Lillian M. Mallery, 87, of Colonie, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 2, 2019 after a short illness.
Born in Brunswick, NY on June 26, 1932, Lillian was the daughter of the late James F. Sr. and Ella (Chittenden) Smith.
Lillian grew up in Troy and was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School, class of 1950. She was an employee of the former NY Telephone in Troy and retired from Verizon with more than 30 years of service.
Surviving Lillian are her devoted husband of 64 years, Lawrence H. Mallery, her loving daughters Laurie J. Amsler and Lee Ann (Randy) Houseworth, grandsons Thomas M. Rigney, Jr. and Daniel L. (Megan) Rigney, former son-in-law Thomas M. Rigney, Sr, great-grandchildren Addelyn Rigney, Aiden Rigney and Joshua Amsler. Also surviving is her dear sister Marilyn Russell.
Lillian was predeceased by her brother, James F. Smith, Jr., son-in-law Randy L. Amsler, Sr., eldest grandson Master Sgt. Randy L. Amsler, Jr. and great-granddaughter Alicia Amsler.
Funeral services were privately held at the convenience of the family.
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