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Sanford O. Shumway, III
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Obituary for Sanford O. Shumway, III

Sanford O. Shumway III, 69, a longtime Staatsburg resident, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

Born December 21, 1947 in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Sanford O. Shumway Jr. and Grace Olson Shumway. He grew up in Long Island and had many fond memories of time spent at his family's "camp " upstate in Schoharie County.

Sanford proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

He worked for Verizon for many years until his retirement.

In 1981 in New Paltz, he married the former Marylou Brod. Mrs. Shumway survives at home.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three sons; daughter; two grandchildren; sister, Betty-Lou Percy and husband, Frank, of New Jersey; and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place.

Sanford 's family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538. (www.dcspca.org)

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

To send an online condolence, or for directions, please visit the website, www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.


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