Peter Edward DeVantierOctober 11, 1949 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 68)
Peter Edward DeVantier of Roscoe, NY, a lifelong area resident passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was 68.
The son of the late Paul and Dorothy Hebbard DeVantier, he was born October 11, 1949 in Callicoon, NY.
Pete was an icon of the Roscoe community; he began his role as the co-owner of the Roscoe Lumber Yard in 1984; he had been awarded the Town of Rockland Pride Award through the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce; was a member and past assistant chief of the Roscoe-Rockland Fire Department and had also been a fire commissioner; additionally, he was a two-time Roscoe-Rockland Fireman of the Year in 1982 and 2009. Pete was a multisport athlete and coach for the Roscoe Central School District; and he coached basketball for 17 years, softball, and track & field.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Langan DeVantier, at home; three sons, Peter “Jr” DeVantier and his wife Jennifer of Roscoe, NY, Kevin DeVantier and his wife Amber of DeWitt, NY, and Daniel DeVantier of Oneonta, NY; one daughter, Taylor DeVantier of Roscoe, NY; two sisters, Joan Stephenson and her husband Jim of Roscoe, NY and Jackie France and her husband Terry of Roscoe, NY; five granddaughters, Lydia, Melany, Kennidy, Rori and Finley.
Visitation will be Thursday January 4, 2018 from 4 to 8 PM in the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Avenue, Roscoe, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 10 AM in the Gate of Heaven Church, Highland Avenue, Roscoe, NY.
Burial will be private in the Riverview Cemetery, Roscoe, NY.
Memorial contributions in Peter’s name may be made to the Roscoe-Rockland Fire Department, PO Box 202, Roscoe, NY 12776 or to Roscoe Cares C/O Debbie Hendrickson, 148 Rockland Road, Roscoe, NY 12776.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave. Roscoe, NY. www.Harris-FH.com 607-498-4929 or 845-439-5200