McGinnis Sr. Obit

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McGinnis Sr. Obit - on page 16) Mr. McGinnis Joseph Charles...
on page 16) Mr. McGinnis Joseph Charles McGinnis, 67, of the Rivercrest Apartments, Town of Poughkeepsie, died today. He was born on March 11, 1910, in Peekskill, the son of Joseph Charles McGinnis and Mable Stone McGinnis Yetzer. In 1965 he retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 32 years of service, lie was associated locally with Daniel Rocket in Jordan Electronics until 1972 and retired in 1975. He attended Poughkeepsie High School. A veteran of World War II, he served with the 69th Infantry Division and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a past president of the Mid - Hudson Coin Club (1969 - 1970) ; past chairman of the Draft Counseling and Information Service of Dutchess County; a member of the American Legion Post 37; the Tri - Po Bed Grotto, and the Masonic Order. He was also an exempt fireman pf the Davy Crockett Hook and Ladder Co. sident of Meals on Wheels of Greater Poughkeepsie Inc., pre sident of the Mid - Hudson Memorial Society and a member of and clerk for the Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting. In addition to his wife, the former Marion Frances Heaton, he is survived by two sons, Jay C, of Poughkeepsie, and David V., of Johnson City; a daughter, Patricia Ann McGinnis, of ' Poughkeepsie; three brothers, Lawrence M. and Robert J both of Poughkeepsie, and George M., of Goshen, and 12 nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to the Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting, 249 Hooker Ave. or the' Children's Home of Poughkeepsie. Arrangements are under the direction of the John L. DelSanto Funeral Home.

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  1. Poughkeepsie Journal,
  2. 13 Feb 1978, Mon,
  3. Page 11

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