Obituary of J. David Kaercher
KAERCHER, J. DAVID
LATHAM - J. David Kaercher, born February 3, 1936 to the Rev. John A. and Helen
(Cressman) Kaercher, died February 11, 2023. David was the beloved husband of Jean (Bennett)
Kaercher for fifty-four blessed years and loving father of Dalynn Ann (Scott) Boyer,
Temple, PA, Mark David (Jessica) Kaercher, Latham, Nathan Edward (Suzanne)
Kaercher, Fayetteville, and the late David Russell Kaercher. He was supportive and immensely
proud Opa of Cameron David, Grace Eleanor, Elizabeth Jean, Hannah Claire, Rebecca
Ann, Rachael Ruth, Logan Brandon, and Mason Scott and brother of Dr. Timothy (Blaine)
Kaercher, Clifton Park. Dave was predeceased by his parents and brother, Jonathan
Kaercher (survived by wife Inger of Mechanicville).
David was proud of and grateful for his service with the US Navy. He was established in
the retail floral business for forty years, twenty-eight of which he and Jean owned their
"mom and pop" store, J. David Kaercher Flowers, Latham. Dave was a very positive
person and enormously generous with his time and energy, always ready to help family
and friends alike.
Interment will take place privately at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.
David's family will welcome visitors on Saturday, February 25, from 1 - 4 PM at Dufresne & Cavanaugh
Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Community Hospice, 445 New Karner
Road, Albany, NY 12205, Cathedral of All Saints, 62 South Swan Street, Albany, NY
12210 or the charity of your choosing.
To leave a condolence message for David's family or order flowers please visit www.dufresneandcavanaugh.com.