Obituary, Lois C. Bailey

Millerton – Lois C. Bailey, 67, a thirty nine year resident of Millerton, NY died peacefully on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Lois worked as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service out of the Dover Plains Post Office for 33 years prior to her retirement in 2010.

Born January 24, 1955 in Monticello, NY she was the daughter of the late John and Emma (Furman) Bailey. She attended and graduated from Monticello High School in Monticello, NY also. She was a longtime member of the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and served as secretary and then president of the American Postal Workers Union where she was currently serving as their webmaster. She also worked the election polls for the Town of North East for many years. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and many friends and colleagues.

Lois is survived by her son, Albert Bailey and his wife Danielle of Millerton; her two grandchildren, Emma and A.J. Bailey of Millerton; her brother, John Bailey, Jr. of Florida; her nephew, Scott Bailey and his wife Ginger; her niece, Kristy Kelly and her husband Joe and many friends.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 4-6pm at  37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY. A funeral service will take place at 6pm at the funeral home. Pastor William Mayhew will officiate.

Author: Harlem Valley News