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Keiven Murnane

MILLERTON —Keiven Murnane, 39, of Yulee, Fla., ascended on Jan. 26, 2022.

Born on July 23, 1982, he was raised in Millerton  by his loving mother and father, Ella L. Baisley, known to most as Lucy, and Frederick T. Murnane.

Catherine Sherwood

​SALISBURY — Catherine Sherwood, 86, of Salisbury, passed away Jan. 6, 2022. She was the widow of Stan “Stubby” Sherwood, who owned and operated Sherwood Nursery and Tree Service in Salisbury.

Cathy was born July 5, 1935, in Harrison, N.Y., the daughter of the late Loretta (Galena) and John Fennelly.

Charles James Flint

MILLERTON —  Charles James Flint, 80, a lifelong area resident died peacefully on Jan. 25, 2022, at Sharon Hospital.

Born April 2, 1941, in North Canaan, he was the son of the late Harry and Hannah Flint of Millerton.

George F. Wilkens

AMENIA — George F. Wilkens, 94, of Amenia, and formerly of Bedford, N.Y., died Jan. 12, 2022. He had recovered from a serious fall in November but developed pneumonia at Christmastime. He was the loving husband of Mary Ann Wilkens.

George was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 3, 1928, the son of Anna (Reischer) and George W. Wilkens.

Teri ‘Teresa’ Fournier Traver

HILLSDALE —Mrs. Teri “Teresa” Fournier Traver, 70, of Jonesborough,Tenn., passed away Jan. 12, 2022, at her residence.

Mrs. Traver was born in Willimantic, Conn., on April 5, 1951, to Margaret (Poirier) and Richard Fournier.

She retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a Mail Carrier in Duchess County, N.Y.

In appreciation: Ann Arensberg

When I heard of Ann’s death, I was immediately transported to the memory of her that remains strongest and most immediate.  We were at a writer’s conference in Miami, Ohio, in the hotel where they put us up.  Beyond the work of the conference, she was reading a book of my poems she had recently acquired and had some thoughts about it.  She calle

In appreciation: Ann Arensberg

We first met Ann Arensberg at a stodgy gathering which included several impressive people who impressed us as being very impressed with themselves.

Of all these people, Ann was the one who, as a National Book Award winner, had the best reason to be pretentious.

And she had zero pretense about her. She never did.


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