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Obituaries

Richard “Rick” Allen Boardman Sr.

SHEFFIELD — On Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, Richard “Rick” Allen Boardman Sr., 57, joined his father, Dick, and sister Cindy in heaven. 

On Valentine’s Day of 1961, Dick and Carolann (Olsen) Boardman brought their only son into the world. 

Beverly Irene Wilcox

MILLERTON —Beverly Irene Wilcox, 70, a lifelong area resident, died unexpectedly on Aug. 15, 2018, at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 

Beverly had worked as a tea packer in the packaging department for Harney & Sons Fine Teas in Millerton for more than 11 years prior to her retirement.

Born June 6, 1948, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Hazel (Pulver) and Davidson Tuncy.

She was a graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

Brad Allen Dickinson

PLEASANT VALLEY, N.Y. — Brad Allen Dickinson, 33, passed away on Aug. 1, 2018, at Vassar Brother’s Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 

He was born on Sept. 22, 1984, in Great Barrington, the son of Dolores (Frenzel) and William W. Dickinson Sr. of Pine Plains. 

Brad was an electrician. 

In appreciation: Nancy Tuckerman

Salisbury lost a good friend last week. 

When I read Nancy Tuckerman’s New York Times obituary it was as if time stopped for Nancy when she left New York. Not true; she had a rich, full life here in Salisbury for a good portion of her time on earth. 

Phyllis Rita (Rowell) Flint

SALISBURY — Phyllis Rita (Rowell) Flint, 83, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Aug. 9, 2018,  at Noble Horizons. 

She was born in Rockland, Mass., on Feb. 1, 1935.

She was predeceased by her husband, Lindon P. Flint Sr.; and her great-grandson, Cory Parker Flint. 

She worked for many years in the laundry business.  

She loved playing cards. (especially rummy, Setback and Flinch).

She was a former member of the Lakeville Hose Co. No. 1 Ladies Auxiliary. 

Charles Barnard Gill

NORFOLK — Charles Barnard Gill, 61, passed away on July 29, 2018, in Norfolk.  

He was born Oct. 2, 1956, in Bronxville, N.Y., to Anne and Brendan Gill.  

Charlie  graduated from Tufts University in 1978 and Oxford University in 1981 with a Masters of Philosophy in English Literature.  

He is survived by his beloved  daughter, Isabel Faith Gill, 15; and his six older siblings, Brenda Gill, Michael Gill, Holly Gill, Madeleine Gill, Rosemary Gill  and Kate Gill. 

Barbara (DeWeerd) Lemmen

NORTH CANAAN — Barbara (DeWeerd) Lemmen died Aug. 9, 2018, at Sharon Hospital. She had been living at Geer Village in North Canaan for six and a half years. 

She was born in Holland, Mich., on Sept. 6, 1937, but grew up in Ohio, where she graduated as an RN from White Cross Hospital School of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, in 1960. 

Steven Grover Straiton

KENT — Steven Grover Straiton of Kent passed away on Aug. 15, 2018, after a brief but fierce battle with pancreatic cancer.  

Steven was born on Dec.10, 1968, in Danbury, Conn., and was raised in New Fairfield, Conn. 

Donald G. McClanahan

LAKEVILLE — Donald G. McClanahan, 64, passed away after a long illness on Aug. 12, 2018. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Ruth McClanahan, who died nine days prior on Aug. 3. 

Donald was preceded in death by his father, William McClanahan; and his ex-wife, Patricia McClanahan.

Cecil W. Doyle

PINE PLAINS — Cecil W. Doyle, 86, passed away early on Aug. 13, 2018, in the comfort of his own home.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. 

Cecil was born on Sept. 6, 1931, a son of Margaret (Turbarg) and Wilber Doyle.  

He served as a corporal in the United States Army from 1949-1953. After he was discharged, he worked at A &J Service for many years and then was co-owner of Doyle and Coons Oil Company until his retirement in 1993.