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Thursday August 28th, 2014
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Shirley Deyo

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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To Shirley's Family,
I knew your Mom back when - She was a dynamic person!
May "SHE" rest in peace.
Lorraine Marl
Lorraine's Beauty Salon

Lorraine Marl Aug 31 2014 12:00 AM

Ricky, so sorry to hear of your loss.  My deepest sympathy for you and your family.

Rosalinda Baldwin Aug 29 2014 12:00 AM

Karen and Kristen and family,  You have my deepest sympathy.  Shirley and I grew up together.  I am happy that she was a part of my life.  I know how much you must miss her.  Zoe

zoe wright Aug 28 2014 12:00 AM

To Karen and family, Ricky and family,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Shirley. She was an awesome woman and will be missed by many. I can still remember all the great times that we all had back in the IVI days. Rest In Peace Shirley.

Caroll Ulbrich Aug 27 2014 12:00 AM

so sorry for your loss she was an awesome lady     with a big heart

cathryn a van wagner Aug 27 2014 12:00 AM



To the Deyo family, Rick and Karen,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom (and Dad) were such special people--a part of our family really and she will surly be missed. I am so glad that I was able to speak with her briefly last month. May you find comfort in the many memories you have.

With deepest sympathy, Brenda

Brenda (Woods) Coleman Aug 27 2014 12:00 AM

Condolences from Barbie and I to the Osterhoudt and Dayo Clan.  May your fondest memories of Shirley sustain you during this period of grief.  She was a great lady and I know you all will miss her a great deal.

Michael R Siegel Aug 27 2014 12:00 AM