STILLWATER - David W. "Pinky" Mehan, 80, of Mehan Road, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 23rd at Hoosick Falls Health Ctr, in the company of his wife and sons, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
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Born in Stillwater, July 11, 1939, son of the late David M. and Saretta Fordham Mehan, Dave was a 1958 graduate of Stillwater Central School.
A longtime tool and dye machinist, he worked many years for Raloid Tool Co, retiring in 2001. He also had worked for Mechanical Technologies Inc.
David was active within his community, coaching Little League and Soccer, was a outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, trapping and hiking and a member of Sawyer Ridge Hunting Club,
Dave was an accomplished guitar player, loved strumming Blue Grass, to family and friends. Above all else, Dave loved his family, their company and his brothers and sister and their families.
Survivors include his devoted wife of 51 years, Maureen O'Malley Mehan, two dedicated sons David M. Mehan of Stillwater and Michael (Colleen) Mehan of Rochester, proud grandfather of Garrett, Molly, Ryan and Brennan Mehan. Loyal brother of John (Wanda) Mehan of Stillwater, Thomas (Paula) Mehan of Mechanicville and Martin (Maureen) Mehan of Stillwater. In-Laws Bill Miles, Mary McBride, Cheryl Mehan, Peter (Susan) O'Malley, Patricia O'Malley, along with cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and their families.
In addition to his parents, predeceased by his brother Francis Mehan and sister Mary Jo Miles.
Due to pandemic precautions, a Drive-By calling hours has been set at son David's home on Sunday from Noon - 2 PM. Enter driveway at 105 Mehan Road, follow signage to Dave's home next door and exit down Dave's driveway. Social distancing will be followed.
Burial Services will be private for immediate family only in St. Peter's Cemetery, Stillwater.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to either Peter Brown Scholarship of Stillwater Central School, 1068 Hudson Ave, Stillwater, 12170 c/o Mike Cavanaugh, or Eddy Alzheimer's Services, 421 Columbia St., Cohoes, 12047, or Residents Activity Fund at Center for Nursing and Rehab, 21 Danforth St., Hoosick Falls, 12090 in fond mamory of Dave "Pinky" Mehan.