Obituaries: Murray, Reynolds

Lee Murray (1964 – 2014)

HUDSON—Lee Murray, 49, of Greenport died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 13, 1964 in Hudson, the son of the late Howard and Lillian (Walski) Murray, Sr.

Mr. Murray was employed by Carmen Barbato, Inc., as a truck driver. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing softball in the Firemen’s League. Mr. Murray was also a member of J.W. Hoystradt Hose and Chemical Company #8.

He is survived by: his son, Lee A. Murray, Jr., of Hudson; two daughters, Shasta Carver of Coxsackie and Laura Murray of Hudson; grandsons, James Barone of Coxsackie, Aidan Phillips of FL, and Blaine Carver of Coxsackie; his granddaughters, Isabella Phillips of Coxsackie, Leanna Speer of Hudson and Jaidyn Bertoldi of Hudson; his sister, Colleen (Mark) Brewster of East Nassau and a brother, David (Venetia) Murray of West Ghent.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Murray was also predeceased by his brother, Howard Murray, Jr.

Visitation hours will be Monday, June 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, Hudson, followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m.

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Harold A. Reynolds (1936 – 2014)

VALATIE—Harold “Skip” A. Reynolds passed away June 19, 2014 at Barnwell Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. He was born in Hillsdale, April 3, 1936, the son of the late Emma and Raymond Reynolds.

He served in the Navy. Following his discharge, he worked at numerous jobs throughout the United States.

Mr. Reynolds was a character; well-traveled and always had a story to tell.

He is survived by: his son, Mark and daughter, Mary Lou of Irving, Texas; three brothers and three sisters, John of Denver, CO, George of Hinsdale, MA, James of Bunnell, FL, Maria of Norman, OK, Sandy of Zephyr, FL, and Joyce of Ghent; many nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his son, Skipper; daughter, Kathy; two sisters, Ethel and Ruth and two brothers, Robert and Charles.

There will be no calling hours and funeral arrangements are private.

Memorial donations in Mr. Reynold’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be conveyed at



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