Joan G. Bradley

November 27, 1939 ~ November 6, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old


West Sand Lake - Joan G. Bradley, 82, died Sunday, November 6, 2022, at Samaritan after a lengthy illness.

Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Harold A. Foster and Helen M. Fredenburgh Foster. She had resided in the West Sand Lake area all her life.

Joan was retired from the US Government where she worked as a machine tool operator for over 30 years at the Watervliet Arsenal.  

Joan enjoyed gardening and tending to her many beautiful house plants. She was a supporter of the West Sand Lake Fire Company and often enjoyed the Kiwanis Spaghetti dinners with her dear friends. She was a long time member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in West Sand Lake. Her greatest love was being involved with and caring for her granddaughters and her family.  Her dog Mister, who was a trusted companion, was always by her side. The family would like to thank the West Sand Lake Ambulance for all their help and support over the years.

Survivors include her son, Mark (Jennifer) Bradley, West Sand Lake; her granddaughters, Lauren and Kayla Bradley; her brother, Harold R. (Nancy) Foster; her nieces, Lori and Suzie Mahoney and Tara Foster; and her nephew, Dean Foster. She was predeceased by her sister, Elaine L. Foster Mahoney and brother-in-law, John Mahoney.

Relatives and friends may call at the DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 4392NY150 West Sand Lake on Friday November 11, 2022 from 10AM to 11AM with a service at 11AM with Rev. Daniel Hahn, officiating. 

Interment will be at the Elmwood Cemetery, West Sand Lake.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Joan G. Bradley to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204.

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November 11, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
4392 Route 150
West Sand Lake, NY 12196

Funeral Service
November 11, 2022

11:00 AM
DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
4392 Route 150
West Sand Lake, NY 12196


Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue, Menands NY 12204


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