James H. Vooght

9 February 1949 – 17 August 2018

James H. Vooght, a retired control engineer for Dematic, and a former resident of Stony Point, died Friday, 17 August 2018 at his home at Yankee Lake. He was 69.

The son of the late Herbert Vooght and Elsa Ritchie Vooght, he was born 9 February 1949 in Brooklyn.

Jamie was a veteran of the United States Army, a former Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 61 of Stony Point, NY and an active member of the Mamakating Seniors.

He is survived by his two sons: James S. Vooght and his wife Jessica of Garnerville, and Richard J. Vooght and his wife Hannah of Highland Lakes, NJ; brother: Roger Vooght and his wife Christine, and their children: Carrie (Dana) Loud and Thomas (Jayna) Vooght of East Boothbay, ME; his longtime love: Fran X. Toepfer of Wurtsboro; and her children Chuck (Laurie) Toepfer, Dan (Miriam) Toepher, Greg (Mary) Toepfer, Mary (Bob) Glennon and Grandpop to Tyler, Sofia, Daniel, Ellie, Katie, and Jack and his furry grandbabies Harley, Velma, and Lady.

Family & friends are invited to gather on Thursday, 23 August from 4 to 7 PM at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro with a memorial service starting at 6:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, 600 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ  07430.

Arrangements under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro. For additional information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.kennyfuneralhome.com

News & Events 5/8/2019

Water Quality Summer of 2018

The New York State report on Yankee Lake Water Quality over the course of the 2018 summer season is available  by clicking this link.


The opening date will be July 4. A signup form for the July 6 Basketball Clinic can be accessed here. We encourage interested families to register by June 21 to help with our number of volunteer coaches.

Doug Spranger made and edited a 5 minute video taken from his drone copter flying over Yankee Lake. This beautiful sequence was shot in high definition (1080 p), and can be viewed on YouTube at this link.

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