Leonard H. “Joddy” Frasier

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Johnstown – Leonard H. “Joddy” Frasier, 86, of County Highway 106, Johnstown, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born in the town of Mayfield on February 4, 1937, a son of Daniel C. and Agnes Edwards Frasier and attended school in Perth. Len was a lifelong area resident. When he was 16, Len was a jockey at the Sanford Horse Farm in Amsterdam and trained here and in Florida.
Mr. Frasier was employed as a machinist at GE in Schenectady for twenty-seven years and retired in 1996. After retiring, he worked at the former Immaculate Conception Parish in Johnstown, and later at Holy Trinity Parish, for nearly ten years.
Len was a veteran of the US Army and served from 1960-62.
He was a member of St. Joseph’s in Broadalbin.
Len was a member of the American Legion, Post #337 in Broadalbin.
He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing, and was an avid NY Yankee fan. Joddy was a hard worker who could fix anything with a little bit of caulk or a piece of wire. In fact, his beloved sixty-year-old lawnmower finally gave up the same day that he died.
In addition to his parents, Len was predeceased by his siblings, Lillian, Arthur, Myron, Daniel, Richard, Thomas, and Larry; twin sons, Daniel and Donald; and a grandson, Dylan Roy.
Survivors include his wife, Anne C. Bidanset Frasier, whom he married on February 2, 1963; five children, Perry (Michelle) Frasier of Gloversville, Kenneth (Mary) Frasier of Johnstown, Steven (Kortney) Frasier of Broadalbin, Jodi Lasher (David) of Gloversville, and Matthew Frasier of Johnstown; ten grandchildren, Kyle (Janelle), Tanya, Valerie, Jessie, Danielle, Alissa (Lionel), Tucker (Amelia), Kody, Rayna (Broderick), and Isabella; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady.
A memorial prayer service will be held Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home, Inc., 111 County Highway 106 (Corner of Route 29 & Black Street), Johnstown with Father Matt Wetsel, officiating. Calling hours will follow until 1 p.m. Military honors will be rendered at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Melodies Center at Albany Medical Center, in care of the funeral home.

By LH Staff

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