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Shirley Deyo

October 15, 1933 — August 25, 2014

Shirley (Denman) Deyo, a life long resident of the area, died Monday August 25, 2014 at Vassar Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. She was the daughter of Jennie (Mitchell) Denman, born on October 15, 1933 in Summitville, NY. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward “Bucky” Deyo, her mother and her sister Jean Coddington.

In her early days, she worked as a receptionist, Medical Billing Specialist, for the Ellenville Medical Group. Shirley along with her husband Bucky, were the owners of the Indian Valley Inn in Kerhonkson and E. Deyo Lumber in Pataukunk and several rental properties. Shirley also worked as the Home Relief Officer for the Town of Rochester. Shirley was also involved in local politics and for years was a town of Rochester democratic committee person.

She is survived by her son, Richard Deyo and his wife Mary. His three sons, Paul LaCroix and his wife Donna, Jonathan Deyo and his wife Becky, Mark Deyo and his companion, Rachel Weiner.

She is also survived by her daughter, Karen Deyo Osterhoudt, husband Howard and their three daughters. Kristen Osterhoudt Walsh and husband Taylor, Megan Osterhoudt and companion Christopher Warren, Kaitlyn Osterhoudt and her companion, Jason Mekulik.

She will be missed by all including her great grandchildren, Brandon, Alexis and Christian LaCroix, Kayla Deyo, Jonathan, Joey, and Julia Deyo, and Hadley Walsh. Along with several cousins, nieces, nephews and her care giver Khadija Johnson.

Shirley was never afraid to tell people what she thought and was passionate about whatever she was involved in. You always knew where you stood with her. We will miss her strength and determination. She loved her family dearly and will be greatly missed by all of us.


Visiting will be held on Thursday, August 28th from 2-4 & 7-9pm at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson. A celebration of Shirley’s life will be on Friday the 29th at 11am also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fantinekill Cemetery, Ellenville.

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Visitation

Thursday, August 28, 2014

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Humiston Funeral Home, Inc.

30 42nd Street, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

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Visitation

Thursday, August 28, 2014

7:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

Humiston Funeral Home, Inc.

30 42nd Street, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

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Celebration of Life

Friday, August 29, 2014

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

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