October 4, 1930 — September 9, 2017
GLENS FALLS — Edward R. Stangle, Sr., 86, a resident of Glens Falls, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday Sept. 9, 2017 at Glens Falls Hospital.
He was born on Oct. 4, 1930 in Amsterdam, the son of the late George and Sarah (Norris) Stangle.
Edward was a graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School in Amsterdam. He was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean War and retired in 1977 from the New York State Police as a Trooper assigned to Troop G. Following his retirement, he worked for the United States Postal Service, also as a Warren County Court Officer. He was very active with the Glens Falls Civic Center for over 34 years.
Edward was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather who showed unconditional love and support for his family with a quiet sense of humor. He enjoyed wood working and crossword puzzles. His joy was watercolor painting and puttering around the house.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by five sisters, Doris Karchesky, Jennette Stangle, Barbara Heaton, Mary Ester Nichols and Gertrude Natale; and three brothers, George Stangle, Clifford Stangle and Richard Stangle.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth (Bannon) Stangle of Glens Falls; three children, Susan Stangle Campbell of Glens Falls, Edward Stangle (Ann) of Queensbury and Sara Hotopp (Matthew) of Voorheesville; six grandchildren, Madeline Campbell of Glens Falls, Thomas Stangle of Queensbury, Alexandra Campbell of Glens Falls, Grace Hotopp of Voorheesville, Brendan Stangle of Queensbury and Brian Hotopp of Voorheesville; brother, Robert Stangle of Broadalbin; sister, Elizabeth Grayeski of Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at St. Mary’s Church, Warren St. Glens Falls.
Burial will follow with full military honors at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville.
Calling hours are scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 12 at the Singleton Sullivan Potter Funeral Home, 407 Bay Road, Queensbury.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Edward to the New York State Troopers PBA Signal 30, 120 State St, Suite 2, Albany, NY 12207.
For those who wish, a special remembrance may be made to the family by visiting sbfuneralhome.com.