Alisha Marie Kennell

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October 15, 1995 to September 22, 2013

LOWVILLE – Alisha Marie Kennell, 17, died on early Sunday morning, September 22, 2013.

Born in Lowville on October 15, 1995 the daughter of Paul R. and Jamie L. Takacs Kennell, Alisha was a senior at Lowville Academy and Central School. She was a member of the 2014 Yearbook Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Backpack Club, and the cheerleading team. She loved old family photos, making memories with friends and listening to music. In her spare time she enjoyed babysitting and making plans for college.

She will be missed by her parents, her sister, Erica Hope of Philadelphia, PA; her two brothers, Joseph A. of Canton; Thomas J. of Lowville; her maternal grandfather, Tamas Takacs; and maternal great-grandmother Lucile Schwendy both of Lowville; her paternal grandmother Norma L. Kennell of Copenhagen; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She is predeceased by her maternal grandmother Joan Takacs in 2011, her maternal great grandfather Royal Schwendy in 2006, and her paternal grandfather Joseph A. Kennell in 2004.

All those who have been touched by Alisha may join us on Wednesday, September 25th at the Sundquist Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M.

Her memorial service will be on Thursday, September 26th at 12:00 noon at the Naumburg Mennonite Church. Burial will be private in Riverside Cemetery Annex, Beaver Falls.

In Her Memory, a scholarship will be established. It is our wish that others pursue her unfinished dreams. Please mail support to: Lowville Academy, 7668 N. State Street, Lowville, NY 13367, Attn: Business Office. Checks may be written to: Lowville Academy.

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Amy L. Tabolt

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October 5, 1912 to September 20, 2013

LOWVILLE – Amy L. Tabolt, 100, formerly of State Route 12, died Friday evening at the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility with her family at her side.

Born in Deer River on October 5, 1912, the daughter of the late Charles A. and Lydia Rice Meister, Amy attended Stoney Creek Country School in Denmark, NY. On October 6, 1930, she married Frederick G. Tabolt at St. Stephen’s Rectory in Croghan. Mr. Tabolt died on April 12, 1980.

Mrs. Tabolt enjoyed square dancing and playing the harmonica, sewing and crocheting, watching the birds and reading books and poems; but most of all she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Tabolt is survived by her five children, her three sons and four daughters-in-law, Frederick C. and his wife Margaret of Lowville; L. Michael and his wife Sharon of Lowville; Mark D. and his wife Kathy of Lowville; and Patricia Tabolt of Lowville; her three daughters, Eleanor Curtis of Fountain, FL; Marcia Jewett and husband Donald of Pamelia and Carol J. Hulbert and husband Thomas of Palmyra; 26 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; three sisters, Hazel Murphy of Ohio, Millie Pelot of Chittenango and Carrie Houston of Carthage.

Mrs. Tabolt is predeceased by sons Donald J. and Larry J. Tabolt; a daughter Marie Tabolt; two brothers, Roy and John Meister; three sisters, Vera, Robin and Anna and two sons-in-law, Bobby Curtis and Jack Virkler.

A funeral mass will be said on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, where Mrs. Tabolt had been a communicant for several years, with Rev. Christopher Carrara, Pastor officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in New Bremen. Family and friends may call on Tuesday, September 24th from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home.

Memorials in Amy’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Joseph R. Sullivan

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September 26, 1960 to September 21, 2013

Constableville - Joseph R. Sullivan, 52, native of Constableville, and lifelong resident of the West Road, passed away suddenly on September 21, 2013.

Joe was born on September 26, 1960 a son of Robert and Charlotte Bourgeois Sullivan. He attended South Lewis High School, graduating with the Class of 1979. He began working with his father as a young child on the Sullivan Family Dairy Farm, which he eventually purchased in 1997. Mr. Sullivan was a gifted and talented mechanic in repairing automobiles and farm machinery.

Joe was of the Catholic faith. Besides his dedication to the continued operation of the family farm, which at the present time he was operating with his sons, Bradley and Joseph, Jr, Joe also enjoyed cooking, canning and was the life of the party. He greatly enjoyed dancing and socializing.

He is survived by his children: Shannon M. Sullivan (Adam Beyer), Bradley J. Sullivan, and Joseph R. Sullivan, Jr. (Alicia Paluck), all of Constableville, and Shawn G. Sullivan of Boonville; his five grandsons, Owen, Aidan, Kevin, Ethan and Colin; and Timothy Schoff, Constableville, whom he raised and considered to be his 4th son. Also surviving are his brother Dale (Lisa) Sullivan, Boonville, and his sister Veronica E. Sullivan and her significant other, Kermit Luther, Lyons Falls, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, September 27, at 11:00 am, at St. Mary's Church, Constableville, with interment to follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Constableville. Calling hours will be from 1–4 pm and 7–9 pm, Thursday, at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Constableville Fire Dept.

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Darryl M. Renodin

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July 30, 1938 to September 22, 2013

NEW BREMEN-Darryl M. Renodin, 75, formerly of New Bremen, died on Sunday morning, September 22, 2013 at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility, where she has resided since October, 2008.

A funeral Mass will be said at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lowville, with Rev. Christopher Carrara, Pastor, officiating. Family and friends are welcome to a prayer service at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, prior to the funeral Mass, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Bremen. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility, Activities Fund, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367.

She is survived by a sister, Margaret Renodin of Mohawk; three brothers, Robert “Smokey” and Elizabeth Noody of Star Lake; Lyle Renodin of Albany; Joseph “Tony” Noody of Lowville; a sister-in-law, Nancy Renodin of Lowville; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by four brothers, Edward “Sunshine” Noody, Eugene Noody, Charles “Doug” Renodin, and James Noody; and by a sister, Blanche DeCann.

Darryl was born on July 30, 1938 in Lowville, NY, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Hogan Renodin. She graduated from Beaver Falls High School. Darryl worked for Beaverite Products, Beaver Falls, for many years. She also cared for her mother until she entered the nursing home.

Miss Renodin enjoyed golf and going to Polish dances. She enjoyed watching the New York Yankees games on television. When she was young, Darryl played softball on the women’s team in New Bremen.

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