TROY — Edith Joseph Patnode, 92, passed away on Dec. 31, 2011, at home surrounded by her family. Daughter of Mary and Abraham Joseph.
Edith was predeceased by her husband, Donald Sr.; and son, Vincent; sisters, Mary Tash, Catherine Joseph and Rose Rezey.
Edith is survived by her sister, Lena Joseph; children, Gerald (Marianne), Rosemary (Linda), Donald Jr (Karen), Albert (Denise), Mary Dennin and John (Dottie). Edith enjoyed her 10 grandchildren, Stephen, Michael, Kristin, David, Lisa, Ashley, Kayla, Donald III, Katherine Wilk (Piotr), and Timothy Dennin; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Edith Patnode maintained a summer home in AuSable Forks, N.Y., and enjoyed many summers sitting by the river and watching the birds.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at John H. Clinton Funeral Home, 256 Washington St., Troy, N.Y.
Funeral Mass will be at St. Ann Church, 184 Fourth St., Troy, N.Y., at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. Following the Mass, the funeral procession will travel to Holy Name Cemetery in AuSable Forks, N.Y., where Edith will be interred with her husband, Donald; and son, Vincent after a brief graveside ceremony.
Family and friends are welcome to gather at the Riverside Inn in AuSable Forks after the graveside service.