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Donald L. DearstyneJuly 29, 2005
North Troy Donald L. Dearstyne, 75, died Friday, July 29, 2005 at Northwoods at Troy after a long illness.
Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Clayton W. Dearstyne and Ruth (Bonesteel) Dearstyne.
He had resided in the Troy and Waterford areas all his life and was educated at Troy High School.
Mr. Dearstyne was a special education bus driver and taxi driver for Black and White Taxi for several years. He was an Air Force veteran.
He is survived by two sisters, Ruth Sweet (Matthew) of Troy and Ellen Noonan (Joseph Earl) of Watervliet; a sister-in-law, Mamie Dearstyne of Cambridge and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, David L. Dearstyne.
Funeral service will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment Eagle Mills Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Dearstyne to the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204. For a private family guest book and service directions, visit www.brycefh.com .