY died accidentally Saturday, May 25, 2002 in a car fire at his home. Friends are invited to call from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday (May 30) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. A graveside memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday (May 31) at Hillside Cemetery, Rte 14 A, Dundee with Rev. Gary Hakes officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Yates County Men's Slow Pitch, c/o Tom Alderman, P.O. Box 345, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Jason was born August 16, 1975 at Altus A.F.B., Altus, OK, the son of Michael J. and Debra A. Howell Naylor. A 1994 graduate of Dundee Central School; he was employed by Coach & Equipment in Penn Yan, and was a former employee of Chisom Rubber Roofing. A member of the Penn Yan Moose Lodge; Jason enjoyed playing softball, golf, hunting, fishing & camping with his family. He was a stock car racing enthusiast, enjoyed all major sports and was a Dallas Cowboy fan. He is loved and will be sadly missed by his parents, Mike and Debbie Naylor of Dundee; his brother, Noah J. Naylor attending Pittsburgh Art Institute; his maternal grandmother, Annie Howell; maternal grandfather, Kenneth Howell; paternal grandmother, Beatrice Naylor-Allen; maternal great grandparents, Fred and Dorothy Howell all of Dundee; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Madeline M. Nebe SODUS | Madeline M. Nebe, 93, formerly of the Bath-Hammondsport area, passed away Monday, September 9, 2002 at the Blossom View Nursing Home in Sodus. She was born February 17, 1909 in Montague, NY the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Maher McDonald. Her husband, Harry Nebe, passed away in 1992. Madeline was a grade school teacher in Hammondsport for many years. She started teaching in a one-room school house in the North Country. She gave over 50 years of volunteer service at the Bath V.A. Medical Center, was an active member of St. Gabriels Catholic Church in Hammondsport, taught Religion classes, was a member of the Church's Rosary Society, was a very active member of the Hammondsport Legion Auxiliary and a charter member of the Bath V.F.W. Auxiliary. Madeline always gave a helping hand to those in need. Surviving are her daughter, Anne Jordan of Ontario, NY; sons, Richard Nebe of Norfolk, VA and David Nebe of Richmond, VA; brothers, Clair McDonald of Watertown, Gordon McDonald of Lowville and Albert McDonald of Baltimore, MD; sister, Frita Millard of Lowville, 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her daughter, Patricia Wright in 1986; also her brothers, Steve, Paul, Don and Addison McDonald and sisters, Joan Keib, Rita Dowling and Sister Charlotte McDonald. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the LaMarche Funeral Home, 35 Main St., Hammondsport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Gabriels Church in Hammondsport. Interment will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Good Days and Special Times, 1332 Pittsford-Mendon Rd., Mendon, NY 14506. Ruth P. Nelson Westfield, PA | Ruth P. Nelson, 92 formerly of Westfield, Pa, passed away at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA, on Friday, August 30, 2002. She was born in Westfield, September 8, 1909, daughter of Lester H. and Fannie Burgett Parsons and had resided there her entire life before moving to Wellsboro. She graduated from Westfield High School in 1926, and married Harry Nelson on August 11, 1927. He predeceased her on January 11, 1997. She had been employed by Eberle Tanning Company, Kayser Glove Factory, and retired after many years at the Westfield Free Press. She was a longtime member of the Westfield Methodist Church and the Eulalia Grange. She will be sadly missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Florence (Floyd) Parks of Painted Post, NY, her grandson, Eric (Susan) Parks and their sons, Bradley and Scott Parks, of Orefield, PA, and grandson, Kevin (April) Parks and their daughters, Kristin and Jennifer Parks, of Fort Wayne, IN, her sister, Doris Brown, Watrous, PA, brother-in-law, Thad Stover, Alexandria, VA and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Howard Parsons, sisters, Florence Parsons, Margaret Alice Foster, and Janet Stover. Calling hours will be Sunday, September 1, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Kenyon Funeral Home in Westfield. Funeral services will be held there on Monday at 11 am, Edward Heyler officiating, followed by burial at the Champlin Cemetery, Westfield. Memorial donations may be made to the Westfield Methodist Church in Ruth's memory. Robert W. Nesbit CAMERON | Robert W. Nesbit, 76 years old, formerly of Angel Road, Cameron, entered into rest at the McAuley Manor Nursing Home in North Hornell on Wed., Aug. 7, 2002 following a long illness. He was born in Hornell on Sept. 12, 1925 a son of Burton Nesbit and Eunice Louise Green Nesbit. On June 2, 1951, in Cuba, NY, he married Mary Louise Smith, who survives. Bob was a graduate of R.I.T. with a degree in printing. While attending R.I.T., he worked as a private investigator. He and his wife owned and operated the Belfast Blaze (a weekly newspaper) and Nesbit's Market. He and Mary had lived in Cuba, NY; for a number of years where he was a Boy Scout Master. They later resided in Corning before moving to Cameron where he lived for 24 years. Bob had served as a Town of Cameron Assessor for 18 years and had worked at the Ingersoll Rand Co. in Painted Post retiring in 1985. Bob was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Steuben Masonic Lodge #112 in Bath, the Bath American Legion and the Addison Eagles Club. His family includes his wife of 51 years, Mary L. Nesbit; a son, Robert James (Diane) Nesbit of Carlisle, PA; two daughters, Elizabeth A. Nesbit of Swannanoa, NC and Eunice L. (Douglas) Prickett of Jasper, IN; a brother, Burton (Wynona) Nesbit of Hornell; grandchildren, Eric Nesbit, Nellie Clark, Christina Nesbit and Grae Lee Prickett and nieces and nephews. There are to be no calling hours or service. Arrangements are in the care of the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East Main St., Canisteo, NY. Memorials, in the name of Robert W. Nesbit, may be made to either the Cameron Ambulance Corps., c/o Donna Straton, Cameron Mills, NY 14820 or to the Cuba Boy Scout Troop, c/o Robert Frazer, Maple St., Cuba, New York 14727. Beatrice N. Nichols HORSEHEADS | Beatrice N. Nichols, age 85, formerly of Syracuse and Corning, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2002 at The Courtyard at Bethany Manor. Beatrice was born October 3, 1916 in Syracuse, NY the daughter of the late Herbert J. and Maud Sperry Newton. She was retired from York State Manor in Syracuse where she had been the Assistant Director. Beatrice was a member of the First Baptist Church of Corning, and was a friend to many. Surviving are her sons, Bruce (Marie) Morrison of Ballwin, MO, Frank H. Leonard of Syracuse and Douglas A. (Elizabeth) Nichols of Liverpool; daughters, Linda (Dale) Quinn of Corning, Kay Morrison of Rome, Diane Richardson of MS and Patricia Jesson of NH, 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Franklin Nichols. Family and friends are invited to call at the First Baptist Church of Corning, 110 E. First Street on Monday, July 1, 2002 from 9-11 AM. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of visitation (11 AM). Family will provide flowers. Memorial donations, in Beatrice's name, may be directed to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13320. Beatrice N. Nichols HORSEHEADS, N.Y. | Beatrice N. Nichols, age 85, formerly of Syracuse and Corning, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Beatrice was born October 3, 1916 in Syracuse, NY the daughter of the late Herbert J. and Maud Sperry Newton. She was retired from York State Manor in Syracuse where she had been the Assistant Director. Beatrice was a member of the First Baptist Church of Corning, and was a friend to many. Surviving are her sons, Bruce (Marie) Morrison of Ballwin, MO, Frank H. Leonard of Syracuse and Douglas A. (Elizabeth) Nichols of Liverpool; daughters, Linda (Dale) Quinn of Corning, Kay Morrison of Rome, Diane Richardson of MS and Patricia Jesson of NH, 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Franklin Nichols. Family and friends are invited to call at the First Baptist Church of Corning, 110 E. First Street on Monday, July 1, 2002 from 9-11 AM. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of visitation (11 AM). Family will provide flowers. Memorial donations, in Beatrice's name, may be directed to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13320. Howard L. Nichols Bath, NY | Howard L. Nichols, age 88 of Bath went to be with the Lord Friday, September 9, 2002 at the Corning Hospital with his loving family at his side. He was born in Kane, PA, April 3, 1914 the son of Leon and Genevieve (Thornburg) Nichols. Howard graduated from Kane High School in 1932 and married Helen Carlson in 1940 in Wilcox, PA. She predeceased him in 1978. In 1981 he married Carolyn Rockcastle of Bath. He was employed by Suburban Propane as a technician where he retired after more than 40 years of service. Howard was a committed Christian, dedicated to his Lord and the Church. He was very active in the Bath Baptist Church as a Bible Study and Adult Sunday School teacher, and in the Visitation Ministries at both Bath Baptist Church and Victory Highway Wesleyan Church. He served on the Village of Savona Board as Vice Mayor, as well as in several other capacities. For ten and a half years, Howard served on the Board of the Savona Central School District. His survivors include his loving children Elizabeth "Bettelou" Miller of Campbell, NY and Sharon (Ken) Clark of Beaver Dams NY, Philip (Ellen) Nichols of Glendale, AZ, Lois (Eric) Noble of Anchorage, AK, and Godson Dean (Karen) Hillyard of Bath, NY; three brothers, Leighton Nichols of Council Grove, KS, Richard Nichols of San Jose, CA, and Robert Nichols of Mt. Clemens Township, MI; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call on Sunday from 4:00-7:00PM at Phillips Funeral Home, Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning and on Monday from 10:00-11:00AM at Bath Baptist Church, 14 Howell St., Bath, NY where a service of Celebration and Thanksgiving will follow at 11:00AM with Rev. Dean Hillyard officiating. Burial will follow in Seaman Cemetery, Savona, NY. Memorials may be made in Howard's name to the Bath Baptist Church, 14 Howell St., Bath, NY 14810, Tupper Lake Baptist Chapel, Mill St., Tupper Lake, NY or Victory Highway Wesleyan Church's Touch Ministry, 200 Victory Highway, Painted Post, NY 14870. John David Northrop BATH, NY | John David Northrop, 37, of Bath, NY passed away February 21, 2002, at Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, NY. He was born May 9, 1964 in the Town of Urbana, the son of John S. and Helen Zelko Northrop. He was a 1983 graduate of Haverling Central School of Bath, NY, where he participated in football and wrestling. He was a member of the Big Blue Marching Band. He was employed at Mercury Aircraft Inc. Hammondsport, NY, for 18 years. David's hobbies were fishing and hunting. He loved all sports especially football, wrestling, and auto racing. David is survived by his parents, John S. and Helen Northrop; a son, Tyler David Northrop; a daughter Amber Rose Northrop, both of Bath, NY, a sister, Diane M. (Isaac) Jordan of Rochester, NY; his ex-wife, Pamela Northrop of Bath, NY; several uncles, aunts, cousins; three nephews and a niece; and many friends. A Memorial Service for David will be held at 2:00PM on March 2ND, 2002 at the Centenary United Methodist Church, Bath, NY. Reverend Jeffery McDowell officiating. In lieu of flowers Memorials to David may be made to the Centenary United Methodist Church, Bath, NY, or The Bath Rams Youth Wrestling Program, C/O Jeff Baroody, 8 Whiting St. Bath, NY 14810. Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath. Edward Joseph Northrup ELMIRA | Edward Joseph Northrup age 47 of 1110 Walnut Street Elmira, NY passed away on Friday May 3, 2002 very unexpectedly. Ed was born September 15, 1954 in Rantoul, Illinois the son of Mary Rosati Northrup on August 1, 1986 and they would have celebrated their 16th Wedding Anniversary on August 1, 2002. Ed served his country with the U.S. Coast Guard from 1978-1998 and retired as a Chief Petty Officer. He was a graduate of the University of The State of New York. Ed was the owner of Northrup Memorials in Elmira, NY. Ed loved and cherished his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Rosati Northrup; daughters: Amanda Northrup of Asheville, NC, Michelle Northrup of St. Petersburg, Florida, Megan Northrup of Clearwater, Florida, and Amy Northrup of St. Petersburg, Florida; granddaughter: Megan Mikayla Northrup; father and mother: Edward J. and Lucille Yaeger Northrup of Elmira, NY; brother and sister-in-law: Douglas and Sue Northrup of Bayonet Point, Florida; niece and nephew Rachel Northrup and Benjamin Northrup both of Bayonet Point, Florida; his mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law of Minnesota; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. It was Ed's wish that there be no prior calling hours. Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY. Arrangements are entrusted to the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home in Horsheads, NY. Helen I. Norton PRATTSBURGH, NY | Helen I. Norton, age 75, of Prattsburgh, NY, died Friday May 31, 2002 at the Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Norton was born on Nov. 20, 1926 and was the daughter of John and Charlotte Gould Andrews. Helen was an active member of the Prattsburgh Senior Center. She was predeceased by her first husband, Earl R. Overholt and her second husband, James Norton. Helen is survived by her three children; Janice (Todd) Oviatt of Pikeville, TN, Gerald R. (Deborah) Overholt and Ronald E. (Kathy) Overholt all of Prattsburgh, NY : 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Bottoni-Wood Funeral Home in Prattsburgh on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm. Funeral services will follow at 8pm. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Prattsburgh Senior Center. Marie Ann Norwood HORSEHEADS, NY | Marie Ann Norwood, 82 years, of Horseheads, NY died on Monday, February 11, 2002 at her residence. Marie was born in Corning, the daughter of Walter and Carrie Bershefsky Yacubic. While in Corning she was a member of the All Saints Parish. She attended St. Patrick's School in Corning, NY and graduated from Corning Free Academy. In 1943 she began her employment with Corning Incorporated as a Lab Technician and retired in 1984 with 41 years of active service. She moved to Horseheads, NY in 1972. Marie is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Richard W. and Sandra Norwood of Spartanburg, SC; a sister, Agnes Gauss of Horseheads, NY and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Francis Walter Yacubic. Marie was a member of the 55+ Club in Corning, St. Vincent's Senior Citizen's Club, Big Flats Senior Citizens Center and Home Bureau of Chemung County. Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First Street, Corning, NY Thursday, February 14, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A Prayer Service will be offered at the funeral home Friday, February 15, 2002 at 9:00am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am at St. Mary's Church in Corning and Prayers of Committal in St. Mary's Cemetery. June O'Connell PAINTED POST | June O'Connell, 92, formerly of Brown Hollow Road, died Sunday, May 12, 2002 at The Waters of Three Rivers. She was born April 11, 1910 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of Ernest and Leda (Childs) Pace. She married Harry O'Connell who predeceased her in 1979. June was a homemaker. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Corning Senior Center. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Shafer of Corning; sisters, Bertha Haas of Webster, NY, Betty Martin of Eustis, FL and Maybelle Towner of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Rebecca Murphy, Melanie Young and Patrick Shafer and a great granddaughter, Abigail Murphy. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at the Acly-Stover Funeral Home, 327 East Second St., Corning with Rev. Carol Keller officiating. Interment and Committal services will follow at Hope Cemetery. June O'Connell PAINTED POST | June O'Connell, 92, formerly of Brown Hollow Road, Corning died Sunday, May 12, 2002 at The Waters of Three Rivers. She was born April 11, 1910 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of Ernest and Leda (Childs) Pace. She married Harry O'Connell who predeceased her in 1979. June was a homemaker. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Corning Senior Center. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Shafer of Corning; sisters, Edith Clark of Corning, Bertha Haas of Webster, NY, Betty Martin of Eustis, FL and Maybelle Towner of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Rebecca Murphy, Melanie Young and Patrick Shafer and a great granddaughter, Abigail Murphy. Funeral services will be held at today at 11:00 a.m. at the Acly-Stover Funeral Home, 327 East Second St., Corning with Rev. Carol Keller officiating. Interment and Committal services will follow at Hope Cemetery. Harold P. Odell PAINTED POST, NY | Harold P. Odell, 85 years of Clark St., Painted Post, NY died Tuesday, July 09, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Harold was born, the son of the late Harry and FLorence Wheaton Odell, in Ithaca, NY on January 26, 1918. As he grew up, he attended the schools in Ithaca ending with Ithaca High School. Harold was married to Helen Zdanowski in August 1941 at St. Mary's Church in Corning, NY. Harold was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during World War II. After the war, he became employed with Corning Incorporated as a sheet metal worker, retiring in 1985 with 46 years active service. Harold had just received his 60 year pin for service with the company. Along with being a member of the United American Flint Glass Workers Union Local 1000, Harold really enjoyed spending his spare time fishing at his cottage on Waneta Lake. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Helen Odell; daughter, Jeanne (Steven) Root of Milan, PA; a son, Robert (Victoria) Odell of Coconut Creek, FL; grandchildren: Tracy Page, Laura & Alicia Odell; sisters, Dorothy Odell, Frances Odell; brothers, Charles Odell, James Odell & Paul Odell, all of Ithaca, NY, also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Myrtle Wilson. Calling hours will be held at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning on Thursday, July 11, 2002 from 4-7 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 12, 2002 at 11:30 am. Committal Prayers, with Military Rites and Interment, will be at St. Catherine's Cemetery, Addison, NY. Jeanne E. Oelwang BATH | Jeanne Elizabeth Oelwang, 72, of Bath died Friday, May 10, 2002 at Rochester General Hospital. Jeanne was born in Hornell, NY April 21, 1930 the daughter of the late Albert and Kathryn (Whalen) Oelwang. She was a graduate of Hornell High in 1948, served in the United States Navy at Alameda Naval Air Station in California from 1951-1955, and graduated in June 1961 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of San Francisco. Jeanne lived with her parents in Hornell until 1979 and then moved to Bath. She retired as the supervisor of the Nursing Home Care and Long Term Care Units at the Bath V.A.M.C. in 1989. She is survived by her brother, Robert C. (Mary A.) Oelwang of Ft. Myers, FL; 3 nieces, Mary C. of Rockport, MA, Carol A. of Dansville, NY, Jean M. of Sydney, Australia; nephew, Robert J. of Ft. Myers, FL and also by many wonderful friends; Joanne McClure Coon, Patricia Ferguson, Rosemary Klose Clairemont, Josephine Warren, Paul Craddock, Barbara Farrell and Rowena Fuller. She was predeceased by her father, Albert in 1968; her stepfather, Cyril Hilyard in 1981 and her beloved mother, "Katie" in 1994. There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Hornell at a time to be announced. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery in Hornell, NY. Arrangements by Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath. Memorial donations, in Jeanne's name, may be made to the Donald F. Coon Emergency Department at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital. Beverly J. Oertel Beverly J. Oertel, age 73 of Robert Dr., Horseheads, NY, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center after a brief illness. Mrs. Oertel was born in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Hugh and the late Aleda Hotzapple Allen. She was predeceased by her husband, Alvin Oertel, in 1994, and recently her son-in-law, John Davenport in June of 2002. Also predeceasing Beverly were a sister, Barbara Reidy and brother, Hugh Allen Jr. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, her surviving family includes: her daughter, Diane M. Daven-port of Horseheads; grandchildren, Janelle and Sean Davenport also at home; sister and brother-in-law, Betty (Harry) Slovak of Waco, TX; brother and sister-in-law, Donald (Carole) Allen of Elmira, NY; brother-in-law, James Reidy of Elmira, NY, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services with the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, will take place privately with interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Falck Cancer Center c/o AOMC, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905-9984. Margaret Said Opelt HAMMONDSPORT | Margaret "Peg" Said Opelt of 1311 East Lake Road, died at the Steuben County Health Care Facility on Thursday, April 11, 2002. Peg was born January 25, 1906 in Summerville, Indiana the daughter of Jesse M. & Della Howard Said. She retired from the New York Central Railroad after twenty years of service. She previously worked at Corning Fiberbox in Riverside and Ingersoll-Rand of Painted Post. Peg lived most of her life in Corning, moving to Keuka Lake following the 1972 flood. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Corning. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, William J. Opelt and brothers, Howard Said and Robert Said and sisters, Ruth Keeley and Jessie Hall. Peg is survived by two sons: Robert S. Opelt (Doris) of Bedford, TX and James W. Opelt (Kathryn) of 1311 East Lake Road, Hammondsport; sister-in-law, Kathryn Said of Painted Post, 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m. at the Pulteney Presbyterian Church; Rev. Kenneth Hickey officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning, NY. Memorial donations may be made to the Hammondsport or Wayne Ambulance Corp. or the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are by the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport. Cornelia Oprescu PAINTED POST | Cornelia Oprescu, age 84, of Painted Post, passed away Monday, August 26, 2002 at home. Cornelia was born September 17, 1917 in Romania the daughter of Alexandru and Maria Tanasescu. Surviving is a son, Constantin Oprescu of Corning; daughters, Maria Gheorghiu of Painted Post and Eliza Oprescu of Corning, 2 grandchildren, Anca Gheorghiu and Alexandra Oprescu. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Coopers Cemetery, Coopers Plains. Arrangements are being handled by Carpenter's Funeral Home. Elsie G. Overhiser PULTENEY | Elsie G. Overhiser, 61, formerly of Pulteney, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2002 at Founders Pavilion in Corning. She was born June 26, 1941 in Naples, N.Y., the daughter of Herbert and Hattie Mae Scott Gelder. Elsie worked at Westinghouse in Bath after high school and then worked in vineyards in Pulteney. She was a member of St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Hammondsport. Surviving are her husband, Lyle (Bucky) Overhiser of Pulteney; daughter, Betty (Mac) Sine of Lawrenceville, PA; son, Randy of Monroe, NC; sisters, Doris (Mike) Somogyi of Bath and Mildred Harilou of Hudson, FL; brother, Charles (Ann) Gelder of Pulteney; grandson, John Sine; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son Charles Overhiser in 1979 and brothers, Gerald in 1944 and Philip in 1996. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, August 9, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Church in Hammondsport. Interment in Glenview Cemetery in Pulteney will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Founders Pavilion, 201 East First St., Corning, NY 14830 or St. Gabriel's Catholic Church. Mrs. Doris Parry Middaugh Overman LYNCHBURG, VA | Mrs. Doris Parry Middaugh Overman, 78, wife of Thomas C. Overman, died Monday, July 29, 2002, at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Mrs. Overman was a member of Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church and a homemaker. She was a native of Dunkirk, NY as Doris Parry, and later lived in Corning, NY as Doris Middaugh. Lynchburg had been her home for the past 10 years. Mrs. Overman is also survived by daughters Nancy (Steve) Chiminello of Huddleston and Cindy (Frank) Plewinski of Louisville, KY, a son Mark (Dorothy) Middaugh of Waverly, NY, stepsons, Thomas Clarkson (Dianne) Overman III of Woodbridge, VA and Robert Howard (Carol) Overman of Vienna, Ohio, a sister, Marion Beach of Corning, NY, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service was conducted at 2PM Wednesday at Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Corey Ingold and Rev. Raymond Eichler officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to DODII Foundation, 2506 Regal Road, LaGrange, KY 40031. For more information you may go online at www.virginiacremation.com. Raymond H. 'Pete' Packard FAIRBORN, OH | Raymond H. "Pete" Packard, age 85 of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2002 in the Kettering Medical Center. He was born on June 10, 1917 in Corning, the son of the late Elden B. and Frances (Hall) Packard. Mr. Packard was a retired Chief Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force with 28 years of service, a World War II veteran, a member of American Legion Post 165 and served as bailiff with the Fairborn Municipal Court with 19 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret H. Packard; his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Susan Packard of Fairborn; 5 grandchildren, Christopher Packard, Morgan Packard, Adam Packard, Michael Williams and Jessica Williams; 2 brothers, Fred and Sidney Packard, both of New York; a sister, Hilda Howe of New York and numerous other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, E. Robert Packard. Services were conducted. In memory of Pete, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arran-gements entrusted to Belton Funeral Home, Fairborn, Ohio. June Marguerite Packard CAMPBELL | June Marguerite Packard age 91, of Main Street, Campbell, died Monday, September 9, 2002 at the Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath. June was born in Corning, NY on June 6, 1911 the daughter of the late Alfred and Marguerite (Freeman) Maltby. She was the wife of Eldon Packard who preceded her in death in 1948. June graduated from C.F.A. in 1929, attended Syracuse University, New York Training for Deaconesses, University of Miami and the University of Iowa. She taught home economics at BOCES in Coopers Plains for several years. Mrs. Packard was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Corning, where she had been the Director of Religious Education. Her memberships included the American Home Economics Association. She is survived by a niece, Alice (Earl) Wietz of Bronson, FL; two nephews, James (Pamela) Maltby of Sarasota, FL and Leslie Arthur (Ann) Maltby of Alachua, FL; several grand nieces and nephews, and great grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Leslie Arthur, Gordon and Douglas Maltby. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2002 at 7:00 PM at the Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning with the Reverend Jorge M. Gutierrez officiating. Burial will be in the Hope Cemetery Annex in Corning. Donald E. Palmer HORSEHEADS, NY | Donald E. Palmer, age 52 of 42 Ponderosa Drive, Horseheads, NY, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 8, 2002 surrounded by his loving family. Don was born February 8, 1950 in Elmira, NY the son of Roy W. and Lora Hill Palmer. He married his wife, Patricia M. Lowman Palmer on May 5, 1979 and they would have celebrated their 23rd Wedding Anniversary on May 5, 2002. Don was a Corrections Officer at The Elmira Correctional Facility in Elmira, NY. Don was a member of the NRA and an avid outdoorsman who taught his grandchildren to enjoy and respect the outdoors. He was pre-deceased by his father-in-law, Martin H. Lowman Sr. and by his brother-in-law, Patrick Sargent. Don is survived by his loving wife of 23 years Patricia M. Lowman Palmer; daughters and sons-in-law: Rebecca & Rob Carpenter of McGaheysville, VA and Christine & Danny Keough of Elmira Heights, NY; sons and daughter-in-law: William Malin of Corning, NY and Matthew & Crystal Malin of Corning, NY; grandchildren: Dominic, Allison, Brittany, Jamie, Cyle, Joshua, Andrew, Matthew, Nicholas and Kayla; his faithful canine companion KK; father and mother; Roy W. & Lora Hill Palmer of Big Flats, NY; brothers and sisters-in-law: Roy W. & Pamela Palmer Jr. of Pearland, TX and John & Laura Palmer of Pisgah Forest, NC; sister: Alice L. Sargent of Mendon, NY; mother-in-law: Alberta Evans Lowman of Horseheads, NY; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Gerald-ine & Clair Bixby of Lowman, NY and Martin & Sheila Lowman Jr. of Horseheads, NY; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, 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 Friday, April 12, 2002 from 1-4 and 6-8 PM. Don's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 8 PM. The Rev. Donald R. Hoff and The Rev. Eleanor Haber will officiate. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Don through memorials to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home. Edward "Dago" Palmer CORNING | Edward "Dago" Palmer, 77 of Corning passed away Saturday, April 20th, 2002 unexpectedly at home. He was born March 1st, 1925 in Weatherly, PA and was raised in New York City. Ed enjoyed all kinds of sports, crossword puzzles, and playing cards. He was a lifetime fan of the New York Yankees. Ed was a World War II veteran serving his country in the US Army with the 3015 Quartermaster Company in the European Theater of war. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He was employed by Corning Glass Works as a pipefitter retiring in May of 1987 with 35 active years service. Ed is survived by one son and daughter-in-law. Dan and Allison Palmer of Corning, NY, one granddaughter, Melissa Palmer of Corning, NY sisters-in-law Mary Conaker of Weatherly, PA and Betty Coyle of Beaver Meadows PA and several nieces and nephews. Ed was predeceased by his ex-wife and very close friend Helen. Friends may call at Carpenter's Funeral Home 14 E. Pulteney Street Corning, NY on Tuesday April 23rd, 2002 from 7-9PM. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday April 24th, 2002 at Coopers Cemetery Coopers Plains, NY with full Military Honors accorded. Donations may be made to the American Diabetic Association 242 Andrews Street Suite 405 Rochester, NY 14604 in Ed's name. John L. Palmer HAMMONDSPORT | John L. Palmer, 83, of County Route 87, departed this life Tuesday morning February 26, 2002, at Bath Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bath, New York. He was born August 9, 1918 in Bath, NY to Jessie and Nellie Bates Palmer. John retired in 1983 as a machinist at Mercury Aircraft of Hammondsport, NY. He was a member of the Hammondsport American Legion and the Bath VFW having served as a Staff Sgt. during WWII. John was widowed in 1980 with the passing of his wife, Marjorie B. (Seager) Palmer. He is currently survived by his companion of many years, Averil Zyla; his son, John C. Palmer of Hammondsport, NY; daughter, Diana J. Kaufman of Bath, NY; two grandsons; one granddaughter, two great-grandsons; one brother, Albert Bates of Bath, NY; two sisters, Norma O'Brian and Katherine Russell both of Bath and several nieces and nephews. There will be no calling hours. Services, with full Military Honors, will be held Friday, March 1, 2002 in Seamens Cemetery, Savona, NY at 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wayne Ambulance Corps, Wayne, NY or to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Seager-Jones Funeral Home, Bath, NY. Jean Plaisted Palmer LIVERPOOL, NY | Jean Plaisted Palmer 77 of Sunrise Terrance in Liverpool passed away Sunday, August 11, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. She was born July 10, 1925 in Hammondsport the daughter of Frederick and Grace Barkley Plaisted. Her husband, Richard A. Palmer, passed away on April 22, 2000. Surviving are her daughters, Debra (Timothy) Thornton of Chittenango, NY and Karen (Richard) Miles of Bean Station, TN; sister, Eleanor (Walter) Swarthout of Gang Mills, NY, 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brothers, Merton and Elmer Plaisted and sister, Melva Day. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport where Funeral Services will take place Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Robert Bruinooge will officiate. Interment will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. or the American Epilepsy Foundation. Richard A. (Rich) Parker ATLANTA, GA | Richard A. (Rich) Parker, age 40. Beloved husband, father and friend died on Tuesday, March 26 of kidney failure in Atlanta, GA. Rich was formerly of Penfield and Corning, NY. He is survived by his wife, Linda Danko Parker, and son Jacob Parker (age 8) as well as his parents, Ed and Irene Parker, in laws, Patricia and Donald Cummings, Ron Danko and Linda Rossolo; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Jim Attard; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Jean Parker; brother-in-law, Ron Danko, Jr.; nephews, Nathan and Ryan Attard and Jason Parker; nieces, Claire Danko and Jill Parker and special aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends, including Dylan Dog. A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 2576 Browncroft Blvd. Penfield, NY 14625. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Rich to the Jacob Parker Education Fund, c/o Leslie W. Kernan, Jr. Esq., Lacy Katzen, Ryan & Mittleman, LLP, 130 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604. Rich was the best Daddy ever and will be missed very much. Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Rd, Roswell, GA 30076. Robert E. Parker BATH | Robert E. Parker, age 67 of Syracuse and formerly of Elmira, NY, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 in the Bath VA Medical Center. His surviving family includes his brothers and sisters: Raymond (Beverly) Parker Jr. of Horseheads, NY, David Parker of Gillet, PA, Marian (Wayne) Hungerford of Corning, NY and Corenne (Eddie) Fagan of Elmira, NY; several cousins, nieces and nephews and a host of close friends and neighbors in the Syracuse area. He was predeceased by his brother, Loring Parker in 1983. Bob was a machinist with Selflock Screw Products in N. Syracuse and a veteran of the US Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, reading and was an avid builder of model airplanes. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads on Wed., Feb. 6, 2002 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. His funeral service will follow there at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Deb Roe officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY where full military honors will be accorded. Richard A. Parker (Rich) ATLANTA, GA | Richard A. (Rich) Parker, age 40. Beloved husband, father, and friend died on Tuesday, March 26 of Kidney Failure in Atlanta, GA. Rich was formerly of Penfield and Corning, NY. He is survived by his wife, Linda Danko Parker, and son Jacob Parker (age 8) as well as his parents, Ed and Irene Parker, in laws, Patricia and Donald Cummings, Ron Danko and Linda Rossolo; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Jim Attard; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Jean Parker; brother-in-law, Ron Danko, Jr.; nephews, Nathan and Ryan Attard and Jason Parker; nieces, Claire Danko and Jill Parker and special aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends, including Dylan Dog. A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 2576 Browncroft Blvd. Penfield, NY 14625. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Rich to the Jacob Parker Education Fund, c/o Leslie W. Kernan, Jr. Esq., Lacy Katzen, Ryan & Mittleman, LLP, 130 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604. Rich was the best Daddy ever and will be missed very much. Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Rd, Roswell, GA 30076. Rose C. Parrish JEFFERSON, LA | Rose C. Parrish, 83 years of 642 Terrace Street, formerly of Corning, died March 12, 2002 at the East Jefferson Hospital following a brief illness. She was born June 19, 1918 in Buffalo, NY the daughter of the late Stephan and Anna Lusecco Caccitori. Rose was a past member of All Saints Parish, attending St. Patrick's Church. Surviving, her son, Roger Parrish of Jefferson, LA and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank (Ben) Parrish and daughter, Judy Parrish. Committal Prayers and Interment will be held at the Sugar Hill Cemetery, Townsend, NY Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Philip Billotte officiating. Local arrangements are with the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 East First Street, Corning, NY 14830. Anna F. Parsons ROCHESTER, NY | Anna F. Parsons departed this life on March 6, 2002 in Rochester, New York three days before her 98th birthday. She entered this life in Dubois, PA on March 9, 1904, the fifth of nine children born to Emma Taylor Daniels and William Daniels. A longtime resident of Corning, Mrs. Parsons moved to Rochester in 1999 to be near her family. Anna F. Daniels was married to Kenneth A. Parsons on November 27, 1929. Mr. Parsons preceded his wife in death in January 1981. Mrs. Parsons is survived by two daughters, Virginia A. Henderson (Richard J.) and Sally Jo Stookey (Dr. Robert A.) of Pittsford, NY; five grandchildren: Ted Champaign (Carol) of Las Vegas, NV, Kenneth Champaign (Pamela) of River Bank, CA, Mimi Gogolewski (S. Scott) of Round Rock, TX, David Stookey (Phyllis) of Walworth, NY and Steven Stookey (Rosslyn) of Kirkland, WA. Three great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Parsons: Timothy Alexander of Round Rock, TX and Jessica and Megan Stookey, both of Walworth; and her sister, Mrs. Emma O'Toole of Pinion, AL and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Parsons will be sadly missed. Mrs. Parsons worked in the Premium Department of Coger, Tucker & Cheney prior to her marriage. In later years she operated a small catering service from the family home on East First Street in Corning. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church, Corning for many years where she was a lifetime member of the Women's Society of Christian Service. She was a lifetime member of the Corning/Painted Post Order of the Eastern Star. She served as an Election Inspector for several years and was active in Hospital Chapter "H" for many years. A memorial service will be held in Rochester at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 at Wesley Manor Community Center, 666 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607. A funeral service will be held in Corning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2002 at Acly Stover Funeral Home, 327 East Second Street. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church, 144 Cedar Street, Corning or to the charity of your choice. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Staff of Wesley Gardens for their loving care over the Andrew Charles Pastore PAINTED POST | Andrew Charles Pastore, age 67, of Taft Road, Painted Post, NY, died Tuesday, August 20, 2002 at his home. Andrew was born in Watkins Glen, NY on July 8, 1935, the son of the late Andrew A. and the late Mary (Bernard) Pastore. He was a retired mechanic from various businesses in the area. He served his country in the United States Navy from 1954 to 1957. Andrew was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Richard and by a granddaughter, Ariel Pastore. He is survived by one daughter, Mary (Bert) Park of Campbell, NY; four sons, Anthony (Tina) Pastore of Sumter, SC, Michael (Michele) Pastore of Christiansburg, VA, Andrew (Diane) Pastore, Jr. of Grant, AL and Steven (Jeanette) Pastore of Fayetteville, NC; 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Calling hours will be held today, Thursday, August 22 from 6-8 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Campbell, NY. Memorial donations may be made, in Andrew's name, to a charity of one's choice. Anna M. Payne Canisteo, NY | Anna M. Payne, 76, of 4556 State Rte. 36, Canisteo, NY passed away Saturday, September, 28, 2002 at home, after a long illness. Born in Troupsburg, NY, May 19, 1926, she was the daughter of Roland H. and Gladys Page Minard. Anna was a graduate of Troupsburg Central School, had been a member of the Troupsburg Grange, she and her husband operated a dairy farm in the town of Canisteo for many years and she was a bus driver for Canisteo Central School for over 25 years. She married Harold G. Payne, July 14, 1944, he preceded her in death August 1, 2000. She is also preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Roland H. Minard, Jr., her grandson, Jason and two great-grandchildren. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, June and Gary Button of Jasper, NY, Bonnie and Michael Davis and Pat and Gary Hadsell of Canisteo, NY. Sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Rose Marie Payne of Eastonallee, Georgia, Barry and Cindy Payne, and Louis and Donna Payne of Canisteo, NY. She is also survived by her sister Vivian Farranti of Troupsburg, NY, 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Friends may call Monday, September 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the H. P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main Street, Woodhull, NY. Where Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, October 1st at 11:00 AM, the Rev. Mark Wade will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Troupsburg, NY. Margaret E. Payne JASPER, NY | Margaret E. Payne, age 86, of 3696 State Rte. 417, Jasper, NY, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at McAuley Manor at Mercy Care, Hornell, NY. Born in Troupsburg, NY October 22, 1915, she was the daughter of William & Amy Hulbert Leach. She was a member of the United Church of Jasper, NY and the former Jasper Grange. Margaret married Glenn I. Payne on December 21, 1935. He preceded her in death April 11, 1992. She is also, preceded in death by her brothers, Robert & Myron Leach. She is survived by her son, Gary R. Payne of Tompkinsville, Kentucky; her daughter & son-in-law, JoAnn & Lynn VanFleet of Avoca, NY; 9 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren; and her brother, Forrest H. Leach of Zephyrhills, FL; and several nieces, nephews, & cousins. Friends may call at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St., Woodhull, NY, Friday, September 6, 2002, 2-4:30pm. Funeral & Committal Services will be conducted there immediately following visitation. Rev. David Barnard will officiate. Burial will be in Woodhull Cemetery. Memorials will be received for the Jasper Library, the Jasper Ambulance Corps., or the United Church of Jasper. Margaret A. Pearce BATH | Margaret A. Pearce, 71, of 5976 Thomas Rd., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, NY. She was born February 7, 1931 in Bath, NY to Francis and Mildred Clemons Dickinson. She was a retired Tester for Westinghouse, Bath, NY. Margaret is survived by her husband, Glenn Pearce; three children, Kermit (Christa) Pearce of Texas, Kathy (William) Bettencourt of Bath, NY, and Karen (David) Hill of Bath, NY; one step-daughter, Deborah Ann (Jon) Pierce of Kanona, NY; one step-son, James Pearce of Nevada; one brother, Robert (Rosemary) Dickinson of Sayre, PA; one sister, Theresa Reynolds of Vestal, NY; one sister-in-law, Elva Dickinson of Bath, NY; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Richard and Edward Dickinson. Friends may call at Seager-Jones Funeral Home, 4 E. Washington St., Bath, NY, Saturday, June 8th from 12:00-2:00 PM with the funeral service to immediately follow at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Joseph DeSerio officiating. Burial will be in Nondaga Cemetery, Bath, NY. Donations can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Ralph W. Pearsall WATKINS GLEN, NY | Ralph W. Pearsall, age 70, of Watkins Glen, NY died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002. Friends and relatives are invited to attend his memorial service on Wed., Sept. 25, 2002 at 11 am at the First Presbyterian Church of Watkins Glen, with the Rev. Beverly Karr-Lyon officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at Seneca Lodge in Watkins Glen. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or a charity of one's choice. Ralph was born on Sept. 23, 1932 in Newton, NJ and was the son of Roy and Mary Alta Middaugh Pearsall. He served with the U.S. Army in 1953 and 1954. Ralph was employed with the Horseheads B.P.O.E. #2297 and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Watkins Glen, the Corning B.P.O.E. #1071, the John P. Eaton American Legion Post # 746 of Corning and the Mechanics Club of Montour Falls. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, BettyLou; children, Wendy (Dwayne Simpson) Pearsall of Poland, Maine, Marla Pearsall of Pawtucket, RI, Michael Pearsall and his fiance, Mary Scheidel of Albany, NY; grandchildren, Kalila and Bryce Simpson; brothers, Earl (Evelyn) Pearsall of Chula Vista, CA, Kenneth (Virginia) Pearsall of Addison, NY, Edward (Donna) Pearsall of Addison, NY, Floyd (Doreen) Pearsall of Tucson, AZ; sister, Elaine (John) Antonio of Painted Post, NY; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Charles Pearsall in 1944. Arrangements with the Haughey-Wood Funeral Home in Watkins Glen, NY. Walter E. Peek PULTENEY, NY | Walter E. Peek, 82, of 9064 Main Street, Pulteney died Friday, April 5 at the Baptist Hospital in Miami, FL. He was born to Ralph and Martha Shaw Peek in Kansas City, Kansas but spent his childhood and adult life in Pulteney, NY. He is loved and will be missed by his wife of 61 years, Thelma Kennedy Peek and three sons: Fred (Pamela) of Penn Yan, NY, Walter (Nancy) of Fairport, NY and Don (Mary Jane) of Pulteney, NY and daughter Ann (Jon) McKnight of High Bridge, NJ. He was a loving grandfather to 11 and great-grandfather to 7. Walter loved fishing and hunting and was a member and trustee of the Pulteney Presbyterian Church, former Pulteney town and county Supervisor, councilman, and Justice of the Peace, former grower's representative for the Taylor Wine Company and a director of New York State Wine Grape Growers; while having worked many years as a farmer, building contractor and grape grower. He enjoyed over 30 years of retirement with his wife, many of those RV-ing to various parts of the country including 4 trips across Canada to Alaska and winters in Key Largo, Florida. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service for family and friends to celebrate his life is scheduled for 11:00 AM on April 20th at the Pulteney Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Pulteney Presbyterian Church, the Pulteney Free Library or the Pulteney Volunteer Ambulance. Key Largo friends may wish to remember Walt through contributions to the Key Largo Library. Evelyn Carpenter Pelham PAINTED POST | Evelyn Carpenter Pelham, 83, of Village Manor Apts., Painted Post, NY, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2002 at Corning Hospital. Evelyn was born in Painted Post, NY, July 13, 1919 and was the daughter of Charles L. & Fanny Wright Carpenter. She was a graduate of Painted Post High School and was for many years a legal secretary. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Painted Post. She is survived by her sister & brother-in-law, Vivian & J. Paul Jelliff of Corning, NY and her brother & sister-in-law, Charles E. Sr. & Arlene Carpenter of Addison, NY; and several nieces & nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Howard Carpenter and sisters, Laverna Hardman & Elizabeth Bonicave. Friends may call at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St., Woodhull, NY, Tuesday, August 6th, 7:00-8:30 pm, where funeral & committal services will be conducted immediately following visitation. The Rev. L.D. Maxson will officiate. Burial will be in Woodhull Cemetery. Flora E. Perkins BATH | Flora E. Perkins, 87, of the Taylor Health Care Center, Bath died Sunday, June 2, 2002. Mrs. Perkins was born in McKean, PA, July 1, 1914 the daughter of the late George and Reba (Simpier) Cummings. She was the wife of the late Raymond Perkins who predeceased her in 11/78. She was employed by Waits Nursing Home, Bath and also was a former Cook at the National Hotel, Amoco Diner and Court House Diner. She is survived by 4 daughters: Margaret Perkins of Bath, NY, Rebecca Jordon of Ontario, NY, Diane (Walter) Reed of Visalia, CA and Deanne (Thomas) Geyer of Wellsville, NY; her son, John (Nora) Perkins of Savona, NY, 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Veronica Cummings and Felicia Cummings and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband; son Joseph Perkins; grandson Daniel Coots; brothers: George Cummings, Owen Cummings, Clint Cummings, Emory Cummings, Raymond Cummings and Frankie Cummings; and sisters, Margaret Morrison, Cora Lewis and Alice Cummings. Funeral Services will be held today, June 5th at 2:00 PM at Fagan's Funeral Home, Bath, with Reverend Robert Tuttle officiating. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery, Bath. Memorial donations, in Flora's name, may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 274 N. Goodman, St., Box K3, Rochester, NY 14607. Family and friends will gather at the Bath V.F.W., Route 54 following the graveside services at Grove Cemetery, Bath. Emma K. Perry Dundee | Emma K. Perry, age 89, of Dundee, NY died Friday, September 13, 2002 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, in Montour Falls, NY. Mrs. Perry was born November 11, 1912 in Weston, NY, the daughter of the late J. D. and Harriett Calkins Soles. She married Harold G. Perry, on June 18, 1932 in Dundee, NY; he passed away on April 5, 1991. She was a life long area resident, a member of the Altay Baptist Church, and worked for various vineyards over the years. She enjoyed playing the organ, gardening, and flowers. She is survived by 4 sons; Ross L. (Mary Lou) Perry of Lindley, NY, Steward M. (Ethel) Perry of Dundee, Lyman E. (Wilma) Perry of Watkins Glen, Harold R. (Landra) Perry of Bath; one daughter, Dell Anna LeMaire of Dundee, 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call from Noon-2 PM, Monday, (Sept. 16) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; where a funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM with Pastor Evelyn Emerson and Pastor Jeff Quigley officiating. Burial will follow in the Altay Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Altay Baptist Church, Dundee, NY 14837. Thomas "Leighton" Perry CAMPBELL | Thomas "Leighton" Perry, 68, of Campbell, NY, passed away Monday, February 11, 2002, at Corning Hospital. My father was a very devoted husband, father, brother, and friend. He was born the son of the late Wyndham Gordon Perry and Olive Nicholas of Wales (U.K.) on July 13, 1933. Dad came to the United States in 1966 and became a citizen in 1967 soon thereafter meeting my mother and marrying in 1968. His career took him from Hungerford Buick to Woodhouse's garage and on to Polly-o Dairy, where he retired after 20 years as a truck driver. Post retirement allowed him to further his hobbies of sailing and model trains and also led him to transport patients for Cancer Treatment Services of Corning, then on to Rossettie Pharmacy where he delivered prescriptions. Dad was predeceased by his parents, his brother, James, and sister, Stella. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Sandra Perry; his sons: Tom Perry and wife Linda of Corning, NY and Dexter Perry and wife Kathy, of England; his daughter: Cheryl Carlisle, of England; his sister: Moria French and husband Milton, of Painted Post. Dad also had six grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many good friends. Family and friends are invited to call at our home, 115 Jennings Street, Corning, on Sunday, February 17, 2002, from 2-6 PM, to help us celebrate my father's life. Please come, be casual, and bring along a good story to tell. Memorials may be made in my father's name to the United Way of the Southern Tier, 300 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 2, Corning, NY 14830-2832. Gladys M. "Babe" Personius ELMIRA | Gladys M. "Babe" Personius, 82, of 569 Lyons St., died late Wednesday evening (Aug. 28, 2002) at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Born in Elmira on May 8, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth White Personius. A life long resident of Elmira, Gladys was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy and the Elmira Business Institute. She was a dedicated employee for Flickingers in Elmira, where she was employed as a bookkeeper before her retirement. Gladys was a lapidary and also made jewelery and collected gem stones. Her family includes her two sisters, Evelyn Myers of Elmira and Betty (Phillip) Rossi of Avoca; her numerous nieces and nephews; also her dear friend, Wilma Wilson of Elmira. Besides her parents, Gladys was predeceased by her two sisters, Virginia Polhamus and Florence Plate. Calling hours are from Noon to 2 p.m. today at the Bond-Davis & Bishop Funeral Home in Avoca, where a funeral and committal service will be held following calling hours at 2 p.m. today with Mr. Donald Lester officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute, in Gladys' memory, to their favorite charity. Lisa (Paradiso) Peters WATKINS GLEN | Lisa (Paradiso) Peters age 40, of 121 7th Street, Watkins Glen, NY died Tuesday, March 5th, 2002 at home. Friends and relatives are invited to call Saturday, March 9th from 1-4 pm at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at the funeral home starting at 4:00 p.m. Survivors include her husband of 19 years, James F. Peters; children: Angelo, Gianni and Juliana Peters; parents, Jim and Liz Paradiso, both of Watkins Glen; sisters, Anne Paradiso (Charles Baah), Julia Paradiso (John Davis), both of Burlington, VT; brothers, James Paradiso of Arlington, VA and Greg (Cathy) Paradiso of Parkton, MD; grandmother, Angie Specchio; half-sister, Olivia Paradiso; sister-in-law, Corrine Flahive, all of Watkins Glen, NY and many relatives and friends. Lisa loved life and lived it to the fullest. Between her energy, humor and social charm, her presence was unmistakable. Her children, family and friends were paramount. Everything she pursued was done with zest- whether it was volunteer work, baking, skiing or music. Lisa was kind, generous and selfless. She will be missed beyond words. At the family's request and in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the: Peters Children Education Fund, c/o HSBC Bank, P.O. Box 71, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Norman Bradley Phelps PAINTED POST, NY | Norman Bradley Phelps, sculptor of the Painted Post Indian Monument, died at home on Thompson Drive, Painted Post on Tuesday, April 23, 2002. He was born in Addison, New York on September 18, 1904 a son of Norman B. and Daisy Colegrove Phelps. He grew up and lived in Addison until 1995 when he moved to Painted Post. He attended Addison Schools and was graduated from Pratt Institute with a degree in Art. He taught art at Painted Post Schools from 1931 to 1963 when he became art teacher at West High School, retiring in 1966. He was respected and well liked by all students, always willing to help on any school project, such as designing sets for school plays, art advisor for The Poster, P.P.H.S. yearbook and as class advisor. Above all, he was a loving and devoted husband and father. Mr. Phelps designed and sculpted a memorial plaque which was dedicated in 1946, a beautiful bronze piece showing an angel cradling in her arms a fallen soldier. This was created to honor the 19 young men who attended Painted Post High School who lost their lives in World War II. It hung in the lobby of the auditorium at Painted Post High School for many years and then was moved to the Erwin Museum in the Erwin Town Hall and is now in storage. In 1948 he was commissioned to sculpt a new Indian monument after the old one was destroyed in a wind storm. The new monument was unveiled in 1950 during ceremonies in a week-end of special activities with guest speakers, Senator Sterling Cole and Thomas Watson, then president of IBM. The Indian stands today in the Village Square, a proud symbol of Painted Post. Mr. Phelps also designed and made the bronze and steel cross which hangs in the sanctuary of the First Congregational Church in Corning and the matching candle sticks and vases. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Addison and a member for 60 years of Addison Union Lodge F. & A.M.. Surviving are his wife Audrey whom he married April 2, 1961; also daughters, Helen Josephine (Thomas) Studders of Bath, NY and Norma Beth (Robert) Dumais of East Greenwich, RI; a son, Glenn (Lynn) Phelps of Croton-on-Hudson, NY; grandchildren, Steven, David, and Robert Montfort, Cheryl Najecki, Richard and Glenn Dumais and Norman Bradley Phelps III and Nancy Phelps and eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Helen Crane Phelps; brothers, Leland and William Phelps; sisters, Ruth Grist, Irene Phelps, Ervilla Andrews and Daisy Phelps. A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 28 at 3 pm at the First Congregational Church, Pulteney Street at Pritchard Avenue, Corning with Reverend Stephen Sibson officiating. The family will provide flowers. Memorial gifts may be made to the Congregational Church, First Presbyterian Church of Painted Post, Addison First Presbyterian Church, the Addison Public Library or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are being handled by the Flint Funeral Home, Addison, NY.