POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Lois Holden Mott, a resident of Poughkeepsie, died Wednesday, July 6. She was 88.
Born Jan.13,1928, in her family home, she was the only child of Joseph B. Holden and Clara M. (Hait) Holden of Wappingers Falls. She lived with her parents for 24 years and then moved back into the family home for 23 more years in the later years of her life.
After graduation from Wappingers High School in 1945, she worked at Western Printing and Central Hudson, both in Poughkeepsie, before becoming a homemaker. She was a member of the Wappingers Falls United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her two daughters, Holly A. Eldredge (Pawling) and Laurel M. Brandl and husband Tom (Pleasant Valley); her son, David P. Mott (E. Corinth, Vt.); three grandchildren, Jody N. Eldredge, Thomas J. Brandl and Daniel R. Brandl; three great-grandchildren, Michael D. Albertson III, Thomas J. Brandl Jr. and Ella M. Brandl; one sister-in-law, Madelyn Rave (Kent, Conn.); two cousins, Gerald Hait and wife Sandy (Hyde Park) and Eleanor Meeker MacIssac (Poughkeepsie); several Kutchma and McGilton nieces and nephews; and family friends, Barbara Montross and Allan Gruendle.
She was predeceased by her parents; one grandson, Michael G. Brandl; two cousins, Malcom Hait (Hughsonville) and Carol Meeker Dibble (California); and four childhood friends, Ann Scofield Gruendle, Jane Scofield Gioia, Mary Scofield Gruendle and Lois Mitchell Montross, all from Wappingers Falls.
As her request, there will be no calling hours. A celebration of life memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31 at Wappingers Falls United Methodist Church, 9 S. Mesier Ave., Wappingers Falls. Friends are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to the Wappingers Falls United Methodist Church, 9 S. Mesier Ave., Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
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