Ruth Cox, 95, long-time seamstress

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LIVINGSTON–Ruth Cox, 95, a resident of the Livingston Hills Nursing Home and formerly of Germantown died Saturday January 2, 2010 at the home after a long illness.

Born April 25, 1914 in Newton, N.J., she had been employed as a seamstress for the McGregor & Doniger Co. of Dover, N.J. for many years before her retirement.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Elaine Cox of Hudson; grandchildren David Cox, Kimberly Cox, Amy Cox Winegard, Brian Cox, Heather Cox, Megan Cox and Stephen Cox; and three great grandchildren.

Private funeral services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family

Arrangements are with the Yadack-Fox Funeral Home of Germantown.

Condolences may be expressed at www.yadackfox.com

Isabel McGlauflin, 88, loved her family, bird watching, handwork

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COLUMBIAVILLE–Isabel J. McGlauflin, 88, died Friday January 1, 2010, at her residence.

Born in Valatie, September 21, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Erma (Decker) Knights.

Mrs. McGlauflin was a Nurse’s Aid at Barnwell in Valatie for many years. She was a prayerful member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Valatie who loved and enjoyed her family, bird watching, crocheting, needlework, Cape Cod, Sacandaga Lake and deer runs.

She is the beloved mother of Dennis McGlauflin (Carol) of Schenectady, Janis McGlauflin of Columbiaville, Timothy McGlauflin (Cathy) of Coeymans Hollow and Terri Wheeler (Michael) of Schenectady; and blessed with many grandchildren,  Joyan, Denise, Michael, Dennis Jr ., “GB” John, Aaron, Zachary, Rebecca, Matthew, Shannon, Tamara and 10 great grandchildren.

Her husband of 49 years, John McGlauflin; brothers Howard and Wesley Knights; sisters Alice Van De Wal, Janice Knights, Donna Dauski; and grandsons Shane and Tyler McGlauflin, died previously.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Valatie with Rev. James Slater officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Valatie.

Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Inc., Route 9, Valatie.

For those who wish, contributions may be made to either St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, or The Community Hospice Of Columbia -Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, NY 12414.

People attending the funeral are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry in her memory.

 

Frederick Murnane, 73, accomplished golfer

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MELVILLE–Frederick T. Murnane, 73, a resident of Copake and Sebastian, Fla. and a former longtime resident of Millerton, passed away Wednesday December Fred Murnane30, 2009 at The Hospice Inn.

 

He was born February 1, 1936 in Bronx, the son of the late Timothy and Dorothy (Frost) Murnane,

 

Mr. Munane had been employed for 40 years by Central Hudson Gas & Electric as a lineman and later as supervisor working throughout Dutchess and Ulster counties.

 

He was an accomplished golfer who won numerous club championships and tournaments. Mr. Munane was a member and club professional and Undermountain Golf Course in Boston Corners. He participated in leagues there and also at the Copake Country Club. He was a certified teaching instructor and member of the United States Golf Association. He taught at numerous venues including Undermountain, Copake Country Club and the Hillside Driving Range. Mr. Munane also enjoyed making golf clubs and repairing them, often at no charge for his many friends. Upon relocating to Florida for the winters he became employed at the John’s Island Country Club in Vero Beach, Fla.

 

He was a former member of the Millerton Rod & Gun Club, the Millerton American Legion Post #178, a former leader for the Boy Scouts of America and a volunteer for the organization, Little People of America.

 

He served his country with the United States Marine Corps from 1953 to 1956.

 

Survivors include his loving and devoted partner, Beatrice Petruzzelli of Copake and Sebastian; his 7 children, Bernadette Coniglio of Stanfordville, Monica Sprague of Palm Beach, Fla., Shelia Miller of Waldo, Fla., Frederick J. Murnane of Gt. Barrington,  Michael Murnane of Amenia, Gloria Cade of Oneonta, and Keiven Murnane of Carmel. He also leave 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; a sister, Lorraine “Mary” Brophy of Vero Beach, Fla.; his former wife, Lucy Murnane of Copake; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

 

His funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday January 5, at 11a.m. from the Parish of Our Lady of Hope, Route 22 in Copake Falls with the Rev. Joseph Falletta officiating.

 

Friends are invited and may call on Monday January 4, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Peck & Peck Funeral Home, Route 22 in Copake.

 

Private burial will be at the convenience of the family.

 

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be offered to your local Hospice care.

 

To send an online condolence please visit peckandpeck.net.

Harold Miller, 75, distinguished dairyman dies

ANCRAMDALE–Harold C. Miller, 75, passed away at home on Monday, December 28, 2009.

He was born on October 31, 1934 in Poughkeepsie, the son of the late Clifton and Ethel (Strever) Miller.

Mr. Miller was owner and operator of the Millerhurst Dairy Farm since 1953.Harold  Miller

Mr. Miller is a member and past president of the Eastern New York Holstein Club along with the New York State and National Holstein Association. Board of Directors of the Dutchess County Agriculture Society, Board of Directors of Millerton Co-op, past president of Pine Plains Future Farmers of America Advisory Board, and State vice president of Future Farmers of America. He was awarded the National Empire Farmers degree, and was an avid tractor pulling fan. In the 1980s he had two twin cows that were the highest in production, Classified, Butterfat and Selling twins.

On April 16, 1955 in Hopewell Junction he married Kathy (DeForest) Miller. She survives at home.

In addition to his loving wife, Kathy, survivors include four sons, James P. Miller, Thomas A. Miller, Joseph P. Miller, Michael E. Miller Sr. all of Ancramdale; grandchildren Erin, Melissa, Leah, Hannah, Cassidy, Adam, Benjamin, Sarah, Jesse, Autumn; great grandchildren Lisa and Quentin DiPippo, Hope Emily Miller and a cousin, Elizabeth Smith.

Grandson Michael E. Miller Jr. died December 12, 2009.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Harold and Michael E. Miller Jr. FFA Scholarship Fund, c/o Peck & Peck Funeral Home, P.O. Box 15, Pine Plains, NY 12567.


 

 

Isaiah Jackson, 72, worked for Hudson Housing Authority and KAZ

HUDSON--Isaiah Jackson of Hudson died Friday December 18, 2009 at his home. He was 72. 
   Born in Cormae, Ala. January 11, 1937, he was the son of the late Howard and Elizabeth Jackson. 
   Mr. Jackson was a janitor for the Hudson Housing Authority and also for KAZ Manufacturing in Hudson. 
   He was a member of the Powerhouse Deliverance Center in Poughkeepsie. 
Survivors include his wife Jacqueline "Jackie" Coleman Jackson at home, two sons, Jamie Coleman of Panama City Fla. and Kejana J. Jackson of Hudson; three daughters, Tiffany Jackson of Hudson and Samantha Jackson and Mae Jackson, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother and two sisters as well as three grandchildren. 
Calling hours will be Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at McDonald-Valenti-Richards Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive Hudson, followed by a funeral service with Pastor James Bunn officiating. 
   Burial will be in Cedar Park Cemetery.