John Duryea

Obituary of John H. Duryea

John H. Duryea Pine Bush, NY John Howard Duryea, a resident of Pine Bush, formerly of Monsey, NY entered into rest on January 12, 2020 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. He was 80. The son of the late Howard Sherwood Duryea and Irene Eckerson Duryea, he was born on July 19, 1939 in Nyack, NY. John was an 8th generation grower and the last to run the family farm in Rockland County. He loved all things outdoors, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and growing his vegetable gardens. With his gentle demeanor and kind smile, he was often called a gentle giant for his tender care of God’s creatures. His horse barn was often referred to as “ horse heaven”. Survivors include his wife Nancy at home, his daughter, Rebecca Lynn of Pine Bush, sisters, Louise Foley of Chester, NY, Claire Mardula and her husband Stanley of Sun City, AZ and many nieces and nephews, and their children. He was predeceased by his sisters, Shirley Greaves and Jean Herscap. Visitation will be held on Wednesday January 15, 2020 from 3-7pm at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc. 1525 Burlingham Rd. Pine Bush. Funeral services will be offered at 6:30pm at the funeral home. Cremation will be private. To leave an online condolence please visit www.wmgaganfuneralhome.com Arrangements entrusted to the William M. Gagan Funeral Home.
Wednesday
15
January

Visitation

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc.
1525 Burlingham Rd
Pine Bush, New York, United States
845-744-6008
Wednesday
15
January

Service

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc.
1525 Burlingham Rd
Pine Bush, New York, United States
845-744-6008
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