OBITUARIES: Conklin, Dier, Ingham

Dylan J. Conklin (1993 – 2019)

ANCRAM—Dylan James Conklin, 26, of Ancram passed away unexpectedly, Friday, August 16, 2019.

He was a graduate of Taconic Hills in 2012. Upon graduation he became employed at Shagbark Farms until August 16, 2019.

Born May 2, 1993 in Great Barrington, MA, he was the son of Larry W. and Lori (Baird) Conklin, Jr., of Copake.

Besides his parents, he is survived by: his brothers, Daniel Conklin and his wife Amanda of Philmont; Drew Conklin and his fiancée Gabi of Millersburg, PA, and Devon Conklin of Copake. He also leaves his niece, Emmalynn Conklin of Millersburg, PA; his two nephews, Evan Conklin and Ethan Conklin of Philmont, and his “little angel,” his niece Kameryn Conklin of Philmont; his maternal grandfather, Howard R. Baird, Sr., of Sharon, CT, along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by: his paternal grandfather, Larry W. Conklin, Sr.; an uncle, Howard Baird, Jr., and “his sister in his heart,” Sarah Smith.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Shagbark Farm, 700 Overlook Road in Hillsdale, Saturday September 14, 2019 from noon to 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, consider donating in memory of Mr. Conklin to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP), 199 Water Street, 11th floor, New York City 10038.

Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, 8063 Route 22, Copake. To send an online condolence visit

Caleb P. Dier (2012 – 2019)

COPAKE—Caleb Paul Dier of Craryville passed away tragically August 21, 2019 at the age of 7, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born January 4, 2012 in Hudson to Christina Gubler and Edward J. Dier.

Caleb was the light of his parents’ life and could brighten any room with his happy-go-lucky personality. Caleb was creative, caring and selfless. Even as a young child he would always put others before himself. Caleb enjoyed video games, his kitties, and making people laugh. Caleb was and will always be cherished by his family and friends. He will be so deeply missed by many.

Caleb will be laid to rest beside his grandfather, Paul A. Gubler in St. Bridget’s Cemetery.

Surviving besides his parents, are: his grandmothers, Fannie Gubler and Deborah Dier; grandfathers, Christopher Weaver and Martin Dier; his aunt, Cassandra Weaver and uncles, Robert Gadway, David Gadway, Nicholas Dier and Michael Dann. He also leaves a huge caring and loving family and many friends.

Calling hours will be held at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, 8063 Route 22 in Copake Wednesday, August 28 from 4 to 7 p.m.

A Liturgy of the Word will be held Thursday, August 29, 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Copake Falls.

In lieu of flower donations Caleb would have preferred donations to AnimalKind, 721 Warren Street, Hudson 12534. He had always wanted to work there and help kitties in need.

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Louise Q. Ingham (1916 – 2019)

RHINEBECK—Louise Quinn Ingham, 103, of Clermont passed away August 24, 2019 at Northern Dutchess Hospital.

She was born February 8, 1916 in Warwick to Arthur and Louise (Smith) Quinn.

She graduated from Briarcliff High School in Westchester County and also from Packard Business School in New York City. She started her working career as a secretary to a bank official and commuted to Manhattan daily.

In 1947, she married John H. Ingham, Jr. and moved to Columbia County. In 1955 they bought a dairy farm, which became known as the Jack-Lu Farm. Later she began working as a legal secretary for Earl Schram, Jr. and Charles Inman of Coffin, Inman and Christiana for many years until her retirement. Mrs. Ingham enjoyed sewing, gardening, rug hooking, and feeding the birds. She loved Columbia County, especially Clermont and the Roe Jan Creek. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother, friend and will be dearly missed.

She leaves behind: her two beloved children, Louise Ann Ingham of Clermont and John H. Inham (Penny) of Lowville; her dearly-loved granddaughter, Emma Louise Ingham of Lowville; grandson, J. Patrick Ingham (Abigail) of Odessa, FL; her great-grandson, Jack Stuart Ingham, and her step-grandchildren, Randi Shaw and Michael Shaw; her many nieces, nephews and her beloved dog, Wendy.

She was predeceased by her husband, and her brother who was killed in World War II.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, August 29, 2019 at noon from the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Interment will be in Livingston Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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