December 25, 1942 - December 17, 2021
Pincus "Pinky" Philip Peller, age 79, joined his wife Patricia in Heaven on December 17, 2021. He was born in Albany, was raised in Rensselaer, and has resided alongside his wife in Clifton Park since 1973. Pinky attended and graduated from Albany High School. He was determined to finish his bachelor's degree, and as an adult went back to SUNY Albany and Russell Sage. He then obtained a master's degree from Russell Sage. Pincus proudly served his country as a Master Chief in the U.S. Navy from 1962 -1965 and was enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves for 35 years. He began his career as a life insurance salesman and then went on to work for and retired from the N.Y.S. Dept. of Labor. P. Philip was also a recognized real estate agent for Howard Hanna in Clifton Park, having over 30 years of experience. He was a member of the Robert L. Weiniger Memorial VFW Post 8692 in Colonie, and the Fort Orange Stamp Club. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout and was a former Scoutmaster for Troop 42 in Clifton Park, and a member of the National Eagle Scout Association. He was also a former umpire for the Miss Shen Softball and Clifton Park little league for many years. Phil was an overachiever and was awarded many achievement awards while selling insurance and was often agent of the month during his real estate career. He loved collecting stamps and coins, but most of all going to Saratoga Race Course or OTB. Son of the late Morris (Ruth) Peller and Pearl H. Peller. Beloved husband of 56 years to the late Patricia A. Ranellucci Peller. Loving father of Stephanie Ann (Kenneth) Freirich of N.J. and Joel (Debra) Peller of Lake Placid. Brother of the late Cecilia Zacklow. Brother-in-law of Rosemarie Virgil of Largo, Fla., Mary Theresa (Benjamin) Farmer of North Greenbush. Dear uncle of Chelsea Farmer, Beth Virgil, Christopher (Debra) Virgil, Alexander Virgil and Deb (Jim) Henderson. Due to the ongoing concerns of the pandemic, the family request only fully vaccinated family and friends pay their respects Monday from 4-6 p.m. with a service immediately following at 6 p.m. at the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer. Masks will be required, and social distancing will be observed. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush. Contributions in Pincus' name may be made to Raymond A. Ranellucci, Jr. Veteran Memorial Scholarship Fund, VFW Post 8692, C/O Block, Colucci, Spellman and Peller Law Firm, 2276 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946.
Pincus "Pinky" Philip Peller, age 79, joined his wife Patricia in Heaven on December 17, 2021. He was born in Albany, was raised in Rensselaer, and has resided alongside his wife in Clifton Park since 1973. Pinky attended and graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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