EAST GREENBUSH - Russell George Roehr, 89, of East Greenbush, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021, at his home.
Russell was born May 14, 1932, the son of William and Claudine (Hogle) Roehr.
He proudly served in the Army during the Korean war, and then worked in refrigeration at Capitol Refrigeration for over 30 years and then with the Stratton VA Medical Center for another 20 years
Russell enjoyed spending his summers at his camp on Butterfield lake.
He was Predeceased by his beloved wife Barbara Ann Roehr and siblings Donald Roehr, Fred Roehr, Irene Weedenbine, Olive Futia, Frances Crosier and Harrriett Hennessy.
Survivors include his loving children Deborah (John) Fitzpatrick, and Barbara (Mark) Stevens. Russell is the proud grandfather of 6 grandchildren, 11 Great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his calling hours Wednesday morning 9-11 with a funeral service at 11 O'clock at the Rockefeller funeral home 165 Columbia Tp Rensselaer. Interment will follow in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Guilderland.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Russell’s name to American Cancer Society 33 Elk St Suite 201, Albany, NY 12207. To participate virtually copy Paste the Link Below