Bruce A. Meldrom Obituary – Poughkeepsie Journal

Bruce A. Meldrom

Poughkeepsie – Bruce A. Meldrom, 74, of Poughkeepsie, NY, died suddenly Feb. 16 at home.

He was born August 16, 1947 in Poughkeepsie to Philip V. and Lila Shaffer Meldrom. He attended Red Hook Schools and graduated from Red Hook High School in 1964. He served in the United States Navy for 4 years.

On December 4, 1971, he married the former Linda Tuttle, who survives the home. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Bruce was employed at the Poughkeepsie Journal for over 45 years, first in the composition room and later in the advertising department for display advertising.

After his retirement, he worked at Enterprise Rent A Car, then worked for several years at Home Depot and he was currently employed at Hyde Park Florist.

Bruce was an avid You Tube watcher, he always said if you need to know something look on You Tube. He also enjoyed playing Texas Hold’em online for fun and loved going to the Mohegan Sun a few times a year. He was a true pet lover and spent many years with our cats, Scooter, Joey, Sarah, Benny and our newest cat, Jag.

In addition to his wife, Bruce is survived by his two daughters, Amy (Scott) Rajczi, Hyde Park, NY and Kathy (Bryan) Haase, Poughkeepsie, NY., his two older brothers, Philip (Kathy Tuttle), Rhinebeck, NY and James A. Meldrom, San Antonio. TX. and her 4 grandchildren, Emma, ​​Paul and Megan Rajczi and Samantha Haase. He was predeceased by his parents and his first granddaughter, Amanda Rajczi.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 20, 2022 from 2-4 p.m. at Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Services will be at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The burial is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538. If you would like to send a condolence online, please visit our website at

Posted on February 18, 2022

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