Martin Thomas Bockis1

M, ID No. 11391, b. 14 February 1924, d. 6 December 2011
Martin Thomas Bockis (1924-2011)
FatherMartin Francis Bockis1 b. 12 Aug 1888, d. 1965
MotherMary K. Doonan1 b. 27 Nov 1898, d. 27 Jan 1995
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Velten

Spouse: Mary Ellen Langan – children:


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Birth*Martin Thomas Bockis was born on 14 February 1924 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.1,2 
He was the son of Martin Francis Bockis and Mary K. Doonan.1 
(sons) Census 1930Martin was listed as a son of Martin F. Bockis (given age 42) on the 1930 Census recorded 12 April 1930 in Cornwall Township, Orange County, New York.1 
Mlt WWII Enlistment*Martin enlisted in the Army during World War II on 18 February 1943 in New York, New York County, New York. At the time of his enlistment, he was 19 and single. He had completed two years of high school and was working as a printing press operator.3 
Mlt WWII*Martin served in the Army during World War II. He originally served in the 460th Paratroop Infantry Regiment of the 517th (known as the Flying Buzzards), and later the 82nd Airborne. He served in the European conflict and was involved in action at Anzio, the Normandy invasion, and the Battle of the Bulge. 
Marriage*Martin married Mary Ellen Langan
Occupation*Martin was a printer. He worked at various companies including American Bank Niote.4 
Death*Martin died on 6 December 2011 in Nyack, Rockland County, New York, at age 87.2,5 
Obit*The obituary of Martin Thomas Bockis appeared at the James F. Lulves Funeral Home, located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York. Mary Ellen Langan Bockis (wife) and Suzanne DiPasquale (daughter) preceded him in death.4 
Obit-Text*
Martin T. Bockis of Nyack and formerly of Cornwall-on-Hudson, entered into rest on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. He was 87.

The son of the late Martin and Mary Doonan Bockis he was born on February 14, 1924 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY.

Martin was an Army Veteran with the 82nd Airborne Division during WWII. He was also a member of the American Legion and the Knights of Columbus.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed by all.

Survivors include: daughters Marilyn Torre and husband Arthur of NJ; Anna Marie Bockis and husband Howard of ME and Bernadette Bockis of CA; son John Bockis of NY; ten grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and three sisters.

He was predeceased by his wife Mary Ellen Langan Bockis and daughter Suzanne DiPasquale.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 – 9pm at James F. Lulves Funeral Home, 9 Avenue A, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Dec. 9 at 10:00am at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, 340 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery.
 
Burial*He was buried on 9 December 2011 in St. Thomas of Canterbury Cemetery, located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.5 
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Citations

  1. [S1137] Martin F. Bockis household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Cornwall, Orange, New York; Roll 1632, Page 12A, Enumeration District 6, line 19, dwelling 317, family 327.
  2. [S574] Social Security Death Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com, data extracted from the Social Security Death Index Master File compiled by the Social Security Administration, Marin T. Bockis, b. 14 Feb 1924, d. 6 Dec 2011.
  3. [S1233] National Archives and Records Administration, "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [Ancestry on-line database]," Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File (archival database), Record Group 64, College Park, Maryland, Martin T. Bockis, Jr. entry.
  4. [S1930] Obituaries, James F. Lulves Funeral Home online, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York (http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net), obituary of Martin Thomas Bockis (1924-2011).
  5. [S1912] U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, a compilation of cemetery and funeral home data published in U.S. newspapers, funeral homes and collected from various online sources, obituary of Matrin Thomas Bockis of Nyack, New York, b. 14 Feb 1924 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, d. Dec 2011 Nyack, bur. 9 Dec 2011 Cornwall-on-Hudson.

Anne Bockis1

F, ID No. 11392
FatherMartin Francis Bockis1 b. 12 Aug 1888, d. 1965
MotherMary K. Doonan1 b. 27 Nov 1898, d. 27 Jan 1995
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Velten

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She is the daughter of Martin Francis Bockis and Mary K. Doonan.1 
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Citations

  1. [S1137] Martin F. Bockis household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Cornwall, Orange, New York; Roll 1632, Page 12A, Enumeration District 6, line 19, dwelling 317, family 327.

Edward M. Bockis1

M, ID No. 11393, b. 19 April 1927, d. 18 March 1999
FatherMartin Francis Bockis1 b. 12 Aug 1888, d. 1965
MotherMary K. Doonan1 b. 27 Nov 1898, d. 27 Jan 1995
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Velten

Spouse: Dorothy J. Halstead – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Edward M. Bockis was born on 19 April 1927 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.2,1 
He was the son of Martin Francis Bockis and Mary K. Doonan.1 
(sons) Census 1930Edward was listed as a son of Martin F. Bockis (given age 42) on the 1930 Census recorded 12 April 1930 in Cornwall Township, Orange County, New York.1 
Marriage*Edward married Dorothy J. Halstead, daughter of John Halstead and Nellie Garabarnt, in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.3 
Num Child*He and Dorothy J. Halstead had two children, both daughters. 
Death*Edward died on 18 March 1999 in New York, at age 71.2 
Burial*He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, located in Newburgh, Orange County, New York.2 
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Citations

  1. [S1137] Martin F. Bockis household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Cornwall, Orange, New York; Roll 1632, Page 12A, Enumeration District 6, line 19, dwelling 317, family 327.
  2. [S1293] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, 2006, http://www.ancestry.com, compilation of original data from National Cemetery Administration, Nationwide Gravesite Locator, Edward M. Bockis entry, b. 19 Apr 1927, d. 18 Mar 1999, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery, Newburgh, New York.
  3. [S1498] Obituaries, The Times Herald-Record online, Middletown, New York (http:/www.recordonline.com), 29 Apr 2005, obituary of Dorothy J. Halstead Bockis.

Fredella Bockis1

F, ID No. 11394, b. 23 October 1929, d. 22 April 2009
FatherMartin Francis Bockis1 b. 12 Aug 1888, d. 1965
MotherMary K. Doonan1 b. 27 Nov 1898, d. 27 Jan 1995
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Velten

Spouse: Philip R. Secor – children:


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Common NameShe was usually known as Dolly. 
Birth*Fredella Bockis was born on 23 October 1929 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.1,2 
She was the daughter of Martin Francis Bockis and Mary K. Doonan.1 
(daughters) Census 1930Fredella was listed as a daughter of Martin F. Bockis (given age 42) on the 1930 Census recorded 12 April 1930 in Cornwall Township, Orange County, New York.1 
Marriage*Fredella married Philip R. Secor on 8 May 1949 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.3,4 
Death*Fredella died on 22 April 2009 in Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, New York, at age 79. She died at home.2,3 
Obit*The obituary of Fredella Bockis appeared 27 April 2009 in The Poughkeepsie Journal published in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York.3 
Obit-Text*
Fredella "Dolly" Secor

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY - Fredella "Dolly" Secor, seventynine years old, a local resident since 1958, died on Wednesday, April 22, 2008 at her residence. She was born October 23, 1929 in Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY and was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary Noonan Bockis. Dolly was employed as a cashier at Shop Rite in Wappingers Falls for over twenty years until her retirement in 1995. She was a communicant of St. Mary Mother of the Church in Fishkill. Because three of her brothers had served in the US military, Dolly felt a strong calling to become a member of the VFW and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, which she proudly served for many years. On May 8, 1949, she married Philip R. Secor in Cornwall, NY. Philip predeceased her on April 8, 1994. Dolly is survived by her two sons, James L. Secor of Gardiner, NY and William Secor of Wappingers Falls; a daughter, Phyllis Secor of Wappingers Falls; one brother, Martin; three sisters, Anne, Ellen and Mary; two grandchildren, Jamie Marie Secor and Michael James Secor; three great-grandchildren, Kyle Weller, and Camille and Lily Secor; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers and a great-granddaughter, Samantha Secor, who died in 1993. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary Mother of the Church in Fishkill and burial was private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to St. Mary Mother of the Church, 103 Jackson Street, Box L, Fishkill, NY 12524. Arrangements were under the direction of the Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Homes, Inc., 1028 Main Street, Fishkill.
 
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Citations

  1. [S1137] Martin F. Bockis household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Cornwall, Orange, New York; Roll 1632, Page 12A, Enumeration District 6, line 19, dwelling 317, family 327.
  2. [S574] Social Security Death Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com, data extracted from the Social Security Death Index Master File compiled by the Social Security Administration, SS No. 098-24-1254, Fredella Secor of Wappingers Falls, New York, b. 23 Oct 1929, d. 22 Apr 2009.
  3. [S1626] Obituaries, The Poughkeepsie Journal online, Poughkeepsie, New York (http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com), 27 Apr 2009, obituary of Fredella "Dolly" Secor, b. 23 Oct 1929, d. 22 Apr 2009.
  4. [S1625] Social News Column, The Cato Citizen, Cato, New York (Thursday, 19 May 1949), p. 6:4, Community News, trip to attend wedding of Philip Secor and Fredella Bockis in Cornwall on Hudson, New York.

Dorothy J. Halstead1

F, ID No. 11395, b. 28 November 1928, d. 26 April 2005
FatherJohn Halstead1
MotherNellie Garabarnt1

Spouse: Edward M. Bockis – children:


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Birth*Dorothy J. Halstead was born on 28 November 1928 in Cornwall, Orange County, New York.1,2 
She was the daughter of John Halstead and Nellie Garabarnt.1 
Marriage*Dorothy married Edward M. Bockis, son of Martin Francis Bockis and Mary K. Doonan, in Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, New York.1 
Num Child*She and Edward M. Bockis had two children, both daughters. 
Death*Dorothy died on 26 April 2005 in Horton Memorial Hospital, located in Middletown, Orange County, New York, at age 76.1,2 
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Citations

  1. [S1498] Obituaries, The Times Herald-Record online, Middletown, New York (http:/www.recordonline.com), 29 Apr 2005, obituary of Dorothy J. Halstead Bockis.
  2. [S574] Social Security Death Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com, data extracted from the Social Security Death Index Master File compiled by the Social Security Administration, SS No. 050-24-5669, Dorothy J. Bockis of Cornwall, New York, b. 28 Nov 1928, d. 26 Apr 2005.

John Halstead1

M, ID No. 11396

Spouse: Nellie Garabarnt – child:


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Marriage*John married Nellie Garabarnt.1 
Last Edited28 Dec 2008

Citations

  1. [S1498] Obituaries, The Times Herald-Record online, Middletown, New York (http:/www.recordonline.com), 29 Apr 2005, obituary of Dorothy J. Halstead Bockis.

Nellie Garabarnt1

F, ID No. 11397

Spouse: John Halstead – child:


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Marriage*Nellie married John Halstead.1 
Last Edited28 Dec 2008

Citations

  1. [S1498] Obituaries, The Times Herald-Record online, Middletown, New York (http:/www.recordonline.com), 29 Apr 2005, obituary of Dorothy J. Halstead Bockis.

Diane Bockis

F, ID No. 11398
FatherEdward M. Bockis b. 19 Apr 1927, d. 18 Mar 1999
MotherDorothy J. Halstead b. 28 Nov 1928, d. 26 Apr 2005
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Velten

Spouse: Burton L. Leslie – no known children


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She is the daughter of Edward M. Bockis and Dorothy J. Halstead
Marriage*Diane married Burton L. Leslie.1 
Divorce*Diane Bockis and Burton L. Leslie were divorced in September 1977 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.1 
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  1. [S1366] Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005 [database on-line], published by The Generations Network, http://www.ancestry.com, original data from Nevada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records, Nevada Marriage Index, 1966-2005 (Carson City, Nevada: Nevada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records); and Clark County, Nevada Marriage Bureau, Clark County, Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-1966 (Las Vegas, Nevada: Clark County, Nevada Marriage Bureau), file no. 128452, Burton L. Leslie and Diane M. Bockis, divorced September 1977.

Beverly J. Bockis1

F, ID No. 11399, b. 12 November 1950, d. 10 May 2008
FatherEdward M. Bockis1 b. 19 Apr 1927, d. 18 Mar 1999
MotherDorothy J. Halstead1 b. 28 Nov 1928, d. 26 Apr 2005
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Velten

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Birth*Beverly J. Bockis was born on 12 November 1950 in Cornwall Township, Orange County, New York.2,1 
She was the daughter of Edward M. Bockis and Dorothy J. Halstead.1 
Death*Beverly died on 10 May 2008 in Middletown, Orange County, New York, at age 57.2 
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  1. [S1498] Obituaries, The Times Herald-Record online, Middletown, New York (http:/www.recordonline.com), 29 Apr 2005, obituary of Dorothy J. Halstead Bockis.
  2. [S574] Social Security Death Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com, data extracted from the Social Security Death Index Master File compiled by the Social Security Administration, SS No. 091-46-9158, Beverly J. Bockis of Middletown, New York, b. 12 Nov 1950, d. 10 May 2008.

Aldora W. Wakefield1

F, ID No. 11400, b. 29 December 1915, d. 26 May 2004

Spouse: Frederick J. Bockis Sr. – children:


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Marriage*Aldora married Frederick J. Bockis Sr., son of Martin Francis Bockis and Mary K. Doonan.1 
Birth*Aldora W. Wakefield was born on 29 December 1915 in Sheridan, Aroostook County, Maine.2,1 
Common NameShe was usually known as Alie. 
Death*Aldora died on 26 May 2004 in Colonie, Albany County, New York, at age 88.1,2 
Burial*She was buried on 29 May 2004 in Memory's Garden Cemetery, located in Albany, Albany County, New York.1 
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  1. [S1499] Obituaries, The Times Union online, Albany, New York (http:/timesunion.com), 28 May 2004, obituary of Aldora W. Bockis, d. 26 May 2004.
  2. [S574] Social Security Death Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.com, data extracted from the Social Security Death Index Master File compiled by the Social Security Administration, SS No. 003-12-6773, Aldora W. Bockis of Albany, New York, b. 29 Dec 1915, d. 26 May 2004.