Daubney, William J.

February 10, 2019

CLIFTON PARK - William J. Daubney, 72, of Clifton Park, passed into the arms of the Lord on February 10, 2019. The son of John and Virginia Daubney, Bill was born in Troy, NY. He spent most of his young years in Cohoes, and graduated from Philip Schuyler High School in Albany.

Bill had over 30 years of experience as an award-winning salesman for companies such as Bausch & Lomb, Lever Brothers, General Mills, and Grand Furniture. For over 20 years Bill was a bartender at Sam's Italian-American Restuarant, where he enjoyed time with family and friends. In his retirement Bill authored four books including three novels and a short-story. He enjoyed spending time with his family, being a proud Grampy, talking to friends, traveling to Ireland, watching baseball, playing whiffle ball, eating good food, sharing stories, and dancing. Bill will always be remembered for his unconditional generosity and great hugs.

Bill is survived by his loving daughter Virginia Gina Garrison, son-in-law Richard, precious granddaughters Julia and Leah; his siblings Bob, John (Anne), Linda, and Paul (Carol); his former wife Carmela Rappoccio Daubney, brother-in-law Paul (Arlene) Rappoccio, and sister-in-law Caterina (Anthony) Gallo. He is also survived by a host of loving cousins, adoring nieces and nephews, caring in-laws Rick and Jo-Ann Garrison, and many dear friends especially Sandra Lawson and the “Cohoes Annual Picnic” community.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with his family Friday February 15, 2019 from 9-11:00 am prior to his Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 am at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish (Formerly St. James), 391 Delaware Avenue, Albany NY.

Interment will follow the Mass in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie NY.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial contribution in Bill’s name to the American Cancer Society.

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