Angila P. Hellinger


Hellinger obit

December 3, 1959 - August 23, 2015

LOWVILLE – Angila P. Hellinger, 55, of Lanpher Street, passed away peacefully at Lewis County General Hospital on Sunday afternoon, August 23, 2015, with her loving family by her side.

Mrs. Hellinger was born on December 3, 1959, in New Hampshire to the late Arthur J. and Barbara Stachelek-Heinz Werley, Sr. She moved to the Lowville area as a young girl with her family and was a graduate of Lowville Academy Class of 1979.

On June 16, 1984, she was married to James A. Hellinger in Lowville.

Mrs. Hellinger loved fishing, the outdoors, growing plants and animals. She was known to have just about any animal including a skunk and alligators. She enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 27th at 1:00 P.M. at Lowville Rural Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Chapman, retired minister officiating. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday evening from 6-8 P.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home.

Surviving Mrs. Hellinger is her husband, James, Sr.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Parker Moyer and his companion, Sierra Wetmore of Lowville and James A. Hellinger, Jr. and Rosalie of Lowville; her brother Arthur “John” Werley; two sisters Myra and Roni and brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins and many special friends. Also surviving are grandchildren, Olivia, Gavin and Layne Moyer; Madison, Mara and Mason Hellinger; Kendra and Devon Delles; Sadie and Davinna Cadorette.

Angila is predeceased by her son Justin J. Hellinger, who died on March 11, 2010.

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Priscilla E. Linck

Linck obit

January 5, 1942 - August 22, 2015

Constableville- Priscilla E. (Ossont) Linck, 73, of James St. wife of James, passed away at her residence, after a three year battle with cancer, on Saturday, August 22, 2015, while under the loving care of her husband, family and hospice.

She was born in Lowville, on January 5, 1942, a daughter of Floyd R. and Arlene Mashaw Ossont. Priscilla grew up on Franklin St. Lyons Falls, and graduated from Lyons Falls High School with the Class of 1960. Thereafter she attended St. Elizabeth's School of Nursing, Utica, where she earned her degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Mrs. Linck will be affectionately remembered as the "community and family nurse." During her 39 career as a nurse, she brought comfort, hope and healing to countless patients, family members, friends, neighbors and strangers alike. Her first employment was at Faxton Hospital, Utica, followed by employment at Sunset Nursing Home, Boonville, and for several years beginning in 1965, when she moved to Constableville, she was employed at Sunset Nursing and Maternity Hospital, Constableville. Later Mrs. Linck was employed as an office nurse for Dr. Carl R. Szot, Boonville, before her last employment at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she was a Nursing Supervisor, retiring in 2007.

Priscilla was united in marriage with James R. Linck, on July 6, 1963, at St. John's Church Lyons Falls. The couple moved to their present home in 1976. For the past six winters she and her husband enjoyed spending winters at Orange City, Fla.

For many years she was a member of Constableville Fire Company where she served on the Ambulance as a Level Two EMT and a volunteer EMT for Lewis Co. Search and Rescue, Lowville. She was also a volunteer nurse for Lewis County Hospice, Inc. Lowville.

Mrs. Linck was a member of St. Mary's Church, Constableville. She enjoyed gardening and raising flowers, observing and feeding birds, especially cardinals, card playing and especially spending time with her family, while spoiling her three beloved grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was a Buffalo Bills Football Team fan, SU Basketball Fan and a fan of NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne.

In addition to her husband, James, Priscilla is survived by one daughter and son in law, Beth Ann (Willliam) McGovern, Constableville; three grandchildren, Meghan (Robert, Jr.) Cummings, Turin, Philip McGovern, Constableville, and his girlfriend, Breanna Kubinski, Turin and Cory McGovern, Constableville, and his girlfriend, Emily Lee, Boonville, one great grandson, Connor Cummings; three brothers, William (Patricia) Ossont, Gasport, NY, Peter (Susan) Ossont, Lyons Falls, Jeffrey (Christine) Ossont, Ocoee, Fla; two sisters, Maxine LaQuay McConnell, Boonville and Denise (James) Reed, Canastota. She is also survived by an aunt, Sookie (Ed) Penczyk, Boonville and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by three brothers, Kenneth Ossont, 1973, Duane Ossont, 2009, Reginald Ossont, in 2013 and by three brothers in law, Kenneth LaQuay, 1998, Gerald Linck, 2006 and Charles McConnell, 2015.

Her family wishes to send a special heartfelt note of thanks to Tisha and Penny and the staff at Lewis County Hospice Care, for all of the kind assistance rendered to Priscilla and her family through the difficult time of her illness.

A Prayer Service will be on Wednesday, at 10:00 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, with interment to follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Constableville. Calling hours are Tuesday 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home, where members of the Constableville Volunteer Fire Co. will call in a group at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Constableville Fire Co. P.O. Box 438, Constableville, NY 13325, or to Friends of Lewis Co. Hospice, Inc. PO Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

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Richard O. Baslow

July 17, 1939 - August 19, 2015

Port Leyden- Richard O. Baslow, 76, husband of Joan, affectionately known as Dick, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Lewis County Extended Care Facility, Lowville, following a brief illness.

Richard was born on July 17, 1939 in Bristol, Vermont, a son of Stewart and Nina Downey Baslow. As a child he moved with his parents to Lyons Falls, where he received his education. On April 4, 1959 Richard was united in marriage with Joan Kornatowski at St. Martin's Church, Port Leyden. Following their marriage the couple settled on Lincoln St., Port Leyden, where they have since lived.

Dick was employed for several local companies including Burrows Paper, Lyonsdale, Denslow Equipment Co., Inc. Boonville, G.E. Hutchins Trucking Co., Boonville, and Frank Hunkins Well Drilling, Lyonsdale. He was also employed as a heavy equipment operator for the Town of Leyden.

Richard was of the Catholic faith, and a member of St. Martin's Church.

Besides his wife Joan, he is survived by two sons: Richard (Rhonda), and David, all of Port Leyden; two daughters: Joanne Williams, Glenfield, and Angela Baslow, Port Leyden. Richard was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Lynn Baslow on December 24, 2001. Also surviving are several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his brothers, Robert and Roy.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Calvary Cemetery, Port Leyden. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewis County Extended Care Facility, 7785 North State Street, Lowville, New York 13367.

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Leah M. Beyel

June 22, 1919 - August 21, 2015

West Leyden- Leah M. (Houser) Beyel, 96, formerly of State Rt. 294, and more recently of Mud Lake Road, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015, at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she had resided since June of 2015.

She was born in Rome, on June 22, 1919, a daughter of Frank and Ethel Brown Houser. Leah grew up in West Branch and received her education at West Leyden Central School. Afterwards for a time she was employed as a housekeeper for Cleo and Ruth Hughes in Boonville. On June 25, 1938, Leah was united in marriage with Aaron Beyel at the parsonage of the Ava Hilltop Methodist Church. This was a happy and loving union that endured for 71 years, until Mr. Beyel passed away on December 26, 2009. After their marriage, the couple settled on the John Beyel Homestead Farm on the Mud Lake Road, near West Leyden; later Aaron and Leah purchased this farm, which they operated together for many years. In 1972, the Beyels' retired and moved to Rt. 294, West Leyden.

Mrs. Beyel was a member of the West Leyden Reformed Church, where she served for many years on the Ladies Guild and sang in the church choir. She was also a member of West Leyden Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, for many years and served as auxiliary president and a member of the West Branch Grange. Leah was "gifted with an extremely green thumb." She greatly enjoyed her large vegetable and flower gardens and canning, freezing and baking cookies. She shared her produce with friends and neighbors. She had a great love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and entertained them with her childhood stories. The Beyel family Labor Day picnic, complete with Kentucky Fried Chicken, was the highlight of the summer.

She is survived by two sons and daughters in law, Roger A. and Dona Beyel, West Leyden and with whom Leah had made her home with since December, 2012, James W. and Dora Beyel, Town of Russia; ten grandchildren, Martha (James) Pocchiari, Elizabeth Beyel, Kristine Dean, Elaine (Arthur) Lindsey, Douglas (Sandy) Beyel, Sean Beyel, Julie (Steve) Rosati, Leah (Anthony) Francisco, Andrew (Leakheana) Beyel, Ryan (Meghan) Beyel, nineteen great- grandchildren, and one sister, Katherine Clanton, Oneida. She was predeceased by one brother, Chester, and by four sisters, Ramona Jones, Audrey Graham, Martha Grogan and Mary Moshetti.

The Beyel family wishes to especially thank Sandy White for her many years of loving care to both Aaron and Leah, and to Gayle and Sal for their kind assistance to Leah in recent months.

Her Funeral Service will be Tuesday AUGUST 25, at 10:00 A.M. at The West Leyden Reformed Church, with interment to follow in West Leyden Cemetery. Calling hours are SUNDAY AUGUST 23, from 5-8 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The West Leyden Reformed Church 4685 Mud Lake Road West Leyden, NY 13489, or to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 25 Oxford Rd. New Hartford, NY 13413.

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Rosella Roes

Roes obit

November 21, 1926 to August 14, 2015

LOWVILLE – Rosella Roes, 88, widow of Maurice Roes, died late Friday evening at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville.

Rosella Roes was the youngest of the children of Edward and Rosella Zehr Yancey. She was born in Harrisburg, NY on November 21, 1926. Rosella married Maurice Roes on October 9, 1946 at Lowville Mennonite Church with Rev. C.M. Nafziger officiating.

She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Janice and Joe Roggie of Castorland; Carol and Ben Yoder of Grand Ridge, FL; six sons and their wives, Ken and Rosemary Roes of Lowville; Ronald and Pam Roes of Castorland; Gary and Margie Roes of Carthage; Larry and Alma Roes of Staunton, VA; Al and Carla Roes of Lowville; Beryl and Cathi Roes of Castorland; a sister-in-law, Lena Yancey of Beaver Falls; 29 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is predeceased by parents; her husband Maurice, who died August 2, 2005; a son, Gene, who died at birth; two granddaughters, Lisa Roggie and Melody Yoder Lauver; a grandson, Erik Roggie; a great-grandson, Wesley Yoder Miller; her brothers, Edward C. and Gerald Yancey; and her sisters, Edna Zehr, Mary Swartzentruber, Iva Yousey and Bertha Roes.

Rosella and Maurice spent over 20 years in Florida. Rosella returned to the North Country three years ago.

Rosella enjoyed shuffle-boarding, games, knitting, sewing, and making quilts for her family and sewing circle. She taught Bible School and Sunday School. She was a charter member of Naumburg Conservative Mennonite Church of Castorland, and was a member of Bethel Church in Florida while there.

Calling hours are from 3 – 5 and 7 – 9 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015 at Naumburg Mennonite Church. A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Naumburg Mennonite Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at Naumburg Mennonite Church with Rev. Titus Mast and Rev. Myron Roggie officiating. Contributions may be made to Riverview Ladies Aid (Naumburg Mennonite Church Sewing Circle), P.O. Box 124, Castorland, NY 13620.

Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.

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