James M. Schreibeis

| 07 Jul 2020 | 11:50

James M. “Jimmy” Schreibeis of Florida, N.Y., entered into rest on Monday, July 06, 2020. He was 45.

The son of Robert J. Schreibeis and Rosemarie Pucci Schreibeis, he was born on July 29, 1974, in Goshen.

Jimmy was a heavy equipment operator for local 825 Operating Engineers. He had a passion for his work, racing his horses and eating good food.

Jim enjoyed spending time with his family and friends who appreciated his storytelling, outspoken personality and extreme loyalty, which made him one of a kind.

He was an amazing brother, son, companion and “The Best Uncle Ever.”

Jimmy was generous beyond belief.

He is survived by his parents; companion Sadie Chandler; brother Robert J. Schreibeis Jr. and wife Karryn; brother John Schreibeis and wife Sonya; nephew Blake; and nieces Riley, Madison and Mikaelah.

Visitation was held July 8 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

A Funeral Mass was held July 9 at St. Joseph Church, 20 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

Burial was held in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Florida Fire Department, PO Box 600, Florida, NY 10921.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home. To send a condolence online, or for directions, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.