In Memory of




Obituary for Dana Joel Congdon

Dana J. Congdon, 70 of Lansing NY died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on May 24, 2021.

Born June 12, 1950 he was the son of the late Abraham and Ruth Smith Congdon.

Retiring from NYSEG after 35 years, he kept busy working at the Lansing School district followed by becoming that familiar face at BJ's in Lansing . He is survived by his wife of 50 years,Trudy Swayze Congdon at home, his children, Marty (Tanya) Congdon of Sarasota, FL., Shannon (Mike) Pranger of Cinncinatus, NY, 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, his siblings, Danny ( Virginia) Congdon of Broadway, VA, David (Teresa) Congdon of Mebane, NC and Darlene O'Neil of Moravia as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Dale Congdon in 2015. Dana was a collector of many things, Marbles, Old toys and Breyer horses to name a few. He also enjoyed leather tooling, and bird watching, but most of all, he enjoyed getting together with family.

Memorial services will be held on June 15,2021 at 7:00 p.m at the Peruville New Testament Church with Pastor John Iler officiating. Interment will be in the West Groton Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends, 6:00-7:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Peruville New Testament Church.

Please leave condolences on Dana's guestbook at Zirbel Funeral Home , 115 Williams St., Groton has care of arrangements.