Hugh C. Follen, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on May10, 2012. He was 71.
Hugh was born on November 28, 1940 in New Rochelle to the late Charles and Dorothy (Mellars) Follen. He served as a Sergeant in the US Marine Corp from 1963-1967. He served 2 years as a combat engineer in Viet Nam. He enjoyed building model trains and running the layout with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife the former Sylvia Celona whom he married on October 26, 1968: his children John (Elizabeth), Christopher (Trynia), Michael Pearce, Thomas Pearce and Lori (Stephen) Tange. He was a devoted and loving grandfather to Christopher, Madison, John Jr., Dean, Thomas Jr., Regina, Brittany, Justin and Simone. He is also survived by his brother William.
Visiting hours will be Friday 2-4 &7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle, NY. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday 9:30am at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.Read more
Katie Marie Butler Long of New Rochelle, on May 4, 2012, born January 2, 1926 in Central, South Carolina to Etolia (Reid) and Richard Butler. Katie graduated from New York University earning her Bachelor's in Physical Ed. and Hygiene, and Masters in Guidance and Student Personnel. A physical education instructor for forty years in the New Rochelle Public School System. An active member of Bethesda Baptist Church of New Rochelle, recently she attended First Baptist Church of Bronxville. Katie was married to Tuskegee Airman, Wilbur F. Long, whom predeceased her in 1998. Surviving are one daughter, Dr. Karen O. Long-Rowe; three grandchildren, Victoria, Alexandra, and Cody. Visitation Frida, 9:30-10:30am at First Baptist Church, 407 New Rochelle Road, Bronxville, NY. Services 10:30 am. Interment in Calverton National Cemetery.
Arrangements by Barney T. McClanahan Funeral Home, Inc.
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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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