Troy - Marie E. Agostine Toma, 79, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Van Rensselaer Manor after a long illness.
Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Samuel Agostine and Edith Kehn Agostine and beloved wife of the late John A. Toma. She was raised in South Troy and resided in Troy, Averill Park and Port Charlotte, FL and was a graduate of Catholic Central High School.
Mrs. Toma worked in food service in the cafeteria at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and previously at Williams Press in Menands.
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and a Cerebral Palsy volunteer. She enjoyed traveling to Florida, taking all her grandchildren with her at one time or another. She loved canning, cooking for family and camping in Rhode Island, Moreau State Park and Sacandaga Lake and family get-to-gethers.
Survivors include her children, Karen Toma, Albany, John (Rose)Toma, Averill Park, Lisa Marie Barna, Troy, Paul (Stacey) Toma, Port Charlotte, FL, Sharon Bidwell, Troy and James Toma, Cliffside Park, NJ; her grandchildren, Nicole (Matt) and Jason Barna, Jaclyn (Mitch) Damiano, David (Kerri) Bidwell and Kayla (Nick) Madore and Giancarlo, Nico and Nicholas Toma; 9 great grandchildren; a brother, Samuel Agostine, Troy and several nieces and nephews.
The Toma Family would also like to express their sincere thanks to the Van Rensselaer Manor and especially the special staff on C-3 for all of the wonderful love and care you’ve given to our Mom and Dad, thank you all very much.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from 10AM-12 Noon with a funeral service to follow at 12 Noon with Rev. John Yanas, officiating. Facial masks and social distancing will be required to enter.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Troy.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Marie E. Toma to the Alzheimer's Association of NENY 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205.
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Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205