Cohoes - Mary Ellen Brady, 90, formerly of Woodridge Rd, North Greenbush died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Eddy Village Green after a long illness.
Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late John Mooradian and Mina A. Munckton Mooradian and wife of the late Eugene E. Brady, Jr. She was raised in Troy, resided in North Greenbush for 63 years and was a graduate of Troy High School and Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing class of 1954.
Mary Ellen was a Registered Nurse for Van Rensselaer Manor, La Salle Institute, Hudson Valley Community College and Russell Sage College. She also was a private duty nurse for many years while her children were young.
Mary Ellen enjoyed her friends and especially her Wednesday Lunch Bunch in Troy and Vero Beach. Gardening was her passion. She was a member of the Van Rensselaer Garden Club, The Country Club of Troy, Red Hat Society and Hudson Adirondack Daylily Society. She and Gene enjoyed their winters in Vero Beach, Florida for 25 years. They both enjoyed traveling and went to Europe many times doing House Swaps and Cruises. Mary Ellen also traveled with her daughter on many Daylily Trips all around the US purchasing treasures along the way.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Beth (William) Nolan, Averill Park; two sons, Patrick (Erin) Brady, Clifton Park and Christopher (Ruth) Brady, Malta; a grandson, Shawn Brady, her Brother-in-Law, Frank Barry and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Shirley DeLorenzo, Mina Barry and Charles Mooradian.
The family would like to acknowledge the staff, especially Melissa and Shelley at House 7, Eddy Village Green for the love and care provided to Mary Ellen during her illness.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church 475 Pawling Avenue Troy on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 10 AM by Rev. John Yanas.
Interment will be Thursday at 12 Noon at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery Schuylerville.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Mary Ellen Brady to the Eddy Village Green Activity Fund for House 7, 7 Pasinella Way Cohoes, NY 12047 or Vanderheyden Hall Memorial Fund, PO Box 219, Wynantskill, NY 12198.
Eddy Village Green Activity Fund for House 7
7 Pasinella Way, Cohoes NY 12047
Vanderheyden Hall Memorial Fund
PO Box 219, Wynantskill NY 12198