John J. ConnairMay 15, 2002
Troy John J. ‘Jack’ Connair, 67, of McClelland Avenue, died Wednesday at Samaritan Hospital Troy, after a brief illness.
Born in Troy, he was son of the late John J. Connair Sr. and Jane Cavanaugh Connair. He was raised in Watervliet, resided in Troy for the past 60 years and attended LaSalle Institute in North Greenbush.
Mr. Connair was employed at the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in Albany for 11 years retiring in 1989 due to disability. Prior to that he was a foreman at Tek Hughes in Watervliet.
He was a former Commander of CRAB Veteran’s Of Foreign War Post in Troy, a life long member of the Ancient Order of the Hibernians in South Troy and an Army veteran of Korean Conflict serving in Korea.
Survivors include a brother Joseph S. Connair and wife Ann Marie of Troy; two sisters Jane P. Connair of Troy and Kathy Hein and husband Clifford of Troy and several cousins. He was the honorary grandfather of Amy, Kevin and Carly Sinnott of Clifton Park.
Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenue Troy with Rev. Gary Merchure, Pastor of St. Williams Church in Troy, officiating.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-8pm.
Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery in Troy.