Obituary, Austin Perry Solis

Millerton – Austin Perry Solis, 33, a resident of Millerton, NY since 2022, formerly of California, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Austin was an accomplished, self-employed audio engineer in California prior to moving to the East Coast, where he worked as a craftsman for The Hudson Company, a custom wood mill specializing in reclaimed wood flooring, paneling and beams, located in Pine Plains, NY.

Born June 7, 1989 in Bakersfield, CA, he was the son of Mario Solis of Fresno, CA and Kimberly Commerford of Santa Rosa, CA. He earned an Associate’s degree in Music from California State University Los Angeles, where he also trained for his career as an audio and sound engineer.

Austin was an avid guitar player and also enjoyed writing songs, playing synthesizers, skateboarding, cooking, playing hacky sack, going on walks in nature, and visiting the Sonoma Coast.

On July 1, 2021 in Santa Rosa, he married the love of his life, Heather Seney. Heather survives in Millerton.

In addition to his wife and parents, Austin is survived by his loving grandfather, Stanley Commerford of Santa Rosa, CA; beloved sister, Ariana Solis of Olympia, WA; two adoring nieces, Niya and Emmy Ryan, also of Olympia, WA; and two loving uncles Kenny Commerford and Kevin Commerford, both of Santa Rosa, CA.

There are no calling hours. Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Music Will, P.O Box 43369, Montclair, NJ 07043 ( or Guitars in the Classroom, 1286 University Ave #389, San Diego, CA 92103 (

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Author: Harlem Valley News