Our funeral home is a independently owned and operated business. We are large enough to give our families the same service as the largest funeral homes around, yet we are small enough that each family receives the level of attention and care they...
Funeral Homes in Wawarsing, NY
Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Wawarsing.
Popular neighborhoods in Wawarsing include: Ellenville.
Zip codes in the city: 12489.
Ulster County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.
Our firm started serving the needs of the people in the Middletown area in a store front under the name of the Rockafellow Burial Company in 1899. In 1929, it purchased the former Galloway residence at eleven Orchard Street in downtown...
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc. was founded in 1950 by George W. Sweet (1915-1991). The family tradition was carried on by his son, G. Richard Sweet (1942-1997), and the funeral home is now in its third generation.Our funeral home is a family owned...
Although our name, Burnett & White Funeral Homes, is new, we have owned and operated the Burnett, Rockefeller & Hand Funeral Home in Red Hook and the White Funeral Home in Rhinebeck as independently owned family businesses for more than 25 years....
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Middletown, NY 10940
Rosendale, NY 12472
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Facts about Wawarsing, New York
Wawarsing /wəˈwɔːrsɪŋ/ is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 13,157 at the 2010 census. The name means \"a place where the stream bends\" in the Warwarsink language and refers to the geography of the land; particularly the joining of the Ver Nooy Kill and the Rondout Creek.The Town of Wawarsing is in the western part of the county. The southern and eastern-most portions are on the Shawangunk Ridge. Most of the hilly town is in the Appalachian foot-hills, while the northernmost part is in the Catskills. It has three State Forests (Shawangunk Ridge, VerNooykill, and Witches Hole), as well as most of Minnewaska State Park and Sam's Point Preserve, and portions of the Catskill Preserve and Sundown State Park. US 209 crosses the town, passing through many principal communities: Spring Glen, Laurenkill, Ellenville, Napanoch, the hamlet of Wawarsing, Soccanissing, and Kerhonkson. US 44 begins at a junction with 209 near the east town line. N.Y. Route 52 runs east-west near the southern border. All three roads are part of the Shawangunk Ridge National Scenic Byway.Wawarsing is located above a leak in the underground Delaware Aqueduct, part of the New York City water supply system, which has caused subsidence and seepage problems affecting over 50 homes in the area, as well as contamination of drinking water.
The population was 12,889 at the 2000 census. During The Revolutionary War Wawarsing, Napanoch and Pinebush (Kerhonkson area) where attacked by British raiders and many women and children were masacred and most of the farms burned. In 1685 Waarner Hoornbeek leased land there and is accepted as its first European pioneer. The name means "a place where the stream bends" in the Warwarsink language and refers to the geography of the land; particularly the joining of the Ver Nooy Kill and the Rondout Creek.
The Lenape settlement "at Wawarasinke" was burned by Dutch militiamen, led by Maarten Crieger, after the Natives attacked Wiltwyck (present day Kingston) and took captives in 1663. In 1806 Wawarsing, Napanoch, Laurenkill, Lackawack, and Greenfield joined together to form The Town of Wawarsing out of Southern Rochester and parts of un-incorporated Ulster County.
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