Frederick Arthur Shoemaker

October 21, 1941 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 78)


West Sand Lake - Frederick Arthur Shoemaker, 78, of Werger Road died Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his loving family after a brief  illness.

Born in Albany, he was son of the late Frederick A. Shoemaker and Mary Elizabeth Werger Shoemaker and husband of Allyson B. Coon Shoemaker. He had resided in the West Sand Lake area all his life and was a graduate of Averill Park High School and Albany Business College. 

Fred was a Program Analyst for New York State Department of Civil Services Building 1 for 20 years and was a 20 year veteran of the Army National Guard.  

He enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, darts and billiards.  He was also a coach for Classie Lassies and played softball for the State.    

Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, Eric E. Shoemaker; a granddaughter, Brittany Lynn Tilley and a sister, Mary Shoemaker.  He was predeceased by a daughter, Courtney Lynn Tilley.

Funeral service private at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be in  Elmwood Cemetery West Sand Lake.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Frederick Arthur Shoemaker to The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center) 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208 or American Lung Association  418 Broadway 1st Floor Albany, NY 12207.To sign the guest book, light a candle or for service directions, visit 

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