Andrew Charles Anthony Dillman

Rome, NY/St. Petersburg, FL — Andrew “Drew” Charles Anthony Dillman, age 27, a native of Rome, currently a Florida resident, passed away doing what he was passionate about in the waters of St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.   Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care, 5860 State Route 5, between Herkimer and Little Falls (near St. Mary’s Cemetery) is assisting the family with... 4:00pm 03/24/17

Kenneth H. Metz

Kenneth H. Metz, 69, of Rome, passed away peacefully at the Abraham House in Utica on Thursday, March 23, 2017, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Queens, NY, on June 7, 1947, the son of the late Harold and Ann Kenny Metz. On June 7, 1969 he married Linda Cavagnet.   Ken served in the US Air Force for 22 years from 1967 to 1989 and retired as a Senior Master... 4:00pm 03/24/17

Violet Dorothy Diliberto

Mrs. Violet Dorothy Diliberto, 87, of Rome, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the home of her son, Michael, in Leesburg, VA. “Dot”, as she was known to friends and family, was born in Utica, NY on October 10, 1929, daughter of the late Minnie Miller Bauerle. She was one of four sisters who remained very close to one another throughout their lives. Dot... 4:00pm 03/24/17

Aldo Calicchia

Aldo Calicchia, 90, of Rome, passed away peacefully at Rome Memorial Hospital on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after a brief illness.   He was born in Veroli, Italy, on January 1, 1927, son of the late Enrico and Savina Calicchia. Aldo was married to Domenica Innocenti Calicchia in 1949; a union that lasted nearly sixty years, until her passing in 2009. He immigrated to the United... 4:00pm 03/24/17

Herbert G. Akins

WILLIAMSON, NY — Entered into rest on March 22, 2017 at age 82. Predeceased by his wife: Sandra; son: Brian and granddaughter: Emma. Originally from Rome, New York, Herbert proudly served our country in the United States Army. He worked for Kodak and retired after 25 years of service. He was an avid snowmobiler and an instrumental handyman in the Williamson United Methodist... 4:00pm 03/24/17

Kay L. Cummings

SHERRILL — Kay L. Cummings, 81, of 165 Willow Place, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, with her family by her side, at Oneida Healthcare following a long illness. Born April 20, 1935 in Salamanca, N.Y., daughter of Harold andGay Voss Warner. A 1953 graduate of Cuba Central School, she attained her Associate Degree in Nursing from Orange County Community College in 1959 and... 4:00pm 03/24/17

Joseph ‘Joe’ Austin

Joseph “Joe” Austin, 74, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Colonial Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Home in Rome. Joe will be remembered for his lively spirit, his love of music and for playing his harmonica. Although Joe didn’t have any blood relatives, the Colonial Park staff and residents were his family and will truly miss him. 4:00pm 03/23/17

Ann J. Boek

WESTERNVILLE — Ann J. (Sessions) Boek, 84, formerly of the Stokes-Westernville Road, widow of Millard E., passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she had resided since 2012. She was born in Boonville, on May 25, 1932, a daughter of Dewey V. and Alice Williams Sessions. Ann grew up on the Sessions family farm on Buck... 4:00pm 03/23/17