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Obituaries for October 2011

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John H. Webber

John H. Webber, 78, native of Baldwinsville passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at St. Josephs Hospital. Born on Aug. 9 1933, John was a roofing and siding contractor for over 30 years. He was a kind and thoughtful man. ...

Sr. Margaret Walsh

Sr. Margaret Agnes Walsh went home to God on Sunday Oct. 2, 2011, at Jolenta Convent. She was born in Syracuse to Edmond and Lavina Schoenish Walsh. She was a Sister of St. Francis for 65 years. She received a ...

Thomas Sunheimer

Thomas Sunheimer, 84, of Liverpool, passed away on Friday Sept. 30, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. Thomas was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII serving proudly on the USS Los Angeles in the Pacific Theater. In 1971, Thomas ran for Salina ...

Joan E. Mara

Joan E. Mara, 60 of East Syracuse, passed away Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011, after a long illness. Joan retired as a CNA after working for many years at Hallmark Nursing Home. Joan’s greatest love was for her children and grandchildren. ...

William Bryant

William Bryant, 83, of Skaneateles, died Friday Sept. 30, 2011. Born in Auburn, he was a retired equipment operator for the town of Skaneateles. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Skaneateles and served in ...

Joan C. Behrend

Joan Carol Behrend, a long-time resident of Skaneateles, died on Monday Sept. 26, 2011, at her home. She was 80. The cause of death was complications from Parkinson’s disease. Born Joan Carol Belcher on July 10, 1931, in Manchester, CT, ...

Kenneth E. Klug

Kenneth E. Klug, 79, of Marcellus died Sunday Oct. 2, 2011, at home. Ken retired from the New York Telephone Company after 39 years of service. He was an active member of Empower Federal Credit Union, serving on numerous committees ...

Kathryn Patterson

Kathryn Horner Ray Patterson, 84 of Memphis, died Sunday Oct. 2, 2011, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Kate was predeceased by her first husband Joseph R. Ray, Jr., in 1964 and her son Lawrence J. Ray in 2005. Surviving are her ...

Mary Jane Birklin

Mary Jane Birklin, 88, longtime resident of Liverpool, died Tuesday Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Mary Jane was a native of Syracuse and resided on Juneway Drive North since 1964. She was the daughter of the late Arthur ...

Diane M. Wilcox

Diane M. Wilcox, 66, of Syracuse, passed away Sept. 26, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. She was born in Syracuse and had worked at University Hospital as a cafeteria aide. She is Survived by her son: William J. Sherlock, two grandchildren; ...

Robert B. Clark

Robert Bennett Clark, 89, of Liverpool, died on Monday Oct. 3, 2011. Bob was born in Venice Center, NY, the son of Gertrude and Ray Clark. He lived in Auburn until moving to Liverpool in 1953, and has been living ...

Robert J. Gerstner

Robert J. Gerstner, 87, of Liverpool, died on Tuesday Oct. 4, 2011. He was born in Utica, . served in the Navy during WWII and the Korean War, and was a graduate of Utica College. He retired from GE in ...

Mary Keeler

Mary Grace Corso Keeler, 85, of Cicero passed away Tuesday Oct. 4, 2011. She retired from General Electric in 1986 after 27 years where she was a member of the IUE-CWA, Local 320 and the Electronettes. She was a communicant ...

Elsie M. Williams

Elsie M. Williams, 70, former North Syracuse resident, passed away at Stonehedge Health & Rehab Center, Chittenango, on Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011. Born to her late parents, Charles E. & Catherine Williams on Sept. 30, 1941. Surviving are several children; ...

James R. Allen

James R. Allen, on Saturday Oct. 1, 2011, his 48th birthday, while surrounded by friends and family, passed away from cancer of the brain. Jim was dealt this awful hand a year ago. Jim had an adventurous soul, a wonderful ...

Dorothy S. Fares

Dorothy S. Fares, 84, of Auburn, died Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011. A native of Auburn, she was predeceased by her husband James in 2004, a sister Clair Indelicato and a brother Richard Fletcher. She was a member of St. Mary’s ...

Dr. Mary Ann Heindorf

Dr. Mary Ann Heindorf, 52, of Lansing, Mich., passed away Oct. 3, 2011, of natural causes. She was born July 7, 1959, in Syracuse. Mary Ann lived in New York, graduating from Liverpool High School in 1977. She then graduated ...

Rosemary Hare

Rosemary Anne Hare passed on in Grace to her Lord Jesus Christ on Oct. 6, 2011, at her home in Cary, NC, after a brief illness. She was born to Patrick A. and Loretta O’Hara of Syracuse on April 22, ...

Joan E. Speach

Joan E. Kleintop Speach, 77, of Camillus, passed away Friday Sept. 30, 2011, at University Hospital. Born in Slatington, Pa, on Friday May 11, 1934, she was the daughter of Randolph F. Kleintop and Ellen Jane Reinard Kleintop. She lived ...

Verl Murray

Verl Murray, 89, of Auburn, died peacefully Tuesday Oct. 4, 2011. Verl is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mazie (Odell); daughter Patricia (Robert Richards); son James (Sharon Nelipowitz). Verl was predeceased by his daughter Barbara (Richard Kokosky). ...

Andrey Arefyev

Andrey Arefyev, 31, of DeWitt, passed away Thursday Oct. 6, 2011, at University Hospital. Born in Gorlovka, Ukraine, on Thursday July 10, 1980, he moved to the United States in 1995 and lived in the Syracuse area for the last ...

Carl H. Stafford

Carl Henry Stafford died Aug. 21, 2011, in Yuma, AZ, where he had been a resident for a number of years. He was born in Jordan April 28, 1935 and resided there until entering the U.S. Army in 1954. Carl ...

Joseph J. Ozimek III

Joseph John Ozimek III, 19, of Liverpool, died Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011. Joey was born in Syracuse and was a senior at Liverpool Central High School. He worked at McDonald’s on Route 57 in Liverpool. He is predeceased by his ...

Edmund K. Janack, Sr.

Edmund K. Janack, Sr., 65, of Watertown, died on Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011, at the VA Medical Center. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Minoa High School. Edmund served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was retired ...

LeRoy Doty

LeRoy “Roy” Doty, 92, of North Syracuse, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday Oct. 6, 2011. Roy proudly served in the Army during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion in Cicero. Roy is predeceased by ...

Michael Klym

Michael "Mike" Klym, 89, of Mattydale, passed away peacefully at the Veterans' Hospital, Sunday Oct. 9, 2011. He was born in Syracuse to the late John and Katherine Klym and graduated from Vocational High School. He resided in Mattydale for ...

Pearl B. Thayer

Pearl B. Clark Thayer, 100, of Baldwinsville passed away at home Monday Oct. 10, 2011, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Pompey and married Carl Ross in 1928. Pearl then started her family with a ...

Meda B. Kenty

Meda B. (Stewart) Kenty, 97 of Camillus passed away Monday Oct. 10, 2011, with her family at her side. Born is Syracuse, she was a 1935 Graduate of Crouse-Irving School of Nursing. She retired after 34 years at Crouse-Irving Memorial ...

Curtis J. Irwin

Brigadier General Curtis J. Irwin (Ret.), 88, died Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011, peacefully at his home in North Syracuse after a brief illness, with his daughters present. He was born in Syracuse on Nov. 4, 1922, to the late Joseph ...

Agatha Sunser

Agatha “Ida” Sunser, 102, of Fairmount, passed away Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011, after a brief illness, with her family by her side. Born in Ali, in the province of Messina, Italy, on Wednesday Aug. 4, 1909, she was the daughter ...

Joseph A. Gentile

Joseph A. Gentile 80, of Liverpool, passed away Friday Oct. 7, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Brooklyn, NY. Joseph retired from the New York State Mediation Board. He was an Army ...

Katie J. Kiesa

Katie J. Kiesa, 23, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Sunday Oct. 9, 2011, ending her longterm battle with heart disease which arose after surviving childhood cancer. Katie attended Liverpool High School, and graduated in 2006 from Cicero-North Syracuse High ...

David Lind

David Lind, 76, of Kirkville, passed away Oct. 10, 2011, after an illness. He worked for 28 years for Carrier as a sales representative and then went on to work for Uniglobe/BTI Travel Company. David served as a commissioner of ...

William L. Osborne

William L. Osborne, 65, of Camillus, passed away Saturday Oct. 8, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Syracuse on Sunday Nov. 25, 1945, he was the son of Walter Lanson Osborne and Jeannette Marie Perigny ...

Beverly J. Mandigo

Beverly J. Mandigo, 82, of Camillus, passed away on Friday Oct. 7, 2011, at Loretto. Born in Syracuse on Thursday Oct. 25, 1928, she was the daughter of Oscar Lawrence Quist and Mildred Pearl Goff Quist. She lived in Camillus ...

Dominica Bandera

Dominica “Mimi” Bandera, 84, of Syracuse, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, in the home she adored, surrounded by her family. Born on Saturday, March 19, 1927, she was the daughter of Salvatore Scaravillo and Carmela Grillo Scaravillo. She was ...

Sarah A. Hettinger

Sarah A. Hettinger, 99, of Marcellus passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at the home of her son, James. Born in Marcellus to Alice S. and Roy C. Thompson Sr., Sarah was the oldest of six children. She grew up ...

Christopher A. Chiasson

Christopher A. Chiasson, 44, of Syracuse, died suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Chris was born in Syracuse, grew up in Fayetteville, graduated from Bishop Grimes High School and LeMoyne College. He worked for First Investors as a financial planner. ...

Henry Dausman

Henry “Hank” George Dausman, 86, of Phoenix, passed away Thursday Oct. 13, 2011, at Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton. He was born in Pennellville, a son of the late William and Alice Dausman. Henry was a graduate of the ...

Dennis L. Smith

Dennis L. Smith, 60, of Camillus, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at home. Born in Jefferson County, PA, he served in the Army during Vietnam. He started working at Carrier in 1969 and retired in 2004. He was ...

Isabelle B. Cowan

Isabelle B. Cowan, 100, formerly of Camillus, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in Lawrenceville, NJ. She was born Oct. 9, 1910, in Watertown, the daughter of Albert and Isabella Bingham. In Watertown she was active in local theater ...

Jerome Mullaly

Jerome Raymond "Jerry" Mullaly, 72, of Baldwinsville, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. He was born on July 28, 1939 in New York City, the son of the late Nicholas Jerome and Margaret B. Pohlman Mullaly. ...

Richard Oley

Richard Harry Oley, 96, of Split Rock, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at St. Camillus, Syracuse, after a brief illness. Born in Split Rock, Harry was a life resident of the area. He worked 25 years for Chrysler, retiring in ...

Ralph F. Howe

Ralph F. Howe, 78, of Jordan, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in VanDuyn Home & Hospital. Born in Adams, Ralph lived in the Jordan-Elbridge area since 1958. He was an installer for the Lucent Co. (Western Electric Co.) for 31 ...

Mary M. Thomas

Mary M. Thomas, 88, of Skaneateles, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. Born in Gouverneur, she was a communicant of St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Skaneateles and was a member and past president of the Skaneateles Fire Department Auxiliary. ...

David P. Martin

David P. Martin, 52, of Marcellus died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at home after complications arising from diabetes. He graduated from CBA and Niagara University. David had a career in accounting and was a business entrepreneur. David was president of ...

Joan Battreall

Joan Kay Battreall, 74, of Suprise, AZ, passed away on Aug. 21, 2011. Born in Syracuse to her late parents, William and Mary (Hubbard) Battreall, on May 26, 1937, Kay was graduate of C.W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville. She retired ...

Patricia Sabel

Patricia Ann Gardiner Sabel, 50, of 2nd North Street in Syracuse died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Patricia was a native of Corning but had resided in Syracuse since the 1980s. Patricia was a1979 graduate of West ...

Marjorie Fuller-Scholes

Marjorie Fuller-Scholes, 85, of Baldwinsville, family matriarch, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Cato and has lived in the Warners/Baldwinsville area all of her life. Marjorie retired from Syroco in ...

Shirley M. Putzig

Shirley M. Putzig, 81, of Liverpool, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. Shirley attended Syracuse University and retired after 32 years as a food service worker from the Liverpool Central School District. She was a member ...

Karen A. Clark

Karen A. Clark, 50, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at the Francis House. Karen was a 1979 graduate of Fulton High School and she was formerly employed at Orthopedic Associates of CNY. Karen was predeceased by her ...

Donald McCarthy

Donald "Dick" McCarthy, 69, passed away at home Oct. 16, 2011, with his family at his side. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from St. John the Baptist Academy and attended SUNY Morrisville. Known as Don at work, he retired from ...

David J. Sadowski

David J. Sadowski, 60, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, as a result from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident in the town of Winfield. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, he was born on Friday, April 27, 1951, ...

Florence P. Goodell

Florence P. Goodell, 88, of Cicero, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 30, 1922, in Syracuse a daughter of Hawley and Helen Pardee. She drove a school bus ...

Beverly M. Zalvis

Beverly M. Zalvis, 76, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Sunday, June 2, 1935, she was the daughter of Melville MacArthur and Hazel Scales MacArthur. A lifelong resident of Camillus, she ...

Richard M. DeLapp

Richard Mark DeLapp, 93, formerly of Elbridge, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Schenectady after a brief illness. The son of Ralph and Sylvia DeLapp and brother to Robert (dec.) and William, he is survived by his wife of ...

Frederick B. Lasher

Frederick Burton Lasher, 85, of Solvay, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Born in Greene, NY residing in the Syracuse area most of his life. He was employed at the Syracuse Developmental Center for 18 years ...

Franz J. Rogmans

Franz J. Rogmans, 58, of Solvay, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Born in Kevelaer, Germany on Monday, Jan. 12, 1953, he was the son of Eduard Anton Rogmans and Anna Marie Agnes Platzer. ...

Theresa Ares

Theresa Ares, 80, of DeWitt, formerly of Manlius, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. Born in Newark, NJ, on Feb. 5, 1931, Terry spent 57 years as the wife and life partner of husband Manuel Ares, loving mother of five, ...

Jeff Rotella

Jeff Rotella, 57, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, in Lancaster, Pa, as the result of a work-related accident. Born in Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 28, 1953, he was a lifetime resident of the Syracuse-Camillus area. He was ...

Hazel E. Davis

Hazel E. Davis, 86, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Iroquois Nursing Home. She was a food supervisor for many years, working in Syracuse University dining halls and Jamesville Penitentiary. She was the director for 14 years ...

Reva L. Doney

Reva L. Rubenstein Doney, 44, of Minoa, passed away on Wednesday, Oct.12, 2011, at Community General Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she received her bachelor’s degree in classics from Syracuse University in 2005. She was predeceased by her mother, Diane ...

Robert A. Jackson, Jr.

Robert A. Jackson, Jr., 82, of Camillus, passed away Sept. 5, 2011, with his family by his side. Born in Ossining, NY, the son of Robert A. Jackson, Sr. and Marguerite Reynolds he graduated from Ossining High School in 1946. ...

Richard M. DeLapp

Richard Mark DeLapp 93 formerly of Elbridge passed away Wednesday Oct. 12, 2011, in Schenectady after a brief illness. The son of Ralph and Sylvia DeLapp and brother to Robert (dec.) and William, he is survived by his wife of ...

Barbara A. Smart

Barbara A. Smart, 68, of Jordan, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in Auburn Memorial Hospital. A life resident of the area, Barb was formerly employed at several firms including Syroco in Baldwinsville and in recent years she was a full ...

Norman H. Salisbury

Norman H. Salisbury, 72, a life long resident of Baldwinsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. He spent most of his life working as a bartender and administrator for the Baldwinsville Moose Lodge #644. Norman was an avid fisherman and ...

Ingeborg VanZandt

Ingeborg VanZandt of Benson Road, Skaneateles, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, after a long illness. Inge was born in Berlin, Germany, on Nov. 10, 1942, and immigrated in 1953 to Cranford, N.J. Inge graduated from Douglass/Rutgers College. She was married ...

Karen E. Dredge

Karen E. Dredge, 50, of Jordan, passed away Thursday Oct. 20, 2011, in University Hospital. Born in Syracuse, Karen lived in Baldwinsville before moving to Jordan. She was a graduate of Baker High School, Baldwinsville and Cayuga Community College. Karen ...

Nancy A. Krug

Nancy A. Krug (Kline), 70, of Syracuse, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. She was born in Carthage, NY, and was a life resident of Syracuse. For the past 15 years Nancy has been a mortgage loan consultant with ...

James D. Jackson

Reverend James D Jackson passed away peacefully Oct. 18, 2011, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Greene, NY, Pastor Jim was faithful servant through out CNY serving 20-plus years at Emerson UCC and the Port Byron Free ...

Eva C. Delano

Eva Catherine Delano, 94, of Skaneateles, entered into the arms of her lord, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. Born in Syracuse, she was a retired Syracuse schoolteacher. She was a member of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Mottville, had been ...

Carl T. Von Storch

Carl T. Von Storch, 87, of Fayetteville, died on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was born in Scranton, Pa, and grew up on a dairy farm in the area. He served with the Tenth Army during ...

Barbara L. Weller

Barbara L. Weller, 86, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. She worked for Atlas Linen for over 20 years. She was a member of the moose lodge # 644 of Baldwinsville. She was an avid bowler. Surviving: Three ...

Matthew W. Murphy,

Matthew W. Murphy, 19, of Manlius, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in the comfort of his immediate family at Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse. He was born in Syracuse on March 31, 1992, the son of Kevin and Carol (Robinson) ...

Harold R. Freim

Harold R. Freim, 78, of Liverpool, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, surrounded by his loving family at Iroquois Nursing Home. He was born in Denver, Colo. He retired in 1998 after 40 years employment as an electrical engineer ...

Joseph Carducci

Joseph Carducci, 79, of Liverpool, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. He was born in Syracuse. Joseph worked in the optical business for over 50 years, including Edward Hommel & Sons for 27 years. Surviving are his wife of 48 ...

Mark S. During

Mark S. During, 51, of Camillus, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, surrounded by his family. Born in Syracuse on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1960, he was the son of George Richard During and Irene Admaski During. A lifetime ...

Dorothy M. Wolf

Dorothy M. Wolf, 93, of Camillus, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at University Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, PA, on Friday, June 28, 1918, she was the daughter of John J. Malone and Mary Marie Cullen Malone. She moved to ...

Marion G. Murray

Marion G. Murray, 93, formerly of 212 Westwood Ave., Mattydale, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. A native of Unidilla, Marion resided in Syracuse for 20 years and Mattydale for over 60 years before moving to Loretto Cunningham ...

Florence Lego

Florence Anne (Nussbaum) Lego, 97, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Cayuga County Nursing Home. Born in Ambridge, PA, she attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she received a teaching degree and spent 35 years ...

Howard W. Jeffcock

Howard Walter Jeffcock, of Tucson, AZ, died Oct. 16, 2011. He was born on Feb. 2, 1913, in Cohoes, N.Y., a suburb of Albany, to Mary Bakewell, who was born in Stockport, Cheshire, England and George Willis Jeffcock who was ...

Stephen B. Crossman

Stephen B. Crossman, 71, of Manlius passed away peacefully Oct. 25, 2011, at home. He was a 1958 graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School and a 1962 graduate of Alfred University. Following college he served in the Army. While Steve was ...

Howard C. Hallenbeck

Howard C. Hallenbeck, 82, formerly of Camillus, and most recently of Altamont, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Faxton St. Luke’s Health Care in New Hartford. Howard was the son of Howard Hallenbeck and Gladys Mosher Hallenbeck. Born and ...

John J. Sherlock, Jr.

John J. Sherlock, Jr., 53, of Langhorne, PA passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. Born in Syracuse, John had a life-long love of family, friends, and Hudson automobiles. He graduated from Bishop Ludden High School and SUNY Oswego, ...

Thomas A. Gallivan

After a final pleasant summer on the back nine, Tom A. Gallivan, of Syracuse, passed at home on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, holding his daughters' hands. A native Syracusan, Tom graduated in 1949 from St. John the Evangelist Academy and ...

Rodney DuBray

Rodney “Red” DuBray, 77, of Weedsport, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at home, surrounded by his loved ones. Born on Saturday, Jan. 6, 1934, he was the son of Ameddy Oliver DuBray and Hazel Emma Moody DuBray. He was ...

Clara M. Stever

Clara M. Stever, 99, of North Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at her home. A native and life resident of the town of Clay, she had lived in her home since 1930. She was a member of Centerville ...

Mary Lawton

Mary Lawton, 84, of Skaneateles, passed away on Oct. 26, 2011, at Auburn Nursing Home, where she was a long-time resident. Mary was graduated from the St. Vincent De Paul High School in Syracuse in 1944. She worked for several ...

Robert M. Murphy

Robert M. Murphy, 85, formerly of Syracuse, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Chesapeake, Va. Born in Syracuse on Friday, Jan. 29, 1926, he was the son of Morrell Murphy and Anna Louise Reissig Murphy. He lived in Syracuse ...