SIDNEY Beverly Elaine Zinkiewicz, 75, of Sidney Senior Village passed away Thursday, April 28, 2005, in Oneonta.
She was born July 13, 1929, daughter of the late Alfred and Harriett (Farrell) White in Sharon, Conn.
Deaths of local interest in Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties are:
*Anna W. Bruce, 96, Richfield Springs.
*Michael Herbert Jr., 61, Cooperstown.
*Nancy Ann Pisani, 67, Hamden.
Guilford. *Beverly Elaine Zinkiewicz, 75, Sidney.
*Full obituary in today’s Daily Star.
Beverly was predeceased by three husbands, Eugene Zinkiewicz, Paul Spurling and Charles Plows Sr., three brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by three sons, Alfred F. White and Kelly Harris, Unadilla, Charles and Linda Plows Jr., Unadilla, and Edward C. and Debra Plows, Cherry Valley; grandchildren, Ashleigh and Charlie Brooman, Sheri Plows and Kelly Getz, Larry Plows and Jocelyn Whitfield, Amanda Snow, Cassandra Snow and Daniel Spindler, Jason Snow, Rebecca Plows, Sharlynn Plows, Joseph Plows and Annette Yerdon; great-grandchildren, Cole Thomas, Landon D., Bianca, Kyler, Kailey, Thomas, Scott, Cherokee and Adam; three brothers, Robert White, Mount Upton, Walter White, Torrington, Conn., and Wallace White, Chatham; two sisters, Phyllis Samuels, Sheffield, Mass., and Jean White, Torrington, Conn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney. Services will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. David Wood officiating.
Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Unadilla.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sidney Emergency Squad.
Arrangements are by C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.Simon Richmond
GUILFORD Funeral services for Simon Richmond of Guilford, who passed away March 11, 2005, at the New York State Veterans Home, Oxford, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2005, at the Guilford Center Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Doris White, pastor, officiating.
Interment will follow in North Guilford Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Behe Funeral Home, Oxford.Anna W. Bruce
RICHFIELD SPRINGS Anna W. Bruce, 96, of 104 North Washington St., Herkimer, formerly of Richfield Springs, passed away Thursday morning, April 28, 2005, in Folts Homes, Herkimer.
She was born Oct. 6, 1908, in the town of Richfield, daughter of the late Charles and Katherine Jennings Wikoff.
Mrs. Bruce was raised and educated in Richfield Springs. She furthered her education at Cazenovia Seminary and graduated from Syracuse University.
On Nov. 19, 1930, she was united in marriage with Louis R. Bruce. They had a loving and devoted union of 58 years. Mr. Bruce died May 20, 1989. They had made their home in New York City, Chevy Chase, Md., Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va., before moving back to Richfield Springs in 1988.
Mrs. Bruce had a strong belief in God and was a member of the Church of Christ Uniting, Richfield Springs. She had taught Sunday school, played the organ and served as church choir director.
Anna was happiest when she was surrounded by her many friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be truly missed.
Surviving are two sons, Dr. Charles W. Bruce and his wife, Dr. San Juan Bruce, of El Paso, Texas, and Donald Bruce and his wife, Melanie, of Richfield Springs; a daughter, Katherine and her husband, William Huxtable, of Richfield Springs; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one nephew; and several cousins.
Funeral service and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Church of Christ Uniting, 14 Church St., Richfield Springs, NY 13439.
Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs.Michael Herbert
COOPERSTOWN Michael Herbert Jr., 61, of the town of Middlefield passed away Thursday morning, April 28, 2005, peacefully at home surrounded by the ones he loved and who were family in his heart.
He will be greatly missed, but we will take consolation in the fact he is in heaven in a healthy body doing the things he loved to do but was unable to do in the last few years of his life.
Mike was born in Brooklyn to Michael and Viola (Ackerman) Herbert on July 7, 1943. He was raised and educated in Brooklyn.
Mike is survived by his life mate of 13 years, Norine Lundy; her children, Donavan and Donna Lundy, Jennifer Lundy, Brandon and Kirsten Lundy and Brian Lundy; his grandchildren, Nicole, Jessica and Brandon Lundy Jr.; his sister-in-law, Mary Hoyt; and his brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis (Joan) Hoke, Mr. and Mrs. Roger (Beverly) Erway, Mrs. George (Dale) Webster, Shirley Webster, Mr. and Mrs. Barry Webster and Mr. John Webster.
He was predeceased by his brother, Bob Hoyt; his brother-in-law, George Webster; his niece, Melissa Webster; his mother and father-in-law, Stanley and Gertrude Webster; and his parents, Michael and Viola Herbert.
Mike will be remembered with love by all who truly knew him. His witty personality, contagious laughter and wacky sense of humor will be with us always.
Mike loved to collect fish and toys for his aquarium. His aquarium was enjoyed by all adults and children who saw it. Mike was also an avid TV fan and was master of his remote control.
Private services will be held at the family’s convenience.
Funeral arrangements are by the Westcott Funeral Home Inc., 123 Main St., Unadilla, under the direction of James S. Westcott and James C. Magee, funeral directors.Nancy Ann Pisani
HAMDEN Nancy Ann Pisani, 67, of Mill Street, Hamden, died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at home, surrounded by her family, after a long illness.
She was born in Bay Shore, the daughter of Paul A. and Madeline (Sharp) Jones. She grew up in West Sayville and graduated from Sayville High School in 1956.
She married Pat N. Pisani on Sept. 1, 1956. Nancy and Pat moved to Hamden 10 years ago. Nancy enjoyed spending time decorating and restoring her 1840s home.
She was a devoted member of the community and served as president of the Hamden Community and Historical Associations from 1998 until 2004. She was also involved with the Hamden Covered Bridge Celebration.
She was instrumental in starting "Old Home Days." She helped beautify the towns of Hamden and DeLancey by planting flower barrels along the main streets.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Pat Pisani; and her children, Sherry, Gary, Robbie; and their spouses, Cliff, Karen and Donna. She was a loving grandmother to Sarah, Laura, Thomas, Zachary, Abigail, Gabriel, Rebekah, Keri, Christopher and Kimberly. Two brothers, Paul Jones and George Jones, also survive.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2005, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Delhi, with the Rev. John Priest officiating.
Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.
Contributions are asked to be made to the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, 14 Technology Drive, Suite 4, Setauket, NY 11733, in loving memory of Nancy A. Pisani.
Arrangements are with the MacArthur Funeral Home of Delhi.