RENSSELAER - Marie Rose Hilstro, 79, of Rensselaer, NY, passed away on June 4th 2019 at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY with her loving husband Bill and son Joseph by her side after a short illness.
Marie was born in Rensselaer N. Y., the daughter of the late Marco DeCenzo and Elvera Biasucci on February 29th 1940. Marie was a lifelong resident of Rensselaer and attended Rensselaer Schools. She worked as a homemaker for many years before working as a teacher for Tiny Tots Day Care later in life. Marie enjoyed bowling in leagues, spending time camping during the summer months with Millard and her son, Joe, bus trips to NYC, miniature golf with her son and spending her time in retirement enjoying life with her beloved husband Bill. She also enjoyed taking walks, cooking, and living their lives together.
Marie is survived by her husband, William Hilstro; her son Joseph (Kathy) Sansone of Scotia, NY; her brothers John, and Fred; her sisters Margaret Bechard and Genevieve Smaldone and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her first husband, Millard Sansone; her sister, Rena Quinn and brothers, John, Frank, Henry and George.
Visitation will be held at W.J Lyons Funeral Home on Tuesday June 18th from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with a service to follow at 6:30pm.