John Lawrence Hample, 62, a resident of Wingdale, NY, died on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at his home in Wingdale. Mr. Hample was a general mechanic for New York State for 30 years retiring from Greenhaven Correctional Facility in 2014.

Born on January 29, 1958 in Queens, NY, he was the son of the late William G. and Irena (Svarplaitis) Hample. Mr. Hample was a graduate of Dover High School class of 1976. He was an avid sportsman and a lifetime member of the Hogerine Rod and Gun Club. Mr. Hample enjoyed reading, gardening and hunting reptiles, especially snakes.

He is survived by his son, John Lawrence Shaw and two sisters, Maryanne Lowe and Roberta Orton and her husband Lewis. He is also survived by two nieces, Shawna and Ashley Lowe and two nephews, Robert and William Orton. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hample was predeceased by a sister, Joanne Hample in 2012.

Funeral services will be private. To send the family an online condolence, please visit