David A. Alessi, age 75, of Gloversville, passed away Tuesday morning, November 23, 2021 at Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany.
He was born November 18, 1946 in Gloversville. He served in the US Army from 1967 to 1970 in Vietnam. He was later employed as a truck driver at Schoolhouse Transportation, Buanno Transportation and several others in the area. He was an avid musician and enjoyed playing the drums in several area bands as well as fishing and hunting.
David is survived by his wife of 35 years, Bonnie Lee VanDyke Alessi; four children, Desiree Brothers (Jason) and Marshall Alessi (Brenda), Tina and Tami; a brother, Anthony Alessi (Phyliss); three grandchildren, Adrian Brothers, Isaiah Brothers and Holden Alessi; as well as several nieces and nephew.
He was predeceased by his parents, Anthony Alessi and Sylvia Hindes Gail; and a sister, Linda Alessi Bode.
Interment will take place at the convenience of the family at Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Rd; Gloversville, NY 12078.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com