HALFMOON - Earl Crim Kehoe, 71, of Vosburgh Rd, died Saturday, October 10th
at the Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center, after battling Parkinson's Disease for
several years. Earl was born in Troy on December 22, 1948, son of the late
Joseph and Betty Kehoe. Earl spent his childhood living with his Aunt Peggy and
Uncle Henry Hayes. He was a 1967 graduate of Shenendehowa High School and
continued his education at SUNY Cobleskill where he received a degree in Dairy
Production and Management.
Earl joined the US Air Force in 1970 and served 4 years until his honorable
discharge in 1974 earning the rank of Sergeant.
Earl worked for the Stewart's Shops corporation for over 30 years. He worked
in the manufacturing and distribution plant for most of those years. He
embraced his knowledge in the dairy field and shared with many throughout the
years as a Saratoga County 4-H leader.
Earl cherished the time he spent with his children and grandchildren through
the years. His family camping trips to Lake Eaton in the Adirondack State Park,
were always the highlight of his summers. He also was a diehard NY Giants Fan
and enjoyed watching the games every Sunday.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Barbara Stock Kehoe, whom he married
on June 22, 1974, his devoted children: Heide(Scott) Mayo of Halfmoon, Kimberly
Smith of Cobleskill, Tina(Saleem) Kehoe Cheeks of Albany and Todd(Charlene)
Kehoe of Halfmoon, grandchildren Jacob, Justin and Devin Mayo, Brandon,
Alexandrea and Dawson Smith, Orion and Ezra Cheeks, and Grayson and Trent Kehoe.
Sadly, Earl was predeceased by his grandsons' Dylan Mayo and Conor
Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday from 5-7PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 S Main St, Mechanicville, NY 12118. Due to current pandemic
guidelines, wearing of masks and social distancing guidelines must be followed.
A private funeral home service followed by military honors and burial at the
Saratoga National Cemetery will be held on Thursday. Memorial contributions in
Earl's name can be made to the Saratoga County 4-H Teen Council, 50 West High
St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020.