Everett A. Lehman

Everett Lehman obit

02/26/1931  -  10/07/2015

CROGHAN – Everett A. Lehman, 84, passed away on Wednesday evening October 7, 2015, at the family homestead on the Erie Canal Road with his family by his side while under the care of hospice.

Everett was born in the town of Croghan, February 26, 1931, a son of the late Benjamin and Emma Martin Lehman. He attended Kirschnerville rural school and Beaver Falls High School before his marriage to Doris R. Van Ness on September 19, 1953, at the First Mennonite Church with Rev. Gordon Schrag officiating. Everett served his country at University Hospital in Syracuse as an ambulance driver under the 1-W status, returning to Lewis County where he and Doris owned and operated the family farm. He was also a self-employed truck driver for many years. He retired as Highway Superintendent from the Croghan Highway Department.

Everett very much enjoyed his horses, camping and Blue Grass music. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church in New Bremen and of the Black River Valley Campers.

Surviving are his wife Doris and their children: Kathleen and Bruce Chartrand and Marilyn and Al Shaw all of Croghan, Valerie Mohran of Lowville, Melanie and Sasha Stanisic of Orlando, FL, Colleen and Norman Farney of Lowville, Lyndon and his companion Rebecca Rice of Croghan and Marcia and Gary Ashline of Castorland; his sister Vera Lyndaker and sister-in-law Donna Lehman; seventeen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by six siblings Reuben, Nevin, Myron, Niles, Vernon and Aletha Lehman and his son-in-law Gaber Mohran.

Funeral services for Mr. Lehman will be held on Monday, October 12th
At 11:00 A.M. at the First Mennonite Church with Ken Landis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Sundquist Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.

Memorials in Everett Lehman’s name may be given to: Croghan Ambulance P.O. Box 405, Croghan, NY 13327; or Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Inc., P.O Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

Online condolences may be sent to: www.sundquistfh.com

Margaret P. Hoffert

margaret hoffert obit

December 14, 1921 - October 7, 2015

Boonville- Margaret P. Hoffert, 93, affectionately known as "Peg" passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she had resided since 2004.

Margaret was born on December 14, 1921 at Sunset Corners, Town of Lewis, a daughter of Frank and Carrie Shake Hoffert. She grew up in West Leyden where she received her education. For many years Peg worked in private homes as a care giver for children. Following her employment she made her home with her sister and brother-in-law Anna and Lee Olney, in Oriskany, before moving to the Stokes area.

Peg was of the Catholic faith. For several years she was a parishioner of St. Peter and Paul Church, Fish Creek.

Peg is survived by her friend Debbie Finster and family, Ava, along with her many caregivers at Sunset Nursing Home, Boonville, who became her cherished friends during her stay there. The last of her family she was predeceased by sisters: Cecelia Hines, Mary Hoffert, Rose Roberts, Bertha Hoffert, Anna Olney, Clara Parsons and Theresa Hoffert, and her brothers: Raymond, Leo, Edward and Ervin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm at St. Mary's Nativity Church, West Leyden. Interment will follow in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Fish Creek. Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boonville Fire Co. P.O. Box #164, Boonville, New York 13309, or to the Humane Society of Rome, P.O. Box #4572, Rome, New York 13442.

- See more at: http://www.trainorfuneralhome.com/obituary/Margaret-P.-Hoffert/Boonville-NY/1550220#sthash.5b8L8Vhz.dpuf

Warren Marvin Nafziger

Nafziger obit

08/07/1933  -  09/29/2015

MARTINSBURG - Warren Marvin Nafziger, 82, of the Flat Rock Road, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at home under the care of Lewis County Hospice and his loving family.

Mr. Nafziger was born August 7, 1933, in Martinsburg, the son of the late Menno and Marie (Jantzi) Nafziger. He attended rural school and Lowville Free Academy and was employed by various local fuel oil companies delivering fuel. After retiring from Louis Bush & Sons, he drove for Hoch Brothers, ARC and delivered flowers for Sunny Crest Flowers. On June 18, 1960, he married Elsie J. Moser at the Pine Grove Community Church with Rev. Leon Martin officiating.

Surviving are his wife: Elsie (Moser) Nafziger; four children: Warren Alan of Lowville, Valerie Sue and Gregory Persons of Nassau (Albany), Gregory Lynn of Martinsburg and Darrin Joseph of East Greenbush; his sister, Shirley Steria of Lowville; two grandsons, Jakob and Christian; four granddaughters, Megan, Erin, Bailey and Anna along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is predeceased by his brother Vernon and sister-in-law Maxine Nafzier and brother-in-law Wilbur Steria.

Funeral services will be held on Friday October 2, 2015, at 11:00 A.M. at the Croghan Mennonite Church with burial in the church cemetery following the service.

Family and friends are invited to call at the church on Thursday, October 1st from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M.

Memorials may be given in Warren’s name to: Beaver Camp, 8884 Buck Point Road, Lowville, NY 13367, and Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sundquistfh.com

Eileen Dorothy Dellerba

Dellerba obit

May 19, 1922 - October 3, 2015

Boonville- Eileen Dorothy (Krambuhl) Dellerba, 93, a longtime resident of Summit St., widow of Vito, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015, while surrounded by the loving care of her family at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville.

A native and life resident of Boonville, Eileen was born on May 19, 1922, a daughter of Walter and Martha Karlen Krambuhl. She graduated from Boonville High School and was united in marriage with Vito Dellerba, on January 3, 1942, at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville.

From 1963, until the mid-1970's Eileen and Vito owned and operated Dellerba Meat and Grocery Market on Main St. in Boonville. Mrs. Dellerba was also employed as a waitress at the Cozy Restaurant, Countryside Golf Course, Fulmers Drive Inn, all in Boonville, and manager of Burger Buster Restaurant, Boonville. Mr. Dellerba, a Veteran of the European Theater of WWII, and retired custodian at Adirondack School District, died on May 14, 2004. Eileen was a longtime active member of St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and the Daughters of Isabella and she taught religious education. She was a member of Harland J. Hennessey Post VFW Ladies Auxiliary and she enjoyed playing cards, golfing and bowling.

She greatly loved her family; Eileen cherished her role as homemaker and spending time with her family. She is survived by one daughter and son in law, Linda and George Fallon; two sons and daughters in law, Joseph and Lori Dellerba, Rusty and Sharon Dellerba, all of Boonville. She was predeceased by a son, Thomas Dellerba, on March 31, 2008. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren and a daughter in law, Judy Dellerba, Boonville. She was predeceased by brothers, John Krambuhl, Robert Krambuhl and by a sister, Dorothy Kelley.

Eileen's family extends a heartfelt note of thanks and appreciation especially to the A-Wing Staff and the entire staff and management of Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, for the kind and loving care they extended to Eileen during her residence at the nursing facility.

A prayer will be on Friday at 10:15 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, where Rev. Donald H. Karlen, a retired pastor of Christ Our Hope Catholic Parish, Boonville, and God Son of Eileen, will officiate. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Boonville. Calling hours are Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Department Ambulance Fund, PO Box 164, Boonville, or to Christ our Hope Catholic Community, 108 Charles St. Boonville, NY 13309.

- See more at: http://www.trainorfuneralhome.com/obituary/Eileen-D.-Dellerba/Boonville-NY/1549149#sthash.FXXl7Led.dpuf

Wallace (Wally) J. Denslow

September 24, 2015 to July 8, 1936

Port Leyden:  Wallace (Wally) J. Denslow, Sr. of High Falls Apts., Cherry Street Lyons Falls and formerly of Moose River Road, Port Leyden, died Thursday night in Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility, Lowville, where he has resided since June.

He was born in Boonville July 8, 1936, the son of Leon and Zelia Warren Denslow and attended Boonville schools.  He grew up in Boonville and had worked at Revere, Rome; Construction for Penczyk, and Delia Construction and then became an Independent Trucker.

He was an avid NY Jets and Yankees fan and enjoyed NASCAR and Ford trucks.  He was fond of animals, feeding strays and other people's pets.

A marriage to Ann Manning ended in divorce.  He married Wanda Mooney in 1969 and they were divorced in 2006.  He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Barb Denslow and Wally and Holly Denslow all of Lyons Falls; three daughters Debbie Harden, Wanda Thomas and Gayle Kohler all of Lakeland, FL.  He is also survived by two Step-daughters and Step-sons-in-law Denise and Gene Clark of Lyons Falls and Janine and Carl Mooney of Port Leyden; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by his parents, one brother Carl Denslow, three sisters, Wanda Warren, Hilda Eck, and Pauline Denslow, also one nephew Richard Denslow.

There are no calling hours or funeral.  Cremation will be in Chenango Valley Crematorium, Earlville.  Burial will be private.  The Callaghan Funeral Home, LLC is entrusted with the arrangements.  Donations may be made in his memory to Lewis County Humane Society.

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