Mar­garet Patricia ‘ Pat’Pat John­ston Brock

The Record (Troy, NY) - - OBITUARIES -

NORTH GREENBUSH - Mar­garet Patricia ‘ Pat’ John­ston Brock, 92, died Septem­ber 15, 2017, at Van Rens­se­laer Manor af­ter a long ill­ness.

Born in Troy, she was daugh­ter of the late Rev. Arthur John­ston and Alice Kath­leen Clarke John­ston and wife of the late KenLake, neth Lee Brock. She was born and raised in Troy and resided in West Sand Skaneate­les, NY, re - turn­ing to Troy. She was a grad­u­ate of Emma Wil­lard School, earned a bach­e­lors de­gree in English from Rus­sell Sage Col­lege class of 1947 and the Bos­ton Mu - seum School of Fine Arts. She also at­tended ttended var­i­ous ar­i­ous arts and crafts cour­ses.

Pat worked draft­ing in the State Ar­chi­tect’s of­fice, the of­fice of High­way En - gi­neers, the State Ed­u­caand tion Di­vi­sion of Re­search fi­nally as an artist/ de - signer for the State Ed­u­caCounty tion De­part­ment. She later worked for Rens­se­laer ARC as a Su­pervi - sor of the Adult Train­ing Class.

She was a mem­ber of the First Pres­by­te­rian in Alba - ny and Brunswick Church, Aglow and a mem­ber and teacher at Birchkill Arts and Crafts.

Sur­vivors in­clude a daugh­ter, Holly Lee ( David) New, Poestenkill; a grand - daugh­ter, Erin Lee ( Luke) Mur­phyp y Reiter, , Aver­ill Park and three great grand­chil - dren, Ken­dall Lee, Mad­dia Patricia and Lu­cas Pa­trick Reiter.

Pat was dearly loved by her fam­ily, was a warm lovbe ing per­son de­voted to her friends and fam­ily and will greatly missed.

The fam­ily would like to thank the Van Rens­se­laer Manor and The Commu - nit nity Hospice os­pice of Rens­se­laer County for their lov­ing care of Pat.

Rel­a­tives and friends may call at the DeGraaf- Bryce Fu­neral Home, Inc. 4392 Route 150 West Sand Lake on Thurs­day, Septem­ber 21, 2017 from 4- 6PM with a ser­vice to fol­low at 6PM with Rev. Henry Kim, offi - ciat­ing.

In­ter­ment will bein Lake View Ceme­tery Skaneate­les.

In lieu of flow­ers con­trimem­ory bu­tions may be made in of Mar­garet Pa­tri - cia Brock to the Van Rens­se­laer Manor Ac­tiv­i­ties De­part­ment 85 Blooming Grove Road Troy, NY 12180 or Brunswick Church, 42 White Church Lane Troy, NY 12180.

To sign the guest book, light a can­dle or for ser­vice di­rec­tions, visit www. bry - cefh.fh com.

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