Obituaries

Herman Gottfried was landowner ally versus NYC

By Diane Galusha
Herman Gottfried, an attorney who represented hundreds of residents and business owners dispossessed by New York City’s Pepacton and Cannonsville reservoir projects, died April 24, 2010 at the age of 99.
Gottfried, just six months shy of his 100th birthday, passed away at Huntington Hospital in Huntington.


Gerda Walling

Gerda Johnke Walling, 88, of Fleischmanns, passed away at her home in Fleischmanns Tuesday, April 13, 2010. She was the beloved wife of George Walling for 52 years. Gerda remained a feisty little lady until her passing.


Heinz Wood

Heinz Kris Wood, 56, of Fire House Road, Big Indian, died Monday, April 26, 2010 after a battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 24, 1953 in Margaretville, the son of the late Ralph and Mary Grace Pomeroy Wood.


Madeline Nagy

Madeline Nagy, 96, of Fleischmanns, passed away Monday, April 19, 2010 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville. She was born July 22, 1913 in Hungary.


Barbara Moseman

Barbara Moseman, 65, of Grand Gorge, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at home after a long illness.

She was born November 13, 1944 in Jefferson, the daughter of Francis and Olive Wildey Payne.
She married James Arthur Moseman on August 6, 1966 at the Methodist Church in Jefferson.


Virginia Nattrass

Virginia M. Nattrass of Bethpage, a former resident of Arkville, entered into rest on Friday, April 9, 2010 at Good Samartian Hospital in West Islip. She was born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, the daughter of the late Cyrus and Kathleen Walsh.


Thomas Wagner

Thomas Wagner, 83, of Margaretville passed away Friday, April 9, 2010 at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1927 in Fishs Eddy, the son of Andrew and Ida (Weyrauch) Wagner. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952 and was an active member of the Middletown American Legion Post 216.
He married Ellafern “Pat” Gifford in Masonville June 27, 1953.


Richard "Dick" Kamp

Dick Kamp. 79, of Ossining passed away Friday, April 9, 2010. He was born Oct. 10, 1930 in Ossining, the son of Albert Jr. and Blanche Acker Kamp. Dick graduated from OHS in 1948 and was a veteran of the Korean War.


David Metsch

David Metsch, 77, of Margaretville passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010 at Kingston Hospital, Kingston, N.Y. He was born Nov. 5, 1932 in the Bronx, the son of Benjamin and Anna (Lexer) Metsch. He married Alda Golding December 23, 1956 in the Bronx.


Nancy Stevens

Nancy Ann Stevens, 67, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010. peacefully at home, Otto Hill, Margaretville, after a courageous eight-month battle with small cell lung cancer. She was surrounded by her close family. She was born Feb. 8, 1943, at Otto Hill, the daughter of Ann Hill Griffin and William Griffin.


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