Charles Gallagher, 38, of Shohola, PA, died Saturday, July 3, 2004 at Mountain Rest Nursing Home, Scranton, PA. He was a self-employed contractor in the Shohola-Barryville area for 15 years and later was a capenter for Empire State Carpenters Union, Local 11, Westchester County, NY. He was a graduate of Delaware Valley High School, Class of 1985. He was a 22 year member of the Shohola Fire Department, serving as a member of the Interior Attack Squad. He was a member of the Yulan Rod and Gun Club, Yulan, NY and a life member of the N.R.A. Charles was an avid hunter and an accomplished bow hunter. The son of Robert and Elizabeth Boyes Gallagher, he was born on May 10, 1966 in New Brunswick, NJ. He was married to Christine Poillon-Gallagher. Survivors include his wife; his son, Robert Jake Gallagher at home; his father, Robert F. Gallagher of Shohola, PA; one brother, Robert G. Gallagher of Lackawaxen, PA; two sisters: Jann Pennello of Lyndhurst, NJ and Elizabeth Gallagher-Hermstedt of Clementon, NJ, also several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church, Shohola, PA on Thursday, July 8, 2004 at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Petro will officiate. Friends may call at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA on Wednesday, July 7, 2004 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will take place in Milford Cemetery, Dingman Township, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 3607 Rosemont Ave., Suite 404, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852.
Robert G. Gallagher, 55 of Shohola, PA passed away on December, 10, 2015 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY.
He was a Pennsylvania State Constable for Shohola Township, PA. Bob was a life/benefactor member of the NRA, a NRA-CMP certified master instructor in five disciplines including rifle, pistol and shotguns; member the Matamoras Rod and Gun Club; life member of the Pennsylvania Rifle and Pistol Association; member and a past Chief of both the Lackawaxen and Shohola Fire Department, and an adult leader of Boy Scout Troop 76, Shohola, PA.
The son of Robert F. and the late Elizabeth (Boyes) Gallagher he was born on October 5, 1960 in Frankfurt, Germany. He was married to Laura (DeGraff) Gallagher.
Survivors include his wife; father, Robert F. Gallagher; two sisters: Jann-Marie Davis, of Tamarac, FL and Betsy Gallagher of Clementon, NJ and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass was held at St. Ann’s Church, Shohola, PA followed by burial in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Shohola.
Memorial Donations may be made to National Rifle Association
William J. Gannon of Shohola, PA passed away Friday May 11, 2007 in Sussex, NJ. He was 78.
The son of the late Cornelius and Gertrude Schedell Gannon, he was born April 24, 1929 in Staten Island, NY. He was married to Jean Hahne Gannon and first to the late Patricia Ann Godieski Gannon.
William was a retired Superintendent for the Department of Public Works, Lyndhurst, NJ for 26 years. He was a member of the Shohola Fire Department, Pike County Fire Federation, Pike County Fire Police, AARP Milford Chapter, Shohola Railroad and Historical Society and the Sagamore Estates Property Owners Association Board of Directors. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1948 to 1952. He was also a member of the Navy AGC Flagship Alliance and a 41-year combined member of the American Legion Post # 139, Milford, PA and #139 Lyndhurst, NJ.
He is survived by his wife; six children, Denise Grabowski of Anderson, SC, Judith Gannon of Amarillo, TX, David Gannon of Orange Vale, CA, William. J. Gannon, Jr. of Sussex, NJ, Daniel T, Gannon of Simsbury, CT and Edward T. Gannon of Leesburg, VA; four stepchildren, Paula Spears of Nutley, NJ, Jeannie Gingerelli of Woodridge, NJ, Joseph Starost of River Edge, NJ and John Oster of Oakridge, NJ; two brothers, Michael and John; two sisters, Marjorie and Barbara; and 21 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held at the funeral home on Wednesday May 16, 2007 with the Rev. Thomas Major officiating. Services conducted by Shohola Fire Department and the American Legion Post # 139, Milford followed. Interment will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst, NJ on Thursday May 17, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shohola Fire Department and Ambulance Corps, 4 Walker Lake, Shohola, PA 18458
James P. Geelan of Rowland, PA, a retired carpet layer with NY District Carpenters Union Local 2287, and a 10-year area resident, died Tuesday, February 15, 2000, at Mercy Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 70.
Son of Michael Geelan and Mona Agnew Geelan, he was born August 30, 1929, in New York City.
He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Geelan, at home; a son, Michael of Virginia; two daughters, Annie Davis of Chicago, IL and Kathleen Blitzer of Rowland; two sisters, Ursula Badillo of Florida and Barbara Gannon of Texas; nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass was offered at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Shohola, PA. The Rev. Thomas Jones officiated. Burial was in St. Ann’s Cemetery in Shohola.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Shohola, PA 18458.
Anne V. (Conroy) Geiger, 91 of Greeley, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 26, 2016 at home. The daughter of the late Denis and MaryEllen (Cusick) Conroy, she was born January 5, 1925 in New Brunswick, NJ. To pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a nurse, Anne took a job at Diehl's Manufacturing Plant in Manville, NJ assembling airplane motors during WWII. After saving enough money, she was able to enroll in St. Peter's Nursing School in New Brunswick, NJ. She graduated in 1946 and spent the next 40 years as a Registered Nurse. In 1949, Anne wed the late John F. Geiger to whom she was married for 63 years. Together, Anne and John bought and operated what would become Geiger's Acorn Hill, a home for developmentally disabled adults, in Budd Lake, NJ. After retiring to Lackawaxen, PA, Anne and John devoted much of their time to volunteer work. They co-founded the Active Retired Seniors Club (ACTIREES); delivered Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors; were active members of St. Ann's Parish and worked closely with the Lackawaxen Fire Company and the Pike County Senior Center.
Anne is survived by four sons and four daughters: Cletus and his wife Lily of Acadia, FL, Joseph and his wife Karen of Lanoka Harbor, NJ, Gerard of Port Murray, NJ, Thomas of Edgewood, MD, Julie and partner Raymond Simmons of Hamburg, NJ, Sr. Justine, RSM of Oil City, PA, Emily DeLeeuw and her husband William of Greeley, PA, Rosemary Allen and her husband Gary of Hackettstown, NJ; 23 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by sons, John F. Geiger Jr. and Vincent DePaul Geiger and daughter-in-law Cindy Geiger.
Family will receive friends at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 10 AM to 1 PM. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Greeley, PA on September 1, 2016 at 2 PM with Rev.Thomas Major officiating.
John F. Geiger, 87, died on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Tallwoods Care Center in Bayville, NJ. John was born in Bound Brook, NJ on June 19, 1925. He graduated from St. Peter’s High School in New Brunswick in 1943. He then honorably served as a gunnery instructor in the Naval Air Corp. from 1943 to 1946. Upon leaving the Navy, he studied finance at Rutgers University and graduated from the American Institute of Banking. While employed at the South Plainfield Lumber Company, John served as a Councilman in South Plainfield. In 1959, he became the owner of the J.F. Geiger Lumber Company in Stanhope, NJ. In 1970, John and his wife Anne bought and operated what would become Geiger’s Acorn Hill, a home for developmentally disabled adults, in Budd Lake, NJ. After 20 years, John and Anne retired to Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania. While in the Pocono Mountains, they devoted much of their time to volunteer work. They co-founded the Active Retired Seniors Club (ACTIREES); delivered Meals on Wheel to homebound seniors; worked with the Lackawaxen Fire Company and the Pike County Senior Center. At age 80, John became a licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate agent and worked for Gary Lacken Century 21 in Milford, PA.
Mr. Geiger was predeceased by his oldest son, John F. Geiger, Jr.; his brother, Michael Geiger and sisters, Annette Barbati and Loretta Geiger. John is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Anne (Conroy); sisters, Miriam White (Dubuque, IA) and Sr. Jane Geiger (Baltimore, MD); brothers, James Geiger (Manasquan, NJ) and Richard Geiger (South Fort, NC). He is also survived by his four sons and four daughters: Cletus (and wife Sherry of Acadia, FL); Joseph (and wife Karen of Lanoka Harbor, NJ); Gerard (and wife Cindy of Port Murray, NJ); Thomas (of Plymouth Meeting, PA); Julie (of Hamburg, NJ); Sr. Justine, RSM (of Oil City, PA); Emily DeLeeuw (and husband William of Greely, PA); Rosemary Allen (and husband Gary of Hackettstown, NJ). John was also “Grandpop” to 23 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 4, 2012 from 9:00AM to 10:30AM at the Stroyan Funeral Home in Milford, PA with a funeral mass to follow at 11:00AM at the Sacred Heart Church in Greely, PA.
John J. Gillen of Barryville, a retired graphic arts supervisor with CalTex in Manhattan, died Mon, May 8, 2000, at the Mercy Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 75.
The s/o the late John and Katherine Sullivan Gillen, he was b. Feb 1, 1925, in NYC.
Mr. Gillen had been a summer resident for many years and a resident for 16 years.
A U. S. Army Veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he was a member of the Tusten-Highland Memorial Post No. 6427, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Narrowsburg and a member of St. Ann's R.C. Ch in Shohola, Pa.
In a family statement, it was said, "He was a wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was loved and will be missed."
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Bohmann Gillen, at home; two daughters, Joanne VonEssen of Massapequa and Maryann Frank of Concord, N.C.; a sister, Kathleen Richards of Forest Hills, Md; a granddaughter, Christina Frank of Concord, N. C.; & several nieces & nephews. A Mass of Resurrection was offered Wed at St. Ann's R.C. Ch in Shohola, Pa., with the Rev. Michael Quinnan officiating. Cremation was made at the H.G. Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Ambulance ser, P.O. Box 63, Eldred, N.Y. 12732 or the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home in Barryville.
Donald F. Goodwin, Sr. of Lackawaxen, PA, a longtime resident of the area, died Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was 73.
The son of the late Francis and Dorothy Meehan Goodwin, he was born April 29, 1935 in Astoria, NY.
Donald was a retired Iron Worker for Local Union #46, N.Y.C. He was a Korean Conflict Navy veteran and attended St. Ann's R.C. Church in Shohola, PA. He was a member of the Wire Lather Union Local #46 and he enjoyed raising homing pigeons and was part of the club in Monticello, NY.
A family statement reads: "Donald was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a big part of the family and will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him."
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Janet Fletcher Goodwin; two sons, Donald Goodwin Jr. and his wife, Lisa of E. Patchogue, NY, and Sean Goodwin and his partner, Charles of Babylon, NY; two daughters, Catherine Lane of Babylon, NY and Jennifer Goodwin of Babylon, NY; five grandchildren: Shannon Goodwin, Kelly Goodwin, Jason Lane, Kate Wilson and Annie Goodwin; his sister, Carol Mailaux of Lindenhurst, NY; his brother, George Cranston of Lindenhurst, NY, and his nephew, Charles Mailaux.
Visitation will be held today, Monday, December 1, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm, and Tuesday, December 2, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Route 97, Barryville, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 2, at 11 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Shohola, PA, with Fr. Thomas Major officiating. Burial will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, PA.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann's R.C. Church, 123 Richardson Ave., Shohola, PA 18458.
Arrangements by Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home; 845-557-8010.
Charles F. Gutekunst, Jr. of Wurtsboro and Highland Lake died Monday, July 24, 2006. He was 58.
The son of the late Charles and Patricia Gutekunst, he was born on April 24, 1948 in Manhattan.
Gutekunst graduated from Fordham University and served in the Fighting 69th Regiment of the U.S. National Guard. He was the former CFO of Crimmins Construction Company of New York City, the financial director of Yonkers Contracting and was co-proprietor of G-Mart Supermarket of Wurtsboro with his wife. Gutekunst was also the chairman of the Town of Highland Planning Board, past vice president of the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Mamakating Lions Club. A member of the New York Caledonian Curling Club, he also enjoyed golfing and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Paulus Gutekunst at home; his brothers, James of Highland Lake and Manhattan, Gary of Katonah and Paul of Crestwood; his sister, Annemarie Campion of Bronxville; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, July 27, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Barryville.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 28, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Shohola, PA with the Rev. Thomas Major officiating.
Interment will take place at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Eldred.
Mary Bridget Francis Gulyas of Rowland, PA, a former foreign student advisor at Rutgers University and a 20-year area resident, formerly of Edison, NJ, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000, in Myrtle Beach, SC. She was 70.
Daughter of the late Harry Francis and Angela McMann Francis, she was born in New Brunswick, NJ.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Shohola, PA.
Survivors include her husband, Robert S. Gulyas, Sr. of Rowland; two daughters, Patricia Toth of Jackson Township, NJ and Pamela Bryan of Rowland; a son, Robert Jr. of Fountain Hills, AZ; two brothers, Harry Francis and John Francis, both of New Brunswick; a sister, Josephine Tarr of Louisville, KY; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services were held. The Rev. Michael Quinnan officiated. Burial took place at Green Gates Cemetery in Hawley, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Volunteer Fire Department