Obituary of Joan T. McLean
RENSSELAER - Joan T. McLean, 85, of Rensselaer, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home Albany. Joan was born May 27, 1933, in Albany, NY, the daughter of Marvin and Josephine (Rentz) Lape. She worked for the NYS Thruway Authority for many years before retiring. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Being with her family brought her great happiness and joy. Joan was good and generous friend to many and she had lifelong friends from many backgrounds and places. She was Predeceased by her loving husband whom she missed dearly John G. McLean and her brother William Lape. Survivors include her children Mary Ellen, Linda, Karen, John, Carol, and Lisa McLean as well as her grandchildren Kristin, Roshelle, Susanne, Kelan, Zoe and John Miles as well as two great grandchildren Avery and Vincent. She is also survived by a sister Rita ZenZen and many nieces and nephews Relatives and friends are invited to attend her calling hours Friday evening 4-7 at the Rockefeller Funeral Home, 165 Columbia Tpk, Rensselaer. Services will be Saturday at 9:30 at Historical St. Mary’s Church, Lodge Street, Albany where the mass of Christian death and burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery in Glenmont, NY. Donations welcome in lieu of flowers to either Historic St Mary's Lodge Street Albany, NY or The community Hospice of Rensselaer county N. Allen Albany, NY 12209 in the name of Joan McLean.
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