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January 21, 2014

Bonnie L. Kelly
August 25, 1956 - January 11, 2014

Bonnie L. Kelly of Sarasota, FL and longtime resident of Grahamsville, NY, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 in her home after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 76.
She was married to William H. Kelly on August 25, 1956 in Nanuet, New York. He predeceased her in 2004.
The daughter of the late Alvin and Edith (Lau) Schwake, Bonnie was born on April 20, 1937 in Arlington Heights, IL. Bonnie was a loving wife and mother, cake decorator/business owner, and administrative assistant at Tri-Valley Central School in Grahamsville, NY.
She is survived by her four children: William A. Kelly of Sarasota, FL, Steven F. Kelly and his fiancé Shannon Federici of Chesapeake, VA, Craig A. and his wife Lisa A. Kelly of Ellicott City, MD, and Lori A. Kelly of Savannah, GA; four grandchildren: Lauren Kelly, Cole Kelly, Jay Wadeson, and Amy Wadeson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, January 18 at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home, 170 Honore Ave, Sarasota, FL 34232, with Pastor Brian Wilson officiating.
Burial was made in Palms-Robarts Memorial Park, 170 Honore Ave, Sarasota, FL 34232.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church, Sarasota, FL 34232, (941) 371-2301, and to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by the Palms-Roberts Funeral Home; for information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit

Alan Totten Wade
Retired Schoolteacher, 89

Alan T. Wade of Jeffersonville, NY, a retired schoolteacher for the New Jersey and New York Public School systems, passed peacefully at the Roscoe Nursing Home, on January 18, 2014, shortly before his 90th birthday.
The son of George H. Wade Sr. and Marian Totten Wade, he was born January 31, 1924 in Middlebush, New Jersey.
Alan served in the United States Army’s Fifteenth Air Force Heavy Bomber Unit in the European Theatre of WWII. Commissioned a Second Lieutenant co-piloting a B-24 bomber at 19 years of age, he completed over 30 combat missions over Germany and Italy. While in Italy, he got to meet Pope Pius II. He was honorably discharged in late 1945, coming home to complete his B.S. degree at Rutgers College. He later accomplished his Master’s Degree and spear-headed the “school-work program,” wherein local businesses and industries worked together with Alan to provide training and work experience for vocational students in New Jersey.
Alan was predeceased by his wife, Lillian Woytow Wade, two brothers, Leslie and George H. Jr.
Survivors include his children: son Neil A. Wade, his children Kelly, Neil Jr., Matthew, Courtney and John Xavier; daughter Esther Easterling of Spring Grove, Pa., her son Mark; son Gary P. Wade and wife Dian of Hibernia, NJ, their daughters Jennifer and Pamela; daughter Deborah W. Alberti and husband Anthony of Boca Raton, Fla., and their children, Lauren and Austin; he also leaves behind twelve great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Rhea Dola and husband Steven of Arlington, Va.
Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 PM at Cedar Hill Cemetery in East Millstone, New Jersey, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 and officiated by Pastor Bryan Miller of the Baptist Bible Church of Somerset, New Jersey.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Roscoe Nursing Home in Roscoe, New York in memory of Alan Wade, for lovingly taking care of him before he went to be with his Lord and Savior.
Funeral arrangements were made by Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Inc., of Jeffersonville, New York, 845-482-4280.

Mark Henry Dermont
February 16, 1952 - January 17, 2014

Mark Henry Dermont of Dunnellon, FL, formerly of Kenoza Lake, NY, passed away at his residence January 17, 2014. He was 61.
He was born in Montgomery, Alabama to the late Stanley Joseph and Margaret Dolores Hannon Dermont.
He served as a Sergeant in the US Air Force during Vietnam and worked as a Telephone Lineman. He enjoyed barbecues, NASCAR, and the Chicago Bears, hunting, fishing and his swimming pool.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Donna Huggins Dermont; three sons, William Dunne (Molly), Brian Dunne (Alexis), and Stephen; two daughters, Xzana Rodriguez and Kristina Dermont; eight grandchildren: Annaliese, Jordyn, Michael, Rylie, Benito, Jose, Jorge, and Evangelina; mother-in-law Delores Huggins; brother-in-law David Huggins (Dana); sisters-in-law Teresa Lloyd (Mark), Julie Burlingame, Janet, Marcia, and Terry Dermont; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Brian, David and Guy Dermont.
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