Paul Thomas Smith

Paul Thomas Smith, 68, of Fulton, NY, passed away Friday August 18, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hosp.,
Rochester, Rochester. Born in Auburn on April 1, 1949. A 1968 graduate of G. Ray Bodley H. S., Fulton. An Army vet. He was a production planner for Birdseye Foods, retiring after
44 years.
Predeceased by his parents Charles & Margaret; his siblings
Margaret, Ed, and Ellen.
Surviving his loving wife of 43 years, Deborah L. (Pittsley) Smith;
his son Nathan P. (Jo) Smith of Fulton; granddaughter Molly;
brothers Mike, Chuck, and Bill; sisters Pat, Sue, and Mary;
nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Calling hours are Thursday August 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.
A Catholic funeral mass on Friday August 25,
at 9:30 a.m., 309 Buffalo St.,Fulton, with the Rev. Joseph Scardella officiating. Burial to follow
in St. Mary’s Cemetery, S. Seventh St., Fulton.
Contributions to: Unity Acres Home, 2290 Co. Rt. 2, Orwell, NY
13426.

Eugene Melvin Downing

Eugene Melvin Downing, 90, of Phoenix, NY, passed away at
the home of his daughter Jan, in Central Square, on Friday
August 18, 2017. Born on August 12, 1927 to his
late parents Lelah May (Melvin) and Dana Downing in Ohio.
Gene was a U. S. Navy Veteran. He
was a graduate of Clarkson University, class of 1956. Gene
was a civil engineer for the Charles T. Main Co., Boston, MA.
A member of the Pennellville United Methodist Church; a long
time Mason with the Callimachus Lodge # 369 F & AM, Phoenix.
Gene had a strong passion for sailing and a mischievous nature.
Predeceased by his daughter Maureen; a brother Donald.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 51 years, Nancy L. (Eckert)
Downing; his children and their spouses, Jan (Steve), Valerie,
Marla (Matt), Deb (Jack), Fred (Terri), Donna (Barry), and
Dan (Robin); 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his
brothers Alan, Dana (Patricia), and Stanley (Josephine); a
sister-in-law Rochelle; several nieces, nephews, cousins,
and friends.
Calling hours are on Monday August 21, from 10 a.m. to
1 p.m. in the Pennellville United Methodist Church, 389 Co.
Rt. 54, Pennellville, 13132. The masons will conduct a Masonic
service just prior to the 1 p.m. funeral service all in the church.
The Rev. Jeff Hodge will officiate. Burial to follow in Phoenix
Rural Cemetery.
Contributions to; Pennellville United Methodist Church, or
Callimachus Lodge # 369 F & AM, 451 Main St., Phoenix.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix has
care of arrangements.

Lisa Jean Pierce

Lisa Jean Pierce, 52, of Phoenix, NY, passed away at home
with her loving family by her side on Thursday August 3, 2017.
She was born in Cortland, NY on August 19, 1964 to her
parents, Sandra M. (Merrill) and Francis “Farmer” Wilbur.

Lisa graduated from Berwick High School, Berwick, PA. She
furthered her studies with the necessary course study for the
insurance industry. Lisa was employed by Liberty Mutual
Insurance Co., Syracuse, NY as a Senior Associate Underwriter.
Her hobbies included: being an avid reader, a history buff,
vacationing, and spending time with her family. Her husband
of twenty years, Steve shared many caring moments together.

Predeceased by her step-father Robert L. Herring in 2001.
Surviving are her devoted husband, Steven J. Pierce, Sr.;
her two sons Alex J. Pierce at home and Steven J. Pierce, Jr.
of Piitsburgh, PA; her daughter Sara (Robert) McClure of
Salisbury, MD; her mother Sandra M. Herring of Myrtle Beach,
SC; her father Francis “Farmer” (Alice) Wilbur of Fayetteville,
NC; her brother Russell (Audrey) Wilbur of Kentucky; her
three sisters, Rebecca (James) Daly of Myrtle Beach, SC,
Lisa Anne Hunsinger of Berwick, PA, and Bobbie Kirk of
Dryden, NY; her two grandchildren Joanna McClure and
Chloe McClure; two half sisters; one half brother; several
nieces, nephews and friends.

Calling hours are on Sunday August 6, from noon to 2 p.m.
in the Phoenix Fire Station Hall, 457 Main St., Phoenix, NY.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Vivian Summer
ville officiating. Burial will follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery,
126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Lisa’s memory to: Roswell
Park Cancer Institute, Elm & Carlton St., Buffalo, NY 14263.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY has
charge of arrangements.