CLIFTON PARK – Phoebe M. Jones New, 77, of Clifton Park, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at Ellis Hospital. Phoebe was born and raised in East Schodack, the daughter of the late James Jones and Mildred Gerlach Jones. She was a graduate of Columbia High School, and was employed by the Sterling Winthrop Drug Co. in Rensselaer for twenty years. She was a member of the International Chemical Workers Union, the Joseph E. Zaloga Post #1520 of the American Legion, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Phoebe is survived by her daughter Mary K. (New) Elbadawy (Tom Yannick) of Troy; her sister Winifred Latham (Donald) of Nassau; her brother Merton Jones of Rensselaer; and her sisters Nancy McDonald of Brandon, VT, Mildred McKeon of Jacksonville, FL, and Deborah Deerfield of East Schodack.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Monday afternoon at 12:30. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Monday morning after 10:00. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in East Schodack. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph E. Zaloga Post #1520, 4 Everett Road Ext., Albany, NY 12205. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
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