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 Angelo Corradino, Association Manager, NYS USBC, 9 Tanager Rd, Brewster, NY 10508, or by email at bowlnysusbc@gmail.com. We also will be acknowledging our deceased members and family/friends during a Memorial Service at the NYS USBC Annual Meeting. Thank you.

Memorial table

REMEMBERING OUR LOVED ONES

NYS US BC Director Daniel Solimine and Liz Taylor (Fulton County Regional USBC) stand next to the Memorial table after a service prior to Saturday's NYS Annual Meeting in Syracuse. The NYS USBC paid tribute to those bowlers, family members and friends who passed away during the 2018-19 season.

September 2020

Fulton County Regional USBC
Liz Taylor Board Member and Chaplain

New York City USBC and Westchester County USBC
Anne Corradino, mother of NYSUSBC Association Manager Angelo Corradino and long time manager of Post Bowl in White Plains
Anthony Buonaiuto
Michael Mercadante
Violet Brown, Mother of bowler Demitrius (Honda) Brown


August 2020

NYSUSBC
Richard "Dick" Ritger - PBA, ABC & USBC Hall of Famer, Founder of Dick Ritger Bowling Camp click here for obituary. 

Long Island USBC
Sid Weihs - Long time board member and Hall of Famer click here for obituary. See message from LIUSBC president Anthony Martinez click here


JULY 2020

Fulton County Regional USBC
Elizabeth "Liz" Taylor, Liz was a "friend" of the NYS USBC, assisting with the Memorial Service at the Annual Meeting and serving as a delegate. She is in the photo above with Director Dan Solimine. CLICK HERE for obituary.
Rochester NY USBC
Gregory W. Moore
Michele Batiste
Ronald E. Loth
Westchester County USBC
Ellen Jean (EJ) Kearns
Don A. Fernandez, Sr.


JUNE 2020

Rochester NY USBC
William (Bill) Starken
Lorraine A. Kern
Dominic Quinz
Greater Buffalo USBC
Shirley A. Glodowski


MAY 2020

Long Island USBC
Michael Serigano, LIUSBC director and general manager at Coram Country Lanes.
Steve Abrams. longtime high school/youth coach
Dowell Milliken
Catherine Acciari
Rochester NY USBC
Michael Rose Sr., father of USBC Open champion Mike Rose Jr.
Lila Fournier, wife of Marcel Fournier, former proprietor of Olympic Bowl in Rochester and NYS Hall of Famer.
Kenneth McClure
Greater Buffalo USBC
Nancy R. Ross
Michael A. Willard
Gerald Zientara Jr.
Westchester County USBC
Olinthia Small


APRIL 2020

Westchester County USBC
Douglas "Duck" Childs, vice president of the Al Williams Classic League in Yonkers and bowler of his first 300 game in February 2019. 
Silverio "Sil" Mazzella, Complications from COVID-19
Bobby DiMicelli
Lena Ceruzzi, Co-Owner of the Snack Bar at Rye Ridge Lanes
Long Island USBC
Regina Traina, former LI USBC office manager and director.
Kathy Genova
Claire Eggert, mother of Robert Eggert, Bowl Long Island proprietor
Rochester NY USBC
John "Jack" Ertle
Karl J. "Bud" Couglar
John G. Allen
Benjamin Ray "Ben" Bragg
James S. Fichera
Joseph T. Martorella, Domm's Bowling Center proprietor, ABC team champion, Rochester NY USBC Hall of Famer
Greater Buffalo USBC
David A. Miller, Hall of Famer
John P. Niesyty
Ronald C. Wagner


MARCH 2020

Hudson Valley USBC
Catherine "Kay" Streck
Fulton County Regional USBC
Harold "Skip" Lair
Herbert Boynton
Rochester NY USBC
Thomas A. "Tom" Silco
Irvin L. "Irv" McChesney
Greater Buffalo USBC
Donald S. Matyjasik
Westchester County USBC
Anthony "Tony" Galleno, Former Association Manager & Long Time Employee Jefferson Valley Lanes
Donald Powers, Relative of Linda Infante WCUSBC Sergeant-at-Arms


FEBRUARY 2020

Greater Buffalo USBC
Teresa M. "Terry" Sabia, She served on the Buffalo Women's Bowling Association Board of Directors starting in the 1960's and as President for 13 years, and also was President of Buffalo Women's 600 Club and served the NYSWBA Board and the Buffalo Area Bowling Council.  CLICK HERE for obituary.
Kenneth D. Coffee


JANUARY 2020

Rochester NY USBC
Margaret Magoffin
Mark W. Coogan
Margaret Morley
Charles "Chuck" Richards
Westchester County USBC
Stephan Trapp, Brother of Don Trapp
Derek "Butta" Williams 
James Ransom


DECEMBER 2019

Greater Buffalo USBC
Forrest E. Weaver
Richard A. Fladie
Phyllis Notaro
Genesee Region USBC
Carmella "Millie" McVay
Henry (Hank) Valerych
Hudson Valley USBC & Westchester County USBC
James Paustain, Sr


NOVEMBER 2019

Rochester NY USBC
Florence Warner
William A. "Bill" Hunt
Canandaigua USBC
Donna M. Eatherly, A life-long bowling enthusiast and youth bowling coach. Donna dedicated her life to bowling, was inducted into several Bowling Halls of Fame, and held many offices in various bowling organizations. CLICK HERE for obituary.
Staten Island USBC
Michael "Mike" Walczysyzn. CLICK HERE for obituary.
Tri-County NY USBC
John R. Westfall, bowler and husband of Frances Westfall, association director.
Greater Buffalo USBC
John H. Boundy


OCTOBER 2019

Rochester NY USBC
Gary S. Holowka
James Langill Sr.
Viola "Vi" Harris
Ithaca USBC
John Capozzi, NYS Hall of Famer (1992) from the Ithaca area.Albany USBC
Lucille Daignault, past president of the NYS Bowling Writers Assn., NYS Women's 700 Club and Albany WIBC, past secretary of the Albany WIBC and director of the Albany USBC. Calling hours are from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 1) with services at 6:30 p.m. at Dufresne Funeral Home, 216 Columbia St, Cohoes. Niagara Falls USBC
Anthony "Tony" Quaranto, former NYS Men's Bowling Association officer and director and Niagara Falls USBC association manager.
Genesee Region USBC

Robert Radley
Bernice George
Dorothy "Dot" Koziej
Tri-County NY USBC

Dale Green
Greater Buffalo USBC
Charles "Chuck" McKinnon
Barbara J. Jasin
Elizabeth A. Hails
Westchester County USBC
Maria Hadala, Bowler and Long Time Coach Yonkers School System
Pearl Keller, USBC Hall of Famer, Journalist and Bowling Advocate
Grover Shannon, Sr


SEPTEMBER 2019

Genesee Region USBC
Joseph R. (Trigger) Trigilio
James F. Marciniak
Rochester NY USBC

Fred Worden
Anthony J. "Babe" DeMarco
Patricia E. Bach
Norma C. Fuller
Greater Buffalo USBC
Jannie M. Roberts
Thomas J. Wiesmore
Mary Ann Grzankowski
Westchester County USBC
Frank Pugliese, Relative of Linda Infante WCUSBC Sergeant-at-Arms


AUGUST 2019

Lake Ontario USBC
Marvin Cathy, proprietor of Parkview Lanes in Wolcott
Genesee Region USBC
Doris C. Ransom
Jeanette M. Fryer
John "Jabo" Jablonski
Greater Buffalo USBC
Susan K. Pullen, Gr Buff Hall of Famer
Timothy P. Berlinski
James P. Quinn


JULY 2019

Fulton USBC
George DeLong
Rochester NY USBC

Thomas Pisano, age 105; longtime Rochester bowler
Nicholas K. Mabe
Lake Ontario USBC

Eva Ireland, local association Hall of Famer and former director
Greater Buffalo USBC
Richard L. "Rich" Schlager
Richard R. Rebilas Sr.
John A. Jarzynski
Richard R. Sunday


JUNE 2019

Genesee Region USBC
Mary Theresa (Marchioli) Sardou, owner and operator, with her son, Thomas, of Viking Valhalla Restaurant at Rose Garden Bowl in Bergen. CLICK HERE for her obituary.
Robert J. "Rob" Morith
John R. LaFarnara
Fulton County Regional

Sandra L. (Sandy) Suchy, recipient of the 2019 NYS USBC Service to Bowling/Community Award and NYS Women's 600 Club member.
Tri-County NY USBC

Gary Kosteczko, husband of Diane Kosteczko, Tri-County NY USBC director.
Rochester NY USBC
Patricia Fedele
Greater Buffalo USBC
Gerald B. Copperberg Jr.
Herman N. "Bud" Schwabl, Gr Buff Hall of Famer
Martin J. Payne


MAY 2019

Genesee Region USBC
John Kingdollar
Rebecca "Becky" Hughson
Greater Buffalo USBC

Patricia E. Batina
Robert J. Bengert, Sr.
Jason D. Bren
Kenneth L. Jaster
Betty Maw, GBUSBCA Hall of Fame


APRIL 2019

Genesee Region USBC
Angelo V. Pettinella, father of NYS USBC Association Manager Mike Pettinella
Kingston USBC

Joan Millham
SAW Valley USBC
Maj. Troy D. Campbell  SAW Valley USBC president.

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