FRANCISCO Raymond L. Age 76, of Ryan Cir. Horseheads, passed away very unexpectedly on Sat. June 1, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. His surviving family includes his wife of 52 years, Dorothy (Clearwater) Francisco; sons and daughters, Bonnie (David) Sharp of Horseheads, NY, Darlene (James) O'Neill of Elmira, NY, Steven (Susan) Francisco of Coto De Caza, CA, Suzanne (Gary) Seaward of Horseheads, NY, and Ronald Francisco, also of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Sheila (Richard) Seeley, Pamela and Kimberly Sharp; Daniel, Brian and Jason Rafferty; Brandon, Marisa, and Kristen Francisco, Christina and Jessica Seaward; great grandchildren, Lindsey, David, Kirstie, Joshua, Andrea and Rylan; brothers, John Francisco of Tippcity, OH, William (Rose) Francisco of Brooksville, FL, Vincent Francisco, also of FL. Predeceasing was a son, Raymond Jr. in 1960; also predeceasing were his sisters Mildred, Evelyn, Theresa, Florence and Lillian, and best friend Porky. Ray was retired as a painter at the former American La France in Elmira where he retired there in 1983. He was a veteran of the Korean War and WWII, serving in the US Navy and also the Army Reserves in Corning, NY. Special thanks to Dr. Lamb and staff, also the staff at AOMC. Funeral services will take place privately at the Barber Funeral Home Horseheads with intermenty with full military honors to be accorded in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
ROBINSON Estella Age 69, of Syracuse, NY, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2002, at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse. Estella was born in New London, CT; she grew up in Gillett, PA and graduated from Troy High School, Troy, PA. She lived in Syracuse since 1972 and wintered in St. Augustine, FL for the past 10 years. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Charles H. Robinson, Jr.; daughter, Cynthia A. Blake of Syracuse; sons, Charles R. Robinson of Mexico, Terry L. Robinson of Jamesville, Michael A. Robinson of Bolivia, James L. Robinson of Pittsburgh, PA, and Timothy C. Robinson of Syracuse; sister, Virginia Gustini of New London, CT; brother, Johnny Pearson of New London, CT; and 11 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Dale A. Robinson, in 1986. Estella was a member and church pianist of Grace Baptist Church in Syracuse, and a member of New Life Baptist Church in St. Augustine, FL. Friends and family are invited to call on Tuesday, June 4, from 4 to 7 PM, at Grace Baptist Church, 423 Valley Drive, Syracuse, NY. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, June 5, at 11:00 AM at Grace Baptist Church. Arrangements by Buranich Funeral Home, Inc., 5431 West Genessee St., Camillus, NY.
SEKELLA Valeria "Busia" Age 93, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2002 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Prior to residing at the nursing facility, she lived for over fifty-five years on Bush Avenue in Horseheads. Valeria was born July 25, 1908, daughter of Delia and Vincent Sobkowski. Valeria is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John R. and Katrina G. Sekella of Horseheads; brother, Joseph Grabowski of Elmira Heights; grandchildren, Deborah Sekella Perkins of Dayton OH, Thomas Sekella of Rochester NY, Mary Sekella Schrock of Horseheads, and Stephen Sekella of Horseheads; along with six great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John; brothers, Edward and Vincent Sobkowski and Lawrence Clark; sisters, Barbara Kolonach and Veronica H. Sobkowski. Valeria was retired from Bendix Corp. with over thirty years of service. An avid bowler, Valeria bowled at both Rossi Lanes and Dixie Alleys. She was a member of the White Eagles and a long time communicant of St. Casimir's Church, but recently attended St. Benedict's Church in Odessa, NY. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Walnut and W. Water Sts., on Tuesday, June 3, 2002 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 4, 2002, at a time to be announced. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Valeria's family has requested that donations in her memory be directed to St. Benedict's Church, 304 Speedway, Odessa NY 14869.
SLOCUM ELEANOR R. (ELLIE) photo Age 61, of Marshall Street, Horseheads, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2002. Ellie is survived by her son, SMSGT Jeff Slocum USAF, daughter-in-law Melissa, and Gabriel Slocum, her dearly loved grandson, all of the Netherlands; parents, Dr. and Mrs. Earle G. Ridall of Elmira; sisters Peg Davis of Big Flats, Betsy Henry of Denver, Co., Dr. Amy Ridall of Houston, TX; brother and sister-in-law Ted and Sue Ridall, and niece Bernadette Ridall, all of Pine City, and former husband Stu Slocum. She was predeceased by her daughter Sarah in 1994; brothers-in-law Bill Davis and Tom Henry; grandparents James and Margaret Arbuthnot, and Frank and Winifred Ridall. It was her request that there be no prior call hours, and that a private service be held at the convenience of the family. Remembrances may be directed to The Falck Cancer Center, Chemung County Humane Society SPCA, or to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to the Smith-Fudge-Marshall Funeral Home.
BALDWIN Ruth W. Age 81, formerly of 300 S. Main Street, Elmira passed away Saturday, October 12, 2002 at Bethany Manor. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the James D. Barrett Funeral Home.
COATES Robert E. Age 66, of Little Road, Lowman, NY passed away Friday, October 11, 2002 at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the James D. Barrett Funeral Home.
HOODAK Anne J. ( Zawko) Age 84, of Grand Central Ave., Elmira Heights, unexpectedly passed away Saturday, October 12, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira. She is survived by her husband, William L. Hoodak;sons, Ronald (Lucy Contando) Hoodak of Elmira, Roger (Fay Wisner) Hoodak of Elmira Heights,grandchildren, Alexander James Hoodak and Elizabeth Anne Hoodak both at home;sisters, Mary Jansen, June (Roman) Hamula, Katherine (William) Kole all of Horseheads, Sophie Phelps of Christiansburg, VA; brothers, Pete Zawko and Paul Zawko both of Elmira and Charles Zawko of Horseheads and several nieces and nephews. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Mrs. Hoodak was a communicant of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Elmira Heights and a retired cafeteria worker with the Elmira Heights Central School Districts Nathen Cohen Elementary School. Friends are invited to attend her burial service to take place on Tuesday Oct. 15, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. officiated by the Rev. Janusz Jedrychowski, at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads. Interment will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery in Elmira Heights.
RIEPPEL Anna M. Age 93, formerly of Mansfield, PA, October 12, 2002 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. She was born September 5, 1909 in Cowanesque, PA, the daughter of John & Ethel Skinner Rieppel. Anna attended the local one room school for the first 8 grades. She was a graduate of Westfield High School, Class of 1927, & Mansfield State College, Class of 1931. She earned a Masters Degree from Cornell University on October 12, 1946. Anna taught Latin, English & History in the Covington & Blossburg High Schools. During the war she was acting Principal of the school. She enriched the lives of her many students with her kindness, thoughtfulness & knowledge. Anna was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield for over 46 years, and a member of the Retired Teachers Organization. She enjoyed traveling, reading, gardening, music, & crafts. Anna is survived by 2 sisters, Arlene Strailey of Blossburg, PA, & Edith West of Middlebury, PA, & 2 brothers, Paul & James Rieppel both of Mansfield, PA. She was predeceased by a sister, Edna Locke, & a brother, Perry Rieppel. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday noon-2 PM. Funeral services will follow there Tuesday at 2:00 PM with Reverends Benjamin Nevin & Dr. John Whitfield officiating. Burial in Champlin Cemetery, Westfield, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Anna's memory may be made to the Mansfield Free Public Library, 71 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933.
SIMMONS George, Jr. Age 71, of 708 Oak Street, Elmira passed away Sunday, October 13, 2002 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the James D. Barrett Funeral Home.
WILSON M. Colette Age 74, of Mansfield, PA, October 13, 2002 at home. She was born February 2, 1928 in Paris, France, the daughter of Pierre & Suzanne Maige. Colette was retired from the Pennysaver and had been a substitute French Teacher in S. Tioga Schools. She was a member of the Canoe Camp VFW Auxiliary. Colette is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard, 2 sons, Wayne & Terry both of Mansfield, PA, a brother, Jean Pierre Maige of Nancy, France, 4 grandchildren & 1 great granddaughter. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Wednesday 1-2 PM. Funeral services will follow there Wednesday at 2:00 PM with Rev. John Whitfield officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA.
BAILEY Clarence Junior Age 74, of Palm Bay, Florida, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2002 at the Holmes Regional Medical Center in Florida. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Bailey of FL and their children, Brian, Michele and Donald Bailey all of FL; children from first marriage, Robert Bailey of Cayuta, NY, Sam (Phylis) Bailey of Bath, NY, Tim Bailey of Chemung, Rebecca (Patrick) Perry of Elmira Heights, Ken Bailey of Elmira and Jim Bailey of Elmira; brother, Loren (Pat) Bailey of FL; sister, Helen (Carl) Jeliff of FL. Clarence was predeceased by his son Michael over 30 years ago at the age of 4. He was a Veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, December 6th from 12 to 1 PM at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1 PM. Interment will follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery with full military honors.
BREWER Paula Kay Age 45, of Elmira, NY passed away Sunday, December 1, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Paula was born April 12, 1957 in Elmira the daughter of Dana and Della (McNeil) Brewer. She was employed in the housekeeping department at the Holiday Inn prior to her illness. Paula is survived by her companion Jim Ridley of Elmira, sons, David Brewer and Edward Brewer both of Elmira, grandchildren, Dannie Jo Brewer, Courtney Brewer, Dokota Brewer, Alexis Brewer, Jack Brewer, all of Elmira, mother and father, Della and Dana Brewer of Erin, sisters, Sharon (Melvin) Cicci, Sr. of Erin, Patricia (Thomas) Greven of Corning, Bonnie Brewer of Lyons, Nancy Bailey, Robin (Robert) Keyser of Alabama, brothers, Dana Brewer, Jr. of Syracuse and Randy Brewer of Elmira. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, December 5, 2002 from 7 to 9 PM and Friday, December 6, 2002 from 12 to 2 PM at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 PM with Deacon George Welch officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
DERISIO Marie Perna via email Formerly of Woodland Apartments on West Water Street died December 1, 2002 at age 102, at St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in Elmira on November 30, 1900, the daughter of John and Amelia Amore Perna. Marie is predeceased by her husband, Angelo in 1960 and brothers, Dr. Al A. Perna of Binghamton and Serafin Perna of Elmira. She is survived by her daughter, Rose Donahue of Elmira; her sons, Dr. Vincent (Doris) DeRisio of Gaithersburg MD, Robert (Pat) DeRisio of Vestal NY and Richard (Megan) DeRisio of Shaker Heights OH; granddaughter, Mrs. Cynthia (Nils) van den Beemt of Gaithersburg MD; grandson, Dr. Vincent DeRisio of Cincinnati OH; great-granddaughter, Elkie van den Beemt of Gaithersburg MD; nephew, Dr. Al (Theresa) Perna of Binghamton NY; and niece, Mrs. Diane Brady of Myrtle Beach SC. Marie had a happy childhood with loving and caring parents. When they moved to Binghamton she attended schools there and completed eight years at Professor Riley's Private Business College. Marie was a devoted and supportive wife and mother. She had a strong belief in her religion and her kindness, inquiring mind, and sense of good morals set a high standard for her children. She studied piano at an early age and became an accomplished pianist. Marie played for silent movies with one of her brothers present as a chaperone. She instilled this life-long love of music in each of her children. She enjoyed her long membership in the Rotary Ann's and was a member of the Board of Directors for several years in the 1940's, during which time she held various offices on the Board. Also at this time in her life she was active with the YMCA and was awarded a plaque for being the "Outstanding Mother of the Year." Marie was a long time member of Our Lady of Lourdes parish. At her request there will be no visiting hours. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later time. Memorials in Marie's memory may be directed to St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, or to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.
EHLERS Marjorie E. Age 97 formerly of Country Club Drive, Tuesday, November 3, 2002 calling hours and funeral service time and places will be announced by Smith-Fudge-Marshall Funeral Home upon finalization. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. She was predeceased by her husband, Willard E. Ehlers in 1978, and her brother, Ernest Mann. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Robert Sutherland of Sayre; sisters and brother-in-law Thelma and Ralph Brill and Gertude Gowland both of Ontario, Canada; grandchildren Jennifer and Daren Minch of Horseheads, Julie and Scott Turkel of N. Bellmore, NY, Kellee Flynn of Athens; 5 great grandchildren Connor Minch, Zachary Minch, Megan Turkel, Abigail Turkel, and Justin Flynn O'Dell. She was a member of the Sunshine Club; West Elmira Art Club; Communicant of the Trinity Episcopal Church where she was a long time member. She was also a member of AARP.
FAVINGER Walter C. III of Ulysses, PA 14, died Monday, December 2, 2002. Arrangements (1-800-942-2258) are entrusted to the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, PA.
LAIRD John R. Age 72 of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Horseheads, NY, died Sat. November 30th survived by wife Elizabeth, son; Daniel (Jackie), daughters; Patricia (Michael) Woodhouse, Susan Evans and Donna (Byrd) Schrock, grandchildren; Cheri, Byrd, Nicole, Laird, Chaz and Michael. There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are with Mariposa Gardens, Mesa, AZ.
LARSON Janet S. formery of 304 S. Main St. Horseheads and Beaver Dams, NY passed away Monday, December 2, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Janet was born April 24, 1910 in Elmira, daughter of the late Walter and Pearl (MacMillian) Hinds. Janet was the proprietor of the Larson Adult Home in Elmira and Watkins Glen for many years. She was a former member of the Beaver Dams Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, was an avid bingo player and a NY Yankees fan. Survivors include her daughters, Helen Rennie of Horseheads, Karen (Edwin) Giles of Beaver Dams, Evelyn (Cecil) Deakins of Dover, DE, sons, Ralph (Sue) Larson of Watkins Glen, Walter Kearney of FL, a son-in-law Kenneth Gorrell of Lompoc, CA, 22 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Carl T. Larson, a daughter, Doris Gorrell and son-in-law, Robert J. Rennie. Family and friends are invited to call from 11 to 12 noon, Thursday, December 3, 2002 at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of call hours at 12 noon. Interment will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery.
MALLOY Irene Shirley Age 78, of Dundee_Himrod Rd. Dundee, NY died Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, in Montour Falls, NY. Mrs. Malloy was born November 25, 1924 in the Town of Tyrone, the daughter of the late Harold L. and Muzetta E. McNeil DeCamp. She graduated from Dundee Central School class of 1942. On October 8, 1944 in Weston, NY she married the late Charles W. Malloy, he passed away on September 27, 1999. A Farm Wife working along side her husband on there own farm; Mrs. Malloy was a member of Dundee Baptist Church, Yates County Farm Bureau, Crystal Valley Grange, and the 4-H when her sons were young. She enjoyed researching her family genealogy, crochet, and sewing. She is survived by 2 sons L. Russell (Sally) Malloy of Dundee, Larry C. Malloy of Honeoye Falls; 4 grandchildren; Jason C. Malloy, Amy S. Malloy, Brent C. Malloy, and Sheri Lynn VanSchaick; 2 brothers; Harold L. (Martha) DeCamp Jr. of Big Flats, Leon (Naomi) DeCamp of Tyrone; a sister, Eleanor Dykes of Bradford; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call from 2-4 & 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 5) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday (Dec. 6) at the funeral home, with Rev. Anitra Price officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee Baptist Chruch, Seneca Street, Dundee, 14837, the Dundee Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, 14837 or the American Cancer Society, 1400 Winton Road North, Rochester, NY 14609-5896.
AUSTIN David R. Age 84, of Gillett, PA, passed away Friday, August 1, 2003, at Troy Hospital, Troy, PA. He is survived by five children, four stepchildren, three brothers, two sisters, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. His wife and son predeceased David. He was a former Chief of the South Creek Volunteer Fire Department and a former member of the South Creek Lions Club. Friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service on Tuesday, August 12, 2003, at 11 a.m. in Gillett Cemetery, Gillett, PA. The Reverend Donald Rockwell will officiate. Those wishing may make donations to the family, c/o Kathy Harris, 303 Sylvester Place, Elmira, NY 14904, to help with funeral expenses.
BOTTCHER James Henry Age 91, formerly of Big Flats, NY, died May 4, 2003 in Florida. A memorial service for family and friends will be held August 15, 2003 at 11:00 AM at his cabin in Coryland, PA. Please call 570-549-3985 for directions.
BULKLEY Ruth (Fluent) Most recently of Clifton Springs and a longtime resident of Savona and Boonville, passed away in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester on August 5, 2003. Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Warden L. Bulkley in 1998. She is survived by her daughters, Ruth (David) Fitch of Geneva, Kathryn (James) Bedette of Canandaigua; sons, Neil F. Bulkley of Corning, Frederick (Bille VanNeil) Bulkley of Pulteney; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Sims of Watkins Glen, Beatrice Wells of Bath; aunt, Mildred Higbie of Savona; a niece, three nephews and several cousins. Her sister, Dorothy Johnston also predeceased her. A longtime resident of Savona, Ruth and Warden had retired to Boonville, NY, and later to Clifton Springs. A member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Newark, NY, Ruth had also been a faithful and devoted member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Savona. She was a loving mother and grandmother, committed to her family and her faith. Family and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Saturday, August 23, 2003, at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 33 Church St., Savona. Interment will take place in Bath National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may express their sympathy through memorials in Ruth's name to Church of the Good Shepherd, PO Box 466, Savona, NY 14879. Arrangements with Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, NY.
DAUGHERTY Calvin R. World War II Veteran Age 77, of Milan, PA, went to be with his Lord August 9, 2003. His wife and closest friend of 56 years, Anna, survive him. Children, Brenda Miller, Corinne (John) Shafer, Lewis (Donna) Daugherty, Wayne (Dena) Daugherty, Darlene Diniz, Lydia (Larry) Voorhees and Cindy (Danny) Miller; sister, Phyllis (Harry) Herbst, sister-in-law, Virginia (Robert) Sechrist; brother in-law, Leslie Liddic; 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, including his special helper Courtney; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. His parents, two brothers, one sister and grandchildren, Nathan and Jennifer, predeceased Calvin. He was a United States Army Veteran of WW II and was wounded at the Battle of The Bulge. He retired from Dresser Rand, Painted Post, NY after 34 years of service and recently worked at Dura-Bilt Products. He loved his family, raising horses and farming. Family and Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Monday August 11, 2003 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 p.m. with funeral service there Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with The Rev. Richard Hack officiating, followed by graveside services in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy PA.
EPSTEIN Herbert Age 85 of Curren Dr., Elmira, NY died on Friday, August 8, 2003, from a series of illnesses. Herb's life was devoted to close relationships with his family, friends and other individuals whom he helped to deal with the emotional vagaries of life. His business, Keeffe and Baker Insurance Agency, which he acquired during the 1950's, was merged into the Perry and Carroll Agency in 1993, when Herb retired. At one time, Herb was part-owner of a Barbados Insurance Company, wherein his friend George Hamid used Herb's insurance expertise to help George's and other circuses cope with a 1980's insurance crisis. Before the insurance business, he worked in radio advertising in the south, at Corning Glass, and in the store fixture business. After retirement, Herb assisted his cousins, Nate and Richard Holtzman, at Spiegel's in Elmira. During his lifelong residency in Elmira, Herb was president of Congregation B'Nai Israel and active in education and civil rights. His greatest love other than people (and maybe dogs) was Princeton University, where he graduated in 1940 with a degree in Psychology. In fact, his friends from Princeton called him "Hyp" because he had learned the practice of hypnosis, an art he occasionally employed in his counseling people in need. In addition to serving as president of the Local Princeton Alumni Association, Hyp served as treasurer for the Class of 1940 as well as editing the class' 40th year reunion book. While Herb's principal avocation was relationships with individuals, another of his passions was the time spent with friends and family at his cottage on Keuka Lake. Herb's parents were William and Jeanette Epstein of Elmira, who predeceased him; along with his brother, Natham and sister-in-law, Faye Epstein; and brother-in-law, Howard and Katy Baker of Tyler, TX. Herb is survived by his wife of 60 years, Doris Epstein; son and daughter-in-law, Michael B. Epstein and Carol Oberrubbesing of Chicago, IL; daughter, Kate Baker and Mark Thomsen of Mumford, NY. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 12, at 11:30 a.m., at the Congregation B'Nai Israel, 900 W. Water St., Elmira, with Rabbi Miriam Biatch officiating. Interment will be at Temple B'Nai Israel Cemetery, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorials to Princeton University Alein Services, Princeton, NJ 08542, or Southern Tier Hospice, Inc., 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. ARRANGEMENTS BY HOLLY-KECK & BAKER, INC., FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
GAGE Mary Louise Brougham Age 83 of Bonita, CA passed away June 30, 2003. She was born in Elmira, NY. She graduated from Southside High School and St. Josephs Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Penfield, NY. She is survived by her daughter Nancy of Bonita, CA; sons Bill and Jerry of Penfield, NY; brothers Wayne of Baton Rogue, LA and Robert of Geneseo, NY; and grandchildren Scott, Andrew and Mark Chase. Louise was predeceased by her husband Harland Gage; brother Kenneth & sister Ruth. Private services are planned. Internment: Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. Donations: San Diego Hospice, 4311 Third Ave San Diego, CA 92103