Jason J. Silsby, 42, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Jason J. Silsby, 42, Watertown, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse.

Born Aug. 17, 1977, in Watertown, the son to Bernard and Sue LaVancha Silsby, he graduated in 1996 from South Jefferson Central High School.

He worked for several years at Porterdale Farms and recently for Birch Creek Farms.

He is survived by his fiancée, Katrina Towne, Watertown; a daughter, Kealy Marie Roach, Belleville; his parents, Bernard and Sue Silsby, Adams; a twin brother, Jacob (Tonya Offen) Silsby, Adams Center; a sister, Nicole Hutchins, Dexter; a sister-in-law, Samantha Stewart-Silsby. Pulaski; his nieces and nephews, Ashlyn, Caleb, Cameron, Mikayla, Elizabeth, Robert; two aunts, Barbara McCave, Brenda Lunderman; and his best friends, Kenneth and Tammy Hamm.

Jason was predeceased by his grandparents, Silsby, LaVancha, Perrotta and his brother, Bernard Silsby, Jr.

Jason loved sports, fishing, racing landscaping and was an amazing cook. The most joy he had was when he was spending time with his daughter Kealy Marie.

Services will be held at a later date and time to be announced.

Family and Friends may call 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown, adhering to the social distancing guidelines in place. Following the calling hours, a graveside service will take place at the Fairview Cemetery, Rodman.

Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com