Robert Ernst, III

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Obituary of Robert Louis Ernst, III

CHATHAM- Robert Louis Ernst III passed away January 15, 2021 at Albany Medical Center after a long illness. He was born November 12, 1968 in Albany, NY to Robert Ernst Sr. and Juanita (Thomas) Ernst. He attended school in Chatham, NY and graduated from Westlake High School in Ohio before returning to the Chatham area. He worked at Sonoco Crellin Plastics and Columbia Boxboard in Chatham as well as the Taconic Hills School district. He was a devoted father and grandfather, and an avid Giants and Yankees fan. He is survived by his cherished daughters Kristen Ernst, Samantha Ernst (David George) and Tamara Ernst and granddaughters Brielle and Amelia; brothers James Wellhausen and Ronald Ernst; sisters Linda Wellhausen, Cathy Ernst, Ellen Pellnat (Christopher) and Robin Ernst; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers. A celebration of his life will be held at a future date. Arrangements by Simple Choices, Inc. To leave a special message for the family, please visit:
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