Funeral notices — Oct. 13, 2017


BACKER — Albert J. Backer, 74, of Boonville, on Oct. 11, 2017.

Services 11 a.m. Monday at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post St., Boonville. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. Sunday. Burial St. Michaels Cemetery at Mohawk Hill.

Contributions to Boonville Ambulance Fund.

BAKER — Leslie Tagliere Baker, 53, of St. Cloud, Fla., formerly of Rome, on Oct. 9, 2017.

Memorial noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Osceola Memory Gardens, 2000 13th St., St. Cloud, Fla..

Service in Rome at a later

BECKWITH — Daryl C. Beckwith, 58, of Floyd, on Oct. 9, 2017.

Private services. Burial Lee Valley Cemetery. Contirbutions to the Abraham House in Utica.

BIONDI — Louis Salvatore “Lou” Biondi, 80, of Winona Lake, Ind., formerly of Rome, on Oct. 3, 2017.  Service 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church. 

Calling hours 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial in Rome Cemetery. Arrangements by Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St. 

BRADY — Thomas E. Brady, 53, of Utica, on Oct. 9, 2017. 

Service 6 p.m. today at Gulla Funeral & Cremation Services, 209 N. Washington St.

Calling hours 4-6 p.m. today. Burial Stanwix Cemetery. 

Contributions to St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

BRIGHT — Shirley Engelbert Bright, 89, of Rome, on Sept. 17, 2017.

Services 10 a.m. Saturday at St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road. Burial Rome Cemetery.

Contributions to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 502 W Chestnut St, Rome, NY 13440. St. John’s Home, 150 Highland Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; or Lutheran Care, 108 Utica St, Clinton, NY 13323.

CURTIS — Sage Bennett Curtis, infant son of Stephanie and Josh Curtis, on Sept. 29, 2017.

Private services. Contributions to Holy Sews ( 

Arrangements by Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St.

​DABROWSKI — Richard R. Dabrowski, 95, of Clinton, on Oct. 10, 2017.

Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, 210 W. Court St. Calling hours 10-11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery.

DEELEY — Melvin L. Deeley, 76, of Vienna, on Oct. 10, 2017.

Services 1 p.m. Saturday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 9464 Route 13, Camden.

Calling hours 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 

DeVOE — Douglas A. DeVoe, 60, of Boonville, on Oct. 10, 2017.

Services noon Saturday at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville.

Calling hours 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Contributions to Lewis Co. Humane Society P.O. Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367.

FAULS — Franklyn C. Fauls, 76, of Utica, on Oct. 4, 2017.

Services 6 p.m. Sunday at Marcy Pilgrim Holiness Church.

Contributions to Marcy Pilgrim Holiness Church, RD 1 Cavanaugh Road.

GERBER — Charles M. Gerber Jr., 61, of Camden, on Sept. 24, 2017.

Memorial 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Nicole’s of Camden, 9501 Harden Blvd. Private services.

Arrangements by LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Camden Ambulance.

GOWETT — Arlean Rachel Gowett, 82, of Rome, on Oct. 10, 2017. Private services.

Arrangements by Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St.

KOLASA — Edward P. Kolasa, 93, of Boonville, on Oct. 11, 2017.

Services 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville and 9 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church of Christ our Hope Parish, Boonville. Burial Calvary Cemetery, Port Leyden. Calling hours 6 - 8 p.m. today.

Contributions to the Boonville Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box #164, Boonville, NY 13309.

MOKRY — David W. Mokry, 75, of Rome, on Oct. 7, 2017. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St.

Burial Westmoreland Cemetery. Calling hours 9-11 a.m. Saturday. Contributions to the Humane Society of Rome.

SCHOENECK — Janet E. Schoeneck, 76, of Munnsville, on Oct. 2, 2017.

Services 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, 260 Main St., Oneida and 10:15 a.m. at St. Francis’ Church.

Burial Verona Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today.

Contributions to Home Helpers, 28 Church Street, Camden, NY 13316 or to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413. 

SNYDER — Norman J. Snyder, 84, of Clinton, on Oct. 11, 2017. Private services, no calling hours. Arrangements by Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St. 

SPADO — Stephen J. Spado, 90, formerly of Rome, on Sept. 22, 2017.

Service to be held 11 a.m.
Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church.


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