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Alice Hummel

August 8, 1926 May 6, 2018
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Obituary for Alice Hummel

Alice E. Hummel, 91, of Pleasant Valley, died peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Hyde Park.
      A lifelong area resident, she was born in Poughkeepsie on August 8, 1926 to the late Richard and Lucy Traver Shaw. She was a graduate of Staatsburg Schools.
      Alice began her working career doing assembly work at the former Triangle Electronics in Poughkeepsie. She went on to waitress at Coppola’s Restaurant and then worked at the Culinary Institute of America for nine years until her retirement on July 31, 1997.
      On June 7, 1969 in Poughkeepsie, she married John G. Hummel. Mr. Hummel survives at home.
      Alice is also survived by her two daughters, Judith Grittlow and husband, Nick, of Staatsburg, and Gladys Rosmus of Hyde Park; six grandchildren, Nicholas and Michael Grittlow, Carol O’Connell, Timothy Hanks, Michael Rosmus, and Grace Carvajal; six great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Daniel, Lauren, Timothy James, Sally, Cindy, David, and Emily; brother, Harry C. Welch Jr., and wife, Carol, of Goshen; and several nieces and nephews.Survivors also include her step-children, Julie Marin of North Carolina, and Cheryl Faris and husband, Gregory, of LaGrange; four step grandchildren; and 1 step great-grandchild.In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her two sons, David and Irving Van Leuvan; and brother, Robert D. Welch.
      In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place and there will be no calling hours.
      Graveside services and burial of her ashes will take place at 1 Pm, Tuesday, May 15th at Union Cemetery, Rte. 9G, Hyde Park.
      In lieu of flowers, the Hummel family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (
      Arrangements by Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Hyde Park.
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Union Cemetery

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

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

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Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

1076 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation

374 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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