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Timothy VanSleet

Timothy F. VanSleet

Tuesday, October 29th, 1957 - Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Obituary

POESTENKILL Timothy “Van” F. VanSleet, 61, of Flint Dr. passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at St. Peter’s Hospital from a brief and sudden illness. He was surrounded by his loving family.

Tim was born Oct. 29, 1957 in Cohoes to the late William M. and C. Ilean VanSleet. Tim graduated from Cohoes High School Class of 1975. Tim was retired from UPS Ground and currently owned and operated Legacy Estate Sales in Poestenkill.

Tim was an AVID Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed being surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Tim also enjoyed attending “Rock the Block” concerts in Cohoes.

Tim is survived by his 3 children, Ashley (Mike) Caldwell of Poestenkill, Meghan VanSleet (Joey Coleman) and Timothy VanSleet (Candace Rockefeller) of Troy; by his brother, Sean (Meriam) VanSleet of Cohoes; by his former wife and mother of his children Diana VanSleet; by his companion Irene Turcotte-Wood of Poestenkill; and by his step children, Holly and Andrew Brownell. He is also survived by his 6 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and his dear friend Wayne Yetto of Brunswick.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 105 Vliet Blvd., Cohoes and at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Cohoes. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Cohoes.

Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Fitzgerald Funeral Home
    Address
    105 Vliet Blvd.
    COHOES, NY 12047
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Holy Trinity Church
    Address
    122 Vliet Blvd.
    COHOES, NY 12047
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    Officiant
    Rev. Brian Slezak
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Agnes Cemetery
    Address
    79 St. Agnes Highway
    COHOES, NY 12047
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Bill Watson

Posted at 01:11pm
I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
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Tim and Liz Maccue

Posted at 06:12am
So sorry for your loss
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Susan Meier, Brick, NJ

Posted at 08:04pm
Tim was always the life of the party, pleasant to be around and had a smile that cane directly from his heart. I shall miss my friend. I know he’d want us to only remember him happy and smiling. God bless Tim, Renee and his family at this sad time.

Eileen Hebert

Posted at 06:41pm
I never got to know Tim as an adult, but he was a very big part of my formative years. We attended St. Patrick’s School, and later, St. Joseph’s. I lived next door to St. Pats, and spent a lot of time in the Orchard, where young Tim and his family lived. My early years were quite tumultuous, and there were some pretty dark days. But Tim, who was always witty and had the knack of making us kids laugh, never failed to make even the gloomiest days a bit brighter. All these years later, and I can stilll remember the pranks, and the jokes, and getting into trouble with the principal with him. I never got a chance to tell him, while he was still here with us, what a difference he made to my young life, and how much I enjoyed being his friend/neighbor/schoolmate. So I am taking the opportunity to do that here and now. Sometimes you don’t know how much someone here on earth touches your life indelibly until they die, and then it hits you. Tim touched my life early on, and II am remembering him today upon learning of his passing.
Condolences to Tim’s family and friends, and to all of those whose lives he touched.
TR

Tamie Rosko

Posted at 06:05pm
Ashley,Cameron,Meghan and Timmy, I'm very sorry for your loss of your dad and grandfather.You are all in my prayers. Sincerely Tamie Rosko.
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