Jean Getgen

Obituary of Jean F. Getgen

Colonie, NY


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.

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Funeral Mass

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Christ Our Light
1 Maria Drive
Loudonville, New York, United States


10:45 am - 11:15 am
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Our Lady of Angels Cemetery
1389 Central Avenue
Albany, New York, United States

In Lieu of flowers donation is Jean's memory to:

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204
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