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Russell L. Zindle

SLINGERLANDS – Russell L. Zindle, 62, of Slingerlands, died Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at his home.  Mr. Zindle was born in Albany, and lived in Slingerlands all his life.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war, and he worked as an electrician for many years, operating Excelsior Electric.  He was a member of the Guilderlands Elks #2480, the Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion post #1520, and the IBEW Local 236.  He loved automobiles, and restored a 1959 Corvette.  He also enjoyed motorcycles and traveled to Laconia Motorcycle Week.  He loved spending time at his camp on the Sacandaga, boating, fishing, hunting from his hunting camp, traveling to the Florida Keys, Aruba and Hawaii, and reading and attending concerts.  All these activities were enjoyed with a great many of his dear friends who were like his family.

Mr. Zindle is survived by his beloved daughter Jennifer M. Zindle of Slingerlands, and by his canine companion Roxy the Puggle.  He was predeceased by the love of his life, Patricia E. Franze, and by his parents Russell and Lucy Sileo Zindle.

Calling hours will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Saturday afternoon from 12-4 p.m.  Relatives and friends are invited.  Interment will be held privately at a later date.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, view or print a memorial card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit

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