ALBERTA KINGSLEY MOSELEY
FREEVILLE - Alberta Kingsley Moseley, 96 formerly of 108 Benson Road, Freeville died Friday morning, November 22, 2002 at The Groton Nursing Facility.
Born March 16, 1906 in Lansing, she was the daughter of the late Charles Michael and Mary Emmeline Harris Kingsley and the widow of Carlyle O. Moseley, who died January 15, 1987. Alberta was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, cook and baker, par excellence; gardener and outdoorswoman who enjoyed fishing.
For many years, she was involved with family farms in Dryden and Lansing.
Though blind and wheelchair bound, she was an avid reader. She strived for life-long-learning and took pleasure in her Talking Books, often reading 5 per week. Her wisdom, comfort and friendship were a blessing to all that knew her.
Survivors include her daughter, Carol Farkas of Lansing; 6 grandchildren, Martin (Wanda) Farkas, Karyn (George) Rushlow, Mark (Margaret) Moseley, Renee Farkas, Cathy (Fred) Moore, Glen (Arlene) Moseley, 8 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren, 4 nieces and 2 nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Donald and Douglas R. Moseley; sister Audrey Howser, great grandson, Matthew Moseley and her stepfather Ward Teeter.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, 12Noon at The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc.
Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY (www.lansingfuneralhome.com)
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Moseley may be directed to The National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
SEYMOUR A. LAMPERT
Mr. Seymour A. Lampert, 85 of 116 Cascadilla Street, Ithaca, New York died Friday morning, November 29, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Born April 9, 1917 in New York, New York, he was the son of the late William and Martha Noble Lampert. Prior to retirement, Mr. Lampert was a Certified Public Accountant. He served his country during WWII in The United States Army and received an honoralbe discharge in 1946. He was a devoted family man, who possessed a wonderful sense of humor and a deep appreciation for the arts and dancing.
Survivors include his wife Adrienne (nee Kochman) of Ithaca, two daughters, Rachel Lampert (David Squires) of Ithaca, Sara Lampert Hoover (Bruce) of Urbana, IL, his son Leonard Lampert of Ithaca and his cherished granddaughter Montana Lampert Hoover.
Funeral services will be Sunday, 1:00pm at Lakeview Cemetery, Ithaca. Rabbi Ed Rosenthal will officiate. There are no calling hours.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Lampert may be directed to The Tompkins County Office for the Aging. 320 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc., 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY
LEONA TEETER DORIA
LANSING: Leona Teeter Doria, 85 of 955 Ridge Road, Lansing died Monday afternoon, December 2, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Born July 14, 1917 in Ithaca, New York, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Blanche Barnes Teeter and the widow of David R. Doria, who died July 11, 2001.
Mrs. Doria was employed as a Physical Education Teacher with the Lansing Central School System for a number of years and was inducted into the Lansing Hall of Fame. She was a member of The Lansing United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter Lynne (John) Siddell of Lansing and her three grandsons, Steve, Kris and Ken Stevens, her sister in law Peggy Teeter, several nieces and nephews..
Funeral services will be Thursday, 11:00am at The Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing. Interment in North Lansing Cemetery will be delayed.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Doria may be directed to the Lansing United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing, NY 14882 or The Lansing Central School System, Athletic Department, 300 Ridge Road, Lansing, NY 14882
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc. 32 Auburn Road, Lansing
NAN STONE FARRELL HUTCHINS
Nan Stone Farrell Hutchins, age 72 of 4608 Limeledge Road, Marcellus, New York died early Wednesday morning, December 4, 2002 at her residence. Her family was at her side.
Botn March 25, 1930 in Marcellus, New York, she was the daughter of the late Horace M. and Norma Walsh Stone and the widow of her first husband, James J. Farrell who died in 1973. Mrs. Hutchins was a member of The Young Republicans Of Syracuse, New York, the Marcellus Parent/Child Nursery School, The Marcellus Chorale, Marcellus Home Bureau, was the 1967 Chairman for the American Cancer Society and had volunteered at the McCarthy School as an Aide, after the death of her first husband. She was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse for Van Duyn Home and Hospital for 15 years.
Survivors include her husband Arnold T. Hutchins of Marcellus, New York, her daughter, Elizabeth Daly of Houston, Texas, 6 sons, William (JoAnn) of Cuba, New York, Robert, Michael and David all of Marcellus, New York, David Hutchins of Auburn , New York, and Christopher Hutchins, her sister Marguerite Mead of Queensbury. New York
Funeral services will be held privately on Saturday morning. The family will receive friends on Friday, between the hours of 4:00pm and 7:00pm at the NORRIS FUNERAL HOME, 33 North Street, Marcellus, New York. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery, in the spring.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Hutchins may be directed to Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North Street, Liverpool, New York or any organization that
advocates for animals.
JON "JAY" DAVID KING
1954 ~ 2002
Services for Jon "Jay" David King, age 48 of 19 Turkey Hill Road, Ithaca, New York will be Tuesday, December 17, 2002, 11:00am at SAGE CHAPEL on The Cornell University Campus. Jay died on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at his residence.
Jay is the son of Dr. John and Marie (nee Ryan) King of Cayuga Heights, fiance of Heidi Russell of Ithaca, nephew of John Oset of Wilmington, DE, and is survived by several other aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of very close friends.
Memorial contributions may be directed to The American Heart Association.
MARTHA BENNING COCKRAM
1933 ~ 2002
Services for Martha Benning Cockram will be Friday, December 20, 2002, 4:00pm at The Lansing United Methodist Church. Interment will be private.
Mrs. Cockram died Thursday morning, December 12, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center of Ithaca. Wife of Robert, Mother of David (Maryann) Cockram, Stephen (Karin) Cockram, MaryJane (David Corrigan) Cockram, sister of John Arthur Benning (Lois), Alice Sherman, Marjorie (Angus Trent) Benning, grandmother of six.
Memorials may be directed to The African University Fund at Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing, NY 14882.
JUDITH RUTH GINSBURG
ITHACA: Professor Judith Ruth Ginsburg, 58 of Ithaca died early Saturday morning, December 28, 2002 at her residence.
Born October 18, 1944 in Omaha, Nebraska, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Nancy (nee Soiref ) Ginsburg , originally of Omaha, NE. and formerly of Los Angeles, CA.
Judith graduated from Central High School in Omaha, NE in 1962. She received her Bachelors’ and Doctrate degrees in Classics and Roman History at U.C. Berkeley and her Masters’ degree at U.C.L.A. She was both a fellow and frequent researcher at The American Academy in Rome. Judith was employed as a Professor of Classics and taught at Cornell University from 1976 until the time of her death.
Survivors include her beloved partner Miri Amihai (Collins), her brother James of Venice,CA, several aunts, uncles and cousins in the United States and in Israel.
A Memorial service will be held in the spring on the campus of Cornell University. Details will be announced once complete. Funeral services with burial will be in Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, California will be private.
In lieu of flowers or other gifts of condolence, please dontate in Judith’s honor to her favorite charity in Israel; Givat Haviva Educational Foundation, Inc. at The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace, 114 West 26th Street, Suite 1001 New York, New York 10001.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc., 32 Auburn Road, Lansing.
RICHARD G. WARNER
Mr. Richard G."Dick" Warner, 79 of 1483 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca died Friday afternoon, May 10, 2002 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochesterm New York.
Born November 1, 1922 in Washington, DC. he was the son of the late Kenneth and Clara Darling Ayers Warner. A graduate of McKinley Technical High School in Washington DC, he graduated from The Ohio State University, earning a Bachelor's Degree (summa cum laude) and a Master's Degree from the College of Agriculture. Mr. Warner served his country during World War II and was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant in the Field Artillery. He earned his PhD at Cornell University in Animal Nutrition in 1951. His professional career began as an Assistant Professor in Animal Nutrition in the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University in 1951, from which he retired as Professor in 1989.
His community service included his membership at The First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, the Ellis Hollow Community Center and the Ithaca-Cayuga Rotary Club, of which he was past president.
Survivors include his wife Barbara "Bibs" (nee Dean) of Ithaca, his daughters, Patricia (Dr. Jerome) Kurent of South Carolina, Sherry Warner of New York, Candace (Bruce) Herring of Qubec , Tamara (Robert) Ause of California, six granddaughters, two brothers Philip (Marie) of Maryland, William (Georgienne) of Nebraska, many nieces, nephews and friends who were an intricate part of his life.
A memorial service, honoring the life of Dick is schedulded for Saturday, June 8, 2002 at The First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, 315 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca. Inurnment in East Lawn Cemetery will be private. There are no calling hours.
Memorials may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church, 315 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 or the Fund for Excellence in the Department of Animal Scince, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853.
Mr. Arthur Wilson, 86 of 26 Ridge Road, Lansing, New York died Saturday afternoon, 1:30pm at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Born July 1, 1915 in Ludlowville (Lansing) New York, he was the son of the late Noble and Margaret Krantz Wilson. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a sheet metal worker at Wheaton's Sheet Metal Shop, Ithaca and had previously been involved in the operation and management of the former Howland's Red and White Store, South Lansing. He served in the United States Army and received
an honorable discharge for his faithful service.
Survivors include his wife Freda (nee Howland) of Lansing, one son Floyd (Charlotte) Wilson of Lansing, one daughter Susan (Bill) Shepardson of Virginia Beach, Virginia, 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 3:00pm at THE LANSING FUNERAL HOME, INC. Interment will follow in North Lansing Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday, between the hours of 1:00pm and 2:45pm at the funeral home.
ROBERT L. JONES
Robert L. Jones, age 72 of Van Ostrand Road, Groton, New York died suddenly on Monday evening, May 27, 2002 at Cortland Memorial Hospital, Cortland, New York.
Born February 8, 1930 in Binghamton, NY, he was the son of the late George and Luella Campbell Jones. Mr. Jones served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged for his service on July 26, 1952. He was employed as the Operations Manager of Pyramid Mall and had previously been employed as Director of Operations for Challenge Industries.
Mr. Jones was an avid outdoorsman, whose hobbies included boating, fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his wife Carol (nee Sellers) of Groton, his daughters Melissa McDermott and Lucinda Jones both of Groton, his sons Bradley of Susquehanna,
PA, David (Robin) of Groton, Rodney of Groton , Douglas of Appalachin, his sister Barbara (Paul) Howard of North Syracuse, 8 grandchildren, two nephews and one niece.
The family will receive friends at The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc., 32 Auburn Road, Lansing on Thursday evening between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:00pm. A memorial service is scheduled at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 208 Jackson Avenue, Susquehanna, PA on Saturday, 2:00pm. Interment in Lanesboro Cemetery, Lanesboro, PA. will be private. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Jones may be directed to Korean War Veterans Memorial, 900 Ohio Drive S. W., Washington, DC
Mr. Jearold Davis, age 97 of 509 Van Ostrand Road, Groton, New York died at 10:35am, Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years Katherine (nee Lucas) of Groton, his daughter Edith (Calvin) Volbrecht of Lansing, two grandchilren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 12:00pm Friday at THE LANSING FUNERAL HOME.
Interment will follow in North Lansing Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday morning from 11:00am to 11:45am at the funeral home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY.
ALEX CIMA, Jr.
Alex Cima, Jr. passed away Friday afternoon, June 14, 2002 at The Hospicare Residence. He died peacefully with family at his side. He was a determined, loving and forgiving person.
Alex Cima was born March 28, 1930 in Ithaca, a son of the late Alessandro and Rosina Bucci Cima. He attended Ithaca Schools, graduating in 1949. He was a lifelong resident of Tompkins County.
Following graduation, he joined the Naval Reserve and worked for Acme Markets.
Alex married Joyce White in 1951 and they had three sons together. He worked for NYSEG as a certified welder and 1st class repairman from 1953-1965. Alex left NYSEG to create Cima Builders and Developers in the town of Lansing in 1965. He built several homes around the county finally concentrating on one development, Sky Acres in the Town of Lansing. He married Candace Bryant in 1985. They developed the Horizons in the Town of Lansing, the first planned community in Lansing. It combined custom homes, rental units and a pool and tennis club. He was a builder who loved to build.
Beyond his career, Alex was involved in several other activities. With his children, he had been involved as a leader in Cub Scouts and as a coach in the Ithaca Youth Hockey Association. He had served on the original committee that organized the Tompkins-Cortland Home Builders Association. Alex was a charter member of the association and became the first member to receive honorary lifetime membership in 1993. He loved to fly his airplane and had served on the board of directors of the East Hill Flying Club. He was a past member of the Lansing Zoning Board of Appeals and the Lansing Planning Board. As a member of the Lansing Housing Authority, Alex sat on the construction committee that oversaw construction of Woodsedge Senior Living Facility. He and Candy created Small Comforts Foundation, a program that provides VCRs and movies for patients at Cayuga Medical Center and Hospicare.
Alex is survived by his wife and children,Candace (nee Bryant) of Ithaca; Michael in Fort Collins, Colorado; Donald (Pam) in Dayton, Ohio; Robert (Amy) residing in Haverford, Pennsylvania, Laura Cima Stanbro (Bill) of Ithaca and David in Midlothian, Virginia. He has seven grandchildren. Sisters Loretta Long, Gloria Howell and Virginia Georgia and brother Ron Cima also survive him along with several nieces and nephews. His parents preceded him in death.
Services will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Saint Catherine of Siena R. C. Church. There are no calling hours. Interment will be private.
Contributions in memory of Alex Cima may be directed to Hospicare, 172 East King Road, Ithaca 14850 and Small Comforts Foundation, One Leslie Lane, Ithaca, 14850.
EVA M. WELCH
Eva M. Welch, 54 ,of 411 West Green Street, Ithaca entered into rest on Monday morning, June 17, 2002 at Rosewood Heights Health Center, Syracuse.
Born October 25, 1947 in Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Cody and Annie Mae Dibbles Mushatt and the widow of Ralph Welch, who died January 29, 2002.
Eva was employed at McGraw House, Ithaca for many years and was a member of Kingdom Business Apostolic Church.
Survivors include her sons, Joe Nathan, Ralph Jermaine, Shannon and Draper Welch, her daughters, Donya Welch-McDonald, Darlene and Dora Lee Welch and Diane Woodard, her brothers Joe Lee Butler, Cody Mushatt, her sisters Susan Byrd, Sarah Carthon, Mary Bradley, Faye Mack, Deborah Mushatt, Linda Gantt and Betty Mushatt and 21 grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Valerie Collins.
Funeral services will be Thursday, 1:00pm at The Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1219 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca. Interment will follow in Frear Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the church.
ETHEL W. SAMPSON
Ethel W.Sampson of Savage Farm Drive, Ithaca died Thursday morning, July 4, 2002 at Kendal at Ithaca.
Miss Samson will be cremated and her cremated remains will be buried in the Samson Family Plot at Spring Grove Cemetery, Northampton, Mass.
A memorial service at Kendal at Ithaca will be announced in the future.
MICHAEL SCOTT TOBIN, JR.
Michael Scott Tobin, age 34 of 2412 Texas Valley Road, East Freetown, New York died this morning, July 11, 2002 at 4:35am. His family was at his side.
Born April 19, 1968 in Cortland, New York he was the son of Linda (nee Brown) Nelson of East Freetown, New York and Michael Scott Tobin, Sr. of Homer, New York.
Michael was employed by the Golden Skillet Restaurant in Cortland, New York until his illness prohibited him from continuing serving people.
Private funeral services will be observed and Michael will be cremated tomorrow.
STANLEY JOHN SOBUS
Mr. Stanley Sobus, of Ten Sperry Lane, Lansing, New York died this evening, August 3, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
HusbLANSING: Mr. Stanley John Sobus, 83 of 10 Sperry Lane, Lansing died Saturday evening, August 3, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Born May 2, 1919 in Auburn, NY, he was the son of the late Stephen and Caroline Wojnar Sobus and the widower of Ouidafe (nee Justice) Sobus who died March 7, 1994.
During WWII, Mr. Sobus left high school to serve his country in The United States Army from 1942 to 1945, when he received and honorable discharge. He returned to Auburn, completed his high school education and continued at Ithaca College. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Health and Physical Education. In 1951, Mr. Sobus began a career with The Lansing Central School System that spanned 26 years. He retired in 1977 as Athletic Director and had served as Coach for varsity football, basketball and baseball. Coach Sobus was a dedicated educator who was passionate not only with coaching, but also with the personal connections with students, families and community. His overall varsity football coaching mark was 109-32-8. His teams won nine Tri-County Conference championships and he had six undefeated teams. In 17 baseball coaching years his teams were undefeated four times in 1953, 1963, 1964 and 1965.His overall baseball coaching record was 104-46. When he coached Bobcat basketball teams his best were 1951-1952 and 1955-1956. In 1952 Lansing was Tri-County champion and Section 4C titlist. His 1955-1956 team won the Tri-County.
Matt Christopher, author of many children’s books dedicated “The Team That Couldn’t Loose” to Coach Sobus after his team had 3 successive unbeaten years.
He was also deeply honored to have the distinction of having the stadium named The Stanley Sobus Field at Lansing Central Schools.
Mr. Sobus was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church, Ithaca, a charter member of the Lansing Lions Club . He was inducted into the Lansing Hall of Fame and The Section IV Hall of Fame of the Southern Tier.
Survivors include his daughters, Macye (Robert) Fitzpatrick of Newfield, Margaret “Peggy” (James) Sweazey of Lansing, Pamela Sobus-Tuck of Powder Springs, Georgia, Mari Elizabeth Sobus of Ithaca, his brother Joseph of Big Flats, his sisters Bobbie Polniaszek and Josephine Raimonte both of Auburn, NY, his grandchildren, Melanie, Melissa and Patrick Sweazey, Rachel Fitzpatrick (Uriel Peterson), Elijah May Sobus and Megan Marie Sobus, several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, 10:00am at Immaculate Conception R. C. Church. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing. The family will receive friends at The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc., 32 Auburn Road, Lansing on Tuesday, between the hours of 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. (www.lansingfuneralhome.com)
Contributions in memory of Mr. Sobus may be directed to The Stanley Sobus Memorial Fund, C/O M & T Bank, 2248 North Triphammer Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
CATHERINE G. PEO
Catherine G. Peo, age 75 of 111 Simsbury Drive, Ithaca, New York died Tuesday morning, August 13, 2002 while visiting family in Erieville, New York. Born in Syracuse, New York on September 14, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian Cayea Gushlaw and the widow of Joseph Peo, who died in 1985.
Funeral arrangements are incompete at this time and will be announced upon their completion. Interment will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, DeWitt, New York.
HARRY A. UHL, JR.
Groton: Harry A. Uhl, Jr. 27 of 41 Goodman Road, Groton died early Saturday morning, August 17, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center. Harry died from injuries sustained in a hit and run boating accident on Cayuga Lake.
Born December 20, 1974 in Ithaca, he was the son of Harry A. Uhl, Sr. of Groton and the late Deloris (nee Leopolski) Uhl who died November 9, 1999. Harry was employed as a Machinist for Borg-Warner, Ithaca and had previously been employed by Kolar Machine Shop. An avid outdoorsman, his passions included Dirt Track stock car racing, snowmobiling, hunting , fishing. Harry was an avid fan of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. At one time, he operated RNH Music Factory, a disc jockey and karoake business with his brother.
In addition to his father Harry A. Uhl, Sr (Jerry Ford) of Groton, survivors include his brother Rick (Kathy Woodhull) of Genoa, his sisters, Yvonne Bartlett (Roger Auer) of Groton, Cindie (James, Jr.) Bobnick of Willseyville, JoAnn (Jeffrey) Davis of Lansing, Michelle (Dick) Stark of Lansing, nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends including Mark(Stacey)Maybee. Harry will also be missed by his beloved dog Dale-E.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, 11:00am at The Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing. Interment will follow in North Lansing Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, between the hours of 5:00pm to 8:00pm at The Lansing Funeral Home,Inc. 32 Auburn Road, Lansing.
DARIESS ETHAN ALLEN
Dariess Ethan Allen, 15 of 2250 North Triphammer Road, Ithaca died Tuesday evening, October 1, 2002 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Hanshaw Road.
Born February 16, 1987 in Ithaca, he was the son of Pamela (nee Mushatt) Rockett (Dewrail) and Henry (Smokey) Allen , both of Ithaca. Dariess was a tenth grade student at Ithaca High School where he enjoyed being involved in basketball, track, playing clarinet and was also involved in tae kwon do.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, Dameon Allen, his sister Cherrelle Rockett and his step brother Daquan Rockett, all of Ithaca, and on his fathers side, he is survived by his extended family,Matthew Allen of Okeechobee, FL, Keocean Lashea Allen of West Palm Beach, Fl., his grandmother Sarah Carthon of Ithaca, several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Funeral services and calling hours are private. Interment will be in Frear Memorial Park, Ithaca. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2002, 6:00pm at Kulp Auditorium at The Ithaca High School. A reception will be held immediately following in the Student Activities Center.
LILLIAN GALE BLAYDA
San Antonio, Texas: Lillian Gale Blayda, “Pud” age 83 of San Antonio, Texas, a former long time resident of Newfield died Monday evening, October 14, 2002 at her residence.
Born February 18, 1919 in Newfield, she was the daughter of the late John and Miriam (nee Anderson) Gale and the widow of Thaddeus Blayda, who died in 1984.
A 1935 graduate of Newfield High School, she attended The William School of Business in Ithaca in 1936. Mrs Blayda was involved in the operation of The Seabring Inn for many years. Pud’s psychic awareness and abilities were well presented to many people throughout the world as she followed her insights into the laws of nature and the human kind.
Survivors include her daugher, Kathleen Blayda of Spring Valley, CA. , her son Bruce of Newfield, several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a son Thaddeus J who died in 1974.
Graveside funeral services will be Monday, 11:00am at Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfield. The family will receive friends at The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing on Sunday, between the hours of 4:00pm to 6:00pm.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Blayda may be made to the S.P.C.A. of Tompkins County, 1640 Hanshaw Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.
CARL B. TEETER
GROTON: Carl B. Teeter, 80 of 390 Van Ostrand Road, Groton, NY died early Sunday morning, November 3, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Born December 2, 1921 in Newfield, he was a son of the late Maynard and Stella Dennis Teeter. Mr. Teeter was employed as a truck driver for The Town of Lansing and was a member of The Lansing United Methodist Church. He served his country during WW II in the United States Airforce and received an honorable discharge on December 2, 1945. Mr. Teeter enjoyed memberships in The Carrington Fuller Post #800, American Legion, Groton, VFW Post # 666, Ithaca, The Montour Mechanics Club, The Rod and Gun Club of Lansing and was a former member of the Lansing Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife Thelma (nee LaBar) Teeter of Groton, his daughter Nancy (Jack) Banfield of Groton, a god son Gregory Clark of Burdett, two god daughters Pam Lott and Becky Clark both of Montour Falls, his grandson Eric (Regina) Banfield and his great grandson Tyler James Banfield, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends, including JoAnn and Chris Jones and Tim and Barbara Terrell. His brothers Harold, Clifford, Clayton and Oakley and two sisters Wilma Dayton and Theresa Georgia, preceded him in death.
Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11:00am at The West Groton Cemetery, Private calling hours will be held on Tuesday for the immediate family only.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Teeter may be directed to Hospicare, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc. 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY
LANSING: Beverly M. French, 63 of 53 Ford Hill Road, Lansing, NY died Sunday evening, November 3, 2002 at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca.
Born March 5, 1939 in Sayre, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Frances Townsand Merrill. Mrs. French was employed as a Secretary in the Cooperative Extension Department of Cornell University. She also served as Assistant to the Director of the Lansing Recreational Department for the Town of Lansing.
Survivors include her husband Jack of Lansing, her daughter Kathleen Seaman of Cortland, her sons Jack Jr. (Sue) and Wayne (Cindy) all of Lansing, her brothers Richard Merrill of Buffalo, Robert Merrill of Largo, FL, her sisters Sandy Haring of Tobyhanna, PA, Susan Allen of Baltimore, MD, her grandchildren, Matt, Wendy, Shelley, Katrina, T.J., Brittany, Nicholas Carrie and Jill, three great grandchildren. Her brother Paul Merrill preceded her in death.
Services will be Wednesday, 6:00pm at The Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing. Interment in Lansingville Cemetery will be private.
The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. French may be directed to The Lansing Recreational Department, P.O. Box 186, Lansing, NY 14882.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc. 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY
SOPHIA J. STILLERMAN
Sophia Jacowitz Stillerman, 81 of 450 Savage Farm Drive, Ithaca, New York died Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA.
Born July 26, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Ida Barkan Jacowitz. She was a retired college Librarian and had been employed by Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey.
Survivors include her husband Manuel Stillerman of Ithaca, her daughter Miriam Zusman of Newfield, New York, her sons Matthew of Ithaca and Joshua of Boston, MA., her sister Myra Suib of CT.
Private funeral services are scheduled for Friday morning at The Lansing Funeral Home, Inc. 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, New York.
MARYANNE T. TALLETT
Maryanne T. Tallett, 65 of 94 Bartlett Avenue, Cortland died Thursday, November 14, 2002 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
Born July 27, 1937 in Auburn, New York, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Castellano Renzaneth. Maryanne was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed not only by her family but by numerous friends.
Survivors include her husband Dudley of Cortland, her daughter Cheryl (James) Sigler of Cuyler, NY, her sons Mark (Deborah) of East Freetown, NY, Andrew (Danya) of Shelton Springs, WA, her brother Frank (Mary) Renzaneth of Pittsford, NY and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be Monday, 11:00am at The Barth Funeral Home, 42 East Main Sreet, McGraw, NY. Interment will follow in Valley View Cemetery, South Otselic, NY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, between the hours of 1:00pm and 4:00pm.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Tallett may be directed to The American Diabetes Foundation.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Lansing Funeral Home Inc. 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY.