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Friday May 1st, 2009
12:00pm

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Stephen F. Shedina

Knox- Stephen F. Shedina, 93, died at home, Tuesday April 21, 2009. He was born in the town of Guilderland, educated in one room school house in Guilderland and then in Knox. He was a World War II veteran of the US Army Medic serving in Panama and the Philippines. He worked many years as a farmhand locally, in 1961 he went to work for the NYS Transportation Highway Department, he retired in1980. He was a member of the Knox Reformed Church since 1951, the Hilltown Senior Citizens, and the Gallupville Grange #893 for many years, until it dissolved. He was an inactive member of the American Legion Post #977, as well as one of the original members of the Knox Fire Department. Stephen is survived by his wife Elizabeth J. (Kolb) Shedina; two daughters Lydia (Elmer) Ogaard of Knox and Marie A. Simon of Rockport, TX; Seven grandchildren; Stephen, Michael (Mandi), Erica, Diana, Wesley (Susan), Stephanie (Justin) and Kevin; three great grandchildren Alex, Nathan, and Jonathan; a stepbrother William Przysiecki of Schoharie. He is predeceased by his son Stephen F. Shedina Jr.; sister Mary Cienciva; three brothers William, Joseph and Charlie Shedina; a stepbrother Roman Przysiecki; three stepsisters Mary C. Smith, Helen Sprung and Jules Rener; as well as a son-in-law Lawrence D. Simon. A funeral service will be conducted at 12 pm on May 1, 2009 at the Fredendall Home, Altamont, followed by an interment in Knox Cemetery. Donations may be made in Stephen's memory to the Knox Reformed Church, PO Box 86, Knox, NY 12107 or the American Legion Post 977, P.O. Box 461 Altamont, NY 12009.


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I love you with a bushel and a peck and a hug around your neck. I'll miss you grandpa. Love, your Texan Grandaughter

Stephanie Halpin May 6 2009 12:00 AM

Dad, You didn't even know what a computer was, and I know you cannot see this, but I have to write to you. So many loved ones showed up for you. Keep a watch over Mother. No words express how grateful I am for all you taught me. I wish I didn't have your OCD, tho!! I miss you so very much. Love and hugs, Peanut

Marie Simon May 5 2009 12:00 AM

Dad, You didn't even know what a computer was, and I know you cannot see this, but I have to write to you. So many loved ones showed up for you. Keep a watch over Mother. No words express how grateful I am for all you taught me. I wish I didn't have your OCD, tho!! I miss you so very much. Love and hugs, Peanut

Marie Simon May 5 2009 12:00 AM

I will always remember my grandpas stories of the war,the lady who gave birth while working the fields and how birch trees grow after a fire and many more. He was a wonderful man and i will miss him very much. love you grandpa stephen

Stephen Ogaard Apr 29 2009 12:00 AM

I will always remember my grandpas stories of the war,the lady who gave birth while working the fields and how birch trees grow after a fire and many more. He was a wonderful man and i will miss him very much. love you grandpa stephen

Stephen Ogaard Apr 29 2009 12:00 AM

God Bless you Uncle Steve. I have many fond memories of you and Aunt Betty. You'll be missed. David

David Kolb Apr 23 2009 12:00 AM

God Bless you Uncle Steve. I have many fond memories of you and Aunt Betty. You'll be missed. David

David Kolb Apr 23 2009 12:00 AM

Dear Aunt Betty, Lydia and Marie and family. Uncle Steve will always be remembered for his quiet strength and his love of life and for all of you. He shared so much of himself in his teachings on gardening and farming. Please accept our sincere sympathy but know that he is at home with the LORD and family that have gone on before him. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time. God bless you today and always. Love Tim and Char

Char Gaylord Apr 23 2009 12:00 AM

Dear Marie, Memories are treasures That time cannot take away, So may you be surrounded By peaceful ones today. May all the love and tenderness Of golden years well spent, Come back today to fill your heart With beauty and content. And may you walk down memory lane And meet the one you love, For while you cannot see him, Hell be watching from above. So for his sake be happy And show him that his love, Has proven strong and big enough, To reach down from above. MY PRAYERS AND LOVE ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS TIME OF SORROW. HUGS, T.

Tina M. Riley Apr 22 2009 12:00 AM

Dear Marie, Memories are treasures That time cannot take away, So may you be surrounded By peaceful ones today. May all the love and tenderness Of golden years well spent, Come back today to fill your heart With beauty and content. And may you walk down memory lane And meet the one you love, For while you cannot see him, Hell be watching from above. So for his sake be happy And show him that his love, Has proven strong and big enough, To reach down from above. MY PRAYERS AND LOVE ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS TIME OF SORROW. HUGS, T.

Tina M. Riley Apr 22 2009 12:00 AM

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