Obituaries

June Dugan

June R. Dugan, late of Stamford, passed away peacefully at Fox Hospital in Oneonta on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.


Roy Simons

Roy J. Simons, 83, a resident of Fleischmanns for the past 25 years, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.
Roy was born July 18, 1931 in the Bronx, the son of Nathan and Ann (Nissen) Simons. He married Elaine Rosenblatt on April 11, 1981 in Queens.
Roy worked in retail sales for Stationary Outlet in New York City. He was a member of the Fleischmanns Fire Department, the Fleischmanns Senior Club and attended meetings of the Senior Council in Delhi.


John Beers

John J. Beers, a resident of Arkville, died at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
John was born on April 15, 1942 at Pound Ridge, the son of Carl S. and Josephine (Gottfried) Beers. He married Wilma McCann on July 22, 1967 at Arkville.
John worked for Duncan D. Campbell on the farm in Andes for many years. Later he was a truck driver for the Town of Middletown Highway Department. John enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, and deer hunting.


Wayne Baer

Wayne Howarth Baer, 62, a resident of Arkville, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at Margaretville Hospital.
The son of Gordon L. and Ruth (Howarth) Baer, Wayne was born July 27, 1952 at Milford, MA.
He graduated from Roxbury Central School and then joined the U. S. Air Force, serving from May 1971 until August 1975.
Wayne worked as a beekeeper for the Ballard family’s honey business in Roxbury.
Wayne is survived by three brothers, three sisters and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 at the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church in Roxbury with the Rev. Richard A. Dykstra officiating.
Committal will take place at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.


Virginia McCumber

Virginia (Ginny) McCumber, 94, a life-long resident of Margaretville, died in Margaretville on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
She was born August 3, 1919 in Margaretville, the daughter of Casper and Myra (Sanford) Bellows.
Ginny was married to Frederick C. McCumber on February 9, 1944 in Margaretville. Fred died on April 29, 2001.
Virginia graduated from Margaretville High School in 1937. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, also in Margaretville.


Jeannette Bogert, RN

Jeannette E. Bogert passed away peacefully on August 17, 2014. She was born in Chicago, IL on November 16, 1919, the second of five daughters born to Albert B. and Ethel O. (Linderoth) Bolinder. She was a 1937 graduate of Teaneck High School in Teaneck, NJ, and a 1941 graduate of the Hackensack Hospital School of Nursing.


Vivian Wade

Vivian H. Wade, a resident of Roxbury, was called to her heavenly home 10 days after celebrating her 93rd birthday.
Born on August 2, 1921 in Boynton, OK, Vivian graduated from Cromwell High School and married her high-school sweetheart, James M. Wade. Shortly after, they began their 30 years of a globetrotting career in the U.S. Army. Vivian was instrumental in establishing the Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union and rose through the ranks from volunteer to treasurer and then president. She retired in 1985 after receiving several business awards. In 2010 she came to Roxbury to make her home with her daughter Sue.


Lorraine Gorka

Lorraine M. Gorka, 70, a resident of Andes, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at Kingston Hospital.
She was born May 5, 1944 at Jersey City, NJ, the daughter of William and Marie (Rothe) Nothstein. Lorraine married Walter A. Gorka on September 22, 1968 at Andes. Walter died on October 28, 2004.
She worked in New Jersey as a school-bus driver. She was also a beautician. She graduated from Morris Hills High School in 1962 and had been a full-time resident of Andes since 1993.


Carolyn Welch

Carolyn (Ferrandino) Welch, a resident of Gilboa, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Robinson Terrace Senior Living in Stamford.
Carol was born in Brooklyn on May 28,1930, the daughter of Michael and Donata (Ana­ella) Ferrandino. She attended college at New York University in New York City and Oxford University in England.
Carol worked at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and St. John’s Hospital in Queens. She was a former resident of Maspeth, Gilboa, Grand Gorge, and most recently, Robinson Terrace Senior Living.


Virginia Becker

Virginia (VanVoris) Becker, a resident of North Blenheim, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Robinson Terrace Senior Living in Stamford.
She was born June 7, 1923 at Middleburgh, the daughter of Edward and Alice (Chapman) VanVoris. Virginia married Paul John Becker on April 30, 1942. He predeceased her in1997.
Virginia was associated with the Becker Feed and Tire business for many years as part owner, bookkeeper, and secretary. She was a 1941 graduate of Middleburgh Central School.  She enjoyed reading, cooking, ceramics, and playing bridge and pinochle.


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