Edgar "Ned" Davey
SCHAGHTICOKE Edgar “Ned” Davey, 84, of 2nd Ave. died Monday May 28, 2018 at Evergreen Commons in East Greenbush. Born in Cohoes he was the son of the late Edgar C. Davey Sr. and Ella Mae Green Davey. He was a 1951 graduate of Cohoes High School and was a graduate of Albany Business College and HVCC with a degree in Accounting and Building Estimation and Construction.
Ned was employed in the Rensselaer County Budget Department. He also served for 21 years as Schaghticoke Town Justice, retiring from both positions in 1995. During high school he had been employed by the former Carpenter’s Florist in Cohoes and later worked at Marshall Eclipse, Division of Bendix Aviation, Freihofer Baking Co. and John Muir Inc.
He was a Veteran of the US Navy and served on the USS The Sullivans. He was a life member and Past Treasurer of the Veterans of Lansingburgh, was past Chief and life member of the Pleasantdale Fire Dept., Past Master and life member of the Jerusalem - Phoenix Lodge #58 now Troy Masonic Temple Association. He was Past President of the Rensselaer County Fire Chiefs Association, Past President of Rensselaer County Magistrates Association, Cohoes High School Alumni Association. He was Director of the Muchacho’s Drum & Bugle Corp. He was an active member of the Troy Pop Warner Football League and Lansingburgh Baseball League.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years Joyce A. Danbury Davey, his devoted daughters, Beverly Cottrell (Philip) of Schaghticoke, Diane L. Chase (Harry) of Erieville and Linda E. Lampkin (Mark) of Londonderry, NH. He was the proud grandfather of Christopher, Adam, Judson, Shelby, Stephanie and Ryan. He is also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday at 9:15 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte. 32), Waterford and at 10 am at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 405 Vliet Blvd. Cohoes. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 pm
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. John’s Episcopal Church or the Veterans of Lansingburgh, 777 1st Ave. Troy, NY 12182.