Ferris, Lorraine M. COLONIE Lorraine Miggael Ferris, 83, of Colonie, died on July 25, 2013 in Rensselaerville. She was born and educated in Albany and had lived there most of her life. Lorraine was a homemaker and also worked at Key Bank for 24 1/2 years, retiring in June 1989 as an assistant vice president. During her retirement she worked as a Travel Escort for Boscov's TravelCenters on a part-time basis. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul's Catholic Church; an officer and a member of the Albany Fort Orange Chapter 1593 A.A.R.P; a past member of the Colonie Elks Lodge Ladies Auxiliary; a past member of the Christian Brothers Academy Mothers Association and a past officer and member of the American Institute of Banking. Lorraine was the loving wife of the late Robert M. Ferris; loving and devoted daughter of the late Carl T. Miggael and Anna Marie Daly Miggael; loving mother of Karen Ferris-Fearnside of Niskayuna, and Stephen P. Ferris of Poestenkill; loving sister of the late Carl T. Miggael and Ronald E. Miggael; loving grandmother of Matthew R., Jeffrey R. and Brittany L. Fearnside of Niskayuna. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great-grandson Ryan R. Fearnside. Lorraine will be remembered by all those whose lives she touched because of her love of life, her warm sense of humor, her beautiful smile and her contagious laugh; she will truly be missed by all who knew her. Funeral services, Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 N. Allen St., Albany. Relatives and friends are invited and may call after 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Those wishing to remember Lorraine in a special way may send contributions to the Make a Wish Foundation Northeast New York, One Mustang Drive, Cohoes, NY 12047. To leave a message for the family, light a candle, offer a virtual gift, obtain directions or view other helpful services, please visit McVeighFuneralHome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from July 28 to July 29, 2013