Augustine “Augie” Almela – 78


MECHANICVILLE - Augustine "Augie" Almela, age 78, passed away into eternal rest on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Saratoga Hospital.

Born in Mechanicville on April 11, 1936, Augie was the cherished son of the late Augustine "Gus" and Mae (Ross) Almela.

A celebration of his life will be held at 6pm on Wednesday, August 13 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 40 McBride Road, Mechanicville. Relatives and friends may call from 3-6pm at the church.  In lieu of flowers kindly consider donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030 or the Quest for Grace, 1482 Erie Blvd., Schenectady, NY 12305 in Augie's honor.

Online remembrances may be made at

Read the entire obituary in the Aug. 14th issue of the Express.