Arleen F. Lacey, age 69, of Masthope, Lackawaxen, died Monday, May 11, 2009 at home. Born June 21, 1939, in New York City, NY, she was the daughter of Agnes (Tringali) Koehler and the late William Koehler. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Thomas Joseph Lacey Sr.
Formerly of Middletown, NJ, she was a member of Columbettes and Red Hatters.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters: Phyllis Kurtz and her husband Steven of Copley, OH, and Kelly Ann Susino of Keansburg, NJ; two sons: Edward P. Lacey of Hawley, and Thomas J. Lacey Jr. of Middletown, NJ; her mother: Agnes Koehler of Florida; two sisters: Carol Moran and Ginger Schachcner, both of Florida; a brother: William Koehler of New Jersey; nine grandchildren: Tara, Jenel, Joseph, Christopher, Brendan, Brittany, Thomas III, Morgan and Colin; and one great grandchild: Brayden.
She was predeceased by a sister, Genevieve McCully.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, May 13, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA. The funeral will be Wednesday, May 13, at 4:00 PM at the funeral home with Deacon Glenn Biagi of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Shohola, officiating. Cremation will be held at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.
Thomas Joseph Lacey, age 67, of Masthope, Lackawaxen, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at home. Born June 7, 1941, in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph T. and Alice (Nodes) Lacey.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Arleen F. Koehler, on May 11, 2009.
Formerly of Middletown, NJ, he was a retired explosives inspector at Earl Naval Weapons Station in Colts Neck, NJ. He had also served in the Army from 1958 and 1961.
Mr. Lacey was a member of Knight of Columbus Council #2858 of N. Middletown, NJ, and Wilson Kelch Post #311 American Legion. He also loved to do woodworking and building.
He is survived by four children: Edward P. Lacey of Hawley, PA, Phyllis Kurtz of Copley, OH, Thomas Joseph Lacey Jr. of Middletown, NJ, and Kelly Ann Susino of Keansburg, NJ; nine grandchildren: Tara, Jenel, Joseph, Christopher, Brendan, Thomas III, Brittany, Morgan and Colin; a great grandchild: Brayden; seven brothers and sisters: Alice Lacey of Keansburg, NJ, Margaret McGowan of Toms River, NJ, Patrick Lacey of N. Arlington, NJ, Edward Lacey of Oakhurst, NJ, Walter Lacey of Middletown, NJ, Catherine Cusano of Middletown, NJ, and Mary Lacey of North Carolina; a sister-in-law: Susanne Lacey of Keansburg, NJ; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, George and James Lacey.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, May 26, from 2 to 4 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA. The Prayer Service will be Tuesday, May 26, at 4:00 PM at the funeral home with Deacon Glenn Biagi of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church of Shohola officiating. Private cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.
William J. Laga of Shohola, former owner/operator of Commercial TV in Ramsey, NJ, died Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at home. He was 67.
Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Stasa Laga, he was born October 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY.
He served in the National Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Carole Hoffman Laga; a son, Michael of North Hampton, MA; four daughters, Diane Berger of Matamoras, Susan Roemer of Bow, NH, Dawn Brewer of Henderson, NV and Kristen Laga of East Stroudsburg; a sister, Elaine MacDonald of Ramsey, NJ; and ten grandchildren.
A memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Ann’s Church in Shohola.
Memorial contributions may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ
Frances Anna Micci Lang of Hawley, died Tuesday, December 5, 2000 at Naticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE. She was 92. Daughter of the late Salvatore and Camela Rizzo Micci, she was born in New York, NY. She was the widow of Alfred Lang. She was a member of St. Ann’s’ R.C. Church in Shohola.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Holster of Seaford, DE; a brother, Salvatore Micci of Clifton, NJ; two granddaughters, Susan Savage of Middlesex, NJ and Pamela Carlucci of Atco, NJ; three great-granddaughters, Candy Caporale of Seaford, DE, Tina Gill and Nicole Carlucci, both of Atco, NJ; a great-great-grandson, Alex Caporale and a great-great-granddaughter, Stephanie Caporale.
A funeral Mass was held at St. Ann’s R.C. Church in Shohola. The Rev. David Cramer officiated. Burial was in St. Moriah Cemetery in Kimbles.
Dr. Amador Jardiel Laput, MD of Middletown, NY and a longtime resident of the area, died peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 74. He was born on October 10, 1936 in Manila, Philippines, the son of the late Casiano and the late Teofista Jardiel Laput. Amador was a Psychiatrist for the Middletown Psychiatric Center in Middletown, NY and was a member of the American Psychiatric Association.
A family statement read: Amador, affectionately known to his family and friends as "Doy, moved to the US in 1962, where he interned at St. Barnabas in Livingston, NJ before becoming a psychiatrist at MPC where he worked for 30 years. He was a brown belt in Judo and enjoyed history, especially military. He and Madeline spent his retirement years enjoying films and the theatre in NYC and traveling. He attended all family events for his siblings, children and grandchildren. Every winter, he would return to his family home on Pepin Street in Manila. He was known for his dry sense of humor and his sharp wit. In the words of his grandson, Papa AJ always seemed too rebellious for an old man.
Surviving are two sons: Richard Laput of Middletown and Amador C. Laput, Jr. and his wife, Carol of Glen Spey; long time companion, Madeline Zivian of Haverstraw; his former wife and mother of his children, Corrie Mankoo and her husband, Amby of Middletown; five sisters: Nenita Perla Recato of Scottsdale, AZ, Maria Nymia Floresca of Quezon City, Philippines, Maria Salome Cruz and her husband, Rey of Quezon City, Philippines, Maria Corazon Rances of Jersey City, NJ, Virginia Laput of Windsor, CT; three brothers: Nolan Laput of Quezon City, Philippines, Ernesto Laput of Philadelphia, PA, and Carlos Laput and his wife, Judith of Jersey City, NJ; six grandchildren: Jessilyn, Tyler, Evan, Amador III, Bailey and Sami Laput; one great-grandson, Phineas Laput.
Also survived by Madeline's two children: Alex Zivian of Elka Park, NY and Penni Beckerman and her husband, Adam, and their son, Roen, of Milburn, NJ. Also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Casiano Laput.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 9, 2011 with a 12 noon prayer at the funeral home followed by a 1 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Ann's R.C. Church, 125 Richardson Ave., Shohola, PA 18458, with Rev. Thomas Major officiating. Cremation will follow at H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg, PA with a burial of cremains in St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, PA at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Ann's R.C. Church, 125 Richardson Ave., Shohola, PA 18458 or donations may be made to: Pets Alive, Middletown, NY. Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Parker Funeral Home.
Richard Laput, a lifelong resident of Middletown, NY, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 54. He was born on January 4, 1958 in Manila, Philippines, the son of the late Dr. Amador J. Laput and Corazon Mankoo.
Rich was a retail manager of such stores as Sears, Lowe's and Home Goods and was loved by his fellow employees.
A statement from the family reads, "Rich, affectionately known to his family as "Dick", moved to the US in 1964. He attended Middletown High School where he played football and made many friends. He loved to fish with his daughter, Jessilyn, snuggle with Snuffy, lay in the sun at Virginia Beach, flash his beaming smile, eat savory foods, cook corn on the cob on the grill, ride around with the top down listening to classic rock, root for the New York Jets, share the love with all his friends, wish everyone good morning on facebook, help with all the animals at Pets Alive and just hang out with Frank Marino. One of his signature phrases was, "I could die tomorrow, so why not live life to the fullest?" and live life to the fullest is exactly what he did."
Surviving are his daughter, Jessilyn; former wife, Linc; mother and step-father, Corazon and Amrit Mankoo of Middletown; brother, Amador C. Laput, Jr. (Carol) of Glen Spey; brother, Jason Mankoo (Sally) of Howells; sister, Nikki Macaluso (Heath) of Otisville; sister, Dilshad Bowers (John) of England; nieces and nephews: Tyler, Evan, Amzie, Bailey, Sami, Lauren, Ava, Ella, Shyla, Mia, Sofia, Jaida, Callum, Ajanta; one grandnephew, Finn; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Rich is also survived by many friends, especially Frank Marino of Middletown, and his beloved dog, Snuffy.
Friends may call at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9 to 10:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 90 Euclid Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. Fr. Sunny Jon will officiate. Cremation will follow with a burial of cremains at St. Ann's Cemetery in Shohola, PA, to be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either, Pets Alive, 363 Derby Road, Middletown, NY 10940-7294 or the American Heart Association at www.donate.americanheart.org
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc.
Mrs. Eugenia La Rocca of Shohola, PA, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2009 at Belle Reve. She was 96.
She was born May 10, 1913 in New York, NY, the daughter of the late Charles and the late Anna Fedak Canolla. She worked as a supervisor for AT&T in New York for many years.
Surviving are: her niece, Lucille and her husband, John, and her nephew, Dominick La Rocca; great nephew, John M. Nikolai, and great grand nieces, Michaella Yeutter and Melinda Whisler. She was predeceased by her husband, John La Rocca.
There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, 121 Richardson Ave., Shohola, PA with The Rev. Thomas Major officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside. Arrangements by Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., Port Jervis
Judith Ann Leonard, 67, of Shohola, Pa., died Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at home. She was a member of St. Ann's Church, Shohola, Pa. The daughter of the late Frank and Katherine Krazinski Lungaro, she was born on Oct., 29, 1936 in Middletown, Conn. She was married to the late Joseph B. Leonard. Survivors include her daughter, Frances Hlavacek and her husband Glen of Shohola Pa.; two brothers, Michael Lungaro of Boynton Beach, Fla., Francis Lungaro of Montclair, N.J.; her sister, Virginia Baker of Winter Park, Fla,; her grandson, Joseph Hlavacek. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church, Shohola, Pa. on Thursday, April 15 at 10 a.m. The Rev. Thomas Petro will officiate. Interment will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, Pa. Memorial donations may be made to the G.A.I.T. Therapeutic Riding, Po Box 65, Milford, PA 18337. Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home.
Agnes M. Lippi, of Honesdale, PA, passed away on September 17, 2012 at her daughter’s home in Greenwood Lake.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary O’Connor Wood.
She was married to the late George A. Lippi (2011).
A homemaker, Agnes formerly worked for a bank in New York City in the city’s first skyscraper. She was a parishioner of St. Ann’s RC Church in Shohola, PA and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of EMT’s in Lackawaxen, PA.
A family statement reads: “A grandmother to everyone who met her, she would love to have you in for tea and listen to Frank Sinatra. She enjoyed gardening in her yard.”
She is survived by her son, George Lippi of Greenwood Lake; her daughters: Agnes Lippi Johnson and her husband Michael of Honesdale, PA and Fern Parent and her husband Gus Benjou of Greenwood Lake; and her two brothers, John Wood of Mattituck, NY and Joseph Wood of Lords Valley, PA; ten grandchildren: Jessica Kelly, Georgia Brown, Sumara Shaw, Jessica Thomas, Alicia Lore, Samantha Parent, Veronica Benjou, Lora Benjou, Alexandra Lippi and George Lippi III; five great-grandchildren: Joseph Lippi, Marc Shaw, Jr., Liana Shaw, Kaden Brown and Alyvia Lore. She was predeceased by a son, Francis Lippi and brothers, Eugene Wood and Francis Wood.
Funeral Mass at 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 20th, at Holy Rosary RC Church, 41 Windemere Ave, Greenwood Lake, NY.
Memorial donations may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or a favorite charity.
George Arthur Lippi, Sr., 89 of Honesdale and formerly of Rowland, PA died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, the former Agnes Wood. The couple married October 12, 1946.
Born March 21, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late William and Rachel Manes Lippi. After graduating high school, he joined the US Army Air Corps, and attended St. John's University. He became a pilot and served as Major during World War II. Later he worked for the New York City Police Department where he was a detective for 20 years. After retiring from NYPD, he and his wife moved to Suffern, NY where George managed a graphic art studio in New York City. In 1987 George and Agnes retired to their summer home in Rowland, PA.
George was a man of many traits and enjoyed masonry work, art and sculpting. George was of the Catholic Faith and attended St. Ann's Catholic Church in Shohola. He was a big New York Yankees fan; GO YANKEES!
Also surviving is his son George Lippi, Jr. of Greenwood Lake, NY; his daughters Fern Parent and husband Gus Benjou of Greenwood Lake, NY and Agnes Johnson and husband Michael of Honesdale; grandchildren Jessica Kelly, Georgia Brown, Sumara Shaw, Samantha Parent, Veronica and Lora Benjou, Alexandra Lippi and George Lippi III.
He was preceded in death by his son Francis Lippi and sisters Fern Watt and Wilberta Lippi.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Honesdale at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Glen Dyberry Cemetery. Friends may visit Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.