John G. Wider Jr.
Babcock Funeral Home Inc
19 Pulver Ave
Ravena, NY
Wider, John G. Jr. EARLTON John G. Wider Jr. passed away peacefully at home on December 13, 2021, with his loving family by his side. He was the son of the late John G. Wider Sr. and Charlotte Paul Wider. John retired from Conrail/CSX after many years of service. He was a member of the Coeymans Fire Company and enjoyed bowling, softball, hanging with his camp family, and was an avid fisherman. John served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. John is survived by his wife, Dawn Wider; daughter, Charlotte (Sean) Blair of Earlton; grandsons, Christopher (Kathryn) Blair of Ravena, Connor Blair of Earlton, Cameron Blair of Leeds, and Carter Blair of Earlton; sisters-in-law, Kathy Staley-Ross of Selkirk, and Martha Ingrham of Staatsburg; brothers-in-law, Lawrence Ross Jr. of Earlton, and Richard (Debbie Jo) Moore of West Virginia; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. John was predeceased by his brother, William Ingrham; and son, William Victor Wider. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 18, in the Church of St. Patrick, 21 Main St., Ravena. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday, December 17, from 4-7 p.m. Donations in memory of John may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS, 66675 or HicksStrong, P.O. Box 770, Halfmoon, NY, 12065 or at

Published by Albany Times Union on Dec. 16, 2021.
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Babcock Funeral Home
19 Pulver Ave, Ravena, NY
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Church of St. Patrick
21 Main St., Ravena, NY
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Dear Dawn and Charlotte , I am so sorry for your loss.Sorry this is so late but I just saw today.Prayers for your family.
Lisa wagner
January 2, 2022
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