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2018 Honorees

HAV - 2018

George J. Bruno, US Army


George J. Bruno was born on January 23, 1923 in Pheedon Hills, Pennsylvania.

George entered the United Stated Army in 1944 and served until 1946.

He received the Purple Heart, Good Conduct, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign with Bronze Star Attachment and WWII Victory Medal. After the war, he went on to hold various positions for Albany area businesses. He worked as a Shop Superintendent for Clausen Iron, Pest Control Technician with Harry W. Linindoll Pest Control Company, and later as an Operating Engineer with International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 106. 

George J. Bruno was an extraordinary man and a brave soldier. He was married to his wife Catherine and had three children, Judith, Barbara, and Mark.


LeRoy K. Livingston, US Marines Corps


LeRoy K. Livingston was born on June 13, 1936 in Albany New York.

LeRoy entered the United States Marines Corps. in 1953 and served until 1956.

At 17 years old LeRoy enlisted in the Marines. Soon after enlisting, he was station in Okinawa, Japan during the Korean War. After the war, he went on to work for Wells Fargo and General Electric. During this times he was also a self-employed handyman doing home repairs and carpentry work. In 2002 LeRoy was awarded his high school diploma from South Colonie school district under “Operation Recognition,” a program that recognizes the devotion and sacrifice of veterans who left school early.

LeRoy K. Livingston was an extraordinary man and a brave soldier. He was married to his wife Joan and had six children- Bonnie, Patricia, Deborah, Tracy, Michael and Joseph.


Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy