Jeffrey E. “Spit” Yole

Yole, SpitHUDSON FALLS – Jeffrey E. “Spit” Yole, 55, of Main Street, joined his parents and nephew on April 6, 2017.

Born on September 8, 1961 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Thomas R. and Patricia W. Yole.

Spit graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1980.

He was an accomplished mason in the area, who could be seen driving around town in his blue Chevy pickup.  Spit built many beautiful projects for those that trusted him with his skills.

Spit was the life of the party, who had many friends.  He loved going to Stewart’s to harass the girls.   Spit was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need.   He was loved by his many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his nephew, Ian Moreau.

Survivors include his siblings, Susan Kearns and her husband, Gerald of Fort Edward, Barbara Scherer and her husband, Hans of Glens Falls, Diane Yole of Hudson Falls, Thomas “TR” Yole and his wife, Mary of Queensbury, Patricia Barrett of Fort Ann, Lisa Webb of Minoa, Scott Yole of Texas and Mary Beth McCullen and her husband, William of South Glens Falls; 13 nieces and nephews; his uncle, Robert Yole and his wife, Helen of Hudson Falls; and many cousins.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the charity of one’s choice.


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52 Responses to Jeffrey E. “Spit” Yole

  1. Rich Mechanick says:

    You will be greatly missed.
    God bless my friend.

  2. Beth Whittington says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with Spit’s family and friends. It saddens me to know I won’t see him around town! Always a wave and a smile. Love to all!

    • Bonnie says:

      Goodbye Spit. You will be greatly missed by us all. Have not seen you in a while, but you will always have a place in my heart. RIP. Love You

  3. Ann Szostak Collins says:

    Please accept my sincere condolences. Spit was a real special guy and will be missed by many. I will never forget him standing in my Mom’s kitchen with a meat platter, after she died. He so genuinely cared that we ended up consoling him! What a sweet heart!

  4. Judith Yole Graham says:

    My deepest and most sincere sympathies for the loss of a devoted Brother and Uncle. I will definitely miss his spontaneous visits.

  5. Tom and Karen LaBarge says:

    Spit, We certainly lost a great man today. Hudson Falls will never be the same without you. We love and will miss you our friend ….Tom and Karen LaBarge

  6. Bill Vanegas says:

    A happy man, good friend, made me feel like family!

  7. Mary Oudekerk says:

    Wonderful, kind hearted and funny man. Always enjoyed his laugh and having great conversation when bumping into him around town. You will always be in my heart and missed dearly. RIP

  8. Tammy Packard says:

    To the Yole family, my dearest sympathy. Spit was a great man and a wonderful friend to all who knew him. His spirit will forever be remembered.

  9. Stephen LeBarron says:

    Spit… I will never forget your smile, your strength, your humour, your ambition, your wisdom. The Yole family is a rock in Hudson Falls, and you have contributed to, in more ways than many will know. RIP, my Brother.

  10. Kathleen Abare says:

    Marybeth and Family: our deepest sympathies to you and your family on Spit’s passing.

  11. Linda Vaughn says:

    Spit was a friend to our family since we were little kids. We grow up with his laugh & his smile.He helped my mom out last summer with her cellar.He hadn’t seen me in awhile.He gave me a big hug &told me he loved me(as a good friend) He made people feel good.He will be remembered.So sorry for your loss. Linda

  12. Frank Anderson says:

    Rest in peace brother,We will all miss you.condolences to the yole family.

  13. My thoughts and prayers for a terrific family. Love Linda

  14. Neil Wright says:

    Dear Yoles, I was very sorry to hear about Jeff’s passing. The entire Yole family was a huge and fun part of my early life. I think of those years and your family often. My sincere condolences. Neil Wright

  15. Diane Ross says:

    I haven’t seen Spit since we were kids. My memories of him go back to ice skating at Derby Park. Oh the fun we had! Spit was a wonderful guy – always had a smile! My thoughts and prayers are with the Yole family. God Bless

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  17. Donna Rudman says:

    I will miss hi . My sympathies to his family. Rest in Peace my friend until we meet again I love you too

  18. Clara Packard says:

    My deepest sympathy to the Yole family you will be greatly missed you were a dear friend .

  19. Mike White says:

    My friend, Everyone’s friend!! we’ll all miss you, R.I.P

  20. Andrew MacKnifht says:

    We love this whole family. I can’t even fathom the thought of the pain this family has been through from another loss. What I do know, the strength of the Yole’s and the ones who stand beside them are some of the best, strongest and most dependable fends we could ask for.

  21. Marilyn Spiezio says:

    My deepest sympathy to the Yole family. Everyone will miss your smile Spit. God Bless

  22. Pat Monahan says:

    My sincere sympathy to all of the Yole family of Jeff. I had many a year to expirence the daily life of my friend Spit Yole.
    What a ride it was and a pleasure to have known such a good hearted person.
    May he rest in peace.

  23. Lori says:

    I remember Spit when he was a little guy. It’s a great loss and sad time for Hudson Falls and all who knew him. Rest in peace young man.

  24. Heather Keith says:

    R.I.P. my friend! I will never forget all of the times you made me laugh…. and my daughter, Kayla, will miss you coming into Stewart’s to pick on her! You will be missed so much! Try not to cause too much trouble up there, ok? Love you!

  25. David (Syd) George says:

    Spit U will be remembered my good friend. U are as tough of a lion & a heart of a baby kitten my friend. You would do anything for anyone. U helped me A few times with our long chats. U will be reunited with the ones u loved & lossed. R.I.P, Brother.

  26. Michele Chase Stark says:

    So sorry for your loss. Lot of memories from our childhood and adulthood with Mr. Spit! He will keep Heaven hopping! RIP. Love to all. The Chase Family.

  27. Hank and Liz Yole says:

    Spit had the biggest heart in Hudson Falls.He was always willing to help those in need.Rest in Piece Spit.Hank and Liz Yole

  28. Cliff and Donna Edgerly says:

    Hudson falls won’t be the same, we are so sorry for the loss of this friend to so many rip dear friend

  29. JoAnn Mercurio says:

    My deepest regards for Spit’s family. I knew Spit through my Mom, Lucy, at the Wayside. He was a great guy!! He and others did a cement driveway for me quite a few years ago and it’s still holding up very well. He certainly was a master at his trade. I am in Florida so I will not be attending the services. I will remember how helpful he was and just an all around good person!! RIP Spit!!

  30. Gary Nims says:

    So sorry; he will be missed. He always made us laugh. We are out of town, and will not be able to attend

  31. Chip & Cheri hayes says:

    We will miss you my friend, you touched so many lives and always brought laughter to everyone you met. Rip Spit

  32. Peter and Gail luciano says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time, May God Bless. Peter and Gail

  33. Mark Shivka says:

    Spit will be greatly missed, he was one of a kind, we had many good and fun times together! Rest in peace my friend, prayers of comfort for the family

  34. Mike Marine says:

    Entire Yole Family, My Thoughts are with You. Spit was a Genuine, One of a Kind Man, His presences Brightened any room He entered, He will be Greatly missed. Heaven is in for a Treat.

  35. Jim and Robin Richardson says:

    Patty and family,
    So sorry to read of Spit’s passing. He was funny, thoughtful and will be sorely missed. Words don’t mean much at a time like this, but please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jim and Robin Richardson

  36. JR & Sue Diamond says:

    Our deepest sympathies to the entire Yole family on “Spits” passing. Spit worked hard, played hard and laughed hard. His continue smile will be missed. RIP Jeffrey

  37. Rebecca A Trombley says:

    My condolences to all …he will be missed he was always nice when stopping into Stewart’s

  38. Tim Lawler says:

    Hey Buddy !! You are someone I will never forget. Love ya dude !!

  39. KEN & LINDA STEELE says:

    You will be missed Spit – that is for sure. You brought so much laughter and joy to everyone who knew you. One of a kind with a huge heart. We love you. To Spits family please accept our deepest sympathies and our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  40. Rose West says:

    My deepest sympathies to the Yole family. Spit had the best sense humor and made everyone laugh. He surely will be missed!!! RIP Spit.

  41. Kim and Chuck Petit says:

    Dear Yole Cousins,
    Our hearts go out to all of you.We are out of town and won’t be home for the wake.We hate to miss family things,especially because family meant everything to Jeff.He had the biggest heart.I wouldn’t see him that often,but when we did meet he always had a big hug for me.When my own Mom died I knew he shared that loss as well.
    With our prayers,
    Kim and Chuck

  42. Mary Hladik Jordan says:

    So sorry for your loss Yole family. Spit was the first phone call I received when I lost my brother and my sister and I will never forget that. I had not seen spit in years but he found a way to get a hold of me. I have never seen a man with such a big heart. Love to all of you. Hudson Falls will never be the same.

  43. JoAnn M. Hurley says:

    Sue, Diane, and all of the Yole family, My heartfelt condolences to you all. May God help through this trying time . I am sorry for your loss.

  44. Nancy Schermerhorn Hay says:

    My sincere sympathies to the Yole family and friends. Spit is a great loss to those who knew him. I only saw him a handful of times in the last 20 years or so but it didn’t matter. He always had a smile and a hug. He had a heart of gold and was the most sincere person I think I have ever met. Spit was a people person who would do anything for anybody and be happy doing it. His smile was contagious and his friendship was forever. Rest in peace Spit. You earned it.

  45. Scott and Meiki "Morgan" Case says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Yole family . Spit will be greatly missed. He was one of a kind.

  46. Beth Stickney Pierkowski says:

    Much love and peace to Spit’s family and many, many friends.
    May his memory always be a blessing. (Z”L)

  47. Diane Champaigne says:

    Diane. Patty and family My thoughts and prayers are with you all on the loss of Spit. He always had fun and so did everyone else around him. Thinking of you Love, Diane

  48. Barbara (Phillips) Durham says:

    To the Yole Family,

    Jeff was one of a kind. A huge heart, warm smile, helping hand, he had an abundance of all three. You have my deepest and sincere sympathy.

    Spit, I will miss you my old friend. May you forever Rest in Peace, you more than earned it!


  49. Linda and Jim Johnston says:

    So sorry for your lost. Spit always was very pleasant and nice to be around.
    Peace, prayers and healing to you all.

  50. Tammy Moss says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire Yole family. Spit had such a big warm personality. It is so hard to believe he is longer leading the laughter.

  51. Bonnie says:

    I just heard about the lost of a good
    Friend Brother and lover there will never be a nother spit he changed so many lives He had a hart of gold
    My prayers go out to his family
    I love you spit I’ll see you soon

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