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Monday June 19th, 2017
3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service


Tuesday June 20th, 2017
10:00am

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Interment at: Prospect Hill Cemetery

Prospect Hill Cemetery
Tuesday June 20th, 2017
12:00pm

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Thomas T. Van Wagenen

Guilderland- Thomas T. Van Wagenen Jr. lifelong resident of Guilderland passed away on June 14, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Schenectady, NY on June 20, 1926, the son of the late Thomas Sr. and Mildred (nee Laraway) Van Wagenen. Tom joined the US Navy and served our great country during WWII. Returning home, he graduated from Altamont High School in 1947. He drove a bus for the Albany-Schenectady bus line, worked in a warehouse for International Harvester in Menands and then worked at the Town of Guilderland Water Department, retiring as Superintendent in September 1992. He was a life member, Fire Commissioner and past Chief of the Guilderland Fire Department. He is survived by his daughters Karen M. Van Wagenen (Tom DeLeon) and Liz (Jim) Sprague; his sons Andrew (Alan Ilagan) Van Wagenen and T.J. (Nancy) Van Wagenen; his grandchildren Daniel Van Wagenen, Andrea (Karl) Wahrlich and Christopher Van Wagenen (fiance Kelly Griffith); his great grandson Kiptin Wahrlich; his sister-in-law Edith "Cookie" Dylong and his canine companion Christopher; several nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by his wife Kathrine in 2001 and his brother Donald in 1980. Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 3-7PM at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main St., Altamont. A funeral service will be on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10AM with interment to follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or a Veteran's organization of your choice.


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I was sorry to see that Tom had passed away. He was a special person and I will always remember his upbeat attitude. To all of Tom's family, you have my deepest sympathy.

Jim Yohey Jun 25 2017 12:00 AM

Suzi Spawn Jun 18 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Van Wagenen

Suzi Spawn Jun 18 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Dave and I loved your Dad. I'm unable to attend so have to express my sorrow here. Suzi

Suzi Spawn Jun 18 2017 12:00 AM

Ed and Trish Sprague Jun 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Van Wagenen

Ed and Trish Sprague Jun 16 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Liz and Jim, We were so sorry to learn of your father's passing. It must have been a comfort to him to be able to stay in his home and have the good company of so many dear family members and longtime friends. We send our deepest condolences to you all, Love, Ed & Deb

Deborah Pass Jun 14 2017 12:00 AM

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