Melody Ann Donohue, of Coxing Rd., Cottekill died November 23, 2004 at her home. She was 54.
Melody was born in Blauvelt on March 29, 1950, a daughter of the late Arthur and Louise Ross. A 1968 graduate of Tapanzee High School she previously lived in Rockland County.
She married Steven Donohue on, August 26, 1984 and moved to this area. Melody was an account clerk for the Ulster County Health Department and volunteered as a Girl Scout leader.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three children, James of Kingston, Jason and Malorie, both at home; her brother in law William Donohue of Hurley and sister in law Nancy Donohue of High Falls; ___________________ Many nieces and nephews also survive.
Reposing at Keyser & Hamilton Funeral Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 8:00 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 10254, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.
Directions to the Funeral Home
New York State Thruway:Take Thruway to Kingston exit 19. After paying toll, enter round-about to the Route 587 (Broadway/Kingston) exit. Follow 587 to the first traffic light and turn left on to Route 32 North (Albany Avenue.) Funeral Home is 1/2 mile on the RIGHT.
Going North on Route 9W: Take Route 9W north to the intersection with Route 32. Go left on Route 32 and continue to the intersection of Albany Avenue. Turn LEFT on Albany Ave. (at the Gas Station). Funeral Home is one block on the left.
Going South on Route 9W: Take Route 9W(Ulster Avenue) south through the Town of Ulster mall area. Bear right at the fork (near Hoffman Car Wash) on ULSTER AVE. Continue about 2 ½ miles (Ulster Avenue becomes Albany Avenue.) Funeral Home on the LEFT.
From the Kingston – Rhinecliff Bridge: After going over the bridge, proceed to first exit (Route 32, Kingston / Saugerties.) At stop sign, turn left on Route 32 south (Flatbush Road.) Continue to the intersection of Albany Avenue (about 3 miles.) Turn LEFT at Gas Station. Funeral Home is less than one block on the left.
Going south on Route 32: Take Route 32 south (Flatbush Road.) Continue to the intersection of Albany Avenue (about 3 miles.) Turn LEFT at gas Station. Funeral Home is less than one block on the left.
Going east on Route 28: Enter round-about to the Route 587 (Broadway/Kingston) exit. Follow 587 to the first traffic light and turn left on to Route 32 North (Albany Avenue.) Funeral Home is 1/2 mile on the RIGHT.
The funeral home is approximately: 50 miles south of Albany 100 miles north of New York City 70 miles north of the Tappan-Zee Bridge