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Marilyn E. Wilson Dooley

April 21, 2013

Marilyn E. Dooley, 72

West Sand Lake - Marilyn Elaine Wilson Dooley, 72, formerly of Rutherford Road died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Van Rensselaer Manor surrounded by her loving family, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Born in Albany, she was daughter of the late Gordon Wilson and Evelyn (Miller) Wilson and wife of the late David Dooley.

Mrs. Dooley resided all her life in West Sand Lake and was a graduate of Averill Park High School. She was a homemaker for many years, an assistant at Rite-Aid, and a teacher at Trinity Lutheran Church Day Care. She also worked for the NYS Senate for 10 years, retiring in December of 2005.

She was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a former president. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Sand Lake, the Little Red Schoolhouse in North Greenbush, the Sand Lake Chorale Society, and the Penfield Museum in Ironville. She was also a poll sitter in the Town of Sand Lake.

Survivors include her children; Lee Anne (Chris) Glasser, West Sand Lake, Lance Dooley, West Sand Lake, Scott (Julie Spath) Dooley, Averill Park, Sean (Paula Mariano) Dooley, North Greenbush and April Lyn (Jesse) Wait, Hoags Corners and her grandchildren; Andrew, Austin, Katelyn, Preston, Carissa and Alex. She was predeceased by a brother, James E. Wilson.

Relatives and friends may call at the DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home Inc., 4392 Route 150, West Sand Lake on Wednesday from 4-7 PM.

Funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 150, West Sand Lake with Rev. James A. Hulihan, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, West Sand Lake.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Marilyn Dooley to the Alzheimer's Association of NENY Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205.

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