Mary E. Aldershoff RotterdamMary E. Alder- shoff, 86, of Rotterdam, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Born in Burnt Hills, NY, she was the daugh- ter of Rene J. and Mary B. Cote. She was a graduate of Burnt Hills Ballston Lake High School. Mary was employed for 20 years as a secretary in the turbine payroll office for GE and then became a home- maker. She was a member of St. Madeleine Sophie Church in Guilderland. Mary loved music and played the piano, accordi- on and violin. She also enjoyed canning and working on the family farm. The family would like to thank Lucy Miranda and their cousin, Mike Miranda for al- ways helping us with mom's care. We'd also like to say a special thank you to her best friends, Rich and Thelma Askew for always being there for mom. Mary was predeceased by her husband, John K. Alder- shoff; two brothers, Robert Ryder and Edward Cote; and one sister, Virginia Cote. She is survived by two sons, Vernon R. Aldershoff (Jackie) of Rotterdam and Robert T. Al- dershoff (Cristy) of Lexington Park, MD; one brother, Gordon Cote of Stanford, CT; one sis- ter, Eleanor Dwyer of Cohoes; also survived by four grand- children, Dmitri, Jasmine, Will- em and Walker Aldershoff. Funeral service will be Tues- day 9:15 a.m. at the Bond Funer- al Home, Broadway and Guil- derland Avenue, Schenectady followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Madeleine Sophie Church, 3500 Carman Road in Guil- derland. Calling hours will be Monday evening 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Schenectady Memo- rial Park in Rotterdam. Contributions can be made in Mary's memory to the Rot- terdam Babe Ruth League. Online condolences can be made at www.bondfuneralho- me.com
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2013