Link Obituaries Obituaries of Link Retirees

Rudolph J. Cackowski

of Johnson City

Rudolph J. Cackowski, 94, of Johnson City, passed away peacefully Friday morning, April 24, 2009, at the home of his daughter, surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Cackowski; his parents, seven brothers and sisters. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Richard Stank, Conklin; three granddaughters, Tamara and Ray Ivan, Chenango Bridge, Laurie and Jeff McKeveny, Endicott, Tricia and Jerry Goodenough, Dryden, NY; one grandson, Timothy and Holli Stank, Conklin; 10 great-grandchildren, Jackie and Jenna Ivan; Kyle, Ryan and Sean McKeveny; Cory, Keith and Lindsey Goodenough; Alli and Timmy Stank; a sister, Stephanie Ritter, Endicott; also several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, Binghamton. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a former employee of the Endicott Johnson Corporation, Singer-Link Corporation, and retired from the Johnson City School District. Rudy was a kind, gentle soul who was a friend to everyone. His family and friends were blessed to have him be an active part of their lives during his 94 years. He lived life to the fullest, enjoying his family times, camping, sporting events, and was a devoted Yankee's fan. The family would like to thank all those that helped Rudy with their prayers and many kindnesses during his illness.

A Funeral Service and Celebration of Rudy's life will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, Monday at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Ilya Gotlinsky, Pastor of his church, will officiate. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 4-7 p.m. Rev. Gotlinsky will conduct a prayer service at the funeral home Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, 53 Baxter Street, Binghamton, NY 13905; or Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, NY 13850, in Rudolph J. Cackowski's memory


Earl J. Allen

of Binghamton, NY

Earl J. Allen, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at his home. He was predeceased by his parents, Dr. Earl J. and Florance I. Allen; and his sister, Marjorie Wheelock. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Gloria (DiLascia) Allen; two nephews, Jack DiLascia of Binghamton and David Wheelock of MA; his niece, Susan Woodman of MA; his sister-in-law, Helen DiLascia of Binghamton; one brother-in-law, Alfred DiLascia of MA; several other nieces and cousins. Earl was a Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class in the US Navy serving in WWII. He was a member of the American Legion Post 80, Binghamton. He worked at Link Aviation, was a Broome County Deputy Sheriff and later worked at Broome County Security. Earl was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting. The family would like to thank Lourdes Hospice for the care given to Earl.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Church Of The Good Shepherd, 356 Conklin Ave., Binghamton, NY 13903 on Saturday at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the Thomas J. Shea Funeral Home, Inc., 137 Robinson St., Binghamton, NY on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to The Church Of The Good Shepherd or to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Rd., Vestal, NY 13850, in Earl J. Allen's memory


Edward A. Millham

of Chenango Forks, NY– (Program Manager)

Edward A. Millham, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on the morning of April 14, 2009. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 39 years Barbara (Root) Millham and his sister, Marsha Aloisi. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Beth & Peter Maceda, son & daughter-in-law, Mark & Judy Millham; grandchildren, Robby Pixley, Allison Maceda, Sarah Maceda and Heather Bean; brother, Ernest Millham; three sisters-in-law, Bonnie, Ardith & Sherrie; two brothers-in-law, Jim & Frank; several nieces, nephews and a cousin; and a longtime close friend John Meno. Edward graduated from Union College in 1958 and was a United States Army Veteran. He retired from Singer Link after 28 years of service. He was member of the American Legion Post 1645.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 18, 2009, 11 a.m. at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson with Rev. Daniel Baker officiating. Burial will be in Port Crane Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-7 p.m.


June B. Galaska

of Port Crane, NY

June B. Galaska, 87, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly, Monday, April 13, 2009. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo Joseph Galaska and daughter, Joyce Lee Galaska. She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, June Martin & Larry Cooper; grandchildren Jeffrey Martin, Gregory Martin, Julie & Thomas Bullock, Robert Lewis, Christopher & Amy Lewis; great grandchildren, Joshua Kirch, Erika Kirch, Amanda Kirch, Zachery Martin, Alexandra Lewis, Dylan Lewis, Erin Martin and Megan Martin. She retired from Singer Link after 30 years of service. She was a devout Catholic. She enjoyed music, nature and loved nothing more than spending time with her family. She will be forever missed.

A Prayer Service will be held Wednesday 9:15 am at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson with a Funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Church in Sanitaria Springs to follow at 10am. Burial will be in Chenango Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday (Today) from 4-6 p.m..


A. Anthony Weaver

of Binghamton, NY — (Engineering/Computer Systems)

Anthony (Tony) Weaver, 76, of Binghamton, NY, died in Christ on April 1st, 2009, at Our Ladies of Lourdes Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Frederick and Anna (McDermott) Weaver. After high school, Tony enlisted in the US Air Force. Tony loved to play all types of sports from the time he was 10 years old until his death. He was also a member of St Paul's Catholic Church, American Legion and VFW. Tony is survived by the mother of their seven children, Bernice Weaver; and loving companion, Norine Kimmell; son, Paul and Lynn Weaver; daughters, Kathleen and Bob Garofalo, Ann and Steve Martin, Mary and Don Morley, Margaret and Allen DeLuca, Bernadette and Mike Catalana, Elaine and Mike Kroll; brothers, David and Michael; sisters, Margaret and Mary; 19 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild. Special friend, Mary Humpton, and many other friends, relatives and neighbors also survive.

A memorial Mass will be held for Tony on Saturday, April 4th, at 10:00 a.m. with celebrant Fr. Caruso at St Paul's Church, 282 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY. The burial will take place immediately following the service at the Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City, NY. Flowers will be provided by the family; however, those who wish may make a donation to the Anthony Weaver Scholarship Fund, c/o 6905 Dorsett Trail, Victor, NY 14564 on loving memory of Tony. The family is being assisted by Cooley-Tioga Point Cremation and Burial Options, Athens, PA. Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting our web site at


Doris M. Stein

of Harford, PA – (Accounts Payable)

Doris M. Stein, 76, of Harford, PA, passed away, Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at her home. Born July 18, 1932 in Gelatt, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Lola (Hard) Shay. She was formerly employed by Singer Link for 15 years as Accounts Payable. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon Miller of Harford, PA, Lori and Lee Truman of Kirkwood, NY, Connie and Carl Colwell of New Milford, PA, son, Paul Stein of Montrose, PA, 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Services: 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, State Route 706, Montrose, PA 18801. Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to Ascera Care Hospice, 749 Northern Boulevard, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.



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