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Mr. Roland R. Schwank, 70, of Priest Road in Redford, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at his home with family by his side. He was born in Williamsport, Pa., on May 2, 1946.
Roland served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was employed at SUNY Plattsburgh for over 32 years.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Ronny and Gary VanValkenburg, Rebecca Drollette, Renee Schwank and companion Brad Barber, Robin and Paul Allen, Rhonda Schwank and companion Doug Rasco, and a daughter of his heart, Tina Cody; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Wendy Schwank; his grandchildren, Emily and Jason VanValkenburg, Roland Drollette and companion Machaela Webb, Raeann Schwank, Jacob and Joshua Allen, and several nieces.
He was predeceased by wife Ann J. Schwank on Aug. 24, 2016.
There will be no calling hours or services. Memorial donations may be offered to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center or Hospice of the North Country.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 3 Park Row, Cadyville, NY 12918. (518)293-8574. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on March 31, 2017
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