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Sharon Mabbett Confair, IHS '66, age 51, Sparks, Nev., passed away December 24, 1999 after a five-year battle with cancer. She was born September 9, 1948, in Herkimer, the daughter of the late Dorr and Betty Johnson Mabbett. She graduated from Ilion High School in 1966 and was a 1968 graduate of Albany Business College. She worked at various hopitals in Sparks, Nev., as a medical transcriptionist. She is survived by her husband in Sparks, one sister Deborah Brown and her husband Stanley; and two nephews, all of Cedarville. She is also survived by several aunts and uncles. Cremation and burial will take place in Nevada. Memorial contributions may be made to Herkimer County Hospice or the American Cancer Society. (December 31, 1999)

Frances Smith Goewey, IHS '52, age 66, passed away December 16, 1999 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse NY, after a lengthy illness. She was born September 9, 1933, in Ilion, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Martha Smith. She was a graduate of Ilion High School. She is survived by her husband, Alvin Goewey; one daughter, Anafred Smith-Carlton and her husband Dave of Cold Brook, a grandson and great-grandsons. She is also survived by her sisters and their families, Karen Sauer of Mohawk and Joyce Degenshien of Frankfort. (December 18, 1999)

Robert Manley, IHS '56, age 61, passed away December 12, 1999 at his home in Ilion. He was born March 1, 1938, in Fairmont, W.Va. He was a 1956 graduate of Ilion High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959. He married the former Lois Murphy, in Ilion on March 13, 1971. Rob was employed with General Electric in Utica and Mohawk Valley Printing. He earned his degree in food services from Mohawk Valley Community College in Rome, and was employed at the Masonic Home and was currently employed with the Mohawk Valley Nursing Home, Ilion, as a dietary supervisor. He is survived by his wife, Lois; two daughters, Heather Manley of New York City and Shannon Manley of Boston, Mass.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Manley of Ilion, and his mother, M.L. Scott of Florida; a brother, Jack Manley Jr. of Spring Hill, Fla.; three sisters, M. Kathleen Manley of Lyndonville, Vt., Susan Homyk of Herndon, Va., Lynn Manley Reichard of Montvale N.J.; and several nieces and nephews including his godchild, Kelley Caulkins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Saints Anthony and Joseph Church, Herkimer, with Fr. Robert Shinos officiating. Interment will be in the Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Ilion. In lieu of flowers friends are asked to consider memorials to Saint Anthony and Joseph Church of Herkimer or Herkimer County Hospice in Robbie's memory. (December 13, 1999)

Marguerite D. "Margie" (Kelley) Adams, IHS Alumnus, age 91, passed away December 1, 1999 at the Folts Home, Herkimer, NY. She was born February 25, 1908 in Frankfort, the daughter of John and Margaret (Davenport) Kelley. She was a graduate of Ilion High School. She married Fred. L. Adams in Ilion on September 3, 1932. Mr. Adams passed away October 7, 1967. From 1945-1967, Margie and her husband, Fred, owned and operated "Fred's Drive-In" located in the Ilion Gorge. Survivors include her two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas F. and Saundra Adams, of Caribou, Maine, and Gary R. and Elizabeth Adams of Ilion; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Rena Scanlon, and her brother, Thomas Kelley. Interment will take place in Armory Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ilion Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund. Funeral arrangements are by Applegate & Day. (modified Jan 2, 2007)

Edward G. "Ted' Dack IHS '64, age 53, formerly of 47 Sixth Ave., passed away, after a long illness, Nov. 30, 1999, at Little Falls Hospital. He was born in Ilion Sept. 10, 1946, the only son of George E. and Jennie "June" (Rankins) Dack. He graduated from Ilion High School in 1964, where he was active in golf, bowling and wrestling. He worked for several years as a mail carrier for the Ilion Post Office. He retired in 1976 due to ill health. He is survived by his mother, June, of Ilion, several aunts and cousins, including his very close cousin, Kenneth "Ken" Dack and his wife Kitty of Ilion, who have seen to Ted's special needs over the past several years. He was predeceased by his father, George E. Dack in 1990. Funeral services will be held Decmeber 2, at 11 a.m., at Applegate & Day Funeral Home. Interment will follow the funeral service in Armory Hill Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Ted's memory to the American Kidney Fund. (December 1, 1999)

John Seaton McGrath IHS '34, age 85, of East Lake Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, in Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown. He was born July 14, 1914, in Richfield Springs, son of the late John Henry and Madeline Seaton McGrath. He graduated from Ilion High School in 1934. He graduated in 1935 from the American Academy of Embalming and Mortuary Research. On May 21, 1940, he married Elizabeth Joslyn in St. Joseph's Church, Richfield Springs. In 1940 he moved to Richfield Springs where he managed the Richfield Springs Golf Course. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1944. In 1950, he became affiliated with his father in the family funeral business. He retired in 1980. He also owned andoperated the Otsego Memorial Company on Lake Street, was a sales representative for Cherry Valley Memorials and operated the local ambulance service. He was, at one time, in charge of both the Lakeview Cemetery and the Crane Memorial Cemeteries. He was an Exempt Richfield Springs volunteer firefighter and a commissioner of the town of Exeter Volunteer Fire Department. Besides his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth "Lib" McGrath, he leaves several nieces, nephews, cousins, two grandnieces and one grandnephew. He was preceded in death by his sister Madeline Quaif. A graveside funeral service is being planned for next spring in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Schuyler Lake First Responders, Richfield Springs Volunteer Fire Department or the Richfield Springs Public Library. All funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs. (December 1, 1999)

Philo D. (Dee) Williams, IHS '55, age 63, of Ilion, passed away November 25, 1999. He wa born Nov. 12, 1936, in Cortland, the son of Richard and Euphemia Bentley Williams. He graduated from Ilion High School ind 1955 and served with the U.S. Army. He married Diane Selwood (IHS '61), on July 30, 1966. He was employed as an electronic and radar technician with GE, Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin, and retired in 1996. He also served with the Ilion Housing Authority as a board member and chairman. He is survived by his wife, Diane; two sons, Brian, of Alexandria, Va. and Michael, of Arlington, Va.; a sister, Arlene Marchione, of Rome; and a brother, Lawrence of Seymour, Ind. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm, November 28, 1999 from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Ilion. Interment will be in the Armory Hill Cemetery. Friends are asked to consider memorial contributions to the Leukemia Association. (November 27, 1999)

Richard E. Maury Jr. IHS '65, of Rome, passed away November 2, 1999 at St. Luke's Memorial Hospital. He wa born Feb. 27, 1946, in Ilion, the son of Richard and Constance Atchisen Maury. He graduated from Ilion High School and attended Mohawk Valley Community College. He entered the US Navy in 1971, as an aviation technician. He married Mary Lynn MacKinnon in 1972. He was employed with Pepsi Cola In Utica for 20 years. He was predeceased by his wife. He is survived by his children, Scott of Pittsfield, Mass., and Jennifer of Yorkville; his mother, Constance of Zephyfills, Fl.; one sister, Jean Maury of Ilion; and a close friend, Kate Ketchum of Rome. Funeral services will be held November 5, 1999 from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Ilion. Interment will be in the Crown Hill Memorial Park, town of New Hartford. (November 3, 1999)

Bonnie Ray (Wheeler) Moore IHS Alumnus, of Clio, Michigan, age 43, died at Hurley Mediacl Center on November 1, 1999. Funeral services will be held on November 4, 1999 at Miles Martin Funeral home, Rev. Frank Wilson officiating. Burial will be at the Ford Township Cemetery, in Clio, MI. Bonnie was born January 20, 1946 in Ilion NY, the daughter of Raymond and Dema Fink. Bonnie married Monte Moore in August of 1990. Survivors include: husband, Monte of Clie, 3 daughters; Dema(Dan) Sander of Flint, Michele Wheeler of Mt. Morris, Renee(Tom) Arnott of Millington, Father Raymond(Clara) Fink of Birch Run, 5 sisters; Alta Wesner of Flint, Debbie(Harold) Beedy of Rsocommon, Donna(AL) Reno of Clio, Pat Fink of Flint, Cindy(Mike) Heit of Clio, 5 grandchildren, several aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces. The family would like to thank Hurley 4th Floor Intensive Care Unit. Bonnie was preceded in death by her mother, Dema and son, Chucy and grandson, Joshua. (June 23, 2001)

Donaled Weller IHS Alumnus, of Ilion, passed away unexpectedly, October 29, 1999, at St Luke's Memorial Hospital Center. He was born December 30, 1924, in Frankfort, son of Leo and Lillian Riddell Weller. He attended Ilion schools. He was a Veteran of the Armed Forces and served with the U.S. Army and later the U.S. Merchant Marines, during World War II. He married Gloria Primmar on June 27, 1953. He retired, in 1986, as a security guard with General Electric, after 25 years of service. He was at one time, a police officer in the villages of Ilion and Herkimer. He is survived by his wife, Gloria, one son and daughter-in-law, Donald Todd and Carole Weller, of Saratoga Springs; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and David Lawrence, of Ilion, and Priscilla and Michael LeMay of Ilion; six grandchildren, one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Charlie Brown, of GA; and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by an infant daughter. Calling hours are Monday, November 1, 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Applegate & Day Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 2, from the Ilion First Baptist Church. Interment will be in Armory Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ilion First Baptist Church. (October 31, 1999)

Kathleen Hart (Mowers) Hamilton IHS '66, age 51, Flat Rock, NC, passed away October 24, 1999 at her home, after a long battle with cancer. She was born on June 24, 1948, the daughter of Francis and Jean Hart. She attended Annunciation School and Ilion High School. She was married to Roderick Hamilton. She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Cheryl Dickinson of Ilion, and Cari Maneen ahd her husband Shawn of Saluda, NC; her son, Dennis Mowers of Flat Rock, NC; her mother and stepfather, Jean and Rudy Pezdek of Dunedin, Fl; one sister, Patrica Trimboli and her husband Frank of Ilion; one brother Thomas Hart and his wife Nancy of Ilion; five grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services are scheduled for October 29 from the Applegate & Day Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am, from the Church of the Annunciation. Interment will be in Armory Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Breast Cancer Research. (October 28, 1999)

Elizabeth 'Betty' McCarthy Moreau IHS 1941, 72, Ilion, passed away October 23, 1999 at her home. She was born on April 3, 1927, in Ilion, the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Higgins) McCarthy. She was educated in Ilion schools and in 1947, married Edward E. Moreau. She is survived by her husband, Edward Moreau, her children, Thomas Moreau, along with his special friend, Carolyn Guilmette, of Ilion, Michelle Day, of Ilion, and Margaret 'Peggy' Olson and her husband Richard, of Mohawk; eight grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins; and in-laws, John Moreau, Conn., Henry and Beverly Moreau, Ilion, Francis and Cis Moreau, Ilion, Alred Moreau of Ilion, and Viola McCarthy of Ilion. She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Kathy Duffy Moreau, in 1993 and two brothers, John and James McCarthy. Calling hours are on October 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the new Enea Family Funeral Home, West Main St. Ilion. A funeral mass will be held October 26 at Annuciation Church, Ilion. Interment will follow in Armory Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Herkimer County Hospice. (October 24, 1999)

Helen Schell Kennell IHS '26, 91, passed away October 21, 1999, at Valley Health Services, Herkimer. She was born Oct. 31, 1907, in Ilion, the daughter of Abraham and Sarah Schell. She graduated from Ilion High School in 1926 and attended hair-dressing school in New York City. She married Francis J. Kennell in 1929. Her huband died on March 23, 1972. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Mary Kennell of Harrisburg, Pa., and Alan and Maxine Kennell of Frankfort; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lois and Stanley Ford of Ilion and Jean and Gary Greig of Ilion; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Harry (Loretta) Schell of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. Peter (Peg) Kennell of Ilion; and several nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Margaret Schell Hannon and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert (Jean) Kennell. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held October 24, at 10 am, at Annunciation Church, Ilion. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Little Falls. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Health Services, Herkimer. (October 24, 1999)

Richard J. LeFever IHS '50, 67, of Brewerton died August 9, 1999. Dick and his wife Janice were parents of 4 children and 5 grandchildren. (October 24, 1999)

Ronald W. Benz IHS '58, 59, of Frankfort, passed away October 11, 1999, in his home, with his family by his side. He was born in Ilion, Aug. 18, 1940, the son of the late Raymond and Evelyn Wilson Bentz. He was a 1958 graduate of Ilion High School and a 1966 graduate of Cortland State University. In 1967, he received a master's degree, in math, from Oneonta State College. Ron was married to Donna Mathews, June 19, 1965. He was employed as a math teacher, for the Mohawk School District, from 1967 until his retirement in 1999. He was also an adjunct professor, in math, at Mohawk Valley Community College, from 1980 until 1997. He is survived by his wife, Donna; four sons and daughter-in-law, Eric and Jill Bentz, Matthew Bentz, Ryan Bentz and Stephen Bentz, one daughter and son-in-law, Tanya and Tech Sgt. Peter Dahlberg, one brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Beverly Bentz of Ilion; his grandson, in-laws, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Interment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery and furneral arrangements were by V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Frankfort. Contributions in Mr. Bentz's memory may be made to Herkimer County Hospice or the Ronald W. Bentz Scholarship Fund. (October 14, 1999)

Eleanor M. Brennan IHS '24, 92, formerly of 358 Second St., passed away October 6, 1999, at Folts Home, Herkimer. She was born March 27, 1907, in Ilion, the daughter of John and Margaret Hayes Brennan. She was a graduate of Ilion High School, Class of 1924, and Marymount College of Tarrytown. She was employed, at one time, in the real estate department of the Remington Arms Co., of Ilion. Eleanor was also a concert representative for Columbia Artist Management Co., of New York City, for about seven years. Miss Eleanor Brennan helped organize the Ilion Hospital Guild in 1961 and was past two-term president of the Guild. She was past president of the Ilion Travelers Club and former treasurer of the Ilion Council of Girl Scouts. She was a member of the B Sharp Musical Club of Utica for 70 years, Ilion Little Theater Club and the Fort Schulyer Club of Utica. She was founder of the Ilion Community Concert Series for 10 years and held various positions in the Utica B Sharp Musical Club Community Concert Series for 13 years. She was co-chairman of the World War II War Bond Campaign in Ilion , netting over $25 million. She performed, as a singer, for many years in the Utica and Valley areas. She sang the "Star Spangled Banner", before 10,000 people, when the Remington Arms Co. received the "E" Award from the United States government. She is survived by her niece, Mrs. William (Barbara) Matthews of Lakeland, Fla.; a great-niece, Alison Julie Matthews; one great-nephew, Jeffrey Adam Mathews; and several cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, Francis Brennan, on July 24, 1987. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated October 9 at the Church of the Annunciation. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, North Ilion. Arrangements are by Applegate & Day Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the B Sharp Club of Utica. (October 9, 1999)

Claribelle Trombley Morris IHS 1940, 77, formerly of Prindle Apartments, Ilion, passed away October 5, 1999, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. She was born in Herkimer, June 12, 1922, the daughter of the late Theodore J. and Grace Everett Trombley. She was a graduate of Ilion High School and was primarily a homemaker. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Melissa Morris, and Robert "Dobber" and Anne Clive, all of Ilion, her daughter, Sharon Clive of South Carolina; her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her brother and sister-in-law, Everett "Bud" and Helen Trombley of Utica. She was predeceased by her brothers, Vincent and Theodore Trombley. Funeral services will be held privately for the family. Arrangements are by Applegate & Day Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made in her name to the Ilion Ambulance Fund or the American Cancer Society. (October 7, 1999)

Gail M. Peak, IHS '66, 52, a lifelong Ilion resident, passed away September 25, 1999, at St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica. She was born in Ilion, Oct. 17, 1946, the daughter of the late Harold and Irene Harvey Peak. She was a graduate of Ilion High School and was last employed by Duofold Co., in Mohwak. She was once employed by MDS in Herkimer. She is survived by her two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Lee Coulter of Bridgewater, and Veronica and Lawrence "Larry" Seamon, of Ilion; two nieces and their husbands, her hephew and his wife. She was predeceased by her parents, and her twin sister, Donna Lee Peak, in 1947. Arrangements were by Applegate & Day Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in Gail's memory may be made to the American Cancer Societ of the American Diabetes Association. (September 28, 1999)

Lillian Roberts Lankton, IHS Class of '41, age 75, of 2 Keasler Road, Asheville, died, Thursday, Sept 16, 1999, at her residence. A native of Ilion, NY, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Lillian Roberts and was preceded in death by a grandson, Jonathan Lankton. She was a retired secretary with the Blue Ridge Parkway and a member of the Blue Ridge Parkway Alumni Association. She is survived by her husband, George A. Lankton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Pam Lankton of Old Fort, Gary and Linda Lankton of Helena, Mont; and three grandchildren, Andrea, Tiffaney and Jason Lankton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Groce United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Dr. Al Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetary, Leicester. Her family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the church and at other times, the body will remain at Grice Funeral Home, Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, P. O. Box 16, Asheville, NC 28802 or to Groce United Methodist Church Building Fund, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805. (September 20, 1999)

Mr. Leonard Harry Wright, 84, of 33 Concord St., passed away August 19, 1999, at Little Falls Hospital. He was born in Ilion, Dec. 24, 1914, the son of the late Harry and Addie Moore Wright. He was a graduate of Ilion High School and attended Ithaca College. He married the former Vivian (Pat) Caygill, in 1942, in Ilion. Until his retirement, Mr. Wright was an insurance and real estate agent with Walker & Walker Insurance Agency. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Vivian (Pat); a son, John Wright and his wife Vicki of Vandalia, Ohio; a daughter, Peggy Wright Whipple of Plattsburgh; two grandchildren, his cousins Marguerite Quackenbush and Clarence Schoonmaker. Friends are asked to consider memorials to the Ilion Ambulance or the American Red Cross. Arrangements are by Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home. (August 21, 1999)

Mr. Thomas A. Morris IHS 1932, 84, of Claxton Manor - Herkimer, formerly of 176 South Fifth Ave, Ilion, passed away on August 10, 1999, in Little Falls Hospital. Mr. Morris was born March 15, 1915, the first son of Thomas R. and Margaret Curley Morris. He attended North Street Grammer School and graduated from Ilion High School, class of 1932. He attended the Collegiate Center and pursued a legal career after graduation. Mr. Morris studied law for four years, in the office of Fred J. O'Donnell, a local attorney. He passed the New York State Bar examination, on his first attempt, in 1939. He practiced law with Mr. O'Donnell, his mentor, for two years until he enlisted in the Army as a private, during World War II. He attended Officer Candidate School and served in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy as legal officer and judge with the Allied Military Government. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Knight Order-Crown of Italy from King Umberto. After returning from military service in early 1946, Mr. Morris served as legal officer, training officer and executive officer of a reserve unit, rising to the rank of major. He was united in marriage to Mary E. Gilmartin, on Feb. 9, 1946, at the Church of the Annunciation. Mrs. Morris passed away October 14, 1997. During his 53 year legal career, Mr. Morris was elected police judge, and served as village attorney in Ilion. For many years, he served as Herkimer County Democratic chairman. He also served on the board of trustees for the Herkimer County Community College and was a trustee for the Mohawk Valley General Hospital. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas A. Jr. and Evelyn Morris of Grayslake, Ill., Dr. David G. Morris and his wife Dr. Laura Napolitano of San Francisco, two grandchildren, Kristin and Sean Thomas Morris; six brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Bette Morris, of Ilion, James and Gladys Morris of Florida, Richard Morris of Florida, Donald and Maureen Morris of Florida, Robert 'Skeeter' Morris and Ann Morris of Florida; one sister, Margaret 'Peg' Marley of Ilion; his brother-in-law, John Gilmartin of Ilion; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary and his brother, Edward J. Morris. Funeral services will be held Friday, at 9:15 am, at Applegate & Day Funeral Home, Ilion , and at 10 am at the Church of the Annuciation. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet cemetery, Frankfort, with full military honors. Calling hours are Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Memorial contributions may be made in Tom's memory to the Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund. (August 11, 1999)

William J. 'Sarge' Kamp Class of 1942, 75, Ilion, passed away on August 9, 1999, in Faxton Hospital. He was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Ilion, son of Hugo and Mary Kamp. Bill graduated from Ilion High School class of 1942. He attended Riverside College and was a graduate of Arizona State University. He was a career military man, retiring in 1979, with 27 years of service.He was united in marriage to Jane Bronson, in Arizona, on Feb. 28 1954. He was member of numerous veterans organizations and, at one time, served in the House of Representatives of Arizona. Bill was also a former mayoral candidate in the village of Ilion. Survivors include his wife, Jane; five children, Terry Kamp of Ca., Melvin Kamp of Ca., Corrine Kamp of Ilion, Mary and Ron Ragantesi of Van Hornesville and Scott Kamp of Nevada; his grandchildren, one sister-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two sons, Karl Kamp and Kerry Kamp; his sister, Mary Adams, and two brothers, Frederick Kamp and Hugo Kamp. Funeral services were under the care of Applegate & Day. Burial was in the Armory Hill Cemetery veterans section. (August 11, 1999)

Mrs. Ruth (Angle) Abeling IHS 1966, 51, Ilion, passed away on August 7, 1999, at home, after a brief illness. She was born July 20, 1948, in Ilion , the daughter of Paul and Beulah Hyde Angle, and graduated from Ilion High School class of 1966. She received a bachelor of science degree from Utica College. She married Ronald Abeling on September 18, 1969. Ruth was an occupational therapist at the Developmental Services Offices in the Syracuse area. Survivors include her husband, Ron, her mother, Beulah 'Bea' Angle, he son, Roy Abeling at home; one stepson, Christopher Abeling; her sister and brother-inlaw, Paula and Charles Carey of Utica, her uncle, Sam Hyde and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, Harry Angle, and her father, Paul Angle. Interment was in Armory Hill cemetery. (August 11, 1999)

Mrs. Alice M. (Treiber) Sitts IHS 1931, 86, Forge Hill Estates, passed away on August 6, 1999, in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica. She was born, Dec. 28, 1913, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Murray Treiber. She graduated from Ilion High School in 1931, and Faxton School of Nursing. On May 13, 1938, she married Clifton A. Sitts who passed away in 1968. Mrs. Sitts was employed as an account clerk with the Herkimer County treasurer's office. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, George Sitts and his wife Anna Marie Hutchinson of Oakhurst, CA, the Rev. C. Joseph Sitts ans his wife Margaret of Longwood, FL.; a sister-in-law, Urilla Brown of Ilion, three granddaughters and a grandson. She was predeceased by her brother, Andrew C. Treiber and a sister, Irene Treiber. Arrangements are by Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home. (August 8, 1999)

Miss. Leona M. Whiter Ilion Alumnus and Faculty Member, 86, passed away on August 4, 1999, in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica. She was born, Dec. 22, 1912, in Ilion, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Anna Wenner Whiter. She graduated from Ilion High School, Oneonta Normal School and received her master's degree at Buffalo State. Miss Whiter was employed in the Ilion Central School System, teaching at the East Frankfort School and the West Hill School for 35 years retiring in 1971. She is survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Erminia Hendrix of Ilion and Verna and Robert Sampson of Blairsville, Ga.; four nephews, Len Hendrix of Ilion, Brian Hendrix of Merrick, Jeff Samson of Denver, Co., and Jerry Samson of Ravenna, Ohio. She was predeceased by a nephew, Wayne Hendrix. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 11 a.m., from Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home. Intermment will be in the Armory Hill Cemetery. Friends are asked to consider donations to the Ilion Ambulance or the First United Methodist Church, Ilion. (August 5, 1999)

Mrs. Thelma L. Phillips Prentice, 82, passed away on July 29, 1999, at Folts Home, Herkimer where she had been a recent resident. She was born, May. 4, 1917, in Ilion, the daughter of the Charles and Mary L. Vincent Phillips. She attended Ilion High School, and nursing school in New York City. She married Leon Prentice, at the Herkimer Salvation Army, on June 28, 1947. Mr. Prentice died March 14, 1970. Mrs. Prentice worked, at one time, at the former Remington Typewriter Co. Most recently, she was a liscensed practical nurse, at Ilion hospital, retiring in 1965. Survivors include four sisters, Marion Matthews of Ilion, Faye Lasorella of South Carolina, Adele Anesini of St. James, L.I., Joan Doran of Stoughton, MA.; four brothers, Charles Phillips of CA, George Phillips of MI, Melvin Phillips of Rome and Richard Phillips of Ilion. She was predeceased by two sisters, Mildred Sparrin and Freida Fontanella, and one brother, Edward Phillips. Funeral services were by the Applegate & Day Funeral Home, Ilion. Memorial contributions may be made to the Herkimer County Humane Society, Herkimer Salvation Army or Folts Home Foundation. (August 5, 1999)

Elizabeth M. Seibert Klippel IHS 1926, age 90, died July 25, 1999, at her home in Ilion. She was born Dec., 3, 1908, in Ilion, the daughter of the late William and Inez Bordon Seibert. She was a member of the Ilion High School Class of 1926. She graduated from Drake's Business School in New Brunswick, NJ. She married Wagner Klippel in Ilion on June 14, 1930. Mrs. Kippel was employed as a stenographer in the Remington Cash Register until 1931. She later worked for the local draft board. She is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard and Ann Klippel of Liverpool, Robert and Delores Klippel of Ilion and Frederick Klippel of Newport; a daughter, Susan Klippel of North Syracuse; seven grand-children and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson, Steve; and her brother, Bordon Seibert. Funeral services are scheduled for July 28 from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, followed by interment in Cedarville cemetery. Friends are asked to consider memorials to the Ilion United Methodist Church or St. Jude Children's Hospital. (July 26, 1999)

Vernon Peters IHS 1943, age 73, died June 14, 1999, at his home in Ilion. He was born Jan. 14, 1926, in Malone, the son of the late Winfred and Elma King Peters. He was a member of the Ilion High School Class of 1943. He served in the South Pacific in the Navy during World War II. He married the former Eleanor F. Plumb, in 1950. His wife passed away in 1992. He was employed as a mill-wright worker with MDS. He is survived by a son, Timothy Peters of Plymouth, NH; a brother, Francis Peters of Ilion; a sister-in-law, Mary McEvoy of Ilion; two grandchildren, Lindsay and Kelly Peters of Plymouth, NH and serveral neices and nephews. A mass of Christian Burial was held June 18 in the Church of the Annunciation, Ilion. Interment was in Armory Hill cemetery, Ilion. Memorials in Vernon's name may be made to the Ilion Knights of Columbus. (July 5, 1999)

Evelyn M. Farley Edgett IHS 1937, born June 30, 1915, in Frankfort, NY, died June 26, 1999 in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital Center, New Hartford, NY. She was the daughter of Charles and H. Edah Soper Farley and graduated from Ilion High School. She married Harold K. Edgett, on Aug. 31, 1935. Mr. Edgett died May 31, 1998. At one time, she was employed as a sales clerk for W.T. Grant Co., Ilion. Mrs. Edgett was a member of the Church of the Annunciation and its Rosary Society. For over 48 years, she was active in the Girl Scouts. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Mary Edgett of Ilion, and Lawrence and Pearl Edgett of Salisbury Center; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and James Evans of Winter Springs, Fla., and Ileen and John Kohler of Ilion; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, three sisters and two brothers-in-law,Edna Strong of Ilion, Dorothy and Chester Cioch of Herkimer, and Sophie and Henry Loiacono of West Winfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Marie DesGrosielliers; brother, Charles Farley; and daughter, Yvonne Edgett. Memorial contributions may be made to MOVAC. (July 2, 1999)

Beatrix Thora Baxter Greer - IHS '35, born April 2,1917, in Buffalo, NY, died June 14, 1999 in Williamsburg, VA. She was the daughter of George Mille Baxter and Beatrix Mae Law; sister of Carol Jane Baxter McLaughlin (IHS '41); wife of George William Greer; mother to Barbara Lynn Greer Elander, Lesley Alice Greer Shahriary, Christine Rae Greer Gibbs and Susan Jane Greer Moss; and grandmother to Scott, Tanya, Ben Jeffrey and Christian Elander, and Beau, Marya and Tyler Shahriary. She filled our lives as we grew up watching her teach, cheer, nurture and love us. All who knew her enjoyed her spirit and loved her. We will sorely miss Trixie, but we will all continue to enjoy her bright star in our lives. A service was held at Bucktrout of Williamsburg at 1 p.m., on Saturday, June 19. Burial was in Arlington National cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the National Parkinson Foundation Inc. (June 21, 1999 contributed by Paul McLaughlin -IHS '41)

Mrs. Mary (Genatiempo) McLean IHS Faculty, 48, passed away on June 14, 1999, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. Mrs. McLean was a faculty member, in the Math Department, of the Ilion Junior Senior High School. Our deepest sympathy is with her husband, Timothy, her family, students, co-workers, and friends. Calling hours at the Holleran-Enea Funeral Home, Herkimer, are Wed, 7-9 pm, Thurs, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Church, Herkimer, on Friday at 9:30 am. Interment will take place in Calvary cemetery, Herkimer. (June 15, 1999)

Joseph 'Joe' Kinville IHS 1952, age 66, died June 5, 1999, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Joe was born October 16, 1932, in Ilion, the son of Joseph and Genevieve Rice Kinville. He was a member of the IHS Class of 1952. He served his country with the US Navy from 1952-1956. He married Ruth Fay, the mother of his children. Joe later married Patricia 'Pat' Young, in 1981, in Ilion. He was employed by Niagara Mohwawk Power Corp. for 34 years. He retired as a foreman in the gas department in 1990. After his retirment, he later worked part-time at the Ni-Mo auctions in Rome. He was a former elected trustee for the Village of Ilion from 1972 to 1976. He was one of the founders and coaches with the Ilion Pop Warner Football League. Survivors include his wife Pat; five daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Scott Krenichyn of Herkimer, Michelle and George Koury of New Hartford, Lori and Terry Tucker of Mohawk, Lynne and Rodney Von Packal of Clinton, Jolene and John Day of Ilion; one son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Patricia Kinville, of Ilion; two stepsons, Michael Young of NYC, and Donald Young and his wife Lynette of Nebraska; 14 grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Ruth Kinville of Keene, NH; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and many close friends. Funeral services are June 9, from the Church of the Annunciation, followed by interment in White Lake cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by Applegate & Day Funeral Home. Donations may be made in Joe's memory to the Ilion Ambulance Fund. (June 7, 1999)

Mary (Platts) Harter IHS 1943, age 73, died May 20, 1999, at Faxton Hospital, Utica. Mary was born August 12, 1925, in Frankfort, the daughter of Hercules F. and Katherine Farley Platts. She was a graduate of the Ilion High School Class of 1943. She married Frederick Hudson Harter on Feb. 4, 1945 in Ilion. Mr. Harter passed away June 28, 1998. Mary was primarily a homemaker and housewife. At one time, she was employed by the New York Telephone Co. and Grant's Department Store in Ilion. Survivors include her two sons, Frederick "Jerry" Harter of Frankfort, Peter Harter of Oregon; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lucynda and Herbert Nason of Cleveland, NY; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Fredetta Williams, Dorema and Joseph Zupkas; one brother and sister-in-law, Hercules J. Platts Sr, and his wife Helen Jean of Mohawk, five grandsons and one granddaughter; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, her two brothers, John and Charles Platts and her niece, Della Marie Burns. Funeral services were Monday, May 24 at the Applegate Funeral home and the Church of the Annunciation. Interment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frankfort. Contributions may be made in Mary's name to the American Cancer Society. (May 24, 1999)

Michael (Mike) Esford IHS '82, age 35, of Loganville, GA, passed away unexpectedly at his homeon Sunday, April 18, 1999. Mike was born in Ilion on May 31, 1963. He is the son of William Esford Sr., of Ilion, and Carol Austin Williams, of Loganville, GA. Mike was a member of the IHS class of 1982. He was employed by the Ashland ChemicalCompany. Mike is survived by his wife, Connie; 3-year-old daughter, Carly; his sisters, Jeanene, Suzanne, Tricia; his brothers, James and William Jr., all of Georgia. Mike is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services wereentrusted to Tom Wages Funeral Services, Inc, with interment on April 21, 1999 atEternal Hills Memory Gardens, in Snellville GA.. (April 29, 1999)

Meryl 'Buddy' Smith Jr. IHS 1971, age 46, died April 20, 1999, at Faxton Hospital with his family by his side. Buddy was born May 5, 1952, in Herkimer, the son of Meryl R. Sr. and Ruth Norton Smith. He was a graduate of the Ilion High School Class of 1971. He attended Morrisville College. He married Patricia 'Lee' Pross on December 19, 1992. Bud was employed as a maintenance machinist at the Remington Arms Co. for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, Lee; his daughters and sons-in-law Nancy and Scott Ratcliffe of Ilion, Jennifer and John Zahray of Indian Lake and Stacey Case and her fiance Mike Krasko of Little Falls, one daughter-in-law, Robin Case of Graseville; three grandchildren, his mother, Ruth Smith of Ilion; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Janis and Sam Colombo of Webster, and Jill and Phil Dale of Hamlin, one niece, three nephews; several aunts and uncles; and his in-laws. He was predeceased by his father, Meryl, in 1996, and his son Shawn, in 1997. Funeral services are under the care of Applegate & Day Funeral home. Interment will follow in Armory Hill Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Faxton Hospital Foundation. "Buddy wants everyone to remember 'NOT TO WORRY!'". (April 22, 1999)

Bernard Egelston, age 79, died April 17, 1999, in Heritage Home. He was born June 23, 1919, in the town of Russia, the son of the late George W. and Beullah Davis Egelston, and he attended Ilion schools. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II as a military policeman with the 1208th service command unit and attained rank of sergeant. Bernard was married to Frances "Chickie" Chard April 16, 1955. Mrs. Egelston passed away January 9, 1991. Mr Egelston was employed by Remington Arms Co., Univac, Ilion and most recently at Griffiss Air Base. He is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Mary Egelston of Ilion, a sister-in-law, Mary Chard of Frankfort; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was prececeased by one brother, Raymond Egelston, April 12, 1983. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Frankfort. Interment was in Mount Olivet cemetery. (April 22, 1999)

Norma V. Winslow Letts IHS 1936, age 81, died March 21, 1999, at Palm Garden Vero Beach, FL, where she had resided since January. She was born September 26, 1917, in Ilion, the daughter of the lateHarrison and Irene Haslam Winslow, and graduated from Ilion High School in 1936. Norma married Howard Letts on October 22, 1937. Howard Letts passed away Feb. 14, 1993. Norma was employed as a cashier with Loblaws and the P&C before her husband retired, in September of 1979. The Letts moved to Florida upon Howard's retirement. Surviving are her two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Barbara Letts, and Brian and Joyce Letts, all of Ft. Pierce; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Sam Leonis, Ilion, and Diana and Robert Dygert, of Portland, TN; one brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Mary Winslow, of Ormond Beach, FL; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Karen Voirol, and her sister Gladys Winslow Bona. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lakewood Park United Methodist Church, Ft. Pierce, FL or the charity of one's choice. (April 18, 1999)

Jean M. Risedorf IHS 1941, age 81, died Thursday, April 15,1999, at Brightfield Healthcare Facility, Lansdale, Pa. She was born May 18, 1917, in Ilion, the daughter of Paul and Mary Thumb Risedorf, and graduated from Ilion High School and St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing of Syracuse. Jean was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy as a Navy Air Transport Nurse, stationed in Oahu, Hawaii. She was a registered nurse at Veterans Administration in Staten Island, Brooklyn, and East Orange, NJ for over 30 years. She retired in 1979. There are no known living relatives. Jean is survived by many friends in Pennsylvania and Ilion. She was predeceased by her sister, Marion E. Risedorf on November 7, 1991; her mother, Mary Risedorf in 1972, and her father, Paul Risedorf in 1955. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chuch of the Annunciation. A funeral Mass was celebrated April 19 at Annunciation Church. Interment was in St. Agnes Cemetery, North Ilion. (April 17, 1999)

David (Hector) Springer IHS '81, 35, of 412 Tulip Dr., passed away Thursday, April 8, 1999 after a two-and-a-half year battle with bone cancer. David was born Sept. 20, 1963, in Utica, the son of Shirley Daly Springer and the late Edward J. 'Art' Springer. David graduated with the IHS class of 1981 and attended Herkimer County Community College. He was employed as a landscaper in the Albany area and also by Academe Paving Inc. of Binghamton.

David Springer

He is survived by his beloved and devoted fiancee, Doreen Davis; his mother, Shirley J. Springer; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Christopher and Janice Springer of Ilion and Lawrence and Donna Springer of St. Johnsville; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Cathleen and Paul Bulinski of Woodgate, Susan and John P. Nicotera of Mohawk, Anne Marie and Robert Pashley of Galway and Mary Beth and Robert M. Dodge of Ilion, several nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by his special friends Jon Clements, Jeff Maxson and Dale Miller. Funeral Services were from Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home with interment in the Armory Hill cemetery. Friends are to consider memorials to the Herkimer County Hospice or the American Cancer Society. (April 10, 1999)

 

Gale Andrews Ahern

Gale Andrews Ahern Class of 1969, age 47, died Friday, April 2, 1999, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Gale was born August 16, 1951, in Herkimer. She was the daughter of Edward and Shirley Gale Andrews. She graduated from Ilion High School in 1969. Gale earned a bachelor's degree in biblical education from Alaska Bible College in Glennallen, Alaska. She married John Ahern on April 7, 1979, in Little Falls, NY. She was a staff member at the Ilion Free Public Library.

She is survived by her husband John; two sons, Ryan and Scott, a brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Rita Andrews of Anchorage, Alaska. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her father, Edward in 1986 and by her mother, Shirley, in 1992. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church, Little Falls, with interment in the Armory Hill Cemetary, Ilion. Calling hours are 4-8 pm, on Monday, at Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Ilion. Our deepest condolences go out to her husband John, her sons, family and friends. Her lovely smile and cheerful disposition will be sorely missed by many residents and alumni who have come to know her over the years. (April 3, 1999)

Rendle James McDonald Class of 1951, age 65, died Thursday, Feb.4,1999, at his home in Pensacola. Mr. McDonald was born in Herkimer and lived in Ilion before moving to Pensacola, 29 years ago. He graduated from Ilion High School in 1951. He retired after 38 years of service, as a Systems Analyst. He was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church, in Pensacola, Florida. He is survived by his daughter Sandra, and her husband Gary Greve; four sons; Dale, Danny, Scott and Stephen; a daughter-in-law, Stephen's wife Marie; six grandchildren and one brother, Richard who resides in Newport, N.Y. He was predeceased by two sons; Kevin and Tommy. Rendle had a wonderful sense of humor and he will be sadly missed by all who knew him. (March 5, 1999)

Clarence J. 'Bunny' James Ilion Alumnus, 86, Ilion, passed away Sunday, February 28, 1999. He was born August 22, 1912 in South Trenton, the son of Lawrence and Lamoyne Hannahs James. He was educated in Ilion schools, and on Aug. 2, 1941, he married Agnes Boland in Ilion. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received three battle stars and attained the rank of master sergeant. He was emplyed as a supervisor at Chicago Pneumatic, retiring in 1976. Mr. James was a member of the Ilion Presbyterian Church, was active in the Boy Scout Troop of the church for 26 years, served as past vice-president of the YMCA, past president of the Ilion High School PTA and past president of the Ilion Council of Churches. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. David (Keay) Smith of Vernon, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Russell. Friends are asked to consider memorials to the Ilion Presbyterian Church or the Presbyterian Boy Scout Troop. Arrangements are by Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home. (March 1, 1999)

Hazel B. Seckner Class of 1941, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 1999 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Seckner was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Mr. Warren J. Seckner and a grandson Trevor Graham. She is survived by her daughters, Lorraine Wolfe, Sandy (Jimmy) Barnes, Terry Addison, a son Courtney (Terri) Seckner, 7 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and many loving friends. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donation be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory. Cremation arranged by Duval County Cremation Society, Jacksonville. Note: Any classmates who may want to offer condolences to the family can do so through Hazel's oldest daughter, Lorraine Seckner Wolfe, 6311 Gilchrist Road, Jacksonville, FL 32219. (February 26, 1999)

Marie Audrey Pearson Hendrix Class of 1952, age 64, passed away Monday, February 22, 1999. She was born in Ilion, November 22, 1934, the daughter of the late Carl and Marie Leach Pearson. She was a 1952 graduate of Ilion High School, and she married William Hendrix, in Annunciation Church on August 19, 1961. She was employed as a clerk with Mungers, The Telephone Co., and McLaughlins. She was a member of the Church of Annunciation, the Herkimer County Unit Marine Corps League Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband Bill; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Judith Hendrix of Ilion, Patricia Hendrix of Ilion, Diane and Talbot Bala of Herkimer, Ida and Chad Dickenson of Camp LeJuene, N.C., Jennifer Quail of Ilion; a brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Shirley Pearson of Ilion, her mother-in-law, Mayme Hendrix of Ilion, a son-in-law, Timothy Kellogg of Lyons Co. and four gradnchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Suzanne Kellogg, and a sister, Arlen Pearson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday at 9:30 a.m. at Annunciation Church, Ilion. Funeral arrangements are by the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Ilion. Memorials may be made to the Ilion Ambulance Fund. (February 24, 1999)

Jeffrey C. Lyman IHS '79, 38, passed away Sunday, February 21, 1999, in Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourn, Fl., following an All-Terrain-Vehicle accident. He was born in Ilion, Dec 2, 1960, the son of Evelyn J. Lyman and the late RobertLyman. He graduated from Ilion High School and attended Mohawk Vally Community College. He was employed as a supervisor for Ron Kendall Masonry, West Palm Beach, Fla., for the last 18 years. He is survived by his wife Vimon Lyman; his son, Jami Andrew Lyman; and his daughter, Amanda Jean Lyman, all of Palm Bay. His is also survived by his mother Evelyn Lyman of Ilion; his brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Judith Lyman of Gulfport, Miss.; and his sister and brother-in-law, Michelle and Blase DiSano of King George, Va. Funeral services were at Palm Bay Funeral Home, February 24, 1999. Memorial donations may be sent to Jami Lyman, c/o Space Coast Credit Union, 152 Malabar Rd. S.W., Palm Bay, Fla. 32907. (February 25, 1999)

Alexander J. Weiss Ilion Alumnus, 88, passed away January 24, 1999. He was born in Ilion, Oct 30. 1910, the son of Arthur and Bertha Lustig Weiss. He was educated in Ilion schools and served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married the former Helen Mendelka in Ilion. She passed away Feb. 28, 1997. Mr. Weiss was employed as a lineman with the Ilion Board of Light for 27 years. He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Treen of Clark Mills; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Weiss of Ludlow, Mass., and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Dennis Weiss, in 1992. Friends are asked to consider memorials to the Herkimer County Humane Society. (January 28, 1999)

Linda Bouten Hartz Class of 1972, from Macedon, formerly of Fairport and Utica, died on January 12, 1999 as a result of a house fire. She was predeceased by a son, Chad Ingerham and a sister Grace Bouten '71, a brother Ralph Bouten '74 and her mother, Teresa Bouten. She is survived by her husband Stephen; four daughters, Tammi (Lloyd) May, Carmen Hartz, Teresa Ingerham and Sara Hartz; one son, Stephen Hartz Jr.; two grandchildren Patience Jones and Adam Dean; three brothers, Robert and his wife Sharon Bouton, Glenn and his wife MaryLou Bouten, and Lee and his wife Louise Bouten; two sisters, Louise and her husband Dennis Clark, Doris and her husband Chris Schiedrick; several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are by the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Fairport. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, January 18, 1999 in St. Patrick's Church, Macedon. (January 16, 1999)

Dorothy Alexander Donohue alumnus of Class of 1931, from Bradenton Beach, FL, died on January 3, 1999. Ms. Donahue succumbed to heart failure, at Kennestone Hospital, in Kennesaw, GA. Ms. Donahue was spending the holidays with her niece, Jane Spatol Smith, (IHS class of '60) when she was taken ill. Ms. Donohue resided in Springfield Center, NY and Bradenton Beach, FL after her retirement from Shell Oil Company. Dorothy is survived by her sister Ruth Alexander Spatol of Springfield Center, NY and Carrabelle, FL and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Betty Alexander Miller and two brothers Donald and Neil Alexander. (January 12, 1999)

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