Thomas James Dahoney III
MILLERTON — Thomas James Dahoney III, 69, a seven year resident of Millerton and formerly of Millbrook, died unexpectedly on Dec. 29, 2020, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.
Tucker, as he was more affectionately known, worked at Rally Farms, a Black Angus farm, in Millbrook for 44 years prior to his retirement in 2013. Following his retirement he worked for North View Custom Farming in Amenia.
Born June 20, 1951, in Sharon, he was the son of the late Anna (Downey) and Thomas James Dahoney Jr.
He was a graduate of Webutuck High School and attended Dutchess Community College.
He served in the United States Army as an Army medic during the Vietnam War from 1971 until his honorable discharge in 1973.
On Sept. 3, 1983, at St. Patrick’s Church in Millerton, he married Marva Kimball. Mrs. Dahoney survives at home in Millerton.
Tucker absolutely loved farming and being outdoors. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time also.
He was a life member of the Millerton American Legion Post #178 and was a longtime parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia.
In addition to his beloved wife, Tucker is survived by his siblings, Kathleen Frisenda and her husband, Robert, Peter Dahoney and his wife, Sheila, Ellen Fontaine and her husband, Patrick, Lisa Riley and her husband, Kevin, and James Dahoney and his wife, Dianna; his sisters-in-law, Rena Wood and Eloise Smith and her husband, Kevin; several aunts, uncles and cousins; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews; and numerous friends.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Eileen Dahoney and Patricia (Dahoney) Hinck; and his brother, Kevin Dahoney.
Due to COVID, private visitation took place on Dec. 31. A private Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia, the Rev. Robert K. Wilson officiating.
A Memorial Mass for family and friends will be announced at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Millerton American Legion Post #178, 155 Route 44, Millerton, NY 12546.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton.