Sharon L. Scott
Painted Post, NY
Sharon L. Scott 76 years of 978 Addison Road died at her home surrounded by her family, Monday October 10, 2005.
She was born July 16, 1929 in Corning, NY the daughter of the late Walter and Thurza Taynton Cushing.
A lifetime resident of the Corning area and graduate of the St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Corning Free Academy, class of 1947.
Sharon and Arthur W. Scott were married July 26, 1948 at St. Patrick’s Church, Corning, NY.
She was a Banquet Waitress for many years with the Corning Hilton in Corning, NY. Sharon was a member of the All Saints Parish and a very active volunteer for St. Patrick’s Church and the Corning Hospital. She was an animal lover and cared for many stray animals.
Sharon was a loving and devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother.
Surviving; her loving Husband Arthur of 57 years. Daughters; Bonnie (Larry) Folden of Corning, N.Y., Sheryl (Harold) Luckner of Corning, N.Y., Kathleen (Brian) Ross of Hornby, N.Y., Kimberly (Matthew) Eiffert of Cohocton, N.Y., and Sons; David (Nancy) Scott of Corning, N.Y., Ronald (Susan) Scott of Corning, N.Y., Timothy (Jill) Scott of Troupsburg, N.Y. and 21 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren. Brother; Rev. Walter F. Cushing of Rochester, NY also several Cousins, Nieces and Nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Church Thursday October 13, 2005 at 10am, her brother Rev. Walter F. Cushing celebrant. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery Corning, NY.
Memorial Donations may be given to the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA, Inc. 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903-7933 or Finger Lakes SPCA 7315 State Rt. 54, Bath NY 14810
Jean H. Houston
Jean H. Houston, 97, formerly of Corning, died October 3, 2005 in Mitchellville, Maryland where she had resided since 1987.
Mrs. Houston was born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania. She attended schools there and in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. She was employed as a telephone operator in the Beaver Falls office of the Bell Telephone Company for ten years before her marriage to Charles W. Houston in 1936. The Houstons lived in Gadsen, Alabama and Warren, Ohio before moving to Corning in 1950.
Mrs. Houston worked for many years at Lando's Grocery in Corning. She was an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the St. Vincent Catholic Action Society, the Corning Lioness Club, and the St. Vincent Senior Citizens Club. She loved to travel and spend much time visiting the Caribbean, South America, Europe, and the Mideast. She was a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by her family.
Mrs. Houston was predeceased by her husband, Charles in 1988 and her daughter, Mary Cooney in 1995.
Survivors include: a daughter, Louise Paul of Cheverly, Maryland, five grandchildren, Kathleen Cooney of Emerald Hills, California, Matthew Cooney, of Miami, Florida, Peter Paul (Barbara) of Grasonville, Maryland, Stephen Paul (Carol) of Bowie, Maryland and Patrick Paul (Cristina) of Deale, Maryland, and seven great-grandchildren: Stephen Paul of Nordholz, Germany, Brendan, Kiersten, and Charles Paul of Bowie, Maryland and Lauren, Peter and Sarah Paul of Grasonville, Maryland.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home 216 East First St., Corning, NY, Thursday, October 6, 2005 from 7-9pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday, October 7, 2005 at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Corning, NY. Committal Prayers and Interment will be at the family plot in St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning, NY.
Memorial Donations may be given in Jean's name to the Institute of the Incarnate Word, St. John the Baptist de la Salle Church 5706 Sargent Road, Chillum, Maryland 20782
Dorothy Jane Viselli
Dorothy Jane Viselli, 90, of Campbell, NY, died unexpectedly at her home October 3, 2005.
Dorothy was born September 11, 1915 the daughter of the late William and Bessie Bond Smith.
A lifetime resident of the Corning area, Dorothy attended Grade School in Big Flats, NY and graduated from Corning Free Academy, Class of 1935.
Dorothy Jane Smith and John J. Viselli were married September 12, 1940 at St. Mary’s Church in Corning, NY.
Dorothy is survived by daughters Marie ( August ) Titi of Corning, NY and Marilyn ( Joseph ) Pierson of Painted Post, NY, granddaughter Michelle (William) Stull of Painted Post, NY, sister-in-law Mary Woeppel and brother-in-law Joseph Boucher both of Corning, NY., also several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was recently predeceased by husband John J. Viselli on September 28, 2005. Also predeceasing her were; brothers and sisters-in-law; Harry and Mary Smith and Rufus and Madeline Smith, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Frank and Elizabeth Allison, Nicholas and Antoinette Varalli, Anthony and Lucille Galle., sister-in-law Philomena Boucher and brother-in-law Bernard Woeppel.
Dorothy was employed with Corning Glass Works and later worked many years as a cafeteria and school ground assistant, retiring from the Campbell School District.
Dorothy was an active member of St. Joseph’s Church in Campbell, an Election Inspector for the Town of Campbell and a member of the Campbell Senior Citizens Group, serving as the activity and trip coordinator. She also served for 10 years as a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader.
Dorothy enjoyed life, and time spent with family, friends, and neighbors. She was an avid baseball fan and also enjoyed cooking, gardening, and traveling.
Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by family and friends.
Family and friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 East First Street, Corning, NY. Wednesday, October 5, 2005 from 4-8pm with Recitation of the Rosary at 7:30pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 10:00am, St. Joseph’s Church, Main St., Campbell, NY., the Rev. Gerald O’Connor celebrant. Committal Prayers and Interment will follow at the family plot in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Corning, NY.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in Dorothy’s name to St. Joseph’s Church-Trust Fund, c/o 51 Maple St., Addison, NY 14801
John Joseph Viselli
John Joseph Viselli, 95 of Campbell, NY died Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at Corning Hospital.
John was born April 17, 1910 in Corning, NY, the son of the late Antonio Viselli and Columbia Carapella Viselli.
A lifetime resident of the Corning area, John was a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic School.
John is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Dorothy Jane Smith Viselli, daughters Marie (August) Titi of Corning, NY, Marilyn (Joseph) Pierson of Painted Post, NY, granddaughter Michelle (William) Stull of Painted Post, NY, sister Mary Woeppel and brother-in-law, Joseph Boucher of Corning, NY. Also, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth and Frank Allison, Antoinette and Nicholas Varalli, brother and sister-in-law Anthony and Lucille Galle, sister, Philomena Boucher and brother-in-law Bernard Woeppel.
Joining Corning Glass Works on May 1, 1928. John completed 44 years active service with Corning retiring May 1, 1972. John was employed as a glass finisher at the Steuben Glass Factory. In June 2003, John had the distinct honor to receive a 75 year service pin from then Corning Incorporated Chairman, Jamie Houghton.
John was an active member of St. Joseph’s Church, Campbell, NY, and served as an usher for many years. He was a member of the American Flint Glass Worker’s Union Local 1000 and a long time past member of the Corning Rod and Gun Club. John was an avid hunter and enjoyed his bird dogs. He also trained bird dogs and competed at many field trials throughout the area. John also enjoyed gardening, baseball and traveling.
John was a loving, caring and gentle family man and a faithful servant of the Lord. He will be missed by family and friends.
Family and Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, NY, Friday September 30, 2005 from 4-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday October 1, 2005 at 10:30am, St. Joseph’s Church in Campbell, NY, the Rev. Gerald O’Connor celebrant. Committal Prayers and Interment will follow at the family plot in St. Mary’s Cemetery Corning, NY.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in John’s name to St. Joseph’s Church Trust Fund c/o, 51 Maple St., Addison, NY 14801.
Anna Nancy Rarrick
Anna Nancy Rarrick 85 years of 2047 Bailey Creek Rd., died Sunday September 25, 2005 at the Corning Hospital.
She was born September 26, 1919 in Big Flats, N.Y., the daughter of the late John and Helen Nancy Coleson.
A lifetime resident of Corning, she attended St. Mary’s Catholic School.
Anna and Richard Francis Rarrick Sr. were married January 1945 St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, Corning, N.Y. He predeceased her March 26, 1993.
She was employed with Corning Inc. and later at the Corning Hospital in the Snack Bar Area.
Anna was a member of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church and past president of the Women’s Auxillary of the Corning VFW.
Surviving her daughters; Georgianna Williams of Corning, N.Y., Jeanette (David) Goebel of Webster, N.Y., Mary Colburn of Corning, N.Y., and Margaret (Edward) Allen of Corning, N.Y. Son, Richard Francis Rarrick Jr. of Corning, N.Y. Numerous Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren. Several Nieces and Nephews.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Rose Atkinson. Son, Michael Rarrick. Granddaughter, Renee Billington. Sister, Mary Murphy and Brother, Michael Coleson.
How do you say goodbye to your Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother? She meant so much to each of us. Always there through good times and bad. In her joys and hardships she always stood strong. Goodbye is always hard, especially when it’s your Mom. Even though our sorrow is great, a new journey has begun with Him, who has called you home. Take our Love with you to those you now join. Godspeed, your devoted family.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home 216 E. First St., Corning, N.Y. Wednesday September 28, 2005 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm with Funeral Matins at 8:30pm. The Funeral of Divine Liturgy will be Thursday September 29, 2005 at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, Rev. Stephen Loposky celebrant. Burial Service and Interment will be held at the family plot in St. Mary’s Orthodox Cemetery, Corning, N.Y.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in Anna’s name to St. Mary’s Orthodox Church Building Fund, 7 Chatfield Place, Painted Post, N.Y. 14870
Thomas Joseph McClure
Thomas Joseph McClure, 68 years of 258 Bridge Street, died Friday September 23, 2005 at Founders Pavilion.
He was born April 20, 1937 in Corning, NY, the son of the late Joseph H. and Estella Crane McClure. A lifetime resident of Corning, graduating from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School and Northside High School, class of 1956.
Tom and Patricia Schneckenberger were married June 28, 1958 in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Corning, NY.
He was a retired employee of the Corning Painted School District, working as the sole custodian at Frank Pierce School and later at Severn School.
He was a member of All Saints Parish, Corning Eagles Club, Corning VFW and the Corning Beagle Club. In past years he enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR racing and winters in Port Orange, FL.
Surviving his wife of 47 years, Patricia. Daughter; Dawn Humphrey of Corning, N.Y. Sons; Joseph (Brenda) McClure of Painted Post, N.Y., Thomas Jeffrey McClure and Christopher (Andrea) McClure all of Corning, N.Y. Six Grandchildren; Michael Humphrey, Patti Humphrey, Amanda McClure, Bryan McClure, Jordan McClure and Aidan McClure. Sister; Elizabeth (Jerome) Overstrom of Corning, N.Y. and Brother, Michael (Nancy) McClure of Sannibel Island, Fl.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home 216 E. First St. Corning, N.Y. Monday September 26, 2005 from 12 Noon - 2p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at the funeral home at 2pm. Committal Prayers and Interment will be held at Hope Cemetery, Corning, N.Y.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in Tom’s name to the; American Heart Association, Heart Gifts Processing Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, N.Y. 13220-3049 or Corning Meals on Wheels, Inc. 144 Cedar St., Corning, N.Y. 14830
Claire M. Murray
Town of Corning
Claire Morgan Murray, 13 years died Tuesday September 13, 2005 at her home at 2961 Hickock Road.
She was born October 30, 1991 in Elmira, N.Y. the daughter of Richard Thomas and Melissa Ellen White Murray. Claire was a life long resident of the area and a 8th grade student of Corning Free Academy.
She was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church, involved with the Choir and Christian Pageant. Member of Stage Kids of Corning, YMCA., Town of Corning Lacrosse League. She loved Cooking, Knitting, Art, Listening to Music, and adored her pets.
Claire was a special girl who touched the lives of many people. Her parents would like to thank all those who enriched her life.
Surviving are her parents, Richard and Melissa Murray and her sister Hannah Murray. Maternal Grandparents; Donald and Mary Foster White of Troy PA. Paternal Grandparents; Martin and Helen Murray of New City, N.Y. Also Several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 39 E. First St. Corning, N.Y. Monday September 19, 2005 at 11am with Reverend Salvatore Mistretta Celebrant. The family will received friends at the Church Monday from 10-11a.m.
Memorials are directed to 171 Cedar Arts, 171 Cedar St. Corning, N.Y. 14830 or to your local SPCA.
Penelope "Penny" Bacalles
Penelope (Penny) Bacalles 88 years died Saturday September 10, 2005 at her home at 49 Pershing Street.
She was born December 30, 1916 in Easton, PA. The daughter of the late Peter and Georgia Panigious Lambos. She attended the Pennsylvania School System, relocated from Erie, PA to Corning, N.Y., following her marriage to George James Bacalles on October 5, 1947. He predeceased her on July 21, 1988.
Penelope was the owner of Bacalles Glass Shop on Market Street in Corning and retired in 2002.
Surviving her daughter, Zaharo Emerson and Sons, James G. (Mary) Bacalles and Pater G. (Debbie) Bacalles all of Corning, N.Y. Grandchildren, Jason (Kara) Emerson, Gregory (Lisa) Emerson, George J. Bacalles and Joseph J. Bacalles. Great Grandchildren, Abigal and Hannah Emerson. Sisters in law, Sotera ( Tillie) Bacalles and Katherine Bacalles both of Corning, N.Y. Also several nieces and nephews.
A service of Thanksgiving will be held Friday September 16, 2005 at 1p.m.. at Christ Episcopal Church 39 East First St., Corning, N.Y. Rev. Salvatore Mistretta celebrating. Prayers and Interment will be at the family plot in Hope Cemetery, Corning, N.Y.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning, N.Y.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in Penny’s name to American Red Cross Katrina Hurricane Relief Fund, Corning Headquarters 123 West Market St., Corning, N.Y. 14830
Earl F. Franchi
Earl F. Franchi 77 years of 3814 State Rt. 414, Corning, N.Y. died Sunday September 4, 2005 at Elcor Health Services.
He was born in Charleroi, PA. December 19, 1927 the son of the late Ralph A. and Josephine N. Cardinale Franchi. He relocated from Charleroi to Corning, N.Y. in 1936 and graduated with the Class of 1945 from Northside High School.
He served with the United States Merchant Marines and later with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict (1951-52). Earl and Louise German were married March 11, 1962 at the First Baptist Church in Painted Post, N.Y. She predeceased him September 25, 2002.
He was owner of FRENICK’S in Corning and also owned the Studebaker Franchise in the 60's, located in Riverside. Earl was employed as an Insurance Agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. At the time of his retirement he was owner/manager of Club 414 in Corning.
He was a member of the Corning VFW #524, the American Legion, John P. Eaton Post #746. He enjoyed golfing, boating and was a past member of the Corning Country Club, Willow Creek Golf Club and the Watkins Glen Yacht Club.
Earl was remembered as an honest, joyful, quick witted man and respected others. He was a loving and caring father and brother. His efforts of guiding his family was through good examples, trustworthiness and much hard work.
Surviving his son; Ralph A. Franchi of Imperial Beach, CA. Grandsons; Joseph Franchi and Daniel Franchi. Brother and Sister in law; Ralph D. and Jeannette Franchi of Big Flats, N.Y. Also several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home 216 E. First St., Corning, N.Y., Saturday September 10, 2005 from 1-4pm, with Funeral Service to follow at the funeral home at 4pm.
Committal Prayers and Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Monday September 12, 2005.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in Earls name to the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Ave., Elmira, N.Y. 14901
Joseph M. Turchick
Joseph M. Turchick 80 years formerly of 2334 Foster Rd., Corning, N.Y. died Tuesday August 16, 2005 at Elcor Health Services.
He was born April 21, 1925 in Coalport, PA. the son of the late Andrew and Anna Puskar Turchick. He was a graduate of Beccaria Township School System, attended Gannon College, Eria, PA. And received his BSME from Penn State class of 1950.
He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II (1943-1945) serving in the European Theater Operations.
Joe and Alice Winifred Thomas were married December 29, 1947 in Coalport, PA.
He relocated from Wellsboro, PA. in 1956 to the Corning area and was employed with Corning Inc. and retired (9/1/1987) as Plant Manager of Main Plant.
He was a member of All Saints Parish attending St. Patricks Church, Member of the Corning Hospital Board (1974-1982), American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Following the devastation of the 1972 Flood, he was a Member of the New York State Flood Control Committee and received recognition from the Governor of New York State for his diligent efforts in solving the flood problems. He was a member of the American Legion John P. Eaton Post, the Corning VFW and the Indian Hills Golf Club.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Alice (Freddie)., Daughters and Sons in law; Ann Marie and Joel Holden of Dataw Island, S.C. and Patricia Louise and David Engelhardt of Farmington, Conn. Son; Joseph Michael Turchick Jr. of Bellefonte, PA. and Son and Daughter in law David and Nancy Turchick of Raleigh, N.C. Grandchildren; Ryan Spencer Turchick, Daniel Thomas Turchick and Emily Ann Engelhardt. Brothers; John Turchick of Tuson, AZ. Edward (Agnes) Turchick of Coalport, PA. Albert (Jean) Turchick of Midland Park, NJ., Francis (Marilyn) Turchick of Pittsburg, PA. Sister; Helen Barbieri of N.Y.C Also several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by Brothers, Andrew and Paul Turchick and Sister, Anna Turchick.
Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home 216 E. First St. Corning, N.Y. Saturday, August 20, 2005 from 4-6pm with a Funeral Service and Committal Prayers to follow at 6pm at the Funeral Home. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
The family would appreciate Memorial Donations be given in Joe’s name to the Charity of ones choice.