Mac­far­land, Eleanor

Albany Times Union - - NATION / WORLD -

HOPEWELL JUNC­TION, N.Y.— Eleanor Mac­far­land, 81, en­tered eter­nal life on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 10, 2018, in the Hos­pice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospi­tal. Born in Al­bany, she was the daugh­ter of the late James and He­lene Sill Cun­diff.

Eleanor was a grad­u­ate of both Vin­cen­tian In­sti­tute and The Col­lege of Saint Rose. She taught first grade for many years in the Wap­pingers Cen­tral School Dis­trict. She en­joyed gar­den­ing, but most es­pe­cially spend­ing time with her beloved grand­chil­dren and fam­ily.

She was the wife of John J. Mac­far­land; dear mother of John J. Mac­far­land III, James M. Mac­far­land, Cather­ine Mac­far­land, and Gail Ann Testo (David); beloved grand­mother of Sean Ger­ard Siry, Jacque­line H Siry, Abigail Mar­garet Testo and Davin Eleanor Testo; sis­ter of Kathryn Strat­man; aunt of Jen­nifer, Chuck and Sharon.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to visit with Eleanor’s fam­ily on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 14, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Mcveigh Fu­neral Home, 208 North Allen St., Al­bany. Fu­neral ser­vices on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 15, at 9:15 a.m. from the Mcveigh Fu­neral Home, thence to the Grotto of Our Lady of Lour­des, Al­bany at 10 a.m. where her fu­neral Mass will be cel­e­brated. The Rite of Com­mit­tal will be held in St. Agnes Ceme­tery, Me­nands im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the fu­neral Mass.

Those wish­ing to re­mem­ber Eleanor in a spe­cial way may send a con­tri­bu­tion to the Hos­pice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospi­tal, Gift Pro­cess­ing Cen­ter, 310 S. Man­ning Blvd., Al­bany, NY, 12208.

To leave a spe­cial mes­sage for the fam­ily, please visit Mcveigh­fu­ner­al­home.com

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