Richard A. Purcell, longtime resident of Wynantskill, passed away May 21st in Troy. Son of the late Alfred and Florence Maslinuas-Purcell. Beloved husband of Jane (Berrien) Purcell.
Richard will be remembered by his family and friends as a family man and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, being in nature and sharing those times with his family. Richard is a United States Coast Guard veteran proudly serving his country. Upon his return home Richard started his career at William’s Press in Menands, NY and retired from Hamilton Printing in Castleton, NY.
In addition to his wife Jane, Richard is survived by his son Michael J. Purcell.
Richard is predeceased by his son Stephen A. Purcell (02/11/22).
In a final act of kindness, Richard had requested that his remains be donated to the Albany Medical College for the betterment of medical science and health practices. Services were held privately.