Joseph Thomas
B: 1941-06-27
D: 2017-08-19
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Maureen Houghtaling
B: 1933-05-09
D: 2017-08-17
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Bernice Simmons
B: 1919-09-03
D: 2017-08-11
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Muriel DeCicco
B: 1937-09-07
D: 2017-07-29
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DeCicco, Muriel
Virginia Kiernan
B: 1926-05-09
D: 2017-07-27
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Fawn Beadle
B: 1962-06-18
D: 2017-07-23
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Beadle, Fawn
Sara Hart
B: 1935-06-07
D: 2017-07-18
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Hart, Sara
Helen Landes
B: 1929-12-24
D: 2017-07-18
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Landes, Helen
Jan Van Heusen
B: 1943-02-21
D: 2017-07-11
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Van Heusen, Jan
Robert Harjes
B: 1939-06-17
D: 2017-07-02
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John Becker
B: 1956-01-26
D: 2017-06-24
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Gary Overlee
B: 1947-04-07
D: 2017-06-18
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Patrick Kane
B: 1963-02-11
D: 2017-06-17
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Charles Black
B: 1962-02-22
D: 2017-05-22
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Black, Charles
Annette Matera
B: 1929-01-21
D: 2017-05-21
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Peter Holmes
B: 1939-02-06
D: 2017-05-12
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Aurora Decker
B: 2014-04-15
D: 2017-05-11
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Dr. William Van Kleeck, Jr. DO
B: 1929-01-29
D: 2017-05-04
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Michael Ferrante
B: 1960-12-17
D: 2017-05-01
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Brandon DeBold
B: 1984-10-30
D: 2017-04-04
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Patrick Bogert
B: 1958-08-13
D: 2017-03-31
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Ulster Park, NY 12487
Phone: (845) 338-1200

Our Affiliations

The staff members of Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home Ulster Park NY are very active in the Town of Esopus NY community and professional organizations. Here is a short list of the local, regional and national groups we belong:


Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice  

PO Box 1160 Buchanan GA 30113
Phone: 770 646-8988

Since its 1976 founding, the Academy has had as its goals: 1) to recognize those practitioners who have voluntarily entered into a program of personal and professional growth, 2) to raise and improve the standards of funeral service and 3) to encourage practitioners to make continuing education a life-long process in their own self-interest, the interest of the families they serve, and the community in which they serve. To initially receive this award, the practitioner must complete a 180 hour program of continuing education activities and events. In addition, the practitioner is required to accumulate 20 hours per year to recertify. Credits are awarded by the Academy for work leading to personal and/or professional growth in four areas: • Academic Activities • Professional Activities • Career Review (for retroactive credit) • Community and Civic Activities


Cooperative Funeral Fund  

74 Boston Post Road Madison CT 06443
Phone: (800) 336-1102
Fax: (800) 340-0000

For prepaid funeral arrangements, the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home is a registered member of Cooperative Funeral Fund, a Preneed / Service & Merchandise and Perpetual Care Fund Management Company. The Company specializes in Funeral Industry Trust Management and Insurance Products.


Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster Funeral Directors Association  

 Oklahoma City

In-Sight Institute  more info

PO Box 42467 Oklahoma City OK 73123
Phone: 800-658-9262
Fax: 405-810-9504
Contact: Doug Manning
Contact: Glenda Stansbury

Harry VanVliet IV, Certified Celebrant In-Sight Institute Life Tribute Professional


National Funeral Directors Association  

13625 Bishop’s Drive Brookfield WI 53005
Phone: 800-228-6332

The National Funeral Directors Association is the worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service. Through education, information and advocacy, NFDA is dedicated to supporting members in their mission to provide families with meaningful end-of-life services at the highest levels of excellence and integrity.


New York State Funeral Directors Association  

426 New Karner Road Albany NY 12205
Phone: 518-452-8230
Fax: 518-452-8667

Founded in 1889, NYSFDA is the oldest funeral directors association in the United States and is headquartered in Albany, New York. Membership in NYSFDA is available to any funeral firm licensed by the State of New York as well as all funeral directors, undertakers, embalmers or residents licensed by the State of New York who are owners, partners or employees of a New York State licensed funeral firm. Currently representing close to 900 funeral firms in New York State. All NYSFDA members adhere to an enforceable Code of Ethics.


Ulster Regional Chamber of Commerce  

214 Fair Street Kingston NY 12401
Phone: (845) 338-5100

The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, headquartered in Kingston, NY, is the region’s leading business advocacy organization. We support our approximately 1,100 members through business-to-business connections and consistently providing opportunities and resources to help our members grow and thrive. The Ulster Chamber is a leader in developing and advancing business growth and expansion, with an emphasis on promoting our member businesses, who value and appreciate strength in numbers. We provide the leadership, dynamic programs and business advocacy that makes us, the Voice and Choice of Businesses in the Ulster County Region.

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