John R. Fascia – 87

The Honorable John R. Fascia, lifelong resident of Mechanicville, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at his residence with his loving family at his side. He was 87.

Relatives and friends may call from 2-5pm on Sunday, January 18 at the Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes, 319 Park Avenue, Mechanicville. Funeral Mass will be conducted on Monday at 12 noon at the All Saints on the Hudson, South Church 121 N. Main Street. Burial will follow in the family plot in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donations to the Anderson Center for Autism, 3969 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538 in memory of John Fascia. Online remembrances may be made at

The entire obituary will be in the Jan. 22 issue of the Express.