November 25, 1960 - January 11, 2018
Albany-Peter J. Rourke, 57, of Colonie, entered into eternal life on January 11, 2018 peacefully in his home. Peter was born in Albany on November 25, 1960 to the late Mary and Thomas Rourke. He was a graduate of University at Albany, SUNY. Peter’s Irish wit, humor and intelligence will be cherished in our hearts forever. He was a loyal family man whose pride and joy was his nieces and nephews and loved discussing literature, music and baseball. He was predeceased by an infant brother, Thomas; in January 1943, and sister MaryBeth Rourke; in February 2000. He is survived by his brother Thomas (Jan) Rourke, Susan (Chris) Russo, Anne (Lee) Hilt, and his nephews and nieces; Christopher (Kim), Michael (Cheryl), Matthew (Kaylee), Liam, Moira, and Patrick, and great nephews and nieces; Danny, Jimmy, Caroline, Joseph and Cristal, and many loving cousins. We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Christ our Light Church and Blessed Sacrament for their prayers and kind messages that were sent, and to Sharon, Eric, Ron, Kathy, Tony, Nancy B., Dan and Cindy for their unwavering friendship and kindness. We would also like to thank Dr. Hauser, Linda, and Colonie EMS for their care and compassion. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Peter’s family Sunday, January 14, 2108 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen Street, Albany, NY. Funeral services Monday, January 15, 2018 at 9:45 am in McVeigh Funeral Home, Albany thence to Blessed Sacrament Church, Albany, NY at 10:30 am where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated. The Rite of Committal will be held in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands immediately following the Mass. To leave a special message for the family, light a candle, obtain directions or view other helpful services please visit www.McveighFuneralHome.com Those wishing to remember Peter in a special way may send donations to the Christ Our Light Food pantry at 1 Maria Drive, Albany, NY 12211, or the Blessed Sacrament Food Pantry at 607 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12206, in the name of Peter J. Rourke.
Albany-Peter J. Rourke, 57, of Colonie, entered into eternal life on January 11, 2018 peacefully in his home. Peter was born in Albany on November 25, 1960 to the late Mary and Thomas Rourke. He was a graduate of University at Albany, SUNY.... View Obituary & Service Information
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