RICHFIELD SPRINGS, NY – Herbert E. Ostrander, Sr., 76, who owned his own construction business, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1942 in Kingston, the son of Elmer and Gertrude (Rion) Ostrander. Herbert attended West Winfield Central Schools and then proudly served in the Army from 1961-1964.
On May 15, 1965, he was united in marriage to Sherry A. Tehan in Waterville and shared a blessed union of 54 years.
Herbert was a contractor by trade. He was employed by RF Jones, Remington Arms and owned and operated his own construction business, Herb Ostrander Construction, retiring in 2004. He was an active member of the Waterville American Legion.
Surviving are his loving wife, Sherry; daughters, Sharlene (Mike) Guyer and Caroline Ostrander; sisters, Eleanor Bond and Ellyn Kelly; brothers, Elmer Ostrander, Phillip (Maria) Ostrander and William Ostrander; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Herbert E. Ostrander, Jr.; grandson, Klayton; sister, Carolyn Ludwig; and brothers, David and Walter.
A funeral was held Thursday, Feb. 7 at Dimbleby Funeral Homes, West Winfield.
Remembrances can be made to Disabled American Veterans.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dimbleby Funeral Home.