Claire Shacklett


Claire Shacklett, 105, died peacefully Friday, May 9, 2008 at Mounainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville with her family at her side. She was born in Trier, Germany on February 15, 1903, the daughter of Adele and Ernst Apel.

Claire came to this country in 1924 and became a citizen in 1939, of which she was extremely proud.

Jeanette Boxer

A public unveiling of the gravestone to honor Jeanette Boxer, a former resident of Margaretville, will be held on Sunday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at the Congregation B’nai Israel Cemetery in Clovesville. The Boxer Family cordially invites friends to join in the unveiling.

Joseph Lindner Sr.

Joseph J. Lindner Sr., 72, formerly of Halcottsville and Roxbury, died at his residence Monday, May 5, 2008. He was born in Brooklyn on April 6, 1936, the son of Joseph C. and Elizabeth Lindner.

Coral Myers

Coral Myers, 74, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Mountainside Residential Care Center, where she had been a resident since November 20, 2007. She was born in East Rockaway on June 17, 1933, the daughter of Theodore Joseph and Florence (Warren) Schratwieser.

Walter Kaufmann

Walter H. Kaufmann, 71, of Garfield, N.J., died on Thursday, April 24, 2008.
His career as an electrician with IBEW Local 3 of New York City spanned 50 years.
A passionate outdoorsman, his interests included skiing, cycling, hiking, sailing and gardening in the mountains, lakes and nature, an environment he loved best.

Virginia Huggins

Virginia Anderson Reynolds Huggins, 87, of Newark, Del., formerly of Margaretville, died Friday, May 2, 2008 at her home. She was born in Fleischmanns on March 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Ward Keator Reynolds and Rebecca Marion Kilpatrick Reynolds.

Mary Davis

Mary D. Davis, 72, a lifetime resident of Andes, died peacefully early Sunday, May 4, 2008, at her home with her family at her side. She was born in Arkville on October 4, 1935, the daughter of the late Fred and Golda (Brown) Bell.
She married Eder C. Davis Jr. on November 10, 1951, at the Arkville Methodist Church in Arkville.

Marian Henderson

Marian Henderson, 96, of Margaretville, died Friday, April 25, 2008 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, where she has lived since May 3, 2005.
She was born December 16, 1911, the daughter of Arthur and Essie Johnson Mead, the youngest of two daughters. She was raised in Halcott Center.

Eugene Wickham Jr.

Eugene Wickham Jr., 90, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008.
He was born in Millbrook Valley, Arena, the son of Eugene and Mary Wickham.
“Little Gene,” as he was known by friends and neighbors, grew up on his farm, which he later took over and operated, until forced retirement, due to health problems in 1996.

Juanita Ramsland

A memorial service will be held for Juanita Kelly Ramsland at the Methodist Church in Margaretville at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27.
Mrs. Ramsland was a graduate of the 1942 senior class of Margaretville High School, after which she entered the nursing profession and was a Registered Nurse for 50 years.

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