Josh Polanco

Obituary of Josh E. Polanco

Josh E. Polanco

Port Jervis, NY


Josh E. Polanco of Port Jervis, NY, died Sunday, June 27, 2021 in Port Jervis, NY.  He was 32.

He was born May 17, 1989 in Manhattan, NY. He was the son of Jose Eugenio Polanco and Delia Iris Polanco


Josh worked as a Machinist for Meyer Tool, Inc. in Middletown, NY.


Josh was a creative spirit and inspiring man.  He was a true artist. Along with singing and rapping, he also created music. He had the ability to play any instrument, and could replay music just from hearing it. Nature was where he found his peace; he enjoyed being outside in the woods or by the water.  Most of all Josh was the greatest uncle, brother and son who loved spending time with his large family and his friends. 


He would also want you to know, the Earth is flat.


Surviving are:

His loving parents, Jose and Delia Polanco at home

His cherished dogs, Buddha, Deku and Nova

His beloved siblings: Carlos Polanco

                                    Joseph Valderrama

                                    Nathalie Saravia and her husband Wil

                                    Nery Polanco

                                    Fausto Polanco

                                    Emily Polanco

                                    Angelica Polanco

                                    David Polanco

                                    Jose A. Polanco

                                    Joseph Polanco

                                    Nathaniel Polanco

                                    Noel Polanco

His nieces and nephews, Lyleigh, Sophia, Antonia, Jovi and Gavin

Maternal grandmother, Nereida Picart

Paternal grandparents, Juliana Polanco and Domingo Santos

Also an incredible amount of aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Miguel Picart and David Martinez and his great grand parents, Blanca Nieves and Gino Vargas.


Family and friends are invited to visit at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis on Friday, July 2, 2021 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.


Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 5:00pm at the funeral home.


Cremation will be at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Josh to the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark, Inc., 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.  For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit




1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, July 2, 2021
Visitation at Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States

Funeral Service

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Friday, July 2, 2021
Funeral Service at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc.
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States
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