Mary Vogel passed away on May 6, 2022, after several years of declining health. She was the daughter of the late James and Mary Connors. Mary was a graduate of St. Patrick’s Elementary School and Catholic Central High School.
She truly lived a full life. Mary was a devoted lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Parish in Watervliet where she was a member of the Altar Rosary Society, Craft Guild and volunteered at Mary’s Kitchen. Mary also cherished her time as a religious education teacher preparing children for their First Communion. She was also a Eucharistic Minister. Despite failing health Mary continued to worship and actively serve at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Watervliet.
Mary was a proud retiree from the Watervliet School District where she worked as a teacher’s aide for several years. She loved her time in the classroom with children.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Henry R. Vogel, her daughter Carol Vogel, her parents Mary and James Connors and siblings James F. Connors, Sister Mary Immaculate Heart PBVM and Patrick Connors as well as her sister in-law Patricia Biehl Connors and brother in-law Dan Keating.
She is survived by her loving family, daughter Christine Bulmer, son in-law James, grandson Christian Bulmer, granddaughter Maura (David) Nichols and her beloved great grandson Adam Nichols. Mary is also survived by her loving sister Norma Keating, sister in-law Mary Lou Nelson and many cherished nieces and nephews.
A private Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at her dearly loved Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Watervliet, would be appreciated.