Elizabeth Moak

Obituary of Elizabeth H Moak

Cohoes – Elizabeth (Liz) Nolin Moak, (Nana-Nina), 91, of Ogden Mills, Cohoes, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 23rd after a brief illness. Liz was born in Cohoes; she was the daughter of the late Alfonse and Helen Tierney Nolin. She was educated at St. Joseph’s School and graduated from Cohoes High School. She was employed for 33 years at Cohoes Bowling Arena and also worked for School 4, Harmony Hills, St. Anne School for girls and Golden Krust Bakery. Liz loved summers at Queen Village Campground in Warrensburg, NY and spent many winters in Florida. She was a resident of Ogden Mills Plaza for 21 years and had many dear friends, especially Diane and Joe Vautrin. She was the life of the parties and enjoyed Bingo and Rummy Cube with the FRIENDS. She had a special relationship with the “Island Girls” and grieved for her dear friend Del O’Hara when she passed. As much as Liz loved her family and friends, she also loved the NY Giants and NY Yankees. Liz was predeceased by her husband, Robert B. Moak, Sr., her brother William (Yogi) Nolin and her sisters, Helen Banker and Mary Bechard. Beloved Mother to Laurie (Tom) Carter of Cohoes, William (Bette) Moak of East Nassau, Robert (Ruth) Moak, Jr of Cohoes and Mary Beth (Eric) Daurio of Troy. Also survived by her Brother Stephen, and sister-in-law Elizabeth Nolin, her grandchildren Gregory (Jess) Amyot, Bryan (Ashley) Moak, Michael Moak and Kelly (Chad) Woodrow, great grandmother to Alyson, Kacee, Cameron, Miles and Kenneth. Several nieces and nephews and dear cousin Marilyn (Tom) Sadlemire, also survive her. Throughout her life she loved all her pets and children’s pets and planned to reunite with them all at the Rainbow Bridge. In lieu of flowers, and out of respect for her love of children and animals, please make a contribution in Liz’s name to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, Menands, NY, Cohoes Fire Toys for Cheer or Community Hospice. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday afternoon at 4:00pm. The family will receive friends at the DUFRESNE FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 216 Columbia Street, Cohoes on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 1 to 4pm prior to the service. Inurnment at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at a later date.
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