John W. Seymour

John W. Seymour

RED HOOK - Surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved, John William Seymour, 61, of Red Hook, New York, beloved husband, and best friend of Teresa Seymour for 25 years, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2013, at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, after a short battle with cancer.

He was predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Charlotte Seymour, and his brother-in-law, Vincent Crose.

John was born in Berkley, California, where he lived until he was eight years old then moved with his family to Pleasant Valley, New York where he lived most of his life. He graduated from Arlington High School.

John worked in the Automobile Industry for the past 25 years, including companies Jim Moran & Assoc., General Motors GMAC, and currently with MarketSource as a Dealer Account Representative, specifically for Ford Motor Company. He had many longtime clients, of which many became his close friends.

Besides his loving wife Teresa, his beloved son, John William Seymour, Jr., of Red Hook, New York, his brother David Seymour, his wife, Laurie, and son, David, Jr., his wife Jesse and daughter River of Granbury, Texas. His sister, Kim Crose of Poughkeepsie, New York, her daughter, Cory Crose, of Glens Falls, New York, and her son, Colin Crose, of Odessa, Texas, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and many relatives and friends survive John.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the members of the Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York. Their dedication and effort to provide quality care over the last 17 days were a heartwarming blessing to the entire family. We thank God for the gift of his life and the blessing of the time we spent with him. All will truly miss John and we will never forget him, as he is now with his savior and will always be with us in spirit.

Visitation will be held honoring John on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Parmele, Auchmoody & Schoonmaker Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.

Father Pat of St. Christopher's Catholic Church, Red Hook, New York will officiate funeral services from 12 to 12:30 pm. Eulogy by Ray Barry. Burial will be at St Peter's Cemetery following the Service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family or the , c/o John W. Seymour, 4 Church Street Ext., Red Hook, New York 12571.

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Funeral Home

Parmele - Auchmoody and Schoonmaker Funeral Home
110 Fulton Ave.  Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2013