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Eileen A. Jones

1943-2012 SCHENECTADY, NY Eileen A. Jones 69, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday July 31 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady surrounded by her family. She resided on Glengary Road in Schenectady.

Eileen was born on May 16, 1943, in Hoosick Falls, N.Y., daughter of the late James and Mary (Haussler) Merrill. She graduated from Hoosick Falls High School and attended St. Joseph's Business College in Bennington, Vt. Eileen was employed as a Teachers Assistant at Hoosick Falls Central School and later at Niskayuna Middle School. She was an avid sports fan, liked golfing, crafting and antiquing. Eileen most enjoyed the time she spent with family and friends.

Survivors include her children Melissa Jones (Laurie Dale) of Sandy Hook, Conn., Kyle DeGraaf (Kyle) of Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Kevin Jones and Meghan Jones both of Rotterdam, N.Y., sister LouAnn Sheffer (Ray) of Summerfield, Fla., brothers Robert Merrill (Maureen) of Owego, N.Y. and James Merrill (Sue) of Valatia, N.Y., she is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday August 3rd, at 2 p.m., from the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the through the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls who are handling the arrangements.
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 2, 2012
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