Peter Durant Sr.

Obituary of Peter A. Durant Sr.

Verona-Peter A .Durant Sr., age 71, went to Lord on January 9, 2021 after his courageous fight with cancer. He was born to the late Wesley and Carolyn (Nash) Durant on August 13, 1949 in Oneida, New York and attended the Vernon Verona Sherrill Central Schools. Peter married the love of his life Sharon Liddycoat on June 13, 1968 in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. He loved the outdoors, playing his banjo, listening to his bluegrass and flying his planes that he put together, both radio controlled and ultralights. Peter worked for Power Line Constructors for thirty years until his retirement. He enjoyed his grandchildren and his two dogs; p.j. and Lucy that were all the joys of his life. Peter loved all his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He leaves behind his loving wife of 52 years Sharon; daughter Debra (Ryan) Tebo of Westernville, daughter Victoria (Stephen) Jones of Vernon. Grandchildren Michael (Coleen) Tebo, Brandy (Josh) Hopsicker, Tiffany (Desmond) Williams, Alyssa Durant, Kaylee Durant and Jordan Durant. Great Grandchildren, Kaedence, Mya, Carter Williams. Peyton, Liana Morak, Paisley Hopsicker and Cambrie Koor. His brothers Dale and Warren, sisters Florence, Rita, Carol, Jean and Donna. Peter is predeceased by a son Peter Jr. and his parents, also brothers Jerry and Stanley Durant, sisters Joy Twiss and Nancy Eastman. A celebration of Peter’s life will be held at a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Church, 4343 Peterboro Street, Vernon, New York, on Saturday January 16, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. with Fr. Nathan Brooks celebrant. Spring burial will be in St. Helena’s Cemetery, Oneida, New York. In lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Jude’s Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to
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11:30 am
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Holy Family Church
4343 Peterboro Street
Vernon, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Helena's Cemetery
1776 Middle Road
Oneida, New York, United States
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