Colbath Tucker

Celebration Of Life

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, May 18, 2018
Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton, New York, United States
(518) 371-5454

Obituary of Colbath A. Tucker

Colbath A. " Colby " Tucker, 76, of Summerfield Circle, died on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.  

Colby was born on November 11, 1941 in Gloucester, MA, the son of the late William C. and Una Anderson Tucker. He was a graduate of Northeastern University with a degree in Sanitary Engineering and Graduate of RPI with a  Master's degree in Environmental Engineering.

Colby was a U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1966-1969.

Colby was employed by the NYS Department  of Environmental Conservation for over forty years. In the final years of his career, he was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada for his contributions to the preservation of  Lake Ontario.

He was an avid reader and enjoyed golfing with his wife.  He was also an avid Boston sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox.

Colby is survived by his wife  of 52 years, Colleen McCarthy Tucker, his devoted children; Jonathan (Beth) Tucker of Camillus, NY  and Aimee (Joseph) Treffiletti of Peachtree Corners, GA., and one precious granddaughter Lauren Tucker.

A Celebration of life will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home 1550 Route 9 Clifton Park, New York 12065.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Clifton Park Halfmoon Library 475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Or to the Community Hospice of Albany 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12205

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick

Funeral Home, 1550 RT-9, Clifton Park, New York 12065. (518) 371-54

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