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Kenneth E Hotaling

April 29, 1942 ~ July 29, 2021 (age 79)


Kenneth E. Hotaling, 79, of Central Square, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 29, 2021, with loving family by his side.

Ken served as Councilman for Town of Hastings in 1980 and was current Deputy Supervisor from 1983 until his passing. He retired from Crouse Hinds in 2004. He very proudly served with the Central Square Fire Company for 55 years where he held numerous positions, most recently, Captain of the Fire Police. 

Ken is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 57 years, the former Ethel Chittenden; sons David (Nancy) and grandson Alex Hotaling of Douglasville, GA and Dennis (Tammy) Hotaling of Central Square; brother George (Carol) Hotaling of Clay; and loving pets Taffy, Grey, Mickey, and Buster.

Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, August 1st, 11 am to 3 pm, at Traub Funeral Home, Central Square. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, August 2nd, 10 am, at the funeral home, followed by a burial in Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Central Square   Fire Company or Hospice of CNY. Please visit to sign the online guest book


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August 1, 2021

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Traub Funeral Home Inc., Central Square
684 N.Main St.
Central Square, NY 13036

Funeral Service
August 2, 2021

10:00 AM
Traub Funeral Home Inc., Central Square
684 N.Main St.
Central Square, NY 13036

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