April 17, 1938 - July 26, 2021
Albany-Joseph W. (Slavin) Bogdanowicz, 83, entered Eternal Life Monday, July 26, 2021 at Shaker Place. Born in Hartford, CT he was the beloved son of the late John and Dorothea Slavin Bogdanowicz. Joe was a proud 1957 graduate of St. John’s High School in the South End of Albany. He attended St. John’s University where he played basketball. He graduated from Russell Sage College, and earned his Masters Degree in education from UAlbany. Joe served in the Spearhead Division of the US Army. Joe retired from the Albany City School District after many years as a 6th grade teacher at School 16, and where he affectionately known at “Mr. B” by all his students. Joe was an avid golfer, reader and Red Sox fan. He was a friend to all at Capital Hills Golf Course and Martel’s Restaurant where he was known as “The Bagger.” He loved his family and especially spending time with his cherished grandchildren. Joe proudly served on the Albany Water Board under Mayor Jerry Jennings. He loved the City of Albany and often referred to Albany as ‘The Emerald City.” He was the beloved father of Nicole Marschilor; cherished and dedicated grandfather of Emma and Zachary Marschilor; Godfather of Christopher McCoy; step son of the late Samuel Poggoli; dear friend of Roger and Katherine Martel; Joe is survived by countless friends, teaching colleagues, former students and chosen family and was fondly known as “Uncle Joe.” Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Joe’s family Thursday, July 29, 2021 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen Street, Albany, NY 12206. Please only enter the funeral home from the rear parking lot entrance; unvaccinated individuals must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Funeral services Friday, July 30, 2021 at 10:30 am at the Historic Church of St. Mary on Capitol Hill where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated. The Rite of Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont, NY immediately following the Funeral Mass. To leave a message for the family please visit www.McveighFuneralHome.com Those wishing to remember Joseph in a special way may send a contribution to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, towards Lynch Syndrome Research.
Albany-Joseph W. (Slavin) Bogdanowicz, 83, entered Eternal Life Monday, July 26, 2021 at Shaker Place. Born in Hartford, CT he was the beloved son of the late John and Dorothea Slavin Bogdanowicz. Joe was a proud 1957 graduate of St. John’s... View Obituary & Service Information
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