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Obituary of Jean F. Getgen
Jean F. Getgen, 86, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Albany Medical Center Hospital, after a short illness. Jean was born in Albany to the late, John and Alice Hogan Krug. She was a lifelong area resident. Jean worked for most of her life in the family business, Krug Farm on Everett Road in Albany.
Jean was a faithful communicant of Christ Our Light Parish in Loudonville. She loved traveling and visited many places worldwide. She was an avid reader especially history, loved gardening, her church and just the simple pleasures of life. Sadly, Jean lost her beloved husband, Jack L. Getzen in 2003.
Jean leaves behind to mourn her loss her five children: Christine (David) Houghton of Niskayuna, Phyllis (Michael) Harris of Rotterdam, Jane (Charles) Betz of Guilderland, Shelley Simmons of Ballston Spa and Lee Getgen and fiance’, Joseph Carey of Colonie; five siblings: Kathy Otty, Joyce Hunter, Laurel Russell, William Krug and Larry Krug; along with nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Saturday morning at 9:30 o’clock from the Church of Christ Our Light, 1 Maria Drive, Loudonville, NY 12211, where the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donation be made in Jean’s memory to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Avenue, Menands, NY 12204.To send flowers to the family of Jean Getgen, please visit Tribute Store
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