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Patrick J. 'Herc' Loftus

Rhinebeck - Patrick J. 'Hercules' Loftus, 56, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Buffalo VA Medical Center.

Herc attended Rhinebeck High School before entering the Marine Corp where he served from March 27, 1974 to March 26, 1976. Following his discharge he returned to Rhinebeck where he has worked as a carpenter for many contractors and homeowners.

He is a member of American Legion Montgomery Post #429.

Born March 9, 1956 in Rhinebeck, he was the son of Patrick J. and June L. (Traver) Loftus.

Herc is survived by a brother and sister-in-law Chris and Audrey Loftus of Red Hook; and their son Chris. He is also survived by friends Doug Fleischhauer, Patty Fitzgerald and Jake Briggs and several cousins.

Calling hours are Sunday, 2 to 4 PM, at the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, 51 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572. Members of Montgomery Post #429 will conduct military honors at 4 PM. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations to assist with funeral expenses may be made c/o of the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, P.O. Box 515, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

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Arrangments are under the direction of the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, 51 W. Market St., Rhinebeck.

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2013
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