David B. Ambrose

David B. Ambrose, of Hollowville, NY, passed away on August 4, 2020., at Albany, NY

David was born on November 22, 1951 to Victor P. Ambrose and Ruth Wildermuth Ambrose. He graduated from Ockawamick High School in 1969, where he earned his high school diploma with an emphasis on agriculture. and was a lineman on the high school football team and catcher for the high school baseball team. An avid sportsman, for much of his life David hunted and fished on Scarecrow Farm, the family farm. After graduation, he bowled for many years on the Friday Night Mix Bowling team as well as two other men’s bowling teams.

David was a machinist employed for 30 years at H. and H. Hulls, and after the company was sold, for American Space Technologies, from which he retired in 2013.

He is predeceased by his father, and grandparents Bert and Pearl Wildermuth and Victor and Helen Ambrose. He is survived by his mother, Ruth Ambrose, as well as a brother, Peter Ambrose and sister-in-law Virginia, nieces Abby Ambrose, Susan Ambrose (Michael), and Maggie Ambrose (Eric), grand nephews Olin and Ryan Ambrose, and close friend Judy Wentzel.

A Memorial Service will be held at date to be announced. The family wishes to thank family friends, Albany Medical Center, Columbia Memorial Hospital, The Pines Rehabilitation Center, and McVeigh Funeral Home for their care and deep concern for David and for his family in life and at his end

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