Obituaries

Richard Finch

Richard E. Finch, 76, of Roxbury and Summerfield, Florida, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 at the Margaretville Memorial Hospital. He was born August 9, 1932 in Margaretville, son of the late Lloyd and Mabel Hammond Finch. Dick was a Halcottsville resident since 1957 and a part-time resident of Florida for almost 30 years. He was a member and chief of the Halcottsville Fire Department for many years.


Gloria Bergmann

Gloria Dolores Bergmann, 86, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville. She was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of George A. and Marie L. (Boysen) Logan. She married Frank Bergmann.


Timothy Reilly

Timothy ReillyTimothy Laurence Reilly, 23, of New York City and Fleischmanns, passed away on July 28, 2008 in Binghamton. He was born in New York City where he attended PS 87, The Delta program at M.S. 54, and was a third generation graduate of Stuyvesant High School. He majored in computer science at Binghamton University.


Rosemarie (Sandy) Berrio

Rosemarie (Sandy) Berrio, 65, of Roxbury, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at her home. She was born May 11, 1943 in Germany, the daughter of Edmund and Rosal Cerkaski. Sandy married Michael X. Berrio on July 30, 1977, in Roxbury. She moved to Roxbury in 1977 from Islip, Long Island.


Gay Purvine

There will be a memorial service for Gay Eppenbach Purvine as a celebration of her life, on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, Lake Delaware. Gay, 65, passed away on December 13, 2007 from cancer, at her home with her loved ones around her.
She was born April 10, 1942 in Weaver Hollow, Andes. She attended Andes Central School where she graduated as salutatorian of her class.


Karl Scholl

Karl Theodore (Ted) Scholl, 90, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 after a short illness.
He was born in Hoboken, NJ June 24, 1918, the son of Agnes and Karl Scholl.
He graduated from Long Island City High School in 1937 and also from SUNY Cobleskill in 1939.
Ted was a successful dairy farmer in the Town of Blenheim until 1969 when the New York Power Authority condemned the farm to build the Blenheim-Gilboa power project. He then worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture office in Cobleskill and simultaneously started a locksmith business which he ran until 1999 when he moved to Florida.


Hedwig Dammann

Hedwig Dammann, 94, of Main Street, Pine Hill, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 at the Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville. She was born April 9, 1914 in Bavaria, Germany, the daughter of the late Waldemar and Olga Hundt Spitzbarth. At the age of 12, she and her parents immigrated to the New York City metropolitan area where she attended and graduated from school in 1931.


Orvil Rosa

Orvil A. Rosa, 90, of Southside Road, Margaretville, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville. He was born in Dry Brook on August 9, 1917, the son of Albert Rosa and Della Vermilyea Rosa. He attended Margaretville Central School.


Elizabeth Keene

Elizabeth “Betty” Keene, 85, of Johnson Hollow Road, Prattsville, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at Nassau Extended Care Center, Hempstead. She was born in Manhattan on March 31, 1923, the daughter of Alexander and Anna Cotol. She married Augustine Keene in New York City on June 30, 1945.


Cynthia Farleigh

Cynthia A. Farleigh, 67, of Roxbury, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at Hospice Inn at Saint Peter’s Hospital in Albany. She was born in Wind Gap, Pa., on August 17, 1940, the daughter of Clarence and Gladys Williams Kolb. She married Wheldon J. Farleigh on June 3, 1961 at Wind Gap, Pa.
Cynthia was a resident of Roxbury for the past 40 years, where she was an active member of the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church, Roxbury.


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