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Amy Kwasnowski

Feb 12, 2021

Our beloved sister, Amy Kwasnowski, passed away on February 12, 2021 at the age of 52 in Los Angeles, CA.

Daughter of Rosemary and Henry, Amy was one of eight children; Ellen (Collins), David, Michael, James, Laurie (Miller), Meg (Latour) and Lisa.

She grew up in Kingston, NY where she was a passionate member of the St. Josephs choir as...

Geraldine M. Blake

May 21, 2022

          Geraldine (Gerrie) Marie Brandon Blake, born January 30, 1946 departed this earthly life on Saturday, May 21 and entered into eternal everlasting life with the Lord.  She passed peacefully surrounded by her family at home listening to the music she loved most, Gospel music.  She was the second born child of the late Jeanette Frances Jones...

George H. Morton

May 20, 2022

George H. Morton, 88, of the Town of Kingston, NY, passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 at home. He was born May 3, 1934 in Franklin Square, NY, son of the late Henry and Georgette (Thomas) Morton.

 

He worked for Grumman Aerospace in Bethpage, NY for many years. As a hobby he enjoyed working with leather. He also...

Bonny Stephano

May 19, 2022

Bonny Stephano, 66, of Kingston, NY, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Health Alliance Hospital - Broadway Campus in Kingston. She was born August 21, 1955 in Kingston, daughter of the late John and Ellen (Steen) Stephano.  

 

She was a graduate of Kingston High School and SUNY Farmingdale on Long Island. Bonny worked in various retail positions...

Gloria Reed

May 19, 2022

Gloria A. Reed, 71, of West Hurley, NY, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022 at HealthAlliance Hospital - Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY. She was born May 7, 1951 in Kingston, NY, daughter of the late Harold Buley, Sr. and Kathleen (Phillips) Buley.

 

She enjoyed camping, playing cards, canvas (crafts), fishing, and spending time with her family. She...

Charles E. Haight

May 19, 2022

Charles “Chuck” Haight, 75, of Connelly, NY, passed on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Ten Broeck Commons in Lake Katrine, after brief illness.

He was born on March 18, 1947 in Poughkeepsie, New York and was the son of the late Fred and Marjorie Haight, Sr.  

Chuck was still working at Hannaford in the Town of Ulster where he...

John Brinnier

May 14, 2022

Hurley - John Van Etten Brinnier of Dug Hill Road died Saturday, May 14, 2022. Born January 30, 1922, in Kingston, NY, the son of the late Parker K. and Ruth (Bushnell) Brinnier. John graduated from Kingston High School and received his bachelor's degree from Rider College. John served during WWII with the US Army Air Corps in England as...

Harold Acker

May 13, 2022

Harold K Acker, 89, of Woodstock, NY passed away Friday, May 13, 2022.  He was the son of the late Harold W Acker and Florian Manfro Acker. He was raised in East Kingston where his love for horses began when he was 1 year old and was given his pony Tony. He became an excellent horseman and was nicknamed Cowboy...

Shirley Davis

May 8, 2022

Shirley Esther (Smith) Davis of Kingston, NY, loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022 at Kingston Hospital. She was 87. Born on September 28, 1934 in Newburgh, NY to Roy and Loretta Smith, she was a NY Daily News Beauty Pageant winner at age 3.  A straight A student, she met...

Jean Boxer-Hammer

May 6, 2022

Jean Boxer-Hammer, a long-time resident of Woodstock, died peacefully at her home on Friday May 6 at the age of ninety-five. She is predeceased by her parents, Milton Harris and Rachel Zimmerman, her husbands Nat Boxer and Zelig Hammer, and her son, Andrew Boxer.

Jean grew up in Brooklyn as the daughter of two talented painters. Summers were spent in Woodstock....

John Gillett

May 4, 2022

John Gillett, of Woodstock, NY, passed away on May 4, 2022 at Vassar Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, with some family at his side, due to complications from past cancer surgeries.  He was born on February 21, 1935 to Harold Gillett and Annie Ogden, in Liverpool, England.  For his protection during World War II, he was sent away from his family...

Rose Ostrander

Apr 30, 2022

Rose Ann Ostrander, 88, of Willow, NY, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022 at home surrounded by her family. She was born June 25, 1933 in Hunter, NY, daughter of the late Alonzo and Margaret (Higgins) Parslow. She was married to her husband of 45 years, Harvey Ostrander, they wed on September 15, 1951 in Hunter.

 

Rose was...

Donna Maria Zeeh

Apr 30, 2022

Donna Maria Zeeh, 74 of Highwoods, Saugerties, N.Y. passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in her home surrounded by her loving husband Bill and sister Margie.

 

She was born on April 17, 1948 in Kingston and was the daughter of the late Donald J. Steward Sr. and June L. Dunham.  Donna is also preceded in death by her...

Harriette Schmidt

Apr 29, 2022

Harriette Schmidt, 95, of West Hurley, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, April 29, 2022 at The Pines at Poughkeepsie in Poughkeepsie, NY.

 

She was born on January 24, 1927 in Queens, NY and was the daughter of the late William Emig and Margaret Sutter.

 

After graduating from Kingston High School in 1945, Harriette soon married her high...

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