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Dorothy E. (Engwer) McGan

June 30, 1927 ~ May 26, 2017 (age 89)
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Troy - Dorothy Engwer McGan, 89, of Watervliet Shaker Road Colonie died Friday, May 26, 2017, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Daniel A. Engwer Sr. and Lillian Cooper Engwer and wife of the late George P. McGan. She had resided in Troy all her life and was a graduate of Troy High School. 

Dorothy was a homemaker and worked with the Board of Elections for many years until 2 years ago.  She loved her dogs and was an avid NY Yankees fan.    

Survivors include a daughter - Kim (Joe Lattanzio) McGan, Albany; a son, Brian (Lisa Brodeur-McGan) McGan, Southampton, MA; a sister, Jean (David) Sandman, NC; two granddaughters, Ashlee and Danielle McGan and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her siblings, Gladys A. Manning, Elizabeth Sorrento, Marie Sagendorf, Alethea Carroll, Lillian Lapp and Daniel A. Engwer Jr.

The family would like to thank  the staff at Brookdale Assisted Living Facility of Colonie for the loving care provided and also to the staff at Colonie EMS and Samaritan Hospital.

Funeral service private at the convenience of the family.  Interment will be in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery Schuylerville with her husband.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy E. McGan to the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204 or Dakin Humane Society 171 Union St Springfield, MA 01105. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue, Menands NY 12204
Web: http://www.mohawkhumanesociety.org

Dakin Humane Society
171 Union St, Springfield MA 01105



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