February 29, 1924 to April 23, 2013
Lyons Falls- Betty Kathleen Gamble, 89, a former long time resident of Washington St. Copenhagen, and more recently of Cherry St. Lyons Falls, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she had resided since November, 2008.Betty was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on February 29, 1924, a daughter of William and Esther Sage Harvey. She received her education in Kingston, moving to the United States after her marriage to Herschel Gamble, on March 15, 1941, in Kingston, Ontario. For over thirty years the couple lived in Copenhagen, where she was employed in the Copenhagen Central School Cafeteria. Later the couple moved to Watertown and Carthage. Her husband, a retired high school science teacher at Copenhagen Central School, died on January 1, 1991. After that Mrs. Gamble moved to Lyons Falls, residing on Cherry St.She was a member of the Copenhagen United Methodist Church and enjoyed sewing, knitting and playing the piano. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.Mrs. Gamble is survived by three sons, Ernest (Donna) Gamble, Germantown, NY, Harvey, Albany, Clair (Joan) Gamble, Glens Falls; two daughters, Colleen M. (Andrew) Bechard, Port Leyden, Debra Gamble, Syracuse; five grandchildren, and eight great children. She was predeceased by two granddaughters. The last of her family, she was predeceased by four brothers, Lawrence, William, Charles, Horace; and by three sisters, Nellie, May and Jean.Her Funeral will be Wednesday, May 1, at 3:00 P.M. at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where Pastor Robert Dean, of the Boonville United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Copenhagen. Calling hours are Wednesday, from 1 p.m. until the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Resident Activities Fund, 232 Academy St. Boonville, NY 13309.
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September 13, 1923 to March 14, 2013
Hollywood Florida- Muriel (Follette) Kolasa, 89, a recent resident of Hollywood, Florida, a former resident of Cooper City, Fla, and the community of Rockledge, Fla, passed away on Thursday, march 14, 2013, at Memorial Regional Hospital, South, Hollywood, Fla. For many years, Muriel and her late husband, John, lived on the East Road, Boonville, before moving to Florida in 1964, where they had since lived. She was born in Boonville, on September 13, 1923, a daughter of Mark A. and Bertha Benedict Follette. Muriel grew up near Boonville, on Jackson Hill; she graduated from Boonville High School, with the Class of 1940, and after that attended and graduated from Utica Business School. For many years after moving to Florida, Mrs. Kolasa was employed as a bookkeeper and accountant in the aero space industry at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. On August 30, 1946, Muriel was united in marriage with John F. Kolasa. Mr. Kolasa, a Pearl Harbor Attack Survivor and veteran of WWII, who was also employed at NASA in Florida, died on April 26, 2001. Muriel is survived by three sons and daughters in law, Dale (Gayle) Kolasa, Davie FL, and David (Joy) Kolasa, Cooper City, FL and Martin (Sandy) Oper, Buffalo; one daughter JoAnn Kolasa, Norfolk, VA; three grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.Her Funeral will be Friday, April 26, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where pastor Robert Dean from the Boonville United Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
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January 8, 1917 to April 21, 2013
LOWVILLE - Edward Francis Markowski, 96, a resident of the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility since January 2013, died early Sunday morning, April 21, 2013 under the care of the third floor nurses, and his twin daughters Janise and Janet. Mr. Markowski was born January 8, 1917 in Martinsburg, the son of the late Kazmir and Vincenta Curla Markowski. He graduated from Lowville Free Academy and married Rose Anna Waligory on August 18, 1940 at St. Hedwig's Catholic Church with the Rev. Herman Korzuci officiating. Ed and Rose owned and operated a dairy farm where they raised there family on the Number Four Road. Ed retired in 1983 after 67 years as a dairy farmer. Rose died on Monday, January 19, 2009. Mr. Markowski was formerly of Valley View Courts. He is survived by his five children, four daughters: Irene and her husband Doug Farney of Bluffton, SC, Janise Markowski of Lowville, Janet and her husband Bob Antonius of Lowville; Anne and her husband Philip Morrison of Pacifica, CA ; his son: Charles Markowski and his wife Beverly of Elmira; a son-in-law Paul Kline of Syracuse; 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren. Ed was very proud of all of his grandchildren. Ed is predeceased by his daughter, Helen Kline who died in 1991, and a sister, Mary Kozak. Mr. Markowski was a communicant of St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, Lowville B.P.O.E Lodge #1605, Lake of the Woods Fishing Club and Lower Balsam Flats Hunting Club. As an outdoorsman he loved to feed the deer and bird watch. He was an avid bowler and bowled in the leagues for over ten years at Lewis Lanes. He was proud of his Polish heritage. A Mass will be said at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at St. Hedwig's Catholic Church, Houseville, NY with Rev. Christopher Carrara, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Lowville Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The Markowski family would like to thank the third floor nursing home staff for the excellent care of their father.
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April 22, 1970 to April 19, 2013
Lutz, FL- John E. Romeo, 42, of Lutz, Florida, a former resident of Boonville, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 19, 2013, at St. Joseph's Hospital, North, in Lutz, Fla. John was born in New Hartford, on April 22, 1970, a son of Louis and Thelma Wheelock Romeo. He grew up on Woodgate Drive in Boonville and graduated from Adirondack High School, with the Class of 1988. While in high school, John was inducted into the National Honor Society. After completing his education he was employed at Shoemakers Dry Cleaning of Boonville, and in maintenance at Kortenaer Village Apartments in Boonville. Later he lived in the Albany area, where he was employed by a screen printing company. Several years ago, John relocated to Florida, where he had lived for several years. At the current time he was employed as assistant manager for Pier One Imports Retail Stores. Mr. Romeo was of the Catholic faith. While living in Boonville, he was an active member of Dodge-Pratt-Northam Art and Community Center of Boonville; he enjoyed antiques and toll painting.He is survived by his mother, Thelma, of Sachse, TX; two sisters, Jean (Robert) Thayer, Wylie TX, Karen (Kevin) Philbrick and one brother, Mark A. Romeo, all of Boonville; five nieces and nephews, Nicole and husband Christopher Heimann, Garland, TX, Robert Thayer, Jr, Wylie, TX, Ryan Philbrick, serving in the US Marine Corps and Abby and Kara Philbrick, both of Boonville, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. John was predeceased by his father, Louis, in 1995, and by his maternal grandparents, Francis and Edna Wheelock and Joseph and Margaret Romeo. His funeral will be Saturday at 9:15 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, and at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, where Rev. Sean Patrick O'Brien, pastor will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.
For an on-line of message of sympathy, or to share a memory f John, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.comGoodbyes are not forever.Goodbyes are not the end.They simply mean I'll miss you,Until we meet again!
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