John Halterman IV
John Halterman IV

Obituary of John D. Halterman IV

John D. Halterman, IV, 63, a lifelong resident of Germantown, NY, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT. 


Born on February 15, 1958, in Kearny, NJ, he was the son of the late John and Constance  (Patterson) Halterman.


John was the third generation owner and operator of K & H Fuel Oil, based in Germantown, NY. He loved what he did and always enjoyed the customers he came in contact with. He created many valued friendships from his work.


John’s most favorite times in his life were spent with his family and friends. John spent countless hours making memories with his grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was constantly creating adventures on his property for them and following their sport endeavors. He took great pride in the upkeep of the family property and continuing the K & H legacy with his son, Derek.


John grew up a huge sports fan and was a football star throughout high school. His favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys. John and his sister, Doreen, shared an inseparable bond that could be seen by all who knew them. John loved his family and friends with all his heart and was the greatest son, father, grandfather, uncle and brother anyone could have.


He leaves behind his loving family, his daughter, Danielle (Gary) Short of Kingston, NY, his son and business partner, Derek Halterman of Germantown, NY; his sister, Doreen Kaiser of Germantown, NY; his grandchildren, Dylan, Kendyl and Avery Short; his nieces and nephews, Amy Potts, Jimmy Potts, Joseph Kaiser, and Bethanie Kaiser; in addition to extended family and countless friends.


Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes, Red Hook on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 4PM to 8PM.


Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Burnett & White Funeral Home, Red Hook. Burial will immediately follow at Viewmonte Rural Cemetery, Germantown.


Arrangements are under the care of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.



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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Viewmonte Rural Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Germantown, New York, United States
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