Jeffrey Kilmer, 65, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2019, at his home in Poughkeepsie.
Born in Rhinebeck, NY on April 29, 1953, he was the son of the late Basil and Minerva (Wilkens) Kilmer.
Jeffrey enjoyed all sports; especially his New York teams the Yankees and the New York Giants. He also loved to fish and to sing along to Elvis. He was always a happy person, had a great sense of humor, and left a lasting impression with everyone he met.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, May 3, at 11am at the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, 51 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY. Funeral services will begin at 12pm. Burial will follow at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Red Hook, NY.
Jeffrey is survived by his New Horizons family with whom he lived for 20 years; his sisters Mary Jane Osterhoudt, Nancy Martz, Laura Link, Frances Kilmer, and Marjorie Cardinal; his brothers John and Albert Kilmer, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers Peter, Samuel and William Kilmer and his sister Virginia Saunders.
Memorial donations in honor of Jeff can be made to his group home, New Horizons, 14 Dwight St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
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