Kisselback, Mary M.

December 25, 2018

ALBANY- Mary Margaret (Joyce) Kisselback, 94, passed away peacefully Christmas Day, December 25, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Born in South Boston she was the daughter of the late Michael and Kathleen Joyce, and moved to Albany as a young girl. She graduated from Vincentian Institute and was employed at the Villa Mary Immaculate Nursing Home. Mrs. Kisselback was a long time communicant of St. Teresa of Avila Church and member of the Rosary Society.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband James E. Kisselback, Jr., son Michael J. Kisselback and her brother John F. Joyce. She is survived by her children Kathleen Benson (Mark) of Glendale, AZ, Mary Eileen Kircher (Peter) of Albany, James E. Kisselback III, (Sandra) of East Berne, Shelly Kisselback (the late Michael) of Latham, and Paul Kisselback (Wendy) of Cohoes; her grandchildren Kara Harris (Timothy), Ryan Kircher, Alyssa Kircher-LeBaron (Kiel); Jennifer Kisselback, Rebecca Lyon (Jesse), Brendan, and Erin Kisselback; Valerie and Reid Kisselback: and Matthew Benson; three great-grandsons Cooper, Cole and Macklan Harris; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the dedicated staff of the Teresian House for the wonderful care and compassion that was provided to Mary during her stay.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with her family on Friday December 28, 2018 from 4- 7 pm in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday December 29 at the Teresian House, 200 Washington Ave. Ext, Albany.

Entombment will follow at St. Agnes Mausoleum, Menands.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial contributions to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, 40 No. Main Ave., Albany, NY 12203 or to the Teresian House Foundation.