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POUQHKEEPSIE JOURNAL MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2007 K t r99 b - " - i tS t' DEATH NOTICES Durldn, John J., 73, of Town of Poughkeepsie, died Aug. 27, 2007. Arrangements by William G. Milleer 6 Son Funeral Home, Inc., (845)4850241. Heaton, Lawrence Adna, of Poughkeepsie, died Saturday, ScpL 1, 2007. Arrangements by William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc. (845) 4850241. Holt, Mary II, 95, of Newburgh, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007. Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home Inc., (845) 561 - 8300. McGrath, Robert J., 54, of Wap - pingcrs Falls, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. Arrangements by Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Homes Inc., (845)452 - 1680. . Mllanb; Wjlliam "Arrow", 66, of iIDgMdxiSaturday,SepL 1,2007. , Arrangements' by Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home Inc., (845) 691 - 2281.v 7 Rolison Jr, Jay R, 78, of the Town ;ipf Poughkeepsie, died Wednesday Aug. 29, 2007. Arrangements by TOffiam&MiDer&Son Funeral Home Inc., (845) 485 - 0241. Vaughan, James, 86, of the Town of LaGrange, died Aug 30, 2007 Arrangements by Parmele Funeral Home, (845)452 - 0790. Senator Jay R Rolison Jr. TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE Senator JayPRoli - son Jr., 78, a resident of the Town of Poughkeepsie since 1957, formerly of Morristown, NJ, died Wednes day, Aug. 29, 2007 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. Mr. Rolison was the State Senator for Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Ulster and parts of Westchester County during his tenure. He was also an attorney with McCabe & Mack in Poughkeepsie. He served in the United States Army in the Judge Advocate Corp. at Ft Gordon. Mr. Rolison was a member of St. Martin de Porres Church. Born April 5, 1929 in Madison, N J, he was the son of the late Jay R Sr. and Margaret Denman Rolison. He was a graduate of Seton Hall Prep., Providence College and Fordham LawSchooL On Sept 12, 1953, in Morristown, NJ, he married Barbara C. Hanley. Mrs. Rolison died Jan. 18, 2002. Survivors include his son and daughter - in - law, Robert and Lori Rolison of Poughkeepsie; his daughter and son - in - law, Anne and Jonathan Abbott of Blacksburg, VA; and his grandchildren, Christopher Rolison, Madeleine Stephen Abbott Calling hours will be 2 - 6 pm, Monday, Sept 3, at the William G. Miller & Son FuneblHomeJpc., 37jCHook - er Ave., Poughkeepsie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am, Tuesday, Sept 4, at St Martin de Porres Church, 1 18 Cedar Valley Rd, Poughkeepsie. Burial will be in the family plot at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Croft Corners Volunteer Fire Department Spackenkill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. II you need directions or wish to send condolences, please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneral - home.com JERRELL: Aunt May Jerrell We love you & miss you. The Near Family. Mary H. Holt NEWBURGH Mary H. Holt, of Newburgh, entered into rest on Friday, August 31, 2007 at St Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh. She was 95. Daughter of the late Thomas and Anne Smith Mac Morran, she was bom October 16, 1911 in Cornwall, NY She was married to the late Ralph L. Holt who predeceased her in 1993. She is survived her sons, Dennis Holt of Tucson, AZ and Eric Holt of Clifton Park, NY, grand - children, Kristopher Holt of Wichita, KN, Patrick Holt of W Des Moines, IAand April Holt of Hampton, VA; great grandchild, Chloe Holt of Hampton, VA; sister, Allison Douglass of Cornwall, NY, brother, Robert Mac Morran of Millbrook, NY; sister - in - law, MargaretHoltofNew - burgh,NY;and nephews, Thomas Douglass of Davenport, Fl, Richard Douglass of Davenport, Fl and William Mac Morran of Pleasant Valley, NY. Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 pm on Monday, September 3 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A funeral service will be held at 7:30 Monday evening in the funeral home. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to the Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation, PO. Box 602, West Haverstraw, NY 10993 - 0602, (845 - 786 - 4365). To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit Brooksfh.com, or call (845) 561 - 8300. William "Arrow" Milano HIGHLAND - William "Arrow" Milano, 66, a longtime resident of 1 lighland, died Saturday, Sept 1, 2007 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Mr.Milano was a self - employed commercial builder. He was a member of St Augustine Roman Catholic Church in Highland Mr. Milano was a very community minded person and was patriotic and charitable to all Veterans. Born Nov. 22, 1940 in Queens, he was the son of Martin and Margaret Mueller Milano. On Jaa 6, 1986, in Highland,he married Caren Whitmore. Mrs. Milano survives at home. In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two daughters, Margaret Neuwirth and her husband Larry oT Medina, OH; Christine Bassanese and her husband Dan of Highland three stepchildren, Kevin Lanzarone and his wife, Sue of New Jersey, Vivian Lanzarone and her husband Larry of Highland Anthony Lanzarone and Penny Napolitano of Marlboro; grandchildren, Dana, Felicia, Marissa, Michelle, Nathan, Anthony, AlEa - tTorlindferfaid nebhew, Marianne and 'Martin Milano; and his four legged son, Lucky.; He was predeceased by his stepdaughter, Felicia Pucrillo and his brother, Martin "Snooky" Milano. Calling hours will be 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm, Tuesday, Sept 4, at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home Inc., 38 Main St, Highland A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9.30 am, Wednesday, Sept 5, at St Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Highland Burial will follow in Union Cemetery of Lloyd Highland In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made toacharity of your choice in his name. For directions, please visit our website at www.torsonememorial com. IN MEMORIAM Lawrence Adna Heaton James Vaughan John J. Durldn r 3 w3 - - - - - - ! w va. ttnrrzv av a Happy Birthday Sandy Sidote September X I'Hl - June 24, 2007 1 Wondering hovv l A" from here nut a da (Joes, In without .1 tear Each morning warning In eall ou on the phone Knowing I ean'l and feeling all alone Kehng like the hurt will never fade Not being able to earn out the plans we've made My mother im friend vvliv did ou go' I love ou, I need vim. I miM. ou so Ling here .make at night nothing in this world seems right You were our rock, our f.iiiulv. glue, what will become of us without ou" Not a word could ou speak, but I heard ou loud and clear, "Take cure of each other for I fear the end Is near " I want ou to know and rest in peace dear mother, as promised we'll sta 2 sisters and a brother Our angel in heaM.11 J know ou're still there to watch over us, to listen, with tender loung eare 1 love ou, 1 miss ou but (or ou 1 II be strong I have kids of ni own now to teach right from wrong Viur first hirthdav in - heaven, forever in m heart, nothing or no one could ever keep us apait Happy Birthday Mom Love Always, your cluhhcn CunnelUt, Kim and Kciv Missing you and loving you Dale, liuchcl, lyler, J(Uion, I ami en and La, y f wi viua&wi w0" - mjm ym "vvW POUGHKEEPSIE Lawrence Adna Heaton passed away on Saturday, September 1,2007 at Vassar Brothers Med - ical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born on March 8, 1923 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Lawrence Gardner Heaton and the former Edna Vincent Moore. Mr. Heaton married Hazel Jane Davis on August 2, 1947inP()ughkccp - sie. He was predeceased by Mrs. Heaton on April 11, 1997. On June 27, 1999, he married Valere Sarah Voorhees, who survives at home in Poughkeepsie and Boca Raton, Florida. Known as "Bud, he was devoted to h family, friends and community - Mr.Mr. I leaton attended the Oakwood Friends School and graduated from Poughkeepsie High School in 1941. He served in the Army Air Corps during the Second World War, and graduated from Pace University in 1949 with a BBA degree. He owned the VanBenschoten Hardware Store in Poughkeepsie, was involved in numerous business ventures, and retired as Chief Administrator of the Dutchess County Department of Mental Hygiene. He was President of the Dutchess County Young Republicans, a member of the Dutchess County Republican Committee, and Chairman of the City of Poughkeepsie Republican Committee. He was elected to the Dutchess County Legislature and the Dutchess County Board of Supervisors. Mr. Heaton served on the Dutchess County Board of Health, the Board of the Dutchess County Office of Economic Opportunity, and the Board of Rehabilitation Programs. He was an active member and Treasurer of the Poughkeepsie Yacht Club, an active member and Treasurer of the Children's Community Theater, an active member of the County Players, and a member of the Poughkeepsie Tennis Club. Survivors include daughter, Joanne Selim, son - in - law Michael Selim, grandchildren, Jocelyn, Joseph, Jessamy and her husband Daniel bcutan and two great - grandsons;grandsons; son, Lawrence Hooker Heaton, daughterin - law, Carole Steinach Heaton. and grandchildren, Lawrence Tyler, Lindsey and Evan; daughter, Virginia Keller and grandchildren, Kristin, Caitlin and Claire; and daughter, Joyce Heaton - Ouel - lette, son - in - law, Stephen Ouellette, and grandchildren, Madeleine and Isabelle. Also, several ousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son - in - law, Robert L. Keller, and by sister, Marion McGinnis and her husband Joseph. Mr. Heaton enjoyed the compa - jiy of close friends in "Hec Majesties 31archin&lllEIin - Regiment and nis Poker Clubs. Calling hours will be 3.00pm - 7.00pm on Wednesday, September 5, at the William G. Miller & Son Funer - .al Home, 371 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie. There will be a Memorial Service at 10 00am on Thursday, September 6, at the Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting House, 249 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie, where Mr. Heaton was a life - long member. Burial will be in the family plot at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association qrthe American Cancer Society.' If you need directions or wish to send condolences' please visit www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com. Robert J. McGrath WAPPINGERS FALLS - Robert J. McGrath, 54, died Tuesday, August 28,2007. Born October 26, 1952, in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Gertrude E. Coons McGrath of LaGrange and the late Jack R McGrath. Bob owned and operated Robert J. McGrath Paving Company in Wappingers Falls. Besides his mother, Gertrude E. McGrath, Bob is survived by his sister, Susan M McGrath of Poughkeepsie; a nephew, Sean Casey Murphy of Poughkeepsie, and several cousins, aunts and uncles. Calling hours will be Tuesday, September 4th from 21 7 - 9 pm at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Homes,Inc 16 South Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY. Funeral services will be held 10 00 am on Wednesday, September 5th at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Inter's Cemetery in Poughkeepsie. Former NYC film office chief is dead NEW YORK Nancy Lit - tlefield, who headed New York City's Office of Motion Pictures and Television for five years under Mayor Edward Koch, has died. She was 77. Littlefield died Thursday of lung cancer in Delray Beach, Fl, said her daughter - in - law, Kate Littlefield. As director of the city film office from 1978 to 1983. Littlefield was responsible for bringing film production to New York by making it easier for producers to obtain permits. After leaving her post, she served as president of a Queens film studio and then joined Queens Public Television, where she served as executive director for 20 years. The Associated Press TOWN OF LAGRANGE - James R Vaughan, 86, of the Town of LaGrange died Thursday, August 30, 2007 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Jim was an installerrepairman for New York Telephone and then rWNEXfor39yeareretiringin 1985. Mr. Vaughan was also a court officer in the Town of LaGrange for 30years. Bom on January 3, 1921 in Mt Vernon, NY, he was the son of William G. and Ella Lang Vaughan. Mr. Vaughan served as a QM2 in the US Navy in both WWII and Korea. He was stationed aboard the USS Benson during WW - II and the USS New Jersey during the Korean Conflict. He kept a diary during WWII which he was very proud of, and beginning in 1990, it was distributed with over 300 copies to veterans and their families. On February 21, 1948 in New Rochelle, Jim married Anne M. Jack. Mrs. Vaughan survives at home in LaGrange. He was a member of Freedom Plains Presbyterian Church where he had served as a church elder and deacon. Other memberships include the Dutchess County Scottish Society, Shekomeko Masonic Lodge 458, and Tri Po Bed Grotto. He was a former member of LaGrange Fire Co. In addition to his wife Anne, Jim is survived by his daughter, Lauren Walsh and her husband Patrick of Stamford CT, brothers, Kenneth L. Vaughan of Hawaii, and Robert E. Vaughan and his wife, Ruth of West - town, NY, 7 grandchildren, Kristin Simora and her husband Robert of Raleigh, NC, Jason Gray and his wife, Jennifer of Red Hook, Kyle Jessup of Raleigh, NC, Andrew Jessup and his wife, Ashley of Columbus, OH, Christopher Jessup of Concord, NC, and Liam and Colin Walsh of Stamford CT; 3 great grandchildren, Trevor, Madelyn and Emily Simora of Raleigh, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 2 daughters, Ellen Vaughan and Jean Jessup; s - terSiAmalia Walter and Elizabeth Hayes; and brother, William Vaughan. Visitation will be Tuesday 5 - 8 pm at Parmele Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Ave., Poughkeepsie. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11 am from Freedom Plains Presbyterian Church, Rt 55 and Stringham Rd, LaGrangeville. Interment will follow in Freedom Plains Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Jim's memory either to Freedom Plains Presbyterian Church or LaGrange Rescue 2. If you would like to send the family a condolence, and for guest book and directions, please visit www.1 lud - sonValleyFuneralHomes.com. M TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE John J. Durldn, 73, of Town of Pough keepsie, died August 27, 2007 in Budapest, Hun - Hehad been the President and CEO of United Way of Dutchess County from 1970 - 1996 Mr. Durkin was a member of St Mary's Church in Poughkeepsie Born Feb. 5, 1934 in Scranton, PA, he was the son of John and Lorraine Downcs Durkin. He was a graduate of Scranton University and received his MPA from Russell Sage College On Apr. 2, 1956 he married Patri cia Crane, who predeceased him on Apr. 23, 1997. On June 6, 1998, he married Bar bara A. Goyette - Yates at Regina Coeli Church in Hyde Park. His wife. Barbara, survives at home. In addition to his wife, survivors include son and daughter - in - law, John A. and Candice Durkin, Highland NY. son and daughter - in - law, Thomas and Christine Durkin. Gainesville, GA; daughter, Kathleen Montany, Pomona, NY daughters and sons - in - law, Maureen and Gary Christensen, Clinton, Corners, NY. Patricia and Richard Geary, Yuma, AZ and Eileen and Jeff EUard, Cum mings, GA; sister and brother - in - law, Joanne and John Dunne, Ft Myers, FL; step - daughter, Janet and Matt Orwick, Newburgh, NY and Jacqueline and Kevin Price, Marlboro, NY, grandchildren, Nicholas Montany. Ryan Christensen, Ashley and Shane Geary, Shannon - Claire and Zachary Durkin, Faith and Ian Ellard Emma, Maisy and Sarah Durkin, step - grand children, Karina, Kimberly and Alex is Orwick, and Jason Price; a great grandson, Killian Geary and sever al nieces and nephews Calling hours wfll be held on Tuesday, Sept 4, 2007 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm at William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Pough keepsie. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, Sept 5, 2007 at 10 am at St Mary's Church, 231 Church St., Poughkeepsie. Entombment will follow in Community Mausoleum of Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to United Way of Dutchess Countv, 75 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.' If you need directions or wish to send condolences, please visit our website at: wwwwmgmillerfuneral - home.com. Get local neivs and more at... PoughkeepsiJournaliom It all connects. OBITUARIES 3B Former Harlem Globetrotters coach, 69, dies The Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. - Russell Ellington, whose four - decade career coaching basketball included a stint with the Harlem Globetrotters, has died. He was 69. He died Saturday from lung - cancer complications at St Joseph's Hospital, wife Betty Ellington said. Ellington had a record of 894 - 212 while coaching Savannah State College, Savannah Tech and Morris Brown. Ellington toured with the Globetrotters from 1984 - 93. He entered the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame this year During his induction, he stepped lightly to the podium in Macon to the tune of "Sweet Georgia Brown," the Globetrot tcrs' theme song. "I've been blessed through out my life, and then the Gcor gia Sports Hall of Fame blessed me again," Ellington said at the time. Ellington led his alma mater. Beach High School of Savannah, to a state basketball championship during the 1966 - 67 season the first time the state playoffs were racially integrated in Georgia. The school is holding a memorial service Wednesday night. Ellington came out of retirement last year to coach Beach to a 28 - 3 record and the state quarterfinals. A funeral is planned for Thursday in Savannah. Ex - major league pitcher, 83, dies LAKELAND, Fla. Bill Henry, who pitched in the majors for more than 15 seasons, has died. He was 83. Henry died Aug. 27 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, two days after he suffered a heart attack. Born William Rodman I lenry in Alice, Texas, the left - hander made his major - league debut in 1952 with the Boston Red Sox Henry ended his career in 1969 with the Houston Astros. He finished with a career record of 46 - 50 and pitched in two games in the World Series in 1961 wdth the Cincinnati Reds. Henry is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Jean Henry, and his stepchildren, Lee said. 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