McKOWNVILLE – Mary H. Stock, a longtime resident of McKownville, died on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was born in Albany, the daughter of the late Leo E., Sr. and Helen (Simpson) Stock, the sister of Leo E. Stock, Jr., and Walter A. Stock; the aunt of two nephews and a niece. She has had the support and friendship of many cousins.
A graduate of Vincentian Institute, she lived in Albany until her move to McKownville in 1968. Employed by the former New York Telephone Company, she held various management level positions in the Disbursement Accounting Office of the Comptroller’s Department, taking her pension in 1984 after 37 years of service.
In the ensuing years, she volunteered in the community. She has been a Board Member of the Women’s Council of the Albany Institute of History and Art and of the friends of the Schuyler Mansion. Her volunteer work as a member of the Auxiliary of St. Peter’s Hospital was recognized with several awards. In addition, she volunteered in the office of the Church of St. Vincent de Paul. She was a member of the Telephone Company Pioneers of America.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Church of St. Vincent de Paul, 900 Madison Ave, Albany on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. If you plan on attending, please register with the church at www.stvincentalbany.org, click on “Click Here” under “Register for Mass,” and complete the form. Otherwise please arrive early to register. To view a live webcast of the funeral mass, visit the church website and click on “Click Here” under “Livestream Masses.” Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation Northeastern New York Chapter, 1717 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
Click here to view Mary’s resting place in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY (zip code Albany, NY 12204).
I was saddened to read of Mary’s passing, I was a member of St Peter’s Auxiliary and remember Mary at the time was “keeper” of volunteer’s hours!
A task she did thoroughly and well.