Obituaries

Willis Robert Marks

Willis Robert Marks died peacefully August 10, 2019 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville, NY. He was 97 years old. Willis was born on July 31, 1922 in Margaretville to his parents, Raymond and Bina (Davis) Marks. He was married July 6, 1946 to Elizabeth Virginia Guthrie for 59 years. Willis was predeceased by his parents; his wife Virginia (Ginny) […]

Dr. Sonia Lor

Dr. Sonia Lor, 57, of Margaretville passed away peacefully on August 6, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition at Park College, Missouri, she went on to graduate with honors from Cleveland Chiropractic College as a Doctor of Chiropractic in June of 1987. She then started her practice sharing the office […]

Andrew Van Benschoten

To borrow (and alter) the opening lines from the bestselling novel, “Love Story,” written about Harvard College at the time Andy was there: “What can you say about a 75 year old man who died?” Many things. You could say that Andy Van Benschoten, who passed away recently in Thailand, was a uniquely talented member of one of the many […]

Frances M. Davis

Frances Markle Davis, a lifetime resident of the Catskills, passed away July 26, 2019 at the age of 103. Frances was born in Red Kill, Fleishmanns, NY on May 2, 1916 to Saul Markle and Orpha Moseman. She lived on the family farm in the Red Kill valley much of her life, later in Arkville, and for the past year […]

Barrington E. Lewis

Barrington “Barry” E. Lewis, resident of Denver, New York passed away on July 29, 2019 at Westchester Medial Center. He was a proud veteran having served in WW2. He is survived by his wife Jane, daughters Patricia and Lee and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and greatgreat grandchildren and by nieces and nephews. Barry was predeceased by his first wife Alice. […]

Linda D. Graham

As the daughter of dairy farmers, Linda Drew Graham learned to value nature and the gifts it provided to those who sought them. A lifelong gardener, fisherman, and hunter, she passed her ability to make use of the earth’s abundance to her children. Linda, 62, of Olivebridge, New York, died from cancer, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at her home near […]

George David Brower

George David Brower, 92, of Roxbury, died July 20, 2019, at Albany Medical Center. He was born Aug. 3, 1926, to David Butler Brower and Helen Elma Moore in Roxbury. George graduated from Roxbury Central School and shortly after enlisted in the Navy, where he earned an honorable discharge after a stay at U.S. Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida, for rheumatic […]

Linda D. Graham

June 2, 1957- July 14, 2019

As the daughter of dairy farmers, Linda Drew Graham learned to value nature and the gifts it provided to those who sought them. A lifelong gardener, fisherman, and hunter, she passed her ability to make use of the earth’s abundance to her children. Linda, 62, of Olivebridge, New York, died from cancer, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at her home near […]

Mildred “Millie” Rosa

Mildred Virginia Rosa, 93 of Dry Brook passed away quietly on July 20, 2019 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville. She was the eldest of three children born to Adelbert and Elva Kittle on December 15, 1925. Mildred married Lester Rosa of Dry Brook on November 11, 1945. Together they built their home and raised six children. They were […]

Charles DiGiovanna

Committal prayers for Charles DiGiovanna, a former resident of Roxbury and Grand Gorge, New York who passed away October 25, 2018 , will be held on Saturday July 27, 2019 at the Roxbury Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Following the prayer service there will be a gathering for family and friends at the Roxbury Fire Dept.community hall. Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury […]


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