9/18/2014 9:01:00 AM OBITUARY Rev. Rufino Maloney, OFM Conv.
A funeral Mass was offered Sept. 12 at Holy Trinity Church, Cohoes, for Rev. Rufino Maloney, who died Sept. 5. He was 82 and had been a Conventual Franciscan friar for 58 years and a priest for 55.
A native of Cohoes, he taught in Trenton, N.J., and Pittsburgh and was a guidance counselor. He was procurator at St. Anthony-on-Hudson Friary in Rensselaer from 1972-79, then an associate pastor in Bridgeport until 1985; the remainder of his life was spent ministering in the Albany area at Our Lady of Angels Friary and as director of pastoral care at Albany County and Ann Lee nursing homes. He was also chaplain to the Christian Brothers at LaSalle Institute, Troy.
Survivors include siblings William of Cohoes and Rose Petronis of Mechanicville. Interment was in Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery, Albany.