SCHAGHTICOKE - Carol S. Patenaude, 76, of Brott Lane, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept 27th at home, from natural causes. Born in Nyack, NY January 5th, 1944, daughter of the late Charles and Amelia Pease Parietti, she was a graduate of Mechanicville High School and Becker Junior College of Worchester, Mass. Before having her three daughters, Carol was a medical assistant at Samaritan Hospital. After her girls grew, Carol was the office manager for the former Kebco Graphics, and lastly worked with the early child program for the Hoosic Valley School District.
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Carol along with her loving husband, Jim, spent many years as avid canoeists and active members of the Tenandeho Canoe Assoc. She learned to play violin as an adult, and was very proud of her time spent playing in a community orchestra in Ballston Lake. Carol loved tending to her herb garden and also enjoyed knitting and reading.
A dedicated Mother and Grandmother, Carol enjoyed the gatherings of her family and her in-laws.
In addition to her parents, Carol was sadly predeceased by her husband of almost 40 years, James M. Patenaude, who died June 8, 2005, and her sister-in-law Judith Parietti.
Survivors include her loving daughters, Suzanne (Michael) Papa of Albany, Christy Patenaude of Schaghticoke and Nicole (Robert) Legnard of Clifton Park. Cherished grandchildren: Eric James and James Michael Balthazar, Margaret Elizabeth and Sophia Nicole Papa, N.J. Patenaude, Amelia Katherine and Benjamin Robert Legnard and great granddaughter Briella Marie Balthazar. Also loyal brothers Charles "Chuck" (Sherry) Parietti of Missouri and Richard (Janice) Parietti of Altamont, along with many in-laws, nieces and nephews and their families.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Oct 2nd at 8:30 AM at All Saints on the Hudson Church,(St. Paul's) 121 North Main St., Mechanicville, with burial to follow at Saratoga National Cemetery. Calling hours at DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Thursday from 5-7 PM. Pandemic guidelines will be followed, mask wearing and social distancing is required.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, in memory of Carol Parietti Patenaude.