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

Banner year for Whitehall RailRiders

Snowmobile club 1

By Dan King This year has been fantastic for the Whitehall RailRiders snowmobile club, in more ways than one. For […]

Granville MMA fighter to be featured on CNN

Prieur in ring

By Derek Liebig A Granville woman who has spent two-and-a-half years training in mixed martial arts will have her story […]

Students, faculty join to boost school spirit

DSC_0050

By Derek Liebig Granville Central School pride was alive and well, at least for one night, as students, faculty and […]

Boy Scout Troop 83 Moving Forward

Scouting 2

By Dan King Boy Scout Troop 83 in Whitehall is in a transition, but new scoutmaster Jason Ashline says he’s […]

WHS to host musical Friday and Saturday

Musical

Students at Whitehall High School will be performing a musical this weekend. March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. each […]

Teacup auction

The Wells United Methodist Church will host a Giant Teacup Auction on Friday, March 13, at the Modern Woodman Hall […]

Solomon Northup reenactor in Salem

The Salem Courthouse Community Center, 25 East Broadway, continues its March Civil War series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March […]

Village of Granville taxes to increase

By Derek Liebig A decrease in revenues will lead to a tax increase for village residents. The Granville Village Board […]

Ice fishing clinic at Carter’s Pond

Families who wish to learn the sport of ice fishing are welcome to attend a free ice fishing clinic taking […]

Granville man arrested for heroin

A Granville man is facing drug charges after he was found in possession of heroin and marijuana. Brian L. James, […]

Legault officially leaving in May

Liz Legault

By Dan King Whitehall Central School Superintendent Liz Legault will leave the district in May. Legault was officially introduced as […]

Bressette’s comeback falls short at states

DSC_0853

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestler Josh Bressette was eliminated on day one of the State Wrestling Tournament in Albany last Friday, but […]