Mary Medwid, 92, seamstress, cook


TROY—Mary Medwid, of Watervliet, formerly of Hudson, passed away Friday, November 5, 2010 at Seton Health, St. Mary’s Hospital.

Born November 2, 1918 in Hudson, she was the daughter of the late Wasyl and Anna (Kyzyma) Medwid.

Ms. Medwid was employed as a seamstress at the Kadin Pocketbook Factory in Hudson, and then as a cook at Brookwood Center in Claverack until her retirement.

She enjoyed sewing and crocheting, and made baby bonnets for newborns and donated them to local hospitals.

She was a member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Hudson.

Ms. Medwid was the beloved aunt of Karen Sears of Plymouth, Mass., David Medwid of Pompano Beach, Fla., Wayne and Glen Medwid, both of San Diego, Calif., and Michael Medwid of Evansville, Ind.; great aunt of Matthew Medwid of San Diego, Calif.; and loving cousin of Eleanor Bazar of Watervliet and Michael Kyzyma of Saratoga.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Amelia and Katherine Medwid; and two brothers, John and Michael Medwid.

A calling hour will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, November 12 at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson.

Services will follow at 2 p.m. from the funeral home.

Burial will be in the family plot in Cedar Park Cemetery in Hudson.


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