WATERFORD Mary Jane Surprenant, 89, of 4th St. died Monday March 4, 2019 at St. Peter’s Hospital. Born in Troy she was the daughter of the late Augustus and Etta Hull Shudt. She was a 1947 graduate of Lansingburgh High School.
Mary Jane was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Waterford and was a member of the Altar Society there. She was a member of the Waterford Senior Citizens and a former member of the Camps Bowling League and a former Girl Scout Leader in Waterford. She enjoyed spending time with her family as well as going to casinos and eating.
Survivors include her devoted husband of 68 years Edward L. Surprenant and her loving children Edward P. Surprenant (Mary Beth) of Brunswick and Marilyn T. Hanrahan (James) of Latham. She is the sister of the late Warren and Robert Shudt and the proud grandmother of Ryan Hanrahan (Nicole), Jessica Rigabar (Joseph), Dylan and Chelsea Surprenant and great grandmother of Jack and Brady Rigabar and Emily Jane Hanrahan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St., (Rte.32), Waterford and at 11 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterford.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday from 9:30 – 10:30 am prior to the funeral.
Special thanks are extended to the staff at both the Teresian House and St. Peter’s Hospital Emergency Room.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary of the Assumption Church Restoration Fund, 119 Broad St., Waterford, NY 12188.