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October 17, 2000

Kevin J. Lake, 42
IBM Programmer

Kevin J. Lake of Beacon, a computer programmer for IBM and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, October 11, 2000, at the Albany Medical Center in Albany. He was 42 years of age.
The son of William R. Lake and the late June Ann Chapman Lake, he was born March 26, 1958, in Liberty.
Mr. Lake was a graduate of Roscoe Central School, Orange County Community College, Union College and earned his Master's degree at Marist College. A pilot, he was a member of the Civil Air Patrol of Dutchess County. An avid hunter, he also enjoyed flying his plane.
He is survived by his father, William R. "Bunk" Lake of Roscoe; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William R. and Pamela Lake Jr. of Smyrna (N.Y.) and; Mark R. and Brenda Lake of Roscoe; two sons, Marc and Paul Lake of Hopewell Junction; his fianceé, Tracey Cresswell of Beacon; his paternal grandmother, Annabelle Lake of Roscoe; and several aunts, uncles, nephews and a niece.
Services were held Saturday at the United Church of Roscoe with the Rev. Bridgette LeConey officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.

Fena Hasbrouck
Insurance Agent, 77

Fena Hasbrouck of Sarasota, Fla., a former resident of Liberty, died Wednesday, October 11, 2000, in Sarasota. She was 77 years of age.
Mrs. Hasbrouck worked for the Sarasota County School Board, was an independent insurance agent in Sarasota and was a receptionist for Intimate You Beauty Salon. She also did public relations, sales and advertising for dance studios in the Sarasota area, was a musculasr dystrophy volunteer and a Girl Scout volunteer.
She is survived by three daughters, Donna Evans-Gordon, Susan L. Hasbrouck and Teresa L. Hasbrouck, and a son, Luis F. Hasbrouck, all of Sarasota, Fla; two brothers, Peter Oliva of Casselberry, Fla., and Tommy Oliva of Yakima, Wash; a sister, Louise Gerow of Winter Park, Fla.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Incarnation Catholic Church followed by burial in Palms Memorial Park in Sarasota, Fla.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of South West Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Fla. 34238.

Jean ‘Jan’ Kupiec
Ret. Plumber, 83

Jean "Jan" Kupiec of Liberty, a 46-year area resident and a retired plumber for the Grossinger's Hotel, died Friday, October 13, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 83 years of age.
The son of the late Stanislas and Julia Mazur Kupiec, he was born May 12, 1917, in Poland.
Mr. Kupiec was a member of Local 269 Plumbers Union in Newburgh and a member of St. Peter's Church in Liberty. He served in the French Army during World War II as a military policeman.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Kupiec of Liberty; two daughters, Genevieve Dainack of Forestburgh and Christiane and her husband, Kenneth Emery, of Liberty; and four grandchildren, Dylan and Dustin Dainack and Travis and Zack Emery. He was predeceased by four brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday at St. Peter's Church in Liberty with the Rev. Robert Bagnato officiating.
Burial was made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's School, 264 N. Main St., Liberty, N.Y. 12754 or to the Sullivan County SPCA, Rock Hill, N.Y. 12775.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.

Janet E. Ross, 72
Owned Ja-Co Antiques

Janet Elizabeth Ross of Monticello, the proprietor of Ja-Co Antiques and Displays in Monticello and a lifelong area resident, died at her home on Friday, October 13, 2000. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late Kenneth G. and Ruth B. Brunswick Ross, she was born September 11, 1928, in Monticello.
Miss Ross was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church of Monticello. She graduated from the Monticello High School and the Pan American Art School.
She is survived by several dear friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Episcopal Church, St. John St., Monticello, with the Rev. Nina Hutchinson officiating.
Burial will be made in Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Monticello.

Florence Centamore
Ret. Secretary, 75

Florence B. Centamore of Bloomingburg, a retired confidential secretary for the James Ottaway Newspaper Company, Marx Toy Company and the Central Intelligence Agency, died Sunday, October 15, 2000, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 75 years of age.
The daughter of the late Jacob and Marcella Eastwood Becker, she was born September 10, 1925, in Brooklyn.
Mrs. Centamore was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Association and the Geological Society in Warwick, a volunteer for the CASA organization in Orange County, and a retired social worker in Orange County.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Centamore, at home; a son, Marcellus Centamore of Waymart, Pa.; a daughter, Vincenza Garrison of Ellenville; two sisters, Josephine Webster of Queens and Marcella Beckley of New York; three grandchildren, David Oddo, Darlene Nicknam and Gabrielle Centamore; three great-grandchildren, Kelsey Oddo and Melissa and Stephanie Nicknam; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church, Cottage St., Middletown.
Interment will be made in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Middletown.

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