In Memoriam

(Reprinted from the Times Union, 6/19/2007)

Frank R. Finn Jr.
Finn, Frank R. TROY Frank R. Finn Jr., 76, of Valley View Ave., died Sunday, June 17, 2007 at his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Frank R. Finn Sr. and Noreen Fitzgerald Finn. He was a graduate of School 18, La Salle Institute in Troy, class of 1949 and Siena College in Loudonville, class of 1959. Mr. Finn was employed for over 25 years with the New York State Department of Labor in Albany, retiring in 1986. More recently, he was a career development counselor at Hudson Valley Community College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Frank was active in the Brunswick Little League, softball league and Pop Warner Football program. He also umpired college level baseball, and was offered a position as a pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals AA baseball team. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Patricia Carter Finn; his children, Kevin F. Finn of Tuscon, Ariz., Patrick M. Finn of Wellfleet, Mass., Colleen M. Finn of Burlington, Vt. and Bridget M. Finn of Greenwich, N.Y. Also surviving is a sister, Mary Lois Finn Davin of Raymertown, N.Y.; a brother, Robert C. Finn of Tustin, Calif.; his grandchildren, Sean P. Finn and KC Finn of Tucson and Finn A. Brletich of Greenwich; as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Thursday at 9 a.m from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rt. 32), Waterford and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Waterford. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waterford. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.

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