William J. Yasinski Sr., 76, of Valatie passed away Wednesday September 5, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Born February 21, 1942 in Stottville, he is the son of Casimer and Elsie (Gardinier) Yasinski.
Bill was a graduate of Hudson High School and then attended the University of Miami on a football scholarship. He also attended Hudson Valley Community College. In 1968 he founded the Seal-Rite Roofing Company, of which he was the President at his time of passing. Bill was an avid sportsman, and loved to hunt and fish. Traveling, golfing and bowling were also things that Bill enjoyed to do. His community involvement included being a member of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, Past President of The Hudson Lion’s Club, member of Hudson Masonic Lodge, the NRA, and a life member of the Ghent Sportsmen Club. Bill’s greatest joy was being a private pilot, and coaching many youth sports teams throughout the county. Bill loved his country and was proud to be very patriotic.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Anne (Veronezi) Yasinski, sons William J. (Linda) Yasinski Jr., and Jeffrey A. (Angela) Yasinski, daughter Deborah A. Yasinski, grandchildren Amanda, Alexa, Lahna, Erika, and Jenna, and great grand daughter Lillian, sister Patricia (Joe) Robertson, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are Monday September 10, at 10:00am from the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home. Visitation hours at the funeral home are Sunday September 9, from 1:00-4:00pm. Interment will be in Cedar Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Bill may be made to Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene 47 Liberty St. Catskill, NY 12414.