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Alice M. Chase

SHARON — Alice M. Chase, 88, of Sharon died peacefully at her home on March 31, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of the late David R. Chase Sr., who died in 2004.

Alice was born in Pine Plains on July 16, 1929. She was the daughter of the late Minnie (Lawrence) and Vernon J. Cookingham. 

She married David Chase Sr. on Jan. 1, 1950, in South Amenia. 

A homemaker, Alice also owned a dairy farm with her husband. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and baking cakes and apple pies.

Memorial service: Barbara Pogue

A funeral Mass will be offered for the late Barbara Pogue on April 7 at 11 a.m. at the former St. Mary’s Church in Lakeville.  

Following the Mass, a celebration of her life will be held at the Salisbury Town Grove. All are welcome.  

In appreciation: Jeremy Tadiello

On Feb. 27, we lost our son, brother, cousin and nephew.
Thank you to all who sent cards and flowers or donated food. Thank you to all who spoke words of comfort and sympathy. Jeremy will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Special thanks go to Bob Palmer at the Newkirk Palmer Funeral Home and to Father Ian of St. Martin of Tours Parish for their help. 

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Robert P. Mayhew Jr.

ANCRAMDALE — Robert P. Mayhew Jr., 58, died March 21, 2018, at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, N.Y.

He was born on March 16, 1960, in Sharon, the son of Virginia Lee (Rabideau)  and Robert P. Mayhew Sr. 

He served with the United States Army for more than seven years. He obtained the rank of SSG and received many commendations.   

Bob was co-owner of M&M Construction and owner of Mayhew Family Care. (His beloved Loretta.)

Rose Elizabeth Mather

NORTH CANAAN — Rose Elizabeth Mather, 98, beloved widow of Robert James Mather Sr., died March 16, 2018. 

Born in Norwich, Conn., to Elizabeth (Smith) and John Morton on Aug. 29, 1919, she was raised in Norwich and worked for many years for Norwich Free Academy as an attendance officer. 

Rebecca Knapp

WASSAIC — It is with great sadness that the family of Rebecca “Becky” Knapp announces her passing on March 20, 2018, at only 58 years old after a battle with liver cancer. 

Becky would have appreciated that the date of her death coincided with the beginning of spring, a season that brought her much joy given her love of flowers and gardening.

Maryann M. Goe

MILLBROOK — Maryann (Moyer) Goe was born Sept. 18, 1928, in Sharon, the only child of Wilhelmina Anna (Woodin) and Darwin Wesley Moyer. 

After graduating from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1945, Maryann attended St. Joseph’s College of Nursing at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y., receiving her RN degree in 1948. 

She worked as an RN at Sharon Hospital and then joined the Navy, holding the rank of lieutenant JG. 

Eva E. (Wells) Curtiss

NORTH CANAAN — Eva E. (Wells) Curtiss, 90, died peacefully March 4, 2018, at Sharon Hospital. 

Eva was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Stamford, Conn., the daughter of the late Elsie M. (Lenere) and Leroy Wells.

She was the widow of Harold F. Curtiss. Eva and Harold were wed on Nov. 14, 1964, in Sharon. 

Eva was known as a fun-loving artistic person who loved to draw and paint. She also loved gardening and playing cards with her friends and spending time with family and friends.

Donald Peter Carberry

SHARON — Donald Peter Carberry died peacefully March 20, 2018, surrounded by his family at his home in Nokomis, Fla. 

Born Nov. 22, 1928, to Elena (Clum) and Joseph Vincent Carberry, Donald grew up with his 12 siblings in Sharon. 

Kay Ora Baker

SALISBURY — Kay Ora “Sis”(Hoysradt) Baker, 85, a native of Salisbury, died March 17, 2018, in Michigan after a long illness.

She was born in Salisbury on Sept. 25, 1932, to Ellen Wilhelmina (Brazee) and Clayton Hoysradt.

Kay leaves four children, John Baker, Cynthia Duntz, Evelyn Mccaulay and Susan Surrillo; a brother, Lester Hoysradt; a sister, Linda Roddy; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  Private memorial services will be held at a later date.