John Belknap

January 19, 1942April 18, 2018

John W. Belknap, age 76 of Syracuse and formerly of Hammond died Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at the Loretto Health & Rehab Center in Syracuse. A celebration of life service will be held at a time to be announced.

Surviving is his son Jonathan Belknap & his wife Patti of Hammond; and three grandchildren Hannah, Grace & Gregory Belknap.

John was born on January 19, 1942 in Toledo OH, a son of the late Cam & Betty (Murrow) Belknap. He graduated from Lake Wales High School in FL and then continued his education at the Mercersburg Military Academy in PA. He then entered the US Army during the Vietnam War and received his honorable discharge.

John worked many years as a machinist at the Donald Duck Orange Company in Florida. Following his retirement, he enjoyed spending time on the river, visiting with friends, boating, being around his family and savoring his favorite sweets.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Hammond Fire Department. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared at


  • A Celebration of Life will be held at a time to be announced

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Camette Hoffberg

April 21, 2018

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family are in my prayers. If you need me, I'm here for you.