Matthew Mortefolio - May 26, 2018

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  RAVENA – Matthew Mortefolio, 91, passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife by his side on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Matty, as he was known, was a dedicated life member of the Ravena Hose Co., Ravena Fire Police, Albany County Fire Police Association and Albany County Volunteer Firemen’s Association.  In 1988 he retired after many years of service with the NYS Senate.

     Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Madaleine Mortefolio; son, Matthew Joseph and his wife, Connie;  grandson, Joseph Mortefolio; sister-in-law, Fanny MacPhail; brother-in-law, Don Meltz;  and many nieces and nephews.  Matthew was predeceased by his granddaughter, April Mevoli; sisters, Ann Yahman, Rose Felter, Sylvia Novack, Mary Hall  and Bernice Richards; brothers, Joseph, Peter and Steve Mortefolio.

     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday, May 31st from 4 to 7 P.M.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 am Friday, June 1st at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.  Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans.

     Contributions in memory of Matthew may be made to the Ravena Hose Co., 116 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143, Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 or St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.