Keeseville — Albert R. Stranahan Sr., 77, of the Port Douglas Road, Keeseville, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born in Willsboro on Sept. 9, 1925, the son of Charles and Sadie (Murray) Stranahan.
He served in the U.S. army.
He was employed at the AuSable Valley Central School for many years.
Mr. Stranahan was a communicant of St. John's Church in Keeseville and was a member of the AuSable River Lodge 149 F&AM and the Eugene G. Santor Knights of Columbus Council 4689 in Keeseville.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Albert and Sharron Stranahan Jr. of Peru and John and Michelle Stranahan of Keeseville; one daughter, Sharra Parnaby of Cadyville; his mother-in-law, Sena Cordway of Peru; one brother and sister-in-law, Ashley and Sue Stranahan of Clintonville; one sister, Blanche Crowningshield of Elizabethtown; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Stranahan of Macon, Ga., and Gertrude Stranahan of Keeseville; one brother-in-law, Lee Cordway of Auburn; six grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Jean Cordway Stranahan on Nov. 23, 1997; and two brothers, Willard and George Stranahan.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. John's Church in Keeseville with Msgr. Leeward Poissant, pastor, celebrating. Burial will be in the spring in the AuSable Chasm Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Albert and Jean Stranahan to the Henry K. Freedman Renal Center, 91 Plaza Blvd., Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Arrangements are with the Hamilton Funeral Home Inc. in Keeseville.