WATERVLIET - Harold E. Osgood, 83, died peacefully Friday, July 19, 2013, at his daughter Faith's home in Watervliet with his family at his side.
Born Aug. 25, 1929, in Troy, he was the son of the late Millard and Hazel Coonradt Osgood. He was raised and educated in Troy.
Mr. Osgood was employed early in his life at White Tower Restaurant in Albany and Siena College in Loudonville and served 10 years in the New York State National Guard. He also chopped wood and sold wood by the basket. For more than 42 years, he was employed by Allegheny Ludlum then Al Tech Specialty Steel Corp. in Watervliet as a steelworker before retiring in 1992.
Harold was a member of the former Watervliet Wesleyan Church, where he sang in the church choir, taught in Sunday school, was a member of the Men's Group and the Advisory Board and was an usher. He was a member of the Watervliet Senior Citizens and sang with the "Cannoneers." He enjoyed gardening, singing and playing his harmonica and was an avid New York Yankees fan.
He was the husband of the late Marie E. Flint Osgood, beloved father of Faith (William) Conroy and Daniel Osgood, both of Watervliet, Melody Evans of Troy, Marlene (William) Lambertsen of Lansingburgh, Marilyn (Glenn) Fuller of Scotia and Phillip Osgood of Albany; proud grandfather of Colleen DeMoranville, William H. Conroy III, Michele Conroy, Jacqueline Osgood Martin, Melissa and Kyle Lambertsen, Brianne, Courtney and Amy Fuller and Cody Osgood; great-grandfather of Kiley DeMoranville and Andrew, Alexis and Olivia Martin; and brother of the late Edith Vincent, Eileen Sousie and Howard, Millard, William and Bertram Osgood. He also is survived by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, from Parker Bros. Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet, and at 11 a.m. at Waterford Wesleyan Church, 75 Grace St., Waterford.
Interment will be at Memory Gardens in Colonie.
Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 22, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
of Scotia-Glenville (Pink Ribbon Ladies), 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110.
A condolence book is located at ParkerBrosMemorial.com
Published in The Record on July 21, 2013