William Thomas Nolan
William Thomas Nolan, age 77, passed away suddenly March 5, 2015 at his home in Saratoga Springs surrounded by his loving family.
Bill was born on June 12, 1937 in Albany, New York. He attended Vincentian Institute in Albany and graduated from Minerva Central School where he excelled in Sports.
Bill served on the NYS police force for 30 years before retiring in 1989 from Troop T where he served as Tech. Sargent.
He enjoyed racing and training horses at the harness track in Saratoga, golf, hockey, Notre Dame and the NY Yankees. Bill was a born leader. He also believed in giving back and helped with fundraising at the Blessed Sacrament in Albany as well as serving as president of the Adirondack Red Wings Booster Club. He and his wife of 31 years, Nancy, loved to travel and especially enjoyed going on cruises.
Bill will be dearly missed by his loving wife Nancy. They had a remarkable fun-filled life together. He is also survived by his daughters; Courtney Freihofer (Matt), Mary Gladding (Geoff), Patty Quirk (John), son; Tim Nolan, 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous sister and brother-in-laws, and a brother, Thomas Nolan (Diane).
He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Marguarite Nolan.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Peters Catholic Church, 241 Broadway, Saratoga Springs at 10 a.m. on March 14, 2015.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to: NYS Trooper PBA Signal 30, 120 State Street Albany, NY 12207 or The American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY.
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