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Wallace C. Tedesco

September 27, 1941 — October 8, 2023

East Greenbush- Wallace C. Tedesco, age 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 8, 2023. Wally was born in Troy in 1941 and was the son of the late Fiore J. and Virgina (Merola) Tedesco.

He graduated from Troy High School in 1959 and later proudly served in the United States Army, until his honorable discharge in 1967.

Wally had several jobs throughout his lifetime, most notably, Adirondack Steel Castings Co., in Watervliet, where he made several life long friends.

His greatest joy in life was his children and grandchildren. Wally was very proud of their academic and athletic achievements.

Wally is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife, Sally (Leavitt) Tedesco, and his beloved sons, Patrick (Amela Kazazović) Matthew, and Joseph (Kimberly Weigand) Tedesco; his adored grandchildren, Anna, Jack, Ryan, Giovanni, and Mia Tedesco. He is also survived by his brothers, Fiore and John (Charlene) Tedesco and leaves behind many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, Wally is predeceased by his brother James (Helen) Tedesco.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Sunday, November 19, 2023 from 2-4pm to the W.J. Lyons, Jr., Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, service will follow at 4pm.

Burial will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023 from the funeral home at 10:30 am and 12pm in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Wally's memory to the Northeast Kidney Foundation, 22 Colvin Ave, Albany, NY 12206, or the charity of your choice.

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Visitation

Sunday, November 19, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home Inc.

1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY 12144

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Service

Monday, November 20, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemete

200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871

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Interment

Monday, November 20, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemete

200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871

Interment

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