December 12, 1928 - August 26, 2018
Albany-Rudolph Joseph Badi “Rusty”, 89, of Albany, NY passed peacefully Sunday August 26, 2018 at Albany Memorial Hospital. He was born December 12, 1928 in Manhattan, (Hell’s Kitchen) NY, Rudy’s family moved to the Albany area when he was a child, Son of the late Giovanni “Jon” Badi and Angelina Carlina Castellano Badi. Rusty married his late wife Dianne Marie Colletti on November 23, 1950. Rudy retired from the Albany Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 7 and worked for many years as a plumber at various shops in the Albany area. Rudy served for the navy in post-World War II Europe and saw active duty during the Korean War. After the war Rudy worked at the Watervliet arsenal until opening the first food truck in Albany, NY serving many businesses on Central Ave during the 50’s and 60’s. In addition to his parents and wife Rusty was predeceased by his sister Mary Noel; brother Zaverio Jon Joseph “Nino” Badi and grandson Anthony Frederick Badi. He is survived by his children Michelle (Chris) Coughlin of Fairlee, VT, Lawrence Badi of Albany, NY, Andrew Badi (Lisa) of Conway, SC; Grandfather of Casey Keil (Becky), Joseph Marino (Samantha), Lawrence Badi, Jr., Dylan Badi, Michael Kopp, Brittany Badi, Maria Ann Badi; Great grandfather of Gianna Badi, Giovanni Marino, Leora Badi; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. The family would like to thank Rose Dolan for the wonderful care she provided for Rudy. Rudy wants everyone to know he will miss you all. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday August 29, 2018 1:30 pm. at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY. There will be no public calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Albany County Meals on Wheels. To obtain directions, light a candle, or view other helpful services please visit www.mcveigh funeralhome.com.
Albany-Rudolph Joseph Badi “Rusty”, 89, of Albany, NY passed peacefully Sunday August 26, 2018 at Albany Memorial Hospital. He was born December 12, 1928 in Manhattan, (Hell’s Kitchen) NY, Rudy’s family moved to the Albany... View Obituary & Service Information
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