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1938 Joseph 2020

Joseph A. Servidone

July 10, 1938 — December 31, 2020

Joseph A. Servidone (7/10/38 – 12/31/20) East Greenbush- Servidone, Joseph Anthony “Mr. Joe” 82, East Greenbush, NY was called home on Thursday, December 31, 2020. Joe was born on July 10, 1938. He was the son of the late Antonio “Anthony” Servidone and Lorenza “Laura” Grasso Servidone. He is predeceased by his late brother Donato “Don” Servidone (Joan) and Theresa Servidone. Joe leaves behind his wife Ann Rielly Servidone; his sister Antoinette (Patrick) Maney; his sons and daughters, Mark Servidone (Shelley), Anthony Servidone, Joseph Jr., Laura Servidone; stepdaughters, Vickie O'Neil and Cindy Valdez. His grandchildren Jena Servidone, Chris Farnan, Nicholas Servidone, Bella & Lillian Koenig, Charles O`Neil Jr. & Jennifer O’Neil. Joe also left behind nieces and nephews, Anthony S. Maney, P.T. Maney, Jaimie Servidone and Andrea Servidone Pelto. Joe was born and raised in Schenectady, NY and was a 1957 graduate of Mont Pleasant High School. After completing a year at HVCC studying Civil Engineering, Joe became a key officer with his father’s company, Servidone Construction in which he resumed that role until 1967. Upon the sudden death of his father, Anthony Servidone in 1968, Joe became the Chief Executive Officer of Servidone Construction. Under his direction Servidone Construction Corporation expanded throughout the northeast in addition to Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina and Texas. As a direct result of Joe's leadership, Servidone Construction Corporation developed excellence and expertise in the construction field, the Company was listed among the Top 400 contractors in the Nation reported by the Engineering News Record and has also received numerous construction performance and safety awards. Joe Servidone was an Icon in the Heavy and Highway sector. He was decisive, determined, and had boundless energy behind his passion for Construction and the Industry. Unlike many people Joe Servidone had the ability to face challenge and succeed. Joe was well known as a driven leader in performing projects completed on time with every detail covered to perfection. Due to Joe's leadership and desire Servidone Companies (A. Servidone, Inc. Contractors / Engineers, B. Anthony Construction Corp. and it's affiliated companies) are all succeeding in the Industry today. Joe Servidone was an avid sportsman who traveled most of the country to hunt outdoor wildlife in addition to enjoying sporting clays, he also enjoyed running his beagles and bird dogs. Joe cherished his private aviation for business and pleasure, traveling the world with his family, playing acoustic guitars and hosting parties. Joe will be remembered as a man with class, integrity, family man, friend and mentor to many people. Joe Servidone touched the lives of all that were associated with him. Funeral mass will be offered from the Historic St. Mary’s Church, Lodge Street on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends are invited and may call to the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer Friday from 4-7PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in honor of Joseph A. Servidone to either the St. Peter’s ALS Reginal Center, 19 Warehouse Row, Albany, NY 12205. Checks payable to; St. Peter`s ALS Reginal, Center or to the Friends of Blue Grapplers -Columbia Wrestling (In Honor of Joseph A. Servidone) Make checks payable to; Columbia Wrestling Booster Club, 962 Luther Road, E. Greenbush NY 12061 or to Equinox: https://equinoxinc.networkforgood.com/projects/111817-tim-condon-and-april-s-fundriaser

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Visitation

Friday, January 8, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.

1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY 12144

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 9, 2021

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Historic Church of St. Mary's on Capital Hill

10 Lodge Street, Albany, NY 12207

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