HAROLD L. PUDERBAUGH
ARKPORT - Harold L. Puderbaugh, 93, of Lisman Lane, Arkport, entered into rest at his home Saturday (Dec. 4, 2004) following a long illness.
JENNIFER M. 'JENN' UNDERWOOD
AVOCA - Jennifer M. 'Jenn' Underwood, 19, of 8095 Old Kanona Road, died Wednesday (Dec. 1, 2004) as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in the town of Howard.
BESSIE E. KELLEHER
HORNELL - Bessie E. Kelleher, 79, of 2 Sheldon Court, died unexpectedly on Tuesday (Nov. 30, 2004), at her home.
FLORA AVIS LOUNSBERRY
WELLSVILLE - Flora Avis Lounsberry, 88, formerly of Greenwood, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at the Highland Healthcare Center following a lengthy illness.
ALBERT E. BARTLETT, JR.
ANGELICA - Albert E. Bartlett, Jr., 90, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004. He was born June 27, 1914, in Clyde, to Albert and Eva Mae Decker Bartlett.
MICHAEL T. DUFFY
SILVER SPRINGS - Michael T. Duffy, 62, of Miller Road, died Friday (Dec. 3, 2004), at home, following a lengthy illness.
MARY A. LOSECCO
WILLOUGHBY, OHIO - Mary A. Losecco, 73, passed away Tuesday (Nov. 30, 2004), at Lake West Hospital in Willoughby, Ohio.
BEVERLY R. PARTRIDGE
HORNELL - Beverly R. Partridge, 69, of 374 Seneca Road, North Hornell, passed away unexpectedly Monday (Dec. 6, 2004), at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.
JOHN R. RECHICHI
HORNELL - John R. Rechichi, 64, of 19 Blaine St., also of Haynes City, Fla., died unexpectedly Sunday morning (Dec. 5, 2004) at Heart of Florida Hospital in Haines City, Fla.
CLARENCE E. JACKSON
CANISTEO - Clarence E. Jackson, 78, of 40 Greenwood St., passed away Wednesday (Dec. 8, 2004) at Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath.
LULU L. BARNARD
CANISTEO - Lulu L. Barnard, 79, of 6147 Burt Hill Road, passed away Saturday (December 11, 2004) at Rochester General Hospital.
GLENDA LEE MESSERSMITH GOOSSEN BOB
Glenda Lee Messersmith Goossen Bob rushed into the arms of our loving Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday (December 9, 2004) at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Born on Dec. 12, 1943, to Howard and Gladys Huffman Messersmith, whom have both predeceased her, Glenda has always loved life and all the excitement that it could bring. She graduated in 1962 from the Odessa Montour Central School, where she developed many lasting relationships. One of her closest bonds was with her best friend Pearl Van Zile DeRidder, who cared most lovingly for her. They had an inseparable relationship that truly made these last seven months more durable for Glenda. Glenda retired from the Franziska Racker Children's Center in Ithaca in 2002 after 20 years of dedicated service. She served as a past president of the Burdett Firemen's Women's Auxiliary and was a member of the Moose. She and her husband, Bob, have been avid Buffalo Bills fans. She would enjoy her "visits" with he players and staff, exchanging her thoughts on the best way to strengthen the team. Glenda truly enjoyed golf, bingo, time spent with Maudie, Frank and Pearl on the lake and "traveling with my beloved husband, Bob, and our dog, Cherokee." Those whom she left behind are her husband, Robert L. Bob of Montour Falls; her treasured children, Ronald (Rhoda) Goossen of Watkins Glen, Debbie (Ted) Pipe of Burdett, Lyle (Heather) Goossen of Odessa, her "baby sister" Donna Rose (Dick) Osborne of Hadley, Sandra Keyser of Elmira and Cherie Messersmith of Texas; her stepchildren, Victoria, Robert (Lorma), Valisa (Scott), Jana and Valerie (Van). The joys of her life, her grandchildren, are Bradley and Jacob Goossen, T. J. (Theodore) and Zachery Pipe and Ryan, Jessica and Tyler Goossen. She had several stepgrandchildren; a father- and mother-in-law, Walter and Mildred Bob of Canisteo; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins as well as uncountable friends. Her family would like to thank Dr. Broketa and the wonderful nursing staff on the oncology unit of Robert Packer Hospital for their unending care and support. Many thanks to Ruth Coston for spending quality time with Glenda these past few weeks, enabling her to crochet and enjoy the "hill." Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Schott Funeral Home, 534 Church St., Odessa, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at the Odessa Wesleyan Church, Church Street, Odessa, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Montour Cemetery. Those wishing to remember Glenda may do so through memorials to the Franziska Racker Children's Center, 132 Salem Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850.
BERNICE M. BURGETT
DANSVILLE - Bernice M. Burgett, 85, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 9, 2004, at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends.
DONALD A. DESERIO
Donald A. Deserio passed away Friday (December 10, 2004) at age 87. He is predeceased by his wife, Virgil DeSerio. He is survived by his children, Frank (Monica) DeSerio, Donna (Joseph) Nitti, David DeSerio, Judy DeSerio, Susan (Alan) Faden and Chris (Ruth) DeSerio; seven grandchildren; sister Clara Beritela; brothers-in-law Kenneth Bloss and Stan Bono; and sister-in-law Virginia Fulds.
MARGUERITE L. FABER
WELLSVILLE - Marguerite L. Faber, 95, of 107 Maple Ave. passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2004, at the Wellsville Highland Healthcare Center. She was born May 7, 1909, in South Dayton, N.Y., the daughter of Rufus and Pearl (Stearns) Cornwell.
KATHERINE M. GILES
ELMIRA - Katherine M. Giles, 85, loving wife and mother, of Painted Post, N.Y., died Saturday, December 11, 2004, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 5, 1919, in Hornell, the daughter of the late John and Mary Mazur Bay, and was a graduate of Almond High School.
JOHN H. HANCOCK
WAYLAND - John H. Hancock, 57 years of age, of 3097 Emo Road, Wayland, passed away.
MONA L. IVEN
WELLSVILLE - Mona L. Iven, 77, formerly of 292 East Dyke St., passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2004, at Mount Saint Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, N.Y. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. are incomplete and will be published in Monday's edition of the Wellsville Daily Reporter.
DONALD NEIL MURPHY
BATH - Donald Neil Murphy, 87, of 11 Dogwood St., Bath, formerly of Jasper, passed away Thursday (December 9, 2004) at the home of his grandson, Scott D. Murphy in Cameron.
ROSELLA A. "ROSIE" RAUBER
DANSVILLE - Rosella A. "Rosie" Rauber, 86, of County Route 46 in Dansville, passed away late Friday evening, December 11, 2004, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.