SARATOGA - Theodore "Ted" Humphreys, 83, passed away peacefully at the Wesley Community Health Care facility in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.
Born Nov. 3, 1928 in East Orange, NJ to Ferdinand and Evelyn (White) Humphreys, he graduated in 1946 from Caldwell High School in NJ and spent most of his adult life living in Morris County, NJ.
He retired from Westfield Sheet Metal Works in Kenilworth, NJ in 1988 and spent the majority of his retirement years in Wilmington, NY.
Ted was a life long outdoorsman, sailor, and sports fan.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie, now residing in Branchville, NJ, and five children, Raymond Humphreys and his wife, Lora, of Queensbury, NY, Gary Humphreys and his wife, Susan, of Palmetto, Fla., Diane Whitten of Schuylerville, NY, Barbara Humphreys of Parsippany, NJ, and Patricia Kugel and her husband, George, of Lake Hopatcong, NJ. He is also survived by three stepchildren, Michael Steinhardt and his wife, Kathleen, and Lorraine Ernst and her husband, Steven, all of Branchville, NJ, and Eleanore Steinhardt of Manhattan, NYC. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, John Humphreys of Queensbury, NY, James Humphreys and his wife, Kristina, of Queensbury, NY, Gary Humphreys and his wife, Eileen, of Land O Lakes, Fla., Faith Jaco and her husband, Paul, of Spring Hill, Fla., Kathryn Whitten of Rochester, NY, Braden Whitten of Schuylerville, NY, Michael Steinhardt of Westminster, MD, Amy Steinhardt of Branchville, NJ, Julia Ernst of Lawrenceville, NJ, Joshua Ernst of Branchville, NJ, and Scott Steinhardt and his wife, Zhao, of Brooklyn, NY. Additional survivors are eight great-grandchildren, Vincent Goodway, Nicholas Humphreys, Austin Humphreys, Dylan Humphreys, Devon Jaco, Cameron Jaco, Hope Jaco, and Zoe Steinhardt.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a future date.
Memorial donations may be made to your local Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Condolences may be mailed to Maynard D. Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St., Queensbury, NY 12804, or e-mailed through www.bakerfuneralhome.com.