Obituary of John E. Jardine
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John E. Jardine, beloved husband, father, and Grampy, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on July 31, 2023, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. John was born in Kingston, NY, on November 1, 1940, to Michael and Elizabeth (Whalen) Jardine. John was pre-deceased by his brother, Robert. Although born in Kingston, John spent most of his life in Maybrook. He attended Maybrook schools and was a member of the last class to graduate from Maybrook High School. After high school, John served proudly as a military policeman in the United States Army. On returning from service, John married his long-time sweetheart, Cecile (Amodio), and they began their 61 years together. John was a loving father to his children John (and Diane), Steve, and Jacki (and Tom), and Grampy to Hannah, Sarah, Emma, Anna, and Kristen. Taking care of his family was his greatest legacy. John was also especially proud of his long career with Toyota. Starting at the ground-level when Johnstons Toyota was rooted in Maybrook, he ascended the corporate ladder to become the owner of a rewarding business. As a successful businessman, John chose to give back to his community. He supported organizations such as Access: Supports for Living, the Brittany Miller Foundation, the Boy Scouts, the Village of Maybrook, and numerous other local charities. He was a supporting member and contributor to the Church of the Assumption parish and the Maybrook Fire Department. Anyone who knew John, knows he loved the game of golf. He was fortunate to have played on many well-known courses around the world, with some top golfers and celebrities. He was a supporter of several tournaments and outings and loved spending time on the links. As per his request, John’s final interment will be handled privately by his family. As a strong supporter of his community, you may commemorate his life with expressions of sympathy to a local charity of your choice. Or think of him during your next round of golf. “I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. Every man should eat and drink and enjoy the good of all his labor-it is the gift of God.” Ecclesiastes 3:12-13.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of John Jardine, please visit our Tree Store
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As per his request, John’s final interment will be handled privately by his family.
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