Robert “Bob” Albright - February 3, 2018

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   RAVENA – At the age of 87, Robert “Bob” Albright joined his Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 3, 2018.  Bob was born November 13, 1930 to his late parents, Arthur and Louise (Court) Albright.

     Bob graduated from Ravena-Coeymans High School in 1948 and served as a medic in the US Army during the Korean War as a conscientious objector and received a Bronze Star for his service.  Bob owned and operated Albright’s Under Cliff Garage with his father.  He then became a claims adjustor for Home Insurance Company.  He retired in 1993 as the transportation supervisor for the R-C-S Central School District.

     Bob met his wife, Anna “Annie” (Ritzel) at a square dance, and enjoyed 63 glorious years of marriage (July 4, 1954) while raising a loving family.  Bob was known for his years of guidance with the Boy Scouts and as Deacon Emeritus and Sunday School teacher at the Congregational Christian Church in Ravena.  Bob and Annie enjoyed traveling and were able to see all 50 states.  Bob was known for his kind heart, love and ability to fix anything mechanical, maple syrup making, love of God and spending time with family.

     He is survived by his wife, Annie; his four children, Diana (Parker) Burns, Ronald “Ron” (Cindy), Denise (Curtis) Wilsey and Mark (Shelly); his grandchildren, Kevin (Melissa) Burns, Andrew (Katherine) Wilsey, Lindsey (Seth) Glaser and Katie Faye Wilsey; five great-grandchildren; and his sisters Bertha Williams, Ruth Looman and Carol Schimmel

     Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 7th at the Ravena Congregational Christian Church, 175 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.  Interment will follow in the Coeymans Hollow Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday, February 6th from 4 to 7 p.m.

     In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider a donation in memory of Bob to the Congregational Christian Church of Ravena.