Walter Singleton, 78
East Greenbush - Walter Singleton, 78, of Eden Park Health Care, died Monday July
9, 2001 at Albany Memorial Hospital Albany, after a long illness.
Born in Norfolk, VA he was son of the late James and Gladys Williams Singleton.
He was educated at Rome State School.
Mr. Singleton had no immediate survivors.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home,
Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday
from 4-5pm. Interment Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy.
Charles Edward 'Ed' Beaudoin, 79
Edgewater, FL - Charles Edward 'Ed' Beaudoin, 79, of Shangrila Circle, died
suddenly Thursday at Samaritan Hospital Troy.
Born in Troy, he was son of the late Charles Joseph and Rose Maltais Beaudoin
and husband of Mary Campano Beaudoin of Florida. He had resided on Spring
Avenue in Troy for several years and in Florida since 1985 and attended LaSalle
Institute and Troy High School.
Mr. Beaudoin was a smelter and fireman for the Watervliet Arsenal for 10 years
retiring in 1965.
He was a Life Member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Past
Commander of Region 1 of New York State ; a member of the American Legion
Edgewater, Florida; Disabled American Veteran's Troy and was very active in the
Corporal Arthur Willy Chapter of the Purple Heart in North Troy. He was an
Army corporal in the 27th Division, 105th Infantry medical detachment during
World War II. Mr. Beaudoin was a former communicant of Sacred Heart Church
Survivors in addition to his wife include a son Thomas Beaudoin and wife Susan
of Saratoga Springs; three daughters Denise LaGrange of Wynantskill, Joann
Deeb and husband Robert of Charlottesville, VA and Susan Beaudoin of Alplaus;
a brother Arthur Beaudoin of Philmont; eight grandchildren Joshua and Lisa
LaGrange, John-Michael Deeb, Peter, Robert and Stephen Deeb and Abigail and
Elizabeth Beaudoin and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a
sister Elizabeth Beaudoin Mochon.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 9:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
corner of Pawling at Maple Avenue Troy and at 9:30am from Sacred Heart Church
in Troy where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2-5pm.
Interment will be held in the Saratoga National Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Beaudoin to the World War II
Memorial Fund ATTN: GR048 PO Box 96074 Washington, DC 20090-6074.
Gladys E. Phillips Fox, 89
Troy - Gladys E. Phillips Fox, 89, of Burdett Avenue, died Thursday at Samaritan Hospital Troy, after a brief illness.
Born in Stoke Newington, England she was daughter of the late Austin and Alice Annie Stockwell Phillips and wife of the late Rodmond P. Fox. She came to the United States as a baby and then resided in Philadelphia, Delhi, NY and in the Troy area since the late 1930's.
Mrs. Fox was co-owner of Nicollette Glove on Broadway in Troy for more than 10 years.
She was a member of the Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church in Troy.
Survivors include a son Thomas Rodmond Fox and wife Phyllis of Marcellus, NY; a daughter Ethel Anne Post and husband Richard of Troy; a brother-in-law Albert Fox of Troy; six grandchildren Deborah R. Bevevino of Troy, Kevin Rodmond Post of West Sand Lake, Jeffrey Rodmond Fox of Liverpool, Brian Edward Fox of Martha's Vineyard, Rebecca Liga of Troy and Jonathan Charles Fox of Marcellus; seven great-grandchildren Nicholas Thomas Bevevino, Laura Elizabeth Bevevino, Joshua Alexander Bevevino, Christopher Noah Bevevino, Anthony Joseph Liga, Jacob Rodmond Fox and Kelsey Ryan Fox and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 6 brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00am from Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church Congress Street Troy with Rev. Douglas Thomson, Pastor, officiating.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy on Sunday from 3-6pm.
Interment Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Fox to the Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church 560 Congress Street Troy, NY 12180 or the Alzheimer's Association Capital District Chapter 85 Watervliet Avenue Albany, NY 12206-2083.
Henrietta Martin Zalucki, 85
Troy - Henrietta Martin Zalucki, 85, of Mason Street, died Thursday, December 12, 2002, at Samaritan Hospital Troy, after a brief illness.
Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Paul and Henrietta Post Martin and wife of the late Joseph J. Zalucki. She had resided in Troy all her life and was educated at Troy Schools.
Mrs. Zalucki was a homemaker and was one of the first school crossing guards at St. Joseph's School in Troy.
She was a Girl Scout leader, a member of the St. Joseph's School PTA and a communicant of St. William's Church in Troy.
Survivors include two daughters, Ann Marie Connair and husband Joseph of Troy and Nancy Zalucki of Troy; two grandchildren, Robert Theilemann and wife Linda of Troy and Brian Theilemann and wife Joann of Troy; four great-grandchildren, Brian Theilemann II and Chelsea, Nicole and Robert Theileman and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased a daughter Jean Theilemann and three sisters and a brother.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 10:30am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy and at 11:00am from St. William's Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 3-7pm. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery in Troy.
The family wishes to thank The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, The Eddy and Dr. Silk.
Clara M. Ward
Albany - Clara M. Ward of Troy, died Wednesday at Albany County Nursing Home after a long illness.
Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Samuel C. and Catherine C. Bain Walters and wife of the late John R. Ward. She resided in Phoenix, Arizona and in San Diego for 16 years, but spent most of her life in the Troy area.
Mrs. Ward was employed at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for several years and the Veteran's Hospital in San Diego, California, retiring in 1979.
Survivors include two granddaughters, Heather and Melissa Ward, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Janet C. Ward, a son, Rory E. Ward, and several brothers and sisters; John B. Walters, Roberta B. Miller, Irving S. Walters, Agnes M. Walters, Jessie Miller, Muriel Naylor and Harold Walters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc., 276 Pawling Avenue, Troy, with Reverend James C. Mosher, Pastor of the former Woodside Presbyterian Church in Troy, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment Oakwood Cemetery in Troy. Contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Ward to The Community Hospice of Albany County 315 South Manning Boulevard Albany, NY 12208.
Professor William W. Shuster, 85
Troy - Professor William W. Shuster, 85, of Burdett Avenue, died Thursday at Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center Troy, after a long illness.
Born in Norristown, PA, he was son of the late William C. and Jessie Brewster Shuster and husband of the late BarbaraBrockway who died in 1942 and Nancy Duffie Shuster, his wife of 54 years. He was a resident of Melrose for 40 years, moving to the Beechwood Retirement Community in Troy in 1993. He was a graduate of Norristown High School where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1981. He earned his Bachelors, Masters and Doctor of Chemical Engineering degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
He was employed as a Process Engineer at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in Belle, West Virginia from 1939-45 and in 1946 came to RPI as an Instructor of Chemical Engineering. His career with RPI spanned over 40 years, and included Associate Professor, Professor, Chairman of Bio-Environmental Engineering, Director of the Environmental Engineering Program which he helped establish, on of the first in the nation. He became Emeritus Professor of the Chemical and Environmental Engineering program in 1983.
He was appointed Chairman of the New York State Hazardous Waste Disposal Advisory Committee, and New York State Technical Advisory Committee on Hazardous Waste Disposal by Gov. Hugh L. Carey. Professor Shuster received many awards and honors including a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering, a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineering, Sigma Xi- honorary research society, Phi Lambda Epsilon- national chemistry honorary society, a recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award and a recipient of the RPI Silver Bowl Award. He was a member of many professional societies, the American Institute of Chemical Engineering, the American Academy of Environmental Engineering, the Environmental Division of A.I.Ch.E. and the American Society for Engineering Education.
Professor Shuster was involved in many civic organizations including a Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 16 in WV, a committeeman for Scout Troop 80 and Cub Pack 80 in Melrose, president of the Melrose Fire Company, Commissioner of the Melrose Fire District, Schaghticoke Environmental Advisory Council, Rensselaer County Environmental Management Council and Sewer District Advisory Council, president of the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club and Beechwood Board of Directors and a member Eddy Cohoes Rehabilitation Center Board. He was formerly an active member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Troy having served as Trustee, Elder, Deacon and Church Treasurer and currently a member of Brunswick Presbyterian Church.
Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter, Barbara Shuster Huntington (Benjamin) of Evergreen, CO; five sons, Dale Allen Shuster (Julie) of Glendale, WI, William C. Shuster (Chris) of Seward, AK, Dr. Robert Shuster (Rebecca) of Omaha, NE, Dr. Edward Shuster of Greenwich, NY and Charles John Shuster (Tracy) of Schaghticoke; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grandsons and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters Elizabeth Harford and Wilhelmina Block.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial service which will be held Monday April 7th at 11:00am at the Brunswick Church on White Church Road. A calling hour will be held from 10-11am prior to the service. Interment Memory's Garden Colonie.
Contributions may be made in memory of Professor Shuster to the Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center 2256 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY 12180 or Brunswick Church 42 White Church Lane Troy, NY 12180. Visit www.brycefh.com for a private family guest book and service directions.
Albert Francis Spendiff, 87
Troy - Albert Francis Spendiff, 87, of Hartwood Terrace, died Tuesday at Eddy-Ford Nursing Home Cohoes.
Born in Hoosick Falls, NY he was son of the late Francis William and Frances May Dempsey Spendiff and husband for 61 years of M. Evelyn Wheeler Spendiff. He had resided in Hoosick Falls until he was 26 years old and in Troy for the past 61 years.
Mr. Spendiff was a skilled machinist, he worked for the General Electric Company in Schenectady, Rototiller and for Zak, Inc. in Green Island for over 25 years. He retired in 1979.
He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1934-35, a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Calvary United Methodist Church in Latham. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons James A. Spendiff and and wife Carol Ann of Lewiston, PA and Peter A. Spendiff of Troy; a daughter Margery E. Pascale and husband Ralph of Latham; a brother George Spendiff of Hoosick; six grandchildren Scott A. Spendiff of Cohoes, Wendy L. Spendiff of Troy, Lara M. Spendiff of Astoria, NY, Vincent J., Jesse M. and Danielle M. Pascale all of Latham; a nephew and a niece Rev. R. Marsden Kittley and wife Julia and Nancy Wisbauer of Thomasville, NC as well as many grand and great grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Dorothy Spendiff Frier.
Funeral service will be held Friday at 10:00AM from Calvary United Methodist Church Belle Avenue and Ridge Place in Latham with Rev. David Lockwood, Pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy on Thursday from 4-7pm. Interment Memory's Garden in Colonie. Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Spendiff to the Calvary United Methodist Church Corners of Belle Ave. & Ridge Pl. Latham, NY 12110.