Polly Ann Qua
Polly Ann Qua, 88, of Valatie, NY, passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 at her home. Born May 27, 1932 in Brattleboro, VT, she was the daughter of the late Merrill and Frances (Wood) Greene.
After graduating from Wilmington High School in 1950, she worked at Mary McClellan Hospital in Cambridge, where she met her future husband Atwood. They were married on Oct. 10, 1957 in Wilmington, VT. Atwood was a New York State Trooper while Polly stayed home and raised three children. She also worked for ten years as a lunch server at Martin Van Buren Elementary School. After Atwood’s retirement in 1988 they traveled south to winter in Florida. They both volunteered in Waxham NC and Hudson Florida and were fifty five year members of the Niverville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by three children Allen Qua (Debbie) of Stuyvesant NY, Bruce Qua (Marge) of Long Island and Ann Rivera of Chatham NY, a sister Carol West of Great Barrington, MA; six grandchildren, John and Emily, Dan and Leland, Krystle and Jacob and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Atwood “Woody” Qua.
There will be no service at her request and burial will be at a later date. She thanks all her caregivers and friends for their support. Memorials may be made to Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene, 47 Liberty St., Catskill, NY 12414. Arrangements are with the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie, NY.