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April 27, 2010

Scott T. Coleman
U.S. Marine, 25

Our Marine has gone to Heaven. Scott T. Coleman of White Lake, a U.S. Marine, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the age of 25.
The son of Nelda Cortez Coleman and Thomas S. Coleman, he was born August 31, 1984 in San Angelo, Texas.
A 2003 graduate of Monticello High School, Scott served our country with two tours of duty in the United States Marine Corps in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was also an avid skier and former member of the Holiday Mountain Ski Club.
He is survived by his parents, Nelda and Tom Coleman of White Lake; a sister, Rita Coleman of Astoria; his paternal grandmother, Rita Coleman Radzieski of Scranton, Pa.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends from all over. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, John F. Coleman; and his maternal grandparents, Joe and Janie Cortez.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 401 Broadway in Monticello.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Broadway and Liberty Street in Monticello, with Fr. John Tran officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Holiday Mtn. Ski Club, 99 Holiday Mtn. Road, Monticello, NY 12701.
Arrangements are under the direction of VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information please visit www.kennyfuneralhome. com

Ethel M. Kinney, 105
Aug. 9, 1904 – April 23, 2010

Ethel M. Sanford Kinney, a resident of Monticello for over 60 years, died Thursday, April 23, 2010 at the Hudson Valley Rehabilitation Center in Highland. She was 105.
The daughter of the late Pierson D. Sanford and Mary Jane Wolcott Sanford, she was born August 9, 1904 in Goshen. She was the widow of Philip Kinney.
Ethel was a career-minded, independent woman at a time when women were expected to do otherwise. Ethel’s teenage summers were spent working at Minnewaska Mountain Houses. She later worked with Rose McCaffrey at Anne’s Beauty Shop on Broadway in Monticello for over 35 years.
She is survived by a niece, Janice Mallison Wheeler and her husband Robert of Milton; a nephew: Edgar R. Mallison and his wife Dianne of Wayzata, Minnesota; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters: Marian Sanford Ryerson and Evelyn Sanford Mallison, both of Goshen.
Graveside funeral services and burial were held Monday, April 26 at the Slate Hill Cemetery, South Church St., Goshen. The Rev. Steven Peiffer officiated.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Goshen Methodist Church, a church that her grandfather helped establish.
Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information please visit

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