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Obituaries: Morey, Folz, Murell


Scott Morey, 49, first Ancram Firefighter of the Year

CANAAN, CT—Scott J. Morey, 49, of Ancramdale passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born in Rhinebeck, May 24, 1962, the son of Imogene B. (Chamer) Morey and the late Williard F. “Bull” Morey.

Mr. Morey was employed by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

He was a member of the Ancram Fire Company and received the First Firemen of the Year Award.

In addition to his loving mother, Imogene, survivors include: a daughter, Allison Benware of VT; two brothers, Keith and his wife Anna Morey of Ancramdale, Kyle Morey of Ancramdale; a grandson, Kadin; several nieces, nephews and great nephews.

There are no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 15, at the Faith Bible Chapel of Shekomeko, 222 Silver Mountain Road, Millerton, with the Rev. William Mayhew, officiating.

A reception will follow at the Ancram firehouse.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 99 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018 or the Ancram Fire Company, P.O. Box 8, Ancram 12502.

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Arrangements are with the Peck & Peck Funeral Home.

Kathryn Folz, 90, co-owned liquor store, liked to cook

HUDSON—Kathryn “Kit” Folz, 90, of Hudson, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born December 25, 1920 in Yonkers, she was the daughter of the late Hannah and William W. Zyko, Sr.

Mrs. Folz was the co-owner of Folz’s Liquor Store in Hudson with her late husband, Edwin D. Folz. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Hudson, the Hudson Elks Club Ladies Auxiliary and Columbia Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She loved cooking and was an avid reader.

She was the beloved mother of James (Marguerite) Folz of Claverack and Susan (Brad) Peck of Hudson; devoted grandmother of Pamela Everts of Stuyvesant and Sara Ballenger of South Carolina, and special aunt to many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by three brothers, William, Jr., Edward and John Zyko, and her sister, Helen Howe.

Calling hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 13 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Cedar Park Cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church, P.O. Box 323, Hudson 12534 or to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society, 125 Humane Society Road, Hudson.

Samuel Murell, 91, WWII vet, construction worker

HUDSON—Samuel M. Murell, 91, of Hudson, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at the Firemen’s Home.

Born April 22, 1920 in Hudson, he was the son of the late Beny and Helen (Villa) Murell.

Mr. Murell was a construction laborer with Local Union 1000 in Poughkeepsie. He was a life-member of Washington Hose Fire Company #3 and a life-member of the Hudson Elks Club. Mr. Murell served in the US Army during World War II, earning the American Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal.

Surviving are: his stepson, Jack Novak of Kinderhook; his granddaughter, Stacy Dawes of Kinderhook; his grandson, Rick Novak of Kinderhook; several nieces and nephews, including Matt and Darlene Murell of Stockport, Joe and Becky Murell of Hudson, Bart Murell of MA, Barbara Thompson of NH, and Joe Harkowa of MD, and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Gladys (Mitchell) Murell; three brothers, Benjamin, Dominick and Joseph; and his sister, Frances Harkowa.

Funeral services were Monday, July 11 at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.

Burial was in Cedar Park Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville 12211.



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