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Neil Trueworthy

September 19, 1913 — March 12, 2012

Neil W. Trueworthy, 98, of Hamilton, NY, passed away Monday, March 12, 2012 at the Community Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, Hamilton.
He was born September 19, 1913 in Albany, NY, a son of John W. and Cornelia VanArnman Trueworthy. He attended East Greenbush schools and was a graduate of Albany Industrial High School. Neil joined the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII, serving aboard the USS Centaurus in the Pacific Theater of Operations.
On May 17, 1941, Neil married Virginia Shapley in Earlville. He worked for Barr & Barr Construction and was the Supervisor of the Reid Athletic Center construction project at Colgate University, as well as the Tufts Medical School in Boston, MA, and many other major projects during his career.
Neil was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hamilton; and the American Legion Post #375 of Hamilton.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Virginia; his children, Neil W. Trueworthy, Jr. of Verona; Linda Potter and Eddie Ray of Hamilton; a sister, Charlotte Ford of FL; grandchildren, Nicole, Monica, and Hannah Penny, all of Hamilton; great-grandchildren, Taylor and Melanie Rowe of Hamilton; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Jeanette Weathersby and two brothers, Edison and J. Wesley Trueworthy, Jr.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2pm Thursday, March 15, 2012 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton, followed by interment with military honors in the Earlville Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Community Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, 150 Broad St., Hamilton, NY 13346; or to Heritage Farm, Inc., 3699 Route 46, Bouckville, NY 13310.
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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Starts at 2:00pm

Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc. Hamilton, NY

25 Broad Street, Hamilton, NY 13346

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