Michael Nass

Colonie- Michael Nass, 70, of Colonie passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021, at Albany Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a fall at home.

Michael was born in Bronx, New York. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lynn Parker and Murray Nass.   Survivors are his wife of 33 years, Diane (Dee) Wilson Nass, his sister, Barbara Nass Coolen, his sister in law, Karen Wilson Bodine (George), his brother-in-law Keith Wilson (Noreen), cousins, nieces and nephews, as well as many friends and extended family.

He attended SUNY Geneseo where he met the love of his life, Dee.  Mike retired from Hudson Valley Auto Club after 33 years. 

Always ready with a joke, good or bad, Michael also relished time outdoors. Next to being with family and friends, his “Happy Place” was behind a set of drums. Mike’s knowledge of music was extensive, but playing drums was his passion. He played with multiple local bands, the longest with “The Peaceful Country Band.” Mike always said to put “He never missed a beat” on his headstone. 

Calling hours will be Wednesday, August 11 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc., 165 Columbia Tpke in Rensselaer. The Funeral Service to follow at 3:00 PM. Covid Protocols will be followed, (masks for all).

Those who wish may attend Via Zoom link


In lieu of flowers, please donate to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, or your local food bank.