Humbert Poli
Humbert Poli

Obituary of Humbert A. Poli

Humbert A. Poli, Snyder’s Lake, aged 90, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020, with his loving family by his side. Humbert was born November 30, 1929, in NYC, to Archimede and Anna (Frone) Poli, and raised by Dominic and Mary (Frone) Guarnieri. He attended St. John’s School, Albany, where he met and married Ellen Ford. Humbert served his country as a Radio Operator during the Korean War as part of the 5th Air Force (1952-1956) stationed in Japan. He also served in the Army/Air Force Reserves and the Air Force National Guard. He retired, after 30 years from the U.S. Postal Service. Humbert was the patriarch of the family and enjoyed cooking, casinos and playing Friday night poker games with his family and friends. He was blessed to enjoy the company of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Humbert and Ellen spent 30 years wintering in Dover, Florida enjoying their retirement years. He loved spoiling his elder rescue cat, Frankie Humbert was the beloved husband of the late Ellen (Ford) Poli, who predeceased him after 61 years of marriage, devoted father of Kathleen (late Francis) Hartigan, Michael, Teresa (late William) Commerford, Mark, Patricia and Matthew (Lisa) Poli. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and his dear sister, Yolanda DeBisceglie, and many nieces and nephews. Humbert was predeceased by brothers Archibald and Rudolph Poli, sisters Gloria Fusco, Mary Cappelli and Gloria Snow. Funeral from W. J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Ave., Rensselaer on Saturday 9 am and at 10 am at St. Jude the Apostle Church in Wynantskill. Calling hours will be at the funeral home on Friday from 4-7 pm. COVID-19 precautions will be required at both the funeral home and church. Memorial contributions may be made to The Community Hospice, 445 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205
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Friday
2
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, October 2, 2020
W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home Inc.
1700 Washington Ave.
Rensselaer, New York, United States
518-286-3400
Visitation
Saturday
3
October

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Saturday, October 3, 2020
St. Jude The Apostle Church
42 Dana Avenue
Wynantskill, New York, United States
Funeral Mass
Saturday
3
October

Interment

11:15 am
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Calvary Cemetery
Route 9W
Glenmont, New York, United States
Interment
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