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Edmund  Plankis

Edmund P. Plankis

Wednesday, July 7th, 1926 - Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Obituary

Edmund (Ed) Plankis died September 10, 2020 in Albany, NY after a short illness.

Born in Amsterdam, NY on July 7, 1926, Ed was the son of Paul and Anna Plankis, and a graduate of Wilbur Lynch High School in 1944.

Ed served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. While in the Navy one of Ed’s shipmates and friend was comedian Don Rickles. After his service to his country, Ed attended St Lawrence University and R.P.I. where he received a joint degree in engineering.

After graduation Ed worked for both IBM and the General Electric and then opened his own business, L-B Greeting Card Company. He completed his career as a Title Searcher for Murdock Abstract Corp. in Schenectady, NY.

A devout Catholic and member of St Gabriel’s Church in Rotterdam, Ed was also very proud of his Lithuanian heritage. He was a long-time member of the Edison Club and enjoyed many rounds of golf and fun at the clubhouse with this numerous friends.

He is survived by his beloved wife Joan Kehoe Plankis whom he married in August of 1978. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Martin Kehoe (Arlene),sister-in-law,Christine(Pat) Reynolds (Dan), his many friends in Amsterdam, especially Betsy and Pat Agresta and his many nieces, nephews, godchildren and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday September 16th at St. Gabriel’s Church,3040 Hamburg Street, Schenectady, NY at 10:30 am,(COVID 19 protocols of masks , social distancing and numbers allowed in will be enforced)

Interment will follow at Saratoga National Cemetery with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to “The Kilgoris Project”, an organization that brings education to children in Kenya, at Box 606,405 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5240 (www.kilgoris.org/donate) or to St Gabriel’s Church in Rotterdam,NY
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    St Gabriel's Church
    Address
    3040 Hamburg Street
    Schenectady, NY 12303
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    Notes
    Mass of Christian Burial
  • Interment

    Location
    Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Road
    Schuylerville, NY
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Bob Breton

Posted at 10:54am
Joan and family,
May the Lord's unlimited love strengthen and comfort you in your time of loss.
God Bless,
Bob and Christine Breton
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Ramona Carroll

Posted at 02:30pm
Joan, Pat and Danny, Thinking of you with deepest sympathy and prayers at this time. I always remember Ed as the ultimate gentleman and although a man of few words he was a very knowledgeable person. Hope that golf is plentiful in the heavens.
Sincerely, Ramona Carroll
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David G. Campbell

Posted at 08:12am
Condolences to Joan and the family. Ed was my next door neighbor for 20 years and always a gentleman. He took delight in seeing my daughters grow up and always inquired about them. We will miss him. God bless. Dave Campbell
 
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Pat (Longo) McDonough Posted at 01:11pm

Very sorry for your loss Joan. May you be comforted by family and friends at this time. Peace be with you ..... Patty (Longo) McDonough.
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