Guilderland- Paul K. Lawyer, JR., 70, passed away Tuesday, June 4th, after a brief illness. Born in Albany, Paul lived in Guilderland most of his life, where he and the love of his life Bernice raised their 3 sons. An attendee of Colonie High, Paul served his country honorably in the US Army and married Bernie shortly after. He worked as a delivery driver for Nabisco for 27 years until retirement. An avid fan of the New York Mets, and New England Patriots, you could often find him having a beer and yelling at the TV. Paul was a member of the Rotterdam Elks Lodge #2157 for 18 years. His other hobbies included bowling, fishing, horseshoes, golfing, playing cards, and collecting baseball memorabilia.
Paul is survived by his amazing wife Bernice, and his 3 sons Paul A of Rotterdam., Danny (Diane) of Colonie, and Tony (Christina) of Guilderland. Grandchildren Derek, Ashlee (Justin), and Maddie Shay. Paul was predeceased by his parents.
Visitation will be held from 1 – 4 on Wednesday June 12th at New Comer Cremations and Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie. Services and Burial will follow at 5pm at Evergreen Memorial Park with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Paul’s name to the American Heart Association. 4 Atrium Dr, Ste 100, Albany NY 12205