Darick John Duarte, 38 of Downing Rd, Town of Austerlitz passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home with his family by his side on Thursday April 25, 2019.
He was born on December 30, 1980 in Hudson, NY to Manuel Duarte Jr. of Austerlitz and the late Lori (Broast) Spragis.
Darick attended Taconic Hills Schools and graduated from Germantown Central. He worked on the family dairy farm and was also a carpenter working for Jed Fink Builders.
He was an avid fan of the New York Football Giants, loved to fish and attend local auctions in and around Columbia County. Most of all Darick enjoyed spending time with his children who were his world.
Survivors include his loving wife, Jenny Lynn (Wendover) Duarte and his children Sierra Duarte, (Skylar) Alexis Duarte, Savannah Wendover and Dylan Duarte. He also leaves his father Manuel Duarte Jr. of Austerlitz and his sisters, Cassandra Duarte of Watertown, NY, Brittany Skelley of Philmont, NY, Katie Skelley of Hillsdale, NY and his maternal grandmother, Jeanette Duarte of Austerlitz. In addition he leaves several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins and many close friends
He was pre deceased by his mother Lori (Broast) Spragis, paternal grandfather Manual Duarte Sr., maternal grandparents James and Phyllis Broast and an uncle, Scott Rifenburgh.
Friends are invited and may call on Wednesday May 1, 2019 from 6 – 8 PM at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, Route 22 in Copake, NY.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 AM with the Rev. Stanley Webster, chaplain of Community Hospice officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mellenville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Darick’s family to assist with his expenses c/o Peck and Peck Funeral Home, PO Box D, Copake NY 12516 or to his children, c/o Jenny Wendover, 13 Downing Road, Ghent NY 12075.
To send an online condolence please visit www.peckandpeck.net.