COEYMANS – Malcolm R. McNaughton, 90, crossed over the morning of
April 16, 2013 at St. Peter’s Hospital. Born in Delhi, NY to Leslie
and Caroline, he graduated from the Delaware Academy, Ithaca College
and Albany State College. He taught at the R-C-S schools for
thirty-five years, where he served as the high school band director
and Chairman of the Music Department. Active as V.F.W. band leader
for many years, he served in WWII in the 3rd Cavalry Reconnaissance
under Patton across France, Germany and Austria.
Mac was an avid golfer who spent many summers at Sycamore
“Mac” is survived by Antoinette, his loving wife of 65 years;
children, Michael, Stephen (Constance), David (Sandra), Christine
Mara (Joseph) and Jeffrey (Susan); nine grandchildren, Kaylin
(Rob), Ryan, Marissa, Evan, Emily, Timothy, Ian, JaneAnn and
Philip. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mac was
predeceased by brothers, Albert, Charles, Palmer and sisters Tarisa
Hymers and Muriel Jester.
A viewing will be held on April 19th from 4 to 7 at the Babcock
Funeral Home, Ravena. A Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Church,
Ravena on April 20th at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions in
memory of Malcolm may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St.,
Ravena, NY 12143 or Capital Region Against Breast Cancer, 125 Wolfe
Road, Albany, NY 12205.