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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 2005, Syracuse, New York PAGE B-4 THE POST-STANDARD Friday. January 28. 2005 OBITUARIES Trtay's OUtwriK Timothy M. Barber, 43 Betty R. Bewley. 79 Fritz Bippus, 78 Gary Brown, 57 Hettie Brown, 91 Alice V. Caster, 88 Jennie E DeVencenzo, 95 Robert R. 'Red' Fay, 73 Alice M. (Payne) Fritz, 80 DeMareia Glen, infant Bruno Qosch III, 69 Trudy Hathaway, 55 Natalina Jerome, 87 Robert E. Jones, Esq., 76 t TO II. IVIlAt 14- Grace Medico Menickelli, 91 Michael R. O'Brien, 59 Arthur E. Phillips, 81 Gene George Predmore Jr., 38 Anthony Joseph Ranieri Joseoh Scutt 64 Nicholas A. Staff tero, 86 Marie Bateson Tobm, 80 Gregory A. Varano, 78 Anna B. (Polifroni) Vassallo Timothy West, 40 Francis E. Winslow, 74 Rodnev Zetko Visit a Guest Booh To Search previously pub- lished obituary notices or to sign an online guest book go to: The Post-Standard There is no charge for the first 2 inches of any obituary There is a charge for obituaries that exceed 2 inches. Betty R, Bewley January 25, 2005 Betiy R Bewiey, 79, formerly of Maniius, where she had re- sided for 59 years, passed away Tuesday at tne Oneida Healthcare Center. She was the widow of William Bewley who died in 2003. Surviving are three sons, Leon Santee, Jr., of Marietta, Bruce Santee of Chittenango, Donald Santee of CA; one sis- ter, Janet Baldwin of Syracuse; several step-children; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grand- children. Services Friday 10 a.m. at Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc., 4504 W Seneca Tpk. In- terment Onondaga County Vet- erans Cemetery. No calling hours. Contributions to Maniius Fire Department. Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc. Onondaga Hill In Memory Of iimothy Patrick Drury Januan 28.1995 M-, Darling Timothj: idti Am pt .our in hejvci fo' living a faith fi'ie.d corn'M'AW.iL and }m 'ife Ml of Piouse lhanV Our Mother fo' vendim MienaKjmi'ul MTI I" that jou .TL in I kn'ttt thatum M-cicned u.i in in 2WM ana mv htjj.ilul MniV to Ac iX r '..n ,n. ne .are ol ncr I niv- w much niii krou xhc reanued win mv Dad br nn.T Rubard Tim cotiiipue to vend OOSl a-- Ihw -.talcs wiH aiuav-. 'EH j atProud to be lour vife Anne Mane Abigail Hopper -V2SIM m'l for me. for now free I m "ig path God has laid you see 11 tooK his hand when i heard him call 1 turned mv bacV. and left it all JI coald not stay another day To laugh to love to work or play left undone mus! stay that way "i found that peace at the close of day If my parting has left a void Then fill it with remembered joys ifitiilUAiiijJ a Oh yes, these things I too will miss Be not burdened with times of sorrow I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow My life's been full I savored much. Good friends, good times a love one's toach Perhaps my tune seemed all too brief. Don't lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your hearts and peace to thee. God wanted me now. he set me free Ltm, Robert R. Rood Tliey who think that you are gone, Because no more your face they see. Are wrong for in our hearts you kve. And forever will, in memory All Our Love Ahrays, Yow Wife, Kathy Children, Regina, Rhonda, Btdcy Rusty Also, Donnie, Kennon It Justin and Grandchildren, Bonzl _____________Habba Bobba Your gentle face and paocnt smiJe. with sadness we recall You had a londlv word for each, and died beloved bv alf The B mure and snlled the ncarr. that loved us wdl and true Oh. bitter was die ma] TO pin. from one so good you You are not foramen loved one, nor wfl you ever be. As Wig as dfc and memory fat, will remember you 'We mis vou now our beam are sore, as nrnc gots bv we mws YOU more. Your loving mjile, jTWgemJe face, no one can fill your vacant pbce, <A- Nicholas A. Staffiero January 26, 2005 Nicholas A. Staffiero, 86, of South Onondaga, died Wednesday at Community Gen- eral Hospital. Born in Dobbs Ferry, he re- tired from New Process Gear in 1980 after 30 years. He was a communicant of Corpus Christ! Church, ber of the former Knock-Out Club which is now the Club at New Process Gear, a member of Tanner Valiey and Orchard Vali Golf Clubs. He nartirinotor) in numerous OOlf Mi Li 1C and was an avid vegetable gar- dener. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Brown Staffiero, January 9, 2002. Nicholas is survived by four daughters, Diane Staffiero of Key West, FL, Dolores Zarcone of Scottsdale, AZ, Donna Wer- ner 01 Albert Lea, MM a.nd Kim Reynolds of Camillus; one son, j Nicholas B. Staffiero of Chittsn- ango, five sisters, Rose Staffi- ero, Diane Staffiero and Marga- ret Jotso. of Suffem, Anna Abeiman of NJ and Louise Ri- viezzo of Phoenix, AZ; two brothers, Tony Staffiero of NJ, Sammy Staffiero of White Plains, 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Services: Saturday, 11 a.m. at Ballweg Lunsford Funeral Home, Inc., LaFayette with Fa- ther Dennis Hayes officiating. Bunal will be in the Spring at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Otisco. Calling Hours. Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home, 2584 Field Lane. Contributions may be made to Navarino Fire Department Ambulance, 3276 Amber Road, Syracuse, NY 13215 or South Cr.cncJaga Firs 3130 Cedarvale Road, Nedrow, NY 13120. Please light a candle in memory of Nicholas at BALLWEG LUNSFORD FINER XL HOME "helpingyou mat.e the ngki choices' Bruno Goscii Hi January 25, 2005 Bruno Gosch III, 69, of Skan- J eateles, died Tuesday night of Hodgkin's disease. Born in Munchien. Germany, he came i to America in 1955. He married Rosa in 1957. Together they ran a pizza parlor for many years before settling in Skane- ateies Rosa predeceased him in 1986. He is survived by two sons, Bruno Gosch IV and Christo- pner E. Gosch; two daughters, Gabriele I. Whitman and Ka- cictttrc in Germany, Martha Stoyer, Helga Turk and Ellen Mueller. He also had 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. We will have a gathering of friends and family in honor of his memory on Saturday, Janu- ary 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at his home, 1503 New Seneca Tpk., Skaneateles. 315-364-8128 Ka- tharina. Arrangements by But- ler-Badman Funeral Home Inc. Anthony Joseph Rawer! January 26, 2005 Beloved husband and father, Anthony Joseph Ranieri, of Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2005, at Community General Hospi- tal, following a lengthy illness. Born in Syra- cuse, NY, to Joseph and Rose Ciciarelli Ranieri he grew up in Oneida and attend- ed Oneida City Schools. He was a graduate of Syracuse University, where he also re- ceived master's degrees in his- tory and counseling and an ad- administration. His career in education spanned over 35 years as teacher, counselor and administrator with the Syr- acuse City School District. At the time of his retirement he was Executive Vice Principal of Henninger High School. Fol- lowing his retirement he ivorkea at tne Syd-ey Johrson Center in the GED program helping prepars adu't students to qualify for that exam. He was a member of the School Administrators' Association and Phi Delta Kappa Educa- tional Fraternity. A dedicated teacher, his caring and involve- ment with his students earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues, faculty, and most especially his students who long after graduation con- tinued to recognize the positive impact he made on their lives. Anthony took great joy in time spent with friends and family, especially in his kitchen. He was a gifted chef who derived much pleasure from preparing wonderful meals for others. He was known for his Christmas Eve feasts, which included the traditional Italian fish special- ties, as well as the customary holiday baking. He was a good, ifinrj mgn who with his pnysical sufferings without complaint. He will be sorely missed. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Peter Ranieri. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Catherine Sindoni Ranieri; two daughters, Chris- tine Ranieri of Liverpool, NY, and Julie Ranieri of Boston, MA; one son, Joseph A. Ranieri of North Syracuse, NY; one sis- ter, Marie Murphy of Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2005, a.m. in the Pirro and Sons Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrat- ed on Saturday, January 29, 2005, 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse, NY. Burial will be at the Sunset Mausoleum of Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, NY. Friends may call at the fu- neral home on Friday from 4 to 7 rr, TnrMo cuse, NY. Contributions can be made to: St. Joseph's Hospital Dialy- sis Program, Guardian Angels Society of Cathedral School or YMCA of Greater Syracuse. PIRRO SONS FUNERAL HOME 514 Turtle St. 422-2417 4 Generations of Family Service Please ssjn te guest book at Anna B. VassaSlo January 21, 2005 Mrs. Anna B. (Polifroni) Vas- sallo died on Friday, January 21 in Regents Hospital, Minneso- ta. She was born in Syracuse on February 26, 1925. She was the beloved wife of Peter Vassalio who died in 2002. i She retired in j 1985 from Grouse Hinds Co., Syracuse. She was the loving mother of two daughters, Almerinda (Den- nis Pallocco) Pullano of North Syracuse and Sharon (Ron) Koslofsky of Burnsville, MN; cnenshed grandmother of Sta- cy (Rick) Prairie of Rosemount, MN and Peter Beatty of South Carolina; seven great-grand- children; a great-great-grand- son; three sisters, Catherine Ruggireo of Clay, Rose Paten- car of Mgttydale and Connie Mastry of Arizona; and two brothers, Anthony Polifroni of Lyncourt and Michael Polifroni of Syracuse. Funeral mnrtcet will be pri- vate. Arrangements are by gerson Funeral Home, North Syracuse. FERGERSON January 27, 2005 Marie Bateson Tobin, 80, of 7724 Marie Drive, Klrkville, went to be with her beloved Lord on Thursday, January 27. She was born on August 28, 1924, and as a life resi- dent of Minoa, Marie was a graduate of Mi- noa High School and a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She had retired as a secretary after many years with ESM Schools. Mane also was an avid golfer and bridge play- er. years, Richard D.; three daugh- ters, Cheryl Tobin of Kirkville, Jean (Ernie) Vickery of Fre- mont, and Joan Duda of Kirk- ville; a sister, Arlene Neyhart of Minoa; a brother, Wesley Bate- son of Whitesboro; five grand- children; seven great-grandchil- dren; and several nieces and ngprtpw'Q Funeral services a.m. Monday at the Russell H. Schepp Son Funeral Home i and 10 a.m. at St. Mary's; Church, Minoa. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Minoa. I Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. j Sunday at the funeral home, 109 East Avenue, Minoa. Contributions: St. Mary's i Church, 401 North Main Street, Minoa, NY 13116. RUSSELL H. SCHEPP SON Minoa 656-3132 I Gregory A. Varano i January 27, 2005 i Mr. Gregory A. Varano, 78, of 311 Park Ave., Herkimer, j passed away Thursday, January j 27, 2005 in Valley Health Ser- vices, j Gregory is survived by his beloved wife, Joyce Varano; he i was the beloved father of four i aaugnters. ana one son-in-law, t Darlene Varano of West Palm Beach, FL, Cynthia and Paul Nagle of Cicero, Michele Var- ano of Liverpool; and he was predeceased by his daughter, Kathleen Bortniak on Septem- ber 29, 2000; one sister and brother-in-law, Theresa and Thomas Varano of Herkimer; one brother and sister-in-law, Francis and Rita Varano of Her- kimer; his stepchildren, Richard and Susan Malek of Frankfort, Linda and Richard La Glair of Utica, Michael and Laurie Ma- lek of Plattsburgh and Karen and Ronald Reina of Utica; 15 grandchildren and several niec- es, nephews and cousins. His funeral will be held Sat- urday afternoon at p.m. from the Petykiewicz, locovozzi Burns Funeral Home, 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer and at 2 p.m. in St. Francis De Sales Church. In lieu of flowers, contribu- tions in Gregory's memory may oe maoe w Oemrai ions. Parkinsons Support Group, 705 Ronald St., Herkimer, NY 13350. Envelopes will be avail- able at the funeral home. j Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Gregory's on- line memorial page by going to www.iocovozzifuneral- Gene George Predmore Ir. January 27, 2005 Gene George Predmore Jr., 38, of Cazenovia, died Thurs- day at Northern Westchester Hospital from injuries sustained i in an automobile accident. Born in Hamilton, he had lived in Ca- zenovia for the past three years, previously living in Bridgeport. Gene was a correc- tions officer for the Green Ha- ven Correctional Facility. He was a member of the NRA. Be- sides spending time with his family, Gene loved to hunt. He was predeceased by his father, Gene G. Predmore Sr. Surviving are his wife, the former Laurie Sugrue; his chil- dren, Colton, Alexander and Rylie; his mother, Sheila Pred- more of Georgetown; his sis- ters, Ronda Coye of South Leb- anon and Sue Irwin of Erieville; and several nephews and a niece. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Tait Funeral Home, Inc., 2333 Fenner Road, Cazenovia. Call- ing hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Inc. Hem agn the pot M tmcvuMMb Francis E. f msiovi January 24, 2005 Francis E. Winslow, 74, of Auburn, died Monday. Surviving: two brothers, nephews and niocos. Servtoee will be private. Call- ing hour Sunday 2 to 3 p.m. in Harry D. Ms January 27, 2005 Harry D. Shults, of Fair- mount, died Thursday at home after a short illness. He was bom May in Herkimer, NY and moved to Syracuse in 1930. He was a 1935 graduate of Most Holy Rosary School and also at- tended GOBI Business School. He worked for Gaylord Bros. Furniture Factory for five years and at Crucible Steel for 38 years, retiring in 1979. He was very active in union activi- ties winning many grievances was a member of Syracuse Os- tomy Association and it's trea- surer for 25 years. He was a volunteer for Meals-on-Wheels, the American Red Cross, and a visitor for Syracuse Ostomy Assoc. He was an avid sports fan and played on several champion basketball teams in the 30's anrj 40's He loved to play golf and bowl. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church, the Holy Name Society and Golf League. He was pre- deceased by his sister, Mary Ann Whippie; and brother, John Shults. He is survived by his wife, Alice of 63 years; two sons, John T. (Lucy) and Richard F., both of Syracuse; four grand- sons, William, Jon Ma- thew and Timothy; three great- grandchildren, Shannon, Brian and Brittney; a brother, James Shults of Detroit, MI. Funeral services will be Monday at a.m. at Whelan Bros. Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Whelan Bros. Funeral Home, 3700 W. Genesee St. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. of CNY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St, Syracuse, NY 13204 or the American Cancer Society, PC Box 7, E. Syracuse, NY 13057. Whelan Bros. Funeral Home Jennie E. DeVencenzo January 26, 2005 Jennie E. DeVencenzo, 95, formerly of 337 N. Peterboro Street, Canastota, died Wednesday, at the Episcopal Church Home, Rochester, fol- lowing a brief illness. She was born on May 17, 1909, in Duanesburg, NY, the daugh- ter of Carmen and Rose Notartomasso Cerio. Jennie lived in Canastota most of her life, attending the Can- astota schools. She had lived in Henrietta for a year and a half, and had been a resident of the Episcopal Home lor me last year and a half. She was a member of St. Agatha's Church in Canastota, and the Altar Ro- sary Society. She married Samuel L. DeVencenzo on No- vember 26, 1927 in Canastota. Sam died on January Survivors: four daughters and two sons-in-law, Dorothy and William McNeil! of Fairport, NY, Elaine DeVencenzo and Barbara DeVencenzo of Pen- field, NY, and Diane and Robert Ravas of Baldwinsville; three sisters-in-law, Marjorie Cerio of Oneida, Lettie Cerio of Canas- tota, and Mary iacona of Utica; six grandchildren, Susan Ward, Matthew McNeill, Lori Clapp, Brian Ravas, Christopher Ra- vas, and Deborah Lamanna; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services: a.m. Monday, January 31, 2005, at St. Aga- tha's Church, Canastota, where a funeral Mass will be held. The Rev. Kevin J. Corcoran, pastor of St. Agatha's Church, will offi- ciate. Burial, St. Agatha's Cem- etery, Canastota. Calling hours Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., 201 James Street, Canas- tota. Contributions: American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. J. HOMER BALL FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota 697-2294 Trady Hatfeaway January 26, 2005 Trudy Hathaway, 55, of Syra- cuse, died Wednesday at home. She was bom in Syra- cuse, the daughter of Raymond William and Al- ice May (Lagoe) Wunder. She received her Bachelor De- gree from Houghton Col- lege and her Master of Sci- ence trom cortiana State. She retired in 1988, after working 16 years at Faith Heritage School, where she taught ele- mentary classes and Junior High Social Studies before retirement. She was a memoer of LaFayette Alliance Church and the Gideon Auxiliary. Trudy is survived by her hus- band of 33 years, Leslie 'Les Hathaway; three sons, Michael of San Jose, CA, Nathan and Owen Hathaway both at home; two brothers, Raymond of Syr- acuse and John Wunder of St. Johnsbury, VT. Services: Sunday, 4 p.m. at LaFayette Alliance Church, La- Fayette with Pastors Rob Gates and Brian Mandigo officiating. Calling Hours: Saturday, 3 to 6 p.m. at the church, corner of Route 20 and LaFayette Road. Contributions may be made to LaFayette Alliance Church, Faith Heritage School or Gide- on International. Please click on the candle to leave a thought or memory of Trudy at www.ball- BALLWEG LUNSFORD IFLNERAL HOME "Helpingyou make the right choices" Robert R. Fay January 26, 2005 Robert R. "Red" Fay, 73, of Baldwinsville, died Wednesday at his home. He was born in Syracuse and lived in the area ___ ._ aii his life. Red retired as a se- curity guard at General Elec- tric Corp. after 37 years of ser- vice. He then was employed with Goetz Dolls and the Radisson Com- munity maintenance depart- ment. Red was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and a life member of the VFW Post 113. He was predeceased by a son, John Jordan 1975. Survivors: his wife, Lydia; three daughters, Linda Miller and Michele Palocy, both of Baldwinsville, and Cheryl Mack of Ohio; a son, Jack Jordan of Syracuse; three brothers, John of Liverpool, Lawrence of Red- wood and Mark of Nedrow; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Falardeau Funeral Home, Baldwinsville. Burial, Riverview Cemeiery. Camng nours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 93 Downer Street. Contributions: American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Road, E. Syracuse, NY 13057. Falardeau Funeral Home David N. Mansfield January 27, 2005 David N. Mansfield, 72, a resident of St. Luke Health Ser- vices in Oswego since 1976, died Thursday, at the facility. Surviving is a sister, Margaret Treece of Ohio. Memorial ser- are in the Spring. No call- ing hours. Arrangements by Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home. Arthur E. Phillips January 27, 2005 Arthur E. Phillips, 81, of Ful- ton, formerly of Venice, FL, died Thursday. Friends are in- vited to call Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Young Son Funeral Home, 322 Oneida St., Fulton, NY. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Spring in- terment will be at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Timothy West -r 42 E. Genesee St, Auburn, NY. January 25, 2005 Timothy West, 40, departed this life, Tuesday at University Hospital. He is survived by one daughter; four sisters, three brothers; several aunts and un- cles. Calling hours wiH be Sat- urday 10 to 11 a.m. at Garland Bros. Funeral Home, 143 W. Castle St. with be in Loomis Hill Cemetery. Alice M. (Payne) Fritz January 25, 2005 Alice M. (Payne) Fritz, 80, of Boyle Center, Auburn. Surviving a son, John (Diane) Fritz, Liverpool; daugh- ters, Shirley (Ross) Lant, Horse- toanatta Mnran Onrt Byron, Lorraine (Frank) Lumb and Melanie (John) Bielowicz, Auburn; 15 grandchildren. Private family memorial No calling hours. 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