Michael K. Purdon

July 16, 2013

Purdon, Michael Obituary

 

Mr. Michael K. Purdon of Westbrookville, NY and a longtime resident of the area died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY. He was 56. 
He was born September 25, 1956 in New York, NY the son of the late Michael Henry and the late Margaret Jackson Purdon. 
Michael married Dianne Rivieccio 34 years ago on December 2, 1978 in Bronx, NY. 
He worked for Yellow Freight in Maybrook, NY and retired after 25 years of service. He later worked for over 10 years as the Maintenance Tech for Huguenot Estates, Huguenot, NY and New Twin Lakes Village in Bloomingburg. 
Michael attended Holy Name R.C. Church, Otisville and was a member of the Teamsters Local # 707.  He was an avid NASCAR fan who loved to follow #48 Jimmie Johnson. 
A family statement read: "Michael was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend who will be greatly missed by all who loved him." 
Wife: Dianne Purdon at home 
Son: Michael Purdon, Jr. and his fiancé Kristin,  Port Jervis, NY 
Daughter:  Tara Purdon Cuddebackville, NY 
2 Brothers: Dennis Purdon, Bronx, NY 
Joseph Purdon and his wife Dina, Bronx, NY 
1 Sister: Christine Crorkin and her husband Patrick, Bronx, NY 
4 Grandchildren: Michael, Mia & Lucas Purdon and Alivia Grant 
Also several Nieces and nephews. 
Mother-In-Law: Joan Rivieccio Bronx, NY 
2 Brothers-In-Law: Steven Rivieccio & his wife Katherine, Bronx, NY 
Daniel Rivieccio & his wife Deirdre, Bronx, NY 
Predeceased by his Father-In-Law: Silverio Rivieccio 
Friends may call at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 2 - 4 pm & 7 - 9 pm. 
Funeral services will be held at Friday, July 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM from Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main Street, Port Jervis, NY with Rev. Michael Palazzo officiating. 
Cremation will be at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA. 
Memorial contributions to: Hospice Of Orange And Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or New Hope Manor an All Female Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program, 35 Hillside Rd., Barryville, NY 12719 or SCInetUSA, to support Spinal Cord Injury and Treatment, 604 Allison Rd., D/251, Piscataway, NJ 08854 or visit justadollarplease.org 
Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com

Mr. Michael K. Purdon of Westbrookville, NY and a longtime resident of the area died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY. He was 56. 

He was born September 25, 1956 in New York, NY the son of the late Michael Henry and the late Margaret Jackson Purdon. 

Michael married Dianne Rivieccio 34 years ago on December 2, 1978 in Bronx, NY. 

He worked for Yellow Freight in Maybrook, NY and retired after 25 years of service. He later worked for over 10 years as the Maintenance Tech for Huguenot Estates, Huguenot, NY and New Twin Lakes Village in Bloomingburg. 

Michael attended Holy Name R.C. Church, Otisville and was a member of the Teamsters Local # 707.  He was an avid NASCAR fan who loved to follow #48 Jimmie Johnson. 

A family statement read: "Michael was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend who will be greatly missed by all who loved him."

Wife: Dianne Purdon at home

Son: Michael Purdon, Jr. and his fiancé Kristin,  Port Jervis, NY

Daughter:  Tara Purdon Cuddebackville, NY

2 Brothers: Dennis Purdon, Bronx, NY and Joseph Purdon and his wife Dina, Bronx, NY

1 Sister: Christine Crorkin and her husband Patrick, Bronx, NY

4 Grandchildren: Michael, Mia & Lucas Purdon and Alivia Grant

Also several Nieces and nephews. Mother-In-Law: Joan Rivieccio Bronx, NY

2 Brothers-In-Law: Steven Rivieccio & his wife Katherine, Bronx, NY and Daniel Rivieccio & his wife Deirdre, Bronx, NY

Predeceased by his Father-In-Law: Silverio Rivieccio 

Friends may call at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 2 - 4 pm & 7 - 9 pm.

Funeral services will be held at Friday, July 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM from Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main Street, Port Jervis, NY with Rev. Michael Palazzo officiating.

Cremation will be at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.

Memorial contributions to: Hospice Of Orange And Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or New Hope Manor an All Female Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program, 35 Hillside Rd., Barryville, NY 12719 or SCInetUSA, to support Spinal Cord Injury and Treatment, 604 Allison Rd., D/251, Piscataway, NJ 08854 or visit justadollarplease.org

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com

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July 18, 2013
2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

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Gray-Parker Funeral Home

100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, NY 12771
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July 19, 2013
12 noon

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Gray-Parker Funeral Home

100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, NY 12771
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July 19, 2013

Cremation
MacLennan Hall Crematorium

Milford, PA 18337
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