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Tuesday February 16th, 2021

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Tuesday February 16th, 2021
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Tuesday February 16th, 2021

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Kathy Lynn Van Demark

Kathy Lynn Van Demark of Accord, NY left this world on February 9th, 2021 after a long battle with cancer that lasted well over a year. She was 61 years old. Kathy was born on March 23rd, 1959 in Ellenville, NY; she was the daughter of Evelyn (Miller) Terwilliger and the late Ronald J. Terwilliger.

Kathy was an extremely talented artist who loved to draw, paint and make jewelry. She loved music and was also an incredible cook and baker. Her husband Barry said "It has been said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach" and Kathy was an excellent cook! In her younger years Kathy worked at the family business, Terwilliger’s Fruit Stand. She was also employed by Pioneer Exchange (PX) from the mid 1970's to 1980 and Van Demark Oil Incorporated during the 1980's. Kathy was also an amazing housewife and the best mother her daughter could ask for.

In addition to her mother Evelyn, Kathy leaves behind her husband Barry Jay Van Demark and her daughter Bobbi Jo Van Demark; her sisters Veronica and husband George Rider of Kerhonkson, and Loretta and husband Paul Rider of Vonore, TN, and brother-in-law Dave Mertine of Kingston; her nieces and nephews Ronald Rider (Danielle Bunton) of Kerhonkson, Timothy (Shannon) Pagliaroni Jr. of Accord, Rhonda Rider (Brett Van Gorder) of Accord, Alida Pagliaroni (Craig Miller) of Stone Ridge, Andrew (Lindy) Pagliaroni of Kerhonkson, Stephanie Decker of Vonore, TN, Arthur (Kelsey) Decker of Vonore, TN and Brooke Rider of Vonore, TN; and her great nieces and nephews Domenic and Hunter Palazzolo, Sophia and Lia Pagliaroni, Ava and Cole Van Gorder, Cierra Miller and Kampton Drake Decker.

Kathy was predeceased by her father Ronald, her sister Sharon Pagliaroni-Mertine and her brother-in-law Timothy J. Pagliaroni Sr.

Visiting will be held on Tuesday, February 16th from 10am to 12pm followed by a celebration of life service beginning at 12pm at Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Stone Ridge.

Contributions may be made to Humiston Funeral Home to help defray the funeral expenses.

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Hi Barry, my family and I were so sorry to hear your wife passed away. What a wonderful person she sounded like. I pray Jesus will carry you and your family through this very difficult time. God bless, Linda Padilla-Hostelley and Mom Lucy and sisters Lilly, Lisa & Laurie

Linda Padilla-Hostlley Feb 17 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers to you during this very sad time.

Marijane Knudsen Feb 15 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Barry, Bobbi Jo and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow.

Frend Bush and family Feb 14 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Van Demark

Gene & MaryEllen Cannizzaro Feb 13 2021 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Kathys passing. Our thoughts and prayers are out to the family.

Richard &Elaine Haener Feb 13 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Van Demark

Steve & Teresa Coddington Feb 13 2021 12:00 AM

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