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  • Poughkeepsie is also known as: Poughkeepsie (city), New York, Dutchess County / Poughkeepsie city, and Poughkeepsie [N.Y..

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Happy Rhodes (singer and musician), Ricky Horton (baseball player), Dave Price (tv anchor and television producer), Douglas W. Elmendorf (economist), Keith Lockhart (conductor and composer), Joseph Bertolozzi (composer), and Tao Rodríguez-Seeger (singer and musician).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Poughkeepsie Journal, The Miscellany News, and Jewish Tribune of Rockland County.

History

Poughkeepsie /pɵˈkɪpsi/ is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 42,777 at the 2000 census. The name is derived from the native term, "Uppu-qui-ipis-in," which means "reed-covered hut by the water. " The area includes a large IBM campus noted for its ongoing development and manufacturing of IBM mainframes. The town was first settled around 1780 and was part of the Schuyler Patent of 1788. The Town of Poughkeepsie was established in 1788 as part of a general organization of towns in the county. In 1854, part of the western section of the town, already an independent village, became the City of Poughkeepsie. At least two National Historic Landmarks are located in the town: the Vassar College Observatory and Main Building (Vassar College). Vassar College, Dutchess Community College and Marist College are located in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Our Lady of Lourdes High School is a private, co-educational, Catholic high school located at a former IBM site on Boardman Road. Poughkeepsie Day School is an independent, co-educational, day school for students from pre-kindergarten (3 years) through grade 12, located at another former IBM site on Boardman...

The official website for the city of Poughkeepsie is http://www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com/.

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Poughkeepsie Obituaries

It was written by Modesto Bee on September 24th, 2015 that Eleanor B "Elly" White perished in Modesto, California.  White was 88 years old and was born in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Eleanor B "Elly"'s life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 21st, 2015 that Betty Jane Gloede (Hicks) died in Bradenton, Florida.  Ms. Gloede was 90 years old and was born in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Betty Jane's life.

It was noted by Telegraph Journal 1900>11/2001 on May 18th, 2015 that Phyllis Willet (Hoben) perished in Saint John.  Ms. Willet was 89 years old and was born in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Phyllis's life.

It was disclosed on January 14th, 2015 that Brent Alan Lovelace perished in Portland, Oregon.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Brent Alan's life.

It was noted on December 16th, 2014 that Kevin Barry Cornett perished in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Cornett was 59 years old and was born in Evansville, IN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kevin Barry's life.

It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on November 21st, 2014 that Robert E Klein passed away in New Bern, North Carolina.  Klein was 62 years old and was born in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert E's life.

It was revealed on November 16th, 2014 that Anthony "Tony" Krzywicki died in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Krzywicki was 91 years old and was born in Hazleton, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Anthony "Tony"'s life.

It was written by Flint Journal on October 3rd, 2014 that Gail Ann Roland (Thomas) perished in Flint, Michigan.  Ms. Roland was 63 years old and was born in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Gail Ann's life.

It was written on September 16th, 2014 that Janet M Haddad (Scanlon) perished in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Ms. Haddad was 88 years old and was born in Worcester, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Janet M's life.

It was disclosed on July 27th, 2014 that Bruce Mateja passed on in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Mateja was 61 years old and was born in Ashtabula, OH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bruce's life.

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Lagrange Rural Cemetery
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Poughkeepsie, WA 98185
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Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery
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Poughkeepsie, WA 98185

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Pawling's James Earl Jones tackles dream role on Broadway's 'Driving Miss Daisy'
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DOROTHY C. "DOLLY" JOHNSON
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St Peter Cemetery of Poughkeepsie New York Dutchess County
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Cemetery privileges are available as a benefit of full membership. ... 18 Park Avenue Poughkeepsie, New York 12603. Phone/Fax: 845.454.2890 ...
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