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Francis 'Frank' J. Daley Sr.August 11, 1932 ~ February 17, 2015 (age 82)
Wynantskill - Francis J. ‘Frank’ Daley Sr., 82, of Atlantic Avenue passed into eternal rest Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness.
Born in Albany, he was son of the late Francis W. Daley and Helen Russo Daley Stasiak. He was the beloved husband of Margaret 'Peggy' Rafter Daley for the last 57 years. He was born in Albany and raised his 5 children in Wynantskill, NY.
Frank was an Army veteran of the Korean War serving as a medic while stationed in Germany. He was a member of the American Legion in Wynantskill. He worked with the Construction and General Laborers Local Union #190, Albany, for 36 years helping to build The Empire State Plaza. He was a great artist with a passion for painting landscapes and seascapes and he loved watching boxing and Yankees baseball. He was known to light up the dance floor with his beloved wife, Peggy, at weddings and parties. Frank’s greatest pleasure was spending time with his family.
Survivors in addition to his wife include his five children, Frank J. (Judith Engel) Daley Jr., Brunswick, Jack (Thea) Daley, Asbury Park, NJ, Tracey (Dean) Choudhri, Albany, Colleen (Thomas) Newell, Latham and Joseph (Patti Quade) Daley, Troy; a sister, Betty (James) Sullivan, Albany; five grandchildren, Kayleigh and Alec Newell, Jaan and Jacob Choudhri, and Ruby Daley. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 4-7PM.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9AM at the funeral home and at 9:30AM at St. Jude the Apostle Church Wynantskill where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Anthony Ligato, Pastor.
Interment will be in the Gerald BH Solomon, Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY.
Contributions may be made in memory of Francis J. Daley Sr. to the Alzheimer's Association of NENY Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205 or The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County 295 Valley View Boulevard Rensselaer, NY 12144.
The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County
295 Valley View Boulevard, Rensselaer NY 12144
Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205