Irene H. BaileyMay 18, 2002
East Greenbush Irene H. Ferguson Bailey, 99, of Troy Road and formerly of Lansingburgh, died Saturday at Rosewood Gardens after a brief illness.
Born in Sand Lake, she was daughter the late Arthur and Dorothy Smauder Ferguson and wife of the late Harry Bailey. She had resided 75 years on Seventh Avenue in Lansingburgh and moved to Rosewood Gardens in September of 2001. She had attended Troy High School.
Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker and as a young lady she worked at Faith Mill in Averill Park.
She was a very active member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Lansingburgh for many years. Irene was community minded and generous in spirit and her time, working on many community projects.
Survivors include three nieces, Doris A. Hogle of West Sand Lake, Jean Hendy of Cambridge, MA and Marilyn Smith of Rhinebeck; two nephews, William Ferguson of Queensbury and John Nielsen of Troy; a grand niece, Jean Manon of Brooklyn; a grand nephew, Thomas Smith of Toronto; two cousins, Katharyn Weatherwax and Dorothy Markussen both of West Sand Lake and a great grand niece and nephew. She was predeceased by three sisters, Myra F. Hogle, Edna Flynn and Violet Johnston and three brothers, Norman Ferguson, Alwyn 'Doc' Ferguson and Earl Ferguson.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00am from the DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 4392 Route 150 West Sand Lake with Rev. Richard A. Scheu, Pastor of the Prince of Peace Lutheran, officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Interment Elmwood Cemetery in West Sand Lake.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Bailey to the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 426 Third Ave. Troy, NY 12182.