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Vivian T. Tefft

October 19, 1934 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 85)


COLONIE – Vivian T. Tefft, 85, of Colonie, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 23, 2020 at her residence after a long illness. She was born in Schenectady and was the daughter of the late John and Angelina Koley.

Vivian is the beloved wife of Robert “Ziggy” J. Tefft. She is the devoted mother of Susan J. Mayo Formichelli, Christine Mayo Suriano (James), Cheryl Baitshalts (Ray), Janice Tefft and Thomas Tefft (Roseann). Vivian is the sister of John Koley and the late Vincent Koley (Glenda survives) and Mary Wypychoski. She is the grandmother of Nick McDonald, Daniel Formichelli, Shaun McDonald, Melissa Hudson, Ashley Insero and Tyler Baitsholts. She is also survived by 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit www.CannonFuneral.com


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