Joseph L. Kain Jr.

AMENIA — Joseph L. Kain Jr., 67, a lifelong area resident, died Nov. 1, 2017, at his home in Amenia.

Mr. Kain owned and operated the Sharon Valley Tavern in Sharon for 30 years, retiring in 2008.  

Born on July 21, 1950, in Sharon, he was the son of Joseph L. Kain Sr. of Amenia and the late Lois Middlebrook Kain.  

He was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia.  

Mr. Kain is survived by his former wife, Sandra Kain, of Amenia; a daughter, Jessica Kain, of Lime Rock; a son, Joseph T. Kain III, of Sharon; four brothers, Gerard Kain of Amenia, Christopher Kain of Lowville, N.Y., Jeffrey Kain of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Dr. Jay Kain of Great Barrington, Mass.; two sisters, Lisa Ducillo of Summerfield, Fla., and Lorrie Kain of  New York City, N.Y.; and a granddaughter, Audrey Kain.  

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated  Nov. 7 at Immaculate Conception Church  in Amenia, the Rev. R. Kent Wilson officiating. Burial followed at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Amenia.  

Arrangements are under the care of the Hufcut Funeral Home in Dover Plains. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Amenia Lions Club, P.O. Box 472, Amenia, NY  12501. To send the family an online condolence, go to www.hufcutfuneralhome.com.