Our Obituaries

William L. Harrer III

April 9, 1960 - April 14, 2014

William L. Harrer III Middletown, New York William L. Harrer III, a union carpenter and longtime resident of the area passed away Monday April 14, 2014 at home. He was 54. The son of the late William L. Harrer Jr. and Patricia Stewart Harrer, he was born April 9, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. He was a member of the Carpenter's Union. William was greatly loved and will be sadly missed. ...
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Helen E. Baker

November 17, 1924 - March 31, 2014

Helen Elizabeth Baker Helen E. Baker, passed away after a brief illness at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 89. The daughter of a lawyer, William P. Seddon and an artist, Elsie Seddon, she was born in 1924 in Paterson, New Jersey. Helen attended Hackensack School of Nursing in New Jersey after high school. As a young woman she was active in sports and excelled in...
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Natalie M. Stewart

January 18, 1928 - March 31, 2014

Natalie M. Stewart Middletown, New York Natalie M. Stewart of Middletown, a former employee of Playtogs Sewing Factory in Middletown, died on March 31, 2014 at her home. She was 86. The daughter of the late Robert and Verna Mae Diever, she was born on January 18, 1928 in Boston, MA. She was the widow of Christopher Stewart. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary and the Phoenix Fire...
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John Bingham Ellison

September 9, 1927 - March 22, 2014

Dr. John Bingham Ellison passed away on March 22, 2014 in Chester, CT. The son of the late Howard and Margaret Bingham Ellison. He was predeceased by his sister Louise Durnay. John was the beloved husband of Patricia Lamar Ellison of Chester, CT. Born in Hoboken, NJ, John grew up in New York City, spending most of his formative years at the Episcopal Church's Sheltering Arms, and attending...
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Helen Smith Furman

July 29, 1920 - March 20, 2014

Helen Anna Smith Furman Mount Hope, New York Helen Anna Smith Furman of Mount Hope, a retired cafeteria worker at the Minisink Valley Schools and a longtime resident of the area, died on March 20, 2014 at Middletown Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was 93. The daughter of the late Marshall and Grace Smith, she was born on July 29, 1920 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the widow of ...
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Carl W. Skinner

December 10, 1935 - March 19, 2014

Carl William Skinner Dec. 10, 1935-Mar. 19, 2014 Slate Hill, New York Carl William Skinner passed away peacefully at home after a long illness at the age of 78 on March 19, 2014. He was born on December 10, 1935 to the late Frank Kenneth Skinner and Carrie (Hobart) Skinner-Bogart. He grew up on his parent's dairy farm on Ridgebury Road with his older brothers Roy & John. When his father died...
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Betty Jane Vernooy Weymer

June 8, 1925 - March 1, 2014

Betty Jane Vernooy-Weymer, a long time resident of Middletown, NY passed away peacefully on Saturday, 1 March 2014 at Valley View Nursing Home, Goshen, NY at the age of 88 after a long battle with Alzheimer Disease. Betty was born on June 8, 1925, she was the daughter of Charles and Charlotte (Irwin) Van Kleeck, she graduated from Middletown High School and the college at Delhi, NY, with Dietian...
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D'Anne Imbimbo LeRoy

January 17, 1968 - February 25, 2014

D'Anne C. Imbimbo LeRoy Middletown, New York D'Anne C. Imbimbo LeRoy, a physical therapist assistant for Sunshine Children's Home in Ossining, NY and longtime resident of the area, died Tuesday February 25, 2014 at home. She was 46. The daughter of John Imbimbo and the late Jorgianna Gilbert Imbimbo, she was born January 17, 1968 in Westwood, NJ. D'Anne was a graduate of Middletown High...
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Frank Maurizzio

April 6, 1943 - February 19, 2014

Frank Maurizzio Middletown, New York Frank Maurizzio of Middletown, a lifelong resident of the area, died on February 19, 2014 at the Bronx VA Medical Center. He was 70. The son of the late Thomas and Maude Hart Maurizzio, he was born on April 6, 1943 in Middletown, N.Y. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of the VFW and BPOE Lodge 1097 in...
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Arthur V. Lutz III

December 21, 1952 - February 19, 2014

Arthur V. Lutz III of Pine Bush, a longtime resident of the area, died on February 19, 2014 at his home. He was 61. The son of the late Arthur W. Lutz Jr. and Florence Lutz, he was born on December 21, 1952 in New York, N.Y. He was involved with the Occupations Senior Day Hab Program. He was an avid fan of Professional Wrestling, as well as the N.Y. Yankees. He enjoyed listening to music and...
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Joan Deserto

October 31, 1930 - February 19, 2014

Joan Deserto Middletown, New York Joan Deserto, a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area passed away Wednesday February 19, 2014 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 83. The daughter of the late Stanley and Jeanette McLean McDowell, she was born on October 31, 1930 in Otisville, New York. She was the widow of Vito Deserto. A family statement reads: "She enjoyed spending...
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William P. McCarthy

April 10, 1950 - February 18, 2014

William P. McCarthy of Middletown, the retired Postmaster of the U.S. Post Office in Spring Glen, and a lifelong resident of the area, died on February 18, 2014 in Middletown. He was 63. The son of the late William F. McCarthy and Geraldine Reilly McCarthy, he was born on April 10, 1950 in N.Y., N.Y. Survivors include his mother Geraldine McCarthy of Quincy, MA. His brothers Kevin McCarthy of...
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Michael Morabito

September 9, 1927 - February 16, 2014

Michael "Papa" Morabito Middletown, New York Michael "Papa" Morabito of Middletown, went to be with the Lord Jesus on February 16, 2014. He was 86. Michael was born on September 9, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Middletown in 1962, where he worked as a Foreman for Middletown Footwear. He was the widower of Concetta Morabito. A family statement read: "He was a great father,...
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Donald Ziter

September 2, 1938 - February 15, 2014

Donald Ziter Middletown, New York There are four words which sum up what Donald loved most in his life. They are God, family, teaching and traveling. A devout Catholic, Don departed Park Rehabilitation and Care Facility of Middletown on February 15, 2014 to meet his God, undoubtedly with joy in his heart. He left behind a family whom he loved dearly and he will always live on in their hearts...
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Sandra L. Hill

April 19, 1942 - February 14, 2014

Sandra L. Hill Newburgh, New York Sandra L. Hill, a longtime resident of the area, died Friday February 14, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was 71. The daughter of the late Walter H. and Beatrice Smith Hill, she was born April 19, 1942 in Middletown, New York. Sandra was a client of Occupations, Inc. The family would like to thank the staff of Jeffwin Drive Group Home for their love...
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Ann Marie Smith

April 6, 1978 - February 13, 2014

Ann Marie Smith Cohoes, New York Ann Marie Smith, formerly of Middletown, passed away Thursday February 13, 2014 at Albany Medical Center. She was 35. The daughter of Daniel Smith Sr. and Kathleen Hock, she was born April 6, 1978 in Middletown, New York. Survivors include: her children: Jaquan Smith; Tylasia Watkins and Lee Watkins Jr. all of Cohoes, NY; her father: Daniel Smith of...
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Sandra Lynn Riker

March 31, 1961 - February 8, 2014

Sandra Lynn Riker Middletown, New York Sandra Lynn Riker, of Middletown, a former case manager at RSR in Middletown, died on February 8, 2014 in ORMC in Middletown. She was 52. The daughter of John Riker and Patricia Kimble Riker, she was born on March 31, 1961 in Sussex, New Jersey. Survivors include her companion Jose Quinones Ortiz at home. Her daughters Amanda Logan of Port Jervis...
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Jean M. Griffiths

August 4, 1934 - January 27, 2014

Jean M. Griffiths Middletown, New York Jean M. Griffiths, a farmer and longtime resident of the area , died Monday January 27, 2014 at home. She was 79. The daughter of the late William A. and Pearl Boyd Sullivan, she was born August 4, 1934 in Middletown, NY. She was the widow of Augustus A. Griffiths in 1971. Survivors include her sons: Augustus A. Griffiths of Cederville, Arkasas;...
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James R. Atkinson

November 12, 1952 - January 26, 2014

James R. Atkinson Bloomingburg, New York James R. Atkinson, a mechanic for Lee's Auto in Middletown, NY and resident for many years of Orange County, died Saturday January 26, 2014 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 61. The son of the late James H. Atkinson and Mae Laura Atkinson Dennis, he was born on November 12, 1952 in Carbondale, PA. James was a U.S. ARMY veteran. Survivors...
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Agnes Patricia Beebe

June 21, 1924 - January 24, 2014

Agnes Patricia Beebe Crossville, TN. Formerly of Middletown, N.Y. Agnes Patricia Beebe of Crossville, TN., formerly of Middletown, N.Y. a retired nurse's aide at the Middletown Psychiatric Center , died on January 24, 2014 in Corssville, TN. She was 89. The daughter of the late Michael and Petronilla Vesoloski Delong, she was born on June 21, 1924 in Middletown, New York. She enjoyed...
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Ezra E. Neysmith

December 20, 1945 - January 22, 2014

Ezra E. Neysmith of Middletown, a former carpenter and six year resident of the area, died on January 22, 2014 in Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. He was 68. He was born on December 20, 1945 in Jamaica. Survivors include his children Howard Neysmith of Middletown; Ezra E. Neysmith Jr. of N.J.; Monique Neysmith of Brooklyn and Sybil Neysmith of Binghamton, New York. He is also...
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Helen Benjamin

June 7, 1917 - January 18, 2014

Helen M. Benjamin of Middletown, a former housekeeper and companion for Mabel Horton Bull and a lifelong resident of the area, died on January 18, 2014 in Middletown Park Manor. She was 96. The daughter of the late Harry and Mary Ann Middleton Benjamin, she was born on June 7, 1917 in Port Jervis, New York. She was a member of the Orange County Genealogical Society and the Middletown-Wallkill...
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Joseph Centamore

January 14, 1921 - January 12, 2014

Joseph Centamore Bloomingburg, New York Joseph Centamore of Bloomingburg, retired from the U.S. Navy and the Middletown Psychiatric Center and a longtime resident of the area, died on January 12, 2014 in Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 92. The son of the late Vincenzo and Vincenza Centamore, he was born on January 14, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the widower of Florence B....
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Barbara Jean Secor Seneca

December 16, 1929 - January 4, 2014

Barbara Jean McDowell Secor Seneca, a lifetime resident of the area, passed away at Elant in Newburgh Saturday January 4, 2014 peacefully with her family by her side. She was 84. The daughter of the late William and Lillian Noxon McDowell she was born in Newburgh, NY. She attended NFA in Newburgh and after becoming a LPN, she worked in various hospitals and nursing homes in the area. She was...
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Carol J. Haakmeester

September 17, 1942 - January 4, 2014

CAROL J. HAAKMEESTER September 17, 1942 - January 4, 2014 Loch Sheldrake, NY Carol J. Haakmeester, a former LPN and a former longtime resident of Middletown, died on January 4, 2014 at her home. She was 71. The daughter of the late Henry and Sophie Hannema Haakmeester, she was born on September 17, 1942 in Goshen, NY. The family wishes to thank her caregivers, Jackie Puehlhorg and...
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Carolyn P. Harmon

November 27, 1939 - January 1, 2014

Carolyn P. Harmon of Middletown, a homemaker, died on January 1, 2014 in Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 74. The daughter of the late Willie B. and Marylee Gilliard Jackson, she was born on November 27, 1939 in Columbia, South Carolina. She was the widow of Charles Harmon. She was a member of the Greater Upperroom Apostolic Church in Middletown. Survivors include her children: ...
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Grace J. LaFrance

October 18, 1928 - December 27, 2013

Grace "Joanne" LaFrance Formerly of Washingtonville, New York Grace "Joanne" LaFrance, a homemaker and former resident of Washingtonville, NY, went to be with the Lord on Friday December 27, 2013. She was 85. The daughter of the late Theodore and Esther Crabb, she was born October 18, 1928 in Alamo, Texas. She was the widow of LeRoy LaFrance and a longtime member of the Grace Episcopal...
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Ida Mae Stitt

September 27, 1938 - December 26, 2013

Ida Mae Stitt Walden, New York September 27, 1938-December 26, 2013 Ida passed away on Dec.26th at ORMC Middletown after a long illness. She was surrounded by her family. She was 75. The daughter of the late Paul & Catherine Miller Baggatta, she was born Sept.27,1938 in Middletown NY. Ida was a retired head waitress at Holiday Inn, Middletown, but she took great passion and had a wonderful...
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Jean Pingotti Murray

May 23, 1963 - December 19, 2013

Jean D. Pingotti Murray Middletown, New York Jean D. Pingotti Murray, a former RN at Horton Hospital and lifelong resident of the area, passed away Thursday December 19, 2013 at home. She was 50. The daughter of Frederick and Dolores Edsall Pingotti, she was born on May 23, 1963 in Middletown, NY. Jean was a graduate of St. Joseph School in Middletown and John S. Burke High School in...
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David M. Lewis, Sr.

November 14, 1938 - December 16, 2013

David M. Lewis Sr. Schenectady, New York Formerly of Middletown, New York David M. Lewis Sr. a children's counselor for Pius XII in Chester, NY and a former resident of Middletown, died Monday December 16, 2013 in Ellis Hospital. He was 75. The son of the late James and Viola DeGroat Lewis, he was born on November 14, 1938 in Middletown, NY. Survivors include his wife: Madeline Lewis...
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Ruth Evelyn Clifford

January 30, 1925 - December 12, 2013

Ruth Evelyn Clifford of Middletown, and a former longtime resident of Washingtonville, a retired employee of the N.Y. State Department of Labor, died on Thursday December 12, 2013 at home, with her family at her side. She was 88. The daughter of the late Carl and Alberta Olsen Newberg, she was born on January 30, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York. She married her beloved husband of 66 years John A....
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Betty L. Carrick

December 16, 1925 - December 10, 2013

Betty L. Carrick Middletown, New York Betty L. Carrick of Middletown, retired employee of the credit and service departments of Sears in Middletown, died on December 10, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 87. The daughter of the late Peter H. and Anna Ibohm Rasmussen, she was born on December 16, 1925 in Pine Island, New York. She was a member of Queen Esther Chapter Order of...
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Evelyn Ruth Martin

August 9, 1923 - December 8, 2013

Evelyn Ruth Martin Middletown, New York Evelyn Ruth Martin, a former floor supervisor at the Middletown Psychiatric Center and longtime resident of the area, died Sunday December 8, 2013 at Middletown Park Manor. She was 90. The daughter of the late William and Florence Schwager Morris, she was born August 9, 1923 in Franklin, New Jersey. Evelyn is survived by her daughter: Pamela Gail...
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Katharine G. Farrar

July 17, 1942 - December 7, 2013

Katharine G. Farrar, 71, of Middletown NY and long time resident of the area, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The Daughter of Edward James and Antoinette Maiorino Farrar She was born on July 17, 1942 in Queens NY. Kathy worked most of her life as a supervisor for RECAP Weatherization, Elant Nursing Home in Fishkill, and Mountain Restaurant...
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John Rose

October 29, 1939 - December 6, 2013

John H. Rose of North Las Vegas, Nevada, a retired cook from the Middletown Psychiatric Center and a former longtime resident of Middletown, N.Y., died on December 6, 2013 in Las Vegas. He was 74. The son of the late Clarence and Lula Coon Rose, he was born on October 29, 1939 in Stone Ridge, New York. He was a member of the Waalkill Engine Co. and the Middletown Fire Police. He was also a...
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Laura Castronuovo

December 4, 2013

Laura Castronuovo of Elant at Goshen, formerly of New York City, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Laura was 89 years old. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Charles Troisi and Maria (Vella) Troisi, and the loving wife to the late Thomas Castronuovo, he died in 2005. Laura was a woman of faith, she...
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Rudolph Perez

May 7, 1954 - November 27, 2013

Rudolph L. Perez, a retired caseworker from Arden Hill Mental Health Unit and longtime resident of the area died Wednesday November 27, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 59. The son of the late Salvador Diaz Perez and Otilia Perez, he was born May 7, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. A family statement reads, "He found recovery in 1990 through Harry Brown and he had many wonderful...
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Germaine "Baby" Otero, Jr.

May 16, 1995 - November 23, 2013

Germaine A. Otero Jr. a clerk at Dunkin Donuts in Town of Wallkill and lifelong resident of the area, died Saturday November 23, 2013 in the Town of Wallkill. He was 18. The son of Germaine A. Otero and Delhia Dolson, he was born on May 16, 1995 in Middletown, NY. He was a graduate of Middletown High School Class of 2013. Survivors include his father: Germaine A. Otero; his mother: Delhia J...
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Lindsay Ann Dooner

October 12, 1984 - November 19, 2013

Lindsay Ann Dooner, formerly of Middletown, passed away in Pompano Beach, Florida on November 19, 2013. She was 29. The daughter of Jeffrey and Joyce Dooner, she was born October 12, 1984 in Poughkeepsie, New York. She was a graduate of Herkimer College and loved fashion. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her daughter: Kloe Elizabeth Dooner; her parents:...
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Patricia Pape Thomas

April 17, 1930 - November 18, 2013

Patricia P. Thomas of Middletown, NY, a retired Principal Social Welfare Examiner of the Orange County Department of Social Services died on Monday, November 18, 2013 in Rochester, NY. She was 83. The daughter of Michael and Mable Flynn Paper, she was born April 17, 1930 in Horton Hospital, Middletown, NY. She was the widow of Russell J. Thomas. She graduated from St. Joseph's School and...
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Mary Torelli

June 29, 1924 - November 14, 2013

Mary Torelli Middletown, New York Mary Torelli, a long time resident of Middletown, NY passed away on Thursday November 14, 2013 at home. She was 89. The daughter of the late Linson and Genevieve Erts Wilklow, she was born June 29, 1924 in Ellenville, New York. Mary was the Medical Secretary of the late Dr. Michael F. Camillo, as well as Dr. Michael Kamalian and Dr. Bhanusali. She...
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Katherine J. Warren

April 21, 1921 - November 14, 2013

Katherine Jados Warren of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on November 14, 2013 at home following a short illness. She was 92. The daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine Gawlicki Jados, she was born on April 21, 1921 in Florida, New York. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Middletown, N.Y. She was a member of Local 917 CSEA. She was the widow of Robert C. Warren who...
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Shirley Finnin

November 9, 2013

K. Shirley Finnin Middletown, New York K. Shirley Finnin, a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area, died Saturday November 9, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. The daughter of the late Leo and Margaret Driscoll Hoar, she was born in Middletown, NY and was the widow of Raymond Finnin. . She was a volunteer at Horton Medical Center and a member of St. Joseph RC Church in...
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Donald J. Bergamo

June 3, 1940 - November 7, 2013

Dr. Donald J. Bergamo of Rock Hill and a former longtime resident of Thompson Ridge, died on November 7, 2013 at his residence. He was 73. The son of the late Dominick J. and Theresa "Daisy" Elia Bergamo, he was born on June 3, 1940 in Middletown, New York. Dr. Bergamo served with the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corp during the Vietnam Era. He served in Fort Rucker, Alabama and...
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Dennis T. Dempsey

January 25, 1943 - October 25, 2013

Dennis T. Dempsey Middletown, New York Dennis T. Dempsey, a retired furniture maker in Middletown and longtime resident of the area passed away Friday October 25, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was 69. The son of the late Mathias and Helen Weimer Dempsey, he was born on November 25, 1943 in New York, NY. Dennis was a member of the Carpenter's Union...
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Shirley K. Collins

May 23, 1949 - October 20, 2013

Shirley K. Collins of Middletown, retired Paint manager at Lowe's in Middletown and a lifelong resident of the area, died on October 20, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 64. The daughter of the late Grant and Marguerite Redmond, she was born on May 23, 1949. Survivors include her children Michelle Berlin and her husband Leo of Florida, N.Y.; Allison Raponi and her husband...
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Ryan Peter Lazier

July 21, 1990 - October 11, 2013

Ryan Peter Lazier 07/21/1990 – 10/11/2013 Ryan Peter Lazier, beloved son of Renee Sledzianowski and Peter H. Lazier passed on unexpectedly October 11, 2013 in Delray Beach Florida. He was 23 years old. Ryan attended both Middletown and Minisink Valley High School. Ryan loved to play soccer, snow board, was a big Pittsburgh Steeler fan, enjoyed hunting and is a Paul Harris Fellow of...
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Sophia Alexis Villalobos

October 8, 2013

Sophia A. Villalobos, infant daughter of David J. and Danielle Decker Villalobos, passed away Tuesday October 8, 2013 at Catskill Regional Medical Center, where she was born. Survivors include her parents; her brothers: Armani; Alex; Kristan; Giovanni; Jaden; her sisters: Crystal; Chasity; Dayna; her paternal grandmother: Ramonita Villalobos; her maternal grandparents: Michelle and Michael...
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Judy Marino

June 2, 1943 - October 5, 2013

Judy M. Marino a retired teachers assistant for the Middletown School District, having served over thirty years at the Mechanicstown School in Middletown and a lifelong resident of the area, died on October 5, 2013 in ORMC in Middletown. She was 70. The daughter of the late James and Mae LaBolt Baggatta, she was born on June 2, 1943 in Middletown. She was the widow of Renaldo Marino. She was...
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Joseph Hunter

July 14, 1953 - September 30, 2013

Joseph Hunter, a former roofer in Middletown and lifelong resident of the area passed away Monday September 30, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 60. The son of the late Harry brown and Helen Hunter, he was born on July 14, 1953 in Middletown, NY. Survivors include his 3 children: Joseph St. Hilaire ; Kyle Phelps of Tennesse; Daniel Hunter of Middletown; his fiancé: Donna...
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Harold F. Lostraglio

December 22, 1940 - September 30, 2013

Harold Lostraglio Sr., 72, of Middletown/Old Bethpage went home to be with the Lord on September 30, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born in Queens Village, NY on December 22, 1940 to Joseph Lostraglio and Emma Bamberger. He was a taxi cab driver in Middletown, for several years driving for Syndicate 1181. Then moved to LI and drove for LI Yellow Taxi for 40 plus years where he met his...
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Iris D. Clarke

October 29, 1928 - August 29, 2013

Iris D. Clarke Middletown, N.Y. Iris D. Clarke of Middletown, a life- long resident of the area, died on August 29, 2013 at St. Joseph's Place in Port Jervis. She was a retired Office Manager for Princeton Upholstery in Middletown. The daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Hunter, she was born on October 29, 1928 in Cadosia, New York. She was the widow of the late Frederick Clarke,...
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Florence Lysyczyn Bunton

June 22, 1928 - August 23, 2013

Florence Lysyczyn Bunton of Godeffroy, N.Y., a former longtime resident of the Middletown area, and a retired LPN at the Middletown Psychiatric Center in Middletown, died on August 23, 2013 in ORMC in Middletown. She was 85. The daughter of the late William and Ruth Vint Teller , she was born on June 22, 1928 in South Fallsburg, N.Y. She was the widow of Gordon E. Bunton. Survivors include...
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Margaret Ann Hasbrouck

December 20, 1941 - August 3, 2013

Margaret Ann Hasbrouck Middletown, New York Margaret Hasbrouck of Middletown, NY, daughter of the late Arthur and Caroline Wisher Hasbrouck, she was born December 20, 1941 and entered into rest on August 3, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family. Margaret worked for Letchworth Village for 32 years. She was a longtime member of St. John's A.M. E. Zion church where...
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Christopher Montalvo

July 3, 1984 - July 10, 2013

Christopher Montalvo Middletown, N.Y. Christopher Montalvo of Middletown, a Certified Nursing Assistant at the Montgomery Nursing Home, and a longtime resident of the area, died on July 10, 2013 in ORMC in Middletown. He was 29. The son of Fernando and Emma Marrero Montalvo Jr., he was born on July 3, 1984 in New York City. A family statement read: "A special thank you to the staff and...
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Dennis S. Barrett

May 24, 1964 - July 7, 2013

Dennis S. Barrett Middletown, New York Dennis S. Barrett, a lifelong resident of the area died Sunday July 7, 2013 at home. He was 49. The son of the late Paul and Florence Walters Barrett, he was born May 24, 1964 in Middletown, NY. Survivors include his brothers: Thomas Barrett and his wife Lena of Middletown; Kevin Barrett of Wappingers Falls, NY; Kyle Barrett of Middletown; Brian...
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Peter P. Hroszowy

August 8, 1944 - July 6, 2013

Peter P. Hroszowy Middletown, New York Formerly of Blackstone, Mass. And Spartanburg, SC Peter P. Hroszowy, a retired wholesaler/retailer in produce, died Saturday July 6, 2013 at home. He was 68. The son of the late John and Stefania Zaryczna Hrossowyc , he was born on August 8, 1944 in Blackstone, Mass. Survivors include his children: Laura Prinzo and her husband Johnny; Patricia...
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Ruby O. Dyall

September 26, 1924 - July 3, 2013

Ruby O. Dyall Washingtonville, New York Ruby O. Dyall, a former Nanny in Long Island and a resident of the area, died on Wednesday July 3, 2013 at Highland Avenue Rehab & Nursing Home. She was 88. The daughter of the late Charles and Doris Burnman, she was born September 26, 1924 in Barbados, West Indies. S he was the widow of Clyde S. Dyall. She was a member of the Vails Gate United...
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Evelyn E. Jarvais

October 26, 1918 - June 22, 2013

Evelyn E. Jarvais of Goshen, retired owner of E&M General Store and Post Office in Phillipsport, N.Y. and a longtime resident of the area, died on June 22, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, N.Y. She was 94. The youngest daughter of the late Bernard and Cecelia Kraft, she was born on October 26, 1918 in Bronx, New York. She was a member of the Ellenville Hospital Auxiliary...
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Donald G. Wickham, Sr.

September 26, 1962 - June 21, 2013

Donald G. Wickham Sr. Middletown, New York Donald G. Wickham, a truck driver for the Local 445 Union in Rock Tavern and longtime resident of the area died Friday June 21, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 50. The son of the late Clarence Wickham and Marie Sliter Wickham, he was born on September 26, 1962 in Port Jervis, NY. Donald was Past Deacon at Otisville Mt. Hope...
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Dale O. Gillis

June 24, 1959 - June 20, 2013

Dale O. Gillis of Middletown, a retired staff sergeant for the U.S. Army and later a N.Y. State Corrections Officer at the Goshen Secure Center and a lifelong resident of the area, died on June 20, 2013 in Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y. He was 53. The son of the late Roland Gillis and Roberta Johnson Gillis Philpot, he was born on June 24, 1959 in Kingston, N.Y. He was a graduate...
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Ella Louise Newell Stabler

August 13, 1920 - June 12, 2013

Ella Louise Newell Stabler of Middletown, retired employee of St. Teresa's Nursing Home in Middletown, and a lifelong resident of the area, died on June 12, 2013. She was 92. The daughter of the late Charles and Eva Courter Lattimer, she was born on August 13, 1920 in Goshen, N.Y. She was the widow of Frank Newell and D. Cain Stabler. She was an active member of the Ridgebury Methodist...
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Gary Edward Calta

March 31, 1944 - June 7, 2013

Gary Edward Calta Springfield Center - Gary Edward Calta, born Staten Island, New York, March 31, 1944.Lost his courageous battle with cancer on June 7, 2013 at the Otsego Manor, Cooperstown. Son of Anita Viani Calta Grecco, Walden, NY. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary Ellen Ford Calta, Springfield Center, NY and sons, Scott Edward and wife Jennifer of Richfield Springs, NY and...
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Jay A. Brown

March 14, 1935 - June 7, 2013

Jay A. Brown, 78, of Middletown, NY. The son of Sidney and Sydney Brown, Jay (also known as Jim) grew up in Manchester, CT. He graduated from Cal State in Los Angeles with a BA in journalism and served in the U.S. Navy from 1956-62 aboard the USS Northampton and the USS Iowa BB-61. Jim worked as an Assistant for Congressman Thomas Rees; reporter and editor for the Sacramento Bee, and The...
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Kim A. Gessner

February 1, 1967 - June 7, 2013

Kim A Gessner of Rock Hill, an individual care coordinator with Ulster County Mental Health, and a longtime resident of the area, died on June 7, 2013. She was 46. The daughter of the late Paul Gessner Sr. and Carolee Crawley Marcotte, she was born on February 1, 1967 in Red Bank, New Jersey. She was a graduate of Marlboro High School. She played softball with the Paradise Limo team. ...
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Kylie Marie Doolittle Strain

May 24, 2013 - May 24, 2013

Kylie Marie Doolittle Strain Pine Bush, New York Kylie Marie Doolittle Strain, infant daughter of Bruce Strain Jr. and Megan Doolittle, died Saturday May 24, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her parents: Bruce Strain Jr. and Megan Doolittle; her maternal grandparents: Andrew Doolittle and Rebecca Pellew; her paternal grandparents: Bruce Strain and Dawn Halstead; ...
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Barbara J. King

February 5, 1946 - May 17, 2013

Barbara J. King of Middletown, a retired therapy aide at the Middletown Psychiatric Center and a longtime resident of the area, died on May 17, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 67. The daughter of the late Walter and Hilda Hull Sr. , she was born on February 5, 1946 in Charlotte, N.C. She was an avid Bingo player and loved fishing and hunting. She was a member of the Voice of...
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Joan P. Kain

February 4, 1937 - May 14, 2013

Joan Kain Middletown, New York Joan Kain of Middletown, retired Head Librarian for the New York City Office of the State Attorney General, and a lifelong resident of the area, died on May 14, 2013 in Schervier Pavilion in Warwick. She was 76. The daughter of the late William and Gertrude Hapke Kain, she was born on February 4, 1937 in Middletown, N.Y. She was a graduate of Middletown High...
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James H. Sinclair

June 16, 1936 - May 11, 2013

James Henry Sinclair (Jimbo) of Walker Valley, NY passed away on May 11th, 2013 after a five month battle with lung cancer. He was 76 years old. Born on June 16th, 1936 in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of the late Margaret T. Sinclair of Lawrence, Mass. He grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and moved to Walker Valley in 1969. He is predeceased by his beloved mother Margaret T. Sinclair; his...
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Anthony Tony Imbimbo

July 18, 1950 - April 28, 2013

Anthony "Tony" Imbimbo Winterton, New York Anthony "Tony" Imbimbo of Winterton, a former employee of the Times Herald Record, entered into rest at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 62. The son of the late Anthony and Gloria Giacchi Imbimbo, he was born on July 18, 1950 in Jersey City, New Jersey. A family statement read: "To know Anthony was to love him. He had a warm smile...
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Cindy D. Atkinson

December 31, 1956 - April 11, 2013

Cindy D. Atkinson Middletown, New York Cindy D. Atkinson, an employee of Empire Blue Cross Insurance and longtime resident of the area, died Thursday April 11, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 56. The daughter of the late George and Lillian Kaetor Callihan, she was born December 31, 1956 in Monticello, New York. Survivors include her husband, Archie M. Atkinson; her...
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Carolina Visca

July 17, 1926 - April 10, 2013

Carolina Visca Middletown, New York Carolina Visca, a homemaker and longtime resident of the area, died Wednesday April 10, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 86. The daughter of the late Giuseppe and Columba Palleschi Raponi, she was born on July 17, 1926 in Italy. Carolina was a member of St. Joseph RC Church in Middletown, NY. She was the widow of Manlio Visca. ...
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Margaret C. Hughes

July 13, 1930 - April 8, 2013

Margaret C. Hughes Middletown, New York Margaret C. Hughes, a retired school teacher in the Middletown School District and a lifelong resident of the area, died Monday April 8, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 82. The daughter of the late Carmine and Rosalbina Ippolito, she was born on July 13, 1930 in Middletown, New York. She was a member of the Middletown Kiwanis Club;...
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Frances E. Smith

March 7, 1921 - March 30, 2013

Frances E. (nee McCormick) Smith Middletown, New York Frances E. Smith, a retired supervisor for Frontier Communications and lifelong resident of the area, died on Saturday March 30, 2013. She was 92. The daughter of the late Robert and Lucy Neuberger McCormick, she was born March 7, 1921 in Middletown, New York. Frances was a member of the Orange County Archery Association; the First...
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Lois "Talks to Bears" Vance

May 2, 1936 - March 30, 2013

Lois Ann Vance "Talks to Bears" May 2, 1936-March 30, 2013 Lois Ann Vance a former longtime resident of Middletown, N.Y. died on March 30, 2013 at her home at Wolf Lake. She was 76. She was the daughter of the late Arthur F. and Sophie Zowaski Schneider, she was born on May 2, 1936 in Middletown, NY. Survivors include her children, Veronica Ann Tobin of Milford, PA; Ronald J. Vance of...
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Eileen Jan Gertzkis

June 5, 1942 - March 28, 2013

Eileen Janet "Jan" Gertzkis Goshen, New York Eileen Gertzkis, a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area died Thursday March 28, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 70. The daughter of the late Harold and Frances Thompson Barker, she was born June 5, 1942 in Goshen, New York. Eileen was a member of the Hudson Valley Model A Ford Club where she was in charge of the...
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Catherine "Kay" TenBroeck

March 18, 1928 - March 25, 2013

Catherine M. TenBroeck "Kay" March 18,1928- March 25, 2013 Catherine M. "Kay" TenBroeck a lifelong Middletown resident passed away peacefully at Orange Regional Medical Center on Monday March 25, 2013 after a brief illness. She was 85 years old. Kay was the daughter of the late Walter H. Neuls Sr. and Emma DeGraff. She was also the step-daughter of the late Emil Himmelsbach. Kay was born on...
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Angelo J. Ingrassia

March 23, 1923 - March 21, 2013

Hon. Angelo John Ingrassia Middletown, New York March 23, 1923-March 21, 2013 Justice Angelo John Ingrassia entered into eternal rest in the comforting presence of his loving family on Thursday March 21, 2013, after a courageous battle against melanoma. Born in Brooklyn, New York on March 23, 1923 to the late Frank and Adrianna Desiderio Ingrassia. He married the love of his life, the...
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Edward Steady Edy Gardner

April 16, 1935 - March 20, 2013

Edward Lee Gardner Middletown, New York It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Edward "Steady Edy" Gardner on March 20, 2013. The son of the late Eddie and Leola Gardner, he was born on April 16, 1935 in Lake Wales, Florida. Ed was a longtime resident of Middletown as well as a veteran of the U.S. ARMY. He worked as a childcare supervisor at the Goshen Annex for...
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Robert A. Johnson

September 16, 1939 - March 10, 2013

Robert A. Johnson Middletown, New York Robert A. Johnson, a maintenance worker at the Orange County Speedway and lifelong resident of the area died Sunday March 10, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 73. The son of the late Richard J. and Betty Jarvis Johnson Sr. he was born September 16, 1939 in Middletown, NY. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. ARMY. He was a member of the...
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Diane B. McGraw

January 19, 1947 - March 8, 2013

Diane B. McGraw Pine Bush, New York Diane B. McGraw, a nurse's aide at Southwinds Retirement Home and lifelong resident of the area, died Friday March 8, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 66. The daughter of the late LeRoy and Carolyn Babcock Lewis, she was born January 19, 1947 in Middletown, New York. Survivors include her husband: Robert A. McGraw Sr. of Pine Bush, NY;...
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Lee Michael Ballard

August 11, 1955 - March 1, 2013

Lee Michael Ballard a retired employee of the N.Y. State Division of Youth in Goshen and a former longtime resident of Middletown, N.Y., died on Friday March 1, 2013 in Binghamton General Hospital in Binghamton, N.Y. He was 57. The son of the late Ethel Hopper Ballard, he was born on August 11, 1955 in Suffern, N.Y. He was a former corrections officer at the Orange County Jail in Goshen. ...
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Marvin DeBoer

December 8, 1938 - February 20, 2013

Marvin DeBoer of Westtown, a retired Tractor Trailer Driver and a lifelong resident of the area, died on February 20, 2013 at his home due to a Glioblastoma Multiforme. He was 74. The son of the late Cornelius and Nellie Dykstra DeBoer, he was born on December 8, 1938 in Middletown, N.Y. He was a member of the Goshen Christian Reformed Church, where he formerly served as a Deacon and Elder in...
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Gladys E. Souter

November 5, 1919 - February 19, 2013

Gladys E. Souter Saugerties, NY Formerly of Middletown, NY Gladys E. Souter, a homemaker and former resident of Middletown, NY, passed away on Tuesday February 19, 2013 at Benedictine Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of the late Frank and Grace Jacobs VanBenschoten, she was born on November 5, 1919 in Middletown, New York. She was the widow of Fred Souter and was a member of Webb Horton...
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Albert William Wyble II

October 16, 1977 - February 14, 2013

Albert William Wyble II of Smallwood, a former contractor and longtime resident of the area, died on February 14, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 35. The son of Albert W. Wyble and Susan Shatlaw Wyble, he was born on October 16, 1977 in Messina, N.Y. Survivors include his mother Susan Wyble and her fiancé Lloyd "Chico" of Central Square, N.Y. His father Albert Wyble and his...
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William "Bill" Mielke

January 13, 1934 - February 14, 2013

William A. Mielke, owner of New Vernon Flower Shop in New Vernon, NY and longtime resident of the area, died Thursday February 14, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 79. The son of the late Willy and Anna Abele Mielke, he was born January 13, 1934 in Huntington, NY. Bill was a veteran of the US NAVY, where he served two years of active duty followed by 22 years in the the Naval...
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William "Bill" Mielke

January 13, 1934 - February 14, 2013

William A. Mielke, owner of New Vernon Flower Shop in New Vernon, NY and longtime resident of the area, died Thursday February 14, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 79. The son of the late Willy and Anna Abele Mielke, he was born January 13, 1934 in Huntington, NY. Bill was a veteran of the US NAVY, where he served two years of active duty followed by 22 years in the the Naval...
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Robin A. Ogden

June 18, 1959 - February 12, 2013

Robin A. Ogden New Hampton, N.Y. Robin A. Ogden of New Hampton, a former housekeeping employee at St. Teresa's Nursing Home in Middletown and a lifelong resident of the area, died peacefully February 12, 2013 with her family by her side. The daughter of the late Nathan and Eleanor Teachman Doolittle, she was born on June 18, 1959 in Middletown, N.Y....
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Betty Ann Johnson

March 30, 1943 - February 11, 2013

Betty Ann (German) Johnson Formerly of Middletown, NY Betty Ann Johnson, a homemaker and lifelong resident of the area died Monday February 11, 2013 at Nyack Hospital. She was 69. The daughter of the late Bruce and Florence German, she was born March 30, 1943 in Middletown, NY. She was a member of the Voice of the Gospel Mission Church. Survivors include her husband: Robert Johnson Sr....
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Joyce Applegate

July 7, 1937 - February 8, 2013

Joyce Applegate Slate Hill, New York Joyce Applegate, of Slate Hill, a former aide at Valley View, hair dresser and lifelong resident of the area, died Friday February 8, 2013 at Valley View Center for Nursing Care and Rehabilitation. She was 75. The daughter of the late Harold Williams and Lois Decker Williams, she was born July 7, 1937 in Slate Hill, New York. Survivors include her...
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Ruth Davis

January 3, 1922 - February 5, 2013

Ruth Davis of Middletown, a retired aide at the Middletown Psychiatric Center and a longtime area resident, died on February 5, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 91. The daughter of the late John and Ella Kammerer Eickmeyer, she was born on January 3, 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the widow of James Van De Mark and Alfred Davis. She was a member of the Howells...
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Nancy LaPerna

November 19, 1913 - February 3, 2013

Nancy LaPerna New Hampton, New York Nancy LaPerna of New Hampton, a former seamstress for the International Ladies Garment Workers in New York and longtime resident of the area, died Sunday February 3, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 99. The daughter of the late Manuel and Josephine DeStefano Mazzasalma, she was born on November 19, 1913 in Comiso, Sicily, Italy. She was...
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Thomas William Weeden

August 7, 1950 - January 25, 2013

Thomas William Weeden of Englewood, TN., formerly of Middletown, a former tree trimmer and storm worker, died on January 25, 2013 in Tennessee. He was 62. The son of William Weeden and the late Pearl Mae Weeden, he was born on August 7, 1950 in Middletown, N.Y. Survivors include his sons Thomas Weeden of Maybrook, N.Y. and Matthew Weeden and Michael Weeden of Goshen, N.Y. His daughter Tania...
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Abigail Elizabeth Oriani

January 22, 2013 - January 22, 2013

Abigail Elizabeth Oriani, infant daughter of Jonathan and Christine Oriani, died on January 22, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. Survivors include her parents Jonathan and Christine Oriani and her sister Emmalee Oriani at home. Her paternal grandparents Melissa Cluney and Chris Hanna of Wurtsboro and Alan and Kelly Oriani of Middletown. Maternal grandparents Nadine...
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Louis A. Acampora

August 6, 1933 - January 22, 2013

Louis A. "Gigi" Acampora Bloomingburg, New York Louis A. Acampora, a former driver for Continental Bakery Company and longtime resident of the area, died Tuesday January 22, 2013 at home. He was 79. The son of the late Louis & Gloria DiIanni Acampora, he was born on August 6, 1933 in Bronx, New York. He was a U.S. ARMY veteran during the Korean war. Louis is survived by his wife Dorothy...
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Elaine A. Decker

October 10, 1937 - January 21, 2013

Elaine A. Decker Middletown, New York Elaine A. Decker, a former housekeeper at the Holiday Inn and lifelong resident of the area, died Monday January 21, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 75. The daughter of the late Blanche Holt, she was born on October 10, 1937 in Middletown, New York. Survivors include her nieces: Deborah Wallace (George); Tammy Kanoff (Joseph);...
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Lloyd A. Creeden

January 14, 1947 - January 21, 2013

Lloyd A. Creeden of Middletown, a former upholster at Princeton Upholstery and a lifelong resident of the area, died on Monday January 21, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. He was 66. The son of the late Lloyd B. and Elsie Turner Creeden, he was born on January 14, 1947 in Middletown, New York. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp having served in Vietnam. He was a...
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Elizabeth Betty Napolitano

September 25, 1940 - January 19, 2013

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Candito Napolitano Middletown, New York Elizabeth A. Napolitano of Middletown, a former employee at St. Teresa's Nursing Home in Middletown and a lifelong resident of the area, died on January 19, 2013 in Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 72. The daughter of the late Antonio and Laura Candito, she was born on September 25, 1940 in Middletown. She was...
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Debra Lyn Aponte

September 8, 1960 - January 18, 2013

Debra Lyn Salter-Aponte Middletown, New York Debra Lyn Salter-Aponte, of Middletown, a paralegal for the Gurda Law Office in Middletown and the LoBiondo Law Office in Newburgh, entered into rest suddenly on Friday January 18, 2013. She was 52. The daughter of Keith and Sheila Salter, she was born on September 8, 1960 in Newark, Connecticut. She was an incredible mother, grandmother,...
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Linda L. VanHouten-Mortensen

August 12, 1942 - January 18, 2013

Linda Van Houten-Mortensen Middletown, New York Linda Van Houten-Mortensen, born August 12, 1942 in Cornwall, New York, lived most of her life in New Hampton and Middletown, NY, quietly passed on at Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh on January 18, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Homer Van Houten and Alice Van-Houten- Galletly. A family statement reads: "Linda (Grandma)...
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