Joan Orton, 74, a long-time resident of Poughkeepsie, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.
Joan was born November 23, 1939 at Poughkeepsie, the daughter of Harold W. and Alice D. (Litts) Kelley.
She was employed at Bradley’s Department Store for two years and worked at Price Chopper in the photo and video departments for 16 years. Both stores are in the Poughkeepsie area. Joan enjoyed watching movies at home and she also collected movies.
She is survived by daughter and son in law, Melanie and Tom Goodwin; a son, Jason Folmer and three grandchildren, Ashlee Folmer and Ryan and Eric Goodwin.
A funeral service will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 with the Rev. Richard Dykstra officiating.
A calling hour will be held from 10 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Donations may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Joan Orton.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.