Obituary of Mary Louise Besner
Mary Louise (Kane) Besner, 80, passed away on January 16, 2020 at the Bennington Health Center in Bennington, VT. Born in Troy, NY to the late Patrick J. Kane, Sr and Mary Allen Kane Portz, Mary attended St. John’s Academy in Rensselaer, Troy High School and Hudson Valley Community College.
She had a varied employment history working at: Woolworth’s, Ormond’s, Knitcraft, Denby’s, Central and Shoprite Supermarkets and with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.
Besides her parents, Mary was predeceased by her spouse, Robert Besner and siblings: Patrick J. Kane, Jr., William, John, Thomas, James, Gerald and Daniel J. Kane.
She is survived by her three children: Barbara (Robert) Shea, Carolyn Mae and Serena Mary, as well as two sisters: Amy K. Baker and Ruth E. Schafer.
At Mary’s request there will be no formal funeral services. She will be laid to rest at Memory Gardens Cemetery and Memorial Park in Colonie. For on-line condolences please visit: www.TheRiverviewFuneralHome.com.
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