William Joseph McGarvey, 76, of Westminster, Md., died Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa. He was born Feb. 4, 1933 in Margaretville, the son of the late Joseph and Agnes Walsh McGarvey.
Richard Miller, a lifelong resident of Delaware County, died at his home in Margaretville on Thursday, May 20, 2010. Dick was born July 12, 1928, on the family farm in New Kingston, the son of William G. and Marjorie Davidson Miller.
Aranka Gobel, 85, of Arkville, died Monday, May 10, 2010 at her residence.
She was born September 10, 1924 in Hungary, the daughter of John and Julia (Boheim) Gobel.
Aranka was a longtime Arkville resident.
We are deeply saddened to announce the end of an era for our family. Following the tragic, untimely death of his wife, Maria Speranza Weinpahl, Bill was never the same. He truly died of a broken heart.
With a laugh bigger than life itself, he brought joy to everyone around him.
George J. Hendricks Sr., 87, of Margaretville, passed away Friday, May 14, 2010 at home on Southside Road. He was born Feb. 13, 1923, in the Town of Middletown, the son of James K. Hendricks and Elizabeth Platt Hendricks.
George attended Margaretville Central School.
Blanche Drexler, 89, died in her sleep at the St. James Health Care Facility Smithtown on May 14, 2010, as the result of an inoperable brain tumor.
She was the wife of Dr. Herman Drexler and was born, raised and married in Brooklyn, where she raised two children, Frances Drexler Boonin and Robert Drexler.
By Diane Galusha
Herman Gottfried, an attorney who represented hundreds of residents and business owners dispossessed by New York City’s Pepacton and Cannonsville reservoir projects, died April 24, 2010 at the age of 99.
Gottfried, just six months shy of his 100th birthday, passed away at Huntington Hospital in Huntington.
Gerda Johnke Walling, 88, of Fleischmanns, passed away at her home in Fleischmanns Tuesday, April 13, 2010. She was the beloved wife of George Walling for 52 years. Gerda remained a feisty little lady until her passing.