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Monday, May 21, 2018

Obituaries

Dena Marie Mootz Welch

May 30, 1964 ~ May 12, 2018

Dena Marie Mootz Welch, age 53, of Social Circle, Georgia, passed away suddenly at her home on May 12, 2018.
Dena was born on May 30, 1964 in Callicoon, New York to her parents Edwin and Ruth Mootz. She was the older sister to Thomas Edwin Mootz.
Dena graduated from Jeffersonville-Youngsville Central School in 1982 and continued her education, earning her degree at the University of Scranton in 1986. Her accounting degree settled her in California, where she worked at Baxter Medical as a Senior Accountant for approximately 25 years. It was in California where she met her husband, ...read more


Barbara Patricia (Wechsler) Hoffman

Sullivan County native

Barbara Patricia (Wechsler) Hoffman, born on April 2, 1930 in Monticello, New York, to the late Sylvia Wechsler and the late George Wechsler, passed away at age 88 in her sleep from natural causes on May 8, 2018 after living in North Glenn, Colorado. She attended college at Temple University in Ph ... read more


Irene Andersen

A life well lived with family and friends

Irene Janette Kovac Andersen, 87, died on May 3, 2018, at the Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY, after a long illness. The daughter of John and Anna (Talaba) Kovac, Irene was born July 12, 1930 in Little Falls, NY. Irene grew up on a farm in Cherry Valley, NY. After graduating from Cher ... read more


Patrick Joseph “PJ” McCarthy

Former Union Maintenance Mechanic

Patrick Joseph “PJ” McCarthy of Long Eddy, New York, formerly of Astoria Queens, a former Union Maintenance Mechanic, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Roscoe Regional Rehab and Health Care Center. He was 55 years of age. PJ was born in Astoria Queens, the son of Mary (Bonnie) McCarthy and the late Chr ... read more


March 7, 1930 ~ May 2, 2018

Charles E. Berner

Cochecton, NY

Charles E. Berner of Cochecton, NY died on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY. He was 88 years of age. The son of the late Ernest and Elsa Ottman Berner, he was born March 7, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY. Charles E. Berner passed away Wednesday morning after a long ... read more


Memorial Service for Paul G. Ryder

In Loving Memory of Paul G. Ryder, please join the family for a celebration of life at the Roscoe Presbyterian Church, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM.


Jose M. Toledo

Waiter at Villa Roma Resort

Jose M. Toledo of Callicoon Center, NY, a waiter at Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, NY, died Thursday, April 26, 2018. He was 64. The son of the late Jose Miguel and Ermantina Martinez Toledo, he was born May 23, 1953 in Hatillo, P.R. Survivors include three sons, Jose Toledo, Jr. of Liberty, NY, ... read more


George R. Hess

George R. Hess of Callicoon, a truck driver for R&H Gor, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He was 58 years of age. George was born and raised in Callicoon and graduated from the former Delaware Valley Central School. George was a member of the National Rifle Association, and a member of the Catskill Moun ... read more


Marion Klein

Involved in Liberty Schools as board member, PTA m

Marion Irene Norris Klein, 89, a lifelong Sullivan County resident, Liberty School Board member, PTA president and lifetime member died December 23, 2017 after a long illness.  Born in Roscoe, NY October 16, 1928, Marion graduated from Liberty High School, Class of 1947 and married Lawrence Klein in ... read more


Memorial Service for Bill Calkin

A memorial service for William H. “Bill” Calkin, who died on February 22, 2018, will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church. Pastor Ann Wood will officiate. Interment of Bills' cremains will follow at the Fosterdale Cemetery in Fosterdale, NY. In lieu ... read more


Franklyn ‘Bucky' Laufersweiler

March 9, 1935 ~ April 26, 2018

Franklyn “Bucky” Laufersweiler, 84, of Forestburgh, New York, passed away, Thursday, April 26, 2018 at home with family. Franklyn was born March 9, 1935 in Monticello, NY to Franklyn and Elizabeth (Hudson) Laufersweiler. He graduated from Monticello Central High School in 1952. Dad joined the Army ... read more


Rosemary Van Loan

July 25, 1932 ~ February 10, 2018

Rosemary ‘Rose' Van Loan passed away on February 10, 2018 in Florida at the age of 85. She was born on July 25, 1932 to the late Leon and Josephine Dileo of Kauneonga Lake. She was the wife of Kenneth Van Loan, and the couple was married for 67 years. She was the mother of Catherine Crane, Christo ... read more


Nathan “Nunny” Madnick

January 22, 1919 ~ April 24, 2018

Nathan “Nunny” Madnick, a resident of Boca Raton, FL and formerly of South Fallsburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. He was 99 years old. Nunny was a World War ll Veteran and was awarded a Purple Heart medal along with several other medals. He was a member ... read more


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