PLEASANT VALLEY, N.Y. -- Vivian H. Darling, 83 of Pleasant Valley, died Wednesday, Oct. 19.
She was born May 30, 1933, in Poughkeepsie, the daughter of the late Verbal and Jennie Ferris Hidlebaugh.
She worked at home raising and caring for her three children until they were grown. She then worked for Vassar College in the alumnae office and the campus post office. She retired in 2008. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also loved gardening, creating photo albums for her family, antiquing and local historical archiving. She was a member of the Millbrook Historical Society.
She is survived by her children, Glen Darling and his wife Joyce of Staatsburg, Lori Mandy and her husband Mike of Salt Point and Scott Darling and his wife Susan of Clermont; six grandchildren, Michael Mandy, Caitlin Wilson, Matt and Andrew Darling and Lauren and Victoria Darling.
She was predeceased by her former husband, Lynn Darling; and sister, Margaret Hidlebaugh.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at Allen Funeral Home, 3270 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from Grace Episcopal Church, Millbrook. Interment will follow in Verbank Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Millbrook Historical Society, P.O. Box 135, Millbrook, NY 12545 or Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538.
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