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Alan James Damon

December 17, 1930 — October 15, 2023

Speigletown

Alan James Damon

 

Alan James Damon, 92 died Sunday October 15, 2023 at his home.

Born on December 17, 1930, he attended Lansingburgh High School, class of 1948 and attended New York State University at Delhi graduating with an associate’s degree in Building Construction.

Alan was married July 22, 1951 to Dorothy M. Kern, she passed away in 2003.

He joined the United States Navy Seabees in 1950 and retired in 1980 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer. He was a life member of the Speigletown Volunteer Fire Department, joining in 1949, served as chief in 1971, went on to be on the Board of Directors and became a commissioner in 2000.

Alan worked for Harold F. Damon until 1964, he owned and operated H.F. Damon, Inc. until 1978. He also owned and operated Madden Lumber & Supply from 1977 to 1987, he drove tractor trailer part time for Frank Hahn in Maspeth, NY from 1970 to 1991 and drove for Warren Fane from 1991 to 1996.

Alan was a charter member of the Brunswick Elks 2556 and Brunswick Sportsman Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping in the Adirondacks.

Alan is survived by his children Cynthia (Robert) Long of New Hartford, Gail (Phillip) Wilson of Olmstedville, Randy Damon of The Villages in Florida, Jill (William) Tryon of South Bethlehem, his nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren, and his longtime friend Jacklyn Dyer.

In addition to his mother, father and wife Dorothy, he was predeceased by his sister Helene (late Eugene) Peyser.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday October 19, 2023 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh. Funeral service 10:00 on Friday October 20, 2023 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy. Please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 19, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home

8 109th St, Troy, NY 12182

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 20, 2023

10:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home

8 109th St, Troy, NY 12182

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Graveside Service

Friday, October 20, 2023

11:00 - 11:15 am (Eastern time)

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