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In Memory Of

Albert Richard Sparaco Iii
Albert Richard Sparaco III
Class of 1985
Passed Mar 31, 2008
Born in Newburgh, NY on November 28, 1966, he was the son of the late Albert R. and the late Sandra L. (Hannigan) Sparaco, Jr. Mr. Sparaco married Maria Sutherland Sparaco.

He was a professional land surveyor, self-employed with his brother by Sparaco Engineering & Land Surveying, P.C.

He is survived by his wife, Maria, at home; two sons, Albert "Richie" Sparaco, and John Edward Sparaco, all at home; two brothers, Steven M. & Karen Sparaco of New Paltz, and Daniel J. & Karen Sparaco of Guilford, IN; grandfather, Albert Richard "Brown" Sparaco, Sr. of Marlboro; grandmother, Norma "Nann" Bulson of Marlboro; four loving sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; father and mother-in-law, Edward & Constance Sutherland of Oakfield, NY; one niece, Kaitlyn Head; one nephew, Michael Sparaco; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Mr. Sparaco was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth "Pink" Sparaco and his maternal grandfather, Joseph "Blue" Hannigan.

Mr. Sparaco was a member of the NYS Professional Land Surveyors Assoc.; Marlboro Chapter of UNICO; Vice President Delaware Hudson Lady Surveyors Assoc.; member of, and past member of the Marlboro Hose Co.

Memorial donations may be made to Albert R. Sparaco III Scholarship Fund, c/o The DiDonato Funeral Service, PO Box 537, Marlboro, NY 12542.
April (pedersen) Tenhagen
April (Pedersen) Tenhagen
Class of 1998
Passed Nov 15, 2005
Devoted mother and homemaker

CATSKILL – April M. Pedersen, 25, of 3 Brooks Lane in Catskill, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005 at Westchester medical Center Hospital in Valhalla.

Born Jan.7, 1980 in Newburgh, she was the daughter of James Tenhagen, Jr. of Marlboro and Diane (Lawlor) Harris of Palm Coast, Florida.

April was a graduate of Marlboro High School, Class of 1998, and was a member of the Future Homemakers of America. She attended Dutchess County Community College and was a past employee of Fresno’s in Poughkeepsie.

In addition to April’s parents, survivors include her husband, Eric R. Pedersen of Catskill, two children, Keaton Patrick Pedersen and Kendall Alexis Pedersen, both of Catskill; mother and father-in-law, Robert and Sheila Pedersen, both of Catskill; grandparents, James Tenhagen, Sr. of Marlboro, Dorothy Pedersen of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and James and Carol Lawlor of Lanark Village, Florida, Donald and Teri Fortgang of North Bay Village, Florida; two sisters, Tonya Liberta of Poughkeepsie and Danielle Harris of Florida; three brothers, Joseph Bagatta, James Tenhagen, III and Robert Tenhagen, all of Marlboro; and several cousins.
Dorene Maclachlan
Dorene Maclachlan
Class of 1975
Passed Feb 06, 2018
Dorene Dawn MacLachlan
JUNE 6, 1957 – FEBRUARY 6, 2018
Obituary of Dorene Dawn MacLachlan
Dorene Dawn MacLachlan last lived in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin and passed away Tuesday February 6th, 2018. She was born June 6th, 1957 at the Flushing Hospital in Flushing Queens, New York. Her home was in Freeport Nassau, NY. Dorene was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dorene has a beautiful big heart and spirit. She is always thinking of others with a delightful sense of humor. She adored and is extremely proud of her son, Sean whom she raised in Connecticut, where he is presently working on obtaining his PhD in Chemical Engineering. Dorene is very intelligent, an avid reader whom while in early childhood read a book every night with her Mother and was reading at a 5th grade level when she was only in 1st grade. She and her Mother and siblings went swimming twice a day in San Diego, California and when she was grown, she loved being on the swim team while working on her Fine Arts degree from the University of Houston. She is creative and an amazing artist who avidly loves the outdoors. She enjoys going and making things of beauty from the earth with flowers, sand or leaves. She sews beautifully as well, embroidering on clothing without patterns, along with beaded purses. An art teacher told her that her greatest gift was sculpting. She also made exceptional family albums for her siblings. Recently she returned to school at the University of Wisconsin, making just under a 4.0 GPA. Some of her employment included working as a telecommunications consultant and she also worked in management for Fortune 500 companies in New York City. Dorene is survived by her special loved one Richard Meurer, beloved son Sean Patrick McDarby, Mother Arlene Ann Tucker Dunford and husband Franklyn. Sisters Lynn (Bobby) Fields, Susan (Stuart) Dimson, Janene (Travis) Felton and Bonnie MacLachlan (Jessie Miller). Brothers Brian MacLachlan and Michael Manning. Also her loving lifetime friend Debra Santoro, Aunt Jacqueline Arnold, Aunt Jeanette (Douglas) Dillon, Aunt Joyce (Kevin) Oldenburg, Uncle Raymond Tucker and numerous Cousins, Nieces and Nephews. Dorene was preceded in passing by her Father Donald Stuart MacLachlan, and Grandparents Stuart A. and Harriet (Meyer) MacLachlan and Raymond V. and Irene (Warren) Tucker. Also, Loretta Philomena Tucker and Robert Edward Arnold. There will be a viewing for Dorene at Crist Mortuary in Boulder, Colorado Saturday February 17th from 2-5pm, Sunday February 18th from 6-9 pm and Monday February 19th from 9:30-10:15am. The service will follow at 10:30am on Monday. Bishop Lanny Loveday of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be officiating. Dorene's interment will be Monday at noon at Green Mountain Cemetery.

Gloria Gilmour
Gloria Gilmour
Class of 1981
(Passed date unknown)
Gloria died at age 29 from complications during a hospital stay for a blood clot.
Jeff Peterson
Jeff Peterson
Class of 2002
Passed Dec 26, 2001
(no additional information)
Keith Arthur Johnston
Keith Arthur Johnston
Class of 1965
Passed Mar 23, 2013
Robyn Strong
Robyn Strong
Class of 2002
Passed May 14, 2000
(no additional information)
Rodney Johnston
Rodney Johnston
Class of 1987
Passed Jan 23, 2006
Rodney D. Johnston, of Napanoch, formerly of Marlboro and a driver for DHL, died Jan. 23, 2006 from a snowmobile accident at the Ellenville Regional Hospital. He was 37.

The son of Robert D. Johnston and the late Jerilyn Ziegler Johnston, he was born Dec. 5, 1968 in Newburgh.

He attended St. John's Memorial Episcopal Church, Ellenville, was a 1987 graduate of the Marlboro High School where he was a star athlete in both football and baseball. He attended Dutchess Community College. Rodney raced cars in both Middletown and Accord, was a snowmobile and ATV enthusiast and loved Arctic Cat snowmobiles. He was the greatest dad and loved to involve his family in his motor sports.

Survivors include his wife Mary A. Mobley Johnston at home; two sons, Randy Dean Johnston, Tyler Matthew Johnston; one daughter, Madison Jerilyn Johnston all at home; two sisters, Christine Johnston Young and husband David of Leigh Acres, Fla., Dianna Lyn Johnston of Wallkill; his father, Robert D. Johnston of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Johnston of Marlboro; mother-in-law, Hazel A. Mobley of Napanoch; father-in-law, Bob Mobley Sr. of Elizaville, N.Y.; brothers-in-law, Bobbie Mobley and Shawn Mobley both of Napanoch; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins.

Predeceased by his mother, Jerilyn Johnston and his maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ziegler.

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