Muriel McDermott

Obituary of Muriel E. McDermott

Muriel E. McDermott, age 86 of Halfmoon passed away peacefully on Saturday October 17, 2020. Born on April 21, 1934, in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Gladys Griffiths, pre-deceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law: Charlie Griffiths; Teddy and Chris Griffiths; Danny and Janet Griffiths. She is united now in heaven with her beloved husband, Richard McDermott, whom passed away in 2007 and was the LOVE of her life, since they married on April 12, 1969. Survivors include her daughter, Nancy LaPorta and husband, Andy LaPorta of Halfmoon, NY; her daughter, Susan Daley and husband, Joseph Daley of Palm Coast, FL; her son, Dr. Michael and wife, Wendy McDermott of Ambler, PA; sister-in-law Janet and husband, Peter Iorlano of Oceanside, CA and many nieces and nephews. For those privileged to have known our mother, recall her daily affirmations: “C’est LaVie”, “Don’t give up” and “Be Positive”. Her loving smile and giggles will be so missed and remembered. Rest in Peace dear Mother, until we meet again. A calling hour will be held on Saturday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m. with a Memorial Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9 in Round Lake, NY. Donations may be made in her memory to Bright Horizons Adult Daycare Facility located in Colonie, NY https://colonieseniors.org/bright-horizons/ and the Alzheimer’s Association by going to www.alz.org.
Saturday
24
October

Calling Hour

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Corpus Christi Church
2001 Route 9
Round Lake, New York, United States
Saturday
24
October

Memorial Mass

11:00 am
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Corpus Christi Church
2001 Route 9
Round Lake, New York, United States
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