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110 Division St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518-842-2810
Fax: 518-842-6952
Lois Gentile

Lois C. Gentile (Gowdie)

Thursday, December 19th, 1935 - Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Lois C. Gentile, 85 of Memory Lane, Amsterdam, NY; passed away April 6, 2021 at home.

Born in Amsterdam, NY on December 19, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Philomena Caruso Gowdie.

Lois received her education in the Amsterdam school system and was a graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School.

Lois retired as a draftsperson from Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Niskayuna, NY.

She was a parishioner and communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Amsterdam and also attnded mass at St. Stephen’s Church in Hagaman, NY. She was also a member of St. Mary’s Rosary Society.

Lois was predeceased by her husband Carmen Gentile Sr. on November 12, 2013. She is survived by one son, Carmen Gentile Jr. (Angela) of Amsterdam, NY; two daughters, Gina Gentile and her husband, Steven Smith of Cohoes, NY; and Jo-Christine Wagner (Clinton Sr.) of Perth, NY; eight grandchildren, Noah, Sophie and Jacob Smith, Santino and Tahlia Gentile , Clinton Jr., Alexandra Jabot (Damion) and Christopher Wagner and one brother, Louis S. Gowdie of Amsterdam.

Funeral services will be held Saturday April 10, 2021 at 12:15 p.m. at the Riley Mortuary, Inc., 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY followed at 1:00 p.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial, which will be celebrated at St. Stephen’s Church, 51 N. Pawling Street, Hagaman, NY, with Rev. Jeffrey L’Arche, M.S. officiating.

Entombment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Johnstown, NY.

Relatives and friends may call at the Riley Mortuary, Saturday morning from 10:00 to 12 noon prior to the service.

Memorial gifts in Lois’ name may be made to the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Drive, Suite 100, Albany, NY 12205 or St. Jude Children’s research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

To send online condolences to the family, visit www.rileymortuaryinc.com
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Riley Mortuary, Inc
    Address
    110 Division Street
    AMSTERDAM, NY 12010
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  • Service

    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    St. Stephens Church
    Address
    51 Pawling Street
    HAGAMAN, NY 12086
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jeffrey L'Arche, M.S.
  • Interment

    Location
    Mount Carmel Cemetery
    Address
    State Highway 29
    JOHNSTOWN, NY
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Sending our prayers to the Gentile family; she was an outstanding wife and mother; always smiling --devoted Catholic and a very giving person to our children at St. Jude's Hospital.......Like her husband---both were so given to St. Jude's during my telethons and radiothons over the pasted 30 years..........I most admired how they shared their love to their children and grandchildren and how they would reach out to everyone in time of need.....May she rest in peace; now with her husband in heaven and blessings to the children and grandchildren; job well done !!!! above all---thank you---for remembering the children at St. Jude's at this hour!!!!!!!!!
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