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Edward Joseph Maillet

MILLERTON — Edward Joseph Maillet, 77, a 40-year resident of Millerton, died peacefully on Dec. 6, 2020, at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. Mr. Maillet was a warehouseman for 39 years at the Millerton Agway prior to his retirement.

Born Aug. 17, 1943, in Nova Scotia, Canada, he was the son of the late Leonard Maillet and Marie (Poirier) and Frank Jong. 

He attended school in Dover Plains and Webutuck and enlisted in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He served our nation from 1966 to 1969, at which time he was honorably discharged. 

Ed resided in Ancramdale for 10 years prior to moving to Millerton. 

On Aug 2, 1980, in Amenia, he married Brenda Ann Dietter. Mrs. Maillet survives at home in Millerton. 

Mr. Maillet was an honorary member of the Millerton Fire Company and a member of the Millerton Rescue Squad for 10 years and also belonged to the Millerton Grange.

In addition to his wife of 40 years, he is survived by three children, Kris Maillet of Millerton, Frank Maillet and his wife, Kristin, of Dover Plains and Denise Manfro of New Fairfield, Conn.; three grandchildren, Jaxon and Madison Manfro of New Fairfield and Karl Maillet of Dover Plains; two step-randdaughters, Alexis and Lily Gagnon of Dover Plains; three brothers, Bernie Ross and his wife, Joan, of Cambridge, Ontario, Moses “Tony” Maillet and his wife, Mary, of Amenia  and Mark Maillet and his wife, Sharon, of Inverness, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews and many friends. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Anne Marie Maillet; two brothers, Thedious Poirier and his wife, Joan, of Nova Scotia and Donald Maillet of Fayetteville, N.C.

There are no calling hours. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. 

Memorial contributions in Ed’s memory may be made to the Millerton Agway, 5980 N. Elm Ave., Millerton, NY 12546, to assist with agricultural and pet care needs to benefit local families. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. To send flowers, plant a tree or send an online condolence to the family, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.

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