5104. Hilton Howard Thorn
was born on 22 Oct 1927 in Clintondale, Ulster Co., NY. He died on 13 Jan
1999 in Clintondale, Ulster Co., NY. Cause of death: heart attack He was buried
on 18 Jan 1999. Obituary as it appeared in the Middletown, NY Times Herald Record:
Hilton H. Thorn of Clintondale, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at home. He was
71. The son of Clarence and Gladys Terhune Thorn, he was born Oct. 22, 1927 in
Poughkeepsie. Mr. Thorn retired from managing Dutchess Wholesales, a plumbing
supply company, in Poughkeepsie. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served during
WWII in the Pacific. He was a member of the Methodist Church; Gardiner Rod and
Gun Club; and Hudson Valley Oil Heat Council. Survivors include one son, Gary
Thorn of Clintondale; on daughter, Cindy Dunham of Kingston; one brother, J.
Richard Thorn of Poughkeepsie; on granddaughter; and one grandson. Funeral services
were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at the Sutton Funeral Home, Crescent
Ave., Clintondale. Burial was in Modena Rural Cemetery, Modena.
He was married
to Joyce Mackey on 20 Nov 1949. Joyce Mackey was
born on 24 Sep 1927. She died on 23 Feb 1990. Hilton Howard Thorn and Joyce
Mackey had the following children:
Gary H. Thorn.