Hudson – Calvin Edward Brendline, Sr., 84, a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Ghent Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Ghent, NY following a lengthy illness. Mr. Brendline worked for Duncandale Farms, Inc. in Millerton, NY for over 40 years. He then moved to Hamilton, NY and worked in the Culinary Division as a cook at Turning Stone Resort and Casino for 20 years.
Born March 22, 1936 in Sharon, CT he was the son of the late Harry and Louise (Lenhardt) Brendline. On February 5, 1955 at Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia, NY he married Jean E. Palmatier. His wife of 65 years survives at home in Hudson. Mr. Brendline was an avid fisherman and enjoyed casinos, senior citizen bus trips, spending time with his family and a good cigar. He will be dearly missed by all.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by a daughter, Gayle Harrison of Hudson and three sons, Gary A. Brendline of Wappingers Falls, NY, Robert H. Brendline and his wife Karen of Simsbury, CT and Paul J. Brendline of Hudson; his sister, Linda Kaye of Millerton and her husband Wally; six grandchildren, Heather LaMont, Heidi Roger, David, Danielle and Joshua Brendline and Kristin Garcia; eleven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by a son, Calvin E. Brendline, Jr. and two sisters, Cynthia Goggins and Barbara Hosier.
There are no calling hours. Graveside services and burial will take place privately at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Amenia, NY. Rev. R. Kent Wilson will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. To send an online condolence or a floral arrangement to the family please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenport Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 275, Hudson, NY 12534 or Ghent Rehab & Nursing Center, 1 Whittier Way, Ghent, NY 12075.