Alton Barrett

Obituary of Alton Lamar Barrett

     Alton Lamar Barrett, 61, of Denim Drive died on Saturday Sept. 21, 2019 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany after a brief illness.  He was born in Waycross, GA on March 29, 1958 and was the son of the late Francis A. and Shirley Gillis Barrett.  He was US Navy veteran having served honorably from 1978-1984.  Lamar had been a Manager IT Tech one for the New York State office of the Comptrollers office in Troy, NY and served for over 35 years.  He was a member of PEF and earlier he had worked for the Journal Herald in GA.  He loved his family time and enjoyed watching the Dr. Who Show. 

     He was the beloved husband of Lillian Ashworth Barrett, whom he married on Nov. 5, 1983.  He is the devoted father of Charles B. (Nicole) Ashworth of Phoenix, AZ and Rebecca Elizabeth Barrett of Clifton Park, NY; brother of Shirley (Leroy) Johnson of Waycross, GA; cherished grandfather of Adrianne Leigh Barrett and Magnus Ulysses Ashworth; Uncle of Sean Johnson.  Lamar was predeceased by his parents and his Uncle, Ret. Admiral Robert J. Spain.

     Funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 am at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Rd Clifton Park, NY 12065.

     Calling hours will be from 4-7 pm Tuesday in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065.

     Interment with full military honors will be in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY at 12:30 pm.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of one’s choice.

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Tuesday
24
September

CALLING HOURS

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton, New York, United States
(518) 371-5454
Wednesday
25
September

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
St. Edward The Confessor Catholic Church
569 Clifton Park Center Road
Clifton Park, New York, United States
Wednesday
25
September

INTERMENT WITH FULL MILITARY HONORS

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States
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