Donald Shumen, Jr., 59, of the Town of Ulster, NY, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 22, 2021. He was born October 12, 1961 in Kingston, NY. He was married to his loving wife of 40 years, Darlene (Deyo) Shumen. They wed on December 4, 1980. Over those wonderful 40 years, they had many fun and exciting adventures all over the world.
Don was a graduate of Kingston High School, class of 1979. He had worked for the F.L. Russell Corp in Mt. Marion, and ShopRite in Kingston where he met Darlene. In 1996 he became the proud owner of Mike's Office Furniture in Kingston. He was a member of the Saugerties Fish and Game Club. He enjoyed target shooting, riding his bicycle and motorcycle, collecting unique items, playing golf, and he was a yard sale enthusiast. Over the past year and a half, he cherished the time he spent with his granddaughter, Layla, as he facilitated her home school studies during the pandemic from his office on South Wall Street in Kingston.
Donald is survived by his wife, Darlene Shumen of the Town of Ulster, his mother, Olive Shumen of the Town of Ulster, his children, Crystal Winkler and her husband Vincent of Town of Ulster and Donald L. Shumen, III and his wife Jade of Red Hook, his grandchildren, Grayson and Camden Winkler and Layla Shumen, his sisters, Roni Carrado and her husband Richard of Lake Katrine and Donna Schermerhorn and her husband Albert of Port Ewen, as well as his niece and nephews, Danny, Kyle, Angela, John, and Josh. He is predeceased by his father, Donald L. Shumen.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 4pm to 8pm. The funeral service and burial in Blue Mountain Cemetery, Saugerties, will be held privately. A tribute for Donald can be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
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Kingston, New York, US 12401
I’m speechless. I’m so sorry for your loss. You and Donald were always a pleasant morning fixture. I always looked forward to seeing you both. A very fine man