Kenneth J. Conrad – December 4, 2021

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   COEYMANS HOLLOW – Kenneth J. Conrad, 76, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 4, 2021 overlooking his favorite view of the valley, surrounded by his loving family after battling cancer.  Born at Albany Medical Center he was the son of the late Charles and Anna Conrad and was predeceased by his brother Charles and sister Beverly.

     Ken was a 1963 graduate of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School and went on to pursue a successful career in the Operating Engineers Union 106 as a very talented equipment operator.  He worked for Callanan Industries for 35+ years prior to retirement.  Ken had a love and a knack for animals and was a great outdoors enthusiast.  There are many stories and adventures his friends and family lived and shared that will be cherished for years to come.

     Ken is survived by his wife of 41 years, Gloria Conrad; children, Linda (Brian) McKenna, Donna Marzek and Kenneth (Kristin) Conrad; 6 grandchildren, Camren, Brianna, Evan, Alex, Cole and Easton; and many nieces and nephews. 

     Relatives and friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday, December 9th from 3 to 6 PM.  Funeral services will be held 10 AM on Friday December 10th at the funeral home.  Burial services will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore.  In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a contribution to The Community Hospice at https://www.givetocommunityhospice.org/donate/ or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at https://www.stjude.org.