Robert A. Ahrent STILLWATER – Robert A. Ahrent, 61, of Oak Lane, died Tuesday, Nov. 6th, at his home, after a long illness, in the loving company of his family. Born in Elizabethtown, NY, April 7, 1951, he was the son of the late Elaine Currier Grober. A millwright most of his life, Bob worked at Al Tech Specialty Steel Co. in Watervliet for 27 years, until retiring on disability a number of years ago. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union, had served with the US Marine Corps, loved fishing, and enjoyed bowling in several leagues including the Saturday Nite Live League for years at Hometown Lanes. Known and called affectionately “Elvis” by many, Bob enjoyed playing guitar and karaoke singing with his friends. Survivors include his wife who he had been with for over 45 years, Merrill Freemantle Ahrent, four daughters: Tina Steward of Porter Corners, Bobbie Jo Ahrent Yetto of Stillwater, Tammy Ahrent of Plattsburgh and Brenda (Mike) Robichaud of Rensselaer, 9 grandchildren and a great grandson. Also his sister Nancy (Carl) Young of Greenville, SC, and brothers Marvin (Rose) Ahrent of Dalton, GA and Joseph (Lynne) Ahrent of Watervliet, along with nieces, nephews and their families. Bob was predeceased by a sister Patricia Guess and brothers David and Clarence Ahrent. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 2:30 PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St. Burial in Hudson View Cemetery, Mechanicville. Calling hours at the Funeral Home on Saturday from 1 PM till the service at 2:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the
., 155 Washington Ave., Suite 201, Albany, 12210, in memory of Robert A. Ahrent. www.devito-salvadorefh.com to leave condolences and for directions.
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Published in The Record on Nov. 9, 2012