Dolores M. Ritrovato Madsen, 61
Troy - Dolores M. Ritrovato Madsen, 61, of Troy, passed suddenly Friday at St. Mary's Hospital while surrounded by her loving family.
Born and raised in Troy, she was daughter of Dorothy Murray Ritrovato of Troy and the late Salvatore N. Ritrovato and wife of her cherished husband of 41 years Otto R. 'Bud' Madsen Jr. She attended St. Mary's School and Troy High School.
Dolores' passion in life included her grandchildren, bingo and late night rounds of Yatzee with her family and friends, and afternoon rides to Vermont with her husband. She was a remarkable and caring woman who often was said to wear her heart on her sleeve and offer it to anyone who needed it for whatever reason. She worked for many years at the former Doughney's supermarket in Troy and held several jobs over the years retiring in 1992 from the RPI cafeteria.
She was a communicant of St. Francis de Sales Church in Troy.
Survivors in addition to her husband include her children, Otto R. (Joan) Madsen III of Cohoes, Michael J. Madsen of Troy, Martha J. (Eric) Remington of Grafton, Robert A. (Tammy) Madsen of St. Johnsville, Ellen M. (Scott) Whelan Chandler of Troy and Charlotte (Greg) Rizzo-Kipp of Troy; two brothers, Salvatore 'Nick' Ritrovato and Anthony L. (Patricia) Ritrovato of Troy; three sisters, Marjorie J. Ritrovato and Beverly M. Ritrovato of Troy and Sally J. (Arthur) Horton of Averill Park; her grandchildren Joshua R. Madsen, Thomas (Emily) Barrera LT. USAF, Tammy (Joseph) Sbardella, Martha 'Missy' Remington, Deanna Remington, Eric Remington, John Levine PFC US Army, Peter M. and Nicole Whelan, Alyzia, Casey-Lynn and Robert 'Bobby' Madsen, Dominick and Salvatore Rizzo, Lisa and Ian Kipp and Gregory Kipp Jr.; her great grandchildren Matthew and Kendal-Lynn Barrera and Angelo Sbardella; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy and at 9:30am from St. Francis de Sales Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4-8pm. Interment Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Madsen to the American Heart Association 440 New Karner Road Albany, NY 12205.
Dominic F. Lombardo (Lombardi), 77
North Greenbush - Dominic F. Lombardo (Lombardi), 77, of North Greenbush, N.Y. died on Saturday, February 15, 2003. The son of Dominick and Stella Verrecchio Lombardo, he was born and educated in Troy. As a Sergeant in the Marine Corp., he served in the Pacific during World War II.
He was a Troy restauranteur with his brother 'Tony' for over 50 years. He co-owned and operated Manory's Luncheonette (1950-1965), Paul's Restaurant (1960's), and Marios's Theatre Restaurant until their retirement in 1993.
He married the former Antoinette Dussault of Cohoes in 1948. In addition to his wife, he is survived by their 10 children: Stella Lombardo and her husband Herbert Abbott, M.D. of Slingerlands; Cecilia (Cis) and Walter Woodka of East Greenbush; Julia (Julie) Lombardo and her husband Eric Mason of Scotia; Louisa Lombardo and her husband James Dillon of Niskayuna; Theresa Lombardo and her husband John Shinkunas of Stuart, FL; Maria and Paul Freddura of Cambridge, MA; Mario and Anthony Lombardo, both of Newark, CA; Victoria and Charles McNally of Chesapeake, VA; and Regina Lombardo of Troy.
He is "Grandpere" to 25 grandchildren: Christopher and Emily Abbott; Matthew, Marc and Michael Woodka; Solange, Gillian and Gabrielle Mason; Ernie, Timothy, Brian and Hannah Dillon; Frank and Margaret Shinkunas; Maximillian, Basil, Theo, Sage, Sebastian, Louis and Dominic Freddura; Lisa Ricci; and Jesse, Frances and Anthony McNally.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sisters Madeline Suriano and Jennie Berger. He is survived by his sisters Julie Crupe, Mary Lanzillo, andAnne Rymanowski, as well as his brother and business partner Anthony Lombardo, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was a communicant of St. Michael the Archangel Church of Troy.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:00am from St. Michael the Archangel Church Williams Road North Greenbush where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue in Troy Monday from 4-8pm. Interment Gerald BH Solomon National Cemetery in Schuylerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Rensselaer County Association for Retarded Citizens 415 River Street Troy, NY 12180.
Susan P. Johnson Koch, 39
Petersburg, NY - Susan P. Johnson Koch, 39, of Potter Hill Road, died Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at her residence after battling a long illness.
Born in Batavia, NY she was daughter of Thomas and Linda Hornbacher Johnson of Bergen, NY and wife of Thomas M. Koch. She was raised in Bergen and had resided in the Albany and Petersburg areas for the past 21 years and earned her Bachelor's degree from College of St. Rose in Albany, class of 1986.
Susan was a Registered Sonographer for Dr. William Oberheim and St. Peter's Hospital for 12 years.
She was a member of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
Survivors in addition to her husband and parents include her daughter, Jessica A. Koch of Petersburg; her son, Michael S. Koch of Petersburg; her sister, Ann Johnson of Maine and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenue Troy on Saturday from 2-5pm. Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made in memory of Susan Koch to the American Cancer Society 260 Osborne Road Loudonville, NY 12211.
Gordon L. Kirkland, 91
Latham - Gordon L. Kirkland, 91, of Surrey Hill Drive, died Wednesday at Hallmark Nursing Centre Troy, after a brief illness.
Born in Sayre, PA he was son of the late James and Bertha Moore Kirkland and husband of the late Theodora H. 'Teddie' Hardenbrook Kirkland. He had resided in Troy where he lived on Brunswick Road for many years prior to moving to Latham 18 years ago. He was a graduate of Sayre High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Mr. Kirkland was employed in sales at the former Killip Commercial Laundry for 25 years. He later worked for 30 years until November of 2002 for DeVito's Pharmacy in Troy, which is now Eckerd Drug.
Mr. Kirkland was very active in Masonic circles. He was a member of Apollo-King Solomon's Masonic Lodge, Oriental Shrine, Scottish Rite Bodies, Troy Patrol, Chairman of the Jewelry Committee for many years. He also received the Meritorious Service Award and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member, Deacon and Elder of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church and later at the Reformed Church of the Boght for many years and was a member of the Railroad Club.
Survivors include his daughter, Kay Schmidt (Bruce) of St. Louis, MO; two grandchildren, Stephen Gordon Kirkland of Charlottesville, VA and David Kirkland Schmidt of St. Louis; a daughter-in-law, Carol Kirkland of Shippensburg, PA; his nieces and nephews, Marjorie Kirkland Deacon of Averill Park, Barbara Kirkland of NYC, George Kirkland Jr. of Sarasota, FL, David Hardenbrook of Hartford, CT and Carol Steinhibler of Orlando, FL and several grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Dr. Gordon L. Kirkland Jr.; three sisters Grace, Margaret and Gertrude and two brothers George Kirkland and Donald.
Funeral service will be held next Saturday January 25th at 10:00AM from Reformed Church of the Boght 583 Boght Road Cohoes with Rev. David Schalekamp, Pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy on Friday January 24th from 3-7pm. Interment Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.
Contributions may be made in memory of Gordon to the Dr. Gordon L. Kirkland Jr. Trust for Wildlife 127 Ehrich Road Shaftsbury, VT 05262 or The Reformed Church of the Boght 583 Boght Road Cohoes, NY 12047 or the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children 516 Carew Street Springfield, MA 01104.
Edwin D. King, 76
Brunswick - Edwin D. King, 76, of Brunswick Hills, died Wednesday at St. Peter's Hospital Albany.
Born in Troy, he was son of the late Daniel J. and Bertha Inglis King and husband for 25 years of Dorothy Arakelian King. He was a lifelong resident of Troy. The 'patriarch' (Pasha) of the King family, he was very devoted to his enlarged family. He was a graduate of Troy Public School 18 and La Salle Institute, donating a classroom to La Salle many years later. His humor touched many and he enjoyed telling stories with a humorous twist.
Mr. King was President of the family business, King Fuels in Troy. He started working after school in the business and opened the Albany office.
Mr. King was an accomplished pilot, holding many licenses including single engine, twin engine, jet and helicopter. He was a member of "The Quiet Birdmen". An avid sportsman, he enjoyed fishing including deep sea fishing and competing in tournaments, the Grand Slam of Fishing; a horseman, competing in many events, a boat racer, a motorcycle enthusiast and a gardener. He was a member of the Empire State Petroleum Association, Gasoline Retailers Association of New York, a past member of the Oil Heat Institute and the Board of Directors of Key Bank. He was also a member of Wolfert's Roost Country Club, the Lake George Club and the Boca Raton Club.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Danna Fitzgerald of Troy and Suzanne Slote (Richard) of Troy; four grandchildren Daniel Slote (Lynn), Alexandra Slote, Emily Foley (Francis) and William Fitzgerald; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law George and Barbara Arakelian; several nieces and nephews and his faithful dog Mary.
Funeral service will be held Saturday at 9:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy and at 9:30am from Our Lady of Victory Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-8pm.
Interment St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. King to the La Salle Institute 174 Williams Road Troy, NY 12180.
Elizabeth Paine Keyes
East Greenbush - Elizabeth Paine Keyes, formerly of Troy, died Tuesday at Eden Park Health Care Center East Greenbush, after a long illness.
Born in Keene, NH she was daughter of the late Morrill W. and Florence M. MacCauley Paine. She was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School and attended Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing.
Survivors include a daughter Linda Campbell (Mark) of Poinciana, FL; two sons Frederick Keyes (Jill) of North Greenbush and Robert E. Keyes (Kathleen) of Johnsonville; four grandchildren Curtis S., Steven R., Alex J., and Matthew C. Keyes and a great granddaughter Victoria Corujo Keyes.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. corner of Pawling Avenue at Maple Avenue Troy Thursday from 4-7pm.
Interment Memory's Garden in Colonie.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Keyes to the Multiple Sclerosis Capital District Chapter 421 New Karner Road Suite 6 Albany, NY 12205-3838.
Marion Bulmer Mancino, 86
Troy - Marion Bulmer Mancino, 86, died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Samaritan Hospital Troy after a long illness.
Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late William and Amelia Yaiser Bulmer and wife of the late Joseph A. Mancino. She had resided in the Troy area all her life and was educated at Troy schools.
Mrs. Mancino was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She worked as a salesperson for Stanley Home Products and as Concession Manager for various area theaters many years ago.
She was a communicant of St. Michael the Archangel Church in North Greenbush and a former member of the Women's Guild of the church.
Survivors include two daughters, Dolores Kokernak (Thaddeus) of Troy and Linda Manning of Troy; a sister, Mildred Tucci (Carmen) of Troy; a son-in-law, Kenneth Bradt of Troy; five grandchildren, Barbara Divinsky (Ed) of Loudonville, Joseph Kokernak (Karyn) of Watervliet, Dwight Manning Jr.(Nicolle) of Troy, Dr. Anthony Bradt (Linda) of Bloomingberg and Patricia Bradt of Troy; six great grandchildren, David and Victoria Divinsky, Matthew and Schuyler Kokernak, Jenna Krystine Manning and Anthony Bradt Jr. and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Marilyn Bradt; a son-in-law Dwight Manning Sr.; three sisters, Edna F. Kentzel, Amelia Burke and Catherine Doin and two brothers William T. and Joseph F. Bulmer.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy and at 9:30am from St. Michael the Archangel Church Williams Road North Greenbush where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 2-4 and 6-8pm. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy.