Hallenbeck Sr.

Eugene J. Hallenbeck Sr.

Eugene J. Hallenbeck Sr., 80, of Hillsdale, passed away Tuesday March 24, 2020 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born March 31, 1939 in Claverack, NY, he is the son of Morton and Augusta (Patzwahl) Hallenbeck.

Gene was a 50 year member, and retired after a 25 year career with sprinkler fitters Local -669. He was a member of A.B. Shaw Fire Company, Philmont Rod & Gun Club, Hudson Masonic Lodge, and Olde Time Power Association. An avid sportsman, Gene also enjoyed flea markets, antique hunting, and collecting memorabilia that was special to him.

Left to cherish Gene’s memory are his wife of 59 years, Patricia (Zayac) Hallenbeck, his sons Gene (Audrey) Hallenbeck Jr., and John (Suzanne) Hallenbeck, grandchildren Samantha (Ryan) Maker, Nicole, Erin, and Tyler Hallenbeck, along with his brother Roger Hallenbeck. Several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, Gene was predeceased by a brother Morton Hallenbeck Jr., and sister Joyce Ward.

Funeral services are private and at the convenience of the family. Contributions in memory of Gene are welcome to be made to Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene 47 Liberty St. Catskill, NY 12414. Online condolences may be sent by visiting batesanderson.com

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