Paul Vorgang

Obituary of Paul W. Vorgang

CASTLETON - Paul W. Vorgang, 81, of Castleton, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. 


On July 19, 1939, Paul was born in Staten Island, New York, the son of the late William and Beatrice (Jakubowski) Vorgang. 


He graduated in 1957 from Roeliff Jansen Central School District in Hillsdale, NY. He attended Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY, and graduated with a degree in construction. He worked as a draftsman for 6 years before starting his own business. Paul retired as a self-employed General Contractor from Vorgang General Contracting.  


He will be remembered for building his home (with friends), as a proud father and grandfather, and as a talented and dedicated contractor and craftsman. He enjoyed chocolate shakes, working, snowmobiling, white water rafting, and most of all, spending time with family, his children, and grandchildren. 


Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Annette Vorgang; daughters Paula (Jeff) Payne, Melissa (Robert Mann) Hirt, son Michael (Erin Massaroni) Vorgang; grandfather of seven grandchildren Tara, Allie, and Samantha Payne; Tommy and Caroline Hirt; Reegan and Greyson Vorgang; sister Carole (Rod) Niesen and brother James (Lois) Vorgang; and uncle to nieces and nephews. 


Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. You are welcome to stop by between 4-7 PM at the Rensselaer Elks Lodge, 683 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY 12061. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Paul’s name to Community Hospice, 310 S Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208

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Memorial Celebration

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Rensselaer Elks Club
683 Columbia Tpk.
East Greenbush, New York, United States
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