Matamoras Rod & Gun Club

In Memoriam

Kyle J. Mason

Ignatius "John" Sybrandy



January 9, 1936 - July 6, 2017

Ignatius “John” Sybrandy, age 81 of Matamoras, PA, passed away July 6, 2017 at home. He was born on January 9, 1936 in Medemblik, Holland, the son of George Sybrandy and Anna Maria Roozendaal Sybrandy.

John Married Janny Van Gilst Sybrandy who pre-deceased him on August 16, 2016.

He was a very faithful member of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, Matamoras, PA and an active member of John Paul II Knights of Columbus Council 13935 in Milford, PA. He is also a former District Deputy, Past Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator of the Bishop McCormack 4th Degree Assembly. He is a life member of the Matamoras Rod & Gun Club, a member of the Matamoras Borough Council and Planning Board. He was a former Boy Scout Assistant Scout Master for Troop #173, Boy Scouts of America, Port Jervis.

John owned and operated Sybrandy’s Deli in Matamoras for many years. He was a retired security receiver at Shop Rite Food Store in Montague and Middletown and a retired transportation coordinator at Glen Arden, Goshen, NY.

John is survived by his four sons, Cornelius A. Sybrandy and Vanessa of Marriottsville, MD, Paul George Sybrandy and Diana of Carbondale, PA, Johannes P. Sybrandy and his wife, Amber of Dingman’s Ferry, PA, George Rodgers and Kathy of Oakridge, NJ; two daughters, Anna M. Rolando and her husband, Doc of Hewitt, NJ, Patricia C. Fernot of Vernon, NJ; his sister, Catharina DeVries; two brothers, Johannes P. Sybrandy and Bernardus Sybrandy all of Holland; 19 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. John was pre-deceased by his brother, Peter B. Sybrandy.

Visitation will be held 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 10, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Knights of Columbus will conduct services Monday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Prayers will be offered 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, Matamoras, PA. Rev. Alfred Vito will be the celebrant. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knights of Columbus, Council 13935, 111 E. High St., Milford, PA 18337 or to the Tri-State Teen Pregnancy Ctr., Suite 4, 104 Wheatfield Dr., Milford, PA 18337.

Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit




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