In Memory

Mark Havis - Class Of 1968

Mark S. Havis, 64, died unexpectedly, Sunday July 27, 2014 in Clifton Park. Born in Schenectady, Mark was the son of the late Stanley and Elizabeth (Matarazzo) Havis. A 1968 graduate of Guilderland High School, Mark received his bachelor's degree in History and Sociology from S.U.N.Y. Brockport in 1972. A 30 year employee in the Human Resources Department for the New York State Department of Social Services, Mark retired in 2005. A sponsor with the Scholar program in the Schenectady School District, Mark worked with the ROAR program at Elmer Elementary School, was a member of the Adirondack 46ers High Peaks Club, he was a former Soccer coach with the Allycats and Niskayuna Soccer Club and was an avid Syracuse fan. He enjoyed spending time in Saratoga at the Victoria Pool and also a round of golf with his friends. Mark is survived by his wife of 31 years Jane E. (Dunbar) Havis ,who he married September 18, 1982, his children Christopher M. Havis and Jenna L Havis, both of Manhattan and his brother Grant Havis of Mechanicville.

A visitation will be held Thursday evening, July 31st from 4 to 7 pm at Bond Funeral Home, Broadway & Guilderland Ave., Schenectady. A memorial service will be held Friday morning August 1st at 10am at the funeral home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.