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COLONIE- Robert H. Hicks, 60, father ,son and brother died suddenly December 7, 2018 in Runnemede, NJ.
Robert was the son of the late Henry and Ann Davis Hicks.He is survived by his soul mate Karin Wells;along with their five children :Richard Wells, Brandy (Wells) Knichel , Robert Hicks, Jr., Thomas Hicks, Mandi Hicks and 8 grandchildren. Brother of Ann (Wayne) Davis, Alice (Steve) Kearsing, Henry Hicks, Deedee Kelly, Robert Hicks, Rocky (Beth) Hicks, Lisa (Mike) Kearsing, Sissy (Mark) Campbell and the late Earl Nicholson. many other loving nieces, nephews and relatives.
ALBANY- Christopher Michael Doherty, first born son of Michael and Gloria came into the world late on June 27, 1965 and left early on December 1, 2018.
He is survived by his parents, sisters, Michele (David) Gerhard, Julie (Cliff) Nooney and Kelly (Bryan) Connor; brothers Patrick (Leeann) Doherty and Walter Piela whom he regarded as an “older brother”; many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles..
Chris loved the outdoors, water, fishing and baseball. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. He designed and installed beautiful landscapes and stone worksas the owner of Doherty Landscaping. Chris fought the good fight to the end. When he was diagnosed with heart failure he was given 16 months to live. He survived 4 years. Rest in Peace Chris we all love you.
Family and friends are invited to 246 Whitehall Road in Albany from 1-4 pm on Sunday December 9th,
to remember Chris, console each other and to say goodbye.
Donations in Chris’ memory may be made to St. John’s- St. Ann’s Center, 88 Fourth Ave., c/o Barbara Quinn, Albany, NY 12202.
ALBANY- Keith B. Gresens, passed away at home December 5, 2018. Born and educated in Albany, son of Shirley Gresens and the late Harold Gresens, Sr.
Keith worked as an excavation truck driver for Jake Burnett Excavation in Albany. He enjoyed hunting, bowling and darts.
In addition to his mother, Keith is survived by his wife Gilda Leone Gresens; his daughter Regina Gresens and son Keith K. Gresens; siblings John Gresens, Sherry (Matthew) Walsh, Harold Gresens, Jr. and Christine Gresens. Keith is also survived by many nieces, nephews and close friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with his family Wednesday, December 12 from 4-7 pm in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 13, at 10:30 am in the funeral home. Interment will follow the service in Holy Spirit Lutheran Cemetery, Glenmont.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 1 Marcus Blvd., Suite 104, Albany, NY 12205.
ALBANY- Mary Angela Cudemo Slovak, 72 passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital.
Born in Albany in 1946 she was the daughter of the late Anthony J. and Dorothy M. (Theriault) Cudemo. Angie retired in 2008 from the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles after over 20 years of service. Angie was always kind-hearted and looked out for everyone. She truly cherished her time spent with her children, grandchildren, and pets.
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – Ann Joyce (Kent) Donohue, 91, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at home. Born in Albany, NY to Earl and Ann (Claflin) Kent, she graduated from Vincentian Institute and worked at the State Department in Albany for many years.
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Francis T. Donohue who passed March 27, 2016.Joyce was a beloved mother to her 4 children; Francis “Ted” T. Donohue, III (Wendy) of Irvine, CA, Pattie (Paul Broome), Margaret “Meg” Donohue-Golden, and Michael T. Donohue of Port St. Lucie, FL; a cherished grandmother to her 5 grandchildren Robert, Matthew, Kevin, Colleen and Daniel; and a loved cousin to Sandy and Kirk Hutton.
ALBANY- Bryan G. Albert, 67, passed away November 12, 2018 at home. Born and educated in Albany, he was the son of the late Harold and Celia Albert.
Bryan worked for many years at Albany Family Court. His passion was being the owner and operator of Getaway Tours and Travel in Albany.
Bryan is survived by his daughter Kaylena Moore (Scott); 3 grandchildren; siblings Harold, Jr. (Fran), Robert, and Diane Albert (Andre); nieces Danielle and Bethann; and nephew Adam.
A memorial service will be held Friday November 30 at 1:30 pm in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home. Relatives and friends are invited and may also visit with his family prior to the service from 12:30 pm.
COLONIE- Kathleen A. Corrigan, age 68 of Colonie, NY, surrounded by the love of her family and friends, passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn on November 23, 2018. “Kathy” fought a long and courageous health battle, beating the odds many times with gracious patience, good humor, great strength and an amazing will to live. She will be lovingly remembered for her extraordinary kindness to all, her gentle nature and her generosity of spirit. She was a peacemaker who found a connection with everyone she met.
ALBANY- Mary Theresa Brown, 77, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Teresian House. Born and educated in Albany, she was the daughter of the late George and Rose (Brandley) Brown. Miss Brown worked in the NYS Office of the Comptroller for 25 years. After Mary retired, she lived in Florida where she loved to travel and spend time with her family there. She returned to Albany in 2015.
In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her sister Rose Ann Lyman. She is survived by her beloved family; brother George A. (Diane) Brown; nieces and nephews whom she treated like her own children, James (Kelly) Lyman, Marianne (William) Murphy and Daniel Lyman, Theresa (Michael) Patregnani, Michelle (Matthew) Preddice, George (Tina) Brown, Richard (Crystal) Brown and Cheryl (Michael) Ryan; also many grand-nieces and nephews, aunt, cousins and her devoted friends.