Constance Zeigler

October 2, 1935  -  February 3, 2016

Connie L. Zeigler 80, of Ford St. passed away February 3, 2016 at St. Lukes Hospital.

She was born on October 2, 1935 in Lockport, N.Y. a daughter of Raymond P. and Jane M. Rignall Linck. She graduated in 1952 from Boonville High School and furthered her education at Utica School of Commerce. She was first employed at Griffiss Air Base as a secretary. She was united in marriage to Robert J. Zeigler on May 5, 1960 in Boonville. He died June 12, 1999. Connie also worked at the Grand Union in Boonville and for Dr. Vella in the dental office in Boonville. In 1970 she began her employment at the General Telephone in Boonville as a secretary.

She was active in the N.Y.S. Woodsmens Field Days for over 50 year. She also volunteered at Sunset Nursing Home. She was a member of Boonville Elks Lodge, American Legion Ladies Aux. She was a Charter Member of the Senior League and Women's Golf League. Connie was an avid reader, bowler and enjoyed playing cards at the Pub on Sunday afternoons. For several years she was tax collector for Boonville.

Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Marsha and Richard Dardano, Boonville; special niece and nephew, Kit Linck, Alabama and Daina Dardano, California; other nieces and nephews, cousins and many other friends. She is predeceased by four brothers, William P., H Glen, Thomas Robert and Raymond Charles Linck.

Services will be on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville with Pastor Dan Richter officiating. Calling hours will be 2-5 p.m. prior the service. Spring burial in Boonville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Boonville Ambulance or to A.R.C. Oneida Lewis Chapter.

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Christina M. Henry

Henry obit

March 27, 1930 - February 4, 2016

Boonville – Christina M. Henry, 85, a lifelong resident of Boonville, passed away on February 4, 2016, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

She was born March 27, 1930, in Boonville, the daughter of William J. and Dorothy Cavanagh Moonan, and was affectionately known as "Teenie."

Along with her parents she was predeceased by her husband Gordon L. Henry, on April 12, 1991, whom she married on September 25, 1948; a daughter, Dorae; a son, Michael; and brothers, William, John, Edward and Kenneth Moonan.

Christina graduated from Boonville Central School in 1947. She was the drum majorette for the town's marching band back then and gave baton lessons to many young girls in town. She was employed at Sunset Nursing Home for 25 years, first as an aide and then as an activities assistant, until she retired in December 2001.

Strong in her faith, she was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, a Eucharistic Minister for the parish and was a religious education teacher for a time. Christina was very artistic, a talented woman who enjoyed sewing, baking, gardening, crafts, and taking road trips with her sisters-in-law, but she most enjoyed being surrounded by her loving family.

She is survived by her sons, Kenneth Henry, Daryl (Linda) Henry, Lawrence (Fawn) Henry, all of Boonville, and John (Debora) Henry of Cobleskill; daughters, Deborah Barrett of Cobleskill, Karen (Daryl) Zeigler, and Dorothy (Richard) Sears, both of Boonville; a daughter-in-law, Michelle Henry of Boonville; 23 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren; her sisters-in-law Betty, Marge, Norma and Evelyn Moonan; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will begin on Monday, February 8, with a 10:00 am prayer service at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at11:00 am at St. Joseph's Church, of Christ Our Hope Catholic Parish, with Rev. Thomas Ward officiating. Interment in the spring will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Boonville. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 1-4 and 6-9 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Resident Activities Fund, 232 Academy St. Boonville, NY 13309, or to the Boonville Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box #164, Boonville, NY 13309. The family wishes to thank the staff at Sunset Nursing Home for their compassionate care.

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Orrin W. Hill

Hill obit

September 26, 1934 - January 28, 2016

Turin – Orrin W. Hill, 81, longtime resident of Lyman St., passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at St. Luke's Home, New Hartford, following a brief illness.

Orrin was born on September 26, 1934 in Lowville, a son of Miles and Mary Reed Hill. He spent his younger years in Turin and Rome, where he graduated from Rome Free Academy with the Class of 1952. Following graduation he worked as an auto mechanic for area car dealerships.

On September 10, 1955 Mr. Hill was united in marriage with Helen Bowers at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rome. Orrin was drafted into the US Army in March 1957 serving until 1959. While stationed in Alaska, Orrin was a member of the Army Rifle Team. The couple moved to their current home on Lyman St. in 1960, where they raised their family and have since lived. Orrin was recalled into active duty in 1961 serving until his honorable discharge in August 1962. For several years Orrin was employed for the Hall Ski Lift Co., Watertown, retiring as shop supervisor in 1995. Mrs. Hill passed away on November 6, 2005.

Orrin was an avid sportsman and enjoyed the time he spent hunting and fishing, especially around his log cabin camp on Tug Hill. For a time he served as secretary of the Fairchild Hunting Club, Turin. Orrin was proud of his lifetime membership in the NRA.

He is survived by his daughters: Diane (Robert) Mooney, Poland, and Linda (George) Fox, Boonville; granddaughter Patricia (David) Grover, Sherrill, and great-grandchildren Brycen and Amelia Grover who he greatly adored; his brothers Robert (Gail) Hill, Clinton, Thomas (Karen) Hill, Peterboro, his brothers and sisters-in-law: Barbara Hill, George (Charlotte) Bowers, all of Rome, and M. Jeanette Ferraro, Syracuse, several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife Helen, Orrin was predeceased by his brother Parmer, and special cousins Keith and Jeanne Gleasman.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, February 1, at the Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Interment with military honors will be held in Turin Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a local charity of your choice.

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Anna M. Outtrim

Outtrim obit

October 16, 1938 - January 31, 2016

Rome- Anna M. Outtrim, 77, of West Dominick St. a former resident of Boonville, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016, at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she had resided since January, 2016.

She was born in Norwich, NY, on October 16, 1938, a daughter of Guy H. and Naomi Tuttle Hubbard. Affectionately known as Ann, she grew up in the hamlet of Penny Settlement, Town of Lyonsdale, where she attended rural school, later graduating from Port Leyden High School, with the Class of 1957. In November, 1959, she married Paul Outtrim at St. Martin's Church, Port Leyden.

When most of her children were raised, Anna attended Howard G. Sackett BOCES Center at Glenfield, where she earned her certification as a Nurses' Aid. Thereafter for many years she was employed in private duty adult home health care in the Boonville area. While living in Boonville she attended St. Joseph's Church; in the early 1990's Ann moved to Rome, where she had since lived.

She is survived by 4 sons, Paul Scott Outtrim, Alexandria, VA, Richard F. (Dawn) Outtrim, Hunter, NY, Gary J. (Teri) Outtrim, Old Forge, William "Bill" J. (Beth) Outtrim, Oneco, CT; one daughter, Christine Ann Lawton, North Grosvenor Dale, CT; 14 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren and one brother, George Hubbard, Port Leyden. She was predeceased by a sister, Lois Gydesen, and by brothers, Harold, Robert and Lewis.

Her Funeral will be Saturday at 4:00 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment in the spring in Port Leyden Cemetery. Calling hours are Saturday 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 232 Academy St. Boonville, NY 13309.

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Clifford J. Seelman

August 10, 1922 - January 25, 2016

Constableville- Clifford J. Seelman, 93, passed away at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville on January 25, 2016. He had been a resident there since August 2014.

Clifford was born in Constableville on August 10, 1922, a son of Joseph and Clara Weiler Seelman. He grew up in Constableville and graduated from Constableville High School. He helped operate the family farm and had a trucking business hauling milk cans and bagged feed to area farmers. Clifford bought a larger truck where he delivered bulk feed. Eventually he sold his truck to Ernie Freeman where he continued to drive for Freeman Trucking. In his later years he was employed at the courthouse in Lowville in the maintenance department. Cliff enjoyed being outdoors, especially mowing lawns and snow blowing.

Surviving are his companion of many years, Barbara Fox, Boonville; one sister, Betty Skjellerup, Boonville; nieces and nephews and special nephew, Mack Ingersoll, Boonville. He was predeceased by his parents, one sister, and an infant son at birth.
A special heartfelt thank-you to the staff at Sunset Nursing Home for all the excellent care given to Cliff during his stay.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Boonville Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Contributions in his name can be made to Sunset Nursing Activities Fund, 232 Academy St, Boonville, N.Y. 13309.

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