John was predeceased by his wonderful wife, Martha; his granddaughter, Michelle Stanton; and his sisters, Lillian Abrams and Margaret Spooner.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Second Baptist Church, Edmeston, with Pastor Ray Merritt officiating.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston. Interment will be in Edmeston Union Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in John’s memory to the Edmeston Emergency Squad, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
The family extends special thanks to the caring staff at Serenity Place of Otsego Manor and Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care.
Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home and condolences to the family may be left at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home website www.hjtfuneralhome.com.