Anthony J. Durkin Sr.
Dec. 31, 1943-Oct. 27, 2009
Anthony J. Durkin of Callicoon Center, NY, died suddenly on Tuesday, October 27, 2009.
The son of the late Walter and Marie Durkin, he was born December 31, 1943 in Mount Vernon, NY. He was 65.
Anthony was a high school graduate who worked in ShopRite for many years before starting his own business. He owned A & R Advertising in Livingston Manor for several years before retiring to his home in Callicoon Center. He was also a volunteer fireman for the past 35 years.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Patricia Durkin; his mother, Mary Durkin; son, Anthony Durkin Jr. and wife Judy; son, Raymond Durkin and wife Erin; daughter, Angela Morales and husband Rico; six grandchildren, Michael, Marianne, and Elaine Durkin, Sam Durkin, Ella and Nina Morales; seven brothers and sisters, Tom Rowan, Bob Rowan and his wife Yvonne, John Durkin, Walter Durkin Jr. and his wife Maria, Mary Quinn and her husband Dennis, Carolyn Bivins and her husband Larry, Evelyn Ruppert and her husband Rick, and brother-in-law, Tom Totten. He also leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his mother, Marie Durkin; father, Walter Durkin; sister, Betty Totten; nephews, Kurt Rowan and Carlos Quinn.
A family statement reads, “Anthony had a tremendous love for life and all who knew him will remember his great sense of humor and the stories he told! He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.”
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jeffersonville Ambulance Corps or to the Callicoon Center Fire Department.
Charlotte Orman Kelley
Formerly of Livingston Manor
Charlotte Louise Orman Kelley, 74, of Greenville, SC, entered into the arms of her Savior Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at her place of residence.
She was born in Brunswick, Georgia, and grew up in Livingston Manor, New York. She was the daughter of the late Charles Lyon and Louis Laverne Brown Orman, and was the wife to the late Glenn Otis “Flash” Kelley. She attended Livingston Manor Central School where she graduated Valedictorian of her class of 1953. She then moved to the Greenville area and completed her education at Furman University, where she met Glenn, the love of her life. She was a devoted Christian in the Methodist faith, a member of the Eastern Star in Livingston Manor, NY, the Greenville Women’s Club, the Greenville Garden Club, the National Penwomen’s Association, and the founding member of the knitting group, the “Busy Beez.” She worked in various administrative positions before retiring in 1986.
Survivors include her loving children, Sean Ansel Kelley and wife, Diana, of Simpsonville; Patrick Lyon Kelley of Houston, Tex.; Tara Louise Kelley Black and husband, Terry, of Boiling Springs, NC; Meglenn Kelley of Sebastian, Fla.; and Kerry Jamison Kelley of the home; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Westville Funerals and Cremations Chapel, 6010 White Horse Rd., Greenville, SC, with Pastor Tony Owens officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association; Meals on Wheels of Greenville, SC; and/or the hospice of one’s choice. Contact the funeral home for additional information. Online condolences at www.westvillefuneralhome .com