Kathleen Simmons
B: 1965-03-22
D: 2017-09-25
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Simmons, Kathleen
Margaret Hawley
B: 1932-04-08
D: 2017-09-24
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Hawley, Margaret
Nancy O'Shea
B: 1931-06-27
D: 2017-09-21
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O'Shea, Nancy
Richard Rockefeller
B: 1938-10-29
D: 2017-09-21
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Rockefeller, Richard
Ellen Devorsetz
B: 1948-11-22
D: 2017-09-10
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Devorsetz, Ellen
Rena Britt
B: 1920-09-17
D: 2017-09-09
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Britt, Rena
Krisgenna Hutchinson
B: 1971-05-05
D: 2017-09-07
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Hutchinson, Krisgenna
David Lysko
B: 1955-07-19
D: 2017-09-07
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Lysko, David
Michael Soricelli
B: 1987-03-06
D: 2017-09-03
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Soricelli, Michael
Norman Baltuch
B: 1943-08-09
D: 2017-09-02
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Baltuch, Norman
Marilyn Hankin
B: 1934-03-20
D: 2017-08-30
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Hankin, Marilyn
Joan Fishler
B: 1932-05-03
D: 2017-08-28
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Fishler, Joan
John Tether
B: 1927-08-16
D: 2017-08-26
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Tether, John
Dr. Charles Forte
B: 1956-03-15
D: 2017-08-22
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Forte, Dr. Charles
Mildred Baker
B: 1923-08-25
D: 2017-08-21
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Baker, Mildred
Paul Tesoro
B: 1951-02-07
D: 2017-08-20
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Tesoro, Paul
William Gore
B: 1931-12-02
D: 2017-08-19
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Gore, William
Theodore Starzyk
B: 1926-09-01
D: 2017-08-17
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Starzyk, Theodore
Thomas Lynch
B: 1928-10-16
D: 2017-08-16
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Lynch, Thomas
John Brady
B: 1943-05-07
D: 2017-08-14
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Brady, John
Sofia Kapogiannis
B: 1935-03-23
D: 2017-08-13
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Kapogiannis, Sofia


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Kathleen Simmons

March 22, 1965 - - September 25, 2017

Kathleen "Kathy" Simmons, 52, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on September 25, 2017 at the Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY. She was born on March 22, 1965 in Poughkeepsie, NY, the daughter of Gaetano & Theresa Cerulli Giangrasso. Kathy married Harmon Simmons on July 20, 1985 in Regina Coelhi Church in Hyde Park, NY. He survives at home. For 20 years she was employed ...

Margaret Hawley

April 08, 1932 - - September 24, 2017

Margaret E. Hawley, 85, of Wappingers Falls, NY passed away on September 24, 2017 at Wingate @ Beacon. She was born on April 8, 1932 in Poughkeepsie, NY, the daughter of James W. & Antoinette Vasta Shaw. She married Floyd E. Hawley on October 9, 1961 in Sharon, Connecticut. He predeceased her on August 3, 2002. Margaret was a homemaker and a member of the Rochdale Firehouse ...

Nancy O'Shea

June 27, 1931 - - September 21, 2017

Nancy Shaw O’Shea 86, a long time resident of Poughkeepsie passed away at home on September 21, 2017 Nancy was born at the US Military Academy, West Point NY on June 27, 1931 to 2nd LT Charles Randolph and Erma Wood Kutz. She was predeceased by both parents and her beloved step father Leland H. Shaw. During her early years she lived in Panama, Puerto Rico and other Army m ...

Richard Rockefeller

October 29, 1938 - - September 21, 2017

Richard E. "Rocky" Rockefeller, 78 of Orange City, Fl passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC. Rocky was born on October 29, 1938 in Rhinebeck, NY to the late Earl and Pearl S. Shouk Rockefeller. He married Emma M. Bucey on December 31, 1980 in Poughkeepsie, NY and predeceased him on December 13, 2011. Rocky proudly served our country with the ...

Ellen Devorsetz

November 22, 1948 - - September 10, 2017

Ellen M. Devorsetz, 68, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on September 10, 2017 at the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care in Danbury, Ct. She was born in Plainview, NY, on November 22, 1948, the daughter of Elliot Norman & Marion Landberg Marmestein. Ellen received her A.A.S. from Latin American Institute and attended SUNY Albany. Ellen was employed as a Case manager for New H ...

Rena Britt

September 17, 1920 - - September 09, 2017

Maria Pierrina “Rena” Marcon Britt, passed away on Sept. 9, 2017 after a brief illness. Rena was born in Frassene di Fonzaso, province of Belluno, Italy, Sept. 17, 1920 – and arrived at Ellis Island in 1922 at the age of 2. Rena was the oldest of six children of Angelo and Maria Sebben Marcon. Rena attended Baypath College in Springfield, Mass. She retired from Mari ...

Krisgenna Hutchinson

May 05, 1971 - - September 07, 2017

It is with great sadness that the Hutchinson and Krikelis families mourn the passing of Krisgenna A. Hutchinson, 46, of Mount Marion, NY on September 7, 2017. She was born on May 5,1971 to Arlene Krikelis and the late Heinz J. Krikelis, Sr., of Highland, NY. She is a survived by her loving husband, Raymond W. Hutchinson, Sr. of Mount Marion, NY, whom she married on November 16 ...

David Lysko

July 19, 1955 - - September 07, 2017

David Lysko, a lifetime resident of the Hudson Valley, died September 7, 2017 at Vassar Brother Medical Center in Poughkeepsie NY, at the age of 62. David was the beloved husband of 27 years to Traci Lysko and the cherished father to Nichole Lysko and Kathryn Lysko. David was born to John Lysko, Sr. and June Lysko (deceased) on July 19, 1955. He is predeceased by his brother ...

Michael Soricelli

March 06, 1987 - - September 03, 2017

Michael J. Soricelli, 30, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away on September 3, 2017 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He born in Poughkeepsie, NY on March 6, 1987, the son of James M. & Janie North Soricelli. He was a high school graduate who enjoyed online gaming with his many friends he made over the years. Survivors include his mother: Janie A. Soric ...

Norman Baltuch

August 09, 1943 - - September 02, 2017

Norman A. Baltuch, 74, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at home. He was born on August 9, 1943 in Plainfield, NJ, the son of Jacob & Sarah Bloom Baltuch. Norman graduated from S.U.N.Y. in Albany with a Master's Degree in social Studies. He was a Correctional Counselor at Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill, NY and retired in 2003. Norman w ...

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