Joseph R. Durma


Joseph R. Durma of Chester, NY, died on March 14, 2023, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, where he was 90 Years of age.

He was a Dairy Farmer in Chester, N.Y., and a member of the Jersey Cattle Club and Belgian Draft Horse Association.

Joseph was born to Mr. Joseph Durma and Mrs. Florence Gurecki-Durma on September 10, 1932.

He is survived by his loving children, his son Joseph Durma; his daughter Patricia Miller and her husband Tim; his son James Durma and his wife, Elise Kim. His son William Durma, his wife Charlotte, and sister Dorothy Romer.

Joseph is also survived by his Grandchildren, Matthew J. Miller, Jessica and her husband Joseph Myers, Sara and her husband John Hand, Kathleen Durma, and Ashley Durma. Joseph Durma and his wife Kelly, Sarah Durma, Gwen Durma, Kim Kelly and her husband Colin Kelly, Ava, Derek, and Christopher Bush. Along with several Great Grandchildren.

A Wake will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, 3 Hudson Street, Chester, NY 10918.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 11:00 AM at St. Columba R.C. Church at 27 High Street, Chester, NY 10918.

Burial will follow at St. Columba R.C. Church Cemetery, Route 94 Chester, N.Y. 10918.

Funeral care is being provided by Thomas & Brendan Flynn and the Staff of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers.

Memorial contributions to the Foundation to Fight Blindness would be appreciated by the family.

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