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John J. McDermott III

1948 - 2021


John J. McDermott III of Montgomery, NY, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 in Carmel, NY. He was 73.

The son of John J. McDermott Jr. and Florence Ward McDermott, he was born March 6, 1948 in Newburgh.

John was a 1967 graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and worked as a taxi driver for Newburgh Taxi. He enjoyed playing and watching sports and loved his Yankees.

Survivors include his brother David (Susan)  McDermott; son Ronnie McDermott, daughter Jackie McDermott, daughter Cathy McDermott; grandchildren Alecia McDermott, Dana Petty, Amber Petty, Laton Petty, Joseph McDermott (aka Yo-Yo), Susie McDermott; great grandchildren Penelope Brunelle, Skyler Brown, Michael Gregory; stepson Robert Figueroa.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in New Windsor, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to St. Patrick St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 55 Grand St, Newburgh, NY 12550.


St. Patrick's/Our Lady of the Lake Church
55 Grand St, Newburgh NY 12550

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Carole Gorman (Phillips)

March 22, 2021 10:45 AM

Jack was a very dear friend to my sister Margaret prior to her passing and then to my mother after her passing. We will never forget his kindness and willing to help anyone in need. May he Rest In Peace and he will be missed.

Edward r ward sr

March 21, 2021 8:28 PM

Jack my older cousin we grew up pretty close a lot talks together you will be missed buy me you were always straight shooter and we had fun over the years Go with God hopefully some horse track up there

Liz Ford

March 19, 2021 11:03 AM

I will certainly miss my Friend. Rest in God's Peace and Love

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