Louis Palmateer

Louis E. Palmateer

Hopewell Junction - Louis E. Palmateer, 85, a lifelong resident of the area passed away peacefully on July 19th, at Westchester Medical Center after a brief illness.

He was born in Philipstown, NY on July 13, 1928, the son of William B. and Elizabeth M. Jaycox Palmateer.

Mr. Palmateer graduated from Wappingers Central High School, Wappingers Falls, New York and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War Conflict. Mr Palmateer retired from IBM, East Fishkill, in 1992 after 39 years of service.

He leaves his wife of 58 years, Ruth H. (Ager) Palmateer; a son Paul A. Palmateer of Catskill, NY; two daughters, Nancy J. Warner of Bass Harbor, ME and Ruthanne E. Palmateer of Bradenton, FL; a sister Nina Forzano of Fishkill, NY; 4 grandchildren; Corinne Michaud, Mark Warner, Amanda De Leon, and Heather Baggett; and 12 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, William A. Palmateer.

Mr. Palmateer was a member of the Fishkill Baptist Church, Fishkill, NY.

Friends may call on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home, Fishkill, NY. A Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Baptist Church 511 Shenandoah Rd Hopewell Junction on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 at 10 am. Interment to follow in Shenandoah Cemetery.

For Louis' guestbook or to send a sympathy card please visit www.hudsonvalleyfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home
1028 Main St.  Fishkill, NY 12524

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 21 to July 23, 2013