Thomas J. Phillips of Denver, N.Y. passed away on Friday, August 7, 2009. He was formerly of Closter, N.J. He was a retired captain of the Closter, N.J. Police Department and a life member and Ex-Chief of Closter Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years. He founded the Closter Junior Volunteer Fire Department and was also former captain of the Closter Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Corps.
Tom served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 as radio specialist operator.
One of the most respected community leaders in Sullivan County, Fred W. Stabbert Jr., 81, of Callicoon passed away peacefully at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris on Monday morning, August 10, 2009, surrounded by his loving family following a short illness.
Carl J. Davis, 88, a longtime resident of Arkville, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley J. Davis, 81, of 63 years; eight sons and one daughter. Also surviving are 28 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Frank A. Hartung, 67, of Andes, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, at his residence.
He was born April 1, 1942 in Jueterbog, Germany.
He married Doris Morschhauser on May 15, 1973, in Astoria, Queens.
He moved to Andes in 1995 from Astoria.
John Kusen, 89, died peacefully at home Sunday, June 28, 2009 in Massapequa in the loving care of his family and Good Shepherd Hospice.
He was born in East Meadow.
John served in the U.S. Coast Guard in the Pacific during WWII.
Mary Haynes Liddle, 91, died Wednesday, July 15 2009 at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania.
She was born in Dry Brook on October 11, 1917, the daughter of Edith Kingdon Rosa and John Dudley Haynes. Mary was an only child.
Edwin Farrell Edwin Farrell, 93, of Horseheads, formerly of Erin, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2009 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on August 3, 1915 in Brooklyn, the son of the late Richard and Mary Bena Farrell.
He joined the New York City Fire Department on March 1, 1938 and retired a Lieutenant in 1973.
Leonard L. Logan, 82, of DeNicola Road, Halcott Center, died peacefully at home, with his family at his side on Tuesday, July 14, 2009.
He was born December 12, 1926 in Brooklyn, the son of the late Albert and Elizabeth Cusack Logan.
Thomas D. Davis, 65, of Woodward, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009.
He was a graduate of Parson School of Design in New York City and resided in Pine Hill for many years before retiring to Oklahoma. He had a passion for design and could not pass a person or pet in need.