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Ambrose C. Alberts

d. December 29, 2015

Clarksville- Ambrose C. Alberts (Sonny) passed away December 29, 2015 at St. Peter's Hospital, with his family at his side. He was born in Westerlo, NY, Albany County on May 23, 1934. He was the son of the late Ambrose Alberts and Doris Stinson Alberts. He started working at 11years old, selling newspapers and shining shoes in Albany where he was living at the time. He quit school in the eighth grade to help support his family. He was an avid hunter and belonged to the Coon Club, Reidsville Rod and Gun Club, and later the Voorheesville Rod and Gun Club. He loved riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Helderberg Riders. He liked cleaning his dump truck and feeding the birds. He worked for Nehi Beverage and the Foundry in Voorheesville. He served with the US Army for two years. While stationed in Germany, he was a boxer. He worked for Gilboa Dam in the tunnel. In 1971, he bought a dump truck and hauled shale from his shale bank. He was a hired independent truck driver for Callahan Industries for more than 40 years. He retired in November 2009 at the age of 75. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years June McNab Alberts; step children Shirley Smith Trossbach, Harold Smith lll (Linda), Roger Smith, Alicia Smith Ryan (Dennis) and his daughter Annette Alberts Moak (Donald Wagoner); eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; his sister Rita Alberts Brush (Norman), Theodore Alberts (Paula), and Pamela Alberts Sisson; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 3PM – 6PM at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11AM at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Onesquethaw Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Sonny's memory to the Clarksville Community Church, PO Box F, Clarksville, NY 12041 or the Onesquethaw Rescue Squad, Clarksville, NY 12041
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