Madcharo, Constantine K. SCHENECTADY Constantine K. Madcharo, 88, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Born in Russia on June 23, 1925, he was the son of the late Kerril and Pauline Madcharo. He came to the United States with his family at the age of five and settled in Schenectady where he has lived for most of his life. He was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and the Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D. He was a US Air Force veteran of World War II. He was employed by ALCO in Schenectady and later by the US Dept. of Defense as a QAS/Nuclear mechanical inspectorfor 33 years before retiring in 1986. He was an active member of St. Basil's Russian Orthodox Church in Maplewood. He served as president of the Parish Council, was a member of the SOYUZ Society and represented St. Basil's Church at several All-American SOBOR conferences for the Russian Orthodox Church. He loved to read, work in his yard, dabble in the stock market and was an advocate for good nutrition and health. He is the beloved husband of 54 years to Lois Carpenter Madcharo; devoted father of Gregory K. Madcharo and Patricia K. Madcharo, both of Schenectady, and Eric C. (Catherine) Madcharo of Urbandale, Iowa; proud grandfather of Nicholas, Taylor, Victoria and Chad; brother of Leonard Madcharo of Neb. and the late Victor, Nicholas and John Madcharo. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Tuesday at 12 noon from the Parker Bros. Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet and at 12:30 p.m. at St. Basil's Russian Orthodox Church, Maplewood. A spring interment will occur in St. Basil's Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. with the Parastas service at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Basil's Russian Orthodox Church, 6 Lansing Avenue, Watervliet, NY 12189. Condolence book at ParkerBrosMemorial.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union on Feb. 16, 2014