Shirley A. Gresens
Gresens, Shirley A. ALBANY Shirley A. (Welfinger) Gresens, 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 20, 2020. Born and educated in Albany, she was the daughter of the late William and Emma (Hart) Welfinger. Shirley worked for various health care agencies in Albany as a home health aide. She was a longtime and devoted member of the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit in Albany. Shirley is survived by her children, John W. Gresens, Sherry (Matthew) Walsh, Harold Gresens Jr. and Christine Gresens; her sisters, Marilyn Starker, and Emma Burnett; her daughter-in-law, Gilda Leone; as well as her seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Keith Gresens; her brother, William Welfinger Jr.; and her sister, Joan Grattan. Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday, November 24, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave., Albany. Due to current mandated health guidelines all guests must wear masks and observe social distancing and during the visitation will be limited to 30 people inside the building at any given time. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral services in the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church will be held privately for the immediately family, but will be streamed live at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday at us02web.zoom. us/j/83606834586?pwd= Rm1nQzVEUVdOTUhJSz hNbENNK1Nldz09 Meeting ID: 836 0683 4586 Passcode: 190803; or dial by your location +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) Meeting ID: 836 0683 4586 Passcode: 190803. Interment will follow in the Holy Spirit Lutheran Cemetery, Glenmont and all are welcome. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial contributions to the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 57 Hurlbut St., Albany, NY, 12209. Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenanfuneralhome.com.



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Published by Albany Times Union on Nov. 22, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
24
Calling hours
11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc.
490 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY 12209
Nov
24
Funeral service
1:30p.m.
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Sherry, I pray that the memories of your Mom will help you in the future. My mom Joanne passed in May. I guess it doesn’t matter how old we are. We will always need our Moms.
Kelly Carazzo Giminiani
Classmate
November 25, 2020
She was a special lady and we are going to miss her and I am sorry for your loss
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Friend
November 24, 2020
She was a great lady and we are all going to miss her
Bridget place
Friend
November 24, 2020
Sending prayers to all the family. I would always see her at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church whenever I would go when I lived in Albany, NY. She always had a great smile and it was fun to work with her when we were setting up those many Christmas dinners and events when me and my family were part of the Church growing up. Heaven now has another beautiful Angel. I will miss her.
Nancy Strazzeri
November 22, 2020