TROY Lonnie D. Bailey, 65, of Fourth Avenue, died suddenly on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Willard Bailey and Rosemarie Waston Bailey and husband of Andrea O’Donnell Bailey.
A lifelong area resident, Lonnie was a laundry supervisor with the Van Rensselaer Manor for 20 years, retiring in 2004. After retiring, he was an activities volunteer at the Manor. Lonnie enjoyed cruising, the horses and bingo.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Andrea, include
four daughters Kim Cagle of Wilton,
Annette Fusco of Troy, Renee Kinsey of Latham,
Tara Shelton of Albany,
a son Lonnie Bailey of Phillipines,
eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
two stepsons Loren and Jared O’Donnell both of Troy,
seven sisters Yvonne Watson, Stefane Romano, Vivian Bailey, Selina Christian all of Troy, Trudy Vincent and Alleta Strickman both of Watervliet and Rosemary Hartman of PA.
Lonnie was predeceased by two brothers William Derosa and Ronald Bailey and a sister Joyce Ann Larkin.
Funeral services will be Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Cremation will take place at the Gardner Earl Crematorium, Troy.
For online guestbook please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com