Posted on Sep 17, 2020

Obituary of Dean Purdy

    Dean D. Purdy, 54, of Washingtonville, NY, passed away on September 14th, 2020. Dean was born in Newburgh, NY, on November 9, 1965 to the late Ronald F and Beatrice (Schmidt) Purdy, Sr. Dean served his country and is a US Army veteran. He was an active member of the Rotary Club, Goshen New York. Dean loved education and earned his MBA in business from Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, New York. He enjoyed his career as a financial advisor for both New York Life and The Purdy Group. Dean was also an avid skier, camper, and had a passion for the outdoors. He loved to play soccer and was a coach for the Washingtonville Soccer Club when the children were young. Dean was a loving husband, a wonderful father, and a friend to everyone he came in contact with. His outgoing personality was one of a kind.  
  In addition to his parents, Dean was predeceased by his brother Dale A. Purdy, Wallkill New York, his father-in-law William F. Decker of Cornwall,NY. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Kristen Decker Purdy; two children, Marissa Erin Purdy of New York, NY, son Matthew Ryan Purdy of Los Angeles, California; six brothers, Ronald F. Purdy Jr of Virginia, Frank W. Purdy III of Maryland, Scott E. Purdy of Pulaski, New York, James P. Purdy of Pulaski, New York, Ferdinand Purdy of Wallkill, New York, and Robert J. Purdy of Phoenix, Arizona, his mother-in-law Carol A. Decker of Cornwall, NY, brother-in-law William P and Marsha Decker of New Windsor, NY.
   Visitation will be on Friday September 18 from 4-8 pm at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North Street, Washingtonville, NY. Funeral Service will be on Saturday September 19th 11:00 am at the Funeral Home. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 2 Fr Tierney Circle, Washingtonville, New York.
   Donation in Dean’s name may be made to Wounded Warrior Project. To leave an online condolence please visit