Cohoes- Doris M. Halloran, 94 of Cohoes, beloved wife of the late John "Jake" E. Halloran passed away peacefully on Saturday April 6, 2019 with her loving family at her side.
Born December 20th 1924 in Cohoes, NY she was the daughter of the late Leo Fontaine and Rhea Russett Fontaine. Doris married John "Jake" E. Halloran on July 30th 1944, cherishing 64 years of marriage before his passing on January 4th 2009. Doris worked for Woolworth's as a bookkeeper in Latham for many years until her retirement. She was the past-president of the Boght Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her loving children John E. "Jack" (Darline) Halloran Jr. and Thomas J. (Judy) Halloran of Clifton Park, her four brothers George (Joan) Fontaine, Robert (Marie) Fontaine, Arthur (Joan) Fontaine and James (Betty) Fontaine. She also leaves behind six cherished grandchildren Jack, Jeff, Kim, Jasmine, Tom and Bill, and seven adored great-grandchildren Jake, David, Kayleigh, Scott, Heather, Derek, Abby and Kate, great-great grandchildren Hank & T.J.
She is predeceased by her beloved son William R. (Bernice) Halloran, her brother Bert (Alice) Fontaine, her sister Jeanette (Ed) Burr, Ray Fontaine, Gerald Fontaine and Blanche (Larry) Charboneau.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Monday April 8, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday April 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Ambrose Church, 347 Old Loudon Road, Latham with Rev. Brian Kelly pastor officiating.
Interment will take place next to her husband Jake in St. Joseph's Cemetery of Cohoes, Waterford.
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