TURIN – Alice C. Koss, 60, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday morning, February 10, 2019.
She was born in Somerville, NJ on September 14, 1958 the daughter of the late Eric and Alice Snyder Sohn. She graduated in June of 1976 from N. Hunterdon Regional High School in Annandale, NJ. Alice married Edward A. Koss on November 6, 1976 in Quakertown, NJ.
Alice is survived by her husband Edward, sons, Eddie Koss of Bangor, PA; Jeffrey Koss (Tonya Maning, Ryan Sturtevant and Camryn Ely) of Lyons Falls; and her beloved dog Bear.
She is predeceased by her father and mother, and her brother, Gus Sohn.
Alice retired from Hunterdon Developmental Center in Clinton, NJ in 2009. She moved with her husband to their present address on the Gomer Hill Road, where she loved gardening, canning, and taking care of the many farm animals on their family farm. She loved cruising with her girlfriends, crocheting and playing cards.
Alice and Ed are leaders of the Lewis County 4H Beef Club and she loved working with the kids showing cattle at the Lewis County Fair.
She will be sorely missed by her husband, sons and many family friends.
A memorial of her life will be on Saturday, February 16th at the Timberview Resort, Carpenter Road, from 1 to 4:00 P.M., for family and friends. Memorials in Alice’s name May be made to: Lewis County 4H, C/O: CCE-Lewis Co., 7395 East Road, Lowville, NY 13367
CROGHAN-Edward T. Zehr, 76, of New Road, passed away at his home on Tuesday morning, February 12, 2019.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, with Pastors Evan Zehr and Keith Zehr officiating. Calling hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home. Spring burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Croghan. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Beaver Camp, 8884 Buck Point Road, Lowville, NY 13367.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Sandy; four children and their spouses, Edwin and Judy Zehr of Croghan, Jeffrey Zehr of Watertown, Brenda and Timothy Roberts of Copenhagen, Ricky and Tammy Zehr of Lowville; eight grandchildren, Scott Zehr and fiancé Trisha Keefer, Tyler and Deidra Zehr, Ashley and Devin Widrick and great grandson Bennett; Rebeka, Justin and Emma Roberts; Katelyn and Michael Moote and great-grandson Greyson, Kyle Zehr and Jamisyn Gill and great grandson Kaiden; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Dorothy Zehr of Carthage, Joseph and Julia Zehr of Lowville; two sisters-in-law, Ada Zehr of Lowville and Angeline Zehr of Florida; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by two brothers, Milton and Gerald Zehr and a sister, Arletha O’Kay.
Edward was born on February 6, 1943 in Carthage, NY, a son of the late Aaron and Nina Noftsier Zehr and attended country school at Tooker Hill and Beaver River Central School, and worked on the family farm. He began working at AMF in Lowville in 1963. On August 17, 1963, he married Sandra L. Ebersol at the bride’s parents’ home on Trinity Avenue in Lowville with Rev. John Widrick officiating. Ed retired from AMF after 40 years of service in 2003. Ed raised and raced homing pigeons in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. During the 1970’s, Ed enjoyed racing snowmobiles locally and throughout New York State. Ed loved to watch his sons wrestle while they were in high school and many lifetime adventures with his daughter. Some of his most cherished times were spent watching the deer and the birds daily with his wife. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and NASCAR . Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Ed was a member of Lowville Mennonite Church, where he enjoyed his church family.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
LOWVILLE - Eva R. Millard, 96, of the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility and formerly of Bostwick Street died on Sunday evening, February 3, 2019 with her family at her side.
Mrs. Millard was born on May 18, 1922 in town Of Montague the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Sesock) Repak. Eva attended Rectors Corners country school and graduated from Lowville Free Academy in 1939. She married Foster W. Millard on August 24, 1941 at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Rev. George L. Murray officiating. Eva and Foster made their home on Bostwick Street. He died on March 27, 2007.
Eva worked at Porter Cable in Syracuse and later Easy Washer in the 1940’s as a bookkeeper. She continued her clerical work and went to work at Lowville Veneer in the 1950’s. She joined her husband at the family business, Millard’s Farm Equipment on Bostwick Street in 1959. She helped with moving the business in 1966 to the “Y” in Lowville and later helped her sons when they purchased the business.
Eva was a talented artist, and she enjoyed oil painting, her real joy was spending time with her family and cooking for them.
She is survived by her three children, Laurie and John Turck of Croghan; Al Millard and Mark and Kathy Millard all of Lowville; her 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren; her three sisters, Madeline Pitcher of Watertown; Katherine Bernat and Irene Lehman both of Lowville; her brother, John and Josephine Repak of Lowville; several nieces and nephews.
Eva is predeceased by her five sisters, Mary Doviak, Helen Toth, Anna Petrus, Alice Chambers, Martha McDonald, her two brothers, Nicholas and Anthony Repak.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. David Herrmann officiating. Spring burial will be in Martinsburg Cemetery.
Calling hours for family and friends will precede the funeral on Saturday, February 9th starting at 11:00 A.M. until the time of funeral.
LOWVILLE – Dorothy H. Greene, 101, of Lowville, died early Monday morning, February 11, 2019 at the Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Boonville where she had resided since October of 2017.
Mrs. Greene was born August 27, 1917 in Ticonderoga, daughter of the late Fred R. and Florence (Kaler) Hack. Dorothy graduated from Lowville Free Academy in 1935. She was united in marriage on October 26, 1938 to Paul C. Greene with the Reverend O.T. Anderson officiating. Dorothy and Paul made their home on Stewart Street in Lowville. Paul died on May 17, 1979. Dorothy remained in their home until October of 2017 when she was admitted to the Sunset Nursing & Rehab Center.
Dorothy worked at Sunderhaft’s Store and for Dr. Eugene Renzi. She was the Lowville correspondent for the Watertown Daily Times from the 1950’s until her retirement in August 1979. After retirement, Dorothy volunteered in the Lowville High School library for over 25 years, a job she truly enjoyed!
Dorothy joined the Lowville American Legion Post 162 Auxiliary in 1949 and held several offices through the years, including Fifth District President in 1957. She was a member of the Lowville Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her two children, Elinor (Clinton) Olmstead of Lyons Falls and Richard P. Greene of Wexford, PA; her grandchildren, Steve (Gail Klosner) Olmstead, Barbara Golas, Jim (Michelle) Olmstead, Sue (David) Faduski, Andrew (Candy) Greene, Allison Greene, and Alexis Dowling; her great grandchildren, Brian Olmstead, Brett Golas (Rachael), Lindsey Golas, Courtney Jantzi (Dan), Megan Olmstead (Garry Bennett), Alexis Olmstead, Jacob Olmstead, Sara Faduski, Peter Faduski, Mary Faduski, Wade Greene, Samantha Greene, Alexander Dowling and Elizabeth Dowling; her great-great grandchildren, Gabryella Works, Grady and Emery Jantzi, Wesley and Carter Bennett.
Dorothy is predeceased by her two brothers, Donald (her twin) and Gordon Hack; her daughter-in-law, Judy Greene; her granddaughter by marriage, Karen Mazzella Olmstead, and great granddaughter Emily Rachel Olmstead.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at Beaches Bridge Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the staff and nurses at the Sunset Nursing & Rehab Center for their care of Dorothy during her time there.
Constableville- Eva Duppert Shambo, 81, died on Monday, February 4, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital in Utica, N.Y. after many health struggles.
She was with her loving family at the time of her death. Born in Lowville, N.Y. on March 30, 1937, the daughter of Wendelin and Catherine Bernholz Duppert, she was raised by her aunt, Lorena Bernholz following her parents' death. A lifelong resident of Constableville, she graduated from Constableville High School in 1954 and went on to graduate in 1955 with an Office dministration degree from Central City Business Institute in Syracuse.
Eva married the love of her life, Donald Shambo, on September 3, 1955 at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Constableville.
For 36 years, Eva worked at a job she loved as first a postal clerk and then as Postmaster of the Constableville Post Office, retiring in 1984. She enjoyed time spent with her family and friends, baking, sewing, knitting and canning. For several years, Eva and Don enjoyed taking the four grandchildren camping each summer in Lake George.
Eva's pride in her small village of "C-ville" was unsurpassed. She, along with June Scheidelman and Jim Northam, founded the C-villairs Community Marching Band in 1963 where she directed as well as played trumpet for many years. Eva stayed involved with the band through this summer's alumni performance. She was a member of the St. Mary's Church Alter and Rosary Society in Constableville, the 6913 VFW Ladies Auxilary in Lowville, a member/volunteer of the Constable Hall Historical Society and a volunteer with the Constableville Fire Department's many events. She was known for her leadership, compassion and sense of humor as well as a valued member of the community.
Eva is survived by her beloved husband, Donald, of 63 years and by her devoted children, Cynthia (Joe) Dowd of Wynantskill, N.Y., Susan (Randy) Conway of Turin, N.Y., Donna (Jeff) Robinson of New Hartford, N.Y. and John (Rita) Shambo of Bridgewater, M.A. ; four cherished grandchildren, Derek Conway, Jacob Conway, Kaitlin Dowd and Connor Dowd. She was also survived by her sister Ann Colleen of Danville, I.L. and James Duppert of Constableville, as well as several nieces and nephews. Eva was predeceased by her sisters Margaret Petrovitz and Barbara Narrow.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Lawrence Marullo, on Friday at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Constableville. Immediately following the services, relatives and friends are invited to attend a luncheon at the church hall. Food donations are greatly appreciated. Calling hours are Thursday from 3-7pm at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Constableville. Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Constableville Volunteer Fire Department, 3000 Main St., Constableville, N.Y. 13325
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