December 30, 1950 to December 11, 2013
Boonville- Kathie A. (Pritchard) Schleicher, 62, of State Rt. 46, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, while surrounded by the loving care of her family, after a long and heroic battle with cancer.
She was born in Staten Island, NY, on December 30, 1950, a daughter of Maldwyn A. and Kathleen Johnson Pritchard. As a youth she moved to Boonville with her family and graduated from Adirondack High School, with the Class of 1970. Later she furthered her education by studying Culinary Arts, at MVCC, Utica.
Her first employment was at Boonville Division of Ethan Allen Furniture Co. Kathie was a very talented seamstress and later she was employed as a seamstress, first at Kristin International Ski Clothing Co. of Turin, and then for many years at Central Adirondack Textiles Co, Boonville. For a time she was also employed as a Teachers Aid at Adirondack Central Middle School, Boonville; her last employment was as a Care Taker for the Adirondack League Club of Old Forge, and Honnendaga Lake.
In addition to her great talents as a seamstress, Kathie was a very talented artist and greatly enjoyed creating pictures using many different kinds of paint. She loved cooking and baking, quilting, basket weaving, dress making and kayaking. She possessed a great affection for animals of all kinds, especially her cats and dogs.
She was a Charter Member of Boonville Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, and had enjoyed activities at Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, Boonville.
Kathie greatly loved her family and the time they spent together. She is survived by two sons, and one daughter in law, Jason M. Schleicher, Boonville, Steven (Kristen) Schleicher, Port Leyden; three grandchildren, Taylor, Valkyrie, and Killien; her father, Maldwyn A. Pritchard, Boonville; two sisters, Diane Venable, and Wendy (Dan) Kessler, all of Boonville. She was predeceased by her mother, Kathleen, on July 17, 2005. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Kathie's family joins in expressing their sincere and heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff and management of Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, for the tender loving care they rendered to Kathie during her stay at Sunset.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday, December 15, from 1-5 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with an informal gathering to follow at the Harland J. Hennessey Post V.F.W. Post on Park Ave. Boonville, to immediately follow the visitation. Interment will be in the spring in Fairchild Cemetery, Remsen. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Co. P.O. Box 164, Boonville, NY 13309.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.trainorfuneralhome.com
May 25, 1936 to December 12, 2013
LOWVILLE- Donna D. Moser, 77, formerly of Brookside Senior Living Community, Lowville, died Thursday morning, December 12, 2013 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.
The funeral will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at the First Mennonite Church, New Bremen, with Pastor Bruce Chartrand, officiating. Spring burial will be in the Kirschnerville Mennonite Cemetery. Calling hours are Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 4 – 7 p.m. at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Contributions may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, 21 S. 12th Street, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501-0500.
She is survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Caroline and Ellis Detweiler of Harrisonburg, VA, Lila Ovando of Beaver Falls and her companion Joseph Noftsier; a brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Donna Moser of Beaver Falls; a sister-in-law, Belva Moser of Castorland; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her parents, by a brother, Marvin Moser and a nephew Lawson Moser.
Donna was born on May 25, 1936 in the Town of Croghan, NY, a daughter of the late Jacob and Nina Lehman Moser and graduated from Beaver River Central School. She attended Goshen College, and received her nursing degree in Indianapolis, Indiana. Donna worked for Lewis County General Hospital as a registered nurse, before making her home in Goshen, Indiana, where she worked at Goshen Hospital, and later retired from Mennonite Mutual Aid Insurance Company (now Everance) as a Health Claims Supervisor after many years of service. She moved back to the area in the 1980’s, making her home at Steepleview Courts in Croghan. While vacationing in Florida she took sick, and lived in Florida for over two years, before returning to Lowville to live at Brookside Senior Living Community.
Donna was a member of First Mennonite Church, New Bremen. She enjoyed NASCAR, and watching and attending the Indy 500. She was a horse race fan. Donna enjoyed card games with friends at Brookside.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com
May 23, 1917 to December 5, 2013
Boonville- Mrs. Mary F. (Muha) Bauer, 96, a long time resident of Golden Road, widow of Stuart W. passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Rome Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Johnstown, PA, on May 23, 1917, a daughter of Joseph and Catherine Grigerek Muha, Sr. Mary grew up in Johnstown, where she graduated from high school, later moving to New Jersey and to Schenectady, NY, where she used her great talents in cooking and baking and was employed as a private cook in both locations.
On June 6, 1940, Mary was united in marriage with Stuart W. Bauer, at St. Mary's Church, West Leyden. Thereafter the couple settled on the Bauer homestead farm on Golden Road, near Boonville, where she had since lived. Mary was famous for her baking; for many years she baked and decorated cakes for all occasions. She was well known for her large vegetable and flower gardens. She enjoyed canning her bountiful harvests of vegetables.
Mrs. Bauer was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Boonville.
She is survived by one son, James S. Bauer, Boonville; two granddaughters and their husbands, Tracy and Charles Batt, West Leyden, Tricia Bauer and Craig Pollock, Erieville; one grandson and his wife, Todd and Heather Bauer, Verona; four great grandchildren, Nina and Mitchel Batt, and Keegan and Killian Bauer. She was predeceased by a daughter in law, Lois (Annis) Bauer. Also surviving are one sister, Dorothy Sampson, New Hartford; two brothers, Joseph (Jayne) Muha, Boonville, and John (Phyllis) Muha, Constableville, and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four brothers, William, Michael, Louis and Paul and by one sister, Catherine.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Church, Charles St. Boonville, with interment in the spring in Boonville Cemetery. In keeping with Mary's wishes, there are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Company Ambulance Fund P.O. Box 64, Boonville, NY 13309
February 19, 1957 to December 5, 2013
LOWVILLE - Randy J. Young, 56, State Route 12, died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Lewis County General Hospital.
Mr. Young was born on February 19, 1957, in Lowville, the son of the late Emmett W. and Frances G. Hellinger Young. Randy graduated from Lowville Academy in 1975 and was a former member of the Watson Methodist Church as a young man.
Randy was a self-employed carpenter who also worked construction. He loved to hunt and fish and work outdoors in his garden, sharing his vegetables with family and friends. He was an honorary member of the Bald Rock Hunting Club at Stoney Lake. Randy was a talented artist who enjoyed drawing, was a member of the Lewis County Pool League and was an “ace” at horseshoes seldom losing a match.
Surviving are sons: Daniel R. and Marcie Young and their daughter, Aubreylee E. of Watertown and Cody O. Young of Utica; his sister, Pennie M. and Bob Kafline of Lowville; five brothers: Prescott W. and Patricia of Lowville, Ronald J. and Linda of Tom’s River, NJ, David F. and Sally of Lowville, Rickey J. and Roberta of Dayton, WY and Kevin E. and Cindy Young of Maryland; a brother-in-law, Lancing Chapman of Glenfield and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Randy is predeceased by his brother, Emmett H. Young and sister, Bonnie A. Chapman.
A memorial service will be held in the summer of 2014. Calling hours will be on Sunday, December 8, 2013, from 1-4 p.m. at the Sundquist Funeral Home. Family and friends are welcome to stop by the home of Pennie and Bob Kafline on the Lowville East Road Extension after calling hours.
Memorials in Randy’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences are welcome at www.sundquistfh.com
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