Robert J. Reddy, Sr.
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Wappingers Falls, NY - Robert J. Reddy, 85, of Wappingers Falls, passed away Thursday October 17, 2013 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center.
He was born in Ossining, N.Y. October 7, 1928, the son of James and Irene Carey Reddy.
On February 11, 1961, he was married to Frances J. Tietjen in St. Ann's Church, Ossining, who survives at home.
Mr. Reddy was employed as a foreman at Anchor Motor Freight in Tarrytown, until his retirement. He served his country in the U.S. Navy in the naval aviation field from 1945 to 1947. He also served in the Reserves from 1947 to 1955.
A local resident the past 14 years, he was an active volunteer fireman with Cataract Hose of the Ossining Fire Department, where he served as Captain.
Mr. Reddy loved his family, loved his country, and was an avid book reader.
Survivors include his wife, children, Robin Reddy and Tina Reddy, both of Wappingers Falls, Robert Reddy, Jr. of LaGrange, Michael Reddy and his wife Teresa of the town of Poughkeepsie, and Cindy Reddy of Wappingers Falls, Grandchildren, Robert III, Carol Lynn, and Kaitlyn Olivia, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Friday 6 to 9 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday at 10:00 AM at St. Marys Church, Clinton St., Wappingers Falls. Burial St. Marys Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
To send a condolence or for directions, visit www.delehantyfuneral.com
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Oct. 18, 2013