Donald Hadden Sr
Donald L. Hadden Sr., 91, a former resident of Roxbury, died Friday, April 12, 2013 in Stamford.
Don was born October 4, 1921, at Fishs Eddy, the son of Floyd T. and Sarah (Bevier) Hadden.
He married Pauline Vermilyea on June 23, 1944 at the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church in Roxbury.
Don graduated from the Roxbury Central School in 1941. He worked on farms in New Berlin, West Exeter, Meridale, and on the family farm in Roxbury. Don was a well-known cattle dealer, working many years with Bill Baker. Don also sold cars and trucks for Hinkley Ford in Grand Gorge for several years.
He was a member of the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church where he served as an elder and deacon. He was an honorary member of the Roxbury Fire Department, which he joined in 1941. Don was a member of the Roxbury Town Board for 24 years.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Hadden, a resident of Robinson Terrace, Stamford; his son, Donald L. Hadden Jr. of Kingston and a granddaughter, Nicole.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.
A funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church, Roxbury, with the Rev Richard Dykstra, officiating.
A committal service will follow in the Roxbury Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Donald L. Hadden Sr. may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.