Obituaries

William Fitzgerald

William J. Fitzgerald, 84, of Rio Rancho, NM, and formerly of Oliverea, died on July 31, 2013.
William was the husband of Caroline Fitzgerald, who died in 1980, and the husband of surviving spouse, Patricia Fitzgerald, who still resides in New Mexico.

He served in the U.S. Army in Korea 1950 and 1951. He was a member of the Big Indian - Oliverea Volunteer Fire Department and a retired Deputy Warden of the New York City Department of Corrections. William was the owner of the Oliverea Grocery Store from 1974 to 1982.


Pauline Hadden

Pauline L. Hadden, 86, a resident of Stamford, and formerly of Roxbury, died Saturday, Aug.17, 2013 at Robinson Terrace Residential Care Center in Stamford where she had lived since September 2007.

Pauline was born April 2, 1927 in Harpersfield, the daughter of William and Mae (Cronk) Vermilyea. She married Donald L. Hadden on June 23, 1944 at Roxbury. He died April 12, 2013.


H. L. Wilson

H. L. (Harold Lee) Wilson died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at O’Connor Hospital in Delhi from complications of a stroke. 

H. L. was born in Norfolk, VA on April 7, 1942. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina. He served as a juvenile probation officer in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.


Harry Regan

Harry T. Regan, 96, a resident of Margaretville since 1982, died August 12, 2013 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.

Harry was born June 25, 1917 in Yonkers, the son of Henry and Catherine (Towers) Regan. He never married. Harry served in the U.S. Army from April 29, 1941 until Oct. 31, 1945. He was a sergeant in the 134th Medical Regiment when he was discharged.

He was employed as an electrical engineer from 1957 until 1970 at the U.S. Navy Yard in New York. Later he was a librarian for the Rosenblatt law office in New York City where he did research work.


Joshua Carr

Joshua Carr
Joshua Lee Carr, 25, of Purcellville, VA passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 in Knoxville, MD.
Born at Andrews Air Force base, MD on December 13, 1987, he was the son of Renette Curry Carr of Keysville, VA and Paul Carr of Beaver Falls, PA, formerly of New York.

Joshua Carr was a wine sales representative with Service Distributing, Inc. He enjoyed participating in historical reenactments, was an avid swing dancer, and loved to play ultimate Frisbee football.


Joseph Carr

Joseph Lee Carr, 25, of Purcellville, VA passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 in Knoxville, MD.
Born at Andrews Air Force base, MD on December 13, 1987, he was the son of Renette Curry Carr of Keysville, VA and Paul Carr of Beaver Falls, PA, formerly of New York.

Joseph Carr was a wine sales representative with Service Distributing Inc. He enjoyed participating in historical reenactments, was an avid swing dancer, and loved to play ultimate Frisbee football.


Ruth Cashman

Ruth G. Cashman, 88, of Schoharie County, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday July 13, 2013 in Margaretville

After graduating from Augsburg College, Ruth worked for The Volunteers of America. When her job transferred her to New York City, she met her beloved husband, Edward who predeceased her.


Nancy Finch

Nancy Hubbell Finch, 82, of Roxbury passed away peacefully on July 2, 2013 with family at her side.
She was born Nancy Frances Hubbell on April 24 1931, a daughter of Ralph and Inez “Lillian” Archibald Hubbell. She married Richard Finch on September 30, 1950.

Nancy was a resident of Kelly Corners and Halcottsville for 75 years and moved to Roxbury in 2006. Nancy and Dick spent winters in Summerfield, FL in their retirement years. During the time she spent in Florida, Nancy’s home and heart always remained in her beloved Catskill Mountains.


LeRoy Winchell

 Decorated World War II veteran and past Fire Chief of the M.F. Whitney Hose Company, LeRoy L. “Roy” Winchell, 93, of Phoenicia passed away peacefully on July 3, 2013 at Kingston Hospital. 
He was born in Kingston on June 6, 1920 to the late Melvin and Harriet (Kain) Winchell.  He was a resident of Phoenicia for 78 years.


Gary Tyler

Gary Lee Tyler, 80, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away on June 29, 2013 after an extended illness.   
Gary was born in Roxbury to the late William and Evelyn Tyler on December 29, 1932.  After graduating from Roxbury Central in 1950, he was drafted to the United States Army where he served as a member of the Fourth Army Band as a trumpet player. He then attended Hartwick College where he earned a degree in business administration.  After relocating to South Florida in 1958, he worked for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft until his retirement in 1992. 


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