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Obituaries

Carol Chase

KENT — Carol Chase, 76, a 41-year resident of Kent, died peacefully on July 27, 2019, at Sharon Health Care Center. 

Mrs. Chase worked as a mental hygiene therapy aide for the Wassaic Developmental Center. She retired as a supervisor following a 30-year career with New York state. She worked on the campus at Wassaic for many years and supervised many of the community residences later in her career.

Born June 7, 1943, in Peekskill, N.Y., she was daughter of the late Ruth Jessie (Brown) and Adam Henry Snyder. 

Paula Elizabeth VonRichthofen

DOVER PLAINS — Paula Elizabeth VonRichthofen, 76, a longtime resident of Dover Plains, passed away on July 23, 2019, at Sharon Hospital. 

Mrs. VonRichthofen was a teacher’s aide at the Wingdale Elementary School before retiring in the 1980s. 

Born on Feb. 2, 1942, in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Margaret Ertl Thompson and Mr. Prochaska. 

On April 9, 1965, in Dover Plains, she married Daryl VonRichthofen, who predeceased her on March 30, 2005. 

Carol Jean (Brusie) Pynchon

SHARON —  Carol Jean (Brusie) Pynchon, 89, passed away July 23, 2019, in Hampden, Mass. 

She was born July 30, 1929, in Sharon to Wilma (Cook)  and Ralph Brusie. She grew up on the family farm, Webutuck Spring Farm, in Millerton. 

Upon graduation from Roeliff Jansen School in Hillsdale, Carol moved to Albany, where she graduated from Mildred Elley Secretarial School in 1947. She later was employed at U.S. Plywood, where she met her future husband, John D. Pynchon.  

Ann M. Zimlinghaus

DOVER PLAINS — Ann M. Zimlinghaus, R.N., 87, a longtime area resident, died peacefully on July 28, 2019, at Sharon Health Care Center. 

Born Oct. 16, 1931, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Joseph Newman. 

Nancy (Prisco) Miller

NORTH CANAAN — Nancy (Prisco) Miller, 93, of North Canaan died peacefully on July 23, 2019, at Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 

She was the widow of Thurman S. Miller. 

Nancy was born Nov. 1, 1925, in New Haven, Conn., the daughter of the late Rose (Giorgio)and Michele “Mike” Prisco. 

Gunvor Hollander

SALISBURY- -— Gunvor Hollander, 87, a one-year resident of Salisbury and formerly of Wyckoff, N.J., died July 26, 2019, at Sharon Hospital.  

Mrs. Hollander was an office manager for Connecticut General Life Insurance Company in New Jersey for 30 years, retiring in 1992.

Born Aug. 29, 1931, in Odda, Norway, she was the daughter of the late Helga and Haarald Rodberg. 

On Sept. 27, 1958, in New York City, she married Richard K. Hollander. Mr. Hollander died in 2017. 

Daniel Raymond Cuddeback Sr.

MILLERTON — Daniel Raymond Cuddeback Sr., 81, passed away on July 27, 2019, at home.  

Dan was born to Marie and Ray Cuddeback on March 13, 1938, in Rochester, N.Y. He grew up in the Rochester area and lived there until he met the love of his life, Barbara (Hosier) Cuddeback who survives at home.  

Dan and Barb married on April 2, 1957 (62 wonderful years), in Millerton.  

Paul Webbley Nichols

LAKEVILLE — Paul Webbley Nichols, 77, a 28-year resident of Lakeville and formerly of Falls Village, died July 19, 2019, at Sharon Health Care Center. 

Mr. Nichols was a retired landscaper and arborist. He also worked in the security department at The Hotchkiss School and was an antiques dealer.

Born Aug. 22, 1942, in Hartford, he was the son of the late Doris (Webbley) and Paul Edward Nichols. 

Following his graduation from high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1963. 

John ‘Jack’ Washington Evans

SHARON — John “Jack” Washington Evans, 75, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Sharon on July 19, 2019. 

Mr. Evans was the son of Dr. Charles Hawes Evans and Jean Robinson Evans. 

Jack was born and raised in South Orange, N.J., and was a resident of Sharon for many years. 

George W. Mackey Sr.

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. – George W. Mackey Sr., 89, passed away July 20, 2019, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

He was born on July 13, 1930, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., a son of the late Isabel (Welsh) and Frank Mackey.

Mr. Mackey proudly served his country with the United States Army from 1949 to 1952. He obtained the rank of SGT  First Class. He also received four Bronze Stars. 

He was a member of American Legion Post No. 0136 in Mount Kisco.