Eldrid W. Page, 94, of Rose Ave., passed away Tuesday morning, January 14, 2020 at the Pines of Glens Falls. He passed peacefully into the presence of His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Born on January 11, 1926 in West Rumney, NH, he was the son of the late Herbert and Doris (Colburn) Page. Eldrid served in the United States Army during World War II in the 97th Signal Company earning the Good Conduct Medal, The Victory Medal, European African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Army of Occupation Medal of Germany and the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon.
Eldrid married Agnes B. Donnan on September 22, 1956 at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Schenectady. Mrs. Page passed away on September 18, 2002 following 46 years of marriage.
He and his wife moved to Lake Luzerne in 1961 as property managers for Peniel Bible Conference. He continued in that role until 1973. He worked for the Hadley Luzerne Central School district as a bus driver and maintenance man until his retirement in 1988.
He enjoyed collecting mugs, stamps and Hess trucks; he enjoyed telling stories which included sharing his faith in Jesus Christ. He was a member of the Peniel Bible Conference, the William J. Varney American Legion, Lake Luzerne and was a Founding and Ruling Elder Emeritus at the Redeemer Reformed Presbyterian Church in Queensbury.
Eldrid was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Agnes Page; his siblings: Eldora Hill, Elaine Stevens and Eugene Page.
Survivors include his daughters: Elizabeth (David) Collum of Queensbury and Catherine (Will) Gideon of Ballston Spa. His grandchildren: Daniel Collum, Steven (Meghan) Collum, James, Elizabeth, Kevin and Willard Gideon, and his great-granddaughter Adeline Collum.
Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Redeemer Reformed Presbyterian Church, 548 Luzerne Rd., Queensbury.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Burial with honors will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.
Contributions in Eldrid’s memory may be directed to Redeemer Reformed Presbyterian Church and The Pocket Testament League.
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