Carmen P. Sgroi

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RAVENA Carmen P. Sgroi, 84, died Saturday, September 24, 2005 at the Hospice Inn in St. Peter's Hospital. Carmen was born and lived all his life in Ravena. He was a U.S. Army veteran, awarded the Purple Heart, serving during World War II. Carmen retired in 1982 after many years of service with the former NY Central Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrak. He was a member of the Ravena VFW, a member and past president of the RCS Sports Association. For eight years, he was the coach of the American Legion Baseball Team and a six time King of the Hill at the Bowlers Club. His true passion was the sport of golf. Carmen was a member of Sycamore Country Club for 18 years. He started the Thursday Night Men's golf program, organized the Senior League and started the junior golf program. He was also instrumental in establishing the high school golf team. Carmen enjoyed the fact he shot two holes in one and the highlight of his golfing career was at the age of 81, he shot a score of 78. Carmen was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. Survivors include his wife, Anna G. Amato Sgroi of Ravena; his brother, John Sgroi of Ravena; also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Carmen was predeceased by his sister, Fannie Bottachiari and his brother, Dominick Sgroi. Funeral service will be held 9:30 Wednesday, September 28 at St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. Entombment will be in St. Patrick's Mausoleum, Coeymans. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions, in memory of Carmen, may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205 or St. Patrick's Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.

Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 26 to Sept. 27, 2005
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