Ann Shaver Mara (Bleau)
WATERVLIET Ann T. Mara, 83, of 2nd Ave. died Easter Sunday April 16, 2017 at Samaritan Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Troy she was the daughter of the late William M. and Margaret O’Reilly Bleau. She was educated in Watervliet schools and had also resided in Troy, Halfmoon and Pittstown.
She had been employed for 17 years at the former Tilley Ladder Co. and retired in 1986. Prior to that she worked at Tek Hughes Co.
Ann was the widow of Richard T. Shaver who died in 1981 and Raymond G. Mara who died in 1987. She is the mother of Deborah Pompey (late Melvin) of Troy, Doris Shaver of Colonie, Diana Mazzone (Roger) of Kingston, Nancy Hildreth (Albert Smith) of Ghent, Michael Shaver who died March 4, 2017, Charles Shaver (JoAnn) of Schenectady and Sandra Ross (William) of Ft. Edward. Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 pm at the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte. 32), Waterford. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Watervliet.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-7 pm.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Dr #100, Albany, NY 12205.
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