SELKIRK – Joseph M.
DeBalso, 81, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016. He worked at
Conrail in Selkirk for over 30 years as a foreman and track
supervisor and was on the board of directors at Elmwood Cemetery. He
was very dedicated to his late wife Janet and they enjoyed traveling
together. Joseph was very involved with his grandchildren and looked
forward to spending time with them.
predeceased by his wife Janet Kleinhans. Survivors include his
children, Dr. Kim (Kim) VanDerVeer, Scott (Quantella) VanDerVeer,
Shawna Albano, and Todd (Sue) VanDerVeer; grandchildren, Jason,
Larry, Luke, Caitlyn, Seth, Rachel, Jared, Zach; sister, Rose Marie
Loan; 2 nieces, a nephew, and cousins.
would like to thank Joe’s special neighbors for all of their support
and to Sandy Rogan for her attention to his daily needs.
calling hour will be held from 9-10AM at St. Patrick’s Church,
Ravena, Monday Nov 7, with the Funeral Mass immediately following at
10AM. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Selkirk. In lieu of
flowers contributions in memory of Joseph may be made to the
Ronald McDonald House Charities, 139 South Lake Avenue, Albany, NY