Howard Brinkerhoff

Howard J. Brinkerhoff

1947 - 2013

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COBLESKILL – Howard J. Brinkerhoff, age 65, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany after a long illness. Born in Oceanside on April 14, 1947, he was son of the late Howard T. and Catherine Schaffer Brinkerhoff. Howard was raised and educated there, and enlisted in the Marines at age 17. He served in combat in Vietnam and was a Prisoner of War, receiving the Navy Cross and the Purple Heart. Howard was a life member of the VFW. He resided in Greene and Schoharie counties since discharge from the Marines. Howard was a man of honor and distinction, and he will be greatly missed. Howard is survived by his wife, Charlotte E. Palmer Brinkerhoff; sons, John Crounse, Kenneth (Laurie) Crounse II and Aaron Crounse; grandsons, Justin, Nikolas and Alexander Crounse; sisters, Patricia (Jim) Macko and Catherine (late Richard) Linde; several nieces and nephews. In addition, he was predeceased by his sister, Theresa Zottoli. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m., followed by burial with honors in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Fort William Henry Grand Hotel in Queensbury. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Carlisle Fire Department & Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 73, Carlisle, NY 12031, or the charity of one’s choice, will be appreciated. Light a candle at

Funeral Service

11:30 am
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A.J. Cunningham Funeral Homes,Inc.
4898 SR81, PO Box 146
Greenville, New York, United States
Service Time: 11:30 AM

Interment at: Saratoga National Cemetery

2:00 pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States