Ralph Stanley Baxter of Milton, NY passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Wingate Nursing Home of Highland. He was 95 years old. Ralph was born in Marlboro, NY on November 27, 1921. He was the son of the late Howland & Hattie Crook Baxter. He married Ruth Adams who predeceased him on March 30, 2016.
Ralph was a United States WW II Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Vieby Sutton Post #124, a member of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Marlboro. Ralph was an Office Manager for Central Hudson Corp.
Survivors include his sons; David Baxter and his wife Peggy of Milton, Daniel Baxter and his wife Evelyn of Massachusetts, his daughter in law Erin Baxter of Milton, his 3 grandchildren; Melinda Baxter-Apgar, Jeffrey Baxter & Megan Baxter-Akacki.
He was predeceased by his son Jeff Baxter, his granddaughter Rebecca Baxter, brother Henry and 3 sisters Roberta, Virginia & Vivian.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday afternoon from 1pm-3pm at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro.
Funeral services will follow visitation on Sunday at 3pm at the funeral home with the Reverend Laurie McNeil officiating.
Graveside services will be held on Monday morning at 10am at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc.