David A. Sheeley
1946 - 2017
George J. Moylan Funeral Home - Rosendale
2053 Rte 32
Rosendale, NY
David A. Sheeley COTTEKILL- David A. Sheeley of Cottekill, NY passed away Thursday October 26, 2017 at the age of 71. He was the son of the late Anne Service Sheeley and Croswell Sheeley. David was born on June 8, 1946 in Kingston N.Y. He attended Rondout Valley High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Oswego. He began his career with Kingston Cablevision then worked for Brinnier and Larios focusing on urban renewal in downtown Kingston. He then owned and operated D.A. Sheeley Construction which specialized in installing and maintaining large municipal water systems. He became Town of Marbletown Highway Superintendent in 1986, a post he held for 18 years. During his time as Highway Superintendent he was instrumental in the development of the Marbletown Rail Trail. In 2004 Dave became Commissioner of Public Works for Ulster County where he worked until his retirement in 2014. He was also a partner of the Rondout Golf Club. Dave is survived by his loving wife Sandra; two sons, Michael Sheeley (Marta) of Gulfport, MS. and Daniel Sheeley of Cottekill, N.Y. (with his first wife and longtime friend, Karen Sheeley); three stepchildren, Amy (Carmen), Lisa (John) and Bradley. He was blessed to have a granddaughter, Samanta Anne and five step-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Sue Sheeley and five nephews and one niece. He was predeceased by his brother, Garin. Calling hours will be held at George Moylan Funeral Home, 2053 Route 32, Rosendale, N.Y. on Monday, October 30 from 2 to 5 p.m. with a service at 5 p.m. Rev. Arlene Dawber will officiate. All are welcome to join the family at the Marbletown Community Center immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be addressed to the Town of Marbletown, PO Box 217, Stone Ridge, N.Y. 12484. Please note in the memo “In memory of Dave Sheeley”. All funds collected will be for the continued development of the Marbletown Rail Trail. (www.GJMoylanF uneralHome.com)
Published by the Daily Freeman from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2017.
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George J. Moylan Funeral Home - Rosendale
2053 Rte 32 PO Box 481, Rosendale, NY
George J. Moylan Funeral Home - Rosendale
2053 Rte 32 PO Box 481, Rosendale, NY
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Dave was a great guy. He also Help builded Harriet Webber memorial. So Sorry Sandy and family and Karen and Family. Peter and Annabelle Sarr.
November 3, 2017
Sandy & Family,

We are very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and hearts.
Linda & Jim Still
November 2, 2017
R.I.P. David. So sorry for the families' loss.
Candy Taylor Ahlf
November 1, 2017
Deepest sympathies to the Sheeley's on the passing of our cousin David
Taylor family
November 1, 2017
Michael,Dan and Karen and family
So sorry to hear this sad news. You were the best neighbors for 50 years..I will never forget..rest in peace dave..
Lizzy Hajek-Godwin
October 30, 2017
Sorry to hear of Dave's passing.He was a customer of mine and became a friend years ago.When I needed to find a new shop he and his son Michael were very sympathetic and offered support along with several recommendations.I will always remember their kindness.Dave was a good guy.
Steve and Linda Chapman
October 30, 2017
Marta Skowronska
October 29, 2017
Our condolences go out to Sandy and the family
mike Warren
October 29, 2017
Richard & Elaine Haener
October 29, 2017
Sandy & The Sheeley Family ~

Our deepest sympathy!
Ellen & Rich Michaelis
October 29, 2017
My condolences to the Sheeley family. Dave and his brother Gavin were wondeful men and great people. I remember them from my early years of living in the Rosendale, Highfalls area. RIP
Chrystie Raisner
October 29, 2017
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