– Audrey C. Banahan, 86, passed away on August 1, 2017 at the
Hospice Inn St. Peter’s Hospital. Audrey was born January 14, 1931
in Pittsfield, Ma., daughter of the late Harold and Emma (Laramee)
Elser. She was a graduate of St. Joseph’s High School, Dalton, MA
and St. Margaret’s School of Nursing, Albany. Audrey retired in
1991 after many years of private child care.
predeceased by her husband, William P. Banahan, Jr. in 1999 and her
brother, Donn Elser.
include her two sons, William H. Banahan and Tim (Susan) Banahan
both of Selkirk; grandchildren, T.J. (Shannon) Banahan, Amy and
Juliann Banahan, Cortney (John) Maderic; great-grandchildren, Mason
Banahan, Hunter, Grayson and Karson Maderic; sister, Elizabeth
(Stan) Noll of Enfield, CT; sister-in-law, Anne (Vic) Weidman;
brother-in-law, Jim (Bonnie) Banahan of Selkirk; and many nieces and
would like to thank all the staff at St. Peter’s Hospital for all
the care they gave Audrey in her final days. They would also like
to express their most heartfelt thanks to Audrey’s care givers,
Barbara McDermott and Sheri Medina for being so compassionate and
competent during her time of need.
A graveside service was held privately for the family at
Jerusalem Cemetery, Feura Bush. In lieu of flowers, those wishing
to remember Audrey may make a memorial donation to the Jerusalem
Reformed Church, PO Box 70, Rte. 32, Feura Bush, NY 12067 or
The Community Hospice Foundation, 310 So. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY