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John Allen Hart Sr.

January 4, 1954 ~ January 21, 2019 (age 65)

John Allen Hart Sr.

January 4, 1954 – January 21, 2019

Accord, NY



John Allen Hart, Sr. of Accord, NY, died on Monday, January 21, 2019 in the comfort of his home with his wife by his side. He was 65 years old.  John was born in Monticello, NY on January 4, 1954; the son of the late Enoch and Frances “Pearl” (Duncan) Hart.


John was a member of the Rochester Reformed Church in Accord. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, building model cars, working on cars, but most of all he loved to spend time with his kids and his family. John was a truck driver for most of his life. He worked for Freskeeto Foods in Ellenville for the past 37 years. Prior to this he worked for DUSO.


John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Tammy (Ellington) Hart whom he married on July 11, 1979; his son, John Hart, Jr. and his daughter, Patricia Bessette; his grandchildren, John Allen Hart III, Travis Hart, Nicole Bessette and Samantha Bessette. John is also survived by his brother Richard Hart, his sister Annie Hart, his former wife Sherry Kellner and longtime friends; Jimmy Waite and Clarence Burns.


In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Martha Depuy and his brother, Jim Hart.


Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 5-7pm at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main Street, Ellenville, NY. A celebration of John’s life will begin that evening at 6:30pm.


Contributions can be made in John’s memory to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

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