Walter Kaufmann

Walter H. Kaufmann, 71, of Garfield, N.J., died on Thursday, April 24, 2008.
His career as an electrician with IBEW Local 3 of New York City spanned 50 years.
A passionate outdoorsman, his interests included skiing, cycling, hiking, sailing and gardening in the mountains, lakes and nature, an environment he loved best.

Virginia Huggins

Virginia Anderson Reynolds Huggins, 87, of Newark, Del., formerly of Margaretville, died Friday, May 2, 2008 at her home. She was born in Fleischmanns on March 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Ward Keator Reynolds and Rebecca Marion Kilpatrick Reynolds.

Mary Davis

Mary D. Davis, 72, a lifetime resident of Andes, died peacefully early Sunday, May 4, 2008, at her home with her family at her side. She was born in Arkville on October 4, 1935, the daughter of the late Fred and Golda (Brown) Bell.
She married Eder C. Davis Jr. on November 10, 1951, at the Arkville Methodist Church in Arkville.

Marian Henderson

Marian Henderson, 96, of Margaretville, died Friday, April 25, 2008 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, where she has lived since May 3, 2005.
She was born December 16, 1911, the daughter of Arthur and Essie Johnson Mead, the youngest of two daughters. She was raised in Halcott Center.

Eugene Wickham Jr.

Eugene Wickham Jr., 90, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008.
He was born in Millbrook Valley, Arena, the son of Eugene and Mary Wickham.
“Little Gene,” as he was known by friends and neighbors, grew up on his farm, which he later took over and operated, until forced retirement, due to health problems in 1996.

Juanita Ramsland

A memorial service will be held for Juanita Kelly Ramsland at the Methodist Church in Margaretville at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27.
Mrs. Ramsland was a graduate of the 1942 senior class of Margaretville High School, after which she entered the nursing profession and was a Registered Nurse for 50 years.

Irene Trowbridge

Irene Trowbridge, 83, of Countryside Care Center, Delhi, died Friday, April 18, 2008.
She was born in Unadilla on May 6, 1924, the daughter of Seth S. Sr. and Edith (Hanley) Miller. Irene was a graduate of Charlotte Valley Central School.

Brian McCoy

Brian McCoy, 60, of Tampa, Fla., died there on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 following a long illness.
He was born in New York City on April 4, 1948 and lived in Pearl River, Rockland County before relocating to Andes in 1978.
While living in Andes he owned the Real McCoys, now Cassie’s Kitchen, and Brian Electric.

Lois Thompson


Lois M. (Ruff) Thompson of Hendersonville, North Carolina, died Saturday, April 5, 2008 in her home, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

She was born in Walton to the late Reginald and Dorothy Ruff.

After graduating from high school in Andes, she moved to Florida where she attended and later graduated from the Hollywood College of Beauty Culture.

Dorothia Marian

Dorothia Jean Marian, 81, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville.
She was born on November 4, 1926 at Newark, N.J., daughter of Richard and Maude (Dowd) Campbell.

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