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Florence B. Velie, 84, Of Poughkeepsie

Florence B. Velie
Florence B. Velie Photo Credit: Tea Zagorscak

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Florence B. Velie, a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, April 13. She was 84.

She was born in Jan.12,1932, in Poughkeepsie to the late Charles and Myrtle Barnes Near.

She was a homemaker and married John Velie in 1975.

She is survived by her children, Vicki Halbison and husband, David, of Katy, Texas, Donnie Wilson of Hyde Park, and Tracey Wilson of Poughkeepsie; three grandchildren, Tonia Wilson, Dana Lewis, and Denise Rowlett; two great grandchildren, Kaleigh and Emily Lewis; sister, Shirley Crueger of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, John; along with two sisters, Pat and Dot; and a brother, Charles.

There were no calling hours. Arrangements were under the direction of Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

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