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George F. Dennis Jr.

PINE PLAINS — George F. Dennis Jr. departed peacefully for his heavenly home on Nov. 1, 2020.

George was a native of New York Mills, N.Y., where he spent his younger years, attending school in New York Mill and Utica College.  

Milanne (Miles) Shea

SHARON — Milanne (Miles) Shea, 70, died Oct. 21, 2020, with her husband, Patrick Shea, by her side in New Port Richey, Fla.  

A memorial service will be held in Connecticut at a date to be determined after the COVID-19 pandemic is under control. 

Benjamin Griswold Foster

GOSHEN — Benjamin Griswold Foster of Goshen, treasured husband and father, died on Oct. 29, 2020, at Hartford Hospital. Born on Jan. 3, 1936, in Morristown, N.J., he was the son of H. Lincoln Foster and Mary Reginald Foster, both of Morristown.

Frank Wendover

SHARON —  Frank Wendover, 64, of White Hollow Road died Oct. 25, 2020. 

Frank was born Sept. 27, 1956, the son of Lois and Frank Wendover. 

Frank graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

He resided in the home his father built in 1959 until his death. 

He was employed by Hull Fuel for 40 years. 

Randy Keith Wilson

NORFOLK — Randy Keith Wilson, 67, a lifelong area resident, passed away on Oct. 30, 2020, with family and friends by his side, following a short battle with cancer. 

Randy was born on Dec. 3, 1952, in Sharon. He was the son of the late Agnes E. (Traver) and Richard Albert Wilson of Lakeville. 

Tate R. Riva

NORTH CANAAN — Tate R. Riva, 28, of Main Street, passed on Oct. 31, 2020, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., after a courageous struggle against cancer.  

Tate was born Feb. 15, 1992, in Great Barrington, son of Russell P. “Rusty” Riva of North Canaan and Catherine “Cathy” Bartow of Sheffield, Mass. 

John G. Prause

SALISBURY — John G. Prause, 87, of the Taconic section of Salisbury, died Oct. 27, 2020. 

He was the husband of Marianne Gloeckl, who survives at home. They were married on Oct. 25, 1958, in Lakeville.

Mr. Prause was born April 9, 1933, in Hausdorf, Germany (which is now Jugov, Poland), the son of the late Rosalie Prause.

Marilyn ‘Sue’ (Merwin) Stone

SHARON —Marilyn “Sue” (Merwin) Stone, 87, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away on Oct. 20, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla.  

Sue was born in Sharon on June 28, 1933, the daughter of Hazel (Meader) and Seth T. Merwin Sr.  

She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from SUNY Cortland in 1956.  


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