James L. Robertson, a retired Mechanic for Teamsters Union 707 and longtime resident of the area, passed away at his home on Monday September 21, 2020. He was 79.
The son of the late George Lyman Robertson and Arlie “Betty” Relyea, he was born on September 8, 1941 in Patterson, NJ.
A Veteran of the US Navy, James served his country during the American Conflict in Vietnam.
Survivors include his 4 children, Wendy Brown and her husband Carl, Nancy Basler and her husband Craig, Michael Robertson and his wife Missy, James Robertson and his wife Cara, 9 grandchildren: Christopher Basler, Ryan Kelly, Thomas Basler, Alyssa Thomas Robert Brown, Brooke Robertson, Kevin Brown, Griffin Robertson and Renee Robertson, 3 great grandchildren, Addelyn Basler, Camden Thomas, and Brayden Basler, sister, Ruth DeRisi and her husband Bill, Valerie Schopperley, and Bonnie Robertson. James is further survived by several nieces and nephews and is predeceased by his wife, Betty A. Robertson, sister, Deloris Rath, and brother in law, Gary Rath.
Visitation will be held on Sunday September 27, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc.1525 Burlingham Rd Pine Bush. Celebration of Life will begin at 3pm with Reverend Craig Basler officiating. Cremation was private. Due to COVID-19 restrictions capacity is limited. Face mask and social distance requirements mandated by NYS are in effect.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital stjude.org. To leave a condolence please visit www.wmgaganfuneralhome.com