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COBLESKILL - Angel R. Reyes, 63, of Penny Lane, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.
Born Aug. 31, 1954, in Humancao, Puerto Rico, he was the son of Aida (Sanchez) and the late Marciano Reyes.
Angel retired after 30 years of public service, the last 14 he served with the SUNY Cobleskill University Police. He moved his family to Cobleskill in 2001 from Oneonta. Angel was passionate with his martial arts that he practiced with his longtime friend, Juan Queris. A proud firearms instructor, he taught at the Otsego Academy. Angel enjoyed hunting, masonry and tinkering with cars, and having the ability to fix almost anything.
Along with his father, he was predeceased by his brothers, Hector and Rigoberto Reyes.
A loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend to many, his memories will be cherished by his wife, Stacey (Allison) Reyes, who he married Sept. 7, 2000; children, Kerstan (Stacey) Reyes, Mark Cintron, Brooke (Scott) Cortright, Christina (George) Reyes, Ioni (Gabriel) Reyes, Jerrod Kimble, Marciano Reyes, Roberto Reyes, Natalia Reyes; mother, Aida Reyes; siblings, Marcial Reyes, Artie (Anne) Reyes, Victor (Nancy) Reyes, Jose (Laurie) Reyes, Ruben (Jayne) Reyes; six grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation to be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.
At 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, a time of sharing memories will be held with a funeral liturgy to follow at 1 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 138 Washington Ave., Cobleskill. Burial will be in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 7 Washington Square, Albany, NY 12205.
Published on December 12, 2017
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