Wilfred C. Auspelmyer

Mr. Wilfred C. Auspelmyer, 90, of the Town of Florida, NY, died peacefully Friday, May 6, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Born in Amsterdam, NY on April 6, 1926. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Carrie (Heitkamp) Auspelmyer. Wilfred was a lifelong area resident and attended Amsterdam schools.

Mr. Auspelmyer’s passion was as an Auto Mechanic. He enjoyed working on cars both as his career and as a hobby. In his retirement years he worked as a clerk for the L.J. Hand Farm Center Inc. in Fultonville, NY. He also enjoyed woodworking and fishing. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

He married Rhea V. Hand on October 31, 1948. She passed away on March 18, 2015.

Survivors include his four children, Ronald (Debi) Auspelmyer, Judith Garber , Sandra (Richard) Borden, and Lisa (Hans) Braasch. Five cherished grandchildren, Lisa (John) Tyrell, Britney Auspelmyer, Kleigh (Joe) Kelley, Jessica (Rob) Haller, Christopher Orfan; and Three great grandchildren, Connor Kelley, John Tyrell and Norah Tyrell.

A Service of Remembrance will take place on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 2:00PM at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam. A calling hour will precede the service beginning 1:00PM on Tuesday, May 10th , at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Maple Ave Cemetery, Fultonville, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Amsterdam, 246 Manny’s Corners Road, Amsterdam, NY 12010. Please visit the online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com