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William D. Truax

July 1, 1935 — December 12, 2022

William D. Truax, 87, of East Nassau passed away at home on December 12, 2022. Born in Albany he was the son of the late Carlton and Alice (Caswel) Truax. Bill was a graduate of Columbia High School in East Greenbush, an Army Veteran honorably serving from 1958-1960 and a Mason in good standing with his lodge. Bill was an entrepreneur, trying his hand at many different professions over the years. He worked for various cash register companies in sales and repair over the years before settling on jewelry repair. After only a crash course on repairing jewelry, he become owner of the Jewelry Repair Center in Schodack and turned it into a very successful business. Everything was an adventure with Bill, there was rarely ever a formal plan for the days activities, but it always worked out in the end. He was truly an adventurer, enjoying his time spent on Nassau Lake, boating and vacationing in Maine.


William was predeceased by his wife Lois M. Truax and his siblings Glen Truax and Judy Ham. He is survived by his sons, Keith (Diane) Truax and Neal Truax as well as his grandchildren, Sasha, Daniel and Carlton Truax.


There will be a graveside service held at a later date.

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