Troy - Harry R. Feathers, 95, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Eddy Village Green Cohoes after a long illness.
Born in Troy, he was son of the late Burton W. Feathers and Anna Phoenix Feathers and husband of the late Dorothy Ann Hafner Feathers (formerly of South Carolina). He had resided in the Troy area all his life, for many years on Westover Road and was a graduate of Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Harry was a self made man and an entrepreneur. In the mid 50's, he began Feathers Furniture on River Street and 101st in Lansingburgh, which later moved to Hoosick Road in Brunswick until it's closing in 2014. Harry enjoyed investing in cars, stock and real estate. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy stationed in Guam.
He was a longtime active member of the Lansingburgh Rotary.
Survivors include five daughters, Betsy Olivia (David) Cornell, Rochester, Ann (Bruno) Salvalaggio, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Mary Jane (Joel) Johnson, Seattle, WA, Karen Goudas, Troy and JoLeigh (Dan) Yamin, Troy; a son, Rob (Michele) Feathers, West Sand Lake; a sister, Mary Bielas, Brunswick; 11 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 10AM-12 Noon with a service at Noon with Pastor Jim Zegers, officiating.
Interment will be in Albany Rural Mausoleum Menands.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Harry R. Feathers to the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club 505 Fourth Avenue Troy, NY 12182 or Alzheimer's Association of NENY 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205.
Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205
Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club
505 Fourth Avenue, Troy NY 12182