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. He
is survived by his sisters Bertha Williams, Ruth Looman and Carol
Schimmel. 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 RCS 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 four children, Diana (Parker) Burns,
Ronald “Ron” (Cindy), Denise (Curtis) Wilsey and Mark (Shelly); his
grand-children, Kevin (Melissa) Burns, Andrew (Katherine) Wilsey,
Lindsey (Seth) Glaser and Katie Faye Wilsey and five
great-grandchildren. Memorial service will be held at 10am on
Wednesday, February 7th, at the Ravena Congregational Christian
Church, 175 Main Street, 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 pm. In
lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider a donation to
Congregational Christian Church of Ravena.