Eleanor McGraw

Eleanor C. McGraw (Conboy)

Thursday, August 4th, 1932 - Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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COHOES Eleanor C. McGraw of Central Ave. passed away peacefully Saturday, August 24, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born and educated in Cohoes, Eleanor was a lifelong resident. She was the daughter of the late William and Eleanor Fitzgerald Conboy. She earned her degree in nursing and worked at the former Highgate Nursing Home in Troy for many years until her retirement.

Eleanor was the loving wife of the late A. Willard J. McGraw, Jr. and the beloved mother of Mary Lisa Lyons (Kevin) of Wynantskill, Erin Pytell (Robert) of West Sand Lake, Nancy George (William) of Salem, CT, Barry McGraw of Phoenix, AZ, Amy Galarneau (late Michael) of Cohoes, Joseph W. McGraw of Albany, Julia Brammer (Dolan) and Megan F. D’Angelico (Anthony) all of Cohoes and the sister of the late William T. Conboy. She was the cherished grandmother of Brenden Lyons (Kelsey), Ethan Lyons (Addyson), Carson, Quinn Olivia and Cade Pytell, the late Avery Eleanor Pytell, Lila George, Mac & Macey McGraw, Drake Galarneau (Megan), Tess and Hayden Galarneau, Trey, Eleanor and Reis Brammer, Claire D’Angelico and the late Paige McGraw D’Angelico and great grandmother of Will and Margaret Galarneau and Cole Lyons. Eleanor is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Barbara McGraw and Patricia McGraw as well as several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass which will be celebrated Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 310 Spring Ave., Troy, NY. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterford.

Memorial contributions may be made in Eleanor’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205 or Holy Trinity Church’s Food Pantry, 122 Vliet Blvd., Cohoes, NY 12047
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    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Sacred Heart Church
    310 Spring Avenue
    TROY, NY 12180
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  • Interment

    St. Mary's Cemetery
    62 Middletown Road
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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Kathy Wilson

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McGraw Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

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