98, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Ideal Senior Living Center. She was predeceased by her husband Carmen; her loving parents Faust and Concetta Graziani. She is survived by her son Anthony and Joyce Bassano; granddaughters Michelle (Chris) Prior and Christina Bassano; great granddaughter Julia Prior; sisters Mary (Corrado) Torrico and Gloria Salamida; several nieces and nephews. Clementina graduated from the Charles S. Wilson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and was a medical supervisor at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She helped set up the first electric shock treatment room at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Clementina received a certificate of public service for 5 years of voluntary service in the Civil Defense Forces of the State of New York. In her youth, she taught piano lessons. Clementina donated her husband’s barber shop store to Catholic Charities which later became a food pantry for the needy called “Loaves and Fishes”. Clementina was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and aunt who will be dearly missed. A Private Mass will be offered with a burial in Calvary Cemetery. Thank you to all the staff at Ideal Senior Living Center for the care they provided, especially Nicole Mulieri, Nicole Golden, Trevor Andrews and Kevin Spencer.
I admired my Grandma for her strength and her unwavering belief in God. She always listened to me. I love you. – Christina Bassano
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