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Mark Edward Shoemaker

Shoemaker obituary

March 8, 1948  -  April 14, 2017

Boonville- Mark Edward Shoemaker, 69, of Main Street, passed away unexpectedly on April 14, 2017.

He was born on March 8, 1948 in Herkimer, NY, a son of Edwin R. and Marie Barker Shoemaker. His family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where he graduated from high school. Mark went on to college and graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautics University and became a licensed helicopter and fixed wing pilot as well as a commercial pilot. He entered the US Army on March 19, 1969 serving during Vietnam and was honorable discharged on May 13, 1971. For many years Mark was N.Y.S. hunting and game guide. Prior to moving to Boonville several years ago, he was a resident of Otter Lake, NY. Mark was very active in the Harland J. Hennessey V.F.W., Boonville and held numerous positions. He served as commander, senior/junior vice commander and quarter master. He was a member of the Military Order of the Coodies of America and held several positions, commander squirrel, senior vice blanket bum, junior vice high gimlet, quarter master and custodian of the crumby duffle bag. He served as grand commander of New York State Adirondack Council, New York State P.O.W/M.I.A. and was an instructor/coordinator for officer training school.

In District 4 of the V.F.W. he held positions as commander, jr./sr. vice commander and quartet master. Mark also was a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Association. He was very active in the Vietnam Get Together every year at the V.F.W. in Boonville and Mexico, NY. Mark was the “go to guy” and if he didn’t know the answer he would find the answer.

Surviving are a sister, Daryl Ann Frey, Greer, South Carolina; brothers, Jon Shoemaker, Orlando, Florida, Eric Shoemaker, California and Kristopher Shoemaker, Orlando, Florida and many many friends.

Military services will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Boonville Cemetery with military rights rendered by the Charles J. Love Post American Legion, Harland J. Hennessey V.F.W. and Tun Tavern Leathernecks Marine Corp., all of Boonville. Calling hours are Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post St., Boonville. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to DAV – Disabled American Veterans, P.O.Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45250-0301 .

For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com.

Mary Teresa (Terry) Kornmeyer

Mary Teresa (Terry) Kornmeyer, 86, of Boonville, passed away on June 21, 2017
at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she resided for the
past five years.
Terry was born, on August 31, 1930 in Chapeau, Quebec, Canada, a daughter of
Thomas and Emily Isabelle Shea. She resided in Ontario, Canada until her
marriage to Edward Kornmeyer on May 25, 1957. She worked 8 1/2 years for the
Canadian Government Departments of Finance, Defense and Civil Services. Terry
was employed at Sunset Nursing Home for 22 years as an administrative assistant
retiring in 1992. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Boonville.
She is survived by her children, Father Thomas Kornmeyer, Constable, NY, Carol Kornmeyer (Jerry Scott), Pekin,IL, Lynn (Andy) Bailey, Boonville, NY and Kevin (Lisa) Kornmeyer, Boonville,
NY;grandchildren,David (Rebecca) Kornmeyer, San Francisco CA, Nicholas Kornmeyer (Samantha
Pearson), Georgetown, TX, Joel (Jenna) Bailey, Boonville, NY, Carl Bailey,
Watertown, MA and Jonathan Kornmeyer, Boonville, NY; great grandchild,
Connor , Boonville, NY. Terry is predeceased by her husband, Edward, November
17, 2003, sister, Monica O'Malley, (Leonard) and brother, Desmond Shea.
A special thanks to the wonderful Sunset Nursing Home staff and administration.
Donations in Terry's name can be made to: Boonville Ambulance, 114 Church
Boonville, NY 13309 or to Lewis County Humane Society 6388 Pine Grove
Road,, Glenfield, NY 13343.
Calling hours will be Monday, June 26, 2017 from 4-7p.m. at Mills Funeral Home,
301 Post Street, Boonville, NY.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, June 27 at 11 a.m. at Christ
Our Hope/St. Joseph's Church, Boonville. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery,

Carl McGovern

Constableville- Carl E. McGovern, 90, a lifelong resident of Highmarket Road, passed away on June 16, 2017 at Lewis County Extended Care Facility, Lowville, with his loving family by his side.

Affectionately known as “Bud” by his family, he was born at the McGovern Homestead and Cheese Factory in Highmarket on October 5, 1926 a son of Edward E. and Mary I. Anken McGovern. In 1935 Carl moved with his family to his current residence on Highmarket Road. Carl was an integral part in the operation of his family’s dairy farm, and after his parent’s retirement, he continued the operation of the farm until 1999, when he retired. For several years Carl was also employed as a stone mason in a partnership with Robert Stabb of Talcottville. He was a member of the Eastern Milk Producers Co-op, and longtime chairman of the Boonville Agway Farmers Co-op.

Carl was of the Catholic Faith and a longtime membership at St. Mary’s Church, Constableville, where he served on the parish council for many years. As a youth and younger adult he was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Highmarket. Mr. McGovern was a founding member, president and current president of St. Patrick’s Church, Highmarket Restoration Society. During Carl’s many years of service to the Restoration Society, he used his talents and expertise in masonry and carpenter work towards the restoration of the church.

Carl is survived by his three nieces: Donna (James) Lehman, Lowville, Jane (James) Allen, West Leyden, and Mary (Michael) Dutch, Boonville, one nephew William (Beth) McGovern, Constableville, and several grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Pauline McGovern.

In keeping with Carl’s wishes, there are no calling hours and a graveside service will be held at privately at the convenience of his family at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Constableville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church, P.O. Box #382, Constableville, New York 13325, or to Constableville Volunteer Fire Department P.O. Box 438, Constableville, NY 13325. Carl’s arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville.

George F. Stooks

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Woodgate- George F. Stooks, 87, of Woodgate Road passed away in the comfort of his home on June 16, 2017. He was born in New Hartford, New York on December 31, 1929, a son of Franklin and Helen Beck Stooks.

Susanne Carr

Steuben- Susanne Carr, 70, of Latteiman Road, widow of Roger E., passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Rome Memorial Hospital, after a short illness. Susanne was born in Watertown, on November 15, 1946, a daughter of James and Phyllis Anderson Pierce. She grew up in Dexter, NY, graduating from General Brown High School, with the Class of 1964. Thereafter she furthered her education, attending Utica School of Commerce.

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