Deacon Alan Hart lives in West Glenville with his wife, Deacon MaryCarol Hart, who also serves at St. Ann's. They have four children and eight grandchildren. Dcn. Alan, 68, for 34 years was a sportswriter at the Albany Times Union. He is the author of four books of non-fiction dealing with local history.
He was ordained as a deacon in June of 2006 and served most recently for over three years at St. Mary's of Lake Luzerne. Dcn. Alan previously had a tenure as deacon at Christ Church in Schenectady. Dcn. Alan is a big fan of sports and recreation. He enjoys running in local 5k and distance races, and he loves golf and fishing. Dcn. Alan loves music, especially singing and playing guitar and banjo. He is an amateur songwriter and enjoys performing his own work at benefit concerts and family gatherings.