|Lillian Keysor Hine, 100
GLOVERSVILLE - Mrs. Lillian Keysor Hine, 100, of the Fulton County
Residential Health Care Facility, died Sunday at the facility.
Born in Catskill, Greene County, Mrs. Hine moved to New York City in
1919. She later lived on the Gloversville-Caroga Lake Road in the town
of Johnstown for more than 50 years and also at the Pineview Commons Home
Mrs. Hine was a secretary for a law firm in New York City. She later
moved to Gloversville and worked in the same capacity for the Niagara Mohawk
Power & Light Co. Subsequently, she was employed at the Fred C. Miller
Glove Co., retiring in 1954.
Mrs. Hine was a member of the former Kingsborough Presbyterian Church
in Gloversville and a member of its Philathea Class and the 1793 Club.
Her first husband, Amos C. Keysor, whom she married Dec. 24, 1928,
died in 1950. She later married Chauncey M. Steele, who died in 1966. Her
third husband, Norman E. Hine, died in 1973.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna Keysor Stofelano; three grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren.
The service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Walrath &
Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until
the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to charity.
Mildred Specht, longtime employee at Carrot Barn
CENTRAL BRIDGE - Mrs. Mildred E. Specht, 81, of Freed Road, Town of
Carlisle, died Sunday at Bassett Healthcare Facility in Cooperstown after
a short illness.
Born in Albany, Mrs. Specht had lived on Freed Road since 1985. He
had previously lived in North Main Street in Central Bridge.
She was educated in the St. Vincent's school system in Albany.
Mrs. Specht worked at Schoharie Valley Farms Carrot Barn on Route 30
in Schoharie for more than 30 years. She worked in the shipping and packing
department and also did field work. She also assisted her husband in the
operation of the Henry Specht Excavating Business until 1980.
Henry C. Specht, whom she married Sept. 21, 1938, died Dec. 3, 1980.
Survivors include two sons, Michael M. Specht of Middleburgh and Henry
C. Specht of Tarboro, N.C.; two daughters, Patricia Ann Smith of Central
Bridge and Sarah Harris of Middleburgh; a brother, Louis Pemberton of Albany;
seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Langan Funeral Home,
227 Main St., Schoharie.
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral
Burial will be in Breakabeen Cemetery, Breakabeen.
Contributions may be made to the Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley,
P.O. Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092.
Roberta Eischens, 52, was therapist at Sunnyview
NISKAYUNA - Private services will be held for Miss Roberta P. Eischens,
52, of Whamer Lane, who died Friday at Albany Medical Center in Albany
after a long illness.
Born in Beacon, Miss Eischens moved to the Capital Region in 1984.
She earned a bachelor's degree in humanities in 1969 from Harpur College
and a second degree in physical therapy from Upstate Medical University
Miss Eischens was a physical therapist at Sunnyview Hospital in Schenectady.
She was an active member of the Schenectady Dog Training Club and the
Jazz Agility Club.
Survivors include her parents, Robert and June Eischens of Broomal;
a brother, David Eischens of Fayetteville; and her partner, Sue Herbert
There are no calling hours.
Burial will be private.
Contributions may be made to the Canine Working Companions, 316 E.
Walnut St., Oneida, NY 13421; or the Animal Protective Foundation, 53 Maple
Ave., Scotia, NY 12302.
Arrangements are by the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, Rotterdam.
ROTTERDAM - Nunzi "Nick" Lettieri, 90, of Newell Road, died Sunday
at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.
Born in Old Forge, Pa., Mr. Lettieri was educated in Scranton, Pa.,
and moved to the Rotterdam area in 1939.
He was a mason for many years, working for the Bricklayers Union local
2 in Albany until retiring in 1972.
Mr. Lettieri was a communicant of the Church of Saint Adalbert.
He was a member of the Rotterdam Seniors Mixed League, the American
Bowling Congress and the Rotterdam Senior Citizens. He was a longtime member
of the Mont Pleasant Bowling League.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Lettieri, whom he married Jan. 27,
1940; a daughter, Nancy Sells of Rotterdam; five sisters, Lillian Leshanski
of Scranton, Pa., Vi Slater of Houston, Texas, Ethel Bolsar of Moosic,
Pa., Margaret Cianni of Old Forge, Pa., and Rosie Lettieri of Scranton,
Pa.; two brothers, Tony Lettieri of Old Forge, Pa., and Joseph Lettieri
of Scranton, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
There are no calling hours or services.
Burial will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the church, 550 Lansing St., Schenectady,
Arrangements are by the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home.
EAST GLENVILLE - Mrs. Alice Wands Gerardi, 84, of East Glenville, died
Saturday at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady after a short illness.
Born in Schenectady, Mrs. Gerardi moved to Glenville in 1934. She was
a 1935 graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School. She lived in
the Cape Cod, Mass., area from 1983 to 1988.
She was the assistant dietitian at the Glenridge Hospital from 1958
Mrs. Gerardi was a member of the Evangelical Baptist Church while a
resident of Cape Cod. She attended Faith Baptist Church in Rexford for
Her husband, Leonard G. Wands, whom she married in 1938, died in 1974.
Survivors include two sons, Richard W. Wands of Old Town, Maine, and
R. Kent Wands of Glenville; and a daughter, Priscilla D. Bodenstab of Glenville.
A memorial service will be held at 6:30 tonight at Faith Baptist Church,
Glenridge and Bradt roads, Rexford.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Baptist Church, Rexford,
Arrangements are by the Glenville Funeral Home.
COHOES - Bernard J. Walsh, 71, of David Drive, died Monday at Samaritan
Hospital in Troy after a short illness.
Mr. Walsh was born and educated in Cohoes.
He retired as maintenance supervisor for Owens Corning in Delmar after
20 years of service.
Mr. Walsh was a communicant of St. Bernard's Church.
He was a longtime member of the Jackson Avenue bowling league.
Survivors include his wife, Doris LaForest Walsh; four daughters, Doris
Peltier and Bernadette Glynn, both of Cohoes, Nancy Kentris of Gilbertville,
Mass., and Maureen Kentris of Latham; three brothers, Thomas D., Francis
E. and William F. Walsh Jr., all of Cohoes; nine grandchildren; and two
Services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Dufresne Funeral Home,
216 Columbia St., followed at 9:30 at St. Bernard's Church, where a Mass
of Christian burial will be celebrated.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Waterford.
LOS ANGELES - Mrs. Carmela M. Frekany of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly
of Rotterdam Junction, died Saturday at a Los Angeles health facility.
Born in Rotterdam Junction, Mrs. Frekany was a graduate of Woestina
High School and moved to Los Angeles in 1956.
She was a loan service officer at the Bank of America, Gibraltar Savings
& Loan and Family Savings & Loan.
Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Frank Frekany; a sister,
Mary Cipriano of Rotterdam Junction; and two brothers, Michael Guagliardo
of Schenectady and John Guagliardo of Amsterdam.
A Mass will be celebrated at 5 this evening at Faith Chapel at Forest
Lawn Memorial Park & Mortuary, Hollywood Hills, Calif.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Forest
Lawn Memorial Park & Mortuary.
There are no calling hours.
Dario R. Tozzi
SCHENECTADY - Dario R. Tozzi, 77, of Lakewood, Colo., formerly of Schenectady,
died Sunday at St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver, Colo., after a short
Mr. Tozzi was born in Compobasso, Italy.
He was an electrical contractor for more than 25 years with the family
electrical business, Joseph A. Tozzi & Sons, retiring in the mid-1980s.
Mr. Tozzi was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
He was a member of the Normanside Country Club; the New York Athletic
Club; and the Rocky Mountain Italian Golf Association. He was a former
member of the Sons of Italy and was a former volunteer fireman in Stephentown.
Mr. Tozzi was a former member of St. Helen's Church.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene Mowder Tozzi, whom he married Sept.
2, 1984; two sons, Joseph J. Tozzi of Clarksville and Michael V. Tozzi
of Tyson Corners, Va.; a sister, Dorina Trolio of Schenectady; and several
Services will be held at 8:15 a.m. Friday at the Bond Funeral Home,
Broadway and Guilderland Avenue, followed at 9 at St. Helen's Church, where
a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department,
Route 43, Stephentown, NY 12168.
CLIFTON PARK - Mrs. Eve Swota Waterman of Carlton Road, died Monday
at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany after being stricken.
Born and raised in Watervliet, Mrs. Waterman attended schools there.
She lived on Hidden Valley Lane in Ballston Lake before moving to her Clifton
She was an office clerk for the town of Colonie and later became a
Mrs. Waterman was a communicant of Corpus Christi Church, Ushers.
Her husband, Sanford J. Waterman, died in 1974.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Walker of Clifton Park; two brothers,
Stephen Swota of Richfield Springs and Joseph Swota of Speigletown; two
sisters, Mary Swota of Watervliet and Julia Swota-Snedeker of Richfield
Springs; and three grandchildren.
The Liturgy of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Thursday
at Corpus Christi Church, Ushers. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ballston Lake Volunteer Ambulance,
1123 Route 146A, Ballston Lake, NY 12019.
SCHENECTADY - Frederic D. Lake, 60, of Clinton Street, died Sunday
at Julie Blair Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Albany.
Born in Schenectady, Mr. Lake was a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High
He worked at James' Appliances for many years.
Survivors include two sons, Frederic D. Lake Jr. of Middleton, Wis.,
and Leonard Lake of Schenectady; his mother, Betty Williams of Scotia;
three brothers, Woodrow Lake Jr. of Scotia, Byron Lake of Schenectady and
Danning Lake of Burnt Hills; and a sister, Cynthia Kaczmarek of Schenectady.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bond Funeral Home,
Broadway and Guilderland Avenue.
There are no calling hours.
Burial will be on Zion Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.
Henry Wilson service changed
SCHUYLERVILLE - There has been a change in the service for Henry G.
Wilson, who died Saturday.
It will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tunison Funeral Home, 105
Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs.
BROADALBIN - Mrs. Ida Phillips Pabis, 72, of the Petoff Garden Apartments,
formerly of South Second Avenue, died Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital in
Born in Mayfield, Mrs. Pabis was a 1947 graduate of Broadalbin Central
She was a payroll clerk for the Johnstown Hospital for 29 years.
Mrs. Pabis was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin.
Her husband, Joseph F. Pabis, whom she married Oct. 1, 1950, died in
Survivors include two daughters, Jill Lindsay of Queensbury and Lisa
Cassiere of Merritt Island, Fla.; and a grandson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian
Church of Broadalbin. A calling hour will precede the service at the church.
Burial will be in Broadalbin Mayfield Rural Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church, at 54 W. Main St.,
Broadalbin, NY 12025.
Arrangements are by the Jeffords & Stewart Funeral Home.
Leo Paquin Sr.
RENSSELAER - Leo Paquin Sr., 95, of Broadway, died Monday at Albany
Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
Born in Manchester, N.H., Mr. Paquin lived in Rensselaer for 40 years.
He was a stationary fireman and engineer for APW and Steiner Tissue.
Mr. Paquin was a member of the Kinderhook Council Knights of Columbus
7606, Donald E. LaValley 4th Degree Assembly of Hudson, G.S. Mink and T.
Claxton Hose Fire Company in Rensselaer and the Rensselaer Senior Citizens.
He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church.
Mr. Paquin was the widower of Theresa "Tess" Heneghan Paquin.
Survivors include six sons, James Paquin of Colonie, John and Leon
Paquin Jr., both of Rensselaer, Michael Paquin of Niverville, Henry Paquin
of North Greenbush and Charles Paquin of East Greenbush; two daughters,
Mary Borcsok of New Baltimore and Patty Cannon of Castleton; 29 grandchildren;
and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the W.J. Lyons Jr.
Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Ave., and at 10:30 a.m. the Liturgy of Christian
burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, Third Street. Calling
hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.
ROTTERDAM - Mrs. Leona E. Sobieski, 84, of Wescott Road, died Sunday
at St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady after a short illness.
Mrs. Sobieski was born in Burlington, Vt.
She was an assistant to the buyer in the dress department at the Barney
Co. in Schenectady for more than eight years. She also worked for Hollywood
Cleaners in Schenectady.
Mrs. Sobieski was a member of the Home Bureau and a former member of
the Draper High School Parent-Teacher Association.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church.
Carl L. Sobieski, whom she married April 20, 1940, died in 1992.
Survivors include three daughters, Carla Magiera of Esperance, Lee
S. Roy of Schenectady and Michele Boni of Latham; four sisters, Violet
Sommerfeld of Bradenton, Fla., Beulah Tomaszewski of Michigan City, Ind.,
and Winifred Cimino and Harriett Furlano, both of Schenectady; a brother,
Harold Duchane of Scotia; and five grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Bond Funeral Home,
at Broadway and Guilderland Avenue, Schenectady.
A calling hour will precede the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in St. Cyril's Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research,
Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.
SCHENECTADY - Mrs. Nicoline Jiusto Pusz, 86, of Kings Road, died Monday
at St. Clare's Hospital after a short illness.
Born in Schenectady, Mrs. Pusz was a lifelong area resident.
She worked for many years in the family business, Jiusto Brothers Produce,
retiring in 1985.
Her husband, Walter Pusz, died in 1967.
Survivors include a brother, Felix Jiusto of Rotterdam; and a sister,
Anna Poulin of Rotterdam.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday at
St. Gabriel's Church.
There are no calling hours.
Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Clare's Foundation, 600 McClellan
St., Schenectady, NY 12304.
Arrangements are by the Daly Funeral Home.
ST. CLOUD, Fla. - Services were held for Mrs. Pauline M. Herkel, 91,
of St. Cloud, who died on Thursday.
Born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., Mrs. Herkel lived on Quaker Street. She
moved to central Florida in 1974.
Her husband, Charles A. Herkel, died in 1979.
Survivors include a daughter, MaryAnn Grathwol of Mountain City, Ga.;
a son, Charles L. Herkel of Schenectady; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery, Kissimmee, Fla.
Arrangements were by the Fisk Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Richard O. McCary
SCHENECTADY - Richard O. McCary, 75, formerly of Valencia Road, Niskayuna,
died Monday at Kingsway Arms Nursing Center after being stricken.
Born in Sherman, Texas, Mr. McCary had lived in Schenectady, Syracuse,
Ithaca and Phoenix, Ariz., before returning to Schenectady.
He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1946 from
the University of Louisville and a master's degree in electrical engineering
from Syracuse University in 1956.
Mr. McCary began working for the General Electric Co. in Erie, Pa.,
in 1946 and retired from GE Research and Development Laboratory in Niskayuna
He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, serving in Oahu, Hawaii, until
Mr. McCary was a member of the IEEE, Sigma Xi, Boy Scouts of America,
National Rifle Association, GE Elfun Society and the Helderberg Twirlers
Square Dance CLub.
He was a member of the First Reformed Church of Schenectady and was
active in the Adult Bible CLub. He did many programs for the Men's Dialogue
Group and was an instructor of the Youth Group.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Helen Rucker McCary; two daughters,
Kathryn McCary of Schenectady and Eileen Terrell of Frisco, Texas; a son,
Brian McCary of Clayton, Mo.; a sister, Elizabeth Smith of Bremertown,
Wash.; and a grandchild. His daughter, Sharon McCary, died in December
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Reformed
Church of Schenectady, Union at North Church streets.
Burial will be at a later date in International Order of Odd Fellows
Cemetery, Denton, Texas.
Contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Proctor's Theatre
or Schenectady Civic Players.
Arrangements are by the Jones Funeral Home.
Ricky A. Dillenbeck
FORT PLAIN - Ricky A. Dillenbeck, 48, of Rouse Road, died Sunday at
St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam after a long illness.
Born in Little Falls, Mr. Dillenbeck was educated in area country schools
and was a lifelong area resident. He worked at Lexington Industries in
Gloversville for 30 years.
Mr. Dillenbeck was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Stone Arabia.
Survivors include his parents, William and Sadie Dillenbeck of Fort
Plain; a sister, Joanne Heiser of Canajoharie; and two brothers, Alan W.
Dillenbeck of Plymouth, Mass., and Kevin Dillenbeck of Canajoharie.
The service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John-St. Mark Lutheran
Church, Church Street, Canajoharie. Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday at the Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, 20 Otsego St., Canajoharie.
Burial will be in Fort Plain Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lexington Center, 127 E.
State St., Gloversville, NY 12078 or the Mid-County Volunteer Ambulance
Service, P.O. Box 126, Canajoharie, NY 13317.
Robert A. Coonradt
VENICE, Fla. - Robert A. Coonradt, 69, of Roma Road, died at home Sunday
after being stricken.
Born in Troy, Mr. Coonradt was a graduate of Troy High School.
He was a Navy Air Force veteran, serving as an aviation mechanic from
1952 to 1955.
Mr. Coonradt was an auto mechanic for many years. He also owned and
operated Bob Coonradt Latham-American in Latham. He retired to Sarasota,
Fla., and was a member of a Sarasota flying club.
Survivors include his wife, Teresita Coonradt; three sons, Timothy
A. Coonradt of Sarasota, Fla., Robert A. Coonradt of Concord, Calif., and
Kevin P. Coonradt of Amsterdam; a daughter, Edith Watson of Scotia; a brother,
David Coonradt of Grafton; a sister, Helen Frasier of Las Vegas, Nev.;
six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral
Home, 115th Street and Fourth Avenue, Lansingburgh.
Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will be in Saratoga National Cemetery,
COLONIE - Mrs. Rosalie J. Bixby, 66, of Colonie, died Sunday at Ellis
Hospital in Schenectady.
Born in Proctorsville, Vt., Mrs. Bixby lived most of her life in the
town of Colonie.
She worked for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
for 23 years, retiring in 1996.
Mrs. Bixby was a member of St. James Methodist Church, Proctorsville,
She was married to Clarence E. Bixby for 47 years until his death.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Bixby of Proctorsville and Randy
Bixby of Mt. Holly, Vt.; a daughter, Rhonda Bixby of Colonie; two sisters,
Bessie Webb of Ludlow, Vt., and Maxine Bixby of Whitehall; a brother, Robert
Lawrence of Proctorsville; and four grandchildren.
Calling hours and a memorial service for family members will be held
at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Adams & Kenney Funeral Home, 12 Meadow St.,
A graveside service will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery, Proctorsville.
STILLWATER - Ms. Theresa L. Reddy, 78, of Flike Road, died Monday at
Ellis Hospital in Schenectady after a short illness.
Born in Riverside, Ms. Reddy lived most of her adult life in Stillwater.
She was a clerk in the tool crib area at the General Electric Co. in Schenectady,
retiring in 1985. Previously, she worked at the Watervliet Arsenal and
the Stillwater Knitting Mill.
Ms. Reddy was a member of the Mechanicville-Stillwater Senior Citizens
and the Arvin Hart Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member
of the American Legion Post 490 Auxiliary.
She was a former member of St. Paul's Church and was a member of St.
Peter's Roman Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Shorter of Mechanicville, William
Shorter of Stillwater and Gary Shorter of Chicago; a daughter, Debra O'Donnell
of Saratoga Springs; and five grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday
at St. Peter's Church. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 S. Main St., Mechanicville.
Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Mechanicville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association
or the American Heart Association.
JOHNSTOWN - Mrs. Helen M. Hoyt, 71, of Miller Street, died Sunday at
Ellis Hospital in Schenectady after a short illness.
Mrs. Hoyt was born in Gloversville.
She worked at Breton Industries and Esquire Novelty Corp., both of
Amsterdam, for many years. She had recently worked with the Senior Citizen
Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County.
Mrs. Hoyt was a member of the Fremont Street United Methodist Church
and Johnstown Women of the Moose.
Survivors include her husband, Robert D. Hoyt Sr., whom she married
Aug. 30, 1947; four sons, Robert D. and Leo J. Hoyt, both of Amsterdam,
Ronald E. Hoyt of Albany and Richard A. Hoyt of Johnstown; four daughters,
Judith A. Pettit of Colonie, Karen S. Shutts of Georgia, Jean M. Rote of
Perth and Tami L. Hill of Gloversville; two sisters, Hilda Arnold of Seattle,
Wash., and Ruthie Deere of Mayfield; a brother, Marvin Herrick of Johnstown;
25 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Fremont Street United
Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., Gloversville.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the A.G.
Cole Funeral Home, 215 E. Main St.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, New
York State-Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150-1160.
ROTTERDAM JUNCTION - James E. Cashin of Alexander Drive died Saturday
at Ellis Hospital after a short illness.
Born in Troy, Mr. Cashin was educated at LaSalle Institute.
He was a railroad engineer for 35 years for the Delaware and Hudson
Railroad, Conrail and Amtrak. He served on the High Speed Rail Committee
for Amtrak from 1996 to 1998 and as local chairman of BLE-Division 77 from
1995 to 1998.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Darlene J. Robinson; two daughters,
Tracy E. Milanese of Grafton and Cheryl VonFricken of Speigletown; and
Services will be held Wednesday at the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 N.
Allen St., Albany, at a time to be announced.
Calling hours will be from 4 this afternoon to 8 this evening at the
Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 103 S. Reynolds
St., Scotia, NY 12302.