Alvin L. Horstmyer PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, March 12, 2003

July 13,1917 - March 11, 2003 NISKAYUNA — Born in Niskayuna, N.Y., to George F. Horstmyer and Carrie Glindmyer.
Graduated from North Terrace High School in January 1936 after which he entered the U.S. Navy. While in the Navy, he served aboard the USS Reid and USS Craven. He was honorably discharged in 1941. He was hospitalized for four years with tuberculosis. After being released from the VA hospital he entered Albany Business College and got an associates degree in accounting.
He married Norah Mullen in June 1950. He worked at General Electric in Schenectady, N.Y., Vanity Fair Paper Mill in Plattsburgh, N.Y., Dock & Coal Co. in Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Alexander Edwards & Co CPA in Plattsburgh, from which he retired. He held various offices in the AuSable Valley Lions Club.
He is preceded in death by his wife Norah, who died April 26, 1996. She will be buried with him.
He is survived by two daughters and one son, Christine and John Mack of Moore, Okla., Diane Horstmyer of Burlington, Vt., and Eric Horstmyer of AuSable Forks, N.Y.; two brothers, Warren Horstmyer of Schenectady, N.Y., and Elmer Horstmyer of Helena, Mont.; four grandchildren, Seneca and Jason Mack, Dylan K. Meagher and Jupiter G. Horstmyer; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours or services at this time. Arrangements made by Zaumetzer Sprague Funeral Home.



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