James Birkenstock

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Calvary Presbyterian Church
120 South Street
Newburgh, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Cedar Hill Cemetery
5468 Route 9W North
Middle Hope, New York, United States

Obituary of James T. Birkenstock

James Thomas Birkenstock


December 10, 1974 – July 5, 2018

Newburgh, NY

James Thomas Birkenstock passed away at home on Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was 43. Beloved son of John F. Birkenstock and Dedra Viebrock Birkenstock, he was born in Newburgh, NY on December 10, 1974.

Gifted with a larger than life personality, his enthusiasm filled every room as his love and laughter touched every heart. An adventure seeker, Jamie enjoyed the lake life, skiing, and rock climbing. A devoted father, loving son, loyal brother, and fun-loving uncle, Jamie's love for his children, family and friends is his greatest legacy.

Jamie served as General Manager of Newburgh Park Motors in Newburgh, NY. He is survived by his parents, John and Dee Birkenstock of Newburgh, NY, his children, Jameson and Kalista Birkenstock and their mother, Kristie Brand of Marlboro, NY, his brother, David Birkenstock and sister-in-law Katherine of Lawrenceville, NJ, his nieces and nephew Sarah, Emily, and Drew Birkenstock, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. A celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 120 South Street, Newburgh, NY. Rev. J. Edward Lewis and Rev. Glenn Hendricksen will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hudson Valley Branch, 30 Glenn Street, Suite 409, White Plains, NY 10603; www.jdrf.org.

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