TROY Andrew F. Yager Jr., 54, of 8th St. died Wednesday March 13, 2019 at Albany Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong Troy resident he was the son of the late Andrew F. Yager Sr. and Jacqueline Rigney.
Andy has been employed for the past 36 at the NYS Health Department in Albany. He was a sports enthusiast who loved children was active in the CYO and coached and umpired many baseball, basketball and football games in the area. He was a member of the Capital District Baseball Umpires Association, the IAABO #436, the CDFOA and NY SACFO. In 2017 he was named to the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame.
He is the loving husband of Carol Sousis, and devoted father of Andrew F. Yager III of Lansingburgh, Russell Sousis (Krystal) of Cohoes, Amanda Smith (Francis) of Troy, Stephen Kortum (Charriena) of Hawaii, Allyssa Kortum (Osvaldo) of Latham and the late Derek Kortum. He is the brother of William Rigney Sr. (Phyllis) of Palm Harbor, FL, Stella Mirocki (Kenneth) of Troy, Jacqueline Agan (Stephen) of West Sand Lake, the late Mary Jane Folmsbee and Michael Rigney. 12 Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be Sunday evening at 7 pm at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday prior to the service from 4-7 pm.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the V Foundation for Cancer Research, 14600 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.