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Shirley Alonge entered into rest on July 10, 2022, with family members close by. She was born in Rome, New York on March 2, 1929, to Samuel and Marguerite Taverna. At 93 years, she lived a wonderful, fulfilling life with her husband of 66 years, John Alonge who was laid to rest on September 1, 2014. They were married in Rome, N.Y., on April 24, 1948. The Alonge’s were best known in the community as Mister and Mrs. Softee. They operated the ice cream truck franchise for more than 15 years.
FRANKFORT — The New York State Department of Transportation announced Aug. 9 that State Route 171 will be closed from Gulf Road to West Main Street in the Town of Frankfort beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15. The closure is to facilitate retaining wall repairs. All construction work...
BOONVILLE - Elinor (Capron) Zeigler, 87, of Carol Ave., passed away on the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Sunset Nursing Home after a long illness. Elinor was born in Boonville on September 8, 1934 to Erlo and Susie (Clark) Capron, the youngest of their five children. She graduated from Boonville High School in 1952, and was then employed at General Telephone Corporation of Upstate New York. Elinor was united in marriage with Robert “Bob” Zeigler on February 27, 1954 at the First Methodist Church in Boonville. Once their children came along she became a stay-at-home mother, but continued to assist in bookkeeping for her husband’s business, Zeigler Collision. After her children were in school, she returned to the workforce at Lincoln National Bank, where she was employed until her retirement in the early ’90s. Elinor possessed a remarkable ability with numbers in terms of allocation, budgeting and planning. After retirement, she was able to spend more time with her grandchildren, as well as participate in her favorite activities, including painting, reading, doing puzzles, and having coffee with friends.