NFA Class of 1938 Memorial Page


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Ackley, Anita Lucy of Newburgh, formerly of Cornwall, a retired bookkeeper for Schoonmaker Homes and a lifelong resident of the area, died Sunday October 17, 2010 at Elant Nursing Home, Newburgh. She was 91. The daughter of the late Edward Ackley and Lucy Glassey Ackley, she was born May 2, 1919 in Newburgh NY. She was a 1938 graduate of NFA; parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh; and member of the Catholic Daughters of America Patricia Court Sacred Heart. Survivors include three nieces: Patricia Pawliczak and Anita Brush of Newburgh and Linda Planck of Hunter NY; three nephews: Edmond Sharpe, Jr. of Newburgh, Robert Sharpe of Los Angeles CA and Richard Vignogna; and one cousin Joan Hinman of Stamford NY. she was predeceased by two sisters, Catherine Ida Sharpe and Frances Vignogna. A Memorial Mass & Service wil be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Gerald Quigley of the Quigley Funeral & Cremation Service.

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   Acquaro, Ernest Born Nov. 28, 1918 Died Oct. 8, 2008 in South Carolina


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    Adams, Ruth E. Graham 89, went to be with the Lord on July 1, 2010, following a three week illness.Ruth was born on March 9, 1921, in Newburgh, NY, the only child of Frederick and Bertha Adams. Following her graduation from The Newburgh Free Academy, she entered the St. Luke's Hospital School for Nurses and received her diploma as a registered nurse in 1943. Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Ruth enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps, requesting duty in the South Pacific, as she loved the sun and hot weather. Consequently, she served for two years in the British Isles. Ruth forged many lasting friendships during her service in World War II, including the most important one that developed between the beautiful 1st Lt. Adams and a handsome Captain from Akron, Ohio named Ernie Graham. Following their honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Ruth and Ernie were married in Akron in 1949. Daughter, Sharen Beth was born in 1950, followed by Linda in 1951. Ruth worked as an RN in the maternity wards and nurseries at Peoples Hospital (now AGMC) and St. Thomas. The last ten years of her professional career were in the General Tire Plant Hospital on the evening shift as an industrial nurse. Ruth was proud of her military service and was a life member of the Army and Navy Union #250 and the American Legion, along with the Turkeyfoot Sportmen's Ladies Auxiliary. Following the death of her husband in 1998, Ruth moved to Chapel Hill Towers where she was an active participant in the Thursday Bible Study Group, The Community Lunch, and Sunday Services. Mrs. Graham is survived by daughters, Sharen Beth Breyer of Green, Linda (Kent) Stewart of Bedford, Texas; grandson, Sean (Molly) Taray of Delaware; granddaughter, Sara Stewart currently in graduate school at Bradley Univ. in Illinois; great-grandchildren, Quentin and Sasha Taray; sister-in-law, Joan (Andre) Medvedeff; cousins, Margaret and Jean in Florida; numerous nieces and nephews around the country. She also leaves behind her special friends from Chapel Hill Towers, Lillian and Okie, Nancy, Dolores, Mary, Doris, Ann, Virginia, Pearl, Evelyn, and many others. Mom was a member of Faith Lutheran Church for over 50 years and enjoyed the monthly visits and communion with Pastor Jean Hansen. In keeping with Mom's wishes, Pastor Jean will conduct a private service for the family only. Inurnment will follow at a later date in the family plot in Newburgh, New York. Should friends desire, memorial contributions can be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 W. Market St., Fairlawn 44333, the local or national humane society, or any veteran's group.


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   Agnew, Robert H. of St. Cloud, FL formerly a longtime Newburgh resident, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at Consulate Healthcare of Kissimmee in Kissimmee, FL. He was 88. The son of the late John and Margaret Jamieson Agnew, he was born March 17. 1919 in Newburgh, NY. He is also predeceased by his first wife, the late Helen Graham Agnew.  He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving with the Sea Bee's in the South Pacific. He was the former owner of Hawthorne Garage in Newburgh and a member of the Hudson River Masonic Lodge, and B.P.O. Elks, Moose Lodge and V.F.W. in St. Cloud, FL. Survivors include his wife, Grace Toth Pavlik Agnew; a daughter, Barbara and her husband, Thomas of New Fairfield, CT; three grandchildren: Bonnie Pierce, Wendy Crispell and Michael Wells; two great-grandchildren, Justin and Kieran Pierce; a sister, Margaret Piekard of Newburgh; a niece, Diane Vernooey; stepdaughter, Elaine and her husband, Bud Sleek; step-granddaughter, Jennifer Klevdal, and three step-great-grandchildren: Jordan and Christian Klevdal and Devon Sleek. He was predeceased by a son, Thomas Agnew.  Visitation will be Sunday, March 9, from 2-4 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd. (Rte. 32), Newburgh, NY.  Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. John Capen officiating. Entombment will be in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh, NY.  Donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.


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   Alles, Walter Born Jan. 20, 1921 Died June 1978


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  Babcock, George Born Mar. 20, 1919 Died July 27, 1996 in New Windsor



  • Baker, Elsie "Betty" Vera Schmoeger - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 03/May/2017
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       Baker, Herman Born May 27, 1921 Died Oct. 12, 1999 in Hawaii


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     Benedict, Arnold Born Oct. 29, 1918 Died Mar. 22, 1995 in Wallkill   Camera Shy



  • Bennett, Melvin F. - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 11/Oct/2019
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       Bergstrom, William Born Feb. 1, 1918 Died Jan 1983 in Newburgh


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       Bewick Robert  Born June 23, 1921 Died Jan 1976


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       Bivona, Peter Born Jan. 11, 1919 Died Nov. 1985 in Newburgh


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    Blair, Harry  "Scotty"     Born Jan. 6, 1920 Died Feb. 4, 2005 in Maryland   Camera Shy


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        Blakeman, Mary Patricia Reedy a longtime resident of the Town of Newburgh died peacefully at home on May 26, 2012. Mary was born on September 17, 1920 in New Windsor, NY to Louis V. Blakeman and Margaret Ann Kelly Blakeman. Mary was married to A. Kenneth Reedy who predeceased her in 1989. She was also predeceased by their beloved son, Donald Charles Reedy in 1986 and her sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and Roscoe (Pete) Riley. Mary was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and Spencerian Business School. She was employed at Personal Finance Company as Business Women's Manager and later was an employee of Jules Aaronson, DVM. Mary worked for many years for The First National Bank of Highland and M & T Bank, retiring as Assistant Mortgage Officer. She was involved in volunteer work, with The Mid Hudson Animal Aid and Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. Mary attended many of the Senior Activities at the Town of Newburgh Recreation Center and was a member of "The Golden Age Club" and the "TNT Tappers". She enjoyed being with all her dear friends. Mary was especially fond of the Town of Newburgh Police Dept. Mary is survived by son, Robert K. Reedy Sr. and his wife, Patricia Kelly Reedy; grandsons, Robert K. Reedy Jr. and wife, Kristene, James Michael Reedy and fiancee, Yong Swearengin; great grandsons, Nathan Robert Reedy and Brendan James Reedy all of Dallas, TX; nephew, Peter Riley and wife, Beverly of Florida and many nieces and nephews. There will be no public visitation. Funeral service to which relatives and friends are invited will take place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Cedar Hill Mausoleum, 5468 Rt 9W North, Newburgh, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Mary's memory to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550. www.hospiceoforange.com Funeral arrangements under the direction of White and Venuto Funeral Home, 845-562-6550, or visit www.whiteandvenutofuneralhome.com


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    Blazick, Josephine Corrado -  Class of 1938  Born March 5th 1920 died Jan 10 1994


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      Bloom, Janet Harrington - Passed away November 20, 2011. NFA class of 1938 and Skidmore College, class of 1942 of New York City. She was a Spanish major in college. After graduation, she worked for a NYC travel agency and traveled around the world. She later worked for the US State Department, handling transportation for several American embassies; she enjoyed her time in Rome and Dubrovnik. For Skidmore, she was a Wide Horizons Campaign volunteer. Predeceased by husband Davis, she has no known survivors


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       Bloomer, Joseph Kenneth Sr., the former president of S.G.Kimball, Inc. and a life-long resident of the area, entered into rest at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 18, 2010. He was 92. The son of the late John D. and Sarah Flynn Bloomer, he was born on April 7, 1918 in Newburgh. He married Ethel Kimball on August 24, 1946, in St. Mary's Church in Newburgh; she predeceased Kenny. Kenny was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and then he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army 45th Infantry Division during World War II in North Africa and Europe, having been the recipient of the Purple Heart. Kenny was a life-long member of St. Mary's Church, and was a long time member of Our Lady of Fatima Retreat Group. A family statement reads: Kenny was a wonderful, kind and humorous man who was lovingly known as Papa Kenny to many people. We were blessed to have had his loving presence and guidance for so many wonderful years." He is survived by two daughters, Martha Bloomer of Newburgh, with whom he made his home, and Beverlee Keene of Virginia; three sons: Kim and his wife, Kathi of Cornwall, J. Daniel and his wife, Celeste, of Newburgh, and Joseph and his wife, Eileen of Middletown; he was fondly loved and will be missed by his eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Ethel, Kenny was predeceased by his brothers, Reynold and William. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, December 21, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, at St. Mary's Church, 180 South St., Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. Memorial contributions may be made to either: St. Mary's Church, 180 South St., Newburgh, NY 12550 or to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550.


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    Brannigan, Philip Born May 18, 1920 Died Mar. 6, 1994 in Cornwall  Camera Shy


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       Breitenback, Louis Born Sept. 5, 1920 Died July 1984 in Newburgh


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       Briody, Joseph ... Born July 1, 1919 Died Nov. 29, 1992 in Florida


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     Brown, Howard R. "Brownie"  of Newburgh, NY entered into rest on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh. He was 92. Son of the late Leo Brown and Gertrude (Sarviss) Brown, he was born February 25, 1920 in Newburgh. Mr. Brown was a veteran of the United States Army 7th Armed Division 434th Service Battalion having served during World War II from 1942 to 1946 in the European Zone Battle of Ardennes, Battle of Northern France, Battle of Germany, Battle of Rhineland, and the Battle of Central Europe. Howard belonged to the Teamsters Local 445 and worked for Star Expansion in Mountainville, NY. Howard was an avid fisherman and sportsman and belonged to many clubs, including, the Orange County Federation of Sportman, the NRA, Orange Lake fish and game club, Rock Tavern Rod and Gun club, and the Bethlehem Rod and Gun club. Other than his parents, Howard was predeceased by his brothers, Herbert and Harold and his sister, Leah Damino. Howard is survived by three nieces, Virginia Brown of Newburgh, Sharlene Desens of California, and Marlene Martin of Florida. Visitation for Howard will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2012 at Brooks Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the Funeral Home, burial will follow with military honors at Woodlawn Cemetery in New Windsor. To send a personal condolence or for directions, please visit www.BrooksFH.com or call 845-561-8300.


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       Brumm, Edward ....  Born Jan. 18, 1921 Died April 1955


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         Butler, Claire M. Bivona affectionately known as Dolly, a lifelong Newburgh resident, went home to be with the lord on October 27, 2014 at Elant @ Meadow Hill in Newburgh. She was 95 years old. The daughter of the late Enoch and Roberta (Topping) Butler, Dolly was born on August 13, 1919 in Montrose, NY. She was a graduate of NFA in 1938. On March 20, 1942 she married Peter J. Bivona. Dolly was a strong, dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was always there for her family. She loved spending time with her 4 children, 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Over the years, she worked as a sales associate at Woolworth’s, at Sikorski Aircraft during World War II, Bivona’s Enterprises on Route 207 and at the luncheonette that she owned with her husband at the Bank of America in Newburgh. Dolly belonged to the Osiris Country Club and Tarsio Bowling League. She enjoyed camping, her favorite pastime however, was family time. Her selfless love and devotion has touched each of our lives. She will be greatly missed by all. Dolly is survived by her loving children: Andrew P. Bivona and his wife Carol of Newburgh, Carol Nocilla and her husband Frank of South Carolina, Nancy Maddux and her husband Fred of Pennsylvania, and Pamela Burns and her husband Royce of Pine Bush, NY; her grandchildren: Cheryl Conero, Janice Fanning, Laura Tucker, Bryan Pritchard, Michael Nocilla, Thomas Nocilla, Peter Burns, Russell Burns, Clifford Burns and Royce Burns; 23 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to her parents, Dolly was predeceased by her loving husband Peter J. Bivona in 1985. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 pm on Thursday, October 30 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12pm on Friday, October 31 at Sacred Heart Parish, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dolly’s name to the Hudson Valley SPCA, 940 Little Britain Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553.


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       Carlstrom, Walter Born July 23, 1916 Died Jan. 1970 in Newburgh


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    Carpenter, Ruth Elizabeth Fraas - Class of 1938 - Steve Fraas 1969 17/Feb/2019
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       Carroll, Raymond J. Sr., formerly of Wallkill, N.Y., entered into rest surrounded by family on October 29, 2003 after a long illness. He was 82. Born in Newburgh, N.Y. on March 30, 1921, he was the son of John F. and Orlena (Snyder) Carroll. Mr. Carroll was a musician, arranger and teacher of music. He was a lifetime member of American Federation of Musicians and Local 238-291. He performed in orchestras in Newburgh and its surrounding area for 50 years. He was a veteran, having served in World War II for three and one half years in Panama. He was retired after 20 years from the U.S. Postal Service in Newburgh, N.Y. as a letter carrier. He moved to Florida in 1986. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gertrude O. (Farrell) Carroll; his four children, Judith A. Carroll of Barcelona, Spain, Raymond J. (Duff) Carroll of Port Orange, Fla., Ruth Anne Kurdyla of Wallkill, N.Y. and Thomas W. Carroll of Port Orange; five grandchildren, Erin M. Cushing of Port Orange, Valerie A. Carroll of New York, April L. Bouton of Wallkill, Joshua C. Kurdyla of Wallkill and Thomas J. Carroll of Port Orange; four great-grandchildren, Caitlyn C. and Emily M. Cushing of Port Orange and Olivia M. and Jeremiah L. Brown of Wallkill; two brothers, John T. Carroll of Orange Lake and Walter A. Carroll of Wallkill; and a sister Pauline E. Carroll of Wallkill. A family statement reads, "He was devoted to his family and he cherished and enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed a lifetime of love and enjoyment of music, especially jazz. He was a talented and honorable man, who will be forever missed.


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       Cassidy, Ralph Born April 25, 1919 Died Sept. 1984 in New Jersey


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         Catania, Raymond C. of Cornwall, NY entered into rest Sunday, October 16, 2011 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 91. Son of the late Joseph and Maria (LaRocca) Catania, he was born May 16, 1920 in Newburgh. Ray lived all his life in Orange County, NY, except for honorably serving our country in the US Army Air Force for four and a half years during World War II. After graduating from Newburgh Free Academy he attended Flight Training School in Muskogee, OK. Together with his brother, Joseph they formed Catania Bros. Foods, Inc. in Newburgh and operated the business for many years together. As a community-minded person, Ray served with several organizations including serving as Fire Commissioner for Winona Lake Engine Co., President for Winona Lake Engine Co., President of Newburgh Lions Club, member of the Town of Newburgh ZBA Board, member of the Board of Managers for St. Luke's Hospital, Director for the Powelton Club of Newburgh, member of the Town of Newburgh Planning Board, Chairman of the Town of Hamptonburgh Planning Board, and served as a Councilman for 12 years for the Town of Hamptonburgh. Realizing his childhood dream, in retirement Ray and his beloved wife, Evelyn owned and operated Catania Farms in Hamptonburgh raising standard bred horses from 1981 until 1994. Ray was a devoted husband, father and grandfather to his family all his adult life, and he will be greatly missed for his strength, guidance and abiding love for his family. Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Evelyn at home; his children, Patricia Pizzo and her husband, John of Newburgh, Raymond Catania Jr. and his wife, Galina of Newburgh, Christine Johnston and her husband, William of Montgomery, John Catania and his wife, Linda of Colorado, and Carol Maria Catania of Cornwall; his grandchildren, Louise Pizzo and her fianc, John Channell, Raymond Pizzo and his wife, Jennifer, John Pizzo Jr. and Kevin Johnston and his wife, Erica; step-grandchildren, Kim O'Toole and Adam Cohen; step great-grandchildren, Brendan O'Toole and Kayley O'Toole; sisters, Violet Hughes and Gloria McMullen; and brother, Joseph Catania. He was predeceased by his grandson, Anthony Pizzo. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 20 in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Ray's behalf may be sent to AHRC, 249 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550; Special Olympics Hudson Valley Region, 1207 Rt. 9, Suite 1C, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590; or Winona Lake Engine Co., 104 S. Plank Rd., Newburgh, NY 12550. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.Brooksfh.com


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    Ceraso, Sylvia Sangirardi a resident of the Town of Newburgh, entered into rest Sunday, February 7, 2010 in Elant at Newburgh. She was 89. Daughter of the late Pasquale and Amalia D'Onofrio Ceraso, she was born April 12, 1920 in New York, NY. Sylvia graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and was a member of Meadow Hill Reformed Church and ILGWU. She was loved by all who knew her, and always had a kind word and a great smile for everyone. She will be dearly missed. Survivors include her daughters, Amalia Huffman and Elizabeth Smith; nieces and nephews: Amalia Crowther, Patricia Shepro, Valeri Frontera and James Greco; and several great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings: Mary Theresa Gazzola, Frank Ceraso, Angie Greco Nuzzo and Christina Ceraso. A memorial service will be held at Meadow Hill Reformed Church, 211 Fletcher Drive North, Newburgh. Ashes will rest in St. George's Cemetery, Newburgh. Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh  Camera Shy


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       Ciarimboli, Alfred  "Hot Dog" of the Town of New Windsor, a retired owner/operator of Almar Motors, New Windsor, died Monday, November 26, 2001, at St. Lukes Hospital. He was 81. The son of the late Frank Ciarimboli and Sarah Rochetti, he was born March 26, 1920 in Newburgh. He was a member of the VFW Newburgh; member of New Windsor American Legion; member of Catholic War Veterans, Newburgh; member of Historical Society; member of Sacred Heart Church; and 91st Bomb Group Memorial; and World War II Veteran 8th Air Force. He was the widower of Jean Woerner. Survivors include two sons, Frank Ciarimboli of New Windsor and Michael Ciarimboli of Brentwood, Tenn.; one daughter, Cherly Gleason of Acoee, Fla.; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one sister, Marilyn Minard, Newburgh. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, November 29, at the Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc. 235 Quassaick Ave. (Rt. 94), New Windsor. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, November 30, at the Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc. Deacon Peter Haight will officiate. Cremation will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery



  • Clarke, Juanita - Class of January 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 12/Oct/2018
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       Clegg, John ...Born Mar. 11, 1919 Died Aug. 11, 1994 in New Windsor


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       Colandrea, Mario ... Born Sept. 22, 1921 Died Aug. 9, 1996 in Newburgh


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    Conway, Douglas David  "Eggy"  84, of the Town of Poughkeepsie, died Friday, July 2, 2004 at Eden Park Nursing Home. Mr. Conway was employed as an offset pressman for Eastern Offset and also later at Artist and Advertisers. He served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1942-1945 in Europe. Born in Poughkeepsie on Aug. 30, 1919, he was the son of John David and Bessie Leight Conway. He was educated in Newburgh schools and was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy. On May 3, 1944 in Newburgh, he married Kathryn Beyer. Mrs. Conway survives at home. In addition to his wife, Kathryn, survivors include a son, Michael Jon Conway of Ossining; three grandchildren, Hannah, Shannon, and James of Poughkeepsie; a brother, Ronald Conway; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, David Paul Conway; a sister, Marjorie; and a brother, Kenneth. There are no calling hours. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 7, at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, with Rev. Karl Esmark officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601; or, St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, 510 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Arlington Reformed Church, cor. Raymond and Haight Avenues, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603. Arrangements by Parmele Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Avenue, Poughkeepsie. Camera Shy


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    Coonan, William S. "Terry" Coach - Class of 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952
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        Cooney, Lawrence ...Born June 19, 1921 Died May 1984 in Florida


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       Costa Marie Fern of Newburgh, a lifetime resident of Newburgh, entered into rest Thursday, November 29, 2001, at home. She was 81. Daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine Costa, she was born February 4, 1920 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Patrick Fern. "She was a loving sister, mother, grandmother, aunt and good friend. She will be missed by all." Survivors include two sons, Patrick J. Fern of Brooks, West Virginia, Anthony Fern and his wife, Louise of Newburgh; four daughters, Mary Fern Breheney and her husband, Bud, Catherine Glembotzky and her husband, Marty, Christina Fern and her husband, Leif Stepakoff, and Jean Hinsvark and her husband, David, all of the Newburgh area; 11 grandchildren, Patrick Fern, Kelly Fern-Ercolino, Kacey Fern, Spencer Fern, Jane and Jesse Breheney, Michelle Hinsvark, Genny Glembotzky, and Lea, Tess and Cora Stepakoff; two brothers, William Costa and his wife, Catherine and Joseph Costa and his wife, Eva; and two sisters, Joan Costa and Theresa Hubbard. She was predeceased by two brothers, Louis and Angelo Costa; and a sister, Annunciata Costa. Family will receive their friends from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Sunday, December 2 in DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 am on Monday, December 3 in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Marie's behalf may be sent to Disabled American Veterans memorial program, P.O. Box 14301, Cinn, Ohio 45250-0301, 1-800-216-9802 or www.dav.org


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    Cowan, Stanford N. - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 22/Feb/2019
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       D'Aiutolo, John H. a former account executive for radio station WOR, New York City, and life-long resident of the area, entered into rest on Friday, June 26, 2009 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus. He was 88. Son of the late Philip and Mary Scarano D'Aiutolo, he was born July 17, 1920 in Newburgh, NY. John was a lifelong parishioner of St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh, where he served as an usher for many years. He was a 1938 graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, where he was president of both his junior and senior classes. He was member of the varsity basketball team, serving as acting captain during both his junior and senior years; and played on the varsity baseball team for four years. He was voted Duso League Second Baseman in his senior year. Upon graduating from high school, along with his friend Jack "Chipper" Graham, they were recipients of the prestigious Lions Club award given for school cooperation, athletic ability and leadership. A 1942 graduate of Rider College, Trenton, NJ, he was a member of the varsity basketball, baseball and tennis teams. He was active in school activities and was elected into the "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities Society". He proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Special Service Division, stationed in Alaska during World War II. He was a great fan of "Yankee Clipper" Joe DiMaggio, super basketball star, Michael Jordan, classy tennis champions, Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras, sensational entertainers, Frank Sinatra, the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes and the great Corps of Cadets parading with the wonderful U.S. Military Academy Band on football Saturdays at West Point. He is survived by his brother, Charles D'Aiutolo and his wife, Ellen of Newport News, VA; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by five sisters: Mary Seymour, Josephine and Adelaide D'Aiutolo, Rose Schuyler and Edith Maher; five brothers, Michael Sr., Philip Jr., R. Francis, August and Anthony "Tony"; two nephews, Michael Jr. and Philip III. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1 at St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church Soup Kitchen, 55 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550.


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        Dederick Jim Jr., died on May 6 , 1960. He was born Nov, 16, 1920 the son of James H Dederick Sr. (Mechanical drawing teacher at NFA for decades), and May Fitzpatrick Dederick. Jim was married to Carolyn Melick Dederick ('NFA '38), and nine children. Jim served in the US Navy during WWII.



  • DeGroff, Helen Crawshaw - Class of 1938 (January) - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 14/Aug/2020
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    DeLong, Robert “Bob” E. - Class of 1938 - G. Winston DeLong 1972
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      DeMarco, Anita F. Conway a lifelong resident of Newburgh passed away on Monday November 15, 2010 at Kaplan Family Hospice Residence, Newburgh. She was 89. Daughter of the late Frank and Regia Bernath DeMarco she was born on April 18, 1921 in Newburgh. Mother loved her family and many friends. She enjoyed life through all adversity. She was a well respected, gifted and artistic photographer. Anita enjoyed the many trips and exercise with the Town of Newburgh Recreation Center for Seniors. She was a faithful parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake Chapel, Mission Church of St. Patrick's and participated in the Renew Bible Study for 16 years. She is survived by her loving daughter, Carole Grafer and her husband, William of Dutchess County; brother, John DeMarco and his wife, Irene of Newburgh; sisters, Lillian Slade of Michigan, Regina Aluise and her husband, Ralph of Maryland; sister-in-law, Margaret DeMarco; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husbands, James S. Yeomans in 1967 and Walter R. Conway in 1991; and brother, Frank DeMarco. Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 18 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 pm, on Friday, November 19 at Our Lady of the Lake Chapel, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice


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      DePuy, Elizabeth H. RN of New Windsor, NY, a retired registered nurse at Castle Point VAMC, Beacon, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 in Cornwall Hospital. The daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Loyvey Corkendale DePuy, she was born on December 27, 1919 in Newburgh, NY. She was 94 years old. Elizabeth was a veteran of WWII serving as an Army nurse. Survivors are her sister, Loyvey Noe of New Windsor and her nephew, Robert Noe of New Windsor. Private graveside services and burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the local humane society of your choice


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    Devito, Rocco Born Aug. 12, 1921 Died Nov. 1985   Camera Shy


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       Dillon, Emma R. Gyurkovics Dawes of St. Petersburg, FL, formerly of Newburgh, entered into rest on Friday, October 17, 2008 in St. Petersburg. She was 88. Daughter of the late John and Rose Gyurkovics, she was born April 7, 1920 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Myron L. Dawes. Survivors include her daughter, Diane Conway of Newburgh; three grandchildren: Kristine Many, Michael Conway and Colleen Conway; four great-grandchildren: Luke, Jake, Matthew and Gabrielle; daughter-in-law, Mary Hiatt Dawes of Texas; several nieces and nephews, and dear friend, Christine Kutasi of Clearwater, FL. In addition to her spouse, Myron, she was predeceased by her son, Mickey Dawes and her sister, Arlene Beaver. Visitation will be held from 12-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 23, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home following visitation. Entombment will be in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh.


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    DiStefano, Salvatore  "Sam"  of the Town of Newburgh, died Sunday, November 30, 2003 at Elant Nursing Home in Newburgh. He was 83. Born June 5, 1920 in Newburgh, Sam was the son of the late George and Maria Alissandra Distefano and the husband of the late Louise Monti Distefano. He was a World War II Army veteran and worked as a machinist for National Gypsum, Tuck Tape, Stauffer Chemical, American Felt and Filter and Real Glass Company in Newburgh. The Distefano family greatly appreciates the care and concern given Sam by Elant of Goshen and Newburgh. Survivors include his daughter, Joyce Stiller and her husband, Jerry, of New Windsor; his brother, James J. Distefano Sr. of Somers and West Palm Beach; sisters, Mary DiPietro of New Windsor, and Margaret Wallach of Liverpool; grandchildren, Amanda and Kimberly; and nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd., Town of Newburgh. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 4 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Jack Hyatt will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial contributions to Alzheimers Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Ste. 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4027; or Hospice of Orange in Hudson Valley Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY  Camera Shy


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       Domash, Henry ...Born Oct. 16, 1920 Died Jan 16, 2007 in Illinois


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       Douglas, Barbara M. Moody of New Windsor, a retired secretary for Dupont and Stauffer Chemical companies, and a lifelong resident of the area, died Thursday, September 11, 2003 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was 82. The daughter of the late William and Minnie Scee Douglas, she was born on November 1, 1920 in Newburgh. She was the widow of Edward Moody who died in 1977. She was a member of Associated Reform Church (now Meadowhill Reformed Church), and Dupont Quarter Century Club. Survivors include one daughter, Diane Martin of Somers; sister, Louise Douglas of Newburgh; grandson, Brian Martin of Somers; granddaughter, Kimberly Martin of Somers. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the White and Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Road, Town of Newburgh. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 15 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, the Rev. Campbell Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to Meals On Wheels of Greater Newburgh, PO Box 2615, Newburgh, NY 12550.


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    Dzikowski, Mietta Rose Hale - Class of 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952 14/May/2017
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       Farina, John L. of Newburgh, N.Y. a former transit operator for W.M.A.T.A. (Local 689) and lifetime resident of the area, entered into rest Wednesday, October 23 in St. Luke's Hospital. He was 83. The son of the late Louis J. and Anna T. Mancuso Farina, he was born April 1, 1919 in Newburgh. Mr. Farina proudly served his country as corporal in the United States Marine Corps., from 1942 to 1945. He was a graduate of N.F.A., Class of 1938 and the Spencer Business School; a member of Sacred Heart Church; Catholic War Veterans Post 386; and held Office of the Day in the State of NY-Catholic War Veterans. He was commander of the American Legion Post 152; member of V.F.W.; Lions Club; Elks Club; Downing Park Planning Committee; Club 60; and Meals on Wheels Committee. Survivors include his wife, Marie Farina, whom he married September 20, 1942; two brothers, Joseph Farina of New Windsor and Louis Farina of Croton-on-Hudson; and 10 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a nephew, Steven Farina; and sister-in-law, Juliann Farina. Family will receive their friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, October 25 at the Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, October 26 at Sacred Heart Church. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Mr. Farina's name, to St. Frances of Assisi Church, "Restoration Fund," Benkard Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550



  • Farina, Genevieve "Gen" Coughtry - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 05/Mar/2020
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    Fasciano, Alfred  "Al" of the town of Newburgh, retired owner of Fasciano's Market on Renwick St. in Newburgh entered into rest on January 4, 2006 at home. He was 85. The son of the late Nicola and Mary Ponessa Fasciano, he was born on January 18, 1920 in Newburgh. He was married to Mary Powers for almost 60 years. A World War II Navy veteran, he served in the South Pacific and the European Theater. Survivors include his wife, Mary, at home, his daughter, Susan Knieser and her husband, Thomas of Newburgh, two grandchildren: Joshua Knieser of Middletown and Catherine Knieser and her fiance, Greg Pollard, of Seattle, Wash. Mr. Fasciano was predeceased by three brothers: John, Robert and Dominick. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2006 from 2-6 p.m. at Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Inc. Donations may be made to Hospice of Orange County, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550. Cremation will be at the convenience of the family. Camera Shy


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    Finkle, Bernard ... Born Jan. 28, 1921 Died Jan. 10, 1996 In California   Camera Shy



  • Finley, Dorothy Errichetti - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 196511/Nov/2020
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       Finnin, Raymond ...Born June 30, 1919 Died Oct. 1993 in Middletown


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    Flannery, Lorraine F.  Halstead   "Lo" of Newburgh, entered into rest on Friday, May 16, 2008 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus. She was 88.  The daughter of the late Francis and Louise Darthez Flannery, she was born April 27, 1920 in Newburgh, NY. She married Harry Halstead on May 11, 1944 in St. Patrick's Church in Newburgh; who predeceased her in 1994.  Lorraine was active with the local Senior Citizen Group and the Office of the Aging in Goshen. She was also an avid NY Yankees fan.  She is survived by her loving children, Steven Halstead and his wife, Diane and Jill Jordan and her husband, Lewis, all of Newburgh; sisters, Madelyn Flannery, Rosalie Flannery and Jeanne Finkenaur, all of New Windsor; grandchildren, Nora Jordan, Dan Jordan and his wife, Vicki, and Brendan Halstead; and great-grandson, Patrick Jordan.  At the family's request, there will be no visitation.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 19, at St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lorraine's memory may be made to St. Mary's Church, 180 South St., Newburgh, NY 12550. Camera Shy


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      Fornal, Peter F. 94, of New Windsor NY, a Retired Operating Engineer with Local 825, Newburgh, NY, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at NYS Veterans at Montrose, NY. He was born March 17, 1919 in New Windsor, NY to Charles Fornal and Mary Zaremski Fornal. He was a member of Fleet Reserve at Stewart ANG and Operating Engineers Local 825, Newburgh NY. He was married to the late Mary Jeanette Chum. Survivors include his daughters: Mary Gail Faurot and husband, Tory of New Windsor NY and Linda Chisholm of New Windsor, NY; grandchildren: Christopher Chisholm and wife, Michele, Michael Chisholm and Melissa Meehan; great-grandchildren: Riley, Ian, Fiona and Michael Chisholm. There will be no public visitation. A Graveside Service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 13th at the Orange County Veterans Cemetery, Goshen, NY. Arrangements are by Kevin Quigley of Quigley Bros Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520; to send condolences or for directions to the funeral home, please go to: www.quigleybros.com


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    Frager, Hannah Israel - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 30/Sep/2020
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      Frew, May Benedict passed away on Thursday, April 2, at Valley View nursing home. She was born in Newburgh, NY on October 16, 1919, the third child of Andrew and Mae (Peck) Frew. She lived in New Windsor for many years and was a long time member of the First Congregational Church in Newburgh. May was predeceased by her husband, Clarence B. Benedict, on February 2, 2006. She was also predeceased by her siblings, Theresa Salveati, George Frew, Margaret Coan, Thomas Frew, Helen Brandel, and Jean Cromwell, and son in law, George A Farkas, Sr. She is survived by her daughter, Gail P. Farkas; son, George B. Benedict, and his wife Heather; grandchildren, Jacqueline M. Kaiser, Jeanine M. Kenny, George A. Farkas, Jr., Ross G. Benedict, Laura L. Benedict, and their spouses, Steven R. Kaiser, Thomas H. Kenny, Lisa Farkas, Jeffrey H. LaPierre; great-grandchildren, Nicole P. Kaiser, Samantha R. Kenny, Thomas R. Kenny, Madison R. Farkas, and Frankie Vidal; brother, William J. Frew; brother-in-law, Lawrence D. Coan; and numerous nieces and nephews. May was an avid bowler, a member of both the Order of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth, and worked in the Town of New Windsor Town Hall. Special thanks to Monica, Cheryl and the entire second floor Couser nursing staff at Valley View for the great care they gave our mother. Visitation will be at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh, on Monday , April 6, from 4 to 7 pm. Services will be held at 11 am at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 7, with the Reverend David Mason officiating, with burial following in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor.


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       Gibbens, Frank L. died July 3, 2005, son of the late Helen Newsome, joined the U.S. Navy soon after graduating from Newburgh Free Academy in 1938. He served his country in the Pacific Theater aboard the U.S.S. Lexington as a pharmacist mate during World War II. A lifelong resident of Newburgh, he retired from Federal employment in 1981 to devote most of his time to his passion for jazz. Having amassed one of the largest private music collections in the world, his knowledge and products were sought by collectors, jazz musicians and radio stations nationwide and abroad. Most recently "Geezerjazz" has contributed materials and historical notes for the producers of NPR's "Riverwalk, Live From the Landing" and Terry Blaine and the Mark Shane Quartet. Frank was married to Elizabeth Redner for fifty years until her death in 1991 and is survived by Elise Kroeze. Other loved ones include his daughter, Judy Axtell of Montgomery; two grandchildren, Randy Axtell of Newburgh and Beth Coleman of Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Bernice Earley of Middlehope; and five adoring great-grandchildren: Zac, Sam and Molly Axtell, and Evan and Trent Coleman. A private interment of the cremains will be on Tuesday, July 5 at 11:00 AM at Woodlawn Cemetery. His family invites his friends to celebrate his life at 12:30 PM at his home. Cremation services were conducted at Oxford Hills Crematory, Inc., Chester, N.Y.


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        Gilnick, William of Newburgh, NY, a retired Custodian for Newburgh Schools, and a lifelong resident of the area died December 31, 2010 in Newburgh. He was 89. The son of the late Paul and Elizabeth Stuposky Gilnick, he was born April 22, 1921 in Newburgh. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a 41 year member of BPOE Lodge, and a 66 year continuous membership in the American Legion. Survivors include his sister, Evelyn Schoonmaker of Newburgh, granddaughter, Kimberly Monaco and her two daughters, Marissa and Haylay of Newburgh; granddaughter, Heather Monaco of New Windsor; nephews, Bill Schoonmaker of Southington, CT, Gregory and Jeffrey Schoonmaker of Newburgh. He was predeceased by his daughter Darla Monaco and her husband Nick Monaco. Cremation was in Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh. For condolences please visit www.wallkillfuneralhome.com 


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      Glassey, John B. Jr. of Walden, a retired supervisor for Dupont-Stauffer Chemical Company in Newburgh, and a longtime area resident, entered into rest on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh. He was 90. The son of the late John B. and Mabel Neal Glassey, Jack was born November 24, 1919 in Newburgh. John was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He was a charter member of American Legion Post #1796, a founder of the New Windsor Little League along with Dom and Pat Spignardo, member of Dupont Quarter Century Club, member of the Gardnertown United Methodist Church, and former member of Osiris Country Club. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia Thayer Glassey, at home; his son, John B. Glassey III and his wife, Sylvia of New Windsor; brother, Robert Glassey of California; sister, Mildred Garcia of the state of Florida; grandchildren: John B. Glassey IV, Kari Ann Antonelli, and Dr. Vincent Antonelli, and great-grandchildren: Vincent Antonelli and Charlie Antonelli. He was predeceased by his great-granddaughter, Francesca Antonelli. Visitation for family and friends will take place on Monday, May 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd., Town of Newburgh. Funeral Services will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 11, at Gardnertown United Methodist Church, 1191 Union Ave., Town of Newburgh. Pastor Dale Ellen Krazmien will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardnertown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial contributions to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550..


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     Gliedman, Paul 90, died June 26, 2011, at Palm City Nursing & Restorative Care Center in Palm City. He was born in Newburgh, N.Y., and lived in Palm City and Sewall's Point for 44 years, coming from Coral Gables. He retired as a self-employed appraiser and was in the banking industry for many years. He was a World War II Army veteran and graduate of the University of Miami. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Shirley Gliedman of Palm City; and daughter, Melissa Gliedman of Greenacres. He was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Debbie Williams Rhinesmith. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Community Care, 800 Northpoint Parkway Suite 101-B, West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Services: Services will be private. Arrangements are by Martin Funeral Home & Crematory in Stuart. A guestbook is available at www.heavencalled.com


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        Graham, John H. passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh, NY on April 25, 2015. He was 96 years old. He was born to Harry and Stella Hayes Graham in Newburgh on April 9, 1919. John was a graduate of NFA in January 1938. He was awarded the Lion's Club watch for athletics and school cooperation. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in May 1939 and retired in July 1959 as Chief Petty Officer. He worked at and retired from the Civilian Finance Office, United States Military Academy, West Point. He then worked for and retired from the Manheim Auto Auction. John was a member of the New Windsor Seniors Club. He was member of the Fleet Reserve Branch 229, New Windsor, NY. "Pop" was a quiet, kind and honorable man. He lived a long, happy life and would not want anyone to be sad at his passing. The family would like to thank his caregiver, Danielle Reyes, the folks at Mid-Hudson Managed Home Care and all of Pop's wonderful neighbors for their kindness and support. John is survived by his son, John "Chipper" Graham and his wife, Judy of Wallkill; nephew, Bill Graham and his wife, Becky of North Carolina; and his beloved cat, Salem. He was predeceased by his loving wife of many years, Elaine Wager Graham. Graveside Services will be held at 10am on Wednesday April 29th at the Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Route 52, Walden, NY 12586. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions in Pop's name to The Hudson Valley SPCA, 940 Little Britain Rd., New Windsor, NY 12553. Arrangements are by the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc. 39 Orchard St. Walden, NY 845-778-3811 www.gridleyhoran.com


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    Graham, Lloyd "Grahamie"  Born Jan. 3, 1920 Died Sept. 1975   Camera Shy


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       Grassi, Trieste passed away after a long illness. Nov. 19, 2007. He was born in Newburgh, N.Y. and worked most of his life in the food industry. He and his wife, Lucy, moved to Gulf Breeze, Fla. 24 years ago, and have made the gulf coast their home. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Lucy Grassi; two sons, Frank and his wife, Diane Grassi, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; Alex and his wife, Karen Grassi, of Colleyville, Texas; daughter, Mary Lu and her husband, Ron Radloff, of Cary, N.C.; sister, Toni Van Steenbergen of Iowa; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His parents, Frank and Stella Grassi; a brother, Julius Grassi, and a sister, Teresa Grassi, precede him in death. He will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Visitation was held at Rose Lawn Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 20th. Funeral services will be at St. Ann's Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 21st at 9:30 a.m. with Monsignor Hunt officiating. After the funeral mass there will be a procession to Barrancas National Cemetery for a graveside service.


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       Griffin, Edison G. a lifelong resident of Newburgh and a New York Telephone installation and repairman, Newburgh, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. He was 81. The son of the late Edison G. Griffin and Mary Thompson, he was born Sept. 26, 1918, in Newburgh. A U.S. Navy Veteran, he was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America; the Shoreline Retriever Club; and a 30-year active member of the Local Ski Patrol. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Margarete Lindau Griffin, of Newburgh; one son, Edison "Gary" G. Griffin of Weedsport, N.Y; one grandson, Michael Griffin of Atlanta, Ga; one granddaughter, Margaret Woods of Syracuse; and two nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Roy and Donald Griffin; and one sister, Ruth Gonzalez. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Gene Smith will officiate. Cremation will take place Saturday, Aug. 19, at Cedar Hill Crematory. Arrangements are under the direction of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc., Marlboro.


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       Groff, Gordon B. Sr. of New Windsor, N.Y. a retired foreman for Star Expansion Corp., died Thursday, January 10, 2002 at Arden Hill Life Care Center in Newburgh. He was 83. The son of the late Marion and Minnie Burridge Groff, born December 30, 1918 in Newburgh. Mr. Groff was a World War II Navy Veteran; member of American Legion Post 1796; the Disabled American Veterans; and the Port Jervis Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Groff was inducted to the Newburgh Fast Pitch Hall of Fame in 1995. He was a member of both the Moulton Memorial Baptist Church Dart League and St. Georges Church Dart League. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor at home; one son, Gordon B. Groff Jr. of New Windsor; daughters, Linda Tucker and her husband, Ray of Town of Newburgh and Deborah Rahm and her husband, William of Wallkill; ten Grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one nephew. The family will receive their friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, January 13, at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd. (Rt. 32) Town of Newburgh. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday, January 14, at Moulton Memorial Baptist Church, 20 Old Little Britain Rd., Newburgh. Pastor Jack Hyatt will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Alzheimers Association, Mid-Hudson Chapter 2 Jefferson Plaza Ste. 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Funeral arrangements by White & Venuto Funeral Home, Newburgh.


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       Guzzi, Sarah Ann Lucas, of New Windsor, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2005 at home. She was 85. Daughter of the late Dominic and Mary V. Ponessa Guzzi, she was born on June 3, 1921 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Thomas Lucas. Sarah was committed to her family. They were her life, and she took great pleasure in her grandchildren. She enjoyed the opera and the arts, and introduced them to her family. She was also dedicated to her work as a secretary for Orange County Community College's Student Tutoring Center and Mount St. Mary's College. She is survived by her sons, Thomas Lucas and his companion Pat McShane of Wellesly, Mass., and Michael Lucas and his wife Arelene of New Windsor; her sister, Mary Masarachia of Newburgh; her grandchildren, Christine, Kathryn and Nicholas Lucas; several nieces, nephews, and many friends. She was predeceased by her son, William Lucas; and her brother Dominic Guzzi. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. on Sunday, July 16 at Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 17 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Donations in memory of Sarah, Thomas and William may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123


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       Hales, Frederick ... Born Dec. 19, 1919 Died May 1978



  • Hall, Dorothy Lynch - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 02/Jun/2018
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    Harding, William  "Rubby"   Born Aug. 27, 1919 Died Jan 1980 in Newburgh   Camera Shy


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       Hawkins, Willis Born Sept. 6, 1919 Died Dec. 1982 in Newburgh


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      Hectus, Joseph A.  "Rubber" ... Born July 26, 1920 Died April 29, 1988


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    Henderson, Roland   "Hem"   Born June 8, 1920 Died Oct. 1972 in New Jersey Camera Shy


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       Herth, Harold ... Born June 16, 1920 Died Feb. 10, 2004 in New Jersey


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       Hess, Richard ... Born June 20, 1920 Died Jan. 8, 2004


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       Hill, Kenneth S. a retired manager and supervisor for Wonderbread Depot in Highland and New Jersey and a longtime resident of the area, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2002 at home. He was 81. He was born July 11, 1921 in New Windsor to Asa and Annie Crumley Hill. Kenneth was the husband of Bessie M. Morrison Hill, whom he married on August 23, 1941 in Coldenham. They spent 60 wonderful years together. She predeceased him in June of 2002. Kenneth was the past president of the Whaley Lake Civic Association in Dutchess County and served in the Marine Corps during World War II. Survivors include his daughter, Karen and her husband, Michael Flannery Sr., of Campbell Hall; grandchildren, Theresa McVeigh of Highland, Michael Flannery Jr. of Pennsylvania, James Flannery of Rock Tavern, Karen Sheboy of Washingtonville, Kenneth Flannery of Campbell Hall, Shawn Flannery of Middletown, Ann Flannery of Campbell Hall, Kathryn Kellam of Binghamton, and Maggie Flannery of Campbell Hall; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, December 31 at Coloni Funeral Home, 3001, Rt. 9W, New Windsor. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 2, 2003 at the funeral home. Interment will follow, with full military honors, in Woodlawn Cemetery.


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       Holt, Christian ...Born Sept 8, 1920 Died Aug. 22, 2000


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       Hunter, William F. "La" of Cornwall, N.Y. entered into rest on Sunday, February 13, 2004 in Cornwall Hospital. He was 84. Son of the late John A. and Maude Baxter Hunter, he was born October 15, 1920 in Newburgh. He married Emily Brannigan on October 8, 1960 who survives at home. William was a retired clerk with the U.S. Government at Stewart Air Force Base. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. While serving he received the WWII Victory Medal, the American Theater Medal, EAME Theater Medal with a Bronze Star and a Good Conduct Medal. He was parishioner of St. Mary's Church, Newburgh and a former member of the Newburgh Country-Club. La was also a very avid sports fan and especially enjoyed baseball. In addition to his wife, William is survived by several nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15 at Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 16 at St. Mary's Church, Newburgh with Father Bill Scafidi officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit Brooks-DiDonato.com


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       Irwin, Thelma Jane Stotesbury a lifelong Newburgh area resident, passed away after a long illness August 20, 2008, at age 88 at The Valley View Center, Goshen, NY. She was born, along with her twin sister, Thyra, in Newburgh, NY on February 21, 1920, the daughter of Ernest W. and Viola Stocks Irwin. Thelma, and husband Ed, enjoyed traveling and finding lithographs and prints, especially Currier & Ives, to add to their collection. She and her husband were amongst the original founders of the American Historical Print Collectors Society. They particularly loved camping, fishing and having family members participate. Thelma was a proud graduate of the Spencerian Business School, Newburgh. She worked for Catania Brothers in the Town of Newburgh for seven years, was an avid reader and Scrabble player. She is survived by her adoring husband, Edward to whom she was married to for 68 years on July 30th. Other survivors include her daughter, Barbara and husband, William Dabroski, Sr. of Florida; son, Thomas Edward Stotesbury of the Town of Newburgh; daughter, Brenda and husband, James Caparaso of Tennessee and twin sister, Thyra Irwin Stillwell Gray of Newburgh. Grandchildren include William Dabroski, Jr., Michael and wife, Dr. Jill Rinehart Dabroski, Aaron and Sara Stotesbury, Kelly, Lori, James and wife, Tara Caparaso, Christie and husband, Robert Smith and several great grandchildren. Also surviving are sister-in-laws, Elizabeth Stotesbury Phillips and Mary Driscoll Stotesbury. A special thank you to Dr. George Profeta, Newburgh, for his longtime dedicated care. Thank you to the people of New Windsor Country Inn, New Windsor for the wonderful quality of life provided to Thelma during her stay. Also, to Dr. Viray and the staffs at Valley View and Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen. We are grateful for, and appreciate, the loyal support of her niece, Patricia and husband, Gerald Williams. At Thelma's request, there will be no visiting hours. Her ashes will be reposed in the Cedar Hill Cemetery Mausoleum. The family welcomes friends to attend a service in her memory to take place at the Cedar Hill Cemetery Mausoleum, 5468 Route 9W North, Newburgh, on Sunday, September 14 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity or organization of one's choice.


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       Irwin, Thyra Stocks Stillwell Gray, a lifelong Newburgh area resident, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Campbell Hall Rehabilitation Center. She was 90. Thyra was born in Newburgh, along with her twin sister, the late Thelma Stotesbury on February 21, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Ernest W. and Viola Stocks Irwin. She was the widow of Adrian M. Stillwell and Francis "Pat" Gray. Thyra was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Newburgh, a 65-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #1420, and a charter member and past president of the Winona Lake Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. In addition, she served the Town of Newburgh as Tax Collector, working from home using her dining room as the tax office. She retired 34 years ago as the director of the Newburgh branch of the Motor Vehicle Bureau. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Williams and her husband, Gerald; a son, Adrian M. Stillwell and his wife, Ruth, all of the Town of Newburgh; grandchildren: David Williams and his wife, Lori, Steven Williams and his wife, Paula and Caitlin Stillwell; great-grandchildren: Tyler David, Riley, Tyler Raine, Preston and Naomi. Thyra is also survived by her brother-in-law, Edward Stotesbury, as well as several nieces and a nephew. Please, I know I shouldn't be afraid, but - Lord, help me, I am. Don't fear the darkness for it brings you to the light. There you will see so many people you had missed for so many years and will rejoice. Visitation to which family and friends are invited will take place on Wednesday, December 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd. (Route 32), Newburgh. Funeral service will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 16, at the funeral home. Pastor Evelyn McDonald will officiate. Burial will follow in Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Route 52, Walden. In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to Grace United Methodist Church, PO Box 2556, Newburgh, NY 12550.


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       Jockers, Gustave  ... Born Aug. 27, 1920 Died May 1979 in Newburgh


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         Juba, Madeline Dolores Shaw, 93, a Newburgh resident for all her life and widow of George J. Shaw Jr., died on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Wingate at Beacon Nursing Facility. Madeline was born February 12, 1921 in Newburgh, NY to John and Mary Juba. She was the oldest of five children, went through the Newburgh school system and graduated from Newburgh Free Academy. Following graduation she furthered her education at the Spencer Secretarial School where her career path led her to many secretarial positions. She married George J. Shaw in 1943 and they resided in the City of Newburgh. Over time she had seven children where she decided to forego a career and became a full time home maker. She is survived by her children: Kathleen Esfahanian (Sa-id) of Essex, CT, Gregory Shaw (Margaret) of Bluffton, SC, Lorraine Decker (Gary) of Newburgh, NY, Timothy Shaw (Anne) of New Windsor, NY, and Madelyn Jones (David) of Newburgh, NY; grandchildren: Eileen Vittiglio (Joseph) of Lynnfield, MA, Eric Esfahanian (Tara) of Melrose, MA, Kristen Esfahanian of Boston, MA, Gregory Shaw Jr. (Michelle) of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, Colleen Coda (Edward) of Maplewood, NJ, Bridget Kocot (Andrew) of Houston, TX, Kathleen Decker of the Bronx, NY, Timothy Shaw Jr., of Hoboken, NJ, Joseph Shaw of New Windsor, NY, Robert Shaw of New Windsor, NY, Lauren Sutcliffe of West New York, NJ, Bethany Sutcliffe of Monroe, NY, and Garrett Sutcliffe of Newburgh, NY; great-grandchildren: Alexa, Andrew and William Vittiglio of Lynnfield, MA, Eric and Ryan Esfahanian of Melrose, MA, Gregory Shaw III and Thomas Shaw of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, and Vincent Coda of Maplewood, NJ. She is also survived by her sister, Dorothy DiLorenzo and brother, Edward Juba. She was predeceased by her husband, George J. Shaw Jr.; sons: James Gregory Shaw and George Shaw; her brother, John Juba and her sister, Jean Marie Juba. For eight years Madeline held the position of the First Lady of the City of Newburgh as her husband, George was Mayor for 2 four year terms. She was active with the Catholic Daughters of America, the Newburgh Historical Society, the Crawford House and the ceremonies involving the 200th Anniversary of the City of Newburgh. George and Madeline were visionaries as they were early restorers of an historic home in the East End of the City of Newburgh in the middle 1970s. Madeline was an avid painter for decades as she was a student at the Bethlehem Art Gallery in New Windsor and also a lifetime parishioner at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh. Calling hours will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 24th at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 25th at St. Francis Church. Burial will immediately follow the Mass at Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh, PO Box 2615, Newburgh, NY 12550. The Shaw family would like to extend a special thank you to the Ulster Unit of the Wingate at Beacon for the care and compassion that they gave Madeline during her residence. Arrangements under the care of Brooks Funeral Home. To send a personal condolence, please visitwww.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.


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       Kenger, Edward J. of Newburgh, entered into rest on Saturday, August 3, 2013 in Elant at Newburgh. He was 93. Son of the late Stanley and Sophia (Kwiatkowski) Kenger, he was born February 8, 1920 in Newburgh. Edward worked for Crowley's Milk Co., Kenger Bakery, was a baker at West Point USMA, and worked for the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. Survivors include his nieces, Carol Diemer of Ft. Montgomery and Stephanie Kenger of CT; nephew, John Kenger, Jr. of Newburgh; sister-in-law, Ethel Kenger; great-niece, Adrienne Diemer and great-nephew Maclaine Diemer. He was predeceased by two brothers, John Kenger Sr. and Stanley Kenger Jr. Visitation will be held from 3-5 pm on Tuesday, August 6 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:15 am on Wednesday, August 7 in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh, with burial following in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, New Windsor.


    Posted by Pauline Rute Hall 52

       Kilpatrick, Robert  Born Sept. 1, 1920 Died Sept. 1982 in New Jersey


    Posted by Maureen McGuinness (Wagenaar)

        Koisch, Pauline Theresa McGuinness  My mother was a member of the class of NFA Class of 1938. She was the daughter of Anthony and Rose Koisch. Her brothers, Andrew, Frank, John and Jerry, and sisters, Mary, Margaret, Josephine and Christina, all pre-deceased her. Pauline was born June 30, 1921 and died on January 31, 2009. She accomplished more than we will ever know in her life. She was an excellent teacher, unbelievable mother and true Christian. Pauline served her country during WW II as a Navy Wave. She married John McGuinness and had nine children, losing two in childbirth. She was predeceased by her husband in 1999. Her love and her spirit is always around from a gentle breeze or a beautiful snowflake. The brightest star is her star! We miss her every moment of each day.


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       Kolb, Edward ... Born Jan. 30, 1921 Died Feb. 19, 1991


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       Konkol, Charles ... Born Nov. 9, 1920 Died Mar. 8, 1995 in Newburgh


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      Korchinsky, Lawrence     Born Oct. 21, 1919 Died April 1969


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       Lake, Clinton ... Born July 11, 1921 Died Nov. 25, 1992 in Kentucky


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       Lanspery, Arthur ... Born July 12, 1919 Died Oct. 5, 2000


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       Lenko, Fred of Granville,  N.Y. the former owner of All American Pest Control, Newburgh, and a former resident of Newburgh, died Monday, March 5, 2001, in Hallmark Nursing Center, Granville. He was 81. The son of the late Pauline Bolish and George Lenko, he was born May 5, 1919, in Newburgh. A U.S. Army Veteran having served during World War II, he was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh. Survivors include his wife, Mary Bushnell Lenko of Granville; two sons, George Lenko of Suffied, Conn. and Robert Lenko of New Windsor; two daughters, Patricia Chatham of Queensbury, N.Y. and Mary Lenko of St. Petersburg, Fla; two sisters, Anna Lenko Kurz of Washingtonville and Helen Truskit of Virginia; one brother, George Lenko of New Windsor; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, Fred and Francis Lenko. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, March 9, at the Perrott-Berardinelli Home For Funerals, Inc., 1 Grand Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, Newburgh. Burial will be in Mt. St. Francis Cemetery, New Windsor.


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    Lentini, Ralph Born "Boo"  May 21, 1920 Died May 1968  Camera Shy



  • Longman, Ernest R. - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 06/Dec/2019
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       Luquer, Edward ... Born Jan. 27, 1918 Died Feb. 15, 1997 in Newburgh



  • MacNary, Eleanor Elizabeth Keene - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 10/Oct/2019
    Posted by Pauline Rute Hall 52

        Mahusky, Anna M. Siskowski age 90, of Syracuse, passed away Monday, February 7, 2011 at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in New Windsor, NY, she graduated from Newburgh Free Academy in 1938. Anna was employed at Fanny Farmer Candies and Dey Brothers, and for 30 years worked in the trust department at Marine Midland Bank (HSBC) retiring in 1986. She worked in the Sacred Heart cafeteria for a few years, as well. She was a member and officer of the Sacred Heart Academy Mothers Club. Anna was predeceased by her husband, Edward; and sisters, Helen Russio and Stella Heil. Survivors: a daughter, Barbara Woyton of Onondaga Hill; a son, Michael of Syracuse; two brothers, John (Frances) Mahusky and Frank (Mary) Mahusky; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at GIMINSKI-WYSOCKI FUNERAL HOME; 9:30 a.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Anna will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Syracuse. Friends may call upon the family Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., 1320 W. Genesee St. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Anna's name to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 927 Park Ave., Syracuse, NY 13204. Giminski-Wysocki Funeral Home, Inc. 1320 W Genesee Syr NY 13204


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       Maloney, Adrian "Ade" Kissam  of Newburgh, Saratoga and Dobbs Ferry, a retired teacher for Dobbs Ferry Public School System and Coach for JV and Varsity baseball, basketball and tennis, entered into rest April 8, 2005 surrounded by his family and compassionate staff of Elant at Goshen. He was 85. Born June 26, 1919 in Newburgh, he was the son of the late Joseph and Maria Kissam Maloney. He was the husband of the late Winifred Donohue Maloney who passes away in 1978. He was a Army Air Corp. Navigator in the Pacific from 1943 to 1946; a member of the Newburgh Softball Hall of Fame; Newburgh Optimist Club; Powelton Club and a communicant of St. Peter's Church in Saratoga Springs. A family statement read, "He loved all sports and was an avid golfer, loving father and true gentleman." Survivors include his loving partner of 20 years, Irene Neuss of New Windsor; one son, Patrick and his wife, Judith Maloney of Gardin City; two daughters, Donna and her husband James Washburn of Highland Mills, Adrienne and her husband Edward Dominello of Edgewater, FL; two sisters, Mary Bannon of Newburgh, Vira Olsen of Naples, FL; three grandchildren, Dorothy Barringer, Gregory and Justin Maloney; one great-grandson, Asa Barringer. He was predeceased by his wife and one brother, Joseph Maloney. Calling hours are Sunday, April 10, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Inc. Funeral service Monday, April 11, 2005 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Mausoleum.


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       Mancinelli, Frank ...Born June 19, 1920 Died Dec. 1966


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       Margiotti, Vincent ...Born Sept. 18, 1921 Died April 28, 2007 in Florida


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       Mascitelli, Alfred C. of New Windsor entered into rest on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Montrose VA Hospital in Montrose, NY. He was 89. Son of the late Michael and Mary Pacelli Mascitelli, he was born on November 11, 1920 in Newburgh. He married his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth M. Antonelli on May 12, 1946 at Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh. Al proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received the Asiatic Pacific service medal, a medal of good conduct, a Philippines liberation ribbon and was inducted into the Purple Heart Hall of Fame. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, a former member of the pastime athletic club, the Newburgh country club and was inducted into the softball hall of fame. A family statement reads: "Dad was an avid golfer, bowler and softball player. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be deeply missed by all." He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, at home; daughter, Joy Lauffer and her husband, Edward of Town of Newburgh; son, Alfred M. Mascitelli of Walden and his companion, Susan Pizzo; his brother, Robert Mascitelli and his wife, Janet of Rock Tavern; grandchildren, Dana Richner and her husband, Stephen of Town of Newburgh and Erica Lauffer and her friend, John Sayegh of Washingtonville; great-grandchild, Cailyn Richner, as well as several nieces & nephews, cousins and many friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Rose Cutrone. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in New Windsor.


    Posted by Bill Norvell 65

        Masterson, John Douglas "Doug"  84, of Hurley, N.Y. former Town of Hurley Assessor, died at the Benedictine Hospital Tuesday, November 9, 2004. Born in Newburgh, NY on December 22, 1919 a son of the late John E. and Jennie McCloskey Masterson. A graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and Rider College in Lawrenceville, NJ, he was employed by IBM in Kingston and Poughkeepsie until his retirement in 1987. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club. Mr. Masterson served four terms as the part-time Assessor for the Town of Hurley. He served as past president of the Board of Directors of the Children's Rehabilitation Center; Treasurer of the Former Ulster County Community Chest and Ulster and Greene Counties Girl Scouts. He was a former member of the Hurley Lions Club and the Hurley Fire Department; an honorary member of the Benedictine Hospital Auxiliary; in 1995 along with his wife received the Sister Mary Charles Club award from the Benedictine Health Foundation; and a member of St. Joseph's Church. Surviving are his wife of sixty one years, Martha Masterson; a daughter Mary Barbara Blundell and her husband John of Saugerties; a son, John Lawrence Masterson and his wife Nadine Pouliot of Marlboro; a stepbrother, Joseph V. Carroll and his wife Jennie of Cape Corral, FL; six grandchildren: Matthew, Erin, Kathleen and Colleen Blundell, Jack Masterson and Jonathan Pouliot and cousins in both Newburgh and Connecticut also survive. The Funeral Procession will form Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Joseph's Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Hurley Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, may be made in the form of contributions to Benedictine Cancer Center, 105 Mary's Ave., Kingston or the Hurley Rescue Squad, Hurley, NY.


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         McCann, Margaret Agnes  McVey, a lifetime resident of Newburgh, enjoyed traveling, faith and family for the extent of her life until a brief illness took her on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the age of 94. The daughter of the late John and Katherine (Murphy) McCann, she was born January 17, 1921 in Newburgh. She was married to the late James R. McVey Sr., who predeceased her in 1988. Margaret was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Church in Newburgh, where she was also a member of the Rosary Society, was a member of the Association of Professional Insurance Women, a member of Club 60, and was active in the War Bond Drive during World War II. She began her career as a bookkeeper for Shaeffer Appliance in Newburgh, then became the Department Manager for William A. Smith & Son in Newburgh until her retirement. Margaret's kind spirit and generous nature will be dearly missed by all. She is survived by her son, James R. McVey Jr. and his wife Cynthia of Wallkill; her granddaughter Bevin Pennings and her husband Willem; her grandson James L. McVey; great-grandchildren, Nathaniel and Evelyn Rose Pennings; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband James, she was predeceased by her sister, Nora Galvin, and her brother, Jack McCann. Visitation will be held from 11:30-12:30 on Tuesday, June 16 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 1:00 pm in St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. NY


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        McCaw, William T. of Newburgh, entered into rest on Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Elant at Newburgh. He was 90. William was born May 22, 1920 in Newburgh, NY, the son of the late Daniel and Anna Cooney McCaw. A retired Research and Aeronautical Engineer for Texaco, he was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1943-1946. He was a member of the Newburgh Stamp Club, Texaco Retirees, the Experimental Aircraft Assn. and the Eire Philatelic Assn. Survivors include his wife, Jane Grimley McCaw, at home; two daughters, Jane Anne McCaw of Highland and Maggi McCaw of Sorrento, ME; one son, Peter McCaw of Newburgh; grandchildren: Breana, Ian, Angus and Merissa, and one sister, Doris McCaw of Highland. He was predeceased by his daughter, Mary Kate McCaw and two sisters, Marian and Evelyn McCaw. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Monday, August 2, at the Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Inc., 318 N. Montgomery St., Newburgh. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 3, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.
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      McHenry, David ...Born July 16, 1920 Died Jan. 12, 2005 in Georgia


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       McKay, Margaret Klomp  "Peg"  a lifetime resident of Newburgh, entered into rest Tuesday, December 28, 2004 in St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. She was 84. Daughter of the late John and Isabel Millen McKay, she was born September 21, 1920 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Johannes Klomp. Peg was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, Class of 1938 and Spencer's Business School. A family statement read " Mom was a bookkeeper for the Newburgh YMCA for 30 years. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening. She also loved the city she lived in all her life. A stong-willed woman, she lived in her house on Montgomery St. for 56 years, during which she watched her neighbors give up and leave during those hard years of "Urban Renewal"; holding on and living by herself in an abandoned and ravaged neighborhood. It was about then Newburgh Preservation Association was formed. She became an early member and had the satisfaction of seeing the slow rebirth of Newburgh's historic east end. Neighbors who sought her out found her to be a wealth of information about the city, which she generously shared. Mom was loved and will be missed by her family." Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Klomp and her husband Peter of Newburgh; grandchildren, Margaret Glynn Hoskings of Norco, CA, Laura Glynn Smith of Pine Grove, LA and Christine and Victoria Billman of Newburgh and her nephew, Robert McKay of Marlboro. She was predeceased by two brother, Ralph and Raymond McKay. A Memorial service honoring her life will be held at a later date. Interment of ashes will be in Stewart Cemetery, White Lake, NY. Memorial contributions on Peg's behalf may be sent to Newburgh Preservation Assoc., P.O. Box 206, Newburgh, NY 12550.


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       McMahon, Daniel ... Born June 12, 1920 Died May 6, 2004 in Georgia


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         McNamara, Anna Christine Fithian  of Newburgh entered into rest on Monday, December 21, 2009 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus. She was 89.Daughter of the late, Frank and Emily Swanson McNamara, she was born on August 5, 1920 in Newburgh. She married Carroll "Pete" Fithian on October 19, 1946 in St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh; who predeceased her on March 4, 2009. "Mom was a devoted wife and loving mother who will be deeply missed by her family. She enjoyed knitting, crafting and spending time with her grandchildren." A devoted Catholic, Anna was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She also attended the chapel at Stewart Air Base, Newburgh. She was a graduate of both Newburgh Free Academy and Spencer Business School. She is survived by her loving children: Paul Fithian and his wife, Linda of Newburgh, Barbara Knoerzer and her fiancÚ, Richard Crecco of New Windsor, and Michele Clark and her husband, William of Hurleyville; grandchildren: Kristen Tresca and her husband, Stephen, Brian Knoerzer and his wife, Jennifer, Eric, Jared and Mary Clark, Steven Covillion and his wife, Maria, and Alexander Gamma III; great-grandchildren: Layla Tresca, Lucas Knoerzer and Andrew Covillion; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her son, Richard Fithian; brother, Frank "Bud"; and sister, Helen. Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, December 27, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, December 28, at Our Lady of the Lake Chapel, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Anna's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.



  • Meehan, Thelma F. - Class of 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952 25/Jun/2018
    Posted by Pauline Rute Hall 52

       Melick, Carolyn Walsh Dederick Walsh, of Newburgh, a former medical secretary for Dr. William P. Howley in Newburgh and long time area resident, entered into rest Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at home. She was 80. Daughter of the late Charles and Sadie Eager Melick, she was born July 13, 1921, in Patterson, N.J. She was married to the late James Dederick Jr. and the late Francis P. Walsh. Carolyn was the beloved centerpiece of her large family. She was their rock and their inspiration, the definition of grace, dignity and giving. She had a wonderful sense of humor, and will be sorely missed by all her family and her wonderful friends. Carolyn was valedictorian of Newburgh Free Academy Class of 1938. She was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. She is survived by three sons, Christopher Dederick of Coheos, Paul Dederick of Marlboro, and John Dederick of Wallkill; four daughters, Jan Dederick of El Cerrito, Calif., Eileen Snow of Conn., Patricia Dederick of Delmar, and Susan Toporowski of Newburgh; 25 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by the Walsh stepchildren. She was predeceased by a son, James Dederick III, a daughter, Linda Dederick, and a brother, Charles Melick. Family will receive their friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 1, in Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, in St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Carolyn's behalf may be sent to Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550, or DEBRA of America, 5 West 36 St., Rm. 404, New York, NY 10018.


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       Mennerich, Arthur ... Born Aug. 9, 1920 Died July 24, 1994 in Newburgh


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        Miller, Judson D. Jr. of Newburgh, a lifetime resident of the area, entered into rest on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence, Newburgh. He was 90. Son of the late Judson and Elsie Cramer Miller, he was born on June 3, 1920 in Newburgh. On February 3, 1977 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL he married his beloved Bertha (Babe) Varwig, who survives at home. Judson co-owned and operated the Northeastern Cash Register Company in Newburgh. Judson proudly served as a First Lieutenant in the US Army in World War II from 1943 to 1946 where he fought in the battles and campaigns of: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe, and Ardennes. He was awarded several decorations and citations which include: The American Campaign Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. Judson was also a parishioner of St. George's Episcopal Church in Newburgh, a member of the Elks Lodge # 247, the Powelton Club, Club 60 of Newburgh, and a life member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter #152. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Jacklyn Beekman of Newburgh; three nephews: John Beekman and his wife, Anne Marie of Walker Valley, NY, Rocco Sangervasio of Newburgh, and Michael Sangervasio of Newburgh; two nieces, Mari-Anne Kehler and her husband, Eddie of California, and Tamera Collins and her husband, Lincoln of Kentucky; a sister-in-law, Barbara Decker of Washingtonville, NY; two step-sons, Walter Johnston of Ohio, and Blaine Johnston and his wife, Evelyn of Florida; three grandchildren: Andrew Johnston, Lori Newman, and her husband, Jeremy, and Jennifer Derefield and her husband, Chris; two great-grandchildren, Aliana and Myla Newman; a grand-niece, Amelia Collins; and a grand-nephew, Liam Kehler. Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A funeral mass will take place Friday, April 29, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. George's Episcopal Church in Newburgh. Committal prayers with full military honors will take place at the Cedar Hill Cemetery Chapel immediately following the funeral mass. Cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh. To send a personal condolence or for directions, please visit BrooksFH.com or call 845-561-8300.



  • Monti, Joseph - Class of 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952
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       Morris, David ...Born May 19, 1921 Died Oct. 1986


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             Murphy, William V. of New Windsor, a retired plant supervisor for Stauffer Chemical Co. of Newburgh and an area resident for 90 years, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh. He was the oldest son of the late George S. and Mary Hulse Murphy. William was born on September 15, 1920 in Newburgh. He was a chartered member of the American Legion and VFW of New Windsor, a member of the Moose Lodge, Hibernians, and chartered member of Disabled American Veterans of New Windsor, and was named New Windsor's man of the year in 2007. William served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines and Pacific Theater. He was awarded the Bronze Star and was a multiple recipient of the Purple Heart. His faith was a major part of his life, which he strived to achieve on a daily basis. He considered his most meaningful accomplishments in life were being a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His family wishes to thank the nursing staff of the ICU of St. Luke's hospital for their dedication and outstanding kindness in the manner of care they gave him in his final days. He will be missed. William is survived by his wife, Marie C. Peters Murphy at home, one daughter, Georgette Murphy Feldman of Maryland, one granddaughter, Simone Laura Feldman. William is predeceased by three sisters: Evelyn Benkie, Alice Petry, and Helene Welch and two brothers: Raymond and George Murphy. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc., 239 Quassaick Ave. (Rte 94), New Windsor 12553. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Church, Newburgh. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donation in memory of William be made to St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, ICU nursing staff in care of St. Luke's Cornwall Foundation, 70 Dubois St., Newburgh, NY 12553. Arrangements are under the care of Anthony V. Cracolici of the Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc.


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       Myers, Elizabeth M. "Betty" Ketcham, a homemaker and Registered Nurse, and lifelong resident of the area, died Friday August 12, 2005 in Middletown, N.Y. She was 85. The daughter of Frank W. Myers and Sarah Patterson Myers, she was born May 25, 1920 in Newburgh, N.Y. Betty was a member, Deacon and Sunday School teacher of the Otisville-Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church. She was a 4-H leader for over 20 years; was a charter member of the Otisville Country Garden Club; the Wednesday morning Bible Study group; and was a member of a great pinochle group. She loved life and its comforts - to live well, love much and laugh often; and most of all, a Christian with a faith in Jesus Christ, and she would like you to know Jesus Christ is your Lord and Savior. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Horace A. Ketcham Jr., at home in Otisville; two daughters, Cherie K. Rockow and her husband, Duane, of Hamlin, N.Y., and Candy (Elizabeth) Burnett and her husband, Ben, of Middletown; two sons, Horace A. "Lucky" Ketcham III and his wife, Barbara, of San Diego, Calif., and Frank S. Ketcham and his wife, Karen, of Otisville; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four brothers: Alfred Mitchell, Walter, Elwood and Benjamin Myers. Friends may call at the Cornelius, Dodd & Connell, Inc. Funeral Home, 26 Grove St., Middletown, N.Y. on Sunday August 14, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, August 15 in the Otisville-Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church in Otisville with the Rev. Jeffrey Farley officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in the Mt. Hope Plains Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Otisville-Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 628, Otisville, NY 10963.



  • O'Leary, Daniel - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965
    Posted by Pauline Rute Hall 52

       Olsen, Svend Preben died October 14, 2008. He was born 1921 in Rodvig, Denmark, the son of Carl L. and Eline C. Olsen. At the age of 5 he immigrated to the United States with his family, and was raised in Newburgh, New York. Mr. Olsen joined the Army Air Corps in 1942, and served as a group navigator for the Twelfth Air Force in North Africa and the European Theater. He achieved the rank of Captain and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, and the Purple Heart. After the war he married Marie Savage of Newburgh. They raised their family in New York, North Carolina and Florida while he initially pursued a career in aviation, and later in the ceramic tile industry. In 1967 Mr. Olsen moved his family to Gainesville where he was the founder and president of Tile Contractors Supply Co. He maintained his private pilot's license until the age of 80, during which time he and Marie flew to countless destinations throughout the United States. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Marie; sons Erik (Biba), Peter (Maria), Kurt (Robin); daughter Inger Stuart (Stefan); also Dana Olsen and Gene Davis. In addition he is survived by nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, his brothers John Olsen, Carl Olsen and sister Joan Matteson. He was preceded in death by sisters Annabelle Olsen and Inger Embler. Funeral Services will be held at Holy Faith Catholic Church, 747 NW 43rd Street, at 9:00a.m Saturday, Oct. 18. A reception will be held following the funeral service. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are in the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home, Cemeteries, and Crematory.


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       Parrella, Elizabeth Mans  "Betty"  a retired legal secretary, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2003 at home. She was 83. Betty was the daughter of the late Stephen and Jennie Parrella, and was born on January 30, 1920 in Newburgh. The family statement reads: "She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother." Betty leaves behind her husband, Clarence "Casey" Mans of Cornwall; her son, Douglas Mans and his wife, Colleen, and her grandson, Stephen, of New Windsor; her son, Jeffrey Mans and his wife, Sandra, and her grandchildren, Peter, Jennie, Laura, and James, of Loudonville; her brothers, Nicholas Parrella of Cornwall, and Joseph Parrella of Newburgh; her sisters, Edith Moriello and Marie Bower, both of Newburgh; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, John B. Mans. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday, July 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coloni Funeral Home, 3001 Rt. 9W, New Windsor. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 24 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sacred Heart Church, Ann St., Newburgh, NY 12550; or Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550.


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        Parrott, Barbara P. Magill (Bobbie) passed away on April 4th 2012 with loving family at her side. Barbara was born October 9, 1920 in Newburgh, New York, the daughter of Harry F. Parrott and Hortense Reinholdt Parrott. Barbara grew up in New York City and graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and Virginia Intermont College. Barbara was married to the late Stephen Edward Magill, and is the mother of Robyn DeBell (Michael) Stephen W. Magill and Linda P. Magill. She is survived by grandchildren Megan DeBell, Lauren DeBell, Erin Mauel (Peter), Stephen J. Magill, David Peterson (Sharon) and 6 great-grandchildren. Barbara worked as a medical secretary, was an ardent and expert Masters bridge player, and a voracious reader. She lived comfortably and happily at Scottsdale Village Square for a decade and leaves behind many dear friends. Funeral Service will be at 2:00pm, Monday, April 30, at St. Barnabas on the Desert Episcopal Church, 6715 N. Mockingbird Lane, Paradise Valley. In lieu of flowers, her family would appreciate gifts in Barbara's name to Hospice of the Valley , 1510 E. Flower St. Phoenix, AZ 85014 www.hov.org


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       Pecheux, Joan M. Foster, a life long resident of Newburgh and retired bookkeeper for Hudson Sewing, died Saturday, March 17, 2007 at Valley View Nursing Home in Goshen. She was 85. She was born to the late Henry J. and Helena Pollard Pecheux on May 23, 1921 in Newburgh, N.Y. Joan was the widow of George Foster, who died on September 26, 2001. She is survived by her loving children, Michael Foster of Newburgh and Karen Glemming and her husband Robert of Montgomery; a brother, Henry Pecheux of Texas; a sister, Anne Lang of Massachusetts; three grandchildren: Adam Guerino, Mark Foster, and Jeffrey Foster; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Coloni Funeral Home, 3001 Rt. 9W, New Windsor, NY 12553. Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in New Windsor.



  • Pelella, Alfonso - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 13/Apr/2022
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    Poffley, Francis H. - Class of January 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952
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       Polhamus, Willis  Born  Aug. 6, 1920   Died    Oct. 1984   in Newburgh


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      Politi, Elfio "Al"  of Montgomery, NY, a retired Manager for Sears, Middletown and a lifelong resident of the area died Wednesday February 2, 2011. He was 90. The son of the late Joseph and Adele Aguzzi Politi, he was born January 16, 1921 in Newburgh, NY. He served in the Army during World War II having attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Mt. Carmel, Member of the Elks Club, Lodge 109.7, He was a 10 year volunteer at Horton Hospital, and worked on the volunteer ambulance in Greenville. He was widower of Virginia (Calli) Politi, who passed away in 1992. Survivors include his Wife, Adele (Biso) at home Son, Richard Politi and his wife Doreen of Novi, Mi; Daughter, Barbara Politi of Novi, Mi Stepdaughter, Karen Grygas and her companion, Carmine Simone of Montgomery; 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Enzo, Edmund and Peter. A funeral mass will be on Saturday Feb. 12, 2011, 11:30 A.M. at Holy Name of Mary Church, 89 Union St., Montgomery, NY. Cremation was private. In Lieu of flowers it is requested that donations be made in Al's name to the Alzheimers Assoc. or the American Heart Assoc.


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        Ponesse, Thomasina Tangredi entered into rest on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, New York surrounded by her loving family. Thomasina was born June 19, 1921 in Newburgh NY. She was the daughter of Thomas L. Ponesse and Nancy Alfano. Both parents predeceased Thomasina. Thomasina was married to Frank J. Tangredi on September 22, 1946 at Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh NY. A lifelong area resident, Thomasina was a member of Our Lady of Lake Church in the Town of Newburgh NY and a member of the ILGWU (International Ladies Garment Workers Union) Survivors include her husband, Frank at home. Sons, Vincent J. Tangredi and his wife, Kary of Sarasota Fl. Frank Tangredi Jr. and Madeline Sorrentino of Pine Bush, daughter Nancy Tangredi Spampinato and husband Dennis of Newburgh. Brothers, Robert Ponesse and his wife Margaret, Carl Ponesse and his wife Joan, sisters Freida Formato Genevieve Marotta and her husband William and a brother in law Anthony Martini. Grandchildren, Lynn Escuadra and her husband John, Carolyn Rinaldi, Christopher Rinaldi and his wife Melissa, Anthony Tangredi and his wife Melissa, Frank Tangredi III, Treva Verlander and her husband Benjamin, Mathew Tangredi and his wife Sasha, Geremiah Sorrentino, Vincent Spampinato and his wife Terrieann and Denise Spampinato. Great grandchildren, Qiana, Giovanni, Vincent, Thomas, Evangeline, Lucas, Tyler and Louis. She is also survived by several generations of loving nieces and nephews. Thomasina was also predeceased by her brothers, Louis Ponesse and his wife Linda, Thomas Ponesse Jr. and his wife Rose, sister Virginia Martini and brother in law Anthony Formato. Visitation will be Friday, January 18, 2013 from 4pm-8pm at Engel Funeral Home, Inc., 5319 Route 9W, (Middlehope) Newburgh, NY. Friends and family will gather at 10:00am on Saturday January 19, 2013 at the chapel in the Mauso1eum at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, Deacon Tony Ferraiuolo will be officiating. Entombment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery Mausoleum. In Lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Judes Pl. Memphis Tenn. 38105.


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       Pope, Stewart ....Born Oct. 22, 1919 Died June 11, 1988 in Florida


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    Powell, Hayden Born Aug. 17, 1919 Died Nov. 1977  Camera Shy


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    Prokosch, Woodrow   "Woody"     Born Sept. 16, 1918 Died Dec. 9, 1991 in Newburgh  Camera Shy


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    Purcell, Jack Born Nov. 5, 1918 Died May 9, 1990  Camera Shy


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       Revelle, George... Born Mar. 25, 1920 Died April 1970


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       Rifkin, Morton Born Feb. 2, 1921 Died June 1987 in Florida


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       Roe, William P.  of New Windsor, a retired employee of IBM and lifelong resident of the area, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, at home, after a long illness. He was 80. The son of William Roe and Margaret Welch Roe Ward, he was born Nov. 1, 1919, in Newburgh. Mr. Roe served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. He was a member of St. Patrick's Church; 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 444; member and past president of St. Patrick's Holy Name Society; New Windsor American Legion Post 796; member of the IBM Quarter Century Club; and New Windsor Senior Citizens Club. Survivors include his wife, Jean McCurry Roe, whom he married April 6, 1947, in St. Mary's Church, Newburgh, of New Windsor; one daughter, Debra M. Roe of New Windsor; one aunt, Carolyn R. Kenney of New Windsor; five cousins, Charles Welch of New Windsor, Margaret Lightcap, Elizabeth Vaclavicek, Anne Ward and Paul Bennett; and nine nieces and nephews, Patricia Bewick, Marion Long, Carol Naselow, Pamela Ciancio, Kevin Doyle, John Doyle, Kathleen Parisi, Jon Swain and Virginia Middleton. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 21, at the DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in St. Patrick's Church, Grand Street, Newburgh. Entombment will be in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. Arrangements under the direction of DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, Newburgh.


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       Rohan, Francis Frank J. "Pint"  of New Windsor, a retired analyzer for I.B.M., entered into rest on August 31, 2004 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was 84. The son of the late John and Mary Fitzgerald Rohan, he was born December 8, 1919 in Newburgh. He was the husband of Stella Malinowski Rohan to whom he married on September 17, 1938. A WWII Air Force veteran, he was a member of the Newburgh Elks, Newburgh Softball Hall of Fame, and Osiris Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Stella, at home; one son, Geoffrey Rohan of Garrison; and three grandchildren, Geoffrey, Adam, and Megan. He was predeceased by three brothers, John, Edward, and William; and two sisters, Elizabeth Lamey and Marie Benedict. The Mass will be announced at a later date. Cremation will be at Cedar Hill Crematory. NP


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      Rosenthal, Arlene Pagar - Nana, age 91, beloved wife for 72 years of Alfred Pagar, passed away on June 5, 2012 at the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, CT. Arlene was a recent resident of New Haven, and was previously from New Britain, CT and Pampano Beach, Florida. She was born in Newburgh, New York, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Lena Rosenthal, and this is where she developed her skills as a dancer and thrilled her entire family with her grace and skillful dancing at all the family functions. Arlene had a witty sharp mind, was very friendly and belonged to several bridge clubs both in Florida and up North. She always carried herself with class and dignity and was a beautiful woman both inside and out. Arlene is survived by her husband Alfred, sister Doris Rosenthal, and four children; Sheila Kerzner and her husband Michael, Dr. David Pagar and his wife Valerie, Lois Ravage-Mass, Pamela Kennedy and her husband Chuck, 15 grandchildren, Dr. Daniel Kerzner, Douglas Kerzner and wife Carolyn, Matthew Kerzner and wife Carrie, Julie Kerzner Keery and husband Brian, Amanda Pagar Wein and husband David, Dr. Joshua Pagar and wife Clara Barnhart, Dana Pagar and husband Jon Krasner, Erica Ravage Wright and husband Peter, Dr. Jessica Mass-Levitt and husband Jeff, Bret Ravage and husband Aaron Rosen, Daniel Mass, Lindsay Ravage and husband Andy Schwartz, Jordan Kennedy, Taylor Kennedy, and Rachel Kennedy and an amazing legacy of 21 great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her twin brother, Jordan Rosenthal and her sons-in law, Stephen Ravage and Norman Mass. Nana was the Matriarch of the Kerzner, Pagar, Ravage-Mass, Kennedy family. She was very involved in nearly every aspect of the lives of the three generations of her loving progeny and she will be sadly missed. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, June 7th at 11:00 AM from The Abraham L Green and Son Funeral Home 88 Beach Road Fairfield, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Arlene can be made to the Stephen Howard Ravage Memorial fund at Congregation Beth-El in Fairfield, CT or to the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, CT.


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         Rulli, Santina Violet McCann  90, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center, Guilderland, NY. She had been a resident of Newburgh for 80 years. Daughter of the late Joseph "Cesidio" and Philomena Zariello Rulli, she was born on November 4, 1919 in Newburgh. She married William McCann on April 25, 1943. Santina's journey on the train of life was one she led boldly and strongly. She always had the courage of her convictions. She was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing. She was a retired registered nurse of St. Luke's Hospital; instructor and Associate Administrator of St. Luke's School of Nursing; and a retired Senior Caseworker of Orange County Department of Social Services. She was immensely proud of her profession as a nurse and found great joy in her service to others. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Catholic Daughters of America, Court Patricia #195, Red Hat Society and St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing Alumni. All of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren have fond memories of her in the kitchen and garden. We will live on with the memories of her love, guidance and ever presence knowing we were cherished in her eyes. Survivors include her brother, Joseph P. Rulli of Poughkeepsie, NY; daughters, Barbara Avgerinos of Guilderland, NY, Mary Straka-Miller and her husband, Tom of Clayton, NC, Jean McCann-Meineker and her husband, James of Campbell Hall, NY; grandchildren: Michelle Mink and her husband, Joseph, Kelly Avgerinos, Andrew Straka and his wife, Cynthia, Tracy Zeender and her husband, Peter, Elisabeth Lewis and her husband, Steven, Jason Buinicky and his fianceÚ, Nad'a Kotkova, Jennifer Sanchez and her husband, Alvaro; step-grandchildren, Michelle Meineker and Suzanne Clark and her husband Bryan; great-grandchildren: Cassandra Mink, Katina Lewis, Victoria Mink, Rebecca and Emily Straka, Serena Lewis, Gabrielle, Christian, Anya and Abigail Sanchez, Erik Buinicky, Cierra, Desiree, and David Clark; several nieces and nephews. Her husband, William McCann, son-in-law, Andrew Straka and sister, Jean Russell predeceased her. The family would like to extend their gratitude and thanks for the loving care given to our mother by the angels on Guadalupe unit at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center. Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, August 8, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 9, at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home. To send a personal condolence or for directions, please visit BrooksFH.com or call 845-561-8300.



  • Schenaman, Mary Meneely - Class of June 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952
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       Selke, Dorothy Goodwin "Dot"  of Newburgh, a retired Teacher for the Newburgh City School District and lifetime resident of the area, entered into rest on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at home. She was 85. Daughter of the late Albert and Rose Herman Selke, Dot was born July 1, 1921 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Arthur Goodwin, who predeceased her in 1998. Dot was a graduate of Newburgh Schools, SUNY New Paltz and Columbia University. She was a parishioner of Christ Lutheran Church, a member of the Opti "Mrs." Club, N.Y.S. Teachers Association, and the Retired Teachers Association. Dot lived her life to the fullest. She very much loved her late husband Arthur, and she loved to travel. She will be dearly missed by her loving cousins: Peggy Briggs of Troy, Eleanor Gibbons of N.J., Lorraine Halstead of Newburgh, Charles Lunsman of California, Ruth Reniff of Ithaca, N.Y., and Bill Selke of Massachusetts; and dear friends: Eleanor and Sam Sloan, Mildred Luedtke, Anthony Palkovic, Sonia Roberts, Alexandria Bevier, Victoria Bevier, Helen Medler, Hilda Cox, Janell McNair, Veronica Feist, Donna Liebgold, Maria Timburger, Sharon Lesane and Michelle Rich. Visitation will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, January 28 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A funeral service will be held at 2:45 p.m. on Monday, January 29 in Christ Lutheran Church, Newburgh. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh.


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      Seyfferth, Ursula G. Frank, at the exceptional age of 95, passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015. She was a resident of Bedford Hills for over 50 years. Born in Berlin, Germany to George and Gerta Seyfferth in 1919, her family emigrated to Newburgh, NY when she was 9 years of age. Ursula attended the local schools and graduated from the Newburgh Free Academy. In 1939 she married Emil P Frank in Newburgh where their son Richard was born. In 1941 they moved to The Bronx and owned and operated the Pelham Bay Bake Shop for over 20 years. They later moved to Mt Kisco where they owned and operated the Village Bake Shop from 1960 to 1971. Ursula was a volunteer at Northern Westchester Hospital and F.I.S.H. (Friends In Service Helping).She was also a long time member of The Lutheran Church of The Resurrection, Mt. Kisco. Ursula was predeceased by her beloved husband Emil in 1995 and her brother Hans Seyfferth of Oram, Utah in 1978. Ursula is survived by her son Richard (Edie) Somers, N.Y.; Grandson Erik (Margaret) of Brooktondale, NY; Granddaughter; Krista Toba (Andreas) of Bedford Hills, NY. Great Grandsons Niko Toba 4 1/2 yrs, Dante Toba 3 1/2 yrs and Sebastian Frank 3yrs and a Niece, Linda Ward of Murray, Utah. Her family will receive friends on Monday, February 16th at Clark Associates Funeral Home, 4 Woods Bridge Rd, Katonah, NY from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. The funeral service will be Tuesday, February 17th, at The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Mt. Kisco. at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection



  • Smith, Laura Harrison - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 10/Nov/2019
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    Smurra, Blanche Hearns - Class of January 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 07/Jun/2018
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      Snyder, Charles "Charlie" B. a long time resident of and a former local business owner in the Village of Montgomery, died Thursday, March 27, 2003. He was 82. The son of Mr. Charles A. and Ethel Stevens Snyder, he was born May 28, 1920 in Newburgh. He was a WW II Army veteran and received a Purple Heart medal; a 52-year member of Wallkill Hook, Ladder and Hose Company, Montgomery Fire Department and a long time member of the the First Presbyterian Church of Montgomery. A family statement reads, "He was a devoted family man who truly loved the Village of Montgomery." Charlie had been married to his late wife, Catherine Lynn for nearly 50 years. Survivors include his two beloved sons, Peter C. Snyder with his wife, Deborah, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Steven F. Snyder with his wife, Nina, of Bloomingburg, N.Y. Charlie was also the proud grandfather of Joshua and Kari Snyder of Cincinnati and Derek and Taryn Snyder of Boston, Mass. and Bloomingburg respectively; and several nieces and nephews. He is also pre-deceased by his two brothers, Harrison and Edward; and his sister, Charlotte. A visitation service will be held at Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union Street, Montgomery on Monday, March 31 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. By Charlie's request the burial will be private and at the convenience of the family at Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Milz will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pipe and Pillar Fund First Presbyterian Church, Clinton St. Montgomery


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       Solomon, Edward ...Born May 22, 1921 Died May 1981


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    Stevens, (Sarah) Elizabeth Thorne our mother and friend, died July 5, 2011, a life-long resident of Newburgh/New Windsor. She was born July 23, 1920, daughter of Alonzo W. and Sarah Elizabeth (McNeil) Stevens in Newburgh, NY. She graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and worked locally at the French Pastry Bakery and Welfare Dept. She married her high school sweetheart, Charles Rhodes Thorne, on February 24, 1946 when he returned home from the Army. Her beloved husband predeceased her on January 18, 2005. She is survived by her loving daughters, Dorothy Blesse of UT, Ruth (Vincent) Gordon of New Windsor, NY and Barbara (Timothy) Diamond of NC. She loved her family unconditionally, especially her grandchildren: Barbara Whittaker, Cherie Kilpatrick, Heather Reed, Matthew Blesse, Michelle Kearney and Kevin Gordon. She has 10 great-grandchildren: Kaylynn, Dylan, Adrianna, Britni, Shaun, Erinn, Robert, Nicole, Tyler and Sarah, and one great-great-grandchild, Lancer. She is survived by several sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and a cousin. She was predeceased by her parents, sister and best friend, Dorothy Cooper and brothers: Alonzo, Ralph, Donald, Elmer and Robert Stevens. She was also predeceased by her beloved son-in-law, Frederick Blesse. She was a member of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church for 65 years where she served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher and pal to many Pioneer Girls. We take comfort in knowing she had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She enjoyed growing flowers. She also loved taking care of children which she did for grandchildren and several local families. The family wishes to extend gratitude to Hospice of Orange and the staff at Elant, Newburgh. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange or Deacons Fund at Bethlehem Church. Graveside services will be at Bethlehem Cemetery, Corner of Route 94 & Jackson Ave, New Windsor, on Friday, July 8, at 10 a.m. Pastor Jose Rodriguez from Goodwill Presbyterian Church will officiate. Funeral Services provided by Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-534-9424 or www.quigleybros.com



  • Stillwaggon, Ruth Beck - Class of 1938 (January) - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 31/Jul/2019

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       Taylor, Gordon passed away in 1991. He graduated in the class of 1938 and was a life long resident of Newburgh. He worked as a machinist for the old Newburgh Bleachery on Lake Street and later for Lightron of Cornwall. He had four sons and a daughter, all graduates of NFA.


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      Terwilliger, Bernice "Betty" T. Weeks of the Town of Newburgh, a retired telephone operator for New York Telephone, entered into rest Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Newburgh. She was 90. Betty was the daughter of the late Nial and Marguerite Tilford Terwilliger, and was born December 10, 1921 in Newburgh. Betty was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, the Community Garden Club of Newburgh, UCT, and the Telephone Pioneers of America. A special thank you to Dr. Eugene Schreiner for the wonderful care given to Betty. Survivors include her sons: Edward N. Weeks and his wife, Pamela of Highland, NY, John Weeks and his wife, Susan of Gibsonia, PA, and Richard Weeks and his wife, Mary of Auburn, CA; a daughter, Margery Colombo and husband, Anthony of the Town of Newburgh; a sister, Joan Kucyk of Mt. Dora, FL.; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward A. Weeks. Visitation for family and friends will take place Monday, February 20, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd., (Rte 32) Newburgh, NY. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, at Grace United Methodist Church, 468 Broadway, Newburgh. Pastor Evelyn McDonald will officiate. Entombment will follow the service at Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Rte 9W, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations in Betty's and Edward Weeks memory to National Parkinson Foundation Inc., 1501 NW 9 Ave, Bob Hope Rd., Miami, FL 33136-1494. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of White & Venuto Funeral Home, 845-562-6550, visit www.whiteandvenutofuneralhome.com


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    Thompson, Charles - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 30/Dec/2019
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    Thompson, Charles "Bunny"    Born Feb. 14,1920 Died Aug. 1966   Camera Shy


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       Tighe, William Born Dec. 1, 1919 Died Sept. 1980 in New Jersey


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        Tiso, Joseph of Newburgh, NY died August 13, 2008 in Westchester Medical Center.  He was born May 26, 1920 in Newburgh, NY to Philomena Smurra and Nichola Tiso.  He married Margaret Lewis Tiso on November 26, 1947 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, NY.  He was employed as a sporting goods buyer for Roskin Brothers, Middletown, NY. He retired in 1981.  Joseph scored 30 points in one game in Newburgh City League Men's Basketball setting city record. He was a gold medalist at NY Senior Olympics Mens Tennis, life member of the American Legion and Catholic War Veterans. He served in the U.S. Navy in Pacific Theater during World War II from 1942-1945. He was a member of the Bachelors Club, Newburgh; New Windsor Senior Citizens and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.  Survivors include his wife, Margaret of Wyalusing, PA; seven children: Joseph Tiso Jr. (Kathryn) of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Christine Keeney (Tracy) of Wyalusing, PA, Theresa Tiso of Miller Place, NY, Mary T. Moxham (George) of Cottekill, NY, James Tiso of Newburgh, NY, Carol Maddalena (Rob) of Hyde Park, NY, and John Tiso of North Palm Beach, FL; eight grandchildren: Maggie Major, John Keeney, Jeffrey Keeney, Sarah Tiso, Amy Tiso, Francis Anderson, Kyle Anderson, and Alexander Anderson; two great grandchildren, Abby & Thomas Major; one aunt, Blanche Hearns of Newburgh, NY. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many, many friends.  He was predeceased by one sister, Louise Warren, who passed away March, 1998; two uncles and five aunts. Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, August 15 at Brooks Funeral home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, August 16 at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Newburgh.


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       Tompkins, Joseph Born Oct. 7, 1919 Died Aug. 1984 in Florida


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    Tower, David E. - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965

  • Ushman, Selma Hoffman - Class of 1938 - Pauline Rute Hall 1952
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           Valentine, Anthony Joseph  of Newburgh, a lifetime area resident, entered into rest on Friday, November 28, 2014 in Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 94. Anthony was born April 22, 1920 in Newburgh to Nicholas and Rose (Bontempo) Valentine, who immigrated to America from Carunchio, Italy. He was the past Vice-President of Val-Ron Corporation in Newburgh. The best years of his life were the years he proudly served his country with the US Marines, and the wonderful years he was married to the love of his life, Kathryn (Rehrey) Valentine. Kathryn predeceased Anthony in 1979. He is survived by his three daughters, Kathleen Valentine of Kingston, JoAnne Valentine Simonian and her husband Sarkis of Saugerties, and Judith Bailey and her husband Michael of Saugerties; his brother, Emil Valentine of Newburgh; four grandchildren, David, Alicia, Jason and Katie; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and family friends. In addition to his wife Kathryn, he was predeceased by his son, Anthony Joseph Valentine, Jr. in 1992; and three brothers, Thomas, Nicholas and Joseph Valentine. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Monday, December 1 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Tuesday, December 2 in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, with burial following in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Arrangements under the care of Brooks Funeral Home. To send a personal condolence, please visit www.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.


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    Van Dyke, John "Johnnie"      Born Mar. 4, 1919 Died Oct. 21, 1998  Camera Shy


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       Venuti, Philip ..Born Dec. 1, 1918 Died June 15, 1989


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    Weaver, Josephine Hoppenstedt    "Jo"  of Wallkill, a homemaker and lifetime resident of the area, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, in Westchester Medical Center, Pleasantville. She was 79. The daughter of the late Harry and Susan Evans Weaver, she was born Nov. 11, 1920, in Newburgh. She was the widow of Raymond Hoppenstedt. Mrs. Hoppenstedt was a member of the Leptondale Bible Church in Newburgh. Survivors include one son, Stephen Hoppenstedt of Modena; three daughters, Betty Sue Lyells of Cedar Crest, N.M., Bonnie Ward of Plainfield, N.J. and Fay Hammond of Newburgh; one brother, Harry Weaver of Newburgh; one sister, Jeannette Stillwagon of Newburgh; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Copeland Funeral Home, 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Leptondale Bible Church, Newburgh. Pastor Jim Pittman will officiate. Burial will follow in Friends Cemetery, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Leptondale Bible Church for their missions. Camera Shy


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       Weeks, Edward Born June 8, 1920 Died July 29, 1998 in Newburgh


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    Wells, Gertrude Laffin - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 27/Aug/2017
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    Wescott, Priscilla Louise Kschinka - Class of 1938 - Fran Olson Gustafson 1965 03/Dec/2019
    Posted by Pauline Rute Hall 52

       Wiest, Kathryn Agnew of Marlboro, died Sunday, June 18, 2006 at home. She was 85 years old. The daughter of the late Homer Wiest and the late Emma Baxter, she was born in Newburgh on January 31, 1921. She was a lifelong resident of the Marlboro area. Kathryn was widowed by the late Robert Agnew. Kathryn was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Middlehope Fire Company, Business and Professional Women in Newburgh, Legal Secretary Association and worked as a Legal Secretary for Seymour Greenblatt. Survivors include son, Robert and his wife, Amy Agnew of Marlboro; daughters, Malinda and her husband, Daniel Pagano of Marlboro, Nancy Agnew of Florida and Kathie Kuhn of Newburgh; brother, Homer Wiest of Marlboro; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 21, 2006 from 4-7 p.m. at The DiDonato Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at The DiDonato Funeral Home, Thursday, June 22, 2006 at 10 a.m. The officiating clergy will be the Rev. Charles Low. Burial will take place Thursday, June 22, 2006 in the Cedar Hill Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley N.Y. Chapter, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Ste. 203, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4027.


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       Woolsey, Roger ...Born Dec. 17, 1920 Died March 1986 in Colorado


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       Woska, Anthony ...Born Aug. 3, 1920 Died Sept. 1968


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