Issue 8 — Thursday, September 22, 2016
PORT JERVIS — William J. Pagano age 80 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at Port Jervis, NY. He was born on December 20, 1935 in Port Jervis the son of Joseph J. and Marion Weiser Pagano. Bill proudly served our country during the Korean War with the US Army and was a member of the American Legion in Milford, PA. He retired as a conductor for New Jersey Transit. in Port Jervis. Bill was a faithful member of St. James The Greater R.C. Church, in Montague.
He married his beloved wife on October 11, 1958, Irma H. Conklin Pagano who pre-deceased him on July 13, 2010.
He is survived by his two sons Joseph R. Pagano, William M. Pagano and his wife Lynn all of Port Jervis, two daughters Valerie Halupka and her husband Kenneth of Port Jervis, Karen Lombardo and her husband Thomas of Sparrowbush, seven grandchildren; Kenneth and Jennifer Halupka, Kristin Trovei and her husband Steve, Teresa Lewis and her husband Danny, Alyssa Pagano, Scott Marion and Angie Smith; five great-grandchildren, Tyler and Alexis Trovei, Riley and Brody Smith, Coral Marion, his sister Dolores Joergle of Port Jervis, brother-in-law Charles Meloi (card playing Buddy) of Montague, NJ, sisters-in law, Vivian Reeves of Port Jervis, Maryann Pagano of Deltona, Fla., Beth Conklin of the State of Florida, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Prayers were offered 10 a.m. Saturday, September 17 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. James The Greater R.C. Church, Montague, NJ. Interment followed with military honors at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1942. 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 knight-auchmoody.com.
DINGMANS FERRY — Virginia Petri, 72 of Dingmans Ferry, PA passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Virginia was a retired beautician.
The daughter of late Dionisio and Ophelia (Puello) Ramilo, she was born on February 5, 1944. Virginia was married to Dennis Richard Petri on November 3, 1984 in Brooklyn, NY who predeceased her on March 28, 1999.
Virginia is survived by her children; Nichole Petri, Bruce P. Venery Jr., Lisa Perez, Sarina Middaugh and her husband Raymond and Keith Venery and his wife Christina; two brothers Gabe Soler and Danny Somoza; six sisters Millie Trezza, Olivia Asaro, Carolina Vega, Vivian Evans, Susan Diaz and Nancy Providencia; distant brother Joseph “Joey” Colon; grandchildren Amanda Joray, Christa Venery, Melissa Venery, Elizabeth Venery, Peter Venery, Brad Middaugh, Todd Perez, Anthony Buckle, Kristian Venery, Cameron Venery, Caleb Venery and Kayden Venery; great-grandchildren; Jaiden Joray, Tristan Varney, Aliyah Smith and Aviana Middaugh. She was predeceased by her brother, Philip Dante.
A viewing will be held at the Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W Harford Street, Milford, PA on Sunday, September 18 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. with Rev. Niels Nielsen officiating.
Burial will take place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA on Monday, September 19 at 9 a.m..
Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 103 Delaware Crest Dr, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328.
Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com).
MILFORD —Mrs. Geraldine Belle Talmadge a lifetime resident of Port Jervis, NY died Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Place in Port Jervis. She was 82.
She was born June 15, 1934 in Port Jervis, NY the daughter of the late Russell C. Conklin and the late Catherine E. Clark Conklin.
Geraldine was married for 32 years to Richard Talmadge, Sr. prior to his death on July 23, 1988.
She worked in the Housekeeping Department for Eddy Farm Hotel in Sparrowbush, NY.Geraldine was a member of the Port Jervis Little League Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are two sons: Russell Potter and his companion Kathy Shortell of Port Jervis, NY and Richard Talmadge, Jr. and his wife Alana of Montague, NJ; daughter: Deborah Sutton and her husband Michael of Unionville, NY; two sisters Harriet Mayfield of Greenville Township, NY and Donna Conklin and her husband George of Matamoras, PA
Also surviving are seven grandchildren: Russell Potter, Jr. and his wife Susan, James Potter and his wife Patricia, Michele Potter and her companion William, Michael Talmadge and his wife Melissa, Megan Talmadge, Brett Sutton and his wife Katie, Kyle Sutton and his companion Hannah. As well as 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews
She was pre-deceased by a son, Michael Talmadge and three brothers: Gary Conklin, Phillip Conklin & Russell Conklin, Jr.
Friends called at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis on Monday, September 19 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:00 AM from Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 East Main Street, Port Jervis with Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst officiating.
Burial will be at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123
Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845-856-5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com.