Barton “Bart” L. Kniffin Jr., age 57 of New Windsor, entered into eternal rest, Friday, October 20 2017. Born in Newburgh on June 15, 1960, he was the son of the late Barton L. Kniffin Sr. and Carol Terracina Collins, and his late step-father, John Norvell Collins.

Bart a lifelong area resident was a self-employed painter. He was a loyal friend and family man. He loved his family more than anything. He was known for being a funny and witty guy."

Survivors include his beloved brother; John T. Collins and wife, Mel Marta Collins of Harrison, NY and their son: Rafael F. Marta; sister, Tammy Sanchez and husband, Fernando of Apex, NC and their children, Sierra, Sebastian, Kim O’Sullivan and husband, Colum of Marlboro and their children: Caitlyn, Crysten and Casey, brother in law, Jason Owens of Austin TX and daughter, Nikole Kniffin and husband, Mark Landrey; niece, Savannah Kniffin of Newburgh, beloved Aunt Helen Medler.

In addition to his parents, Bart was predeceased by his sister, Cheri Kniffin-Owens and a brother, George Washington Kniffin.

Visitation for family and friends will take place Thursday, October 26th from 5 to 8 p.m. at White, Venuto & Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 188 North Plank Rd. (Route 32) Town of Newburgh.

Funeral service will commence following visitation at the funeral home. Father John Vondras will officiate.

A private cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Burial of cremains will take place at a time convenient to the family in Mt. St. Francis Cemetery in New Windsor.