Obituaries

Dorothy Carmicheal

Dorothy Carmichael, 85, a resident of Margaretville, died June 15, 2013 at Mountainside Residential Care Center where she has lived since April 10, 2012.

Dorothy was born January 7, 1928 at Long Island City, the daughter of Frank and Anna (Spick) Seeback. She married Douglas Carmichael Sr. on June 16, 1984 in Fleischmanns. He died April 4, 1998.

She is survived by two stepsons, Douglas Carmichael Jr. and Gordon Carmichael, and a stepdaughter, Donna Carmichael. Also surviving are five grandchildren.


Andrew Torre

Andrew M. Torre, 96, a resident of Roxbury, died at his home on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
Andrew was born on September 29, 1916 in Brooklyn, the son of Alfonzo and Ermelinda (Garbardella) Torre. He married Rosemarie Schrager on February 11, 1961 at Syosset.

He served in the U.S. Army from November 4, 1942 to September 23, 1945. He worked for Communications, Inc. in New York City as a typesetter. The company did printing and publishing in New York. Andrew moved to Roxbury 30 years ago from Syosset.


Maria Piacquadio

Maria A. Piacquadio, 80, a resident of Margaretville, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at Mountainside Residential Care Center where she had lived since February 3, 2010.

She was born November 19, 1932 at Collesannita, Italy, the daughter of Innocenzo and Libra (Zeolla) Tedesco. Maria married Anthony O. Piacquadio on June 16, 1952 in Italy.


Christy Michel

Christy Louise Michel, a long time resident of Woodstock and Kingston, passed away on June 4, 2013 in Catskill. 

Christy was born March 11, 1948 to William and Louise Frevert. She grew up in Roxbury before moving to the Woodstock area. 

Christy will be remembered for her compassionate and loving spirit.  She spent much of her life working with kids or caring for people with disabilities.  Her beautiful and radiant smile warmed those in her presence. 


Lucica  Dutchevici

Lucica  Dutchevici, a resident of Arkville, died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Margaretville Hospital.

Born February 1, 1953 Lucia, as friends and family called her, emigrated from Romania to the United States in 1985 for political and personal reasons. In 1990 she opened her own employment agency in New York, bringing her success and awards for services offered. Five years ago, suffering from a rare neurological disorder, she retired in Arkville with her husband Mihail, whom she married 39 years ago.
Together they have one daughter, Silvia.


Jacqualine Grocholl

Jacqualine (Jackie) S. Grocholl, 86, of Fleischmanns passed away at her home on Thursday, May 30, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.
She married Lewis Grocholl in Walton on October 17, 1957.

She was employed by New York Telephone as Chief Operator for 21 years. She was a lifetime resident of Fleischmanns and was a very involved member and treasurer of the Fleischmanns Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Fleischmanns School Board and a board member of the Fleischmanns Museum of Memories. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and baker of many goods.


Pearline Glavin

Pearline Adelia Glavin died April 20, 2013 in Gainesville, FL surrounded by family members. She was 93 years old.

Pearline was born February 6, 1920 in Lexington and lived many happy years in Prattsville.
She is survived by three daughters, Fern M. Duncan Glavin, Penelope R. Eshleman, and Carol Glavin; a son, Frederick L. Glavin; a sister, Joan Hinkley, and five grandchildren. She leaves behind her beloved cat, Poppy.

Pearline was predeceased by her husband, Frederick C. Glavin; her mother and father, Frank and Climena Layman, and a brother-in-law, Leighton Hinkley.


Ezra Birnbaum

Ezra Birnbaum, 81, of Manhattan and Highmount, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, May 27, 2013.

We loved Ezra so much because he gave his all for everything he believed in. He had an incredible ability to understand others’ points of view.


Jean St. John

Jean C. St. John of Washingtonville died peacefully on May 11, 2013 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA. She was 63 years old.

Jean was born in the Bronx on July 18, 1949 to Kevin and Jean Farrell Millar. She worked as billing liaison for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, P.C. of New Windsor for 13 years. Jean was an adoring mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who will be dearly missed.
Jean was an avid gardener who loved and adored her children and enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.


Lynn Vermilyea

On Friday, May 24, 2013, Lynn Donald Vermilyea began reaping the rewards of his faith as he met Jesus Christ, his Savior, face to face in heaven. 

Lynn was born in Margaretville in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York to Ray and Lillian Vermilyea. He married Nancy Rosa after high school and they enjoyed 51 years together before Nancy went to heaven in 2002.


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