Peter J. Sorell Sr.

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RAVENA Peter J. Sorell, Sr., 76, died Thursday, July 10, 2003 at Albany Medical Center. Peter was born in Albany and has lived most of his life in the Ravena-Coeymans area. He was a Navy veteran serving during World War II. He retired after many years of service with the Albany County Highway Department. Survivors include his son, Peter J. Sorell, Jr. of Ravena; a daughter, Patricia Burns of Hannacroix; brother of Henry Sorell of S.C.; five grandchildren, Kathy Jo Boomhower of Fla., Pamelyn Powell of Ravena, William Burns III of Hannacroix, Brian Burns of Ravena and Tricia Burns of Hannacroix; and ten great-grandchildren. Peter was predeceased by his grandson, Peter J. Sorell III. Funeral services will be held 10:00 Monday morning, July 14th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Contributions in memory of Peter may be made to the VFW Post 9594, 49 Clement Ave., Ravena, NY 12143.

Published in Albany Times Union from July 12 to July 13, 2003