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William D. Gaitor

ALBANY — William David Gaitor, “Bill,” 68 of Albany, entered into eternal rest on February 6, 2021.  He was born in Troy on February 3, 1953. Bill was the son of the late Joseph James F. Gaitor and late Jean R Gaitor. He was predeceased in death by his brother Robert E. Gaitor; and niece Tonja J. Hatz.

He graduated from Lansingburgh High School in 1971. After his discharge from the U.S. Navy in 1973, he attended SUNY Albany, graduating with a B.S. in accounting, and an M.B.A. in business. He worked as an accountant and finance director for many years.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Gaitor; son Bradley Gaitor Reed (Megan); stepsons, Kevin Bristow (Teresa), and Christopher Bristow (Annie Robertson); sister Marion Harris (John); brothers, James Gaitor (Julia), and Donald Gaitor (Pamela); four grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Bill always had a smile for everyone. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed.

Memorial gifts may be sent in Bill’s name to the Brain Injury Association of New York State, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 402, Albany, NY, 12205.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany.

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