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Richard M. Gilooly, Jr.

March 16, 1978 ~ February 14, 2017 (age 38)

Troy - Richard M. Gilooly, Jr., 38, of Troy died suddenly Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at his residence.

Born in Troy, he was son of Richard M. Gilooly, Sr. and Charlene A. Baker Gilooly of Wynantskill and husband for 13 years of Kristin E. Basmajian Gilooly. He had resided in the Troy area all his life and was a graduate of Catholic Central High School and Union College, class of 2000. 

Rich was a history teacher currently at Catholic Central High School and formerly at Bishop Maginn in Albany for 16 years.  

He was a basketball coach for the St. Jude’s team of his daughter's, a coach at HVCC, Shalmont, CCHS, Bishop Maginn and an assistant coach at RPI. Rich established the Slam Dunk Basketball Camp. He had a deep love of history.    

Survivors in addition to his wife and parents include two beloved daughters, Emma and Kathryn Gilooly; a sister, Debra Gilooly; a brother, Ryan Gilooly, both of Wynantskill; his in-laws, Fred and Patti Basmajian of Binghamton and the late Karyl Basmajian and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  He was predeceased by a brother Kevin Gilooly.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 4-7 PM. 

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM at the funeral home and at 10 AM 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  St. Joseph's Cemetery Troy.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Richard M. Gilooly, Jr. to the education fund for his children to Cap Com FCU, 4 Winners Circle Albany, NY 12205,  Attn: Gilooly Children's Fund. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Cap Com FCU Attn: Gilooly Children's Fund
4 Winners Circle, Albany NY 12205

 Service Information

February 17, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Service
February 18, 2017

9:30 AM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Mass
February 18, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Jude The Apostle Church
43 Brookside Avenue
Wynantskill, NY 12198

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