ALBANY – Mary E. Dollard Kelleher, 83, of Albany, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Mary was born Sept. 28, 1936 in Albany to Mary Rice Dollard and her husband William. Mary was a graduate of Vincentian Institute, and worked for many years for the New York Telephone Co., retiring from NYNEX in 1989. She was involved with the Telephone Pioneers, Guilderland AARP, and enjoyed playing pinochle with the Guilderland Seniors.
Mary was predeceased by her loving husband Michael Kelleher, her mother Mary Dollard (William), her brother William Dollard (Gertrude), and her sister Anne M. Reardon (Jim). She is survived by her daughter Rhonda Gilliland (Basil) and her sons Justin and Zachary, nieces and nephews and their families Mary Terry Gaetano (Mike), Eileen Dollard and her children DJ, Matt, Nicole and Anthony Bernard, William R. Dollard (Maria) and their daughter Kendall, Martin P. Dollard and his sons Adam and Evan, Brian Dollard (Cindy) and their children, Meghan, Kyle and Timothy; her sisters-in-law Maureen Selle and Sr. Eileen Kelleher, SNJM.
Funeral services will be held privately due to the current virus pandemic. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Boys Town. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com .