Obituary of Jean V. Brady
RENSSELAER - Jean V. Brady, 96, of Rensselaer, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021, at Evergreen Commons.
Jean was born October 24, 1924, in Albany, New York, the daughter of Leonard and Veronica (Bender) Bender.
Jean worked at GAF before raising her family and she was a Waitress for Viking Dairy Bar later in her life . Jean belonged to the Rensselaer Senior Center and the Yankee Doodle Dance group. Jean loved going to the beach, watching Golf on tv, and going to lunch with her family.
She was Predeceased by her husband James J. Brady Sr., her brothers Kenneth, Edward, Andrew, and Wayne Bender, a granddaughter Jessica Leahey, and her son-in-law James Leahey
Survivors include her children James (Valerie) Brady Jr., and Karen Leahey, her siblings Richard (Grace) Bender, and Katherine (and the late Alfred) Belanger.
Jean was the proud grandmother of Corey Brown, Chad Brady, Jeffrey (Sarah) Leahey, Caitlin (Greg) Leahey, great grandmother of Alexis Brown, Meaghan Leahey, Christopher Schrimsher. and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are invited to her calling hours 10:00 AM - 12:30 AM on Thursday morning at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc., 165 Columbia Tpk in Rensselaer. A funeral mass will follow at 1 o'clock at the church of St Mary in Clinton heights 163 Columbia Tpk Rensselaer. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jean’s name to the Wounded warriors Project , P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.