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Jon Amodeo

b. May 26, 2016

Amodeo, Jon A.

Jon A. Amodeo, 78, of Castleton, died peacefully at home, Thursday, May 26, 2016, following a brief illness, with his beloved wife of 56 years, and family surrounding him.

Jon was born in Albany, the son of the late Frank and Katherine (Kittle) Amodeo.
A graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, Jon held many professions throughout his life before retiring as a Truck Driver. He operated several businesses including a Liquor Store, Beauty Salon, Taxidermy Shop, Upholstery Shop and a small deli/grocery store, which included a game room to encourage a safe place for local kids to come to, ‘The Korner Store’. Those who met Jon knew he was never at a loss for conversation. He was passionate about seeking & acquiring new skills, receiving many certifications of which he was quite proud. He loved to hunt, fish, golf, garden and ‘tinker’ in his workshop. His Heart & Home were always open, where he made everyone feel welcome.

He is pre-deceased by 3 brothers James, Jay and J. Michael Amodeo, and his oldest son Francis J. Amodeo; and survived by his wife Charolette A. Amodeo, their children: Jody Cady (Joe Bodner, Jr.), Daniel Amodeo (Mary Ferguson), John Amodeo, Stephen Amodeo, Thomas Amodeo, Patrick Amodeo, and Linda Amodeo (Don Taylor); 18 Grandchildren, and 8 Great-Grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral Mass Wednesday June 1, 2016 at 11 am in Sacred Heart Church, 3 Catholic Way, Castleton, NY. Calling hours will be Tuesday May 31, 2016 3-7 pm in Ray Funeral Home, 59 Seaman Ave., Castleton.

For those who wish, contributions may be made to Castleton Ambulance, 1700 Brookview Rd., Castleton, NY 12033, in memory of Jon A. Amodeo.

Ray Funeral Service, Inc.
59 Seaman Ave.
Castleton, NY 12033
(518)732-7663

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