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August 29, 2015
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Death Notices

August 13, 2015 - August 20, 2015

Robert “Bob” C. Curtis

Robert “Bob” C. Curtis of Hawley, PA, formerly of Callicoon, NY, the retired owner of Curtis Nurseries in Callicoon, died Wednesday, August 5, 2015 in St. Louis, MO. He was 83.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at St. James Episcopal Church, Route 17B, Callicoon.

Contributions can be made to Virginia Curtis Kim. Bob’s daughter will be establishing an education account for Bob’s foster children in St. Louis.

Noel Grabill

Noel Grabill of Callicoon, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at the Carley Brook Chapel (Church of the Holy Name) on Carley Brook Road, Honesdale, PA. Burial followed at Calkins Union Cemetery.

Contributions can be made to the Church of the Holy Name, 491 Carley Brook Rd., Honesdale, PA 18431, or to VNA Hospice of Lackawanna County, 301 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, PA 18447.

Valentine “Val” Gordon Hessinger

Valentine “Val” Gordon Hessinger of Callicoon Center, NY, a retired teacher for Delaware Valley and Jeffersonville Central School Districts and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, August 14, 2015 at Bethany Village, Bethany, PA. He was 86.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the United Reformed Church, Youngsville, NY. Burial with military honors was in the Callicoon Center Cemetery, Callicoon Center, NY.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Callicoon Center Fire Department, PO Box 144, Callicoon Center, NY 12724 or to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Edward John Janowsky

Edward John Janowsky of Callicoon, NY, died on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. He was 75.

There are no services.

Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Joseph John Jarfas

Joseph John Jarfas (Járfás Jozsef Jánós) of Equinunk, PA died on Saturday, August 15 after a brief illness.

A funeral mass will be held at Holy Cross Church in Callicoon on Thursday, August 20 at 11 a.m.

Contributions can be made to the North Country Mission of Hope, PO Box 2522, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.