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“you are gone and the days are still long without you here I miss you a lot and never will miss you and I will take care of mom until we all meet...Read More »
1 of 41 | Posted by: gina - schenectady, NY - daugher

“you been gone a years and everyday I think of you and miss you ”
2 of 41 | Posted by: ethel - schenectady, NY - wife

“we miss you uncle dick...hows the fishing going? are you taking care of grandma, grandpa, lilly, and rj?? your thought about everyday..love ya ”
3 of 41 | Posted by: brandy marsh - schoharie, NY

“grandpa I miss u u alot words cant express wat you mean to me you were a great man you loved out doors I wish you were here right besides me now but...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Aaron German - schenectady, NY

“Sorry for the lost of a great man...you will be truly missed ”
5 of 41 | Posted by: Chip and Sabrina - conway, SC

“grandpa i love you with all my heart i sometimes feel like crying but i try so hard to hold it in but it is hard to keep it in and your ...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: janessa @ shyann freddie summer - NY

“to a one of a kind guy. loving to his family and friends.a true music artist. will truly be missed. sorry couldnt make it to his services but our...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Carleen and Amiel Meyer - NY

“to great grandpa we will never for get you even though we only seen you breifly but through our grandparents and great grandma we will get to know...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: shane jr and kylie german - NY

“i love you dad i will miss you and you will be in my heart and soul and you will not be forgotten. ”
9 of 41 | Posted by: april - schenectady, NY

“now your gone i will miss dearly and hope you are watching over us i love so much dad ”
10 of 41 | Posted by: gina - warnerville, NY - daughter

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Many years go by and we do lose touch but all the memories remain. God Bless Love Gloria and Pete ”
11 of 41 | Posted by: Gloria Coppolo - Middleburgh, NY

“My uncle my fishing buddy & My Friend Dear Boss, I seen you laying there on that hospital bed your eyes so far away. I...Read More »
12 of 41 | Posted by: Roger Schrom Jr , Diana and family - NY

“MY HEART GOES OUT TO THE GERMAN FAMILY FOR THEIR LOSS OF A GREAT MAN THAT I MEET SOME YEARS AGO. DICK SR. AND I SHARED SOME GOOD MEMORY BACK IN THE...Read More »
13 of 41 | Posted by: CHRIS POWELL - GERMTOWN, NY

“Dick we played many gigs together you will be missed The lord has called home a very talented man I'm sorry i missed the funeral But glad to have...Read More »
14 of 41 | Posted by: Orville Guynup - Forest City, NC

“LORD... Richard (Dick) is gone from this earthly dwelling and has left behind those who mourn his absence. grant that we may hold his memory dear and...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Orville Guynup & Patricia Pomykaj - NC

“camping -fishing at cossayuna lake we had a blast boating he sure was a great outdoors man - fishermen -hunter he was loved by everyone he will sure...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: alan-nettie crewell-joseph kubina - NY

“Germ, sending my condolences to you and your family. Sorry for your loss. -Marco ”
17 of 41 | Posted by: Marco McGill - Schenectady, NY

“dick was a good man. keep the drums tund cuz when we meat again were gunna rock heven just like we did here on earth. tell uncle greg and my brother...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: shawncarpenter - schenectady, NY

“love you allways here with us r.i.p ...Read More »
19 of 41 | Posted by: Paul D carpenter - schenectady, NY

“dad i will all ways remeber when u and i planted that rose bush togeather and u where their when i needed you love tiny ”
20 of 41 | Posted by: tiny - middlebuergh, NY

“we are going to miss you ancle Dick you are in are hearts&prayers ”
21 of 41 | Posted by: chucky/tonya and kigs - schoharie, NY

“I'm really sorry for you lost. he was good person and father to ever one that he talked to. ”
22 of 41 | Posted by: patricia mochrie - central bridge, NY

“dad we will miss u very much grandpa we love u very much and we know that u will always be with us from shawn shane jasmine german ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: tracy lisi and kids - schenectady, NY

“we will Miss you Dick. I know we havent seen each other in awhile and thats the sad part, it takes a tragedy to Bring family together!!!! You was an...Read More »
24 of 41 | Posted by: Charles&Dianne, Family - NY

“dad iwill miss you alot you have been there for me and all of the kids and worked hard all your life to make sure we were taken care of you were a...Read More »
25 of 41 | Posted by: ronald - scotia, NY - son

“He will be missed. ”
26 of 41 | Posted by: Jed - NY

“Uncle dick we will always miss you...say hi to my grandpa and grandma for me. have fun fishing. hunting and fighting chickens in those pretty white...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: brandy marsh - schoharie, NY

“Sorry to hear of your loss Aunt Ethil. We were just sitting at your table visiting with both of you a couple of weeks ago. Take care. Jerry,...Read More »
28 of 41 | Posted by: Jerry, Tammy, Nicholas, and Nathan Schrom - NY

“dick you werent just a friend you were more like a father to me you were always there when i needed something or someone to talk to you always made...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: mary - scotia, NY - friend

“we are so sorry for your loss. he was a wonderful man and will be missed. ”
30 of 41 | Posted by: vicki and john somma, clarence foland - NY

“to my loving husband i know your gone but i will never forget you for as i live. the years we shared together i will always chariah in my heart and...Read More »
31 of 41 | Posted by: ethel - schenectady, NY - wife

“dad, i just want u to know u were allways soo good to me and your grandbabies and even excepted kenny as your own and will allways be greatful for...Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: jamie - scotia, NY

“We miss you, We will always love you. We will never forget you. You will be in our hearts each and every day.XXI ”
33 of 41 | Posted by: Starleen Wood - Middleburgh, NY

“love you foveveram going to miss you Dick, ”
34 of 41 | Posted by: Anna German - Middleburgh, NY

“R.I.P. You will be well missed..Sending all my Love to the Family. ”
35 of 41 | Posted by: Nicole Noxon and Noneen Vanburen - NY

“Dad you will be greatly missed we will always Love you you will always be in our thoughts and prayers we will rember all the good times we had...Read More »
36 of 41 | Posted by: Rod ney and Tammy German - NY

“to my wonderful husband i will always love and miss you. You be my night in shining armor. we been through alot together we riased 8 beautiful...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: ethel german - schenectady, NY

“i love and miss u dad ”
38 of 41 | Posted by: tiny - middlebuergh, NY

“dad i will miss you all the time enjoy all the times we spent together and always will love so much ”
39 of 41 | Posted by: REGINA A BAILEY - warnerville, NY

“dad I love you with all my heart and miss all the things we did when went hunting,fishing,camping, watch raw and smackdown and the westerns miss...Read More »
40 of 41 | Posted by: tracy german - schenectady, NY

“Star and family, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. There isn't much anyone can say to fill the void. Just cherish the memories. God Bless you...Read More »
41 of 41 | Posted by: Bevery Jock - Warnerville, NY


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Middleburgh- Richard A. German, Sr., 75, formerly of Middleburgh and most recently of Schenectady, died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.

Born May 13, 1937 in Conesville, he was the son of Velmore and Daisy Mae (Brown) German.

Richard was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict from 1955 until 1957 when he received an honorable discharge.

Richard was employed as a linesman at Adirondack Beverage in Scotia. He was a member of the NRA, Bass Masters, and Buck Masters and enjoyed hunting, camping, and boating. Along with being an outdoorsman, he found pleasure in being with his family and vacationing together.

He was predeceased by a grandson and two great-granddaughters.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel (Schrom) German, whom he married Sept. 21, 1958; three daughters: Regina (John) Bailey of Warnerville, Elaine (David) Diamond, Sr. of Middleburgh, and Starleen (John) Wood of West Fulton; five sons: Richard (Anna) German, Jr. of Middleburgh, Rodney (Tammy) German of Schenectady, Ronald (Jamie) German of Scotia, Tracy German of Schenectady, James German of Schenectady; two sisters: Frances Bevins of Bloomville, and Esther Wortley of Saugerties; a brother: William German, Sr. of Trenton, NJ; twenty-eight grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill with Rev. Carol Coltrain of the Huntersland United Methodist Church officiating.. Inurnment will follow in Gallupville Rural Cemetery with military honors. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh and Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.