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Obituaries

Ida Jane Hanaburgh

POUGHKEEPSIE — Ida Jane Hanaburgh, 79, passed peacefully on June 7, 2018.

Ida, affectionately known as Peachy, will be greatly missed by those who knew her as a neighbor and friend. For many years during her own illness she remained instrumental in her role as caregiver to our mother, Ida Hanaburgh (age 97). 

Peachy was a peaceful soul, positive and courageous; I never heard her complain! 

William Paul Dooley

KENT — William Paul Dooley, an active land preservationist, public servant and successful businessman, died May 26, 2018, after a long struggle with GIST cancer. 

Paul was born in New York City on Sept. 15, 1937, the son of Raymond Nelson Dooley from Bloomington, Ill., and Lovilla (Frederick) Dooley from Walnut, Ill. Paul’s mother passed away in 1946, and then his father (a former president of Lincoln College) married Florence (Adams) Dooley. 

Edward Henry Murphy

MILLERTON — Edward Henry Murphy, 65, a 14-year resident of Millerton and formerly of LaGrangeville, N.Y., died peacefully at home on June 5, 2018, with his loving family at his side. 

Ed was the owner and president of Tri-County Auto Glass in Lagrangeville from 1983 to May 2018. 

Born June 4, 1953, in Berlin, Germany, he was the son of the late Helga and Robert Murphy. Ed was a graduate of Millbrook High School. 

On June 4, 1977, in Mahopac, N.Y., he married Deborah L. Coelho. Mrs. Murphy survives at home. 

Patrick Joseph Moloney

AMENIA — Patrick Joseph Moloney, 82, a longtime area resident, died May 31, 2018, at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y. 

Mr. Moloney was a supervisor for New York State Electric and Gas for nearly 40 years.

Born Aug. 8, 1935, in Tulla, County Clare, Ireland, he was the son of the late Catherine (Broderick) and Patrick Moloney.  

Patrick attended and graduated high school in New York and served his country honorably in the United States Army from 1953-1956 during the Korean Conflict. 

Timothy Brian Whalen

SHARON— Timothy Brian Whalen died April 6, 2018, in Douglas, Ariz., from a fatal heart attack.

Tim was born in Sharon on May 9, 1948, the son of Victoria (Hines) and Joseph Whalen. 

He graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1966. He was a scholar athlete. 

Claire (Magistro) DeProdocini

SHARON — It is with great sadness that the family of Claire (Magistro) DeProdocini announces her passing on June 8, 2018, at her home in Sharon with her three daughters by her side.

Claire was born in New York City on July 4, 1919. She was a gifted student, graduating from Hunter College at the age of 20, majoring in botany and physiology. She received her master’s degree from Columbia University in physical education. 

Mary Comstock

ANCRAMDALE — Mary Comstock, 97, a five-year resident of Ancramdale and formerly of Millerton, died peacefully on June 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. 

Mary was the medical records supervisor at Wassaic Development Center for more than 30 years, retiring in 1980.

Born Sept. 26, 1920, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Anna (Broadsky) and Ben Gansowski. 

Memorial service: Cornelia ‘Connie’ Whittle

SALISBURY — Cornelia “Connie” Whittle’s memorial will be on Saturday, June 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Salisbury Cemetery. A luncheon will immediately follow at The White Hart inn. 

In appreciation: Virginia Tatsapaugh Meili

To the wonderful people at Sharon Hospital,

On behalf of the family of Virginia (Tatsapaugh) Meili, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation for the compassionate care you gave her in the last days of her life. 

Your kind consideration helped to ease everyones’ pain. 

Joseph ‘Joe’ Solan

NORTH CANAAN — Joseph “Joe” R. Solan, 89, husband of Teresa (Perotti) Solan, passed away peacefully at his home in North Canaan, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 2, 2018. 

Joe was an all-around good guy! 

Joe was born in Sharon on Jan. 14, 1929. He was the son of Margaret (Donlon) and Richard Solan of Lakeville. 

After his graduation from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1948, Joe joined the U.S. Air Force, where he became an aircraft mechanic working on the B-17 and P51 Mustang.