CRESCENT Catherine R. Favreau, 96, Of Fire House Rd. died Saturday July 6, 2019 at her residence. Born in Cohoes she was the daughter of the late Omer and Marie Chouinard Marcil. She was educated at the former St. Joseph’s School and Keveny Memorial Academy in Cohoes. She has resided in West Crescent for the past 62 years.
In her teenage years Catherine worked at the Swan Knit in Cohoes and later at the former Cohoes Hospital. She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the West Crescent Fire Department and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Crescent and a former member of its Rosary Society.
Catherine was the widow of Paul L. Favreau who died in 1993. She is the loving mother of Thomas Favreau of Saratoga Springs, Janet Pitt (Robert) of South Carolina, Paula Brass of Waterford, Roger Favreau of Clifton Park, Wayne Favreau (Steve Carver) of New Mexico, Allen Faveau (Tina) of Middle Grove and Irene Sokolowski (Frank) of Halfmoon. She is the sister of Elizabeth “Dolly” Turpin of Clifton Park, Jeanne Vanderhoff of Albany and the late Theresa and Anna Mae Lavigne, Rose Marie Soulier and Bernadette Turpin. She was the proud grandmother of 18 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 8:15 from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 9 am at St. Mary’s Church, Crescent. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waterford.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-8 pm
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204/