ALBANY – Gertrude
Lucille Stevens, a long time resident of Albany, departed this life
on March 15, 2009. Gertrude was born July 13, 1933 in Coeymans the
youngest daughter of the late Mitchell Stevens and Lena Anderson
Stevens. She graduated from Ravena-Coeymans High School. Gertrude
was a member of the Riverview Missionary Baptist Church, Coeymans
where she sang in the junior choir. Gertrude held various office
jobs in Albany.
Gertrude will be
remembered for her stories about the “good old days”, her sense of
humor and her love to play Bingo.
Gertrude leaves to
cherish her loving memory her brother, David S. Stevens of Albany;
sister, Shirley S. Walker of Whispering Pines, NC; two
sisters-in-law Inez Stevens of Coeymans and Catherine Stevens of
Albany; and by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She was
predeceased by her sisters Catherine G. Stevens and Virginia E.
Jackson and her brothers Edward W. Stevens and Mitchell Stevens, Jr.
will be held 11 AM Friday, March 20th at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena with Rev. Leonard Comithier officiating. Friends may call at
the funeral home Friday prior to the service starting at 10 AM.