NATHANIEL SKIP FEAGLES III
Nathaniel Skip Feagles III of Narrowsburg, NY, a lifelong resident of the area, died Thursday, November 27, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was 67.
The son of the late Nathaniel and Marie H. Feagles Jr., he was born November 28, 1940 in Honesdale, PA.
Skip was a retired highway superintendent for the Town of Tusten; a member of St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, Narrowsburg; lifelong member of the Narrowsburg Fire Department; member of Sullivan County Highway Superintendents, IUOE 925 Union; and the Beaver Brook Rod and Gun Club.
A family statement reads, Skip was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many. He was a big part of the family. He will greatly be missed by all that knew him.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Patricia Smith Feagles; three daughters, Laura Sanville and husband William of Byram, NJ, Mary Boylan of Franklin Lakes, NJ and Melissa Ursich and husband Paul of Wyckoff, NJ; one son, CDR Gerard Feagles USN and wife Karin of Pensacola, FL; sister Ann Alsop and husband Ed of Fort Meyers, FL; 16 grandchildren; many nephews, nieces, cousins and in-laws.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, December 1, at St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, Narrowsburg. Father William Scully O.F.M. officiated. Christian Burial followed at St. Francis Cemetery, Narrowsburg.
Donations may be made to the St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, 151 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764 or the Tusten Volunteer Ambulance Service Inc., P.O. Box 34, Narrowsburg, NY 12764.
ANNE M. GARRITY
Mrs. Anne M. Garrity of Port Jervis, NY, a lifetime resident of the area, died Sunday, November 30, 2008 at Bon Secours Community Hospital. She was 85.
She was born January 27, 1923 in Port Jervis, the daughter of the late Benjamin Harry and the late Loretta Hawker Hinkley. She married Joseph B. Garrity 62 years ago in St. Marys R.C. Church in Port Jervis on October 27, 1946.
Anne worked for Gillinders Glass, Kolmar Labs and the Holiday Inn. Anne was a lifetime member of St. Marys R.C. Church in Port Jervis and the Catholic Daughters of Americas Court Madonna No. 114, Port Jervis. Anne was also an avid bowler at Minisink Lanes.
A family statement reads: Mom was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and nana, who loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband at home; two sons, John Garrity and James J. Garrity and wife Janina, all of Port Jervis; daughter Joan Collins and husband Tom of Sparrowbush, NY; two sisters, Alice Prisco of Port Jervis and Patricia Biondi and husband Dominic of Wayne, NJ; five grandchildren, Danny Grusz and wife M.J., Jennifer Grusz, Jeffrey Garrity and wife Mary, Jerianne Baumgardner and Jamie Storms and husband James; seven great-grandchildren, Kelly, Justin, Troy, Cyera, Eli, Grace and Katherin; sisters-in-law Marilyn Hinkley of Port Jervis, Dorothy Dot Dunn of Newburgh, NY and Mildred Space and husband Leo of Howells, NY; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by four brothers, Harrison, Jack, Joseph and William Hinkley; and four sisters, Peg Cooper, Agnes Ullersberger, Claire Gillespie and Marion Robinson.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 3 at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Marys R.C. Church. Burial was at St. Marys Cemetery, Port Jervis.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Madonna No. 114, PO Box 208, Port Jervis, NY 12771.
CHARLES H. HALLOCK SR
Charles H. Hallock Sr. of Highland Lake, NY, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2008 in the deep woods in the Town of Highland. He was 71.
He was born May 3, 1937 in Forestburg, NY, the son of the late Wilbur and Margaret Weber Hallock.
He married Barbara VanEtten Hall.
Charlie retired after 31 years from Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc., Grahamsville, NY, as a hydroelectric plant operator. He then worked in the same capacity for Mirant, Inc. until his retirement.
Charlie was an active member of St. Anthonys R.C. Church in Yulan, NY, serving on the Parish Council; a Third-Degree Knight with the Cardinal John OConnor Council, Knights of Columbus, Yulan; a Cub Master for Pack #93, Cub Scouts in Yulan; a Little League baseball coach in Yulan and a basketball coach in Wurtsboro.
A family statement reads: Charlie was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved hunting, fishing with his sons and grandsons and working around St. Anthonys Church. He was all about his family.
He is survived by his wife at home; by four sons, Charles Hallock Jr. and wife Betty of Hillside, NY; Bob Hallock Sr. and wife Angie of Highland Lake, Tim Hallock Sr. and wife Linda of Highland Lake and Scott Hallock and wife June of Highland Lake; his sister, Roberta Jessup and husband Carlton of Hillside, NY; grandchildren Kelly, Keith, Christie Besimer and husband Damon, Bobby Jr., Tim Jr., Kimberly and Heather, Rebecca Ryman and husband Christopher, Buck (Scott) Jr. and Caitlin; two great-grandchildren, Dillon and Kylin; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by four brothers and one sister.
Prayers were offered Wednesday, December 3 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis, NY. A Mass of Resurrection followed at St. Anthonys R.C. Church, Yulan, with The Rev. Anthony Moore as celebrant. Interment took place at St. Anthonys Cemetery, Eldred, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthonys R.C. Church, 25 Beaverbrook Road, Yulan, NY 12792.
FLORENCE MARGARET HENCHEL
Florence Margaret Henchel died on November 23, 2008 in Alexandria, VA. She was 101 years old.
She was born in 1906 in Brooklyn, NY, to Gennaro Antedomenico and Teresangela Vitale.
Florence is survived by her brother, Felix Antedomenico; half siblings Carmela Spence, Teresa Clear and Paul Antedomenico; step-granddaughter Diana Palmer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husbands Sidney Henchel, Leslie Waterbury and James Marsch; and four sisters and three brothers.
Florence was the former owner of the Mighty M Motel in Sparrowbush, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, December 2 at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Alexandria. Burial will take place at a later date at the Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest, NC.
Donations may be made in Florences memory to Goodwin House Foundation (for the Employee Education Fund), 4800 Fillmore Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311 or the Virginia German Shepherd Rescue, PO Box 126, Sterling, VA 20167.
DR. WARREN L. MILLER
Warren L. Miller of Sparta, NJ passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at Beth Israel Hospital New York City. He was 79.
Dr. Miller was born in Mt. Holly, NJ and raised on Staten Island.
He graduated Wagner College in 1950. He moved to Sparta in 1974.
Dr. Miller earned his PhD in biochemistry from the UMDNJ School of Biomedical Science in Newark, NJ. He worked in Schering-Plough Pharmaceutical Co. in Bloomfield, NY prior to his employment for 27 years at the Veterans Hospital in East Orange, NJ in hematology research.
After his retirement Dr. Miller was a consultant with Camber Corporation and with the County of Sussex in safety.
Dr. Miller is survived by his wife, Maureen McDonough Miller of Sparta; daughter Breena Taira and husband Taku of Mineola; grandson Lev Sakae Taira; sister Marcia Salton and husband Alvin of White Lake, NY; and several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held on Friday, November 28, 2008, at Jewish Center of Sussex County Cemetery, North Hardyston, NJ.
Donations may be made to Chabad of Northwest New Jersey, Sussex County, 191 Woodport Road, Suite 208C, Sparta, NJ 07871; or Jewish Center of Sussex County, 13 Washington Street, Newton, NJ 07860; or American Cancer Society Hope Lodge New York City, 132 West 32 Street, New York, NY 10001.