Maria (Ria) N. Prendergast, 89 of Niskayuna passed away on Sunday July 21st, 2019 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady surrounded by her loving family.
Maria was born on November 1st, 1929 in Utica, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Loretto (Hennessey) Nolan.
She was a graduate of Utica Catholic Academy.
On November 25th, 1950, she married John (Jack) Prendergast. In 1959 she moved with her husband and children to Niskayuna, where she devoted herself to family. Maria spent many happy days at her camp on Elizabeth Island at Lake George.
She is survived by her daughters; Kathleen (Bruce) Fraser of Queensbury and Maura Prendergast of Niskayuna; daughter in law Elizabeth Prendergast of Saratoga Springs; grandchildren; Shannon, Maria, Robert, Liam, Rory, John; sister in-law; Claire Nolan of Albany, NY and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack; sons John and Robert; and siblings Catherine McEvoy, Dr. Edward Nolan and Rose Mary Brennan.
There was a private Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Lake George. Maria was laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery, in Lake George.
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