Bernard Greisberg, a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, NY, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at the Achieve Rehab. & Nursing Facility in Liberty, NY. He was 86.
The son of the late Jacob and Lena Greisberg, he was born May 29, 1921 in New York City, NY.
He was the owner of Greisberg Plumbing and Greisberg Real Estate in Kauneonga Lake, NY. He was a World War II army veteran, serving as a First Lieutenant from 1943-1946. He was a 45-year member of Monticello Kiwanis Club; a member of the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department, serving as a former commissioner; a member of Sgt. Andrew Brucher V.F.W. Post #5499 of White Lake, NY; a member of the Bethel Planning Board and a member of Fallsburg Lodge F.& A.M. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was predeceased by his wife, Carole Weinstein Greisberg; two brothers, Max Greisberg and William Grace; and two sisters, Sarah Weber and Esther Rolph.
Funeral services were at Ramsays Funeral Home, Kauneonga Lake, NY on Monday, March 10, 2008. Burial will be in Beth-El Cemetery, White Lake.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department or Bethel Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
MADELEINE M. JAY
Madeleine M. Jay of Cochecton Center, NY, a retired stenographer for New York State Department of Veterans Affairs and a longtime area resident, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA. She was 81.
The daughter of the late Carroll and Marie Schafer Heinle, she was born July 4, 1926 in West New York, NJ. She was the widow of Clarence Jay, who passed away on October 23, 2007. They were married for 60 years.
Madeleine was a graduate of Katherine Gibbs Business School, Manhattan. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church, Lake Huntington, NY. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters.
Survivors include her two sons, Thomas C. Jay and wife Karen and Richard Jay and wife Sandi, both of Cochecton Center; a daughter, Linda Pomes and husband Richard of Cochecton Center; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, March 7 at Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church, Lake Huntington. Christian burial followed at Cochecton Center (Laurel) Cemetery, Cochecton Center. Father William Scully O.F.M. officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 151 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764; the Cochecton Center (Laurel) Cemetery, Cochecton Center, NY 12727; or the Cochecton Center Community Center, Cochecton Center, NY 12727.
JOSEPH M. LOMBARDO
Joseph M. Lombardo of Port Jervis, NY, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 60.
He was born August 14, 1947 in Port Jervis, the son of the late Joseph Shorty and Ethel Hopkins Lombardo.
He worked for North Fork Southern Railroad, Port Jervis. He was a member of St. Marys R.C. Church, Port Jervis and member of The Hawks Nest Hunting Club, Sparrowbush, NY. He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Cole Lombardo; by a son, Brad and daughter, Lisa, both at home; a niece, Regina Young; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by his infant brother, Robert.
Prayers were offered Wednesday, March 12, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Marys R.C. Church, Port Jervis. Interment took place at St. Marys Cemetery, Port Jervis.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donors choice.
TERIGIO TERRY MANNO
Terigio Terry Manno, a longtime resident of Mileses, NY, died March 1, 2008. He was 99.
He was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 16, 1909, the son of Sebastian and Louisa Manno. His wife Frieda Manno predeceased him.
Terigio was an employee of the New York City Transit Authority and received a commendation for rescuing a passenger from the tracks. He was a member of the TWU Local 100 retired members. He served in the medical detachment, 106th Infantry, New York National Guard and was honorably discharged. He was an active participant and established Mannos Farm.
He is survived by a son, George Manno and wife Irene of Mileses; daughters Marie DeStio of Farmingdale, NY and Constance and John Bacigalupo of Long Island, NY; grandchildren Frank Manno of Mileses, Terence of Mileses, Amy and John Creech of Athens, NY, Christina and Eric Kubenik of Jeffersonville, NY, Emma Manno of Mileses, NY; a son-in-law, Rocco Azzato of Lake Ariel, PA; a brother, Thomas Manno of Lake Worth, FL: and many nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by daughter, Louise Azzato; a son, Francis; brothers Charles, Arthur, Adolph, Frank and Richard; a sister, Carmela Alteio; and longtime companion Ida Banuat.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, March 4 at Holy Cross Church, Callicoon, NY with Father Ignatius Smith, OFM officiating. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Callicoon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Upper Delaware Ambulance Corps, PO Box 238, Hankins, NY 12741.
BRIAN CARL NELSEN
Brian Carl Nelsen of Port Jervis, NY, died Thursday, February 28, 2008 at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was 63.
He was born November 5, 1944 in Mineola, NY the son of the late Morten and the late Dorothy Kalmback Nelsen.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army in the 25th Infantry Division. He was a member of the nationally based VFW.
Surviving are his former wife Dorothy Nelsen of Sparrowbush, NY; two daughters, Tracy Cable and husband Michael of Port Jervis and Debbie Meerdink and husband John of Sparrowbush; one brother, Eric Nelsen of Glen Cove, NY; a nephew; and five grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a sister, Julie Gahagan.
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 3, 2008 at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis, with Pastor Phyllis Haynes officiating.
HELEN ANN ROSS
Helen Ann Ross of Equinunk, PA, formerly of Milton, NJ, died on March 2, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA. She was 77.
She was born on January 23, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY to Henry and Katie Metzler.
She was a former owner of the River Inn in Hankins, NY. After selling the business she went to work at Delaware Valley Job Corps in Callicoon, NY.
Helen was predeceased by her parents and by her devoted son, Ernest Ross II.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Ernest E Ross at home; son Henry C. Ross and companion Gertrude Gager of Equinunk; daughter-in-law Sandy Ross of Long Eddy, NY and former daughter-in-law Dawn Ross of Hankins; loving grandchildren Christopher Ross and his wife Erica of Louisiana, Shannon Ross-Boudwin and her husband Dale of Louisiana, Jessica Kenyon and her husband Andrew of Long Eddy, Casey Ross of Long Eddy, Emmylou Ross of Syracuse, NY, Kimberly Ross of Hankins, Daniel Ross of Hankins, Garrett Ross of Honesdale, PA and Kyal Ross of Hankins; five great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held at 10:30 am Friday, March 7th, 2008 at the Goble Funeral Home, Sparta, NJ. Burial will follow at Holland Mountain Cemetery.
Jayne Thomas of Port Jervis, NY, died Friday, March 7, 2008 at home with her family by her side. She was 87.
She was born September 3, 1920 in Amsterdam, Holland, the daughter of the late Cornelius and the late Jeanette Alsema Roor.
She was married to the late Ted Thomas who passed away in 1995.
A family statement reads: She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother Oma.
She is survived by a daughter, Ellen Knapp of Port Jervis; two sisters, Jans Alberts of Holland and Jeanette vanBarneveld of Canada; a grandson, Corey Knapp of Port Jervis; and a granddaughter: Nicole Ey and her husband Matt of Glen Spey, NY.
She was predeceased by her brother, Cornelius Roor; and her son-in-law, Peter Knapp.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 9, 2008 at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis.
Cremation was at H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.