Jerry L. Alger GlenvilleJerry L. Alger, 66, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2013 at St. Peter's Hospice Inn with his beloved family by his side. He was born June 6, 1947 in Plattsburgh, NY to Theresa (Babbie) Harris and the late Richard Alger. Jerry is survived by his wife, Carol Roberts Alger; their children, Tammy Salorio (Manuel) of Burnt Hills, Michelle Alger of Albany and Amanda Rose (Norman) of Glenville; grandchildren, Adam Salorio, Jacob Alger, Angelina Rose and Aidan Rose. He is survived by his stepmother, Lillian Alger; and siblings, Wayne Alger (Cindy), James Alger (Martha), Charlene Kowalowski, Diana Torta (John), Dennis Shelters (Donna), John Harris (Karen) and Regina Rogers (John). Jerry was predeceased by his stepfather, John Harris; and his niece, Danyel Alger. Jerry was proud to serve in the United States Army from 1964 to 1967; he achieved an honorable rank of SP4. He was employed at General Electric in Schenectady as a machinist for 35 years, and retired in 2003. As an avid golfer, he held the Jerry Alger Open at Pioneer Hills for 10 years. He was a member of the American Legion Mohawk Post No. 1450, the Rotterdam Elks Lodge
No. 2157, the Loyal Order of the Moose, and the Lake Worth Lodge No. 994. Jerry was also a past member of the Northland Toy Club and he was co-owner with his father-in-law, Richard Roberts, of R&J Toys, and a social member of the East Glenville Fire Department. The family will receive guests on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Road, Glenville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial in Jerry's honor will be held at the Church of Immaculate Conception on Monday at 10 a.m., located at 400 Saratoga Road in Glenville, NY. Burial with full military honors will follow at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at 1 p.m. A sincere thank you to Dr. David Shaffer at New York Oncology and Hematology and Dr. Eugene Merecki for all the support you have given the Alger family. Memorial donations may be made to Mohawk Post No. 1450 American Legion, P.O. Box 4149, Halfmoon, NY 12065 or The Community Hospice, 315 South Manning Blvd, Albany, NY 12208. Online condolences for the family can be made by visiting www.glenvillefuneralhome. com.