Mary Alice Whalen – 97

MECHANICVILLE – Mary Alice Whalen, 97, of Kennedy Garden Apts., died Wednesday morning, Sept. 11th, at St. Mary’s Hospital, after a brief illness.

A native and lifelong resident of Mechanicville, born March 15, 1916, daughter of the late Finley T. and Bridget Donohue Cash, Mary Alice was a 1934 graduate of Mechanicville High School.

A homemaker, Mary Alice was an avid reader, was a member of the Mechanicville Area Senior Citizens, and loved tending to and being in the company of her son, grandson and his family.

Her husband Joseph M. Whalen died at age 56, many years ago.

She was also predeceased by her sister Loretta Graves.

Survivors include her son Lawrence Whalen of Mechanicville, grandson Lawrence and Marsha Whalen, Jr. ofRotterdam, great granddaughters Britney and Kelsey Whalen, a sister in law Marian Whalen of Latham, along with nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14th, at a time to be announced at All Saints on the HudsonSouth Church, 121 No. Main St., Mechanicville. Burial in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Calling hours at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Friday from 5-7 PM.

Remembrances may be made to the John Ahearn Rescue Squad or the Mechanicville Area Senior Citizens, in memory of Mary Alice Whalen. to leave condolences and for directions.