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Lois C. Bailey

MILLERTON — Lois C. Bailey, 67, a 39-year resident of Millerton, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

Lois worked as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service out of the Dover Plains Post Office for 33 years prior to her retirement in 2010.

Born Jan. 24, 1955, in Monticello, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Emma (Furman) and John Bailey.

She attended and graduated from Monticello High School.

She was a longtime member of the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and served as secretary and then president of the American Postal Workers Union, where she was currently serving as their webmaster.

She also worked the election polls for the Town of North East for many years.

In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and many friends and colleagues.

Lois is survived by her son, Albert Bailey and his wife, Danielle, of Millerton; her two grandchildren, Emma and A.J. Bailey of Millerton; her brother, John Bailey Jr. of Florida; her nephew, Scott Bailey and his wife, Ginger; her niece, Kristy Kelly and her husband, Joe; and many friends.

Calling hours were held March 8 at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. A funeral service  followed, the Rev. William Mayhew officiating.

To send an online condolence to the family please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.

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