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Wednesday, April 1, 2020


William Francis Burns

October 18, 1926 ~ March 28, 2020

William Francis Burns
William Francis Burns, age 93, of Ferndale, NY, passed away on March 28, 2020 at his home.
Bill was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 18, 1926 to Francis William Burns and Lillian Patricia Pilkington and lived a full, meaningful life enriched by his family, profession, and community service.
Bill was raised in Queens, but spent many summers vacationing in Sullivan County with his family, and quickly developed an appreciation for the rural way of life and his ancestral heritage at Fraser Settlement in the Town of Bethel.
Upon turning 18, and with the United States in the midst of more

Kendra Jeanne Pitt

December 6, 1970 ~ March 25, 2020

Kendra Jeanne Pitt, 49, of Goose Creek passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 after a courageous battle with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. Chief Warrant Officer Pitt served her country honorably with over 30 distinguished years of service on active duty in the United States Coast Guard. She will ... read more

Corinne Briggs

March 3, 1931 ~ March 24, 2020

Corinne Briggs, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She was 89. The daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt Alexander Merkt and Helen Brierton Merkt, she was born March 3, 1931 in Jamaica, Queens, and grew up in Gloversville, New York. She married the late ... read more

John Christopher Crowfoot

July 9, 1941 ~ March 17, 2020

John Christopher Crowfoot “Chris” of Fort Lonesome, FL formerly of Sundown, NY a retired master auto technician passed away, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Brandon Regional Medical Center. He was 78. The son of the late John Willie and Eleanor Francis Reid, he was born July 9, 1941 in Bridgeport, ... read more

Antionette (Toni) Lee Wagner

February 22, 1964 ~ March 16, 2020

Antionette (Toni) Lee Wagner, age 56, from Hortonville, NY, daughter of Steve and Beverly Gilson, passed away suddenly at home on March 16, 2020. Toni was born in Monticello on February 22, 1964. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, George O. Wagner Jr., her son Steven Wagner, her parents S ... read more

Robert B. “Bobby” Parks

June 15, 1943 ~ March 18, 2020

Robert B. “Bobby” Parks of White Sulphur Springs, NY a retired butcher and a lifelong area resident died Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his home. He was 76. The son of the late Ora E. and Pearl A. Wilber Parks, he was born June 15, 1943 in White Sulphur Springs, NY. Bobby was a member of the White S ... read more

David Alan Ringgenberg

February 9, 1960 ~ February 14, 2020

David Alan Ringgenberg of Lecanto, Florida a self employed mechanic passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 14, 2020 at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, Florida. He was 60. Son of Verl and Betty Jane Buddenhagen Ringgenberg, David was born February 9, 1960 in Stoughton, Massachusetts. ... read more

Wayne Van Valkenburg

April 9, 1944 ~ March 14, 2020

Wayne Van Valkenburg of Horton Brook, Roscoe, NY, a retired automobile technician for Robert Green's in Monticello, NY and a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, March 14, 2020 at his home following a long battle with cancer. He was 75. Wayne was born April 9, 1944 in Neversink, NY. He proudly s ... read more

Richard J. Eschenberg

Formerly of Callicoon

Richard J. Eschenberg, age 44, formerly of Callicoon, beloved son of Emily Simora and Dennis R. Eschenberg and wife, Kim, died suddenly on March 15th, 2020, after a short illness. Richard was known for his kind spirit, warm heart, and love of nature. He loved the water, especially the ocean where ... read more

Anita B. Garlick

January 9, 1924 ~ March 13, 2020 Brookline, MA ~ F

It is with such sorrow that we announce the death of Anita B. Garlick in Brookline, Massachusetts. She died at the age of 96 on March 13, 2020. She was the daughter of immigrants, a very proud first-generation American, a college-educated child of the Great Depression, and a beloved and loving wife, ... read more

John Lawson Lowrey

January 27, 1952 ~ March 3, 2020

John Lawson Lowrey, born January 27, 1952, died March 3, 2020. He is survived by his only child, Brittany Lawson Lowrey, as well as his two sisters, brother, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements under the care of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information call 845-434-7363 or ... read more

Sylvia Rose Silverstein

March 2, 1936 - March 6, 2020 Yardley, PA - Former

Sylvia Silverstein, a long-time Monticello resident passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020, at St. Mary's Hospital in Langhorne, PA. She was 84. The daughter of the late Abraham William and Mary Greenberg Gertsman, Sylvia was born on March 2, 1936, in Brooklyn, NY. Her parents left successful lives in ... read more

Mary Ellen Hudz

November 8, 1946 ~ March 5, 2020

Mary Ellen Hudz of Liberty, NY a retired secretary and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, March 5, 2020 at her home. She was 73. The daughter of the late Fred and Margaret A. McGurn Bevis, she was born November 8, 1946 in Utica, NY. Mary Ellen had been an active member and secretary at the ... read more

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