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LOWVILLE - AnnaMae Berry-Russell, 91, died Tuesday morning, July 10, 2018 at Lewis County General Hospital comfort room with her family at her side.

Mrs. Russell was born on July 18, 1926 in Lowville, the daughter of the late William and Mary C. (Pierre) Dicob. AnnaMae attended General Martin High School in Glenfield. She married Franklin Berry on January 1, 1947 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Franklin died in December of 1975.

She was a nurse’s aide at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility retiring in October of 1983. She married Howard Russell on June 17, 1983 and he died in 1984.

Surviving are her four children, Judith A. Corbin of Lowville; Donald J. (Brenda) Berry of Chaumont; Catherine L. (David) Kraeger of Constableville; Duane R. (Jannelle) Berry of Lowville; a daughter-in-law, DeeDee Berry of Martinsburg; 13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter, her step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her son, George E. Berry, granddaughter, Nicole S. Berry-Garnsey; son-in-law, John S. Lee, her brother, Franklin and her sister, Catherine.

Calling hours for family and friends will be on Monday, July 16th from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home.

A funeral mass will be said on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Croghan with Rev. Donald Manfred, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Stephen's Cemetery.

Memorials in AnnaMae’s name may be made to: Lewis County Hospital Foundation, 7785 N. State Street, Lowville, NY 13367. To support families utilizing the comfort room at Lewis County General Hospital.

Ava – Corolea M (Barton) Hardin Kaczor, 87, formerly of Ernst Rd., Ava NY passed away on July 11, 2018, at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Boonville, where she has resided since 2008. She was affectionately known to her family and loved ones as “Grandma K” or “Molly.”

 

She was born on August 9, 1930 in Constable NY to Floyd Henry and Cora L (Fountain) Barton. Molly was raised in Rome NY where she attended public schools culminating with a degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

 

Molly was predeceased by husband George P Hardin in 1964 and by Henry R Kaczor in 1973.

 

Molly is survived by five daughters; Vernie (Mark) Pritchard, Lee Center, Shannan (Robert) Hoerger, Akron, OH, Robin Horn (Joe Lucido), Floyd NY, Kimberly (Scott) Wagner, Middletown, RI and Michaelle (David) Wielechowski, Constableville; three sons; George Hardin, Dublin GA, James Hardin, Little Valley, NY and Kenneth (Lorna) Hardin. Garden Valley, Ca. She is also survived by twenty two grandchildren, thirty four great grandchildren and ten great-great grandchildren as well as her sister, Jane Ernst of West Leyden. Molly was also predeceased by her daughter Georgeen Pratt. grandson TJ Thayer and brothers Floyd, Leo and Jack and her sister Dorothy.

 

Molly was fond of hosting and preparing meals for her large family and was well known for her knitting skills. She was also a twenty year participant in the foster parent program raising scores of children.

 

Calling hours are Sunday, 2-4 P.M., at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, and Monday 10-11 A.M. followed by a prayer service conducted by Rev. Lawrence Marullo, pastor of St. Mary’s Church, West Leyden. Interment will be at St Joseph Cemetery, Boonville.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the resident activities at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility, 232 Academy St. Boonville NY 13309 or to a charity of your choice.

Boonville- Tiffany Marie Everest, 30, of Phoenix, Arizona, a former resident of Hawkinsville, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Phoenix, AZ.

          Tiffany was born in Syracuse, on June 17, 1987, a daughter of Paul Everest and Maria Sgroi.  She grew up on Woodgate Road, in the hamlet of Hawkinsville and received her education at Adirondack Central School, Boonville. Later she was employed as a clerk for the Salvation Army and at a farmer’s cooperative.  Tiffany relocated to Phoenix, many years ago.

          She attended Boonville Alliance Church and had a great affection for animals, especially dogs.

          In addition to her mother, Maria, of Syracuse, Tiffany is survived by a daughter, Laura Grace, Arizona.  Also surviving is a brother, James Everest, Syracuse; and two sisters, Sana Everest, Syracuse and Sabra Everest, Williamstown.  She was predeceased by her father, James Everest.

          Her Funeral will be Tuesday, at 12 Noon at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where calling hours are Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until the funeral.  Interment will be in Boonville Cemetery.

Boonville- Leonard G. Williams, 77 of Woodgate Drive passed away July 4, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Utica.                                                
 
He was born in Boonville on December 6, 1940 a son of George and Doris Talcott Williams.  He graduated from Boonville High School and on September 17, 1966 he Married Karen Fitch at St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville.   They settled on Erwin St and then moved to lower Schuyler St. where they lived for 40 years. In 2008 they moved to Woodgate Dr.  Karen died November 22, 2013. Leonard was a letter carrier in the village of Boonville for the post office beginning around 1980.  He also tended bar at the Hulbert House for many years. 
 
He was very active in the Boonville Lodge of Elks 2158, where he served as a past exalted ruler, state vice president and district deputy.  He enjoyed hunting, bowling and golf.
 
Surviving are a daughter and son- in- law, Amy and Martin Seeley, Lewisville, N.C., one son and daughter- in- law, George Grant Williams and wife, Barbara Carey, Tucson, AZ.;  five grandchildren, Kyle Armstrong, Cy and Brayden Seeley, Leonard [Leo]   and Henry Williams;  one sister and brother- in- law, Jane and Joe Muha, Boonville;  sisters- in- law,  Mary Ann Bourgeois,  {Jay Silverman},  Jean Williams and Frieda Fitch;  several nieces and nephews and brother- in- law, Ronnie Bourgeois.  He was predeceased by a brother Daniel in 2007 and brother- in- law Kenneth Fitch 2012.
 
The Williams family would like to thank Sunset Nursing and Rehab . Center and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center for all the wonderful care given to Leonard.
 
Funeral services will be on Tuesday, July 10 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post St. Boonville with Rev. Jack Ford,  pastor of Boonville United Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Members of the Boonville Elks Lodge will conduct services on Monday at 8pm at the funeral home.  Donation in his memory may be made to Boonville Elks, 2158 State Route 12, Boonville. There will be a luncheon after the funeral on Tuesday at the Boonville Elks Lodge where donations of food may be brought after 10 am. For an online message of sympathy go to www. millsfuneralhomes.com. 

West Leyden- Gene M. Norrs, 86, of Mud Lake Road, husband of the late Mary Agnes, passed away at Oneida Health Care, Oneida, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

          Gene was born on November 22, 1931, in Fertile, Minnesota, a son of David and Martha Haugen Norrs, and graduated from Fertile MN High School, with The Class of 1950.  Thereafter, Mr. Norrs served his country in the US Airforce, stationed in Korea during the Korean Conflict.  Mr. Norrs was honorably discharged from the Airforce with the rank of Staff Sergeant, on January 7, 1955, from Griffiss Airforce Base, Rome. 

          After serving his country, Mr. Norrs attended Syracuse University and The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, earning a Master’s Degree.

          On April 14, 1954, Gene was united in marriage with Mary Agnes Fleming, at The Church of the Annunciation, Clark Mills.  The couple lived in Verona for many years before moving to their present home on the Mud Lake Road near West Leyden.  Mrs. Norrs passed away on September 17, 2004.

          For thirty two years until his retirement, Mr. Norrs was employed in operation of defense systems at The Rome Labs, Rome, NY.

          He was a member of Charles J. Love Post # 406, American Legion and Harland Hennessey Post V.F.W. both of Boonville and he served The Tug Hill Commission.

          Gene is survived by three sons, James M. Norrs  and significant other, Mary Nicholas, Munnsville, John M. Norrs and his wife, Melissa and David C. Norrs all of West Leyden; fifteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; one sister, Marlene (Gary) Harris, Phoenix, AZ.  He was predeceased by two brothers, David and Willis Norrs.

          His family extends a sincere note of thanks and appreciation to the staff at Oneida Health Care, for the excellent care which they provided for Gene. 

          Calling hours are Saturday, 10:00 A.M. until 12 Noon at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Leyden.  

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