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John Milton Estabrooks

January 9, 2010

John Milton Estabrooks, 86

Stephentown - John Milton Estabrooks, 86, of Pine Way died peacefully Saturday, January 09, 2010, at his residence after a long illness.

Born in Albany, he was son of the late John Hubert Estabrooks and Edith M. Livingston Estabrooks. He was raised in Glens Falls and Center Brunswick, also resided in Cropseyville, Wynantskill and the past 13 years in Stephentown. He was a graduate of Troy High School .

Mr. Estabrooks was a surveyor for Niagara Mohawk Power Company for over 35 years retiring 23 years ago.

He was a Golden Eagle member of the NRA, a member of Trout Unlimited, was an expert marksman and a member the Berlin Rod & Gun Club, the Hendrick Hudson Fish and Game Club among others. In high school, he was the sectional champion in the 440 dash. John enjoyed fly tying, loved fly fishing, the woods and wildlife. He was a US Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and the last surviving member of his B-24 flight crew.

Survivors include his children, Frank D. Estabrooks of Cropseyville, Nanson E. Serrianne of Glens Falls, George A. Estabrooks of Cropseyville, Carrie M. Estabrooks of Mont Tremblant, Quebec and Jay L. Estabrooks of Berlin; a sister, Janet Ruth McDowell of Glens Falls; his grandchildren, Danush, Elizabeth, Nina, Daisy, Bonny, Seth, Samuel, Ethan and Aaron and his great grandchildren, Kody and Zoe. He was predeceased by a son, John Estabrooks; a daughter, Polly Mae Estabrooks and a sister, Edith Virginia Wilson.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Saturday January 16th from 1-3pm. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery Brunswick.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of John Milton Estabrooks to Trout Unlimited or a local animal shelter.

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