Mary Strasman Wohl

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Wohl, Mary Strasman LOUDONVILLE Mary Strasman Wohl, age 85, of the assisted living facility at the Loudonville Home for Adults, died Monday morning, August 19, 2013 at her residence. Mary was born in Jessup, Pa., and had resided for 60 years in Amsterdam. She was an educator for many years and taught business at Bishop Scully High School in Amsterdam. She was an active member of Congregation Sons of Israel in Amsterdam where she served as their past treasurer and was also a member of their sisterhood as well as an associate member of Temple Israel in Albany. Mary was a life member of Hadassah. She also enjoyed playing mahjong and volunteering her time at St Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. Mary will be long remembered for her devotion to her late husband Irving and to her family and friends. She will also be remembered for her dry sense of humor. Mary was the devoted wife of Irving Wohl for 50 years until his passing in 2000. She is the loving mother of Helene Cuomo (John) of Salt Lake City, and Ellen Schwartz (Eric) of Albany. Sister of Betty Jones, Sally Friedman and Lee Pachter (Arthur). She was the cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Michael (Helene) Cuomo and Joshua and Aaron Schwartz. She was also the proud great-grandmother of Fiona Bailey Cuomo. Services at Congregation Sons of Israel, 33 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3 p.m. Interment will follow in the Sons of Israel Cemetery in Cranesville. Mary's family would like to thank the Loudonville Home for Adults and Community Hospice for the special care and devotion given to her. Those wishing to remember Mary in a special way may make a memorial contribution to the Loudonville Home for Adults, 298 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211 or Congregation Sons of Israel, 355 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, NY 12010. The period of mourning will be observed at the Schwartz residence, 216 Euclid Ave. in Albany on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings commencing at 7:30 p.m. For directions, or to sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Published in Albany Times Union on Aug. 20, 2013