Joseph Lindner Sr.
Joseph J. Lindner Sr., 72, formerly of Halcottsville and Roxbury, died at his residence Monday, May 5, 2008. He was born in Brooklyn on April 6, 1936, the son of Joseph C. and Elizabeth Lindner.
He went to the School of Industrial Arts in New York City, graduating in 1953.
Joe served in the United States Navy from 1955 to 1957, then he was in the Naval Reserves for some time.
He worked at Kings Park State Hospital as head cook/baker, then he transferred upstate in 1969, and lived in Halcottsville. He became a corrections officer and worked at Mattewan Correctional Facility, then transferred to Camp Summit to be closer to his family. He moved to Roxbury and lived on Spruce Street, and then moved up to Carriage Hill.
Six years before retiring, Joe was an instructor at Albany Training Academy for recruits for Correctional Services. He worked for New York State for 42 years.
Joe enjoyed boating and loved cars. He collected models for about 10 years or more.
He will really be missed.
Surviving are his wife, Wilma J. Lindner, of Oneonta; three children, Joseph J. Lindner Jr. of Halcottsville, Heidi G. Friedman of Margaretville and JoAnn L. Erickson of Halcottsville. Also surviving are grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jillian and Elizabeth Lindner, Seth and Emily Friedman and Benjamin Erickson.
A private graveside service will be held in Halcottsville Cemetery, Halcottsville.
Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.