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John "Barney" E. Cardany

February 7, 1930 ~ May 29, 2019 (age 89)

Wynantskill-John (Barney) Edward Cardany, 89, passed away on May 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle. Born February 7, 1930 to the late parents Charles and Sophia Ruth Cardany. John worked at Williams Press from 1946 to 1976, then at Boyd Printing till 1993 when he finally enjoyed retirement. He was a proud member of the United States Army from 1951-53. Member of American Legion Post # 1489 in Wynantskill, Winged Victory Chorus and the last survivor of the Shagrack Club. He enjoyed bowling, solving cross words, doing yard work, home improvement. He was an avid fan of the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

The family would like to thank the staff at Samaritan Hospital and community hospice for their compassionate care given to John and his family.  

Survivors include his wife Barbara Clark Cardany, his 4 children John (Ann) Cardany, Deborah (Steve) Kirker, James (Julia) Cardany, and Joseph Cardany. He will also miss his grandchildren. Donald (Christy), Jameson (Dawn), and Gregory Schreiner. James (Dionne) Cardany, Leah (Brad) Boggs, Ryan and Sara Cardany. Sibling Carolyn Cardany. Along with great grandchildren several nieces and nephews. John has been blessed with an extended family the Millen and Constables. He was preceded by his siblings Mary Callahan, Charles Jr., Joseph, James and Kelmer Cardany.

Family and friends may call from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday June 1, 2019 at the Wynantskill Funeral Home, 294 Whiteview Road, Wynantskill. Funeral service and inurnment with military honors will be held 12:00 pm on Wednesday June 5, 2019 at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations in memory of John may be made to Community Hospice, Gift Processing Center, 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208. Please visit

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