Barbara H. Rose Bozydaj
Barbara H. Rose Bozydaj, age 69, of Highland died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.
Mrs. Bozydaj was born July 1, 1943 in Poughkeepsie, NY. She is the daughter of the late Russell Rose and the late Mary Ellen “Helen” Ryan Rose. She married Leonid “Leo” Bozydaj. They just celebrated 50 years of marriage on April 20, 2013.
Barbara was the owner of Love’s Flowers, Marlboro, where she worked with her daughter and husband daily.
She is survived by her husband Leo at home, 1 son Timothy Bozydaj and wife Karen of Milton, one daughter Lisa Bozydaj and partner Debra Dooley of Highland, four granddaughters, Brittney and Jessica Garofolo of Highland and Taylor and Maya Bozydaj of Milton, one sister Linda and husband Arthur Judge of New Paltz, her best friends Arthur and Linda Upright of Highland, Aunt Mildred Schwab of Pine Bush and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Amy Marie Rubino
Barbara was very proud of her four granddaughters. She loved to read and was always helpful to everyone.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Vassar Brothers Hospital for their care and tireless efforts to help Mom.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday afternoon, May 8 at 2pm at the Highland Methodist Church with the Reverend Arlene Dawber officiating to which family and friends are invited.
A luncheon will follow the service at The Would Restaurant, 120 North Road, Highland, to which all are invited.
Memorial donations in Barbara’s memory can be made to the Highland Methodist Church, 57 Vineyard Avenue, Highland, NY 12528.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc., 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro.
Anthony Joseph Chando
Anthony Joseph Chando, age 91 of Marlboro, NY died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Hudson Valley Nursing Home, Highland, NY. Mr. Chando was born July 26, 1921 in Marlboro, NY. He is the son of the late George and the late Eva Antunavich Chando.
He was employed by IBM, Poughkeepsie in Manufacturing and Testing.
He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club.
He is survived by one son: Anthony Joseph Chando and wife Sheila of Wappingers Falls, and several nieces and nephews.
Anthony was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning, May 8th at 10:30am at St. Mary’s Church, 1209 Route 9W, Marlboro to which family and friends are invited.
Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Marlboro
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro, NY 12542, (845)236-4300.
Fernando “Feli” Diaz Jr
Fernando “Feli” Diaz Jr. , of the Town of Newburgh, Project Manager for KPMG in New Jersey and a 13 year resident of the area, died May 2, 2013. He was 41.
Son of Fernando Diaz and Mirela Perez, he was born January 23, 1972 in Manhattan, NY. He married Elizabeth Diaz on August 15, 1997 in Yonkers, NY.
Fernando graduated from Kennedy High School and attended Mercy College. As a child he was a member of Our Lady of Mercy, and locally he attended Sacred Heart Church and St. Mary’s Church in Newburgh. He proudly served his country in the US Navy from 1991-1993.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Diaz, at home; his three sons, Brandon Justin Diaz, Christian Jarred Diaz and Ryan Julian Diaz of the Town of Newburgh; and his siblings, Felicita Maria Polanco and Steve Diaz.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, May 7, at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, with Father Bill Scafidi officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Diaz Family.
Helen A. King
Helen A. King, of the Town of Newburgh, died Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Elant Nursing Home in Wappingers Falls. She was 92.
The daughter of the late George and Anna Stenglein Clegg, Helen was born May 3, 1920 in Newburgh.
Helen was a member of St. Francis Church, and the Rosary Society.
Survivors include sons: Michael King and wife, Elizabeth of Greenwood Lake, NY, Chris King and wife, Elizabeth of Beacon, NY; sisters: Irene Tomazinis of Orange Park, FL and Mildred Clegg of Newburgh; grandchildren: Kevin and his wife, Katherine of Hanover, NH, Holly King of Greenwood Lake, NY, Lauren and husband, William Heeter of Beacon, NY, Janice and her husband, Jason Aungst of Orange Park, FL, Kaitlin King of Beacon, NY, Robin Travis of Schuyler Lake, NY, Clarence Travis and his wife, Shannon of Schuyler Lake, NY, as well as nine great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 58 years, Donald King, who entered into rest April 3, 1997; brothers: George, Alfred, Francis and John Clegg; daughter, Helen Wirsch, and a grandson, Todd Travis.
A Funeral Mass was held May 3 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh, with Father John Vondras officiating. Burial was in St. Francis Cemetery in New Windsor.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Helen’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 2 Jefferson Plaza, Ste. 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4060.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of White & Venuto Funeral Home, Newburgh.
Frank D. Lobig
Frank D. Lobig, of the Town of Newburgh, a retired operations manager for Yellow Freight Company entered into rest Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Valley View Nursing Home after a long illness. He was 69.
The son of the late William H. and Margaret Murray Lobig, Frank was born July 27, 1943 in Newburgh. He served our country in the United States Navy on board the USS Okinawa during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Schoenthaler Lobig at home: son, Ryan Lobig; daughter, Jennifer Lobig Palkovic and husband, Robert of Plattekill; stepchildren: Stephan Badillo of Saugerties, April Badillo Mandato and husband, Frank of New Windsor, mother-in-law, Helen Schoenthaler, brother, Anthony Lobig of Boca Raton, FL; grandchildren; Douglas, Landon, Frankie, Giovanna and Arabella, as well as brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held May 3, at White & Venuto Funeral Home, with Father William Scafidi officiating. Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Frank’s memory to Special Olympics of New York, 504 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, NY 12304 or the Devereux Foundation, Rt 9N, Red Hook, NY 12571 or to the charity of one’s choice.