June 20, 2021
Albany-Brigit Alana Feeney, 33, of Manchester, N.H., died in a motor vehicle accident on June 20, 2021. Brigit is survived by her beloved parents, Andrew Feeney and Maureen Reis Feeney of Albany, NY; her sister Tara of Albany, NY; her brother Robert of Belmont, MA; and her cherished network of aunts, uncles, and cousins: the Reis Families of Chittenden, VT, Randolph, VT, Dunwoody, GA, and Hudson, OH; the Reis/Kirkland Family of Concord, NH; the Leader Family of Issaquah, WA; the Kelly Family of Yorktown Heights, NY; the Mackie Family of Northboro, MA; the Ferrara Family of Fairfield, CT; the Feeney/Kostantinidis Family of Belmont, MA; the Marks Family of Syracuse, NY; and the Feeney Family of Manhattan, NY. She is predeceased by her uncles Bob and Dennis Reis; her grandparents Jay and Eileen Feeney; and her grandparents Robert and Carol Reis. Brigit grew up in Voorheesville, NY, and graduated from Clayton A. Bouton High School, where she is remembered as an all-star athlete and exemplary student. She attended Franklin Pierce University, where she played Division II volleyball and received a B.A. in social work and counseling. Brigit spent her life supporting victims of domestic and sexual abuse and families of homicide victims, working many years as a victim and witness advocate for the state Department of Justice. She was cherished by colleagues and victims’ families alike for the unwavering compassion and dedication she showed to all she served. She will be remembered as a pillar of strength, and an unyielding force in the fight for good. Brigit’s generosity was unmatched; she always came bearing gifts and words of affirmation. She loved all animals, caring for her dog Mazey, her guinea pigs, and her plants, playing intramural volleyball, baking and cooking, and spending time with her friends and family. At the time of her death, she was starting a project to help the homeless in downtown Manchester. She will be dearly missed by all whose lives she touched. Donations may be made in Brigit’s name to the following organizations: Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention, 12 Court Street, Suite 103, Keene, NH 03431 mcvprevention.org/donate, or New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Po Box 353 , Concord, NH 03302 -0353, nhcadsv.org Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Brigit’s family Thursday, July 1, 2021 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen Street, Albany, NY 12206. Please only enter the funeral home from the rear parking lot doorway; unvaccinated individuals must wear a mask and practice social distancing. To leave a message for the family, please visit www.McveighFuneralHome.com Also: Friends are invited to join the family at the John Boyd Thacher State Park - Visitor Center on July 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm.
Albany-Brigit Alana Feeney, 33, of Manchester, N.H., died in a motor vehicle accident on June 20, 2021. Brigit is survived by her beloved parents, Andrew Feeney and Maureen Reis Feeney of Albany, NY; her sister Tara of Albany, NY; her brother... View Obituary & Service Information
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