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Leon R. Scheffel

November 30, 1945 ~ July 22, 2019 (age 73)

SAUGERTIES….Leon R. Scheffel, 73, of Esopus Creek Rd died suddenly Monday, July 22, 2019 at his residence.   Born November 30, 1945 in Saugerties he was the son of the late Raymond and Bertha Scheffel.  For many years he was employed at the Kingston Daily Freeman as the “Head Pressman.”   He loved boating and enjoyed spending time with his family on the boat on the Hudson River. 

            He was predeceased by his loving wife Winnie. Survivors include a son, Ray of Saugerties, a daughter, Andrea of Saugerties and a sister, Elaine Scheffel of Pennsylvania.   Several nieces and nephews also survive.   He was predeceased by a son, Steven R. Scheffel and a sister, Victoria Tobiassen. 

            His Funeral Service will be held 6:00 PM Thursday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. of John & Lafayette Sts. Saugerties.  Friends will be received Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 PM.  Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family @SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com

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