Richard Schermerhorn Jr., age 48, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on May 16, 1967 in Elmira, NY to Richard Schermerhorn Sr. and Cindy Schermerhorn.
Rick graduated from Saratoga Springs High School Class of 1985.
Rick worked for Tyler Technologies in Latham, New York as an IT Supervisor, where he looked forward to spending most of his days with his extended work family.
Rick especially enjoyed spending time with his family. Some of his favorite activities were camping, spending time in the Adirondacks, fishing and kayaking. He was also very active and had a passion for playing hockey and refereeing hockey. Rick’s true passion was photography.
He was also an avid cyclist. Until a previous bicycle accident, he had participated in several Tour de Cure benefit rides where he raised several thousand dollars for the American Diabetes Association.
Rick is survived by his loving wife Colleen, who had a fun filled life together, daughter; Madison Schermerhorn, Son; Morgan Schermerhorn, mother; Cindy Schermerhorn, brother; Jeff Schermerhorn and Tama Schermerhorn and their children Bryan and Dylan. Sister; Alycin and John McCumber and their children Katie and Cody. Sister-in-Law; Andrea and Gari Calvert and their children Delaney, Dayton, and Donovan. In-laws; Karyn and Jim McKernon.
He is preceded in death by his father; Richard Schermerhorn Sr.
A funeral service will be held at 7pm on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte. 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Calling hours will be held from 4 – 6:45 pm prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
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