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Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Joanne M. “Bunny Barnes” Brennan

June 17, 1942 ~ May 18, 2018

Joanne M. Brennan
Joanne M. “Bunny Barnes” Brennan of Beach Lake, passed away on May 18, 2018 at Wayne Woodland Manor, Waymart, PA with her family by her side. The daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Malieszewski Schneider, she was born June 17, 1942 in Long Island City, NY. Joanne was a retired administrative assistant from New Hope Manor, Barryville, NY., who also previously worked for the Joy Bar Travel Agency, George Burkle Insurance Agency and United National Bank, Callicoon, NY. She was a member of St. Bernards RC Church, Catholic Daughters, the Rosary Society, and a Sunday School Teacher. A family more

Maynard W. Schmidt Jr.

Beloved father and grandfather

Maynard W. Schmidt Jr. of Jeffersonville, an Independent Contractor, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 20, 2018 at Orange Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was 56. Maynard was born in Callicoon, the son of Maynard W. Schmidt Sr. and the late Shirley M. Schmidt. Maynard was a c ... read more

Ruth Anna Simonson

July 26, 1927 ~ May 20, 2018

Ruth Anna Simonson of Jeffersonville, NY a homemaker and former secretary at Mike Preis Insurance, died on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at home, she was 90. Daughter of the late Joseph and Dora Ellen Bennett Ulrich she was born July 26, 1927 in Liberty, NY. Ruth is survived by her husband Lester S. Simons ... read more

Priscilla Musetti

Local resident for decades

Priscilla Musetti, 90, died at her Damascus home on the afternoon of May 12th. Priscilla had been a local resident for decades, first buying a home in Callicoon in 1964. Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts to Ernest and Mary, she had three brothers who predeceased her and is survived by two beloved ... read more

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 Cent ... 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

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