Wayne F. Mesuda
Wayne F. Mesuda

January 19, 1949 - May 31, 2017
Born in Poughkeepsie
Resided in Rhinebeck, NY


Wayne F. Mesuda, affectionately known as "Pa", 68, a life-long area resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Born on January 19, 1949 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late William and Mary (Whaley) Mesuda.

Wayne proudly served in the United States Army from 1966 - 1969.

He worked as a shop steward for the Teamsters Union Local 445, and later worked as a rural carrier for the United States Postal Service in Salt Point.

Wayne was very active in the Staatsburg's American Legion Post.

On January 20, 1968, he married the love of his life and wife of 50 years Sherry Smith. Mrs. Mesuda currently survives at home in Rhinebeck.

In addition to his wife, Wayne is survived by his son, Wayne A. Mesuda, of Staatsburg; daughter, Melissa Mesuda-Ortega, and her husband, David, of Shelton, CT; daughter, Stacia Donaldson, and her husband, Robert, of Highland; six grandchildren: Lorelei and Robert Donaldson, Zachary Mesuda, Garrett Ortega, Joshua Ortega, and Adrianne Ortega-George; three great-grandchildren JJ & Lila Ortega, and Maya George; brothers, Donald E. Mesuda and John A. Shay; and sister, Patricia M. Rose.

He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters: Charles Mesuda, William W. Shay, Mary Lou Baird, David Mesuda, and Martin J. Mesuda.

Calling hours will be from 3-5pm on Sunday, June 4th at Sweet's Funeral Home, Route 9, Hyde Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, www.stjude.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
Sunday, June 4, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM