John J. Augustine

John J. Augustine KINGSTON- John J. Augustine, 90, a lifelong resident of Kingston, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at his home. Born in Kingston, he was a son of the late Michael and Anyella Zaplatka Augustyn. John was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II in the Pacific Theater on the USS Louisville. He worked for the New York Central Railroad for 20 years and then the US Post Office on Cornel St. John is survived by his wife of 67 years, Lillian Fuscardo Augustine of Kingston, whom he married on June 30, 1946; a son, John J. Augustine, Jr. and his wife Beverly of Colonial Beach, Va.; a daughter, Sharon Augustine of Hyde Park; a sister, Frances Sass of New Salem; and two grandchildren, Jan Marie Clatterbuck and Jill Augustine. Two great-grandchildren, Lukas Clatterbuck and Ireta Marie Crabtree, as well as many nieces and nephews, also survive. Service and interment will be private. Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave, is honored to assist the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family of John by visiting

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Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home Inc
411 Albany Ave Kingston, NY 12401
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Published in the Daily Freeman on Jan. 9, 2014