OBITUARIES: Mullin, Hall, Williams, Raney, Cordato, Fede, Benenati, Cappelletti, Melino, Boccanfuso, Stroh, Taylor, Avery, Rockefeller, Ridley, DeLaurentis, Coons

Deirdre Mullin

Deirdre Mullin

MULLIN-Deirdre Ann, 68, of Valatie, NY, passed away peacefully at home on July 26, 2022 from death by suicide. She was born in Brooklyn as the eldest of four children to Peggy and Bill Mullin. As a young girl she was “Momma Dee” to her sisters Patti, Kellie, and Stacie. Childhood was rough.

She married Richard Steinberg and had three children: Play (1980), Henry (1983), and Tez Steinberg (1987). After her divorce in 1997, Deirdre supported her children’s education by tending bar and cleaning houses and enrolled herself in community college. In 2004 Deirdre earned an MSW with honors from Fordham University and later served as a domestic abuse and family counselor in Florida and California. Read more…

Memorial service set for David Ackerman

David Ackerman

David M. Ackerman (1947 – 2022)
An unveiling and memorial service for David M. Ackerman will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Cedar Park Cemetery, 20 Columbia Turnpike, Hudson, NY, with a reception to follow at the Columbia Golf & Country Club, 295 Route 217, Claverack, NY.
COVID-19 masking protocols will be observed. PAID NOTICE

OBITUARIES: Williams, Traver, Beebe, Winfield, Livingston, Schaible, Yates, Griffin

Ian T. Williams (1990 – 2022)

HUDSON—Ian Thomas Williams of Hudson passed suddenly Saturday, July 30, 2022. He was born October 12, 1990 in San Francisco, CA, to Donna Leslie Ebersold and Colin Williams. The family resided in beautiful Montara, CA, where he first acquired his affection for sky, fauna and the sea. He also attended grade-school and middle-school there, displaying early his talent in art and design. When his mother returned to her city of origin, Cincinnati, OH, in 2006, he enrolled in Mariemont High School. There he excelled in the humanities (especially English literature) and participated in cross-country track. Following graduation in 2008, he volunteered to serve a year with AmeriCorps in Philadelphia working with inner city youth. He then enrolled in Ithaca College for two years but decided to leave the institution to pursue his passion for fashion and modeling. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Stelling, Martin, Warren, Fosby, Wied

John Stelling

John H. Stelling (1940 – 2022)

POUGHKEEPSIE—John H. Stelling passed away July 27, 2022 at Mid Hudson Regional Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, June 14, 1940, he was the son of the late William and Asta Hansen Stelling.

He moved to Canaan as a young boy and attended school there, graduating Chatham High School in 1957. Afterwards, he went into the Air Force where he served from 1958 to 1962. He returned to Brooklyn, where he was hired by IBM and worked until he retired in 1996. After retirement, he moved to East Chatham where he was involved in the East Chatham Fire Company, Columbia County Sportsmen’s Federation, Canaan Rifle Club, Saranac Lake Fish and Game, Canaan Conservation Club, Canaan Zoning Board of Appeals, Canaan Cemetery Association, Stockbridge Sportsman Club, and helped with the Senior Group in Canaan. He was an active member of the Flat Brook Baptist Church and Hope Church in Lenox, MA. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Schroeder, Welch, Curry, Mair, Knitt

Dorothy Schroeder

Dorothy L. Schroeder (1929 – 2022)

MOOERS—Dorothy Loraine Schroeder, age 92, of Mooers, passed away July 22, 2022 in the care of her loving family. She was born in the Bronx to Edwin Gustav Holz and Helen Carley. Her mother died soon after her birth, and she was raised by her father, her grandparents and Aunt Gertrude.

She graduated from Yorktown High School in 1947 and married John Henry Schroeder, September 30, 1950. They were married for more than 60 years. She survived her late husband, who passed away in 2008.

They lived in the Croton Heights community of Yorktown Heights, where they raised their surviving five children: John Edward Schroeder (Lynne) of Yorktown Heights, Richard Allan Schroeder (Tina) of Geneva, Carol Ann Graham (Chris) of Skaneateles, Paul Andrew Schroeder (Linda) of Watkinsville, GA, and Joanne Carroll (Jeff) of Old Chatham. Read more…