Thomas Monahan

Obituary of Thomas J. Monahan

Loudonville- Thomas J. Monahan, age 76, passed away on October 13, 2019, at St Peter’s Hospital after a long illness.  He was the husband of Margaret “Peggy” Donnelly Maloy Monahan.  They shared 30 years of marriage together. Tom was born in Troy, NY on April 23, 1943, he was the son of to the late Sylvester F. Monahan and Catherine Smith Monahan.  Tom graduated from St. John’s Academy in Rensselaer and Husson College in Bangor, Maine, with a BS in Business Administration. He was employed as an Auditor for the State of New York in the offices of Audit and Control, OMRDD and the Health Department for 42 years. He also held a NYS Nursing Home Administrators License.  Tom was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus as well as a member of the Troy Elks. Tom was a longtime member of the University Club of Albany and also of the Hyannis Yacht Club in Hyannis Massachusetts. He was a communicant of St. Pius X Church in Loudonville.  Tom loved old cars, holiday celebrations with family and he particularly loved to travel.  He especially loved vacationing at their summer residence in Dennis Port on Cape Cod and wintering in Florida. He also enjoyed his trips to Europe and especially to France and meeting friends old and new on his journeys. He is survived by his wife Peggy, by his daughter Katherine “Kittie” Daus, her husband (Chris), grandsons Christopher and Matthew Daus as well as his brother Martin (Patricia) Monahan and his two nephews Stephen and Conor Monahan. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Charlotte Donnelly and by several Spath and Donnelly nieces and nephews.   The funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 17, at 11 AM at St. Pius X Church 23 Crumitie Road, Loudonville, NY.  Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. The viewing will be held from 4 to 7 Wednesday at W J Lyons Jr. Funeral Home 1700 Washington Avenue Rensselaer, NY. In lieu of flowers the family requests you make a donation to Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) 12 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205.

To send flowers to the family of Thomas Monahan, please visit Tribute Store
Wednesday
16
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home
1700 Washington Ave.
Rensselaer, New York, United States
518-286-3400
Thursday
17
October

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Thursday, October 17, 2019
St. Pius X Church
23 Crumitie Road
Loudonville, New York, United States
Thursday
17
October

Burial

12:15 pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Third Avenue Ext.
Rensselaer, New York, United States
Share Your Memory of
Thomas