William Joseph Dempsey

William Joseph Dempsey

Birth
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 20 Jul 1959 (aged 59)
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Plot Section 3, Lot 57 North West Corner
Memorial ID 85752677 · View Source
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The Times Record, Troy, N. Y. Tues. 21 July 1959 page 2

William J. Dempsey, 59, widely known Troy restaurant owner, died suddenly yesterday morning [20 July] at his home, 71 7th Ave. Coroner Anthony E. Matera was called. He ruled that death was owing to natural causes.

Born in Troy, Mr. Dempsey attended Troy public schools and for about 22 years ran a restaurant at 28 4th St. Prior to the present location he had restaurant businesses at Broadway and 5th Avenue and Congress and 5th Avenue. He also worked for a time at the Curtis Drug Co.

A patron of the Troy Amateur Baseball League for many years, he was also a member of the Patroon Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society of St. Patrick’s Church of which he also was a communicant.

Survivors include his wife, the former Esther E. Dolan; a son, Lt. William S. Dempsey, U.S.N., Arlington, Va; three sisters, Mrs. Thomas Neeson, Troy, Mrs. Edward Stanton, New York City and Miss Kathryn Dempsey Troy, and four grandchildren. The son of the late William and Margaret Dempsey. He was also the brother of the late Lawrence and James Dempsey.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the McLoughlin Funeral Home, corner of Glen and 6th Avenues, and at 10 a.m. from St. Patrick’s Church where a Requiem High Mass will be offered. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Transcribed by Bill Preston contributor #47695598


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 85752677
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Joseph Dempsey (17 May 1900–20 Jul 1959), Find a Grave Memorial no. 85752677, citing Saint Peter's Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Alysia (contributor 46903070) .