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OBITUARIES: Dean-Gleason, Ordway, Lueck


Jordan R. Dean-Gleason (1987 – 2016)

KINGSTON—Jordan Robert Dean-Gleason, 28, of Kingston, formerly of Chatham, left this world Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Born May 5, 1987, he grew up in Chatham. He will always remain the cherished son of Ronald Gleason, Jr, and Neil Springer and Monica Dean Springer of Chatham.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Dean-Gleason is survived by a large and loving family which include: two brothers, Benjamin Oliver Dean-Gleason of Hudson, Doc Anders Springer of Chatham; a sister, Amber Rae Miller of East Chatham; two aunts, Audrey Dean of Chatham and Hillary Dean of Ghent; his grandparents, John Dean of Ghent and predeceased by his adoring grandmother, Linda Dean.

Mr. Dean-Gleason was and will always be remembered for his venturous free spirit, profound love of life, his infectious laugh, indelible sense of humor and most importantly his ability to touch countless lives with his musical genius. “Fare Thee Well sweet, sweet boy.”

Calling hours will be held at French, Gifford, Preiter & Blasl Funeral Home, 25 Railroad Avenue, Chatham, Saturday, March 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. with a short memorial service directly following. Condolences may be conveyed at In lieu of flowers contribution in Mr. Dean-Gleason’s name may be made to the Changepoint Church, 2660 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie 12601.

Francis “Buck” Ordway (1933 – 2016)

CHATHAM—Francis “Buck” Ordway of Chatham was born April 17, 1933 in Horicon, to the late Forest Lee and Mildred Barlow Ordway.

He passed Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at his home with his wife of 58 years, Ann (Howard) Ordway by his side.

He is survived by: five children, Forest, Laurie, Ron, Bill and Brett; nine grandchildren and three great-grandsons.

Mr. Ordway managed at the Helmrath Farm in Spencertown for many years. He also worked for several years at the Town of Austerlitz Highway Department.

His favorite pastimes were deer hunting and fishing.

At the family’s request, donations to the Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill 12414 in lieu of flowers would be appreciated. Condolences may be conveyed at This summer Mr. Ordway’s life will be celebrated at a family barbecue.

Jutta C. Lueck (1945 – 2016)

RED HOOK—Jutta C. Lueck, 70, of Red Hook was reunited with her husband, Otto H. Lueck, March 2, 2016.

Born April 30, 1945 in Kiel, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Curt and Anne Mitzlaff.

Mrs. Lueck immigrated to America with her mother in 1961. But only when she married her husband, May 7, 1967, did she find her heart and home in America. Together they raised four sons and a daughter.

Mrs. Lueck was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Red Hook.

Her devotion and greatest love was for her family.

She is survived by: her children, Christina Lueck of Rhinebeck, Ronald Lueck and his wife Elisa and their children Morgan and Madison all of Fairfax, VA, Stephan Lueck and his wife Courtney and their children Avery, Henry and Logan, all of Red Hook, Martin Lueck of Germantown and Michael Lueck and his wife Victoria and their children Charlie and Raena all of Red Hook; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Lueck was predeceased by her husband, Otto H. Lueck February 13, 1987; her twin brother, Jorg Mitzlaff and sisters, Ingrid Oehler and Eve Oehler.

Funeral services will be private and she will be laid to rest next to her husband at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes, 7461 South Broadway, Red Hook.

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