SELKIRK – Michael H.
Ostrander, 53, was welcomed into the arms of his parents August 28,
2009, surrounded by his loving family. He was a 1975 graduate of
Ravena Coeymans Selkirk School. He worked for Wickes Lumber for 9
years and then GE/SABIC for 26 years.
He was a member
of Selkirk Fire Company #3 for 35 years, Ordained Reverend of the
Universal Life Church since 2004, and a member of the Bethlehem Elks
for 20 years.
his family and friends, his Harley, a good party, and recalling
memories from the past. He was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and
Miami Dolphins. He was known for his love of life, quick wit, and
include his devoted wife of 33 years, Pamela Busch Ostrander; loving
dad to Sean (Veronica) Ostrander and Sarah (Aaron) Ostrander;
precious granddaughter Shattarah Laylee Jane; Granddog Bubba;
Brother of Cindy (Mike) Vatalaro, George Ostrander, Jeff (Kathi)
Ostrander, Jody (Lina) Ostrander; Brother in law to Steve (Tina)
Busch, Ray Busch; Uncle of Brian (Jill) Jones, Rebecca (Casey)
Miller, Kayla Vatalaro, Taylor Vatalaro, Daniel Ostrander, Cassie
Ostrander, Zoeé Ostrander, Joshua Ostrander, Katelyn Ostrander, and
Jacob Ostrander Steven Busch, Alex Busch, Angel (Brian) Johnson, Ray
Busch, Kylene Busch, Jen (Carlos) Mena, Tina Jarwoski; Great Uncle
to Nicholas Miller, Mia, Kristin and Zach Johnson, and Christopher&
Preston Jones. Michael was predeceased by his parents George and
Judy Ostrander, nephew Michael Vatalaro, and brother in law David
Busch; Also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and
The family is
eternally grateful for his team of doctors and nurses for his care
and our many friends for their prayers, love, and support.
services will be held 7 PM Tuesday September 1st at the Babcock
Funeral Home, Ravena. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to
the service from 3-7 PM. Interment will take place at the
convenience of the family. Contributions in memory of Michael may be
made to Pamela J. Ostrander.