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Friday May 26th, 2017
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Norman Phillip Rider, Sr.

Norman Phillip Rider, Sr., age 71, of Accord, NY passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Born on October 9, 1945 in Ellenville, NY, he was the son of the late Calvin H. and Carolyn (Markle) Rider.

For many years Norman was a Campus Police Officer serving as Lieutenant at the State University of NY at New Paltz, he retired in 1998. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, baseball, football and softball. Norman liked Nascar racing and especially the Earnhardt’s. And the summer barbecues with family were not to be missed.


Norman is survived at home by his wife Dorothy, their children; Shawne Rider of Accord, Terri McNeil and husband Scot of Kerhonkson, Christina Purcell and her companion Jeff of Kerhonkson, Norman Rider Jr. and wife Krista of Saugerties and Patricia Rider of Kerhonkson. Grandchildren; Crystal Rider, Shawne Rider Jr., Katrina Gibson, Brandon Purcell, David Purcell, Kyle McNeil, Caden Rider and Emma Rider. Great grandchildren; Savannah Gibson, Easton Purcell and Mason Medina. His sister Caroline of California and his brother George of Accord. And longtime good friend and co-worker, Robert Maines II. He was pre-deceased by his parents and his brothers Calvin and Alfred. 


Memorial visiting will be held on Friday, May 26th from 2-5 PM with a celebration of his life immediately following at Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson. 


In lieu of flowers donations are requested to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or to the American Heart Association, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010 or to the American Lung Association, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007.


Arrangements entrusted to the HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. To send a personal condolence to Norman’s family please visit humistonfuneralhome.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Norman Rider, Sr.

Mike LuAnn Miller May 25 2017 12:00 AM

Dottie and family. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Michael LuAnn Miller May 25 2017 12:00 AM

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From your family at the SUNY New Paltz University Police Department

Expression of Sympathy May 25 2017 12:00 AM

We will be thinking about all of you tomorrow during the service for my beloved Uncle Norman. He will forever be in our hearts and I will cherish the beautiful memories from my childhood to adulthood that I have of him. Such a great man/Uncle with a sense of humor and compassion and he will be dearly missed. Love and prayers for you all. XXX OOO

Patty Flora & family May 25 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Rider, Sr.

Steve & Teresa coddington May 24 2017 12:00 AM

Dottie so sorry to hear of your loss . Had alot of good times & memories Rest In Peace Norm. Steve & Teresa

Steve & Teresa Coddington May 24 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy May 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Rider, Sr.

Kyle May 23 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear of your dads passing Patty he was such a nice man. Prayers are with you and your family.

Brenda decker May 23 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Rider, Sr.

Ralph Davis & Family May 23 2017 12:00 AM

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