A Hudson Valley man who owned multiple local businesses died at the age of 57.

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James T. Maryniak, 57, of Wappingers Falls, was laid to rest on Saturday at Zion Episcopal Church in Wappingers Falls. Maryniak owned Middletown Tattoo, Tattooz Forever and Exotic Fish & Kustom Aquariums in Wappingers Falls.

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He was born in New Rochelle and grew up in South Salem. He died in June after a lengthy illness, according to his obituary.

"Jim was an amazing artist who loved tattooing and airbrushing. Jim was a great and loyal friend. Family meant the most to Jim, especially his sons and being Pop-Pop to his grandchildren. Mustangs, Harleys, Dunkin Donuts coffee, teaching his grandsons how to draw and his beloved Chihuahuas, Cassie & Lucky, were among his favorite things. Jim will be dearly missed by all who knew him," his obituary states.

He's survived by his wife two sons, two stepsons, and stepgrandchildren

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