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“We never lose the ones we love....For even thou they're gone ....Within the hearts of those who care....Their memory lingers on....Rest In Peace my...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Landry - Shandaken

2 of 12 | Posted by: Tessa DeMuro

“Wish we could be there with the family tomorrow. John was a very dear friend and a wonderful person. We are going to miss him very much. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Steve & Tessa DeMuro - NY

“Praying for Comfort and Peace for all our extended Family as we mourn Johnny's passing, especially Audrey and Tammy. He will be so missed but we can...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Elsa Kruse - Merritt Island, FL

“I will always remember the good time we all had when you came down with your sister (Teri) and nephew (Jonathan). My only regret is that it was the...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Uncle J.. I will always treasure the memories and the times I have had with you....My deepest condolences to my Aunt and cousins.. Uncle J is in...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Carpino - Myrtle Beach, SC

“condolences to the Fennelly family. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Ernestine Rider-Smith - friend

“I'll always remember the many laughs we all shared at the phoenicia diner, thanks john. So sorry for your loss john was a good man. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: lorena pomeroy - mt tremper, NY

“Rest in peace ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Richard Bennett - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man! You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: TraceySue - Hurley, NY

“RIP My Dear John, When Darren passed you saved us. My Taylor and I will never forget your Kindness and caring ways. You were truly an Angel for us...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Anna Martiello Mcvitty - westbury, NY

“Johnny was truly one of the good guys. Always ready with a joke to brighten your day and although there were decades between us I could sit and...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: John O'Rourke - Friend

Big Indian-

John R. Fennelly, 82 of Big Indian died Sunday at his residence, with family at his side. He was born May 12, 1932 in Kingston, the beloved son of the late Mary Pomeroy. John was a truck driver, having been a member of the Teamsters Local #707. He both grew up, and retired in Big Indian. He was a veteran of the U.S.Army, having served in the Korean War and stationed in Germany. John was a pillar of the community, and loved by all who knew him.
Surviving are his daughters: Audrey Fennelly of FL, and Tammy and her husband Tom Bates of TX. 3 grandchildren: Jessiee Lynn Wilson, Krista and Jonathon Bates. A sister Teri Carpino of Kingston. Sister-in-law Mary Pomeroy of Big Indian. Uncle of Jonathan Carpino, and Barbara Pomeroy and many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. He was predeceased by his brother Roy L. Carpino, and step-parents Roy and Margaret Carpino.
A Memorial Service to Celebrate the Life of John will be held on Thursday at 1pm at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home 87 Main St. Phoenicia with the Rev. Ralph Darmstadt. Family will receive friends on Thursday at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home from 11am to 1pm prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia research at www.lls.org or the www.diabetes.org You may share a condolence with the family on John's Memorial page at www.gormleyfuneralhome.com

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