OBITUARIES: Dolin, Ellis

Kathryn F. Dolin (1923 – 2015)

PHILMONT—Kathryn F. Dolin, 91, formerly of Germantown, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Pine Haven Nursing Home.

Born December 20, 1923 in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian Franco. She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Dolin, and her son, Neil D. Dolin.

Mrs. Dolin is survived by: her son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Kim Dolin of Germantown and her grandson, Casey Dolin of Germantown.

Mrs. Dolin was an insurance agent with Amsure Associates in Hudson. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish/St. Mary’s Church in Hudson and a member of the Catholic Daughters. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking, and loved her cats.

Visiting hours are Thursday, June 25, 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday, June 26, noon at St. Mary’s Church, 429 East Allen Street, Hudson. Burial will be in Cedar Park Cemetery.

Frances Ellis (1939 – 2015)

PALM BAY, FL—Frances Ellis passed away peacefully June 21, 2015 with her family by her side at Palm Bay Hospital.

Born October 8, 1939 in New York City, she was the daughter of the late John Sr. and Rose DeStefano Sirani.

Mrs. Ellis was employed at Crellin Plastics for many years as well as

the Louis Payn Foundation, both in Chatham.

She is survived by: her husband of 53 years, Forrest Roger Ellis; son, Wayne (Penny) Ellis of Ghent; daughter, Wendy (Patrick) Kerwin of Averill Park; sister, Florence (Skip) Sweet; brother, John (Joyce) Sirani, Jr.; brother-in-law, Nick Baccaro; her grandchildren whom she adored, Justin

Ellis, Sadie and Caitlin Kerwin, Zachary Ellis, KayLee and Gabbie McMann; several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Ellis was predeceased by her grandson, Brady Ellis and sister, Diana


A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, June 30 at St. James Church, Chatham. Interment followed at St. James Cemetery.

Arrangements were with the French, Gifford, Preiter & Blasl Funeral Home, 25 Railroad Avenue, Chatham. To leave an online condolence visit






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