James Spicer

Obituary of James H. Spicer

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James H. Spicer, 75, of Newburgh, NY passed away at home surrounded by his family on December 4, 2021. He was born on March 9, 1946 in Bronx, New York to the late James and the late Kay (Noonan) Spicer.

He was a Sanitation Worker for New York City Department of Sanitation, before retiring in 1981.


James was a local resident since 1985, previously from Carmel, New York and the Bronx.


He was the husband of the late Rita L. Baylis. They were married in the Bronx on November 9, 1965.


In his younger years James played in a Doo Wop Band and he loved to play and listen to his music.

Survivors include his two daughters Dawn Spicer-Dake and her husband Daniel of Ferdonia, New York., Kellie Moustakas and her husband Demetreus of Poughkeepsie, New York., his six grandchildren Zachary, Noah, Gabriel, Amelia, Kayleigh and Alexis.


James was predeceased by his wife Rita Spicer and his two sisters Patricia Westfield and Kathleen Spicer.


Funeral services were private and at the convenience of the family at St. Peter's Cemetery


The family would like to thank James care takers, Georgia, Dan, his Hospice Nurse Grace and the Orange County Hospice for the  care and compassion that was given to James.


Funeral arrangements were handled by the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York 12603.


The family asks that memorial donations be made in James name to Hospice of Orange County 800 Stony Crook Ct, Newburgh, New York 12550 or to St. Judes Childrens Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.


If you would like to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.doylefuneralhome.com



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