MECHANICVILLE – Philomena Fabio LeBarron McClenning, 80, former longtime resident of Mechanicville, died Sunday, August 11th, in Lake Wales, Florida, after an extended illness.
A native of Mechanicville, born April 29, 1933, daughter of the late James and Anna Colucci Fabio, Phil and husband lived in Lake Wales for the last 19 years.
A former bookkeeper at Montgomery Wards in Menands, Phil had been a homemaker.
Phil was a woman who had an outgoing personality and quick wit, someone that was fun to be near. She loved to dance, sing and have a good time with all. Along with her deceased sister Marcella, those two were like a comedy act, lighting up people with jokes and wonderful stories.
She had been a member of Assumption-St. Paul Church in Mechanicville.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Ted LeBarron, who died in 1989, along with sibling brothers Camillo and Dominick Fabio and sisters Marcella DeMicco, Theresa Mariano and Josephine Groncznaik.
Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Jack McClenning, son Joseph LeBarron of Ballston Spa and daughter Mary Ann Stefanik of Glens Falls. Also two grandsons Luke and Logan Hoffis. Step-children: Richard McClenning of Argyle, Mary Reid of Amsterdam, Judy Jackson of Burlington, Linda Compuesto and Lisa Aggrawal both of Colorado, and in-laws Ida Fabio of Mechanicville and George Gronczniak.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 11 AM at All Saints on the Hudson South Church, 121 No. Main St., Mechanicville. Burial in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
Calling hours at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Thursday from 5-7 PM.
Remembrances may be made to Alzheimer’s Assoc. in loving memory of Philomena McClenning.
www.devito-salvadorefh.com to leave condolences and for directions.