Quinn, Mary E. ALBANY Mary Esther (Badalucco) Quinn, in her 101st year, passed to eternal life on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Teresian House. Born in Gardanne, France, she was the daughter of the late Miguel and Santa (Papa) Badalucco. She came to the United States in 1916 with her family and settled in Schenectady, N.Y. As a young woman she worked for the General Electric Company and later with Freihofer's Bakery for 23 years, retiring in 1974. Mary enjoyed knitting, crocheting and gardening. However, the main focus of her life was family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Quinn; mother of Ellen (the late Peter) Sowers of Rotterdam, Thomas M. (Joan) Quinn of Troy, Emily Quinn of Delmar, Geraldine Quinn Breitenstein of E. Greenbush and Joseph F. (Kirsten) Quinn of Tacoma, Wash.; sister of the late Antoinette Guidarelli, Joseph, Emmanuel and Yvonne Badalucco. Mary is also survived by 19 grandchildren, many great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The Mass of the Resurrection in celebration of the life of Mary Esther Quinn will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in the Infant of Prague Chapel at the Teresian House, 200 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at the chapel prior to the Mass beginning at 12 noon. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to The Teresian House Foundation, in memory of Mary E. Quinn, 200 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205. For online condolences please visit: danielkeenanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2013