Obituary of Gladys A. McIntyre
Gladys A. Marroney McIntyre (a/k/a “Happy”), 79, of Lansingburgh, beloved wife for 55 years of James E. McIntyre, unexpectedly entered into eternal life, on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Samaritan Hospital in Troy.
Born in Amsterdam, NY, on August 25, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse J. “Butch” and the late Beatrice D. (Becker) Marroney, and was a graduate of Troy High School, Class of 1961.
Gladys was also very proud of the guidance and life long friends that she acquired from her time at the former Vanderhyden Hall in Troy, NY, which led her to lead such a beautiful and wonderful life as a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to so many. She cherished her nickname “Happy” which friends assigned to her for, among other reasons, her happy demeanor.
Mrs. McIntyre retired from the NYS Dept. of Education, Office of Teachers Certification, in Albany where she had a lengthy career (1962-1995) as a Stenographer and a Secretary.
Gladys loved camping at Queens Village in Warrensburg, NY; Country Music; watching the news; keeping up with current events; travel, including to Nashville, TN and to the Grand Ole Opry; bowling; ceramics; making Christmas decorations; playing cards, Scrabble, and other board games with her family and friends at home; and most of all spending time with her family, especially her grandson(s) and her great granddaughter.
Beloved wife of James E. McIntyre, devoted mother of Todd A. (Linda) McIntyre and the late Michelle A. (Joseph A.) McMahon, and Joseph’s current partner Lisa Cloutier; cherished “Gram” of Nicholas A. (Maleigha Tremain) McMahon, quasi-grandmother to Ryan Joseph McMahon and Daniel Joseph (“DJ”) McMahon; and Great Gram of Willa Michelle McMahon. Gladys was also the sister of Marie, and the late Robert Marroney; and half-sister of Mark Marroney and other half-siblings.
Funeral Service will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Avenue (Corner of 115th Street in Lansingburgh), Troy, NY 12182 followed by interment in St. John’s Cemetery, Lansingburgh.
Relatives and friends are invited to Calling Hours in the funeral home on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The McIntyre family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to her primary care physician, Dr. Irina Kaplan and the staff at the Waterford Health Center; her cardiologists Dr. R. Scott Morris, Dr. Rizwan Alimohammad, Dr. Augustin DeLago and the staff at Capital Cardiology Associates; the doctors and staff at Samaritan Hospital; the Troy Fire Department Stations #1 and #4 (all shifts); the Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad; the Moreau Rescue Squad and Glens Falls Hospital who saved her life in June 1995; the staffs at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility, and Collar City Rehabilitation & Nursing Center; the attorneys and staff of the law firm of Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC (in particular Frank E. Hemming, III, Esq. and Elizabeth Tranka); her wonderful aides: Maleigha Tremain, Nicole Hart, Amanda Hart, Sharon Flavin, Tiffany Bessette, and Kala Lucey; the Rensselaer County Sherriff’s Office Lifesaver Program; and to their family and friends for all their loving care and support.
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