Guy R. Milroy, Jr, 70

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Guy R. Milroy, Jr, 70, of Poughkeepsie, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital.

Born on November 4, 1941, in Rhinebeck, NY, he was the son of the late Guy Milroy, Sr. and Charlotte Elizabeth (Covert) Milroy.

Guy married Linda Recchia on July 30, 1967 in St. Paul’s Church in Poughkeepsie, NY, and Linda survives at home.

For many years, Guy worked in the maintenance department of New Horizon Resources, Inc. in Pleasant Valley, NY.

Guy enjoyed fishing and kayaking. He was a man known for his great sense of humor and his integrity. In addition to his family, one of Guy’s greatest joys was studying the word of God.

In addition to his loving wife of 45 years, he is survived by a son; Guy R. Milroy, III and his wife Cherish of Sparta, NJ, two daughters; Jeneen Odendahl and her husband John of Kingston, NY, and Leighann Lusito of Hyde Park, NY, an uncle; Robert Milroy of Rhinebeck, NY, seven grandchildren; Faith Milroy, Isaiah Milroy and his wife Delicia, Josiah Milroy, Daniel Odendahl, Rebecca Odendahl, Michael Odendahl, and Sarah Odendahl, a great granddaughter; Isabelle Milroy.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on September 26th 2012 at Burnett & White Funeral Homes, Rhinebeck, NY. Pastor Tim Millard will officiate. Burial will be at Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck.

Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 from 4-8 PM.

Memorial donations may be made in Guy’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 2678 South Rd, Suite 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 91 E. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.

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