New York State USBC Bowling Association News
O'Grady Climbs Ladder to Win PBA Tournament of Champions

FAIRLAWN, Ohio (Feb. 11, 2018) – Advancing from a pre-tournament qualifier earlier in the week all the way to the title match, four-time Professional Bowlers Association regional tournament winner Matt O'Grady of Rahway, N.J., won the 53rd PBA Tournament of Champions Sunday for his first PBA Tour title.
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Binghamton's Galli Named East Region Rookie of the Year

JAN. 16, 2018 -- Ryan Galli of Binghamton was named PBA East Region Rookie of the Year for 2017 based on his two fifth-place finishes and his four match play appearances.
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Butturff Leads Heading into Final Day of Match Play at U.S. Open

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – Jakob Butturff of Tempe, Arizona, went 7-1 in the opening round of match play to build a 264-pin lead over the field Monday at the 2017 U.S. Open.
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Memorials


Remembering 'Pat' Zonneville

ANNUAL MEETING REMEMBRANCE: Margaret Lancaster, middle, a delegate from Wayne County USBC WBA, joins Director Corinthia Ward and President Roger Buckman in a tribute to the late Priscilla "Pat" Zonneville at Saturday's (June 3, 2017) NYS USBC Annual Meeting in Corning. Lancaster was a close friend of Zonneville, who died last September. Both Lancaster and Zonneville also were instrumental in the success of the NYS Women's 600 Club. Ward presided over a Memorial Service before the Annual Meeting in memory of NYS USBC members and family members who passed away during the 2016-17 season. Photo by Mike Pettinella/NYS USBC Association Manager.

-- 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.


FEBRUARY 2018
New York City USBC
Al Williams Jr. (2-16-18), Al and his wife, Linda, participated in numerous state tournaments. CLICK HERE for obituary information.
Niagara Falls USBC WBA
Helen Quarantello (2-12-18), past president of Niagara Falls WBA and Hall of Famer (1980); she managed Central Lanes and Luchese Lanes.

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JANUARY 2018
Wayne County USBC WBA
Patricia M. Ryan Clark (1-31-18)
Theresa A. Mastracy (1-31-18)
Long Island USBC
Jack Sopper (1-3-18), Long Island Hall of Famer
Shirley Nesbitt (1-9-18)
Genesee Region USBC
Edward A. Weis (1-5-18)
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DECEMBER 2017
Genesee Region USBC
Harris "Coke" Busmire (12-26-17)
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Schenectady USBC
Luke S. Duchowny (12-31-17), husband of Michelle Duchowny, NYS USBC Regional Youth Manager
Long Island USBC
Debbie Davidson (12-21-17)
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NOVEMBER 2017
Fulton USBC BA
Ray Haynes (11-3-17), Oswego Hall of Famer
Corning USBC BA
Arthur E. Hillman (11-4-17)
Greater Buffalo USBC
Mary C. Tubridy (11-9-17), Greater Buffalo Hall of Famer
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OCTOBER 2017

Corning USBC WBA
Anna M. (Tapper-Pierce) Putnam (10-15-17), first woman to bowl 300 game in Southern Tier; Corning WBA Hall of Famer
Syracuse
USBC BA
Patricia Savage (10-10-17)
Greater Buffalo USBC
Francis J. "John" Maracle (10-3-17)
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SEPTEMBER 2017
Greater Buffalo USBC
Wayne H. Smith (9-16-17)
John F. "Jack" Wroblewski (9-27-17)
Kymber Ann Woelker (9-17-17)
Long Island USBC
Peter Marmorato (9-27-17)
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AUGUST 2017
Fulton USBC BA
Joseph Higgins (8-25-17), NYS Bowling Hall of Famer as well as a Fulton HOF. He has several state senior titles in both doubles singles and all events.
Long Island USBC
Thomas Keon (8-23-17)
Greater Buffalo USBC
Gordon R. "Butch" Bardol (8-23-17)
Arthur C. Kosnik (8-2-17)
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JULY 2017
Greater Buffalo USBC
Nicholas G. Batchev (7-20-17)
Harold R. "Buddy" Petschke (7-30-17)
Gary Lee Preischel (7-19-17)
New York City USBC
Edith Fuller (7-19-17)
Rochester NY USBC
James F. Delbert (7-12-17), past president of the Rochester Bowling Association
Long Island USBC
Julius Morenberg (7-11-17), an avid bowler for 70 years
Fulton USBC BA
Robert L. Smith (7-26-17)
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JUNE 2017
Greater Buffalo USBC
Frank M, Coburn (6-15-17), Greater Buffalo Hall of Fame
Donald E. "Whitey" Dlugosz (6-13-17)
Joseph M. Filipowicz Sr. (6-21-17)
Thomas S. Kozoduj (6-10-17)
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MAY 2017
Long Island USBC
Karen Meehan (5-29-17)
Southern Tier USBC
Karen Hayslett (5-12-17). Karen was the first president of the Southern Tier USBC and a special person with a strong passion for bowling. She had been heavily involved at the state and local level with both youth and adult bowlers, and was a Hall of Fame member. CLICK HERE for her obituary.
Genesee Region USBC
Helen Doody (5-2-17)
Johnstown USBC WBA
Dorothy Sweet (5-4-17)
James "Jimbob" Kollar (5-6-17)
Greater Buffalo USBC
Ronald W. Korczynski (5-7-17)
Paul D. Hooftallen, Sr. (5-18-17)
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APRIL 2017
Rochester NY USBC
Brenda Bennett (4-27-17)
Marjorie Rahn (4-29-17)
Southern Tier USBC
Michael J. Casiuk (4-18-17), proprietor along with his wife, Cindy Lee, of Ideal Bowling Center in Endicott
Johnstown USBC WBA
Arlene Skaine (4-19-17)
Greater Buffalo USBC
Nicholas J. Maile (4-6-17)
Richard H. Wroblewski (4-2-17)
James J. Wangler Jr. (4-30)
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