Troy - Charles N. Zehner, Jr. “Chuck”, 68, died Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Samaritan Hospital after a brief illness.
Born in Albany, he was son of the late Charles N. Zehner, Sr. and Marilyn Canam Zehner.
Chuck resided in Troy all of his life and attended Troy High School. He worked as a route salesman for Morgan Linen Service Inc. in Menands and Golden Krust Bakery in Cohoes.
Chuck was a kind and giving person; a friend to everyone he met. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and dogs; Daisy and Coco. He was a musician, a member of many local drum corps, and a talented woodworker. He also enjoyed creating and sharing photoshop illustrations, cooking, fishing, camping, connecting with friends on Facebook, and CB radio.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Dawn Smith Zehner and his daughter Heather (Robert) Emory. He was loving grandpa to Colin Emory. He is also survived by his siblings Allen, Laura (Joseph) Bruce, David, John, Christopher and Steven Zehner; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his siblings, Patricia Favour, Linda Mitchell, and James Zehner
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Wednesday, from 4 - 6PM.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, at 10AM at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Elmwood Hill Cemetery Troy.
In lieu of flowers the family asks contributions be made in memory of Charles N. Zehner, Jr. to the Pet Connection c/o WTEN, 341 Northern Boulevard Albany, NY 12204.
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Pet Connection c/o WTEN
10341 Northern Boulevard, Albany NY 12204