On March 25, 2021, Lois Fornaro passed away peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York. Lois was a very unique individual possessing a gentle spirit, love of nature, and an undying love and commitment to her daughter Dominique. She was a wonderful, loving friend to those who were close to her, as well as a guardian of wildlife, spending countless hours out in her yard feeding the birds, squirrels, deer, and whatever lucky creature made its way past her door. Over the years she also very much enjoyed her beloved dogs Luke, Teddy, Cody, and Diesel. Lois was a massage therapist and owner of "A Delicate Balance." She was well known for her gentle touch and high therapeutic standards. She was predeceased by her mother Lois Strehler and father Edwin Strehler. In addition to her daughter Dominique Ryan, she is survived by eight beautiful grandchildren, her sister Rose (John) Lewis, nephew Shawn Lewis and niece Kimberly Lewis. Calling hours will be held Thursday April 1st at the Raymond E Bond Funeral Home Valatie, NY from 11 am – 12 pm and funeral services immediately following at the funeral home. A mass of Christian burial will be held at a later date. Donations, in lieu of flowers and in memory of Lois may be made to the Columbia Greene Humane Society. 125 Humane Society Road, Hudson, NY 12534.
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