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E. Donald Boltson

POUGHKEEPSIE - Eugene Donald Boltson, 81, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away on August 22, 2013 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center. He was born in Manhattan on August 12, 1932, the son of Edward & Dora Ritt Boltson. Don graduated from C.C.N.Y. with a BS in English and Engineering and finished his education with a Masters from Union College. He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He married Marion Abrams on January 25, 1959 in Queens, NY. She survives at home. Don was a Systems Engineer for IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. An avid reader who enjoyed doing the N.Y. Times Crossword Puzzle, he also played the classical guitar and other instruments. A man with excellent kitchen skills, he especially enjoyed baking breads. Don loved animals and was a strong supporter of animal welfare causes. He is survived by his son: David C. (Suzanne) Bolston of Lakeview, Florida; daughter: Helen F. Bolston of New York City and a sister: Elizabeth Gordon of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There are grandchildren: Kyle and Alyssa Boltson and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a sister: Eleanor Harris. Graveside Services will be 10:30am Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Temple Beth-El Cemetery, Rt. 44, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 with Military Honors. Rabbi Neal Loevinger will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Wm. G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. If you wish to send an online condolence or to light a candle, please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com


Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Aug. 24 to Aug. 26, 2013
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