TROY - Kathryn LYDIA Bendon ,70, passed peacefully Sept. 20th, 2022 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.
Born in Troy, April 24, 1952, daughter of the late Ernest and Beatrice Ford, she was also predeceased by her brother Ernie Ford and great granddaughter Rebecca Nicole Opoka.
Lydia had been disabled for some time, but was a former insurance processor for GHI of Albany.
She routinely played pinochle with her best friend Beth, enjoyed cook-outs with family and friends, and treasured time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughter Traci (Max)Opoka of Tennessee and son Bryan Horn, grandchildren: Shauna, Carolyn, Marty, Maysa, Micha and M.J., Bryce and Brayden, great grandchildren Hunter and Annabelle, life long friend Beth Arthurs, Sisters Donna, Pat, Lucy and Martha, along with their families. Special thanks to her nephew Ernie O’Rourke and friend Xavier, and to many great and loving friends and loved ones.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday from 3-5 PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 South Main St., Mechanicville.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a local Humane Society in fond memory of Kathryn “Lydia” Bendon.