David D. Tracy, 96

D avid D. Tracy, 96, of Pike Brook Road, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010.

Born on May 11, 1914, in Clemons, he was the son of the late Fred W. Tracy and Hattie (Chaplan) Tracy.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theatre during World War II. He received the Conspicuous Service Metal and the Purple Heart.

His favorite pastimes were visiting his family and favorite restaurant, hunting, gardening, playing with the tractor and going to Florida.

In his early years, he was employed in the Conservation Department for the state of New York. Later he worked for the town of Clemons Highway Department.

He was a member of the Republican Party, American Legion and BVA.

Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, June, who passed away on Oct. 2, 2003; his brothers, John F. Tracy, Fred A. Tracy, James Tracy , Gerald Tracy and Leslie Tracy; and his sisters, Virginia and Helen.

Survivors include his brother, Clifton and his wife, Eleanor, of Eagle Bridge; his sisters, Ethelyn of Perkinsville, Vt., Harriet and her husband, Jack, of Richmond, Ky., and Anna and her friend from Vermont; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and services were held Monday at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall. Services were conducted by American Legion Post  83 and the Rev. Roberta Proper.

Interment , with full military honors, followed at the Pike Brook Cemetery in Clemons conducted by the American Legion Post 83.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in David’s name to the Skenesborough EMT, P. O. Box 333, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams St, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Weekender – 08/28/15

Lakes Classifieds – 08/28/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/28/15

Northshire Freepress – 08/28/15

Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

407624_345593242132090_322483287_n

By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

Bridge

By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

DSC_1921

By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

Schulz 2

By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

Lawn sale 006

By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]