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Wednesday, 07 May 2014 12:00

Richard J. Schermerhorn Sr.

By | Obituaries

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Longtime Saratoga Springs resident Richard J. Schermerhorn passed away suddenly on May 4 at his home.

Born in Troy, Richard was the son of the late Charles H. and Harriet Earing Schermerhorn Sr.

Richard was a Food Service Supervisor at Albany Medical Center Hospital for 37 years. He was a member of the Ballston Spa Elks Lodge No. 2619 and a past President of Saratoga Youth Hockey Association.

Richard was also a valued employee at Saratoga TODAY who will be greatly missed. He always went above and beyond to accomplish all of his tasks with a positive attitude and a smile.   

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Schermerhorn; his children, Richard (Colleen) Schermerhorn Jr., Jeffrey (Tama) Schermerhorn and Alycin (John) McCumber; grandchildren, Bryan, Madison, Katie, Dylan, Cody and Morgan; two brothers, Chuck and Mike; and a sister, Diane; along with several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Thursday, May 8 from 5-7 p.m. followed by the Ballston Spa Elks Fraternal Service at 7 p.m. at Mevec Funeral Home, 224 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 or to the American Diabetes Association, Pine West Plaza Building 2, Suite 204, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY, 12205.

For directions to send condolences visit www.mevecfuneralhome.com.

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