Albert C Simidian SrMay 3, 2011
Guilderland - Albert C. Simidian Sr. , 77, of Waldens Pond, beloved husband and father, passed away on May 3, 2011 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Born and educated in Albany, New York, he was the son of the late Yervant and Violet (Salgian) Simidian.
He was the past CEO and President of W.L. Coughtry's, Graphic Techniques, GTI Temporary Services, GTI Electronics and Coughtry's Supplies. His businesses operated in many locations including New York, Vermont, Connecticut and North Carolina. He was a self-made businessman who worked hard all of his life.
Albert was a man who strongly believed in faith, family, work, and his community.
Albert is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Topjian), and two cherished children, Albert C. Jr. of North Greenbush and Gayle Robin of Guilderland. He is also survived by his sister, Grace Koshgarian of Loudonville, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, M. Thelma (Malkonian), and a son, Hovig.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Friday, from 4-8 PM.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, at 10 AM at the Loudonville Presbyterian Church 22 Old Niskayuna Road Loudonville with Rev. Elaine Woroby, Pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in Elmwood Hill Cemetery Troy.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Albert C. Simidian Sr. to the Loudonville Presbyterian Church 22 Old Niskayuna Road Loudonville, NY 12211 or United Armenian Calvary Congregational Chuch 144 Ninth Street Troy, NY 12180.