Laurie J. Hatfield of Goshen, N.Y., dies at age 58

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Laurie J. Hatfield of Goshen, N.Y., died at home on Saturday, May 4, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with MS. She was 58.

Daughter of LeRoy Hatfield and the late Joan Kuettner Hatfield, she was born on Feb. 22, 1961, in Nyack, N.Y.

Laurie spent most of her career working for the Department of Social Services. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and creating things. She loved animals and all things nature, but her greatest loves of all were her three grandchildren. She was a generous, caring person and a good friend.

Survivors include her father, LeRoy Hatfield; son, Christopher Hatfield and his, wife, Brittany; grandchildren, Braden, Dylan and Elizabeth; brothers, Scott Hatfield (Terri); Richard Hatfield (Rebecca); and her sister Linda Kowalczyk (Frank); nieces and nephews, Kimberly, Josh, Katie, Henry, Bryan, Evan, and Alex; and some very close friends who she considered family.

Visitation was held May 9 with a Funeral Service at the Lippincott Funeral Chapel, Goshen.

Burial took place at the Hamptonburgh Cemetery on May 10.

Because of her great love of animals, Laurie requested that you consider donating some time to an animal shelter of your choice in lieu of flowers.

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