COPAKE FALLS—Elinor Mettler, founder of the Roe Jan Independent, a weekly newspaper, and a columnist for this newspaper, died suddenly at her Maple Lane home, Wednesday, May 11.
Mrs. Mettler was a tireless promoter of Columbia County and the Harlem Valley Rail Trail, and recently completed her third book, “Down Maple Lane: A Place to Call Home in the Upper Hudson Valley,” a collection of her hometown newspaper columns.
Friends are invited and may call Friday May 13, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, Route 22 in Copake.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday May 14, 2011, 11 a.m. from Our Lady of Hope Parish in Copake Falls.
Interment will follow in St. Bridget’s Cemetery.
To send an online condolence visit peckandpeck.net.