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319 Park Avenue
Mechanicville, NY 12118
518-664-3731
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Saturday, Jul. 13, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes
319 Park Avenue
Mechanicville, NY
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Saturday, Jul. 13, 2019
1:00 PM
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Mechanicville, NY
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Wayne Paul DeShaw


1932 - 2019
Wayne Paul DeShaw Obituary
Berlin, Rensselaer County - Wayne Paul DeShaw of Plank Road, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, peacefully at home with his loving family at his side, following a long illness. He was 86.Wayne was born on December 27, 1932, son of the late Bernard and Melrose (LaCombe) DeShaw. On September 28, 1991, he married his beloved wife Constance (Waldron Smaldone) DeShaw.A veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Korean War, Wayne was honorably discharged on February 1, 1955. He had worked as a plant manager for the Standard Block and Supply in Green Island. He was a member of the American Legion Taconic Valley Posts 937. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing, crafting the flies he would use, himself. He was a talented painter and whittler. Wayne was a past member of the Sierra Hiking Club and the Adirondack Mountain Club.Survivors in addition to his wife “Bunny” (Connie) include his children, Stephen DeShaw of Ballston Spa and Leanna DeShaw of Cohoes, Tami Capozzelli, his grandchildren, Michael DeShaw, Jonah DeShaw and Julian DeShaw, grandchildren Michael Capozzelli, Bryan Capozzelli, Wade Grimes and Ieshia Grimes, his former wife Carolyn Discenza as well as several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his loving canine companion, Smokey.Relatives and friends may call from 12-1:00pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes, 319 Park Avenue, Mechanicville. A service will follow in the funeral home at 1:00pm. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Schaghticoke with Military Honors.The family would like to acknowledge and thank their family, neighbors, Hospice and Dr. Resta and staff for all their care and concern for their well-being and for helping them remain in their home.Online remembrances may be made at www.chasesmithfamily.com. http://www.lastingmemories.com/wayne-paul-deshaw
Published in The Record on July 12, 2019
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