– Mary L. Martin Firstiun, 80, passed away peacefully at home with
her loving family by her side on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Born
in Hudson Falls, to the late Glenwood (Glen) and Lena Martin, Mary
lived most of her years in Coeymans. She graduated from
Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School. Mary was a waitress for many
years in Ravena and surrounding areas. Her hobbies included being a
member of the Cornell Hook & Ladder Ladies Auxiliary, EMT for the
Ravena Rescue Squad, horses, camping, and being a dog show handler.
Survivors include her loving husband of 62 years, John
F. Firstiun Sr. of Coeymans; children, John F. (Monika) Firstiun Jr.
of Germany, Steven T. (Lisa) Firstiun of New Baltimore, Lisa A.
(Greg) Fabe of Delmar, Joseph M. (Theresa) Firstiun of New
Baltimore, Melissa L. Sleurs of New Baltimore, John F. (Amanda)
Firstiun III of Averill Park; sister, Nancy Boomhower; 16
grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Mary was predeceased by
her siblings Glen Martin, Elizabeth Ferriere, Marion Waldron, Martha
Martin, and Robert Martin.
Funeral services will be held 10AM Saturday, October 2nd
at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Interment will follow in
Chestnut lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on
Friday, October 1st from 4 to 7pm. Contributions in memory of Mary
may be made to the
Cornell Hook & Ladder Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 37, New Baltimore, NY