Green Island - Denise C. Homsey-Jeske, 68, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy.
Denise was born on November 16, 1949 in Troy and was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Jane T. (Jones) Homsey. She was a Fingerprint Examiner II for DCJS for 16 years before retiring. She had also worked as a waitress at Menands Diner for many years. She enjoyed the people and the pace while working at the diner. She was an avid bingo player and loved her pets, especially, Dolly and Fat Cat. She was one to never argue with.
Denise is survived by her husband, Michael J. Jeske; her children, Michael Patalino and Christine (Duna Franco) Patalino; her loving grandchildren who meant the world to her, Jessicia (George) Erfurt, Dominic (Amanda) Patalino and McKenzie Patalino; her great grandchildren, George and Nick Erfurt; her siblings, Sandy, Michael, Bobby and Sharon; her goddaughter, Doreen St. John; and her dear friend, Shirley Wachunas. She shared a significantly unique bond with her brother Bobby.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, September 9th, at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 181 Troy Schenectady Road, Watervliet, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a service at 6:00 p.m.
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