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Hugh E. Elliott 
CORNING | Hugh E. Elliott, 59, of Beaver Dams, died Tuesday, 
Feb. 19, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
He had been in the Operator's Engineer Union Local 832.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Ann Elliott; his mother, Dora 
Mae Elliott; two sons, Hugh Edwin Jr. Mansfield, Pa. and 
Steven Ray Elliott of Great Falls, Mont.; three brothers, 
Ronald Elliott and Paul Elliott, both of Corning, and Larry 
Elliott of Elmira; three sisters, Gloria Elliott of Virginia, 
Sylvia Plumley of Beaver Dams, and Karen Buck of Coopers 
Plains.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Carpenter's 
Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 8 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Matt Pickering officiating. 
Burial will be in Beaver Dams Cemetery at the convenience of 
the family.



Elizabeth A.  Ellis 
HORNELL | Elizabeth A. Ellis, 84, of 102 Steuben St., died 
Monday, Sept. 23, 2002 at Hornell Gardens Nursing Home.
Survivors include five nieces, Kathryn Gephart of Waterloo, 
Carol Atkinson of Oakfield, Patricia Matthews of Perry, 
Dorothy (Sue) Schutrum of Elmira and Jeanne Hyland of Andover.
Calling hours are noon-2 p.m. Thursday at Robertson Funeral 
Home, Hornell.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Hornell.



Helen L. Elmer 
SAYRE, PA. | Helen L. Elmer, 81, of West Fourth St., Corning, 
N.Y., died Friday Aug. 30, 2002 at Robert Packer Hospital.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Thomas Elmer of 
Corning; three daughters, Eva Marie Mastropaolo of Pittsburgh, 
Irmgard Victoria Dick of York, Kathryn Rose Elmer-Frohlich of 
Corning, N.Y.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. 
Mary's Church, Corning. Arrangements are by Phillips Funeral 
Home, Corning, N.Y.



Helen L.  Elmer 
SAYRE, PA. | Helen L. Elmer, 81, of W. Fourth St., died 
Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at the Robert Packer Hospital.
She was a retired teacher for the Corning-Painted Post School 
District.
Survivors include, her husband, Thomas Elmer of Corning; three 
daughters, Eva Marie Mastropaolo of Pittsburgh Pa., Irmgard 
Victoria Dick of York, Kathryn Rose Elmer-Frohlich of Corning.
Arrangements are incomplete by the Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 
Corning.



Frances L.  Emerson 
HORNELL | Frances L. Emerson, 92, formerly of Turnpike Road, 
died Saturday July 6, 2002 at McAuley Manor.
Survivors include a sister, Marie Griffin of Hornell.
There are no calling hours.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bender-Brown & 
Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, the Rev. Beth 
Kotteman officiating. Burial will be in Hornell Rural 
Cemetery.



Thomas K.  Emerson 
LAKELAND, FLA. | Thomas Kenneth Emerson, 85, of 1920 Edgewood 
Drive, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002.
He had been manager at Geneva Agway.
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Humiston.
Calling hours are 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Robertson Funeral Home, 
41 Genesee St., Hornell, N.Y.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Alfred Rural Cemetery.



Eleanor A. Emmick 
ELMIRA | Eleanor A. Emmick, 81, of Elmira, died Wednesday, 
July 3, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center following a 
short illness.
Survivors include three sons, Gary K. Emmick of Corning, James 
C. Emmick of Horseheads and Bruce R. Emmick of Elmira; a 
daughter, Carolyn S. Connelly of Elmira.
She was a former employee of Marine Midland Bank and Meg Tool 
Corp. of Elmira.
Calling hours are 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Olthof Funeral Home 
Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave.
Services will be held there at 4 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. 
William Valet officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn 
Cemetery.



Eleanor A.  Emmick 
ELMIRA | Eleanor A. Emmick, 81, of Elmira, died Wednesday, 
July 3, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center following a 
short illness.
Survivors include three sons, Gary K. Emmick of Corning, James 
C. Emmick of Horseheads and Bruce R. Emmick of Elmira; a 
daughter, Carolyn S. Connelly of Elmira.
She was a former employee of Marine Midland Bank and Meg Tool 
Corp. of Elmira.
Calling hours are 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Olthof Funeral Home 
Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave.
Services will be held there at 4 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. 
William Valet officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn 
Cemetery.



Winifred P.  Empson
GENEVA | Winifred P. Empson, 81, of Himrod, died Wednesday, 
July 17, 2002 at Geneva General Hospital.
She worked as a Latin and English teacher at Dundee Central 
School before retiring in 1975.
Survivors include two sons, Peter Empson of Himrod, James J. 
Empson of St. Louis, Mo.; two daughters, Sherrill H. Collins 
of Lowman, Lori J. Empson of St. Louis, Mo.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in 
Hillside Cemetery, Dundee, the Rev. Irene Nowak, officiating. 



Robert J.  Enderle
ELMIRA | Robert James Enderle, 41, of Horseheads, died Monday, 
April 1, 2002 at Arnot Odgen Hospital.
Survivors include his mother, Winnifred Mohr of Painted Post; 
a son, Robert Enderle Jr. of Syracuse and Desiree Enderle of 
Syracuse; two brothers, Brian Enderle and Mark Enderle; three 
half sisters, Rhonda Maine, Lynn Enderle and Jamie Enderle; 
two half brothers, Bob Enderle and Lee Enderle.
Arrangements are incomplete at Phillips Funeral Home, Corning. 
Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Gaines, Pa.



William H. English Jr.
SAYRE, PA. | William H. English Jr., 48, of Covington, died 
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.
He worked as the general manager of Pizza Hut in Mansfield.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Hohn English; three sons, 
Brad Tower of Bayonne, N.J., William English of Lebanon and 
Matt Tower of Covington; a daughter, Amy Tower of Covington; 
his mother, Harriet "Faye" Priset; two brothers, Nick English 
of Morris and Les English of Wellsboro.
Calling hours are 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the New 
Covenant, Extension Street, Mansfield.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Rod Murray officiating. Burial 
will be in Gray Cemetery.



Mary A.  Erhard 
COUDERSPORT, PA. | Mary A. Erhard, 92, formerly of Ulysses and 
Genesee, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002 at Cole Memorial 
Hospital.
Survivors include one son, the Rev. Mervin Erhard of Sun City, 
Ariz.; two daughters, Rebecca Monroe of Rochester, N.Y. and 
Esther Lewis of Ulysses; one sister, Frances Arnold of 
McClure.
Calling hours are 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday at the Ulysses Free 
Methodist Church.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Revs. Robert Anderson, William M. 
Grover, and Kurt Erhard officiating. Burial will be in Ulysses 
Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home.



Clifford C.  Erskine
WELLSVILLE | Clifford C. Erskine, 83, of Donnelly Road, died 
Monday, May 6, 2002 at Highland Healthcare Facility.
He was a forest worker for the the New York State Conservation 
Department until 1980.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Erskine; two daughters, Fay 
Herrnecker of Arkport, N.Y., and Bonnie George of Almond, 
N.Y.; a sister, Ruth Adams of Hornell, N.Y.; two brothers, 
Leslie Erskine of Ransomville, N.Y. and Donald Erskine of 
Almond, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Nancy Plank of Rochester, N.Y.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the 
Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, 
N.Y.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, 
Almond, N.Y.



Clifford C.  Erskine
WELLSVILLE | Clifford C. Erskine, 83, of Donnelly Road, died 
Monday, May 6, 2002 at Highland Healthcare Facility.
He was a forest worker for the the New York State Conservation 
Department until 1980.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Erskine; two daughters, Fay 
Herrnecker of Arkport, N.Y., and Bonnie George of Almond, 
N.Y.; a sister, Ruth Adams of Hornell, N.Y.; two brothers, 
Leslie Erskine of Ransomville, N.Y. and Donald Erskine of 
Almond, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Nancy Plank of Rochester, N.Y.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the 
Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, 
N.Y.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, 
Almond, N.Y.



Donald Maxwell Evans
ELMIRA | Donald Maxwell Evans, 71, of Horseheads, died 
Saturday, April 20, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira.
He owned Contractors Equipment Rental in Big Flats and had 
recently retired after 31 years there. He was also a veteran 
of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Barbara F. Evans; a 
son, D. Shawn Evans of Horseheads; a daughter, M. Diane 
McAlinn of Elmira; three sisters, Beverly Coon of Horseheads, 
Marilyn Flemming of Maryland, Marlene Bishoff of Colorado; two 
brothers, Norman Evans of North Carolina, James Evans of 
Colorado.
Calling hours are 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Tuesday at Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads.
Services will be held there Tuesday at the conclusion of 
calling hours at 8 p.m., the Rev. Walter B. Funk officiating. 
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.



Gloria B.  Everett
HORSEHEADS | Gloria B. Everett, 71 of 391 Sing Sing Road, died 
Thursday, June 6, 2002 at home.
Survivors include her husband, George W. Everett Jr.; two 
daughters, Lori Ann Klein-Doughty of Pine City and Kelie Edger 
of Elmira Heights; a son, Thomas Everett of Elmira; a sister, 
Helen Jennings of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three brothers, Robert 
Bates of Horseheads, Gene Bates of Painted Post and Clark 
Bates of Minneapolis, Minn.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Vedder and Scott Funeral 
Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 4 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Deborah Roe officiating. Burial 
will be in Montour Cemetery.



George S. Everett 
ELMIRA | George S. Everett, 88, of Horseheads, died Sunday, 
Sept. 22, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira.
He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a 
truck driver for Branch Motor Transit before retiring.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Margaret O'Brien 
Everett; a daughter, Mary Ann Foley of Raleigh, N.C.; a son, 
Joseph M. Everett of Freeport, Fla.; a sister, Edna E. Gardner 
of Clearwater, Fla.
Calling hours are from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the 
VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. 
Wednesday at St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads. Burial 
will be in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.



Floyd C.  Everetts 
BEAVER DAMS | Floyd C. Everetts, 78, of Beaver Dams, formerly 
of Horseheads, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2002.
He had owned and operated his own dairy farm on Middle Road in 
Horseheads for many years. He was also retired from Chemung 
County Transit Co. and the Horseheads Central School District. 
He also worked part time for the Schuyler County Sheriff's 
Department.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Mary H. Daniels 
Everetts; a son, William A. Everetts of Beaver Dams; a 
daughter, Laura Schoffner of Elmira.
There will be no calling hours. Services and burial will be 
held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Van 
Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads.



Davoud  Fadaifard
BETHESDA, MD. | Davoud Fadaifard, 57, formerly of Corning, 
N.Y., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002 at the National Naval 
Medical Center.
He was a physician and a businessman. He founded a medical 
clinic for low-income residents in the Dominican Republic. He 
also owned and operated Persian and Oriental rug galleries on 
Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, N.Y., and Market Street in Corning, 
N.Y. 
Survivors include his wife, Parvin Fadaifard of Virginia; 
three sons, Farshid Fadaifard of Boston, Amin Fadaifard and 
Naveed Fadaifard, both of Virginia; one daughter, Nikou 
Fadaifard of Virginia; six brothers; four sisters. 
Services will be held today in New York City and Washington, 
D.C.
Arrangements are by the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, Leesburg, Va.



Donovan L.  Fairbrother
ZEPHYRHILLS, FLA. | Donovan L. Fairbrother, 72, formerly of 
Avoca, died Tuesday, January 29, 2002 at home. 
He is a former food and concessions worker with carnivals in 
New York state.
Survivors include three brothers, Warren Fairbrother and Jack 
Fairbrother, both of Bath, N.Y., and Paul Fairbrother of 
Cohocton, N.Y.; four sisters, Laura Mehlenbacher of Wayland, 
N.Y., Juanita Hanson of Dundee, N.Y., Patricia Kimball of 
Bloomfield, N.Y., and Phyllis Mehlenbacher of Avon, N.Y.
A memorial service will be held in April. Veterans Cremation & 
Burial Society of Clearwater is in charge of arrangements.



W. Lee  Fairchild 
CORNING | W. Lee Fairchild, 78, of Corning died Wednesday, 
July 31, 2002 at Founders Pavilion.
Arrangements are incomplete with Carpenter's Funeral Home, 
Corning.



William  Fawcett Jr. 
CORNING | William Vaughn Moody Fawcett Jr. died Monday, July 
15, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
He was the manager of plant purchases for Corning Inc. until 
he retired.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Jean Jewett Fawcett; 
one daughter, Alicia Bowers of Pine City.
Arrangements are incomplete with Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. 
First St.



Francis K.  Fawcett 
HORNELL | Francis Kieran "Frank" Fawcett, 51, of 1190 Webbs 
Crossing Road, died Sunday, April 21, 2002 at St. James 
Hospital.
He had worked for the family business The Big Elms for 20 
years also as a sales representative for Sosmetal Corporation 
of Philadelphia, Pa., and as an assistant chef at the Hornell 
Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his parents, George and Janice Fawcett of 
North Hornell; two brothers, Arthur "Chuck" Fawcett of Las 
Vegas, N.V. and George "Mike" Fawcett of Rochester; a sister, 
Margaret Terry of North Hornell; his fiance, Laura Prete of 
Hornell.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Dagon Funeral 
Home, 38 Church St., Hornell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at 
St. Ann's Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.



Ivan E.  Felker
BATH | Ivan E. Felker, 78, of Carol's Court, Cameron, died 
Monday, June 24, 2002 at Bath Veterans Administration 
Hospital.
He was a retired mechanic with Corning Inc.
Survivors include two sons, Ivan S. Felker of Rochester and 
Brian Felker of Cameron; a daughter, Jeannine Allen of 
Pensacola, Fla.; a brother, James Felker of Savona; three 
sisters, Esther Jewell of Campbell, Louise Buckley of Corning 
and Charlotte Gary of Gettysburg, Pa.
Calling hours are 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at Carpenter's Funeral 
Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 1 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Theodore Brennan officiating. 
Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Campbell.



Betsy O.  Fenti
HORNELL | Betsy O'Hern Fenti, 42, of 41 Bennett St., died 
Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at St. James Mercy Hospital.
She was an employee of the Hornell City School District.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Fenti; one brother, 
Michael O'Hern of Hornell; one sister, Heather "Teddi" O'Hern 
of Hornell.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 2 
p.m. Sunday at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home Inc., 285 
Main St.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Sunday, Deacon Robert McCormick officiating. Burial 
will be in Hillside Cemetery, Canisteo.



Jessamine J. Fenti
ROCHESTER | Jessamine J. "Jess" Fenti, 79, of 22 Hart St., 
Hornell, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002 at Strong Memorial 
Hospital.
He had been employed for about 35 years at the former Erie 
Railroad, Erie-Lackawanna Railroad and Conrail as a trackman, 
foreman and a welder.
Survivors include his wife, Alvina Bechtel Fenti; three sons, 
James Fenti of Olean, Paul Fenti of Bolivar and David Fenti of 
Ardmore, Okla.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann's Church. 
Arrangements are by Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church, St., 
Hornell.



Mildred J. Ferguson 
CORNING | Mildred J. Ferguson, 92, of Green Meadows, Painted 
Post, formerly of Savona, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at 
Corning Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Delcy Bailey of Oakland, 
Calif., and Doris Thompson of Carrie, N.C.; one son, Samuel 
Ferguson Jr. of Rochester.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Seager Funeral Home, 
the Rev. Ron Huckabone officiating. Burial will be in Seamens 
Cemetery, Savona.



Amelette A.  Festa
CORNING | Amelette "Red" A. Festa, 78, of 258 Sunset Drive, 
died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 at Corning Hospital following a 
long illness.
He was the lounge manager at the Baron Steuben Hotel and Lodge 
on the Green.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra Shaw of Elmira Heights 
and Diane Stowell of Corning; one son, John Festa of Corning; 
two sisters, Sophie Merola of Corning and Devine Limoncelli of 
Elmira.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Haughey 
Funeral Home, 216 E. First St.
A prayer service will be held there at 9 a.m. Monday followed 
by a Mass of Christian Burial at 
9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. 
Mary's Cemetery.



Amelette A. Festa 
CORNING | Amelette (Red) A. Festa, 78, of 358 Sunset Drive, 
died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra Shaw of Elmira and 
Diane Stowell of Corning; a son, John Festa of Corning.
Arrangements are incomplete at Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. 
First St.



Robert L.  Fields 
CORNING | Robert L. Fields, 63, of Beaver Dams, died Thursday, 
July 25, 2002 at Corning Hospital. 
He had been a heavy equipment operator with Atlantic Pipeline.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Carole Fields; two 
daughters, Teresa Colvard of Ashburn, Va., and Tara Batista of 
Douglasville, Ga.
Arrangments are incomplete with Carpenter's Funeral Home.



Pearl Y.  Fish 
MORRIS, PA. | Pearl Young Fish, 81, of Morris, died Thursday, 
Sept. 12, 2002.
She had been a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Darlene Soltes of Morris; a 
sister, Clara VanCampen of Morris.
Calling hours are 2-3 p.m. Sunday at Tussey-Mosher Funeral 
Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Rudolph van der Hiel officiating. 
Burial will be private at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Morris.



Richard B.  Fish 
BRANCHPORT | Richard B. 'Dick' Fish, 81, of Canisteo died 
unexpectedly in the Branchport area of Keuka Lake.
He was a veterinarian with a private practice in Mt. Upton and 
later joined Dr. Leonard Tyler in practice in Canisteo. He 
later served as an inspector for the state and federal meat 
inspection program.
Survivors include his wife Marilyn; three sons, Gregory Fish 
of LaGrange Park, Ill., Jerry Fish of Portland, Ore., and Dan 
Fish of Sweetwater, Texas; one sister, Frances Tomlin of 
Greenboro, N.C.; two stepdaughters, Barbara Karr of North 
Chelmsford, Mass. and Deborah Rice of Corning; one stepson, 
Timothy Scranton of Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First 
Presbyterian Church in Canisteo, the Rev. Todd Haines 
officiating. 
Arrangements are by the H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 29 
E. Main St., Canisteo.



Leo H.  Fisher Jr.
FT. MYERS, FLA. | Leo H. Fisher Jr., 75, died Friday, March 
15, 2002.
He had been a technical illustrator at Corning Inc. for 18 
years.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen Fisher-Nguyen of 
Edgewater, Md., and Brenda Close of Big Flats, N.Y.; a sister, 
Virginia Tupper of Port Orange; a brother, Bruce Fisher of 
Monroe, N.C.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are by Horizon Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 
Ft. Myers.



James B.  Fitzgerald
BATH | James B. (Beno) Fitzgerald, 87, of the Bath VA Medical 
Center, formerly of Corning, died Sunday, March 31, 2002.
Survivors include a nephew, Donald Fitzgerald of Horseheads; 
four nieces; Alma Murdough of Elmira, Cheri Hartman of 
Newfield, Patrice Drew of Corning and Mary Ann Cole of 
Brooktondale.
There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial 
will be at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Arrangement are by Haughey Funeral Home, 216 East First 
Street, Corning.



James B. Fitzgerald 
BATH | James B. "Beno" Fitzgerald, 87, of the Bath VA 
Hospital, formerly of Corning, died Sunday, March 31, 2002.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Eva Fitzgerald of Corning.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Haughey 
Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning. Burial will be in St. 
Mary's Cemetery.



Helen D. Fitzpatrick
ELMIRA | Helen D. Fitzpatrick of Elmira died Friday, Feb. 8, 
2002 after a brief illness.
Survivors include her daughter, Anne M. Fitzpatrick of Elmira; 
one sister, Kathleen Abel of Painted Post.
Calling hours are 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the McInerny Funeral 
Home.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at 
Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Burial will be in Peter and Paul's 
Cemetery.



Martin F.  Fitzstephens
COUDERSPORT, PA. | Martin Francis Fitzstephens, 74, of 
Genesee, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at Cole Memorial 
Hospital.
He retired in 1990 from ABB Preheater in Wellsville, N.Y., 
after 36 years and also had worked at the Breeden Farm in 
Andrews Settlement for many years.
Survivors include his companion, Sally Wykoff.
Calling hours are 
10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, 
Ulysses.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Robert W. Terricciano, Jr. 
officiating. Burial will be in Kinney Cemetery, Genesee, Pa.



Stephen P.  Fitzwater Sr.
SAVONA | Stephen P. Fitzwater Sr., 56, of 43 Church St., 
Savona, died Saturday, March 16, 2002 at his home.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bond-Davis Funeral Home in 
Bath.



Dorotha Morse Fletcher 
PAINTED POST | Dorotha Morse Fletcher, 86, of Painted Post, 
died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002.
She worked for an international trade association in 
Arlington, Va., before retiring after 25 years.
There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at a later date.



Mary E. Flood
ELMIRA | Mary E. Flood, 90, of St. Mark's Terrace, Dundee, 
died Saturday, April 13, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in 
Elmira.
She was retired as a book keeper from Agway Feed in Dundee.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary A. "Peach" Pierce of 
Dundee; a son, John F. Flood of Durham, N.C.; a brother, Henry 
Bruster of Newark Valley.
Calling hours are noon to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday 
at the Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Services will be hled there at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. 
Irene Nowak, officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery.



Harold A. Folts
SAVONA | Harold A. Folts, 59, of 18 McCoy Street, passed away 
Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at his home.
He was born August 30, 1942 in Montour Falls, NY to Arthur H. 
and Bessie M. Reed Folts. Harold was a self-employed building 
contractor. He was a member of The Church of the Good 
Shepherd, Savona, NY and a former volunteer fireman in Savona, 
NY.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Faucett Folts; his parents, 
Arthur and Bessie Folts of Savona, NY; one daughter, Laurie 
(Jason) Stowe of Avoca, NY; one son, Dale (Johnna) Folts of 
Campbell, NY; four sisters, Bonnie Lehman of Beaver Dams, NY, 
Vickee (Ted) Mike of Sayre, PA, Keva (Michael) Parry of 
Painted Post, NY, and Tina Vimislik of Newport News, VA; three 
grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at The Church of the Good 
Shepherd, Savona, NY on Saturday, June 8th at 10:00 AM with 
Rev. Dennis Wienk officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Church of the 
Good Shepherd Roof Fund, P.O. Box 466, Savona, NY 14879.
Arrangements handled by Seager Funeral Home, Savona, NY.



Allen P. Folts 
BRADENTON, FLA. | Allen P. Folts, 91, of Bradenton and 
formerly of Haines City and Horseheads, N.Y., died Thursday, 
June 11, 2002.
He was the treasurer and clerk of the Village of Horseheads 
until 1976.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Catherine Waterman 
Folts; two daughters, Linda Wojack of Rochester, N.Y., and 
Beth Welles of Bradenton; a brother, Edwin Folts of Bradenton.
Services were held in Florida. Burial will be in Maple Grove 
Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Barber Funeral Home, 



Allen P.  Folts 
BRADENTON, Fla. | Allen P. Folts, 91, of Bradenton, formerly 
of Haines City and Horseheads, N.Y., died Thursday, July 11, 
2002.
He had been the clerk/treasurer for the Village of Horseheads 
for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Catherine Waterman 
Folts; two daughters, Linda Wojack of Rochester, N.Y., and 
Beth Welles of Bradenton; one brother, Edwin Folts of 
Bradenton.
Services were held in Florida. Burial will be in Maple Grove 
Cemetery
Local arrangements are with the Barber Funeral Home, 
Horseheads, N.Y.



Teresa M. Ford
PAINTED POST | Teresa M. Ford, 55, died unexpectedly at home.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Ford of Pocatello, Idaho, and 
Michael Ford of Concord, N.C.; a daughter, Michelle Dann of 
Troupsburg; her mother, Wicentyna Nasiadka of Hamlin; her 
father, Casmir Nasiadka of Johnsonburg, Pa.; three sisters, 
Eva Nasiadka of Rochester, Heneryka Menge of Kendall and 
Lillian Harrison of Erie, Pa.
Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. Monday at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 
14 E. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 7 p.m. Monday. Burial will be held at the convenience of 
the family at Coopers Cemetery.



Teresa M.  Ford 
PAINTED POST | Teresa M. Ford, of Painted Post, died 
unexpectedly. 
Arrangements are incomplete with Carpenter's Funeral Home, 
Corning.



Debra L. Fortney 
MONTOUR FALLS | Debra Lynn Rockwell Fortney, 44, of Blossburg, 
Pa., formerly of Horseheads, died Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 
Schuyler Hospital.
She had worked at the Corning Country Club for many years.
Survivors include a son, Daniel Fortney of Blossburg, Pa.; her 
mother and stepfather, Nancy and George Boyle of Horseheads; 
her stepfather, Lloyd Gleason of Horseheads; three sisters, 
Patricia Scott of Elmira, Sharon Allen of Watkins Glen and Kim 
Rockwell of Horseheads; three brothers, Michael Gleason, James 
Rockwell and Jeff Rockwell, all of Horseheads; a stepbrother, 
James Boyle of Elmira Heights.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. Saturday at Barber Funeral 
Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 8 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Dr. Robert O. Sherburne 
officiating. Burial will be in Male Grove Cemetery, 
Horseheads, at the convenience of the family.



Norman A.  Foster
BATH | Norman A. Foster, 86, of Altay, N.Y., died Monday, Feb. 
18, 2002 at the Bath Veterans Administra-tion Medical Center.
He was a self-employed refrigeration engineer. He also owned 
and operated a 700-acre farm.
Survivors include his wife Mattie A. Foster; three sons, Jim 
Robertson and Robert Robertson, both of Altay and John 
Robertson of Winston Salem, N.C.; three daughters, Margaret 
Herrick, Patricia Chilbert, and Barbara Jean Foster-Doyle, all 
of Altay; four sisters, Myrtle VanHart of Boca Raton, Fla., 
Marcella Stanford, Ruth Blahut, and Naomi Kornfeld, all of 
Zephyrhills, Fla.
Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Baird Funeral Home, 
36 Water St., Dundee.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 8 p.m. Thursday, his daugther Patricia Chilbert 
officiating. Burial will be in Rock Stream Cemetery, Rock 
Stream.



Keith A. Fotiathis 
SROUDSBURG, PA. | Keith A. Fotiathis, 29, of 54 Grant St., 
Avoca, N.Y., died unexpectedly Thursday, April 25, 2002.
He was a carpenter with DNA Painting in Lackawaxen.
Survivors include his wife, Sharilyn Meese Fotiathis; two 
sons, Jordon Fotiathis and Jarrod Fotiathis; a daughter, 
Jorgia Fotiathis; his mother and stepfather, Myrcine and James 
Maldon of Long Island.
Calling hours are noon-2 p.m. Monday at the Bond-Davis & 
Bishop Funeral Home, Avoca, N.Y.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, 
Avoca.



Betty M.  Fowler
COUDERSPORT, PA. | Betty M. Fowler, 86, of Germania, died 
Sunday, July 28, 2002 at Cole Memorial Hospital.
She had worked for Galeton Production for many years.
Survivors include a brother, Ernest S. Winkelman of Germania; 
two sisters, Dorothy J. Winkelman of Germania and Marie Cass 
of Ulysses.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. 
Matthaeus Lutheran Church, Germania, the Rev. Steve Brauner 
officiating. Burial will be in Germania Cemetery. Arrangements 
are by Collins-Olney Funeral Home, Galeton.



Herman A.  Fox 
PRATTSBURGH | Herman A. Fox, 75, of 6998 Cook School Road, 
Prattsburgh, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002.
He was a heavy equipment operator for various construction 
firms in Fla., Texas, and New York.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth; a son, Alonzo Fox of 
Quileene, Wash.; a daughter, Tina Eden of Ocala, Fla.; four 
stepdaughters, Pam Bairstow of North Carolina, Dwala McDonald 
of Ocala, Fla., Marie Eplin of Campbell, and Leslie Curl of 
Austin, Texas; two brothers, Evert Fox of Naples and Loris Fox 
of Warsaw, Ohio.
Calling hours are 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Bottoni-Wood Funeral 
Home, Prattsburgh.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Chapel of the 
Bath Veteran's Center. Burial will be in Bath National 
Cemetery with military honors.



Louise G. Franchi 
CORNING | Louise German Franchi, 61, of 3350 State Route 414, 
died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
She had worked for Public Health Nursing in Chemung County and 
later became an office nurse for Dr. John Horn. She also 
worked as a bookkeeper/auditor for American Express for 31 
years.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Earl Franchi; one 
stepson, Ralph A. Franchi of San Diego, Calif.; her father, 
George M. German of Wellsboro, Pa.; one sister, Katherine Ann 
Smith of Harrisburg, Pa.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Haughey Funeral 
Home, 216 E. First St.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 4 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Jack Bunde officiating



Raymond L.  Francisco 
ELMIRA | Raymond L. Francisco, 76, of Ryan Circle, Horseheads, 
died Saturday June 1, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center.
He worked as a painter at American La France in Elmira before 
retiring in 1983. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War 
II and the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Dorothy Francisco; 
three daughters, Bonnie Sharp of Horseheads, Darlene O'Neill 
of Elmira, Suzanne Seaward of Horseheads; two sons, Steven 
Francisco of Coto De Caza, Calif., Ronald Francisco of 
Horseheads; three brothers John Francisco of Tippcity, Ohio, 
William Francisco of Brooksville, Fla., Vincent Francisco of 
Florida.
Services will be private. Burial will be in Forest Lawn 
Memorial Park.



Marion Frankfather 
WOODSTOCK, VA. | Marion Frankfather, 93, formerly of Corning, 
died Monday, March 11, 2002 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.
She retired from Corning Inc. as a payroll clerk.
Survivors include a son, Ed Beck of Annapolis, Md.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Rural 
Home Cemetery, Big Flats, N.Y., the Rev. Jorge Gutierrez. 
Arrangements are by Carpenter's Funeral Home, Corning, N.Y.



Wilma C.  Frazer 
WELLSBORO, PA. | Wilma C. Frazer, 90, of Wellsboro, formerly 
of Akron, N.Y., and Galeton died Wednesday, May 15, 2002 in 
the Green Home.
She had been an X-ray technician at Soldiers & Sailors 
Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro for many years.
Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Johnson of Mansfield; a 
sister, Beatrice Williamee of Wellsboro.
Calling hours are noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Collins-Olney 
Funeral Home, Galeton. 
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery, 
Galeton.

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