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MEMBERS LOST IN 2019 
​​ Frank Walsh - Life Member 
Poughkeepsie - Frank Walsh, 80 passed away on June 7, 2019 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Frank served in the US Army starting 1957, receiving an honorable discharge in 1960. On June 1, 1963 he married Elizabeth Simmons in Poughkeepsie.  Frank worked as a manager for IBM and was a master at making maple syrup for 30 years. He enjoyed camping, canoeing, motorcycling, hunting and fishing with family and friends. Especially his dearest friends at the Gold Gym. He was a member of the Manchester Hunt Club, Hudson Valley Sportsman's Association, and BMW Motorcycle Association of America., NY.  Survivors include his wife; Elizabeth, siblings; Joe Walsh and family, Vincent and his wife Theresa and family, many family, a sister in law; Cecelia Simmons.

​​  MEMBERS LOST IN 2018
​​ Donald Lattin - Life Member
December 23, 2018 - No Obituary or calling hours. Brother of Life Member Charlie Lattin.


Howard Beneway - Active Member
Wappingers Falls - Howard R. Beneway, Jr., 82, a lifelong area resident, died on October 23, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. Born on July 31, 1936 in Poughkeepsie, Howard was the son of Howard and Isabelle (Tillou) Beneway. On November 22, 1959 at New Hackensack Reformed Church in Wappingers, Howard married the love of his life, Patricia Hagen, who predeceased him on November 12, 2017. Howard was the owner and operator of Fishkill Plains Septic for 55 years until his retirement in 2006. He loved Lionel trains, hunting and fishing and was a proud member of the NRA. He is survived by his children, Howard C. Beneway, Sr. and his wife Karen, Walter Beneway and his wife Lisa and Thomas Beneway and his wife Linda; his grandchildren, Howard Jr. "Buddy", Melissa, Chelsy, Thomas Jr. "Tucker" and his wife Krysta, and Dale; his great-grandchildren, Skyler, Tristen, Aiden, Sophia and Jameson Howard; his sister, Kathy Smith and her husband Robert; and his sister-in-law, Maureen Gardner.


Gerald Brienza - Active Member
Wappingers Falls - Gerald Brienza, 74, of the Town of Wappinger, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at Vassar Bros. Med. Center. He was born in Manhattan January 11, 1944, the son of Gerald and Vita Tartamella Brienza. Mr. Brienza was employed as an architect for various companies. His wife, the former Patricia A. Wood, predeceased him on May 20, 2006. Surviving are his daughter, Susan Smith(Todd) of Pleasant Valley, and a son, Gerald Brienza of Medford, Oregon, Grandchildren, Alicia Smith and Taylor Brienza, Brothers, Nicholas Brienza and John Brienza. He was also predeceased by a sister, Lucille Garifal.


Gary Schmitt - Active Member
WAPPINGERS FALLS – Gary W. Schmitt, Sr., 76, of Wappingers Falls, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at his residence. In addition to his wife Dottie, Gary is survived by his son Eric Schmitt and his wife Krista of Poughkeepsie. Gary had a 30 year career with IBM as an Electro Mechanical Engineer retiring in 1994. Following
his retirement he owned and operated Schmitt’s Hardware Store in Red Oaks Mill and also was co-owner of K&S Powder Coating Inc. in Poughkeepsie.


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​  MEMBERS LOST IN 2016
Walter F. Sedore - Life Member
Born: June 14, 1935 Died: February 4, 2016 at age 80
He is survived by his wife Faith, Daughter Cathy A. Sedore, and grandson Raymond W. Sedore. Walter was predeceased by his daughter Shawn E. Sedore and sisters Mary Jane Bianco and Sandra Joy Brooker.  

​​  MEMBERS LOST IN 2015

Carl Mathews - Active Member
He is survived by is children; Jeff A, Micheal D, Kellie M, John D, 8 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and his sisters Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Evans.


Robert DeCarlo - Life Member
Born: May 18, 1935 Died: February 19, 2015 at age 79
Bob is survived by his children Eric David Decarlo, Melody A. DeCarlo, His brother Arnold DeCarlo and his beloved dog Nikki.



​   MEMBERS LOST IN 2014

Antonio Peixto - Active Member
Born: April 7, 1968 Died: May 3, 2014 at age 46
Wife: Antonietta Daughter: Anna


Ed Nazak - Life Member
Born: September 21, 1945 Died: May 24, 2014 at age 68
Wife: Karinn Sons Jay, Nick, Greg


Brent Williams - Life Member
Born: December 21, 1940 Died: May 27, 2014 at age 73
Wife: Janice Sons: Christian and Justin

Jack Elder - Active Member
Died: September 2014
Jack was an active member since March 2008. He was well liked by our members and he chaired several Poker Shoots. There was no published Obituary.
  

  MEMBERS LOST IN 2017
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