ALBANY – Linda A. Mariani, 63, of Albany, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 surrounded by her family. Linda was born in Albany, and lived in the area all her life. She was a graduate of Guilderland High School, and was employed by New York State for eighteen years. She also operated her own floral nursery for many years.
Linda is survived by her beloved husband George A. Mariani; her father John H. “Jack” Schramm, Sr.; her daughter Jessica Mariani (Dennis); her sister Charlotte Belak (Michael); her brother John H. Schramm, Jr. (Caterina); her brothers-in-law Nicholas J. Mariani, and James M. Mariani (Rosanna); nieces and nephews; and her faithful dog Winter. She was predeceased by her mother Jessie H. Edwards Schramm.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Hospice Inn and Five McAuley at St. Peter’s Hospital.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Wednesday morning at 10:00 am. Calling hours are Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guilderland. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY 12204. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com .