CLINTON, NY: Jeremiah J. Kressley, 41, of Elm St., passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford, following a brief battle with cancer.
He was born December 5, 1978 in Houston, TX, a son of the late Conrad, Jr. and Joyce Simmons Kressley and was a graduate of North Shore High School in Houston, TX. Jeremiah was a senior consultant for the Becton Dickinson Medical Device Co. where he met the love of his life, Ashleigh A. Baker. The couple lived in Florida for a short time, returning home to Clinton at Ashleigh’s request to be near her family and friends, and he agreed unconditionally. He enjoyed writing, cooking, especially Bar-B-Que, music, and having good times. He had a charismatic and outgoing witty, intelligent and very caring personality.
Surviving are his fiancé, Ashleigh A. Baker of Clinton; a daughter, Tallulah M. Kressley; brother, Conrad Kressley, III (Kelsey Nichols) of Pineland, TX and children, Katelyne, Krissy, Lily and Amy. Also surviving are Ashleigh’s parents, William and Paula Baker of Waterville, NY; her brother, William “Billy” (Krysten) Baker of Sumter, SC and children, Brayden and Jayden; her grandparents, Deborah and Michael Suders of Clinton; Joseph and Regina Wotasek of Earlville, NY; and many other special family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville followed by interment in the Waterville Cemetery.