Thomas Brady, Jr.

Obituary of Thomas J. Brady, Jr.

Thomas J. “Tom” Brady, Jr., of Colonie and formerly of Troy, peacefully entered into eternal life on Thursday, February 24, 2022.


Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Hortense Nash Brady, Sr. and was a proud graduate of Catholic Central High School in Troy. Tom served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 when he received his Honorable Discharge.


Mr. Brady retired following a dedicated career of over 30 years at the Watervliet Arsenal where he had been a Machinist.


Tom was a communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church in Troy, a longtime member of BPOE #141 Troy Lodge of Elks, Troy Knights of Columbus, several bowling leagues and golf leagues at both Frear Park in Troy as well as at Windy Hills in Greenwich.


Tom was predeceased by his beloved companion of 54 years, Julia Lesson.


Tom is survived by his special friend Sally Whitney and his sister Ann (Charles) Barringer. He was predeceased by his siblings, the late Barbara Marshall (the late, B.J. Mackey), the late Ruth B. Corcoran, who is survived by her husband John Corcoran and the late Richard F. “Dick” (the late, Wanda Scensny) Brady, also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families.


Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church, 55 North Lake Ave, Troy, NY 12180 which will be followed by interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Troy with military honors.


Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065.


Mr. Brady’s family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the Sixth Floor staff at St. Peter’s Hospital for their excellent care as well as their empathy and compassion as Tom transitioned into eternal life. 


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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton, New York, United States
(518) 371-5454


10:00 am
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Our Lady of Victory Church
55 North Lake Avenue
Troy, New York, United States
(518) 273-7609


11:20 am
Thursday, March 3, 2022
St. Peter's Cemetery
210 Oakwood Ave
Troy, New York, United States
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