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John J. Poehmel

JOHN JAMES POEHMEL SR. "JOHNNY", 73, of Maplecrest Road, Hensonville, NY passed away June 1, 2018 at his loving home. Johnny retired after 27 years as a Maintenance Engineer at the Onteora Club Park, Tannersville, NY. He enjoyed a good game of horseshoes, he liked his cup of hot coffee with his lucky lotto coin for his scratch-offs tickets, he also enjoyed playing the drums and but most of all he loved his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Elaine "Linda" (Hoyt) Poehmel. His beloved daughter Frances Ann (John) Becker of Cairo, NY & son John James (Bonnie) Poehmel Jr. of Hensonville, NY and treasured grandchildren John Andrew, Emily Rose and Rachel Elizabeth Becker. He is pre-deceased by his parents Lawrence & Sally (Acker) Poehmel Sr., his brothers Lawrence Jr. and James & sister Lucille. He is survived by his brother William (Ruth) Poehmel Sr., sisters Carol Schiefer, Sally Saracino & Edith Nickels, sister-in-laws Noreen (Craig) Delong, Frances Kiefer, Katie Praetorius, Carol Macintosh & brother-in-law Duane (Bunny) Wagenbaugh and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements for cremation were made by Decker Funeral Home, Windham, NY. Interment will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Ashland, NY. As per Johnny's wishes no viewing or memorials are planned. A Celebration of His Life will take place June 24, 2018 @ 1-4pm at CD Lane Park, 281 County Route 56, Maplecrest, NY for friends & family.


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So sorry for your loss. May his memory be eternal.

Don and Kathy Murray Jun 11 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Poehmel

Don and Kathy Murray Jun 11 2018 12:00 AM

Yvonne Quinion-Scribner Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Poehmel

Yvonne Quinion-Scribner Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM

I will always remember "Father John".... I nicknamed him that as well as "Mother Linda" when Fran and my kids played together and were growing up together!.... I'll never forget his teasing me at Fran's BBQs! He was loved by all and he will be dearly missed.

Yvonne Quinion-Scribner Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM

Linda, Chilton and I are sad to hear of Johns passing. You and your Family are in our thoughts and prayers. You shared a long time together As husband and wife and you have many lovely memories to cherish. God bless you and your family. With love, Christine

Chilton and Christine Cammer Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM

Thinking of you all. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Uncle Johnny xoxoxxo

Helen Spring Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Poehmel

Helen Spring Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM

Fran and family, My deepest condolences to you all. May God bless you all and surround you with beautiful memories. Pam

Pamela Fancher-Brent Jun 8 2018 12:00 AM

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