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Peter A. Jarecki

Jarecki obit

October 14, 1934  -  February 5, 2017

LYONS FALLS - Peter A. Jarecki, 82, died early Sunday morning, February 5, 2017 at Lewis County General Hospital where he had been a patient for a day.

Peter was born on October 14, 1934 at the family homestead in Turin the son of the late Albert and Bertha Felips Jarecki, where he attended a one room rural school on Gomer Hill, and General Martin High School in Glenfield. He married Rose Marie Hoffman on August 23, 1956 at St. John's Catholic Church in Lyons, Falls. Pete retired from Lewis County General Hospital where he was a custodian for over twenty years. He and Rose made their home in Lyons Falls. She died on February 24, 1994.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Peter H. and Becky Jarecki of Lyons Falls; his sisters, Genevieve Seelman of Lowville, and Josephine Mroz of Arizona; his neighborhood family; his care givers, Stephanie and Jeannie; his son-in-law, Henry Bardo of Greig.

He is predeceased by his daughter, Sharon E. Jarecki-Bardo, his five sisters, Joan, Julia, Ruth, Stella, and Anne; and his five brothers, Benjamin, Paul, Frank, Raymond, and John Jarecki.

Peter was a communicant of St. John’s Catholic Church, and St. Hedwig’s. He enjoyed being outside in the summer, watching the goats and chickens and visiting with the kids, who he was known as, “Old Pete”.

A funeral service will be on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. James Chaufty, Deacon of St. John’s Catholic Church, officiating.

Spring burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours for family and friends will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 7th, from 5 to 8:00 P.M.

Jarecki family would like to invite everyone to a luncheon at the 3-G Fire Department following the funeral service. Food donations may be dropped off Wednesday morning at the fire hall after 9:00 A.M.

Memorials in Peter’s name may be made to: National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 or American Cancer Society, PO Box 357, Watertown, NY 13601

To convey online condolences, please use: www.sundquistfh.com

Robert S. Kirk

February 2, 1940 to February 2, 2017

Boonville- Robert S. Kirk, 77, of Old Hawkinsville Road, husband of Beverly, passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 2, 2017.

Affectionately known as “Sonny,” he was born at the Kirk homestead in Talcottville, on February 2, 1940, a son of Stanley and Dorothy Koster Kirk. Sonny grew up in Boonville and Talcottville, receiving his education at Boonville Central School. For 45 years Mr. Kirk was employed as an amusement machine mechanic for the late Carl G. “Pat” Marcy, in the operation of Marcy Amusements of Boonville. Mr. Kirk was a gifted mechanic, who was able to repair all kinds of electrical appliances and motors.

Sonny loved gardening; raising vegetables and flowers, and cutting and splitting firewood. He was also very gifted and restoring all kinds of furniture. Sonny greatly enjoyed being industrious and doing favors for others.

On February 1, 1982, he was united in marriage with Beverly Nail, in Boonville. This was a loving union which endured for thirty five years.

In addition to his wife, Beverly, Sonny is survived by two daughters, Susan and Melinda, both of Amsterdam, NY; step children, George (Amy) Hutchins, Waterville, Robert (Kim) Hutchins, and Heidi Sinclair, all of Boonville; grandchildren, Hunter, Jesse, Ashley, Shawn Hutchins, (Jennifer Korman, Marih Higby), Justine Hutchins, Matthew Sinclair, Shelby Hutchins and Justin Sinclair; one sister, Shirley (John) Rowsam, Lowville; one brother, Karl Kirk, Talcottville. He was predeceased by a brother, Charles.

Sonny’s Funeral will be Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where calling hours will be Tuesday from 1 P.M. until the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 164, Boonville, NY 13309.

Following the funeral, there will be a gathering at the Boonville American Legion. If you’d like to donate food, please drop off at the American Legion from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM.

For an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

Andrea Lynn Lomber-Morrison


March 11, 1962 to January 31, 2017

Boonville- Andrea Lynn Lomber- Morrison, 54, wife of Alexander, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Rome Memorial Hospital, following a courageous battle with liver cancer.

Andrea was born on March 11, 1962 at Lenox Memorial Hospital, Canastota. She was a graduate of Adirondack Central School with the class of 1981. She then furthered her education graduating with her Associates degree in culinary arts from Mohawk Valley Community College. Andrea was employed by many local area restaurants. She was last employed as a cook with the Eastern Star Home, Oriskany, until she retired due to illness.

In 2009, Andrea was united in marriage with Alexander Morrison in Westernville.

Besides her husband Alexander, Andrea is survived by her daughter Amanda (Randy) Broadbent, Ava, grandchildren: Randall, Cameron and Patrick, all of Ava, her parents Alexander and Patricia Stevens Lobmer Stempien, her sister Suzanne (Michael) Moran, Cicero, her brother Eric (Amy) Stempien, Lee Center, nephew Connor Moran, Cicero, and niece Raelyn Stempien, Boonville. She is also survived by several step-siblings, her aunt, Joyce Spoon, Rome, longtime friend Vanessa Yousey Schultz, Boonville, as well as Lisa (John) Pearson, and her canine companion Duke. She was predeceased by her father, Jerome Lomber, I, and her brother Jerome Lomber, II.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in care of the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 100 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502.

Andrea’s family extends heartfelt gratitude to the AmCare Ambulance Team, her former coworkers at the Eastern Star Home, Staff of the Rome Hospital ICU, Dr. Cesana, Dr. Dimarco and Staff at Ridge Mills Medical Center, Dr. Benjamin and Staff on Oneida Oncology, And especially to her daughter Amanda for the exceptional care given to her mother during the two weeks she was in the ICU.

For an online message of sympathy, or to share a memory of Andrea, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

Karl F. Shue


July 1, 1918 to February 1, 2017

Port Leyden: Karl F. “Bud” Shue, 98, of Walker Rd. died Wed. Feb. 1, 2017 in Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville where he had been a patient since Jan. 20th.

He was born in Lyonsdale, July 1, 1918, the son of Lawrence and Leona Gerow Shue. He grew up in Shuetown and attended rural schools, and completed his schooling at Port Leyden. 2015. He was very proud to have received his diploma in 2015 from South Lewis Central School, Turin.

He was employed at Gould Paper Co., Lyons Falls prior to serving in the US Army.

A veteran of WWII, he served in the United States Army from May 31, 1941 until July 23, 1945. He was a reconnaissance Car Driver for General George Patton and served in Algeria-French Morocco, Ardennes, Central Europe, Normandy, Northern France and the Rhineland. He was also a light truck driver. He received the American Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, The European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal .
He married Carol Houghton Dec. 22, 1941 in St. Martin’s Catholic Church, Port Leyden. She died Jan. 23, 2005.

Upon his discharge from the army, he returned to work at Gould Paper Co. He retired from Georgia-Pacific Corp. Lyons Falls in 1980.
He was a member of Moose River Fish and Game Club and was a life member of the Lowville VFW.

He enjoyed square dancing, fishing, hunting and camping at Black Lake for over 25 years. He enjoyed going to Lock 96 in Port Leyden for lunch and Dorrity’s Restaurant, Lyons Falls for breakfast. He had a great sense of humor and had many friends that he enjoyed spending time with.

He is survived by two daughters Nancy (Thomas) Kovach, Lowville and Leona (Nonie) Ossont, Lyons Falls; two sons William(Marie), Oneonta and Marty (Debbie) Shue , Port Leyden. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and 6 step great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by one son-in-law Duane Ossont, one great-grandson, Garrett Miller, two brothers Donald and Leo Shue and one sister Betty Alger.

The family wished to thank the doctors and nurses on East Wing at the hospital for their care and compassion during this difficult time.

As per Karl’s wished there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will be in the spring at the convenience of the family.

The Callaghan Funeral Home, LLC, Port Leyden has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Jon Paul Underwood

February 15, 1969 to February 1, 2017

West Leyden – Jon Paul Underwood, 47, husband of Tracy, passed away following a brief illness, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, while surrounded by the loving care of his wife and children, and friends, at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital, New Hartford.

Jon was born on February 15, 1969 a son of William J. and Joyce Skalski Underwood. He was a lifelong resident of the Osceola road, and was a graduate of Adirondack Central High School, with the class of 1987.

Jon was a member of the US Army Reserves from 1986 until his honorable discharge in 1994. He served his country at Elihu Root Army Reserve Center, Utica, NY, in 63B Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and Company 12B Combat Engineers.

He was first employed as a truck driver for Rauscher Bros., Inc., West Leyden, and at South Lewis Central School, before beginning his career in highway construction. Jon was employed as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for Rifenburg Construction, Troy, NY, and most recently for C.C.I. Companies, Inc., Canastota, NY. Jon was a hardworking man, who took pride in everything he did, and there wasn’t a job he couldn’t do.

On June 15, 1996, Jon was united in marriage with Tracy L. Flansburg at St. Mary’s Church, Constableville.

An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as socializing and playing cards with his cherished friends and neighbors. Jon was a member of the West Leyden Volunteer Fire Dept., Boonville Elks Lodge #2158, and the Charles J. Love Post #406 American Legion.

Besides his wife, Tracy, Jon is survived by a son, Jack Lucas Underwood; a daughter, Sabrina Tiffany ( Bird) Underwood, both of West Leyden; his siblings, Sharon (David) Dean, West Leyden, Penny (Jerry) Ball, Virginia, Laura (Scott) Scales, Lee Center, William (Sheila) Underwood, West Leyden, Joseph (Dionne) Underwood, Point Rock; nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews; and many close and special friends and his extended CCI family. Jon is also survived by his father and mother-in-law, Thomas (Patricia) Flansburg, brother and sister-in-law Dale (Dee) Flansburg, and his beloved canine friends; Amos and Baby Girl. Jon was predeceased by his mother Joyce in October 2010, and by his father William in June 2014.

Funeral Services will be on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Calling hours will be Saturday from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Leyden Volunteer Fire Dept. P.O. Box #205 West Leyden, New York 13489.
Jon’s family would like to extend many thanks to the West Leyden Fire and Ambulance personnel for their prompt and professional services, and also to Dr. Scott Brehaut and the staff of the 2nd Floor St. Luke’s Intensive Care unit for the excellent care and compassion shown to Jon and our family during his stay.

For an on-line message of sympathy, or to share a memory of Jon, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

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