GILBERTSVILLE — Eleanor Henrich Finnigan, 70, of Gilbertsville, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at her home in Gilbertsville.
She was born on Nov. 28, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late Karl and Augusta (Feld) Henrich.
She married John Finnigan in New York City, on Sept. 13, 1958. Mrs. Finnigan came to Gilbertsville in 1959 with her husband.
She was employed for many years at the former Gilbertsville Central School. She was a member of the Holy Cross Church of Morris, and a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel of Osprey, Fla.
She is survived by her husband, John Finnigan, of Gilbertsville; a son, John M. Finnigan and his wife, Jomary, and their children, Joseph, Patrick and Sara of Maitland, Fla., a daughter, Monica Finnigan Buchholz and her husband, Ted, and their children, Ana, Ben, Max, Louise, Karl and Teddy Buchholz of Charlottesville, Va. and a son, Thomas B. Finnigan of Gilbertsville. She is also survived by her brother, Tom Henrich and his wife, Paula, and their children, Kristin, Paul and Michelle of Cincinnati, Ohio.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Holy Cross Church in Morris, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, with the Rev. John Burns officiating. Committal services and burial will follow at the Brookside Cemetery in Gilbertsville.
Friends are invited back to the Finnigan home after the burial service for refreshments.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the Holy Cross Church, Morris, NY 13808, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Osprey, FL 34229 or the Gilbertsville Emergency Squad, Gilbertsville, NY 13776.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on Sept. 29, 2003.
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