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Steven P. VanDusen

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Steven P. VanDusen Obituary
ONEIDA >> Steven P. VanDusen, 63, of 321 Carpenter St., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at his home.

He was born on June 21, 1954, in Oneida, a son of Marion L. and Janice M. James VanDusen. He was a graduate of Canastota High School, Class of 1973.

On May 27, 1978, Steven was united in marriage to Bonnie L. Boston in the Canastota United Methodist Church.

Steven was a driver for many different companies over the years. He retired from the ARC of Madison-Cortland, and had previously worked at Stockbridge Central School District, the Madison County Head Start, Scholastic Book Fairs, and Madison County Transit Authority. He had previously worked in the factory at Die Molding Corp.

Steven, along with his wife, Bonnie, had been a family care provider for the ARC of Madison-Cortland for several years.

Steven was of the Catholic faith but attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church over the years with his family.

Steven had a passion for music and enjoyed camping, movies, fishing. He was also a die-hard Buffalo Bills fan and a NASCAR and golf fan more recently.

Surviving besides his loving wife of 39 years, Bonnie, are two children, Michael (Sarah) VanDusen, of Brunswick, Md., and Amy (Matthew) Mack, of Grantham, N.H.; one granddaughter, Kendall VanDusen; two sisters, Mary Ellen VanDusen and her companion, Paul Gleba, of Utica, and Ann Marie (Jay) LaBarre, of Cazenovia; a brother, David VanDusen, of Schenectady; an extension of his family, Shelly Carolla, and Brandy Bedell; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 551 Sayles St., Oneida, where the Rev. Abigail Browka will officiate. Interment will take place in Lenox Rural Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., 342 Main St., Oneida. Memorial contributions may be made in Steven's memory to The ARC of Madison-Cortland, 701 Lenox Ave., Oneida, N.Y. 13421. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at:

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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Aug. 8, 2017
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