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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Obituaries

John M. Werner

Community banker, avid golfer, loving husband

John M. Werner holding his granddaughter Adeline
Well-known area banker John Michael Werner, 71, of Hurley died Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla from complications of a traumatic brain injury sustained in a fall on March 17.
John was born in Port Jervis on December 16, 1947, the first child of David J. and Rosemary (Witt) Werner.
He graduated from Port Jervis High School in 1966 and Rutgers College of Rutgers University in 1970 as an economics major. He also earned an MBA degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1972.
In 1975, he married Kathy Stabbert of Callicoon in that community. ...read more


June F. Muthig

June 4, 1929 ~ March 30, 2019

June Florence Muthig, formerly of Middletown, NY, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Mesa, AZ with her daughters at her side. She was 89. She was born in Liberty, NY on June 4, 1929 to the late Ross Ingraham & Florence Alena Tompkins. June was married 57 years to the late Blake Muthig who p ... read more


Gail Jacobson Makofsky

Hurleyville, NY

Gail Jacobson Makofsky of Hurleyville, New York, died at home on April 15, 2019 at the age of 103. Clearly, as her longevity illustrates, she possessed extraordinary determination, will, and resilience. She was the daughter of Max and Bessie Jacobson and spent a happy childhood living on their farm ... read more


Jean L. Bodens

Narrowsburg, NY

Jean L. Bodens, of Narrowsburg, formerly of Eldred, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Livingston Manor, NY. She was 76 years old. Jean was predeceased by her husband Ronald P. Bodens and her daughter Wendy R. Worzel. Her survivors include her sons: Alan Reiser and his wife Christine, Douglas Rei ... read more


Shirley Rose (Edwards) Samyn

December 2, 1937 ~ February 8, 2019

Shirley Rose (Edwards) Samyn passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY. She was 81 years old. Shirley was born in the family farmhouse in Neversink, NY on December 2, 1937. She was the daughter of the late Helen (Cutler) and Walter Edwards Sr. of Ne ... read more


Shirley E. Bryan

RN, loving wife, mother, and grandmother

Shirley E. Bryan, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away on April 9, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, Florida, surrounded by her family. She was 85 years old. A lifelong resident of South Fallsburg, NY, Shirley was born on April 27, 1933 to Cheste ... read more


John (Jack) Clark

August 27, 1931 ~ November 15, 2018

A Celebration of his life will be held on May 11, 2019 at St Paul's Lutheran Church - Liberty, New York at 11 AM. A luncheon will follow downstairs after the Service.


Alice Marie Froelich

Nurse, Loving Mother & Wife

Alice Marie Froelich passed away unexpectedly on the morning of April 8, 2019. She had recently celebrated her 87th birthday. She is predeceased by her husband, William, her brothers John and Richard Boberg, and sister Joyce Kaslaitis. She is survived by her brother David Boberg and his wife Diane ... read more


Arthur M. Rutledge Sr.

March 8, 1941 ~ April 4, 2019

Arthur M. Rutledge Sr., age 78, of Abrahamsville, PA., retired from farming on Thursday evening, April 4, 2019, when he passed away unexpectedly at home. He was born March 8, 1941 in Carbondale, PA, to Arthur V. and Helen Diehl Rutledge. He graduated from Damascus High School in 1959 and married Be ... read more


Bernard Roth

Chief Financial Officer of Grossinger's Hotel

Bernard Roth, formerly of Loch Sheldrake, NY, passed away on March 28, 2019, in Cresskill, NJ. He was 89. Bernie grew up in Brooklyn and was first and foremost devoted to his family. He was the son of the late Hattie and Max Roth. Bernie's only sibling, his older brother, Harold Roth, passed away ... read more


Ruth Ann Pless Pomeroy

Dancer & Domestic Diva

Ruth Ann Pless Pomeroy of Roscoe, New York, formerly of White Lake, N.Y. went to her final home, The Great Ballroom of Heaven on April 5, 2019, at the feisty age of 97. She is survived by her sons, Frank (Karen) of Mars Hill, NC, Peter (Monica) of Fernandina Beach, FL; and one daughter, Penny Cons ... read more


Rebekah Peters

April 11, 1987 ~ April 2, 2019

Rebekah Peters, 31, formerly of Jeffersonville, N.Y. and New York City died unexpectedly on April 2nd 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on April 11, 1987. Rebekah was a graduate of Sullivan West High School, class of 2005. In High school she was the star of the chee ... read more


Richard Douglas O'Dell

January 15, 1951 ~ April 4, 2019

Richard Douglas O'Dell, age 68, of Damascus, PA died Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Westchester Medical Center surrounded by family and loved ones. Rich was born in Weehawken, NJ on January 15, 1951, the son of Thomas and Doris O'Dell. Having worked at Woodbourne and Sullivan for most of his career, ... read more


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