H AMPTON — Herbert R. Sady, Sr., age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital.
Herb was born on Sept. 3, 1932 in Leicester, Vt., the son of the late Felix and Leona (Beaumont) Sady.
Herb was an over-the-road trucker most of his life. This occupation allowed him to travel extensively throughout the United States. He enjoyed this very much and given the opportunity would talk for hours about the places he had seen and the adventures he had. After he retired from this he went to work for McEachron Motors as a parts delivery person. He also worked for a time at Fort Ann Motors. Herb was an avid fisherman, as well as hunter and bowler. He took great pride in his yard. He spent many hours mowing, planting and weeding.
In addition to his parents, Herb was predeceased by his wife Marilyn, a son David, a granddaughter Stephanie and his brothers: Bob, Bill and Harris. He was the loving father of Steve Sady and his wife Joan of Queensbury, Terrie Sady of Granville, Penny Washburn and her husband Fred of Rutland, Vt., Herb Sady and his wife Shelly of Hampton, Don Sady and his wife Darlene also of Hampton, and Betsy Turunen and her husband Peter of East Poultney, Vt. Herb was blessed with 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, NY. Following the burial at Mettowee Cemetery in Pawlet, the family hosted a gathering at the West Pawlet Fire House to continue the celebration of Herb’s life.
The family has requested that if you wish to remember Herb with a donation in lieu of flowers you may do so to the Haynes House of Hope, 7187 SR 149, Granville, NY 12832 or to the Rescue Squad of your choice, honoring the work emergency volunteers do to help those in need.