Audrey Branion

Obituary of Audrey M. Branion

East Greenbush - Audrey M. Branion, 82, of East Greenbush, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at St. Peter's Hospital.


Audrey was born in Albany, New York, the daughter of the late Leonard V. and the late Bertha F. (Koonz) VanDuesen.


She retired as a Claims Examiner for New York State Dept of Labor after many Years.

Audrey was a past Matron and very active in the Van Rensselaer Order of the Eastern Star. She volunteered at OGS and helped with tours and directions at the Capital and the State Museum, she enjoyed family Vacations and boating on Schroon Lake and spending time with friends in hampton manor playing card or bocce ball at Onderdonk park..

Survivors include two sons William Branion III, Michael (Christine) Branion, brother James VanDuesen, sister Margaret Stammel three Grandchildren William Jr, Sam, Madison and great granddaughter Charley.

She was Predeceased by her husband Willam H. Branion brother Leonard VanDuesen, sisters Dorothy VanDuesen,  Florence Weekly,  Delores VanDuesen,  Joan Nerney

Relatives and freinds are invied to attend her funeral following social distancing guide lines Monday 11:00 am at the Wm. J. Rockefeller funeral Home 165 Columbia tpk. Rensselaer. or Via Zoom Link   Interment will be in New Rural Cemetery. Friends may call sunday from 4-7 in the Funeral home following social distancing guide lines.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Audreys name to a charity of the donor's choice.




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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc.
165 Columbia Tpk
Rensselaer, New York, United States
Calling Hours

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, June 29, 2020
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, New York, United States
Funeral Service
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