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John M. Von Kampen 91 of East Guilford passed away peacefully Friday, July 28, 2017 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Facility in Oneonta.
He was born June 20, 1926 son of the late Herman G. and Gladys (Zoerb) Von Kampen in New York City.
John married Helen Robinson on February 4, 1950, they were happily married for 53 years when she predeceased him on February 4, 2003.
John proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1954 as an Aerographer's Mate Third Class when he was honorably discharged.
Mr. Von was a longtime and dedicated service manager for James Mirabito & Sons in Sidney when he retired in 1995.
He was a member of the Sidney United Methodist Church, the Mt. Upton American Legion Post #1143, and past board member of the Godfrey Cemetery in Guilford.
John is survived by a brother and many friends.
He was also predeceased by a brother
Friends may call Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main St. Sidney
Graveside services with military honors will be held Monday, August 7, at 2:00 PM in Godfrey Cemetery in Guilford.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Sidney Veterans Memorial Park c/o Sidney Community Foundation PO Box 333 Sidney, NY 13838
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.landersfh.com
Arrangements are under the direction C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main St. Sidney.
Published on July 31, 2017
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