John Wensley


August 19, 1955 – February 26, 2016

Pine Bush, New York

John Wensley of Pine Bush, N.Y. entered into rest peacefully in his sleep on Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Castle Point VA Hospital in Wappingers Falls after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Oceanside, NY to the late William and Anne Wensley. John is a graduate of Wallkill High School and prouldly served in the U.S. Army from 1974 to 1978 during the Vietnam Era.

He leaves behind loving memories to all his family and friends and is survived by his wife Rita Wensley, of 26 years at home, son Trevor Wensley and his wife Irene and their 2 children, Autumn and Ash, sons Thomas Wensley and Steven Wensley, as well as John’s brothers and sisters: Anne Stone her husband John, Robert Wensley his wife Ruth, Kenneth Wensley, Donna Lopez, Walter Wensley and his wife Kathy, Janet Seymour, and his twin sister Joan Quackenbush and her husband Robert, as well as many neices and nephews.

Private services are being held by the family.

Memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to the VA hospital at Castle Point, 41 Castle Point Road Wappengers Falls, NY 12590

Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

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  1. Jaime Samarel says:

    My condolences to your family. I am very sorry to hear of John\’s passing.

  2. sue & bill ackerly says:

    Our condolences to your family …..from his little league coach. We had some wonderful times when he was a young boy! RIP

  3. Nancy ( Brady ) Baldwin says:

    My Condolence To All The Family & Friends. I Am so Sorry To Hear Of John\’s Passing!! R I P ¦

  4. Lucas Mann says:

    My sincerest condolences to John\’s family. Johnny was a great guy and an even better friend. I\’m really glad that I was able to get caught up with him this past summer. He truely was one of a kind and he will be deeply missed. RIP buddy.

  5. Bill and Jane Obie says:

    We were so very sad ?? to hear that John had passed. In the short time we knew him, we found him to be an extremely loving and kind man. His heart ? was full of love ? and pride for his children and grandchildren. There are very few quite like John. We feel blessed to have known him and shared children n
    Grandchildren with him.

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