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John R. DeVuyst "Dick"

October 11, 1938 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

John DeVuyst "Dick" Obituary

Palmyra/Hoffmeister, NY: DeVuyst, John R. ”Dick"; died on Friday, January 19, 2024 at the age of 85.  He is predeceased by his parents, John and Addie DeVuyst; sister Barbara Arthurton and son Geoffrey DeVuyst. He is survived by his wife Sharon DeVuyst, brother Douglas DeVuyst, son Kevin (Renee) DeVuyst, daughter in law Sonya DeVuyst; granddaughters Morgan (Peter) Bessey and Sarah DeVuyst; and great grandson Liam DeVuyst.

Dick grew up in Palmyra, NY. He was a mechanic and avid car enthusiast.  He spent time as a mechanic while serving in the Army in Germany. He traveled the country with his family while working for Mobil Chemical. He loved the outdoors and eventually moved to Hoffmeister, NY. There, he would enjoy hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and the peacefulness the Adirondacks offered. Dick was a lifelong member of the Morehouse Rod and Gun Club and member of Road Knights Car Club.

Calling hours will be held on Friday January 26 from 5-8pm at Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc. 123 West Main Street Palmyra, NY 14522. Funeral Service will be at 10:00am on Saturday, January 27at Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, with a burial service at 12:30pm at Lakeview Cemetery 426 Court St. Penn Yan, NY 14527. The funeral home proudly flies the United States Army flag in honor of Dick's service to our country. Please consider memorials to Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester and Finger Lakes, 200 Meridian Centre Blvd Suite 110, Rochester NY 14618 OR to Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 26, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc.
123 West Main Street
Palmyra, NY 14522

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 27, 2024

10:00 AM
Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc.
123 West Main Street
Palmyra, NY 14522

Committal
Saturday
January 27, 2024

12:30 PM
Lakeview Cemetery
426 Court St.
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Donations

Alzheimers Association of Rochester and Finger Lakes
200 Meridian Centre Blvd Suite 110, Rochester NY 14618
Web: http://www.alz.org/rochesterny/

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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