LATHAM - Robert J. Anglum (Bob), 62,of Latham entered into eternal life at his home August 15, 2013, with his loving family by his side.
He was born in Troy on April 5, 1951, to the late John Harold Anglum and Ruth Schatzle Anglum. Bob graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1969 and Siena College in 1973. He was an electrician for Amtrak, retiring in April 2011.
Bob will be remembered as a kind and loving man who had a special love of Jesus, family and friends. He touched the hearts of all who knew him.
He enjoyed many outdoor activities including hiking and skiing. One of his greatest pleasures was the bicycle rides with his biking buddies. Bob was a member of the Fulton Card Club in Troy. He loved both baseball and football, always cheering on the New York Yankees and the New York Giants.
He married his best friend, Kathy Murray, on September 28, 1979; he was her special Bobby. They enjoyed spending time together, taking walks, riding the train and going to Saratoga.
He was the proud and loving father of his daughter, Tara Anglum of Latham. They had many things in common, including both being Siena alumni, a love of history, sports and music.
In addition to his wife and daughter, Bob was the special uncle of Nell Perry (Derrick) and their children Liam, Noah and Lana Perry of Cape Coral, Fla. He enjoyed his visits to Cape Coral and fishing in the canals.
Bob is also survived by his sister Kathleen Rancourt of Troy and his uncle Bob Schatzle of Troy. He is the beloved brother-in-law to Margaret Dennin (Michael), Mary Ryan (Dennis), Veronica Kirby and Patricia Hart (James). Bob is also survived many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins and friends.
Bob was a lifelong communicant of St. Augustine's parish in Lansingburgh.
The family would like to thank the many doctors and nurses in Albany and New York City who have cared for Bob over the past tree and a half years. A special thank you to Dr. Genaro Daniels and his staff.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine's Church in Lansingburgh, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Friends are invited and may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Frank P. McDonald & Son Funeral Home, 870 Second Ave. (124th and 125th streets), Lansingburgh.
Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery in Troy.
Donations in Bob's name may be made online to Get Your Rear in Gear, sponsored by the Colon Cancer Coalition Saratoga Walk, Team Bob's Buddies or to St. Augustine's Church, 25 115th St., Troy, NY 12182.
For online condolences, visit www.mcdonaldandsonfuneralhome.com
McDonald and Son Funeral Home - Troy
870 2nd Ave Troy, NY 12182
Published in The Record from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2013