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39 South Main Street
Mechanicville, NY 12118
Phone: (518) 664-4500
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Amalia DeCrescenzo

Amalia T. DeCrescenzo (DeCrescenzo)

Tuesday, December 12th, 1939 - Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Obituary

MECHANICVILLE - Amalia T. DeCrescenzo, 80, of Francis St., died suddenly Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her home, of natural causes after a brief illness. Born in Troy, Dec 12, 1939, daughter of the late Alex and Mary Laurenzo DeCrescenzo, she was a 1957 graduate of Mechanicville High School and Colona Beauty School.
At age 21, Amalia opened her own beauty shop, the Petite Beauty Salon, on Central Ave. in Mechanicville, which she later moved to her home on Francis Street. After 59 years of successful business and service, Amalia "hung up her scissors" and retired. Being a people person, she accepted a position in the plant and floral department at Lowe's in Clifton Park.
Amalia was a fantastic cook, always making and sharing traditional Italian meals as well as creating new recipes. She was also skilled in baking, crafting, knitting, and crocheting and enjoyed sharing these things with family and friends. Having an artistic nature, Amalia was proficient is drawing, painting, and utilizing her imagination for decorating and creating floral arrangements. Her personal touch was in every creation. Amalia was an avid Bingo player and also enjoyed traveling with family and friends. She made friends wherever she went and was before her time, accepting of all people as they were.
As a longtime member of the Mechanicville Professional Business Womens group, Amalia was the recipient of the 1995 Women of the Year award. She was also a member of the Mechanicville Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s bowling league and long-time member of the Red Hatters. Amalia was also a communicant of All Saints on the Hudson Catholic Church.
All who met Amalia knew how proud she was of her family, especially her nieces and nephew and their children. She felt like their second mother and they, likewise, felt the same.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brother-in-law Bill Kelly.
Survivors include her two proud sisters: Sandra Kelly of Mechanicville and Nancy (Francis) Dominick of Saratoga Springs, loving nieces and nephew: Stephanie Kelly, Meghan (Jim) Fuschino, Shannon (Will) Sowers, Blair Dominick, Lynne (Scott) Sager and Caryn (Nathan) Simone, and their children: Isabella, Sophia, Nolan, Kees, Gabriella, Mia, Serafina, Alexander, Grace, Luciana and Josephina. Also cousins, friends, and many former clients.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 11 AM at All Saints Church (121 North Main St), with burial to follow in St. Paul's Cemetery. Calling hours at DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Thursday from 5-7 PM. Pandemic guidelines (mask wearing and social distancing) will be followed.In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Susan B. Koman Foundation or St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, in memory of Amalia T. DeCrescenzo.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    39 South Main Street
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
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  • Service

    Friday, October 16th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, October 16th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    All Saints On The Hudson South Church
    Address
    121 North Main Street
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
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    Officiant
    Rev. Thomas Hayes
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Paul's Cemetery
    Address
    62 Harris Avenue
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
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Donations are being accepted for: ST JUDE CHILDRENS RESEARCH HOSPITAL INC.

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Sue Rinaldi Herlaands

Posted at 11:03pm
I was so sad to her about Amalia's passing. She was such a lively member of my MHS class of 1957. I always enjoyed talking to her about the City and her family and business. It was such a delight to see her and visit when she worked at George's in Latham. Same spirit as in high school! She will be missed.
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Judith Ceremuga

Posted at 08:36pm
Dear Sandra, Nancy and family, so sorry to just find out about Amalia's passing. She was a wonderful cousin and person. She was forever trying to help me be clear on the Laurenzo relationships. I last ran into her at Lowe's and she was always speaking of her nieces/nephew's ; All of whom she loved dearly. We were planning to meet for lunch then "covid " came and we never did. May your memories of her be forever in your hearts. Judy Ceremuga
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The Gendrons

Posted at 12:57pm
We are so sorry for the loss of "Auntie", we loved her as much as you did. She loved her family and was always talking about her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She will truly be missed.
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mikeh@sageuniverse.com

Posted at 05:40pm
The Classmates of Class of 57, wish to extend our deepest heartfelt sympathies to the family of Amalia. She was a very good friend to everyone in the class . Always had a smile whenever she sees you. She will be greatly missed. May She Rest in Peace.
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Antoinette. Dinovo

Posted at 10:28am
I hope you rest in peace you were the nice lady that worked with me at Lowe’s and I love talking to you in the break room we used to laugh a lot I just want to say please rest in peace you deserve it and I’m gonna miss you may God bless you and your family
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