John C. Webber

John C. "Jack" Webber, a resident of Poughkeepsie, entered into rest Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Putnam Ridge in Brewster. He was 95.

Son of the late Harold and Minnie Barber Webber, he was born February 2, 1927 in Hughsonville. He was a graduate of Wappingers Schools. ON June 6, 1948 at St. Mary’s Church in Wappingers Falls he married the former Joan C. Conroy. Mrs. Webber preceded him in death on November 20, 2003.

Jack proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946 and was recalled in 1950 for the Korean War. He was former Chief of the New Hamburg Fire Company and former Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners.  Jack retired as a staff chemist with IBM in East Fishkill in 1986 after thirty-five years of service. He was also a member of the Quarter Century Club at IBM.

Survivors include his daughters, Karen Cohen and her husband, Brian of Poughkeepsie and Kristen O’Neil of New Milford, Connecticut; his grandchildren, Kimberly Marko and her husband, Scott, Jonathan Cohen and his wife, Shena and Jeffrey Cohen and his wife, Colleen; his great-grandchildren, Jack and Callie Cohen, Brenden, Caiden, Kailynn and Brailynn Cohen and Rielyn and Evan Marko.

Funeral services will be private.

Arrangements are under the direction of Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street in Wappingers Falls. To send the family a personal condolence, please visit our website at