Obituary, Rae Place

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Rae Place, age 95 of Wells, NY and formerly of Pawling, NY passed away on September 27, 2022 at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, NY following a brief illness.

Born in the Bronx, New York, she is the daughter of the late Victor Krochmal and Anna Weiss. She was a high school graduate and worked 30 years as a bookkeeper for a lumber and oil company in Pawling.

She enjoyed her flowers, sitting in the sun, and anything chocolate.

On Sept 8, 1946, she married her best friend and the love of her life for more than 76 years, George N. Place who survives at home. She was a devoted mother to her children, Jeff (Mary Ann) Place of Pawling, NY and daughter Pam (Charlie) Colman of Myrtle Beach, SC, as well as her grandchildren, Jonathan (Emily), Rob (Lauren), Steven, Tyler (Becca), Rebecca and Christopher and great grandchildren, Charlie, Ethan and Olivia.

Her family feels extremely blessed to have had her love and support in their lives.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday, September 30, 2022 from 4pm until 6pm at the Northville Funeral Service, Inc., 401 Bridge Street, Northville NY.

Burial will take place on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 1pm at the Pawling Rural Cemetery, Route 22, Pawling, NY.

Contributions may be made in her memory in lieu of flowers to the Wells Vol. Ambulance Co., Box 550, Wells, NY 12190, (or plant some flowers in her memory with Rae in your hearts). Please visit the family’s online guestbook and condolence website at

Local arrangements are under the direction of the Horn & Thomes, Inc Funeral Home, 83 East Main Street, Pawling, NY

Author: Harlem Valley News