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Warren C. Bonesteel

November 21, 1932 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 85)

Tucson, AZ - Warren C. Bonesteel, 85, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Peppi's House Tuscon after a brief illness.

Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Freeman Bonesteel and Florence Keyes Bonesteel.  He was also the husband for 59 years of the late Gladys May Abbott Bonesteel. He was raised in Center Brunswick, a graduate of Lansingburgh High School, lived in Wynantskill for 50 years and spent the past 18 years in Arizona. 

Warren worked many years ago on the family farm in Center Brunswick, delivered milk and worked at Al-Tech Specialty Steel in Watervliet.  He worked for 37 years as a tree climber and snow plow driver for New York State Department of Transportation, retiring 30 years ago.  He was Owner and Operator of Bonesteel's Painting doing residential and commercial painting as well as tree removal for many years.  

Warren was a Navy veteran stationed on the USS Belle Grove from 1951-55.  He was a long time active member of the Kiwanis Club of Wynantskill and a member of the America Legion Post #1489 in Wynantskill.   He especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his beloved children, Bruce (Mary Hummer) Bonesteel, Coeymans Hollow, Beth (Stan) Bobel, East Greenbush and Brian (Margaret Demers) Bonesteel, Wynantskill; his grandchildren, Briana, Brena and Brice Bonesteel and Amanda and Steven Bobel; a great granddaughter, Bryer Rose Jackson; a sister, Doris Shaffer, Troy; a sister-in-law, Connie Bonesteel, Brunswick and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth W. and William F. Bonesteel.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 9 AM-12 PM with a funeral service to follow at 12 noon with Rev. Joy Lowenthal, officiating.  Interment will be in Memory Gardens Colonie.  

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Warren C. Bonesteel to The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center) 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208 

Donations may be made to:

The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center)
310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany NY 12208

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