Funeral notices — Feb. 15, 2017

Published Feb 15, 2017 at 4:00pm

BACKER — Lou Ann Backer, 61, of West Leyden, on Feb. 9, 2017.

Services noon Friday at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Calling hours 10 a.m.-noon Friday.

Contributions to The National Audubon Society P.O. Box 97194, Washington, D.C. 20090-7194.

EASTRIDGE — Charlotte A. Eastridge, 65, of Westmoreland, on Feb. 12, 2017.

Services 7 p.m. Monday at Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service, 35 College St., Clinton. Calling hours 5-7 p.m. Monday.

FOCHT — Amelia V. Focht, 97, of Rome, on Feb. 13, 2017. 

Services 4 p.m. Friday at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St.

Spring burial All Saints Polish National Cemetery. Calling hours 2-4 p.m Friday.

Contributions to the Humane Society of Rome.

FRAGAPANE — Mary J. Fragapane, 85, of Rome, on Feb. 8, 2017.

Private services. No calling hours. Burial St. John the Baptist Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road.

Contributions to Rome Memorial Hospital Residential Healthcare Facility, 1500 N. James St., Rome NY 13440.  

GAVIN — William Gavin, 77, of Lee, on Feb. 13, 2017.

Services 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph’s Church in Lee Center. No calling hours.

Arrangements by Strong- Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road.

HAND — Kenneth A. Hand Jr., 72, of Taberg, on Feb. 12, 2017.

Services 7 p.m. Friday at LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. Friday.

Contributions to the National Kidney Foundation or the Humane Society of Rome.

HEWITT — Hertha A. Hewitt, 88, of Rome, on Feb. 13, 2017.

Private services. No calling hours.

Contributions to the Rome Humane Society.

Arrangements by the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St., Rome.  

JOSLIN — Tracy D. Joslin, 55, of Lake Clear, formerly of Rome, on Feb. 11, 2017. 

Spring services will be at St. John’s Cemetery, Lake Clear.

LaVANCHER — Ruth I. LaVancher, 98, formerly of Camden, on Feb 9, 2017.

Services 1 p.m. Sunday at LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. Calling hour noon-1 p.m. Sunday.

MASTRACCIO — Albert J. Mastraccio, Sr., 93, of Rome, on Feb. 7, 2017.

Services at a later date at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial parish cemetery. No calling hours.

Contributions to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation at www.macular.org.

Arrangements by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road.

MESSENGER — Steven E. Messenger, 68, of Rome, on Feb. 11, 2017.

Services 6 p.m. Friday at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Whitesboro. Spring burial Townsend Cemetery in Stittville. Calling hours 4-6 p.m. Friday.

RUBLE — Bradley A. Ruble Sr., 62, of Westmoreland, on Feb. 13, 2017.

Services 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. Burial at the convenience of the family. Calling hours 2-6 p.m. Thursday.

Contributions to the Stanwix Heights Volunteer Fire Dept., the Rome Rescue Mission, or YABA.

SCHWEINSBERG — Barbara J. Schweinsberg, 91, of Boonville, on Feb. 14, 2017.

Services 11 a.m. Saturday at the Boonville United Methodist Church. Spring burial Boonville Cemetery. No calling hours.

Contributions to Boonville United Methodist Church, Ann St., Boonville, NY 13309, or to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements in care of Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St., Boonville.

SHILLING — Eric Wayne Shilling, 51, of Stittville, on Feb. 10, 2017.

Private services.

Arrangements by Ackley-Mills Funeral Home, Remsen.

VON MATT — William P. Von Matt, 66, of Lee Center, on Feb. 13, 2017.

Services 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church in Lee Center. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. Friday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St., Rome.

Contributions to St. Joseph’s Church.

WALKER — Vernon M. Walker Jr., 66, of Blossvale, on Feb 14, 2017.

Arrangements under the direction of LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden, are incomplete.