OBITUARIES: Dalton, Rose

Anna R. Dalton (1925 – 2022)

HUDSON—Anna Rose Dalton, 97, of Copake passed away Friday, April 8, 2022 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

She was born February 17, 1925 in New York City, the daughter of Gabriel and Anna (Rajkovic) Chrappa.

Mrs. Dalton was a full-time resident of Copake since 1986 having been a part-time resident since 1969. She previously resided in Tuckahoe before moving to Eastchester, where she raised her family.

She was formerly employed by New York Telephone, “Ma Bell” and later worked for Westchester County as a switchboard operator until her retirement in 1986.

She gave any and all in regards to friends and family. She had beautiful gardens and loved to solve the world’s problems while having a cocktail with her happy sister, “Mrs. Goetzel’s.” Her favorite saying was “Be the better person” and she truly lived her life that way.

On May 30, 1954 she married Thomas J. Dalton and such a wonderful marriage it was. He predeceased her in 1999 along with a son, Tommy in 2019 and a son, Bobby in January 2022.

She is survived by: her daughter, Nancy and son, Richard; grandchildren, Robert, Stephanie, Helena and Debra and great-grandchildren, Sophia and Danny. She also leaves a daughter-in-law, Trude Dalton and best friend, Joyce.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, 8063 Route 22 in Copake. Interment will be in Holy Mount Cemetery, Tuckahoe. To send an online condolence visit

Lanny Rose

Lanny E. Rose (1943 – 2022)

MULLINS, SC—Lanny Earl Rose of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away February 15, 2022 at Mullins Hospital, SC, with his children near.

He was born April 10, 1943 in Albany. He was the son of the late Juanita and Earl Rose. He grew up in Colonie, graduated from Colonie High (1961) then went on to graduate from Cobleskill College (1963). In 1962 the family moved to Chatham, Mr. Rose lived there on and off over the years from 1962 till 1972. In 1983 he moved his own family to Myrtle Beach, SC, where he had a successful career as a chef in many fine restaurants.

Upon his retirement, he volunteered for many organizations: food pantry, clothing bank, his church and animal rescue. He was well-liked by all and was a friend to many.

He enjoyed music, finding a good deal, his pets and a good conversation (debate) with his close friend, Sal.

He is survived by: his daughters, Anna (Wes) Hooks, Gina Rose (Glenn Weeks). He was a proud “Grandpa” of Sophia Rose and Gabe (Hooks). He is also survived by his loving brothers, Wayne and Mark Rose; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There was no service per his family’s request. Anyone who would like to donate in his memory, may do so to the local humane society or to Wildwood Foundation, 1190 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham 12110.

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