GUILDERLAND – Robert T. (Powers) Littlejohn, 75, of Guilderland, died Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Mr. Littlejohn was born in Troy, where he lived until serving in the U.S. Airforce from 1955 until 1959. He was a graduate of Alfred State College and the State University at Albany. He served as a teacher for a time at high schools in Amityville, NY and Batavia, NY and in 1967 began a teaching career at SUNY Cobleskill until retiring in 1993.
Mr. Littlejohn is survived by his beloved wife Mary Anna Nowak; his daughter Michelle Littlejohn; his stepchildren James Ryan (Lori), Matthew Ryan, Regina Ryan Gaule (Christopher), and Teresa Ryan-Rowe (Paul); his sister Claire Powers; his niece Courtney Ryan; his sister in law Leah Powers; and his step grandchildren Chelsea Ryan, Ian, Timothy and Michael Gaule, and Mackenzie Ryan. He was predeceased by his stepson Mark Ryan, his brother James Powers, and his sisters Helen Powers and Kathleen Littlejohn Barbour.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Christ the King Church, 20 Sumpter Ave., Guilderland, Monday morning at 10:00. Relatives and friends are invited. There will be no calling hours. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 410 River Street, Troy, NY 12180. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the church, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
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Raymond L Littlejohn, Jr (III)
My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Claire, please reach out when you can so we can catch up on all the years. 518.271.7025
Doug and Ginny Amsden
Dear Mary Anna
God be with you and give you strenght at this very difficult time. We were sad to see the passing of Bob. Know that you have our prayers and deepest sympathy. Blessings Ginny and Doug Amsden
Larry & Rose Marie Joyce
We just today found out about the death of our good friend, Bob Littlejohn. We have found memories of the good conversations and times we shared with Bob. He is an important part of our memories of Cobleskill College. He will be in our prayers and we will pray for you, MaryAnn in this time of sadness.