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Jack P. BradtApril 24, 2005
Eagle Point, OR Jack P. Bradt , 86 ,of Eagle Point, OR and formerly of Speigletown died Sunday, April 24, 2005, after a brief illness.
Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Charles Bradt and the late Lena (Church) Bradt and husband of the late Elizabeth G. Henness and Anne Meyer. He attended Troy Business College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Mr. Bradt was employed at the Watervliet Arsenal in the research lab as a computer operator for twenty years retiring several years ago. Prior to that he worked for Cluett, Peabody and Company in Troy as a supervisor and in Fleetwood, Pennsylvania as the assistant plant manager for several years, returning to the Troy plant in the Quality Control Department as packaging engineer and then for Borden Ice Cream Company in Menands as an accountant and computer operator.
He was a member of prominent in Masonic circles he was a member of Palestine Court #46 Order of the Amaranth having served as Royal Patron of that court and is now affiliated with Apollo Court #5 of Troy. He served as Grand Royal Patron of the Grand Court Order of the Amaranth of the State of New York and as Supreme Prelate of the Supreme Council of the Order of the Amaranth Inc. He also was the Grand Treasurer of the Grand Court of the State of New York. He was a past Master of Jerusalem Lodge #355 F&AM, past High Priest of the Phoenix Chapter Royal Arch Masons, Past Master of Bloss Council Cryptic Masons, past District Deputy Grand Master of the Fourth Cryptic District, past Commander of Apollo Commandery Knights Templar, a member of the Albany Sovereign Consistory AASR and a past Prior of Trinity Priory Knights of the York Cross of Honor. Mr. Bradt was also a member and Watchman of Shepherds of Shepherd Shrine of the White Shrine of Jerusalem in Schenectady also Deputy Supreme Watchman of Shepherds of Supreme Shrine, a past Worthy Patron of Ionic Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and now a member of Upton Chapter O.E.S. in Stillwater and a past District Grand Lecturer of the Saratoga District O.E.S. He was active in the America n Red Cross serving as accountant for the Rensselaer County Chapter for several years, a member of the Boght Reformed Church of Cohoes, the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Medford, OR and was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his stepdaughter, Gail and her husband Michael Armistead of Eagle Point, OR; two grandsons and their wives, Michael and Sharon Deats, and Rick and Darla Deats; a granddaughter Dawn Williams; a brother, Harold Bradt of Waterford; three sisters, Helen Mason of Troy, Dorothy Bull of Waterford and Ethel Krutka of Cohoes; 6 great grandchildren, Stevie, Rikki, Lexie, Caleb, Cody and Alaina; a nephew and niece, Wally and Gayle Davis of Saratoga and a grand niece and nephew, Amanda and Justin. He was predeceased by his youngest sister, Betty Marble and oldest brother, Kenneth Bradt.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy with Rev. David Schalekamp, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-7 PM, prior to the service. Interment Memory's Garden in Colonie on Thursday at 9AM.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Bradt to the Reformed Church of the Boght 583 Boght Road Cohoes, NY 12047.