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Saturday, December 16, 2017


Elsie Deluca

April 2, 1934 ~ December 12, 2017

Elsie Deluca of Youngsville, a former Pharmacy Clerk at the Jeff Pharmacy, died on Tuesday December 12, 2017 at Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Liberty.
She was 83 years of age. The daughter of the late Alfred and Elise Schaffrot Raichle, she was born April 2, 1934 in Brooklyn.
Elsie is survived by her children, Claire Pecsi of Youngsville, Grace Behrens and her husband, Ronald, of North Carolina and Guy Deluca and his wife, Cindy, of Florida. Four grandchildren: Bruce Pecsi, Jr., Victor Vispetto, Kimberly Steinberg and Kristy Sigelakis. Four great grandchildren, Nicole more

Beatrice Castiglia

June 15, 1925 ~ December 12, 2017

Beatrice Castiglia of Jeffersonville, NY, former proprietor of Sweet Peaches Boutique on Long Island, died on Tuesday December 12, 2017 at her home. She was 92. The daughter of the late Dominick and Anna Salamone Miceli, she was born June 15, 1925 in New York City. She was the widow of Patrick ... read more

Geraldine M. Galligan

July 17, 1947 ~ December 8, 2017

Geraldine Marie Galligan (Miller) entered into rest on December 8, 2017. She was 70 years old. Together with her husband, John W. Galligan, Sr., Gerry raised five children in Forestburgh, NY, later spending cherished moments in Constableville, NY. She counted herself among the luckiest of us to ha ... read more

William Peter ‘Pete' Lindsay

August 19, 1948 - December 8, 2017

William Peter “Pete” Lindsay, a lifelong resident of Wurtsboro and a retired vocational print instructor at Woodbourne Correctional Facility, passed Friday, December 8, 2017 at home surrounded by family. He was 69. The son of the late Harold W. Lindsay and Betty Smithem Lindsay, he was born August ... read more

Francis Edward Egan

Retired Lt. Colonel

Francis Edward Egan, 72, died peacefully on December 8, 2017 in Honesdale, PA. Visitation was held at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, December 11 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Youngsville, NY, followed by burial in Cavalry Cemete ... read more

Marie Simon

August 8, 1940 ~ November 28, 2017

Marie Simon, a resident at Sullivan County Adult Care Center Liberty, NY and longtime area resident died on November 28, 2017 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY, she was 77. The daughter of the late Anthony and Emma Colossi she was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 8, 1940. She was the ... read more

Juan F. Rios Sr.

Ret. Produce Manager, 87

Juan F. Rios, Sr. of Liberty, NY, a produce manager for 48 years at the Great American in Liberty, NY and a long time area resident died, Monday, December 4, 2017 at his home. He was 87. The eldest son of the late Juan Isadoro and Antonia Santiago Rios, he was born March 15, 1930 in Utuado, Puerto ... read more

William M. Boyd

Flooring Technician, 65

William M. Boyd of Jeffersonville, NY, a flooring technician and lifetime area resident, died on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in the Skilled Nursing Unit at Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY. He was 65. The son of the late Louis and Marie Dugan Boyd, he was born in Liberty, NY on June 3,195 ... read more

Irene Gilbert

Formerly of Smallwood, NY

Irene Gilbert passed away peacefully at home on December 3, 2017 with her daughter Linda at her side. She was 86. Irene is survived by daughters: Linda and her husband, Jeff Page, of Orlando, FL, and Tina and her husband, Jim Anderson, of Kissimmee, FL; five grandchildren: Nichole Gilbert, Victoria ... read more

James R. Donohue

James R. Donohue passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Hackensack Hospital. He was 61. Facing many challenges with bravery, he already had one foot in Heaven. His sweet nature will be sorely missed by all. Contributions in his memory may be made to: The Central Unitarian Church, 156 Forest ... read more

Ronald J. McGrath, Sr.

November 13, 1946 ~ November 27, 2017

Ronald J. McGrath, Sr. of Livingston Manor, NY, a retired Law Enforcement Officer and small business owner, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday, November 27, 2017. The son of the late Matthew and Mary McNulty McGrath, he was born November 13, 1946 at home in Yonkers ... read more

Szejuva “Shelia” Waichman

August 2, 1926 ~ November 29, 2017

Shelia Waichman of Harris, a long-time resident of the area, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 91. Shelia was born on August 2, 1926 in Poland. Shelia arrived in the United States after World War II, havi ... read more

Seena Nelson

May 9, 1936 ~ November 26, 2017

Seena Nelson, of Liberty, New York, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017. She was 81. The daughter of the late Harry and Clara Gold, she was born Seena Gold on May 9, 1936 in Bronx, NY. Seena came from Catskill Hotel stock and worked with her parents at Gold's Lakeside Hotel in Loch Sheldrake, ... read more

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