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John C. Drescher

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John C. DrescherTROY - John C. Drescher, 86, of Troy, passed into eternal rest on Wednesday evening, June 6, 2018 at The Rosewoods Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rensselaer.John was born in Watervliet and was the son of the late John and Jane Claydon Drescher and loving husband for 63 years to Dorothy Adamiszyn Drescher, who passed away in 2011. Dorothy and John met as pen pals while John was in the service. John was a very proud veteran of the US Army.John had been employed at the former Tek-Hughes Company in Watervliet.He enjoyed telling war stories and going to Friendly's Restaurant on Hoosick Street in Troy. His favorite time was spending it with his best buddy Dylan and watching him play basketball, baseball and football, and he never missed a game.John is survived by his son John (Sherry) Drescher of Troy and his grandson Dylan Drescher. John was also the brother of the late Ruth Klein, Marge Larkin, Olive Vanier and Albert Drescher. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.Special thanks to Friendly's on Hoosick Street for always making him feel like family.The funeral service for John will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 PM at The Wm. Leahy Funeral Home, 336 Third St., Troy with Deacon Charles Wojton officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 AM until 2PM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy http://www.lastingmemories.com/john-c-drescher
Published in The Record on June 10, 2018
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