GUILDERLAND – Susan Marie Macri, 55, of Guilderland, passed away after a sudden illness on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Sue was born in Albany, and lived in the area all her life. She was a graduate of Mercy High School, class of ’79, and attended Maria College. She was employed for many years by the Albany County Dept. of Social Services until her recent retirement.
Sue will always be remembered for her expertise in cooking, especially her baking. Her passion and knowledge of horse racing gave her the ability to pick the winners at Saratoga. While caring for her mom at the Teresian House, Sue will be remembered for always lending a hand to the other residents. After her mother’s recent passing, Sue began her volunteer service at the Teresian House. Sue’s kindness and her caring nature will be missed by all who knew her.
Sue was predeceased by her parents Ernest V. Mason, and Rose A. Dowen Dunigan Mason. She is survived by her beloved fiancé James H. Finnigan, III; her sister Judith Cocca (Nicholas Kurtessis) of Voorheesville; her brother Francis Dunigan (Laura), of Homosassa, FL; and by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Tuesday morning at 8:15, and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St., Albany (behind CVS), at 9:00. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Monday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will be in Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery, Glenmont. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Western Turnpike Rescue Squad, 200 Centre Dr, Albany, NY 12203. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.