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Nicholas P. Dudo

Dudo, Nicholas P. ALBANY Nicholas P. Dudo of Albany, passed away after a short illness on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at his home with his family at his side. Born on November 17, 1924 in Bridgeport, Conn., he was the son of the late Peter John and Olympia (nee: Nicolla) Dudo. At an early age, Nicholas moved with his family to Albany, where he spent the rest of his life. He attended Albany High School, and upon graduation he worked at the family store "Dudos Albanian-American Food Market." In 1942, he joined the armed services and served proudly with the U. S. Marine Corps in VMB-613 Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen during World War II as a sergeant and aircraft mechanic on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Upon returning home, he attended Siena College where he received both a B.S. in accounting and an M.B.A. in business administration. Later in life, he took additional post-graduate classes at the State University of New York at Albany. He was employed by Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation at the time, and later Al Tech Specialty Steel as an accountant where he was promoted to chief accounting supervisor. After retirement, he briefly worked part-time at the New York State Department of Tax and Finance. He was a lifelong member and steward of the St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Albany, where he served a term as treasurer of the church and helped for many years at the annual Greek festivals. He enjoyed photography, woodworking, model aircraft, music and baking. He mostly loved to have his family and grandchildren around him. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, George and John Louis. Nicholas is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Kalfa Dudo, whom he loved dearly; his three children, Peter J. Dudo of Albany, Suzanne (Todd) Emmons of Albany, and James (Shireen) Dudo of Clarence, N.Y.; his brother, Tom (Lydia) Dudo of Averill Park; his sister, Viola (Tom) Vangel of California; three grandchildren, Nicole and Gregory Emmons and Justin Dudo and many nieces, and nephews. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, October 8, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tebbutt Funeral Home, 633 Central Ave., Albany with the Trisagion memorial service to be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, 440 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12208. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery, Albany. Memorial contributions may be made in Nicholas memory to St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church. To express condolences, visit sbfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Tebbutt and Frederick Memorial Home
633 Central Avenue Albany, NY 12206
(518) 489-4454

Published in Albany Times Union from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2012
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