Laura A. Towne of Ellenville, NY passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Montgomery Nursing Home, in Montgomery, NY. She was 94 years old. Laura was born in Washingtonville, NY on November 8, 1924; she was the daughter of the late Edward and Cora (Bartley) Hinkley.
Laura married Roland Towne on March 1, 1946. He has since predeceased her. Laura enjoyed reading, playing solitaire and doing crossword puzzles, but most of all she loved being with her family.
In addition to her husband, Laura was predeceased by her daughter, Verna Lynn; her brother, Jesse and her sisters, Katherine and Edwina.
Surviving are her children, Mailen Towne and his wife Deborah of Lakeland, FL, Frances Baxter of Pine Bush, NY, Harold Towne and his wife Verna of Napanoch, NY, Wilfred Towne and his wife Cynthia of Ellenville and Barbara Elber and her husband Robert of FL; her siblings, Edith Perry, Richard Hinkley, Nancy Wyble and David Hinkley; 15 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visiting will be held on Saturday, May 11th from 10:00am to 12:00pm with a Celebration of her life immediately at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main St., Ellenville. Burial will take place in Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson, NY.