Priscilla Graham Vandemark 90, of Poughkeepsie, NY Passed away at Hudson Valley Rehab and Extended Care Center in Highland, New York on May15, 2023. Priscilla was born November 15, 1932, the daughter of Kelsey Dubois Graham and Frances Odell Graham. Priscilla attended Poughkeepsie Schools and in 1954 graduated from Vassar College with a degree in economics. She married Roger Vandemark July 11, 1954 in Poughkeepsie, NY. They resided in Woodstock, NY for a number of years, where she was a homemaker. Priscilla was later employed as a bookkeeper for Pleasant Valley Ford. Priscilla was always an avid reader, often reading a book every 2 -3 days. She was also a dedicated walker, walking several miles a week well into her 80’s. Priscilla will also be remembered for her dry wit, and her uncommon ability to listen, but not to suffer fools. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She was predeceased by her husband Roger in 1968 and her two brothers, Kelsey and Henry Graham. She is survived by her two children, Brian Vandemark and Joyce Vandemark (Alan Zablonski), many nieces and nephews, and grand nieces and nephews. The family respectfully asks that memorial donations may be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 There will be no calling hours. Burial will be private at the convenience of the Family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc. 39 So Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (845)-452-1840. To send online condolences please visit our website at www.darrowfuneralhome.org.
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