Gertrude Strain

Calling Hours

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, July 15, 2018
John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc
565 Fourth Avenue
Troy, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Monday, July 16, 2018
Our Lady of Victory Church
55 North Lake Avenue
Troy, New York, United States
(518) 273-7609


11:00 am
Monday, July 16, 2018
St. Mary's Cemetery
79 Brunswick Road
Troy, New York, United States

Obituary of Gertrude Strain

Gertrude C. Strain, 92, of Eddy Village Green, beloved wife of the late Francis Strain, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018 at her residence.


Born and educated in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Adeline Mirabella Crola. 


Gertrude was a devoted Home Health Aide for Rensselaer County Dept. of Health, for over 10 years. She loved life and her beloved family.


Devoted mother of Adeline Lennon of Malta, Elizabeth (James) Groff of Clifton Park , Patricia (Alan) Seymour of Melrose, Tina (William) Sternberg of Troy and Barbara (Jack Daley) Madsen of Troy and her adopted daughter Roberta TeBordo of Cohoes,  predeceased by her grandson Garrett Groff and her son-in-law James Lennon, sister of the late Rocco Crola,  Mary Liguori, Julia Mai, Philomena Piterniak, Grace Angley, Anna and Anthony Crola. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral will be held  Monday, July 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Victory Church (55 North Lake Ave., Troy) where at 9:30 a.m. the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.


Relatives and friends may call at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home (Corner of 115th Street and Fourth Ave., Lansingburgh) on Sunday from  3:00 p.m. to  7:00 P.M.


Interment will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy.


The family would like to thank the Eddy Green Building 2 Staff for their love, compassion and care Gertrude received over the last 8 and a half years.


In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205 or Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York, Pine West Plaza, Bldg. 4, Suite 405, Washington Ave Ext., Albany, NY 12205 in memory of Gertrude C. Strain.

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