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Leroy Herron

1938 - 2014 HILLSDALE, N.Y. Leroy Herron, passed away Dec. 25, 2014 in Pittsfield, MA. Born Aug. 6, 1938, in Gt. Barrington, he was the son of the late Leroy and Augusta Wollny Herron. Roy grew up in Hillsdale and graduated from Roeliff Jansen Schools and then attended Albany Business School. Roy enlisted in the Army Reserves after which he went on to become a bartender. He worked in various hotels in Florida and later would move back to Columbia County working as a bartender in various country clubs. Roy also ran an automobile supply business until his retirement. He enjoyed music, golf and was an avid reader. He is survived by his sister, Patricia Marangine of N. Tonawanda, N.Y., his nephew, Steven Beningo of Derwood, MD, his niece, Dr. Karyn Beningo of Niagara Falls, NY and several cousins. He is predeceased by his sister, Constance L. Herron. FUNERAL NOTICE: There will be a calling hour at Noon on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at the French, Gifford, Preiter & Blasl Funeral Home, Chatham, N.Y. A prayer service will be celebrated at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers contributions in Roy's name to the Hospice of the Berkshires would be appreciated. For directions or to convey a condolence visit frenchblasl.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 30, 2014
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