Obituaries for July 31, 2012


Serenity Paige Fraim

Memorial Services for Serenity will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Lebanon First United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday at the church.

Serenity, 3, of Lebanon, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 following a long illness. During her three short years here on Earth, she touched many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends. Her life was a brief gift to us that will live on forever in our hearts.

Serenity was preceded in death by her uncle, Marc L. Fraim.

Survivors include: mother, Kara Lael Fraim; grandparents, William and Victoria O’Donnell and Wendy Teller, all of Greenville, N.Y.; great-grandparents, William G. Lessard of Schaghticoke, N.Y., Mary D. Dinelle of Cohoes, N.Y. and Gail and Paul Biskupich of Greenville, N.Y.; aunts and uncles, Jennifer Ogilvie of Cambridge, N.Y., Danielle M. Fraim-York of Boston, Mass., Justin A. Fraim of Cohoes and Angela J. Fraim of Maplewood, N.Y.; great-aunt, Valerie L. Grugan of East Greenbush, N.Y.; great-uncle, William F. Lessard of Cortland, N.Y.; godmother, Stephanie Mahoney of Greenville; Gilbert 'Gus' Baker of Catskill, N.Y.; and her four-legged big brother 'Tank.'

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Serenity’s name to Clove’s Syndrome Community and/or Ronald McDonald House.

Hermitage Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens in charge of arrangements.

Josephine Eileen Tarkenton

Memorial Services for Mrs. Tarkenton will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at People's United Methodist Church in Oregon, Wisc. She will be privately laid to rest in the Mt. Hope Cemetery Brooklyn, Wisc.

Mrs. Tarkenton, 79, of Lebanon and Oregon, Wisc. died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her home surrounded by family members following a battle against a crippling disease. She was a member of Gladeville United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Louise and Thorwald Christensen; sister, Brandie White; brothers, Melvin, Jay and Thorwald Jr (Bud).

Survivors include: husband, Robert Tarkenton; children, Bob Jay, Howard, Stan, Janelle, Guy and Laura; seven grandchildren; sister, Mary Roth; and many nieces and nephews.

Nashville Funeral Home and Cremation in charge of arrangements.


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