November 24, 2000
Joseph R. Kitson
Ret. Appraiser, 84
Joseph R. Kitson of Monroe, an appraiser, died Monday, November 20, 2000, at St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, after a long illness. He was 84 years of age.
The son of the late Joseph R. Sr. and Violet W. Kitson, he was born August 18, 1916, in Montpelier, Vt.
Mr. Kitson was raised in New Britain, Conn., lived in Newington, Conn., and moved to New Jersey with his family in 1959. He was a World War II combat veteran, serving with the 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Company F, 17th U.S. Airborne Division at the Battle of the Bulge and throughout the European Theatre of Operations. He worked in many fields and served on the Appraiser's International Board of Examiners.
In a family statment, it was said, "Jack was blessed with an adventurous spirit and a warrior's heart. His spirit touched each of us and we are all the better for it."
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, June R. Kitson, at home; four daughters, Susan Schmaus and Marlene Arlotta, both of Bloomingburg, Lori Lade of Tuxedo Park and Sandra Schneider of Campbell Hall; a sister, Thelma Buckley of Hartford, Conn.; a brother, Jack Kitson of Simsbury, Conn.; eight grandchildren, Nicole, Joelle, Dylan, Chelsea, Jonathyn, Kaitlyn, Meagan and Daniel; four great-grandchildren; and 11 nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Carlson Funeral Home, 45 Franklin Square, New Britain, Conn., on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Lutheran Church, 77 Franklin Square, New Britain, Conn.
Burial will be made in Rose Hill Memorial Park.
A repast will be held at the church following the burial.
Memorial contributions may be made to 17th Airborne Memorial Fund, c/o Ed Siergies, 62 Forty Acre Mountain Rd., Danbury, Conn. 06811. A memorial will be established in Fort Benning, Ga., to honor the veterans of the 17th Airborne Division of World War II.
Mildred K. Warren
Mildred Katie Warren of Wallkill, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Monday, November 20, 2000, in St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Isaac and Bertha Wright Dymond, she was born March 20, 1922, in Sundown. She was the widow of William Warren.
Mrs. Warren was a member of the Wallkill Reformed Church, the Willing Workers at the church and the Wallkill Senior Citizens.
She is survived by two sons, Dave W. Warren and his wife, Ellen, of Wallkill and Raymond Warren of the state of Florida; two brothers, Roy Dymond and Arthur Dymond, both of Sundown; a sister, Beatrice Schumann of Sundown; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers, Ralph Dymond, Albert Dymond, Jim Dymond, Robert Dymond and Richard Dymond, and two sisters, Anna Warren and Ruth Warren.
Services were held Wednesday at the Millspaugh Ronk Tighe Funeral Home in Wallkill with the Rev. Keith Tamlyn officiating.
Burial was made in the New Prospect Cemetery in Pine Bush.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wallkill Reformed Church, 45 Bridge St., or to the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 221, both at Wallkill, N.Y. 12589.