Obituaries

ALTAMONT — Frederick Roger Crounse died on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Brandle Road farmhouse where he was raised, the home he loved where generations of his family had lived — a rich history which he reveled in and preserved. He was 68.

CLARKSVILLE — Mary Ann Hendrickson, a woman devoted to her family and her community, was both a fighter and a giver. She died on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. She was 74.

WESTERLO — Strong willed in whatever she did, Marilyn C. Nevins was thankful for her life and resolute in her faith.

She died on her birthday, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in the home of her loving son John. She was 83.

Joseph Michael Colligan, a United States Air Force veteran and restaurant manager, died peacefully, at his home, on Monday, Dec. 12, 2014. He was 50.

Mr. Colligan was born on Nov. 2, 1964, in Goshen, to the late Joseph and Margaret (née Cunningham) Colligan.

WESTERLO — Clifton J. Dutton always spoke his mind. A truck driver, he volunteered as a firefighter for half a century and, his son said, was a strict but fair father.

“My father taught me that honest is the best way,” said Eric Dutton, “so I come right out, and people know where I’m shooting from. That’s what he did.”

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