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Frederick Grutzmacher, Jr. Obituary

Frederick  Carl  Grutzmacher, Jr.
Frederick Carl Grutzmacher, Jr.

July 16, 2015
Born in Bronx
Resided in Kiskatom, NY
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Frederick Carl Grutzmacher, Jr. of Kiskatom, 83, died in Albany Medical Center on July 16, 2015.

He was born in the Bronx, a son of the late Frederick and Elsie Eisele Grutzmacher.

Frederick served in the US Army 7th Division Transportation Corp in Germany from 1951-1953. Fred and Marie were married January 29, 1955 and they moved to Kiskatom in 1972. Fred was a custodian/grounds man for Catskill Central School District for 26 years; a job he thoroughly enjoyed.

He was predeceased by his parents, his infant son Carl, a sister Gloria Apuzzo, a son in law Patrick Doherty, Jr., a nephew William Apuzzo, Jr., a niece Claudia Surkis, and his infant great granddaughter Emma Marie Ross.

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Marie Schram Grutzmacher, his daughter Marie Doherty of Kiskatom, two grandsons William (Stacie) Cornelison Jr. of Catskill and George (Annmarie) Ross III of Purling, six great grandchildren Aidan, Abigail, and Andrew Cornelison, Luciana, James and Angelena Ross, sister in laws Estelle Howe of Kiskatom and Barbara Zambelli of Cairo, brother in law William Apuzzo Sr. of Modena, one nephew Michael Zambelli of Catskill, two nieces Kelly (Alan) Byrne of Cairo, Brianna Surkis of Saugerties, and several grand nieces and grand nephews.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend calling hours at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 11:15 a.m. Interment, with military honors, will be in Town of Catskill Cemetery.

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Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Sunday, July 19, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Funeral Service
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Monday, July 20, 2015
11:15 AM
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Town of Catskill Cemetery
27 North Jefferson Avenue
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Monday, July 20, 2015