Issue 4 — Thursday, August 28, 2014

PORT JERVIS — Winifred “ Winnie” Aumick, age 95 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Sunday, Aug. 24 at St. Joseph’s Place, Port Jervis. She was born on Sept. 11, 1918 in Port Jervis, the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice Carlow Worzel.
Winnie was faithful member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Port Jervis and a member of the Ladies Guild of the church. She was also a member of the Tri-State Community Chorus and a volunteer at Bon Secours Community Hospital.
Winnie was a very loving, compassionate individual whose patience was to be admired. She was always willing to lend a helping hand when ever needed.
Winnie married Theodore E. Aumick, who pre-deceased her.
She is survived by her three sons, Clare Aumick and his wife Mary Lou of Port Jervis, Glenn Aumick and his wife Linda of Sparrowbush, Dennis Aumick and his wife Rose of Montague, NJ, her daughter Shirley Lane and her husband Gary of Port Jervis, her daughter-in-law, Patricia Anderson and her husband John of Port Jervis, her sister-in-law Vivian McGaw of Port Jervis, her God Daughter, Laura Lane Quick of Huguenot, 13 grandchildren, Arthur “Joey” Aumick and his wife Patricia, Dean Aumick and wife Cathy, Penny Quick and husband Walter, Michael Aumick and wife Pauline, Kerry Lane and husband David, Dennis “Sean” Aumick and wife Jennifer, Shannon Aumick and wife Michelle, Melissa Malia and husband Patrick, Bridget Van Horn and husband Lincoln, Molly Riker and husband Michael, Susan Sherwood and husband Joel, Coreena Atwell and husband Chuck, Ronald Lane and wife Jennifer, 23 great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was pre-deceased by her son, Arthur Aumick, Sr., her daughter Rosemary Aumick, her sisters, Marion Force and Dora Rhoades, her brothers, Herbert and Lloyd Worzel and her step-sister Mary Nied.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Patt Kauffman will officiate. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Penna.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 31 W. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit

PORT JERVIS — Margaret “Maggie” Fuller, a loving wife, mother and grandmother age 57 of Port Jervis passed away Friday, Aug. 22 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was born on March 10, 1957 in Port Jervis, the daughter of the late Robert A. and Bertha Frailey Dwyer.
Margaret was a home health care giver who touched the hearts of all who knew her. She was a member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Port Jervis, a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Tri-State Naval Post #7241, and a life member of the Port Jervis Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Margaret married Frank W. Fuller, Jr., who survives at home. She is also survived by her two sons, Anthony Fuller and his wife Trisha and Frank Fuller, III and his wife Misty all of Port Jervis, three grandchildren, her father-in-law, Frank Fuller, Sr., several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and her extended family.
She was pre-deceased by her sister Ruth Ann Kalin.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. The vigil wake service was held Tuesday afternoon, and Tri-State Naval Post, Ladies Auxiliary conducted memorial services, and the Port Jervis Fire Dept. attended Prayers were offered Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Port Jervis. Interment will take place at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to the PKD Foundation, (Polycystic Kidney Disease) PO Box 871847, Kansas City, MO. 64187-1847. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit

PORT JERVIS — William Leiman of Port Jervis, NY, died Friday, Aug. 22 at Elant at Fishkill. He was 93.
He was born Jan. 28, 1921 in Bronx, NY the son of the late Samson and the late Sophie Sachs Leiman.
He proudly served our country as a Sergeant, in the United States Army Air Corps and was involved in several campaigns in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
He was married to his loving wife Alice Rose Leiman who passed away on Aug. 13, 2006.
He was the President of Crescent Silver Plating Company in Port Jervis, NY.
Bill was a loving and devoted husband and father. He was community minded, involved as a Boy Scout Master, as well as a lifelong member of Temple Beth El. He served as a Trustee and was a past member of the Beth El Cemetery Board.
Surviving are: his loving sons Paul Leiman and his wife Andrea of Bethesda, MD and Lawrence Leiman of Middletown, NY, three grandchildren, also several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his 3 sisters; Claire Grauer, Ida Marshall and Sarah Moskin.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis.
Burial was in the Beth El Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY.
Memorial Contributions: Jewish War Veterans Association of America
Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. For additional information or to send a condolence note to the family please visit

LAKE ARIEL — Madeleine Dorothy Schleupner, age 90, a resident of Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Born September 21, 1923, in Uswick, PA, she was the daughter of the late John P. and Clara (Devlin) Schleupner Jr.
She was raised in BVM Queen of Peace RC Church. Over her lifetime, she had lived at Lake Whitney, Hawley, White Mills and Scranton. For many years she worked as the secretary for St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church. She was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph’s and St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Churches. In her spare time, she worked as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels in Scranton.
She is survived by her dear friend and advocate for many years, Father Michael Marchetti, as well as three cousins.
There was a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, August 25, at BVM Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 314 Chestnut Ave, Hawley. Burial took place in B.V.M. Queen Of Peace Cemetery, Hawley.
Memorials may be made by requesting a Mass be said at donor’s church or donating to a favorite charity in Madeleine’s name.

SHOHOLA — Brenda F. Sposato, 64 of Shohola, PA passed away Aug. 21 at home. Survivors include her husband Richard Zerilli and her daughter Marie Freytag of Colorado.
Services and cremation will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA.


Grandparents Day Celebration

MILFORD — Grandparents, it’s your day—come celebrate! Belle Reve Senior Living is pleased to invite grandparents to the community for a celebration on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy a delicious waffle breakfast in honor of National Grandparents Day in September. Bring photographs of your grandchildren to share with your friends. Each grandparent will receive a gift!
This event is free and open to seniors; however, seating is limited. Please RSVP by Sept. 1 by calling Kaitlyn or Michele at 570-409-9191.
For more than 10 years, Belle Reve has been providing seniors with the best Personal Care, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing services. Located at 404 East Harford Street, Milford, PA services are offered on an affordable month-to-month basis with no buy-in fees. We invite you to visit our community and see what makes Belle Reve a great place to live! For more information, please call 570-409-9191 or log onto


‘Pillowcase Project’ To Prepare Kids For Disasters

HAWLEY — The American Red Cross NEPA Region is proud to announce The Pillowcase Project, part of a nationwide pilot program, with a vision of teaching kids to be prepared for any disaster and to teach empowerment through a series of age-appropriate activities. Be on the lookout for The Pillowcase Project to be held in elementary schools, after-school programs and clubs throughout the Northeast region.
The Pillowcase Project, sponsored by Disney, is implemented by trained Red Cross volunteers in a one-hour classroom session. The curriculum is structured by three core principles: Learn, Practice and Share. Students will learn about hazards, how to prepare for emergencies, enhance coping skills, practice what they have learned and share their knowledge with family and friends. The program emphasizes the importance of developing an emergency communications plan, fire evacuation plan and emergency contact cards. Students will each receive a workbook and certificate of completion. They will also have the opportunity to decorate and personalize their own pillowcase, which are pre-printed with Disney characters and suggested items to include in the kit, such as: toothpaste, flashlight, blanket and a radio.
The NEPA Region is one of 60 Red Cross regions piloting the program this year, with the goal of expanding the program to 96 regions by the end of 2015.
The Pillowcase Project was originally created in New Orleans and was inspired by local university students carrying their belongings in pillowcases in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
For additional information on how to become a volunteer presenter, please contact Gail Toscano (see above). Media will be invited to individual presentations thru a media advisory.


Presbyterian Church Reunion

MILFORD — After ten years enjoying the blessings of Traditional and Contemporary Worship Services, beginning Sunday, Sept. 14, First Presbyterian Church of Milford will be celebrating Reunion!
Reunion Worship will be a seventy-five minute or so Service of praise, prayer, and preaching. The music will be a blend of old and new, using guitar, keyboard, and a variety of instruments, and singing songs that turn worshipers toward God, are full of theological truth, and lift up Jesus Christ.
First Presbyterian Church of Milford is made up of young and old with a mixture of racial, socio-economic, and Christian backgrounds. Dress tends to be business-casual, but there is always a mixture of ties, dresses, and blue jeans.
Following the Service, worshipers are encouraged to enjoy conversation and hot and cold drinks and goodies in a large room called Fellowship Hall. The room is filled with tables and chairs adjacent to the church’s kitchen and Christian giftshop and bookstore.
A variety of classes and studies for Christian education and growth will be offered for children and adults before Worship from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. A Nursery for infants through toddlers up through 5 years old is available during these classes and studies and during Worship.
For more information contact the Church Office at 570-296-4711,, or visit ot


ORMC To Host Free Stroke Seminar

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free seminar “Nuts and Bolts of Stroke Care” on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center Conference Center’s Conference Center, 707 East Main Street in Middletown.
Dr. Olga Fishman, Medical Director of the Stroke Center Program and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience and Dr. Vincent Gulfo, Medical Director of Rehabilitation Medicine will lead the discussion on recognizing the signs and symptoms of an acute stroke, current treatment options, recovery and support. According to the CDC, every year, more than 795,000 in the United States have a stroke.
Light refreshments will be served. To register, please visit or call the Orange Regional Health Connections at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).


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