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John K. Houseknecht Jr.

-OCT. 2, 2012

October 04, 2012
  • John K. Houseknecht Jr.
John K. Houseknecht Jr.

John Kenneth “Jack” Houseknecht Jr. passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.

Jack was born in 1956 in Fort Knox, Ky., and grew up in Springfield, Va.

Jack was a graduate of the University of Virginia, and went on to have a successful career in finance.

Jack previously resided in Hagerstown, Md., and Lusby, Md., before moving to Endwell, N.Y. He was a dedicated employee of Andrews Federal Credit Union in Suitland, Md., as senior vice president of lending, and chief executive officer of SSA Federal Credit Union in Baltimore, Md., before bringing his many talents to Visions Federal Credit Union in Endicott, N.Y.

Jack was the 2002 Maryland League Professional of the Year and a candidate for the National Credit Union Administration board of directors.

Jack was a philanthropist at heart, and was a board member of the Magic Paintbrush Project and the Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment Inc. (A.V.R.E.).

Jack was devoted to his family. He loved golf, trivia, reading and karaoke. He was a Washington Redskins fan, a Trekkie and enjoyed traveling.

Jack is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Dianne Houseknecht; his daughters, Kristin Houseknecht, Claire Houseknecht (Seth), Carrie Shaffer (Jason), Kristy Doughty (William) and Jennifer Seymour (James); and his son, Justin Brock (Samantha). He is also survived by his mother, Hortensia (Corky) Miller; his brothers, James Houseknecht and Thomas Houseknecht; his sister, Yvonne Davis; and his nephew, Jason Humphries. He will be greatly missed by his eight grandchildren, Christian, Erin, Hannah, William, Lilly, Luke, Katelyn and Dylan. He is also survived by his two French bulldogs, Moe and Maddie, who were very dear to him. He will be missed by his many friends and co-workers.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Kenneth Houseknecht.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at noon at Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, from 10 a.m. to noon at Allen Memorial Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to any of these three organizations that were very dear to Jack — A.V.R.E., Magic Paintbrush Project or the humane society of your choice.

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