(Saugerties, NY) -- Funeral services will be held tomorrow for former Congressman Maurice Hinchey in Ulster County.
The Democrat, who was diagnosed with a terminal neurological disorder earlier this year, died last week at age 79. Hinchey served New York's 22nd Congressional District, which covers Poughkeepsie, between 1992 and 2013 and was a champion of environmental causes. A funeral procession will form at 9:15 a.m. at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home in Saugerties and end at St. John the Evangelist Church, where a Mass of Christian burial is set for 10 a.m.
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