Katherine Wills Albanese

April 5, 1925 ~ October 9, 2020 (age 95)


Katherine Wills Albanese of, Auburn, NY 13021 passed away on October 9, 2020. Mrs. Albanese was the wife of Nicholas Albanese, predeceased in 1992 and the daughter of the late Joseph Andrew Wills and Ethel Lee Stroud. Her daughter, Toni Ann Harding Wandpflug, predeceased her in January 2019.

She is survived by son Joseph Albanese, wife Jodi, grandson Samuel of Anaheim, CA. Son Jeffery Albanese, wife Lorie; loving granddaughter Tina, husband Mark Prewitt, great-grandson Hunter of Boulder City, NV and great-grandchildren Damien, Gabriel, Alexandria and Alex Leser. Grandson Charles Harding III, great-grandson Charles Joseph, grandson Nicholas Harding and granddaughter Megan Iauco. Daughter Nikki Lee Neilon of IN, grandson Matthew Nielon, great-grandaughter Hailey Marie Nielon.

Kay was employed at Welch Allyn, Skaneateles, NY for eight years and she was personal secretary and lifelong friend of Jacqueline Frost. She served as the Town Clerk for 10 years in the Town of Niles, Cayuga County. Katherine owned and operated the Bobbie’s Specialty Shop in the Westvale Plaza for 10 years, Syracuse, NY.

Mrs. Albanese was a member of St. Ann’s Church, Owasco, NY where she served as a Lecture and Eucharist minister, past member of the Parish Council, secretary for the Altar Rosary Society, secretary for the Cayuga County Town Clerks Association and past president.  She was a member of the Col. Bigelow Chapter, DAR as Vice Regent in Skaneateles, NY.  

Condolences may be made at www.brewfuneralhome.com. Private memorial services will be held at St. Ann’s Church, Owasco, NY on October 29th. Burial at Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse, NY. Please join family for Celebration of Life at American Legion, 3808 Jordan Street Skaneateles, NY 13152 at 4:30PM.  Donations may be sent in memory to New Hope Volunteer Fire Department, 5947 New Hope Rd, Moravia, NY 13118

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Celebration of Life
October 29, 2020

4:30 PM
American Legion
3808 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Private Services


New Hope Volunteer Fire Department
5947 New Hope Road, Moravia NY 13118

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