Robert E. Tracey - October 30, 2008

CLARKSVILLE – Robert E. Tracey, 88, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2008.  Robert was raised in Coeymans and moved to Clarksville in 1960.  He was a Navy Veteran serving during WWII.

     In 1981 Bob retired after many years of service with the former NY Central Railroad, Penn Central and Conrail.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

     Survivors include his wife, Jennie Domanico Tracey of Glenmont;  children, Patricia (Edward) Zabel of Delaware, Melissa Tracey of Delaware and Frank Tracey of Clarksville;  grandchildren, Shannon, Alisha, Dathan, Meghan and Erin. 

     The family would like to thank the Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center for the care given to Robert and to Dr. Natasha Creighton and the staff at Albany Medical Center.

     Funeral services will be held 9 AM Monday, November 3rd at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.  Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans.  Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Sunday from 3 to 6 PM.  Contributions in memory of Robert may be made to the Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center, 141 Rockefeller Road, Delmar, NY 12054.