Obituary of Stephen Patrick Durant
Altamont- Stephen P. Durant , 75, of Altamont NY passed away on June 11th, 2021. A graduate of Mohonason High School and Utica College , Stephen went to work for and retired from the Iron Workers Local Union 12, Albany NY. He had a passion for the outdoors and participated in bird dog field trials with English Setters and Tennessee Walking Horses. He was an avid fisherman , and loved spending family time on Saratoga Lake.
He was predeceased by his parents , Ernest and Rachel Durant of Rotterdam New York and Cocoa Beach, Florida. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Justine (Doug) Smith, and Diane (John) Patterson.
He is survived by the love of his life, Roberta Sheldon, and his three children; KellyAnn Durant (Quay), Kimberly Durant, and Daniel (Erin) Durant. He was able to be blessed to share his life with three grandchildren: Jesse and Conner Quay, and Hayden Durant; and several nieces and nephews: Michelle (Thomas) Tierney, Michael (Cindy) Miller, Scott (Liz) Patterson, and Jill (Rich) Karwan.
He was a lifelong member of the Rotterdam Elks Club and Rotterdam Eagles.
A memorial service will be held July 10 at 11am at Fredendall Funeral Home.
Contributions can be made in Stephen’s memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and the American Cancer Society.