April 10, 2001
Sarah Ann Seeley
Sarah Ann Seeley of Bloomingburg, a junior at the Pine Bush Central High School and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. She was 18 years of age.
The daughter of Steven Joseph Seeley and Margie Berry, she was born January 26, 1983, in Kingston.
She is survived by her father of Middletown; her mother of King-ston; a brother, Matthew J. Seeley of Bloomingburg; her paternal grandmother, Julia C. Seeley of Walden; her maternal grandparents, Tom and Nancy Berry of Massachusetts; and aunts and uncles, including Carl and Donna Townsend of Burlingham, Edward Seeley of Walden, Julee Lawrence of Monroe, Geri Lennon of Harrison, Lelia Spindler of Maryland and Chris Berry and his wife, Emma, of Massachusetts; and several cousins, including Steven Townsend, Carl Townsend Jr., Jessica Sparks, Tara Townsend, Kristy Velez, Candace Lawrence, Joseph Lennon and Edward Seeley Jr.
Services were held Saturday at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home in Pine Bush.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Duane B. Roe Sr.
Duane Bruce Roe Sr. of Bloomingburg, a contractor/carpenter with his son at D.B. Roe Homes and the owner, with his wife, of Bloomingburg Liquors, and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. He was 58 years of age.
The son of the late Joseph Roe Sr. and Marion Ennis, he was born September 15, 1942, in Middletown.
In a family statement, it was said, "Duane led by the principles of gentle kindness and right-directed work. He shared these in life and love with his devoted wife, good children and loyal friends. He found joy in the simple things of fishing, hunting and times with special people."
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Donohue Roe, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Duane B. Jr. and Marcelle Roe of Bloomingburg; a daughter, Elaine Roe of Middletown; a step-son, Frank Brophy and his wife, Michele of Bloomingburg; four brothers, Joseph Roe Jr. and Richard Roe, both of Mamakating, Robert Roe of Westbrookville and Ralph Roe of Marathon; three sisters, Shirley Boniface and Wilma Plocharczyk, both of Mamakating and Rhea Arnold of Fair Oaks; two granddaughters, Lindsay Roe and Erin Brophy; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Paul David Roe; two brothers, John Roe and Bill Roe; and two sisters, Marion Botsford and June Poharksi.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Wurtsboro with the Rev. Betty Beach officiating.
Burial will be made in the Bloomingburg Cemetery in Bloomingburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tucker Center for Cancer Care, Horton Medical Center, 60 Prospect Avenue, Middletown, N.Y. 10940 or the Bloomingburg Fire Company, Main St., Bloomingburg, N.Y. 12721.
Alice L. Allen
Alice Lenora Allen of Rock Hill, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at the Montgomery Nursing Home in Montgomery. She was 94 years of age.
The daughter of the late Patrick and Anna Davis Keating, she was born November 16, 1906, in Glen Wild. She was the widow of Harry Allen who died in 1966.
Mrs. Allen was a life member of the Rock Hill Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by a son, Donald Allen of Forestburgh; two daughters, Barbara Galloway of Walden and Marjorie Diffendale of Bloomingburg; three sisters, Madeline Gordon of Middletown, Frances Schaefer of Weston, Fla., and Anne Fenner of Laurel, Del.; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Floyd Keating, a sister, Rose Keller, and a grandson, James Galloway.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 55 St. John St., Monticello, with the Rev. Rosemary Smith officiating.
Interment will be made in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rock Hill Fire Department or the Rock Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, both at Rock Hill, N.Y. 12775.
Marlene Villari, 49
Customer Svc. Rep.
Marlene Villari of Liberty, a customer service representative for Questions Mark Software Company in Stamford, Conn., a four-year area resident and a former 30-year resident of Stamford, Conn., died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 49 years of age.
The daughter of the late Philip Miller and Harriet Lazar, she was born May 2, 1951, in New York City.
She is survived by her husband, Guy Villari, at home; a sister, Phyllis Hudson of Shelton, Conn.; and a nephew, Eric Hudson.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 186 Broadway, Monticello, with Rabbi Marvin Goldman officiating.
Burial will be made in Ahavath Israel Cemetery in Liberty
Ann Cohn of Pacific Palisades, Calif., a former Monticello resident, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at her home. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter of the late Harry and Sarah Rosenberg Sandler, she was born April 8, 1911, in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Dr. Murry Cohn.
Mrs. Cohn worked for many years in Monticello with her husband in his medical practice. She was also a member of Landfield Avenue Synagogue and many other organizations during her time in New York.
She is survived by a daughter, Janey Siegal and her husband, Jack, of Santa Monica, Calif.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Richard "Dick" Cohn.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 186 Broadway, Monticello, with Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz officiating.
Burial will be made in the Landfield Avenue Synagogue Cemetery in Monticello.
Shirley A. VanOrden
Legal Secretary, 59
Shirley A. VanOrden of Gettysburg, Pa., a former legal secretary in the office of Frederick W.V. Schadt in Jeffersonville, died Monday, April 9, 2001, at Green Acres, the Adams County Home, in Gettysburg, Pa. She was 59 years of age.
The daughter of George L. and Hazel Hubbert Bernhardt, she was born May 4, 1941, in Callicoon.
She and her husband operated the Jeff Bowling Alley at one time and she was also employed at the Villa Roma Country Club in Callicoon while a local resident.
Mrs. VanOrden is survived by her husband, Verne V. VanOrden of Gettysburg, Pa; her parents of Cochecton; and three sisters, Judy Bernhardt and Elizabeth Huebsch, both of Liberty, and Martha Huebsch of Cochecton.
Private visitation will be made at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel with Rev. Bill Hagerty of the Kenoza Lake Methodist Church officiating.