Alfred R. Busch Sr.

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SELKIRK Alfred R. Busch Sr., 83, entered eternal life peacefully at home on Thursday, August 17, 2006 surrounded by his loving family. Al had lived in Selkirk for 40 years. He was a US Army veteran serving during World War II. Alfred was a self-employed electrical contractor and electrical inspector for Greene County, owner of the former Ed's Variety Store, a member of the Selkirk Fire Co. #1 and 3, life member and past president of the IAEI, member of the Bethlehem Elks, member and past master of Guttenberg Lodge No. 737 F&AM. Al was a member of the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Albany. Survivors include his children, Alfred (Ray) Busch Jr. of Selkirk, Pamela J. (Michael) Ostrander of Selkirk and Steven J. (Tina) Busch of Ravena; grandchildren, Angel (Brian) Johnson, Jennifer (Carlos) Menna, Tina Jaworski, Raymond and Kylene Busch, Sean and Sarah Ostrander, Steven Jr. and Alexandria Busch; great-grandchildren, Mia, Kirsten and Zachery Johnson; siblings, Shirley Laremore, Edwin (Laura) Busch and Joan House; and a host of nieces and nephews and friends. Alfred was predeceased by his wife, Norma J. Busch and his son, David P. Busch. A special thanks to Jill Kirk, his caregiver, and Deacon Tony Lintner. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 22 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Selkirk. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Contributions in memory of Al may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.

Published in Albany Times Union from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2006
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