Marsha A. Flowers, 60, of Bemus Point, formerly of Bradford, Pa., died Saturday (May 5, 2012) at her home.
She was born April 3, 1952, in Bradford, the daughter of the late John and Ann Veritz Matis.
Mrs. Flowers attended Bradford Area High School and Slippery Rock University. She worked as a quality control coordinator at Dresser Manufacturing for 15 years, owned and operated the M&M Pastry and The Kennedy Street Café for five years, was a culinary vocational instructor at the Federal Correctional Institution-McKean for 15 years, and a banquet manager at The Village Casino in Bemus Point for 10 years.
Marsha was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Bradford, the St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church in Bemus Point, and was a former member of the Power Boat Club.
She was an avid gardener and loved to entertain. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, needlework and skiing.Read more
Arnold George, 95 of New Rochelle, NY. Devoted husband of Marian Edson. Loving and beloved father of Andi, Richard, Steven, and Jennifer Edson, father-in-law of Randy Cohen, grandfather of Eric and Gabe Sterne, Imogene and Henry Edson, Danielle and Alex Cohen.
Decorated World War II hero at Guadalcanal and Saipan-Okinawa. Proud US Marine Major (retired) and USMC veteran. Decorations include the Presidential Citation Medal and Pacific War Ribbon with three battle stars. Lived in Bayberry for fifty-six years. Children all attended the New Rochelle Public Schools and his son, Richard Edson, an actor and musician, is honored on the NRHS wall of celebrated and distinguished alumni.Read more
Amelia B. "Millie" Lehmann of Basking Ridge, NJ, and formerly of New Rochelle, NY, passed away at Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge on May 2, 2012. She was 97.
The family will be receiving friends at the Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, NY on Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. The Funeral Mass will be at St. Catharine's RC Church in Pelham, NY at 10 am on Monday, May 7. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in New Rochelle, NY.
Millie was born on Feb. 27, 1915 in Flushing, NY to Joseph J. and Katharine G. Baum. She attended Newtown High School in Queens, NY and worked at Macy's in New York City after graduation. Millie volunteered as a nurse's aide during World War II.Read more
Asheville - Rita E. Curran-Lambert, 94, of Asheville, passed away peacefully, May 3, 2012.
Born in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of George and Marie Seguin St. Pierre. She graduated from Cathedral High School and attended The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY. Mrs. Curran-Lambert has been a resident of Asheville for the past 8 years, moving from Bradenton, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, William E. Curran in 1986, and second husband, Albert Lambert in 2000. Rita worked for over 25 years at the Catholic Observer, the newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Western Massachusetts, first as Circulation Manager, and then as Assistant Editor. She left the paper in 1976, when she and her husband William retired to Florida.
She was an avid bridge player, and a member of the New Friends, the Bridge Marathon, and the Friday Senior Bridge Club at the Harvest House. She was also a member of the Basilica of St. Lawrence, D.M..Read more
Frank J. Chimento, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on April 22, 2012. He was 90.
Frank was born on December 31, 1921 in New Rochelle, to the late Frank and Carmela (Colasimo) Chimento. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus and the Forrester's Club in New Rochelle.
He is survived by his wife the former Alzira Monteiro whom he married on February 9, 1945; his two sons Frank Chimento and his wife Anna Marie and John Chimento and his wife Sherran; his 5 grandchildren and his 7 great grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl New Rochelle. A Funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday 10:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.
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Mary Elizabeth Lisk, 88, of Danbury, formerly of New Fairfield and New Rochelle, NY, died Wednesday, May 2nd at Glen Hill Care Center. She was the wife of the late Charles Lisk. Born in Webster, MA on June 24, 1923, Mrs. Lisk was a daughter of the late LeeRoy and Lillian Beauregard May. A New Rochelle resident for over 50 years, she was one of the original telephone operators for New York Telephone. In 1963 Mrs. Lisk joined the City of New Rochelle as one of the first woman emergency service dispatchers in the country. She held this position for over 25 years. In New Rochelle she was a previous member of St. Gabriel Church and Holy Family Church. She was also active in the New Fairfield Senior Center. Mrs. Lisk had an amazing sense of humor and generosity of spirit who touched the lives of many people. The perfect grandmother, Mrs. Lisk loved to shop for her entire family. Survivors include her children: Pamela Escott of Danbury, John of West Harrison, NY and Gary and his wife, Mary, of Carmel, NY. Her grandchildren: Mallory, Sarah, Samantha, Matthew, Michael, Thomas and Scott. Her brother: John McDavitt of Brookfield, MA. Many nieces and nephews also survive.Read more
Doris E. MacArthur a life long resident of New Rochelle passed away Tuesday April 24, 2012. She was 93 years old. Born in New Rochelle on August 28, 1918 she was the daughter of George D. and Clara McKay Enright. Doris was a graduate of New Rochelle High School and worked in the accounting department and a executive secretary with Lowes International Entertainment Company. She worked for Lowes during the entertainment era when the Red Carpet Premier events took place at the New Rochelle Lowes Theater on Main Street. She retired in 1981 after 38 years of employment. On June 19, 1960 Doris married Donald MacArthur at the Holy Name Of Jesus Church. Donald predeceased her in 1994. She was also predeceased by her brother's Robert in 1935 and Daniel II who was killed on August 4, 1944 while serving his country in the Army. Doris kept very active and involved in her community throughout her years.Read more