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Sunday, January 19, 2020


Joseph S. Colby

November 23, 1945 ~ January 11, 2020

Joseph S. Colby
Joseph passed away peacefully at the age of 74 in Hurleyville, NY with his soulmate Suzanne Smith by his side.
He was born in Barre, Vermont and for the past 8 years was a resident of Sullivan County. Joseph was a United States Airforce Veteran serving in the Vietnam War with his buddies George and Teddy. He was honorably discharged on November 8, 1971.
He is survived by his children Diana (Christina) Hayward, Felicia (Gary) Budd, Dawn Herbert, Charles (Jennifer) Colby, Lauren (Corey) Wooten, and 18 grandchildren. Joe loved spending time with Suzanne and his extended family outdoors more

Bernice K. Simpson

March 12th, 1942 ~ January 14, 2020

Bernice K. Simpson of Livingston Manor, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in Canandaigua, NY at 77 years old. The daughter of Thomas and Delphia Henderson, she was born March 12th, 1942 in Harrison, Arkansas and was the youngest of 8 children. Bernice married Anthony (Butch) ... read more

Herbert DeWitt Jr.

May 28, 1929 ~ January 14, 2020

Herbert DeWitt Jr., of Napanoch, NY, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in the comfort of his home. He was 90 years old. Herbert was born on May 28, 1929 in Ellenville, NY; he was the son of the late Herbert and Lavilla (Wheaton) DeWitt. Mr. DeWitt was a veteran of the United States Army havi ... read more

Frances Branning

January 12, 1930 ~ January 13, 2020

Frances C. “Fran” Branning of Livingston Manor, NY, a longtime area resident, died Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Care Center at Sunset Lake, Liberty, NY. She was 90. The daughter of the late Ralph and Frances Stevens Mitchell, she was born January 12, 1930 in Albany, NY. Fran had been a physica ... read more

Elaine F. Lipay

Fosterdale, NY

Elaine F. (Jensen) Lipay, age 84, of Panama City Beach, FL passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at her home. Elaine lived in Panama City Beach for the last 20 years, moving here from Fosterdale, NY. She was the former owner and operator of E and R Country Fabrics in Fosterdale, NY where she taught ... read more

Sylvia J. Beach

November 14, 1948 ~ January 4, 2020

Sylvia J. Beach, of North Branch, NY, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Nyack Hospital. She was 71. She was the daughter of the late Jessie A. Coon and Edith M. Hart, born on November 14, 1948 in Monticello, NY. Sylvia loved her family more than anything, she loved spending time with her ... read more

Lee Robert Stackhouse

January 10, 1949 ~ January 5, 2020 White Lake, NY

Lee Robert Stackhouse of White Lake, a self-employed machinist and lifelong resident of the area, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020 in Wayne, NJ. He was 70. The son of the late Burdett Raymond Stackhouse and Marion Kracht Stackhouse, he was born January 10, 1949 in Monticello. Lee was a machi ... read more

Bettylou Siematkowski

August 29, 1951 ~ January 7, 2020 Mishawaka, IN -

Bettylou Siematkowski, age 68, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Mishawaka on January 7, 2020. Betty was born August 29, 1951 in Liberty, New York to the late Robert and Violet (Atkins) Lyons. Following graduation from Liberty High School in 1969, Betty enrolled in Delhi University and later ... read more

Harris A. Madnick

August 14, 1930 ~ January 8, 2020 Chestnut Ridge,

Harris Madnick, a long-time area resident passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. He was 89. The son of the late Herman and Dorothy Lowe Madnick, Harris was born on August 14, 1930 in South Fallsburg. He worked for many years in the liquor industry a ... read more

Betty B. Starkweather

June 29, 1928 ~ January 7, 2020

Betty B. Starkweather of Liberty passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Catskill Regional Medical Center. She was 91. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Boyles and Sylvia Sutley, born on June 29, 1928 in DeBruce, NY. Betty always enjoyed helping people; she was an aide at the Fern Adult H ... read more

Rachel May Houghtaling

May 8th, 1991 ~ January, 1, 2020

Rachel May Houghtaling, age 28, of Liberty, NY, passed away on January, 1, 2020 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Wallkill, NY. Rachel was born on May 8th, 1991 in Binghamton, NY, the daughter of the late Lyle Kenneth Houghtaling and Deborah Lee Babcock Houghtaling. She was also predeceased by pa ... read more

David Morris Gillman

March 18, 1948 ~ January 4, 2020 Monticello, NY

David Morris Gillman, a life-time Monticello resident passed away at his home on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was 71. The son of the late Charles and Florence (Manowitz) Gillman, David was born on March 18, 1948 in Monticello. David was employed as a transportation specialist for the Monticello Cen ... read more

Shirley L. Utegg

July 26, 1935 ~ January 4, 2020

Shirley L. Utegg, age 84, a lifelong resident of the area, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA, with her family by her side. The daughter of the late Curtis and Anna (Steffens) Davis, she was born on July 26, 1935 in Calkins, PA. Shirley was ... read more

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