TROY Grace M. Bashford, 85, of 8th Ave. died Monday April 15, 2019 at Eddy Heritage House. Born in Troy she was educated in Troy Schools.
In her earlier years Grace was employed at the former Cluett & Peabody Co. in Troy. She was a communicant of St. Augustine’s Church in Lansingburgh and was a former member of the Tamarac Twirlers. She enjoyed crafting and gardening.
She was the beloved wife of 68 years of Robert E. Bashford and devoted mother of Christine Dudek (Michael Mulligan) of Clifton Park, and the late Nancy M. Minnitti. She is the mother in law of Anthony Minnitti of Niskayuna and the late Matthew Dudek Jr. and sister of Elizabeth Carlascio (Louis) of Rochester and the late Edward & Matthew Finlan. She is the proud grandmother of Christine and Anthony Minnitti. Grace is predeceased by her guardian Lillian Finlan.
Funeral services will be Wednesday April 24, 2019 at 11:15 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at noon at St. Augustine’s Church, Lansingburgh. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday April 23 from 4-7 pm.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club, 501 4th Ave, Troy, NY 12182.