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Dillon Gokey

April 26, 2007 — January 8, 2024

Dillon Tyler Gokey, 16, of Kingston, NY, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 8, 2024. He was born on April 26, 2007 in Kingston, NY. 

Dillon was a Junior at Kingston High School where he was consistently on the highest honor roll and played on the Varsity baseball team. He was hard working and goal oriented. He worked in the Garden Center at Adams in Kingston, as well as various other side jobs, including; cutting firewood, mowing lawns, and helping his father in the family business. 

When he wasn’t excelling academically, playing sports, or working hard in order to purchase his Audi and Jet Ski, Dillon enjoyed hunting with his father, snowboarding, riding his ATV, Jet Skiing, Boating, and spending time with his family, especially relaxing at their home on Greenwood Lake. He was fiercely loyal to his family and was known as being incredibly thoughtful. He planned to attend Florida State University and eventually become an Anesthesiologist.  

Dillon is survived by his parents, Cathleen and Jamie Gokey, his sister, Reilly Gokey, his grandparents, Len and Janalyn Gokey, Charlie and Carol Blasi, and Joey Gillespie, his aunts and uncles, Jennifer Terpening and her husband Derek, Julie Conlin, Billi-Jo Byrne, Frank Gillespie and his wife Bethany, and Andrea Stenta and her husband Antonio, as well as many cousins and friends. Dillon is predeceased by his uncle, Mark Conlin.

Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Sunday January 14, 2024 from 1pm to 5pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception RC Church, 467 Delaware Ave., Kingston, NY 12401 on Monday January 15, 2024 at 12pm. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dillon’s memory can be made to: Make-A-Wish Foundation at or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at  A tribute for Dillon can be found at, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.

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Sunday, January 14, 2024

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Monday, January 15, 2024

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