Jean Chevry
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Obituary of Jean J. Chevry

Jean J. Chevry, best known as James, started his journey of life on June 21st, 1974 in Port au Prince, Haiti where he spent his childhood. At 12 years old in February of 1987, he and his family moved to the United States for a better life. Jean received his formal education through Brooklyn NY public school, Paul Robeson High School, and BMCC. While living in Brooklyn he met the love of his life Shawona. Once they started to have children they both decided to move further north to give their children everything they valued in life. Jean and Shawona settled in Troy NY on October 22nd, 2000. They tied the knot at City Hall on July 12th of 2001. During Jean's adulthood, he continued his studies at Bryant Stratton College for phlebotomy and E.O.C for nursing assisting. Jean was a caring man with a big heart and it showed through his line of work. Jean worked as a CNA for Community Hospice and Lady of Mercy Life Center for many years. Jean accepted Christ as his savior at The United Ordained Church in Troy NY. Jean is survived by his wife Shawona Chevry, his children Kwanyin Chevry, Jeremiah Chevry, Mary Chevry, Aaliyah Chevry, David Chevry, his mother Marie Chevry, his siblings Gregory Chevry, Marjorie Chevry, Yolene Chevry, and Monique Chevry, three nieces, four nephews, and many cousins. He is predeceased by his father Dominique Chevry. Jean departed into heaven on April 5th, 2021. Jean was a loving husband, the best father to his children, and an amazing friend. Jean was a man that always kept a smile on his face and didn’t go a day without laughing and making jokes. He was the happiest around his family and loved spending time with them. He took pride in providing and supporting his family. His favorite sayings were ¨I am blessed¨ and ¨I am God's son for life¨ as he was a huge believer in Christ. Jean will truly be missed by his family and friends. We love you, James, always and forever!
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