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Stephen J. Fabbie
December 27, 1949 ~ April 18, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
GLENMONT – Stephen J. Fabbie, 73, of Glenmont, passed away at home on Tuesday April 18, 2023 after a long illness with his beloved wife Barbara at his side.
Stephen was born in Kingston New York and was the son of the late Frank and Cornelia Fabbie. He was employed with New York State Thruway Authority for forty-one years before retiring from managing the Exit 24 toll plaza in Albany. After retiring, Steve was employed by Premiere Transportation in Albany as a driver/chauffer and loved meeting people from all walks of life. He was a long-standing member of the Blanchard-Curry American Legion Post 1040. Steve loved life and especially bringing homemade Italian food to his co-workers, doctors’ offices, local churches and friends. He and Barbara loved traveling to the Caribbean and vacationing in North Carolina.
Steve is the beloved husband of Barbara J. Covey Fabbie. He is the cherished father of Stephanie Reed and Scott (Holly) Fabbie of Chicago, Joshua Fabbie of Ballston Spa, stepdad of Stephen (Angela) Wilson of New Jersey. He is the adored grandfather of Dominic Reed, Anthony Reed, Stella Fabbie, Andrew Wilson and Colin Wilson. Steve is the brother of Pamela Doran, Gregory (Mary) Fabbie, Barbara (Robert) Meehan, Monica (William) Moore, David Fabbie and the late Frank Fabbie Jr. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. The family is deeply grateful for the loving, compassionate care given to Steve by his caregivers Jeremiah, Tanisha, Lakiyah, Laura, Kemiyah, and Sandra, who became his extended family.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Steve’s family on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm at Cannon Funeral Home 2020 Central Ave., Colonie. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday morning at 10:00 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Delmar. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Selkirk. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208.