May 25, 1931 - February 4, 2017
McGroarty, Ellen (Eileen) of Athens, NY Eileen passed away at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born in the village of Ballinlough, County Roscommon, Ireland on May 25th 1931, to the late Michael and Ellen Flynn. She moved to the United States in 1953. Married to her beloved husband James McGroarty for 46 years not a day went by that they were not together. Mother to Patricia (James) Mishk of Fishkill, NY, Florence Mokszycki of Athens, NY and David Salone of Loudonville, NY. Grandmother to Kim (Ragaini) (Andrew) Smith, Cara (Murphy) (Matthew) Bennett, Catherine Ragaini, Erin (Murphy) (DJ) Welch and Sheena Salone Great Grandmother to Adelynn Smith, Daegan, Perri and Rohen Welch and Sinclaire Bennett. She is also survived by her sister Winnie O'Callaghan and brother-in-laws John Keane and Paddy Killeen. Predeceased by sisters Bridget Killeen, Mae Keene, Rose (Paddy) Greene, Anne (Martin) Murray. Her Brother Thomas Flynn and Brother-in-law Eugene Owen O'Callaghan. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family brought great joy to mom. She loved her family with everything in her. She will be dearly missed beyond words and our hearts will always be missing her until we are reunited again. We would like to extend a special thank you to Kelly and Agnes from Community Hospice for the compassionate care they have given mom this past year. Calling hours will be Wednesday 2/8/2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Richards Funeral Home, 28 N. Vernon St., Athens, NY Mass of Christian Services will be held on Thursday 2/9/2017 at 10:00am at St. Mary's Church, 80 Mansion St., Coxsackie, NY. Internment will follow at St. Mary's Cematary, Coxsackie, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Hospice, 47 Liberty St. Catskill, NY 12414. Condolences may be made at www.richardsfuneralhomeinc.net. Due to the inclement weather, Mass has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Coxsackie, N.Y. The day of the Mass, everyone is asked to meet at the church.
McGroarty, Ellen (Eileen) of Athens, NY Eileen passed away at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born in the village of Ballinlough, County Roscommon, Ireland on May 25th 1931, to the late Michael and Ellen Flynn. She moved... View Obituary & Service Information
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