Obituary for Cynthia H. "Cindy" Viola (Sebastian)
WATERFORD Cynthia “Cindy” H. Viola, 77, of Middle St. and formerly of Columbia Crest Apartments, Cohoes died Wednesday March 29, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Cohoes she was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy Morrissey Sebastian and widow of Joseph “Buff” Viola who died in 2005. She was a graduate of Cohoes High School.
Cindy had been employed for over 20 years at Siena College. Prior to that she was employed at the Norton Co. in Watervliet. She enjoyed going to Racino, playing cards and taking long rides with her husband.
Survivors include her loving children, Joanna Ross (Craig) of Waterford, Salvatore Viola (Cindy) of Mechanicville and Lisa Hansen (Tom) of Waterford. She is the sister of Carol Tousignant (Lawrence) of Cohoes and proud grandmother of Kalyn Cozzy (Bob), Kyle Ross, Thomas, Zachary and Alex Hansen, Alexis and Gianna Viola and great grandmother of Haley. She was also expecting her 2nd great grandchild in May. She is the sister in law of Anthony and Ann Marie Viola and is also survived by several nieces and nephews as well as her close friends Joyce, Marge and Shirley as well as the new friends she has made at Columbia Crest Apartments. She loved all the people there, playing cards and games with them at night.
Funeral services will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 9:30 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Waterford. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterford.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-6 p.m.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
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