Fred L. Behrmann

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Fred L. Behrmann ScotiaFred L. Behrmann, 93, passed to eternal life on Friday, February 15, 2013. He was the beloved hus- band of Char- lotte S. Behr- mann and the son of the late Adolph and Pearl Behr- mann formerly of Rexford, NY. Fred is survived by his wife, Charlotte S. Behrmann whom he married on December 2, 1955 and a son, Glen J. Behr- mann of Baden, Switzerland. Fred was born in Palisade, NJ and graduated from Vocation High School as a bookkeeper and accountant. In night school, he pursued studies in metallurgy and became a met- allurgical specialist for the General Electric Co. in Sche- nectady, retiring January 1, 1982 after 40 1/2 years. Fred served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as an aerographer's mate on a destroyer escort in the Pacific. He held a pilot's li- cense, loved flying as well as everything about aeronautics. Fred enjoyed fishing and was an avid reader. After retire- ment, Fred belonged to the An- nie Schaffer golf and bowling leagues; and he worked as a se- curity guard mainly at the Ga- zette Newspapers in Schenec- tady, for a total of 26 years. On Thursday, February 21, 2013, funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. at the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Rd. East Glenville. Relatives and friends are invited to a calling period from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. pri- or to the service. After crema- tion takes place, a brief grave- side service will be held at Park Cemetery on Sacandaga Rd., Scotia, at noon on Saturday, February 23. Memorial contributions in Fred's name may be made to either the ALS Center at SUNY Upstate Medical University, An ALS Association Certified Center of Excellence, Depart- ment of Neurology, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 or to a . Online at glenvillefuneral

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2013
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