ALBANY – Steven J. Dombrowski, 70, of Albany, passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 11, 2021 while vacationing in Aruba. Steve was born in Passaic, NJ, the son of the late Walter John Dombrowski and Jean Hildenbrandt Dombrowski. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and attended Rutgers University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He was then employed by RPI for 42 years until the present as a support engineer. Steve had been a member of the Voorheesville Kiwanis Club, served as a Boy Scout leader, and for many years as club advisor to the RPI Amateur Radio Club.
Steve is survived by his beloved wife Sharen Dascher-Dombrowski; his son Todd F. Dombrowski, M.D. and his wife Thais M. Dombrowski of Keene, NH; his daughter Ashlee Jane Wood and her husband John J. Wood of Clifton Park; his grandchildren Mason J. and Megan J. Dombrowski, and Katelyn and Madison Wood; his sister Sandra Kuzmich and her husband Tom Kuzmich of Asheville, NC; and his niece Chrissy Kuzmich. He was predeceased by his in laws Fred L. Dascher, Jr. and Jane Seim Dascher.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Monday morning at 11:00 a.m., and from there to St. Matthew and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1500 Western Ave., Albany at 12:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Sunday from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Interment will be in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands. The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Peter’s ALS Regional Center, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation, 310 South Manning Blvd, Albany, NY 12208. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
This is a video tribute to Steve: