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October 5, 2004

Julie B. Solomon
Teacher, 45

Julie B. Solomon died suddenly on September 29, 2004. She was born in 1959.
She formerly resided in Middletown, Monroe, Goshen, Woodstock, the states of Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, California and in Israel.
She had a steadfast love for Judaism, animals, nature and Middle Eastern cuisine.
She was a teacher, a sought out confidant, and a warm soul.
She is survived by her mother, Abigail; two cherished children, Josh and Ariella; her companion John Walsh; and siblings, Debbie, Karen, Laurie, Abby, Shalom, Michael and Laurie.
Burial will be in Israel. A memorial service was conducted at the Emerald Green Club House in Rock Hill.

Betty Kadan, 93
Beerkill Lodge Owner

Betty Kadan, former owner of the Beerkill Lodge in Greenfield Park and longtime area resident, died Thursday, September 30, 2004 at the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 93.
The daughter of the late Sender and Leah Albert, she was born February 12, 1912 in Minsk, Russia.
She was the widow of Jack Kadan.
Betty immigrated to the United States from Russia in 1922. To most she was a quiet woman, but to those who knew her, she was the most kind, giving and caring individual. She always put others' needs before her own. Her strength and will to live were an inspiration to all.
Survivors include her son, Alvin Kadan of Woodbourne; grandchildren, Janice Kadan also of Woodbourne, Steven and his wife, Diana of Mountaindale and Jeffrey Kadan; great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Jaxon Kadan; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sons, Bertram and Seymour Kadan; brothers, Hy, Saul, Izzy, and Harry Albert; and sister, Ruth Reif.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 4, at Ezrath Israel Synagogue in Ellenville. Moshe Frank officiated.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home.

Olga H. Finegan
Ret. Asst. Dietician, 86

Olga H. Finegan of Clifton, NJ died at home on September 29, 2004. She was 86.
The daughter of the late Mary Sebasta Nikisch and John Nikisch, she was born on April 6, 1918 in New Brighton, PA. She was the widow of Peter Finegan.
She was a resident of Clifton most of her life where she retired as an assistant dietician for Daughters of Miriam Nursing Home.
Survivors include a son, Michael Finegan of Clifton; a daughter, Mary Ellen Rodgers of Long Eddy; two grandchildren, Eve Hughes and Kathy Ellen Rodgers and one great-grandchild.
Funeral arrangements were made by Stewart-Murphy Funeral Services with internment at Callicoon Cemetery on October 1 in a private service.

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