ALBANY – Mary P. DiScipio Kavanaugh, 94, of Albany, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Teresian House. Mrs. Kavanaugh was born in Albany, and lived here nearly all her life. She was employed by the Colonial Dry Cleaners and by the New York State Dept. of Transportation. She also was a communicant of the former St. Margaret Mary’s Church (now All Saints Catholic Church) for many years.
Mrs. Kavanaugh was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Bernard E. Kavanaugh, in 1997. She is survived by her daughter Sandra Cipollo of Albany; her son Stephen B. Kavanaugh (Jeanette) of Guilderland; her sister Adelaide “Dot” Kot of Albany; seven grandchildren: Annmarie, Anthony (Sandra), Stacia (Kevin), Brigette (Steve), Joe (Kelly), George (Rebecca), and Katherine; and eleven great grandchildren: Nicholas, Alex, Ashley, Alec, Joe, Mike, Nina, Angelina, Antonio, Cashlin, and Calliope. She was predeceased by her brothers, John and Peter DiScipio, and her sister Philomena Poggi.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Monday morning at 8:15, and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, Homestead St., Albany, at 9:00. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Northeastern New York Chapter, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
Click here to view Mrs. Kavanaugh’s resting place in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie, New York.
The Seyboth Family
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace.
Phyllis and Bob Soulia
Our hearts are with you all and of course our prayers. We loved the pictures. I loved her very much and she will always be missed. But she is in a much better place with all who went before her. Much Love to you all
Sheree & Steve Hipwell
We know how much you loved your grandmother – and we’re sure that she knows, too. She’s still with you and will love you sharing your memories of her with others.
Crisann Scott Ashley and Austin Gould
You are in our thoughts and prayers…she all be missed….she touched so many lives with her love. We love you Aunt Mary. And love to all of you too.
i have so many beautiful & fun memories of your mother and father that i’ll never forget.
James & Monique Soulia
We’ll miss you Aunt Mary but we’ll cherish our memories of you…..love Jim, Mo, Alex, Bobby, Bre & Mike xoxoxo
Ronald and Lourdes Dugrenier and Family
We are very sorry for the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you and your family.