Walter C. Gardner
1929-2009 HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. Walter C. Gardner, 80, died Thursday Nov. 26th, at the Crescent Manor Care Center in Bennington. Walter formerly resided in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. with his wife, Joan Eddy Gardner.
Walter was born on Jun. 30, 1929 in West Hoosick, N.Y., son of the late Harold W. and Grace Strait Gardner.
He graduated from Hoosick Falls High School and was a member of the National Guard in Hoosick Falls.
He worked at the family business, Gardner's Garage, in Hoosick Falls and later at Norplex Oak and Riverview both in Hoosick Falls.
Walter enjoyed hunting, fishing, time with family, and teaching his grandchildren about hunting and fishing.
Survivors other than his wife, Joan, include his children, Mark P. Gardner of Mesa, Ariz., Greg W. Gardner (Vicki) of Hoosick Falls, Jeff A. Gardner (Lori) of Mesa, Ariz., and JoAnne Piritz (Mike) of Hoosick Falls; grandchildren, Billie Remillard (David) of Hempstead, N.H., Jonathan Piritz (Felicia), Christopher Piritz (Grace) all of Hoosick Falls, Michael P. Gardner (Kate) of Swanze, N.H., Julie Warren (Giovanni) of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Derek Gardner, Lindsay Gardner both of Hoosick Falls and Ali Gardner of San Francisco, Calif.; also seven great-grandchildren.
Walter was predeceased by a brother, Robert.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5th at 2:30 p.m. from the MAHAR FUNERAL HOME, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow the service at the Island Hill Cemetery in Buskirk, N.Y.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the start of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Crescent Manor Care Center Activities Fund or the
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