Edith Aldrich Yankowski

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Edith Aldrich Yankowski Mechanicville Mrs. Edith Aldrich Yankowski, 92, of No. Main St, died Thursday, August 7 at Saratoga Hospital, after an extended illness in the loving company of her sister, Doris and niece, Ethel Mae Baisley. A native and lifelong resident of Mechanicville, born April 6, 1922, daughter of the late Lester and Harriet Rive Aldrich, she was a homemaker who years ago worked for the former Modern Laundry of Mechanicville and Model Shirt Factory of Troy. A member of the Mechanicville Area Senior Citizens and the Emmanuel United Church, Edith, who was affectionately known as Pic by her family and dear friends, enjoyed family gatherings and traveling and shopping with her relatives. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, William J. Yankowski, who died in 2000. Also predeceased by siblings, Ethel Medina, Bertha Pena, Myra Petronis, Leona Fawthrop, Marion Richardson, Charles Sonny and Donald Porky Aldrich. Survivors include three sons, Ronald (Suzanne) of Arizona, John (Kathy) of Florida and Lynn (Gail) of Hawaii; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Doris Aldrich of Mechanicville; and sisters-in-law, Carolyn Aldrich and Helen Deull; along with many nieces, nephews and their families. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville. Burial at Hudson View Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. Remembrances may be made to either the Mechanicville Fire or Police Depts. in care of the funeral home. To leave condolences and for directions visit www.devito-salvadorefh.com.

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DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, Inc.
39 South Main Street
Mechanicville, NY 12118
(518) 664-4500
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Aug. 10, 2014