Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Amsterdam, NY ,



Daniel P. Quackenbush

Friday, April 18, 2014 - Updated: 10:12 AM

April 16, 2014

Daniel P. Quackenbush, 65, of 26 Wall Street, Amsterdam, NY, passed away Wednesday morning April 16, 2014 at home.

Born in Amsterdam on March 9, 1949, he is the son of Hazlett and Margaret Hyatt Quackenbush of Amsterdam, NY.

Danny received his education at St. Mary's Institute and graduated from Bishop Scully High School in Amsterdam. He also attended Fulton Montgomery Community College in Johnstown, NY.

Danny was last employed by Painters Union Local 201, Albany, NY, he also worked for Penn-Central Railroad, and various construction jobs.

He was a member of the John J. Wyszomirski American Legion Post 701 Sons and was a former member of the Irish American Club, both in Amsterdam.

Danny played High School football as a halfback and defensive end, participated in the Golden Gloves, enjoyed weightlifting and running. He also enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing and spending time outdoors.

Besides his parents, Danny is survived by four brothers, Lawrence "Buddy" Quackenbush and his companion, Chuck Hansen of Albany, NY., Martin Quackenbush (Linda) of Niskayuna, NY., and Robert and William Quackenbush both of Amsterdam, three sisters, Roberta Trench (Walter) of Broadalbin, NY., Patricia Quackenbush and her companion, Deborah Boone of Norfolk, Virginia, Katherine Quackenbush of Fort Johnson, NY and her fiancé Mike Blair. Many nieces, nephews and cousins and his good friend Dennis Koller also survive.

Danny was a good son, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services will be held Monday April 21, 2014 at 12:00 noon at the Riley Mortuary, Inc., 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fort Johnson, NY.

Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours from 10:00 a.m. prior to the service at the Riley Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Danny's name may be made to the American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.

To send online condolences to the family, visit


Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Subscribe to The Recorder


The Recorder Sports Schedule


The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Monday, October 05, 2015

    Amsterdam YMCA to close Oct. 30
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Brew pub, apartments planned for Key Bank building
    Saturday, October 03, 2015

    Financial woes blamed in Y's closing
    Thursday, October 01, 2015

    Amsterdam volleyball swept by Scotia-Glenville
    Friday, October 02, 2015

    Rec center grant City looks to the state for a hand
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Land bank moves forward with renovation of another property
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Amsterdam police are investigating a string of burglaries
    Friday, October 02, 2015

    Five are arrested in golf cart jaunt
    Friday, October 02, 2015

    Police report
    Friday, October 02, 2015


Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us