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Dorothy Sheehan Fogarty

January 7, 2009

Dorothy Sheehan Fogarty, 93

North Greenbush - Dorothy Sheehan Fogarty, 93, formerly of Sheridan Avenue Troy died Wednesday, January 07, 2009, at Van Rensselaer Manor after a brief illness.

Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late John J. Sheehan and Margaret Rowley Sheehan and wife of the late Daniel J. Fogarty Sr.. She had resided in the Troy area all her life and was a graduate of Troy High School.

Mrs. Fogarty was employed as a laboratory technician at Albany Felt in Menands for 26 years retiring in 1976.

She was a member of Colonie Lodge of Elks Auxiliary and a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Troy.

Survivors include her children, Daniel J. (Joan) Fogarty Jr., Malta and Joan F. (Robert) Ives, Petersburgh; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, John W., Robert J. Sr. and William M. Sheehan.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:30 AM at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy and at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph's Church Troy where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4 - 7 PM.

Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery Troy.

A special thank you to the staff of B3 at Van Rensselaer Manor for their love and care of Dorothy.

Contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy Fogarty to the building fund of St. Joseph's Church 416 Third Street Troy, NY. For a private family guest book and service directions, visit

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