April 22, 1941 to August 17, 2014
Woodgate- Robert R. Rogers, 73, of Rogers Rd, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, after a long illness.
He was born in Malone, on April 22, 1941, a son of Arthur A. and Dorothy E. Gervais Rogers. Robert grew up in Malone, later moving with his family to West Winfield and West Frankfort, where he completed his education. He was first employed for Canada Dry Bottling Co. of West Frankfort. In 1960, he moved to Rogers Road, Woodgate, where he had made his home with his sister, June Taylor for many years. For a total of 35 years, Mr. Rogers was employed as a laborer for the Town of Forestport Highway Department. He greatly enjoyed time spent with his family and assembling and painting scale models of cars and trucks.
He is survived by three sisters and two brothers in law, June M. Taylor, Venice and Ted Harwood and Dorothy and Phillip Buckley, all of Woodgate; two brothers and sisters in law, Wayne Arthur and Irene Rogers, Woodgate and Arthur A. and Penny Rogers, Jr., Douglas GA, and several nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment to follow in Woodgate Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodgate or Otter Lake Fire Departments.
July 22, 1928 to August 15, 2014
EAST MARTINSBURG – Gloria DuFlo Brown, 86, of River Lock Farm of East Martinsburg, went to be with her Lord, whose yoke is easy and whose burden is light, on August 15, 2014, at her home, under the loving care of her family and Lewis County Hospice.
Born July 22, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Frank R. DuFlo and Bessie Henry DuFlo. She graduated from Lowville Free Academy in 1946. On May 31, 1953, she married Allan D. Brown beneath a floral covered arbor on the front lawn where they still reside.
She loved music, was a long time member of the Lowville Methodist Church choir, and played the violin and piano. She was a talented artist, and was often commissioned to do paintings. She trained with the Famous Artist’s School in Connecticut. Nature studies and gardening were always a favorite activity. For many years she taught Sunday School classes and led youth groups.
Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband of 61 years, Allan; three children, Amy Lynn (Evan) Zehr of Lowville; Rebecca Arden Slye of Liverpool; and David Allan Brown of Lowville; four grandchildren, Jennifer Rae Sheehan of Brewerton; Hannah Aileen Zehr of Salt Lake City, Utah; Michael Christopher Slye of Media, PA; and Dr. Rachel Beth Zehr of Cooperstown; and three great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Donald L. DuFlo and Ralph F. DuFlo predeceased her.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, with Rev. Evan Zehr, son-in-law, officiating. Burial will follow in Beaches Bridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. on Monday evening, August 18, 2014 at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367 or to Lowville United Methodist Church, 7618 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367.
Condolences may be shared at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com
September 27, 1945 to August 13, 2014
LOWVILLE-Sarah (McCue) Tiffany, resident of Brookside, formerly of Glenfield, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014 in the care of her loving family and Lewis County Hospice.
She graduated from Lowville Academy in 1943 and went to work for the Agricultural Conservation Office until her marriage to Donald E. Tiffany on September 27, 1945. They were married at the Trinity Episcopal Church with Walter Bennett officiating. After their marriage, they lived in Romulus, Michigan where Donald was a pilot with the United States Air Force. Upon his discharge, they settled in Glenfield. In 1964, Sarah started an enjoyable 25 years working for the United States Postal Service in Glenfield, first as Clerk and then as Postmaster until her retirement in 1989. She and Donald enjoyed many happy years of retirement at their cottage on Chase Lake.
Sarah is survived by her children Linda Seymour (David) of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Margaret Jaconski (John) of Manlius, NY, Barbara Kellogg (Scott) of Hadley, MA, and Richard Tiffany (Carol) of Croghan, NY, son-in-law Michael LaFave of Voorheesville, NY, and grandchildren Jennifer Hicks (Warren), Chad Jaconski (Cindy), Ann Jaconski, Cathryn Kenny (Patrick), Tiffany Kellogg, Brett LaFave (Mary), Anna Mitchell (William), and Sarah LaFave, as well as five great grandsons, Henry, Bishop and Chappy Hicks and Chase and Colton Jaconski. She is also survived by her sister Anna Gordon of Lowville, NY and brother Paul (Pauline) of Graham, NC, sisters-in-law Dorothy McCue of Lowville, NY and Betty Tiffany of Glenfield, NY, brother-in-law Robert Andrews of Voorheesville, NY, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Donald Tiffany, son Ronald Tiffany and daughter Lori LaFave, as well as siblings Mary Kelly (James), Robert McCue (Marie), Doris Stanton (Arthur), John McCue, and Shirley Adydan (Chester), brothers-in-law Harold Tiffany and Raymond Gordon, and sister-in-law Dorothy Tiffany.
Sarah was very proud of her family and loved spending time with them. She enjoyed cooking, and making quilts and baskets which are treasured by her family. Sarah was a member of the Glenfield United Methodist Church, an active member of the church women's group, and Treasurer of the Glendale Cemetery Association for many years.
Calling hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday August 15th at the Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday August 16th at 11 a.m. with Pastor David Kessler, co-pastor of Glenfield United Methodist Church and family friend, Rev. Bruce Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Old Glendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lewis County Hospice whose support and comfort was very much appreciated (Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367).
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com
July 24, 1923 to August 12, 2014
Remsen- Anna M. Phelps, 91, of the Katherine Luther Home passed away August 12, 2014.
She was born in Remsen July 24, 1923 a daughter of Raymond and Edna Jones Dutcher. She married Leroy K. Phelps on June 29, 1946. He died December 19, 2000. The couple settled on Starr Hill Road where they operated a dairy farm for many years. Anna was also a home health aide nurse. She enjoyed playing pitch, bingo and cooking. Leroy and Anna loved going to auctions and especially loved their cats and dogs.
Anna’s family would like to thank the Luther Home for all their care and kindness shown to Anna during her stay.
Surviving are two daughters, Phyllis Zucco, Utica and Sandy Hill and significant other, William Shaut, Sauquoit; three grandchildren, Allen Barnhart, Utica, Connie Hill, Newport News, Virginia and Kenneth Hill, Buckeye, Az. and two great granddaughters, Nikki and Kimberly. She was predeceased by two brothers, William and George Dutcher and a son-in-law, Clarence Hill, who passed away in May of 1979.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 16, at 11 a.m. at the Ackley-Mills Funeral Home, 9597 Main Street, Remsen, NY. Calling hours will be 9-11 a.m. prior to the service.
For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com
May 23, 1994 to August 9, 2014
Port Leyden- Kevin A. Ward, Jr., 20 of Kelpytown Road, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014, in a tragic Sprint Car racing accident, at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, Canandaigua, NY. Affectionately known as "Budster," and later as "Junior," Kevin, during his teenage years had become an icon- "and one of a kind," in Motorsport Racing.
Kevin was born in Rome, on May 23, 1994, a son of Kevin A. and Pamela Colwell Ward, Sr. He grew up in Port Leyden, where he attended elementary school, completing his education at South Lewis Senior High School, where he graduated with the Class of 2012. While attending high school, he attended the Howard G. Sackett BOCES Center, Glenfield, where he majored in Automobile Technology; during that time he greatly enjoyed completing an Auto Tech Internship at Lee Buick, Inc. Boonville.
While growing up Kevin participated in 8 Man Football, Baseball and AYSO Soccer, all in Port Leyden.
When he was 16 Kevin began working with his dad in the operation of Westward Painting Co. Inc., of Lyons Falls, a business that was founded by Kevin Ward, Sr. in 1992. At the present time he was employed as head mechanic and as a painter for the painting company.
The headline in the Watertown Times was accurate; "Kevin Ward's Life was Racing." Since the age of 4, Kevin Ward Jr. had been behind the wheel of a racecar. He began racing go carts at the age of 4 and as a teen he raced a 270 Micro Sprint at Paradise Speedway, Geneva, NY. Kevin was in his fifth year of racing in the Empire Super Sprints 360 Sprint Car Class throughout the northeastern United States and Canada. In 2013, Mr. Ward made racing history at the Evans Mills Speedway when he won the first Empire Super Sprints race on an asphalt track surface despite never having raced on asphalt before. "Kevin will always be remembered as an inspiration…and a good man."
In addition to his parents, Kevin and Pamela, he is survived by three sisters, Christi (David) Cavanaugh, Boonville, Kayla (DJ) Herring, Lyons Falls, Katelyn Ward, Port Leyden; his maternal grandparents, Francis Colwell, Boonville, Gaylee (Bob) Smith, Sauquoit; his paternal grandmother, Jean Ward, Lyons Falls. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather Leonard Ward, who died in 1968. Also surviving are aunts, uncles, cousins and two beloved nephews and nieces, Landen, Tucker, Delaney and Hailee.
Funeral Services will be Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at South Lewis Senior High School, East Road, Turin, where Rev. Kevin Westcott, President of Finish Line Chaplain Ministries will officiate.
Calling hours are Wednesday 12 Noon until 4 p.m. and 6 until 9 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Empire Super Sprints Injured Driver's Fund 5562 Bear Road Apt. C2 North Syracuse, NY 13212.
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