Obituary of Mary McQuade Murphy
Mary McQuade Murphy, 94, of S. Manning Blvd., passed away peacefully with great sadness on Feb. 15, 2019 at Albany Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Hornell, NY, the daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie Massie Sciotti. She was the wife of the late Russell N. McQuade and Timothy K. Murphy. She was pre-deceased by her brother Benny Sciotti and her sisters Virginia Barnes and Christine O’Connell.
Mary was a 1944 graduate of Phillip Schuyler High School. She was a hair dresser for many years. A member of Pinehaven County Club, an avid golfer, bowler and bridge player. Mary was a communicant of Mater Christi Church in Albany.
She is the beloved mother of Geraldine (the late, Hal) Morgan of Delmar and Michele (Rick) Whitehouse of Albany; grandmother of Amy Bertrand (Ray) of San Diego, CA, Michael Aylward (Marcia) of Trophy Club, TX and Jeffrey Whitehouse (Lucia) of Clifton Park, NY.
The joy of her life were her great-grandchildren, Morgan, Emily and Will Bertrand, Riley Aylward and Gavin Whitehouse; also survived by several nieces, nephews and her special friends, Beverly, Jackie, Helen and loyal bridge player Margaret.
Funeral will be held Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. from the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave. in Albany.
A calling hour will precede the funeral service from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the LaSallette Shrine 947 Park Street Attleboro, MA 02703 or to the American Cancer Society, One Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110.
Entombment will be in Memory’s Garden, Colonie, NY
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