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John L. Rescott

August 18, 1933 ~ April 28, 2015 (age 81)

West Sand Lake - John L. Rescott, 81, of Route150 died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Samaritan Hospital after a long  illness.

Born in Troy, he was son of the late John Albert Rescott and Gladys A. Lewis Rescott and husband of Elizabeth ‘Ellie’ Hoenderop Rescott. They would have been married 60 years on September 2nd of this year. He had resided in West Sand Lake all his life and was a graduate of Averill Park High School, class of 1951 and attended Siena College. 

Mr. Rescott began in the mail room and ended with Verizon in Menands as an engineer for 32 years, retiring in 1985.  

He was a member of the Sgt. Walter Adams American Legion in Averill Park and NY Telephone Pioneers.  He was an Army veteran of the Korean War serving as a cable splicer in Germany. 

Survivors in addition to his wife include a son,  J. Chris (Mary) Rescott, VA; two daughters,  Deborah E. (Richard) Cretaro, East Greenbush and Tammy L. (Peter) Carbone, PA; a sister,  Linda Brown, SC; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by a sister,  Lois Rescott.

Relatives and friends may call at the Sand Lake Baptist Church  2960 NY Route 43,  Averill Park on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 3-5 PM with a service to follow at 5PM  with Rev. Sam Kupeyan , Pastor, officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of John L. Rescott to the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. PO Box 1438 Jackson, NJ 08527 or Sand Lake Baptist Church 2960 NY Route 43,  PO Box 157 Averill Park, NY 12018. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Lyme Disease Association Inc.
PO Box 1438, Jackson NJ 08527
Web: http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php/donations

Sand Lake Baptist Church
PO Box 157, Averill Park NY 12018



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
May 2, 2015

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sand Lake Baptist Church
2960 NY Route 43
Averill Park, NY 12018

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 2, 2015

5:00 PM
Sand Lake Baptist Church
2960 NY Route 43
Averill Park, NY 12018


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