In memory of
Sally Elaine Morehouse
Morehouse, Sally Elaine GLENMONT Sally, 70, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016, from natural causes. She was born in Poughkeepsie and is survived by her brother-in-law, Robert H. Marshall; nephews and nieces, Seth A. Marshall, Alisann S. (Marshall) Crough and husband, Daniel F. Jr., Brett S. Marshall, Lindsay J. (Marshall) Stranahan and husband, Kenneth A.; and grandnieces and grandnephews, Michelle D. and Daniel P. Crough, and Lena E. and Ava B. Stranahan as well as many cousins. She is predeceased by her parents, Anna Sears (Cornish) Morehouse and Willis Palmer Morehouse; and sister, Nancy Ann (Morehouse) Marshall. She received a B.A. in English and general literature from Binghamton University. She had a lifetime love of reading and was an excellent writer, which she applied to her career at the State of New York in the Department of Civil Service from which she retired in 1997. In the 1970's she competed in the New England Paralympics, where she won several medals. Sally supported the arts, nature, progressive politics and her favorite charities such as Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue. She had a unique appreciation of fine things and collected art and frequented craft shows where she purchased many beautiful pieces, including paintings, sculptures and glassware. Sally carried on the Morehouse tradition of loving and collecting antique clocks. She also enjoyed fine food and collecting wine. Sally greatly enjoyed her wildflower garden, which she created in collaboration with her sister. She had several cats over the years, and enjoyed their antics and companionship. Sally's love of travel started with her college foreign exchange trip to Neuchatel, Switzerland. Over the years she cruised the Caribbean and Panama. She also vacationed and attended family gatherings all over the U.S. and in Canada. She enjoyed her annual trip to the Von Trapp family lodge in Vermont and often enjoyed the company of family members there. Sally and her sister also enjoyed camping with Wilderness Inquiry. There will be a memorial service at the Delmar Presbyterian Church on Friday, November 11, at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a donation be made in Sally's name to Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue, Inc., 7556 N.Y.S. Route 9N, Westport NY 12993.
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