MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- Thomas R. McClain, of Middletown, died Dec. 31. He was 55.
He was born March 24, 1960, to Thomas H. McClain and Martha (Steigleman) Corretti, who both predeceased him.
He was raised by his mother and step-father, Gesue Corretti, where he lived with his little brother, Shawn, in Jefferson Valley. He graduated from Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak in 1978.
He had a long career in hospitality and was Maitre d' at The Rye Town Hilton for many years.
He married Susan Smyth on April 9, 1993. She survives him in Suffern.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Kyle and his daughter Kelly, as well as longtime friend Jane Gordineer Artwich of Beacon, step-father Gesue Corretti, brother and sister-in-law, Shawn and Patricia McClain of Copake, nephew Shawn McClain Jr. of Manhattan and niece Tara-Anne McClain of Boston.
He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends may call on Thursday Jan. 7, from 10-11:45 a.m. at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Copake. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated also on Thursday at noon at the Parish of Our Lady of Hope, 8074 State Route 22, in Copake Falls. Interment will follow in Cedar Park Cemetery, Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) in memory of Thomas Robert McClain.
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