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Sunday, March 18, 2018


Raymond A. Sauvé

July 13, 1937 ~ March 14, 2018

Raymond A. Sauvé of Damascus, PA died Wednesday, March 14 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center, Honesdale, PA. Raymond was born in Manhattan, New York on July 13, 1937 to the late Raymond and Marie Farrell Sauvé. Raymond lived in New York and New Jersey before moving to Damascus. He graduated from St Luke's High School in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey. Raymond was the husband of Emily Jean Post, whom he married in 1959.
Raymond was employed by New Jersey Bell (Verizon) for 42 years and was a member of the New Jersey National Guard for 18 years. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and fixer upper. more

Sadie Pearl Kushner

December 10, 1919 ~ March 12, 2018

Sadie Pearl Kushner of Clifton Park, NY, and a longtime area resident of Liberty, NY, died Monday, March 12, 2018 at Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs, NY. She was 98 years of age. The daughter of the late Hyman and Celia (Birinbaum) Kushner, she was born December 10, 1919 in New York City, NY ... read more

Olga H. Hunt

Passed away at 101

The family of Thomas and Patricia Duffy of Callicoon is in mourning for the loss of Tom's mother, Olga H. Hunt, of Huntington on Long Island. She recently passed away at her home, at the age of 101. Until failing health kept her from traveling, mom, affectionately known by the name “Gigi”, would com ... read more

Russell G. Wakeman

Veteran, Community Stalwart

Russell G. Wakeman of Roscoe, NY, a retired electrical engineer for NYS Electric and Gas, Liberty, NY, and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Chestnut Park Rehab. and Nursing Center, Oneonta, NY. He was 90. The son of the late Harry and Gladys Patterson Wakeman, he was b ... read more

Nancy E. Lasher

April 1, 1960 ~ March 4, 2018

Nancy E. Lasher of Liberty, NY died on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. She was 57. The daughter of the late Raymond and Gladys Edwards Lasher, she was born April 1, 1960 in Liberty, NY. Nancy is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins, inc ... read more

Claire M. Cortese

Retired RN at Callicoon Hospital

Claire M. Cortese, a former Registered Nurse at Callicoon Hospital, Callicoon, N.Y., died on Wednesday, February 27, 2018 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, Pennsylvania. She was 83. The daughter of the late Howard and Esther Fink Schmidt, she was born July 29, 1934 in Callicoon, NY. She was ... read more

Robert William Deichert

November 30, 1925 ~ March 1, 2018

Robert William Deichert of East Hampton, N.Y and Bronxville, N.Y. died peacefully on March 1 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. Bob was born on November 30, 1925 in Union City, NJ to William Deichert and the former Edna Hons. He grew up in Jersey City and spent summers with his grandmother in Calli ... read more

Muriel Jean Swartwout Milk

February 7, 1934 ~ March 1, 2018

Muriel Jean Swartwout Milk, 84, passed away at Roscoe Nursing Home on March 1, 2018, unexpectedly. She was born on February 7, 1934 to Edward (Ned) and Dorothy Swartwout. Muriel married Dewayne (Bucky) Milk on December 27, 1952 and he predeceased her in 2015. They settled on the family farm in Go ... read more

George J. Skizenski

Army veteran; retired Callicoon Post Office employ

George J. Skizenski, 82, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 5, 2018 at Achieve Rehab and Nursing Facility in Liberty, NY. George was born on March 20, 1935 in Queens, NY to Frank and Mary Skizenski. He attended St. Adelbert's Catholic School and Newtown High School. After graduation he ... read more

Herman “Lee” Sanders

Retired Supervising Foreman for Ford

Herman “Lee” Sanders of Westbrookville, NY, a retired supervising foreman for Ford Motor Co. in Mahwah, NJ and a long-time area resident, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY.  He was 86.  The son of the late Herman E. and S. Ferna Gillespie Sanders, he ... read more

Edward N. Miner

Roscoe, NY and Cresent City, FL • 1940 ~ 2018

Edward N. Miner passed away in the Hospice Hospital in Palatka, FL,on February 20, 2018, after a few years' fight with cancer. Ed was considered the unofficial Mayor of Roscoe, NY, for many years. He was well-liked and respected by everyone he ever met. Ed leaves behind an enormous family - all h ... read more

Richard Walter Vogler

Retired proprietor of Vogler's TV Sales and Repair

Richard Walter Vogler, a lifetime resident of North Branch, NY, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at Harris Hospital, surrounded by his three loving children. Richard was 75 years old. Richard was born to Walter and Grace (Sommers) Vogler on November 23, 1942 in Callicoon, NY. Richard is pred ... read more

JoAnn Hasbrouck Hummel

February 26, 1944 ~ February 22, 2018

JoAnn Hasbrouck Hummel of Liberty, NY, a retired sales clerk and a life-long area resident, died Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY. She was 73. The daughter of the late Donald V. “Footsie” and Vivian A. Martin Hasbrouck, she was born February 26, 1 ... read more

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