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John J. Gilbride


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John J. Gilbride Obituary
Gilbride, John J. ALBANY John J. Gilbride, 77, passed away on September 1, 2014 at Our Lady of Life Mercy Center surrounded by his loving family. John was born on August 19, 1937 in Manhattan to the late John and Bridget Gilbride. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1959 and worked for the New York State Department of Civil Service for more than 30 years. John was a communicant of Christ the King Church for the last 39 years and was involved in many church and school fundraising activities. John is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Margaret "Peggy" Gilbride; his daughters, Maureen (Daniel) Mears and Peggy Anne (Sean) O'Donnell. John is the cherished grandfather "Pop" of Daniel J. Mears, Kayleigh G. O'Donnell and Maeve C. O'Donnell. He is also survived by his brother Michael Gilbride and many cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Our Lady of Life Mercy Center for the care and compassion given to John. Calling hours for John will be held at Christ the King Church, 20 Sumter Ave., Guilderland, on Friday, September 5 from 4 - 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for John on Saturday, September 6 at Christ the King Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Those wishing to remember John and his family in a special way may make contributions to: Colonie Senior Service Centers Bright Horizons Adult Day Services, 6 Winners Circle, Albany, NY 12205. To leave a special message for the family online please visit NewcomerAlbany.com
Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4, 2014
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