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DeGroff rONTINCEO PROM PAGE ONE VshetaV.ahtlalke4 xih. hit hue - bsnd. Mr. McDonnell Is' a native of Poughkeepsle. He moved to Long Island with hia parents at an early age, according to his wife, the former Miss Dorothy Coon, Red Hook. He served 18 yesrs in the U.S. Navy, including World War II. He attained the grade of chief boatswain's mate. 0 0 0 AFTER HIS NAVY SERVICE; Mr. McDonnell was employed aa a chauffeur foi DuDols Cabs, and also was employed in construc tion work on the Taoonlc parkway. parkway. For the last seven years he was employed as a truck driver for Hoe Corporation, Cottage street, city. Mr. McDonnell is the father of Lloyd Thomas McDonnell McDonnell Jr. His fsther - tn - law is Ru bin Coon, Red Hook. State. Police and deputy sher iffs arc continuing the investlss - tlon of the accident which claim - ed the life of the 40th victim this year. The authorities have been unable to question Mr. .McDonnell, .McDonnell, who was still unconscious todsy. Funersl services sre scheduled Monday at St. James' Episcopal church, where Mr. DeGroff was senior warden the last eight yean and had been a vestryman since 1921. The funeral will be conducted at 2 o'clock with burial to be in the St. James' Churchyard, Churchyard, under the direction of George W. Sweet. Friends msy csll at the Sweet Funeral home, 29 South Post road, Hyde Park tomorrow afternoon and night. The Hyde Park Fire Co. will conduct services there at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night. Members of the Veatrv of St. James' church, will serve ss honorary honorary bearers, including Arthur S. Hslpln, Douglas M. Crapser, Alan D. Macy, George C. Briggt, Harold M. Clay. George A. Darlington. Darlington. J. Edward Dean, Robert A. Monell, Elmer Van Wagner, Gerald Morgan, Montague Free, Leo S. Murtaueh. Charlet Velth Jamet J. Shaver. John W. Golden Golden Jr. and George w. Sweet. o o a

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  1. Poughkeepsie Journal,
  2. 17 Dec 1955, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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