Douglas Bury of Roscoe, retired owner of the Antrim Lodge Hotel and Douglas Bury Real Estate, and a lifelong resident, died peacefully at the home of his daughter in Englewood, Colo. on Friday, April 11, 2008. He was 88.
The son of the late Harvey and Ruth Kraft Bury, he was born March 17, 1920 in Roscoe.
Doug and his late wife, AnnaMae owned the Antrim Lodge Hotel and Restaurant from 1948 until 1983. He also owned Douglas Bury Real Estate from 1968 until 2006. He is a member of the Twin Village Golf Club; former member of the Roscoe Hose Co. #1, the Roscoe Kiwanis Club, and the New York State Hotel Assn., he served Our Country in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. While stationed in the South Pacific, as a Staff Sergeant, he received two Bronze Stars; he was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include one son, Douglas K. Bury of Aurora, Colo.; two daughters, Mary Ellen “Mellie” Graves and her husband, Ernest of Tucson, Ariz., Betsy Parker and her husband, John of Englewood, Colo.; his grandchildren, Daniel Ficke, Sarah, Mary, Spencer and Claire Graves, Ann and Jack Parker; son-in-law, William Ficke; one brother, Ron Bury and his wife, Hildegard; sister-in-law, Norma Bury; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, AnnaMae Keener Bury and his loving daughter, JoAnne Bury Ficke.
Visitation will be Friday, May 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a recitation of the Rosary in the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 31 at 10 a.m. at the Gate of Heaven Church, Highland Ave., Roscoe. Monsignor William Collins will officiate.
Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Roscoe.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Roscoe-Rockland Vol. Ambulance Corp., Roscoe, NY 12776 or Orange-Sullivan Hospice, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Roscoe.
Anita Lipschitz, the former co-owner and operator of Dishner's Bungalow colony, and the widow of Isidore Lipschitz, died on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 in the Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Liberty. She was 91.
Anita was born in New York City on September 9, 1916, the daughter of Rubin and Rose Milchman Dishner. She was a life member of Hadassah, and a member of the South Fallsburg Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Annette Dishner of South Fallsburg; and her nephews, Sheldon Dishner and his companion, Linda Fox, Stephen Dishner and his wife, Brenda and Albert Dishner and his wife, Linda; her great-nieces and nephews, cousins and her extended family.
She was predeceased by her two brothers, William and Julius Dishner.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center for their caring and thoughtfulness.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, May 2, at 11 a.m. in the Workman Circle #281 Cemetery Marsh Rd., Glen Wild. Rabbi Yakov Barros will officiate.
Funeral arrangements by Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, Inc., Monticello.
Bruce Reichmann of Callicoon died Thursday, May 1, 2008 at his home. A Funeral Mass will be held on Sunday, May 4 at Holy Cross Church in Callicoon at 3 p.m. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Democrat. For more information call Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home at 887-4900.