Mr. Robert F. Ferry Sr., of Pond Eddy, a retired dispatcher for Narrowsburg Lumber Shohola, PA, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at his home. He was 69. He was born October 3, 1935 in Orange, N.J., the son of the late Robert and the late Alice McElroy Ferry. He was a member of St. Ann's R.C. Church, Shohola. An Army veteran, he had served in Korea. Robert loved his family and his horses; he also still enjoyed his part time bartender position of many years at Rohman's Hotel, Shohola. Surviving are his wife: Sally McGarry Ferry at home; son: Robert F. Ferry, Jr. & his wife, Zoe of Pond Eddy; 4 daughters: Leanne Fraccio & her husband, Andrew of Barryville, Colleen Couturier & her husband, Robert of Shohola, Pa., Tracy E. Witkowski & her husband, Mark of Greenville Township, Lorraine Ferry of Pond Eddy; 10 grandchildren: Robert Michael, Kelly Anne, Brenda & April Ferry, Maxwell Luke & Grace Sallyann Fraccio, Sydney & Lukas Couturier, Sam & Molly Witkowski. Friends may call at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Route 97, Barryville, on Thursday, April 28, 2005 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 29, 2005 with a Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Shohola, Pa., with the Rev. Thomas J. Petro officiating. Burial will be at St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made to Lumberland Ambulance, PO Box 91, Glen Spey, NY 12737-0091. Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home.
Carmen Fluhr died after a brave battle with a seven-year illness. She is survived by George J. Fluhr, her husband of 46 years.
She was a member of St. Ann’s Church, the Catholic Daughters of America and the Shohola Railroad and Historical Society. In earlier years, she was very active in the Shohola community as a member and officer of the Shohola Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, the Shohola PTA and the Shohola 4-H Club.
She was a loving mother who enjoyed being with and cooking for family especially for Sunday dinner and holidays. She loved music and singing in the church choir.An avid soap opera fan, she could be found every day watching the Young and the Restless on the couch with her faithful dog Taco. She is survived by three sons;Thomas, George C., his wife Laura and their daughter Makayla, Joseph , his wife Jenine and their children Jonathan,Peter, and Charlotte ; two daughters, Mary Bajda , her husband James and their children James, Evangeline, and Isabel,and Anne Cherico and her daughters Marissa and Nicole.
She is now reunited with her son, John who died in 1983.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at St. Ann’s Church, Richardson Ave., Shohola. The Rev. Thomas Major officiated. Burial took place in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Shohola.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann’s Church, PO Box 86, Shohola, PA 18458 or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
Genevieve "Gene" Froeschl passed away at age 92 in Middletown, RI on August 19. She was the only child of John and Catherine Schaurer. Gene grew up and spent much of her life in Woodhaven, Queens. In her youth she enjoyed going to the beach and dancing on roller skates. After graduating from Franklin K. Lane HS, she worked in the insurance industry in the financial district of Manhattan. She met her husband Henry at the roller rink. They married in 1946. Three children quickly followed.
Gene was a stay-at-home mom, making sure her children had everything they needed to grow up secure and happy. When her children got older, Gene went back to work for Pan Am Airways, rising to the position of the director of retirement. Gene and Hennie retired to Barryville, NY, where the family had vacationed at Maple Grove Farm, the boarding house owned by her aunt Minnie Nietzsche. After Hennie’s death, Gene moved to Middleton, RI to be closer to family.
She leaves her daughters Diane Tobin (Philip) and Marie Froeschl (William Scott), grandchildren Rebecca Braman (Matthew), Michael Morin (Kerry), Austin Tobin (Bobbie Diaz), Kelly Morin and Emily Ferguson (Dan). She also leaves five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Henry, son Richard and grandson Patrick Tobin. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Ann’s Church Shohola, PA on Monday, August 27 at 10 a.m., with interment following in Barrville NY.
Henry Froeschl of Barryville, NY, a retired machinist and longtime resident of the area, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at Westchester Medical Center. He was 84.
The son of the late Maximillian and Margaret Kolb Froeschl, he was born September 28, 1923 in Bamberg, Germany. He was married to Genevieve Schaurer for 61 years, who survives.
Henry worked for Wegner Machinery Corp. He was a WWII Navy veteran. He was a member and usher for St. Ann’s R.C. Church in Shohola, PA, a member of the Shohola Fire Department and of the Town of Highland Seniors Club. A family statement read: “Henry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a tinkerer who could fix anything. He was a good person who will greatly be missed by all that knew him.”
Survivors include his wife at home; two daughters, Diane Tobin and husband Phillip of Middletown, RI and Marie Froeschl and husband Bill Scott of Essex, VT; one brother, Max and his wife Norma of Florida; five grandchildren; one step-granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.
He was predeceased by a son, Richard Froeschl.
Friends are invited to call for a memorial visitation on Friday, March 28, 2008 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Route 97, Barryville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann’s R.C. Church. Father Thomas Major will officate.
Burial of the cremains will take place in Montoza Cemetery, Barryville, NY.