Obituaries

Thomas Phillips

Thomas J. Phillips of Denver, N.Y. passed away on Friday, August 7, 2009. He was formerly of Closter, N.J. He was a retired captain of the Closter, N.J. Police Department and a life member and Ex-Chief of Closter Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years. He founded the Closter Junior Volunteer Fire Department and was also former captain of the Closter Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Corps.
Tom served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 as radio specialist operator.


Frank Hartung

Frank A. Hartung, 67, of Andes, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, at his residence.
He was born April 1, 1942 in Jueterbog, Germany.
He married Doris Morschhauser on May 15, 1973, in Astoria, Queens.
He moved to Andes in 1995 from Astoria.


John Kusen

John Kusen, 89, died peacefully at home Sunday, June 28, 2009 in Massapequa in the loving care of his family and Good Shepherd Hospice.
He was born in East Meadow.
John served in the U.S. Coast Guard in the Pacific during WWII.


Goldia Banks

Goldia Banks, 82, of Grand Gorge, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at her residence.
She was born March 23, 1927 in Worcester, the daughter of Marvin and Anna (Scott) Banks. She never married.


Carl Davis

Carl J. Davis, 88, a longtime resident of Arkville, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley J. Davis, 81, of 63 years; eight sons and one daughter. Also surviving are 28 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.


Leonard Logan

Leonard Logan
Leonard L. Logan, 82, of DeNicola Road, Halcott Center, died peacefully at home, with his family at his side on Tuesday, July 14, 2009.
He was born December 12, 1926 in Brooklyn, the son of the late Albert and Elizabeth Cusack Logan.


Mary Liddle

Mary Liddle
Mary Haynes Liddle, 91, died Wednesday, July 15 2009 at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania.
She was born in Dry Brook on October 11, 1917, the daughter of Edith Kingdon Rosa and John Dudley Haynes. Mary was an only child.


Edwin Farrell

Edwin Farrell
Edwin Farrell, 93, of Horseheads, formerly of Erin, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2009 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on August 3, 1915 in Brooklyn, the son of the late Richard and Mary Bena Farrell.
He joined the New York City Fire Department on March 1, 1938 and retired a Lieutenant in 1973.


Priscilla Burrage

Priscilla Margaretta (Maurer) Burrage, 79, of Essex, Vermont passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2009 at The Vermont Respite House in Williston after fighting cancer for several years.
She was born in Framingham, Mass. on December 10, 1929, the daughter of Dr. Gordon Bostwick Maurer and Mrs. Florence G. Maurer, and grew up in Margaretville.


Ellen E. Sheehan

Ellen E. Sheehan, 87, of Stamford, formerly of Margaretville, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009 at Robinson Terrace, Stamford.
She was born July 11, 1922 in Freeport, the daughter of James and Mary Elizabeth (Stolzenberger) Tiernan.
Ellen graduated from Freeport High School and the Brownes Business School.
She married George J. Sheehan May 23, 1948 at Freeport.


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