Albany Times Union Obituaries

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September 25, 2018

Joann M. Hannigan Brochu

Joann M. Hannigan Brochu

Troy, New York

Brochu, Joann M. Hannigan LATHAM The graveside service for Joann M. Hannigan Brochu, who died July 4, 2018, will be held, Friday, September 28, at 10:30 a.m. following the graveside service for her mother, Nancy Jane Hannigan. All are invited to Evergreen Cemetery, Route 66,...

Published in Albany Times Union from Sep. 25 to Sep. 27, 2018.

Martin J. Buchter

Martin J. Buchter

Rensselaer, New York

Buchter, Martin J. RENSSELAER Martin J. Buchter, age 72 of Rensselaer, died on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Albany Medical Center. Martin was the son of the late Albert and Margaret Buchter. Martin has been a Capital District area resident for many years and had been...

Helen R. Campbell (Bubie)

Helen R. Campbell (Bubie)

Delmar, New York

Campbell, Helen R. (Bubie) DELMAR Helen R. Bubie Campbell, 90, recently of Glenmont, died Saturday, September 22, 2018, at St. Peter's Nursing and Rehab Center, Albany. Born in Poestenkill on October 7, 1927, she was the daughter of the late John Bubie and Edna Herrington...

Martha Jean Farber (Gilmore)

Martha Jean Farber (Gilmore)

Delmar, New York

Farber, Martha Jean (Gilmore) DELMAR Martha Jean Gilmore Farber, 67, of Delmar, a distinguished ophthalmologist who dedicated her life to serving veterans in Albany, died due to complications from cancer treatment on Saturday, September 22, 2018. A service in commemoration of...

Anthony A. Gillie

Anthony A. Gillie

Troy, New York

Gillie, Anthony A. TROY Anthony A. Gillie, 77, of 122nd St. Lansingburgh, died suddenly Sunday, September 23, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at Samaritan Hospital. Born in Troy, he was educated in Cohoes schools and was the son of the late Wilson and Mary Salluzzo...

Nancy J. Burt Hannigan

Nancy J. Burt Hannigan

Wynantskill, New York

Hannigan, Nancy J. Burt WYNANTSKILL Nancy J. Burt Hannigan, 80, of Church Street died Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Samaritan Hospital surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late John Alden Burt...

Peter Karabin

Peter Karabin

Watervliet, New York

Karabin, Peter WATERVLIET Retired New York State Police Technical Sergeant Peter Karabin, 74, of Watervliet, died peacefully on Friday morning, September 21, 2018. The son of Ukrainian forced laborers Ivan and Maria Karabin, Peter was born during an Allied bombing raid in...

Alice Lailer

Alice Lailer

Clifton Park, New York

Lailer, Alice CLIFTON PARK Alice Lailer, 79, of Clifton Park passed away at Samaritan Hospital in Troy on September 19, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. Alice, the fourth of 12 children was born on May 9, 1939, to Elgee E. Brice and Elmer E. Darling. She attended...

Curtis Manasse

Curtis Manasse

Albany, New York

Manasse, Curtis ALBANY Curtis Manasse, age 92, of Albany, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018, after a brief illness, but more so of a broken heart following the passing of his beloved Ruth, his wife of 70 years, on May 27, 2018. He is survived by three sons, Gary,...

David Kendall Martin II

David Kendall Martin II

Peru, New York

Martin, David Kendall II WILLSBORO, N.Y. David Kendall Martin II, renowned chef and owner of Turtle Island Cafe in Willsboro, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018, at his home. David was born October 7, 1961, grew up in West Chazy, and as an Adirondack 46er, called the...

JoAnne M. McHugh-Russell

JoAnne M. McHugh-Russell

Watervliet, New York

McHugh-Russell, JoAnne M. WATERVLIET JoAnne M. McHugh-Russell, 57, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2018, at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. Born and raised in Albany on November 11, 1960, to the late James F. and Mary R. Reed McHugh, JoAnne has now...

Catherine "Kay" Muscatell

Catherine "Kay" Muscatell

Green Island, New York

Muscatell, Catherine "Kay" GREEN ISLAND Catherine "Kay" Muscatell, 87, died peacefully in her home on Saturday, September 22, 2018, with her family by her side. Born in Green Island, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Poleto Muscatell, she was a lifelong resident of the...

Mary L. Muscatello

Mary L. Muscatello

Brunswick, New York

Muscatello, Mary L. BRUNSWICK Mary L. Muscatello, 95, a longtime resident of Brunswick, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Teresian House Nursing Home following a courageous ten-year battle with Lewy Body Dementia....

William F. Orr

William F. Orr

Cohoes, New York

Orr, William F. COHOES William F. Orr, 76, of Cohoes passed away surrounded by his loving family at St. Peter's Hospice Inn on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Born September 2, 1942, Bill was the son of the late Frederick and Margaret Bleau Orr. He was a graduate of Shaker High...

Ann W. Peters

Ann W. Peters

Troy, New York

Peters, Ann W. TROY Ann W. Peters, 93, of Troy died Friday, September 21, 2018, at Samaritan Hospital. Ann was born in Rutland, Vt. to the late Gordon and Mary Williams. She was an office manager for Advest Investment firm in Albany. She was a communicant of Love Lutheran...

Barbara J. Shea

Barbara J. Shea

Delmar, New York

Shea, Barbara DELMAR Barbara J. Shea, 81, of Delmar passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Born in Albany on October 27, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Sheldon C. and Leona M. (Bennett) Shea. She was a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School, Class of 1954 and...

Published in Albany Times Union from Sep. 25 to Sep. 26, 2018.

Eileen M. Swart

Eileen M. Swart

Berne, New York

Swart, Eileen M. BERNE Eileen M. Swart, 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 21, 2018, with her loving family by her side. Eileen was the daughter of the late Jermone Carlow and Florence Smith. She worked for the Albany County Nursing Home and Kingsway Arms Nursing...

September 24, 2018

Marie Ross Collins

Marie Ross Collins

Albany, New York

Collins, Marie Ross ALBANY Marie Ross Collins, 87, entered eternal life Thursday, September 20, 2018. Born in Whitehall, N.Y. on February 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Minnie Ross. She graduated from Whitehall High School, class of 1948 and the Mildred...

Antoinette S. Connelly

Antoinette S. Connelly

Cohoes, New York

Connelly, Antoinette S. COHOES Antoinette "Toots" S. Connelly passed on peacefully in her sleep September 21, 2018, at Eddy Village Green in Cohoes. She was born to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Frydel and was educated in the Cohoes school system. She retired from Norton Company after...

Martha Jean Farber (Gilmore)

Martha Jean Farber (Gilmore)

Delmar, New York

Farber, Martha Jean (Gilmore) DELMAR Martha Jean Gilmore Farber, 67, of Delmar, a distinguished ophthalmologist who dedicated her life to serving veterans in Albany, died due to complications from cancer treatment on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Born on December 6, 1950, and...

Anne LaCasse (McLaughlin)

Anne LaCasse (McLaughlin)

Jamesville, New York

LaCasse, Anne (McLaughlin) JAMESVILLE, N.Y. Anne McLaughlin LaCasse passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Harry and Jane (Tucker) McLaughlin, Anne was born on August 29, 1929, at Memorial Hospital in Syracuse. One of the...

Margaret Mary Mink

Margaret Mary Mink

Rensselaer, New York

Mink, Margaret Mary RENSSELAER Margaret "Peggy" Mink, 70, beloved daughter, sister, cousin and friend passed away peacefully at The Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital with her loving family by her side on Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born on July 15, 1948, in Albany,...

Margaret Mary Mink

Margaret Mary Mink

Rensselaer, New York

Mink, Margaret Mary RENSSELAER Margaret "Peggy" Mink, 70, beloved daughter, sister, cousin and friend passed away peacefully at The Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital with her loving family by her side on Friday, September 21, 2018. Relatives and friends may call from 4-7...

September 23, 2018

Gary F. Allard

Gary F. Allard

Averill Park, New York

Allard, Gary F. AVERILL PARK Gary F. Allard, 78, died suddenly on Monday, September 17, 2018. Calling at the DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 4392 NY-150, West Sand Lake on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. Funeral service, Monday at 9:30 a.m. in the DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, and Mass of...

Thomas Charles Andress

Thomas Charles Andress

Ballston Lake, New York

Andress, Thomas Charles BALLSTON LAKE Thomas Charles Andress, age 64, of Ballston Lake, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 21, 2018. Tom, the son of Joseph Charles Andress and Jean Louise...

Donald Bell

Donald Bell

Brunswick, New York

Bell, Donald BRUNSWICK Donald Bell, 62 years old, died peacefully at his home on September 19, 2018, after only a brief illness. Donald was, for 30 years, the king of his castle at his home in Brunswick, which was operated by the Center for Disability Services. He was at all...

Daniel R. Blackman

Daniel R. Blackman

Troy, New York

Blackman, Daniel R. TROY Daniel R. Blackman, age 70, passed away suddenly on September 18, 2018. He was the son of the late Edward W. Blackman and Lillian Brown Blackman; and husband of the late Donna Barber Blackman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam Era....

Edmund Fitzgerald Jr.

Edmund Fitzgerald Jr.

Troy, New York

Fitzgerald, Edmund Jr. TROY Edmund Fitzgerald Jr., 88, of Brunswick Drive, died suddenly Friday, September 21, 2018, at his residence. Born in Albany, he was son of the late Edmund Fitzgerald and Jeanne Johnston Fitzgerald. He had resided in the Troy area all his life and was...

Richard Murray "Dick" Heath

Richard Murray "Dick" Heath

Utica, New York

Heath, Richard "Dick" Murray UTICA Richard "Dick" Murray Heath passed away suddenly on September 21, 2018, just a few days before his 91st birthday. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Charlene. He is survived by his two daughters, Jenifer and Janet "Lynn"; and...

Rita M. Huerter

Rita M. Huerter

Snyders Lake, New York

Huerter, Rita M. SNYDERS LAKE Rita M. Huerter, age 73, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 21, 2018. Wife of 52 years to John J. Huerter. Loving mother of Mark (Ela) Huerter, Christine Matthews (Michael George), Deborah (Jason) Pierre and Suzanne Ash. Grandmother of...

Anthony Margiotta

Anthony Margiotta

Albany, New York

Margiotta, Anthony ALBANY Anthony Margiotta, 96, entered eternal life Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Teresian House. Born in Albany, Anthony was the son of the late Peter and Rosemary Menonna Margiotta. Anthony was a proud U.S. Navy, World War II veteran and was awarded the...

Kathleen Ann O'Connell

Kathleen Ann O'Connell

Schenectady, New York

O'Connell, Kathleen Ann SCHENECTADY On September 4, 2018, Kathleen Ann O'Connell, loving daughter, sister, aunt, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the age of 66. Born in Rome, N.Y., Kathy attended Rome Catholic High School and resided in the Albany area for...

Josephine G. Pratt

Josephine G. Pratt

Melrose, New York

Pratt, Josephine G. MELROSE Josephine G. Pratt, 95, of Melrose passed peacefully on September 20, 2018, at the Heritage House with her family by her side. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Maslott Manupella; and the devoted wife of the late Edward...

Emmanuel G. Ray

Emmanuel G. Ray

Albany, New York

Ray, Emmanuel G. ALBANY Emmanuel G. Ray, 65, died August 31, 2018. Survived by friend Marva; five sons, Emmanuel, Christian, Joshua, Noah, Solomon, and several grandchildren. Arrangements and services are private. To share a special message with the family, please visit:...

Cheryl Ashcroft Redlark

Cheryl Ashcroft Redlark

Latham, New York

Redlark, Cheryl Ashcroft WHITE CITY, Ore. Cheryl Ashcroft Redlark of White City, suddenly passed away on September 11, 2018, at the age of 72 from an unexpected heart attack. Cheryl was born on June 26, 1946, to John and Ruth Ashcroft (Folsum) in Troy, where she lived most of...

Eric T. Schofield Sr.

Eric T. Schofield Sr.

Troy, New York

Schofield, Eric T. Sr. TROY Eric T. Schofield Sr., 59, passed away September 21, 2018, after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family. Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Earl and Eileen Schofield. Eric was a graduate of Sacred Heart School, Troy High School and...

Joseph D. Skiff

Joseph D. Skiff

Albany, New York

Skiff, Joseph D. ALBANY Joseph Devereaux Skiff of Albany entered eternal rest on September 20, 2018, in East Greenbush. He was born in Albany to the late J. Victor and Kay Marie Skiff on July 21, 1953, and grew up in Brookview. Joe was a graduate of Maple Hill High School and...

Christine R. Tierney

Christine R. Tierney

Albany, New York

Tierney, Christine R. ALBANY Christine R. Tierney passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Born in Albany, she was the daughter of the late Amedeo and Anna (Thomas) Iacobucci. Christine was a former eucharistic minister, patient representative, and pastoral visitor at St....

William L. Vallelunga

William L. Vallelunga

Troy, New York

Vallelunga, William L. TROY William Lewis Vallelunga, 70, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018. William is survived and loved by his family and friends. Rest in Peace Big Fat Tomcat. Calling hour will be held on Tuesday, September 25, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at...

September 22, 2018

Thomas P. Callahan Sr.

Thomas P. Callahan Sr.

Watervliet, New York

Callahan, Thomas P. Sr. WATERVLIET Thomas Patrick Callahan Sr., 94, of Third Avenue in Port Schuyler, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Samaritan Hospital in Troy with his family at his side. Born and raised in Troy, he was the son of the late John H. and Catherine...

Published in Albany Times Union from Sep. 21 to Sep. 22, 2018.
In Memoriam

Fred "Coach" Campbell

In Memoriam

Fred "Coach" Campbell

Albany, New York

CAMPBELL Fred "Coach" Remembering you brother Fred on this 10th Anniversary of your passing. We miss all of the wonderful times that we had together. Say hello to Jim and Rob for us, we love guys and miss you dearly. No one has forgotten you..........how could we ? "Only in...

Published in Albany Times Union on Sep. 22, 2018.

Donald Gilbert

Donald Gilbert

Hoosick Falls, New York

Gilbert, Donald HOOSICK FALLS Donald Gilbert, 79, passed away on September 20, 2018, in Great Barrington, Mass. He was the husband of the late Dawn (Baker) Gilbert who died in 2014. Donald was born on May 2, 1939, in Syracuse, son of the late Edgar D. and Doris (Rice) Gilbert....

Richard B. Hockford

Richard B. Hockford

Clifton Park, New York

Hockford, Richard B. CLIFTON PARK Richard B. Hockford, age 72 of Clifton Park, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the V.A. Hospital in Albany. Born on December 8, 1945, in Schenectady, he was the son of the late Howard and Mary Hockford. He was...

Victor John Markiewicz

Victor John Markiewicz

Loudonville, New York

Markiewicz, Victor John LOUDONVILLE Victor John Markiewicz Sr., 85, of Loudonville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, as Johnny Cash's "Walk the Line" played in the background. Born on December 23, 1932, in Albany, Victor was the son of the late Clemens...

Barry E. Rosenblatt

Barry E. Rosenblatt

Albany, New York

Rosenblatt, Barry E. ALBANY Barry E. Rosenblatt, age 76 of Albany, died on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at St. Peter's Hospital. Barry was the son of the late Sam and Ruth Rosenblatt. He was a lifelong Albany resident. For many years, Barry and his family were the owners and...

In Memoriam

Frederick M. Sano Sr.

In Memoriam

Frederick M. Sano Sr.

Albany, New York

SANO Frederick M. Sr. Dad/Poppy- it's been three years since you left us here on Earth. We miss your smile, sense of humor and hugs. Keep looking over us. We know we will be with you one day. Hug and kiss mommy for us. All Our Love Always, Rick, Barbara, Dawn, Nicole, Peyton,...

Published in Albany Times Union on Sep. 22, 2018.

Rose A. Strack

Rose A. Strack

Troy, New York

Strack, Rose A. TROY Rose A. Strack, 85, died on September 19, 2018. Call, 10-11 a.m. with 11 a.m. Mass on September 26, in Our Lady of Victory Church, 55 N. Lake Ave., Troy. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy. Please visit Sanvidgefuneralhome.com

Mary Ruth Wager

Mary Ruth Wager

Troy, Virginia

Wager, Mary Ruth FREDERICKSBURG, Va. Mary Ruth Wager, 90, of Fredericksburg passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at Carriage Hill Health and Rehab. Mrs. Wager graduated from Waterford High School in 1946. She worked for John Ray and Sons as a bookkeeper. Mrs. Wager was a...

September 21, 2018

Mildred Sisson Berman Binder

Mildred Sisson Berman Binder

Albany, New York

Binder, Mildred Sisson Berman ALBANY Mildred Berman Binder passed away peacefully September 19, 2018. Born and raised in Boston to David Sisson and Bessie Silansky Sisson, she spent her married life at the New Jersey Shore before recently moving to the Albany area. Mildred was...

Christina Ciarlone "Chris" Dibble

Christina Ciarlone "Chris" Dibble

Birmingham, Alabama

Dibble, Christina "Chris" Ciarlone BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Christina "Chris" Ciarlone Dibble, age 63, went to her heavenly home September 15, 2018, after battling cancer. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Vincent and Maybelle Ciarlone. She is survived by her brother,...

Published in Albany Times Union on Sep. 21, 2018.

Margaret Ferrara

Margaret Ferrara

Saratoga Springs, New York

Ferrara, Margaret SARATOGA SPRINGS Margaret Ferrara, 99, passed away on September 3, 2018, at Saratoga Hospital. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Online remembrances at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

Dr. Lester Alan Gerhardt

Dr. Lester Alan Gerhardt

Albany, New York

Gerhardt, Dr. Lester Alan CLIFTON PARK The Gerhardt family, colleagues and friends mourn the loss of Lester Alan Gerhardt, 78, husband, father, grandfather, scholar and mentor to many on September 20, 2018. Lester, "Les" to all who knew him, was a great man from the greatest...

Nathaniel Gibson

Nathaniel Gibson

Albany, New York

Gibson, Nathaniel ALBANY Nathaniel Gibson, 61, passed away on September 9, 2018. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Pearlie Gibson; daughter, Tsey Haye Prester; sisters, Brenda Brown of Atlanta, and Georgetta Gibson of Tampa, Fla.; and brothers, David Gibson of...

Lynn Hyland

Lynn Hyland

Nassau, New York

Hyland, Lynn NASSAU Lynn Michele Hyland passed away on August 29, 2018. Sister of Janis Hyland (Will Astor) of Rochester and Ted Hyland (Kimberly) of Albany. Daughter of James F. and G. Vivian Hyland. Lynn had joyfully celebrated her 72nd birthday at her home at Nassau Lake in...

Lucy Grace Nunziato

Lucy Grace Nunziato

Ravena, New York

Nunziato, Lucy Grace RAVENA Lucy Grace Nunziato, 92, passed away peacefully at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital with her loving family by her side, Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Lucy was the manager at LaCasa Restaurant in Selkirk before becoming a bus monitor at...

Marlene Irene Schultz Paul

Marlene Irene Schultz Paul

Clifton Park, New York

Paul, Marlene Irene Schultz CLIFTON PARK Marlene Irene Schultz Paul, age 85, of Ballston Lake died on Thursday, September 20, 2018, surrounded by loving family. She was born on July 16, 1933, in New Britain, Conn. and was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Schultz. She...

William B. Riley

William B. Riley

Saratoga Springs, New York

Riley, William B. SARATOGA SPRINGS William B. Riley, son of the late William J. and Marion Fitzgerald Riley, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018 surrounded by his family. Bill was raised in Watervliet and graduated from Catholic Central High School, H.V.C.C. in Troy,...

Clifford J. Rocque Sr.

Clifford J. Rocque Sr.

Schroon Lake, New York

Rocque, Clifford J. Sr. SCHROON LAKE Clifford J. Rocque Sr., 81 passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at his home. Cliff was born in Waterford on August 10, 1937, the son of the late Ernest Pierre and Edith (Leddick) Rocque. He was predeceased by his brothers,...

Edith S. Ryan

Edith S. Ryan

Schenectady, New York

Ryan, Edith S. SCHENECTADY Edith S. "Eadie" Ryan, 92, of Schenectady, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Calling hours will be Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave. Rotterdam. Funeral services begin on Monday at 10 a.m....

Adel Samy Shehata

Adel Samy Shehata

Albany, New York

Shehata, Adel Samy ALBANY Adel Samy Shehata, 74, went to be with the Lord in the early hours of Thursday, September 20, 2018. He is survived by his sister Evette Ayoub; brother-in-law Hany Ayoub; his nieces, Sylvia Gaines (Vincent Gaines) and Haidy Brown (Robert Brown). He...