ALBANY Robert M. Auld, 74, former Coxsackie Town Justice died Sunday, September 26, 2004 at Albany Medical Center. Born in Long Island City, New York on December 22, 1929, he was the son of the late Robert M. Auld and Mary Corcoran Auld and husband of Juana Caminos Auld of Albany and Coxsackie, N.Y. Raised and educated in Flushing, N.Y., he was a 1948 graduate of Bishop Loughlin High School. In 1948, he attended St. Francis College in Brooklyn and graduated in 1951 from the University of Notre Dame, Ind. In 1951, he entered Officer's Candidate School in Rhode Island and was commissioned ensign in 1952. He served in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1955. Mr. Auld attended St. John's Law School from 1955 to 1957 and worked for John T. Clancy Law Office, Long Island City in 1957 and Kirlin, Campbell and Keating from 1957 to 1963. Mr. Auld was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1958 and in 1960 to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Eastern Division, 1959 Southern Division and 1972 Northern Division. In October of 1960 he was admitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals with Judge Thurgood Marshall in New York City. He worked in his private practice from 1963 to 1969 and served in the Nassau County District Attorney's Office from 1969 to 1972 and became assistant attorney general, New York 1972 to 1983. He returned to private practice from 1983 to 1985. He later worked for Aetna Casualty and Life from 1985 to 1994 and was Coxsackie Town Justice from 1985 to 1993. Survivors in addition to his wife Juana include his children, Karla A. Pingeton (James) of Marblehead, Mass., Robert M. Auld Jr. (Suzi) of Hoboken, N.J., Alexandra A. Pinheiro (Joaquim) of Menands, N.Y. and John G. Iglesias (Barbara) of Elmont, N.Y.; a sister, Annette Kaicher of White Plains, N.Y. Also survived by ten grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, 23 Crumitie Road, Loudonville with Rev. Michael A. Farano officiating. Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Joaquim and Alexandra Pinheiro, 42 Folmsbee Drive, Menands, NY 12204. Interment will be in Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, Development Office, 367 Clermont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 in memory of Robert Michael Auld. For directions and guest book please visit: www.mcloughlinmason.com
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Published in Albany Times Union on Sept. 28, 2004