Memorials


-- IN MEMORIAM
--

The New York State USBC is an arm of the United States Bowling Congress committed to running fair, successful tournaments for bowlers of all ages; an organization dedicated to promoting the great sport of bowling through Hall of Fame and other special award presentations; a source of information to all bowlers interested in improving their game through coaching and instruction, and a vehicle for our young people to combine their scholastic and bowling abilities to receive college scholarships.

Just as importantly, the New York State USBC is run by regular people who appreciate and recognize those special people -- our bowlers -- who have made an impact by participating in leagues and tournaments, and by supporting their families and friends in the sport, throughout their lives. With that being said, we have created this Memorials page on our website as a final tribute to the men and women who have built and helped sustain organized bowling in New York State.

We invite you to send the names of deceased bowlers, relatives of bowlers and friends of the bowling community for inclusion on this page. Please send information to Mike Pettinella, Association Manager, NYS USBC, 55 Edgewood Drive, Batavia, NY 14020, or by email at bowlny300@yahoo.com. We also will be acknowledging our deceased members and family/friends during a Memorial Service at the NYS USBC Annual Meeting. Thank you.


JULY 2014
Wayne County
Louis Ammirati (7-1-14)
Mary Consiglio (7-24-14)
Rochester Area
Patricia A. Voegtle (7-11-14)
Adirondack Area
Madeline T. Hogan (7-3-14)
Shirley E. Busch (7-21-14)
William E. Doner (7-22-14)
Evelyn E. Irish (7-27-14)
------------------------------
JUNE 2014
Genesee Region
Michael F. Pehrson (6-30-14)
Samuel P. Tomaselli (6-27-14)
Rochester Area
Kevin M. Talty (6-3-14)
Long Island Area
Jacquie Simmons (6-24-14)
Adirondack Area
Joseph Manitta (6-1-14)
Stanley J. Miller (6-4-14)
Julia M. Bishop (6-5-14)
Ethel T. Hewlett (6-14-14)
Donald B. Adkins (6-23-14)
Agnes R. LaMore (6-23-14)
Sharon Monroe (6-28-14)
------------------------------

MAY 2014
Adirondack Area
Christie McCane (5-3-14)
Catherine McCarty (5-6-14)
Gary Young (5-7-14)
Barry O'Donnell (5-6-14)
Grace Folts (5-18-14)
Jordan Catellier (5-18-14)
Brian Smith (5-27-14)
Utica Area
Elizabeth "Vi" Bonomo (5-5-14). She served for more than 40 years on the NYS Women's Bowling Association Board of Directors originally as a Director and she retired as a vice-president.  She was inducted into the NYS Women’s Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 2006 for Meritorious Service.  She also was a member or chairman of all committees.  She was instrumental in establishing the Scholarship Committee and was a formidable member of the finance committee. Donations may be made to the NYS USBC Scholarship Fund. CLICK HERE for her obituary.
Kingston Area
Ann Filippone (5-3-14)
Albany Area
William "Billy" Harrell (5-6-14)
Southern Tier USBC
Bernard "Red" Godfrey (5-2-14)
Stanley Rigo (5-17-14)
Irene Survilla (5-18-14)
Wayne R. Thompson (5-18-14)
Jeanette (Potter) Lott (5-23-14)
Matthew Rech (5-23-14)
Stephanie H. (Buchel) Gentile (5-23-14)
Esther E. Darrow (5-28-14)
-------------------------------

APRIL 2014
Johnstown Area
Nancy Sowle (4-30-14)
Cori Pedrick (4-27-14)
Douglas Edwards (4-27-14)
Adirondack Area
Bernice Wallman (4-6-14)
Barbara Flint (4-15-14)
Daniel Brandi (4-23-14)
Edward Vincent (4-23-14)
Walton Eddy (4-23-14)
Deborah Thaxton (4-27-14)

Albany USBC
Frances M. McCormick (4-17-14), a member of the NY State Board of Directors for 27 years attaining the position of 2nd Vice President. Fran was also a member of the local and NY State 600 Club and the National Hall of Fame and Capital City 600 Club. She was a life member of the NY State Bowling writers having served as Secretary/Treasurer. Fran also was president of the former Albany WBA for 15 years and was a member of the Albany Hall of Fame. CLICK HERE for her obituary.Hudson Valley USBC
hLance Giancotti (4-3-14)
Sidney E. Smith (4-12-14)
Rochester Area
Gladys B. Moyse (4-26-14)
Southern Tier USBC
George Starley (4-3-14)
Celia Bucher
Patricia A. Page (4-4-14)
Brian Darling (4-14-14)
Larry Pesko (4-14-14)
Roger Hupman (4-17-14)
Fred Floyd Carver (4-19-14)
Crosis Mary Williams (4-24-14)
Howard (Skip) Shelp (4-26-14)
Charles D. Elwood (4-4-14)
--------------------------------

Back to Top
New York State USBC Bowling Association News
 
Ryan Shafer Claims Regional PBA Title at Flamingo Bowl

Liverpool, N.Y. (July 27, 2014) – Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, New York went 7-4-1 in match play and finished with a 20-game total of 4,593 pins to record a 146-pin victory over Brian LeClair of Albany, New York in the PBA Bethmann-Russell Syracuse Open presented by Radical at Flamingo Bowl Sunday.


View Full Article

Rotterdam's Kuhlkin Comes Through for Junior Team USA

AUGUST 11, 2014 -- HONG KONG - Bowling fans in person and online were treated to some excitement at the World Youth Championships as the United States and Sweden claimed doubles gold medals in dramatic fashion Monday at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Center.

View Full Article

Bowlmor Lanes Closes After 76 Years in Greenwich Village

AUGUST 5, 2014 -- Monday, July 7th, was the final night for Bowlmor Lanes on University Place in the heart of Greenwich Village (New York City), which opened in 1938 and was one of the longest continuously running bowling alleys on the East Coast.
View Full Article