Miscellaneous Steuben County, New York Obituaries

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Keith C.  Krause
CORNING | Keith Charles Krause, 35, of Colonial Circle, 
Campbell, died Thursday, May 2, 2002 at Corning Hospital. 
Survivors include his mother, Edwinna Krause of Campbell; two 
sisters, Evelyn Senecel of Albany and Gloria Campbell of Land 
O Lakes, Fla.; one brother, Stanley Strzepek of Elmira.
Calling hours are 1-3 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, 
Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 3 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, 
Bath.



Gilbert  Krisik 
CORNING | Gilbert Krisik, 72, of 220 Tioga Ave., Dayspring II, 
died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 at home. 
He had been a pension administrator for the Teamsters Union 
786 in Chicago, Ill.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Semmier of Phoenix, 
Ariz. and Joyce VanSkiver of Campbell; onoe son, Kenneth 
Krisik of Avondale, Ariz.
Calling hours are 3-5 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home 
Inc.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 5 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery.



Gilbert  Krisik 
CORNING | Gilbert Krisik, 71, of 220 Tioga Ave., Dayspring II, 
died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 at his home.
He worked as a pension administrator for the Teamsters Union 
786 in Chicago.
Survivors include two daughters; Sharon Semmier of Phoenix, 
Ariz., Joyce VanSkiver of Campbell; a son, Kenneth Krisik of 
Avondale, Ariz.
Calling hours are 3-5 p.m. Monday at the Phillips Funeral Home 
Inc., 
17 W. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 5 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Paul Piraino officiating. Burial 
will be in Bath National Cemetery, Bath.



Edward Krockmalski 
CORNING | Edward Krockmalski, 91, of 139 East High St., 
Painted Post, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at Corning 
Hospital.
He had been a chemist for Corning Inc. retiring in 1972 with 
over 35 years of service.
Survivors include a daughter, Valerie Nobles of Painted Post; 
a son, Karl Kromal of Painted Post; a sister, Eugenia 
Kasperski of Rochester.
There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.



Catherine M. Krohn
BATH | Catherine M. (Kay) Krohn, 80, of 6 Hickory St., died 
Monday, Feb. 25, 2002 at home.
She had been a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Robert J. Krohn; a son, Samuel 
C. Krohn of Bath; two brothers, William Green Jr. of Smithtown 
and John Green of Brookfield.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Weldon Funeral 
Home, 102 E. Main St., Penn Yan.
Services will be held there at 10 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. 
Barbara Gifford officiating. Burial will be in Holy Ghost 
Cemetery, Rochester.



Edward K.  Kunicky
ELMIRA | Edward Kenneth Kunicky, 75, of Elmira, died Thursday, 
Sept. 12, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
He had run numerous gas stations in Elmira, worked at the A&P 
and retired from Therm Inc. in Ithaca as an inspector.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Adriana Kunicky; a 
son, Edward Kunicky Jr. of Utica; two daughters, Karen Wenzel 
of Big Flats and Michele Buttrey of South Bend, Ind.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Hills Funeral Home, 69 
Main St., Big Flats.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Rural 
Home Cemetery, the Rev. Bruce DeBaun 
officiating.



Marguerite M.  LaBarr
BATH | Marguerite M. LaBarr, 84, of 8000 Hamilton Road, 
Savona, died Monday, April 29, 2002 at Ira Davenport Memorial 
Hospital.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. Thursday and noon-2 p.m. Friday at 
the Bond-Davis Funeral Home.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Jeffrey McDowell officiating. 
Burial will be in Townline Cemetery, Cameron Mills.



Dorothy K.  Labourr
GENESEO | Dorothy K. Labourr, 95, of Geneseo, died Tuesday, 
May 7, 2002.
She was a retired teacher.
Survivors include a son, Harvey J. Labourr of Rochester.
Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. today at Robertson Funeral Home, 
Hornell.
Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will 
be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond.



Christine M. LaDieu
ELMIRA | Christine Marie LaDieu, 40, of Telephone Road, 
Corning, died Friday, June 14, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical 
Center.
She was employed by Pathways Inc. of Corning and had worked as 
a beautician and waitress.
Survivors include her parents, Lorenzo and Margaret King; two 
sons, Michael LaDieu and Nicholas LaDieu; stepsons, Josh 
Miller and Steve Miller; one brother, Joseph King.
Calling hours are 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral 
Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Barnard Cemetery, Caton.



Helen L. LaMont
HORNELL | Helen L. LaMont, 78, formerly of Holly Terrace, 
Edgeview Estates died Saturday, June 8, 2002 at Hornell 
Gardens.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Robbins of Hornell and 
Sharon Sanchez of Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, James LaMont of 
Alfred Station.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dagon 
Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, the Rev. Dave Kilgore 
officiating.



Helen L. LaMont
HORNELL | Helen L. LaMont, 78, formerly of Holly Terrace, 
Edgeview Estates, died Saturday June 8, 2002 at Hornell 
Gardens.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Robbins of Hornell, 
Sharon Sanchez of Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, James LaMont of 
Alfred Station.
There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are incomplete at 
Dagon Funeral Home.



Reta A.  Lamphier
HORNELL | Reta A. Lamphier, 92, formerly of South Canisteo, 
died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Hornell Gardens.
Survivors include many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday at H.P. Smith & 
Son Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, the 
Rev. Mark Wade officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn 
Cemetery in Canisteo.



Patricia A.  Lampman
COUDERSPORT, PA. | Patricia A. Lampman, 65, of Ulysses, died 
Saturday July 13, 2002 at Cole Memorial Hospital in 
Coudersport.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Charles Edward 
Lampman; three sons, Scott Lampman of Ulysses, Shawn Lampman 
of Ulysses, Stacey Lampman of Mills; a daughter, Shelley Kosa 
of Ulysses; a brother, Charles Brown of Germania; three 
sisters, Mary Gardner of Bath, N.Y., Rose Copp of Ulysses, 
Kathleen Carson of Batavia.
Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Benjamin 
R. Olney Funeral Home, 621 S. Main St., Ulysses.
Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. M.H. 
Vincent officiating. Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery.



Patricia A. Lampman 
ULYSSES, PA. | Patricia A. Lampman, 65, of Ulysses, Pa., died 
Saturday, July 13, 2002 in the Cole Memorial Hospital, 
Coudersport, Pa.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral 
Home.



Joseph Lancenese
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Joseph Lancenese, 69, of Gaines, formerly 
of Sellersville, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at Williamsport 
Hospital.
He had worked for the Pennsylvania Department of 
Transportation in Doylestown. 
Survivors include his wife, Caroline B. Ingersoll Lancenese; 
two sons, Joseph J. Lancenese of Coopersburg and Thomas 
Lancenese of Galeton; three daughters, Donna Keyes and Carol 
Wrecsics, both of Quakertown and Gloria Krebs of Perkasie; one 
stepdaughter, Virginia Wendtland of Sellersville; one stepson, 
Eddie Layton of Perkasie; two brothers, James DiRocco of 
Richlandtown and John DiRocco of Morrisville.
Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Saturday at St. Bibiana Church, 
Galeton.
A mass of Christian burial will be held there at the 
conclusion of calling hours at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Brian 
E. Vossler officiating. 
Arrangements are by the Collins-Olney Funeral Home, Galeton.



Elizabeth M.  Landin
ELMIRA | Elizabeth M. Landin, 83, of 25 Ash St., Bath, died 
Wednesday, April 10, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center.
She was a retired inspector for Corning Glass Works.
Survivors include a son, Joseph Landin of Sherman Oaks, 
Calif., a brother, Gerald Miller of Corning; three sisters, 
Josephine Nelson of Painted Post, Teresa Gleason and Anna 
Miller, both of Corning.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. 
Gabriel's Catholic Church in Hammondsport.
Burial will be in Seamens Cemetery, Savona.



Margaret  Landis
ELMIRA | Margaret "Peg" McCarthy Landis, 75, of 5 Crestwood 
Road, Corning, died Saturday, May 4, 2002 at Arnot Ogden 
Hospital.
She had been a secretary and assistant to the director of 
personnel of the Apparatus Division of Corning Inc., retiring 
in 1977 with 25 years of service.
Survivors include her husband, Charles "Bob" Landis; a 
daughter, Pamela Bennett of Elmira; three sisters, Grace 
Wilson of Painted Post, Rita McCaffery and Maureen McCarthy, 
both of Corning.
Calling hours are 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Haughey Funeral Home, 
216 E. First St., Corning.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at 
St. Vincent de Paul Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's 
Cemetery, Corning.



Margaret McCarthy Landis 
ELMIRA | Margaret "Peg" McCarthy Landis, 75, of 5 Crestwood 
Road, Corning, died Saturday May 4, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden 
Medical Center in Elmira.
Survivors include her husband, Charles "Bob" Landis; a 
daughter, Pamela Landis.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Haughey Funeral 
Home, Corning.



Nathan I. Landman
PHILADELPHIA | Nathan I. "Nate" Landman, 83, of 450 Cleveland 
Ave., Hornell, N.Y., died Saturday June 8, 2002 at Kindred 
Hospital in Philadelphia.
He owned and operated The Men's Shop in Hornell.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Landman of Philadelphia, 
Mark Landman of Brooklyn, N.Y. ; a daughter, Cheryl Goldhirsch 
of Alexandria, Va.; a sister, Frances Landman of Florida.
Services will be held today at the Temple Beth-El in Hornell, 
N.Y. Burial will be in Beth-El Cemetery



Theodore R.  Lane 
BATAVIA | Theodore R. Lane, 96, of the Genesee County Nursing 
Home, formerly of Bath, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002.
He was an auctioneer and the owner and operator of the Second 
Hand Store in Bath. 
Survivors include three sons, Clair Lane of Basom, Arthur Lane 
of Bath, and Earl Lane of Vermont and Florida; one daughter, 
Jean Rook of Bath.
Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Grove 
Cemetery, Bath, the Rev. Moses Baker officiating. 
Arrangements are by the Seager-Jones Funeral Home, Bath.



Alberta D.  Lathrop 
PENN YAN | Alberta D. Lanthrop, 74, formerly of Bath, died 
Monday May, 13, 2002 at the Homestead Nursing Home.
Survivors include, two daughters, Sandra Kaczynski of Penn Yan 
and Tammy Rawleigh of Bath, a son, Ernest Lanthrop of Bath.
Calling hours are from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the 
Bond-Davis Funeral Home in Bath.
Services will be there at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral 
home, The Rev. Daniel Pickering officiating.
Burial will be in the Valley View Cemetery.



Gordon F. Latour
BATH | Gordon F. Latour, 85, of 33 Vermont St., died Monday, 
March 4, 2002 at the Bath Veterans Administration Medical 
Center. 
He had been an office manager at Lane Pipe in Bath.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Latour of Bath; four sons, 
David Latour of Bath, Bruce Latour of Cleveland, Ohio, Michael 
Latour of Corning, and Steven Latour of Washington, D.C.
Arrangements are incomplete with Fagan's Funeral Home.



Gordon F.  Latour
BATH | Gordon F. Latour, 85, of 33 Vermont St., died Monday, 
March 4, 2002 at the Bath Veterans Administration Medical 
Center.
He had been an office manager at Lane Pipe in Bath.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Latour of Bath; four sons, 
David Latour of Bath, Bruce Latour of Cleveland, Ohio, Michael 
Latour of Corning, and Steven Latour of Washington D.C.
A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bath VA 
Union Chapel, the Rev. David Carson officiating. 
Arrangements are by Fagan's Funeral Home.



Jack L.  Lawrow 
HORNELL | Jack L. Lawrow, 67, of 44 Erie Ave., died Wednesday, 
June 26, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital after an extended 
illness.
He had been a machine operator for the former S.K.F. 
Industries of Hornell. He also worked for the former Erie 
Railroad, Erie-Lackawanna Railroad, and Conrail.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Valerie Majewski 
Lawrow; one daughter, Diane Flanders of Williamson; one son, 
John Lawrow of Hornell; two sisters, Mary VanAllen and JoAnne 
Hawkins, both of Hornell.
There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial 
will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St.



Robert L. Lawton
SAYRE, PA. | Robert Leland Lawton, 60, of Depot St., Canisteo, 
N.Y., died Tuesday April 2, 2002 at Robert Packer Hospital.
He had worked as a therapist aide at the Craig Developmental 
Center in Sonyea, N.Y.
Survivors include two daughters, Marcia Lawton and Mona Lawton 
both of Canisteo, N.Y.; a son, Lance Lawton of Perry, N.Y.; 
two brothers, Keith Lawton of Hornell and Tracy Lawton.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-8:30 p.m. today at H.P. Smith & 
Son, Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo, N.Y.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 8:30 p.m. today, the Rev. Dudley Jenkins officiating. 
Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery.



Ina A. Lawton 
WELLSBORO, PA. | Ina A. Lawton, 82, died Monday, March 4, 2002 
at Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a brother, Edgar L. Lawton of Mansfield.
Calling hours are 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Tussey-Mosher Funeral 
Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. David E. Blowers officiating. 
Burial will be in West Branch Cemetery.



Alec R.  Lazochak 
WELLSBORO, PA. | Alec R. Lazochak, 85, of Yochum Hill, Cross 
Fork died Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at Soldiers & Sailors 
Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. 
He was a self-employed farmer and worked at the former Eberle 
Tannery in Westfield. 
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Helen Gorg Lazochak; 
three sons, Kenneth Wallace of Westfield, Jeffrey Lazochak of 
Germania, and Michael Lazochak of Yochum Hill; three 
daughters, Judith Beard of Montoursville, Mary Ann Sumner of 
Oxford, and Barbara Geiser of Germania; one sister, Katherine 
Lazochak of Yochum Hill. 
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Collins-Olney 
Funeral Home, Galeton.
Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Saturday, Fr. Dan 
Kovalak officiating. Burial will be in Yochum Hill Cemetery. 



George A.  Leasure 
HORNELL | George A. Leasure, 73, of County Route 108, 
Hartsville, died Thursday, May 16, 2002 at St. James Hospital.
He had owned and operated Codan Engineering as a self-employed 
machinist specializing in tool and die and metal fabrication.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years Teresa Leasure; two 
sons, George Leasure of Andover and William Leasure of Scio; a 
daughter Deborah Clair of Andover; a sister, Mary Ellen 
Schichtel of West Seneca; a brother, William Leasure of 
Andover.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the H.P. Smith & Son 
Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo.
Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Monday. Burial will be 
in Hillside Cemetery, Canisteo.



William H.  Leasure 
HARTSVILLE | William H. Leasure, 70, of county Route 108, 
Andover, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002 at home.
He had been a mechanic at Corde Craft, Brooklyn, for 23 years 
and started and operated Leasure's Proprietary Home in 
Hartsville for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy Leasure; four daughters, Ann 
Clair of Wellsville, Lucy Pfaff of Nunda, JoEllen Leasure of 
Canisteo and Toni Leasure of Buffalo; a sister, Mary Ellen 
Schichtel of West Seneca.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at H.P. Smith & Son, 
Funeral Home, 
29 E. Main St., Canisteo.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 8 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Robert McCormick officiating. 
Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Andover.



Mary A.  Lee
HORNELL | Mary A. Lee, 81, of 36 Pine St., died Sunday, March 
10, 2002 at McAuley Manor after a brief illness.
Survivors include four sons, Thomas Lee of Milbury, Mass., 
John Lee of Cheyene, Wyo., Robert Lee and Daniel Lee, both of 
Hornell; a daughter, Margaret Kelsey of Mesa, Ariz.; two 
brothers, John O'Connor of Raleigh, N.C. and Frank O'Connor of 
Atlanta, Ga.
Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Bishop and 
Johnson Funeral Home Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at 
St. Ignatius Loyola Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's 
Cemetery, Fremont.



Edward B.  Leiter
ELMIRA | Edward B. Leiter, 79, of Washington Street, Elmira, 
died Friday, May 31, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
He was a machine operator for Stone Quarry in Batavia.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha of Bath; two brothers, John 
Leiter of Hilton and Carl Leiter of Dundee; seven sisters, 
Gert Blim of Dundee, Mary Leiter of Graymore, Lillian Levee, 
Helen Selbig and Cora Patterson, all of Dansville, and Alberta 
Leiter and May Milby of Florida.
Calling hours are 
1-2 p.m. Tuesday at 
Fagan's Funeral Home, 
35 W. Morris St., Bath.
Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours 
at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, 
Hammondsport.



Leo F.  Lesh
CORNING | Leo Frederick Lesh, 78, of 267 E. Pulteney St., died 
Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
He was an engineer employed for 22 years with Ingersoll Rand. 
He also worked for Chowning Regulator, Bendix Regulator Corp., 
and Schweizer Aircraft.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary Lesh; one 
daughter, Nancy Lesh Cilip of Corning; one son, Leo Michael 
Lesh of Montrose, Calif.; one sister, Mildred Dart of Corning.
There will be no calling hours. 
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday 
at St. Mary's Church. 
Arrangements are with Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St.



Basil C. (Charles) (lysyczyn) Lesyshyn 
BELLEAIR BLUFFS, FL | Basil C. (Charles) Lesyshyn (Lysyczyn), 
85, of Belleair Bluffs, FL died Friday (July 19, 2002) at 
Hospice House Woodside. A native of Bath, New York, he lived 
in Honolulu and Long Beach, CA, before settling in Endicott, 
NY. He then moved his family to Belleair Bluffs in 1969. While 
in Hawaii, he repaired machinery on U.S. Naval ships anchored 
in Pearl Harbor. After surviving the attack of December 7th, 
1941, he then pursued his career as a millwright and 
carpenter. He was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord-Ukranian 
Catholic Church. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Helen; daughter, Sandra, and 
brothers, Frank and John. 
Survivors include a daughter, Cathryn of Geneva, OH; sons: 
Michael of Virginia Beach, VA; Basil S. of Clearwater; and 
Paul of Belleair Bluffs; brothers Louis, George and Alex, and 
sister, Mary all of New York State; eight grandchildren and 
two great grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & 
Cremation Tribute Center-Largo Chapel, Largo, FL handled 
arrangements.

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