Obituary of John Arthur Boe, Jr.
Mr. John Arthur Boe Jr. of Huguenot, NY, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 82. He was born January 8, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late John Arthur and Dorothy Boe.
John proudly served our country in the United States Navy during Vietnam.
He was a retired Firefighter for the City of New York on Engine 93, 13th Battalion.
A family statement read: "John enjoyed traveling, deep sea fishing, cooking and football. He loved spending the holidays with his family."
Surviving are his beloved wife, Irene Boe, whom he married May 5, 1972; two loving children: Susan Ramos of Port Jervis, NY and Bill Colley and his wife, Sharon of Cuddebackville, NY; two brothers: Donald Boe of New Jersey and David Boe and his wife, Jane of Texas; four grandchildren: Kailyn Tibby of Scranton, PA, Kenneth Jones of Port Jervis, NY, William Colley of Westtown, NY and Sean Colley of Dingman's Ferry, PA; three great grandchildren: Caleb, Jacob and Gianna.
At Captain John's request, there will be no funeral services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 1730 M Street NW, Suite 705, Washington, DC 20036.
Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. For additional information or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com
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Port Jervis, NY 12771