Bruce Platt Sr.

Bruce Allen Platt Sr., 60, of Bonsville, Mass. died Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at home after a long illness.

Bruce was born on June 18, 1951 in Margaretville and was a longtime resident of Shandaken where he was an active member of the Shandaken Fire Department. He enjoyed motorcycle riding.

He was the son of the late Roy C. Platt who died in 1999.

Survivors include his mother, Betty Jane Platt of Shandaken; two sons, Bruce Platt, Jr. and his wife Karen and Brian Platt; two grandchildren, Ashley and Jamie Roy Platt, all of Massachusetts; a sister Dolores Rotella and her husband Joe of Shandaken, and several nieces and nephews.

A cremation was held in Massachusetts followed by a private service with the family