Walter “Red” Jeune, age 89, of Catskill, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was born June 6, 1930 in Catskill, the son of the late Ebenezer and Alfreda (Deyo) Jeune. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1947-1950. Walter was a partner of Post Brothers Auto Parts in Catskill for many years prior to his retirement. He was a private pilot, Charter member of Catskill Yacht Club and member of Catskill Masonic Lodge.
Walter was predeceased by a granddaughter, Tiffany Slutzky; and siblings, Alfred Jeune, Victor Jeune and Vivian Gilmore.
Walter is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bertha (Post) Jeune of Catskill; two daughters, Pamela Jeune Coloton and husband Russell, and Lisa Schlenker and husband Dennis; grandchildren, Rebecca Slutzky, Ryan Coloton and wife Whitney, Taylor Coloton; a brother, Norman Jeune; two sisters, Jane Jeune and Margaret Ann Kisselburg; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call 3-6 PM Sunday at Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday, at the Town of Catskill Cemetery.