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Monday, August 21, 2017

Obituaries

Irene Ann Ward

Cafeteria Worker, 62

Irene Ann Ward of Cochecton, a cafeteria worker at Sullivan West Central School, died Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Cochecton. She was 62.
The daughter of the late John and Joan Leavy Ward, Irene was born May 20, 1955 in Brooklyn.
Irene is survived by her life partner, Andrew White; her daughter, April Bunny White; her siblings: Ann Devrieze, Joan Rake, John Ward, Peter Ward and Joseph Ward.
In addition to her parents, Irene was predeceased by her daughter, Kerri Jo White.
Friends may call on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, 34 Upper Main Street, ...read more


William Lake Sr.

October 19, 1930 ~ August 10, 2017

William “Bunk” Ralph Lake, Sr. of Roscoe, NY, a retired rural mail carrier for the Roscoe Post Office, Roscoe, NY, and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home. He was 86. The son of the late Howard P. and Annabelle Finnegan Lake, he was born October 19, 1930 in Cooks F ... read more


John “Jack” Halchak Jr.

Teacher, Coach & Mentor, 89

John “Jack” Halchak Jr., 89, formerly of Woodbourne, NY passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Boca Raton, FL, after a long fight with heart disease which affected his total state of health. Jack was born on August 26, 1927 in Derby, CT to John Halchak and Mary Mudry. Immediately after Jack's gra ... read more


Thelma J. Adams

Formerly of Callicoon

Thelma J. Adams of Equinunk, PA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Robert Adams. Born in Oneonta, NY, the daughter of the late Ralph and Catherine Rowell McIntosh, Thelma graduated from A.K. Kellogg High School in Treadwell, NY and att ... read more


Eleanor Keesler

Eleanor Keesler of Equinunk, PA passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was married to the late Reuben Keesler. Born in Lookout, PA, she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Lottie Diehl Hawley. She graduated from Hancock Central High School, class of 1942. After gr ... read more


Louis (Lou) Dahan

May 22, 1939 ~ July 29, 2017

Mr. Louis “Lou” Dahan, a member of the St. Peter's Church in Liberty, passed away in his home July 29, 2017. To honor Mr. Dahan's life, a Memorial Mass will be said Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. in St. Peter's Church, Liberty on the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.


Leo Irving Kratz Sr.

Retired Maintenance Supervisor, 83

Leo Irving Kratz Sr., beloved father, brother and son, of Callicoon, a retired Maintenance Supervisor for the Department of the Army at Fort Eustis, Virginia, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 83. The son of the late Irving and Mae Rosenberger Kratz ... read more


Joseph Charles Woods

Ret. Civil Engineer & Surveyor, 92

Joseph C. Woods of Liberty, NY, a retired civil engineer and land surveyor and a long time area resident, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at his home. He was 92. The son of the late Francis J. and Helen Regan Woods, he was born July 12, 1925 in Boston, MA. Joseph served Our Country in the U.S. Marine ... read more


Jon Joseph Cory

Maintenance Worker & Caretaker

Jon Joseph Cory of Mahwah,NJ and Jeffersonville, NY died unexpectedly on July 29, 2017 at his home in Jeffersonville. Born October 26, 1963, he was 53 years of age. He was the husband of Elvira Bondoc Cory. Jon was the beloved son of Priscilla Cory Cowen and her late husband, Marshall Cowen, of Je ... read more


Alice J. Pammer

October 28, 1927 - July 31, 2017

Alice Joan Pammer (formerly Alice Joan Tierney) mother, grandmother, wife, businesswoman and adventurer, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 31, 2017. She was 89 years old. Alice was born on October 28, 1927. She is a 1946 graduate of Fallsburg High School and a graduate of Spencer Business Schoo ... read more


Harrison E. Miller

July 23, 1944 - August 2, 2017

Harrison E. Miller of Rock Hill, age 73, passed away at his residence, with his wife by his side. He was born in Hudson, New York to Mildred (Coons) Miller and Harrison Benjamin Miller. Mr. Miller had lived in this area for most of his life and was employed by Wakefern Corp. (Shoprite) for over 44 ... read more


Jon Joseph Cory

Maintenance Worker & Caretaker

Jon Joseph Cory of Mahwah,NJ and Jeffersonville, NY died unexpectedly on July 29, 2017 at his home in Jeffersonville. He was the husband of Elvira Bondoc Cory. Jon was the beloved son of Priscilla Cory Cowen and her late husband, Marshall Cowen, of Jeffersonville, and Wade P. and Donna Cory of Ha ... read more


Raymond Ritz

Construction Worker, 57

Raymond John “Lumpy” Ritz of Lake Huntington died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Lake Huntington. He was 57. The son of Raymond and Joan Zahn Ritz, he was born May 23, 1960 in Jersey City, NJ. He was a construction worker for Just-In-Time Construction in Hortonville, NY. “Lumpy” served ... read more


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