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Janice E. Pechtel
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • American Heart Assoc. of Northeastern NY
    440 New Karner Rd.
    Albany, NY 12205

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“Rest in Peace Aunt Janice. You were a great lady. ”
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“I'm so sorry to hear of Janice's passing. Many years ago when I started working for the Continental Insurance Company (1964), Janice was one of the...Read More ยป
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Albany- Janice Eva Pechtel, 73, of Hudson Ave., died Monday, May 20, 2013 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany following a brief illness.

Born April 20, 1940 in Schenectady, she was a daughter of Lewis and Geraldine (Legere) Bushey. Janice was a graduate of Middleburgh Central School and had retired from the Department of State, where she had been a data entry machine operator.

She found much pleasure in attending social activities with her friends at the apartment complex, enjoyed reading, bingo, and lighthouses. Janice loved animals, also.

Survivors include her two sisters: Joyce (Robert) Crawmer of Albany, and Blanche Bushey of Dobbs Ferry; three brothers: Lew (Joyce) Bushey of Mariaville Lake, Allen (Debra) Bushey of New Windsor, and Douglas (Marjorie) Bushey of New Hartford, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held with inurnment following in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assoc., 440 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205-3810.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill and Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh