Jacob Dirrigl Jr., 86, of Delmar, NY, formerly of Coxsackie, passed away on October 6th, 2020 in Troy, NY. Born on July 2nd, 1934 he was the son of the late Jacob and Sophi (Zankl) Dirrigl Sr.
In addition to his parents Jacob is predeceased by his sister Eleanor. Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years, Eva (Polacsek) Dirrigl, his children Monica, Elizabeth, and Jacob P. (Peggy), his sister Ann L. Buchanan, and his brother-in-law James Matthews. Also survived by two granddaughters and two great-grandsons.
“Jack” served proudly in the US Navy from 1952-1956. He was employed by New York State Department of Corrections for 25 years in the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Field later being promoted to Plant Superintendent in 1988. Jack later, with his wife Eva, owned and operated Voorheesville Wines & Liquors for 11 years. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Coxsackie and a dedicated choir member for many years. Jack was also a member of the American Legion, NYS Conservative Party, The Catskill Mountain Beekeepers, and The German American Club of Albany. Jack was an avid musician belonging to the Coxsackie Athens Community Band, The Delmar Community Orchestra, Albany Senior Citizens Orchestra, Helderberg Mt. German Band, The Pacemakers, and The H.M.S. Valley and Red Caps Marching Band.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass on Thursday, October 15th, 2020, 11am at St. Mary’s Church, Coxsackie. Full rendering of Military Honors will immediately follow. Memorial contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to St. Mary’s Church, 80 Mansion St., Coxsackie, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to W.C. Brady’s Sons Inc. and condolences may be made at www.wcbradyssonsinc.net.