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Blanche Bradley

June 20, 1929 — March 29, 2015

Blanche Bradley

Blanche "Bea" Kelly Bradley, 85 former Eva Street resident, died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Van Rensselaer Manor, Troy.

Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late John Kelly and Blanche Lempke Kelly and wife of the late James E. Bradley who died in 2001, they were married 51 years.

Raised and educated in Troy, Blanche was a graduate of Catholic Central High School Class of 1946. Blanche was a homemaker most of her life. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Assumption Church, Latham and a former member of the choir there.

Survivors include her six children James E. Bradley Jr. (Wilma) of Brunswick, Brian M. Bradley (Jacqueline) of Averill Park, Kristine A. Perry (Richard) of Brunswick, Lynn Bradley (David Nelson) of Saratoga Springs, Elaine E. Keefe (Daniel) of Troy and Kelly A. Sheehan (Thomas) of Latham, 17 grandchildren Jonathan Bradley, Jessica Crawford, Allison Bradley, Kiersten Kotronis, Brian Michael Bradley, David, Evan and Matthew Perry, Emily Aponte, Michael Parella, Daniel Keefe Jr., Heather Vallee, Sara and Jameson Keefe, Bradley, Patrick and Colleen Sheehan, 14 great grandchildren and counting, her aunt and cousins in Australia and several nieces and nephews. Blanche was predeceased by her brother Jack Kelly and her sister Jane Kelly Werner.

The family would like to thank Unit B-3 at Van Rensselaer Manor for all their care and support.

Funeral services will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh and at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Assumption Church, 498 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.

Entombment will follow in St. Agnes Mausoleum, Menands.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations in Blanche's memory may be made to Van Rensselaer Manor Activity Fund, 85 Bloomingrove Dr., Troy, NY 12180.

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Visitation Details

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home

Service Details

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, 10:00am, Our Lady Of Assumption Church

Interment Details

St. Agnes Cemetery

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