Obituaries: Carr, Keil, Stickle, Schreck

Stephen Carr (1959 – 2012)

STUYVESANT FALLS—Stephen Carr, 52, of Stuyvesant Falls died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at his home.

Born December 10, 1959 in Albany, he was the son of the late Warren Ide and Marion Carr.

He was a veteran, who served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by: his daughter, Lindsay Carr of Troy; a brother, Richard Carr also of Troy and an uncle, Wilber Carr of Oneonta. He was predeceased his companion, Lyn Laurange.

Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill 12414. Arrangements are with the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Inc., Valatie.

Elizabeth P. Keil (1923 – 2012)

GUILDERLAND—Elizabeth P. Keil, formerly of Stuyvesant Falls, passed away peacefully October 25, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.

Born November 10, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sadie (Bunk) Phillips.

Mrs. Keil was married June 30, 1946 to her late husband, Richard H. Keil. She was also predeceased by her brothers, John, Lawrence, Stanley and George Phillips.

Mrs. Keil worked at the Fort Orange Paper Company for 20 years and then at the St. Joseph’s Center in Valatie. She was also a member of the Stuyvesant Falls VFW Post #9593 Ladies Auxiliary and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Mrs. Keil was the beloved mother of Paul (Shirley) Keil of Guilderland and Gary (Kelly) Keil of Philmont; the cherished grandmother of Tracey (Will) Hempel, Amanda and Megan Keil and the adored great-grandmother (fondly known as GG) of Luke and Morgan Hempel. She also leaves two sister-in-laws, Margaret and Lillian Phillips and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were Monday, October 29 at the Church of St. Joseph, Route 9, Stuyvesant Falls.

Her family thanks the staff of Community Hospice of Albany for the care, guidance and support they have shown. Mrs. Keils’ memory will live on through the many friends and family who had the honor of knowing her.  Memorial donations may be made to the Valatie Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 242, Valatie 12184.

Arrangements were with the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Route 9, Valatie.

David Lee Stickle (1950 – 2012)

RED HOOK—David Lee Stickle, Sr., 62, passed away, Friday, October 26, 2012.

He was born in Sharon, CT, January 28, 1950, the son of the late Baxter and Anna (Bernockie) Stickle.

Mr. Stickle worked for Deuel’s Home Center in Pine Plains.

On October 1, 1994 in Gallatin, he married Barbara A. (Rowley) Stickle. She survives him at home.

In addition to his wife, Barbara A. Stickle, survivors include: a daughter, Katina Khan of Hudson; two sons, David Lee Stickle, Jr., of Hudson and Trevor Stickle of Aurora, IL; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly Moore and Gloria Kruse; a brother, Baxter Stickle of Ancramdale, and his first wife, Cynthia Denis of Hollowville.

Calling hours are 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, November 1 at the Peck & Peck Funeral Home, 7749 South Main Street, Pine Plains.

Funeral services are 11 a.m., Friday, November 2 from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ancram, with the Reverend Mark Frickey officiating.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Carolyn Margaret Ackley Schreck (1919 – 2012)

EXETER, NH—It is with loving hearts that the family of Carolyn Margaret Ackley Schreck announce her peaceful passing on October 26, 2012 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Born in Copake, September 17, 1919, she was the daughter of John Day and Mina (Wilkinson) Ackley and sister to Harriet Ackley Peck Straussberger and J. Benedict Ackley. Prior to her marriage to G. Robert (Bob) Schreck in 1943, she attended Syracuse University and Edgewook Park College.

Most recently Mrs. Schreck lived at The Ridge at Riverwoods in Exeter, NH. She and her husband Bob split their retirement between Chatham (Cape Cod), Massachusetts and Vero Beach, Florida. Mrs. Schreck and her family lived in Baltimore, MD, Richmond VA, Delmar and Pittsford.

Mrs. Schreck served on the Board of Directors of Copake Telephone Company which later became Taconic Telephone Company. She had been active in the PTA, the Women’s Club of Albany and Rochester and a member of the Cape and Islands Coast Guard Auxiliary. She was a 50+ year member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is survived by her children, Barbara Carolyn Behan of Hampton, NH, John R. Schreck (Muriel) of Fairfield, CT, Craig Alan Schreck, Sr., (Deborah) of North Hampton, NH and Carol Schreck of Key West, FL; her three grandsons, Michael Brendan Behan (Susan) of Hampton, NH, Craig-Alan Schreck, Jr. (Alanna) of Greenland, NH, and Jonathan Schreck of North Hampton. She found great joy in her great-grandchildren, Ryan Behan, Maggie Behan, Maeve Schreck and Callen Schreck. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Pam Peck Blakely, Gary Peck and Charles Peck, Judy Ackley Whitbeck, Marylyn Ackley Herrington, Lorinda Ackley Mazur, Mary Ackley and Elizabeth Ackley Nielsen.

The family would like to thank the Ridge at Riverwoods and the Exeter Hospital for their kindness.

There are no calling hours.

Funeral service is at 11 a.m., Thursday, November 1 from the West Copake Reformed Church. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, Copake.



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