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Wallace Quay

KNOX - Wallace Quay, Sr. met his Savior face-to-face on Wednesday, February 16, 2011. He had celebrated his 94th birthday on February 13. Wally is now rejoicing in Heaven with his wife, Ella, who had predeceased him in 2003. He was known for his hospitality and kindness to anyone who crossed his path or happened upon his doorstep. You could always count on an offer for a cup of coffee. He served in the US Army as a medical technician during WWII. After the war he worked at the Navy Depot in Scotia for 33 years. After retirement he kept himself busy working on small motors. Wallace is survived by his sons Wallace Jr. and Ronald Quay. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brian and Adeline Quay, Kris and Don Hackel, Steven and Vicky Quay, Matthew and Amber Quay and Kelly and Mark Blain as well as 14 great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be held Sunday February 20, 2011 from 2 to 6pm at Knox Reformed Church, Berne-Altamont Road (Rt 156), Knox. A memorial service will be held Monday February 21, 2011 at 11am at the church. Those who wish may make contributions to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 or the Knox Reformed Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 86, Knox, NY 12107. "As for man, his days are like grass, as a flower of the field, so he flourishes. When the wind has passed over it, it is no more and its place acknowledges it no longer. But the loving-kindness of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him and His righteousness to his children's children." Psalm 103:15-18


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Wally and Quay Family I just heard about your father, deepest sympathy to your family.Your father was a great and honest man. Will alwise remember him.

Fran Frantzen Feb 28 2011 12:00 AM

Wally and Quay Family I just heard about your father, deepest sympathy to your family.Your father was a great and honest man. Will alwise remember him.

Fran Frantzen Feb 28 2011 12:00 AM

My sympathy to you all for your earthly loss. What a special man; so sorry to see him go - so awesome to know where he is! I remember feeling so welcome at the kitchen table, with history, humor and kindness given to me freely by this godly man. His manner brought back warm and comfortable memories of my own grandparents, another gift from Mr. Quay. What a brilliant legacy he leaves. Love, Heather and Joe

Heather Greene Feb 22 2011 12:00 AM

My sympathy to you all for your earthly loss. What a special man; so sorry to see him go - so awesome to know where he is! I remember feeling so welcome at the kitchen table, with history, humor and kindness given to me freely by this godly man. His manner brought back warm and comfortable memories of my own grandparents, another gift from Mr. Quay. What a brilliant legacy he leaves. Love, Heather and Joe

Heather Greene Feb 22 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Quay family: Please accept Bill and my deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved father/grandfather. Wallace was a wonderful man who was definitely loved by all who knew him. Knox will never be the same without him there. It was with great sadness that I read of his passing. We are very sorry for your loss.

Joan Dearstyne Bentley Feb 21 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Quay family: Please accept Bill and my deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved father/grandfather. Wallace was a wonderful man who was definitely loved by all who knew him. Knox will never be the same without him there. It was with great sadness that I read of his passing. We are very sorry for your loss.

Joan Dearstyne Bentley Feb 21 2011 12:00 AM

Wally and Ella were always like our second parents to us, we would cross country ski back behind their place and conveniently end up by their door around dinner or dessert time, always invited in for a visit... just wonderful people...thanks for being such a good neighbor and friend Wally, we will miss your great stories. We will miss you.

jean forti Feb 18 2011 12:00 AM