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Frank A. Deyo Sr.

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Frank A. Deyo Sr. was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He passed away suddenly on November 26, 2020, at age 82.

Frank was born on March 19, 1938, in Catskill, NY to Willard Sr. and Laura (Vandermark) Deyo. He grew up in Earlton, NY where he lived most of his life alongside his brothers Willard Jr., Tom, Dave, Tim, Mark, and sisters Susie, Laurie, and Nancy, and later with his wife Gail.

Frank was a devoted employee of the Daily Mail in Catskill, NY until his retirement. During retirement Frank enjoyed going on car rides, fishing, reading the newspaper, playing bingo, watching his favorite baseball team (the Yankees), and hanging out with his dog Lily.

Gail A. Deyo was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She passed away suddenly on December 10, 2019, at age 77.

Gail was born on July 20, 1942, in Albany, NY to Iris Kezer and Abraham Chusid. She grew up in Altamont, NY and attended Colonie Central High School. Gail was predeceased by her two brothers, Leslie Chusid and Paul Chusid.

Gail worked at the Daily Mail in Catskill, NY until she graduated nursing school and became a nurse at Ferncliff nursing home in Rhinebeck, NY. Gail also worked as an EMT where she saved countless lives and trained CPR. Gail enjoyed being a girl scout troop leader, playing bingo, taking trips to the beach, and visiting family across the country from Vermont all the way to California.

Frank and Gail were married on September 2, 1978, and spent 41 years together raising their children, traveling every summer with their grandchildren, going to church, and visiting friends and family. They also enjoyed playing scratch-off lottery tickets and taking their dog Lily with them everywhere they went.

They were predeceased by their children Frank Jr. and Kathleen. They are survived by their children Michelle, Sandra (William), and James. They are also survived by their grandchildren Crystal (Osmin), Laura, Melissa, Sabrina, Ashley, Danial, Joshua, David, Amanda, Destiney, Dylan (Liz), Rachel, and Mathew as well as many great-grandchildren.

Frank A. Deyo Jr. was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He passed away on March 25, 2018, at age 53.

Frank was born on October 25, 1964, in Catskill, NY to the Frank Deyo Sr. and Marion (Wolfe) Deyo.

Frank Deyo is survived by his wife, Sheri Deyo, and his children Crystal (Osmin), Dylan Deyo (Liz), and stepdaughter Jessica. He is also survived by his grandchildren Alana, Rhiannon, Colin, and Hailey.

Frank and Sheri were married for 13 years and together they enjoyed hunting, fishing, visiting historic places and museums, and working together on their business, Deyo Roofing.

Services will be held for Frank Deyo Sr., Gail Deyo, and Frank Deyo Jr. on Saturday, December 4th at 11:00 am at the High Hill United Methodist Church in Athens, NY followed by the interment at the Greenville cemetery. The family would like to invite friends and family to attend and pay their respects as their loved ones are laid to rest.

Flowers can be sent to the Deyo home at 156 Deyo Road, Earlton, NY 12058. Contributions in their memory can be sent to High Hill Methodist Church at PO box 456 Leeds, NY 12451. Condolences may be made at

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