Christie, Lorene Dawne (Sargent) RENSSELAER Lorene Dawne Sargent Christie, 69 years, cherished wife of Edward Christie of Rensselaer, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Catskill, daughter of the late Henry and Adabelle Sargent. Lorene is the loving mother of Lorrie Distin, Martin Roberts and Corinna Gager (Michael). She also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Sarah Roberts (James), Leah Gager, Kenneth "AJ" Distin, Hannah Roberts; and her brother, Gary Sargent. Lorene enjoyed traveling and playing the slots. She also loved spending time with her loyal companions, Luke and Bella, who will miss her greatly. The family would like to thank Kelly Ladd, her niece, and Tracey Pierce-Smith for all their love and support. A special thank you to everyone at St. Mary's Hospice for their gentle care and kindness over these past weeks. Funeral from the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Ave., Rensselaer on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7 p.m, all are welcome to attend. Relatives and friends are invited and may call prior to the service from 4 to 7 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Hospice program at St. Mary's Hospital, 1300 Massachusetts Ave., Troy, NY 12180 or the Broadway United Methodist Church, 1550 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Condolence page at wjlyonsfuneralhome.com.
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W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home
1700 Washington Ave
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Published in Albany Times Union from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2013