Harry T. Kachadurian.Jr. (Papa), 80 West Sand Lake Harry Thomas Kachadurian Jr. (Papa), 80, of Route 150, died Thursday at the Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center Hospice Unit in Albany, after a long brave battle with heart and lung disease. Born in Fair Haven, VT he was son of the late Harry T. Kachadurian Sr. and Mary Brown Kachadurian and husband of the late Marie Keji Heppinger Kachadurian. He had resided in West Sand Lake for over 70 years and was educated at West Sand Lake schools. Mr. Kachadurian was a self employed carpenter and enjoyed making hand carved walnut trinkets and restoring furniture. He was the caretaker of Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in West Sand Lake for several years. He enjoyed working on crosswords puzzles. Mr. Kachadurian was a Navy veteran of World War II from 1942-45, stationed on oil tanker supply ships in the North Atlantic. Devoted father and father-in-law of Harry T. Kachadurian III and wife Donna of Averill Park and Kathleen T. Evers and husband Mark of North Greenbush; Brother of Hazel D. Baxter of North Greenbush, Viola Lafferty of North Greenbush, Helen Freckleton of Troy and Marjorie Duell of Dayton, OH; Beloved grandfather of Kimberly Kachadurian Baker and husband Brad of Orlando, FL, Thomas Kachadurian of East Greenbush, Mark Sherwin Jr. and Fianc‚ Kim Stamm of Albany, Gregory J. Sherwin of Latham, Jodi L. Sherwin of Brighton, MA, Mark Evers Jr. of Troy and Danielle Evers of Troy and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Robert Kachadurian. Funeral service will be private. There will be no calling hours. Interment Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in West Sand Lake. Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Kachadurian to Four Doors Down- United Parish Missions Box 522 West Sand Lake, NY 12196 or the Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center Hospice Program 113 Holland Avenue Albany, NY 12208. Arrangements by DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home Inc. West Sand Lake.
A service summary is not available