– Rose Quackenbush Frangella, 93, passed away Saturday, January 1,
2011 at the Pines at Catskill. Rose was born in Barnerville, NY
daughter of the late Neil and Emily Quackenbush, grew up in East
Islip, NY and moved to Coeymans after college. She was a graduate of
East Islip High School and Cornell University. Rose was a teacher at
Coeymans High School before marrying and having a family.
Rose was predeceased by her husband James J. Frangella, Sr.
Survivors include her children, Lois (Thomas) Williams, Nancy
(Richard) Tracey, James (Diane) Frangella, Jr. and Donald (Lynn)
Frangella; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Saturday, January 8th at
St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s
Cemetery, Coeymans. There will be no calling hours. Contributions in
memory of Rose may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation or Senior Projects of Ravena.