William O’Leary was a 16-year veteran of the Albany Fire Department and worked for the city of Rensselaer. He was also an active member of the Albany Yacht Club.

A service for fallen Albany firefighter William O'Leary will be held tomorrow at the Church of Saint Mary.  William was a 16 year veteran of the Albany Fire Department.  He worked for the city of Rensselaer and was also an active member of the Albany Yacht Club.

Mr. O'Leary died suddenly of a heart attack.  He was only 52.

The funeral will be held Monday morning at 9:30 at the Church of Saint Mary on Capitol Hill.

He will be remembered by friends and family as friendly, outgoing and helpful to anyone in need.

Everyone at WGNA is thinking about the O'Leary family.

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