Eileen Randall of New York City, a retired statistician for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co., died Wednesday, September 3, 2003 at her sister's home. She was 83. The daughter of the late Arthur and Annie Waters Randall, she was born on October 8, 1919 in New York City. She was a member of St. Thomas More in Manhattan, and the Catholic Daughters of America. Survivors include her sister, Marie Fluhr of Shohola, Pa.; three nephews, Richard Randall, Peter Randall, both of Shohola, Pa., and Austin Randall and his wife, Joanne, of Lutz, Fla.; three great nephews and niece, Autin Randall III, Victoria Hugh, and Keith Hugh. She was predeceased by two brothers, Alfred and Austin Randall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ann's Church, Shohola, Pa. on Saturday, September 6 at 10 a.m. The Rev. Thomas Petro will officiate. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Ann's Church, P.O. Box 86, Shohola, PA 18458. Arrangement by Stroyan Funeral Home, Inc.
Richard J. Randall, 62, of Shohola, PA passed away Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. He was a Trust Officer for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co., New York, NY. Richard attended Manhattan College and was a member of St. Ann's Church, Shohola, PA where he was a sexton for many years.
The son of the late Austin W. and Mildred (Fleming) Randall, Sr., he was born May 2, 1949 in New York, NY.
Survivors include his brother, Austin Randall, Jr of Lutz, FL; aunt, Marie Fluhr of Wantage, NJ; two nephews, Austin Randall and Keith Hugh; and niece, Victoria Scholl. He was predeceased by his brother, Peter Randall and sister, Anne Hugh.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church, Shohola, PA on Friday September 23, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Thomas Major officiating.
Burial will take place in German Hill Cemetery, Shohola, PA at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA.
Richard R. Ranker, of Shohola, Pa., a retired accountant and a 15-year resident of the area, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at Bon Secour Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 79. The son of the late Anthony and Gertrude Dolan Ranker, he was born July 20, 1925 in Summit, N.J. He was married to Geneva Martin Ranker for 54 years. Richard was a veteran of the US Army Air Corp. having served as Staff Sergeant during WW II. He was a member of the 29th Bomb Group having flown over Guam. He received three Bronze Stars. A family statement reads, "Richard was a loving and devoted husband. He loved his dogs, nature and living in the mountains in Shohola." Survivors include his wife, Geneva at home; two nieces, Joan Abery and her husband Donald of Wyalusing, Pa. and Patricia Smith and her husband Malcolm of Summerville, Ga.; as well as several grandnieces and grandnephews and great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Robert Ranker. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 21 at 12 noon at St. Ann's R.C. Church in Shohola, Pa. The Rev. Thomas Petro will officiate. Burial will be in German Hill Cemetery, Shohola, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pike County Humane Society, 186 Lee Road, Milford, PA 18337. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Barryville, N.Y.
Gustav T. Rantas of Barryville, a retired bus dispatcher for MABSTOA in New York City and a 22-year area resident, died Friday, June 21, 2002 at the Orange County Residential Health Care Facility in Goshen. He was 81.
Son of the late Thomas and Theresa Varga Gougoutris, he was born July 31, 1920 in New York, NY. He was the widower of the late Doris F. Lehman Rantas who died in 1994.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Japan. He was a member of the Shohola Fish and Game Club and life member of the Yulan Fire Dept.
Survivors include three daughters, Anne Myers of Ridgewood, NJ, Joan Lynch and husband William of Bradley Beach, NJ and Doris Moore and husband Michael of Congers, NY; a son, Charles Thomas and wife Leslie of Fairfax, VA; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Ann’s Church in Shohola. The Rev. David W. Cramer officiated. Cremation took place at H.G. Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Yulan Fire Dept., Yulan, NY.
Mrs. Ellen Redding, widow of Philip Redding, died Tuesday, October 05, 1927 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Crist Genegal, 43 Watkins avenue, of general debility after two weeks' illness. Mrs. Redding was 82 years of age and was born in Ireland, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John O'Rourke. She had made her home for five years with Mrs. Genegal.
Mrs. Redding was a member of St. Joseph's R.C. Church. Six sons and three daughters survive.
The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 at St. Mary’s Church, Lackawaxen, Pa., burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
The funeral of Mrs. Ellen Redding was held Thursday morning at St. Mary's Church, Lackawaxen, PA. Requiem mass was offered. Grandsons of Mrs. Redding acted as pallbearers. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lackawaxen.
Marilyn Diane Rendolic, 51, of Tannersville, Pa., passed away on March 14, 2002, at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg, Pa. Born on August 4, 1950, in Callicoon, she was the daughter of Eugene and the late Joan (Halpern) Carroll. She was bonded with the government as a Pennsylvania Notary and worked for Congressman Rangel for credits in New York University. Prior to that, she was a partner with her husband, Nichola Rendolic, in Nick's Carpentry, a construction business in Shohola, Pa., for 20 years. Before working at Nick's Carpentry, she owned and operated a babysitting service in New York City for 12 years, and ran Excel Employment Agency, with 22 employees and had a labor department license in the 1980s. She operated an apartment complex, with Nick, that had 29 employees and 300 tenants, she owned and operated a 35-unit apartment complex in the Bronx and three houses in Roland, Pa. She owned another corporation called French Way Trucking, Rendolo Corp. During her 22 years of Residency in Shohola, Pa., Pike County, she worked for the Shohola Fire Company for six years, had her CPR First Responder's and E.M.T. licenses, and she was a member and the president of the PTA in the Delaware Valley School District for 4 years. She also raised cows, lambs, pigs, geese, cats, dogs and family. She was a resident of Monroe County for the past year and a half. In addition her husband, she is survived by her father, Eugene Carroll; her companion, James E. Messler Jr. of Tannersville, Pa.; her daughter, Christina Diane Rendolic of Stroudsburg, Pa., and her son, Nicholas Rendolic of Canada. She is also survived by three brothers, Tom Carroll of Texas, Glen Carroll of Washington and Craig Carroll of Demarest, N.J.; and two sisters, Lynn Geise of Newburgh and Jean Marie Carroll of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church in East Stroudsburg with Mgr. John A. Bergamo as celebrant. There will be visitation for family and friends from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, Pa. Burial will take place following the service in St. Ann's German Hill Cemetery in Shohola, Pa. Arrangements made through Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, East Stroudsburg, Pa.
Therese Rollins, age 86, of Fawn Lake Forest, Hawley, died Saturday, February 8, 2014, at home following an illness. She is survived by her husband, Harold Rollins, whom she wed in 1951.
Born August 1, 1927, in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Downey) Carney. After raising her children, she became a fraud investigator for Chemical Bank until her retirement.
A Fawn Lake Forest resident for 27 years, Mrs. Rollins was a member of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church and also attended BVM Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church. She worked as a volunteer for Lackawaxen Ambulance as well.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter: Mary Babcock of Levittown, NY; three sons: Harold F. Rollins of Brooklyn, NY, Timothy Rollins of East Meadow, NY, and Michael Rollins of Elmont, NY; a brother: John Carney of California; a sister: Joan O'Neill; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, February 12, at 11:00 AM at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Parish, , Shohola, with Rev. Paul M. Mullen, Pastor of St. Vincent De Paul Roman Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will be in St Ann's Cemetery, Shohola.
Nicholas A. Rose, 68, of Bee Hollow Road, Shohola, died Thursday, January 13, 1977 in St. Francis Hospital. Port Jervis. The son of Nicholas and Margaret Malia Rose, he was born July 25, 1908, in Wilkes-Barre.Pa. Mr. Rose was retired from the Stegmaier Brewery in Wilkes-Barre. He was a communicant of St. Ann's R.C. Church in Shohola and a member of the Lackawaxen Mens' Mission Club.
Mr. Rose is survived by his widow, the former Esther Erbe; one stepson, Robert Maas of Highland Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Leonard Rudolph of Pequannock, N.J. and Mrs. Robert Leiss of Landsdale, Pa.; one stepdaughter, Mrs. James Duffy of Shohola; seven grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be at 9.30 a. m. Saturday at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Rt 97, Barryville. followed by a 10 a.m. mass at St. Ann's Church.
A prayer service will beheld at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Rev. John A O'Haire will officiate.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in St Mary's Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Alice V. Ruschmeier, 87, of Elon, N.C. formerly of Shohola, Pennsylvania. died on Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at Alamance Regional Medical Center, Burlington, N.C. She was a member of St. Ann's Church, Shohola, Pennsylvania. and Blessed Sacrament Church, Burlington, N.C. and Catholic Daughters of America. The daughter of Justin and Margaret (Burns) Duggan, she was born in the Bronx, N.Y. on March 10, 1919. She married John H. Ruschmeier in Bronx, N.Y. on June 15, 1946. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Alice Love of Graham, N.C. and Irene Bennet of Rochester, N.Y.; one son, Stephen Ruschmeier of Annapolis, Md.; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 13, 2006 at St. Ann's Church, Richardson Ave., Shohola, Pennsylvania. at 1pm. Friends may call at Stroyan Funeral Home on Monday, November 13, 2006 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Burial will take place in St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, Pa. Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, Inc., 405 W. Harford St., Milford, Pennsylvania.
John H. Ruschmeier, 93 died quietly Sunday November 21st 2010 at Alamance Healthcare Center in Burlington NC after a brief illness.
A native of Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Mary Gatje Ruschmeier and the late William H. Ruschmeier, Sr. and beloved husband the late of Alice Duggan, his wife of 60 years, who passed away in 2004.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the U.S.S. Griffin a sub tender in the South Pacific during WWII. He often spoke fondly of his time in the Navy, and proudly watched his son, and grandson graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy in later years. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, having worked as a mechanic at the Air Facility at JFK. After raising three children in Queens, NY, he and his wife retired to the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. In 2005 John and Alice moved to NC to be near their daughter.
One of John's proudest moments was when he was presented with his high school diploma by Mayor Talley of Elon in October 2008, and was featured on the front page of the Times-News. He loved the Brooklyn Dodgers, and never missed viewing the annual Army-Navy game, and his happiest moments were when he was surrounded by his family.
John was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Burlington, NC, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member of the Knights of Columbus for 74 years.
He is survived by his son Stephen Ruschmeier and wife Elizabeth of Annapolis, MD, daughters Alice Love and husband Patrick of Graham, NC, and Irene Bennet of Rochester, NY. In addition he leaves six loving grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
John's frequent performance of "God Bless America" will be missed at Alamance Healthcare. He enjoyed singing for all who would listen.
The family wishes to thank the loving and caring nurses who cared for John at Blakey Hall and at Alamance Healthcare Center. Words cannot express how much gratitude we have for those who dealt with dad daily. Thanks to Judy Simmons of Blakey Hall who fulfilled his dream of a high school diploma. Thanks to the Newman Club of Elon University and the ministry at Blessed Sacrament Church which ministers to the homebound. The people of Alamance County showered him with kindness in the past few years.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shohola, Pennsylvania with Rev. Thomas Major officiating. Burial followed at St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, Pennsylvania.