Obituaries

Nicolaie (Nick) Cibu

Nicolaie (Nick) Cibu, 65, of Arkville, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at his residence.
He was born November 9, 1943 in Romania, the son of Nagu and Alexandra Cibu.
He was the owner and operator of Cibu Electric on Route 28, Arkville.
He moved to Arkville permanently in 1989, from New York City.


Rosemarie Zimmerman

Rosemarie Zimmermann, 77, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009 at her home in New Kingston.
Rosemarie Zimmerman, our dear wife and mother, was born on August 26, 1932 in Bay Shore to John and Mary Marie Victor. Tragically, her father drowned in a boating accident seven years later, leaving her mother to singly raise two young daughters, Rosemarie and her younger sister Julia. Both of her daughters faithfully cared for their mother before her death.


Doris Cariot

Doris M. Cariot, 88, of Margaretville, passed away at Kingston Hospital, Kingston, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009. She was born August 10, 1921, in Margaretville, the daughter of Fred and Clara (McCumber) Myers. She graduated from the Margaretville High School and was a lifelong Margaretville resident.


Sophia Wilkes

Sophia Van Benschoten Wilkes, 101, was born August 11, 1908 in Andes, the daughter of Jay and Lena (Hasbrouck) Van Benschoten died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 in Alexandria, Va.
She attended school during her elementary years and graduated from Margaretville High School after which she left the area to attend Plattsburgh State Normal School to obtain a teaching degree.


Rebecca Wickham

Rebecca H. Wickham, 89, of Margaretville passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Oct. 6, 2009, at Margaretville Hospital. Rebecca was born November 11, 1919, in the Town of Hardenburgh, the daughter of Burton and Lula Hall. Rebecca married Eugene Wickham Jr. March 28, 1937 in Arena.


Albert Filupeit

Albert A. Filupeit, 87, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, a former resident of Dry Brook, Arkville, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. Mr. Filupeit was born March 27, 1922, in Brooklyn and had lived in Dry Brook from 1932-1939. He had lived in Cheyenne since 1963.


Thomas Wander

Thomas H. Wander of Weaver Hollow Road, Margaretville, died after a long illness, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, in St. Charles, Ill. He was born in Queens, N.Y.


Clinton Hunter

Clinton Eugene Hunter, 70, of Helene, Alabama, formerly of Roxbury, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. He was born in the Town of Roxbury November 22, 1938, the son of Bert and Ella (Mayes) Hunter. He graduated from Roxbury Central School in the class of 1957.


Ruth Quintero

Ruth Quintero (nee Kiefer), 93, of Coconut Creek, Florida, passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Arkville on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009. She was the loving wife of the late Gerard Quintero Jr.; cherished mother of Elyse (Gary) Leven and Barbara (Albert) Verdesca.


Percy Newcomb

Percy E. Newcomb, 87, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. He was born February 15, 1922, in Prattsville, the son of Osmer and Lena (Albarti) Newcomb. He married Gladys Graham on March 28, 1948, at the Methodist Church in Fleischmanns.


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