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Miscellaneous Obituaries
Chenango Co., NY

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CLARENCE BEADLE
SOUTH NEW BERLIN - Committal services for Clarence Beadle of South New Berlin, who passed away March 16, 2003, were held on Friday, May 23, 2003, at 11 a.m. from the Fairview Cemetery of New Berlin. Kurt Funke, pastor of the First Baptist Church of South New Berlin, officiated. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

CHARLES CORNELL
EAST PHARSALIA - Committal services for Charles Cornell of East Pharsalia, who passed away Feb. 9, 2003, were held on Saturday, May 24, 2003, at 10 a.m. from the Wayside Rest Cemetery of Pharsalia. The Rev. Douglas Cunningham, pastor of St. Paulís and St. Bartholomewís Catholic Churches, officiated. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

ELLAMAE CHRISTIAN
SOUTH NEW BERLIN - Graveside services for Ellamae Christian of South New Berlin, who passed away March 19, 2003, were held on Friday, May 23, 2003, at 2 p.m. from the Maplewood Cemetery of Mt. Upton. Kurt Funke, pastor of the First Baptist Church of South New Berlin, officiated. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

ARLEEN WADSWORTH
OXFORD - Funeral services for Arleen Wadsworth were held on Thursday, May 22, 2003, at 11 a.m. from the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home. The Rev. John Musser, pastor of the Pilgrim Holiness Chapel of Oxford, officiated. Interment followed in the Mt. Hope Cemetery with Rev. Musser offering the committal prayers. Pall bearers were Bryce Wadsworth, James Ganio, Stanley Meyers, Robert ManWarren, Ira Lambert and Sam Flanagan.

PATRICK HALICY
NORWICH - Patrick J. Halicy, 54, of County Route 31, Norwich, succumbed to cancer, of which he was a survivor for eight years, Saturday morning, May 24, 2003 in the Chenango Memorial Hospital. Born on Aug. 13, 1948 in Ellenville, he was the son of Kerwick and Mary (OíMara) Halicy. On June 13, 1970 in Scipio Center he married Marie Leonard Halicy, who survives. He grew up in the Scipio Center area and had attended their local schools, graduating from the Sherwood Central High School with the class of 1966. Following his education, he entered the United States Air Force, serving his country from April 1967 until his honorable discharge in April 1971. He had served in Vietnam as a crew chief aboard a C130. Returning home from the military, he worked for the Syracuse Developmental Center in their carpenter shop for a period of three and a half years. In 1975 he joined the New York State Department of Corrections working in the prison system for 25 years. While working for the Corrections Department he had worked in the Attica, Auburn, Cayuga and Georgetown facilities. He retired from the system in December 2000. Patrick was a member of St. Paulís Catholic Church of Norwich and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. In his leisure time, he enjoyed traveling and camping. Surviving are his wife, Marie of Norwich; his son, Matthew Patrick Halicy and wife Melissa of Woodbridge, Va.; his daughter, Kelly Halicy of Reston, Va.; his sister, Jeanne Lindeman and husband Richard of Liverpool; his brothers, Jerry Halicy and wife Ann of Scipio Center, James Halicy of Elmira, and Kerwick Halicy Jr. of Scipio Center; and several nieces and nephews. A mass of resurrection will be held today at 2 p.m. from St. Paulís Catholic Church with the Rev. Douglas Cunningham, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Paulís Cemetery. Calling hours were held on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Patrickís memory to St. Paulís Catholic Church, 30 Pleasant St., Norwich, NY 13815.

RICKY DYE SR.
SOUTH EDMESTON - Ricky E. Dye Sr., 38, of South Edmeston, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2003, in Cooperstown. Born on May 13, 1965 in Utica, he was the son of David and Mary (Simmons) Dye of Hubbardsville, who survive. Ricky spent his childhood in the New Berlin area, and attended Hamilton Central School. On Aug. 9, 1986 he married Mary Ann, who survives. He worked for the New York Pizzeria in New Berlin. Ricky enjoyed playing horseshoes, WWE wrestling, and football - especially the Dallas Cowboys. Surviving are his children, Jennifer Dye, Rachael Dye and Ricky Dye Jr., all of South Edmeston; several brothers and sisters, David and Jessica Dye of Hubbardsville, Ronald Dye of Hubbardsville, and Scott and Mary Elizabeth Crandall of Daytona Beach, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Tammy and Jeff Harrington of New Berlin, and Larice and Paul Layton of Bainbridge; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Bob Bliss. He was predeceased by his grandparents and one brother, Michael Dye. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, New Berlin, with the Rev. Beverly Butler of the First United Methodist Church, New Berlin, officiating. Interment will be in Gazlay Cemetery, South Edmeston. Viewing will be held immediately preceding the funeral from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice, The South Edmeston Community Church or the First United Methodist Church of New Berlin. Arrangements are by the Dakin Funeral Home, New Berlin.

ALMA WHITE
SHERBURNE - Burial services for Alma Bernice (Johnson) White, 78, will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2003, at 2 p.m. at the West Hill Cemetery, Sherburne, with Ted Lawrence of West Smyrna Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are by the W.W. Kehoe Funeral Home.

LLOYD FOWLER
SHERBURNE - Burial services for Lloyd Fowler of Sherburne will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the West Hill Cemetery, Sherburne. Arrangements are by the W.W. Kehoe Funeral Home.

GEORGE HOLDREDGE
ONEONTA - George W. Holdredge died Tuesday, May 26, 2003 at his home. He was born in Oxford, on July 26, 1919, the son of Benjamin Franklin Holdredge and Mary Ann (Willcox) Holdredge. He married Neva I. (LaRock) Holdredge, who survives, on Aug. 27, 1945. They lived in Guilford, New York for 52 years before moving to Oneonta in June, 2000. George graduated from Norwich High School in 1937. He took flying lessons at Warren E. Eaton Airport in Norwich and was the first student to solo with Paul Engaard. He became a pilot/instructor for the U.S. Air Force during World War II at the Flight Training School in Roanoke, Va. Upon his return, he continued to fly from Sidney and surrounding areas. He retired from Amphenol in Sidney in August 1986 after 41 years as a tool and dye maker in the Experimental Department. Over the years, he enjoyed many hobbies including photography, coin collecting, model radio control airplane building and competition, and flower and vegetable gardening. After retirement, he became active in Delchenango Gun Club and designed and helped in the construction of new skeet houses. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Brenda J. Tallman and her husband, Roger, South Carolina; Jill E. Filow and her husband, Kenneth; G. Thomas Holdredge and his wife, Loretta A., Oneonta; and Beth A. Lembo and her husband, David, Oneonta. Grandchildren include: Lisa A. Royce and her husband, Michael, Ohio; Matthew P. Filow; Philip T. Holdredge, Oneonta and Cassandra M. Lembo, Oneonta and two great-grandchildren, Katelyn J. and Cameron J. Royce, Ohio. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Mary Frances, who died at birth. Friends may call at the R. J. Fahy Funeral Home, Norwich, from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Funeral services will follow, conducted by Father Glenn Mahaffey, Rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Norwich. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to celebrate Georgeís life could do so by making a contribution to their local SPCA or by planting a flower, bush or tree in a spot that is special to them.

NANCY ALSHEIMER
SHERBURNE - Nancy Lynn Alsheimer, 22, of South Main Street, Sherburne, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton. Born on June 15, 1980 in New Hartford, she was the daughter of Carl and Lynn Hall Alsheimer, and attended local schools. Nancy was employed by Dollar General in Sherburne. Surviving are her companion, Keith Frasier of Sherburne; her daughter, Matia at home; her mother, Lynn Alsheimer of Sherburne; a sister, Jennifer Alsheimer of Sherburne; four brothers, James, Timothy and Anthony Alsheimer, all of Sherburne, and Carl Alsheimer Jr. of South Plymouth; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, including her nephew, Christian. She was predeceased by her father. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 South Main St., Sherburne, followed by burial in the Sherburne Quarter Cemetery. Friends are invited to call on Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

CHARLES YESKA
SHERBURNE - Burial services for Charles Yeska, 69, of Sherburne, will be held on Friday, May 30, 2003, at 1 p.m. at the West Hill Cemetery, Sherburne, with the Rev. Rodger Pancost officiating. Arrangements are by the W.W. Kehoe Funeral Home.

LESLIE MONROE
OXFORD - Leslie George Monroe, 67, of Sorrento, Fla., passed away Dec. 11, 2002. Born on March 30, 1935, he was the son of Earl and Daisy (Brazee) Monroe. He grew up in the Oxford and McDonough areas. On Sept. 17, 1955 he married Marie Beagle from Earlville. Graveside services will be held on June 4 at 1 p.m. at the South Plymouth Cemetery.

LEONORA GRIFFIS
NORWICH - Committal services for Leonora Griffis (Lee) who passed away March 1, 2003, were held on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 10 a.m. from the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The Rev. Douglas Cunningham officiated. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

BERTHA PADIEN
NORWICH - Committal services for Bertha Padien who passed away Jan. 3, 2003 were held on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The Rev. Brian Conover officiated. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

PATRICK HALICY
NORWICH - A Mass of Resurrection for Patrick Halicy was held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 from St. Paulís Catholic Church. The Rev. Douglas Cunningham officiated. Mass began with the placing of the baptismal pall on the casket by Patís wife Marie, his daughter Kelly and her friend Tom Harsanyi, and his son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Mellisa. The first reading was given by Sister Rose, the second reading by Sister Jackie. The responsorial psalm was by Sister Sheena. Eucharistic Minister was Sister Alice, and John Tiquin was the altar server. Patís sister and brother-in-law, Jeanne and Richard Lindeman, and his sister-in-law, Ann Halicy, presented the gifts. Organist for the service was Bob Evans. Interment followed in St. Paulís Cemetery with Rev. Cunningham offering the committal prayers. Pall bearers were Jon Hall, Scott Carnachan, Phil McGuire, Richard Mahannah, Bob Priess and Richard Hendrickson. On Monday evening, Sisters Rose, Jackie, Sheena and Alice led the family in prayer. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

FRANK HERZOG
NORWICH - Funeral services for Frank Herzog were held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home. The Rev. Jeremy Stopford officiated. Interment followed in the Mt. Hope Cemetery with Rev. Stopford offering the committal prayers.

LAUREN BERG
OTSELIC - Committal services for Lauren Berg (Poncho), who passed away March 9, 2003, were held on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 11:30 a.m. from the Valley View Cemetery of Otselic. The Rev. Ted Lawrence officiated. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

CHARLES REIHL SR.
NORWICH - Committal services with full military rites for Charles Reihl, Sr. who passed away Feb. 18, 2003 were held on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The Rev. Rebekah Sweet officiated. Full military rites were provided by members of local veterans organizations all under the direction of Commander Harold Funke. Color Guard members were Dick Pratt, Don Dibble, Bill Ballin and Ron Palmer. The firing squad members were Bob Shimer, Pete McGowan and Bob Kappauf. The flag was folded by John Greeley, Bob Shimer and Mark Caldwell with Mr. Greeley presenting the flag to Charlesís daughter, Carol Nichols. Buglar for the service was Nick Natoli. Arrangements were by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.


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