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Bradley, Daniel* - Troy  
Daniel Joseph Bradley TROY - Daniel Joseph Bradley, 88, passed away at home after a short illness on Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was born in Albany, NY, on July 27, 1927 to the late James and Frances Brown Bradley. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corp serving as part of the Occupation Force in France as a Military Police Officer and was the recipient of several medals. Dan was a former member of the Albany Fire Department, 1947-1951 and had a long career in the Transportation Department of the Watervliet Arsenal retiring in 1985. Daniel was married to the love of his life, Doris Mae Friedel, on September 18, 1954. Devoted father of Sharon Root (Timothy) of North Greenbush and Carol Bradley (Lee Barringer)of Lansingburgh. Grandfather of Joshua Root (Katherine) of Albany, Jordan Root of Dallas, TX and Allison Gillebaard (Marcus)of Tonawanda, NY. Great Grandfather of Annabelle and Samuel Root and Maeve Gillebaard. Dan was predeceased by his siblings James, Frances, Helen, Robert, Ruth Catherine, Edmund and Ann. Relatives and friends may call at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Ave., Troy, on Sunday May 22nd from 4-7 p.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, May 23rd at 10:30 a.m. from St. Augustine’s Church in Lansingburgh. Interment following at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dan’s memory to Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington, DC 20090-6231 for the repair of cleft lip and palate for children in impoverished countries.
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Published in The Record on May 20, 2016
Brassard, Theresa* - Troy  
Theresa Vandecar Brassard CLIFTON PARK - Theresa Vandecar Brassard passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Wife of the late Raymond E. Brassard, mother of Anne Giroux of Clifton Park, Jeanne Lois Walsh of Schenectady and Raymond J. Brassard of Oklahoma and dear friend of James F. Kelly of Troy. Grandmother of six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary’s Church, Crescent on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:00 Interment will be in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Birthright of Saratoga County, PO Box, 661 Ballston Spa, NY 12020-0661 would be appreciated Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ltd 105 Vliet Blvd Cohoes NY www.fitzgeraldfuneralhomeltd.com
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Published in The Record on May 21, 2016
Colose-Boucher, Lynne* - Niskayuna  
Dr. Lynne M. Colose-Boucher NISKAYUNA - Dr. Lynne M. Colose-Boucher, 49, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2016 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Lynne was born in Troy, New York a daughter of Dominic and Janet Colarusso Mantello. She graduated from Ellenville Central Schools and obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree from Siena College. She graduated from New York Chiropractic College and cared for many patients throughout her career. Lynne enjoyed music and was a member of The Nisky Dixie Cats where she played saxophone and clarinet. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed gardening, craftwork and cooking. She was a great athlete; she truly enjoyed playing tennis and rooting for her Boston Red Sox team. Above all, her family meant the world to her. She had an infectious smile and she will be missed by all those who knew her. She was predeceased by her sister Christine Mantello. Survivors include her beloved husband, Paul Boucher; loving children, Theresa and Dante Colose; cherished step-son, Adam Boucher; adoring parents, Dominic and Janet Mantello; devoted sister, Kimberly (Brian) MacKellar; brother-in-law, Guy (Lynda) Boucher; sister-in-law, Diane (Joe) Allain; father-in-law, Jos Boucher; nieces and nephews, Sean and Shannon MacKellar, Christina and Ryan Boucher, Joel and Jeremie Allain; aunts, Mary (George) Agars, Emily (the late Paul) Malone and Isabella (Frank) Miles; she is also survived by many cousins, wonderful friends and the Colose Family. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 9 AM at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Union Street Campus, 1801 Union Street, Schenectady. The Rite of Committal to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Troy. Relatives and friends are invited and may visit with Lynne’s family at the Ferrari Funeral Home, 1503 Union Street (at McClellan St. in Jones Funeral Home) on Wednesday from 4 until 7 PM. To remember Lynne in a special way, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, New York 12110. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit, www.ferrarifuneralhome.com
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Published in The Record on May 24, 2016
Dower, Francis* - Chestertown  
Francis E. Dower, Jr. CHESTERTOWN - Francis E. Dower, Jr. passed away peacefully Friday evening May 20, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side. Born in Troy, NY April 29, 1932 he was the son of the late Francis E. and Loretta (Hastings) Dower, Sr. Frank was a graduate of St. Mary’s School and LaSalle Institute in Troy as well as Siena College in Loudonville. He moved to Brant Lake in 1955 to teach at the Horicon Central School. After consolidation he continued at North Warren Central School in Chestertown until his retirement in 1991. Frank was a senior class advisor and went on the senior trip twice. He was a past president of the local district teacher’s association. Frank loved sports; he was a life long New York Yankee and Cleveland Brown’s fan. He kept score for the Horicon basket ball team and was active in Little League. In December 1963 Frank received a medal and award from the Awards Jury of the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge, PA, who honor teachers in America’s schools who, through their lives and works, have made significant contributions to better understanding of the American Way of Life. Frank was the chairman of the local Democratic party in Chestertown for over 50 years. He attended the St. John the Baptist/ St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Chestertown and was an usher and greeter for many years. Survivors include his wife of 58 years Mary Jane (Wilson) Dower of Chestertown whom he married on August 17, 1957, 4 sons Frank (Julie) Dower, III of North Creek, Raymond (LeeAnn) Dower of Chestertown, James (Dawna) Dower of Chestertown, John (Mary) Dower of Chestertown, 4 grandchildren Nicholas (Faye) Dower, Lynsey (Armin) Buchebner, Matthew and Gregory Dower, 2 great-grandchildren Shaye and Aaron Buchebner. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11:00AM Wednesday May 25, 2016 at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, Chestertown with Rev. John O’Kane pastor officiating. Interment will be at Chester Rural Cemetery, Chestertown. Relatives and friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8PM Tuesday May 24, 2016 at Barton-McDermott Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Pine St. Chestertown. Memorials in Frank’s name may be made to The Helper’ Fund P.O. Box 691 Chestertown, NY 12817 or North Warren Emergency Squad P.O. Box 323 Chestertown, NY 12817.
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Published in The Record on May 22, 2016
Gower, Kenneth* - Troy  
Kenneth Gower BRUNSWICK - Kenneth Gower, 95 years of age, passed away at home on Sunday May 22nd, 2016 residing at N.Y. Route 7 (Hoosick Rd.) Brunswick, N.Y., previously residing on Oakwood Ave., Troy, while under the care of The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County. Born in Herefordshire, England on February 1, 1921, and grew up in the city of Hereford the son of the late Clara Emma Gower, the wife of the late Charles William Gower and predeceased by his 3 sisters; Gwen, Nell and Elsie. Ken is predeceased by his wife of 55 years Lucy (Leach) originally of Strokestown, County Roscommon, Ireland. Ken, a WWII Veteran was always proud of his service serving in the British Army from 1940 to 1946 assigned to the Royal Armoured Corps in the British 8th Army (DESERT RATS) with service in North Africa, Italy, and Austria and spent time in South Africa. He participated in the Battle of El Alamein, Battle of Tunisia, Battle of Monte Cassino, and the Occupation Forces British Army of Austria. He was assigned to the Royal Tank Regiments Forward Delivery Squadrons specializing in heavy tank repair and recovery from the battle field. Ken completed his service with the rank of warrant sergeant having been responsible for the operation of a field tank workshop. He always joked that he was one of the blokes that helped chase Rommel out of No Africa. Following WWII he settled in the Epsom, Surrey, UK area working for Rolls Royce as a line assembly mechanic. During this period he met Lucy and in July, 1949 they were married just prior to immigrating to America. They settled in Troy, N.Y. following the footsteps of several family members [Leach, Ryan, Flannigan, Stewart, Dougherty, and McGovern] Ken pursued and procured employment for the next 60 years in the U.S. automobile industry. His first position as a first rate mechanic transitioned into becoming a cornerstone of the business as a Customer Service Representative at several of the Capital Districts best and most respected Automobile Dealerships beginning with Nemith Motors, Troy, N.Y. (3 years) moving onto Cartwright Ford, Troy, N.Y. (17 years) and landing at Jack Byrne Ford & Mercury, Mechanicville, N.Y. (40 years) where he retired from in 2009. During his career he was the recipient of numerous regional and national awards in recognition of his pursuit of excellence and honesty of workmanship and “true” customer service. He served during the late 1960”s as a seated member of the Ford Dealer National Service Managers Council. Ken had a work ethic that carried over into his family life. He enthusiastically immersed himself into all his endeavors. He was a founding father of the Central Little League of Troy, which he helped build up from the ground on an abandoned coal yard. Ken also was a Committeeman of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 50, Saint Paul the Apostle Church, Troy, N.Y. He also enjoyed camping with Lucy in their camper trailer and loved going to the beach. Ken also enjoyed the slots, and an uncanny amount of luck at the Saratoga Casino. He was a long time supporter and attendee of the Friends of 112th Street of Lansingburgh. In addition, he had been a long standing member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge #141 since 1976. He was also a member of The Veterans of Lansingburgh Inc. Chief Petty Officer Edward J. Patrick Jr. Club, Troy, N.Y. which he held with great pride. Ken is survived by his four sons and their families. David Gower and wife Bonnie (Blanchard), Hooksett, N.H.; Paul Gower and life partner John Erickson, Brunswick, N.Y.; Richard Gower and wife Laura (Hering) Fort White, Fl.; and Eric Gower and wife Colleen (Leonard), Stillwater, N.Y. He is also survived by a number of grandchildren, Shawn Gower, Littleton, Colorado; Shanna Justice(Gower), husband Joseph, Fort Myers, Fl.; Richard A. Gower II, Fort Myers, Fl.; Kelly Rushing(Gower), Stillwater, N.Y.; Kenneth Gower, Stillwater, N.Y. in addition to several great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews in the US, UK and Ireland. It goes without saying that he took the greatest of pleasure as “Great GranPie” when spending time with his great-granddaughter Remington “Remi” A. Smith. Funeral services will be handled by Frank P. McDonald & Son Funeral Home 870 Second Avenue (124th & 125th Streets) in Lansingburgh. Family and friends are invited and may call on Friday from 4 to 7 pm. A funeral and memorial service of Christian burial will be held at the funeral home at (9:00am, prayer service at 9:30am) to be followed with internment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waterford, N.Y. The Gower family would like to extend special “Thank You” to the Visiting Angels and The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, their entire staff(s), for their caring attention to Dad’s needs. Our special thanks go to Nikia and Mary of Visiting Angels while at our home, also to Bernadette and Marsha of The Community Hospice. All of whom showed the utmost compassion towards Dad. He spoke of each of you with great affection. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Friends of 112th Street, 7 Harvest Lane, Troy, NY 12180-6514. For online condolences please visit www.mcdonaldandsonfuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Record on May 26, 2016
Gregware, Mary* - Troy  
Mary H. Gregware TROY – Mary H. Gregware, 91, of Troy died peacefully on May 22nd, 2016 at the Van Rensselaer Manor after a long illness. Born in Troy she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lillian Norton Prefore and the devoted wife of the late George W. Gregware. Mrs. Gregware was educated in Troy and was retired from the former Highgate Manor Nursing Home in Troy where she worked as a nurse’s aide. Beloved mother of Michele Gregware and Therese Sorell both of Troy, grandmother of, Dana Tucker and Eddie, Amy and Jennifer Sorell and sister of Roseann Gontier all of Troy. She is also survived by four great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren. Mary was predeceased by her sisters, Virginia Stark and Muriel Gregware. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 am from St. Augustine’s Church where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Friends are invited and may call at the Frank P. McDonald & Son Funeral Home 870 Second Avenue (124th & 125th Streets) in Lansingburgh on Wednesday morning from 9 to 10:30 am prior to the service. The interment will be in the Gerald BH Solomon National Cemetery in Schuylerville. For online condolences please visit www.mcdonaldandsonfuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Record on May 24, 2016
Hipwell, Paul* - Center Brunswick  
Paul P. Hipwell CENTER BRUNSWICK - Paul P. Hipwell, 72 of Center Brunswick, passed peacefully on Tuesday, May 17th surrounded by his loving family, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, NY. Paul was born in Troy, to Matthew and Helen Hipwell. He had many fond memories growing up in south Troy, where he met and married his wife Barbara Hipwell (Testo). They shared 50 wonderful years together. Paul was a graduate of Troy High School, a member of the Army National Guard for 6 years, member of St. Paul’s perpetual adoration chapel, and a communicant of Our Lady of Victory church. Paul was a salesman and problem solver at heart. The majority of his professional career was spent at Standard Furniture Company and Taft Furniture. In his free time, Paul enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved listening to music and had a passion for cooking. Paul loved having large family dinners and picnics. His deep love of the Lord and strong devotion to his faith led him and his wife Barbara on a pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal. He and Barbara then got involved in organizing and operating the “All Night Vigil” at St. Joseph’s Church in Troy. Paul’s children and grandchildren, along with his wife and best friend Barbara brought him the most joy and pride and he cherished the time he got to spend with them. Paul’s great sense of humor and quick wit along with his wife Barbara’s warm and generous spirit kept the house filled with family, friends, and neighbors where the door was always open and the coffee pot was always on. Paul is survived by his devoted wife Barbara, 3 children, Lisa (Michael) Williams of Clifton Park, Christopher (Mary Alice) Hipwell of Latham, and Michael (Andrea) Hipwell of Halfmoon. Also survived by 8 grandchildren, Emily, Olivia and Liam; Aiden and Hannah; and Cole, Lucas and Mason. Siblings, Helene (Richard) Larose, Robert (Charlotte) Hipwell, Thomas Hipwell, Marcia (The Late James) Kane, Dolores (The Late Ronald) Rhodes. He is pre-deceased by Jack Hipwell, Bernadette and Lawrence Agars. Also survived by his s ister-in-law Barbara Hipwell and brother-in-law Rocco (Barbara) Testo. The funeral service for Paul will be held on Tuesday morning at 8:45 AM from The Bocketti Funeral Home 336 Third St. Troy NY and At 9:30 at Our Lady of Victory Church, Marshland Ct. and N. Lake Ave. Troy , where a funeral mass will be celebrate by Rev. Randall P. Patterson, Pastor. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may call at the funeral home Monday from 4-7PM Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery Troy In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671 Or mailed to: St. Jude’s Children’s research hospital PO box 1000 dept. 142 Memphis TN, 38148 The Hipwell family would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the wonderful hospice staff and the amazing staff at St. Mary’s Hospital for the dignified compassion and accommodating treatment that Paul received in their care.
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Published in The Record on May 22, 2016
Hogan, Tove* - Troy  
Tove Hogan TROY - Tove Hogan, 85, passed away May 22, 2016 at the Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center after a short illness. Born in Denmark, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Edel Andersen and the wife for 58 years of the late John Hogan. A graduate of the Copenhagen Hospital School of Nursing in Denmark, she had been employed as a nurse locally and later as a realtor. Tove was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, an active volunteer at the church and at Sacred Heart School, and later was a volunteer at Samaritan Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, Joseph’s House, Ladies of Charity of Troy, and various other charities. Tove and John met when he was in the Occupation Forces in Europe during the 1950’s. They were married in Germany then relocated to the United States. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Tove is survived by five children, Michael, Peter, Elizabeth, Patrick and Matthew; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a sister, Alice Jorgensen; two nephews; and by other extended family. The funeral will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Troy where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in Saratoga National Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Daniel D. Purcell Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tove’s memory may be made to Sacred Heart Church, 310 Spring Ave., Troy, NY 12180.
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Published in The Record on May 24, 2016
Jones, Edwin* - Rosewell  
Edwin C. Jones ROSWELL, GA - Edwin Corning Jones, 98, of Roswell, GA died February 11, 2016. He was married to the late Gethsemane Paskalides Jones for more than 66 years. Born in Green Island to Marie Broadhurst Jones of Manchester, England and Willard L. Jones, he was a long-time resident of Troy and Colonie, NY. Married in 1942, Mr. Jones enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and services as an instructor in Bremerton and Seattle, Washington prior to deployment to the Asia Pacific theater aboard the USS Ticonderoga CV-14 serving in the Battle of Okinawa. He was aboard ship in Tokyo Bay for the signing of the treaty to end WWII. He continued to serve in the Naval Reserves until 1962. From 1958 until retirement in 1989 Mr. Jones worked for the State of NY, initially with Civil Defense and later with the Department of Health. He and his wife retired to Clearwater, Florida and later to Atlanta, Georgia. He is survived by his daughters, Carole Jones Maso (Gene) of Roswell, GA and Irene Jones Hewey (Robin) of So. Windsor, CT. He was the grandfather of Christophe Maso (Katherine) of New York City, Brian Maso (Ciaran) of Ladera Ranch, CA, Holly Maso (Diego Aguirre) of Okiwana, Japan, Corey Maso (Megan) of Lorton, VA, and Sarah Hewey Leonard (Aaron) of South Windsor, CT, Matthew Hewey (Karen) of Vernon, CT, Ryan Hewey of Vernon, CT, and Allison Hewey Scully (Steve) of Medford, MA. He is also survived by 15 great grandchildren. A Memorial Service and Inurnment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia at a date to be announced. Condolence cards may be sent to 925 Brooksglen Drive, Roswell, GA 30075. Charitable donations in his memory are suggested be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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Published in The Record on May 18, 2016
Joseph-Nackley, Lena* - Troy  
Lena Rita Joseph-Nackley TROY - Lena Rita Joseph-Nackley died peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital May 24, 2016 Lena was born circa, November 1, 1916 in Sherburne NY, to Abraham and Mary Joseph –Nackley. She was pre-deceased by her parents and sisters, Mary (Tash), Catherine, Rose (Rezey) and Edith (Patnode). Survived by numerous nephews and nieces, great nephews and nieces and great–great nephews and nieces. Lena grew up in Utica, NY where she became a medical technician. She worked at the VA Medical Center in Albany from the opening of the hospital in 1949 until her retirement in 1979. Lena was a communicant of St. Louis Gonzaga, Utica and became a member of St. Ann Maronite Catholic Church in Troy, NY, after moving to Troy in the 1940’s. She was a member of the St. Elias Society and the Daughters of St. Ann. The funeral procession will begin at 8:45 am on Friday morning from the Wm. Leahy Funeral Home 336 Third Street Troy NY to the St. Ann Maronite Catholic Church 1919 Third Ave. Watervliet, NY where a funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 - 7PM. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery ,Utica NY following the funeral service. In lieu of flowers a donation to St. Ann Maronite Catholic Church 1919 Third Ave. Watervliet, NY may be made in her name.
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Published in The Record on May 26, 2016
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