HYDE PARK – Jean W. Castle, 85, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away on June 29, 2016 at The Quaker Hill Manor in Hyde Park, NY. She was born in Poughkeepsie, NY on April 27, 1931, the daughter of Kenneth C. & Mary A. Service Walters. She was a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School Class of 1949.

Jean was employed in 1967 by IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY as a Sr. Executive Secretary and later an Office Systems Manager. She retired in 1990. Prior to that she was employed by The Pawling Central School district. Most recently she was employed by John M. Reed, Attorney.

Survivors include her sons and their wives: Scott C. (Holly) Castle of Suffern, NY; Wayne P.(Pamela) Castle of Holmes, NY; grandchildren: Jennifer, Danielle, Jonathon, Julia, Joanna; great-grandchildren: Ava, Aubrey, Olivia, Brooke, Liam and niece: Sue Hoffman. She was pre-deceased by her sister: Barbara Fraleigh and nephew: Lee Fraleigh.

Graveside Services will be Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Union Cemetery of Lloyd, 841 New Paltz Rd, Highland, NY 12528 at 11:30 AM. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to: American Heart Association , 301 Manchester Rd., Ste. 105, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.