Jack R. Deyo TOWN OF ULSTER- Jack R Deyo, 80, of Town of Ulster, died peacefully Thursday afternoon, May 23, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 18, 1933 in Kingston, the son of late Reginald B and the late Gertrude (Fraser) Deyo. He was married to his loving wife Gloria Modica Deyo; they wed on Nov. 28, 1957. Jack was a graduate of Kingston High School, Class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a Financial Analyst for IBM Kingston, retiring in 1992 Jack was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, he sang in the church choir, had served on the church council and had served as council president. He had been a member of the Mendelssohn Club with his father, Bud Deyo. Jack also played the tuba professionally for over 40 years and was a member of Muscians Local # 215. He was a dedicated volunteer and board officer of the Ulster Greene ARC for 26 years. He was honored by N.Y. State Legislation through UARC with an annual award named after him “The Jack Deyo Award for Outstanding Advocacy” He was also a volunteer at Golden Hill Health Care Center. He was a member of Joyce Schirick Post #1386 VFW. In addition to his loving wife Gloria, he is survived by his daughters; Sr. Master Sgt. Cathy E Deyo, U.S.A.F. Retired of Valdosta, Ga. and Laurie Deyo Ramirez of Tuscon, Ariz.; grandchildren, Jordan and Jenna Ramirez; sister-in-law, Phyllis Deyo of Binghamton and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Alan Deyo. Entrusted to the care of Eric Keyser, A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave, Kingston. Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. The service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Wednesday at 12 noon. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, Schwab Memorial Fund, 104 Wurts St., Kingston, N.Y. 12401, Ulster - Green ARC, Foundation Office, 471 Albany Ave., Kingston, N.Y. 12401 or Golden Hill Activity Fund, 99 Golden Hill Drive, Kingston, N.Y. 12401 Light a candle in memory of Jack at www.Carrandsonfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Daily Freeman on May 26, 2013