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Colleen Svingala

Colleen M. "Beanie" Svingala (Matthews)

Thursday, January 19th, 1961 - Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Obituary

COLONIE Colleen “Beanie” Matthews Svingala, 60, of Consaul Rd. died Tuesday March 2, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Albany she is survived by her father Robert Matthews and his wife Carol of East Greenbush and is predeceased by her mother Joanne Whalen Matthews.

Colleen had been employed for over 25 years at the Freihofer Baking Co. in Albany and retired in 2019. She enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time at the swimming pool.

Survivors include her children, James Roberts of Cohoes, Mandy Roberts, Kara and George Svingala all of Mechanicville and her longtime companion Robert Wadsworth. She is the sister of Cheryl Ryan of Colonie, Mary Beth Matthews of Cohoes, the late David, Bobby, Russell and Noelle Matthews. 5 Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 10:30 am at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.

Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Saturday from 8:30 – 10:30 am prior to the service.

As per pandemic regulations, masks are required, social distancing and occupancy limitations observed.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 6th, 2021 | 8:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, March 6th, 2021 8:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    Address
    133 Broad Street (Rte. 32)
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, March 6th, 2021 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, March 6th, 2021 10:30am
    Location
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    Address
    133 Broad Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Michael Crandall
  • Interment

    Location
    Oakwood Cemetery
    Address
    50 101st Street
    TROY, NY 12180
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laura J BARKER

Posted at 10:41pm
I am very sorry colleen has passed. i did not know until this evening. please forgive me for not going to her service. I enjoyed working with her. She had a beautiful soul. i will miss her. my prayers go to colleen and her family.
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Dan, Michelle and Cameron Foster

Posted at 07:44pm
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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Mrs. Fran

Posted at 07:42am
George, Kara, Mandy, James,
I was deeply saddened to hear of your mother Colleen’s passing . My prayers are that you all find strength and comfort from your memories and the love of family and friends. 🌟🙏🏽🌟
Sincerely,
“Mrs. Fran”
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Posted at 06:52pm
With deepest sympathies. Colleen was a great Lady and Mother. She will be missed. May she rest in peace and rise in glory!
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Erin Darmetko

Posted at 03:06am
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