Albany – Thomas A. Comanzo, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday June 17, 2021. Born in Niskayuna he was the son of Anthony and Clara Nasuti Comanzo. A graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School in Schenectady Tom went on to graduate from Siena College. A New York State employee, Tom retired in 2016 after 41 years of service. Tom was a passionate union man and active in the NYS Public Employees Federation holding the position of statewide Vice President and regional coordinator. Following his retirement Tom remained active in the Region 8 political action committee. A communicant of the former Our Lady of Angels Church Tom was the former president of the parish council and a lector and eucharistic minister, and involved in the Blessed Sacrament Church food pantry. He was also a great lover and patron of the arts.
He is survived by his cherished wife of 46 years, Susan Sugrue Comanzo.
His beloved daughter, Johanna (Fred) Cole.
His sister-in-law, Rosemary Clenahan and his nephew, Bryan (Griffan Randall) Clenahan.
Tom is also survived by many friends that he considered family.
Along with his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Joseph Comanzo.
Calling hours will be held Thursday June 24th from 10– 12 noon at DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home 1605 Helderberg Ave., Rotterdam.
A 12 noon prayer service will immediately follow.
Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie.
Memorial contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to Proctors Collaborative, 432 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305.
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