February 15, 1969 to February 18, 2015
OSCEOLA - Alfreda R. Bumbico, 46, of the Osceola Road died early Wednesday morning, February 18, 2015 at Lewis County General Hospital in Lowville.
Alfreda was born on February 15, 1969 in Raleigh, NC. She is the daughter of the John H. and the late Barbara Ann (Tessier) Beard.
She graduated from high school in Fayetteville, NC and she became a meat cutter and worked for Food Lion and Harris Teeter Grocery stores. Alfreda lived in California and her home was North Carolina until moving to Osceola with her daughter.
Surviving are her daughter Cassandra Robinson, aunts and uncles. A brother James Ordell, Jr. predeceased her.
Alfreda loved working on crossword puzzles.
Per her wishes she is to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
For an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.sundquistfh.com
November 17, 1940 to February 16, 2015
White Lake - Paula B. Boor Lynch, 74, passed away on February 16, 2015, after residing at Sunset Nursing Home since August 2013 in a long and courageous battle against the neurological disorder known as progressive supranuclear palsy, or PSP. She was surrounded by her two loving daughters.
Paula was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on November 17, 1940 to the late Paul and Susan Boor. Paula received her education at Herkimer High School and later attended business school in Syracuse. Paula was united in marriage to Arthur (Bud) Lynch on November 23, 1974. They resided in Middleville until 1980 and then moved to Woodgate, NY, near White Lake.
Paula managed all aspects of the famous Lake House in Middleville, New York, for many years before moving to White Lake. She then dedicated 21 years of service to the Visiting Nurses Association in Utica, traveling thousands of miles all across the region to help others who needed special care. She loved her patients, and several times was commended for her dedication. She was once cited in local newspapers for her quick thinking and calm resolve in evacuating a building of elderly when a fire broke out.
In 2007 she retired as a Visiting Nurse to enjoy her many hobbies, including creating lovely stained glass art. She also enjoyed cooking, camping, knitting and crafts, and traveling. She twice crossed North America to visit Alaska with her husband in their recreational vehicle. A favorite pastime was reading. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed volunteering with her daughter Susan in many of Boonville's community events.
Paula is survived by her husband Bud; two loving and devoted daughters, Susan and son-in-law David Alger of Boonville, Lisa Nicholas and Dale Wysluzaly of Clayville; three grandchildren Joseph and Matthew Kraszewski, and Jessica Nicholas. Paula had four great grandchildren that she cherished, one brother Dr. Paul Boor and sister-in-law Paula Ladd of Galveston, Texas, and many nephews and cousins. During her long stay at the Sunset Nursing home, the staff became Paula's second family.
A Memorial Visitation will be on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 2:00-4:00pm at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St., Boonville. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Herkimer, in early May, 2015, at the same time as the celebration of the life of her recently departed mother. Interment will be made in Woodgate Cemetery, Woodgate, NY.
Donations can be made to the Sunset Nursing Home Activity Fund, to CUREPSP.COM, or to the Woodgate Fire Department. A special thank you for the caring compassion of the entire nursing and administrative staff at Sunset Nursing Home, and to her loving cousin Dr. Andrew Faber.
October 29, 1964 to February 7, 2015
GREIG – Funeral services for Jon P. Tripp, 50, who died on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Lewis County General Hospital will be held on Thursday, February 12th at 6:00 PM at the Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Jenkins, Pastor of the Calvary Bible Church officiating.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday prior to the funeral from 3-6 PM.
Memorials in Jon’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Jon was born in Carthage on October 29, 1964, to Bradley Lynn and Joyce M. Wetmore Tripp where he graduated from Carthage Central High School in 1982. On August 3, 1985, he was married to Amy Sue McIntyre at the Greig United Methodist Church.
Jon began working for the Adirondack League Club at the young age of 20 and shortly thereafter became manager of the Preserve. He was associated with the Club for 30 years. As an avid outdoorsman, Jon loved fishing, playing golf and holding 1st first baseman and catcher positions on the Lewis County Fast Pitch Softball League, from which he recently retired. He also enjoyed table tennis and special times with his granddaughter, Aidryona. He was truly a great family man.
Jon is survived by his wife, Amy; their two sons, Brian and Mark at home; granddaughter, Aidryona; his mother, Joyce M.; brother Thomas and wife Lorie; his mother-in-law, Jean Mowers and her family and nephew, Brandon and niece, Heather Tripp. Jon’s father, Bradley Lynn Tripp recently died in October of 2014.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.sundquistfh.com
September 30, 1931 - February 14, 2015
Boonville- Francis James Dolan, 83, affectionately known as Jim, husband of Rosemary, passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at his residence while under the loving care of his wife, family and hospice.
He was born in New Bremen, on September 30, 1931. Jim grew up in Boonville, where he received his education. At age 16 he began employment for John Egnaczyk, in the operation of Egnaczyk's Dairy of Boonville. After that he was employed for James Capron at Fast Flame Gas Co. and Capron Cement Co. both of Boonville.
Beginning in 1952, Mr. Dolan served his country in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, during the Korean Conflict. Upon his honorable discharge from the Army in 1954, he returned to Boonville and resumed his employment with Mr. Capron.
On November 19, 1954, Jim was united in marriage with his childhood sweetheart, Rosemary Seelman, at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville. This was a loving union that endured for over 60 years. In the later 1950's they settled at their present home on Summit St.
In October, 1963, Jim and Rosemary, and Rosemary's brother, Donald Seelman purchased the American Hotel on Ann St. in Boonville. Together they operated this hotel, bar and grill, until Mr. Seelman died in 1982. After that Jim and Rosemary have continued to operate the hotel until the present time. Jim was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, and a longtime member of Boonville Fire Company and a member of Charles J. Love Post America Legion and Harland J. Hennessey Post VFW, both of Boonville.
In addition to his wife, Rosemary, he is survived by two daughters and sons in law, Kathryn (Kris) Egnaczyk, and Cheryl (Cameron) Kaiding, all of Boonville; four grandchildren, Leslie and Ryan Pfeiffer, Katelyn Egnaczyk and Matt, Tom Egnaczyk and Sydney, all of Boonville, three great grandchildren, twins, Maddie and Abby Pfeiffer and Machanna Egnaczyk; two brothers, Rev. Donald H. Karlen, retired pastor of Christ Our Hope Parish, Boonville, John and his wife, Mary Karlen, Blossvale; one sister, Nancy and her husband, Dick Goodhines, West Leyden, and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jim's Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, where Rev. Donald H. Karlen, his brother, will officiate. There are no public calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Our Hope Catholic Parish, 110 Charles St. Boonville, or to Boonville Fire Co. PO Box 164, Boonville, NY 13309, or to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413.
March 8, 1929 to February 8, 2015
Boonville- Mary L. Mathis, 85, of Erwin Street went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2015 at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville after a long illness.
She was born on the family farm in Highmarket on March 8, 1929, a daughter of Clayton and Marion Roser Gleasman. She graduated from Constableville High School in 1946 and began working for GTE Phone Company that same year. She married Frederick J. Mathis on June 25, 1949 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Constableville. The couple settled in Boonville and made it their lifelong home. Mary retired from the phone company in 1982 and worked part-time at McGee’s thereafter until Fred’s retirement. In 1987 they began spending winters in Florida near their daughter and her family. They enjoyed this yearly trip until 2011 when Mary entered the nursing home.
Mary was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Constableville and St. Joseph’s Church in Boonville. She was a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.
Surviving are her husband Fred; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Anne and Stephen Sharpe, Niceville, FLA; grandchildren, Brian (partner Steve) Sharpe, San Diego, CAL, Amy and Zach Richards, Niceville, FLA, Greg and Kristina Sharpe, Niceville, FLA; great grandchildren, Aiden Sharpe, Riley Sharpe and Sydney Richards; a step daughter, Julie Paquin; step grandson, Kodie Paquin, both of Gravesville, NY; sister-in-law, Helen Gleasman, FLA and many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Jean and a brother Clayton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the parish of Christ Our Hope /St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville. Calling hours will be held 2-5 p.m. Thursday at Mills Funeral Home 301 Post Street, Boonville. Burial in the spring at Prussian Settlement Cemetery, West Leyden. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter, 441 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204 or to Christ Our Hope/ St. Joseph’s Church.
For an online message of sympathy go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com
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