Pauline Caracciola McMore, 97


P auline Caracciola McMore, 97, formerly of Broadway, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at the Glendale Home in Scotia.

Born on April 4, 1913, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Bruno and Frances (Putorti) Caracciola of Whitehall.

She married Clarence McMore in 1936 and he passed away in March 2005.

Pauline owned and operated a beauty parlor for more than 40 years in Whitehall.  She was an accomplished seamstress and loved to cook and bake for her family until she was 95 years old.

She lived in the Glendale Home in Scotia since February of 2009.  She had wonderful caregivers and many special friends at Glendale where she participated in many activities, especially religious services and bingo.

She was a former member of Our Lady of Angels Church in Whitehall.

Besides her parents and husband, she is predeceased by two brothers, Tony and Joseph, and two sisters, Mary and Angie Bartholomew.

She is survived by her three children, Beverly (John) Barberis of Scotia, Paul McMore and his partner, Richie Smith, of Ballston Spa and Karen McMore of Glens Falls; seven grandchildren, Carla Barberis-Ryan of Rotterdam, Kevin (Kathy) Barberis of Delanson, Robert (Peggy) Barberis of Scotia, Nicholas (Margaret) Guyette, Timothy (Tammy) Guyette of Thurman and Henry and Charlie Gartner of Cossayuna; 10 great-grandchildren, Katrina Hash, Dwayne Barberis, Zachery Barberis, Darya Ryan, Shane Barberis, Brenden, Andreaz and Gianna Guyette and Kayla and Jace Tracy; one brother, Paul Caracciola of Massachusetts; one sister, Carmel (Bob) LaFrance of Whitehall; and several nieces and nephews.

A prayer service was conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, with the Rev. Francis Dunbar officiating.  Interment followed at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.

Calling hours were held Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Pauline’s name to the Skenesborough E.M.S., P. O. Box 333, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887 or the Glendale Home Auxiliary, 59 Hetcheltown  Road, Scotia, N.Y. 12302.

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