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Pauline (Polly) D. Polito

October 16, 1936 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 83)


COLONIE – Pauline (Polly) D. Polito, 83, of Colonie, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Inn of Community Hospice, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Stoneham, MA and was the daughter of the late Harry F. and Jeanette M. Kinsella. Pauline was predeceased by her beloved husband of fifty years Angelo Polito Jr.  A native of Massachusetts, she moved to Colonie in 1956 and made it her home. Pauline had worked for many years as a medical secretary at Albany Medical Center and later as a secretary with NYS Tax & Finance. She was a loyal volunteer with family functions and enjoyed shopping, Christmas and annual family trips to Seabrook, NH. A people person, Pauline was a member of the Colonie Seniors and started the Brent Street Girls Lunch Club.

She is the beloved mother of Jeanine (Mark) McCumber and Angelo Paul (Michele) Polito Sr. Pauline is the cherished Mom-Mom of Christopher, Jennifer, Jack, Adam and Angelo.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Pauline’s family on Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:30am at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave., Colonie. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00 at St. Clare’s Church, 1947 Central Ave. Colonie. Face masks are required, and social distancing will be observed. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104 (www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org). To leave a message of condolence for the family, order flowers or view Pauline’s video tribute visit www.CannonFuneral.com

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August 13, 2020

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

Mass of Christian Burial
August 13, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Clare's Church
1947 Central Ave
Colonie, NY 12205

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