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Gordon B. Rockstroh, Jr.
  • Northeast Association of the Blind at Albany
    301 Washington Ave.
    Albany, NY 12206

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Gordon B. Rockstroh, Jr., 94, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation in Niskayuna.

Born in Rotterdam, Gordon was the son of the late Margaret (Diamond) and Gordon Rockstroh, Sr.

A United States Navy veteran, Gordon honorably served his country during World War II.

After graduating from Draper School, Gordon worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier in Schenectady for 30 years before his retirement.
A former member of Trinity Reformed Church, Gordon also belonged to the Masonic Order, DAV #357 and the American Legion.

He enjoyed woodworking, camping and loved the Adirondack Mountians.

Besides his parents, Gordon is predeceased by his step-mother, Isabelle (Pickett) Rockstroh and his brother, Harry Rockstroh.

He leaves behind is wife of 66 years, Lorraine M. (Shatley) Rockstroh; children, Gordon B. Rockstroh, III (Candi) of Glenville, James E. Rockstroh (Late Yvonne) of Rotterdam and Debra S. Snyder (Charles) of Latham, as well as 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Gordon will be held Tuesday, September 23, at 4 pm at Bond Funeral Home, 1614 Guilderland Ave., Schenectady, with visitation prior to the service from 2-4pm. Burial will take place at Schenectady Memorial Park, Rotterdam.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gordon's memory can be made to the Northeast Association of the Blind at Albany, 301 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12206.