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Obituary for John J. Mihans

John J. Mihans, 81, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away November 29, 2021 at Vassar Brother's Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was born October 27, 1940, the son of Joseph and Anna Albano Mihans. John married the love of his life, Julie H. Lee on May 29, 2004 in Bristol, CT. John honorably served his Country in the U.S Army in Vietnam. He was a past Commander at the American Legion Post # 37 and belonged to the B.P.O.E # 275. He worked as a Computer Operator at IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY before his retirement in 1993. John liked to travel with his family and he was very generous with his time and energy. He also enjoyed history and reading. Survivors include his loving wife: Julie Mihans of Poughkeepsie, NY, his son Brett E. Mihans of Newburgh, NY, and his daughter Lisa Jane Shanks of Austin, TX. Also surviving are his sister Mary Ann Johnsen of Southington, CT, his grandchildren Tyler, Savannah and Collin and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers Bill Mihan, Joe Mihan and Richard Mihan. Calling hours will be held Thursday December 9, 2021 from 2PM-4PM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A Funeral service will be held Friday December 10, 2021 at 10AM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son FH Inc., 371 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the family plot at St. Peter's Cemetery in Poughkeepsie, NY. Donations may be made in John's name to a charity of your choice. If you wish to send an online condolence, please visit our website at