Obituaries

George Hendricks Jr.

George James Hendricks Jr., 57, of Margaretville was called home to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. He passed away peacefully with his family around him and the pride and joy of his life, his sons, Nathaniel and Adam, at his side.

George was born on November 29, 1954 at Margaretville Hospital. He graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1973.

George was a member of the Margaretville Fire Department for 38 years. He served as fire chief for five years and 16 years as an officer. He took great pride in serving the community he loved so much.


Donald Bramley

Donald R. Bramley, 89, a long-time resident of Andes, died Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.

Don was born May 3, 1923 in the Town of Andes, the son of Allie and Alfreta (Ruff) Bramley. He married Frances Stewart on July 2, 1944 at Livingston Manor. She died in 1993 after 49 years of marriage.


Harold Delucantonio

Harold J. Delucantonio, 61, passed away from lung cancer on August 21, 2012 in Bonita Springs, FL.
Born in Detroit, MI, he is survived by a brother, David, and sister, Sally. 


Stella Dorsett

Stella A. (Balses) Dorsett, 93, of Margaretville died September 11, 2012 at Margaretville Hospital.
She was born June 10, 1919 in Manhattan, the daughter of Stan and Tessie (Zuikis) Kaznak. Stella married Thomas W. Dorsett on November 3, 1946 at Yorkville. He died September 10, 1999.

Stella was employed at Macy’s Department Store and also at Stern Brothers Department Store in New York City. Later Stella was an assistant librarian at the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., also in New York, before retiring from that firm in 1980.


Alfred Laureanti

Alfred Laureanti, 71, died peacefully at his home in Roxbury on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
He was born on May 14, 1941 in Bayshore, the son of Louis and Grace (Taylor) Laureanti. Alfred married Gloria VanNatta in 1965 on Long Island.

He was employed at Ethan Allen in Bayshore and later for John Biruk as a sawmill worker and carpenter. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.


Marguerite Bender

Marguerite (Higinson) Bender, passed peacefully with her son, daughter, and pastor by her side on Monday, August 28, 2012 at the age of 90 at her home in Weston, CT.

Marguerite was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1922 in Hillsdale, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Walter Higinson and the late Margaret (Brogeler) Higinson.


Frederick R Colie Jr.

Shaker Heights, OH – Sarasota, FL - Frederic R. Colie, Jr. died after a long illness on September 16, 2012, his 83rd birthday, with his loving wife, Judy, by his side.


Marjorie Hewitt

Marjorie E. Hewitt, 73, of Roxbury died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 at her residence.
Marjorie was born in Roxbury on September 14, 1939, the daughter of Roger and Edna (Lutz) Harrington.

She was a stay-at-home mom for her five children and later worked for Miller and CVS pharmacies in Margaretville and at the Margaretville Post Office. She enjoyed playing the bingo.


Stella Dorsett

Stella A. (Balses) Dorsett, 93, of Margaretville died September 11, 2012 in Margaretville.
She was born June 10, 1919 in Manhattan, the daughter of Stan and Tessie (Zuikis) Kaznak.
Stella married Thomas W. Dorsett on November 3, 1946 at Yorkville. He died September 10, 1999.
Stella was employed at Macy’s Department Store and also at Stern Brothers Department Store in New York City. Later Stella was an assistant librarian at the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., also in New York, before retiring from that firm in 1980.


David Halbe Brown

David Halbe Brown, 76, a former resident of Frost Valley YMCA in Denning, died on September 13, 2012 after a lengthy illness.

He was born on February 26, 1936 in Youngstown, Ohio, to Reverend Thomas and Helene (Halbe) Brown. He grew up with six siblings and maintained strong connections to them and their families throughout his life. He was actively involved with the Youngstown YMCA as a youth and young adult. He graduated from Youngstown State University and began a career with the YMCA that spanned nearly a half-century.


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