John R. Pendergast (Jack ) 60 of Troy passed into eternal rest on Saturday morning June 22, 2013 at the Samaritan Hospital in Troy .Born in Troy Jack was the son of the late John J. and Grace Barton Pendergast .He graduated from Troy High School and had been employed for 26 years by the Troy School District in the maintenance department .Jack was an avid NY Yankee fan as well as a La Rams football team fan. He enjoyed watching horse racing and camping on Schroon Lake. But most of all Jack loved being with his family.
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Jack is survived by his loving daughter Julianne Pendergast of Troy ,he is also survived by two granddaughters Geenely Vasquez and Kaileona Carr .He is also survived by his brothers and sister Richard ( Kris ) Pendergast of Averill Park ,Anne M. Pendergast of Troy and Lawrence ( Gail )Pendergast of Halfmoon .Jack is also survived by his former wife and dear friend Gretchen Honan and several nieces and nephews and many friends .
The funeral service for John will be held on Wednesday morning at 9:15 am am at The Wm. Leahy Funeral Home 336 Third St. Troy and at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's Church in Troy where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated .Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4- 7PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery Troy
Jacks family would like to express their deepest appreciation to Ronda Manson ,Melody and the entire staff at Samaritan Hospital for the wonderful care given to Jack
Contributions in Jack's memory may be made to the
260 Osborne Rd. Albany NY 12211
Wm. Leahy Funeral Home
336 Third Street Troy, NY 12180
Published in The Record on June 25, 2013