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Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Adams, Edna

Edna "Midge" Adams Giangrasso, of Highland, N.Y. a bookkeeper for Effron-Meenan Fuel Oil in Poughkeepsie, retired since 1998, and a longtime resident of Highland, formerly of Newburgh, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Vassar Brothers Hospital. She was 67. The daughter of Elvin R. Adams and Anna May Fredericks, she was born Oct. 10, 1933, in Newburgh. She was married to Prospero ("Gin") Giangrasso Jr. on Sept. 2, 1956, at St. Patrick's Church, Newburgh. He predeceased her on May 5, 2000. A Graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, she was a member of St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Highland. Survivors include three daughters, Karen Morales of Highland, Susan Weiss of Marlboro and Diana Sroka of Auburn, N.Y; one son, James Giangrasso of Highland; two sisters, Ruth Gowdy of New Windsor and Helen Foster of Gloversville, N.Y; two brothers, John "Jack" Adams of Accord and Roy Adams of Newburgh; 11 grandchildren; and 19 nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Elvin Adams and Charles Adams. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home Inc., 38 Main St., Highland. A gathering will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the funeral home, followed by a 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Highland. Burial will be in Lloyd Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, Md. 20852. Arrangements are under the direction of the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home Inc., Highland.


Posted by Lorraine Rute Cross 1955

    Alisandrelli, John Robert

John Robert Alisandrelli, of Napanoch, a life long resident of the area, died March 11, 2007 at Albany Medical Center, Albany, N.Y. He was 72 years of age. The son of the late Michael and Anna Alisandrelli, he was born on July 11, 1934 in Newburgh, N.Y. John was very proud of serving in the United States Marine Corps; he worked for the City of Newburgh Planning Department for a number of years, Shaw Engineering and was Vice President for MJA Developers. John was a loving and devoted father and will be sorely missed by his family. He is survived by his children, John and his wife MaryEllen of Chester, N.Y., Paul of Newburgh, N.Y. and Elizabeth of Clearwater, Fla., Leo of Napanoch, N.Y., Jeff of Newburgh, N.Y. and Michael and his wife Sandy of Palm Harbor Fla. His grandchildren, Michael, Gina and Amber and his two great grandchildren, Deanna and Joseph also survive him. John was predeceased by his son Timothy and brother Michael. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 16, 2007 during the hours of 7 to 9 P.M. at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, 3 Hudson Street, Chester, NY 10918 Services will be held on Saturday, March 17 at 11:00 A.M. at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers. Interment will follow at the family plot in Calvary Cemetery, Route 94 and 9 W, New Windsor, N.Y. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Thomas F. Flynn of Flynn Funeral. For directions to the funeral home or to send a condolence to the family please visit www.flynnfh.com or call 845-469-2525 or 800-750-8021

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Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

     Anderson, Patricia "Pat" Corrado

Patricia "Pat" Anderson Corrado of Newburgh, entered into rest on Monday,September 1, 2008 in Albany Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was 73. Daughter of the late Grover and Margaret Murphy Anderson, she was born August 14, 1935 in West Point. She was married to the late Benjamin Corrado. Mom was a fighter whose strength of spirit and determination allowed her to battle through the toughest of life's challenges. She was an avid sports fan and joyously followed the efforts of her husband, children, grandchildren and of course her beloved Yankees and Giants. Her beautiful hand tilled garden brightened the whole neighborhood. Her warm heart and gentle good humor will be sadly missed by all who came in contact with her. Survivors include her loving children, Joseph, Donald and his wife Liz, and Benjamin, all of Newburgh, Michael of Wallkill, and Diane Holbert and her husband, Greg of Walden; brothers, Hilliard "Bud" and his wife Barbara, Gerald "Corkey", Donald and his wife Ernestine and Howard Anderson, all of Newburgh; sister Judy Case of Newburgh, granchildren Marc, Michael and Alexander Corrado, James Holbert and Julianne Holbert; Marc's mother, Diane Corrado, Michael and Alexander's mother Rosemary Corrado; special friend, Rose Etri; aunts, Betty Soltich, Louise and Maryann Murphy, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, June, Marcia and Joan Anderson and brother-in-law Stephen Case. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave. Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 5, in St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 419 E. Main St. Middletown, NY 10940.


Posted by Dom Colotti - '48

  Atwood, Lorraine F.

Lorraine F. Atwood, a longtime resident of Beacon, N.Y., and formerly of Newburgh, died on Thursday, April 12, 2007 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus in Newburgh. She was 71. Lorraine was born on February 12, 1936 in Newburgh to the late Austin and Frances Mandigo Atwood. Lorraine was a retired Executive Secretary for I.B.M. in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She was a member of the Friends of Young Morse Society in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Lorraine is survived by close friends that were like family to her. She was predeceased by her sisters, Dorothy Lahey and Patricia Atwood. The family will be present to receive friends on Sunday, April 16, 2007 from 3-5 p.m. at Coloni Funeral Home, 3001 Route 9W, New Windsor. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, April 16, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Cold Spring Cemetery, 36 Peekskill Road, Cold Spring, N.Y. with Most Rev. Gnana Dhas officiating. Interment to follow in Cold Spring Cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Coloni Funeral Home.


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  Atwood, Patricia

Patricia Atwood, a retired office clerk and resident of Newburgh, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2006 at home. She was 69. A daughter of the late Austin Atwood and Frances Mandigo, she was born February 12, 1936 in Newburgh, N.Y. Patricia was a graduate of N.F.A, Class of 1953. She is survived by her sister, Lorraine F. Atwood of Beacon, N.Y. Funeral services and burial will be private.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Baker, Doris


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      Barnes, Judith Suzanne

Judith Suzanne Barnes, 78, of Wallingford, departed this life June 25, 2012. Born in Newburgh, NY, December 14, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Mary Rome King and Joseph Stewart Barnes. She was a longtime resident of West Haven and retired from the V.A. Medical Center in West Haven after many years of service. Ms. Barnes is survived by her daughters, Druscilla Coleman, Ramona Douglas, Desiree Knox, Judith Martin and Davida Coleman Davis. A celebration of Ms. Barnes' life and legacy will be held Monday, July 2, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church, 28 North St., Milford. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:30-11:00 A.M. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, NY. Online guestbook available at:www.curvinkcouncil.com


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

  Joan P. Bartal Fletcher, of New Windsor, a lifetime area resident, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. She was 77. Daughter of the late Henry and Edith (Queens) Bartal, she was born February 14, 1936 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Thomas Fletcher, who predeceased her in 2000. Joan was a self-employed hairdresser in her earlier years, then waitressed at many diners in the local area. She is survived by her granddaughter, Melissa Hughes and her husband Charles and their daughters Isabella and Hunter of Nevada; and her grandsons, Blas Barerra Jr., Zachary Barerra and Brandon Barerra. In addition to her husband Thomas, she was predeceased by two daughters, Linda Fletcher and Sharon Barerra. Visitation will be held from 12-1 pm on Monday, February 3 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A graveside service will be held following visitation at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, New Windsor.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Bauer, Richard  -  Born 12-23-35 and died in May 1990


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Baum, Barbara

Barbara Baum, NFA class of 1953  Barbara Baum  (not married) died 12/13/1998 at Fort Lauderdale, Fl.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

    James P. Bloomer, age 78, of the Town of Newburgh, died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. Mr. Bloomer was born November 4, 1935 in Newburgh. He is the son of the late Roland and the late Gertrude (Mansfield) Bloomer. He married Marcella Del Villano. James was a United States Navy Veteran. He worked for IBM in Fishkill as a Quality Control Technician before his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Marcella at home; his daughters: Marcellina and her husband, John Eng, Sr. of New Windsor and Jody Ann and her husband, Paul Makara of Garnerville; his brother, John Bloomer of Texas; sisters: Elizabeth Maher of California and Claire Flannery of Newburgh; sisters-in-law: Angie Bloomer of Newburgh and Josephine Bloomer of Newburgh; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. James is predeceased by his son, Angelo "Jack" Bloomer; his grandson, John Eng, Jr.; brothers: Richard, Roland and William Bloomer; his sister, Eleanor Havens. Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro. A traditional Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ the King Catholic Church, 209 Takora Trail, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. 845-236-4300, www.didonatofuneralservice.com


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

    Boice, Audrey M. Spreer

Audrey Boice-Spreer, died February 9, 1995 at Newburgh NY.  Audrey was born November 1935 in Newburgh to Howard Boice and Sophia Miller Boice.  She was married to Charles Spreer and graduated in 1953 from Newburgh Free Academy.  Survivors include her husband; 3 sons, Daniel, Michael and Timmy; a daughter, Constance Spreer Wagner, her 3 sisters Joan Boice Malcolm and her husband William, Mildred Boice Schoonmaker and her husband Hart, Christine Boice Finkenauer; 1 brother Howard Boice and his wife Dorothy Sendall. She was predeceased by her brother-in-law Gunther Finkenauer.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Brune, Shirley

Shirley Brune Eckert, Wallkill, N.Y.  a homemaker and an avid flower gardener, died died March 15, 2004 at Cornwall Hospital. She was 68. The daughter of Kenneth Brune and the late Grace Van Duzer Brune, who died in 1977, she was born April 15, 1935 in Newburgh. Survivors include her father, Kenneth Brune of New Paltz; her husband of 48 years William Eckert of Wallkill; two daughters, Sherri Siddle and her husband Joseph of Moravia, N.Y., Susan Rothbort and husband Al of Roanoke, Va.; her son, William Eckert and wife Elena of Beacon, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Brune and wife Lola of Pine Bush; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Thursday, March 18 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Inc., 318 No. Montgomery St., Newburgh. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 19 at 10 a.m. at St., Francis Church, Benkard Ave., Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Route 9W North, Newburgh. Arrangements under the care of Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home.


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   Burger, Dorothea


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   Burwell, Theodore

Theodore Burwell,  Born Jan. 26, 1935 Died Feb. 1987


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   Butler, Donald


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   Carlstrom, Eleanor

Eleanor R. Carlstrom Valenti, of Latham, died suddenly Friday, May 5, 2000, at home. She was 65. She was born and educated in Newburgh and had resided in Latham for the past 28 years. Mrs. Valenti had worked as a stenographer at the Albany County Civil Service Department for 18 years, retiring in 1998. She was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church; and member of the church choir. She was the beloved wife of 45 years to Philip A. Valenti; devoted and loving mother to Anthony C. Valenti of Clifton Park, Petrina C. Mendez of Watervliet, Philip A. Valenti Jr. of Athens, Helene C. Valenti and Julie A. Valenti, both of Arcadia, Calif. Denise M. Valenti of Scotia and Kathleen M. Brennan and Joseph C. Valenti, both of Latham; sister of Hilda Friedle, William Carlstrom, Helen Paden, Jack Carlstrom and Eileen Conover, all of Newburgh; beloved grandmother of Anthony, Kristina, Jessica, Kailee, Kassandra, Karah, Joshua, Jeremy, David, Katie, Mark, Matthew and Joseph; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 8, at the New Comer-Cannon Family Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie. Funeral services will be held at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 9 a.m. in St. Ambrose Church, Latham.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Christenson, Marilyn M.

Marilyn M. Christenson Trzyzewski,  died February 19, 2005. She was 69. She was born March 25, 1935 in Newburgh, N.Y. Beloved wife of Henry Trzyzewski. Loving mother of David (Belinda) and Mark (Susan). Cherished grandmother of Abigail Trzyzewski. Dear sister of Helen (Elmer) Preiss of Poteet, TX and Kathy (Bela) Hegedus of Pine Bush, NY. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Services Thursday at 9:30 AM from the Kazmierczak Funeral Home Inc., 3640 Clinton St (1 block east of Union) and in Queen of Heaven RC Church at 10:15 AM. The family will be present Wednesday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment St. Matthew Cemetery West Seneca, NY. Donations to the American Diabetes Association will be appreciated. Published in the Times Herald-Record on 2/23/2005.


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   Clapper, Russell


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   Cocchia, Jennie McDaniel     Died 1979nter>


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    Coleman, Eugene H.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Coleman, Eugene M.

Posted by Lorraine Rute Cross - 55  Eugene M. Coleman, formerly of Newburgh, N.Y. entered into rest Tuesday, November 21, 2006 in Norfolk, Va. He was 72. The son of the late Samuel and Reba Coleman, of Newburgh, he was born September 22, 1934 in New York City. A resident of Newburgh, until 1990, Eugene was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and a devout member of St. Patrick's Church. He was also an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his beloved brother, Rodney of Tampa, Fla.; niece Terri of Plymouth Meeting, Pa.; nephew, Stephen of Los Angeles, Calif.; an aunt, Bette Beldon; and cousins, Julia and Harold of Vineland, N.J. and loving friends, Wellington Eggleston and Anna Mitchell of Norfolk, Va. Inurnment will take place in the mausoleum at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, next to his mother and father at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, December 14, 2006. Arrangements under the care of White and Venuto Funeral Home, N. Plank Rd., Newburgh.


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   Collins, William


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   Coykendall, Barbara A. Calcagni

Barbara A. Coykendall Calcagni, 72, of Venice, Florida passed away peacefully on March 19, 2008 with her husband and children by her side. She was born September 6, 1935 in Newburgh, NY. She married Cosmo Calcagni, who survives at home, on February 20, 1955. Prior to moving to Venice 13 years ago, she resided in Hyde Park. Barbara was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and the Venice East Golf Association. She was a graduate of the D.C. BOCES LPN program and worked at Ferncliff Nursing Home. She loved working in her garden, and was always knitting afghans for friends and family. She enjoyed playing Bingo and was an avid golfer who won many awards. A warm, loving and very spiritual person, she was always ready with a laugh or a hug for a friend in need. She will be deeply missed by her husband of 53 years, her children and their spouses; Cathy McCue and Jose Morillo of Poughkeepsie, Joanne and Tom Lown of Hyde Park, Gary and Darlene Calcagni of Hyde Park; her much loved grandchildren; Nicole Perkins, Heather DiTrocchio, Steven and Alan Lown, and Scott and Stacy Calcagni, her great-grandchildren; Ricky, Ayva, Megan, Brandon, Kayla and Gabrielle and her beloved pet Papillon, Sassy. She is also survived her three brothers; Roy and Edward Coykendall of Newburgh and Doug Kendall of Seattle, WA. She was predeceased by her sister, Jean Whitney. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Venice at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 25, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church 513 Nassau St., Venice, Fl. 34285 or TideWell Hospice & Palliative Care 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, Fl. 34238.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

    Dayton, Nancy A. Elliott 

Nancy A. Dayton Elliott, 77, of North Lake Avenue Troy NY, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at her residence in the loving comfort and care of her family. Born in Newburgh, New York she was the daughter of the late Charles Harold and Alma Leffert Dayton and the beloved wife of over 50 years of Robert D. Elliott who passed away on May 15, 2005. Mrs. Elliott retired from R.P.I. Devoted mother of Robert C. (Jennifer) Elliott of Troy, Thomas A. (Terri) Elliott of Malta and Mark S. (Michelle) Elliott of Speigletown, sister of Florence Amoroso of Troy and the late Charles R. Dayton, cherished grandmother of Lindsey A. Elliott of Troy and Olivia K. and Mark R. Elliott, both of Speigletown, aunt of Karen Ann Amoroso and cousin of Steve (Elaine) Leffert. Funeral service will be held on Monday morning at 9:15 a.m. at the Morris - Stebbins - Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street in Troy, where Rev. Randall P. Patterson, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church, Sycaway will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Interment will be held in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, the family desires that memorial contributions be made to the Community Hospice of Rensselaer, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144, in memory of Nancy A. Elliott. Her family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to The Community Hospice of Rensselaer for their loving assistance that was provided to their family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Morris - Stebbins - Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180. Phone: (518) 272-3930.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Dellamarca, Desiree


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   DeMuth, Barbara

Barbara P. DeMuth Bauer, Town of Newburgh, N.Y. a retired administrative assistant for West Point, died Thursday, March 20, 2003 at St. Luke's hospital. She was 67. The daughter of Theodore and Margaret Morgan DeMuth, she was born June 25, 1935 in Newburgh. She was the widow of Richard Bauer. Survivors include two sons, Timothy Bauer of Debary, Fla. and Richard "Dick" Bauer and his wife, Annette, of Walden; one brother, Theodore DeMuth of Campbell Hall; one sister, Joan Crawford of Damascus, Md.; and three grandsons, Ricky, Matthew and Sean. She was predeceased by a daughter, Megan; husband, Richard; and sister, Ann Hayden. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, March 23 at the Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home Inc., 318 N. Montgomery St., Newburgh. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 24 at St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. Father William Scafidi will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Wndsor. Arrangements were made by Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Newburgh.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Donato, Rose Hedlund

Rose Donato Hedlund,  Born May 20, 1935, Died Dec. 6, 1995


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   Doulin, Nancy


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   Ferguson, Donald

Donald G. Ferguson, of New Windsor, a retired Supervisor for Central Hudson in Roseton and lifetime area resident, entered into rest Tuesday, January 24, 2006 in Mt. Sinai Hospital. He was 70. Son of the late Harold and Dorothy Burwell Ferguson, he was born November 2, 1935 in Newburgh. He was married to the late Dolores Ferguson. Donald proudly served his country in the US Navy. He enjoyed fishing and boating, and was a member of the Cornwall Yacht Club. Survivors include his daughter, Melanie Ferguson of New Windsor; his sister, Jean Walker of Cornwall; his nephew, Jerry Walker and his wife Kim of Gardiner; and several great nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, January 30 at the Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A memorial liturgy will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday evening. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit Brooks-DiDonato.com.

Posted by Charlie Hager  Don,   We are going to miss you at the Cornwall Yacht Club.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Fescoe, Robert

Robert D. "Bobby" Fescoe, 66, of Sunrise Avenue, Town of Ulster died at his home Thursday, May 23, 2002. Born in Cornwall, New York, October 15, 1935, he is the son of the late John and Frances Shaw Fescoe. A United States Marine Corp Veteran he served from December 1954 to December 1957. he was employed by The United States Post Office until his retirement. Prior to his illness he was employed, by North East Data Destruction. He was a former manager at Town of Ulster, Little League, Girl's Softball, and former Coach of Saint Catherine Labourne Basketball. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Barbara M. Augustine Fescoe; four daughters, Denise Rhoades and her husband, Joseph of Highland, Lisa Petramale and her husband, John of Town of Ulster, Nadine Ferraro and her husband, Jim of Town of Ulster, Beverly Hricisak and her husband, Thomas of Kingston; one sister, Beverly Leslie of Dorsett, Vt.; one brother, John Fescoe Jr. of Marlboro, N.Y. Proud "Papa" of Jimmy, Alisondra, Sophia, Dima, Joseph, Thomas and Ava Rose. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Friends will be received at The Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Avenue, Kingston, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, May 26. The funeral procession will form Monday, May 27, at 12:00 noon, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. in Saint Mary's Church, Kingston. Burial will be in Hurley Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to: Saint Mary's Church, 166 Broadway, Kingston, N.Y. 12401. Arrangements were made by Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., Kingston.


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   Fowler, Robert


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    Fry, Gordon

Gordon W. "Sonny" Fry Sr., Newburgh, N.Y. a retired corrections officer for Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center in Middletown and longtime resident of the area, entered into rest Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at home. He was 67. The son of the late Gordon and Ella Petersen Fry, he was born October 20 , 1935 in Brooklyn. Gordon graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954 to 1956 as Private First Class, where he received the National Defense Medal and completed Basic Aviation Intelligence School. Survivors include his wife at home, Theresa Salmeri Fry, whom he married on June 23, 1957 in Sacred Heart Church; three children, Lisa R. Carver and her husband, Charlie, of Newburgh, Stephen G. Fry and his wife, Jean, of Newburgh and Gordon W. Fry Jr. and his wife, Lonne, of New Windsor; a sister, Norma Sommerville and her husband, John, of Beacon; a brother, David Fry of New Windsor; five grandchildren, Stephen, Chistopher, Joseph and Nicholas Fry and Kiana Carver; sister-in-law, Migdalia Fry; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, Robert Fry. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, January 30 at the Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 31 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, with burial following in Calvary Cemetery will full military honors. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit Brooks-DiDonato


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   Gerstner, Richard

Richard Gerstner,    Born 12/12/1935     Died 9/2/01


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   Giammattei, Thomas

Thomas Giammattei,    Born April 28, 1935, Died June 21, 1998


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   Gigliotti, Joseph


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   Gonzales, Barbara Kacmarcik 

Barbara Gonzales Kacmarcik,   Born Dec. 3, 1933, Died Nov. 2, 1995


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Gozza, Lenore Ashcraft   Born  March 1, 1935    Died  Jan. 14, 2004   in Newburgh


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   Greenwood, James

James E. Greenwood Jr. of Newburgh, a retired employee of Lucent Technologies and a lifetime resident of the area, died Thursday, January 24, 2002, at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla. He was 66. The son of the late James E. Greenwood Sr. and Dorothy Watts, he was born September 11, 1935, in Newburgh. He was married to Doris McDowell. He was a member of Meadow Hill Reformed Church; and an active member of Habitat for Humanity, Newburgh Chapter. Survivors include his wife, Doris McDowell Greenwood of New Windsor; son, James and his wife, Virginia E. Greenwood, of Cortland Manor; daughter, Kimberly and her husband, Robert Raszcewski of Woodstock; sister, Dorothy, and her husband, John Antonucci, of Middlehope; grandchildren, David and Dawn Raszcewski, of Woodstock, and Victoria, Daniel, Kelly, and Lucas Greenwood, all of Cortland Manor; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, January 27 at Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2002, at Meadow Hill Reformed Church, 211 Fletcher Drive North, Newburgh. The Rev. Vern Dethmers officiating. Cremation will take place January 29, 2002, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Habitat for Humanity, Newburgh Chapter, 745 Broadway, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. Arrangements by The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc., Marlboro


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   Gregorius, Shirley  passed away in 1958


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   Hammer, Leonard


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   Hasbrouck, Nancy McKnight   Born Dec. 14, 1934   Died Mar. 1978


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   Hopper, Gerald D. "Jerry"

Gerald "Jerry" D. Hopper, of Newburgh, entered into rest Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at Fishkill Health Related Facility, Fishkill. He was 71. Son of the late Raymond and Nellie DeWitt Hopper, he was born February 13, 1935 in Newburgh. Gerald operated the Hopper Auto Body Shop along with his brothers, which his father started. Afterwards, he ran the business by himself for 20 years. He loved fishing and his dogs. He is survived by his loving wife, Winifred Hopper, at home; a son, Gerald Raymond Hopper of Michigan; a daughter, Debra Ann Hopper at home; a brother, Robert Hopper of Florida; a sister, Marion Deal of Florida; two grandchildren, Shane Semmens and Dillion Wood; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Gerald was predeceased by a daughter, Kim Wood; a sister, Muriel Barrett; and three brothers: Raymond, Donald and William Hopper. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at Brooks-DiDonato Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial of cremains will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh.


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   Horton, Carole


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  Huber, Elizabeth Rose Vondras

Elizabeth Rose (Huber) Vondras, of the Town of Newburgh, entered into rest on Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Newburgh. She was 78. Daughter of the late William and Helen (Leghorn) Huber, she was born July 23, 1934 in Cornwall, NY. She married the late George M. Vondras on July 1, 1956 in St. Patrick's Church in Newburgh. George predeceased Elizabeth in October, 1997. Elizabeth attended St. Patrick's Grammar School, North Junior High School, and was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, Class of '53. She was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Newburgh, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in the Town of Newburgh, a member of the Telephone Pioneers, and was an avid bowler. She will be dearly missed. Survivors include her children, Kimberly E. Vondras of Newburgh, Michael G. Vondras and his wife Josephina of Newburgh, Christian J. Vondras of Newburgh, Mary Elizabeth R. Youngberg and her husband William of Newburgh, Matthew W. Vondras and his wife Maria of Clinton Corners, and Peter A. Vondras and his wife Della of Newburgh; and grandchildren, Amanda, Michael J., Kathryn, Michala and McKenzie Vondras, Jordon Peel, and Sean and Connor Youngberg. In addition to her husband George, Elizabeth was predeceased by her son, Andrew H. Vondras. Visitation will be held from 2-5 pm on Sunday, April 7 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Monday, April 8 in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh, with burial following in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Elizabeth's memory may be sent to Leukemia Society, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01201; American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123; or Catholic Charities, P.O. Box 17066 Baltimore, MD 21297.


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    Ingram, Donald G.

Donald G. Ingram, 78, formerly of Cocoa, Florida, passed away peacefully on June 2, 2013, in Orange Park, Florida. He was born on September 3, 1935 in Newburgh, NY. He retired from Bellsouth after 31 years of service. Don was preceded in death by his son, David. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jimmie Anne; his sisters, Lillian Depuy and May Ryan of Newburgh, NY; his sons, Donald, Michael, Daniel and Steve; his stepsons, Dennis and Michael Cleary; and his granddaughter, Mallory. He was a devoted Christian man. He will be truly missed by his many church friends in Cocoa Beach, FL and Greenville, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can me made to Community Hospice of NE Florida


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     Annabelle Kane Glynn entered into rest Saturday, August 31, 2013. She was born August 9, 1935 in Newburgh, NY to John and Mary Dougherty Kane. She graduated from N.F.A. Class of 1953. Annabelle married Joseph Glynn in 1957 and worked at the Marriott "Hot Shoppe" on the New York State Thruway. She retired from Verizon and moved to Naples, FL for the next ten years. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Joe and her parents and two sisters: Maureen Kane and Margaret Glynn. She is survived by six children and their spouses: Joseph Glynn (Nidia) of Houston, TX; Valerie Glynn of Bel Air, MD; Andrea (Dominic) Moresco of Marlboro, NY, with whom she made her home; Christopher (Jennifer) Glynn of Tucson, AZ; Monica (Robert) Gormley of Sparta, NJ; Regina (Michael) Mercer of Beacon, NY; and fifteen grandchildren: Meghan Henson (Bryan) and Lily Moresco; Ryan, Vanessa, Tristan, Emily, Reagan, Julia, Rory Glynn; Allison and Connor Gormley; Stancil Scott and Heather and Jack Healey; Andrew Tomaskovic; two great-grandsons: Tyler and Austin Henson and three nephews: John, Leo and Rory Glynn. In accordance with our mother's wishes, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Mary's Church, South Street, Newburgh, on Saturday, September 7th at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.Arrangements are under the care of christian D. Garrison of the Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Inc. 845-562-0068.


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    Robert Karp, passed away in Santa Rosa on January 7, 2012 at the age of 76. Dearly beloved father of Joseph Karp and wife Nalini of Walnut Creek. David Karp and fiance Christie Vogel of Berkeley. Step-father of Sandra Fernandez of San Bruno and James Floyd Jr. and wife Kathleen of Eugene, OR. Step-Grandfather of Shannon Floyd of Rohnert Park and Ryan Floyd of Novato. Beloved brother of Ron Karp and wife Shelley of Summit NJ. Beloved Uncle to Jeff Karp and wife Robin of NJ and Stacey Karp of NY. A native of Newburgh NY. Bob was a resident of Santa Rosa for 28 years. He was a computer whiz and a creative graphics designer. The family would like to thank Sutter Hospice for all their loving and special care. At his request no services will be held. A celebration of life to be held at a later date.


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   Kavanaugh, Francis


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   Kilpatrick, Robert "Bob the Fighting Irishman"

Robert "Bob the Fighting Irishman" Kilpatrick, age 76, of Harrisburgh, PA, died Thursday, October 20, 2011 in Pennsylvania. Mr. Kilpatrick was born May 23, 1935 in Newburgh, NY. He is the son of the late Robert and the late Ruth (Crosby) Kilpatrick. Our Dad, Pops and Brother was a hardworking, hard loving man, who taught us all qualities in life that we will take with us throughout our lives. He was funny, caring and cherished by all that knew him. He is survived by three daughters: Lori Goddard of Linglestown, PA, Susan Brown and husband, Eric of Wallkill, NY, and Pamela Kilpatrick of Lewistown, PA and two sons: Robert Kilpatrick of Binghamton, NY, and Brendan Kilpatrick of Pine Plains, NY; one sister, RuthAnn Livoti of Maybrook, NY and two brothers, James Kilpatrick and wife, Judy of Florida, and Ken Kilpatrick and wife, Marlene of Maybrook, NY. He also has eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Memorial calling hours will be Saturday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. A Funeral Service will follow calling hours at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend James Kilpatrick officiating. Burial of Cremains will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Middlehope, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Subacute Center, Activities Dept. 120 So. Filbert Street, Mechanicsburgh, PA 17055. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. 845-236-4300www.didonatofuneralservice.com


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   Kissel, Stanley


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   Kubina, Margaret Abbott

Margaret Kubina Abbott, a longtime resident of Newburgh, died Wednesday September 26, 2007 at Kaplan Family Hospice Residence. She was 72. Mrs. Abbott was born May 18, 1935 in Philadelphia Pa to the late Edward and Agnes Timothy Kubina. She graduated from the Newburgh Free Academy class of 1953. She was a homemaker and a former employee of the Dupont Company, and a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Cronomer Valley Fire Co. She is survived by her husband Richard Abbott at home; two sons: Robert Abbott and wife Sue of Rock Tavern, Ken Abbott of the Town of Newburgh, a daughter Pat Kennedy and husband Edward of Eldred; a brother Edward Kubina and wife, Linda of Wallkill; two Grandchildren: Kathleen Kennedy and Emily Abbott and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Sunday September 30, 2007 from 2 - 6 pm at White and Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd. Rte 32 Town of Newburgh.  Funeral services will be held Monday October 1, 2007 at 10 a.m. at White and Venuto Funeral Home with Monsignor John Budwick officiating. Burial will follow in Gardnertown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan counties, the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence, 800 Stony Brook Court Newburgh, NY 12550


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    Lamberson, Beverly "Miss Bev" A. Guastavino

Beverly "Miss Bev" A. Lamberson Guastavino, age 76, of New Paltz, NY died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Montgomery Nursing Home, Montgomery, NY. Mrs. Guastavino was born August 16, 1935 in Newburgh, NY the daughter of the late Wilbur and the late Eliza (Albertson) Lamberson. Bev was a member and also taught Sunday School at Memorial United Methodist Church Modena, NY and also taught Sunday School at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Fostertown, NY. Bev was employed at both Fishkill and Down State Correctional Facility as an Account Clerk until her retirement from Down State Correctional Facility, Beacon, NY in 1997. She is survived by two daughters, Janine Guastavino of Walden, NY, Sharon McCormick of Plattekill, NY; her granddaughter, Angelina McCormick and future grandson-in-law, Timothy Fill; grandson, William Joseph "Joey" McCormick Jr.; granddaughter, Kyrie McCormick and several nieces and nephews, and many many friends. Bev was predeceased by her loving companion, Anthony "Tony" Ducharme, September 21, 2007, and also by her brother, Wilbur Lamberson Jr. and sister, Kathryn Scheer. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 10 at 4 p.m. at the Memorial United Methodist Church Of Modena, Route 44/55, Modena with the Rev. Lynn M. Hazel officiating. Cremation took place in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Burial will be in Modena Rural Cemetery, Modena, NY at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Beverly's memory to the Modena Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 274, Modena, NY 12548. Funeral arrangements are by Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 So. Putt Corners Rd., New Paltz, NY 12561. 845-255-1212. If anyone wishes to express condolences online please go towww.copelandfhnp.com.


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     Lennon, Sandra F. Kane

Sandra F. Lennon Kane, of Montgomery, NY and Naples FL, entered into rest on Saturday, August 15, 2009 in St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus. She was 73. Daughter of the late Neal and Mabel McDermott Lennon, she was born May 23, 1936 in Newburgh. Survivors include her loving husband of 54 years, John E. Kane Sr., at home; her daughter, Melinda J. Sharkin and her husband, Joseph of Parkland, FL; her son, John E. Kane Jr. and his wife, Denise of Montgomery; four grandchildren: Cory Sharkin, Heather Gottlieb and her husband, Daniel, Keri Melendez and her husband, Scott, and John E. Kane III; two great-grandchildren, Alexa and Spencer Gottlieb; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., today, Monday, August 17 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 18 in the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Lozier, Mary Jane    Born Aug. 8-3-1935 and Died 11-13-1996.


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   Marsh, Charles

Charles Marsh,      Born April 8, 1934, Died Dec. 22, 1991


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McCullough, Richard "Dick"

Richard "Dick" McCullough, of Newburgh, an employee of the Local 417, a self-employed Home Improvement Contractor and lifelong resident of the area, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. He was 65. The son of the late Frank and Alva Sorensen McCullough, he was born April 25, 1935, in Cornwall. Mr. McCullough served his country in Korea with the United States Marines. He received many decorations and citations, including the Korean Service Medal, the U.N. Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Survivors include his former wife, Catherine, of Newburgh; two sons, Richard G. McCullough Jr. and James P. McCullough and his wife Jamie, all of Newburgh; one daughter, Patricia A. Stellwag and her husband Christopher of Newburgh; out of 11 brothers and sisters, he is survived by one brother, Frederick McCullough of New Windsor, and two sisters, Alva Polli of Florida and Phyliss Linton of Newburgh; two grandchildren, Julia and Sarah McCullough; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the funeral home with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Mr. McCullough's behalf may be sent to the American Lung Association, 35 Orchard St., White Plains, N.Y. 10603. Arrangements are under the direction of DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home, Newburgh.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   McDaniel, James  Born  June 30, 1935    Died   June 1984 


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   Miner F. McMillen, fondly known as "Mac" to all his friends and family and formerly of New Windsor, NY and Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Joe Raso Hospice Residence in New City, NY. He was 77 years old. The son of the late Luther D. and Anne (Martin) McMillen, Mac was born on December 2, 1935 at West Point, NY. Mac was predeceased by his lovely wife, Ann Marie (Simek) McMillen. He is survived by his son, David and his wife, Kimberley Galuska of Tuxedo Park, NY; one daughter, Suzanne Cecchi and her husband, Marco of Hoboken, NJ; three sisters: Betty Ann Lauber, Doris Johnston and Cathy Paul; one brother, Luther D. McMillen III; six grandchildren: Ryan, Tyler, Sara, Olivia, Luciano and Ryan Galuska; one great-grandchild, Hayes. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mac owned and operated McMillen and Son Auto Radiator Service in Newburgh for 50 years. Mac was a Freemason and a member of Hudson River Lodge in Newburgh and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon. He was also a member of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Mac was also a Make-a-Wish Foundation member and volunteered many hours of tireless service to a cause he truly loved. Mac's military background included six years with the National Guard and United States Army Reserve as an artilleryman, as well as several years volunteering in the New York State Guard. He was awarded the Defense of Liberty Medal by the State of New York for his participation in the 911 recovery operations. Mac was also a member of American Legion Post 1796 in New Windsor, NY and Post 178 in Murrells Inlet, SC. Mac was a highly skilled drummer and a member of several local bagpipe bands including the MacLeods of Cornwall, The Amerscot Highland Pipe Band in Saugerties, NY and the the Monaghan Society Pipes and Drums in the Bronx. In 1973, along with the late Sgt. Major Neil (Jack) Harris, his son, David and Fred Howard of the MacLeods, he was instrumental in assisting the United States Military Academy to establish its first bagpipe band, the USMA Pipes and Drums. Cremation will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Funeral Services will be held at St. Joseph's Church in New Windsor at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27th, followed immediately by Internment of Ashes at St. Thomas Cemetery in Cornwall, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Joe Raso Hospice Residence, UHR at 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Anthony V. Cracolici of the Hudson Valley Funeral Home Inc.


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   McShane, Francis


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    Roger E. Merritt of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Cornwall on Hudson, NY, passed away on March 22, 2014 after a long illness. The son of the late Emmett P. Merritt and Marjorie Corwin Merritt, he was born February 23, 1935 in Cornwall, NY. He was a Newburgh Free Academy and Cornell University graduate. After college he served in the U.S. Army. He was a teacher for the Newburgh School System for 29 years. We will remember him as a loving husband, devoted son, caring brother and the world's best dad. He was a quiet man who enjoyed gardening, classical music, wood carving, the great outdoors but most of all spending time with his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Helen Thomas Merritt of Las Vegas; his son, James R. Merritt and his wife, Kerry of Cornwall on Hudson, NY; his daughter, Susan P. Merritt and her husband, Edward Shinn of Las Vegas, NV; his son, Peter J. Merritt and his wife, Cheryl of North Kingstown, RI; grandsons, JD, Shane, Hayden and Colin Merritt. He is also survived by his brother, Thurl Merritt of Newburgh, NY; his sister, Pamela Donato and her husband, Carmen of Cornwall, NY; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister in law, Barbara Merritt. There will be no visitation; cremation and burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

      Miller, Jacklyn Beekman

Jacklyn M. Miller Beekman, a proud lifelong resident of Newburgh, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 19, 2012 surrounded by the love of family and friends in her adopted home of Redondo Beach, California. She was 77 years old. A loving mother, devoted grandmother, and loyal friend, Jackie was born on February 1, 1935 to the late Judson D. and Elsie Miller. She was a 30-year employee of St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh, where she worked in various capacities as a ward clerk, pharmacy clerk, transportation aide, and "the mail lady". Jackie will no doubt be remembered by many for her kind and friendly disposition, a beautiful smile, and her mellifluous singing voice. Jackie is survived by her daughter, Mari-Anne Kehler and her husband, Eddie of Redondo Beach, CA; her daughter, Tamera Collins and her husband, Lincoln of Versailles, KY; her son, John Beekman and his wife, Anne Marie of Walker Valley, NY; her cherished grandchildren, Liam Kehler and Amelia Collins; and her sister-in-law, Bertha (Babe) Miller of Newburgh. She was predeceased by her beloved brother, Judson D. Miller, Jr. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 10 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, August 11 at 3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Chapel in Newburgh. A committal ceremony will take place on Monday, August 13 at 10 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Golden Heart Ranch  www.goldenheartranch.org  . To send a personal condolence or further information, please visit www.Brooksfh.com  or call 845-561-8300.


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   Mondon, Geraldine


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   Montgomery, Nancy

Nancy Montgomery Diel,      Born Nov. 24, 1935, Died March 16, 1999 - In Colorado


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   Moshier, Edward C.

Edward C. Moshier, of Newburgh, a retired Senior Planner for IBM, died Monday Aug. 14, 2000 at home.  He was 64.  He was born Sept. 19, 1935 in Newburgh.  Survivors include his wife Joyce Edwards Moshier, at home; one daughter, Laurie Supinski of Newaygo, Mich.; one son Mark of Alexandria, VA ; and one grandson.  A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 at Calvary Presbyterian Church Newburgh.  The Rev. Carlos Lantis will officiate.  The family will receive their friends immediately following the service at the Church.  Memorial contributions may be sent to Calvary Presbyterian Church, 120 South St. Newburgh or Hospice of Orange in Hudson Valley, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh NY 12550.  Arrangements were made by DiDonato-Brooks Funeral Home Newburgh.


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   Nogay, Catherine

Catherine "Kitty" Nogay of Newburgh, N.Y. a retired employee of Rumsey Reis & Stent Insurance Company in Newburgh, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, at home. She was 65. The daughter of Francis and Mary Maniscalco Nogay, she was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Cornwall. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Survivors include one brother, Joseph Nogay and his wife, Dawn of Stuart, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Rosalie Nogay of Newburgh; eight nieces and nephews; and four greatnieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, 318 North Montgomery St., Newburgh. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. Arrangements were made by Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Newburgh.


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   Riley, Thomas


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   Robinson, Renee

Renee F. "BoPeep" Robinson, New Windsor, N.Y.  retired entrepreneur of former Robinson's Lounge, Newburgh, and lifelong resident of the area, died Saturday, November 23, 2002 in St. Luke's Hospital. She was 66. The daughter of the late Merrill Robinson Sr. and Ida M. Perry Robinson, she was born May 26, 1936 in Newburgh. She was a graduate of Packard Business School, and a member of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church of Newburgh, the DeBettes, and the Majestics Club. Survivors include longtime companion, Cyril Gillette; brother, Merrill Robinson Jr. and his wife, Carrie, all of Newburgh; nieces, Renee F. Boyd of Poughkeepsie, Shawnta Douglas of Clinton, North Carolina, Juella Robinson-Guadalupe of Newburgh. Peppur Robinson-Stevenson of Fort Campbell, Kentucky; nephews, Warren "Nish" Boyd of Washington, D.C., Kevin Jackson of Denver, Colorado, and Jodis Robinson of Newburgh; six great nieces; two great nephews; and a host of friends, and close friends, Thomas and Lucille Hipp, and Warren E. Boyd Sr. She was predeceased by her sister, Marilyn "Puddie" Robinson. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, November 27, in the AME Zion Church of Newburgh, 111 Washington Street, Newburgh. The funeral will begin at 8 p.m., with the eulogy being delivered by the pastor, the Reverend Twila Rucker-Caines. Her remains will be cremated at the convenience of the family. Professional services entrusted to the Rhodes Funeral Home, New Windsor.


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   Roche, Leonard S. Jr.,

Leonard S. Roche, Jr., 71, of South Windsor, died, Saturday (May 5, 2007) at Hartford Hospital. He loved his family, books, movies and a good, funny story. He was a student of the game of baseball and an avid Yankees fan. He played American Legion baseball in high school and was on an Air Force team while in the service. He was a graduate of University of Maryland in Aeronautical Engineering and the University of Connecticut business school and was a dedicated worker at Pratt & Whitney from 1961 to 1992. He leaves his wife of fifty years Jane, his son Kevin Roche of Lowell, MA and his daughter Meredith Glaser, her husband Jeff, and granddaughters Meryl and Haille of Gloucester, MA. He was a private, quiet man with a glint in the eye, a wicked sense of humor, and incredible sweetness who hardly ever missed saying to his family that he loved them. He suffered more than five years with Primary Progressive Aphasia - a rare brain disease. The family wishes to give special thanks to Hartford Hospital's Palliative Care Unit. Funeral service will be held, Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor. Burial will follow in Wapping Cemetery, South Windsor. His family will receive friends, Saturday from 10 -11 a.m., at the funeral home. Donations can be made to the Friends of the South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor, CT 06074, attention Mary Etta, a Hospice or any charity of your choice. Please visit us at www.carmonfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Santoro, Nicholas

Nicholas Santoro,   Born Nov. 18, 1935, Died Aug. 1981


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Barbara Ann Sauntry Deluca of New Windsor, a lifelong area resident, died Thursday. March 31, 1988,. at Vassar Brothers, Hospital, Poughkeepsie. She was 52 The daughter of Elsie Lubig and the late John Sauntry, she was born Aug. 5, 1935. in Newburgh Survivors include her husband„ Anthony J DeLuca, at home; a son, John DeLuca of New Windsor; a daughter, Mary Ellen DeLuca of New Windsor, her mother of New Windsor and a brother, John Sauntry of Balmville. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Sunday at the Coloni Funeral Home, Route 9W, New Windsor. A Mass will he offered at 9.30 am. Monday at St. Francis Church, Newburgh. Burial will be in Mount St, Francis Cemetery, New Windsor. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (Obit Posted by Louise M. Mancinelli)


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Schaffer, Dolores

Dolores B. Shaffer Ferguson, of New Windsor, a retired loan clerk for Albany Savings Bank and a life-long resident of the area, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 1993, in Cornwall Hospital.  She was 58.  The daughter of the late Stanford and Catherine Dourney Shaffer, she was born July 23, 1935, in Newburgh.  Survivors include her husband, Donald Ferguson, at home, one daughter Melanie Ferguson at home; and several aunts, uncles; nieces and nephews.  Arrangements by Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, Newburgh.  Services were held Thursday morning at the funeral home.  Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Sheridan, John


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   Silber, Sondra

Sondra Silber Fudin, of Newburgh, N.Y.  a homemaker, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, in St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. The daughter of Joseph and Goldie Schwartz Silber, she was born Aug. 8, 1934, in Newburgh. She was a member of Hadassah of Newburgh; B'nai B'rith of Newburgh; and Temple Beth Jacob. Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Fudin, at home; two sons, Terry Fudin of Monroe, Conn. and Jeffrey Fudin of Delmar; one daughter, Deborah Radowitz of Newburgh; one sister, Geane Weisman of the state of Florida; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 14, at Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh. Burial will be in Temple Beth Jacob Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, 318 North Montgomery St., Newburgh.


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   Sisco, Beverly Jean Foster

Beverly Jean Sisco Foster, of Inglis, Fla., died Monday, August 27, 2007 in Inverness, Fla. She was 71. She was born January 1, 1936 in Cornwall. She moved to Florida in 1999 from Middletown, N.Y. Beverly was a bookkeeper for various companies, a real estate sales agent, and a professional photographer who, along with her husband, owned and operated Foster's Racing Photos, Middletown, N.Y. from 1985-1998. She was a member of the Inglis-Yankeetown Women's Club and served as a past treasurer, secretary and volunteer. She was also a past member of the Middletown Lions Club and was an auto racing enthusiast. She is survived by: son, Chris A. Foster (Donna M.), of Middletown; daughter, Deborah Mintz (Steve), of Ocala, Fla.; three sisters: Betty Atwood and Fran Ebneter, both of Inglis, Fla., and Evelyn Sisco; five grandchildren: Jamie Parrish of Bremerton, Wash.; James Mintz of Anaheim, Calif., Trevor Mintz of Corona, Calif., Kalie Foster and Christian Foster, both of Middletown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad Burton Foster in 1998. Funeral services and cremation were under the care of Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon, Fla. A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 21 at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 W. Main St., Middletown, at 7 p.m. following the visitation from 5-7 p.m.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Slocum, Richard

Richard Slocum,   Born Dec. 25, 1934, Died June 1984 - In Georgia


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   Smith, Francis J. "Elwood"

Francis J. "Elwood" Smith, of Newburgh, entered into rest on Friday, April 20, 2007 at the Wingate at Beacon. He was 71. Son of Margaret Schaffer Smith and the late Frank E. Smith, he was born on August 16, 1935 in Newburgh. "Frank was a loving son, brother and uncle. He will be truly missed by all of us who sat for hours listening to him tell his stories. His vast knowledge of movies and music made him our "Trivia Master". We'll also miss his wonderful pies and cakes he made from scratch, but most of all we'll miss his wit and laughter." Frank proudly served in the New York Army National Guard as a Sergeant. He worked as a pressman at Moore Print Shop, Joseph Sigfreid Press, and retired from the Walden Printing Co. in 1994. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Smith; sisters, Alice Truex and her husband, Richard of Virginia Beach, Va., and Doris Brown of Newburgh; brother-in-law, Richard Maher of Virginia; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Marguerite Reilly and her husband, John of Newburgh and Joan Maher of Virginia; and brother-in-law, Harry E. Brown of Newburgh. Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, April 23, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at St. Mary's Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.BrooksFH.com


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     Stellitano, Frank

Frank Stellitano, Franks wife Nancy L. Greenwood Stellitano, Newburgh, N.Y. also NFA graduate 1952 passed away.  See 52 Mem pg for obit.


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Thompson, Louis

Louis Thompson,  Born Dec. 5, 1933, Died June 1967


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   Tierney, Dorothy

Dorothy Tierney Palmieri,   Born April 13, 1935, Died Jan. 27, 1991


Posted by Pauline Rute-Hall 1952

   Townsend, Molly Lucente

Molly Estelle Townsend Lucente, died May 3, 2007 in Lake Katrine, NY. She was born in Newburgh to Francis Marvin & Mabel Coe Townsend on May 27, 1935. She married George Lucente on Oct. 24, 1976. Molly graduated from NFA in 1953 and went on to be a nurse, graduating from St. Lukes School of Nursing in NYC. Survivors include her husband George; a son Jim Maher of Cooperstown NY and a daughter Linda Grieco of North Carolina. Buriel took place at Mount Marian Cemetery.


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   Trentin, Gertrude


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   Valleau, June

June Valleau, was born  Mar. 25, 1935 and died Nov. 7, 2001 in Blanket, Brown, Texas


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  Valeri, Robert G. "Big-A-Bob"

Robert G. "Big-A-Bob" Valeri of Marlboro, NY entered into rest on Thursday, June 7, 2012 in Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY. He was 75.Son of the late Lawrence and Katherine (DelCotto) Valeri, he was born July 7, 1936 in Newburgh. Robert was a 1953 graduate of NFA, and worked for IBM for 37 years as a Programmer, retiring in 1991. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club. He is survived by his brother, William Valeri of San Jose, CA; sister, Beverly Irving and her husband Robert of DeSoto, TX; three nieces, two nephews, several cousins in the local area, and his close friend, Duffy Violante of Clintondale. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. Burial will be on Tuesday, June 12 at 12 noon in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550; or a charity of one's choice. To send a personal condolence or for further information, please visit www.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.


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   VanVlack, Mary Jane

Mary Jane VanVlack  Miller, Newburgh, N.Y. a retired legal secretary, and a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, August 16, 2003 at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. She was 68. Mary was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Halford Vanvlack, and was born December 13, 1934 in Newburgh. She is survived by her sons, John Miller and Brian P. Miller, both of the Town of Newburgh; a daughter, Donna A. Czepiel of New Windsor; and her grandchildren, Lisa, Adam, Briana, and Jordan. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert W. Miller, who died in 1982; and a son, Gary F. Miller, who died in 1986. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd., Town of Newburgh. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 20 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, 55 Grand St., Newburgh. Father John Vondras will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor. Memorial contributions may be made to Mid Hudson Animal League, Cat Sanctuary, 54 Simmons Lane, Beacon, NY 12508. Funeral arrangements by White & Venuto Funeral Home.


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   Vecchio, Anthony


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   Vitola, Dolores Long

Dolores Vitola Hurlburt Long, of the Town of Newburgh, NY, died December 17, 2008 at Vassar Bros. Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. She was 73. The daughter of the late Paul Vitola and the late Edith Lease, she was born May 3, 1935, Brooklyn, NY. She is the wife of John Long, who predeceased her September 16, 2004. She is the owner of Vortek International, Corp., Newburgh, NY. St. Dolores was dedicated contributor to the St. Jude's Foundation, the National AIDS Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, National Humane Society, as well as locally for the Town of Newburgh, and numerous other environmental and wildlife organizations. Survivors include her son, David Vitalli of the Town of Newburgh, NY; daughter, Debbie Hall of the Town of Newburgh, NY; one granddaughter, Aubrey Hall, and, one great-grandson, Daniel Anthony Beck. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by one son, William C. Covert, IV on May 20, 1993. Visitation will be held Friday, December 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd. (Route 32), Newburgh, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 20, at 9:30 a.m., in Sacred Heart Church, Robinson Ave., Newburgh, NY. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum.


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   Wallace, Bernice


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    Warner, Colon R.

Colon Warner,  Born Nov. 13, 1932, Died Feb. 2, 1994


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   Robert Selig Weiner - Born November 20, 1935, died February 8, 2014. He graduated from Newburgh Free Academy in 1953. Arrangements were with Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel in Livingston, NJ.


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   Wilkin, Diane


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   Williams, Lawrence

Lawrence Williams, of Chambers Street, Newburgh, a music teacher for 11 years at John Jay High School, Tn. of Wappingers, and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, July 24, 1985 at the Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, after along illness.  He was 49.  The son of the late Junius L. and Clydia Rice Williams, he was born on Oct. 2, 1935, in Roseton.  Mr. Williams was a member of the A.M.E. Zion Church, Newburgh and the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Newburgh.  He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the New York State United Teachers.  A musician, Mr. Williams received his master's degree in music from New York University, and was a church pianist at several churches in the area, including: St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, Beacon, the Second Baptist Church, Littletown, St. John's Baptist Church, Highland Falls, St. Paul's A.M.E. Zion Church, Ellenville and the A.M.E. Zion Church and Ebenezer Baptist Church both in Newburgh. Survivors include seven brothers, Elmer Williams of Beacon, Alfred Williams of Detroit Mich., Maurice Williams of Silver Spring MD., James Williams of Sunnymead, Calif.,  Otto Williams of Poughkeepsie, Thomas Williams of Newburgh, and the Rev. John Arthur Williams of Hyattsville, MD and several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. today at the Brutus Hodge Funeral Home, 13 Chambers Street., Newburgh and from 7 - 9 pm. today at the A.M.E. Zion Church, 111 Washington St. Newburgh.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the A.M.E. Zion Church, Newburgh.  The Rev. Frank Jones will officiate.  Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery Middlehope.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence Williams Musical Programs, A.M.E. Zion Church 111 Washington St. Newburgh, NY.


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   Wiseman, Robert

Robert Wiseman,  Born Feb. 24, 1935, Died May 14, 1997  - In California


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Adams, Edna
Alisandrelli, John Robert
Anderson, Patricia "Pat" Corrado
Atwood, Lorraine F.
Atwood, Patricia
Baker, Doris
Barnes, Judith Suzanne
Bartal, Joan P. Fletcher
Bauer, Richard
Baum, Barbara
Bloomer, James P.
Boice, Audrey
Brune, Shirle
Burger, Dorothea
Burwell, Theodore
Butler, Donald
Carlstrom, Eleanor
Christenson, Marilyn
Clapper, Russell
Cocchia, Jennie
Coleman, Eugene H.
Coleman, Eugene M.
Collins, William
Coykendall, Barbara A. Calcagni
Dayton, Nancy A. Elliott
Dellamarca Desiree
DeMuth, Barbara
Donato, Rose
Doulin, Nancy
Ferguson, Donald
Fescoe, Robert
Fowler, Robert
Fry, Gordon
Gerstner, Richard
Giammattei, Thomas
Gigliotti, Joseph
Gonzales, Barbara
Gozza, Lenore Ashcraft
Greenwood, James
Gregorius, Shirley
Hammer, Leonard
Hasbrouck, Nancy
Hopper, Gerald D. "Jerry"
Horton, Carole
Huber, Elizabeth Rose Vondras
Ingram, Donald G.
Kane, Annabelle Glynn
Karp, Robert
Kavanaugh, Francis
Kilpatrick, Robert "Bob"
Kissel, Stanley
Kubina, Margaret Abbott
Lamberson, Beverly "Miss Bev" A. Guastavino
Lennon, Sandra F. Kane
Lozier, Mary Jane
Marsh, Charles
McCullough, Richard "Dick"
McDaniel, James
McMillen, Miner F.
McShane, Francis
Merritt, Roger E.
Miller, Jacklyn Beekman
Mondon, Geraldine
Montgomery, Nancy
Moshier, Edward
Nogay, Catherine
Riley, Thomas
Robinson, Renee
Roche, Leonard S. Jr.,
Santoro, Nicholas
Sauntry, Barbara
Schaffer, Dolores
Sheridan, John
Silber, Sondra
Sisco, Beverly Jean Foster
Slocum, Richard
Smith, Francis J. "Elwood"
Stellitano, Frank
Thompson, Louis
Tierney, Dorothy
Townsend, Molly Lucente
Trentin, Gertrude
Valleau, June
Valeri, Robert G. "Big-A-Bob"
VanVlack, Mary Jane
Vecchio, Anthony
Vitola, Dolores Long
Wallace, Bernice
Warner, Colon
Weiner, Robert Selig
Wilkin, Diane
Williams, Lawrence
Wiseman, Robert