Curtis G. Hayner Jr TROY - Curtis G. Hayner Jr., 84, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday April 16, 2014 with his very loving family by his side. Born and raised in Troy he was the son of the late Curtis and Marion Mickle Hayner Sr. Curt lived in Troy his whole life he graduated from Troy High School and married his high school sweetheart Alida Durivage Hayner, they were married for 64 years. He was very proud of his service in the U.S. Army from 1952 – 1954 serving most of that time in Germany. After being honorably discharged, Curt continued in his carpentry business and being an avid baseball player, manager, managed for over 40 years in the Albany Twilight League along with managing his daughter’s softball, son’s baseball and granddaughter’s softball teams. He was a member of the Troy Elks Lodge # 141 for 42 years, V.F.W., and was inducted into the Albany Twilight League Hall of Fame along with receiving the Presidents Award in 2008, he received the 112th Street Sports Award and was Co Founder of the Edward C. Picken Troy High School Hall of Fame being also inducted into their Hall of Fame. In addition to his loving wife, Curt is survived by his children Carol DeWolf (Bill), and Curtis G. Hayner III, his granddaughter Erica L. Mahar (Dan) and his great grandson Cameron Mahar. He is also survived by his sibling Marvin (Margaret) Hayner, and sister in law Joan Hayner as well as many, many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Marion and Bill Collett and brother John Hayner. A special thanks to our nieces Sally and Andrea Durivage. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial that will be Celebrated on Monday at 9:30 am in St. Jude the Apostle Church, Wynantskill with Fr. Anthony Ligato officiating. Entobment of his ashes will follow in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Curt may be made to St. Jude the Apostle Church 43 Brookside Ave. Wynantskill, NY 12198 or to the Community Hospice of Rensselaer Co. 295 Valley View Blvd. Rensselaer, NY 12144.
Published in The Record on Apr. 19, 2014