May 18, 1931 – June 21, 2021
Arthur Hassis of Jeffersonville, NY passed away on June 21, 2021.
He is survived by his daughters, Donna Schuelie, Debbie George and husband Terry, Kathy Welton and husband Daniel. Art loved his five grandchildren, Shaye Schuelie, Tyler and Trevor George, Amber Welton and Kara Passante and seven great granchildren. Arthur and Dorothy, who predeceased him, lived their life to the fullest with traveling, snowmobiling and square dancing.
An avid outdoorsman, Art loved to hunt and appreciated the beauty of the mountains while walking the woods. He was a proud veteran of the Navy and true historian. Art enjoyed being a director of the Cochecton Preservation Society and collaborated with other historic enthusiasts to collect information on one room schoolhouses located in the Sullivan West School District which will be used in a future publication. Art was a 63 year member of the Jeffersonville Fire Department.
The mountains are my bones
The rivers my veins
The forests are my thoughts
And the stars are my dreams
The ocean is my heart
It’s pounding is my pulse
The songs of the earth write
The music of my soul
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cochecton Preservation Society or Western Sullivan Public Library.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, June 28th and service on Tuesday, June 29th at 11 a.m. at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, NY. The Jeffersonville Fire Department will hold firematic services Monday evening at 7:30 PM at the funeral Home.Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY 845-482-4280 For directions or to send condolences please visit stewartmurphyfh.com
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