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Rev. Dominic S. Ingemie

Deceased: 2023-10-21

Diocese: ALBANY

Seminary Graduation Year: 1968

Rev. Dominic S. Ingemie, 82, a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, passed to new life on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at The Teresian House.

Born on April 30, 1941 in Albany, he was a son of the late Joseph Ingemie and Maria Celona Ingemie. He graduated from Cardinal McCloskey High School in 1959 and attended Siena College and Mater Christi Seminary. He completed his theological studies at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, where he was ordained on Dec. 21, 1967.

He served as Associate Pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Troy and St. Henry’s, Averill Park. He taught religion at Catholic Central High School and later served as assistant principal and principal. He was then named pastor of St. Anthony’s Parish in Schenectady. He also taught at St. Patrick’s in Catskill and Maria College. In 1990, he was named pastor of St. James (St. Francis of Assisi), Albany. In 2005, he assumed the pastorate of The Church of St. Peter, Saratoga Springs, from where he retired in 2014. He then assisted in various parishes throughout the Albany diocese and served as a part-time chaplain at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.

He was appointed Acting Superintendent of Catholic Schools and served on several local boards during his many years of ministry. While in Saratoga, Father worked with the Economic Opportunity Council, Catholic Charities and various faith communities and was instrumental in helping establish and hosting the first Code Blue homeless shelter in Saratoga Springs at St. Peter’s.

He was devoted to both his ministry and his family.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by one brother, Michael Anthony Ingemie and a brother-in-law, Otis Hall.

Survivors include three brothers, John (Judie) Ingemie, Joseph (Kristine) Ingemie, James (Debbie) Ingemie; two sisters, Vera Hall and Nina Sanacore. Also many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and cousins whom he loved dearly.

Reception of the Body will be in St. Pius X Church, 23 Crumite Road, Loudonville at 9am Friday (Oct. 27, 2023), where relatives and friends may call until 11am.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be con-celebrated in St. Pius X Church at 11am and entombment will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY. The Mass will be livestreamed on the St. Pius X website (

Those desiring can make a memorial donation to Catholic Charities of Albany, 40 North Main Ave., Albany, NY 12203 or Catholic Charities of Saratoga, 142 Regent St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Burke Funeral Home, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, where online remembrances may be made at

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