November 27, 1981 to December 7, 2013
CROGHAN- Christina M Boliver, 32, Sodus, formally of Croghan, died unexpectedly Saturday at her home.
She was born in Carthage November 27, 1981 to Kenneth and Cheryl Manzer Boliver. She graduated from Beaver River Central School in 1999. She was formerly the co-owner of Crown Cleaning Services in Watertown.
She enjoyed playing tennis, and played several musical instruments.
She is survived by her father, Kenneth, Croghan , her mother and step father Cheryl and Joel Schuyler, Star Lake, three siblings, Jason, Bath NY, Marcie Walrath, New Bremen and Bradley Schuyler, Potsdam.She also has a nephew, Ronald Walrath and a niece Mercedes Walrath.
She is also survived by her grandmother, Kay Manzer, Beaver Falls, and her great grandmother Irene Manzer, Lowville.
She is predeceased by her grandparents Bernard and Bernadette Boliver and James Manzer. A memorial service will be held 1PM Friday December 13th at the Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan with the Rev. Bruce Chapman officiating. Calling hours will be held from 11- 1 prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in the Beaver Falls Cemetery Annex. Online condolences may be made at www.adirondackfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to CREDO 595 W. Main ST Watertown, NY 13601.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.adirondackfh.com
December 21, 1922 to November 30, 2013
Camden- Charles Gallo, 90, Preston Hill Road husband of Lila, and a former resident of Gallo Road, West Leyden, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where he had resided since September, 2013.
Affectionately known as Charlie, he was born in the Town of Lewis, on the Gallo Homestead Farm on the West Leyden-Osceola Road at Swancott Mills, on December 21, 1922, a son of Bruno and Michalina Miniat Gallo. Charles grew up at Swancott Mills, where he received his education in a one room school, before completing his schooling at West Leyden Central School. After that he joined his family in the operation of the Gallo family farm.
On December 1, 1949, Charles was united in marriage with Lila Boardman at St. Mary's Church, West Leyden. After that the couple purchased a home on Freeman Road, (later named the Gallo Road) at Swancott Mills, where they lived until moving to their current residence in 1998.
In 1950, at Swancott Mills, Charlie and his brother, Art, founded what became the well known Gallo Bros. Construction and Logging Company. During the earlier years, Gallo Bros. was focused on logging operations. In the early 1960's the company was expanded to include the construction of golf courses, and major state and county highways, as well as extensive site work connected with construction of shopping malls. In the 1980's the company completed major rock removal and site work for the Glen Park Hydro Power Facility, located on Black River, near Watertown, NY. Eventually the company headquarters were relocated to Boonville, and Mr. Gallo retired in 1987.
On May 25, 2006, in recognition for contributing significantly to the quality of life on Tug Hill, Charlie was bestowed with the title of "TUG HILL SAGE" a prestigious award given by the Tug Hill Commission.
Charlie greatly enjoyed his family, visiting with people everywhere and attending the New York State Woodsmen's Field Days.
In addition to his wife, Lila, Charlie is survived by one daughter, Kathleen M. Gallo, one son, Brian Gallo, both of Camden. He was predeceased by a son Raymond, on January 13, 1989. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Richard (Jennifer) Gallo, Nicholas (Patricia) Gallo, all of Boonville, Joanna (Dru) Keck, West Leyden and Angela (Joseph) Zacherl, PA, six great grandchildren; two sisters, Eileen Scott, NC, Arlene Stockhauser, Rome; two brothers, Art (Connie) Gallo, Boonville and Romaine (Elaine) Gallo, NC, and a daughter in law, Linda Gallo, West Leyden and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Susan Riegler, Lucille Eimann, and by a brother, Fred, by a half sister, Edith Hoynacki and a half brother, John Donowic.
A visitation will be Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Other services and interment in Boonville Cemetery will be private at the convenience of the family.
Charlie's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Sunset Nursing Home in appreciation for their kindness and compassionate care. Memorial contributions may be made to Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 232 Academy Street, Boonville, NY 13309.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.trainorfuneralhome.com
October 1, 1926 to November 27, 2013
Boonville- Donald F. Young, Sr., 87 of Post St. a native and life resident of Boonville and husband of Mabel, passed away at his residence, on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 while surrounded by the loving care of his family and hospice.
He was born on October 1, 1926, a son of Frederick and Hazel Peters Young. Don grew up on Seiter St., and received his education in Boonville; afterwards he was employed at Rome Soap Factory.
Mr. Young served his country, during WWII, in the United States Navy, from 1944, until his honorable discharge at Lido Beach, LI in July, 1946.
On May 1, 1948, in Boonville, Donald was united in marriage with Mabel Schleicher Young. This was a happy and blessed union of 60 years, until Mabel passed away on November 5, 2008.
After serving his country, Don began his employment at Gould Paper Co. in Lyons Falls, where he was employed for over 40 years, retiring from the paper testing lab of Georgia Pacific Paper Co. in 1988.
Don was a member of the First Baptist Church of Boonville, and the Charles J. Love Post American Legion. He enjoyed doing carpentry, being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and gardening. He enjoyed time spent at this hunting camp. He will be fondly remembered for his keen sense of humor and for the many ways that Don reached out to help people wherever he was. In addition to his wife and family he greatly enjoyed Yankees Baseball, music and playing different musical instruments.
He is survived by his children, Franklin Young, Boonville, Brenda Webster, Constableville, Kim (Linda) Young, Boonville, Jill Young, Boonville, and Trudy (Melvin) Drake, Lee Center. A son, Donnie, predeceased him in 1977. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandson, Rory, in 2009. Also surviving are three sisters, Sandy (Charles) Matthews, Boonville, Shirley Edick, South Carolina, and Virginia Siegler, Rome. He was predeceased by a brother Lynn, who died at birth and by sisters, Velma Young and Vera Gladwin.
His Funeral will be Saturday at 4:00 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where Pastor Joseph Feller, of the First Baptist Church will officiate. Interment in the spring with Military Rites will be in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are Saturday from 1-4 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society Oneida/Herkimer Branch Office 100 Lomond Place Utica, NY 13502.
For an on-line message of sympathy, or to share a memory of Don, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com
August 24, 1926 to December 1, 2013
GLENFIELD - Maxine O. Verdin, 87, formerly of West Main Street in Watertown, died Sunday morning, December 1, 2013 at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility where she was a resident since December of 2012. Maxine lived for a short time on the Glenfield Road.
Maxine was born in Jacksonville, Florida on August 24, 1926 the daughter of the late Herman L. and the late Catherine L. Bessent Saucer. She married Richard T. Verdin, Jr. on October 18, 1945 at Trinity Baptist Church in Jacksonville with Rev. William F. Oddy officiating.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl E. and Vernon E. Bailey of Glenfield; four grandchildren, Michelyn E. Bailey; Nichelle L. and Matthew Billhardt; Beau J. and Denielle Bailey; Tanja Bailey and Timothy Jackson; seven great grandchildren and a great-great grandson and granddaughter; two sisters, Christine Holobrodek of Aurora, CO; Edith MacDowell of Oregon; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Saucer of Jacksonville, FL and Betty Saucer of Yuma, AZ.
Maxine is predeceased by her husband, Richard T. Verdin, Jr. June 2, 2012; a son, Jon Richard Verdin; a grandson, Cory S. Bailey; her four brothers, James, John, Marvin, and Charles Saucer; a sister, Catherine “Kitty”; and a sister-in-law, Marge Saucer.
Mrs. Verdin worked at Woolworths in Watertown and watched children in her own home and did childcare at the home of several families in the Watertown area.
Maxine was a member of Watertown Assembly of God, Watertown Modern Square Dance Club, Northside Mother’s Club, She and Richard were members of Northside Improvement League, Inc., and Maxine and Richard were snowbirds going south in the winter.
A funeral service will be on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville with Mike Ryan, Pastor of Watertown Assembly of God officiating.
Calling hours for family and friends will be on Tuesday December 3rd, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service.
Burial for family and friends will be in Dexter Cemetery on Wednesday December 4th at 11:00 A.M.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.sundquistfh.com
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