Farming Rural 13

George C. Drumm

November 23, 1936 ~ January 5, 2020 (age 83)

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Obituary

SAUGERTIES….George C. Drumm, 82, of Churchland Rd., died Sunday January 5, 2020 at the Ten Broeck Commons Nursing Home. He was born in Westhampton, NY on November 23, 1937 to the late John and Claudissa Drumm. He was raised by the late Frank and Marie Stiefel, the parents of William C. Parr, Sr.

A fifty year resident of Saugerties, he worked for over thirty years on The Wagon Wheel Dairy Farm located on Churchland Rd. He assisted in all operations of the farm. Milking a large herd of Holstein cows, haying fields, planting crops and caring for the animals. He especially liked riding and breaking family owned horses. Drummy’s true passion was demonstrating and teaching the kids on the farm about farming life.

Survivors include his sons, George (Nancy) Drumm, Jr. and Robert Drumm; brothers, Robert “Bobby” Drumm and William “Bill” Parr, Sr.; sister in law, Janet Parr; six grandchildren; great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Catherine Nieffer in June 2018.

His Funeral Service will be held 2:45 PM Saturday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home Inc., cor. of John and Lafayette Sts., Saugerties. Visitation will be from 2 – 2:45 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saugerties Animal Shelter 1765 Rte. 212, Saugerties. Further obituary information and  condolences may be shared at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 11, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street
Saugerties, NY 12477

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 11, 2020

2:45 PM
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street
Saugerties, NY 12477

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