Obituaries

Jan Long

Jan Alyce Long, 61, of Deer Lane, Oliverea, died Thursday, June 4, 2009 at Benedictine Hospital in Kingston. She was born August 11, 1947 in Margaretville, the daughter of the late Richard and Barbara Bedell Gavette. She was an active and lifelong resident of the Catskill Mountains.


Phyllis Wallace

Phyllis Myers Wallace, 82, formerly of Pine Hill, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2009 at Hospice Family Care in Tucson, Ariz. She was born December 18, 1926 in Margaretville.
Phyllis married John “Jack” T. Wallace on November 1, 1952.


Lilly Selby

Lilly Selby, 98, passed away Friday, May 29, 2009 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville. She was born November 12, 1910 in Trnava, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Maxmilian and Gizela (Krammer) Grunstein.


Michael Kelly

Michael R. Kelly, 53, of Church Street, Woodstock, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2009 at his residence He had recently moved from the Woodstock area where he had been a resident for almost 20 years.
He was born July 21, 1955 in San Francisco, Cali., son of the late Robert S. and Martha Ward Kelly.


Douglas Shultis

Douglas F. Shultis, 74, of Arkville, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2009 at Margaretville Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 24, 1935, in Arkville, the son of Frank and Dorothy (Rowe) Shultis.
Doug graduated in 1953 from Roxbury Central School and was a lifelong area resident.
He married Marietta Johnson on September 7, 1958 in Margaretville.


Matthew Hartmann

Matthew Hartmann, 56, passed away, December 7, 2008 in Golden Acres, Arizona.
He was born March 21, 1952 in Far Rockaway, the son of Martin and Maryellen Hartmann.


Shirley Mead

Shirley A. Mead, 67, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 13, 2009. She was a resident of Mountainside Residential Care Center for the past eight months.
She was born July 17, 1941, in Arkville, the daughter of the late George and Helen (York) Decker.
Shirley graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1960.


Margaret Inge

Margaret Slater Inge, 82, of Denver, N.Y. and Detroit, Mich., died Friday, May 1, 2009 at the home of her daughter where she had lived since September 2008. She was born July 26, 1926 in Milledgeville, Georgia, the daughter of Richard Peter and Essie Mae (Edwards) Slater.


Dorothy Brophy

Dorothy Brophy, 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 3, 2009 surrounded by her loving husband and children. She was born in the Bronx on Nov. 24, 1919, the daughter of Mabel and Walter Boon. She grew up in Mount Vernon with her five sisters and one brother.


Gerald Ackerley

Gerald R. Ackerley “Red,” 74, of Andes, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville. He was born March 14, 1935 in Margaretville, the son of Raymond and Mildred (Close) Ackerley. He graduated from Andes Central School in 1954 and was a lifetime resident of Andes.


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