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Edward Gault Applegarth

December 1, 1950 April 23, 2019
Edward Gault Applegarth
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Edward Gault Applegarth, 68, of Granby, CT, previously of Hyde Park, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at UConn John Dempsey Hospital at Farmington, CT. Born on December 1, 1950, in Rhinebeck, NY, he was the son of Gault and Dorothy Coons Applegarth, Jr.  

Edward was retired as a tractor trailer driver for Western Express, Nashville, TN.  He previously worked for Western Publishing and DeLaval in Poughkeepsie as a machinist. 

Ed was a member of the Teamsters Union.  He was an active outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He lived by a bad day spent fishing is better than a day at work.  Ed was of the Episcopal Faith. 

A loving father and beloved grandfather, Ed is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Melissa D. & William Deacon, Hyde Park; daughter and son-in-law, Robin M. & Mark Bielawiec, Granby, CT; daughter, Kristen A. Applegarth, Poughkeepsie; two sisters, Ruthann Long and Sandra Wall, both of CA; 8 beloved grandchildren, Brendan and Nickolas Deacon; Amelia, Collin and Evan Bielawiec; Miron Foster;  Ahlicya  and Joshua Melendez. 

He is also survived by his former wife, Diane Dupont Applegarth, Hyde Park. 

Relatives and friends may call from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park, NY. 

A graveside service will begin at 10:00 am on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Union Cemetery, Hyde Park, with the Rev. Charles Kramer, officiating.

Edward's family respectfully requests memorial donations to American Cancer Society, 2678 South Road, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or

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1:00 PM 4/28/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/28/2019 4:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States





10:00 AM 4/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
Union Cemetery

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Union Cemetery
1076 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

2678 South Rd.
Suite 103
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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