OBITUARIES: Montague, VanTassel

Dorothy Montague

Dorothy P. Montague (1933 – 2021)

POUGHKEEPSIE—Dorothy Perkins Montague, 88, a long-time social worker and hospital social services administrator, died early October 25, 2021 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, nine days after coiling catheter surgery for a small brain hemorrhage.

Born January 18, 1933, in Chicago, IL, she was the youngest of four children of O. Robert Perkins and the former Charlene Johnston. The family also lived in Meriden, CT, Hagerstown, MD, and Garden City, Long Island. She was a 1950 graduate of Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park

She attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH, and married a classmate, Richard Cady Montague, just after they graduated in June 1957. She also earned a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University in the Bronx. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Ulrich, Bates

Fred Ulrich

Frederick A. Ulrich (1976 – 2021)

ALBANY—Frederick “Fred” Albert Ulrich died October 14, 2021 at Albany Medical Center of brain cancer.

He was born March 15, 1976 in Manhasset to Nancy and Ted Ulrich of Denver, CO.

He grew up in Manhasset, where he was involved in school theater productions, as well as being an active member of the BSA (Boy Scouts of America).

He was a proud Eagle Scout, who survived a lightning strike on a scout trip to Maine in 1990. In the book “Desperate Steps: Life, Death and Choices Made in the Mountains of the Northeast,” (Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 2015), Mr. Ulrich is quoted as saying about the accident, “I did not become the Flash and I can’t predict the future, but one thing this has done for me is given me an acute appreciation for life. I married someone I love dearly, with two kids we’re devoted to, and I have a great life.” Read more…

OBITUARIES: Mulford, Mackey, Colburn, Volkmann

Vincent R. Mulford (1949 – 2021)

CLAVERACK—Vincent R. Mulford, 72, of Claverack died Monday, October 25, 2021 at his home.

Born February 2, 1949 he was the son of the late Ralph V. and Emilienne (Lemaire) Mulford. Vincent was an antique dealer in Hudson for many years. Memorial services are incomplete and will be announced. Arrangements are with the Sacco Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Greenport. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Reznikoff, Carpenter, Winfield, Bratton, Thesher, Huber, Menegio, White, Decker

Gunnel A. Reznikoff (1940 – 2021)

AUSTERLITZ—Gunnel A. Reznikoff, “Karaste Mamma, mother, grandmother, mormor, moster, syster and friend” died October 10, 2021.

Her memorial gathering was held October 16 at Old Austerlitz / Austerlitz Historical Society, 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz. It was open to everyone who loved her and wanted to gather to remember her. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Anelle, Willis, Blush, Luchak, Delamater, Guido, Roth

Joseph Anelle

Joseph Anelle (1931 – 2021)

HUDSON – Joseph Anelle, 90, of Hudson, passed away peacefully at home on Monday October 18, with his family by his side. Born in Hudson on September 6, 1931, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Jenny (Guinda) Anelle. Mr. Anelle served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a Welder with Blue Circle Cement in Ravena.

He is survived by his wife Antoinette (Doto) Anelle, his son Joseph (JoAnn) Anelle and grandchildren Joseph Michael, Vincent Michael and Gia. He was predeceased by his son Vincent Anelle as well as brothers James and Anthony and sisters Elizabeth, Carrie and Sandra. Read more…