Norman T. Bloss

Norman T. Bloss, 66, of Hannibal, NY passed away on
Friday Oct. 6, 2017 in Oswego. Born to his late parents,
Elizabeth (Storen) and Norman H. Bloss on April 11, 1951
in Syracuse. A graduate of Cape Cod, MA high school.
Norm worked for Specialized Packaging Co.,
Baldwinsville for 15 years, retiring in 2013. An avid sports
man, fishing, and baseball, collector of baseball cards.
Besides his parents, predeceased by his wife of 26 years,
Shirley (Henderson) Bloss on Dec. 12, 2012.
Surviving are his daughters Jennifer Weeks, Gwen
Michelle Rook and Doris Bloss; his brother Garrette Bloss and sister-in-law
Jean Gardner; several grandchildren; several half-brothers
and half-sisters; many nieces and nephews.
Services are on Monday Oct. 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Terry Millbyer officiating.
Calling hours are same day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior
to the service in the funeral home.

Joseph B. Donhauser

Joseph B. Donhauser, 22, of Fulton, NY (Granby) passed away unexpectedly on Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. Born in Syracuse, NY on June 13, 1995 to his parents Patricia A. (Hanley) and Brian
D. Donhauser. He was a 2013 graduate of Hannibal High School. Joe was an operator for Eagle Creek Co., power generator in W. Phoenix. A member of Little Utica United Methodist Church;
a longtime firefighter with Cody Volunteer Fire Dept., Granby, where served the department as a youth member eventually becoming an adult member.

Predecesed by his paternal grandfather, Joseph Eugene Donhauser, Apr. 25, 2003.

Surviving are his mother and father Patricia A. and Brian D.
Donhauser; his sister Brittany A. Donhuaser (Luke); his fiance
Sara Lynch; their daughter Kynsleigh Donhauser; Sara’s parents,
Rick and Dawn Lynch; maternal grandparents, Michael and
Karen Hanley; paternal grandmother Frances Donhauser; one
niece Paisley Smith; several aunts, uncles, cousins; one nephew.
Calling hours are on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Allanson-
Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix. Services
are on Saturday Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home, with
the Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating. Burial to follow with
firefighter honors in Jacksonville Cemetery, 9250 Fenner Rd.,
town of Lysander.

In Lieu of flowers please consider contributing to Joe’s daughter’s
fund in care of Sara Lynch at Empower Federal Credit Union,
520 S. Second St., Fulton, NY. 13069.

Gertrude Annie Converse

Gertrude Annie Converse, 97, of Phoenix, NY passed away on
Thursday Sept. 21, 2017 in Syracuse.  Born in Boston, MA on
Nov. 28, 1919 to her late parents, Walter G. and Ethel (Bigelow)
Crawford.  Attended Boston schools, graduating from Dorchester
High School, class of 1936.  Gert began working in a laundry;
Walter Baker Chocolate Co.; Sears Roebuck & Co., and S. A.
Woods Machine Co. as a bookeeper.  Married on April 3, 1943
to Frederick M. (Pete) Converse.  She was predeceased by
him on Dec. 2, 2009.
Gert leaves one son, Frederick P. (Chris) Converse; three
grandchildren Nancy (Thomas) Johnson, Susan Peters, and
Frederick L. (Sabrina) Converse; nine great-grandchildren;
three great-great grandchildren;  all of Phoenix; and four step-
grandchildren.
Served as Past Noble Grand of Azar Rebekah Lodge # 27,
Mattapan, MA a 54 year member.  Living in Springfield, MA
until 1963 when they moved to Clay, NY.  A member of Phoenix
Lioness Club1974 serving as secretary and then president.
Received Lioness of the Year-1975 from the Lions Club for her
involvement in the Horseshow.
In 1981 when Pete retired, they moved to Hinsdale, MA, their
summer home since 1946.  Transferred her Lioness member
ship to Hinsdale holding serveral positions.  She was heavily
involved with Hinsdale-Peru Sr. Citizens, Hinsdale C.O.A, a
23 year secretary for Skyview Grove Assoc. at Lake Ashmere,
receiving an award for service.
In 1995 Gert joined the new Lions Club which included
women receiving the 1998-99 Lion of the Year Award and the
Charles J. DeAngelus  Fellowship Award for Emergency Sight
& Hearing Treatment Memorial Foundation.  She worked Bingo
as well and attended 13 Lions International events one in Taiwan.
Once coming back to Phoenix in 2004, became active in the
Phoenix Lions Club as membership chairwoman and worked on
all projects up to a week ago.
Visiting hours are on Monday Sept. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. and
Tuesday the 26 th from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-
Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.  The funeral
service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Stan Bennett
officiating.  Burial will follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126
Chestnut St..
Contributions to: Phoenix Lions Club, P.O. Box 92, Phoenix,
NY 13135 or Hindale Lions Club 319 Grange Hall Road,
Dalton, MA 01226

Barbara Louise (Bower) Hunkins

Barbara Louise (Bower) Hunkins, 84, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017 peacefully at her home. An Arizona resident for 31 years, she had previously resided in
Phoenix, NY. Barbara was born in the town of Cato, NY to her late parents, Cassie Mary (Dennison) and Walter C. Bower
on June 13, 1933.  Barbara was a property manage for Lincoln Gardens in Scots
dale, AZ. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, especially roses, tulips, and daffodils.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Walter F. Bower in 1997; her sister Lois M. Kimball in 2013.    Surviving are her four children Cherie Lee (Fred) Imhoff,
Terry R. Hunkins, Robin Louise Grant, and Robert A. (Suzy)
Hunkins; several grand and great-grandchildren; two sisters
Marcia E. Bracy and Mary Ann (Gus) Pitcher; many nieces,
nephews, cousins; and the father of her children Russell J.
Hunkins.
A calling hour will be on Saturday Sept. 23, from 1 to 2 p.m.
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix, NY. We will then proceed to the Roosevelt
Cemetery, 4434 State Rt. 49, Pennellville for a graveside
service, where the Rev. Jeff Hodge will be officiating the
ceremony.
Contributions in Barbara’s memory to: Paralyzed Veterans
of America, 7 Millbrook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086.

Jeremy H. Clark

Jeremy H. Clark, 40, of S. Granby Rd., town of Granby,
passed away on Monday August 21, 2017. He was born
to his mother Cindy L. (Eggleston) Clark and his late
father, Larry J. Clark on May 29, 1977 in Syracuse, NY.
Jeremy was a graduate of J. C. Birdlebough High School,
Phoenix Central Schools, Phoenix, NY.
Jeremy enjoyed spending a lot of time with his daughter
Jocelynn. He liked to go fishing, riding snowmobiles, and
working on motors.

Besides his father Larry’s passing in 1997, he was also
predeceased by his sister Nicole Clark in 1988.
Surviving are his daughter Jocelynn Clark of Clay; his
mother Cindy L. Clark of the town of Granby; several
aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Calling hours are on Monday August 28, 2017 from 4 – 6 p.m.
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix. The funeral service will be at 6 p.m. in the
funeral home with Pastor Stan Bennett officiating. Burial
immediately following the service in Chase Cemetery, 9450
State Route 48, Phoenix, NY 13135.

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.

Paul Thomas Smith

Paul Thomas Smith, 68, of Fulton, NY, passed away on Friday August 18, 2017, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.

He was born in Auburn on April 1, 1949.

He was a 1968 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School, Fulton.

Mr. Smith was an Army veteran.

He was a production planner for Birdseye Foods, retiring after 44 years.

He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Margaret; his siblings, Margaret, Ed and Ellen.

He is survived by 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 will be held Thursday, August 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 25, at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, 309 Buffalo St., Fulton, with the Rev. Joseph Scardella officiating.

Burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, South Seventh Street, Fulton.

Contributions to: Unity Acres Home, 2290 County Route 2, Orwell, NY 13426.

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.