Slingerlands- Anne Marie Donato, 75, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on June 15, 2017 at her home. Born on September 22, 1941 in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anne (Hickey) Gilmartin. She married the love of her life, Dominic Donato in 1962. Together they raised their family in Albany. They enjoyed traveling especially to Myrtle Beach and hosting family events by the pool. Anne Marie was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be missed by all who knew her.
Anne Marie is survived by her husband of 55 years, Dominic; her children: Peggy (Michael) Carroll, Chuck (Teresa) Donato and Joanne (Stephen) D’Ambrosio; her grandchildren: Michael Carroll, Jessica (John Pizzuti) Carroll, Conor Donato and Rylie Donato.
Anne Marie’s family would like to express their gratitude to the Community Hospice staff for their loving and compassionate care.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Mater Christi Church, 35 Hurst Ave, Albany, NY 12208. There will be visitation for an hour prior to Mass from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Church. Burial will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Anne Marie’s name to Mater Christi Church, 40 Hopewell St., Albany, NY, 12208 or The Cap Com Cares Foundation, 4 Winners Circle, Albany, NY 12205.