Loretta (nee Morrissey) Aronson CHICHESTER-Loretta (nee Morrissey) Aronson, 81, passed peacefully at her home Jan. 4, 2014. Born Jan. 17, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois where she attended nursing school and married before relocating to Whitestone, N.Y. She raised her family there before retiring to Chichester, N.Y. She is survived by her mother, Violette Regnier . Loving mother of Gerie Fox and her husband Sandy, Township of Washington, N.J., Sally Aronson, High Falls, N.Y. and Robert Aronson, Chichester, N.Y. Devoted and cherished grandmother to Heather Fox and Justine Fox. Beloved sister of Nona Mosiej (Charles Marino) and James Morrissey and his wife Barbara. Survived by ten nieces and nephews. Also survived by her therapy dog, Geronimo. Loretta is predeceased by her husband, the late Dr. Donald Aronson. She is also predeceased by her sister Jacqueline Mitchell and her husband Roger. Loretta devoted her life to her family. Her caring and compassion will be sadly missed by all. Cremation and memorial arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Smith Avenue Kingston. www.jvleahyfh.com
. Friends will be received at the funeral home for a memorial service on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at 3 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers may be made in form of contributions to Hudson Valley Hospice; 34 Broadway Kingston, N.Y. 12401.