Obituaries: Peluso, Wyman, Tamburro, Millus

William Peluso (1939 – 2012)

E. CHATHAM—William T. Peluso of East Chatham passed away suddenly Sunday, June 24, 2012.

He was born in Stephentown, October 10, 1939 and graduated from Berlin Central High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1962, stationed first at Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base in Oklahoma and was then assigned to the 6313th Air Police Squad at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.

He married Jessie M. (nee Vokey) Peluso in 1963 in Rhinebeck. Besides his wife, he leaves behind: one daughter, Kristie L. Wade of East Chatham; former son-in-law, Kevin R. Wade of Hancock, MA; his two beloved grandchildren, Rachael L. and William G. Wade also of East Chatham; his parents, Jerry T. and Doris Peluso of Levittown; six sisters, Gail (Karl) Knutson and Lynn Peluso , both of Pittsfield, MA, Sandy Austin of Bellmore, Toni Stoll of East Meadow, Leslie (Frank) Bonariggo of Melbourne, FL, and  Anita Maloney of Ronkonkoma; two brothers, Walter Peluso of Levittown and Jimmy Peluso (Nancy) of Syosset; several nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends.

Mr. Peluso loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman, enjoying many special trips to Canada and the Adirondacks with his nephew, Joshua Austin of Bellmore. He was a lifelong New York Yankee fan and enjoyed watching professional hockey. In his retirement years, Mr. Peluso enjoyed working part-time at Wood Hill Veterinary Clinic in Old Chatham, where he was dearly loved by both the two-legged and four-legged clientele. He loved traveling to the National Parks and had made several trips to Yellowstone and Grand Teton. He enjoyed history and anything written about the American West.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 30 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., with a religious service at 7:30 p.m. at the French, Gifford, Preiter & Blasl Funeral Home in Chatham.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, MT. To send an online condolence visit www.frenchblasl.com.

Mildred Wyman (1926 – 2012)

CLAVERACK—Mildred G. Wyman, 86, of Claverack, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at her residence.

Born in Hudson on April 16, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Martha and Arthur Aiken, Jr.

Mrs. Wyman worked at Pine Lane Poultry Farm in Hillsdale for 18 years, retiring in 1990. She was a graduate of Hudson High School in 1944 and was a lifelong area resident.  She enjoyed bowling and playing bingo. She was a life member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her son, Jeff Tiernan of Claverack; two grandchildren, Timothy Tiernan, Jr. and Frankie Tiernan, and several nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Wyman; her brother, Richard Aiken; her son, Timothy Tiernan, Sr., and her grandson, Kyle Tiernan.

A calling hour begins at noon on Thursday, June 28 at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home. Services follow at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Cedar Park Cemetery.

To leave a message for the family visit www.batesanderson.com.

Anna Tamburro (1915 – 2012)

GHENT—Anna L. Tamburro, 96, of Hudson, passed away Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Whittier Skilled Nursing Center, surrounded by her family.

Born October 1, 1915 in Caserta, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Madelina (Pratillo) Tamburro.

She emigrated to the United States in 1922 with her mother and several siblings. Her father and two older siblings were already in Hudson.  In 1938, she married Angelo Tamburro and moved to the Bronx, but came back to Hudson in 1949, where she resided until her death.

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a great cook and one of her pleasures was to see all her family around the dinner table. She enjoyed crocheting and made afghans for everyone in her family.

Mrs. Tamburro was employed as a seamstress at the Nancy Ann Dress Company in Hudson. She was an active member of St. Mary’s Church.

She was the beloved mother of Angelo S. (Karen) Tamburro of Greenport, Frank A. (Donna) Tamburro, Sr., of Claverack and Richard J. (Janice) Tamburro of Phoenix, AZ; devoted grandmother of Frank A. (Courtney) Tamburro, Jr., of Claverack, Mark Tamburro of CO, Deborah (Timothy) Fahey of Cumming, GA, and Amy (Phil) Melino of Kinderhook; loving sister of Antoinette Wilson of Catskill, and special great-grandmother of Nathan Melino, Mason Tamburro, Angelina Tamburro, Joseph Tamburro, Rachel Fahey and Troy Fahey.  Also surviving are two step-granddaughters, Alison Steinberg and her family of California and Heather (Lance) Smith and her family of CO.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Angelo J. Tamburro; three sisters, Teresa Mangione, Mary Nero and Michelina Tamburro, and three brothers, Vito, Frank and Joseph Tamburro.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Tuesday, June 26 at St. Mary’s Church in Hudson. Interment was in Cedar Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church, Box 323, Hudson, NY, 12534 or to Community Hospice of Columbia Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill 12414.

Arrangements were with the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home. To leave online condolences visit www.batesanderson.com.

Barry Millus, Jr. (1965 – 2012)

BARRYTOWN—Barry J. Millus, Jr., 47, of Barrytown died at his home Saturday, June 23, 2012.

He was born January 28, 1965 in Rhinebeck.

He was a lifelong member of St. John’s Episcopal Church of Barrytown. Mr. Millus, a very social person who loved people, was the honorary Mayor of Barrytown. He enjoyed reading and music.

Survivors include: his mother and stepfather, Sandy and Randy Lydon of Barrytown; his father and stepmother, Barry, Sr., and Anna Millus of Livingston; two brothers, Joe Lydon of Barrytown and John Lydon of Hudson, FL; two sisters, Erin Millus of Red Hook and Mary Millus of Albany; a nephew, Nathan; two nieces, Meaghan and Katherine; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services were Wednesday, June 27 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Barrytown. Burial was in the St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery in Barrytown.

Memorial donations are requested to the Dutchess County Special Olympics, 811 Main Street, Poughkeepsie 12603 or the Ulster County Hospice, 34 Broadway, Kingston 12401.

Arrangements are with the Yadack-Fox Funeral Home, Germantown.

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