February 12, 1941 - December 31, 2020
Glenmont-Mary Patricia (Pat) Fausel Rafferty Rose, was born February 12, 1941, the daughter of Agnes (Guyette) Fausel and Edward J Fausel. She was the sister of the late Edward (Dottie) Fausel, Frederick Kenneth Fausel and Gerald (Diane (still living)) Fausel. Pat was the loving wife of the late Frank L Rose. They were married September 3, 1993 and remained married until Frank’s death on February 26, 2016. She was the mother of Patricia Rafferty, Karen Brino, John A Rafferty Jr, Kevin P Rafferty and Kelley Rafferty Schreiner. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tina (T.J.), Kyle, Tristan (John), Dylan (Samantha), Karley (Jake), Devin, Casey (Joshua), Max (Laura), Shane, and Logan; her great grandchildren Kaity, Ashleigh, Joey, Megan, Mason, Logan and Tobias; and her great great grandson Elijah. Her extended family also includes many special nieces, nephews, and family by both blood and marriage. Of course, she also loved her kitties, Gracie and Rosie. Pat grew up in Albany and graduated from Cardinal McCloskey High School in 1958, where she was a cheerleader and model. When her children were young, Pat was a stay at home mom. She did volunteer work at their elementary school, was room mother in the children’s classrooms and worked in the school library. As the children grew up, she went to work in the guidance office at Colonie Central High School. She later worked full time as a secretary for several successful local firms before joining the State of New York. She retired after 20 years in 2012. She also volunteered for American Cancer Society, Ronald McDonald House and Big brothers / Big Sisters. Her hobbies included gardening, reading and collecting antiques. Pat and Frank enjoyed their yearly trips to Cape Cod, going to Saratoga in the summer, touring historical sites and spending time together. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Pat’s family Friday, January 8, 2021 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen Street, Albany, NY. Please only enter the funeral home from the rear parking lot doorway; masks and social distancing are required; and 40 visitors at a time will be allowed in the funeral home. Her Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 am at Blessed Sacrament Church, 607 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206. Please only enter the church from the Hunter Ave. Parking Lot doorway; masks and social distancing are required; 150 visitors at a time will be allowed in the church. To leave a message for the family, please visit www.McveighFuneralHome.com In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ALS Association, PO Box 37022, Boone, IA, 50037-0022 or online at als.org.
Glenmont-Mary Patricia (Pat) Fausel Rafferty Rose, was born February 12, 1941, the daughter of Agnes (Guyette) Fausel and Edward J Fausel. She was the sister of the late Edward (Dottie) Fausel, Frederick Kenneth Fausel and Gerald (Diane (still... View Obituary & Service Information
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