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Burdette G. Dewell

Burdette Gage Dewell III, 82 of Ashland, NY passed away peacefully on July 13, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Burdette was born on January 24, 1931 in Albany, NY to Burdette Gage Dewell II and Mildred Hazel Dewell. Burdette is survived by his life partner Marion Quick, Brothers Dr. Jay Dewell, Dr. Robert Dewell, Sister Elizabeth Dewell, daughters Nancy Partridge, Cindy Foda, Bonnie Garden, son Wayne Dewell, 19 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Burdette Gage Dewell IV. He was married three times. His first wife was the late Kathryn Alice Jones, his second wife was Alice Lorraine Sherwood and his third wife was Doina Luca-Prizant. Burdette enjoyed many careers including Dairy Farming, Politics, Electrician, School Bus Driver and School Custodian and was an avid Beekeeper since the age of 13. Burdette was known for his love of hunting, sense of humor, love of good natured flirting with the girls and he always had a great joke to tell. Visiting hours will be held at Decker Funeral Home, Main Street Windham NY on July 17th from 2:00pm-4:00pm, and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. A service will take place at Decker Funeral Home on July 18, 2013 at 12:30 PM


Guestbook

Please Don't Cry Joe Green Please dont cry Im not really gone When you look out the window Ill be standing on the lawn Please dont cry Ill see you again Dont be sad Keep up your chin Please dont cry Im not really dead When you cry yourself to sleep Ill be by your bed Please dont cry Just because we had to part As long as you remember me Ill live in your heart Please dont cry Im not gone forever Ill be a cool and gentle breeze In hot summer weather Please dont cry Dont run and hide When you need a shoulder to lean on Ill be by your side Please dont cry When youre sad and weak Ill be there To kiss you on the cheek Please dont cry This is just a goodbye So please, oh please Baby, do not cry

Charlene Hidley and family Jul 16 2013 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with Marion and family ..he was a good man and will be missed....RIP

Sharon Benjamin Jul 16 2013 12:00 AM

Please Don't Cry Joe Green Please dont cry Im not really gone When you look out the window Ill be standing on the lawn Please dont cry Ill see you again Dont be sad Keep up your chin Please dont cry Im not really dead When you cry yourself to sleep Ill be by your bed Please dont cry Just because we had to part As long as you remember me Ill live in your heart Please dont cry Im not gone forever Ill be a cool and gentle breeze In hot summer weather Please dont cry Dont run and hide When you need a shoulder to lean on Ill be by your side Please dont cry When youre sad and weak Ill be there To kiss you on the cheek Please dont cry This is just a goodbye So please, oh please Baby, do not cry

Charlene Hidley and family Jul 16 2013 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you. His dry wit will surely be missed.

Jim Osborn Jul 15 2013 12:00 AM