Francis J. "Doc" VanNorstrand, 83, of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Hudson Valley Rehabilitation Center in Highland. He was born in Poughkeepsie on June 16, 1934, the son of Albert and Alma Hall VanNorstrand. He was employed as a printer at Western Prinying, and as a landscaper for the Children's Home, both in Poughkeepsie. His wife, the former A. Patricia Riedinger, died June 18, 2001. Doc was a member of the Wappingers Council #1646 Knights of Columbus, and the New Hamburg Fire District Station #2. He was one of the original supporters of the Poughkeepsie and Village of Wappingers Falls Little Leagues for many years.Surviving are his children, Richard VanNorstrand of Wappingers Falls, Lynda Winslow of Highland, Mark VanNorstrand of Wappingers Falls, Susan Stabell of Conway, S.C., Bethanne Adriano of Franklin Park, N.J., Jonathan VanNorstrand of Hyde Park, and Sarah Dickinson of Staatsburg, several grandchildren and Greatgrandchildren. Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9PM. Services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Burial Wappingers Rural Cemetery. To send a condolence or for directions, visit www.delehantyfuneral.com
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