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Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 10/22/14

DUNDEE/ST. CLOUD, FLORIDA--Duane R. Jayne, 81, of St. Cloud, Florida passed away Oct. 15, 2014. He was born Jan. 17, 1933 in Dundee to Raymon and Ethel (Phillips) Jayne. He was a Korean War Veteran, serving from 1953 to 1955 with the rank of sergeant. He was a dairy farmer and a member, officer and director of various farm organizations before moving to Florida in 1979. He invested in real estate and he was one of the original founders of Center State Bank.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Verna; his sons, Jesse (Dawn) of Dundee and Joseph (Constance) of St. Cloud, Florida; daughter Jerri Jayne McDaniel of Dundee and a special and dear friend, Deborah Lamborn Groom of Dundee. He has 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Franklin and Raymon (Jess) Jayne of Dundee.
A visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 19, 4-8 p.m. with funeral services Monday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. at the Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Florida with Brother Duane Wingate officiating. Entombment will be in The Memory of Life Mausoleum in The Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery in Kissimmee, Florida. Arrangements under the direction of Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home and Crematory, 2000 13th St. St. Cloud, FL 34769. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Samaritan Care Hospice of Florida. 1300 N. Semoran Blvd. #210 Orlando, FL 32807.
Online condolences can be given at www.osceolamemgds.com.

Death Notice

MARY BOYNE, 85, Oct. 17, 2014. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
Duane R. Jayne, 81, of St. Cloud, Florida, formerly of Dundee, Oct. 15, 2014. Arrangements by Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Florida.
MARGARET E. LOOMIS, 93, of Penn Yan, Oct. 9, 2014. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.



Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 10/15/14

Rock Stream--C.M.SGT. Wendell Lamar Lacy U.S.A.F. Ret., 81, of Rock Stream passed away at his home surrounded by his loving wife and children Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.
He was born Jan. 18, 1933 in Lanett, Alabama, a son of the late Lester V. and Alice Hamby Lacy. On Dec. 19, 1953 in Mineral Wells, Texas, he married the former Alberta E. Travis. Lamar was a career non-commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, retired in 1979, and went on to work for the NYS DOL as a job counselor for veterans.
He is survived by his wife of almost 61 years, Alberta E. Lacy at home; his five loving children Dr. Lamar Ronald Lacy of Florence, Italy, Joni Lynn (Gary) Palmer of Clay, New York, Mark Arthur (Nancy) Lacy of San Antonio, Texas, Janet Elizabeth Alexander of Prattsburgh and Julie Ann (Lance) Pinckney of Hamlin, New York. Additionally he is survived by his amazing grandchildren and great-grandchildren Jennifer Lacy (Greg) Krichbaum and their five children Joshua, Landon, Kolton, Emmalyn and his namesake, Lacy; Cara Anne (Rod) Sprague and their three children Ryan, Cayden and Madelyn; Joni Elizabeth-Marie McAdams, Mark (Caroline) Lacy Jr. and their daughter Addison; Sarah (Sean) Patterson and their two boys Noah and Aiden; Chad Richard Lamar McAdams, Ashleigh Roberts, Hillary (Jason) Latona, Mary Agnes (Brandon Clark) Lacy and their two children Ava and Maddox; Erin Lacy, and Cody Lamar Alexander of Lavergne, Tennessee. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Friends called from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St. Dundee, where his funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, with the Rev. Phil Tennies officiating. Burial followed with military honors in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers, any donations should be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.


Rosemary T. Peelle, 89, of Corning went to be with her Lord Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Rosemary was born July 26, 1925 in Keuka Park to Bert S. and Mary L. (Beauchamp) Tuttle. She married Richard Peelle Aug. 3, 1946 in Penn Yan.
Rosemary's role as mother, grandmother and great-grandmother brought her great joy throughout her life. In her early years in Richmond, Indiana she was an avid western horseback rider. Rosemary later worked at the Rockwell Museum of Western Art in Corning as a docent for many years. She had a great love for music and composed many of her own piano pieces. Rosemary enjoyed oil painting and cross-stitching. The family homes are adorned both with her paintings and personalized cross-stitch works. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
Rosemary is survived by her husband of 68 years, Richard Peelle; her five children: Karen (Allen) Fusco of Painted Post, John (Lyn) Peelle of Phoenix, Arizona, Cathy (Ricky) Lathrop of Elmira Heights, Linda Hunter of Tampa, Florida and Susan Murphy of Tucson, Arizona; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Janet Ewing of Fort Collins, Colorado.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning. A Catholic funeral service will immediately follow there.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Rosemary's name may be made to Saint Labre Indian School, Native American Way, Ashland, MT 59004-1001 or the United Way of Steuben and Chemung Counties, 29 Denison Parkway E., Corning, NY 14830.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.phillipsfuneralhome.com.

Theodore "Ted" F. Specchio, 81, of Burdett passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.

Ted was born Oct. 4, 1933 in Watkins Glen, the son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Chiacchierini) Specchio. Ted served in the U.S. Army from 1955-57. He retired as a civil engineer with the NYS DOT in Hornell and later worked for Hunt Engineers. He was a member of the Watkins Glen Fire Dept. since 1955, serving as a past chief and fire commissioner. He also served as deputy fire coordinator for Schuyler County as "Car 5." Ted was a proud member of the BPOE, Watkins Glen Lodge #1546, where he served many offices, including as a Past Exalted Ruler, VP of the PEF union. Ted was also a communicant of St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Watkins Glen and volunteer for the Office for the Aging and American Red Cross. Ted loved spending time with his family, traveling to Arizona and years in fire service and the Elks, especially his many casino bus trips.
Ted is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Barbara (Lee) Specchio; his children, Larry Specchio (Laura) of Chenango Forks, Laurie DeNardo (Robin) of Watkins Glen and Karen Walther of Horseheads; granddaughters, "Dr. Pat" DeNardo and Alyssa; grandson, Dylan Walther (Tianna); great-grandson Aiden; brother, Lewis Specchio; brothers-in-law, Philip Smith and Robert (Laura) Lee; sisters-in-law, Patricia Angelo and Shirley Ormsbee; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Ted was predeceased by his sisters, Carol Symes and Julia Smith, and son-in-law, Jeffrey Walther.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, Oct. 16 at Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, 119 Fifth St. Watkins Glen 4-6 p.m. with Elks service at 6:15 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 905 Decatur St., Watkins Glen at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17 with intermittent services immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ted's memory to the Arc of Schuyler County, 203-205 12th St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891 or to the Watkins Glen Elks #1546 Banquet Fund, PO Box 346, Watkins Glen, NY 14891.
Friends and family may sign the guestbook at www.haughey-woodfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices

PHOEBE L. ANDREWS, 98, Oct. 8, 2014. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
MELVIN G. GREEN, 73, of Himrod, Oct. 3, 2014 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
WENDELL LAMAR LACY, 81, of Rock Stream, Oct. 10, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.

THOMAS E. NORTHUP, 86, of Penn Yan, Oct. 8, 2014. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
SHIRLEY H. OSBORNE, 81, of Penn Yan, Oct. 12, 2014 at The Homestead Nursing Home, Penn Yan.
Rosemary T. Peelle, 89, of Corning, Oct. 12, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Corning.
Theodore "Ted" F. Specchio, 81, of Burdett, Oct. 12, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 10/8/14

Libby M. Church, 67, formerly of Montour Falls, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at Taylor Health Center in Bath. She was born in Montour Falls April 12, 1947, the daughter of the late Frank and Viola Peppard Church. She was predeceased by two brothers, Richard and Bob Church. Libby is survived by a brother, William (Barb) Church of Odessa; sister, Betty Apfel of Tacoma, Washington; sister-in-law, Esther Church of Owego and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Burial will be in Montour Cemetery. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices

LIBBY M. CHURCH, 67, formerly of Montour Falls, Oct. 2, 2014 at Taylor Health Center, Bath. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.

WILLIAM K. FRANCIS, 82, of Dundee and Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, Oct. 1, 2014. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.

VIRGINIA L. MARKS, 82, of Penn Yan, Oct. 2, 2014. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 10/1/14

Penn Yan--Martin Andrews Jr., 91, of Penn Yan passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at home.
Martin was born Aug. 13, 1923 in Dundee, the son of Martin D. and Ethel M. Spears Andrews Sr. He served in the U.S. Army Field Artillery during World War II. On Jan. 22, 1943 in Watkins Glen, he married the former Esther Ruth Radka who passed away Aug. 14, 2013. A lifelong area resident, who worked as a farmer and in construction for many years, he was the owner of the former M & E Sunoco in Penn Yan and Marty's Auto Parts in Barrington until his retirement in 1983. Mr. Andrews was a past member of the Penn Yan Elks B.P.O.E. #1722, the Loyal Order of The Moose Lodge #823, in Geneva, and the Penn Yan American Legion and VFW.
He will be missed by a son James Martin (Myrna) Andrews of Dundee, a daughter Carol L. Cadwell of Penn Yan, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; a brother George Andrews of Starkey, a sister Shirley Radka of Penn Yan and countless nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two granddaughters, Rachel Andrews in 1986 and Karen Conklin in 2003, three brothers and three sisters.
Friends were invited to call from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where his funeral service was held at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Lucinda O'Leary officiating. Burial was private in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company, or the Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837; or to Ontario-Yates County Hospice Association, 756 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Linda (Wood) Bernard of Endicott was freed from this world's shackles and called home by her savior Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 while in the loving arms of her husband Matthew. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law Jeff and Christine Wood, her brother and sister-in-law Jim and April Bernard and her nephews Nathan, Jesse and Jeff.
A Memorial Mass was held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at St. Mary of the Lake Parish, 905 North Decatur St., Watkins Glen, followed by a gathering of family and friends for a meal, laughter and good memories at Glen Motor Inn, State Route 14, Watkins Glen. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Animal Care Council, 131 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY 13760.

Dr. D. Brad Carman, 59, died suddenly in Ft. Pierce, Florida Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Brad was a native of Columbia, South Carolina and was on his way to Columbia to visit family when he collapsed and died. His home was on Seneca Lake in the town of Starkey.
Brad was born June 13, 1955 in Columbia, the son of Jack T. Carman (deceased) and Margaret Carman. He is survived by his wife, Machelle (Kimball) Carman of Starkey; his adored daughter, Amanda Carman of Rochester; his mother, Margaret A. Carman of Columbia; brother Mark Carman of Columbia; and sister Amy (Tim) Mahaffey of Lexington.
Brad graduated from Columbia High School and Clemson University. He received his Ph.D in mechanical engineering at the University of South Carolina. Thereafter, he began his career as a consulting engineer which took him all over the country. He continued consulting and running his business, CREATE LLC, until his sudden death.
Since their marriage in 1997, Brad and Machelle have lived on beautiful Seneca Lake where they built and operated Nautical Nights Bed and Breakfast. It was there that Brad developed his passion for kayaking and nature.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, Oct. 4 at St. Andrew's Baptist Church, 230 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

Mary DeDominick, 83, formerly of Watkins Glen, passed away Sept. 24, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls.
Mary was born in Auburn, New York April 22, 1931, the daughter of Patrick and Cecelia (Scaptura) DeNardo. Mary graduated from Watkins Glen High School in 1950 and earned her associate's degree from the Rochester Business Institute. She held various secretarial positions and was the treasurer for Watkins Glen Central School for many years. She was also a very well-known antique dealer, operating stores in Penn Yan, Watkins Glen, Corning and Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Mary is survived by her son, Robert (Barbara) DeDominick of Watkins Glen; granddaughters, Allison and Whitney; brother, Bob (Doris) DeNardo; niece and nephews, Donna, Michael (Betty) and Tony (Mary Ellen) DeNardo.
Friends and family called from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29 at the Link at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 905 Decatur St., Watkins Glen, where her Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery, Watkins Glen.
Friends and family may sign the guestbook at www.haugheywoodfuneralhome.com.

Jane B. Ganung, 92, of Moreland, was granted her angel wings Sept. 25, 2014. Jane was the youngest of Harry and Hattie (Harriet) Barrett's three daughters, born Sept. 15, 1922, in Montour Falls. She attended Wedgewood Number 9 Elementary School and graduated from Watkins Glen Central High School in June of 1940. She earned a degree from Elmira Business Institute and worked for American La France in Elmira. Jane married her high school sweetheart Roger W. Ganung Dec. 15, 1942. Together, Jane and Roger managed their successful family dairy farm for decades. Roger predeceased Jane in November 1993, after 50 years of marriage. In 1967, they were the American Field Service host family for James Ndegwa of Kenya, Africa.
Jane is also predeceased by her sisters, Elnora Jacobs and Virginia Rodabaugh. She is survived by her son, James R. Ganung and his wife Ann of North Kingstown, Rhode Island; and her daughter, Cathy Ann Kennedy and her husband Don of State College, Pennsylvania. She leaves four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren: Susan and David Tremblay of Providence, Rhode Island, and their sons Henry and Marcus; Emily and Ben Darby of East Kingston, New Hampshire, and their sons Jacob and Nicholas; Sara and Paul Yoder of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and their children Sadie and Seth; and Sean Kennedy of Auburn, Alabama; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jane was an active volunteer in many community organizations including her church, Moreland Presbyterian, and the Schuyler County Historical Society. Her greatest joys were her flowers and baking for community and family events. Her favorite hymn was "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."
Her family recognizes the special care that she has received in recent years at Appleridge Assisted Living in Horseheads, and more recently at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls. The care and concern of staff members brought her great comfort during her later years.
Her life will be celebrated with a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at Moreland Presbyterian Church with Pastor Anne Campbell. A private graveside ceremony for the immediate family will be held following the church service. All are invited to a luncheon at the Moreland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall at noon. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to the Presbyterian Church of Moreland, the Schuyler County Historical Society or Seneca View.
You may view her memorial or guestbook online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home of Watkins Glen.

Gaynelle C. "Gay" Gauvin, 62, of Johnson City and formerly of Montour Falls, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at her home. She was born in Montour Falls March 7, 1952, the daughter of the late Alfred and Doris (Stebbins) Gauvin. She graduated from Odessa-Montour High School and then from Mohawk Valley Community College. Gay was employed with Binghamton Handling, Inc. for over 30 years. She was a member of the Sierra Club, Garden Club and a member of the Ross Park Zoo where she drove the Zoomobile. Gay was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed skiing, hiking and kayaking in the Adirondacks.
She is survived by her brother, Fred Gauvin of Horseheads; sister, Adrienne Gauvin of South Passadena, Florida; and two nephews, Scott Gauvin of South Carolina and Darrin Gauvin of California.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Burial followed in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Odessa. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to the Ross Park Zoo of Binghamton, 60 Morgan Road, Binghamton, NY 13903.
You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Dundee--Jeff S. "Bones'' Pierce, 49, of Dundee died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loved ones.
Jeff was born Aug. 19, 1965 in Penn Yan, the son of Richard T. and Joyce B. Spears Pierce. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1984. Realizing he was not cut out to be a farmer or factory worker, he found his calling in 1995 wearing dress shirts and ties working in car sales and was the finance manager for Bill Cram Chevrolet in Seneca Falls.
An avid sportsman and sports enthusiast, he was a life member of the North American Hunting Club, a member of the Dundee Fireman's Benevolent Assoc. and was a former Dundee junior fireman and a Dundee Little League coach. He loved to hunt, fish, play softball, bowling, playing cards and pull tabs; he enjoyed ESPN and watched all sports, even dirt track racing in Dundee. His favorite color was "Syracuse Orange."
He is loved and will be dearly missed by many; but especially by his devoted companion for 22 years, Holly L. Case; along with two sons, Bryon "Bucky" A. (Brittany Jamison) Case and Dakota R. Pierce, all at home; his parents Joyce and Richard Pierce of Dundee; three awesome brothers, Lenny T. (Debbie) Pierce, Jamie J. (Kim) Pierce both of Dundee, and Jody B. Pierce of Canandaigua; his "favorite sister" Jennifer L. (Korey) Goodman of Dundee and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends.
Friends were invited to call from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. His funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Faith Baptist Church, 13 Harpending Ave., Dundee, with Pastor Lawrence Semans officiating. Burial followed in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Dundee--Gary B. Rogers, 67, of Dundee, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at home in the comfort of his favorite chair.
Honoring his wishes, he donated his body to science; he desired no calling hours and services will be private at the convenience of his family and friends.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the charity of their choice.
Gary was born April 23, 1947 in Geneva, the son of the late Walter C. and Rita C. Geisler Rogers. He graduated from St. Andrew Academy in Rochester, class of 1963. He had lived locally since 1984, previously of Rochester. He was a retired cook at Norva's Classic Café in Dundee, as well as a former bookkeeper for Dibbles Appliance of Dundee.
Mr. Rogers was a member of the Dundee VFW, the Penn Yan American Legion, past Dept. Sergeant of Arms and Department Vice Commander of the Sons of the American Legion. He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and how he loved to make people laugh.
He is survived by a sister Cheryl Garrett of Mount Morris, New York; his dear friends Norva Wood, Greg Dibble and Joan Dibble; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sister Beverly Thompson of Rochester.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee.

Dundee--Gladys E. Wheeler, 80, of New Symrna Beach, Florida and Dundee passed away peacefully Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls.
Gladys was born March 10, 1934 in Auburn, New York, the daughter of Adolf and Agnes Nelson Engvall. She graduated from Port Byron Central School in 1952 and went on to graduate from Auburn Business School in 1953. On Aug. 27, 1955 in Port Byron she married Paul C. Wheeler, who passed away March 21, 2005. Gladys worked alongside her husband as his secretary and treasurer of Sackett Oil, Inc. in Dundee. She was a member of the Barrington Community Church and a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star #86 in Weedsport.
She is loved and will be missed by her two sons, Richard P. (Linda) Wheeler and James E. Wheeler, both of Dundee; a daughter, Deborah E. (Frank) McMullen of Greece, New York; a sister, Doris Dawson of Port Byron; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister Elizabeth Mills of Stevensville, Maryland in July of 2014.
Friends were invited to call from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Her funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29 at the Barrington Community Church, Old Bath Road, Dundee, with the Rev. Gerald Vanaman officiating. Burial followed in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St. Dundee, NY 14837, or the American Heart Assoc. Finger Lakes Chapter, 2113 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY 14624.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.


Death Notices

MARTIN ANDREWS JR., 91, of Penn Yan, Sept. 24, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Linda (Wood) Bernard of Endicott, Sept. 19, 2014.
Dr. D. Brad Carman, 59, Sept. 18, 2014 in Ft. Pierce, Florida.
Mary DeDominick, 83, formerly of Watkins Glen, Sept. 24, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
Jane B. Ganung, 92, of Moreland, Sept. 25, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
Gaynelle C. "Gay" Gauvin, 62, of Johnson City and formerly of Montour Falls, Sept. 25, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
JEFF S. "BONES" PIERCE, 49, of Dundee, Sept. 24, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
GARY B. ROGERS, 67, of Dundee, Sept. 22, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
PATRICIA ANN TAYLOR, 75, formerly of Penn Yan, Sept. 24, 2014 at Geneva General Hospital. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
GLADYS E. WHEELER, 80, of Dundee and New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Sept. 24, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 9/24/14

Norfolk, Virginia/Dundee--Jacquelyn King Bell, 43, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 29, 2014. She was born Feb. 5, 1971 in Norfolk, Virginia. Left to cherish her memory are her father Sam King and his wife, Linda; mother, Jocelyn Danzeisen and her husband, Joseph; son, Brandon Bell; daughter, Brittany Bell; granddaughters, Zoey Brown and Lyric Bell; sister, Sandra King; brothers, Timmy King and Billy King; stepbrother, Richard Wendt; grandfather Henry C. Sawyer and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a very special friend Paul Fincham who brought caring, kindness and love during Jackie's last days.
A memorial service was held Friday Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. The family would like to thank Sentara Heart Transplant Clinic, Sentara's Heart Hospital and to all the doctors, nurses and staff for all the care and compassion given to Jackie.
Online condolences may be offered at www.altmeyer.com.

John M. Brown, 79, of Irelandville Road, Watkins Glen, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sept. 15, 2014. John is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Danna Brown; daughters, Megan (Eli) Ross of Vernon, Connecticut, Kristen (Ken) Weinberger of Long Valley, New Jersey and Bethany Brown (Brad Smith) of Watkins Glen; seven grandchildren, Finley, Katherine and Meredith Ross, Jillian and Evan Weinberger, and Liam and Ewan Smith; two sisters, Sarah Everett of Prague, Czech Republic, and Susan Brown-Sandberg (Philip Sandberg) of Hammondsport, and extended family.
He was predeceased by his parents, James and Wanda Brown; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Albert and Barbara Griffiths.
John graduated from Williamson high school in Tioga, Pennsylvania. He then entered the U.S. Marine Corps where he played saxophone in the Marine Corps band at many memorable functions including playing for the Queen of England and at the Orange Bowl. After his service years he joined the Mansfield Marauders, an award winning drill team. He then changed his course in life and completed his undergraduate degree at Mansfield State College and his masters in education from Elmira College. He went on to teach history at Watkins Glen high school for many years.
As a member of the community, he joined the Lake Country Players and performed in a number of musicals, among them Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Cheaper by the Dozen, and The Music Man. His life-long love of music followed him as he continued as a long-time member of the Watkins Glen First Presbyterian Church Choir and also the Mark Twain Barbershop Chorus. In his earlier years, John was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and hiking the Appalachian Trail. He was always a voracious reader and loved puzzles, crossword, Sudoku and jigsaw which he regularly completed one row at a time. John was always supportive of all that his family was involved in. He found great joy and pride in supporting his daughters at swim meets and various other sports and activities. The addition of grandchildren to the family intensified his love and support of all family activities. He will always be remembered for his great smile and gentle ways.
The family received visitors at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service celebrating his life was held Friday at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen.
Memorial donations may be made in John's memory to the Seneca View SNF, 220 Steuben St., Montour Falls, NY 14865 or a charity of one's choice.
You may express your condolences or sign a guestbook online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

Timothy G. Doland, 45, of Reston, Virginia and formerly Watkins Glen, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends Sept. 15, 2014.
The family received visitors at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 4--6 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. A burial and committal service were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Watkins Glen.
Tim was predeceased by his father, E. Grant Doland Jr. He is survived by his fiancée Nita Masciarelli and her parents, Joe and Jane Masciarelli; daughter, Brittany Doland; son, Zachery Doland; granddaughters, Mya Rose and Kayleigh Doland; mother and stepfather, Mary Doland Lisowski and Michael Lisowski; sisters, Cindy (Barry) Bruner and Terry LaFever; niece Tammy Dobson and nephews, Adam Dobson and Douglas LaFever.
Tim graduated from Watkins Glen Central School in 1987. He worked for the past 25 years in Virginia in construction. He loved life and had a great sense of humor. He was known as a loyal, generous person with a big heart and was always willing to help.
You may express your condolences, sign a guestbook, or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

Dundee--Grace S. "Gracie'' Sechrist, 79, of Dundee died unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls.
"Gracie" was born Nov. 18, 1934 in Penn Yan, the daughter of Guy and Mildred Mary Lane SeChrist. A life long local resident, she attended Dundee Central School, and liked it so much she worked in the cafeteria for 54 years, retiring Nov. 29, 2004. She was a member of the Dundee United Methodist Church, and a former member of the Dundee American Legion Bradley-Jessop Post #660, Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time she enjoyed walking and going to dinner and dances at the Penn Yan Moose Lodge. But her favorite thing in life was feeding and interacting with all her children and friends at Dundee Central School.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by her only son Terry Michael "Mike" (Julie) SeChrist of Bailey, Colorado; three grandsons, Anthony M. SeChrist of Fort Collins, Colorado, Kyle V. Piccola of Kansas City, Missouri and Christopher A. Piccola of Denver, Colorado; two brothers, Clifford SeChrist of Hammondsport and Edward Bassett of Corning; several nieces and nephews; special friends Romulus French, Sharon and Jim Hill, Becky and Bob Groves, Sadie Wheeler and countless others.
She was pre-deceased by two sisters, Alice Timmerman in 1999 and Willow Wave Brink in 2013.
Friends were invited to call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where her funeral service was held Wednesday Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. with Lay Pastor Lew Ann Giles officiating. Burial followed in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee Central School Sports Boosters, c/o the Concession Stand Fund, P.O. Box 53, Dundee, NY 14837.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Arlene Mills Steber, 91, of Watkins Glen, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Home following a long illness. She was born in Walden, New York June 6, 1923, to Benjamin and Minnie (Cole) Mills, and graduated from Walden high school in 1941. She married Frank W. Steber Feb. 27, 1946, at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Ilion, New York, moving to Watkins Glen in 1955. For several years she was employed part-time at Jo's Fashion Shop in Watkins Glen. She was a member of St. James' Episcopal Church and was active in The Women of St. James', serving as treasurer. Arlene also recruited and organized a large group of volunteers for the Watkins Glen Library when the present library opened in 1988, enabling it to be open week-nights and weekends, and served as coordinator of volunteers during the 90s. She was also a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and a member of the Home Demonstration group, the "Evening Belles."
She is survived by husband Frank; son and daughter-in-law Richard (Jean) Steber of Glen, New Hampshire; son Michael Steber of Watkins Glen; son-in-law Dr. Terry Cashmore of San Diego; granddaughters Jenny (Jamie) Hoffman of Sidney, Montana, Emily (Cliff) Gomes of West Haven, Connecticut and Sarah Cashmore of Seal Beach, California; grandsons Benjamin Steber of Glen, New Hampshire; Daniel (Caroline) Steber of Stamford, Connecticut; great-granddaughter Rebecca Faye Hoffman of Sidney, Montana; great-grandson Harrison Gomes of West Haven, Connecticut and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Susan Cashmore; brother, Thomas Mills; sister, Eleanor Cole and sister-in-law, Constance Christiana.
Arlene and her family extend a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Borzell and the entire staff of Unit 2, Seneca View Nursing Home for their loving and thoughtful care and concern. She was blessed to have had such personal and effective care during her five years there.
Friends may visit family at Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Monday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. A Requiem Eucharist service will be held at St. James' Episcopal Church Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m., followed by a reception in the parish house. Memorial gifts may be given to St. James' Parish, Watkins Glen Library or Seneca View Nursing Home. You may sign a guestbook or light a "Candle of Remembrance" online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

Dundee--Evelyn M. Symes, 87, of Dundee, died Monday Sept. 22, 2014 at The Homestead in Penn Yan.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26 with Pastor Lew Ann Giles officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., or the Dundee Baptist Church, 20 Seneca St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Evelyn was born Oct. 3, 1926 in the town of Tyrone, the daughter of Lynn S. and Linda A. Crans Miller. She graduated from Dundee Central School in 1944. She started her working career at Markson Clothing Store right out of high school. On Aug. 28, 1948 in the Dundee Baptist Church she married Walter J. Symes Sr., who passed away March 28, 2006.
She had lived locally most all her life, having lived briefly in Arcade and Filmore, New York and Mansfield, Pennsylvania, due to her husband's job. Starting their family in 1950, they returned to Dundee permanently in 1956. Once the children were all in school she returned to work, and was employed by Giles Family Store, Dundee, for 22 years retiring in 1985.
Mrs. Symes was a very active member of the Dundee Baptist Church, having been a Sunday school teacher, and choir member; she was also a Past Noble Grand and held many other offices in the Dundee Rebekah Lodge. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing, but only when she wasn't reading.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by three daughters, Barbara L. (Edward) Besley of Himrod, Bonnita L. (David) Walsh of Estero, Florida and Bethany L. (Daniel) Sherman of Palmyra; one son, Walter John (Janice) Symes Jr. of Dundee; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Elinor (Donald) Webster of Dundee, Leila Voorhees of Nevada, Ohio, Alta (Harry) Ayers of Moore Haven, Florida and Nelda Moss of West Wyoming, Pennsylvania; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Douglas and Larry Miller, and a sister Maxine Anderson.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Mildred L. Wickham, 91, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Groton Community Health Care Center. Mildred was a homemaker and enjoyed crafts. She was a member of the First Baptist church of Montour Falls where she served as a deacon, a member of the Women's Guild, and she was a member of the Schuyler County Senior Citizens Club and the RSVP.
She was predeceased by an infant daughter, Linda Lou Jan. 5, 1944, her father, Chester Frank Brown Nov. 2, 1956, her mother, Ethel May Brown Nov. 7, 1989, husband of 52 years, Edward Omar Wickham Sept. 22, 1993, a half-brother, Richard Benedict in March of 1995, daughter, Judy Ann Wilson July 3, 2009 and her granddaughter, Susan Beth Wilson Sept. 25, 2013. She is survived by her son-in-law, Hillis Lee Wilson of Lansing.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 20 at the First Baptist Church, 208 W. South St., Montour Falls with the Rev. George Norton officiating. Friends called at the church prior to the service. Flowers are being accepted or memorials in her name may be made to the First Baptist Church of Montour Falls. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com


Death Notices 9/24/14

JACQUELYN K. BELL, 43, of Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 29, 2014. Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
"ETHEL" JEAN BENNETT, 87, of Waterloo, formerly of Penn Yan, Sept. 17, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
JOHN M. BROWN, 79, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 15, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
TIMOTHY G. DOLAND, 45, of Reston, Virginia, formerly of Watkins Glen, Sept. 15, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
MARGARET S. "MARKIE" LAYTON, 103, of Montour Falls, Sept. 17, 2014 at Bethany Manor, Horseheads. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
LOUISE N. LEHR, 92, of Penn Yan, Sept. 15, 2014 at Penn Yan Manor. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
DWAYNE H. OSWALD, 80, of Penn Yan, Sept. 21, 2014 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
GRACE S. SECHRIST, 79, of Dundee, Sept. 18, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
LORETTA A. SMITH, 74, of Cortland and Elmira, Sept. 14, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
ARLENE M. STEBER, 91, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 20, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Home, Watkins Glen. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
EVELYN M. SYMES, 87, of Dundee, Sept. 22, 2014 at The Homestead, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
MILDRED L. WICKHAM, 91, formerly of Montour Falls, Sept. 16, 2014 at Groton Community Health Center. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 9/17/14

Stanley I. Chapman, 71, of Alpine, passed away Sept. 13, 2014 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. The family will receive visitors at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Thursday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home; the Rev. Jeanne Bleiler will officiate. A committal service and burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Mechanics Club in Montour Falls.
He was predeceased by his parents, A. Nye and Mildred (Simpson) Chapman, his parents-in-law, David and Harriette Gunning, and in-laws, Donald and Linda Gunning. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Jeanne Chapman; children, Kimberly (Charles) Smith of Alpine, Kelly (Mark) Hasselwander of Queensbury and Douglas Chapman (Tracy Holdridge) of Alpine; brother, Roger Chapman of Alpine; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James (Martha) Gunning, Douglas (Debbie) Gunning, Kate (Art) Stilwell and Mary (Don) Crippen; nine grandchildren, Justin (Beth), Nicholas (Casie), Lucas, Emily, Mary-Kate, Ashley, Benjamin, Hannah and Colten; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Stan was a graduate of Odessa-Montour Class of 1961. He then graduated from the NYS Barbering School, and worked as a barber in Odessa and Watkins Glen. He later completed his apprenticeship to become a master journeyman tool and die maker at Morse-Chain (Emerson Power Transmission) in Ithaca, retiring after 42 years in 2006. Stan served as past president of former Local #520 (Local #1607). Stan was a fun-loving prankster adored by many. As a devoted family man, he was always quick with a helping hand. He was a member of the Mechanics Club and an avid bowler. Stan was a gentleman farmer, with a passion for the outdoors including fishing, hunting, and being with his beloved dogs. His greatest joy was escaping to the North Carolina beaches.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to CareFirst, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830 (CareFirstNY.org). You may express condolences or sign a guestbook online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

Barbara A. (Perry) Riley of Montour Falls, 85, died peacefully Sept. 7, 2014 at home in the presence of members of her loving family. Born Jan. 2, 1929 to Jennie (Poole) and Jesse Perry in Pine Valley, New York, she graduated from Horseheads high school and Rochester Business Institute. She and husband Richard, who predeceased her in October 2011, were married for 63 years. Together they worked hard, successfully raised their six daughters, and thoroughly enjoyed their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. After Barb and Dick spent most of the 1960s as the operators of Riley's Soda Bar on Main Street, Barbara continued her work life at Montour National Bank and then Schuyler County Social Services from which she retired. She was an active member and steadfast supporter of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She rarely spent time sitting without some practical or whimsical handcraft in the making: sewing, quilts, crocheting, plastic canvas and cross-stitch creations. Barbara was a loyal and caring wife, mother and friend and will be so dearly missed.
She is survived by daughters Christine (Mark Feldman) Riley of Syracuse, Joy (Charlie) Ector of Watkins Glen, Roberta (Randy) Wingate of Bradford, Suzanne (Stanley) Casselberry of Montour Falls, Lisa (Dale) Stephens of Newport News, Virginia and Ronna Jo (John) Collins of Newfield; grandchildren, Alison Bellamy, Jesse Wheeler, Jeremy Wheeler, Trevor Angle, Peggy Filkins, Chad Ector, Ben Wingate, Matthew Stephens, Adam Stephens, Leigh Ann Collins, John Kaleb Collins and Judah Stephens; 14 great-grandchildren. Also, surviving are brother Glenn Perry of Cincinnati, Ohio, sister-in-law Beverly Riley of Odessa and several nieces and nephews.
Friends were invited to attend a graveside service for Barbara Saturday Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Montour Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Care First (hospice) 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning NY 14830-3651. The family thanks the devoted caregivers who assisted in Barbara's care so that she could remain at home throughout her illness. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Sandra Jean (Wickham) Sidle, 74, returned to her heavenly home while resting in her bed Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014 in Alpine.
Sandra is survived by her husband, David and children Diana Lynn (David VanLoon ) of Mansfield, Pennsylvania, Margaret Ann (Tony Manning) of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Karen Jean (Donny Gunning) of Trumansburg and David (Sharon) Sidle of Odessa; brothers, David (Terry) Wickham of Tularoso, New Mexico and John (Jackie) Wickham of Alpine, along with 21 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Pamela Sue Ely, her father Loyal Wickham, mother Dorothy (Breedlove) Wickham/Tompkins, maternal grandparents Sherman and Nellie Breedlove and paternal grandparents Minor and Ida (Hayes) Wickham/Meeks.
Sandra was born March 11, 1940 in Montour Falls to Loyal and Dorothy Wickham. She graduated from Odessa Central School in 1956, and then Pauldines School of Beauty in 1959. She married David Sidle in 1960. Sandra opened the Sidleline Beauty Shop in 1960 and ran it until 1975 when she joined her husband in the family insurance agency, overseeing the financials and later the automation for the agency. Sandra and her husband David raised four children. She was proud of her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and always enjoyed preparing meals for a house full of them at holiday occasions.
Sandra was a lifetime member of the Odessa Baptist Church, where she served in the nursery, the Philathea Club, on the board of Deacons, Trustees, Pastoral Search Committee, and the Audit Committee. She served for a time as the tax collector for the town of Catharine, and also on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Over many years, she was very active in the community, being a member of the Watkins Glen-Montour Falls Zonta Club and the League of Women Voters. She also served as a candy striper at Schuyler Hospital, an assistant Girl Scout Leader, a 4H Club Leader and a Cub Scout den mother. Sandra along with her husband and son had been a fixture at Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce events. She was an avid fan of her children's sports careers and enjoyed tending her many gardens, caring for her horses, dogs and cats, and watching birds. Sandra enjoyed travel, cooking, sewing, walking in the woods at her home and spending time at the family cottage on Cayuta Lake.
Calling hours were held Friday, Sept. 12 from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. A memorial service was held Saturday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Odessa Baptist Church, 200 Maple Ave., Odessa with Pastor Jeremy Spencer officiating. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Odessa. A celebration of life will follow at the Odessa American Legion (Cole-Hansenberger-Deland) Post 676), Odessa. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Sandra's life.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Odessa Baptist Church Capital Fund at 102 Maple Ave., Odessa NY 14869. The family would like to thank the team at Care First, the members of the Odessa Baptist Church, the many doctors and nurses at Cayuga Medical Center (Cayuga Cancer Center), and the many independent care givers and community members who gave of their time and offered prayers. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Dundee--Zachery J. Stock, 13, of Dundee left this world unexpectedly Saturday Sept. 13, 2014.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family with Lay Pastor Lew Ann Giles officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully wishes memorial contributions to help with expenses, or to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP P.O. Box 283 Phoenix, NY 13135.
Zachery was born May 14, 2001 in Geneva, the son of Scott J. and Holly L. Fuller Stock. He was a seventh grade student at Dundee Central School, playing clarinet in the marching band, and was a former youth level basketball player. He loved animals, enjoyed riding his four-wheeler and spending time with his baby sister.
His heartbroken family, who will forever miss him, include his parents Scott and Holly Stock; his brother Joshua G. Stock; his sisters Brooklyn E. and Chloee B. Stock, all at home; maternal grandparents John and Joy Fuller of Dundee; paternal grandparents Karen and Clark Cornell of Auburn, New York; maternal great-grandfather Russell E. Fuller of Dundee; maternal great- grandparents Leon B. and Sally Renshaw of West Palm Beach, Florida; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.


Death Notices 9/17/14

HELENE M. ALLEN, 83, of Penn Yan, Sept. 11, 2014. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
STANLEY CHAPMAN, 71, of Alpine, Sept. 13, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
ALBERT D. ISEREAU, 71, of Penn Yan, Sept. 11, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
ANTON KOLLAR, 76, of Watkins Glen, formerly of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, Aug. 30, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
RICHARD A. "DICK" PERSONIUS, 68, Sept. 9, 2014. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
BARBARA P. RILEY, 85, of Montour Falls, Sept. 7, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
SANDRA SIDLE, 74, of Alpine, Sept. 9, 2014. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
Zachery J. Stock, 13, of Dundee, Sept. 13, 2014. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
MICHEL VONDERWEIDT, 66, of Trumansburg, Sept. 12, 2014. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 9/10/14

Dundee--William H. "Bill'' Haesche, 78, of Dundee, died Friday Sept. 5, 2014 at home in the comfort of his wife's arms.
Honoring his wishes there are no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Geneva, 3535 Number Nine Road, Geneva, with Pastor Tim Bailey officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates County Hospice Assoc., 756 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456.
"Bill" was born Nov. 3, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of Hermann G. and Anna Gieschen Haesche. On April 10, 1955 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania he married the former Priscilla J. DeGroat. They have lived locally for 47 years, previously of Hawley, Pennsylvania. A self employed dairy farmer, he and his wife were the owners of Wilopris Farm in the town of Barrington.
Mr. Haesche was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Geneva. In his spare time he enjoyed driving Mennonites and surfing eBay for farm equipment.
He is loved and will be missed by his wife of 59 years, Priscilla J. Haesche at home; three children, son Randy Haesche of Tampa, Florida, daughter Sheri (Kary) VanAllen of Rome, Georgia and son Jamie Haesche of Dundee; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a brother, George H. Haesche of Groton, New York; and many nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by daughter Becky Gottshall of Valvosta, Georgia in 2009.
Arrangements are by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Rita J. Raupers Hughey, 91, of Montour Falls, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital. She was born in Elmira March 15, 1923, the daughter of Charles and Julia Raupers. She married Donald S. Hughey Sr. July 25, 1942 in Elmira. Rita retired from the Office for the Aging after many years of service.
She was predeceased by her husband Donald in 1981, a son Patrick in 1985 and by three sisters and a brother.
She is survived by three daughters, Donna L. Hughey of Montour Falls, Fran M. Hughey of Pennsylvania and Sheila A. (Cliff) Croft of Montour Falls; two sons, Donald S. Hughey Jr. (Pat) and Mike (Christina) Hughey of Montour Falls; 14 grandchildren, CJ, Brian, Tim, Tina, Michael, Kelly, Bill, Robin, Keith, Wendy, Tammy, Christopher, Samantha and Michael; 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. at Tyrone Union Cemetery.
You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.



Death Notices 9/10/14

DAVID D. CORCORAN, 77, of Naples, Aug. 30, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
WILLIAM H. "BILL" HAESCHE, 78, of Dundee, Sept. 5, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
RITA J. (RAUPERS) HUGHEY, 91, of Montour Falls, Sept. 3, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
ANNA H. (WANTUCK) LACHUT, 96, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 5, 2014 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
EARL G. MILLER, 85, of Penn Yan, Sept. 1, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.







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