FULTON, NY – John A. Altman Jr., 84, of North Volney, died Wednesday December 2, 2015, at Upstate Hospital, Syracuse, with family by his side.
He retired from General Electric after more than 40 years.
John was a member of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ruth (Youmans) and John A. Altman Sr.; sisters, Katy Bergman, Emily “Mike” Schmidt and Elizabeth “Pat” Fisher; and a brother, Fred Altman Sr.
John is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dora Jean; children, Ruth (Ed) McDougall, Richard (Dawn) Simoneau and John (Rita) Altman III; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Freda “Fritz” Woodworth, Sister Christine Marie and Clara Gardner; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, December 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, with a graveside service to follow at North Volney Cemetery, County Route 4, North Volney.
Donations in John’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter: 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.