Kyle M. Brown

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February 12, 1990 to November 18, 2013

Turin- Kyle M. Brown, 23, of the East Road, Collinsville, passed away on Monday, November, 18, 2013, at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, from injuries resulting from a construction accident in Pulaski, on November 18.

Kyle was born in Lowville, on February 12, 1990, a son of Frederick and Cathy Post Brown. His entire life was spent in the Turin area; he attended Port Leyden Elementary School and graduated from South Lewis Senior High School with the Class of 2008. Thereafter he attended SUNY Canton, where he earned a certificate in Electrical Construction and Maintenance.

In July, 2013, he began his employment in building construction, with M.T.L. Designs Co. of Watertown, NY.

Kyle had a very tender place in his heart for animals of all kinds. He loved dairy farming and greatly enjoyed eight years of employment at Conway Farms of Turin.

While in high school he was a member of the Junior Varsity and Varsity Soccer Teams and the Varsity Rifle Team. He enjoyed pickup trucks and creatively decorating trucks. His smile and great sense of humor was endearing to all who knew Kyle.

In addition to his parents, Frederick and Cathy, Kyle is survived by his twin sister, Amanda Brown, at home, and several aunts, uncles and cousins, and his girlfriend, Stephanie Carpenter, Constableville. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Earl and Fannie Brown and by his maternal grandparents, Gordon L. and Lois M. Post, and by an uncle, Charles D. (Buck) Post, and by a cousin, Robbie Brown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at St. Martin's Church, Port Leyden, with interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery, Port Leyden. Calling hours are Friday 1-4 & 6-9 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Lewis Co. Humane Society 6833 Pine Grove Road, Glenfield, NY 13433.

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Marilyn L. Wood

July 24, 1946 to November 16, 2013

Boonville- Marilyn L. (Webster) Wood, 67, of Academy St. formerly of Alder Creek, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, after a brief illness.

She was born in Lyons Falls, on July 24, 1946, a daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Vollmar Webster. Marilyn grew up in Gould Town, before moving to Port Leyden, where she attended school. After that her family moved to Boonville, where she attended Boonville Central High School, later earning her GED. For many years Mrs. Wood lived on Rt. 12 in Alder Creek, later moving to Boonville, where she had resided with her son, William.

From 1986, until her retirement in October, 2013, Marilyn was employed as a certified nurse assistant at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville.

Marilyn enjoyed her garden, watching birds, music and playing her guitar and playing canasta.

She is survived by her children, Angela (Tracy) Aldrich, Carrollton, GA, William J. "Bill" Roberts, MAJ Ret. U.S. Army, Boonville, Brian (Amy) Roberts, Boonville, Lisa Roberts, Weirsdale, Fla, and Karen(John) Hazzard, Boonville, her mother, Elizabeth Webster, Woodgate, 18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; three brothers, Richard (Nona) Webster, Angleton, TX, Raymond "Jimmie" (Nancy) Webster, Lyons Falls, Eric W. Webster, Woodgate; six sisters, Ruth (Ray) McDougall, Lyons Falls, Janet (Steve) Favret, Cape Vincent, Renita (Richard) Hance, Boonville, Claudette (John) Nellenback, Hawkinsville, and Christine Martin, Woodgate. She was predeceased by her father, Richard Webster, and brothers, Stanley Webster, David K. Webster, Sr. on November 30, 2012, and by a sister, Karen Clark. Also surviving are two sisters in law, Sharon Webster, Central Square, and Brenda Webster, Highmarket.

Her Funeral will be Friday, at 10:00 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where Pastor Daniel Tabolt of the Abundant Life Fellowship Church of Boonville, will officiate. Interment will be in Port Leyden Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Bruce S. Roes


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February 16, 1952 to November 21, 2013

Bruce S. Roes, 61, passed away on November 21, 2013, in his home on the East Road in Lowville.

Bruce was born on February 16, 1952, in Lowville, the son of Edward and Bertha Roes, of Roes Farms. He graduated from Lowville Academy in 1970, where he enjoyed sports, best of all wrestling. He graduated from Goshen College, in Goshen , Indiana in 1974 with a Bachelor’s degree in math. He married Cheryl Lehman in 1974 and helped her raise her two children, Judy and Jeff. They later divorced.

Bruce worked on the family farm for many years. Then worked for Herb and Merle Yancey Combining. He was also a substitute teacher for Beaver River School, and a member of the Elk’s Lodge.

Bruce enjoyed working with wood, making furniture and most of all clocks. He would give the clocks to most of his nieces and nephews as wedding gifts. He loved spending time with family, especially gatherings at his home for chicken bar-b-ques. He had his secret recipe for chicken marinade. He also had fun teaching some of the visiting family members the art of target shooting. He would often times tell how he would sit patiently by his upstairs bedroom window for a certain woodchuck to come out of his den, for target practice. Bruce will be missed for his warm spirit and ability to have fun.

Bruce is survived by his mother, Bertha Roes of Sarasota, Florida. His older brother, Richard and spouse Gail Of Lowville/Sarasota, and their children Noelle {Todd} Haney, Jennifer Roes, and Christopher {Crystal} Roes. Also survived by his sisters, Cherie Paulson of Salt Lake City, Utah and her children Lance {Trinity} Paulson, Jr., and Heidi {Zach}Smith; and Marilyn Marshall and spouse Bob of Bradenton, Florida, and their children Melissa, Robby and Kevin. Also survived by younger brother, Arthur Roes, of Sarasota, Florida, and spouse Lynda and their children Tonya Haddock, Amy, Jimmy and Nick Roes. Step-daughter Judy Lehman and grandchildren Riley and Cade Aschenbrenner. 10 Great Nieces and Great nephews. Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Edward Roes, in 1987.

A special thank you to Noelle and Todd for all the love, support and companionship for Bruce, in transporting to hospitals or Dr. appointments. Bruce loved being included in their family and adored their little girls, Linnea and Cori.

We will miss you Bruce, but know you are with Dad up above and free of pain. We love you.

A Memorial service is planned for a later date, at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made to the Humane Society.

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Karen E. Williams

June 10, 1945 to November 22, 2013

Boonville- Karen E. Williams, 68, of Woodgate Drive, passed away on November 22, 2013 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Health Care.

She was born in Boonville on June 10, 1945, a daughter of Robert and Elizabeth O’Connor Fitch. She grew up in Boonville and attended Boonville High School and on September 17, 1966 she married Leonard Williams at St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville. After their marriage they lived on Erwin Street and eventually moved to lower Schuyler Street for forty years. The couple moved to Woodgate Drive five years ago.

Karen was employed at Sanford Pharmacy, Sears Catalog Store and Whelley’s Restaurant, all in Boonville. For many years Karen babysat for several area families. She was a member of Charles J. Love Post Ladies Auxiliary and the Harland J. Hennessy V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed her Irish heritage, playing cards and spending time with her family.

Surviving are her husband, Leonard; daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Martin Seeley, Lewisville, NC; son and daughter-in-law, George Grant Williams and wife Barbara Carey; Tucson, AZ; five grandchildren, Kyle Armstrong, Cy and Brayden Seeley, Leonard (Leo) and Henry Williams; one sister, Mary Ann Bourgeois and Jay Silverman, Mechanicsville, NY; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joseph and Jane Muha; two sisters-in-law, Jean Williams and Frieda Fitch; one brother-in-law, Ronnie Bourgeois and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Kenneth Fitch in 2012 and a brother-in-law, Daniel Williams in 2007.

The family would like to thank the staff at St. Luke’s Hospital and Sunset Nursing Home for the care given over the past several months.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville with Reverend Sean O’Brien officiating. Interment will be in the spring at the Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boonville Ambulance.

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