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Allen J. Wadman

March 25, 1966 ~ January 20, 2022 (age 55)


Allen J. Wadman, 55 of Old Route 82 in Taghkanic, NY passed peacefully on January 20, 2022 at his residence.


He was born on March 25, 1966 in Hudson, NY and had recently moved back to Columbia County from Lowville, NY due to his illness.


Most recently Allen was employed by Kelly Trucking which was owned by his good friends, Pat and Paul Kelly. He previously worked as a driver for Gro – Max, as an operator for Haupt Tree Service and as a driver for Carmen Barbato, Inc. among other truck driving and landscaping positions.


Allen was a past member and officer of the Craryville Fire Department.


He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, 4 wheeling and exploring the Tug Hill Plateau where he formerly resided.   


Survivors include his sons, Jonathan (Amanda) Wadman and Nicholas Wadman and his grandson Koda Wadman. He also leaves his siblings, Elizabeth Wadman, Deborah (James) Raab, and Robert Wadman along with sister in law Candy Wadman and his former wife Nancy Lear. In addition, nieces and nephews, Adrienne (Joe) Sabatelli,

Michael (Alyssa) Raab, Erin Dunham, Brett (Cherilyn) Raab and Rachel Wadman; great nieces and nephews, Jacob Raab, Sophia and Alaina Sabatelli, Adyson Wadman and Lucas and Olivia Raab.


Allen was pre deceased by his mother Esther Wadman along with his father and grandparents.


Allen asked for no services after his passing. He asked for a small gathering of family and close friends prior to his death so all could reminisce one last time. He had his day on January 9th. Thank you to everyone who was their for him this past year.

Memorial contributions may be offered to the Craryville Fire Company, PO Box 100, Craryville NY 12521 or to the Columbia - Greene Humane Society, 111 Humane Society Rd., Hudson NY 12423.

Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, Copake NY.

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