Harry Onley

Obituary of Harry Elmer Onley

Harry E. Onley, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 28, 2019 at St. Peter’s Nursing and Rehabilitation in Albany. Born April 18, 1934 in Middletown, NY, he was the son of Harry L. and Dorothy M. (Rose) Onley. Harry retired from The State of New York where he was employed as an Assistant Architect. He was an avid Horseman and had the greatest appreciation for the Western Cowboy way of life. He travelled extensively throughout the West and met various western notables such as Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Chuck Connors, Dale Evans, and Clayton Moore (Lone Ranger) and on and on. Besides his parents, he is pre-deceased by a son Harry “Eddie” Onley. He leaves his companion Patricia Yafchak; children: Sherry Lynn Onley, Martha Louise Chumbler, Frederick Russell Onley, Colleen Allison McLean, Joseph Sean Onley, and extended family as well as good friends and side kick Hondo. Calling hours will be held from 2:00pm to 3:30pm Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Jones Funeral Home, 1503 Union Street, Schenectady, NY followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 3:30pm. Burial will be in the spring at Howells Cemetery in Middletown, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either: The Texas Rangers Hall of Fame and Museum, 100 Texas Ranger Trail, Waco, TX 76706 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, at stjude.org.
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Saturday
4
January

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Jones Funeral Home Inc
1503 Union Street
Schenectady, New York, United States
(518) 346-3881
Saturday
4
January

Celebration of Life Service

3:30 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Jones Funeral Home Inc
1503 Union Street
Schenectady, New York, United States
(518) 346-3881

Burial in the Spring

Howells Cemetery
244-254 New Vernon Rd
Middletown, New York, United States
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