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.

Lloyd Matthew Beeman

Lloyd Matthew Beeman, 89, of Phoenix, NY, passed away after a
brief stay at the Manor at Seneca Hill, Inc. in the town of Volney
on Monday July 31, 2017. He was born to his late parents, Eva
(Dibbles) Beeman and Lloyd Beeman on October 28, 1927 in
Fulton, NY.

Lloyd served his country in the U. S. Navy, from 1945 to 1946.

He was a machinist for the Phoenix Gage Company in Phoenix,
NY for many years. Lloyd’s favorite hobby was putting together
model cars, as well as being an avid fisherman.

Lloyd was predeceased by his wife Gertrude E. (Weichmann)
Beeman who passed away on April 12, 2014.
Surviving are his children, four sons, Lloyd M. (Sharon) Beeman,
Dale Beeman, Michael L. Beeman, and Steven Beeman; three
daughters, Linda Bird, Jean (Jake) Melcahior, and Traudi (Rick)
Ashby; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-
great grandchildren.
There are no services or calling hours. Arrangements by
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY.

Dorothy C. Hiler

Dorothy C. Hiler, age 108, of Phoenix, NY, passed away on Friday July 21, 2017 at James Square Health & Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse, NY. Dorothy was born on February 23, 1909 in Syracuse, to her late parents, Harriet and A. Vernon Cummings. Her family moved to Phoenix, NY, in 1912. Dorothy was then a 1928 graduate of Phoenix High School. She then attended Syracuse University Teacher’s College for one year. Transferring to the then Oswego Normal School, later Oswego
State College, where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in specialized reading and elementary education. Dorothy was the last living charter member
of Alpha Lota chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society.
Dorothy taught in the elementary grades as well as a specialized
reading and corrective teacher for 22 1/2 years of service. She
also had served as a secretary in the Phoenix High School. She
retired in 1972.
Mrs. Hiler headed a number of educational organizations including
the original P. T. A. at Phoenix Central Schools; Oswego County
Teachers Association; P. C. S. Teachers Association; the NYS
and National Teachers Associations; and later the Oswego
County Retired Teachers Association. She also was a 50 year
plus member of the Phoenix Topics Club, a ladies organization
promoting reading and composition of subjects presented monthly.
Dorothy served as president for two terms. She also was a
participant of the Phoenix Senior Citizens group.
Mrs. Hiler was a member of the Phoenix United Methodist Church serving in many capacities over the decades. She sang in the
choir, taught Sunday School, an officer in the Youth & Adult
organization, a lay reader for many years. Dorothy was a
charter member of the Society of Christian Service organization.
Mrs. Hiler was a very intelligent lady. She had a very keen mind.
Dorothy was featured in the Milestones and Celebrations section
of the Post-Standard Newspaper, Syracuse, in the “100 Year
Club” , which was published in the March 12, 2017 edition.

She was predeceased by her husband, Walter S. Hiler in 1962.
Surviving are her two sons William R. (Carolyn) Hiler of
Mexico, NY, and Lawrence R. Hiler of Phoenix, NY; a
granddaughter Kathryn Marie Hiler of Mexico, NY.
A calling hour will be on Tuesday July 25, 2017 from 10 a.m.
until 11 a.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. A funeral service will follow at
11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Terry Millbyer
officiating. Burial will follow in the Phoenix Rural Cemetery,
126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY.
Contributions in Dorothy’s memory to: Phoenix United
Methodist Church, 49 Jefferson St., Phoenix, NY 13135 or
Phoenix Volunteer Fire Department, 457 Main St., Phoenix,
NY 13135.

Ina Florence Manuel

Ina Florence Manuel, 96, former Pennellville, NY resident, passed
away at Central Park Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center,
Syracuse, NY on Saturday July 15, 2017. Born in the town of
VanBuren to her late parents Florence (Howe) and Harvey Turner
on September 29, 1920. She was a homemaker. Ina enjoyed her
gardening. She was a delight to be around, loved by all who knew
her. A special thank you to the staff members at the Central Park
Healthcare home for the loving care given to Ina.
Ina was predeceased by her husband Everette G. Manuel; her
grandson William “Rusty” Carlton; brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her daughter Nancy S. (Bill) Steding; five grand
children Mary Lou Mills, Roberta Welch, Bill Steding, II, Shelley
Sadler, and Pamela Parsons; 14 great-grandchildren; four
great-great grandchildren; one brother Elias (Bev) Turner; one
sister Ruth Lancaster; a sister-in-law Josie Turner; many nieces,
nephews, cousins, and friends.
A funeral service to honor Ina will be on Monday July 24, 2017
at 11 a.m. in the Pennellville United Methodist Church, 389
County Route 54, Pennellville, NY 13132, with the Rev. Jeff
Hodge officiating. A private burial will at the family’s convenience will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Warners, NY.¬†Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY has care of arrangements.

Contributions in Ina’s memory to: Pennellville United Methodist
Church or Alzheimer’s Association.

Charlotte M. Key

Charlotte M. Key, 78, former Pennellville, NY resident, passed
away on Friday July 14, 2017 at Oswego Hospital. She was
born in Chaffee, NY to her late parents, Emma (Blum) and
August Rakoska on January 21, 1939.
Charlotte was a waitress at LeMoyne Manor restaurant in
Liverpool, NY for over 40 years. Some of her passions were
her Home Bureau and the friendships she developed with the
group of ladies. She also enjoyed canning, baking, and making
her own jams, jellies, and mini loaves of bread for the local craft
shows. Her real joy in life was making sure those around her
smiled, felt comfortable, and making sure they never left her
home hungry.

Charlotte was predeceased by her husband of 53 years,
Clifford C. Key on June 10, 2012.
Surviving are her sons Patrick A. (Terry) Key of Palermo and
Brian J. (Susan) Key of Chittenango; and stepchildren Gale S.
(Nick) Smith of Manlius, and Larry Gillespie of SC; eight grand
children Jessica, Christopher, Brandon, Cheri, Drew, Scott,
Olivia, and Marietta; three great-grandchildren Nova, Sagan,
and the newest Easton Leslie Key; her twin sister Caroline
(Lloyd) Neamon of Arcade; several great nieces and nephews
in the area.
Calling hours are on Friday July 21, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY. Services are on Saturday at 10 a.m. July 22 in
the Palermo United Methodist Church, 11 County Rt. 35,
Fulton, NY, with the Rev. Tammy Nipper officiating.
Burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix.
A reception for friends and family following Charlotte’s burial.
Contributions in Charlotte’s memory to: American Cancer Society.

Margaret E. Gardner

Margaret E. Gardner, 74, of Pennellville, NY passed
away at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Health Center, Syracuse,
NY on Wednesday June 28, 2017.
She was the daughter of the late Theresa (Lovejoy)
and William Crego, born on April 20, 1943 in Syracuse,
NY.  Margaret was a tester for Cambridge Filter Corp.,
Liverpool, NY.
Surviving are her companion Gerald P. Brown; one
daughter Tammy Earnshaw; two sons, David Drake
and Robert Drake; eight grandchildren; three great-
grandchildren.
Graveside services are on Wednesday July 5, 2017
at 2 p.m. in Pennellville Cemetery, County Route 54,
Pennellville. The Rev. Jeff Hodge will be officiating.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix,
NY has charge of arrangements.

Korleen Booth Williams

Korleen Booth Williams, 98, former Lamson Rd., Phoenix, NY
resident passed away on Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Syracuse
Home Association, Baldwinsville.
Born in Natural Bridge, NY on July 24, 1918 to Patti (Tillotson)
and Sylvester Booth. She was a 1935 graduate of Carthage
High School. Korleen was active in the Civil Air Patrol, held her
pilots permit, and worked in the X-Ray department all in the
city of Watertown, NY. Koreen retired in 1984 from A. L. Lee
Memorial Hospital, Fulton, NY working in the credit department.
Predeceased by her husband Griffith L. Williams on May 23, 1978.
Surviving are five daughters, Catherine Goretsky, Sharon Roberts,
JoAnn (Ed) Smart, Beverly Wadowiec, and Janet Bentley;
16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
Graveside services only, at 11 a.m. on Saturday July 22, 2017
in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, N.Y.,
with the Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, has care
of arrangements.