Brandy E. Polak – January 28, 2021

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  RAVENA – Brandy E. Polak, 39, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side on Sunday, January 28, 2021.  She was born January 9, 1982 and spent her life In Ravena and New Baltimore.

     Brandy was a 2000 graduate of R-C-S High School and earned her bachelors degree in Business Administration at the Sage College.  Brandy was a Claims Manager at American National Insurance in Glenmont, where she has worked for 18 years.

     Brandy loved to travel and loved the movies.  Her happiest times were spent taking care of her family and friends.

     Survivors include her loving husband, Brian D. Polak; loving mother to Evelyn, 10 and Wesley, 8; stepchildren, Ronan and Samual Polak; parents, Daniel and Elizabeth VanDorn of Ravena; sister, Sandra (Steven) Doellefeld of Albany; brother, Timothy (Laura) VanDorn of Shirley MA; niece and nephew, Charlotte and Henry Doellefeld.  Brandy was always a loving and devoted friend.  She was a treasure that will be missed by all.

     Due to the COVID pandemic all services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  The family would like you to consider, in lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Brandy to St. Peter’s Breast Center, 317 So. Manning Blvd., Suite 305, Albany, NY 12208.