James S. McCormick
James S. McCormick

May 28, 1943 - July 17, 2017
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY
Resided in Staatsburg, NY


James S. McCormick, 74, a lifelong area resident, died on Monday, July 17, 2017, at his home in Staatsburg.

Born on May 28, 1943 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late James Stephen McCormick and Hulda Rebecca (Penny) McCormick. Jim was a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School.

He worked as a sales manager at the former Rhinebeck Chevrolet and then worked at Bower Memorials in Pleasant Valley, as a sales manager, until his retirement.

Jim loved to play golf and spend time with his grandchildren.

On April 24, 1994, in Pleasant Valley, he married the former Beverly J. Doyle. Mrs. McCormick currently survives at home in Staatsburg.

In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by son, James S. McCormick, III; grandson, Tatum McCormick; granddaughter, Lalya McCormick; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and by one brother. Ronald G. McCormick, who passed away in 1993.

Calling hours will be from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Thursday, July 20th at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Route 9, Hyde Park.

A funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, July 21st at the funeral home. Rev. Arlene Dawber will be officiating.

Burial will follow in the family plot at Union Cemetery in Hyde Park.

In lieu of flowers, Jim’s family respectfully requests that memorial donations be made to the Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, Inc., 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845-485-2273; www.hvhospice.org).

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




Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Thursday, July 20, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Service
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Friday, July 21, 2017
10:00 AM
Union Cemetery
1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Friday, July 21, 2017
11:00 AM


Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, Inc.
374 Violet Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601