Catherine 'Kaye' F. Looney GroganApril 7, 2012
Brunswick - Catherine 'Kaye' F. Looney Grogan, 87, of Goodman Avenue died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at her residence after a long illness.
Born in New York City, she was daughter of the late Jeremiah Looney and Alpharetta Wood Looney and wife of the late Elmer A. Grogan. She was raised in Grafton, resided in Speigletown and for the past 22 years lived in Brunswick. Kaye was a graduate of Troy High School, Cornell Medical in New York City and Hudson Valley Community College.
She was an industrial radiologist for the Watervliet Arsenal for over 20 years continuing in her own consulting firm for several years. Prior to that, she was a child nurse at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy and at Brady Maternity.
An active volunteer, Kaye was a founding member of the Grafton Veteran's of Foreign Wars, a Treasurer of the Elmwood Hill Cemetery Association and a member and Finance Chairperson of the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Eileen (Lawrence) Mosher, Rhinebeck; a brother, Gerald (Lorraine) Looney, Raymertown; a sister-in-law, Betty Looney, Troy; a cousin, Janice Schilling, Schenectady and many loved nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Sheila Stephens and a brother, John E. Looney.
Funeral service is private at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Elmwood Hill Cemetery Troy.
The family wishes to thank Kaye's devoted and loving caregivers.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Catherine F. Grogan to the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, 990 Hoosick Road Troy, NY 12180 or Grafton Veteran's of Foreign Wars 581 County Rd. 85, Grafton, NY, 12082 or Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204.