Obituaries

Nancy Finch

Nancy Hubbell Finch, 82, of Roxbury passed away peacefully on July 2, 2013 with family at her side.
She was born Nancy Frances Hubbell on April 24 1931, a daughter of Ralph and Inez “Lillian” Archibald Hubbell. She married Richard Finch on September 30, 1950.

Nancy was a resident of Kelly Corners and Halcottsville for 75 years and moved to Roxbury in 2006. Nancy and Dick spent winters in Summerfield, FL in their retirement years. During the time she spent in Florida, Nancy’s home and heart always remained in her beloved Catskill Mountains.


LeRoy Winchell

 Decorated World War II veteran and past Fire Chief of the M.F. Whitney Hose Company, LeRoy L. “Roy” Winchell, 93, of Phoenicia passed away peacefully on July 3, 2013 at Kingston Hospital. 
He was born in Kingston on June 6, 1920 to the late Melvin and Harriet (Kain) Winchell.  He was a resident of Phoenicia for 78 years.


Gary Tyler

Gary Lee Tyler, 80, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away on June 29, 2013 after an extended illness.   
Gary was born in Roxbury to the late William and Evelyn Tyler on December 29, 1932.  After graduating from Roxbury Central in 1950, he was drafted to the United States Army where he served as a member of the Fourth Army Band as a trumpet player. He then attended Hartwick College where he earned a degree in business administration.  After relocating to South Florida in 1958, he worked for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft until his retirement in 1992. 


Nathan Friedman

Nathan Friedman, Brooklyn born and bred, and just shy of his 91st birthday, passed away peacefully after a short illness in Sarasota, FL surrounded by family.
He was born July 9, 1922 and was married to Matilda (Chernotsky) for over 48 years until her death
in1998.

Nathan and Matilda raised their family in New Jersey. Nate owned a men’s clothing store in Westfield for many years. He had a devoted customer fan base from as far away as Sweden including one who wrote an article about Nathan and his store for The New York Times. Many customers remained friends for life.


Annalies Boehm

Mrs. Annalies Boehm, 93, formerly of Fleischmanns, passed away on June 19, 2013.
She was born August 7, 1919 in Abbensen, Germany.
Annalies was pre-deceased by her husband, Henry Boehm.

She is survived by three daughters, Inge Schroeck, Irmtraut Wrede, and Millie Fronckowiak; grandchildren, Diana Ballard, Elaine Faulkner, Carson and Lars Wrede, Brandy Colon, and Paul and Eric Boehm. Eight great grandchildren also survive. She will be greatly missed by all.
Calling hours were held at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville on Tuesday June 25, 2013 from 2 to 3 p.m.


Dorothy Carmicheal

Dorothy Carmichael, 85, a resident of Margaretville, died June 15, 2013 at Mountainside Residential Care Center where she has lived since April 10, 2012.

Dorothy was born January 7, 1928 at Long Island City, the daughter of Frank and Anna (Spick) Seeback. She married Douglas Carmichael Sr. on June 16, 1984 in Fleischmanns. He died April 4, 1998.

She is survived by two stepsons, Douglas Carmichael Jr. and Gordon Carmichael, and a stepdaughter, Donna Carmichael. Also surviving are five grandchildren.


Andrew Torre

Andrew M. Torre, 96, a resident of Roxbury, died at his home on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
Andrew was born on September 29, 1916 in Brooklyn, the son of Alfonzo and Ermelinda (Garbardella) Torre. He married Rosemarie Schrager on February 11, 1961 at Syosset.

He served in the U.S. Army from November 4, 1942 to September 23, 1945. He worked for Communications, Inc. in New York City as a typesetter. The company did printing and publishing in New York. Andrew moved to Roxbury 30 years ago from Syosset.


Maria Piacquadio

Maria A. Piacquadio, 80, a resident of Margaretville, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at Mountainside Residential Care Center where she had lived since February 3, 2010.

She was born November 19, 1932 at Collesannita, Italy, the daughter of Innocenzo and Libra (Zeolla) Tedesco. Maria married Anthony O. Piacquadio on June 16, 1952 in Italy.


Christy Michel

Christy Louise Michel, a long time resident of Woodstock and Kingston, passed away on June 4, 2013 in Catskill. 

Christy was born March 11, 1948 to William and Louise Frevert. She grew up in Roxbury before moving to the Woodstock area. 

Christy will be remembered for her compassionate and loving spirit.  She spent much of her life working with kids or caring for people with disabilities.  Her beautiful and radiant smile warmed those in her presence. 


Lucica  Dutchevici

Lucica  Dutchevici, a resident of Arkville, died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Margaretville Hospital.

Born February 1, 1953 Lucia, as friends and family called her, emigrated from Romania to the United States in 1985 for political and personal reasons. In 1990 she opened her own employment agency in New York, bringing her success and awards for services offered. Five years ago, suffering from a rare neurological disorder, she retired in Arkville with her husband Mihail, whom she married 39 years ago.
Together they have one daughter, Silvia.


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