Matilda Klencheski “Tillie” 95, passed away Monday, January 4, 2016. Born in Yonkers, New York on November 28, 1920, she was the daughter of John and Julia Felenchak.
Tillie was a librarian assistant at St. John’s Riverside Nursing Hospital in Yonkers for many years and moved to this area in 1993. Tillie was a master at knitting and crocheting. She was very creative, designing lampshades and upholstering furniture. In her younger years, she enjoyed traveling with her husband. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years Theodore Klencheski, her sister Helen and brother Michael. Tillie is survived by her children Karen Damico of Milton and Gary Klencheski (Beth) of Needham, Massachusetts; grandchildren Gary Damico (Renee), Sandra Damico (Everett Doten), Katie Klencheski and Laura Gargalowitz (Michael); great grandchildren Tanner Damico, Tierra Damico and Kaitlyn Staulters.
Funeral services will be held 1pm Friday, January 8 at the Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.
The family would like to thank the staff at Saratoga Center for their care and compassion.