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Donald R. Rahm

Posted By Hans Funeral Home On January 6, 2018 @ 1:33 pm In Obituary | 6 Comments

In Memorial

ALBANY – Donald R. Rahm, 87, of Albany, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Albany Medical Center.  Don was born and raised in Albany.  He lived in Florida for several years, but lived in Albany most of his life.  He attended Albany City schools, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1948-1952.  He then became an electrician, working first in Florida, and then in Albany.  He was a member of the IBEW for over 60 years.  Don loved the outdoors, and loved fishing and taking long walks.

Don is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Mary T. McHugh Rahm; his children and their spouses Donald W. and Linda Rahm of Albany, Dorothy and Paul March of Hudson, Barbara Kearsing of Schenectady, Maureen and Ed Micka of Latham, Kathleen Rahm of Myrtle Beach, SC, William Rahm of Latham, and Ed and Jamie Rahm of Valatie; his nephew Ralph Rahm; his niece Florence Steiger; and by nineteen grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren.  Don was predeceased by his daughter Carol M. Rahm, his son-in-law Paul Kearsing, and his brother Ralph “Bill” Rahm.

The family would like to offer their most heartfelt thanks to the first responders, and the emergency and medical ICU units staff at AMC.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  There will be no calling hours.  Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Colonie.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, 965 Albany-Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.

Click here to view Don’s resting place in Evergreen Memorial Park, Schenectady, NY 12304 (Town of Colonie).


Condolences for the family of “Donald R. Rahm”

Condolence from Claudia Mazula on January 6th, 2018 2:47 pm

My heart is overwhelmed with sorrow for your mother and siblings, Mandi, and their families. Maureen please know I am here for you, and praying for all of you! Love you girlfriend!

Condolence from Morgan James on January 7th, 2018 7:17 am

Don, prayers go out to you and your family. I’m so sorry to hear this.

Condolence from Brandi Hernández on January 7th, 2018 8:49 am

Dear Mrs. Rahm,

I am so sorry fir tge loss of yoyr beloved husband. I hipe you find comfort in knowing that the Bible gives us the promise at John 5:28,29 that “all thise in tge memorial tombs will hear his [Jesus’s] voice and come out.” So you will have the opprotunity to see yoyr beloved husband again healthy on earth. (Isaiah 33:24; Psalms 37:11,29) Again, I am very sorry for your loss

Condolence from Kathleen Hans Katz on January 7th, 2018 11:24 am

I remember the name Don Rahm very well when my father and Don worked together
at the south mall. very sorry for your loss keeping you all in my prayers.

Condolence from Michele F. Germain on January 10th, 2018 10:14 am

Dear Mrs. Rahm and Children,

Please accept my tender condolences on the passing of your husband and father.

I have fond memories of visits when we “kids” were growing up.

Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Michele “Shelley” Germain (DiMaggio)

Condolence from Adele Keyser on January 10th, 2018 7:46 pm

Dear Mary and her family-Adele & Paul Keyser extend our sincere condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

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