THOMAS Lester C. Of Ulysses, PA 85, formerly of Port Allegany, PA died Saturday, June 2, 2001. Arrangements are entrusted to the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, PA.
BACON Richard L. "Dick" Was blessed into peace after a courageous battle with cancer, Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at home surrounded by his loving family. Surviving Dick is his loving wife of 28 years, Ann E. Morse Bacon of Elmira; Daughter, Noreen Luna of Pueblo, CO; Sons, Matthew and Michael Bacon both of Elmira; 3 grandchildren, Daniel, Nicole, Kyle; Mother and Father, Merial Allen of Millerton, PA, Arthur Bacon of Elmira; Brothers, Arthur Bacon Jr., John Bacon, Roy Allen, David Allen, Jack Allen, Sisters, Jean Smith, Linda Allen, and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Thursday, August 2nd, 2001 2:00PM to 4:00PM and 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Funeral services will be held there Friday, August 3rd, 2001 at 10:00am. The Reverend Edward Crandall will officiate. Interment will take place directly following in the Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY where full military honors will be accorded. Dick was a very hard working man. He loved his family and friends and the special moments they shared. Most recently Dick delivered for Bill Lewis Trucking; in the past, he worked for Corning Inc. and Trayer Products. Dick was very proud to be a Navy Veteran. Those close to him knew him as a skilled bowler, accomplished carpenter, fellow Elmira Moose Member, Yankee fan and fun loving, very hard working man. Many will hold his memory close and never forget Dick's courage during the last year.
CHRISTIAN Louella G. Age 90, formerly of 323 Larchmont Road, Elmira, NY, Went home to be with her Lord, Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at the Anderson Memorial Hospital, Anderson, SC. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. and are incomplete at this time.
GLOVER Mabel C. Age 84 of 603 W. 2nd Street, Elmira, NY, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Mabel was born on December 10, 1916 in Saltillo, MS to the late Thomas and Isabel (Turner) Collins. She is also predeceased by her husband, James, in 1990. Survivors include her son, John (Rene) Glover of Clarksville, TN; daughter, Donna Jones of Fresno, CA; sisters, Ruth Bearkley of Elmira and Lola Williams of Los Angeles, CA; sister-in-law, Helen Jennings of Elmira; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, August 2nd from 7 to 9 PM at the Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 3rd at 1:00 PM at the Monumental Baptist Church, 303 E. Clinton Street, Elmira, NY with the Reverend George McDowell officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
RUINSKY Nathan Age 91, formerly of Elmira, NY, died July 28, 2001. Survived by niece, Netti Rumsky of Rego Park, NY. No Calling Hours. Burial at the convenience of the family in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, NY, NY. Arrangements by Kalec Funeral Home, Elmira.
STARKEY Merle Henry Age 80 years, life time area resident of Tioga County passed away on July 25, 2001. A memorial service will be held August 3, 2001 at the Millerton Methodist Church at 7 P.M. Pastor Carol Price officiating.
BENKO Elizabeth E. "Betty" Age 91, of Watkins Glen, died Sunday Feb. 3, 2002 at Schuyler Skilled Nursing. There will be no prior calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Wed. at 10 am at St. Mary's of the Lamb Church, the Rev. Paul Bonacci, officiating. The burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Betty was born July 6, 1910 in Glen Lyon, PA and was the daughter of George and Mary Benko. She was employed with the Glen Springs, Jeanette's Gift Shop and the Little Gem Liquor Store. She was a member of St. Mary's of the Lake Church. She is survived by nieces and nephews; Joseph (Terri) Orbin and their children Joseph T. and Meghan Orbin of Watkins Glen, Marie Bria of Wilkes-Barre, PA, Marie Jaruewski of Carlisle, PA, Iretta Boluch of Dearborn, MI, Alberta Simone, Anna Papek, Marlene Hamilton all of NJ, Eleanor Mejasich of Venice, FL, Andrew and Joseph Harcharik of MI. She was predeceased by her sister, Sue Specchio. Arrangements with the Haughy-Wood Funeral Home.
BRUGGER Walter H. Of Westfield, PA 92, died Sunday, February 3, 2002 inthe Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Born July 18, 1909 in Westfield, he was the son of Mike and Magdalena Tannler Brugger. On April 15, 1940, in Taylor, PA, he married the former Leola Stump who survives. Mr. Brugger was a Veteran, having served with the US Army during World War II in the European Theatre. He was a partner in the Brugger and Crandall Garage in Westfield for 23 years. He was employed by the US Postal Service as a substitute Rural Mail Carrier. He was a member of the Westfield United Methodist Church, the Crary Hose Volunteer Fire Company in Westfield, Gerald G. Griffin American Legion Post #519 in Westfield, and many other community and civic organizations. He served on the Westfield Boro and Cowanesque Valley Joint School Boards for 13 years, the Tioga County Housing Authority for 27 years, the Tioga County Republican Committee for 6 years, and the Tioga County Planning Commission for 10 years. He delivered Meals on Wheels for over 20 years. He was a member and Past Master of Westfield Lodge No. 477 F & AM, the Coudersport Consistory, Coudersport Royal Arch Chapter No. 263, Potter Commandery No 69 Knights Templar and the Wilkes-Barre Shrine. He was honored as a 33rd degree Mason on September 24, 1986. Surviving besides his wife are: a sister, Lillian (Vernard) Watkins of Little Marsh, PA; two brothers, Frank Brugger and Theodore Brugger, both of Turlock, CA; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four brothers, Albert, Arnold, Carl and Frederick; and three sisters, Elsie Cobb, Evelyn Dawson and Emma Mirto. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 7th in the Westfield United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. James F. Bellamy, OSL and the Rev. Donald Stump, co-officiating. Burial will be in Champlin Cemetery, Westfield, PA. Members of Westfield Lodge #477 will conduct a Masonic Memorial Service 7:00 PM, Wednesday, in the Westfield United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Westfield, PA 16950, the Sabinsville Volunteer Ambulance, Sabinsville, PA 16943 or a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, PA. LODGE NOTICE The members of the Westfield Lodge No. 477, F & AM, will assemble Wednesday, February 6, 2002, 7:00 PM, at the Westfield United Methodist Church for the purpose of conducting a Masonic Funeral Service for Brother Walter H. Brugger, who died February 3, 2002.
CASSADA John L. "Jack" 714 Prospect Ave. Olean, NY. died Saturday Feb. 2, 2002 in the Olean General Hospital. Husband of the former Sarah (Sally) Richardson, Father of John Cassada, Olean, NY. and Martha Edwards, Woodlands Texas. Brother of Cara Murdock Elmira, NY and Betsy Travis, Barefoot Bay, Florida and Robert Cassada, Venice, Florida. Several nieces and nephews. A graduate of Elmira Free Academy and was a Veteran of WWII. He was a General Manager of LeValley McLeod Inc. in Olean for 43 years until his retirement. Family received friends Monday 7-9 PM in the St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 109 S. Barry St. Olean. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM, Feb. 5, 2002 in St. Stephans Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery Portville, NY. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc.
CASTANO GREGORY SAVERIO OF HORSEHEADS NY passed away on Monday February 4 , 2002 after a short illness. Gregg was born January 19 , 1923 in Brockton , Mass. The son of the late Saverio and Francesca Castano. An Army veteran of World War II , he graduated from Boston University. Gregg retired after 30 years with the United States Defense Department. He continued to work up until his death as a consultant in the steel fabricating industry. Mr. Castano is survived by his children Francis Castano , Lisa Dowling , Marc Castano , Laura (David) Longey, and Maria (Tony) Yushinsky ; sisters and brothers-in-law: Connie Honnegger , Anita & Donald Morey , and Eleanor & John Duffy ; his beloved and loving grandchildren : Gregory Dowling , Maximilian Dowling , and Hannah Longey. Gregg is also survived by numerous cousins , nieces and nephews and their children , along with many wonderful friends. He loved his books , his music , and his hockey especially the Elmira Soaring Eagles. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. & Grand Central Ave. Horseheads , NY on Wednesday February 6 , 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM for a Time of Remembrance and Celebration of Gregg's Life. Those wishing may remember Mr. Castano through memorial donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society in his name.
CHILDS Margaret "Peggy" Northup of Litchfield, PA passed away on Sunday February 3, 2002, in her home surrounded by her family. She was born January 1, 1924 in Dalton, PA the daughter of Robert and Laura McCall Northup. She taught physical education for many years at Notre Dame High School in Elmira, NY. There will be a visitation on February 9, 2002 at the First Presbyterian Church, Main St., Athens, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m., with her pastor Rev. Willem B. Massink officiating. Burial will be at a later time. She requested that donations be sent to the Athens Animal Hospital, Riverside Dr., Athens, PA or the Guthrie Hospice, R.R. #1-Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848.
GOODENOUGH May E. of Gold, PA 91, died Sunday, February 3, 2002. Friends may call Wednesday, February 6th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, PA. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday in the Gold Church. Memorials may be made to the Gold Church, c/o Nancy Erway, Genesee 16923, the Potter County Historical Society, Coudersport 16915, or Ulysses Library Building Fund, Ulysses 16948.
HAMMOND John E. Age 71 of Bradford NY, passed away Saturday evening February 2, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre PA. John was born May 11, 1930 in Lindley NY. son of Charles A. and Sarah Tubbs Hammond. On June 17, 1950 in the Corning Christian Missionary Alliance Church. John married Rena L. Perry. He was retired from Corning Inc. and recently received his 51 year pin. John enjoyed hunting and especially working on the farm that he and Rena lived on. He was very family oriented, and children and ten grandchildren were very special to him. Surviving John is his loving wife of 51 years, Rena Hammond of Bradford NY; sons and daughters in law; John and Carol Hammond of Elmira. David and Deborah Hammond of Bradford NY; daughters and sons in law; Cheryl and Stephan Hiltbrand of Mesa AZ. Cindy and Timothy Glick of Bradford NY. Melody Czopkiewicz of Papillion NB; sisters Esther Carpenter of Bethany Village, formerly of Lindley NY. Marian Walter also of Bethany Village. Joyce (Leland) Harris of Lindley NY. Kathryn Ruhlman of Everson WA. Betty Lutz of Rothsville PA.; eight grandsons, two granddaughters, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceasing John were his parents; brothers: Leo and Ray Hammond, and sisters: Eunice Bertell, Saphronia Cambers and Vivian Clarengdon. Friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home 14 E. Pultney St. Corning on Tuesday February 5, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The Funeral Service will be on Wednesday February 6 in the Bradford Baptist Church in Bradford NY at 2 PM. The Rev. Chris Durham will officiate. The Interment will be in the Bradford Cemetery, Bradford NY. Memorials in the name of John E. Hammond may be directed to The Bradford Baptist Church, 2788 Yawger Hill Rd., Bradford, NY 14815.
KICHMAN Catherine Rundell Mrs. Catherine Rundell Kichman, 79, died Friday, December 21st, 2001, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. She was born April 22nd, 1922 in Elmira, NY to Bertrum and Evelyn Rundell of Elmira, NY. She is survived by her beloved husband Paul G. Kichman, World War II veteran and retired employee of the Elmira Star Gazette. Paul now resides in Danbury, NC. She is also survived by one sister, Eleanor Rundell Sozanski, also of Elmira. Paul and Catherine had seven children: Vernell Kichman Sonner, 55, and husband Jack of Gatlinburg, TN; Paul G Kichman Jr, deceased in 1964; Vickie Kichman Smith, 51, and husband Michael of Rollinsford, NH; Lance Kichman, 48, and wife Helen of Jefferson City, TN; Annette Kichman Tenny, 44, and husband Hal of Danbury, NC; Scott Kichman, 41, and wife Akiko of Gatlinburg, TN; Michelle Kichman Wayne, 35, and husband Carl of Lincolnton, NC. She is survived by eight grandchildren: Karyn Sonner, Sarah Tenny Barbour and husband Brian, Paul Tenny, Layla and Derek Kichman, Lynsey Wayne, Alex and Rachel Smith. Catherine and Paul had three great-grandchildren: Arynn, Elaja, and Lucas. Interment will be at the National Veterans' Cemetery in Salisbury, NC, on December 24th, 2001. The family wishes to express their thanks to the nurses and doctors in the ICU and the palliative care unit of Forsyth Medical Center. We shall always remember Catherine as beloved wife and mother. "Women change the world through children. May we never break the strong spirits of our daughters; may we teach our sons to become loving and nurturing men. In doing so, we hold the key to universal peace." " We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, but spiritual beings having a human experience."
KREISLER John D. Age 77 of 419 N. Buffalo St., Elkland, Pa. passed away Saturday Feb. 2, 2002. He was born October 12, 1924 in Elkland, Pa. the son of John and Lena Backes Kreisler. He was retired from Corning Inc., a former employee of the Elkland Leather Co. and a part time rural mail carrier. He was a WW II Veteran. He is survived by his wife Pauline; Son and Daughter-in-law Kurt and Mary Kreisler, Elkland Pa., Daughters and Sons-in-laws Amy and Calvin Albright, Sabinesville, Pa. and Kerry Kreisler, Raleigh, NC. Step-Daughters and Sons-in-law; Patricia and Donald Carmen, Elkland, Pa. and Marianne and Gary Wick, Elmira, NY. Grandchildren; John Kreisler and Michele Regalbuto. 2 Great Grandchildren . Several Step Grandchildren. Brothers and Sisters-in-law; Richard and Clara Kreisler, Elkland, Pa. and Wendell and Laura Kreisler, RD. Westfield, Pa. Several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his first wife June in 1961, Brothers; Lyle, William, Clayton, and Joseph. Sisters; Wa-Nita Frank and Uleta Margraff. Friends are invited to cal at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Elkland, Pa. Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 pm. Rev. Robert Goodrich, offc. Burial in Highland Cemetery, Elkland, Pa.
MCALEER Florence M. Age 92 of 8375 Ruby Lane, Northeast, Pa. passed away Sunday Feb. 3, 2002 at Charles Cole Hospital, RD. Coudersport, Pa. She was born September 5, 1909 in Brookfield Twp., Pa. the daughter of Charles and Alpha Lewis Metcalf. She retired as a nurse at Meyer Memorial Hospital. She is survived by; Sister in law; Charlotte Metcalf, RD. Westfield, Pa., Nephew; Charles (Judith) Metcalf, RD. Westfield, Pa., Niece; Cheryl (James) Cady, RD. Westfield, Pa., Several grandnieces and grandnephews, Special friends; Larry and Roxanne Hinkler, Northeast, Pa. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 West Main St., Westfield, Pa. Tuesday 7-9 pm. Calling hours will be also held Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Brookfield United Methodist Church where funeral services will be held following calling hours at 11:00 am. Rev. Dr. James F. Bellhamy OSL and Edward Collins offc. Burial in Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield Twp., Pa. Memorial donations may be made to the Brookfield United Methodist Church or the Brookfield Cemetery, c/o Charlotte Metcalf, RR. #1 Box 280, Westfield, Pa. 16950.
MONTALBANO Ester T. Verona 85, of 4576 Stoney Brook Rd., died early Sunday February 3, 2002 at Oneida Healthcare Center ECF with her family at her side. Esther was born on March 9, 1916 in Utica, New York a daughter of the late Carlo and Maria Peirrine Sforza. She was a graduate of the Albany School of Nursing. In 1948 Esther and Fred Montalbano were united in marriage in St. Helena's Church, Sherrill. Before her retirement in 1977 Esther was employed as a licensed practical nurse with the old Oneida City Hospital, on Broad Steet and Rome State School. Esther was a member of St. Helena's Church, Sherrill. Surviving are her husband Fred, two sons, Dennis Montalbano of Newark, NY, Thomas Montalbano and his wife Barbara of Oneida, one daughter, Denise Montalbano Coon and her husband Robert of Horseheads, NY, four grandchildren, Colin Huntone, Brandon Coon, Stephen and Stephanie Boyer, four great-grandchildren, Kathryn, Courtney, John William and Dianna Boyer, one brother Joseph Sforza of Oneida, three sisters, Ann Usborne of Sherrill, Mildred Yeman of Elmira Heights, and Antoinette Winterton of Verona, and several nieces and nephews. Esther was predeceased by three brothers Michael, Aoiley, and Victor Sforza. Mrs. Montalbano's Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2002, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Helena's Church, Primo Ave., Sherrill with Rev. William Quinn celebrant. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. at the Malecki Funeral Home Inc., 464 Sherrill Rd., Sherrill. In memory of Esther and in lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Oneida Healthcare Center ECF Residence General Fund, 323 Genesee Street, Oneida, New York, 13421.
PARKER Robert E. age 67 of Syracuse and formerly of Elmira, NY passed away Sunday Feb. 3, 2002 in the Bath VA Medical Center. His surviving family includes his brothers and sisters, Raymond (Beverly) Parker Jr. of Horseheads, NY, David Parker of Gillett, PA, Marian (Wayne) Hungerford of Corning, NY and Corenne (Eddie) Fagan of Elmira, NY; several cousins, nieces, and nephews and a host of close friends and neighbors in the Syracuse area. He was also predeceased by a brother, Loring Parker in 1983. Bob was a machinist with Selflock Screw Products in N. Syracuse. and a veteran of the US Airforce. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid builder of model airplanes. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 So. Main St. Horseheads on Wed. Feb. 6, 2002 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. His funeral service will follow there at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Deb Roe officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery Elmira, NY, where full military honors will be accorded.
RYAN JOHN JOSEPH "JACK" OF 1005 CENTER ST. HORSEHEAD, NY passed away on Monday February 4, 2002. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral Home Mill St. & Grand Central Ave. Horseheads, NY on Thursday February 7 , 2002 from 7-9 PM . Mr. Ryan's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday February 8 , 2002 at 10 AM. Interment in Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira , NY where full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Ryan. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mr. Ryan through memorials to The American Cancer Society 627 W. Church St. Elmira , NY 14905. A more complete notice will appear in Wednesday's edition.
STOUGHTON Janet Lee (Doland) Progressive Transportation Services, Inc. Employee Age 40 of 134 Main Street Ext. Wellsburg, NY went home to be with her Lord very suddenly Saturday, February 2, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY. She was born March 11, 1961 in Elmira, NY the daughter of Milford and Ann (Springer) Doland. Janet graduated from Southside High School in 1979. She was presently employed with Progressive Transportation Services, Inc. as a bus driver for C.E.A.T.S. She attended Elmira Christian Center and was actively involved teaching in the 2 and 3 year olds Sunday School Department. On October 20, 1979, Janet married David T. Stoughton. Together they have celebrated 22 wonderful years of love and life. They have 3 beautiful children, Tristan M. Stoughton, Jamee E. Stoughton and Cody W. Stoughton. Other survivors include: her parents, Milford and Ann; sisters, Carol J. Doland, Darlene F. (Bob) Sowers; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Theresa and Douglas Stoughton; brother-in-laws, Michael L. Stoughton, Mark A. (Denice) Stoughton; sister-in-law, Lynn (Tom) Pelkey; paternal grandparents, Francis and Helen Smith; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces and friends. Her maternal grandparents, Rodney and Frances Springer predeceased her. Family and friends are invited to call at the Elmira Christian Center 235 East Miller Street on Tuesday, February 5, 2002 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours. (6 PM) The Reverend John Bedzyk, her pastor will officiate. Interment will take place in the Ashland Cemetery Wellsburg, NY at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers an Educational Trust Fund will be established in memory of Janet Lee Stoughton c/o Ann Doland 62 Main Street Wellsburg, NY 14894. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira, NY 14904.
THOMAS Tudor Smith Photo Age 94, passed away peacefully February 1, 2002 in Provo Utah. Tudor was born to Wilfred Smith and Eleanor Thomas on April 27, 1907 in Wales, Great Britain. He was predeceased by his wife, Sarah (Sadie) Kelly in 1984 after 48 years of marriage. Tudor lived in Elmira for most of his life and was a Plant Supervisor for Hilliard Corp. when he retired in 1972. He is survived by 2 daughters, Barbara (Kirk) Fowler of Provo, UT and Arlene (Michael) Konkus of Horseheads, NY; 5 grandchildren, Sheree (Jeff) Garner, Laurie (Joel) Craft, Kelly (Jerry) Stayner, Blaine (Brenda) Fowler, all of Utah, and Michelle (Mark) Stantz of Big Flats, NY; 15 great-grandchildren;sister, Amelia Shappee of Elmira, NY; and numerous nieces and nephews. Those who knew Tudor will remember him always as the kind, loving Welsh gentleman with the beautiful tenor voice. Dad, we will miss you for now, but will be comforted by the last line of your Danny Boy-- "I shall sleep in peace until you come to me."Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 So. Main St., Horseheads on Wednesday from 6-8PM. Mr. Thomas' funeral service will take place there at the funeral home on Thursday at 10AM with the Rev. Dr. Walter B. Funk officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.
ANDERSON Mabel C. Age 86, of Elmira, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2002, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility, following a long physical confinement. She was born on November 17, 1915 in Antrim, PA, the daughter of Isaac and Anna Carlson Anderson. She is survived by her twin sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Everett Schott of Elmira; and many nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Catherine VanVoorhis, Edith Taft and Ellen Anderson, and a brother, Carl Anderson. Mabel was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years. She graduated from Southside High School, and retired from S.F. Iszards following 40 years of service. Family and friends are invited to call at Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home, 161 Oakwood Ave., on Wednesday, June 5, 2002, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. A memorial service will follow there at 2:00 PM, with the Rev. Ann Cassler officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Those wishing may make donations in Mabel's name to Bethany Lutheran Church or the charity of one's choice.
CLARK Francis W. Age 83, of 510 North Carroll St., Horseheads, NY, passed away on Sunday June 2, 2002 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Mr. Clark was born August 7, 1918 in Painted Post , NY, the son of the late Arnie and Maggie Rounsville Clark. He married his wife, Anne L. Bachert Clark, on May 28, 1948 in Lawrenceville, PA, and they recently celebrated their 54th Wedding Anniversary on May 28, 2002. Mr. Clark was a retired electrician with 34 years of service at Thatcher Glass Company, having retired in August 1981. Mr. Clark is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Anne L. Bachert Clark; daughter and son-in-law: Sandra Clark Celelli & Peter Celelli of Corning, NY; sons: Sidney Clark of San Francisco, CA and Stanley Clark of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren: Tonia Celelli, Geno Celilli, and Sarah Clark; great grandchildren: Dustin Catherwood and Rhianne Zarek; brother and sisters-in-law: Lewis & Doris Clark of Horseheads, NY; Evelyn Corson of Elmira, NY, and Elaine Perron of Bellfair, WA; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Van Buskirk- Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY, on Tuesday, June 4, 2002, from 7-9 PM. Mr. Clark's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at 11 AM. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY.