Theora Bedell Tracey - November 14, 2008


RAVENA – Theora Bedell Tracey, 94 of Portland, TN and formerly of Ravena, passed away Friday, November 14, 2008.  Theora was born and lived most of her life in Ravena.  She was a homemaker and housewife.

     Theora was predeceased by her husband Joseph K. Tracey, parents Elvin and Jessie Bedell, and sisters, Emily Joralemon, Etta Searles and Jessie Frick.

     Survivors include her four sons, Donald (Jane) of Portland, TN, Richard (Nancy) of Coeymans, Mark (Tami) of Alcove and Joseph of Menands;  grandchildren, Laura VanSlyke, Richard Tracey, Kristine Lindskoog, Steven Tracey, Brian Tracey, Josephine O’Connor, Anthony Tracey, Megan Tracey and Erin Tracey;  and 8 great-grandchildren.

     All services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Contributions in memory of Theora may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 423A New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205.