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DECEASED MEMBERS

Williams, Carl D. Jr. TROY Carl D. Williams, Jr., 68, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs with his family at his side. Born in Cohoes on April 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Carl D. and Helen Normandin Williams, Sr. Carl was raised in Cohoes and graduated from Sacred Heart School and Keveny Academy, class of 1965. He graduated from Mary McClellan Hospital School of Nursing in Cambridge where he became a Licensed Practical Nurse. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War serving as a medic with the 9th Infantry from 1966-69. Upon returning home, he was employed by St. Mary's Hospital in Troy for two years as an LPN and later by the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany for over 30 years as an LPN before retiring in 1996. Carl was very active with the Knights of Columbus and was a District Deputy for seven years. A communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church, Carl was a founding member of its Knights of Columbus and also served on the Bereavement Committee. Carl was active with the Boy Scouts of America and was an Eagle Scout. He was a lifelong baseball fan of the New York Yankees and enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen Fitzgibbons Williams who died in 2009; devoted father of Brian J. (Kimberly) Williams of Troy, Karla M. (Kevin) Buettner of Gansevoort and Megan P. Williams of Greece, N.Y.; grandfather of Colin Williams, Christopher and Isabella Buettner; brother of Bernice (Albert) Dupuis of Latham and Helen Williams of Cohoes; uncle of Jason and Amiee Dupuis and Walter Yund. The funeral will be Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Doran Funeral Home, 9 South Lake Ave., Troy and at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church, Troy. Interment will follow in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Wednesday (today) from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave.,  Menands

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