Elsa V. Mercado
Elsa V. Mercado of Chatworth, GA, formerly a long-time resident of Port Jervis, NY, died Thursday, September 27 in Glen Spey, NY. She was 71.
Graveside funeral services were held on Monday, October 1 in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, with Rev. Glenn Borne officiating.
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Deacon Dolores ‘Dee’ Anita Zeese
The Reverend Deacon Dolores “Dee” Anita Zeese, of Tryon, NC, died September 25 at Mission Heart Center, Asheville, NC. She was 80.
A requiem mass and burial was held at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, Tryon, NC on Sunday, September 30 with interment immediately following in the Holy Cross Memorial Garden.
Memorial donations may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross Choir Fund, PO Box 279, Tryon, NC 28782; Steps of Hope, PO Box 518, Columbus, NC 28722; Church World Services-CROP Walk, PO Box 968, Elkhart, IN 46515; or Thermal Belt Outreach, 154 White Drive, Columbus, NC 28722.
Mavis Opal Wood
Mavis Opal Wood of Honesdale, PA died September 28, 2012 at the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 6 at 10 a.m. in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd., Lake Ariel, PA.
Friends may call Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.
Interment of ashes will take place in Lookout Cemetery, Wayne County, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Dr, Honesdale, PA 18431.
Gretchen Beseth, a longtime area resident of Hortonville, NY, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris, NY. She was 74.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sullivan County ARC, 162 East Broadway, Monticello, NY, 12701.
Richard Kayton of Shohola, PA passed away at home on October 1, 2012. He was 52.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at the Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing, 120 Route 6 & 209 Matamoras, PA 18336 from 1 to 5 p.m.