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David W. Bortle

April 4, 1959 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 60)


COLONIE - David W. Bortle, 60, of Colonie, passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 09, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Albany and was the son of the late Walter F. Bortle Sr. and Shirley J. Lockwood Bortle.

David was a longtime dedicated employee of Hoffman Car Wash. He took great pride in his work and was recognized for his outstanding performance. Dave enjoyed football and auto racing.

He is the brother of Donna (Chuck) Gauthier, Thomas (Linda) Bortle, Walter F. (Barbara) Bortle Jr., Sharon Bortle, Robert (Donna) Bortle and the late James E. Bortle. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by his feline companion, Abby. Dave’s family is most grateful for the genuine care and support from the Hoffman family.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Dave’s family on Friday, January 24th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave. Colonie, Interment will be in Albany Rural Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204 or American Cancer Society Hope Club of the Capital Region, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110. To leave a message of condolence for the family or to order flowers, visit

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January 24, 2020

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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