Jonathan Jay Holderman, R.N, M.S.N., age 69, of Cortlandt Manor, NY passed away on August 11, 2020. Jon was born February 21, 1951, and raised in Peekskill, NY as the youngest of six to Calvin and Frances Holderman. He graduated Peekskill High School in 1969, and achieved his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University in 1973. He later went on and received his Master of Science in Nursing from University of Southern Mississippi.
Jonathan spent most of his life contributing in the field of nursing. Jon was a staff nurse in Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, EMS Training Coordinator for the University of Vermont, and even served as Interim Director of Nursing at Hancock General Hospital in Bay St. Louis, MS. He returned to Peekskill in 1985 to work at Peekskill Community Hospital – Hudson Valley Hospital Center for 19 years in numerous departments of nursing. In addition to his time on the floor, he was also an instructor of nursing students and both Rockland Community College and Columbia University.
His accolades include status in Outstanding Young Men of America (1983), First Humanitarian Award (1981), Five-Year Service Award for Peekskill Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
He is survived by his wife Eve Marie (Briggs) Holderman, and his two sons, Jake and Brian; as well as his four surviving siblings: Donny, Martha, Danny, and David.
Memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 from 3-5 PM at Curry & Giordano Funeral Home, 313 N James Street, Peekskill, NY. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Magnet Scholarship in honor of Jonathan.
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Mailing Address: Foundation Office at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567.