The Yorktown community is deeply saddened by the passing of John Kincart, a highly regarded Licensed Associate Real Estate Agent with Houlihan Lawrence, who succumbed to cancer on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. The news of his courageous battle and eventual passing was confirmed through a heartfelt Facebook post on Wednesday.
A seasoned professional in the real estate industry for over 27 years, John Kincart served Dutchess, Westchester, and Putnam counties with unwavering dedication. Known as a top producer, he excelled in various aspects of the field, including property valuation, site development, and sales and rentals of both commercial and residential properties. His commitment to professionalism and attention to detail garnered multiple honors and recognition throughout his career.
Beyond his successful real estate endeavors, John was a pillar of the community, contributing his time and expertise to various volunteer boards. His passion for child athletics was evident through coaching roles with the Yorktown Child Soccer Club and the Yorktown Athletic Club’s baseball program.
In local governance, John served for twelve years on the Town of Yorktown’s Planning Board and the Board of Assessment Review, showcasing his commitment to shaping the community’s future. His dedication to education extended to Yorktown High School programs, spanning athletics to the performing arts.
John Kincart’s involvement in the community was multifaceted, including roles as a committee member, annual fundraiser, and long-term teacher in Christian Community Development (CCD) programs at St. Patrick’s Church. He maintained strong ties to history and culture groups, holding the esteemed position of former president of the local Ancient Order of Hibernians chapter.
Known for his charitable spirit, John actively supported The American Cancer Society Relay for Life as an annual sponsor, reflecting his commitment to making a positive impact beyond the real estate industry.
As Yorktown mourns the loss of John Kincart, his legacy as a dedicated professional, community leader, and compassionate individual will endure in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him.