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Joshua Lee Valerio

November 30, 1981 ~ October 10, 2016 (age 34)

Cohoes - Joshua L. Valerio, 34, of Amity Street, died Monday, October 10, 2016, at Samaritan Hospital after a long illness.

Born in Fort Carson, CO, he was son of Michael Rios Valerio and Kelly M. (Michael Kaiser) Dennis Valerio, Averill Park and husband for 10 years on October 7th of Amanda Olmstead Valerio. He spent most of his life living in Averill Park and Wynantskill, only recently moving to Cohoes. He was a 1999 graduate of Averill Park High School and studied Biology at The State University of New York College at Oneonta. 

He was a cashier for Stewart’s and Price Chopper in Cohoes.

Josh was a member of Alpha Phi Omega; a national service fraternity based on the Scout Oath and Law, a volunteer for the American Red Cross and Saturday's Bread meal program in Oneonta. He and Amanda loved participating in Kidney walks. He was a huge animal lover and life long and dedicated Denver Broncos Fan. 

Survivors in addition to his parents and wife, include his brother, Juan F. (Deanna) Valerio, Poestenkill; his step brothers, Michael (Julie) and Joseph Kaiser, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Linda and Eugene Olmstead, Geneva; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Lee and Doris Dennis and paternal grandparents, Juanita and Francisco Valerio.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue on Friday, October 14, 2016 from 4 - 7PM. 

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11AM at the Third Presbyterian Church 113 Winter Street Troy with Rev. John McAuley, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will be in  Woodside Cemetery East Poestenkill.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Joshua Valerio to the Northeast Kidney Foundation 501 New Karner Road suite 6 Albany, NY 12205 or Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204. To sign the guest book, light a candle or for service directions, visit 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue, Menands NY 12204

National Kidney Foundation of Northeast NY
99 Troy Road, East Greenbush NY 12061

 Service Information

October 14, 2016

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Service
October 15, 2016

11:00 AM
Third Presbyterian Church
113 Winter Street
Troy, NY 12180

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