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Joseph A. Churnetski

September 4, 1934 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 86)

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SAUGERTIES…Joseph A. Churnetski, 86, of Main St., died Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the Kingston Hospital. He was born on September 4, 1934 in Sugar Notch, PA to the late Joseph and Frances Baranowski Churnetski. Upon relocating to the area he worked as a computer programmer for IBM and was a member of the Quarter Century Club.  Joseph had many hobbies, including carving, woodworking, and watching Red Sox baseball, but he especially enjoyed spending his time visiting friends and neighbors and was always ready with a joke or a kind word.

Survivors include his three children, Roseann Oliveri of Livingston Hills, Tricia Churnetski of Albany and Jay Churnetski of Rhinebeck; grandchildren, Seann Oliveri and Acacia White; great grandchildren, Penny, Piper and Fletcher and sister, Jeannett.

His Funeral Service will be held 8pm Monday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, cor. of John and Lafayette Sts., Saugerties. Visitation will be from 6-8pm. Further obituary information and expressions of condolence may be shared at 


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October 12, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street
Saugerties, NY 12477

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