Jaime Marie Edwards, “Jmekins” 42, of Phoenix,
NY, passed away on this day, Nov. 21, 2018,
and is now in the loving arms of her heavenly
father, after a long and courageous battle with
melanoma cancer. She was born in Rome, NY
on March 30, 1976 and was a graduate of
John C. Birldlebough High School, Phoenix in
1994. After graduation, she worked for Wal-Mart
as a department manager for many years
before she became ill. Jaime loved the color
pink, four wheeling, snowmobiling, nature,
animals, campfires and just “chillin” with her
family and friends. She was our “diamond in
the rough” with a loving, kind and very sensitive
Jaime is survived by her loving parents, Jeffery
D. Edwards and Donna M. (Sharpe) Edwards of
Phoenix, NY; her boyfriend Wade Collins; best
friend Amy Keifer; several aunts, uncles, and
Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday
Nov. 26, at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral
Home, 431 Main St., (County Rt. 57), Phoenix, NY,
with a service at 5 p.m. with Pastor J. Scott
A private Spring 2019 burial
will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery. A “Celebration
of Life” will be next Summer of 2019.
Duane Monroe Draughn, 57, of Phoenix, NY, passed away
suddenly on Saturday November 10, 2018 at Crouse
Hospital, Syracuse, NY. He was born in Syracuse to his
late mother Georgia M. (Simmons) Draughn and his father
Royce Monroe Draughn on January 11, 1961.
Duane was a 1981 graduate of Phoenix Central Schools,
J. C. Birdlebough High School, Phoenix.
Survivors include his two sons Steven and his wife Gabrielle,
and Wayne Draughn; his grandchildren Raina & Jason Todd
Draughn; his father Royce M. Draughn; his sister Diana and
her husband Steve Denslow; three brothers and their wives,
Royce “Daryl” and Michele, George and Michelle, and
Owen and Nancy Draughn.
There are no calling hours, services are private and at the
convenience of the family members.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY had
care of arrangements.
Esther Mae Sweet, 85, of Phoenix, NY,
passed away on Wednesday October
31, 2018 at Loretto Fahey Care Ctr.,
Syracuse, during a brief stay. She was
born to her late parents, Adella (Wickert)
and Samuel Wright on Jan. 21, 1933 in
Syracuse, NY. A graduate of Liverpool
High School. She had attended St. Paul’s
Lutheran Church, Liverpool, in the past.
Esther was a member of the Order of the
Eastern Star Chapter 172 Phoenix, NY.
She also loved to sit and play her piano
in her home.
Esther was predeceased by her loving
husband of 62 years, Kenneth W. Sweet,
Sr. on June 5, 2018; also her three sisters
and two brothers were predeceased.
Surviving are her childdren, Kenneth W.
(Donna) Sweet, Jr., Caleb B. Sweet,
Samuel W. Sweet, and Ella Mae Sweet;
on grandson Ryan David Isabell; one sister
Dorothy Reiffenstein; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be on Wednesday November
7, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-
Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix, NY. At 7 p.m. there will be a
short service presented by the Order of
the Eastern members. Burial in Phoenix
Rural Cemetery at the convenience of
Contributions in Esther’s name to: Order of
the Eastern Star, chapter 105, 451 Main St., Phoenix, NY
Helen L. Billings, 86, of Oswego, NY, passed away at
Oswego Hospital on Sunday October 28, 2018. She was
born in Cortland, NY on March 25, 1932 to her late parents,
Gladys (Hall) and Floyd Chapman.
Helen was employed by the General Electric Co., Syracuse.
A former Phoenix, NY resident, she was of the Methodist
Helen was predeceased by her husband, Harold Billings in
1984; her son Harold H. Billings in 1951; and her siblings.
Surviving are her children Cynthia Davis of NY, Jo Ann
Healey of NC, Susan Rock of NY, Penny McRae of NY and
Edward Billings of NY; fourteen grandchildren; many great-
grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours and viewing will be on Thursday November 1,
from noon until 2 p.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. The funeral
service will begin at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating.
Eventual cremation burial will be in Upper Lisle Cemetery,
located on NY 26, north of Whitney Point, NY Broome County
Frank K. Whorrall, 74, of Phoenix, NY, passed away at
Oswego Hospital on Monday Oct. 15, 2018. He was born
in Phoenix, NY to his late parents, Agatha (Mills) and Lyle
W. Whorrall, Sr. on April 26, 1944. A graduate of the
J. C. Birdlebough High School, Phoenix.
Frank was a roofer with the Roofers Local # 195, Liverpool,
NY. He was an avid fisherman.
Besides his parents, Lyle Sr. in 1989, and Agatha in 2000,
he was also predeceased by his sister Judy E. Sauers in 2016.
Surviving are his sibliings, Ann Zahn, Marie Sutor, Lyle W.
Whorrall, Jr., Linda Richardson, Mike Whorrall, Martha
Bourlier, and Jack Whorrall; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services only are on Friday October 19, 2018
at 1 p.m. in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St.,
Phoenix, N. Y. 13135, with Deacon Frank Forish officiating
Susan G. Young, 51, passed away on Monday
October 8, 2018 in Riverside, CA. Born to her
late father, Roy J. Young, Jr. and her late mother, Berdina Young on December 8, 1966.
She is survived by her sister Julie Weller (Leslie); brothers Roy J. Young, III, and Robert J. Young (Kristine) and many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was
also predeceased by her brothers John F. Greene, Wade “Buster” Greene and William R. Greene.
Susan passed away from dementia. There are no services planned.
On Thursday September 13th, 2018 Patricia (“Patty”) Beattie, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt, passed away at the age of 62 years from lung cancer. Patty, daughter of John & Nora Murtagh, will be forever remembered by her husband of 40 years, Carl, and their children, Jack (Laura), Matt, and Kristin (Tom), and by her brothers and sisters, Mary, Kathy, Jack, Jim (Lanette), Bill (Sherry), and Mike, and by her grandchildren Ava, Logan, and Lucy. “Aunt Patty” will also be forever remembered by her numerous nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly. A Registered Nurse for over 35 years, Patty treated her patients, friends, and family with compassion and generosity.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 22nd from 2-5pm at RFH’s Hideaway, 1058 County Route 57 Phoenix, NY 13135.
Memorial donations in memory of Patty may be made to Hospice Foundation of Central New York (http://www.hospicecny.org/make-a-gift). Arrangements by Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Homes, Inc., Phoenix, NY
Alfreda C. “Freda” Farley, 86, a beloved wife and mother, who cared deeply for others, passed away early on Thursday
August 23, 2018 at Syracuse Home Association, Baldwinsville.
Born to her late parents, Sally(Carsidona) and Jack Caltabiano on March 13, 1932 in the town of Volney (Silk Rd.) A longtime Phoenix, N. Y. resident, she was a secretary in the
guidance office for Phoenix Central Schools, retiring after 20 years in 1988. Freda was an active parishioner of Saint Stephen’s Church, in Phoenix. She served as an Eucharistic Minister, the parish council, a religious ed teacher, and in
other capacities. Freda was a auxiliary member of VFW Post 5540, Phoenix, and a cub scout den mother. She even held the “emergency call center” in her home for 6 years.
Predeceased by her devoted husband of 45 years, William
J. Farley, Jr. in 1998; her brother Carl R. Caltabiano in 2001;
her sisters Grace Cali in 1995 and Josephine R. Ruta in
Surviving are her children Daniel W. (Jody) Farley of Branson,
MO, Susan M. (Lynn) Nelson of Phoenix, Alaine A. (Joe)
Grabowski of Tampa, FL, and Joan E. (Louis) Pellegrino,
M. D., of Manlius; one brother Jack Caltabiano; two sisters
Virginia Palumbo and Angel Ridgeway; 12 grandchildren; 8
eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins,
and many friends.
Calling hours are on Tuesday August 28, from 3 to 7 p.m.
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix, NY. On Wednesday at 10 a.m. a funeral mass
for Freda in Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix,
with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.
Interment will follow in Phoenix
Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY. 13135
Contributions in Freda’s memory to: Saint Stephen’s Church,
Graveside services for Pearle H. Davenport and
her daughter Diana P. (Davenport) Beck will be
on Saturday August 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. in
Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St.
Phoenix, NY 13135.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix,
NY has care of arrangements
Walter A. “Skip” Lamphere, 68, of Parish, NY, passed away at home on Tuesday Aug. 7, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Born in Syracuse, NY to his late parents, Florence (Cory) and William Lamphere on Jan. 23, 1950. He was a graduate of Mexico Academy. Skip was a self employed carpenter. He also worked for Pullens Plumbing & Heating, and Charles Heating and Plumbing.
A member of First Baptist Church in
Fernwood. Skip was a Harley Davidson rider
belonging to H.O.G. group; the ABATES; an avid
Surviving are his loving wife of 37 years, Diane L.
(Pickard) Lamphere; his five children Cheryl (Steven)
Walts of Palermo, Burton (Jodi) Lamphere of MI,
Danielle (James) Pullen of New Haven, NY, Justin
(Darlene) Petrie of CA, and Joshua (Nicole) Lamphere
of Parish; several grand and great-grandchildren;
a sister Betty Blum of IA, a brother Charles Lamphere
of Rome, NY; a cousin Paul Mercier; many nieces
Calling hours are on Saturday Aug. 11, from 10 a.m.
until noon with a noon funeral service all in First Baptist
Church, Fernwood, 146 Co. Rt. 41A, Pulaski, NY 13142.
Contributions in Skip’s memory to: Make a Wish Foundation.