In loving memory of

James D DeRosa
September 17, 1964 - May 25, 2018

James D DeRosa, 53, of Sherman, Connecticut and Kingston, NY died unexpectedly on Friday, May 25, 2018 at his residence in Kingston. He was born on September 17, 1964 in Newburgh, New York and was the son of Rose Gasperino DeRosa of Newburgh and the late Michael DeRosa.

James was a graduate of Dutchess Community College and attended Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. For many years he had been employed by Cartus Corporation as a Senior Analyst.

He is survived by his loving family, husband Stuart Anderson and his loyal canine companion CoCo, his siblings, Mike DeRosa of Phoenix, Arizona, Elizabeth and Russ Redner, Montgomery, NY, Roy and Susan Anderson, Fife, Scotland and a brother in Law, Ian Anderson - Fife, Scotland nieces and nephew Michael and Jessica DeRosa, Eilidh Anderson, Riley & Rori Redner

He was a member of St John's Episcopal Church in Kingston. Together he and Stuart enjoyed quiet time at their home in Kingston and were looking forward to spending time together in their new community. James enjoyed spending time with friends and family and was always up for good conversations. He made friends everywhere he went and touched people with his Legendary wit. People around the globe know his irreverent demeanor, encyclopedic intelligence and easy charm. Thru out his career, James's love for his coworkers was apparent, they often grew to become his extended family and he spoke of them fondly.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at St John's Episcopal Church, 201 Albany Ave., Kingston, NY from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon with the service at 12 noon

A tribute for James may be found at where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of A. Carr & Son Funeral Home.


Stephen J Hanrahan DMD wrote on Jun 6, 2018:

"I was James' dentist. He always had a great story to tell and there was always a new adventure. He was so upbeat. This is such a shock to all of us at the office. We will all miss him. Steve Hanrahan"

Carrie Miller wrote on Jun 3, 2018:

"I worked with James at Cartus and always enjoyed chatting with him. His humor was great and he was always making others laugh. I?m so sad to hear of his passing. So many people enjoyed his company "

Art and Peg Crane wrote on Jun 1, 2018:

"So so sorry Stuart and Coco. Loved having you guys around to check up on the house next door. And to be guests at your wedding was an honor. Gone way too soon. Will toot in his honor as we drive past the house and miss seeing him. Art and Peg Crane "

Margaret Ann ( Tyrrell ) Williams wrote on Jun 1, 2018:

"Dear Rose & Family I'm sorry I never had the chance to meet James I can see he was a very Loving Man My thoughts and Prayers go out to the whole family may he Rest in Peace !! "

Sonja Santer wrote on May 31, 2018:

"So sorry to hear of James passing,my thoughts and prayers are with his family. I enjoyed a couple of great years with James and his awesome friends at Lakeview House. I will never forget the fun times we all had. Halloween was the best. ????????????"

Marcia Mattheus wrote on May 31, 2018:

"Stuart, our hearts pain for you and the rest of James' family. Conversations with James were stimulating and fun. We thank our dear friend Kathy Simone for letting us get to know you both. Marcia and Geerd Mattheus"

William Anderson wrote on May 29, 2018:

"James----There are no words. You taught me so much and made me laugh more than anyone I know. The 1990's in Newburgh were some of my most formative years....due in large part to your friendship. Your larger than life personality will be missed by anyone who met you. Peace, my brother. "