2009-09-16 / Obituaries

Walter Richard Waage

Walter Richard Waage, 75, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009. He was a resident of Garrison from 1974 to 1998, and a resident of Cold Spring the last 11 years.

Born on Sept. 23, 1933, he was the son of Norwegian immigrants, the late Conrad and Margaret Waage. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed in quality control for Xerox Corp. and Universal Voltronics.

He is survived by wife Solveig (Sunny), son Richard Waage and his wife Lori of Bloomingburg, NY; daughter Karin and son-in-law Henry Tomasuolo of Northborough, MA; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 15 at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Putnam Valley Adult Day Services, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley, NY 10579.

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