– Matthew Mortefolio, 91, passed away peacefully at home with his
loving wife by his side on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Matty, as he was
known, was a dedicated life member of the Ravena Hose Co., Ravena
Fire Police, Albany County Fire Police Association and Albany County
Volunteer Firemen’s Association. In 1988 he retired after many
years of service with the NYS Senate.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Madaleine Mortefolio; son,
Matthew Joseph and his wife, Connie; grandson, Joseph Mortefolio;
sister-in-law, Fanny MacPhail; brother-in-law, Don Meltz; and many
nieces and nephews. Matthew was predeceased by his granddaughter,
April Mevoli; sisters, Ann Yahman, Rose Felter, Sylvia Novack, Mary
Hall and Bernice
Richards; brothers, Joseph, Peter and Steve Mortefolio.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday,
May 31st from 4 to 7 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated 11:30 am Friday, June 1st at St. Patrick’s Church,
Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans.
Contributions in memory of Matthew may be made to
the Ravena Hose Co., 116 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143,
Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.