Re­mem­ber­ing fam­ily and friends

The Record (Troy, NY) - - FRONT PAGE - Re­mem­ber­

A roundup of notices and ser­vices. Look for ad­di­tional re­cent obituaries at this news­pa­pers’s web­site.

Henry Lee Sankey Jr.

TROY - Henry Lee Sankey Jr., 58, passed away on Oc­to­ber 8, 2017. Born Au­gust 17, 1959 in Cleve­land, Ohio, the son of Henry Lee Sankey Sr. and Lois Sankey.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, Henry Jr. is sur­vived by his wife, Trell Sankey; sis­ters: Lav­erne and Diane Sankey; brothers: James Berry, Cur­tis, Ti­mothy and Scot­tie Sankey.

He is also sur­vived by 1 niece, 4 neph­ews a host of rel­a­tives and dear friends.

A ser­vice will held from 9 to 9:30am on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 13, 2017 at New Comer Cre­ma­tions & Fu­ner­als, 181 Troy Sch­enec­tady Rd., Water­vliet, NY 12189. Call­ing hours will follow the ser­vice from 10:00 11:00.

The burial will im­me­di­ately follow at Elmwood Hill Ceme­tery, Troy, NY.

Pa­tri­cia M. Jarocki Co­lon­gione

COHOES - Pa­tri­cia M. Jarocki Co­lon­gione, 74, of Cohoes died Mon­day, Octo fam­ber 9, 2017, with her ily by her side after a short bat­tle with cancer.

Born in Al­bany, she was daugh­ter of the late Stan Mili J. ley Jarocki and Mary man Jarocki and beloved wife of the late Ralph Co­lon­gione, who died in 2010. She was raised North Troy, lived in Pittstown for 28 years, Latham for 5 years and the last six years in Cohoes. She was a 1961 grad­u­ate of Troy High School and 1963 grad­u­ate of Hud­son Val­ley Commu Col­lege. nity

Pat was Se­nior Ac­count Clerk for SUNY Al­bany for 25 years, re­tir­ing in 1998. She then worked part time at Hud­son Val­ley Commu fall­ing nity Col­lege work­ing in var­i­ous de­part­ments for the last 18 years and also as a part time travel agency op­er­a­tor for 25 years un­til ill.

She was a mem­ber of the Women’s Com­mit­tee of #691 CSEA, WITS - Work Founda Or­gani pa sers in Travel, Pa­tient and Ser­vices Com­mit­tee of the National Kid­ney tion and the WE za­tion at HVCC. Her sion was ad­vo­cat­ing for the Home Dial­y­sis Com­mu­nity. She made many trips to Washington DC en­courag pro Di Com­ing con­gress to pass bills that would as­sist in tect­ing the rights of re­nal pa­tients. Many of those bills were passed. She was the co-cre­ator of Home al yz ers United a non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion and was the Trea­surer un­til be­com­ing ill. For the last 14 years she spoke to the new nurses at Hud­son Val­ley mu­nity Col­lege re­gard­ing home hemodial­y­sis. On Septem­ber 27, 2017 she was hon­ored by the Hud­son Val­ley Com­mu­nity Col­lege Nurs­ing Depart­ment with an Hon­orary Nurs­ing Prac com­mit Par­ish tice Cer­tifi­cate and pin for her ex­tra­or­di­nary ment to com­mu­nity health. She was a com­mu­ni­cant of Trans­fig­u­ra­tion for­merly St. Bon­aven­ture’s Church in Spei­gle­town.

Pat’s great­est joy was spend­ing time with her fam­ily, es­pe­cially her three daugh­ters. She loved to cross stitch, shop, travel, make jew­elry, meet for morn­ing cof­fee and go out to din­ner with friends.

Sur­vivors in­clude three daugh­ters, Loni (David) Het­man, Troy, Tif­fany (Thomas) Bent­ley, Sco­tia and Tiia (Scott) Alk­in­burgh, Salem, NY and two grand­daugh­ters, Sarah Bent­ley, FL and Madisen Het­man, Troy. She was pre­de­ceased by her sis­ter, Suzanne Jarocki and her beloved dog, Betsy.

The fam­ily would like to ex­press their deep­est ap­pre­ci­a­tion to Rens­se­laer Com­mu­nity Hos­pice for the won­der­ful care they gave, and a spe­cial thanks to her won­der­ful cousin, Carol, and dear friend, Clare, for the un­con­di­tional love, sup­port and care they gave Pa­tri­cia and her girls.

Rel­a­tives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. 276 Pawl­ing Av Octo 4-7PM. enue Troy on Fri­day, ber 13, 2017 from

Funeral ser­vice will be Saturday held at 8:15AM at the funeral home and at 9AM at St. Au­gus­tine’s Church 25 115th Street Troy where a Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be cel­e­brated.

In lieu of flow­ers tri­b­u­tions may be made in mem­ory of Pa­tri­cia M. Co­lon­gione to DCI the Ru­bin Troy Cen­ter 1850 Peo­ples Av­enue Troy, NY 12180. To sign the guest book, light a can­dle or for ser­vice di­rec­tions, visit

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