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David Dormandy

April 12, 1925 — June 9, 2015

David Dormandy

David Lusty Dormandy, 90 of Center Brunswick died peacefully on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Community Hospice at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Troy on April 12, 1925, he was the son of Charles G. Dormandy and Elizabeth Bradshaw Dormandy and husband of Shirley Backus Dormandy of Troy. They were married on November 25, 1950 and they would have celebrated their 65th anniversary this year.

Raised and educated in Speigletown, Dave was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School, class of 1943. Dave enlisted in the Navy to serve his country as a signalman on a troop transport ship in the Pacific. Following the war, he was employed by General Electric Silicone for 37 years, retiring in 1987. He was also a member of Local 380 AFL-CIO and an enthusiastic past member of the Center Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors in addition to his wife Shirley, include his three children Gary Dormandy (Mary) of Schaghticoke, Debbie Murphy (A.J.) of East Greenbush and Dave Dormandy (Liz) of Johnsonville. Dave loved and was immensely proud of his seven grandchildren, Matt, Kelly and Heather Dormandy, Christine Southard (Nolan), Michelle Murphy, Dr. David Dormandy, Jr., and Sara Dormandy. Also survived by his brother Gil Dormandy of Novi, MI, his sister Marcia Brown of Troy.

Dave was predeceased by his brother Roger Dormandy and sister Hope Mealy Knight.

The family would like to thank the amazingly supportive and caring staff of the Samaritan Hospital 6th floor and Community Hospice of Rensselaer County.

Funeral services will be 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingurgh and at 10:00 a.m. at the Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy with Rev. Stephen Cordes officiating.

Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.

Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 7p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Leatherstocking Honor Flight, P.O. Box 621, Cobleskill, NY 12043 or the Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club, 501- 4th Ave., Troy, NY 12182.

Please visit David's everlasting Book of Memories at

Visitation Details

Friday, June 12th, 2015, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home

Service Details

Saturday, June 13th, 2015, 10:00am, Gardner Earl Chapel At Oakwood Cemetery

Interment Details

Oakwood Cemetery

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