Patricia L. Vogel

Vogel, Patricia L. ALBANY Patricia L. Vogel (Mayer), age 72, of Albany, died unexpectedly at her residence, Wednesday, January 23, 2013. Born in Philadelphia on March 31, 1940 to the late Sylvan and Rose Mayer, Pat moved to Albany where she met her beloved husband, Morris. Pat was married to her adored husband Morris for almost 46 years, until his death in 2007. She is the cherished mother to her children, Debbie and Steve Andreski of Guilderland, Ron and Laura Vogel of Guilderland, Rob and Katie Vogel of Guilderland. She is the loving grandmother to Kevin and Jack Andreski, Justin and Ryan Vogel, and Reid and Natalie Vogel. She is also survived by her beloved sister, Sue Swagler of Syracuse, N.Y. and her beloved brother, Mike Mayer of Syracuse.; sister-in-law, Linda Richter of Florida; and brother-in-law, Milton Pellman of Syracuse; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends. Pat was predeceased by her sister, Linda Pellman. She and her husband enjoyed spending winters in Delray Beach, Fla. for almost 19 years. Pat enjoyed the company of her many friends while also planning their many activities. Pat was recently awarded a 50 year service award with the cancer organization Abigail UOTS where she had served as a past president. Pat simply enjoyed life. Services will be held at Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave. in Albany on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. The family will be receiving relatives and friends at the Temple commencing at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in the Temple Israel Cemetery in Guilderland. The period of mourning will be observed at Pat's residence on Sunday, following the service of interment and on Monday and Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Those wishing to remember Pat in a special way may make a memorial contribution to Abigail #3 UOTS, PO Box 8410, Albany NY 12208. For directions or to sign the online guestbook, please visit our website,

Published in Albany Times Union from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2013