Bernard F. Quimby

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  • "To Rose and Family, Bernie will always be remembered by us..."
    - Sue/Bill McGrath
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Quimby, Bernard F. ALBANY Bernard F. Quimby, 85, of North Chatham, passed away at his home on Friday, May 11, 2018. Born and educated in Yonkers, N.Y., he was the son of the late Vernard and Mary Quimby. Bernie was a graduate of Saunders Trade School. He served his country as a Marine sergeant during the Korean War. After the war, he joined the Carpenters Union in Yonkers and retired in 1994. Bernie was actively involved in the Boy Scouts and Camp Rotary in Poestenkill for over 40 years; and was also an avid collector and historian of Native American goods and culture, and over the years did numerous presentations for schools across the Capital District. Bernie is survived by his loving wife, Rose M. (Matero) Quimby, whom he married on October 25, 1953; his two sons, Richard V. (Catherine) Quimby of Pittsboro, N.C. and Vernard "Jay" F. Quimby (Laura Spaulding) of North Greenbush; and a daughter, Phyllis Quimby-Hesler (Jeffrey) of Rotterdam. He is also survived by his two loving granddaughters, Samantha J. Hesler and Rachel L. Quimby; two sisters, Catherine Himick of Yonkers and Marilyn Quadrini of Slingerlands; as well as many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie, on Wednesday, May 16, from 1 - 3 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 3 p.m. Interment will be in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery on Thursday, May 17 at 12 p.m. Donations may be made in Bernie's memory to , P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN, 38148- 0142. To leave a special message for the family, please visit


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Published in Albany Times Union on May 15, 2018
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