Let Us Remember

Ms. Elise L. Fitzsimmons

6/1/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Elise L. Fitzsimmons, 65, of Becket, MA, who joined all the saints who from their labor rest on June 1, 2020. She was born on November 14, 1954 in Atlanta, GA, the daughter of Janet and Wendell Lavender. She was the beloved wife of the Rev. Dr. M. Craig Fitzsimmons for over forty years. They were married when Craig was the associate pastor at Jesse Lee UMC in Ridgefield, CT. Craig served in the New York Annual Conference from 1975 until ...

Mrs. Margaret R. Savage

5/19/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Margaret R. Savage, 91, who died on Tuesday, March 19, 2020 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, ME. She was born in Rockville Center, NY on September 27, 1928, the daughter of John and Edith Powell Davis. On July 5, 1948, Margaret married Rev. Jack Earl Savage at St. Mark’s UMC in Rockville Center, NY. They had four children, Rick, Ralph, Roger, and Robin. Rev. Savage served 37 years with the New York Conference, ...

The Reverend Carol A. Downs

5/15/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev Carol A. (Fowler) Downs, 68, of Southington, CT, who passed away peacefully on Friday, May 15, 2020 at MidState Medical Center. Carol was born on October 6, 1951 in New Haven, CT to John and Helen (Thissell) Fowler. Carol graduated from The Morgan School in Clinton, CT and went on to earn her bachelor's degree in human services from Southern New Hampshire University and her master's degree in library science from Southern University....

The Reverend John J. Olofson, Jr.

5/4/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. John J. Olofson, Jr., 91, who died on Monday, May 4, 2020 at his home in Clinton, NY. John was born in New York City on August 26, 1928 to John and Julia (Riordan) Olofson and attended schools in Brooklyn and in East Northport, NY. He joined the Navy near the end of the Second World War, serving on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Princeton, and was later stationed on Guam. John attended Syracuse University, graduating in 1953 with a ...

The Reverend Margaret Ince

4/28/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Margaret Ince, 83, who died Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Margaret was born on March 19, 1937. Margaret was consecrated a diaconal minister in 1998, and was ordained a deacon in 2002. She spent years on the Long Island West District Committee on Ordained Ministry. Margaret retired in 2007, and in retirement worked with Rev. Cecil Stone at Hansen Place United Methodist Church. Margaret also served as Rev. Janet Cox’s mentor through her ...

Mrs. Anne K. Schnell

4/20/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Anne Katherine Schnell, 88, who died at her home on Monday, April 20, 2020. She is the widow of Rev. Dr. Phillip O. Schnell, who died in 2017. Anne was born in Union City, NJ, the daughter of Sven and Katherine (Hansen) Johnson. She was raised in Dumont, NJ, where she attended local schools and graduated from Dumont High School. She went on to earn a BA in psychology from Drew University. It was there that she met her late husband. Rev....

The Reverend Dr. William "Bill" H. Waters

4/18/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Dr. William “Bill” Harold Waters, 92, who died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, NY on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Born in Watertown, NY on September 13, 1927, Bill was the son of Rev. Barber L. Waters and Rachel E. Saxton. Bill graduated from Watertown High School in 1947 and then from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY with an A.B. degree. He attended the Theological School of St. Lawrence University, graduating with a Doctor ...

The Reverend Robert E. Richmond

4/16/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Robert E. Richmond, who died quietly in his apartment at the La Vida Assisted Living Residence in Mission Viejo, CA on Thursday evening, April 16, 2020. Rev. Richmond was originally from Flushing, NY. He attended undergraduate school at Queens College of the New York City University and successfully completed his theological training at Union Theological Seminary. He was ordained as a minister in 1963 in a ceremony at Riverside ...

Mrs. Ruth A. Spoor

4/13/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Ruth Almgren Spoor, 92 who passed away peacefully on April 13, 2020 at the Wilson Health Care Center, Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD. Born on September 14, 1927 in Worcester, MA, Ruth was the daughter of O. Philip and Lillie Almgren. She had two sisters, Lynn Jenkins and Helen, and a brother, Herbert, all of whom predeceased her. She graduated from Green Mountain College in VT and from Boston University with a degree in ...

The Reverend Chung Soon Chang

4/13/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Chung Soon Chang, 92, of Flushing, NY, who passed away peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2020. Chung Soon was born on May 5, 1928 in Seoul, Korea. A boy who grew up in a time of war and suffering, he gave his life to God when he witnessed his father giving his life for his faith. He managed to immigrate to America with his wife and four children. He served God through the Korean Methodist Church for over 30 years. After immigrating, ...

The Reverend F. Kennon Moody

4/11/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. F. Kennon Moody, 86, who died peacefully on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at his home at the Fountains in Millbrook, NY. Ken was a master story teller who took twinkled-eyed enjoyment in telling tales about himself and his friends and family, the most memorable of which centered around life in Cotton Valley, LA, where he was born in 1933. He was the youngest of four children of John and Nell Moody - his three siblings, John, Dan and Nell...

The Reverend Dr. Thomas P. Grissom, Jr.

4/8/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Grissom, Jr, 92, who died on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Grissom, the son of a Methodist minister, was born in the Bronx on November 4th. His parents moved to Georgia where he was raised and nurtured in the church. He was a graduate of Clark College in Atlanta, GA, (Clark-Atlanta University), and went on to receive his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Gammon Theological ...

The Reverend Amanda (Mandy) Iahn

3/29/2020
CORRECTION: In our announcement earlier this week regarding the passing of Reverend Amanda (Mandy) Iahn, we incorrectly stated  Rev. Iahn's possible cause of death as COVID-19. This information was not corroborated on our end and has since been confirmed as inaccurate by Rev. Iahn's family. We apologize to anyone—particularly Rev. Iahn's family—that has been adversely impacted by release of this incorrect information. We are deeply sorry and continue to send prayers of comfort for the family. ...

The Reverend James P. Veatch, Jr.

3/28/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. James P. Veatch, Jr, who died Saturday morning, March 28, 2020 at Long Island Jewish Hospital.  James was admitted to the hospital on March 21, 2020. There can be no memorials or funerals during this time of social distancing. The family will be preparing a written obituary, and at that time we will publish a more detailed Let Us Remember.   Cards of condolences and comfort can be sent to Laura Veatch at 204-15 Foothill Ave., Apt ...

The Reverend Sherrie Dobbs Johnson

3/27/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Sherrie Dobbs Johnson, wife of Bishop Alfred Johnson, who died on Friday, March 27, 2020. We will provide additional information as it is received. With the permission of Rev. Jeffry Wells of the United Methodist Church of the Village, here is the message sent to his congregation:   With a heavy heart, I write to share with you the news of the death on March 27 of Rev. Sherrie Dobbs Johnson, the spouse of Bishop Alfred Johnson, who...

The Reverend Emmett B. Johnson

3/8/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Emmett B. Johnson, 94, who died peacefully on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Emmett was born in West New York, NJ in 1925. He was a long time resident of Waldwick, NJ. He enjoyed a successful business career, a political career that included serving as mayor of Waldwick, and then went on to be ordained as a pastor in the United Methodist Church. Rev. Johnson served in the New York Conference from 1978 until his retirement in 1991. Churches ...

The Reverend Lawrence N. Charles

2/10/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Lawrence Noel Charles, 75, who died on Monday, February 10, 2020. Lawrence Noel Charles was born on the twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean, to James and Hilda Charles, on February 24, 1944. His thirst for learning developed with a burning desire to be transformative in his engagement in and with society. After his graduation from secondary school in Antigua, the family migrated to the United States and settled...

The Reverend Gordon R. Bienvenue

2/6/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Gordon Raymond Bienvenue, 74, of Athens, GA, who died on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Gordon was born on October 11, 1946 in Fall River, MA, the son of Raymond Bienvenue and Yvette Chouinard Bienvenue. Following graduation from Monsignor Prevost High School in Fall River, Gordon attended the University of Massachusetts. He later received his MS at Michigan State University and his PhD in speech ...

The Reverend Ralph Lord Roy

2/3/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Ralph Lord Roy, 91, of Southington, CT, who died on Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain Campus. Son of Howard and Olive (Corliss) Roy, Pastor Roy was born in St. Albans, VT and raised in the nearby town of Swanton, VT. He was educated at Mt. Hermon School, Swarthmore College, Columbia University, and Union Theological Seminary. After his ordination as a United Methodist minister, he served ...

The Reverend Walter H. Everett

1/31/2020
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Walter H. Everett, 85, of Lewisburg, PA, who died on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. He was born Sept. 13, 1934, in Asbury Park, N.J., a son of Arthur and Marion (Height) Everett. On May 9, 1992, he married the former Nancy Bellmeyer, who survives. Together they celebrated 27 years of marriage. Walter was a 1952 graduate of Kearny High School in New Jersey and later earned his bachelor's and ...

The Reverend Robert Pinto

11/22/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Robert Pinto, 86, who died on Friday, November 22, 2019, surrounded by his family. Robert (Bob) was born August 22, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY to Madeline Letizia Pinto and Joseph Pinto, the youngest of three children. He lived a long life of service, first in New York City government, and then in ministry as a United Methodist pastor. He also served six years with the National Guard, 71st Infantry. Bob spent nearly a decade in New York ...

The Reverend Carol M. O'Hanlon

11/15/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Carol M. O’Hanlon, 87, who died on Friday, November 15, 2019. Prior to her service in the New York Conference, Carol pastored in Western North Carolina. In New York Carol served Kings Highway UMC in Brooklyn and Farmingdale, Bellmore and Babylon UMCs on Long Island. Carol retired in 1998. Carol is survived by her son, Arthur O’Hanlon. Visitation for Carol will be held at 9:30am on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Boyd-Spencer Funeral ...

The Reverend Wilmert "Bill" Wolf

10/21/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Wilmert “Bill” Harry Wolf, Jr., 85, who died on Monday, October 21, 2019 after a long struggle with COPD. Bill was born in Winona, MN on July 8, 1934. The son of Rev. Wilmert Wolf and Sarah Staffeld, Bill was educated in Naperville, IL at North Central College and Evangelical Theological Seminary. Further education included Boston University School of Theology and Mansfield College, Oxford University. Elected a full elder in 1960 in...

Funeral Service Update - The Reverend John J. Blossom

9/25/2019
Update Funeral Service – Rev. John J. Blossom – Saturday, September 28, 2019 Clergy Attire Traditionally the funeral attire for a clergy is White Robes with White Stoles. In the planning of this service it was inadvertently stated that clergy wear red stoles. Clergy, please wear the funeral colors of White Robe and White Stole and arrive at the church at 9:45am.

The Reverend John J. Blossom

9/15/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. John J. Blossom of Guilford, CT, who died unexpectedly on September 15, 2019 after a short illness while on a church related conference trip to South Korea. His wife, June-Ann Greeley, and son, Christopher, were at his bedside during his final days. Born in Springfield, MA, John spent most of his childhood and teen years in New Jersey. He returned to New England to attend Connecticut College in New London, CT and spent most of the ...

Mrs. Diann Franson

9/9/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Diann Marcia Franson, 75, who died at her home on Monday, September 9, 2019 in Lime Rock, CT, surrounded by her husband and children after a long journey with multiple myeloma. Diann was born July 20, 1944. She was a humanitarian and was involved in several programs in El Salvador, Bolivia and Guatemala. During her most recent years in Guatemala, Diann helped underprivileged families gain the tools to make a career, get an education, and...

Mrs. Martha "Marty" McGonagle

9/2/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Martha McGonagle, 88, who died on Monday, September 2, 2019. She was a resident of Florida Presbyterian Homes in Lakeland, FL and was the widow of Rev. L. Lester “Les” McGonagle. Martha, known as “Marty,” was born in Vermont and graduated from Boston University. After graduation she undertook a short term mission trip where she met her future husband. Les served 42 years in ministry, pastoring the following churches in New York: Lake ...

Ms. Terrence L. Smith

8/22/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Terrence L. “Terry” Smith, 74, of Cornwall, PA, who died on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Hershey Medical Center after a short struggle with pancreatic cancer.  Terry was born in River Falls, WI on October 20, 1944. She was the daughter of Donald D. and Betty Jane (Moss) Chapin. She graduated from River Falls High School and attended the University of Wisconsin. Terry was the widow of Rev. Gene M. Smith. Gene served the following churches...

The Reverend James A. Warren

7/25/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. James A. Warren, 83, of Middletown, NY who died on Thursday, July 25, 2019.   James was born in Parkersburg, WV, the son of Clyde and Chessie Warren. In 1954 he graduated from Parkersburg High School, where he was a member of the Capella Choir and the West Virginia All-State Chorus. In 1962, he graduated magna cum laude from Alderson Broaddus College in Philippi, WV. He was president of the student body in his junior year and was ...

The Reverend Bernice F. West

7/13/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Bernice F. West, 92, of Livingston, NY who died on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Bea, as she was called, was born on March 20, 1927 in Wappingers Falls, NY, the daughter of Manuel and Mabel Fernandez. She worked in various capacities throughout her life, helping to establish the library at Vassar College before going to work for a real estate broker and later as a legal secretary. Bernice also worked for a several years as an activities ...

Mrs. Laurie Granger

7/4/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Laurie Granger, 74, who died on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in Eugene, OR. Laurie was the wife of Rev. Robert Granger. Rev. Granger ministered in the New York Conference for 21 years, serving Shady UMC, Town of Esopus UMC and Overlook UMC in Woodstock, NY. He retired in 2003. In retirement he served Coxsackie UMC in NY from 2006 to 2008. Robert and Laurie retired to Eugene, Oregon.

Mrs. Grace E. York

6/18/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Grace E. York, 105, who died on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at her home in Hamden, CT. Grace was born in Columbus, OH on September 8, 1913. She was the daughter of Ervel & Minnie (Callahan) Benedict. Grace was the widow of Rev. Lauren D. York, Sr., who served the New York Conference for 39 years. He pastored Bayville, Kings Park and Sea Cliff UMCs on Long Island, as well as Hamden UMC in CT and Saugerties, Centerville and Watertown UMCs in ...

The Reverend Eric L. Vernon

6/10/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Eric L Vernon, 88, who died on Monday, June 10, 2019. Rev. Vernon was a native of Belize (British Honduras in Central America). His formal education was in Wesley schools and then at Wesley College in Belize City, from which he graduated in 1948. After serving briefly in the civil service, Eric taught mathematics and geography at Wesley College. He became very active in church affairs, serving as leader of the Methodist Youth ...

The Reverend Louis E. Rowley

5/19/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Louis E. Rowley (Reverend Lou), who entered the church triumphant on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Reverend Lou was born on January 6, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY.  He grew up in Brooklyn and Port Washington, NY. He attended Swarthmore College and Drew University Theological School. While at Drew, he was a student pastor at Sea Cliff Methodist Church in NY. It was during these years that he met his future wife, Mary Lou Davies.  After graduating ...

Memorial Service for Bishop C. Dale White

5/16/2019
We reported the death of Bishop C. Dale White on March 29, 2019 in a Let Us Remember. Bishop C. Dale White, age 94, of Concord MA, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Newbury Court, 80 Deaconess Road, Concord MA. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Bishop White will be held on June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Sudbury United Methodist Church, 251 Old Sudbury Rd, Sudbury MA. Condolences can be sent to the family in care of his daughter, Teresa Kuczynski, at PO Box 153, ...

The Reverend Delois Davis

5/3/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Delois Davis, who died on Friday, May 3, 2019. Delois was born June 21, 1947. Delois, ordained an elder in the New York Conference in 2014, was the senior pastor at Community United Methodist Church, Jackson Heights, NY.   Viewing will be Monday, May 13, 2019 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm with the funeral service to follow at 7:00pm at Grace United Methodist Church, 200-08 Murdock Avenue, St Albans, NY 11412. Clergy are asked to wear white ...

Mrs. Marya Rodgers

4/25/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of Marya Rodgers, 83, of Kenoza Lake, NY, who died on Thursday, April 25, 2019. She was the wife of retired elder Rev. Kenneth Rodgers. Marya was born to Elizabeth and Leonardo Boelhouwer on January 29, 1936 in Amsterdam, Holland. She graduated from a private Catholic school in Amsterdam. She immigrated to the United States in 1953, where she lived with her parents in Brooklyn, New York and worked at Long Island College Hospital as an x-ray technician. ...

The Reverend Paul M. Ewing

4/23/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Paul M. Ewing, 92, of South Windsor, CT, who died on April 23, 2019. Paul was the fifth child of a tenant farmer. He began his education at the College of Idaho, and continued at Syracuse University (B.A.), Boston University (M.Div.) and the New York School of Theology (D.Div.). He joined the Air Force during the Korean War. Paul studied Russian at Syracuse University, where he met and fell in love with his wife-to-be, Jeanne. Paul ...

The Reverend Donald W. Sneller

4/5/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Donald Willard Sneller, 92, who entered the church triumphant on Friday, April 5, 2019.  Donald was born on April 2, 1927. He was raised in Burnsville, MN and joined the US Navy at the age of 17, serving on a destroyer escort in the Pacific Theater during WWII. Following his discharge from the Navy, he married Tallie Louise Keahey on October 8, 1946. They opened an electrical contracting business in Waterville and Fairbault, MN, and...

Bishop C. Dale White

3/29/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Bishop C. Dale White, who entered the church triumphant on Friday, March 29, 2019. Bishop White served the New York Conference from 1984 until his retirement in 1992. The following memorial was written by Linda Bloom for United Methodist News Service. Bloom is the assistant news editor for UMNS and is based in New York. See the article at umnews.org.    As a fierce advocate for peace and justice, Bishop C. Dale White tackled some of the...

Mrs. Jenny A. Schrock

3/29/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of Jenny A. Schrock, 86, of Cairo, NY, who died on Friday, March 29, 2019 after a long illness. Surviving is her husband, Rev. Robert C. Schrock, who served the following churches in the New York Conference: First UMC in Brewster, NY; St. Paul and St. Andrew in Manhattan; and Pound Ridge and Vista UMCs in NY. Rev. Schrock retired in 1978. In addition to her husband, Jenny is survived by eight children, 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. There ...

Mrs. Mary Law Moody

3/28/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of Mary Law Moody, 85, of LaGrangeville, NY, who died peacefully on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Hospice Center in Danbury, CT. She was the second born child of Ruby Faye Camp Law and Ashley Taswell Law, and was born on her maternal grandparents' farm in northeast Louisiana on January 2, 1934. Mary grew up in Louisiana towns where her father served Methodist churches. She graduated from high school as the valedictorian in Welsh, LA, and from Newcomb ...

Pastor William "Fred" Loving

3/28/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Pastor William “Fred” Loving, 75, of Johnson, NY, who entered the church triumphant on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Fred died at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY following a long illness. The son of the late Willie and Mary Tucker Loving, Fred was born on March 13, 1944 in Harlem, NY. He attended NYC schools and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Fred worked at Mid Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center as a...

Pastor Herbert G. Day, Jr.

3/22/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Pastor Herbert G. Day, Jr., 86, who entered the church triumphant on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Noble Horizon’s Nursing Home in Salisbury, CT, from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease. Herbert was born in Poughkeepsie, NY on October 10, 1932, the son of Herbert and Blanche (Seaman) Day. He graduated from Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie and completed a degree in photography from RIT in Rochester, NY. After enlisting in the ...

Mrs. Barbara Bauer

3/16/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of Barbara Bauer, 83, of Naugatuck, CT, who died on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Barbara was the widow of Rev. Roger L. Bauer. Barbara was born on October 28, 1935 in Derby, CT, the daughter of the late Theodore and Mary Vazur Amalavage. She worked as a nurse for the Naugatuck Visiting Nurse Association. Barbara attended the Naugatuck United Methodist Church. She married Rev. Roger Bauer in 1978. Rev. Bauer served churches in the New York Conference for more ...

The Reverend Rosemary A. Smith

3/14/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Rosemary A. Smith of Hampton, NH (formerly of Monticello, NY), who entered the church triumphant on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Rosemary was born in New Bedford, MA on January 1, 1939, the daughter of the late William E. and Frances (Nickerson) Athearn. She was a graduate of Colby College and later Drew University, where she received her master of divinity degree. She served New York Conference churches in Cold Spring & South ...

Ms. Geraldine B. Klein

3/11/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of Geraldine B. Klein, 86, of Latham, NY, who died on Monday, March 11, 2019 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was the widow of Rev. Robert Andrew Klein, who served 37 years in the UMC, in the Central Illinois, Rocky Mountain, New York East, Troy and New York conferences. In New York East he served Elmont and Northport between 1958 and 1964, and in New York he served Beacon UMC from 1979 to 1983, when he retired. He died in December 2000. ...

The Reverend Robert A. Johnson, Sr.

3/7/2019
Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Robert A. Johnson, Sr. who entered the church triumphant on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn, Albany, NY.  Bob was born on November 20, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Alfred C. and Dorothy Kirchner Johnson.   Bob was an associate member of New York Annual Conference. He served as the pastor at churches in NY: Shady, Windham, Ashland, Hensonville-Maplecrest, and Trinity UMC, Hudson.  Bob retired in 2008.  ...

Mrs. Margaret Saunders

2/26/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of Margaret “Peg” Saunders, 94, who passed away peacefully on February 26, 2019 at Penney Retirement Community in Penney Farms, FL. She was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Marshall Saunders.   Margaret Tremier was born and raised in Swissvale, PA. She earned her bachelor of music degree from the College of Wooster; a master of music from the Conservatory of Music in Detroit, MI, and did additional graduate work at Hartford Seminary. At Hartford Seminary, ...

Mrs B. Elizabeth Cady

2/7/2019
Let us remember the life and ministry of B. Elizabeth Cady, 99, of Olivebridge, NY, who passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Born June 17, 1919 in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late Chester Arthur and Mabel Stewart Snyder. Elizabeth was the widow of Rev. Merton S. Cady who predeceased her on December 11, 1975. Rev. Cady served the New York Conference for more than 35 years, pastoring the following churches in the Catskill Hudson area: West Fulton, Blenheim, ...

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