Amann, Dr. George T. MECHANICVILLE Dr. George T. Amann of Park Avenue, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Saratoga Hospital. He was born in Troy on April 28, 1942 to the late Ludwig Alois Sr., and Teresa Elizabeth (Holland) Amann. He is the husband of Anne (Cononica) Amann. Dr. Amann was a graduate of Mechanicville High School, class of 1959. He attended Siena College and graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.A. in biology. He attended the College of St. Rose and graduated with thesis honors in 1976 from the SUNY Buffalo School of Dentistry. He was a former science teacher in the Greater Amsterdam School District and was the owner of Dr. George T. Amann Dentist Office in Mechanicville. He was a past captain and president of the J.L. Short Hook and Ladder Co. #1, and was a past safety officer of the Mechanicville Fire Department, where he served for 52 years. In his spare time George enjoyed construction, music, classic cars and above all his family, grandchildren and patients and he "always liked a good joke". In addition to his wife, Anne, survivors include his seven children, Sara (Mathew) Garrand of Ballston Lake, Jennifer (Dr. William) Malone of Saratoga Springs, Dr. Kristen (Dr. Christopher) Caulfield of Chapel Hill, N.C., George T. Amann Jr. of Mechanicville, Katherine A. Amann of Brewster, John Edward Amann and Emily Teresa Amann, both of Mechanicville; four grandchildren, Brandon and Logan Garrand, as well as Sean and Erin Malone; a brother, Ludwig A. (Maria) Amann Jr. of Mechanicville; his nieces and nephews, Mark (Katie) Amann of Rochester, Rebecca Amann and Ryan (Clarice) Amann, all of Mechanicville. George also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Paula Cononica of Mechanicville, as well as several cousins. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 16 at All Saints on the Hudson South Church (St. Paul's) 121 N. Main St., Mechanicville. A funeral Mass will be conducted at the church at 12 p.m. on Monday. Burial will follow in the Hudson View Cemetery, Mechanicville. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donations to the Mechanicville Fire Department, 54 N. Main St., or the John H. Ahearn Rescue Squad, 58 N. Main St., both of Mechanicville, NY 12118 in George's honor. Online remembrancesmay be made at chasesmithfamily.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2012