Robert C. Sousie, Sr., 74, of Rensselaer, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at his residence.
Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Napoleon “Boyd” and Loretta Anna “Lillian” Dennis Sousie. Robert was a veteran of the United States Army and completed two tours of service in Vietnam.
He was an Auto Mechanic for 45 years prior to retirement.
Robert was a member of the Veterans of Lansingburgh, The American Legion, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Devoted father of Robert (Aimee) Sousie, Jr. of Waterford, Donald (Myra) Hull of Eden, NC, Charles Sousie of Cohoes, Randall “Randy” (Amanda) Sousie of Pleasantdale, Andy (Jamie) Sousie of Carlsbad, CA, Jean (Milford Williams) Sousie of Troy, Rose (Donald) O’Rourke of Pleasantdale, and Jennifer McCaffry of Troy, loving brother of Mary (Nicholas) Pucci of Cohoes, Nancy Russell of Troy, Lisa (James) Normandin of Saranac, Barbara (Paul) O’Kosky of Mechanicville, Dean (Linda) Sousie of Saranac, Chris (Patty) Sousie of Plattsburgh, and Linda Betters of Saranac, also survived by his 17 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by 8 siblings.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Ave (at the corner of 115th Street in Lansingburgh) Troy, New York 12182 with burial to follow with military honors in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Troy. Following the burial, family and friends are invited to continue celebrating Robert’s life at the Veterans of Lansingburgh at 1:00 p.m., located at 777 1st Ave in Troy.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.