Obituaries

Linda Wojciehowski

Linda Ellen (Suydam) Wojciechowski, of Edison, NJ and Roxbury, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 5, 2012 in her home in Edison, in the loving arms of her family. She has resided in Edison, NJ and maintained a second home in Roxbury. 

Linda was born and raised in South Bound Brook, NJ where she also graduated from Bound Brook High School.  Linda was a devoted wife, loving mother, special aunt, and faithful friend to many.


Elizabeth Mami

Elizabeth Lisa Mami, 86, a resident of Margaretville, died  March  29, 2012 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.

She was born December 3, 1925 at New Bedford, MA, the daughter of John and  Joaquina (Correira) DosSanto. She married Frank Mami on September 22, 1945 in New York City. He died January 18, 2002.

Moving to Arkville in 1959 to raise their family, Elizabeth was  a member of the Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary for over 26 years. She enjoyed doll houses and
collectibles.


Ruth Storey

Ruth M. Storey, 85, of Broadstreet Hollow Road, Shandaken died Thursday March 29, 2012 at the Golden Hill Health Care Center in Kingston, where she was lovingly cared for by her Golden Hill Family. 

A native and life-long area resident, Ruth formerly had worked at the Kingston Cigar Factory, had been housekeeper for the Rubin Family, and had worked at Rotron.  She was a talented baker and an avid reader.  She was a spirited woman who was always up for an adventure or to go for a ride. 


Ilse Sagan

Ilse Beyermann Kaplan Sagan, 86, of Arkville died March 26, 2012 at Benedictine Hospital in Kingston.

Ilse was born October 10, 1925 in the Harz Mountains of Germany to Frederich Wilhelm and Else (Ohle) Beyermann.

She became the first German war bride when she married American GI Herman R. Kaplan in 1946. She came to the U.S. on March 27, 1947, quickly learned to speak English, passed the citizenship test and very proudly became an American citizen. She was a staunch patriot for 65 years and revered her right to vote.


Richard Driscoll

Richard Driscoll, 60, of Margaretville died at his residence on March 12, 2012.
He was born April 1, 1951 in Binghamton.

Richard lived in the Margaretville area for several years. He worked as a handyman in the area and enjoyed hunting.

He is survived by an aunt, Elizabeth Kittle of New York City and by cousins.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday April 5 at 11 a.m. at the old Margaretville Cemetery with the Rev. L. Lawrence Dunlap officiating.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville


Rev. Dr. S. Hayden Walsh

Rev. Dr. S. Hayden Walsh, 73, died on March 22, 2012 at his home in the Denver Valley near Margaretville, after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Hayden was born on November 14, 1938 in Ferguson, NC, the son of Sam and Gladys Walsh. His father died when Hayden was two years old. On Sundays, his Aunt Lou brought him to the Advent Christian Church in Beaver Creek. As a young man Hayden felt the call of God to full-time Christian ministry.


James Ashby

James Enfield Ashby, 80, of Route 42, Shandaken, died Sunday March 25, 2012 at the Golden Hill Health Care Center in Kingston. 

An area resident since 1972, he owned and operated Enfield Electrical Contracting from 1955-2010.  Years ago, he had been employed by Republic Aviation in Bethpage.   

He had been a member of the IBEW Local #25 of Hicksville, the Suffolk County Motorcycle Club since the 1950s, the American Motorcycle Association, and the Harley Owners Group. 


Dr. Robert Lor

Dr. Robert Lor, 87, a resident of Perch Lake, Andes, died at his residence on March 24, 2012.

He was born on June 15, 1924 in New York City, the son of Alexander and Edna (Cadares) Lor.
Robert married Stel-la Thompson on February 7, 1950 in New York City.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, serving in Germany and France. He received the  Purple Heart for services he gave to his country.


David Hitt

David James Hitt, 66, of Margaretville died March 18, 2012 at Lee, MA.

He was born June 21, 1945 in Margaretville, the son of Melchior and Helen (Close) Hitt. He married Sandra Fairbairn on September 19, 1967 in Andes.
David served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War receiving the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star for the service he gave to his country.

He was employed atthe Frasier creamery for 20 years and also at the bat factory in Shandaken. He lived on the family farm in Jones Hollow in the Town of Andes where he helped operate the farm.


John Mayes

John Mayes, 86, of Margaretville died March 20, 2012 at Catskill Regional Hospital in   Harris from heart complications.


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