July 20, 2014
Frances Radigan, 101, formerly of Jackson Street, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Sunday morning July 20, 2014 at Wilkinson Residential Healthcare Facility in Amsterdam.
Born in Gonzalez, TX; she was the daughter of the late John and Fannie Brubaker Radigan.
Frances moved to Amsterdam from Texas as a young woman with her Aunt Katie Radigan to be closer to other members of the family who were already here.
Frances received her education in the Texas school system.
Frances was employed at the State Bank of Albany, working in Amsterdam and then Albany for over forty years.
She was member of the First Baptist Church in Amsterdam.
Frances is survived by her nieces, Nancy and her husband, Gary Capel and Darlene and her husband, David Reichard and their families, and a cousin, Thomas Radigan.
Frances had many life-long friends including Ruth Page and Fay Duffy (also deceased). Fran's cousins Mary Louise Chenault Dado also relocated to Amsterdam from Texas and they were as close as sisters for the rest of their lives.
She was predeceased by her sister, Alice Radigan who passed away at a young age.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at Fairview Cemetery in Amsterdam.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial gifts in Frances name may be made to Community Hospice of Amsterdam, 246 Manny Corners Road, or to Montgomery County SPCA P.O. Box 484, Amsterdam, NY 12010.
Arrangements are by the Riley Mortuary, Inc. 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010.
To send online condolences to the family, visit www.rileymortuaryinc.com.