The following classmates are deceased, they are missed.

Howard Bailey
William Bossack
Tom Collins
David Craig
Darryl Dean                             1989
Sandra Beckhorn Doran          1990
Ronald W. Driscoll
John M. Echols                        1980
Eric Failing
Tina Bricchetti Fendrick           2002
Joseph Frank
Donald Heathwaite                   October 22, 1989
James Henderson
John J. Husar III                     1992
Portia Parratt Kowolowski      
June 24, 2005
Janet LoPinto                   1975
Jeffery Marion
Richard Matychak
Susan Pitts McCracken       1993
Richard J. Ryan
Polly Sanders
Catherine Srb                    1995
James Streeter
Robert Sullivan
Lou Ann Powers Traver
Frank Tursick                     1984
Carol Vicedomini Vanderburgh   2000
John Whicher
John B. Wooster                 1997
Robert hamilton
Elbert Wester
Dino Scalia
Mary Seymour
Sandy Fuller




 
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Paul John Greenwood Jr.,
Specialist 4th Class Paul John Greenwood Jr., 21, of 415 Cascadilla St. died in Vietnam on Thursday, January 18, 1968, of small arms gunshot wounds suffered in combat.

He was the fourth
Tompkins County man to have been killed in the war.

Specialist
Greenwood entered the Army on Feb. 15, 1967 and went to Vietnam in July. He received basic training at Fort Benning, Ga. and guerilla warfare training at Fort Polk, La.

In a letter postmarked Jan. 3 recently received by his mother, Mrs. Beverly Greenwood, the soldier said he had at that time been in battle for 36 days. He wrote that he was 1,000 meters from the Cambodian border, building a new base camp.

In earlier letters he had told about being in an ambush on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days and on his 21st birthday, Dec. 27. He had written that he would never forget the date of the birth of a niece,
Dec. 14, 1967, because that day his squad had entered a Viet Cong base camp and lost five men in battle.

Mrs. Greenwood said her son had never complained about military duty and felt he was part of "the greatest outfit."

He carried with him a medal earned by his father, the late Paul Greenwood, who saw five years of Army service during World War II.

Specialist
Greenwood was a member of the Catholic Youth Group in Ithaca, had attended Immaculate Conception School, Boynton Junior High School, and Ithaca High School. Active in all school sports, especially basketball, he had received several awards.

Prior to entering service, Specialist Greenwood was employed by Ithaca Gun Co.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Thomas Greenwood of
Rochester; two sisters, Cheryl Greenwood, at home, and Mrs. Gloria Caruti of Brooklyn; one niece and one nephew; aunts and uncles.
 
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CARL EMIL JANOWSKY JR

 
SGT - E5 - Army
101st Airborne Division

Length of service 1 years
Casualty was on Jun 25, 1969
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Award Bronze Star
Non-Hostile, died of illness/injury, GROUND CASUALTY
MALARIA
 
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Marilyn Mobbs Mowers

Marilyn M Mowers was born on April 20, 1948 and died on March 16, 1999 at the age of 50. Marilyn last resided in Brooktondale, Tompkins County, New York.
 
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JOHN B. "JACK" HERSON, JR.
John B. "Jack" Herson, Jr., 53, of Gaslight Village Apartments, died Friday, May 11, 2001 following a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Jack was born in Ithaca, son of Dorothy Handlen Herson and the late John B. Herson.

Jack was a 1966 graduate of
Ithaca High School, a 1968 graduate of SUNY Delhi and received his bachelors in marketing from East Tennessee State University in 1970. For several years Jack worked foe the International Students & Scholars office at Cornell University as coordinator of the Foreign Scholar Residence Program. He had begun working as a licensed sales associate with Coldwell Banker-Shaw Real Estate until the onset of his illness.

In addition to his mother living in
Ithaca, Jack is survived by his fiance, Ms. Kazue Igarashi of Japan; his brother, Thomas (Ann) Herson of Ithaca and his sister, Shirley (Clarence) Wright of Sebring, Florida and nieces and nephews.
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ELBERT "O.B." WESTER
ITHACA - Elbert "O.B." Wester, age 55, formerly of Ithaca, NY, passed away May 9, 2003 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse, NY. He is preceded by his parents, John and Marie Hagin Wester. Survived by his wife of 32 years, the former Penny S. Jones; daughter, Judi; son, Scott; daughter-in-law, Jeannie; grandsons, Zackary and Eric; brothers, John (Yvonne), Patrick (Von); sister, Patricia; 'out-laws,' Jackie and Tom Roskelly, Judy and Danny Baker, Debbie and John Sladich, Biff and Sandy Jones; aunts, several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

He was respected by many as an excellent mechanic, and able to help many of those who knew him. His enjoyments in life included playing cards with his family, fishing, collecting Zippo lighters, and watching 'Crossing Over' with his soul mate. Although they never had time to find that secret word connecting them in this world and the one above once they were separated, their bond can be summed up in one word, Devotion. E & P's love has survived every trial, grown with time, and taught us what love really means.

Wherever he went, he "felt a lot of love in the room," and although we never got to say good-bye, you must know there is 'a lot of love' and you will forever be loved in spirit.

And as Elbert would always say, "and that's the way it is."
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JOHN A. NARDI
 

FREEVILLE - John A. Nardi, 57, of 27 Railroad Street, Freeville, went home to be with his Lord, Sunday, October 3, 2004, at Hospicare in Ithaca. He was born in Ithaca, son of Gloria Sheheen Nardi and the late Albert Nardi.

Besides his mother living in Fort Meyers, FL, he is also survived by his wife, Marlene Romanowski Nardi; his son, John Dylan Nardi of Outer Banks, NC; brother, Nicholas (Michelle) Nardi of Freeville; sisters, Michelle (Blaine) Lind, and Melissa Nardi of Fort Myers, Florida; sisters-in-law, Pamela Pesoli Nardi of Ithaca, and Linda Romanowski of Newfield; also several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Johnny was also predeceased by his brother, James Nardi.

Johnny was one of the best commercial painters in the area. He took great pride in whatever he did, from painting, to carpentry, to making his cars and trucks look just right. His attention to detail was second to none and his approach to the job wholehearted. Above even all of Johnny's practical abilities, he was foremost a teacher of great things. He taught us to have unfailing courage, no matter the odds. He taught us to be a genuine and honest friend, ready to lend a hand or just listen. And most of all, he taught us what it means to truly love and protect each other. He will be greatly missed, but we know in the end he won the battle he fought so bravely. Johnny's spirit will never be defeated and he lives on forever in our hearts.
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RICHARD E. "DICK" BACKER III

BELFAST, NY - Richard E. Backer, III, 56, of 2 South St., died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack Saturday, November 27, 2004, at Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville. Born January 19, 1948 at Dover, NJ, he was the son of Richard E. and Betty L. Morris Backer Jr. On May 16, 1970 in Ithaca, NY, he married the former Daphne R. "Becky" Hammond, who survives.

Dick had resided most of his life in the Belfast area and was a graduate of Ithaca High School. He later graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor's degree in science. For several years he was in the advertising department for the American Agriculturalist Magazine, and then for many years was a salesman for New Idea Farm Machinery First in Central New York then until 1990 in Belfast. In 1990, he became co-owner of Brentwood Stables in Angelica, operating the business until the present time. He had coached T-ball and little league in Belfast.

Dick was an avid reader and loved to hunt and fish. He was a past member of the Belfast Fire Department and past member of the Farm Bureau.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his parents, Richard E. "Dick" (Betty) Backer of Belfast; a son, Joseph D. Backer at home; a daughter, D. Gretchen Backer at home; two brothers, Joseph William (Roxanne) Backer of Castile, Jeffrey A. (Allison) Backer of Atlanta, GA; two sisters, Karen Lynn (Edmund) Dellert (Backer) of Ithaca, Susan Marie (Jeffrey) VanDeCar of Hinsdale; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, Richard E. Backer IV.

Friends may call at the Treusdell Funeral Home, Belfast, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, where funeral and committal services will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2004, at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Belfast. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Belfast Rescue Squad.

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GARY MICHAEL STOLZ
BRENTWOOD, TN - Gary Michael Stolz, of Brentwood, TN, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2005. He was born May 3, 1948 in Ithaca, son of Eleanor Stagg of FL, and the late Fred C. Stolz. He is survived by his wife, Susan Stolz, TN; daughter, Lissa Stolz, Chicago; son, Evan, TN; brothers, Fred, TX, and David, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

He graduated from Ithaca High School in 1966 and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a BS in Electrical Power Engineering in 1970.

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JEFFERY "JEFF" AUBLE

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Jeffery "Jeff" Auble, 58, died Saturday, December 16, 2006, at his residence under the care of The Hospice Of The Florida Suncoast. He moved to St. Petersburg in 2001 from his native Ithaca, and was a journeyman electrician for the International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers Local #241. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Barbara J.; four brothers, David and Roy, both of Ithaca, Robert J. of Livingston, NJ, Terry L. of Charlotte, NC; four sisters, Sandra M. Kostelnik of St. Petersburg, Dawn M. Auble of Ithaca, Sally A. Whitney of Rockwell, TX, and Susan C. Rogers of Palm Bay, FL.

 

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GAILANN CORGEL BARBER

ITHACA - Gailann Corgel Barber, 58, of 318 South Albany St., Ithaca, died Saturday, December 23, 2006, at the Beechtree Care Center, daughter of Donna Evelyn (June) Adams and the late Francis Corgel.

Besides her mother, she is also survived by a son, Benjamin Barber of California; brothers, Kevin and Barney Joe Corgel; sisters, April Roode, Mona Bosse, Roxanne Ploss, and Bridgette Jackson; also several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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Paul Michael Whalen

 

 
MIDDLEBORO—Paul M. Whalen, 60, of Middleboro died on Saturday, September 27, 2008.  He was the husband of Nancy N. (Noyes) Whalen. Born in Warsaw, NY he was the son of the late Edward J. and A. Lynn (Cox) Whalen. 

     After graduating from High School in Ithaca, NY he joined the Navy and served in the Submarine service for 6 years.  After being discharged Mr. Whalen moved to Middleboro, MA where he resided for 35 years.  He worked as a computer technician/network supervisor at Massasoit Community Collage until his death. He is a Past Master of May Flower Lodge AF&AM and Past High Priest of Old Colony-Harmony Royal Arch Chapter.  He enjoyed sailing, working as a volunteer at the Rainbow Camp of Mass, and spending time with his family.

     Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Jennifer Pittsley and her husband Wayne, and Rebecca Whalen, both of Middleboro. Three grandchildren, James, Jason and Matthew Pittsley. 

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EDWARD "TERRY" HALLORAN
ITHACA - Edward "Terry" Halloran, 60, of 304 Hayts Rd., died Sunday, October 18, 2009 as the result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Cortland, son of the late Edward I. Halloran and Mary Elizabeth Scott Halloran.
Terry loved the outdoors and working with his hands. He was an avid landscaper and gardener and enjoyed model trains. Terry also enjoyed playing music and dancing. He served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Although this experience created hardships throughout his life, he turned it into something positive. Every May he participated in the Soldier's Story at
Ithaca High School and was able to share his experiences with students. Terry thoroughly enjoyed this experience and looked forward to it every year.
Throughout the years Terry has had many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews that adored and loved him. In the past months his nephew, Michael and great-nephew, Jacob brought him joy as he was able to share his stories and wisdom with them and together they were able to laugh and joke around.
Terry is survived by his wife, Donna; his loving daughters, Emily (Carlos) Castaneda and Juliet Halloran; his loving step son, Noah Ross; his sisters, Judith Miller, Marsha Hart and Janet Halloran; and brothers, Scott and Dennis Halloran. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to his parents, Terry was also predeceased by his nephew, Bruce Miller.

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WILLIAM E. NASON

CANONSBURG, PA - William E. Nason, age 61, of Canonsburg, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2009. He was born January 5, 1948 in Ithaca, NY.

Beloved husband of Rita Reo; loving father of Brittany and Jeremy ReoNason; cousin of Miriam and Gary Hatch of Ithaca, NY, April and Tom Muccigrusso of Rochester, NY, Lisa and Steve Delaosacruz of Rochester, NY, Steve and Denise Hatch of Phoenix, AZ and Jim Hatch of Oklahoma.

Bill graduated form Ithaca High School in 1967 and received his Masters of Psychology from Polytechnical College in Troy, NY. He served with the U.S. Army form 1970 to 1971 as an Army Medic and a Sociologist.

During the mid to late 1970's he worked at the Greely Colorado Airport as a Fixed Base Operator; in the early 80's he worked at the University of Illinois as an Aviation Flight Instructor and Flight Check Airman.

 From 1984 to 1987 he was the Director of Training and a Captain for Kentucky Airlines, from 1987 to 1993 he was a Captain of B-737's for Midway Airlines, and from 1993 to 1996 he was employed at Broward  Community College in Fort Lauderdale as an Aviation Ground Instructor. From 1999 to 2008 he was a

Pilot First Officer for B-737's with U.S. Airways. Bill was a bass player with the local band, Lockdown, held a red belt with blue stripes in Karate, and was a Den Leader with the Peters Township Boy Scouts, Troop 1320. He also loved hiking and mountain climbing in the mountains of Colorado and volcanoes in

Mexico. Bill also volunteered with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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NANTAMBU BOMANI (Victor Phillips III)
Nantambu Bomani (Victor Phillips III), 61, Ithaca native passed away unexpectedly August 22, 2009 in West Ghana, Africa.
He was born in
Ithaca, graduated from Ithaca H.S. in 1966 and was on the swim team in 1964. He received a degree in black studies from the University of Buffalo in 1972. From 1977-1981 he worked at the Ithaca High School as Senior High School Black Counseling Director and High School Afro-American Club Advisor. He was the director of Southside Community Center in 1977. He owned a karate school in Ithaca back in the early '70's and more recently in Seattle, WA and Africa.
He is survived by his wife, Fathia; son, Jamal; daughters, Jamillah and Aichah of Seattle, WA. He is also survived by siblings, Virginia and Joan Phillips of
Ithaca, Louis and Mary of Rochester and David Phillips of Owego. He is also survived by 3 nephews, 3 nieces and many great-nephews and nieces.
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MARK F. SMITH
ITHACA - Mark F. Smith, 60, of 200 Roat Street, Ithaca, NY, passed away Friday, June 26, 2009, at Cayuga Medical Center. He graduated from Cornell and was a local banker for many years. He loved the outdoors and gardening. In more recent years, he was the primary caretaker for several family members.
He was the son of Sedgewick and Margaret Smith and is survived by his brother, Edward Smith of
Ithaca; and his sister, Eileen Kinsey of Flanders, NJ; her husband, John and their two adult children, Christine Hopkinson and Stephen Kinsey.
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Richard L. Zimmerman         
1948 – 2009

Richard Louis Zimmerman, 60, passed away May 27, 2009, ending a bravely-fought battle against lung cancer.  Richard was born to Stanley and Evelyn Zimmerman in Ithaca, NY on November 22, 1948.  He grew up exploring Six Mile Creek and the beautiful area around Cornell University, where his father was a professor of electrical engineering.  He attended Ithaca High School and Tompkins Cortland Community College until he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1971, where he served as a missle crewman stationed in Germany until his honorable discharge.  Richard worked in the Cayuga Rock Salt Co. mine and for New York State Electric & Gas before moving to Texas in 1974.  Experience in cathodic protection drilling in Houston brought him to the Austin Chalk oil fields of central Texas, where he worked his way up from “worm corner” to driller on exploration rigs for several drilling outfits.  Most recently he worked as a mechanic and millwright at Texas Municipal Power Agency and Texas A&M University.    

He most enjoyed camping and fishing, partying with friends, traveling, salvaging junk, gardening, and playing with his dog, Boomer.  He was most proud of his two children, Ginny and Wayne.  He never missed an orchestra recital, a soccer or football game, or an opportunity to cheer their successes.  He instilled in them a strong work ethic, as well as a sense of responsibility, generosity, humor, and independence.  Above all, Dick was a loyal friend to many, a contrary pain in the ass to some, but always a loving father and faithful husband.  Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Phyllis; children, Ginny and Wayne; two sisters, Dorothy Bynack of Somers, CT and Jo Anne Busch, and husband Stephen, of Fort Collins, CO; one brother, Bill Zimmerman, and wife Maria, of New Hope, MN, several nieces and nephews, in-laws, “outlaws,” and many friends and colleagues.
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Paul R. Hildreth,

Paul R. Hildreth, 62, passed away on
Saturday, November 20, 2010, at the Hospicare Residence. He had waged a courageous battle with pneumonia and brain cancer since being diagnosed on June 12th. Paul was born in Elmira on December 26, 1947, son of the late Delos Rexford Hildreth and Mary Ann Toth Hildreth. Paul graduate from Ithaca High in 1966 and Alfred Tech in 1969. He served with the United States Army from October 17, 1969 until September 21, 1971. On May 1st, 1971, he married Katherine Gray Hildreth. Following his discharge from the service, Paul worked for his father at Porter Sheet Metal and then for several years as a member of the Sheet Metal Workers International. From 1992 until the time of his death, Paul was a co-manager of the Grayhaven Motel in Ithaca. "Paulie", as he was known to his friends, was a well-loved member of the Ithaca community and will be sorely missed. In addition to his wife of 39 years, Katherine Gray Hildreth, Paul is survived by his daughter, Johanna (Jonathan) Hildreth Faltin and grandson, Rexford Peter Faltin, who was welcomed into the world this year. He is also survived by his brothers, David (Babs) Hildreth, Michael (Patricia) Hildreth and Robert (Dede) Hildreth; his sister, Mary Louise Hildreth (Tim Benedict); and several nieces and nephews.
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Paul Elens Miller
 
VIRGINIA BEACH -  Elens Miller,  62,  died Nov. 30, 2010  in  a  local hospital.
Elens was born Oct. 9, 1948 to Sarah C. Miller and the late Elens Miller Sr. in Ithaca, N.Y.    As a  young man,  he attended Immaculate Conception Church  in New York and served as an altar boy.
After high school, Elens joined the United States Navy Submarine Corps as a chef.  Upon retirement,  Elens attended  Cobleskill  Junior  College  and Rochester Institute of Technology; he also received an accounting degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College of New York.
On Valentine's  Day Feb.  14,  2009,   Elens was united in holy matrimony to Rita Gregory- Jones. 
Prior  to his death, Elens  worked at  Pizza Hut and the
Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach. He was a diligent worker and was loved by everyone who worked with him. He will long be remembered for his interest in history, and his love for reading.
Cherishing his beloved memory is his wife, Rita; his mother, Sarah Miller;  children, Elens D. Miller, Lee Miller and Edward Miller; stepsons, Shawn Gregory and Kecalf Cuffee; sister, Cynthia Miller and a host of family and friends.
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Hamilton, Mary Louise

Slaterville Springs: Mary Louise (Marylou) Seymour Hamilton, 63, of Slaterville Springs, died Sunday, March 4, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Conrad and Elizabeth Austin Seymour. Marylou is survived by her son, Michael of Slaterville Springs; her daughter, Bridget Alexander of Newark Valley; grandchildren, Desiree & Colby Alexander; her aunt, Mary Austin of Ithaca; cousins, Susan Flynn of Florida, Sherry Carmon of Ithaca, Sandra Sheats of Georgia; and her cat, Holly. In addition to her parents, Marylou was predeceased by her husband, Francis (Hamie) Hamilton. At Marylou's request there will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make a donation to the SPCA. Perkins Funeral Home assisted the family.
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William H Bascom
BASCOM, William H. "Bill" 65, of Belleair, a long time resident of Clearwater, went home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2013. Bill was a Broker for Premier Sotheby's International Realty, was the owner of William Bascom Realty, had been an associate with Rottlund Homes and a Regional Director of the Copeland Companies-Citi Group in Tampa. He excelled at both the insurance and real estate industries and was the recipient of numerous awards. He was a Vietnam era Veteran, and served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Bill was a Deacon at First Assembly of God in Clearwater & active in the "Take it to the Street Ministry." Bill was devoted to his family. He is survived by wife, Wanda; his two sons, Trey (Stephanie) & Brant (Alicia); his four grandchildren, Dakota, Karessa, Makinna and Kahnor; his sister-in- law, Judy Bascom; his nephews, Rob, Richard, Derek, Mike (Sarah); his niece, Lauren Schroda (Tom); great-nieces, Kate & Mia. -
 
 
BASCOM, William H. "Bill" 65, of Belleair, a long time resident of Clearwater, went home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2013. Bill was a Broker for Premier Sotheby's International Realty, was the owner of William Bascom Realty, had been an associate with Rottlund Homes and a Regional Director of the Copeland Companies-Citi Group in Tampa. He excelled at both the insurance and real estate industries and was the recipient of numerous awards. He was a Vietnam era Veteran, and served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Bill was a Deacon at First Assembly of God in Clearwater & active in the "Take it to the Street Ministry." Bill was devoted to his family. He is survived by wife, Wanda; his two sons, Trey (Stephanie) & Brant (Alicia); his four grandchildren, Dakota, Karessa, Makinna and Kahnor; his sister-in- law, Judy Bascom; his nephews, Rob, Richard, Derek, Mike (Sarah); his niece, Lauren Schroda (Tom); great-nieces, Kate & Mia. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sptimes/obituary.aspx?pid=163877534#sthash.WDozFv31.dpuf
BASCOM, William H. "Bill" 65, of Belleair, a long time resident of Clearwater, went home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2013. Bill was a Broker for Premier Sotheby's International Realty, was the owner of William Bascom Realty, had been an associate with Rottlund Homes and a Regional Director of the Copeland Companies-Citi Group in Tampa. He excelled at both the insurance and real estate industries and was the recipient of numerous awards. He was a Vietnam era Veteran, and served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Bill was a Deacon at First Assembly of God in Clearwater & active in the "Take it to the Street Ministry." Bill was devoted to his family. He is survived by wife, Wanda; his two sons, Trey (Stephanie) & Brant (Alicia); his four grandchildren, Dakota, Karessa, Makinna and Kahnor; his sister-in- law, Judy Bascom; his nephews, Rob, Richard, Derek, Mike (Sarah); his niece, Lauren Schroda (Tom); great-nieces, Kate & Mia. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sptimes/obituary.aspx?pid=163877534#sthash.WDozFv31.dpuf
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Frand, Gerald D. "Jerry"

Gerald D. "Jerry" Frand, 64, of Freeville, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Cayuga Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born In Ithaca on Dececmber 4, 1948. Jerry is survived by his wife of 43 years, Janet Jones Frand of Freeville, NY; sisters, Patricia Whipple Hampton, of Burlington, VT.; Debbie Whipple McCarthy (Michael) of Miami, FL; Lynn Whipple Davenport (Ronald) of Brooktondale, NY; and brother George Whipple (Jennifer) of Skaneateles, NY and his aunts, Clara Hancy Dale of Ithaca, NY and Ann Hancy Hammond of Port Charlotte, FL as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends and his dogs, Fanny, Fleta, Fizz and Flik. He was predeceased by his Mother, Helen Hancy Whipple, Step Father, George Whipple, and his nephew, David Whipple. Jerry attended Ithaca High School and Broome Community College. In the 70's he owned and operated the 20's Club in downtown Ithaca. Following that he worked in the Automotive industry as owner of J.Frand Sales, co-owner and Manager of Key Motors, as well as a salesperson, and sales manager, at other agencies for 40 years in the Ithaca, Syracuse, and Cortland areas. Most recently he was working as a Real Estate Salesperson with the Audrey Edelman agency. In 2002 he and Janet moved to Freeville where Janet opened a dog training business and Jerry began an adventure in raising produce to sell to local markets in his free time. He proudly supplied his friends, family and others that visited with fresh tomatoes, squash and corn from his garden each summer. He was predeceased by his Mother, Helen Hancy Whipple, Step Father, George Whipple, and his nephew, David Whipple. Friends may call on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bangs Funeral Home. Private committal services will be held at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the Tompkins County SPCA or the Cortland Community SPCA.
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Nelson Borgeson

Ft. Myers, FL: Nelson A. Borgeson, formerly of Ithaca, NY, passed away on August 21, 2013. He was predeceased by his father, Ernest Borgeson and brother, Douglas Borgeson. He is survived by his mother, Delphine Leonard and children, Nelson A. (Lorynee) Borgeson and Kimberly Omark; siblings, Gordon (Sue) Borgeson, Karen (James) Osborne, Brian (Martha) Borgeson, and Michael Borgeson. Nelson also leaves behind his longtime love and companion, Carol Garland, along with his grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He will be truly missed by his many friends and his family

Ft. Myers, FL: Nelson A. Borgeson, formerly of Ithaca, NY, passed away on August 21, 2013. He was predeceased by his father, Ernest Borgeson and brother, Douglas Borgeson. He is survived by his mother, Delphine Leonard and children, Nelson A. (Lorynee) Borgeson and Kimberly Omark; siblings, Gordon (Sue) Borgeson, Karen (James) Osborne, Brian (Martha) Borgeson, and Michael Borgeson. Nelson also leaves behind his longtime love and companion, Carol Garland, along with his grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He will be truly missed by his many friends and his family. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theithacajournal/obituary.aspx?n=nelson-a-borgeson&pid=166637683#sthash.phi9O4MZ.dpuf
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Ann Devereaux Argetsinger
Ithaca, NY: Ann Devereaux Argetsinger, died July 14, 2013. Named for her mother and grandmother, she was born in Hammond, IN September 3, 1948 to Ann Powers Argetsinger and L. William Argetsinger III. Her parents' divorce when she was young created the circumstances for her and brother, Bill, to be raised by their mother within a wonderful circle of Irish relatives, along with the Immaculate Conception parish family, and a "united nations" of neighbors on W. Court Street in downtown Ithaca. She loved her childhood, especially the times at the Capagrossi's cottage on Cayuga Lake and growing up in Ithaca with her brother Bill. She graduated from Ithaca High School in 1966. She was married for thirteen years to Dave Winkelblech, formerly of Ithaca. Ann described herself as a "late bloomer" and a believer of life-long learning. It was after her divorce, in her thirties, that she pursued her dream of a college education, attending classes part-time while working full time. She loved her studies and was a 1985 graduate of Tompkins Cortland Community College and later helped establish the Alumni Association of TC3. She continued at Elmira College and received a Bachelor's degree in 1992. Later a shift in her life towards ministry took her into a new career and she pursued and received a Master's Degree in Pastoral Studies in 2006 from St. Bernard's School of Theology in Rochester, NY. Following the footsteps of many Powers/Argetsinger family members, Ann worked at Cornell for a total of 30 years (10 in Dept. of Agricultural Economics and 20 with Cooperative Extension Administration). She enjoyed her years at Cornell where she served as a representative on the Employee Assembly, as well as several other campus committees and was honored to be a recipient of the George Peter Dedicated Employee Award. When she "retired" from Cornell in 2000 she moved on to work at a local foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies USA Inc. for several years while doing graduate study. In 2006 she shifted into ministry, which she felt brought together all her life experiences to serve in a new way. She served as a Pastoral Associate with Blessed Trinity-St. Patrick Parishes in Tioga County. It was the "hardest and yet most rewarding" position and she loved being part of the lives of the parishioners. More recently she just enjoyed being a "lazy homemaker" with her cat Mabel close by, with the occasional coffee, lunch or road trip with friends. Ann is survived by her beloved brother, Bill Argetsinger (St. Louis), his children and grandchildren. They include nephew Brad (Megan) Argetsinger; nieces, Nicole Clemons and Beth Argetsinger; great nieces and great nephews, Cole, Nicholas and Hailey Clemons, Amy (Marshall) Newman, Cooper Newman, along with Quinn, Jack, Caden and Layla Argetsinger. Former sister-in-law and long-time friend, Mary Ann (John) Beno and their family, Carl and Erin Beno also survive. A "first" cousin, Joann (Doug) Firman of Springfield, VA, other cousins, as well as cherished friends also survive. Ann was predeceased by her mother and other beloved relatives.
 
 
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Patrick Kane

Born December 14, 1948, Pat passed with his family by his side, at home, on June 7, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained from a fall on March 8th. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles William and Luella Kane. Pat is survived by those who will forever love him; Cathy Pace, Anne Kane, his two children Joseph Kane (Trish Jones) and Lindsay Kane (Corey King), brother Charles William Kane Jr., nephew Jeff (Leslee) Kane, nieces Lisa (Pete) Kanallis and Tracey (Doug) Smith, special friend Jack Carpenter and numerous great nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his gentle spirit and his love of tinkering. Pat worked in the maintenance department at Cornell University's Statler Hotel for 25 years, retiring in December 2014. Prior to that, he worked with a great group of people at Sam Peter's as well as managed several local restaurants including McDonald's on Elmira Road. Pat graduated from Ithaca High, Class of 1966. Instead of a funeral service, Pat had asked to have a gathering of his family and friends at Lake Watch Inn. Please join us on Sunday, June 14th from 1-3pm to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Cornell University Wrestling c/o Rob Koll, Friedman Wrestling Center, Ithaca, NY, 14853. Pat had many good times with his wrestling family.
Kane, Patrick

Born December 14, 1948, Pat passed with his family by his side, at home, on June 7, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained from a fall on March 8th. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles William and Luella Kane. Pat is survived by those who will forever love him; Cathy Pace, Anne Kane, his two children Joseph Kane (Trish Jones) and Lindsay Kane (Corey King), brother Charles William Kane Jr., nephew Jeff (Leslee) Kane, nieces Lisa (Pete) Kanallis and Tracey (Doug) Smith, special friend Jack Carpenter and numerous great nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his gentle spirit and his love of tinkering. Pat worked in the maintenance department at Cornell University's Statler Hotel for 25 years, retiring in December 2014. Prior to that, he worked with a great group of people at Sam Peter's as well as managed several local restaurants including McDonald's on Elmira Road. Pat graduated from Ithaca High, Class of 1966. Instead of a funeral service, Pat had asked to have a gathering of his family and friends at Lake Watch Inn. Please join us on Sunday, June 14th from 1-3pm to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Cornell University Wrestling c/o Rob Koll, Friedman Wrestling Center, Ithaca, NY, 14853. Pat had many good times with his wrestling family. Bangs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Kane, Patrick

Born December 14, 1948, Pat passed with his family by his side, at home, on June 7, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained from a fall on March 8th. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles William and Luella Kane. Pat is survived by those who will forever love him; Cathy Pace, Anne Kane, his two children Joseph Kane (Trish Jones) and Lindsay Kane (Corey King), brother Charles William Kane Jr., nephew Jeff (Leslee) Kane, nieces Lisa (Pete) Kanallis and Tracey (Doug) Smith, special friend Jack Carpenter and numerous great nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his gentle spirit and his love of tinkering. Pat worked in the maintenance department at Cornell University's Statler Hotel for 25 years, retiring in December 2014. Prior to that, he worked with a great group of people at Sam Peter's as well as managed several local restaurants including McDonald's on Elmira Road. Pat graduated from Ithaca High, Class of 1966. Instead of a funeral service, Pat had asked to have a gathering of his family and friends at Lake Watch Inn. Please join us on Sunday, June 14th from 1-3pm to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Cornell University Wrestling c/o Rob Koll, Friedman Wrestling Center, Ithaca, NY, 14853. Pat had many good times with his wrestling family. Bangs Funeral Home is assisting the family. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theithacajournal/obituary.aspx?n=patrick-kane&pid=175034569&fhid=7263#sthash.F8nEtrFG.dpuf
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Vilardo, Richard Louis and Julianne Humphreys

Richard Louis Vilardo (Dick), 65, and his wife, Julianne Humphreys Vilardo (Jody), 67 passed away Sunday May 10, 2015. Dick was born January 13, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Sanford H. Calhoun High School on Long Island in 1967. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering in 1972 from Western New England College in Springfield, MA and his Master's degree in Finance from Pace University in NY. Jody was born February 19, 1948 in Ithaca, NY. A graduate of Ithaca High School in 1966, Cornell School of Hotel Administration in 1970, Jody spent several years in New York City. Dick and Jody met while working for the accounting firm Harris Kerr Foster, Inc. Soon after getting married in 1976, they moved to Maryland where Dick was offered a job with Marriott International at the headquarters in Washington, DC. After learning the ropes, Dick decided to go into business for himself in real estate investment and hotel management. Jody built a successful career developing and growing the audit division of DeLeon & Stang CPAs, where she became partner before retiring in 2007. Dick was an avid sports fan, and had a tremendous love of golf. Jody, a breast cancer survivor, was actively involved in the community, the DAR and a member of the Glens Garden Club. Dick and Jody's huge hearts and love for their family was evident every day of their lives and through their work with the Children's Inn at NIH. They are survived by their two children, Andrew and Katherine, as well as two grandchildren and many devoted friends and family. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theithacajournal/obituary.aspx?n=richard-louis-and-julianne-humphreys-vilardo&pid=174852622#sthash.e8q0sI2Y.dpuf
Vilardo, Richard Louis and Julianne Humphreys

Richard Louis Vilardo (Dick), 65, and his wife, Julianne Humphreys Vilardo (Jody), 67 passed away Sunday May 10, 2015. Dick was born January 13, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Sanford H. Calhoun High School on Long Island in 1967. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering in 1972 from Western New England College in Springfield, MA and his Master's degree in Finance from Pace University in NY. Jody was born February 19, 1948 in Ithaca, NY. A graduate of Ithaca High School in 1966, Cornell School of Hotel Administration in 1970, Jody spent several years in New York City. Dick and Jody met while working for the accounting firm Harris Kerr Foster, Inc. Soon after getting married in 1976, they moved to Maryland where Dick was offered a job with Marriott International at the headquarters in Washington, DC. After learning the ropes, Dick decided to go into business for himself in real estate investment and hotel management. Jody built a successful career developing and growing the audit division of DeLeon & Stang CPAs, where she became partner before retiring in 2007. Dick was an avid sports fan, and had a tremendous love of golf. Jody, a breast cancer survivor, was actively involved in the community, the DAR and a member of the Glens Garden Club. Dick and Jody's huge hearts and love for their family was evident every day of their lives and through their work with the Children's Inn at NIH. They are survived by their two children, Andrew and Katherine, as well as two grandchildren and many devoted friends and family. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theithacajournal/obituary.aspx?n=richard-louis-and-julianne-humphreys-vilardo&pid=174852622#sthash.e8q0sI2Y.dpuf
 
 Julianne Humphreys Vilardo

Richard Louis Vilardo (Dick), 65, and his wife, Julianne Humphreys Vilardo (Jody), 67 passed away Sunday May 10, 2015. Dick was born January 13, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Sanford H. Calhoun High School on Long Island in 1967. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering in 1972 from Western New England College in Springfield, MA and his Master's degree in Finance from Pace University in NY. Jody was born February 19, 1948 in Ithaca, NY. A graduate of Ithaca High School in 1966, Cornell School of Hotel Administration in 1970, Jody spent several years in New York City. Dick and Jody met while working for the accounting firm Harris Kerr Foster, Inc. Soon after getting married in 1976, they moved to Maryland where Dick was offered a job with Marriott International at the headquarters in Washington, DC. After learning the ropes, Dick decided to go into business for himself in real estate investment and hotel management. Jody built a successful career developing and growing the audit division of DeLeon & Stang CPAs, where she became partner before retiring in 2007. Dick was an avid sports fan, and had a tremendous love of golf. Jody, a breast cancer survivor, was actively involved in the community, the DAR and a member of the Glens Garden Club. Dick and Jody's huge hearts and love for their family was evident every day of their lives and through their work with the Children's Inn at NIH. They are survived by their two children, Andrew and Katherine, as well as two grandchildren and many devoted friends and familyJulianne Humphreys Vilardo   5/10/2015
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/prosecutor-maryland-murder-victim-was-stabbed-47-times

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- A Maryland man accused of murdering his neighbors on Mother's Day stabbed one of his victims 47 times, a prosecutor said in court Monday, reports CBS affiliate WUSA.

Scott Tomaszewski is charged with first-degree murder and burglary in the deaths of Richard "Dick" Vilardo and Julianne Vilardo, 65 and 67. The Vilardos were found dead in their home in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Rockville, Md. on May 10, and Tomaszewski was later arrested aboard a cruise ship docked in Juneau, Alaska. Police say he killed the couple before going on the cruise with his parents to celebrate their retirement.

The suspect lived with his parents in the same Rockville neighborhood as his victims, reports the station.

Describing the murders as "savage," Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy said that Dick Vilardo suffered 47 stab wounds, and Jody Vilardo suffered eight wounds.

"The nature of the attack in this case seems to suggest these people were in their bedroom when they were attacked, likely asleep," McCarthy said, reports the Washington Post. "He came there armed."

A judge ordered Tomaszewski held without bail.

Charging documents say Tomaszewski confessed to burglarizing the couple's home and stabbing them to death. When he was arrested, police say he had blood-spattered cash in his wallet.

His alleged history of burglaries is how police tied him to the case - a retired police sergeant reportedly recalled that the victim's home was robbed in 1998 in a case involving juvenile suspects, the "Tomaszewski brothers." The Vilardos' BMW was stolen and someone tried to set fire to the home, reports the station.

The retired sergeant, Bill Preis, noted the "emotional component" of both the 1998 burglary and the murders, passing along the crucial tip to investigators, the station reports.

Charging documents say Tomaszewski also pawned a high school ring on April 20 that matched a ring reported stolen from the home across the street earlier that month.

Monday's court hearing marked Tomaszewski's first appearance before a Maryland judge following his extradition from Alaska.