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August 23, 2012 - August 30, 2012

JANE LEAH ALLEN

Jane Leah Allen of Port Jervis, NY died Friday, August 24, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Place, with her family by her side. She was 77.

Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Tuesday, September 4, from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with a burial in Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Place Healing Garden Fund, 160 E. Main Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

For additional information, or to leave a condolence note, visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com.

MARY J. BOLTE

Loving wife and mother Mary Joan Bolte of North Branch, NY, passed away April 29, 2011, in Cerritos, California. She was 87.

A memorial mass was held on August 25 at St. Mary’s Church in Obernburg, NY. Father Joseph Juracek officiated.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Church, P.O. Box 1, Obernburg, NY 12767 or the USO.

FREDERICK L. PETERSON

Frederick L. Peterson of Washingtonville, NY entered into rest on August 20, 2012.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, Washingtonville, NY. A service was held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial followed in Washingtonville Presbyterian Cemetery in Washingtonville.

For more information or to leave condolences for the family, visit www.davidtfergusonfh.com

CHARLES H. ELLERT, SR.
Charles H. Ellert, Sr., 86, of Glen Spey, NY died Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at home.

A memorial graveside service will be held Friday, August 31 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Cemetery, Goshen, NY.

Memorial donations can be made to a veteran’s charity of one’s choice. To leave the family a personal condolence visit www.donovanfunerals.com.

CLARENCE EDWARD HORTON

Clarence Edward Horton of Montgomery, NY, died Saturday, August 18, 2012, in Middletown. He was 70.

A memorial gathering was held on Sunday, August 26, 2012, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the family’s home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Town of Montgomery Volunteer Ambulance Corp., P.O. Box 25, Walden, NY 12586. For condolences, visit millspaughfuneralhome.com.

HARDY PIERCE JR.

Chief Master Sergeant (Ret.) Hardy Pierce, Jr. of Newburgh, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, August 20, 2012 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital after a courageous battle with lymphoma.

Funeral services were held at St. Patrick’s Parish, 55 Grand St., Newburgh on Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m. with burial immediately following at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Middle Hope with full military honors.

Donations can be made to the New York National Guard Family Readiness Council, 595 New Loudon Rd. #170, Latham, NY 12110 or St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen, 55 Grand St., Newburgh,NY 12550.

EDNA MARIE LORD

Edna Marie Lord of Whiting, NJ, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 21, 2012. She was 84.

Visitation was held on Friday, August 24, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 Pine Island Turnpike, Pine Island, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at St. Stephens Church, 75 Sanfordville Rd., Warwick, NY. Burial was in St. Stephens Cemetery Warwick.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephens Church, 75 Sanfordville Rd., Warwick, NY 10990; or Schervier Pavilion, 22 Van Duzer Pl., Warwick, NY 10990.

To send condolences go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.