MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Obituary of Harold J. Legnard
Harold Joseph "Bud" Legnard, 80, of Troy and Kissimmee, FL, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Harold F. and Josephine M. Sharp Legnard and was a graduate of CCHS, Class of 1955. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Bud retired in 1995 from UPS in Latham where he was employed for 35 years. Upon his retirement, he worked at Walt Disney World for 10 years where he was awarded the Disney Partners in Excellency Award.
Bud enjoyed his Tuesday and Thursday poker nights and weekly shuffleboard tournaments and many concerts with the Backroom Boys of Ponderosa. He enjoyed many years of involvement with the Lansingburgh Little League, the Boys Scouts, The Volunteers Drum & Bugle Corps as originating director, and the Avant Garde Drum & Bugle Corps.
He was a communicant of St. Augustine's Church in Lansingburgh and at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in St. Cloud, FL.
Beloved husband of over 59 years of Eleanor Ann Whitworth Legnard of Troy, devoted father of Joseph “Joe” Legnard (Lauren Clemenzi) of Albany, Brenda A. (late Paul) Peregrim and Margaret S. "Peggy" (Terry) Ryan, both of Lansingburgh and Theresa (Randy) Ulrich of Golf Shores, AL, cherished grandfather of Sarah Marie Kaiser, Alex Andrew Kaiser, Maghen Suzanne Ryan, Matthew T. Ryan, Thomas J. Legnard and Julianne Legnard, brother of Grace Irene Peckowitz of Colonie and the late Mary C. Janicelli and Helen F. Beaulac, also survived by several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held on Saturday morning at 8:15 a.m. from the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Avenue (Corner of 115th Street in Lansingburgh), Troy, NY 12182, thence to St. Augustine's Church, Lansingburgh, where at 9:00 a.m. the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Interment with military honors will be held in St. Johns Cemetery, Lansingburgh.
The Legnard family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the Troy FD, Samaritan Hospital Staff and Mike Barna and the Sanvidge Funeral Home Staff.
Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the St. Augustine's Church Heritage Fund, 25-115th St., Troy, NY 12182, in memory of Harold J. "Bud" Legnard.
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