The following was submitted to The Odessa Box 23, Reading Center, NY 14876. Obituary: Stephen purchased and later sold a number of Napa Auto Parts stores in the area. This remarkable journey began in the St. Lawrence River and traversed the Erie Canal, Hudson River, Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Intracoastal Waterway, St. Lucie Canal, Lake Okeechobee, Caloosahatchee River and Charlotte Harbor before ending at a dock immediately adjacent to their new home. He loved watching and cheering on his grandchildren during their sporting events. The following obituary was submitted to The Odessa Yes, simply click Add a photo located underneath the main photo of the obituary then upload the photos/videos you wish to share. Yes, flower arrangements are fulfilled and delivered by local florists from Watkins Glen. Ted was born in San Francisco on December 5, 1943 to the late Ted and Louise Siri, who then raised him in Santa Rosa, CA. The service will be held on Saturday, August 27th at 2:00 pm at Smith Park (Upper Pavilion) in Hector, NY (5303 Park Ave., Hector, NY 14841). Davis-Watkins Funeral Homes & Crematory | Fort Walton Beach FL funeral She enjoyed crochet, pottery, crafts and going to rummage sales. Anitas hobbies included sewing, crocheting, reading and watching true crime documentaries. He was married September 1, 1950 in Monterey, NY. He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Catherine M. Arcangeli, at home; five children, Jeffery L. (Tamiko) Arcangeli, Lori J. Watkins Glen is recognized by the huge number of celebrities born here who have become famous not only in the United States, but all over the world. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit, Obituary: We offer a wide range of ceremony options. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Mecklenburg United Methodist Church, 6063 Turnpike Rd., Mecklenburg, from 2pm-3pm; followed by a memorial service at 3:00pm at the church. There was always room for one more at their table. The 4.2-mile loop has 19 waterfalls along the course, climbing up and down stairs through the gorge. He always worked road construction to pay the bills, but there was no doubt in anyones mind that his true passion, and in his later years his salvation, was horses. Age 70, of Lockport, NY passed away on Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023. Private burial will be in Montour Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, NY on Friday (April 22) from 12 noon-2 p.m.; followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home and burial at Hector Presbyterian Cemetery. She was a devoted, passionate, active and loving mother; and in recent years a fun, loving, and caring grandmother to her two grandsons, Kylo and Jasper. He was predeceased by his mother, Edith Ennis, on June 26, 1987; uncles Dick Ennis in 2022 and Dave Ennis in 2020; his aunt, Jane Seymour, in 2014; grandparents, Shirley and Robert Ennis, and Norman Quinn and Lillie Mariah Quinn; and father-in-law, George Knapp (Dad). He worked as a truck driver for various local companies, including Suit-Kote Corporation and D&T Franzese in Watkins Glen, and RC Billing in Bath. Obituary: Elaine C. Stevens Rick worked at American LaFrance, was a self-employed contractor for several years, then worked for FM Howell in Elmira from 1993-2020. Phyllis was born to Florence E. Decker and George S. Maltby in Sayre, PA on Nov 16, 1942. She taught us how to speak with light-hearted, sarcastic, yet firm energies; which has helped us through the many battles of our lives. Mary was born on April 17, 1937 in Elmira, NY and graduated from Dundee Central School. Jack (Albert John) Haughey. She is survived by her loving children, Lorena (William) Clark of Watkins Glen, Ronald Wilson Jr. (Carlotta Wilson) of Alpine, NY, William Wilson of Watkins Glen, Mark Wilson of Watkins Glen, and Jerry Wilson of Watkins Glen; brother, Jerry Lamb of Endicott, NY; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. After graduating from high school, he began studies at the University of Notre Dame. in Education from Elmira College. Arrangements are with the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen. The family wishes to extend many thanks to Dean and his staff at Bampas House in Corning as well as Schuyler Ambulance and the Med. He was a member of the Staff and Honorary Staff at Schuyler Hospital and Arnot-Ogden Medical Center, Presidents Council at Elmira College, NYS Task Force on Rural Health, Chairman of the Elmira Hospitals Committee, NYS Legislative Commission on Rural Health Resources, the Mark Twain Arts Council, Sullivan Trail Council (Boy Scouts), Watkins-Montour Lions Club and Rotary Club, Schuyler Co. American Cancer Society, Schuyler County Mental Health Board, and Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes. His son, Joel, a member of Chris Brubecks Triple Play, was instrumental in Franks opportunity to play with them at Carnegie Hall with soprano Dawn Upshaw. He could be counted on day or night to help anyone who needed it. Barrys mother and grandmother had a very special place in his heart. You may leave a condolence or memory of Bill for his family in his obituary at The family will receive friends at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Sunday (April 24) from 2 p.m.-5 p.m.; followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 5 p.m. The family will receive friends at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen on Tuesday (Nov. 22) from 3pm-5pm; followed by a memorial service at 5pm. Some of the most memorable family moments came as they drove around the back roads of Connecticut Hill in his beloved army jeep, often stopping to skip stones in a pond, pick wild blueberries, hike a stream, or teach pistol shooting techniques and safety rules to his children. Memories of Richie may be shared with his family and friends at He loved riding Harleys and enjoyed scratch-off lottery tickets. She attended Ben Franklin School in Indiana, PA. Frank and Triple Play reunited for a concert with Dave Brubeck at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Age 70, of Montour Falls, NY, passed away on May 22, 2022 at the Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Misty Glen) after a long struggle with cancer and diabetes. He graduated from Watkins Glen High School (class of 58) and Lehigh University. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, swimming, square dancing, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. Obituary: Arrangements are with the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen. Age 68, of Weeki Wachee Acres, Spring Hill, FL passed away on March 15, 2022 at Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville FL. Many libraries have information about people who died more than two centuries ago. He is survived by his wife Barbara; their two sons, David Frank and Jimmy Frank; sister Margaret Staahl of Pennsylvania; and brothers-in-law Richard (Shirley) Robbins of Florida, and J.C. (Susan) Robbins of Rock Stream. Welcoming her home were her grandparents, Ray and Amelia Forker and Mildred Voorhees, and her beloved Trixie. Floyd served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. She was the salutatorian of the Odessa Class of 1962 and graduated from the Cornell arts school in 1966. An obituary is a kind of plaque of a person. A memorial service will be held at Farm Hill United Methodist Church in Cantoment, FL. Mary Anne Young He enjoyed walking his dog Ce Ce, who has been his companion for many years, and playing cards with his neighbors. Dan never saw an obstacle; he was an optimist who always had an open door for those in need. Age 81, of Watkins Glen, NY, loved by many, passed away on May 24, 2022 at home. Age 86, of Elmira, NY, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2022 at Corning Hospital. Ron and his wife, Mary, raised their two children together in Beaver Dams. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Odessa Wesleyan Church. A memory of Bill may be left in his obituary at He is survived by his children, Kyle, Ethan, Dylan and Amber; father, Harold Mosher; brother, Scott Mosher; sisters, Karen (Lyman) Flahive, Lisa (Tom) Phillips, and Susan (Joe) Fazzary; nieces and nephews, Zachary and Derek Mosher, Steven Mosher, Georgio and Isabella Fazzary, Chandra, Conor and Corey Flahive, and Halle Phillips; special lifelong friends, Mark Kessler and Greg Droop Smith; and many dear aunts, uncles and cousins. He retired in June 2010 from Schweizer Aircraft, Elmira, NY, after dedicating 44 years. He is survived by his wife of four years, Holly; son Hunter; mother Liz; sister Lauren (Cole); mother-in-law Beverly Keith; sister-in-law Heather Crosby (David); and numerous, loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Sorrowfully, Ruth was friends with Andrew Goodman, James Cheney and Michael Schwerner, the college students who in 1963 were murdered in Mississippi while helping to register African Americans to vote. Holly was born in Trenton, New Jersey. Joyce is survived by her children, Pat (Daryl) Avery of Montour Falls, Jackie (Guy) Close of San Diego, CA, Carol Zigl of Plum Tree, IN, Jim Burnham (Laurie Sampson) of Newfield, NY and Joyce Burnham (Les Baldwin) of Watkins Glen, NY; a twin sister, Joan Frisk of Montour Falls, NY; grandchildren Traci Fitzgerald, Jacob Close and Maria Zigl: great-grandchild Keagan Fitzgerald; special stepdaughter Sharon (Scott) Slater, and many nieces and nephews she loved dearly. In 2021, Fr. Nancy Anne Teeter, of Georgetown, TN and formerly of Odessa, NY, was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. He was very active with the Odessa Conservation Club and spent many hours as an instructor of firearms. Anyone with photos related to Mrs. Bauman's life are encouraged to bring them to the service. To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a Candle of Remembrance, please visit Ruth and her late husband Charlie had a love for music, especially jazz. Age 25, of Beaver Dams, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 17, 2023. On May 5, 1956, he married B. Carolyn Hicks in the Erin Methodist Church. Fred was dedicated to serving his community. She worked for herself as a landscaper and procuringhouse & garden plants, and created driftwood dcor that she foraged herself (along with the help of her kids, grandkids, and children of friends), macram, denimquilts, holiday stockings, and nature-inspired art. He loved being Grampa, and took great pride in teaching his grandkids about horses and riding. Jim loved music, going to car shows, car and motorcycle races, family gatherings, fireworks, food, and his cat, Josiah. He was an avid bowler and was known for his shit-eating grin and sense of humor. Born February 6, 1943 to Clyde and Florence Cobb, she was one of 10 children. Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home, Inc. Oh, the last goodbyes the hardest to say, and this is where the cowboy rides away. He was born in Ithaca, NY, on July 10, 1966. Raymond was a member of the Tyrone United Methodist Church and member and volunteer with the Tyrone Volunteer Fire Department. She was born in Alpine, NY on November 22, 1933, the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Chrisman Masin. The family thanks Kyle of the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home and Dr. Benjamin Saks for their assistance at this sad time. There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, July 16 at her sons home at 5837 County Rt. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date, and will be announced. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit, Obituary: The praying of the Rosary will be held in the Link of the church at 9:30 a.m. prior to Mass. To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Harry Arcangeli, please visit our Tree Store. She fell in love and married Gerald M. Roy on September 24, 1939. His family received produce, baked goods, and even an heirloom hand-embroidered tablecloth as grateful gifts. Shirley was born in Bath, NY on November 21, 1934, the daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Rial) Shaw. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. A memorial service will be scheduled at the Church of the Good Shepherd, LaBelle, Florida. Suggested donation can be made to the Burdett Presbyterian Church in her memory. But he was serious about his community, and his desire to make a difference. She was a strong, dignified and kind-hearted woman. For 40 years, Al has served his community. He graduated from Odessa-Montour High School with the Class of 1956. He is survived by his siblings, Robert Sipka (Sharon), Bedford, VA, Richard Sipka (Marion), W. Warwick, RI, Karen Hancock of Lowman, NY, and Glenn Morgan of Horseheads, NY; and by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home, Montour Falls. 1943-2022 and 1935-2022. James was one of those people. Age 81 of Watkins Glen, passed away on January 31, 2023. At one point in time, she could type 180 words a minute. She was a longtime member of the Cayutaville United Methodist Church. He especially enjoyed time spent fishing and hunting with his friends. Joan Elizabeth Oates. He and MaryAnn traveled throughout NYS competing in tournaments. They also spent many, wonderful family vacations in Islamorada and Key West. Great grandchildren: Ryan Brown, Brandon Gaylor, Tyler Brown, Thomas Gaylor, Bryan (Shaina) Carrigan, Craig Brown, Michael Fraboni, Neil (Nikki) Planty, Keziah (Keith) Rekczis, Makenna Fraboni, Stephanie Krotz, Ashley House, Jake House, and Autumn White. There will be a celebration of life at a later date. Burial will be alongside her husband, George, in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Reading Center. Obituary: He retired as a sergeant for the NYS Department of Corrections after 25 years of a long and fulfilling career. He helped many over the years by being a spiritual counselor and a very good listener. And never hasten to talk to me After retiring as a Maintenance Supervisor at Sweet Street Desserts in Reading, PA, in 2001, he and Valerie moved to Watkins Glen. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023 beginning. They had two sons (twins),Andrew John Sargent and Brian Michael Sargent, born in 1979. Joanne Wohnsiedler, aka Mom, was born on April 15, 1932, to George & Alice Twinning Wohnsiedler, DVM, Carthage, NY. A graveside service will be held in the spring at the convenience of the family. You can click this link to create an obituary. Known to his family and friends as "Jim," he was born on October 10, 1962 and grew up in the Village of Odessa in Schuyler County, New York. She loved walking in Philadelphia, photographing the cityscape and spending time with the daughter she adored. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 3925 Chestnut St #3110, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Sheila is survived by her loyal and loving husband, Larry of Hector; her son Paul and his wife Viola Woodworth of Hector; and her step-daughter, Emily Bozeat of Tennessee. Kaniewski Funeral Home, South Bend, is in charge of the arrangements. Alva was a simple man who led a simply wonderful life, a life full of family, faith and fond memories. John worked at Watkins Glen International Raceway as an Electrician and prior for the Village of Watkins Glen. "Never think I'll leave you (Campbell) Human; sister, Hazel Human Ness; brothers, Ernest Human Jr., Charles (Helen) Human and Calvin Human; and brother-in-law, Ronnie Zampell. A celebration of life in Schuyler County, NY will take place at a later date. Ruth has been interred at the Greensprings Natural Cemetery Preserve on Irish Hill Road in the town of Newfield. She loved her four children with her whole heart. Betty Louise Howard. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit She enjoyed going to the neighbors house to watch the Mickey Mouse Club on TV, playing with dolls, and spending time with her best friend Mary Smalley. She joined the Syracuse University Libraries in 1978 where she had a fulfilling 45-year career, contributing to the University through her teaching, scholarly research, and professional service. Interment will follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery. He had so much love for his three children. Age 84, of Watkins Glen, NY, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 surrounded by loved ones. He loved taking a long, easy ride on his motorcycle. You may express condolences or leave a memory of Harold for his family in his obituary at Marilyn was predeceased by her husband, Robert Cooper Jr., in 2019; and also by her parents, Lyle and Myrtle Voorheis, brother Carl Voorheis, and sisters, Joyce Newhart and Arlene Reddick. He received distinctions for Sharpshooter Rifle Weapons qualification and a Good Conduct Medal. She was born in Montour Falls on January 13, 1950, the daughter of the late Fred and Thelma (Berry) Goossen, and graduated from Watkins Glen Central School. George J. Norton, Jr. officiating; burial at Hector Presbyterian Cemetery in Hector. Steve was on the board of directors for Finger Lakes Fire Insurance Company, the Watkins Glen Housing Authority, and Schuyler County United Way. Mark honorably served in the U.S. Air Force and worked for United Airlines as an Aviation Technician for over 30 years. Burial will be in the community cemetery at Notre Dame. He became a volunteer member at what was then called the National Warplane Museum. Stephen began his career working for the Glen National Bank. He was dedicated and loved his family, always being just a phone call away for the next adventure with his many cousins, whether it was graduations or bonfires, camping, or joining in the many motorcycle rides and events throughout the years. Leonas family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the staff and residents at Catharine Court, Care First Hospice and New Hope Baptist Church for the care and compassion shown to their mother throughout her illness. Frank attended Dundee Central School from kindergarten through his senior year in high school, receiving an Academic Regents Scholarship. There was an error verifying your email address. He was born January 27, 1951 in Waverly, NY, a son of the late Leroy E. Miller Jr. and Grace B. She is survived by her loving companion of 23 years, Russell Bennett; her loving children, Joe Hannon of Alexandria, LA; James (Sarah) Wescott of Melbourne, FL; Lorrie (Tim) Cribb of Tioga, PA; Jamie Martinez of Bentley, LA; and Jenny Henry of Norman, OK; brothers, Harry Naylor and Jack Naylor; and several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joan touched many people and was always there to help if you needed. Kenneth Darwin Voorhees To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit, Celebration of Life: Her favorite pastime was taking care of her lawn and her many gardens. He graduated from the Bloomsburg Area High School in 1968. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday (February 21) at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 112 6th St., Watkins Glen; burial will be at the convenience of the family at a later date. After the Navy, Ernie worked and served with the New York State Police Troop E, and retired as a Zone Sergeant. Funeral arrangement under the care ofVedder and Scott Funeral Home, Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home 122 N Genesee St, Montour Falls, NY 14865. He attended St. Mary's, and was a member of the Watkins Glen Elks Lodge. He loved spending time on Seneca Lake and the St. Lawrence River. Joan B. Specchio She asked that until then that you please turn your favorite music up loud, think of the people and things that you love, and make a wish, say a prayer, and think positive thoughts. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Schuyler County. Joyce could quilt, crochet, knit and sew just about anything. She loved playing cards and country music. In his many years he served on other boards and committees, including Elmira Psychiatric Center, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency Mental Health Committee, and NY-Penn American Red Cross Blood Services. She was born on January 9, 1961 in Potsdam, New York to Richard George and Carol J. Babcock. He was born in Montour Falls, NY on June 20, 1933, the son of the late George and Dora (Edsall) Haller. Floyd worked as a welder at Shepard Niles Hoist & Crane in Montour Falls, NY for many years, retiring in 1994. While in seminary he discovered his calling was outside of professional ministry and he became a Dallas Police Officer. A celebration of Ted's life will immediately follow at Kookalaroc's Bar and Grill in Watkins Glen. Jim was a visionary and a dreamer. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marion; son Donald Webster of Watkins Glen; daughter Tina Churches (Bruce) of Branchport; grandson Jeremy Webster (Dawana) of Rhome, TX, and granddaughter Laura Sabatini (Jason) of Trumansburg. Joan had a happy childhood growing up on the Island and had fond memories as a young adult enjoying beach house living with her best friends. A Memorial Celebration will be held at Frog Hollow Marina in Watkins Glen on Saturday (June 25) at 11 a.m. A reception will follow until 2p.m. You may also join via livestream at Dennis was a retired truck driver. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Bampas House, P.O. Ella and her husband raised their five children together in Reading Cener, where they were members of the Reading Community Church. A memorial dinner will be held this summer. Please join us in sharing your favorite stories and memories of Chuck. She graduated from Watkins Glen High School in 1952. Ruth Mosher Roy In 1979, the warm weather and sunny skies of Florida beckoned, and she and her husband settled in Winter Springs, FL, where they remained for 43 years. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home in Montour Falls. She was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, colleague, and friend. Please try again later, or re-subscribe. Memories of John may be shared with his family and friends at, Age 59, of Alpine, NY passed away at home on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Sue had two children, Sara and Christopher "Alex." Buddy was a wonderful companion and housemate. Larry was also a vintage car enthusiast, who had a passion for MG sports cars. Mr. Watkins was born Friday, December 4, 1964, in Bolivar, to Bobbie Jean Lambert Watkins, who survives, and the late Glen Allen Watkins, Sr., living most of his life here. Obituary for Nala Watkins. A more complicated way is to try to find a newspaper that may have published information about the deceased person. Dale was Executive Secretary at Army Corps of Engineers, National Homes, Hills Department Store and St. Josephs Hospital, retiring in 2002. His memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by burial with military honors at Laurel Hill Cemetery. On September 12, 1992, he married Sharon Confer Van. Born September 26, 1931 in Middletown, NY she was the daughter of Mable and Michael Kindle. Services will be held May 25, 2022 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Watkins Glen, followed by burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen. Ken was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Grace Cope, and his sister, Doris Force-Huston. Beatrice retired from Schuyler Hospital after many years of dedicated service. Memories of Michael may be shared with his family and friends