Patricia A. "Trish" O'Brien Noel, 68 of Wynantskill, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at her residence.
She was born in Pittsfield to the late Walter J. and Jeannette Clement O'Brien and has lived in Wynantskill since 1976. She was wife Richard J. Noel of Wynantskill.
Mrs. Noel was employed as a school teacher for the City of Troy School District, worked in administration at Hudson Valley Community College and was a devoted homemaker.
Trish was a communicant of St. Jude the Apostle Church in Wynantskill and was a past secretary for the church. She was very active in the Democratic Party in the Town of North Greenbush, holding the position of Town Clerk. She was very active with the youth bureau in North Greenbush and was a member of the town school board and was also the assistant to the highway supervisor for the Town of North Greenbush.
In addition to her husband, Trish leaves her children Brigitte (Timothy) Fish of Jamesville, N.Y., Richard Jr. (Ana Marie) Noel of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Andre Noel of Albany, N.Y., Margaret (Michael) Ferro of Brooklyn; her siblings Jean O'Brien Lincoln of Norton, Joseph R. O'Brien of Rensselaer, N.Y., John O'Brien of Pittsfield, N.Y., Robert O'Brien of Pittsfield, N.Y. and Michael O'Brien of Glen Allen, Va.; her grandchildren Richard Jose, Joseph, Benjamin and Noelle; and her several nieces and nephews.
Funeral from W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home. Interment in the Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y.
Contribution in her memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284.