Beulah P. Fortnam
Retired Secretary, 102
Beulah P. Fortnam (“Aunt Boo Boo”) of Milanville, Pa., a retired secretary for LMIS and lifelong resident died Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Ellen Memorial, Honesdale, Pa. She was 102.
The daughter of the late Lorenzo and Bird Tegeler Price, she was born in Milanville, Pa., on March 13, 1908. She was married to the late Clarence D. Fortnam, who passed away in 1948.
Beulah was a member of the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church. She was a founding member of the Damascus Township Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
A family statement read, “Beulah was a loving and devoted aunt, she always cared for her extended family as well. Family meant everything to her.”
Survivors include her nieces, Lois McKaig and husband Alan of Endwell, NY; Sylvia Young and friend Ed Bennett of Puyallup, Wash.; Mary Fitzgerald and husband John of Damascus, Pa.; Martha Canfield and husband Ron of Spring Hill, Fla.; nephew John C. Diehl and wife Judith of Tyler Hill, Pa.; and many great and grandnieces, nephews and cousins.
She is predeceased by her husband, and her sisters, Florence Price, Gladys Price and Marjorie Diehl.
A private graveside service will be held in Overlook Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church or Damascus Township Vol. Ambulance Corps.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rasmussen Funeral Home, Narrowsburg, NY.
Eugene A. Albrecht
Ret. Mgr., Victoria Hotel, 90
Eugene A. Albrecht of Jupiter, Fla. passed away on March 10, 2010, at Hospice of Palm Beach. He was 90.
A former resident of Rock Hill, and Juno Beach, Fla., he was born to Pauline and Herman Albrecht in Monticello, NY, on November 18, 1919.
He graduated from Monticello High School, and from Alfred University in 1941.
Eugene joined the 20th U.S. Army Air Corps, and served in the 58th Bomb Wing, 677 Squadron, serving in the China, Burma, India Theatre. (CBI) He received an honorable discharge, and returned to Monticello to run the Victoria Hotel, which was in the family for over 70 years.
He was a member of the Hall-Bryan V.F.W. Post 10132 in Hobe Sound, and the Rood Williams American Legion Post 271, in Jupiter. Until his passing, he was the oldest member of the Monticello Fire Dept. in Monticello N.Y., also a member of the First Church of Monticello Presbyterian, and attended the Hobe Sound Community Presbyterian Church.
Survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Jean Clark Albrecht; children: Eugene “Ben” Albrecht and spouse Linda of Jupiter, Martin and his spouse Stacey of Hobe Sound, and daughter Lorraine and spouse George of Rock Hill N.Y. Grandchildren Benton and John of Jupiter, and Emily Rose and Alex of Hobe Sound; sister-in-law Ione Albrecht; cousins, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Hobe Sound Community Presbyterian Church on May 15, 2010 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Chip Falcone.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407; Hobe Sound Community Presbyterian Church, 11933 S.E. Juno Crescent, Hobe Sound FL 33455; and The First Church of Monticello Presbyterian, 11 Jones St., Monticello, NY 12701.
Arrangements are by Edgley Cremation Services, 4128 Westroads Drive, Suite 203, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 640-9009.
James K. Green
Retired Dentist, 71
James K. Green of Monticello, a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, passed away at home on Saturday, March 27, 2010. The son of the late James K. Green and Josephine Hartman Green, he was born July 10, 1938 in Liberty.
Jim was a graduate of Fallsburg High School, Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He maintained a private dental practice in Monticello for over thirty years and was on the medical/dental staff at Woodbourne Correctional Facility. Prior to beginning his practice in Monticello, he spent four years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps and served in Vietnam from 1964-65 as a member of the 5th Dental Detachment in support of the 1st Cavalry Division.
In Sullivan County, Jim was an active member of his community, working with the Boy Scouts in Rock Hill, coaching Little League baseball, a member of the Steering Committee of Sullivan Renaissance and Chairman of the Conservation Advisory Committee for the Town of Thompson. He was an avid sportsman who loved hunting, hiking, fishing, skiing and golf. His family will treasure him for his devotion as a loving husband, father and brother.
He is survived by his wife Judith at home; children: James C. Green of Harrisburg, Pa., and Carol A. Green of Albany; sisters: Mary M. Zagacki of Pembroke Pines, Fla., and Patricia Harris of Weston, WV; brothers: Ernest M. Green of Albany and Daniel Green of Queensbury, and their families. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Joseph Green of Pembroke Pines, Fla.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 5, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Joseph, 180 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Ct, Newburgh, NY 12550 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information please visit www.kennyfuneralhome.com (845) 794-4141.