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April 18, 2014

David Jeffrey Pendell

David Jeffrey Pendell

MARGARETVILLE — David Jeffrey Pendell, 70, resident of Margaretville, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.

Jeff was born Dec. 16, 1943, at Bath, the son of Edward and Frances Mabelle (Tabor) Barton.

Jeff attended Margaretville Central School and then entered the U.S. Army serving as a military police officer.

He worked as a trouble-shooter for a propane gas company in the Plattsburgh and Newburgh area. Jeff owned a service station in Arkville, and also served as a police officer in the Village of Margaretville.

He retired from the Town of Middletown Highway Department where he worked for several years before becoming the Superintendent of the Middletown Highway Department.

He had been an active member of the Margaretville Fire Department, and a member of the Margaretville Hospital Ambulance Squad, and the Middletown American Legion Post 216. He enjoyed playing cards and his time at the hunting cabin.

Jeff is survived by children, Amber Endaya, Jeffrey Pendell Jr. and Bob Soules; sisters, Kathy Barnes and her husband, Gene and Jill Russell Hoffman; brother, Bill Russell and his wife, Trudy; grandchildren, Rachel Soules, Jessica Soules, Philip Soules, Darien Soules, Ryan Campbell, Sean and Adriana Endaya and Danika Peters; great-grandchildren, Ryan Campbell Jr., and Baily Campbell.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the New Kingston United Presbyterian Church, New Kingston, with Pastor Shirley Davis, officiating. Committal will follow in the New Kingston Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville, from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014.

Donations in memory of Jeff may be made to the Margaretville Fire Department or the Margaretville Hospital Ambulance Squad.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

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