MECHANICVILLE - Patricia M. McDonough, 76, of Mid-Rise Apartments, died peacefully in the comfort of her home on Monday, April 19th. Born in NYC on April 14, 1945, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary McDonough.
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She attended the College of St. Rose where she received her degree in Elementary Education when she graduated in 1967.Pat worked as a social worker for the Albany Citizens Council for Alcoholism for many years and had also worked as a home health care aide and also for Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital.
She thoroughly enjoyed reading and talking about books with others. She was a gifted storyteller who also enjoyed the challenge of puzzles and also the Winter season. Proud of her Irish heritage, she had taken trips to the homeland which she cherished.
Patricia is survived by her four daughters and their spouses, Carolyn (Darren) Franceski of So Glens Falls, Robin (Christopher) Loatman of Mechanicville, Heather Joy Perez of Ballston Spa and Alysha (Erik) Claudio of Maryland, 8 grandchildren; Alana Franceski, Erik Matthew Claudio, John and Grace Loatman, Evan VanCampen, Isabel Claudio and Antonio and Ahndrea Perez, sisters Kathleen (James) Lawlor and Anne McDonough, her daughters' father Michael (Kathleen) Murray, and several beloved nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 23 from 11:30am-12:30pm at DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 S Main St, Mechanicville, NY 12118 with a funeral mass to follow starting at 1PM at All Saints on the Hudson, 121, N Main St, Mechanicville. Interment at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.
During this extremely difficult time, please visit www.devito-salvadorefh.com to share condolences, photos and memories of Patricia you may have, with her family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 418 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207 in memory of Patricia M. McDonough.