Doris Ann Dauch of Mongaup Valley, NY passed away on Friday, April 22, 2011 at the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris, NY. She was 77.
She was born on April 30, 1933 to the late Harry Leroy Applegate and Florence Esther Kuhn of Forestburgh, NY.
Doris is survived by her husband, Eugene Dauch of Mongaup Valley; sisters Gloria Applegate and companion Dean Roosevelt of Roscoe, NY and Dawn Swailes and husband Ray of Orlando, FL; brothers Richard Applegate and wife Joyce of Slate Hill, NY and Robert Applegate of Forestburgh; sister-in-law Joan Applegate of Sparrowbush, NY; brother-in-law Douglas Van Keuren and wife Brenda of Cochecton, NY; nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and nephews.
She is also predeceased by her brother John Applegate of Sparrowbush.
Doris will always be remembered for her sparking eyes and warm smile, loving concern for all of her family and her sense of humor. Although bedridden for over 25 years, Doris never had a bad day; she was high spirited, open-hearted and listened earnestly to everyone’s day-to-day life adventures. Gene’s amazing love and devotion to Doris, as her husband and caregiver, will forever inspire all those who know and love them.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 27 at Ramsay’s Funeral Homes, Inc., Monticello, NY. Burial will take place at Cuddebackville Rural Cemetery in Cuddebackville, NY.