James W. Uciechowski of Woodbourne passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2023, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 44.
He was the son of John and Joan Winfield Uciechowski, born on May 20, 1979, in Harris, New York.
Known to many as Jim he was a loving hard-working man. He enjoyed the outdoors and gardening and would be caught golfing whenever he had the time. He also enjoyed training Soo Bahk Doo, listening to music especially anything Green Day, and collecting comics. James was all about art whether it was drawing, sketching, or painting. He loved watching movies, specifically anything Marvel, Batman, or Star Wars related. He had a special knack for cooking and loved creating new culinary dishes for his family to enjoy. His family meant everything to him, especially the family holiday dinners. James also spent time volunteering for Sullivan County CCE’s 4-H program.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory: his loving wife Theresa S. Uciechowski, his children Alex and Charlotte Uciechowski, his parents, his cousins Rick, Donna, Mike (Jen) Lara, Amanda (Matt) O`Neill, Matt Lara, and a host of extended family. He leaves many treasured friends from the Local Union 373, Home Depot 6172, all his golfing buddies, and all his friends he met along the way. He was predeceased by his loving grandparents and Aunt Mary & Uncle Don.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 2, 2023, at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne, NY 12788 from 2-4:00pm. A celebration of his life will be held at the funeral home at 3:30pm with Chaplain Laura McBane. There will be a graveside service at Claryville Cemetery on Monday, July 2, 2023, with Father Ken officiating at 11:00am.
Donations in his honor can be made to Ride to Survive, PO Box 282 Youngsville, NY 12791 or Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties 800 Stoney Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12250.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Jim’s hospice team, Brandy, Chris, Laura and Zee. Dr. Dinsmore and Dr. Eanelli and all of their staff for their kindness and compassion throughout his battle.
Arrangements were under the care of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information please call 845-434-7363.
In the words of Green Day “I hope you had the time of your life, it’s something unpredictable but in the end is right, I hope you had the time of your life.”
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