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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Thursday, April 28, 1988
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IWPSJH wt r 2EUi.fcbughkeepsle Journal Thursday, April 28, 1988 j jaxfi im - trr Obituaries J V More obituaries, Pago 3B s X . - I"H Edward S. Ne Jame Ettyard S. Nc Jame, 65, a lifelong localLiesid'ent and owner of the E.S. Ne!TBJPool k Supply Corp. of Red OakrMUl, died Tuesday at Vassar BroffiSft'jJospttal, City of Pough - keep5!erfter a brief Illness. MrT lie Jame was a past chairman of the City of Poughkeepsie Republican party, a past president of (he Young Republicans and a 6th Ward Republican committeeman. He was a past president of the Lcb'aBdh' American Club, Poughkeepsie; a lifetime honorary member of the Jaycees; and a member of the Poughkeepsie Chamber of Commerce, Elks Lodge 275, Poughkeepsie, and the National Spa and Pool Institute. He had been awarded gold medals for pool design by the National Spa and Pool Institute, was responsible for bringing the Soapbox Derby and Golden Gloves boxing to Poughkeepsie and was actively involved with Catholic Charities in Dutchess County. Mr. Ne Jame was a veteran of World War H, served in the U.S. Army, and received the Purple Heart at the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the American Legion Post 37, Poughkeepsie. He was a communicant of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, City of Poughkeepsie. He was born Feb. 22, 1923, in Tor - rington, Conn., to George B. and Mai - achi Nejamie Ne Jame. His mother survives in Poughkeepsie. K flL 1 MR. NE JAM! Oh June 24, 1951, in Maryland, he married Ger - aldine Branson. She died in 1973. In addition to his mother, survivors include three sons, Mark Ne Jame, Chris Ne Jame, both of Poughkeepsie, and George Ne Jame of Los Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Susan Moore of Poughkeepsie and Donna Cucci of Beacon; a brother, Charles Ne Jame of Danbury, Conn.; three sisters, Mary Ne Jame, Amelia Betros and Josephine Bagwell, all of Poughkeepsie; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today at the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc., 59 Montgomery St, City of Poughkeepsie. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, South Hamilton Street, City of Poughkeepsie. Burial will be In St. Peter's Cemetery, Town of Poughkeepsie, with the Arlington Honor Guard conducting a military service. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Dutchess County Chapter, 31 Haight Ave., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603. Thomas P. Ahearn TUCSON, Ariz. Thomas P. Ahearn, 47, an Amenia native and former IBM liason to the European Economic Commission in Paris, died April 21 at his Tucson home after a short illness. Mr. Ahearn had worked in engineering management at IBM Poughkeepsie from 1963 to 1980. A Tucson resident for six years, he previously had been an Horizon Hill Drive resident in the Town of Poughkeepsie for many years. While, a Poughkeepsie resident, he had been active in the United Way of Dutchess County. He was born May 14, 1940, in Sharon, Conn., to Thomas and Marion Sadler Ahearn. He was a graduate of Webutuck Central High School in 1957, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, in 1961, Princeton (N.J.) University in 1963 and the University of Vermont in 1982. In 1962, at the South Amenia Pres byterian Church, he married Bar bara Brusca, who survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Ahearn and Stephanie Ahearn, both of Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, William Ahearn of North Salem (Westchester County); and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, including two aunts, Mary Funk of Pleasant Valley and Catherine Fahey of Pine Plains; and an uncle, Edward Ahearn of Amenia. Services were held Sunday at the Dodge Chapel, Tucson, Ariz. The Rev. Dr. Dale E. Hewitt of ficiated. Burial was at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Dutchess County Unit, Hope Lodge, Vassar Brothers Hospital, Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601. Arrangements were under the direction of the Adair Funeral Home, Tucson, Ariz. James V. Matero WAPPINGERS FALLS - James V. Matero, 64, an operating engineer and a local resident for five years, jdied - Tuesday - at his homecSfteT IT brief illness. Mr. Matero had been in the construction industry for 40 years and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 137. He retired in 1987. A resident of Yonkers for 59 years before moving to Wappingers Falls, he was a former member of St. Bartholomew's Roman Catholic Church, Yonkers. He was born May 26, 1923, in Yonkers, to Stephen and Lucy Zaf farano " Matero. On Aug. 30, 1947, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Yonkers, he married Angelina La Vista, who sur - PRUrTT: Is is with the most sincere appreciation that we extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all of our neighbors, friends, and co - workers for the many kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy shown to us during our bereavement. Thank you all so very much. Sincerely, Delcye Bundy and the Family of DANIEL E.PRUITT, JR. maim 454 - 2002 Homeowners... CALL US FIRST! 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Previously of Brooklyn, Mr. Ransom was a member of the Wappingers Congress of Teachers, the Central Hudson Valley Board of Girls' Basketball Officials and its constitution and bylaw committees, and the New York State Association of Certified Officials for girls' basketball. He was the former director of recreation in the Town of Beckman, and director of intramural athletics at Ithaca College from 1970 to 1973. He was born April 24, 1951, in Brooklyn, to Herbert Alfred and Muriel Russ Ransom. His parents survive in Eastchester (Westchester County). A graduate of Midwood High School, Brooklyn, Mr. Ransom was a member of its 1967 - 1968 Public School Athletic League Championship Basketball Team, and was named most valuable player of the 1969 basketball teamJ He also had competed In the 1969 Annual Brooklyn Senior Stan Interboro High School Basketball Tournament. He attended Brooklyn College, the state university college at New Paltz. In 1973, he received a bachelor's degree from Ithaca College and was named an outstanding college athlete on a national level On June 21, 1975, in Yorktown Heights (Westchester County), he married Alida Lazzari, who survives. He is also survived by a brother, John Sloan of Stamford, Conn., two nephews and a niece. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Parmele Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Ave., Town of Poughkeepsie. Prayers will be' said in the evening. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Alfred C. Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Amawalk Hills Cemetery, Yorktown Heights. Donations may be made to the Skip Ransom Memorial Scholarship Fund, John Jay High School, Route 52, P.O. Box 38, Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533, or to the LaGrange Rescue Squad, LaGrange Fire House No. 2, Route 55, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603. POUGHQUAG - r Pauline IL Rl ley, 87. a 2fryear Poughquag resident, died Monday1 at St. Francis Hospital, Town of Poughkeepsie. Previously i of lEustice, Fla., Mrs. Riley was ajmembcr of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Green Haven. She was born March 3, 1901, in Santos, Fla., to .Staling and Hattie McKcnzie Thomas. She attended schools in Ocala, Fla. Her. husband, James Riley, died in 1967. She is survived by four daughters, Merrybelle Jackson and Johnnie Mae Riley, both of Chicago, and Elizabeth Williams and Joanne Odums, both of Poughquag; seven sons, Floyd K. Rtley of Washington D.C., Willie C. Riley and Pervis N. Riley, both of Philadelphia, Andrew B. Riley of Tampa, Fla., John Howard Riley and Robert Lee Riley, both of Miami, Fla. and Larry D. Riley of Pough - Pauline H. Riley B HSVJW V mix n&Jrir 41 i Witt&svWif kcepsie; three sisters,. Ruby r'ttnntnltnm Anil h 'Odessa Cunningham and Sadie Walker, Florida; brother; Thomas Grand .all. of a Lewis of Rapids, Mich.; 37 grandchildren: ' 28 great - grandchildren; and five great - great - grandchildren. Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Floyd J. Gilmore Funeral Home Inc:, 19 Cottage St, City of Poughkeepsie. Services will be .at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Green Haven, with the Rev. Walter R. Hall officiating. Burial will be in Beekman Cemetery, Poughquag. Frederick T. Oakley Jr. vives at home. Other survivors include three daughters, Lucille. .Matero of Wap - pingers Falls, Stephanie Grotsky of Yonkers and Maria Wilbur of Marlborough; two brothers, Anthony Matero and Rocco Matero, both of Yonkers; five sisters, Jacqueline De Poto, Paula Matero, Josephine De Pasquale, all of Yonkers, Jean De Nise of Nanuet (Rockland County) and Rose Corbisiero of Miami, Fla.; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Stella Rozycki. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 9 p m. today at the Sinatra Memorial Home, 601 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at St Bartholomew's Roman Catholic Church, Palmer Road, Yonkers. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Hastings - on - Hudson. Make a date! Isabella McCarroll BEACON - Isabella McCarroll, 94, a former Beacon resident died Tuesday at the Sylcoz Nursing Home, Newburgh, where she had been a five - year resident She had beena Beaconresident since 1913, and was a member of St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church. She was born March 25, 1894, in Newburgh, to William and Elizabeth TuttleHunt She attended Newburgh schools. Her husband, Paul A. McCarroll, died in January 1965. She is also survived by a son, Paul K. McCarroll of Beacon. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at St Joachim's Church, 61 Leonard St, Beacon. Burial will be in St Joachim's Cemetery, Beacon. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hignell Funeral Home, 10 Willow St, Beacon. PAWLING - Frederick T, Oakley Jr., 94, a 70 - year Pawling resident, died Tuesday at New Milford (Conn.) Hospital. Previously of the Bronx, Mr. Oakley had worked for the New York Central Rail Road for many years, retiring in 1957. He had also served as the state, county and town tax collector in Pawling for many years. He was a member of the Pawling Golden Agers and a 60 - year member of the Pawling United Methodist Church. 'He was born Dec. 27, 1893, in Mount Vernon, to Fred T. Oakley Sr and Sophie Heilmaier Oakley. On June 13, 1916, in Ontario, Canada, he married Myrtle M. Gill, who survives. Other survivors include two sons, Frederick G. Oakley and Elwood T. Oakley, both of Pawling; two' daughters, Marian Cunningham of Pawling and Myrtle Bertram of Mount Laurel, N.J.; three sisters, Isabel Purdy of Brewster, Ethet Sternagel of Yorktown Heights (Westchester ( County) and Bessie McGuire of White Plains; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great - grandchildren. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Horn & Thomes Funeral Home, 83 E. Main St., Pawling. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Pawling United Methodist Church, Dutcher Avenue. Burial will be in Pawling, Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Pawling Golden Agers, co Mrs. Fran Murello, RR1 Box 358, Holmes, N.Y. 12531, or to the Pawling United Methodist Church, Dutcher Avenue, Pawling, N.Y. 12564. Janet Lea Staton RALEIGH, N.C. - Janet Lea Staton, 29, a former Fishkill resident, died Feb. 19 at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C, after a long illness. A nine - year North Carolina resident, Miss Staton was an executive secretary for IBM in Raleigh since 1979. She was a member of the SOLO Club of Raleigh, and the Calvary Lutheran Church, Concord, N.C. She had also been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, FishkilL She was born March 14, 1958, in Chicago, to Bill J. and Millie Alten - burg Staton. Her parents survive in Concord. William P. Miller Jr. Miss Staton was a 1976 graduate of John Jay High School, and a graduate of the Bay Path Junior College, Long Meadow, Mass. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandmother, Edith Altenburg of Kanna - polis, N.C; a brother, W. Christian Staton of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two sisters, Laura Wilhelm of Salisbury, N.C. and Jill Staton of Charlotte, N.C Services and burial were in Concord, N.C. Donations may be made to Dr. E.J. Beattie co Kriser Cancer Center, 55 E. 34th St, 6th floor, New York, N.Y. 10010. NEW YORK - William P. Miller Jr., 39, a former Poughkeepsie resident, died Tuesday at the New York University Medical Center, New York City. A 23 - year resident Mr. Miller was curator at the Jamaica (Queens County) Art Center for 10 years, and has served as its executive director for the past two years. He had been a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Town of Poughkeepsie. He was born Dec. 12, 1948, in Poughkeepsie, to William P. Miller Sr. and Gertrude A. Flynn Miller. His father survives in the Town of Poughkeepsie. He was a 1966 graduate of Our Lady of. Lourdes High School, and received a bachelor's degree from Cooper Union, New York City, in 1970. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Parmele Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Ave., Town of Poughkeepsie. Prayers will be said In the evening. " Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial wjll be in Calvary Cemetery, Town of Poughkeepsie. EQH S K FUN AUCTION... ...to benefit the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce Saturday, April 30th Preview at 11 a.m. Auction at 1 p.m. Auctioneer - Robert Doyle Call 897 - 2067 for Information Furniture Old Coins Services 'Gift" Certificates New Merchandise Antiques Tools Appliances Paintings Glassware Clocks i at nr ITPHFQQ f MALL Rt. 9 and l;84 Exit 13 (SoUth)

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