Obituaries

Upchurch, Valere H. “Bill”

Valere H. “Bill” Upchurch, a longtime resident of Walden, NY, passed away on Friday March 6, 2015 at Elant at Newburgh. The son of Edward F. and Garnet Haldeman Upchurch, he was born on January 3, 1925 in Phelps, NY. He was married to the late Janet Goldsworthy Upchurch. He was 90 years old. Bill Continue Reading
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Correa, Felix Jr.

Felix Correa Jr. passed away peacefully on March 3, 2015 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was born on November 12, 1934 to Felix Sr. and Antonia Velazquez Correa . He was 80 years old. A family statement reads: Our dad would have said his children and grandchildren were what made his life the happiest. Continue Reading
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Porretta, Pierina

Pierina Porretta passed away peacefully on March 1, 2015. She was born on February 13, 1977 to Romano and Carmela Sementilli Porretta. She was 38 years old. Pierina Porretta had the courage to be herself, and she was beautiful. With her smile, she brought the sun into every room she stepped into. With her strength, Continue Reading
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Mueller, Walter R.

Walter R. Mueller, NY, passed away peacefully at his home in Montgomery on February 19, 2015. He was 99 years old. He was born on July 1, 1915 to the late Walter R. and Margarethe Beger Mueller in Montgomery, NY. Walter was married to Dorothy Grusczynski Mueller. Walter served his country in the United States Continue Reading
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VanDuyne, Wayne P.

Wayne P. VanDuyne of Walden, passed away on February 15, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Newburgh, NY. He was 74 years old. He was born on October 17, 1940 to Charles and Hazel Hulmes VanDuyne in Dover, NJ. He was married to Sue A. Tuttle VanDuyne. Wayne was a mechanice for Drakes Bakery in Wayne Continue Reading
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Haas, Jacqueline

Jacqueline M. Haas passed away peacefully on February 14 , 2015 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY. She was 84 years old Jacqueline is survived by daughter Jill Crain and husband John of Walden; several nieces and nephews. Jacqueline was retired from OCDSS. Visitation will be held on both Thursday February 19, 2015 Continue Reading
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Young, Martha F.

A longtime resident of Maybrook, NY 79, passed away on February 13, 2015 at Montgomery Nursing Home. She was born in Goshen, NY on August 4, 1935 to Orie W. and Ruth Baehm Huddleston. She was the widow of the late Robert S. Young Sr. A dedicated homemaker, Martha was a former member of the Continue Reading
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Bittner, Brendan Robert

Brendan Robert Bittner of Brooklyn, NY, formerly of Walden, passed away on February 13, 2015 due to complications from diabetes. He was 34 years old. He was born on July 25, 1980 to Robert and Annette Cornella Bittner in Newburgh, NY. Brendan loved to work with children. He was a school administrator for the Lang Continue Reading
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DeMattei, Lavina M.

Lavina M. DeMattei also known as “Vi” or Mrs. “De” longtime resi-dent of the Town of Newburgh, passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. She was 91 years old. She was born in Jersey City, NJ to the late Edward and Amelia Ropke Proehl on January 12, 1924. She is survived by; son James DeMattei Continue Reading
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Wallace, Charles V.

Charles V. Wallace went home to the Lord on February 3, 2015. He was 74 years old. He was born on January 18, 1941 to the late Aaron Van Duzer Wallace Jr. and Frances Huntington Wilson Wallace in Goshen, NY. Charlie owned and operated Charles Wallace Surveying company in Montgomery, NY. He honorably served his Continue Reading
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