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Joseph Vadala

Joseph D. Vadala, 97, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Van Rennselaer Manor.

Born and raised in Troy, he was the son of the late Joseph Vadala Sr and Minnie Potenza Vadala, and was the loving wife to the late Louise Irving Vadala.

Joseph graduated from Lansingburgh High School, class of 1935, and Troy Business College. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the Philippines. He worked for Allegheny Ludlum Steel then Altech Specialty Steel in Watervliet as a sales representative for 41 years, retiring in 1980.

Joseph loved bowling and was a member of the Watervliet Elks.

Joseph is survived by his loving children, Joseph D. Vadala (Judith) of Bloomington, IL and Mary Lou Connors Nelson (Robert) of Cohoes, his cherished grandchildren, Patrick Connors, Kathleen Connors Tiano, Susan Connors, Karen Connors Wagoner and Adam Vadala, his eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandson, his sister, Florence Mazzeo and nephew David Mazzeo.

He was predeceased by his mother, father, wife Louise, his brother Frank Vadala, his sister Mary Bliebtrey and son in law Patrick Connors.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:00 am, on Saturday August 15 2015 at St. Augustine's Church, 25 115th Street, Lansingburgh. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.

Calling hours will be held Friday, August 14, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Frank P. McDonald & Son Funeral Home, 870 2nd Avenue, Troy, NY

Please visit Joseph's everlasting Book of Memories at www.mcloughlinmason.com

Visitation Details

Friday, August 14th, 2015, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Frank P. McDonald Funeral Home

Service Details

Saturday, August 15th, 2015, 9:00am, St. Augustine's Church

Interment Details

Oakwood Cemetery



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