Teresa P. Lonz Sunkes
1928 - 2021
June 10, 1928
January 22, 2021
Sunkes, Teresa P. Lonz WYNANTSKILL Teresa P. Lonz Sunkes, 92 of Wynantskill, died Friday, January 22, 2021, at Van Rensselaer Manor after a brief illness. Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Patrick Lonz and Mary Marzinsky Lonz and wife of the late Thomas F. Sunkes. She was raised in Troy and resided in Wynantskill since 1954 and attended Troy High School. Teresa, many years ago, worked for Cluett, Peabody & Company and for many years was a homemaker. Raising her kids was her glory. She also volunteered as a lunch aide at St. Jude's School. She was a 15 year member of the Uncle Sam Sparklers and a communicant of St. Jude the Apostle Church in Wynantskill. Survivors include her children: Patrick Thomas (Lisa) Sunkes, Albany, Thomas D. (Angela) Sunkes, Troy, Daniel R. (Barbara) Sunkes, Grafton, Marlene T. (William) Mokey, Rochester and Dean D. (Tracey) Sunkes, Troy; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Bechand, North Greenbush; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her granddaughter, Kristen Sunkes and a sister, Delores Fairbanks. Funeral service private at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Troy. The family would like to thank the entire staff of Van Rensselaer Manor for their wonderful care of Teresa during these trying times. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Teresa P. Sunkes to the Van Rensselaer Manor Activities Department 85 Bloomingrove Drive Troy, NY 12180 or Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York 965 Albany-Shaker Road Latham, NY 12110. To sign the guest book, light a candle, visit www.brycefh.com.

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Published by Albany Times Union on Jan. 24, 2021.
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Pat and family Sorry to here about your mothers´s passing. She was a joy to speak to and was always smiling when I saw her at the market.
Bob Picarillo
January 29, 2021
Pat, Lisa & family, Sorry to hear of your moms passing. Sounds like a great lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you today. May she rest in peace.
Gary and Kathleen McNamee
January 24, 2021
It was always a joy seeing Teresa and Tommy. Two of the Best people on this planet.
Michael F. Marzinsky
January 24, 2021
Dean and Sunkes Family- so sorry to hear about your Mom I haven´t seen her in about a year but enjoyed our visits while at VR Manor. Such a wonderful person!
Bob Hughes
January 24, 2021
Dear son's and daughter . You mom was the beautiful half of the team of Tom & Theresa. They were the most caring and lovable couple I ever had the pleasure of knowing. My deepest and sincere prayers are with you all. JohnReichard and Marilyn Reichard.
John Reichard
January 24, 2021
Pat and Lisa I am so very sorry to hear of your moms passing. Hold your memories close to your heart
Agnes Borden
January 24, 2021
Pat and Lisa, So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Lianne and Kevin Chase
January 24, 2021
To the Sunkes family: please accept my condolences. RIP Theresa and Tom.
Bernie Durivage
January 24, 2021