Philomena Tretheway

Philomena M. Tretheway (Dinova)

Thursday, April 25th, 1929 - Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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WATERFORD Philomena M. Tretheway, 91, a longtime Waterford resident passed away Tuesday September 22, 2020 at her daughter’s residence surrounded by her loving family. Born and educated in Troy she was the daughter of the late Leonardo and Philomena Terrible Dinova.

Philomena had been employed by the Standard Manufacturing Co. in Troy and Reis Mills in Waterford. She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Waterford. She was an active member of the VFW Auxiliary in Waterford and the Waterford Senior Citizens. She was a volunteer with CAPTAIN in Clifton Park and at several food banks. She was an avid bowler and bocce player and was a member of the Ladies League of the Waterford Bocce Club. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Philomena was the widow of Earl T. Tretheway Sr. who died in 2008. She is the loving mother of Earl T. Tretheway Jr. (Catherine) of Kinderhook and Paula Reynolds (Craig) of Glenville. She is the sister of Michael Dinova of Troy, the late Samuel, Nicholas, and Emmanuel Dinova, Antoinette Roy and Frances Cardenuto. She is the sister in law of Arlene Dinova of Troy and is the proud grandmother of Daniel Gervais (Meghan), Kellie VanBergen (T’Quomas), Matthew Reynolds (Amanda), Colleen and Meaghan Tretheway and great grandmother of Enzo, Ziggy, Declan and Lena. Several nieces and nephews and cousins also survive as well as her dear friend Betty Doherty and her family.

Funeral services will be Monday at 12:30 pm at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 119 Broad St., Waterford. Interment will follow at Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

In compliance with pandemic regulations masks will be required and social distancing practiced.

There will be no public calling hours.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Schenectady Community Hospice, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.
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  • Service

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    Monday, September 28th, 2020 12:30pm
    Saint Mary of the Assumption Church
    119 Broad Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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  • Interment

    Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    200 Duell Rd
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marilynn O'Dell

Posted at 06:55pm
I miss you very much and love you very deeply. You were a blessing to me and I will never forget the laughs we had together and the love you always showed me. God bless you Phil. Marilynn O'Dell

Kathleen DEGNAN

Posted at 05:54pm
Earl and Paula, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom.
Love, Kathy Bussey Degnan

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Posted at 09:57am
With deepest sympathy, Love, Rika
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