Monday, March 27, 2023

James P. Sebesta

November 21, 1967 – January 26, 2023 (age 55)

Cornwall, NY

James P. Sebesta, of Cornwall, NY entered into eternal rest on January 26, 2023 at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. He was 55 years old.

The son of the late Paul W. Sebesta, Jr. and Margaret L. (Conley) Sebesta, James was born on November 21, 1967 in Cornwall, NY.

James was the Head Automotive Mechanic in charge of fleet maintenance for the Village of Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY for over 22 years. He was the active President of his local CSEA unit.

A family statement reads: James loved camping at Neversink River Campground, NASCAR, having fun with family. From an early age, he loved tinkering with things, learning how they worked and how to fix them. He was into creating interesting meals for his family to try. He also loved going to Lake George for the Hot Rod show & winter carnival. His laughter and wisecracking ways will always bring a smile to your face. Jimmer will be missed greatly.

James is survived by his sons: Raymond and Tyler (Delaney) Sebesta; his grandchildren: Kristopher, Aubrey, and soon-to-be born Riley James; his siblings: Paula Howard (Donny), Kristen Sebesta-Boyle(tj), Patricia Bates (Kenny), Carmen Jimenez (Bobbie), and Paul G. Sebesta (Linda); and the “love of his life” Karin Sharpsteen. In addition to his parents, James was predeceased by his brother-in-law: Jack Boyle.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1st at Quigley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc., 337 Hudson Street Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 2nd at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 66 Clinton Street, Cornwall, NY. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.

Memorial Contribution’s in James name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc.; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to

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