OBITUARIES: Zutelis, Thompson, Hallock, Cade, Yaroschuck, Egan, Rowe, Sokal

Joseph Zutelis

Br. Joseph E. Zutelis (1922 – 2020)

VALATIE—Brother Joseph Edward Zutelis died at St. Joseph Center in Valatie, May 21, 2020 at the age of 98, in the 70th year of vowed life in the Congregation of Holy Cross.

He was born in the coal-mining region of middle Pennsylvania, January 6, 1922 to Casimir and Margaret Kisielius Zutelis, both Lithuanian immigrants.

Before joining Holy Cross, Mr. Zutelis had a successful job with the General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C. He spent much of his ministerial life as a teacher in schools in Connecticut, Indiana, New York City and Rome, Italy. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Maurer, Kisly, Hoffman, Patridge, Friedel, Hagan

William Maurer

William J. Maurer (1937 – 2020)

GREENPORT—William J. Maurer, 83, a longtime resident of Greenport, passed away peacefully at home in the company of his loving wife, Monday, May 25, 2020.

Born April 20, 1937 in Tremont, PA, he was the son of the late William D. and Ellen (Cleary) Maurer.

He was a graduate of Ithaca College, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education. He also attended Teachers College, Columbia University. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Bray, Cross, Marcy, Barton, Daly, Strokes, Plaisime, Hommes

Jimmy Bray (1955 – 2020)

HUDSON—Jimmy Bray, 64, of Philmont died Tuesday May 5, 2020 at Columbia Memorial Hospital. Cremation was private at the convenience of his family. Arrangements were with the Sacco Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Greenport. To leave online condolences visit

Toni L. Cross (1953 – 2020)

HUDSON—Toni Lugenia Cross, 66, of Hudson died peacefully, Monday, April 20, 2020 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born in Hudson November 2, 1953, she was the daughter of Edward and Bernice (Stiles) Cross. Read more…