A friend of ours passed away this past week. He loved modeling and loved JP's train shop and helped to make it even more successful. He will be missed!
Kolothros, Alexander J. COHOES Alexander John Kolothros, 56, died suddenly Friday, December 8, 2006 at his home. Born in Albany, he was the son of the late Leo and Joan Isles Kolothros. He was a 1969 graduate of Albany High School. Alex had been active in scouting and was a former member of the boys choir at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. He gained a love of HO Trains, a passion he shared with his father. This love of trains continued, and was shared with his good friend Paul Werschler (JP's Trains & Hobbies) and other members of the Click-Clack Club. He worked as a field engineer for guidance and control systems with Litton Industries in Calif. and was a driver for Penske Truck Rental. He served in the Air Force and then the Navy aboard the USS John F. Kennedy. He was brother of Doreen Hughes (Richard) and Mary Berger; uncle of Christine "Goofy Grape" Rodriguez (Benny), Sondra Berger, Deirdre Berger; nephew of Margie Kolothros (late Harry), all of Albany, Terrence Isles (Flora) of Scotland, Dennis Isles of England and the late Kenneth Isles of Scotland; cousin of Eileen Meyers and many other cousins in the British Isles. His cat Squeeky will miss him. Funeral services Monday at 1:00 p.m. in the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen Street, Albany. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday after 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment, Albany Rural Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society or the American Heart Association.