GNH Lumber-Outdoor Living-JUNE 2024

OBITUARIES: Houle, Kane, Howard, Kipp


John G. Houle, Sr. (1954 – 2022)

NIVERVILLE—John G. Houle, Sr., 67, of Niverville passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at his home.

Born April 11, 1954 in Northampton, MA, he was the son of the late Clarence and Rita (Kessler) Houle. John was a Disabled Veteran of the United States Coast Guard and was employed as a Journeyman Pressman for the Troy Record for many years.

He is survived by: his wife, Constance (Perry) Houle; his daughter, Angela Houle; son, John G. Houle, Jr., both of Niverville; a granddaughter, Riley Houle and a great-granddaughter, Addison Houle.

A graveside service will be held at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, 1015 Kinderhook Street (Route 9), Valatie. To send condolences visit

Gavin T. Kane (1992 – 2022)

HUDSON—Gavin T. Kane, 30, of Greenport died Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born February 6, 1992 in Willingboro, New Jersey, he was the son of Kelly A. Anderson of Port St. Lucie, FL.

Calling hours and funeral services will be held Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sacco Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Greenport. To leave online condolences visit

Karen M. Howard (1965 – 2021)

HUDSON—Karen M. Howard a loving “Mema,” mother and wife, passed away at the age of 56, February 12, 2022.

She was born August 14, 1965 in Hudson, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Donna Wagner.

She will be greatly missed by her surviving family: husband, John, Sr.; her son, John, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Lauren, and her cherished grandchildren, Michael and Olivia.

At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements are with the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson. Visit to leave condolences.

Clifford Kipp

Clifford L. Kipp (1952 – 2022)

GHENT—Clifford L. Kipp, 69, of Claverack passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022 in Ghent.

Born March 6, 1952 in Rhinebeck, he was the son of Theodore and Catherine (Tanner) Kipp.

He was employed at WB McGuire as an assembler. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved his granddogs and fishing.

Left to forever love and cherish his memory are: his wife, Juanita (Almstead) Kipp; sons, Scott Kipp (Cheryl Rogers) and Adam Kipp (Tamara Easton); grandchildren, Steven, Joseph, Hailey and Jayden; his brother-in-law, Kenneth Almstead; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Sharon Tanner.

Funeral services at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson will be Friday, February 18 at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Mellenville Union Cemetery.

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