Maude Louise Haight, 87, Pine Plains, NY, passed away August
29, 2017 with her family by her side at the Sharon Healthcare Center in Sharon,
CT. She and her husband lived their entire lives in the Hudson Valley as part
of the farming community. In the 1970s, they settled
in the beautiful valley on Tripp Road,
She was born October 7, 1929 in the family home in
Smithfield, Amenia, NY, the daughter of the late Jerome Bernard Morrison and Emma
Marsalla Hardisty. She attended the Square, a one‐room
schoolhouse in Stanfordville, the one‐room schoolhouse in Smithfield and later
the Millerton High School.
On April 12, 1950, she married Reginald L. Haight in front
of the Justice of the Peace in Millbrook,
NY. Mrs. Haight was an excellent cook, seamstress and enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Her
creations were second to none, especially her
doilies. She loved her animals and pets. She was strong‐minded and talented
when it came to crafts and keeping a home.
She is survived by her sister Eileen M. Moore, Pine Plains,
NY, and was predeceased by a brother, Bernard J. Morrison, Millerton, NY.
Besides her husband and sister, survivors include several
nieces and nephews: Leonard (Patty)
Morrison, Millerton, NY; Lana Morrison, Millerton, NY; Stacey L. Moore, Pine
Plains, NY; Bryan T. Moore, Milan, NY; Vicki M. Fallon, Millerton, NY; Sherry
(Foster) Poupore, Fletcher, NC; Michele Hilpertshauser, CA; Lisa
Hilpertshauser, Scottsdale, AZ; Lynn (Barbara) Costine, Pine Plains, NY; Denise
Costine FitzPatrick, Millbrook, NY; April
(Eugene) Costine LaDue, Albany, NY; Holly
Scanlon Beaton, NJ; Karen Scanlon, FL; Mark Scanlon; Frederick Mues; Debbie
Mues; John Pearston; and Laurie Pearston. She is also survived by several
great‐nieces and greatnephews; sisters‐in‐law, Vivian Costine, Albany, NY; Evelyn Boeckels, NJ; and close friends Vernon
and Holly Schrom, Gallatin, NY.
In addition to her
brother, she was predeceased by her brother‐in‐law, Thomas J. Moore, Jr., Pine
Plains, NY; nieces Martha Morrison Kilmer of Ashley Falls, MA; Teresa Jean
Moore of Pine Plains, NY; and Bruce Pearston. She was also predeceased by her
brothers-in‐law and sisters‐in‐law Ernie and Gladys Hilpertshauser, NC; John
and Lillian Pearston; John Boeckels, NJ; Richard and BettyHaight
Scanlon, FL; Frederick and Beatrice Mues, FL; Gordon Haight and Douglas Haight.
At the request of the family, there will be no services.
Arrangements were handled by the Scott D. Conklin
Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue Millerton, NY. To send an online condolence please
Memorial donations may be
made to the Pine Plains Rescue Squad, PO Box 100, Pine Plains, NY 12567 or the
Millerton Rescue Squad, PO Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546.
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