Donald A. Nalley Sr.

  • "Diana and Family, so sorry to hear of Don's passing. May..."
    - Rhonda Nelson
  • "I am so very sorry for you all, Don was was a really nice..."
    - Sue Hoffman
  • "Diane and the Nalley family. Our deepest sympathy to you..."
    - Patricia and Jerry Price
  • "So sorry to hear about Don's passing. He was a nice guy. My..."
    - marilyn bauer
  • "May the love of friends and family carry you through to a..."
    - Tim and Karen Tordoff

Nalley, Donald A. Sr. NASSAU Donald A. "Don" Nalley Sr. passed suddenly at home on, July 12, 2018. Born in Albany he was the son of the late Raymond A. Nalley Jr. and Dorothy Boel. Don was retired from the Operating Engineers Local 158 and was vice president of the Nassau Sportsmen's Club for over 30 years. He had a love for the outdoors and was an avid hunter, enjoying time with his family and close friends at his home and at hunting camp in Sabatiss. Don had pure joy at being able to have deer cutting parties in his basement and cruising the local lakes in his pontoon boat with the love of his life and best friend Diana Thomas. He also enjoyed, fishing whether it was on private ponds or chasing stripers on the Hudson. The sight of his grandchildren lit up his life and he will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Nalley; best friend and true love Diana Thomas; son, Don (Tami) Nalley Jr.; stepdaughter, Heather (Adam) Caswell; brothers, John R. (Pat) Nalley and Raymond A. Nalley III; sisters, Jan A. (Art) Archambeault and Mary E. (Wayne) Elliot; grandchildren, Chelsea (Sean) Finn, Tamara Nalley (Justin Garcia), and Donnie Nalley III; great- grand-daughter, Ava. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Stephen O. Nalley. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home, 11 Elm St., Nassau on Monday from 2-5 p.m. All are invited to attend a reception at the Nassau Sportsmen's Club immediately following the calling hours. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be offered at

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Published in Albany Times Union from July 14 to July 15, 2018