Nancy S. Albanese

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MEDINA - age 89, entered into rest on August 21, 2019. Born June 9, 1930 in Lockport, she was a daughter of the late Louis P. and Mary (Healy) Shanley.
Mrs. Albanese graduated from DeSales Catholic School in 1948 and went on to graduate from Johns Hopkins University with an LPN degree. She married Dominic Albanese on September 24, 1955.
Mrs. Albanese worked for many years for Dr. Angelo Leone in Medina. An institution in the Medina community, Mrs. Albanese was employed as a Registered Nurse at Medina Memorial Hospital for over 40 years. Mrs. Albanese loved her profession and was known for her kind and caring demeanor, and was a mentor to many. She was a longtime parishioner of Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary's Church.
Mrs. Albanese served on the board of directors at Hospice of Orleans and as a member of the Medina Memorial Hospital Foundation Board.
Predeceased by her husband, Dominic Albanese in 1986, and sister, Mary Lou (late Carl) Blackly. Survivors include her daughter, Mary T. (Michael) Thomas of Hollis, NH; her two grandchildren, Matthew Thomas of San Diego, CA and Melissa Thomas of Boston, MA; siblings, Carolyn (late Mauro) Garofalo, David (late Wilma) Shanley, Patricia (John) Joensen, Jane (Raymond) Coakley and Marjorie (John) Heck; many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Wednesday, August 28th from 4-7 PM at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 29th at 11 AM, at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary's Church, 211 Eagle St., Medina. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Orleans Community Health Foundation, 200 Ohio St., Medina, NY 14103, or Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411.
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Published on August 23, 2019
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JIM & MARY LOU BURT
Sep 03, 2019
MARY T. AND FAMILY. SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOM'S DEATH. SHE WAS A GREAT PERSON AND WE HAD MANY GOOD TIMES WITH HER AND YOUR FATHER.
OUR SYMPATHY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
Amanda Detschner
Aug 27, 2019
Nancy was a truly remarkable person and extraordinary nurse. She worked with my mother (Darlene Hurtgam) for many years in the surgical recovery unit. I have so many very fond memories of her and her beautiful smile. I wish you all strength and peace in this difficult time.