John Vincent Odato Sr.
BIG INDIAN — John Vincent Odato Sr., 71, of Big Indian, went to be with his Lord, Monday June 16, 2014, at Benedictine Hospital, Kingston.
He was born April 3, 1943, at Queens, the son of John and Victoria (Parvis) Odato.
John married Michelle Forgenie at St. Dominic in the Virgin Islands.
He was an entrepreneur and operated the Beach Resort in St. Croix, Railroad Pizza and the Starlight Motel in Big Indian.
He served in the United States Army. He enjoyed sailing and was an excellent chef.
John is survived by his wife, Michelle Odato; children, John Jr., Joshua, Sophia; brother, Ron Odato; grandchild, Alex; nephew, Michael; and nieces, Jennifer, Lauren and Lani.
Funeral services will be at the church he was a very active member of, the Catskill Mountain Christian Center, Margaretville, at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20. Committal services will follow in the Margaretville cemetery annex.
Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hynes Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.